Feature Film Released between 1916-01-01 and 1916-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

Passed | 197 min | Drama, History

8.0
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The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, F.A. Turner

Votes: 12,407 | Gross: $2.18M

2. Where Are My Children? (1916)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

6.4
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A District Attorney's outspoken stand on abortion gets him in trouble with the local community.

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Tyrone Power Sr., Mrs. Tyrone Power, Marie Walcamp, Cora Drew

Votes: 481

3. The Call of the Cumberlands (1916)

Passed | 62 min | Drama

6.6
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A family feud erupts in the mountains of Kentucky.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, Herbert Standing, Page Peters

Votes: 35

4. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)

Passed | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver - a man who caused the death of Princess Daaker. ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Paton | Stars: Allen Holubar, Dan Hanlon, Edna Pendleton, Curtis Benton

Votes: 1,358 | Gross: $8.00M

5. Sherlock Holmes (1916)

Not Rated | 116 min | Mystery

6.3
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When a couple of swindlers hold young Alice Faulkner against her will in order to discover the whereabouts of letters which could spell scandal for the royal family, Sherlock Holmes is on the case.

Director: Arthur Berthelet | Stars: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain, Edward Fielding

Votes: 255

6. A Daughter of the Gods (1916)

180 min | Drama

7.1
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A sultan agrees to help an wicked witch destroy a mysterious young lady, if the witch will bring his young son back from the dead with magic.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Annette Kellerman, William E. Shay, Hal De Forest, Marcelle Hontabat

Votes: 28

7. Joan the Woman (1916)

Passed | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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A WWI English officer is inspired the night before a dangerous mission by a vision of Joan of Arc, whose story he relives.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Roberts

Votes: 454 | Gross: $0.61M

8. Snow White (I) (1916)

Unrated | 63 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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Snow White is a motherless princess, who arouses the jealousy and hatred of Mary Jane, her mother's former lady-in-waiting, who is the ugliest woman in the kingdom, but aspires to the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Dorothy Cumming, Creighton Hale, Lionel Braham, Alice Washburn

Votes: 323

9. War Brides (1916)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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Joan is loved by a young man of the village and they are married. In a few weeks the husband, a soldier, is sent to the war-front along with his three brothers. Word is received that her ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Alla Nazimova, Charles Hutchison, Charles Bryant, William Bailey

Votes: 6

10. The Blacklist (1916)

50 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles Clary, Ernest Joy, William Elmer

Votes: 6

11. The Fall of a Nation (1916)

Drama

5.5
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Three acts and a prologue. Act 1: A nation falls. Act 2: The heel of the conqueror. Act 3: The uprising two years later.

Director: Thomas Dixon Jr. | Stars: Lorraine Huling, Percy Standing, Arthur Shirley, Flora Macdonald

Votes: 31

12. Hell's Hinges (1916)

Unrated | 64 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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In the wayward western town known as Hell's Hinges, a local tough guy is reformed by the faith of a good woman.

Directors: Charles Swickard, William S. Hart, Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing, Alfred Hollingsworth

Votes: 750

13. Lest We Forget (1916)

Drama, War

8.2
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A story of the First World War, told in semi-documentary style, focusing on the iniquities of the German war machine, and with its dramatic center the sinking by a German U-boat of the ... See full summary »

Director: Léonce Perret | Stars: Rita Jolivet, Hamilton Revelle, L. Rogers Lytton, Kate Blancke

Votes: 6

14. Judex (1916)

Not Rated | 300 min | Adventure, Crime

6.7
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A twelve part serial following the adventures of the masked vigilante Judex as he fights against criminals led by the corrupt banker Favrauxom.

Director: Louis Feuillade | Stars: René Cresté, Musidora, René Poyen, Édouard Mathé

Votes: 781

15. Hoodoo Ann (1916)

65 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A little orphan girl believes that her life is falling apart. It seems that everything that could possibly go wrong does go wrong. However, certain things happen that begin to make her ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Ingraham | Stars: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, William H. Brown, Wilbur Higby

Votes: 810

17. The Half-Breed (1916)

73 min | Western

6.8
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An outcast named Lo Dorman encounters a young woman lost in the woods. He defends her from danger in the forest and from Sheriff Dunn.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Alma Rubens, Sam De Grasse, Tom Wilson

Votes: 108

18. The Dumb Girl of Portici (1916)

112 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.4
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Fenella, a poor Italian girl, falls in love with a Spanish nobleman, but their affair triggers a revolution and national catastrophe.

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Anna Pavlova, Rupert Julian, Wadsworth Harris, Douglas Gerrard

Votes: 54

19. The Return of Draw Egan (1916)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.6
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Outlaw leader "Draw" Egan, believed dead, turns up in the town of Yellow Dog. The townsfolk believe him to be William Blake, a strong and law-abiding man. They appoint him sheriff to rid ... See full summary »

Director: William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Margery Wilson, Robert McKim, Louise Glaum

Votes: 113

20. Sold for Marriage (1916)

Passed | 50 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A poor Russian girl's beauty leads her unscrupulous uncle to bring her to the United States. There he is going to sell her into a marriage with a rich old man she has never met. But her ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Lillian Gish, Frank Bennett, Walter Long, Allan Sears

Votes: 63

21. Lovely Mary (1916)

Drama

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Mary Lane and her cousin Claiborne want to sell some land left to them by their family. Real-estate agent Roland Manning falls in love with her, and prepares a deal that will make money for... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Jones | Stars: Mary Miles Minter, Frank DeVernon, Russell Simpson, Schuyler Ladd

22. Shoes (1916)

60 min | Drama

6.6
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A young working girl must suport her family on only five dollars a week. The strain of trying to feed, house and clothe her mother, her father and three brothers finally gets to be too much... See full summary »

Director: Lois Weber | Stars: Mary MacLaren, Harry Griffith, Mattie Witting, Jessie Arnold

Votes: 141

23. Arms and the Woman (1916)

50 min | Drama

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Rozika is a Hungarian girl who can sing quite nice. She goes to the place known as the United States with her brother whose name happens to be Young Carl. Rozika marries a chap named Trevor... See full summary »

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Mary Nash, Lumsden Hare, H. Cooper Cliffe, Robert Broderick

24. Purity (1916)

70 min | Drama

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Purity, a simple country girl, comes to the city and is hired as an artist's model. A young poet becomes obsessed with her, and is distraught when he learns she has been posing nude. But ... See full summary »

Director: Rae Berger | Stars: Audrey Munson, Nigel De Brulier, Alfred Hollingsworth, William A. Carroll

25. Friday the 13th (1916)

Drama

6.0
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When a judge is financially ruined by Peter Brownley, a Wall Street millionaire, his daughter seeks revenge by getting a job in the tycoon's office. She manages to discover information that... See full summary »

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Robert Warwick, Clarence Harvey, Charles Brandt, Gerda Holmes

Votes: 41

26. The Warrior (1916)

95 min | Action, Drama, War

6.2
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A soldier of near-superhuman strength fights battles in the First World War and wages a private war to rescue a young woman from the castle where she is imprisoned.

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Bartolomeo Pagano, Fido Schirru, Valentina Frascaroli, Enrico Gemelli

Votes: 42

27. Peggy (1916)

70 min | Comedy

5.0
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Peggy, a rambunctious young American girl, goes to Scotland to visit her uncle. Her American ways both shock and eventually delight the people of the old village - especially the handsome ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Giblyn, Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Billie Burke, William H. Thompson, William Desmond, Charles Ray

Votes: 13

28. The Purple Mask (1916)

Action

5.9
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Directors: Grace Cunard, Francis Ford | Stars: Francis Ford, Grace Cunard, Jean Hathaway, Peter Gerald

Votes: 8

29. The Mysteries of Myra (1916)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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Myra Maynard, is plagued by a wide variety of metaphysical assaults by the corrupt Black Order, a secret organization which uses magic, curses and any supernatural means possible to achieve its ends.

Directors: Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton | Stars: Jean Sothern, Howard Estabrook, Allan Murnane, M.W. Rale

Votes: 6

30. Manhattan Madness (1916)

50 min | Comedy

6.5
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Steve O'Dare, a young New Yorker who has gone off to Nevada to be a cowboy, returns to New York to sell some horses. He bores his friends with tales of the exciting Western life, so they ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, George Beranger, Ruth Darling

Votes: 45

31. Diane of the Follies (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A strait-laced amateur sociologist, Phillips Christy, from a wealthy family subscribes to the theory that people are shaped by their environment. When he falls in love with Diane, a ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Lillian Gish, Sam De Grasse, Howard Gaye, Lillian Langdon

Votes: 45

32. The End of the World (1916)

77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A comet, passing by Earth, causes rioting, social unrest, and major disasters that destroy the world.

Director: August Blom | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Carl Lauritzen, Ebba Thomsen, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Votes: 242

33. Shoe Palace Pinkus (1916)

45 min | Comedy

5.8
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Sally Pinkus is an German-Jewish boy who takes a job as a shoe store clerk after being expelled from school for goofing around. Soon fired for trying to court the owner's daughter, Pinkus ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ernst Lubitsch, Else Kentner, Guido Herzfeld, Ossi Oswalda

Votes: 138

34. The Eternal Sappho (1916)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama

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From Alphonse Daudet's 1884 novel comes a variation: A scheme by a beautiful vamp to marry a wealthy young man fails, and the woman returns to her former lover, a sculptor. She is shocked ... See full summary »

Director: Bertram Bracken | Stars: Theda Bara, James Cooley, Walter P. Lewis, Hattie Delaro

35. Blind Justice (1916)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.1
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A criminal escapes from prison, however a betrayal leads to his second arrest.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup, Charles Wilken

Votes: 223

36. Homunculus (1916)

360 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A group of scientists, led by a Professor Ortmann, produce a living human child using scientific processes - a "homunculus." This creature is human in every way, except that he cannot experience love.

Director: Otto Rippert | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Ernst Ludwig, Albert Paul, Lore Rückert

Votes: 23

37. A Sister of Six (1916)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.2
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A young woman and her six little brothers and sisters are left orphans by the murder of their father over gold found on his ranch. Together the seven offspring fight against their greedy ... See full summary »

Directors: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin | Stars: Ben Lewis, Bessie Love, Georgie Stone, Violet Radcliffe

Votes: 10

38. The House Built Upon Sand (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Evelyn Dare is a butterfly of fashion. David Westebrooke, her fiancé, is an altruist interested in sociology. He has made his home in the factory town of Oreville, where he works among his ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Morrissey | Stars: Lillian Gish, Roy Stewart, William H. Brown, Bessie Buskirk

Votes: 28

39. The Dream Girl (1916)

Drama

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The father of San Francisco waif Meg runs an illegal liquor club and supports "English" Hal in scheme to blackmail a wealthy girl. Meg is put on probation to Benjamin Merton, father of the ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Mae Murray, Theodore Roberts, Earle Foxe, James Neill

Gross: $0.07M

40. Redeeming Love (1916)

50 min | Drama

4.8
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Naomi Sterling and John Bancroft are lovers. The girl loves frivolous things and Bancroft, a divinity student, finally estranges himself from her by his continual efforts to preach to her. ... See full summary »

Director: William Desmond Taylor | Stars: Kathlyn Williams, Thomas Holding, Wyndham Standing, Herbert Standing

Votes: 9

41. Seventeen (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Seventeen year old William Sylvanus Baxter has fallen madly in love with young coquette, Lola Pratt. After spending all of his money on the fickle girl, she runs off with an older man. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Louise Huff, Jack Pickford, Winifred Allen, Madge Evans

42. The Cossack Whip (1916)

Drama

7.9
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Feodor Turov, chief of the Russian Czar's secret police, orders his Cossacks to attack a village he believes to be infested with rebels. The Cossacks attack the village and massacre almost ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Collins | Stars: Viola Dana, Grace Williams, Robert Walker, Frank Farrington

Votes: 21

43. Homunculus, 1. Teil (1916)

69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Part of the artificial-creature series encompassing Der Golem (1914 and 1920), Alraune (1918, 1928, 1930) and Metropolis (1926), 'Homunculus' was the most popular serial in Germany during ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Rippert | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Ernst Ludwig, Adolf Paul, Albert Paul

Votes: 61

44. The Devil's Needle (1916)

59 min | Drama

7.2
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Wynne Mortimer, a pampered society girl and daughter of William Mortimer, a prominent business man, chances to meet David White, a young artist whose fame is already assured, at an art ... See full summary »

Director: Chester Withey | Stars: Tully Marshall, Norma Talmadge, Marguerite Marsh, F.A. Turner

Votes: 99

45. The Mutiny of the Bounty (1916)

55 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Director: Raymond Longford | Stars: George Cross, John Storm, D.L. Dalziel, Wilton Power

Votes: 18

46. Pudd'nhead Wilson (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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A slave switches her light-skinned baby with her master's baby. The child grows up raised by whites.

Director: Frank Reicher | Stars: Theodore Roberts, Alan Hale, Thomas Meighan, Florence Dagmar

47. Sweet Kitty Bellairs (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Romance

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Kitty Bellairs is a flirtatious young girl on a holiday trip to Bath, in 18 Century England. Her sister becomes involved in a scandal, from which Kitty rescues her from, all the while ... See full summary »

Director: James Young | Stars: Mae Murray, Tom Forman, Belle Bennett, Lucille Young

48. Gloria's Romance (1916)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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An adventurous young girl in Florida gets herself lost in the Everglades and finds terror and excitement, as well as the rivalry of two men in love with her.

Directors: Walter Edwin, Campbell Gollan | Stars: Billie Burke, Henry Kolker, David Powell, William Roselle

Votes: 15

49. Pikovaya dama (1916)

63 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.1
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While hosting a game of cards one night, Narumov tells his friends a story about his grandmother, a Countess. As a young woman, she had once incurred an enormous gambling debt, which she ... See full summary »

Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova, Nikolai Panov

Votes: 536

50. East Is East (1916)

80 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Victoria Vickers, a little East End Cockney girl, is left a vast fortune by an uncle in America. She is finally discovered hop-picking in Kent by her solicitor, who has given up the search ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Florence Turner, Henry Edwards, Ruth Mackay, W.G. Saunders

Votes: 26


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