Feature Film, Released between 1917-01-01 and 1917-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Cleopatra (1917)

125 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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The story of Cleopatra, the fabulous queen of Egypt, and the epic romances between her and the greatest men of Rome, Julius Caesar and Antony.

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Theda Bara, Fritz Leiber, Thurston Hall, Alan Roscoe

Votes: 288

2. A Man There Was (1917)

Not Rated | 48 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, August Falck, Edith Erastoff, Bergliot Husberg

Votes: 1,336

3. The Little Princess (1917)

62 min | Drama

6.6
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Little Sara Crewe is placed in a boarding school by her father when he goes off to war, but he does not understand that the headmistress is a cruel, spiteful woman who makes life miserable ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith, Anne Schaefer

Votes: 612

4. The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)

Not Rated | 65 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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The wealthy but selfish parents of a lonely young girl begin to rethink what is important to them after a servant's irresponsibility results in a crisis.

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Votes: 1,202

5. The Little American (1917)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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A young American has her ship torpedoed by a German U-boat but makes it back to ancestral home in France, where she witnesses German brutality firsthand.

Directors: Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph Levering | Stars: Mary Pickford, Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 574

6. Satan's Rhapsody (1917)

55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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A Faustian tale about an old woman who makes a pact with Mephisto to regain her youth, in return she must stay away from love. After the deal she meets two brothers who fall in love with her.

Director: Nino Oxilia | Stars: Lyda Borelli, Andrea Habay, Ugo Bazzini, Giovanni Cini

Votes: 506

7. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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With her family in financial difficulties, Rebecca is sent to live with her two strict, unfeeling aunts, who do not appreciate the young girl's charm and energy. Rebecca must make new ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Jerome Eddy, Charles Ogle

Votes: 734

8. Thomas Graals bästa film (1917)

90 min | Comedy

6.6
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Thomas Graal's a screenwriter, is very fond of his secretary Bessie. Overtaken by a kiss by Thomas she runs away. In his misfortune Thomas writes a screenplay inspired by Bessie. But she has not been really honest with him .

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Karin Molander, Albin Lavén, Jenny Tschernichin-Larsson

Votes: 168

9. A Romance of the Redwoods (1917)

70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A young girl travels west to live with her uncle during the California Gold Rush only to find that he has been killed by Indians and his identity assumed by an outlaw.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 701 | Gross: $0.42M

10. The Darling of Paris (1917)

Drama

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A gypsy girl with her foster-mother arrive in the French Capital where her beauty attracts the attention of the Apaches, and she becomes a member of their band. Her beauty attracts Claude ... See full summary »

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Theda Bara, Glen White, Walter Law, Herbert Heyes

11. Les Misérables (1917)

100 min | Drama

5.7
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Jean Valjean, a good and decent man who has committed a minor crime, is imprisoned but escapes. He is pursued thereafter for years by Javert, the cruel and implacable arm of the law.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: William Farnum, George Moss, Hardee Kirkland, Gretchen Hartman

Votes: 16

12. El apóstol (1917)

70 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Argentinian President Yrigoyen burns Buenos Aires using Jupiter's thunderbolts.

Director: Quirino Cristiani

Votes: 32

13. Patria (1917)

310 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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Serial about Japanese spies trying to invade the US but whose plans are foiled by a rich heiress and a Secret Service agent.

Directors: Jacques Jaccard, Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton | Stars: Irene Castle, Milton Sills, Warner Oland, Dorothy Green

Votes: 18

14. The Golem and the Dancing Girl (1917)

Horror, Comedy

6.4
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As a practical joke, an actor impersonates the screen monster he made famous. Complications ensue.

Directors: Rochus Gliese, Paul Wegener | Stars: Paul Wegener, Lyda Salmonova, Rochus Gliese, Wilhelm Diegelmann

Votes: 23

15. The Merry Jail (1917)

48 min | Comedy

6.2
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A neglected wife disguises herself in order to lure her wastrel husband into a compromising position.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Harry Liedtke, Emil Jannings, Paul Biensfeldt, Erich Schönfelder

Votes: 486

16. Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra (1917)

Drama

6.5
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The homage to the upright King Harishchandra who almost sacrifices his kingdom for his love of truth, opens with a tableau showing the king, his wife Taramati and his young son, to whom he ... See full summary »

Director: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke | Stars: D.D. Dabke, Bhalachandra D. Phalke, Anna Salunke

Votes: 14

17. The Dying Swan (1917)

49 min | Drama

7.1
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A grief-stricken ballerina becomes the obsession of an increasingly unhinged artist.

Director: Yevgeny Bauer | Stars: Vera Karalli, Aleksandr Kheruvimov, Vitold Polonsky, Andrej Gromov

Votes: 796

18. '49-'17 (1917)

Unrated | 61 min | Western

5.8
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A retired judge comes West to restore a ghost town.

Director: Ruth Ann Baldwin | Stars: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer, Mattie Witting

Votes: 213

19. Paradise Garden (1917)

50 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: Fred J. Balshofer | Stars: Harold Lockwood, Vera Sisson, Virginia Rappe, William Clifford

20. Nearly Married (1917)

60 min | Comedy

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Director: Chester Withey | Stars: Madge Kennedy, Frank M. Thomas, Mark Smith, Alma Tell

21. A Doll's House (1917)

Drama

6.8
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Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and... See full summary »

Director: Joseph De Grasse | Stars: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Sydney Deane

Votes: 11

22. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1917)

Passed | 60 min | Drama

6.6
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A doctor's wife is the head of a bureau that publishes and hands out literature on birth control. However, the police stop it and forbid her to speak in meetings about the secret that was ... See full summary »

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Priscilla Dean, Wedgwood Nowell

Votes: 13

23. The Babes in the Woods (1917)

50 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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Directors: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin | Stars: Francis Carpenter, Virginia Lee Corbin, Violet Radcliffe, 'Baby' Carmen De Rue

Votes: 11

24. The Woman God Forgot (1917)

60 min | History, Romance

6.7
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Cortez sends Alvarado to Montezuma who throws him into a dungeon from which he is rescued by Tecza who loves him. He is recaptured when her lover Guatemoco finds Alvarado hiding in her ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Wallace Reid, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Kosloff

Votes: 48 | Gross: $0.34M

25. House of Cards (1917)

Drama

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The Mannings are a professional couple--she's a doctor, he's a lawyer--who are so absorbed in their careers that they have little time for their young daughter Louise, who is basically left... See full summary »

Director: Alice Guy | Stars: Catherine Calvert, Frank Mills, Kittens Reichert, James O'Neill

26. Madame Du Barry (1917)

Passed | 105 min | Drama, History

6.0
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Jeanette (Theda Bara), unknown in Paris but of great beauty and wit, attracts the attention of Louis XV (Charles Clary) who expresses a desire to meet her to Jean Du Barry (Herschel Mayall)... See full synopsis »

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Theda Bara, Charles Clary, Fred Church, Herschel Mayall

Votes: 7

27. The Secret Man (1917)

50 min | Western

5.0
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Convict Cheyenne Harry escapes from prison in a garbage truck and boards a train, where he eludes capture with the help of passenger Henry Beaufort.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Edythe Sterling, J. Morris Foster, Elizabeth Janes

Votes: 31

28. The Black Stork (1917)

50 min | Drama

4.5
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A young man and woman are considering marriage; eugenicist Harry J Haiselden warns that they are ill-matched and will produce defective offspring. He is right; their baby is born defective,... See full summary »

Directors: Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton | Stars: Jane Fearnley, Allan Murnane, Hamilton Revelle, Elsie Esmond

Votes: 15

29. Straight Shooting (1917)

Passed | 57 min | Western

6.2
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Cattleman Flint cuts off farmer Sims' water supply. When Sims' son Ted goes for water, one of Flint's men kills him. Cheyenne is sent to finish off Sims, but finding the family at the newly dug grave, he changes sides.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Duke R. Lee, George Berrell, Molly Malone

Votes: 322

30. The Rose of Blood (1917)

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Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Theda Bara, Genevieve Blinn, Charles Clary, Marie Kiernan

31. Polly of the Circus (1917)

80 min | Drama

7.8
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When circus aerialist Polly Fisher is injured, she is taken to the nearby home of minister John Hartley. The two fall in love and marry secretly. But when the news leaks out, the minister ... See full summary »

Directors: Edwin L. Hollywood, Charles Horan | Stars: Mae Marsh, Vernon Steele, Harry La Pearl, Wellington A. Playter

Votes: 31

32. The Slave Market (1917)

Adventure

6.0
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Ramona is the daughter of the governor of Port Royal. She is a school girl living in Spain. John Barton, a soldier of fortune, is cast ashore in Spain penniless and scrapes an acquaintance ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Ford | Stars: Pauline Frederick, Thomas Meighan, Al Hart, Ruby Hoffman

Votes: 7

33. The Torture of Silence (1917)

80 min | Drama

6.5
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Sad story of an unfaithful wife and her subsequent sufferings as a mother.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Emmy Lynn, Firmin Gémier, Armand Tallier, Anthony Gildès

Votes: 90

34. Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1917)

70 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.5
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Gentleman burglar Raffles tries to get his hand on a priceless pearl.

Director: George Irving | Stars: John Barrymore, Christine Mayo, H. Cooper Cliffe, Frank Morgan

Votes: 109

35. Klovnen (1917)

68 min | Drama

6.0
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A successful clown is abandoned by his wife for a count.

Director: A.W. Sandberg | Stars: Valdemar Psilander, Gudrun Houlberg, Peter Fjelstrup, Amanda Lund

Votes: 33

36. Masks and Faces (1917)

Comedy

5.8
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An actress cures an aged flirt by posing as his wife.

Director: Fred Paul | Stars: Johnston Forbes-Robertson, Irene Vanbrugh, Henry S. Irving, Gerald du Maurier

Votes: 12

37. Bucking Broadway (1917)

53 min | Western

5.9
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A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Molly Malone, L.M. Wells, Vester Pegg

Votes: 418

38. Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray (1917)

80 min | Fantasy, Thriller

7.0
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A variation of the famous Oscar Wilde tale in which Dorian Gray's soul is manifested in a painting instead of his own body.

Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Bernd Aldor, Ernst Pittschau, Ernst Ludwig, Andreas Van Horn

Votes: 20

39. Leoni Leo (1917)

Adventure

6.9
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Director: Alfréd Deésy | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Annie Góth, Lajos Gellért, Lilla Bársony

Votes: 17

40. Great Expectations (1917)

50 min | Drama

6.1
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Directors: Robert G. Vignola, Paul West | Stars: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee, William Black

Votes: 14

41. Furcht (1917)

72 min | Horror

6.4
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After years travelling the world, Count Greven returns home with the art treasures he has collected. But his disposition has altered dramatically and he is a troubled man. Will he suffer ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Bruno Decarli, Bernhard Goetzke, Mechthildis Thein, Conrad Veidt

Votes: 108

42. Camille (1917)

60 min | Drama, Romance

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Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hopes of a career and position by marrying... See full summary »

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Theda Bara, Alan Roscoe, Walter Law, Glen White

43. Tepeyac (1917)

90 min | Drama

5.3
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A man (Arroyo Carrillo) is sent to Europe on a diplomatic mission. The ship in which he travels is sunk by a German submarine. In Mexico, his girlfriend Lupita (Cota) receives a telegram ... See full summary »

Directors: Carlos E. González, José Manuel Ramos, Fernando Sáyago | Stars: Roberto Arroyo Carrillo, Pilar Cota, Beatriz de Córdova, Luis García Carrillo

Votes: 27

44. Tom Sawyer (1917)

Unrated | 59 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Tom Sawyer, a young Missouri lad, finds fun and adventure with his pals Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn, running away to hide out on Jackson's Island and pretending to be Mississippi River ... See full summary »

Director: William Desmond Taylor | Stars: Jack Pickford, George Hackathorne, Alice Marvin, Edythe Chapman

Votes: 128

45. Venganza gaucha (1917)

Drama

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Director: José A. Ferreyra | Stars: Lydia Bottini, Inés Castellano, Nelo Cosimi, María Reino

46. Seven Keys to Baldpate (1917)

Passed | 65 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A writer bets a friend that he can write a 10,000-word novel in 24 hours. The friends takes the bet, and gives him the keys to his Baldpate Inn, which has been closed for the winter, so he ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Ford | Stars: George M. Cohan, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hedda Hopper, Corene Uzzell

Votes: 69

47. La comtesse de Somerive (1917)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Directors: Georges Denola, Jean Kemm | Stars: Hélène Plet, Albert Mayer, Armand Tallier, Émilienne Dux

Votes: 16

48. Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917)

80 min | Fantasy

5.7
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The story of Aladdin and the Princess Badr al-badr's adventures as told through child actors.

Directors: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin | Stars: Francis Carpenter, F.A. Turner, Virginia Lee Corbin, Alfred Paget

Votes: 71

49. Jack and the Beanstalk (1917)

Approved | 100 min | Fantasy

4.2
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Jack,exchanges his cow for some magic beans. The beans grow overnight into a beanstalk which Jack climbs, arriving at a castle that is his.Jack sets a deal with the giant in exchange for ... See full summary »

Directors: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin | Stars: Francis Carpenter, Virginia Lee Corbin, Violet Radcliffe, 'Baby' Carmen De Rue

Votes: 13

50. Malombra (1917)

75 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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A young woman living in a castle reads letters written by her ancestor and comes to believe that she is the returned spirit of a former aristocrat who once live there.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Lyda Borelli, Amleto Novelli, Augusto Mastripietri, Amedeo Ciaffi

Votes: 68


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