Most Popular Feature Films Released 1925-01-01 to 1925-12-31


1. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror

7.7
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A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.

Directors: Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney, Ernst Laemmle, Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe

Votes: 14,388 | Gross: $0.72M

2. Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Not Rated | 66 min | Drama, History

8.0
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In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barskiy, Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Ivan Bobrov

Votes: 46,491 | Gross: $0.05M

3. The Gold Rush (1925)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman

Votes: 85,190 | Gross: $5.45M

4. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)

Not Rated | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned.

Directors: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson

Votes: 6,665 | Gross: $12.45M

5. The Monster (1925)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A meek clerk who doubles as an amateur detective investigates some very strange goings-on at a remote mental sanitarium.

Director: Roland West | Stars: Lon Chaney, Gertrude Olmstead, Hallam Cooley, Johnny Arthur

Votes: 807

6. The Unholy Three (1925)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" and commit a series of robberies.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 1,433 | Gross: $0.70M

7. The Lost World (1925)

Passed | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Director: Harry O. Hoyt | Stars: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes, Lewis Stone

Votes: 4,013 | Gross: $0.55M

8. Seven Chances (1925)

Passed | 56 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A man learns he will inherit a fortune if he marries by 7 p.m. that same day.

Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards

Votes: 7,773 | Gross: $0.21M

9. The Pleasure Garden (1925)

75 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Patsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer. Jill is engaged to adventurer Hugh Fielding and... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Virginia Valli, Carmelita Geraghty, Miles Mander, John Stuart

Votes: 1,777

10. The Wizard of Oz (1925)

TV-G | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.1
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Dorothy, heir to the Oz throne, must take it back from the wicked Prime Minister Kruel with the help of three farmhands.

Director: Larry Semon | Stars: Dorothy Dwan, Charles Murray, Oliver Hardy, Mary Carr

Votes: 1,246

11. Go West (1925)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Western

7.2
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With little luck at keeping a job in the city a New Yorker tries work in the country and eventually finds his way leading a herd of cattle to the West Coast.

Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Howard Truesdale, Kathleen Myers, Ray Thompson

Votes: 3,204

12. The Big Parade (1925)

Not Rated | 151 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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A young American soldier witnesses the horrors of the Great War.

Directors: King Vidor, George W. Hill | Stars: John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, Claire McDowell

Votes: 5,541 | Gross: $11.00M

13. Stachka (1925)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

7.6
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A group of oppressed factory workers go on strike in pre-revolutionary Russia.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Maksim Shtraukh, Mikhail Gomorov, I. Ivanov

Votes: 5,985

14. The Freshman (1925)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.6
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A nerdy college student will do anything to become popular on campus.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James H. Anderson

Votes: 4,333 | Gross: $0.00M

15. The Joyless Street (1925)

125 min | Drama

7.4
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Vienna in the biggest depression, directly after WW1. In a slum, Lila Leid, the wife of lawyer Leid is murdered, Egon, secretary of one of Leid's clients is arrested. He was with her, and ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Ágnes Eszterházy, Werner Krauss

Votes: 1,219

16. The Eagle (1925)

Unrated | 73 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A wanted Russian lieutenant becomes a masked vigilante seeking vengeance upon the man who stole his family's land, only to fall for his charming daughter.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bánky, Louise Dresser, Albert Conti

Votes: 1,470 | Gross: $0.32M

17. Master of the House (1925)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

7.2
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When a man becomes tyrannical towards his family, the women of the house decide to teach him a lesson in gratitude.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Johannes Meyer, Astrid Holm, Karin Nellemose, Mathilde Nielsen

Votes: 1,413

18. Variety (1925)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Prologue: The murderer "Boss" Huller - after having spent ten years in prison - breaks his silence to tell the warden his story. "Boss", a former trapeze artist, and his wife own a cheap ... See full summary »

Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Lya De Putti, Warwick Ward

Votes: 774 | Gross: $0.71M

19. The Merry Widow (1925)

Not Rated | 137 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A prince must woo the now wealthy dancer he once abandoned in order to keep her money in the country in order to keep it from crashing economically.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Mae Murray, John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy, Josephine Crowell

Votes: 1,981 | Gross: $0.88M

20. Sally of the Sawdust (1925)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy

6.8
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Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Carol Dempster, W.C. Fields, Alfred Lunt, Erville Alderson

Votes: 447 | Gross: $0.30M

21. Lady of the Night (1925)

TV-G | 70 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A world-weary prostitute yearns after respectability and the love of an inventor.

Director: Monta Bell | Stars: Norma Shearer, Malcolm McGregor, Dale Fuller, George K. Arthur

Votes: 495 | Gross: $0.21M

22. The Plastic Age (1925)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.2
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Hugh Carver is an athletic star and a freshman at Prescott College. He falls in love with Cynthia Day, a popular girl who loves to go to parties. He finds that it is impossible to please ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Donald Keith, Mary Alden, Henry B. Walthall, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 245

23. Lady Windermere's Fan (1925)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy

7.5
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A society woman believes her husband is having an affair, a misconception which may have dire personal consequences for all involved.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Irene Rich, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell, Ronald Colman

Votes: 851

24. The Tower of Lies (1925)

Passed | 70 min | Drama

7.6
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After his beloved daughter leaves for the city to pay off his debt, an old farmer goes mad when her letters become less frequent and it is suspected she may be using her body to get the money.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Norma Shearer, Lon Chaney, Ian Keith, Claire McDowell

Votes: 51 | Gross: $0.22M

25. Pretty Ladies (1925)

74 min | Comedy, Drama

2.6
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Maggie, a headlining comedienne with the Follies, takes a fall off the stage into the orchestra pit and lands on the drum of musician Al Cassidy. One thing leads to another, they fall in ... See full summary »

Director: Monta Bell | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Tom Moore, Ann Pennington, Lilyan Tashman

Votes: 116

26. Maciste in Hell (1925)

95 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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The devil takes Maciste down to hell in an attempt to corrupt and ruin his morality.

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Bartolomeo Pagano, Umberto Guarracino, Mario Saio, Franz Sala

Votes: 355

27. Tumbleweeds (1925)

Approved | 78 min | Western

6.8
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The government will grant a fringe of terrain for the settlers who want to live and work there. The starting sign will be a gunshot which will iniciate the run for the best fields and ... See full summary »

Directors: King Baggot, William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Barbara Bedford, Lucien Littlefield, J. Gordon Russell

Votes: 485

28. Body and Soul (1925)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

6.2
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A minister is malevolent and sinister behind his righteous facade. He consorts with, and later extorts from, the owner of a gambling house, and betrays an honest girl, eventually driving ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Micheaux | Stars: Paul Robeson, Marshall Rogers, Lawrence Chenault, Chester A. Alexander

Votes: 560

29. Stella Dallas (1925)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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Stella Dallas is a small town girl who marries the upper class Stephen Dallas, with whom she has nothing in common. After the birth of a daughter, Laurel, the Dallases go their separate ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Ronald Colman, Belle Bennett, Alice Joyce, Jean Hersholt

Votes: 205 | Gross: $0.76M

30. Wolfblood (1925)

68 min | Drama

5.7
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After wolf blood transfusion, man thinks he's becoming a wolf.

Directors: George Chesebro, Bruce Mitchell | Stars: George Chesebro, Roy Watson, Milburn Morante, Frank Clark

Votes: 206

31. Tartuffe (1925)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

7.3
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Young man shows his millionaire grandfather a film based on Molière's Tartuffe, in order to expose the old man's hypocritical governess who covets his own inheritance.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Hermann Picha, Rosa Valetti, André Mattoni, Werner Krauss

Votes: 1,631

32. The Vanishing American (1925)

110 min | Western

6.9
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History, as portrayed in this film, has been a succession of conquests of stronger races over weaker ones. As played out on the stage of Monument Valley, long ago, tribes of Indians ... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Richard Dix, Lois Wilson, Noah Beery, Malcolm McGregor

Votes: 269 | Gross: $0.29M

33. The Red Kimona (1925)

Unrated | 77 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A small town girl finds escape from her cruel home life in the arms of a handsome stranger. Soon she finds herself working as a prostitute in New Orleans, desperately clinging to the belief that he really loves her.

Directors: Walter Lang, Dorothy Davenport | Stars: Priscilla Bonner, Nellie Bly Baker, Carl Miller, Mary Carr

Votes: 209

34. Dick Turpin (1925)

70 min | Adventure

6.0
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About a vicious highway man in the 1700's

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Tom Mix, Alan Hale, Kathleen Myers, Philo McCullough

Votes: 40

35. Orochi (1925)

74 min | Action, Adventure

7.2
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The story of a decent samurai who is widely considered a scum and a criminal. His bad luck and numerous misunderstandings drag him down the social ladder straight to the gutter.

Director: Buntarô Futagara | Stars: Tsumasaburô Bandô, Misao Seki, Utako Tamaki, Kensaku Haruji

Votes: 241

36. Stage Struck (1925)

70 min | Comedy

8.0
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A young woman dreams of becoming a great actress. When her boyfriend starts to flirt with an actual actress, she becomes jealous and decides to fight with her rival.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Lawrence Gray, Gertrude Astor, Oliver Sandys

Votes: 757 | Gross: $0.24M

37. Wege zu Kraft und Schönheit - Ein Film über moderne Körperkultur (1925)

100 min

5.9
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The perfect body as an object of cult worship. Based on the mass sports and body worship movement of the 1920s, the film propagates physical training and shows in stylized documentary ... See full summary »

Directors: Nicholas Kaufmann, Wilhelm Prager | Stars: Josephine Baker, Anita Berber, Kitty Cauer, Jack Dempsey

Votes: 94

38. Madame Sans-Gêne (1925)

100 min | Comedy

5.4
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A French washerwoman becomes a duchess and a friend of Napoleon.

Director: Léonce Perret | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Émile Drain, Charles de Rochefort, Madeleine Guitty

Votes: 27 | Gross: $0.41M

39. Sally, Irene and Mary (1925)

58 min | Comedy, Drama

2.4
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The three are showgirls, each with a different approach to life and love. Sally wants wealth and gets it finally in Marcus. Mary plots and schemes but winds up with salt-of-the-earth Jimmy.... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Constance Bennett, Joan Crawford, Sally O'Neil, William Haines

Votes: 105

40. The Circle (1925)

Passed | 71 min | Drama

6.7
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Elizabeth Cheney has a wealthy husband, social prominence and everything she could want in life . . . except Ted Lutton, the man she loves. Now, she must decide whether to give up ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Eleanor Boardman, Malcolm McGregor, Alec B. Francis, Eugenie Besserer

Votes: 467

41. Whirlpool of Fate (1925)

TV-PG | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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After her father's death and her uncle having drunk all the inheritance, Virginia is left alone. She is accepted by a family of bohemians but a quarrel between the bohemians and the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Catherine Hessling, Charlotte Clasis, Pierre Champagne, Maurice Touzé

Votes: 482

42. Visages d'enfants (1925)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage. The man's young son, however, who loved his mother deeply and misses her terribly, ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Jean Forest, Victor Vina, Pierrette Houyez, Jeanne Marie-Laurent

Votes: 591

43. Smouldering Fires (1925)

80 min | Drama

7.1
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A successful businesswoman falls in love with one of her (much younger) factory workers. She doesn't know that he is in love with her younger sister.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Pauline Frederick, Laura La Plante, Malcolm McGregor, Tully Marshall

Votes: 64

44. Don Q Son of Zorro (1925)

Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Romance

7.1
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Don Cesar, son of Zorro, is framed for murder while visiting Spain, and becomes the whip-wielding outlaw Don Q.

Director: Donald Crisp | Stars: Mary Astor, Jack McDonald, Donald Crisp, Stella De Lanti

Votes: 351

45. She (1925)

98 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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In Africa an explorer is the reincarnated lover of the 2,000-year-old White Queen.

Directors: Leander De Cordova, G.B. Samuelson | Stars: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette, Tom Reynolds

Votes: 85

46. The Goose Woman (1925)

80 min | Drama

7.1
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A famous opera singer lost her voice when her son was born, and has drowned her sorrows in drink. When a murder is committed near her house, she invents a story in order to get herself back... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Jack Pickford, Louise Dresser, Constance Bennett, Marc McDermott

Votes: 128

47. Little Annie Rooney (1925)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Comedy

7.5
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The tenements are home to an international community, including the friends and family of a tough young ragamuffin named Annie Rooney, but their neighborhood may be threatened by a potentially dangerous street gang.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Mary Pickford, William Haines, Walter James, Gordon Griffith

Votes: 774 | Gross: $1.10M

48. Lazybones (1925)

Passed | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Steve Tuttle, the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Buck Jones, Zasu Pitts, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 420

49. Kiss Me Again (1925)

Comedy

7.0
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Gaston Fleury's ( Monte Blue ) wife, Loulou ( Marie Prevost ), takes a perfunctory interest in music but a deeper one in a musician named Maurice ( John Roche ). Although Gaston has no ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Marie Prevost, Monte Blue, John Roche, Clara Bow

Votes: 27

50. The Wanderer (1925)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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1925 film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Greta Nissen, Wallace Beery and Tyrone Power, Sr.. It was distributed by Paramount Pictures.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Greta Nissen, William Collier Jr., Ernest Torrence, Wallace Beery

Votes: 13 | Gross: $0.26M



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