The Top 100 Movies of the 1920s

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The Kid 1921, 68 min.

Charles Chaplin     Starring: Charles ChaplinJackie Coogan

Drama    Silent Film

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Pandora's Box 1929, 133 min.

Georg Wilhelm Pabst     Starring: Louise BrooksFritz KortnerFrancis Lederer

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Häxan 1922, 104 min.

Benjamin Christensen     Starring: Maren PedersenClara PontoppidanElith Pio

Docudrama    Documentary    Drama

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Greed 1924, 239 min.

Erich von Stroheim     Starring: ZaSu PittsGibson GowlandJean Hersholt

Drama    Marriage Drama    Melodrama

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Seven Chances 1925, 56 min.

Buster Keaton     Starring: Buster KeatonT. Roy BarnesSnitz Edwards

Comedy of Errors    Comedy    Romance

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The Crowd 1928, 104 min.

King Vidor     Starring: James MurrayBert RoachDaniel G. Tomlinson

Drama    Psychological Drama    Romance

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Napoléon 1927, 330 min.

Abel Gance     Starring: Albert DieudonnéEdmond Van DaëleGina Manès

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Wings 1927, 141 min.

William A. Wellman     Starring: Clara BowCharles "Buddy" RogersGary Cooper

Action    Adventure    Combat Films

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The Unknown 1927, 63 min.

Tod Browning     Starring: Lon ChaneyJoan CrawfordNorman Kerry

Drama    Horror    Romance

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The Big Parade 1925, 141 min.

King Vidor     Starring: John GilbertRenée AdoréeHobart Bosworth

Anti-War Film    Drama    Romance

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Siegfried 1924, 100 min.

Fritz Lang     Starring: Gertrud ArnoldMargarete SchönHanna Ralph

Adventure    Fantasy Adventure    Fantasy

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The Wind 1928, 95 min.

Victor Sjöström     Starring: Lillian GishLars HansonMontagu Love

Drama    Psychological Drama    Silent Film

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The Lodger 1927, 83 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: Marie AultArthur ChesneyJune

Crime    Horror    Psychological Horror

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Nanook of the North 1922, 79 min.

Robert J. Flaherty     Starring: Berry Kroeger

Documentary    History    Silent Film

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Speedy 1928, 85 min.

Ted Wilde     Starring: Harold Lloyd

Action Comedy    Action    Adventure Comedy

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The Wizard of Oz 1925, 81 min.

Larry Semon     Starring: Larry SemonOliver HardyDorothy Dwan

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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Destiny 1921, 114 min.

Fritz Lang     Starring: Lil DagoverWalter JanssenBernhard Goetzke

Fantasy    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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The Kid Brother 1927, 82 min.

Ted Wilde     Starring: Harold LloydJobyna RalstonWalter James

Comedy    Crime Comedy    Crime

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Underworld 1927, 80 min.

Josef von Sternberg     Starring: George BancroftEvelyn BrentClive Brook

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Seventh Heaven 1927, 110 min.

Frank Borzage     Starring: Janet GaynorCharles FarrellBen Bard

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Melodrama

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Show People 1928, 83 min.

King Vidor     Starring: Marion DaviesWilliam HainesDell Henderson

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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Steamboat Willie 1928, 8 min.

Ub Iwerks     Starring: Walt Disney

Animation    Cartoon    Short Film

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Battling Butler 1926, 71 min.

Buster Keaton     Starring: Buster KeatonSally O'NeilWalter James

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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It 1927, 72 min.

Clarence G. Badger     Starring: Clara BowAntonio MorenoWilliam Austin

Comedy Drama    Drama    Romance

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The Boat 1921, 26 min.

Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton     Starring: Buster Keaton

Comedy    Short Film    Silent Film

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The Lost World 1925, 106 min.

Harry O. Hoyt     Starring: Bessie LoveLewis StoneWallace Beery

Adventure    Fantasy Adventure    Fantasy

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Lonesome 1928, 69 min.

Pál Fejös     Starring: Barbara KentGlenn TryonFay Holderness

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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Haunted House 1929, 7 min.

Walt Disney     Starring: Walt Disney

Animation    Cartoon    Family-Oriented Comedy

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Flesh and the Devil 1926, 113 min.

Clarence Brown     Starring: John GilbertGreta GarboLars Hanson

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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The Play House 1921, 22 min.

Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton     Starring: Buster Keaton

Comedy    Short Film    Silent Film

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The Iron Horse 1924, 133 min.

John Ford     Starring: George O'BrienMadge BellamyCharles Edward Bull

Action    Epic    Silent Film

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