Ten Best Films of the 1920's and 1910's

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Postby ksrymy » Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:57 pm

I've only seen enough to do top fives. I'll be trying to change that soon.

Five Best Films of 1927

1. Sunrise (F.W. Murnau)
2. Metropolis (Fritz Lang)
3. The General (Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton)
4. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (Ernst Lubitsch)
5. Seventh Heaven (Frank Borzage)

Five Best Films of 1928

1. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Th. Dreyer)
2. The Crowd (King Vidor)
3. The Wind (Victor Sjöström)
4. Sadie Thompson (Raoul Walsh)
5. Street Angel (Frank Borzage)

Five Best Films of 1929

1. Pandora's Box (G.W. Pabst)
2. The Love Parade (Ernst Lubitsch)
3. Disraeli (Alfred E. Green)
4. Madame X (John Barrymore)
5. Coquette (Sam Taylor)
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Postby criddic3 » Sun Oct 24, 2010 3:00 pm

1. Sunrise (1928)
2. Metropolis (1926)
3. Nosferatu (1922)
4. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919)
5. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
6. The Kid (1921)
7. The Wind (1928)
8. The Last Laugh (1926)
9. The General (1926)
10. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
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Postby Snick's Guy » Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:32 pm

1) The Passion Of Joan Of Arc
2) Our Dancing Daughters
3) Sunrise
4) It
5) The Crowd
6) Greed
7) The Wind
8) The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari
9) Way Down East
10) Son Of The Shiek

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Postby jowy_jillia » Fri May 15, 2009 5:24 pm

I'd a top 5 instead of top 10 cause i just recently started to really appreciate silent movies.

1. Sunrise (27)
2. The Crowd (28)
3. Camille (21)
4. The Wind (28)
5. Wings (27)

Of Course as any other list this is subject to change.

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Ten Best Films of the 1920s

Postby Big Magilla » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:02 pm

Ten Best Films of 1927

Sunrise (F.W. Murnau)
7th Heaven (Frank Borzage)
Wings (William A. Wellman)
Metropolis (Fritz Lang)
The General (Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton)
Flesh and the Devil (Clarence Brown)
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (Ernst Lubitsch)
My Best Girl (Sam Taylor)
The Unknown (Tod Browing)
Underworld (Josef von Sternberg)

Ten Best Films of 1928

The Crowd (King Vidor)
The Wind (Victor Sjostrom)
The River (Frank Borzage)
Four Sons (John Ford)
The Docks of New York (Josef von Sternberg)
The Last Command (Josef von Sternberg)
The Circus (Charles Chaplin)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Charles Reisner)
The Man Who Laughs (Paul Leni)
West of Zanzibar (Tod Browning)

Ten Best Films of 1929

The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer)
Pandora's Box (G.W. Pabst)
The Love Parade (Ernst Lubitsch)
Applause (Rouben Mamoulian)
Lucky Star (Frank Borzage)
Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau)
The Man with the Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov)
The Divine Lady (Frank Lloyd)
Blackmail (Alfred Hitchcock)
Piccadilly (E.A. Dupont)
The Virginian (Victor Fleming)

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Postby Penelope » Sun Mar 19, 2006 9:10 pm

Not quite as knowledgable of this era, though I'd love to see more.

1. Sunrise (1927; F.W. Murnau)
2. Battleship Potemkin (1925; Sergei Eisenstein)
3. The Big Parade (1925; King Vidor)
4. The General (1927; Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman)
5. The Wind (1928; Victor Sjostrom)
6. The Crowd (1928; King Vidor)
7. October (1927; Sergei Eisenstein)
8. The Gold Rush (1925; Charles Chaplin)
9. The Trail of '98 (1928; Clarence Brown)
10. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921; Rex Ingram)
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Postby Okri » Wed Nov 19, 2003 1:23 am

1. The Passion of Joan of Arc
2. Sherlock Jr.
3. Battleship Potemkin
4. The General
5. Our Hospitality
6. The Wind
7. Gold Rush
8. Sunrise
9. The Crowd
10. The Man with the Movie Camera

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Postby Eric » Tue Nov 18, 2003 11:02 pm

Out of the twentyorso films I've seen from these two decades...

1. Sunrise (F.W. Murnau, 27)
2. Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 29)
3. Un Chien andalou (Buñuel/Dali, 29)
4. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 28)
5. The Cameraman (Sedgwick/Keaton, 28)
6. The Man Who Laughs (Paul Leni, 28)
7. Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau, 22)
8. Master of the House (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 25)
9. The General (Clyde Bruckman, 27)
10. Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, 25)

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Ten Best Films of the 1920's and 1910's

Postby anonymous1980 » Tue Nov 18, 2003 12:44 pm

Well, top five for me. I don't think I've seen enough to make a top 10.

01. Un Chien Andalou (Luis Buñuel)
02. Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau)
03. Greed (Erich Von Stroheim)
04. The Gold Rush (Charlie Chaplin)
05. The General (Buster Keaton/Clyde Bruckman)

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