Best Crime Movies of 1920


The Penalty

7.4/10 IMDB

Blizzard, deranged from a childhood operation in which both his legs were needlessly amputated after an accident, becomes a vicious criminal, and eventually mob leader of the San Francisco underworld.

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Claire Adams, Lon Chaney, Jim Mason, Milton Ross, Ethel Grey Terry, Kenneth Harlan, Cesare Gravina, Montgomery Carlyle ..
Directed by: Wallace Worsley
Release date: 1920-08-15
Best Crime Movies of 1920 : Outside the Law

Outside the Law

6.6/10 IMDB

Outside the Law is a 1920 crime film directed by Tod Browning. Browning would remake the film in 1930. Outside the Law is considered to be one of the first psychologically driven films in the gangster genre.

Starring: Priscilla Dean, Wheeler Oakman, Lon Chaney, Ralph Lewis, E. Alyn Warren, Stanley Goethals, Melbourne MacDowell, Wilton Taylor, Anna May Wong, Bessie Wong ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1920-12-26
Best Crime Movies of 1920 : Nomads of the North

Nomads of the North

5.7/10 IMDB

A Canadian Mountie allows an innocent fugitive to escape with the women he loves.

Starring: Betty Blythe, Lon Chaney, Lewis Stone, Francis McDonald, Spottiswoode Aitken, Melbourne MacDowell ..
Directed by: David Hartford
Release date: 1920-09-25
Best Crime Movies of 1920 : Over the Hill to the Poorhouse

Over the Hill to the Poorhouse

4.7/10 IMDB

The mother of a large family is abandoned by her children and faces consignment to the poorhouse. But one of her offspring, the one no one had faith in, returns to rescue her.

Starring: Mary Carr, James Sheridan, Noel Tearle, William Welsh, Stephen Carr, Mary Carr ..
Directed by: Harry F. Millarde
Release date: 1920-09-17
Best Crime Movies of 1920 : Alias Jimmy Valentine

Alias Jimmy Valentine

0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Bert Lytell, Vola Vale, Eugene Pallette, Wilton Taylor, Marc Robbins ..
Directed by: Edmund Mortimer, Arthur Ripley
Release date: 1920-02-29
Best Crime Movies of 1920 : Anna the Adventuress

Anna the Adventuress

0.0/10 IMDB

Two identical sisters are able to switch places, leading to a series of unfortunate incidents.

Starring: Alma Taylor, Jean Cadell, James Carew, Gerald Ames, Gwynne Herbert, Ronald Colman, Christine Rayner, James Annand ..
Directed by: Cecil M. Hepworth
Release date: 1920-02-01

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