Best Crime Movies of 1921


The High Sign

7.6/10 IMDB

Buster is thrown off a train near an amusement park. There he gets a job in a shooting gallery run by the Blinking Buzzards mob. Ordered to kill a businessman, he winds up protecting the man and his daughter by outfitting their home with trick devices.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Bartine Burkett, Charles Dorety, Joe Roberts, Al St. John, Ingram B. Pickett ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1921-04-18
Best Crime Movies of 1921 : The Ace of Hearts

The Ace of Hearts

6.8/10 IMDB

A romantic rivalry among members of a secret society becomes even more tense when one of the men is assigned to carry out an assassination.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Leatrice Joy, John Bowers, Hardee Kirkland, Raymond Hatton, Edwin Wallock, Roy Laidlaw, Cullen Landis ..
Directed by: Wallace Worsley
Release date: 1921-09-17
Best Crime Movies of 1921 : A Daughter of the Law

A Daughter of the Law

6.1/10 IMDB

A city girl revenuer spies on illegal whiskey making in the hills.

Starring: Grace Cunard, Cole Hebert, Gordon Griffith ..
Directed by: Grace Cunard
Release date: 1921-02-06
Best Crime Movies of 1921 : Outside the Law

Outside the Law

6.6/10 IMDB

Silent Madden and his daughter Molly have left the criminal underworld of San Francisco thanks to the wise teachings of Chang Low, a Confucian master. But the evil Black Mike Sylva is determined to frame Madden to avenge a mistake from the past…

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: 1921-01-06

Burn 'Em Up Barnes

6.7/10 IMDB

Car racer Burn 'em Up Barnes, son of a wealthy manufacturer, leaves home to make his own way in the world. After being robbed by hoodlums, Barnes joins a group of hobos who take him in and show him the carefree life.

Starring: Johnny Hines, Edmund Breese, George Fawcett, Betty Carpenter, J. Barney Sherry, Matthew Betz, Richard Thorpe, Julia Swayne Gordon, Dorothy Leeds, Harry Frazer ..
Directed by: George Beranger, Johnny Hines
Release date: 1921-08-01
Best Crime Movies of 1921 : Voices of the City

Voices of the City

5.8/10 IMDB

Voices of the City is a 1921 American silent crime drama film starring Leatrice Joy and Lon Chaney that was directed by Wallace Worsley. It is considered to be a lost film.

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Lon Chaney, John Bowers, Cullen Landis, Richard Tucker, Mary Warren, Edythe Chapman, Betty Schade, Maurice 'Lefty' Flynn, Milton Ross ..
Directed by: Wallace Worsley
Release date: 1921-12-01
Best Crime Movies of 1921 : A Daughter of the Law

A Daughter of the Law

5.5/10 IMDB

When Eddie, the son of a police officer, gets involved with a criminal gang, his sister tries to steer him away from crime.

Starring: Carmel Myers, John B. O'Brien, Fred Kohler, Jack Walters, Dick La Reno, Charles Arling, Joseph Bennett ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1921-11-01
Best Crime Movies of 1921 : The Green Eyed Monster

The Green Eyed Monster

2.9/10 IMDB

The Green Eyed Monster is a lost[1] 1919 Black and White silent film action adventure with little to scant information as to its release. It was produced by the Norman Film Manufacturing Company, a historic all-black film production company. Various dates of release are quoted in 1919 and 1921.

Starring: Jack Austin, Louise Dunbar, Robert A. Stuart, Steve Reynolds ..
Release date: 1921-07-06

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