Best Crime Movies of 1922


Flesh and Blood

6.2/10 IMDB

A convict hiding in Chinatown assumes the identity of a cripple to track down a businessman who framed him 15 years previously. He discovers that his daughter has fallen in love with the businessman's son.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Edith Roberts, Noah Beery, DeWitt Jennings, Ralph Lewis, Jack Mulhall, Togo Yamamoto, Kate Price, Wilfred Lucas ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1922-08-22
Best Crime Movies of 1922 : The Light in the Dark

The Light in the Dark

6.2/10 IMDB

A young girl is struck and seriously injured by a wealthy society matron's car. The woman brings the girl back to her house. Later, a hardened thief is told by the girl of a goblet, that could be the Holy Grail, which has healing powers and could help her. The thief, touched by her predicament, sets out to steal the goblet and bring it to her.

Starring: Hope Hampton, E.K. Lincoln, Lon Chaney, Theresa Maxwell Conover, Dorothy Walters, Charles Mussett, Edgar Norton, Dore Davidson, Mr. McClune ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1922-09-03
Best Crime Movies of 1922 : Trapped by the Mormons

Trapped by the Mormons

5.4/10 IMDB

Mormons capture women for their wives in this silent anti-Mormon propaganda film featuring the original organ music.

Starring: Evelyn Brent, Louis Willoughby, Ward McAllister, Olaf Hytten, Olive Sloane, George Wynn, Cecil Morton York ..
Directed by: Harry B. Parkinson
Release date: 1922-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1922 : Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

5.8/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes is a master at solving the most impenetrable mysteries, but he has his work cut out for him on his latest case. Prince Alexis is accused of a theft that he insists he didn’t commit. The evidence is stacked against him, but Holmes’ trusted friend, Dr. Watson, vouches for the prince. As the famed detective investigates, he’s brought face to face with his most devious adversary yet — Professor Moriarty.

Starring: John Barrymore, Roland Young, Carol Dempster, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Louis Wolheim, Percy Knight, William Powell, Hedda Hopper, Reginald Denny, Peggy Bayfield ..
Directed by: Albert Parker
Release date: 1922-03-07
Best Crime Movies of 1922 : Nice and Friendly

Nice and Friendly

4.7/10 IMDB

This short which was made as a wedding present for Lord and Lady Mountbatten. In it, Lady Mountbatten has a valuable pearl necklace, which a very large number of crooks wants to steal.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Edwina Mountbatten, Louis Mountbatten ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1922-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1922 : On Patrol

On Patrol

5.8/10 IMDB

Billy Bevan trying to escape the cops!

Starring: Billy Bevan, Mildred June, James Donnelly, Kalla Pasha, Kewpie Morgan, Fanny Kelly, Andy Clyde, Al Cooke, Patrick Kelly, Marvin Loback ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1922-03-12
Best Crime Movies of 1922 : Fair Lady

Fair Lady

4.5/10 IMDB

Starring: Betty Blythe, Thurston Hall, Robert Elliott, Gladys Hulette, Florence Auer, Walter James, Macey Harlam, Henry Leone, Effingham Pinto, Arnold Lucy ..
Directed by: Kenneth S. Webb
Release date: 1922-03-19
Best Crime Movies of 1922 : Fools First

Fools First

0.0/10 IMDB

Tommy Frazer is one of a gang of crooks lead by "Tony the Wop". Frazer gets caught and is sent up the river for three years on a forgery rap. When he gets out of prison, he finds his girl, Ann Whittaker, waiting for him -- and she's got a scheme. She is working in a bank and wants to pull an inside heist.

Starring: Richard Dix, Claire Windsor, Claude Gillingwater, Raymond Griffith, George Siegmann, Helen Lynch, Shannon Day, George Dromgold, Leo White, Robert Brower ..
Directed by: Marshall Neilan
Release date: 1922-05-27
Best Crime Movies of 1922 : Only a Shop Girl

Only a Shop Girl

0.0/10 IMDB

Dann Mulvey (William Scott), just released from prison, is falsely accused of murder. The real culprit is the least-suspected person, who makes a deathbed confession.

Starring: Estelle Taylor, Mae Busch, Wallace Beery, William Scott, James Morrison, Josephine Adair, Willard Louis, Claire Du Brey, Tully Marshall ..
Directed by: Edward LeSaint
Release date: 1922-12-15

Charles Augustus Milverton

0.0/10 IMDB

Holmes is hired by the débutante Lady Eva Blackwell to retrieve compromising letters from a blackmailer:

Starring: Eille Norwood, Hubert Willis, Teddy Arundell, George Foley, Harry Worth, Toni Edgar-Bruce, Mme. d'Esterre, Edith Bishop ..
Directed by: George Ridgwell
Release date: 1922-03-01

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