Best Crime Movies of 1925


The Unholy Three

7.2/10 IMDB

Three sideshow performers form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" - a ventriloquist, midget, and strongman working together to commit a series of robberies.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, Victor McLaglen, Harry Earles, Matthew Betz, Edward Connelly, William Humphrey, E. Alyn Warren, Margie Angus ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1925-07-20
Best Crime Movies of 1925 : Paths to Paradise

Paths to Paradise

7.1/10 IMDB

Two thieves discover a professional and personal relationship when individual heist plans are thrown together by circumstance.

Starring: Betty Compson, Raymond Griffith, Tom Santschi, Bert Woodruff, Fred Kelsey, Clem Beauchamp, Edgar Kennedy, Ellinor Vanderveer, Leo White ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1925-06-28
Best Crime Movies of 1925 : Parisian Love

Parisian Love

6.1/10 IMDB

Armand and Marie survive in the streets until charitable (and wealthy) scientist Pierre Marcel takes Armand in after a botched robbery. Marie, a fiery Apache, swears revenge on Marcel for taking her lover away from her.

Starring: Clara Bow, Donald Keith, Lillian Leighton, J. Gordon Russell, Hazel Keener, Lou Tellegen, Jean De Briac, Otto Matieson, Alyce Mills ..
Directed by: Louis J. Gasnier
Release date: 1925-08-01
Best Crime Movies of 1925 : Raffles


5.0/10 IMDB

Raffles (House Peters) is an English gentleman with a secret life—he is the notorious jewel thief known as "The Amateur Cracksman". While sailing from India to England accompanied by his friend, Bunny Manners (Freeman Wood), it is rumored that the infamous cracksman is aboard ship. Raffles warns a lady passenger to keep an eye on her necklace, which is stolen soon afterward. Although a search reveals no evidence, the necklace is returned upon reaching London.

Starring: House Peters, Miss DuPont, Hedda Hopper, Fred Esmelton, Walter Long, Winter Hall, Kate Lester, Freeman Wood, Roland Bottomley, Lillian Langdon ..
Directed by: King Baggot
Release date: 1925-05-23
Best Crime Movies of 1925 : The Rat

The Rat

7.2/10 IMDB

When bored courtesan Zelie de Chaumet begs her lover, the corrupt and powerful Stetz, to take her slumming, the pair encounter Pierre Boucheron, alias 'The Rat' , boy-king of the Paris underworld, and the innocent Odile. Love, life and jewels are risked and lost in this powerful romantic melodrama as the four characters' lives are changed by this chance encounter for ever.

Starring: Ivor Novello, Mae Marsh, Isabel Jeans, Robert Scholtz, James Lindsay, Marie Ault, Julie Suedo, Hugh Brook ..
Directed by: Graham Cutts
Release date: 1925-09-07
Best Crime Movies of 1925 : My Lady's Lips

My Lady's Lips

7.6/10 IMDB

A newspaper publisher finds out that his wild daughter has fallen in with a ring of gamblers. A reporter who has infiltrated the gang to get a story falls in love with the gang's female leader, and when the two are caught in a police raid, they find themselves in equal amounts of trouble.

Starring: Alyce Mills, Clara Bow, William Powell, John St. Polis, Ford Sterling, Sôjin Kamiyama, Frank Keenan, Gertrude Short, Matthew Betz ..
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Release date: 1925-07-01
Best Crime Movies of 1925 : Soft Shoes

Soft Shoes

6.5/10 IMDB

Sheriff Pat Halahan comes into an inheritance and travels to San Francisco to collect. Faith O’Day, a cat burglar armed with pistol and flashlight breaks into his hotel room and demands that Halahan cough up his dough. Halahan sees her threat and raises her a one-dollar bet that he can return a brooch she stole earlier the same evening before its loss is discovered. Pulling off his boots to slip on his own “soft shoes,” Halahan sets off to do a little second-story work, not realizing the trouble he’s in for.

Starring: Harry Carey, Lillian Rich, Paul Weigel, Francis Ford, Sôjin Kamiyama, Harriet Hammond, Stanton Heck, James Quinn, Majel Coleman, John Steppling ..
Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham
Release date: 1925-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1925 : The Uneasy Three

The Uneasy Three

6.6/10 IMDB

Often hysterical spoof of Tod Browning's THE UNHOLY THREE (and several others of his crime movies) has Charley Chase playing the mastermind of a dimwitted trio of thieves who plan on stealing a priceless jewel.

Starring: Charley Chase, Fred Kelsey, Katherine Grant, Bull Montana ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-11-15

The Unwritten Law

0.0/10 IMDB

The Unwritten Law is an extant 1925 silent film crime melodrama directed by Edward LeSaint and starring Elaine Hammerstein. It was produced and distributed by Columbia Pictures Corporation. In the UK distribution was handled by Film Booking Offices of America.

Starring: Elaine Hammerstein, Forrest Stanley, William V. Mong, Mary Alden, Charles Clary, Johnny Fox, William A. Carroll ..
Directed by: Edward LeSaint
Release date: 1925-08-01

The Pride of the Force

0.0/10 IMDB

The Pride of the Force s a 1925 silent crime film

Starring: Tom Santschi, Gladys Hulette, James Morrison, Crauford Kent, Francis X. Bushman Jr., Joseph W. Girard, Edythe Chapman, Alice Howell ..
Directed by: Duke Worne
Release date: 1925-09-11
Best Crime Movies of 1925 : Outwitted


0.0/10 IMDB

After being captured by T-Man Jack Blaisdell and sentenced to 20 years of hard labor on a counterfeiting rap, Tiger McGuire is sprung from jail by his old gang. Vowing to get even with Jack, Tiger kidnaps the young man's fiancée, Helen (Holmes), bringing the girl to his hideout, a fancy yacht owned by Lucy Carlisle.

Starring: Helen Holmes, William Desmond, J.P. McGowan, Grace Cunard, Alec B. Francis, Emily Fitzroy ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan
Release date: 1925-01-01

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