Best Drama Movies of 1922


Foolish Wives

7.0/10 IMDB

“Count” Karamzin, a Don Juan, lives off the money he scams from rich ladies who are attracted by his charms and his title. Having set up shop in Monte Carlo, he and his partners in crime pick their next target: the wife of an American diplomat.

Starring: Rudolph Christians, Miss DuPont, Maude George, Erich von Stroheim, Mae Busch, Dale Fuller, Cesare Gravina, Malvina Polo, Albert Edmondson, Harrison Ford ..
Directed by: Erich von Stroheim
Release date: 1922-01-11

Robin Hood

7.1/10 IMDB

Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John as regent, who promptly emerges as a cruel, grasping, treacherous tyrant. Apprised of England's peril by message from his lady-love Marian, the dashing Earl of Huntingdon endangers his life and honor by returning to oppose John, but finds himself and his friends outlawed, with Marian apparently dead. Enter Robin Hood, acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set things right through swashbuckling feats and cliffhanging perils!

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Enid Bennett, Wallace Beery, Sam De Grasse, Alan Hale, Bud Geary, Willard Louis, Lloyd Talman, Paul Dickey, William Lowery ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1922-10-18
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Beyond the Rocks

Beyond the Rocks

6.7/10 IMDB

A young woman dutifully marries an older millionaire and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman-- who'd previously saved her life-- on her unhappy honeymoon.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Edythe Chapman, Alec B. Francis, Robert Bolder, Gertrude Astor, June Elvidge, Mabel Van Buren, Helen Dunbar, Raymond Blathwayt ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1922-05-07
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Timothy's Quest

Timothy's Quest

7.6/10 IMDB

A charming pastoral about two unwanted children finding acceptance and love, Timothys Quest (1922) is a rare, cinematic gem based on a novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), who was then known as Americas best loved author of stories about children.

Starring: Joseph Depew, Helen Rowland, Marie L. Day, Margaret Seddon, Bertram Marburgh, Vivia Ogden, Gladys Leslie, William F. Haddock, Nora Cecil, Carrie Clark Ward ..
Directed by: Sidney Olcott
Release date: 1922-09-16

Blood and Sand

6.4/10 IMDB

Juan is the son of a poor widow in Seville. Against his mother's wishes he pursues a career as toreador. He rapidly gains national prominence, and takes his childhood sweetheart Carmen as his bride. He meets the Marquis' daughter Doña Sol and finds himself in the awkward position of being in love with two women, which threatens the stability of his family and his position in society. He finds interesting parallels in the life of the infamous bandit Plumitas when they eventually meet by chance.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Walter Long, Lila Lee, Rosa Rosanova, George Field, Leo White, Rosita Marstini, Charles Belcher, Fred Becker ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo, Dorothy Arzner
Release date: 1922-08-05
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Alexandra


6.0/10 IMDB

Drama about the unhappily married Alexandra who hopes to recover from tuberculosis in a mountain resort, but instead meets the multimillionaire Edgar Buchanan.

Starring: Margit Barnay, Paul de Groot, Coen Hissink, Annie de Freeze, Robert Scholtz, Willy Kaiser-Heyl, Henny Schroeder, Oskar Marion, Vera van Haeften, Theo Frenkel ..
Directed by: Theo Frenkel
Release date: 1922-06-08
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Peg o' My Heart

Peg o' My Heart

6.8/10 IMDB

PEG O MY HEART (Metro Studios, 1922), directed by King Vidor, under the supervision of J. Hartley Manners, introduces the legendary theatrical actress Laurette Taylor (1884-1946) to the screen reprising the role she made famous as a poor Irish farm girl who inherits a fortune but would rather have happiness instead. While a bit too old for the character supposedly in her late teens or early twenties, Laurette was tailor made for it.

Starring: Laurette Taylor, Mahlon Hamilton, Russell Simpson, Ethel Grey Terry, Nigel Barrie, Lionel Belmore, Vera Lewis, Beth Ivins, Donald R. O. Hatswell, Eileen O'Malley ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1922-12-17
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo

6.8/10 IMDB

A film adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmond of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of...

Starring: John Gilbert, Estelle Taylor, Robert McKim, William V. Mong, Virginia Brown Faire, George Siegmann, Spottiswoode Aitken, Ralph Cloninger, Harry Lonsdale, Albert Prisco ..
Directed by: Emmett J. Flynn
Release date: 1922-09-03
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Seventh Day

The Seventh Day

8.2/10 IMDB

A group of New York society folk on a yachting excursion are forced to put into a New England fishing village for repairs. The engaged couple Reggie and Patricia are taken with the quaint town and its quainter ways, but also with two locals, Betty Alden and her brother John. Patricia begins to fall for John while her fiancé takes a seemingly unworthy liking to Betty. The new infatuations lead to disharmony.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Frank Losee, Leslie Stowe, Tammany Young, George Stewart, Alfred Schmid, Grace Barton, Anne Cornwall, Patterson Dial, Teddie Gerard ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1922-02-06
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda

6.7/10 IMDB

A kingdom's ascending heir, marked for assassination, switches identities with a lookalike, who takes his place at the coronation. When the real king is kidnapped, his followers try to find him, while the stand-in falls in love with the king's intended bride, the beautiful Princess Flavia.

Starring: Lewis Stone, Alice Terry, Robert Edeson, Stuart Holmes, Ramon Novarro, Barbara La Marr, Malcolm McGregor, Edward Connelly, Lois Lee, John George ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1922-09-11
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Back Pay

Back Pay

6.8/10 IMDB

This 1922 Frank Borzage film is a masterwork waiting to be rediscovered. Hester Bevins is a simple country girl who yearns for adventure. Though she has a handsome young man, Jerry, who is devoted to her, she leaves her village and goes to New York in search of a grander life. There she becomes the lover of a wealthy and unscrupulous businessman. But when Jerry returns blinded and dying from the war, Hester must choose between her new life and the man whose loyalty to her has never failed.

Starring: Seena Owen, Matt Moore, J. Barney Sherry, Ethel Duray, Charles Craig, Jerry Sinclair ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1922-01-08
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Tess of the Storm Country

Tess of the Storm Country

7.1/10 IMDB

Wealthy Elias Graves builds his home on the top of a hill, where a group of squatters have taken up residence at the bottom. Many of the men in the squatters' village have their eyes on young Tess, and one of them, Ben Letts, frames Tess's father for murder. While maintaining her father's innocence, Tess must keep her love for Graves' son a secret, while caring for Elias' daughter's illegitamate child.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes, Gloria Hope, David Torrence, Forrest Robinson, Jean Hersholt, Danny Hoy, Robert Russell, Gus Saville, Madame De Bodamere ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1922-11-12
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Lorna Doone

Lorna Doone

6.6/10 IMDB

In 17th-century England, an outlaw clan kidnaps a young girl, who grows up among them. The farm boy who met her just before the kidnapping eventually rescues her, and they fall in love.

Starring: Madge Bellamy, Mae Giraci, John Bowers, Gertrude Astor, Frank Keenan, Jack McDonald, Donald MacDonald, Norris Johnson, Charles Hatton ..
Directed by: Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1922-10-01
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

6.6/10 IMDB

Oliver's mother, a penniless outcast, died giving birth to him. As a young boy Oliver is brought up in a workhouse, later apprenticed to an uncaring undertaker, and eventually is taken in by a gang of thieves who befriend him for their own purposes. All the while, there are secrets from Oliver's family history waiting to come to light. Written by Snow Leopard

Starring: Jackie Coogan, James A. Marcus, Aggie Herring, Lewis Sargent, Joan Standing, Carl Stockdale, Edouard Trebaol, Lon Chaney, Taylor Graves, George Siegmann ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1922-10-30
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Young Rajah

The Young Rajah

6.1/10 IMDB

A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Fanny Midgley, Charles Ogle, George Periolat, George Field, Bertram Grassby, Josef Swickard, William Boyd, Robert Ober, Jack Giddings ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1922-11-11
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Beauty's Worth

Beauty's Worth

6.4/10 IMDB

Prudence Cole is an unsophisticated Quaker girl being raised by her two aunts. Prudence is flirted with by snobbish Henry Garrison, who actually disdains the girl for her lack of worldliness and savoir faire. When Henry and his friends try to embarrass her at a posh resort, Prudence turns the tables on them.

Starring: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, June Elvidge, Truly Shattuck, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Hallam Cooley, Thomas Jefferson, Martha Mattox, Aileen Manning, Aileen Manning ..
Directed by: Robert G. Vignola
Release date: 1922-05-14
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Under Two Flags

Under Two Flags

6.6/10 IMDB

On the run from punishment for a crime committed by his brother, Bertie Cecil (alias Lewis Victor) joins the French Foreign Legion. In Algeria, he becomes the hated rival of his commander, Chateauroy, who despises Victor's breeding and also competes for the same woman. Victor is beloved of Cigarette, an Algerian camp follower, who saves his life, though he loves another.

Starring: Priscilla Dean, James Kirkwood, John Davidson, Stuart Holmes, Ethel Grey Terry, Bobbie Mack, Burton Law, Albert Pollet, W.H. Bainbridge ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1922-11-06

Rok 1863

6.2/10 IMDB

In the Battle of Ma?ogoszcz Prince Jozef Odrowaz was seriously wounded . Miss Salomea Brynicka and his father risked their own lives giving him food and shelter.

Starring: Ryszard Sobiszewski, Stanislawa Chrzanowska, Maria Hryniewicz, Helena Marcello-Pali?ska, Helena Marcello-Pali?ska, Antoni Bednarczyk, Henryk Rydzewski, Aleksander Zelwerowicz ..
Directed by: Edward Puchalski
Release date: 1922-07-07
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Shadows


6.2/10 IMDB

Yen Sin, a humble Chinese, is washed ashore after a storm and finds himself an outsider in the deeply Christian fishing community of Urkey. Yen Sin elects to stay, despite his status as a despised 'heathen', only to reveal hypocrisy amid the self-righteous township.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Marguerite De La Motte, Harrison Ford, John St. Polis, Walter Long, Buddy Messinger ..
Directed by: Tom Forman
Release date: 1922-11-10
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Kindred of the Dust

Kindred of the Dust

6.3/10 IMDB

Discovering that her husband is a bigamist, Nan returns with her child to her Puget Sound logging town. She is treated as an outcast by all save Donald, her childhood sweetheart, the son of a millionaire....

Starring: Ralph Graves, Miriam Cooper, Lionel Belmore, Eugenie Besserer, Maryland Morne, Elizabeth Waters, Patrick Rooney, William J. Ferguson, Caroline Rankin, John Herdman ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1922-02-27

Danse macabre

6.6/10 IMDB

The Black Death is ravaging Spain. As Camille Saint-Saëns's "Danse Macabre" plays on the soundtrack, a mix of animation and acted scenes tells the story of Youth and Love meeting one night. They dance, embrace, and kiss. As the night wears on, exuberant Death, a skeletal figure with a violin, pursues the couple. They try to elude him. Eventually, Love swoons. Youth is powerless to protect her. Is she doomed?

Starring: Adolph Bolm, Ruth Page, Olin Howland ..
Directed by: Dudley Murphy
Release date: 1922-03-08
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Pride of Palomar

The Pride of Palomar

5.9/10 IMDB

A soldier inaccurately reported as dead returns home to his Spanish family’s estate in California, only to find his father deceased and his ancestral land in the hands of strangers.

Starring: Marjorie Daw, Tote Du Crow, James O. Barrows, Joseph J. Dowling, Alfred Allen, George Nichols, Warner Oland, Forrest Stanley ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1922-11-26
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Bride's Play

The Bride's Play

6.1/10 IMDB

A sweet-natured young Irish woman is courted by a romantic poet and a local country gentleman. Which man will she choose?

Starring: Marion Davies, John B. O'Brien, Frank Shannon, Wyndham Standing, Carl Miller, Richard Cummings, Eleanor Middleton, Thea Talbot, John P. Wade, Julia Hurley ..
Directed by: George Terwilliger
Release date: 1922-01-22
Best Drama 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 Drama Movies of 1922 : Trapped by the Mormons

Trapped by the Mormons

5.5/10 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 Drama Movies of 1922 : Down to the Sea in Ships

Down to the Sea in Ships

6.1/10 IMDB

Being the story of the Morgans, a 19th-century Massachusetts whaling family, their tightly-knit Quaker community, and the dangerous adventures of an unwilling stowaway aboard one of the elder Morgan's harvest vessels.

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott, Clara Bow, James Turfler, Leigh Smith, Pat Hartigan, Jack Baston, Curtis Pierce, Ada Laycock ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1922-11-21
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

5.7/10 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

When Knighthood Was in Flower

6.6/10 IMDB

Mary Tudor falls in love with a new arrival to court, Charles Brandon. She convinces her brother King Henry VIII to make him his Captain of the Guard. Meanwhile, Henry is determined to marry her off to the aging King Louis XII of France as part of a peace agreement.

Starring: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, Lyn Harding, Theresa Maxwell Conover, Pedro de Cordoba, Ruth Shepley, Ernest Glendinning, Arthur Forrest, Johnny Dooley, William Kent ..
Directed by: Robert G. Vignola
Release date: 1922-09-15
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Man from Beyond

The Man from Beyond

5.3/10 IMDB

The Arctic, 1922. After being buried under the ice for a hundred years, Howard Hillary is thawed and revived. When he meets Felice Strange, he recognizes in her the same woman he once loved deeply. But is it really her?

Starring: Harry Houdini, Arthur Maude, Albert Tavernier, Erwin Connelly, Frank Montgomery, Luis Alberni, Yale Benner, Jane Connelly, Nita Naldi ..
Directed by: Burton L. King
Release date: 1922-04-02
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Fulta Fisher's Boarding House

Fulta Fisher's Boarding House

5.5/10 IMDB

Fulta Fisher runs a boarding house catering to seamen passing through the port. A girl known as Anne of Austria has had many lovers amongst the sailors, but presently she's known to be the "property" of Salem Hardieker, a tough Bostonian. When Anne's eye drifts to a new potential lover, Hans the Dane, he spurns her, knowing she's Salem's girl. But hell hath no fury like a woman scorned....

Starring: Mildred Owens, Olaf Skavlan, Ethan Allen, Gerald Griffin, Oreste Seragnoli ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1922-04-01
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Village Blacksmith

The Village Blacksmith

5.2/10 IMDB

(survived only 10 minutes) As young men, the squire (Marshall) and the village blacksmith (Walling) are in love with the same woman (Boardman), whom the blacksmith marries. This angers the squire. Years later, the squire's son Anson (Yearsley) dares the blacksmith's son Johnnie (Hackathorne) to climb a tree, from which he falls and is crippled. As adults, Anson and the blacksmith's daughter Alice (Valli) fall in love, which angers the blacksmith, who chastises his daughter. The blacksmith's other son Bill (Butler) returns from college and is injured in a train accident. Anson steals $480 from a church fund which is currently in Alice's possession. Alice is struck by lightning. The blacksmith take Anson and the squire to church where they both repent.

Starring: Will Walling, Virginia True Boardman, Virginia Valli, Ida Mae McKenzie, David Butler, Gordon Griffith, George Hackathorne, Pat Moore, Tully Marshall, Ralph Yearsley ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1922-11-01

The Trap

6.0/10 IMDB

A miner's happiness is destroyed when a rival steals his mine. He becomes obsessed with revenge, and plans a trap for the man who took his mine.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Alan Hale, Dagmar Godowsky, Irene Rich, Stanley Goethals ..
Directed by: Robert Thornby
Release date: 1922-05-08
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Young Diana

The Young Diana

7.7/10 IMDB

Mr. May wants his daughter Diana to marry into society. The man he wishes her to wed is a scientist, Dr. Dimitrius, but Diana is in love with an officer, Commander Cleeve.

Starring: Marion Davies, Macklyn Arbuckle, Forrest Stanley, Gypsy O'Brien, Pedro de Cordoba ..
Directed by: Robert G. Vignola, Albert Capellani
Release date: 1922-08-27
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Fox Farm

Fox Farm

6.6/10 IMDB

A gypsy loves a married farmer who is blinded blowing up a tree.

Starring: Guy Newall, Ivy Duke, A. Bromley Davenport, Barbara Everest, Cameron Carr, Charles Evemy, John Alexander ..
Directed by: Guy Newall
Release date: 1922-07-04

The Wonderful Story

6.4/10 IMDB

A paralytic dominates his brother and wife until their child reforms him.

Starring: Lillian Hall-Davis, Herbert Langley, Olaf Hytten, Bernard Vaughan ..
Directed by: Graham Cutts
Release date: 1922-05-05
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Hungry Hearts

Hungry Hearts

6.4/10 IMDB

A family of Russian Jews living in New York struggles to survive, while the mother strives to better their lives, but she finds that most of her efforts costs more then they are worth.

Starring: Bryant Washburn, Helen Ferguson, E. Alyn Warren, Rosa Rosanova, George Siegmann, Otto Lederer, Millie Schottland, Bert Sprotte, Abe Budin, Edwin B. Tilton ..
Directed by: E. Mason Hopper
Release date: 1922-11-26
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Flames of Passion

Flames of Passion

6.7/10 IMDB

Dorothy, a young girl, is seduced by her father's chauffeur. She gives birth to a child who is given to the chauffeur's wife. The chauffeur, on a drunken binge murders the child, unaware that the child is his own.

Starring: Mae Marsh, Herbert Langley, Hilda Bayley, C. Aubrey Smith, George K. Arthur, Allan Aynesworth, Eva Moore, Henry Vibart, A.G. Poulton, Alban Atwood ..
Directed by: Graham Cutts
Release date: 1922-11-01
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Remembrance


7.2/10 IMDB

Although he graduated from that time-worn university, the college of hard knocks, the tireless efforts of John P. Grout have paid off. He owns a number of department stores and his wife and children are well provided for. However, his family is completely ungrateful and takes him -- and his money -- for granted. Grout's attempts to keep them all happy are driving him to bankruptcy and he eventually becomes seriously ill. Eventually his wife and kids come to realize how badly they've treated Pops.....

Starring: Claude Gillingwater, Kate Lester, Patsy Ruth Miller, Cullen Landis, Max Davidson, Richard Tucker, Dana Todd, Nell Craig, Esther Ralston, Helen Hayward ..
Directed by: Rupert Hughes
Release date: 1922-10-01
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Trifling Women

Trifling Women

6.8/10 IMDB

Leon de Severac is fed up with his daughter Jacqueline, who is constantly seducing men. Hoping to discourage her from her flirtatious behavior, he tells her the story of Zareda, an attractive fortune teller who is having an affair with Ivan de Maupin.

Starring: Barbara La Marr, Ramon Novarro, Pomeroy Cannon, Edward Connelly, Lewis Stone, Hughie Mack, Eugene Pouyet, John George, Jess Weldon, Bynunsky Hyman ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1922-11-06
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Impossible Mrs. Bellew

The Impossible Mrs. Bellew

6.6/10 IMDB

Lance Bellew ignores his wife, Betty, for his mistress, Naomi Templeton, but becomes so enraged when he finds Betty in the company of Jerry Woodruff that he shoots this family friend.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Robert Cain, Conrad Nagel, Gertrude Astor, Richard Wayne, Frank Elliott, June Elvidge, Herbert Standing, Michael D. Moore, Pat Moore ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1922-10-22
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Her Gilded Cage

Her Gilded Cage

7.0/10 IMDB

A romance about a dancer seeking love and fame from Paris cabarets to New York society.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, David Powell, Harrison Ford, Anne Cornwall, Walter Hiers, Charles A. Stevenson ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1922-04-05
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Smilin' Through

Smilin' Through

7.1/10 IMDB

The story is essentially the same as the popular Jane Cowl play, with Talmadge in the dual role of Kathleen and Moonyean. Kathleen, a young Irish woman, is in love with Kenneth Wayne but is prevented from marrying him by her guardian John Carteret. John is haunted by memories of his thwarted love for Kathleen's aunt, Moonyean.

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Wyndham Standing, Harrison Ford, Alec B. Francis, Glenn Hunter, Grace Griswold, Miriam Battista, Gene Lockhart, Buddy Roosevelt ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1922-02-13
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Valley of Silent Men

The Valley of Silent Men

7.1/10 IMDB

The hunter becomes the hunted, an officer of the Royal Mounted, fleeing, fighting for his life. Guided to a secret valley in the frozen North by a hot-blooded French-Canadian beauty, with a secret of her own...

Starring: Alma Rubens, Lew Cody, Joe King, Mario Majeroni, George Nash, Jack W. Johnston ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1922-09-10
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Flesh and Spirit

Flesh and Spirit

6.9/10 IMDB

Belle Bennett stars in this pioneering paranormal silent film.

Starring: Belle Bennett, Walter Ringham, Denton Vane, James McDuff, Rita Rogan ..
Directed by: Joseph Levering
Release date: 1922-06-01
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Spanish Jade

The Spanish Jade

6.9/10 IMDB

When a girl's lover kills her husband she offers herself to her father-in-law in exchange for his freedom.

Starring: David Powell, Marc McDermott, Charles De Rochefort, Evelyn Brent, Lionel d'Aragon, Frank Stanmore, Roy Byford, Harry Ham ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1922-04-10
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Man from Home

The Man from Home

6.6/10 IMDB

A fairly conventional romance of an American heiress, loved by boy back home, bedazzled by a glamorous prince in beautiful Italian surroundings.

Starring: James Kirkwood, Anna Q. Nilsson, Geoffrey Kerr, Norman Kerry, Dorothy Cumming, Jose Ruben, Annette Benson, John Miltern, Clifford Grey, Edward Dagnall ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1922-04-30
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Omar the Tentmaker

Omar the Tentmaker

7.4/10 IMDB

About Omar Khayyam of Persia, the poet and mathematician, who wrote the Iranian first solar calendar circa A.D. 1073. His fiancé was forced to marry the shah, but she eventually escaped and, with help of grand Vazir, joined Omar Khayyam. Hollywood made a film based on the same story with Connell Wilde, the life and adventures of Omar Khayyam.

Starring: Guy Bates Post, Virginia Brown Faire, Nigel De Brulier, Noah Beery, Rose Dione, Patsy Ruth Miller, Douglas Gerrard, Will Jim Hatton, Boris Karloff, Maurice 'Lefty' Flynn ..
Directed by: James Young
Release date: 1922-12-22
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : The Heart Specialist

The Heart Specialist

6.6/10 IMDB

Because he believes that romance is dead, the city editor wants to can the "advice to the lovelorn" column. Rosalie Beckwith, the column's author, naturally disagrees with him. The editor suggests that she prove him wrong by seeing if she can find romance within a 40-mile radius of the city.

Starring: Mary Miles Minter, Allan Forrest, Roy Atwell, Jack Mathis, Noah Beery, James Neill, Carmen Phillips ..
Directed by: Frank Urson
Release date: 1922-04-09
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Beyond the Rainbow

Beyond the Rainbow

6.7/10 IMDB

Marion Taylor is secretary to Edward Mallory, a wealth Wall Street businessman. She supports her invalid brother Tommy, who has been told by his doctors that he has to go to the mountains for his health. Marion doesn't have the money for that, but Mallory, who has made no secret of his intentions towards her, does. She resigns herself to submitting to his advances in order to get the money in order to keep her brother alive. However, circumstances arise in which she may possibly get the money without having to debase herself with her boss.

Starring: Harry T. Morey, Billie Dove, Rose Coghlan, George Fawcett, Edmund Breese, Clara Bow ..
Directed by: Christy Cabanne
Release date: 1922-02-19
Best Drama Movies of 1922 : Human Hearts

Human Hearts

6.7/10 IMDB

Innocent country boy Tom Logan is taken in by the scheming Barbara Kay, a city woman who knows Tom is set to inherit his fathers farm which sits on a rich coal field. Toms father sees through her plot and disinherits him when her marries Barbara. When Barbara tires of farm life, the ensuing events lead to death and misplaced guilt.

Starring: House Peters, Russell Simpson, Gertrude Claire, George Hackathorne, George West, Lucretia Harris, Edith Hallor, Ramsey Wallace, Mary Philbin, Hilliard Karr ..
Directed by: King Baggot
Release date: 1922-08-19

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