Best Movies of 1917

1.

The Immigrant

4.6
7.6/10 IMDB

An European immigrant endures a challenging voyage only to get into trouble as soon as he arrives in New York.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Kitty Bradbury, Frank J. Coleman, William Gillespie, Tom Harrington, James T. Kelley ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-06-17
Best Movies of 1917 : Easy Street
2.

Easy Street

4.5
7.5/10 IMDB

A derelict, huddled under the steps of a missionary church, feels enlightened by the sermon of a passionate preacher and infatuated by the beauty of the congregation's pianist, in such a way that he tries to improve his life of poverty by becoming a policeman. His first assignment will be to patrol along Easy Street, the turf of a vicious bully and his criminal gang.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, James T. Kelly, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman, Frank J. Coleman, William Gillespie, Charlotte Mineau ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-01-22
Best Movies of 1917 : The Adventurer
3.

The Adventurer

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

The daring convict no. 23, known as The Eel, escapes from prison and, after mocking his inept persecutors, saves the lives of three people in peril: a beautiful girl, her mother and an annoying suitor, only to get exhausted and almost drowned. Once he regains his strength at Judge Brown's home, he participates on an upper-class social party where he competes with the suitor for the favors of the charming Miss Brown. But prison guards are still after him…

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin, Phyllis Allen, Frank J. Coleman, Marta Golden, James T. Kelley, Monta Bell ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-10-22
Best Movies of 1917 : The Cure
4.

The Cure

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An alcoholic checks into a health spa and his antics promptly throw the establishment into chaos.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, John Rand, James T. Kelley, Albert Austin, Frank J. Coleman, Leota Bryan, William Gillespie ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-04-16
Best Movies of 1917 : The Poor Little Rich Girl
5.

The Poor Little Rich Girl

3.3
6.7/10 IMDB

Gwen's family is rich, but her parents ignore her and most of the servants push her around, so she is lonely and unhappy. Her father is concerned only with making money, and her mother cares only about her social position. But one day a servant's irresponsibility creates a crisis that causes everyone to rethink what is important to them.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks, Frank McGlynn Sr., Emile La Croix, Marcia Harris, Marcia Harris, Frank Andrews, Herbert Prior ..
Directed by: Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1917-03-05
Best Movies of 1917 : The Butcher Boy
6.

The Butcher Boy

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Customers and clerks frolic in a general store. Roscoe walks out of the freezer wearing a fur coat, then does some clever cleaver tossing. In Buster's film debut he buys a pail of molasses.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Josephine Stevens, Arthur Earle, Joe Bordeaux, Charles Dudley, Alice Lake, Agnes Neilson ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1917-04-23
Best Movies of 1917 : Coney Island
7.

Coney Island

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Arbuckle escapes the watch of his domineering wife and heads for Coney Island. Keaton arrives that same day with his attractive, and rather easy, girlfriend, who is immediately stolen from him by St. John.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Al St. John, Buster Keaton, Alice Mann, Agnes Neilson, Joe Bordeaux, Alice Lake, Jimmy Bryant ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1917-10-29
Best Movies of 1917 : The Eye of Envy
8.

The Eye of Envy

3.2
6.4/10 IMDB

In Sleepy Hollow dwells a young blacksmith who, when not happily making horseshoes, is courting a village maiden.

Starring: Crane Wilbur, Jode Mullally, Gene Crosby, Frederick A. Thomson, Julia Jackson, Lilian Webster, Edgar Sherrod ..
Directed by: Harrish Ingraham
Release date: 1917-08-10
Best Movies of 1917 : The Pride of the Clan
9.

The Pride of the Clan

3.1
6.5/10 IMDB

Donald MacTavish, the last chieftain of his clan on an island off the coast of Scotland, dies at sea. This leaves his only daughter, Marget, to assume the responsibilities of leadership. Marget's burden is partially eased by her blossoming romance with Jamie Campbell. But there is a secret from Jamie's past that neither of them know about.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Warren Cook, Kathryn Browne-Decker, Edward Roseman, Joel Day, Matt Moore, Leatrice Joy ..
Directed by: Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1917-01-07
Best Movies of 1917 : His Wedding Night
10.

His Wedding Night

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Al and Roscoe, employees at a gas station, are rivals for Alice. When Buster delivers a wedding gown for Alice and begins modeling it, he is mistaken for Alice and is kidnapped by Al.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Al St. John, Buster Keaton, Alice Mann, Arthur Earle, Jimmy Bryant, Josephine Stevens, Alice Lake, Natalie Talmadge ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1917-08-20

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