Best Movies of 1921

1.

The Kid

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

A tramp cares for a boy after he's abandoned as a newborn by his mother. Later the mother has a change of heart and aches to be reunited with her son.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Beulah Bains, Carl Miller, Henry Bergman, Kitty Bradbury, Nellie Bly Baker, F. Blinn ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1921-01-21
Best Movies of 1921 : The Goat
2.

The Goat

4.6
7.7/10 IMDB

A series of adventures begins when Buster is mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil bad guy.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Malcolm St. Clair, Edward F. Cline, Jean C. Havez, Joe Keaton, Louise Keaton, Myra Keaton ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1921-05-15
Best Movies of 1921 : The High Sign
3.

The High Sign

3.9
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 Movies of 1921 : Never Weaken
4.

Never Weaken

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Our hero is infatuated with a girl in the next office. In order to drum up business for her boss, an osteopath, he gets an actor friend to pretend injuries that the doctor "cures", thereby building a reputation. When he hears that his girl is marrying another, he decides to commit suicide and spends the bulk of the film in thrilling, failed attempts.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Mark Jones, Charles Stevenson, William Gillespie, Helen Gilmore ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer
Release date: 1921-10-22
Best Movies of 1921 : The Play House
5.

The Play House

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Virginia Fox, Joe Murphy, Joe Roberts ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1921-10-26
Best Movies of 1921 : Orphans of the Storm
6.

Orphans of the Storm

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

France, on the eve of the French Revolution. Henriette and Louise have been raised together as sisters. When the plague that takes their parents' lives causes Louise's blindness, they decide to travel to Paris in search of a cure, but they separate when a lustful aristocrat crosses their path.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Joseph Schildkraut, Frank Losee, Katherine Emmet, Morgan Wallace, Lucille La Verne, Sheldon Lewis, Frank Puglia, Creighton Hale ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1921-12-28
Best Movies of 1921 : The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
7.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Set in the years before and during World War I, this epic tale tells the story of a rich Argentine family, one of its two descending branches being half of French heritage, the other being half German. Following the death of the family patriarch, the man's two daughters and their families resettle to France and Germany, respectively. In time the Great War breaks out, putting members of the family on opposing sides.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Josef Swickard, Alice Terry, Alan Hale, Pomeroy Cannon, Bridgetta Clark, Virginia Warwick, Mabel Van Buren, Stuart Holmes, John St. Polis ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1921-03-06
Best Movies of 1921 : Tol'able David
8.

Tol'able David

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Young David Kinemon is a good-natured, easy-going lad in a mountain village. Circumstances force him to take his brother's place as mail carrier for the community, and this brings him into deadly contact with the vicious Hatburn brothers.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Gladys Hulette, Walter P. Lewis, Ernest Torrence, Ralph Yearsley, Forrest Robinson, Laurence Eddinger, Edmund Gurney, Warner Richmond, Marion Abbott ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1921-12-31
Best Movies of 1921 : The Idle Class
9.

The Idle Class

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

At an upper class golf resort, a tramp discovers he's the lookalike of a rich man with a beautiful, unhappy wife.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Mack Swain, Henry Bergman, Al Ernest Garcia, John Rand, Rex Storey, Lillian McMurray, Lita Grey ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1921-09-25
Best Movies of 1921 : Hard Luck
10.

Hard Luck

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A down on his luck young man makes several attempts at committing suicide but fails them too. He then finds himself becoming more confident through a series of petty adventures, to such an extent that this becomes his undoing.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Bull Montana ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1921-03-14
Best Movies of 1921 : Seven Years Bad Luck
11.

Seven Years Bad Luck

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

After breaking a mirror in his home, superstitious Max tries to avoid situations which could bring bad luck, but in doing so causes himself the worst luck imaginable.

Starring: Max Linder, Alta Allen, Ralph McCullough, Betty K. Peterson, F.B. Crayne, Chance Ward, Hugh Saxon, Thelma Percy, C.E. Anderson, Lola Gonzales ..
Directed by: Max Linder
Release date: 1921-02-06
Best Movies of 1921 : The Three Musketeers
12.

The Three Musketeers

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Adolphe Menjou, Mary MacLaren, Nigel De Brulier, Thomas Holding, Marguerite De La Motte, Willis Robards, Barbara La Marr, Sidney Franklin, Eugene Pallette ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1921-08-28
Best Movies of 1921 : The Haunted House
13.

The Haunted House

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Buster Keaton is a bank teller who becomes involved with a hold-up, counterfeiters, and a theatrical troupe posing as spooks in a haunted house.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Edward F. Cline, Natalie Talmadge, Dorothy Cassil, Mark Hamilton ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1921-02-21
Best Movies of 1921 : The Boat
14.

The Boat

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Buster's handmade boat, The Damfino, is finished and is, of course, too large to get through the basement door. When he drives off with it in tow, the side of his house, then the whole thing, collapses. At the harbor he rides the boat out only to have it sink beneath him. The rest is a series of adventures he and his family have with the restored boat.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Sybil Seely ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1921-11-10
Best Movies of 1921 : A Sailor-Made Man
15.

A Sailor-Made Man

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

An idle, wealthy playboy foolishly joins the Navy when the father of the girl he wants to marry tells him to get a job to prove himself worthy.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Noah Young, Dick Sutherland, Sybil Seely ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer
Release date: 1921-12-25
Best Movies of 1921 : The Ace of Hearts
16.

The Ace of Hearts

3.5
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 Movies of 1921 : Manhatta
17.

Manhatta

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Morning reveals New York harbor, the wharves, the Brooklyn Bridge. A ferry boat docks, disgorging its huddled mass. People move briskly along Wall St. or stroll more languorously through a cemetery. Ranks of skyscrapers extrude columns of smoke and steam. In plain view. Or framed, as through a balustrade. A crane promotes the city's upward progress, as an ironworker balances on a high beam. A locomotive in a railway yard prepares to depart, while an arriving ocean liner jostles with attentive tugboats. Fading sunlight is reflected in the waters of the harbor. The imagery is interspersed with quotations from Walt Whitman, who is left unnamed.

Directed by: Paul Strand, Charles Sheeler
Release date: 1921-01-01
18.

Dodge Your Debts

3.3
5.6/10 IMDB

A top-hatted bill collector is given the unenviable assignment of collecting the debts of a bad-tempered innkeeper.

Starring: Gaylord Lloyd, Estelle Harrison, Tiny Ward, George Rowe, William Gillespie ..
Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
Release date: 1921-10-16
19.

The Sheik

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Sheik Ahmed desperately desires feisty British socialite Diana, so he abducts her and carries her off to his luxurious tent-palace in the desert. The free-spirited Diana recoils from his passionate embraces and yearns to be released. Later, allowed to go into the desert, she escapes and makes her way across the sands...

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Ruth Miller, George Waggner, Frank Butler, Charles Brinley, Lucien Littlefield, Adolphe Menjou, Walter Long, Sally Blane ..
Directed by: George Melford
Release date: 1921-11-20
Best Movies of 1921 : The Affairs of Anatol
20.

The Affairs of Anatol

3.2
6.7/10 IMDB

Socialite Anatol Spencer, finding his relationship with his wife lackluster, goes in search of excitement. After bumping into old flame Emilie, he lets an apartment for her only to find that she cheats on him. He is subsequently robbed, conned, and booted from pillar to post. He decides to return to his wife and discovers her carousing with his best friend Max.

Starring: Wallace Reid, Gloria Swanson, Wanda Hawley, Theodore Roberts, Elliott Dexter, Theodore Kosloff, Agnes Ayres, Monte Blue, Bebe Daniels ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1921-09-25
Best Movies of 1921 : That Ice Ticket
21.

That Ice Ticket

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

An important example of amateur filmmaking during this era, That Ice Ticket was made by Angela Murray Gibson who ran Gibson Studios in the small community of Casselton, North Dakota. Gibson cast community members in her productions, taking on multiple roles herself, writing, directing and acting in the films, operating the camera during filming, then processing the footage and editing the finished picture together. Here she plays a young woman managing multiple male suitors with the "help" of her mischievous kid brother.

Starring: Angela Murray Gibson ..
Directed by: Angela Murray Gibson
Release date: 1921-11-28
Best Movies of 1921 : Fool's Paradise
22.

Fool's Paradise

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

In a Mexican border town Arthur befriends cantina girl Poll. She falls for him but he still loves the dancer Rosa. When the cigar Poll gives him explodes and blinds him, Arthur is duped into thinking Poll is Rosa and marries her. When his vision is surgically restored, he leaves for Siam to find Rosa.

Starring: Dorothy Dalton, Conrad Nagel, Mildred Harris, Theodore Kosloff, John Davidson, Julia Faye, Clarence Burton ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1921-12-09
Best Movies of 1921 : Straight Is the Way
23.

Straight Is the Way

3.1
6.7/10 IMDB

Bob Carter and "Loot" Follet, are two thieves who locate themselves in the unused part of the New Hampshire home of Aunt Mehitable and her niece Dorcas. Loan shark Jonathan Squoggs presses Mehitable for payment of the mortgage, and the two crooks decide to help the ladies when they consult their Ouija board to find a hidden treasure. Finding the treasure reveals a surprise thief and a chance for new lives for the crooks, Dorcas, and Mehitable.

Starring: Matt Moore, Mabel Bert, Gladys Leslie, George Parsons, Henry Sedley, Van Dyke Brooke, Emily Fitzroy, Peggy Parr ..
Directed by: Robert G. Vignola
Release date: 1921-03-06
Best Movies of 1921 : One a Minute
24.

One a Minute

3.0
6.0/10 IMDB

An excellent silent comedy starring unjustly forgotten star Douglas MacLean. Its indictment of pharmaceutical entrepreneurs is far sharper than Side Effects'.

Starring: Douglas MacLean, Marian De Beck, Victor Potel, Frances Raymond, Andrew Robson, Graham Pettie, Robert Dudley, Wilfred Lucas, Patsy Ruth Miller, George Reed ..
Directed by: Jack Nelson
Release date: 1921-06-19
Best Movies of 1921 : The Love Light
25.

The Love Light

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Angela maintains a coastal lighthouse in Italy, where she awaits the return of her brothers from the war. She learns they are casualties and takes solace in the arms of an American sailor washed ashore. However, the sailor turns out to be a German spy, and she is torn between her love for him and her realization that he is part of the enemy force that has destroyed her family.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Evelyn Dumo, Raymond Bloomer, Fred Thomson, Albert Prisco, George Regas, Eddie Phillips, Jean De Briac ..
Directed by: Frances Marion
Release date: 1921-01-08
Best Movies of 1921 : Little Lord Fauntleroy
26.

Little Lord Fauntleroy

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Claude Gillingwater, Joseph J. Dowling, James A. Marcus, Kate Price, Fred Malatesta, Rose Dione, Arthur Thalasso, Francis Marion, Milton Berle ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green, Jack Pickford
Release date: 1921-09-15
Best Movies of 1921 : Invisible Ink
27.

Invisible Ink

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Koko The Clown continually interrupts an animator, who turns his attention to trapping the clown.

Starring: Max Fleischer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1921-12-03
Best Movies of 1921 : The Blot
28.

The Blot

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Professor Griggs, teaching at the college, doesn't get paid a living wage; his next door neighbor, successful shoemaker Olsen, has money and plentiful food, while the Griggses have hardly any. When the professor's rich student Phil West falls for beautiful Griggs daughter Amelia and also befriends the poor Reverend Gates (a young man who is also in love with Amelia), he observes the difference in his life and theirs and tries to help make a difference.

Starring: Philip Hubbard, Margaret McWade, Claire Windsor, Louis Calhern, Marie Walcamp, William H. O'Brien, Gertrude Short, Larry Steers ..
Directed by: Lois Weber
Release date: 1921-09-04
Best Movies of 1921 : Pearls and Savages
29.

Pearls and Savages

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Frank Hurley (1885-1962) was firmly established by 1925 as Australia's most famous photographer. After World War 1, having filled the position as the first official photographer of the Australian war effort, Hurley became interested in Papua New Guinea. In December 1920, he left Australia to record the work of Anglican missions in Papua and to make "travelogue entertainment". The result was this documentary, "Pearls and Savages" which was released in Sydney, in December 1921.

Directed by: Frank Hurley
Release date: 1921-12-01
Best Movies of 1921 : The Little Minister
30.

The Little Minister

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1840 Scotland, a young lass named Babbie revels in the country life and frolics with the locals, simple weavers whose livelihood is threatened by increasing industrialization. When Lord Rintoul attempts to rout the rebellious weavers, Babbie always manages to send word in time to prevent their being taken by surprise. Gavin, new minister to the town, falls in love with Babbie, and his relationship with the young gypsy almost costs him his position. But what Gavin and his parishioners do not know is that Babbie is actually Lady Babbie, ward of Lord Rintoul.

Starring: Betty Compson, George Hackathorne, Edwin Stevens, Nigel Barrie, Will Walling, Guy Oliver, Fred Huntley, Robert Brower, Joseph Hazelton, Mary Wilkinson ..
Directed by: Penrhyn Stanlaws
Release date: 1921-12-25
Best Movies of 1921 : The Bell Hop
31.

The Bell Hop

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

A government official staying in a hotel puts some important secret papers in the hotel safe. A ring of spies out to get the papers manages to steal them from the safe, and a lady government agent enlists the help of the hotel's bumbling bellhop in getting back the papers and breaking up the spy ring.

Starring: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Frank Alexander, Al Thompson, Pete Gordon, Norma Nichols, William Hauber ..
Directed by: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog
Release date: 1921-09-17
Best Movies of 1921 : Il Mostro di Frankenstein
32.

Il Mostro di Frankenstein

3.0
5.8/10 IMDB

The last silent Frankenstein film. While there is plenty of promotional material proving this film was shown internationally, there is currently no known film print and it is believed lost.

Starring: Linda Albertini, Luciano Albertini, Umberto Guarracino, Aldo Mezzanotte ..
Directed by: Eugenio Testa
Release date: 1921-01-01
Best Movies of 1921 : Be My Wife
33.

Be My Wife

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Max is determined to woo Mary, despite her Aunt Agatha's disapproval.

Starring: Max Linder, Alta Allen, Caroline Rankin, Lincoln Stedman, Rose Dione, Charles McHugh, Viora Daniel, Arthur Clayton ..
Directed by: Max Linder
Release date: 1921-04-01
Best Movies of 1921 : Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Pet
34.

Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Pet

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

After eating a rarebit, a man falls asleep and dreams his wife adopts a mysterious animal with an insatiable appetite. The pet eats its milk, the house cat, the house's furnishings, rat poison, and passing vehicles, including airplanes and a blimp, while growing larger and larger. This cartoon is part of a Dream trilogy animated by Winsor McCay in 1921. (CBGP)

Directed by: Winsor McCay
Release date: 1921-09-26
Best Movies of 1921 : Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Flying House
35.

Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Flying House

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

After eating a rarebit at a party, a woman has a strange dream in which her husband converts their home into a flying machine to escape having to pay the exorbitant interest on the mortgage, on a flight that takes them around the world and to the moon.

Directed by: Winsor McCay
Release date: 1921-09-24
Best Movies of 1921 : Modeling
36.

Modeling

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

A man with a huge hooked nose enters the Fleischer studios to have his bust sculpted. Meanwhile, across the studio, Max is animating Koko. When he's called over to consult on the too-accurate bust, Koko gets mischievous and creates his own drawings. He then escapes and crawls inside the clay bust, eventually wriggling off like an inchworm. He gets into a fight with the man being modelled, both of them flinging wads of clay.

Starring: Max Fleischer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1921-10-01
Best Movies of 1921 : A Small Town Idol
37.

A Small Town Idol

2.9
6.3/10 IMDB

Sam, a young man in a small town, is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence--and not knowing that he's being framed by a local villain to keep him away from pretty young Mary, the town beauty whom the villain wants for himself--he leaves town and goes to Hollywood to become an actor. He eventually returns home to town as a star, but once again finds himself the victim of the town villain, who this time abducts sweet young Mary. Sam must use all his acting skills to track down the villain and save Mary.

Starring: Ben Turpin, James Finlayson, Phyllis Haver, Bert Roach, Charles Murray, Marie Prevost, Billy Bevan, Ramon Novarro ..
Directed by: Erle C. Kenton, Mack Sennett
Release date: 1921-02-13
Best Movies of 1921 : A Daughter of the Law
38.

A Daughter of the Law

2.8
6.0/10 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 Movies of 1921 : Love Never Dies
39.

Love Never Dies

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

John and Tilly's happy marriage is ruined when Tilly's father finds out about the scandalous past of John's mother. John, unaware of his father-in-law's meddling, thinks Tilly has left him, and he leaves town. Her father leads Tilly to believe that John has died in an accident, and he pushes her to marry someone else.

Starring: Madge Bellamy, Lloyd Hughes, Claire McDowell, Lillian Leighton, Fred Gamble, Julia Brown, Frank Brownlee, Winifred Greenwood, Joseph Bennett ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1921-11-11
40.

Outside the Law

2.8
6.5/10 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
Best Movies of 1921 : Through The Back Door
41.

Through The Back Door

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A young Belgian girl, raised by her longtime nanny, flees Europe at the advent of World War I and travels to America to find her real mother.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Gertrude Astor, John Harron, Helen Raymond, Adolphe Menjou, Wilfred Lucas, C. Norman Hammond, Elinor Fair, Peaches Jackson, Doreen Turner ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green, Jack Pickford
Release date: 1921-05-05
Best Movies of 1921 : Rip Van Winkle
42.

Rip Van Winkle

2.8
5.9/10 IMDB

The story shows the development of the united state in divergent fields : Political, social and even economic field.

Starring: Thomas Jefferson, Milla Davenport, Daisy Jefferson, Gertrude Messinger, Pietro Sosso, Max Asher, Francis Carpenter ..
Directed by: Edward Ludwig
Release date: 1921-10-02
Best Movies of 1921 : Forbidden Fruit
43.

Forbidden Fruit

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Mary Maddock works as a seamstress to bring home money while her husband Steve, unemployed, has no real prospects of earning money. Mary's employers, are trying to strike an oil related business deal with a rich man by the name of Nelson Rogers. The deal does not seem to be on the table, as Mr. Rogers is leaving town shortly and does not have the time to work out the details of such a deal. In an order to entice him to stay, Mrs. Mallory - wife of Mr. Mallory who is proposing the business deal - convinces Mary to be her guest at a dinner party with the intent of making Mr. Rogers fall for her and thus stay long enough for Mr. Mallory to make him agree to a business deal.

Starring: Agnes Ayres, Clarence Burton, Theodore Roberts, Kathlyn Williams, Forrest Stanley, Theodore Kosloff, Shannon Day, Bertram Johns, Julia Faye, William Boyd ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1921-01-03
Best Movies of 1921 : The Conquering Power
44.

The Conquering Power

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Young playboy Charles Grandet is sent to live with his miserly uncle after his father loses his fortune. He and his cousin Eugenie fall in love, but his uncle sends him away and tries to arrange a marriage more to his liking (and profit!). Will true love triumph?

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, Ralph Lewis, Carrie Daumery, Bridgetta Clark, Mark Fenton, Ward Wing, Eric Mayne, Edward Connelly, George Atkinson ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1921-07-08
Best Movies of 1921 : Now or Never
45.

Now or Never

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

A young man, unaccustomed to children, must accompany a young girl on a train trip.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Anna Mae Bilson, Roy Brooks, Sammy Brooks, William Gillespie, Wallace Howe, Charles Stevenson, Noah Young ..
Directed by: Hal Roach, Fred C. Newmeyer
Release date: 1921-03-27
Best Movies of 1921 : The Rent Collector
46.

The Rent Collector

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

The Rent Collector is a 1921 American silent comedy film featuring Larry Semon & Oliver Hardy.

Starring: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Norma Nichols, Eva Thatcher, Frank Alexander, Pete Gordon, William Hauber, Leo Willis ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog, Larry Semon
Release date: 1921-05-22
Best Movies of 1921 : Opus II
47.

Opus II

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

An abstract animation from Walter Ruttmann.

Directed by: Walter Ruttmann
Release date: 1921-12-31
Best Movies of 1921 : The Devil
48.

The Devil

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Dr. Muller, a friend to all, finds pleasure in turning the goodness in people to evil ends. He meets Marie Matin and her fiancée, Georges Roben, while viewing a new painting, "The Martyr--Truth Crucified by Evil." Marie declares that the picture was wrong--evil could never triumph over truth--and though Muller says he agrees with her, he plots to prove otherwise.

Starring: George Arliss, Sylvia Breamer, Lucy Cotton, Florence Arliss, Edmund Lowe, Roland Bottomley, Fredric March ..
Directed by: James Young
Release date: 1921-01-17
Best Movies of 1921 : Ducks and Drakes
49.

Ducks and Drakes

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A spoiled rich young woman overspends from her parents' savings and ruthlessly vamps on young men that she calls up randomly on the telephone. When her fiancée and his friends get word of this, they hatch a plan to teach her a valuable lesson.

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Jack Holt, Mayme Kelso, Edward Martindel, W.E. Lawrence, Wade Boteler, Maurie Newell, Elsie Andrean ..
Directed by: Maurice Campbell
Release date: 1921-02-01
Best Movies of 1921 : Among Those Present
50.

Among Those Present

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

An ambitious coat-room checker impersonates an English nobleman.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, James T. Kelley, Aggie Herring, Vera White, William Gillespie ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer
Release date: 1921-05-29

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