Best Movies of 1921


The Kid

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

The Goat

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

The High Sign

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 : The Play House

The Play House

7.6/10 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 : Tol'able David

Tol'able David

6.9/10 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 : Orphans of the Storm

Orphans of the Storm

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 : Never Weaken

Never Weaken

7.5/10 IMDB

Our hero (Lloyd) 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 ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer
Release date: 1921-10-22
Best Movies of 1921 : The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

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 : The Idle Class

The Idle Class

7.4/10 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

Hard Luck

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

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