Best Movies of 1922


Nanook of the North

7.6/10 IMDB

This pioneering documentary film depicts the lives of the indigenous Inuit people of Canada's northern Quebec region. Although the production contains some fictional elements, it vividly shows how its resourceful subjects survive in such a harsh climate, revealing how they construct their igloo homes and find food by hunting and fishing. The film also captures the beautiful, if unforgiving, frozen landscape of the Great White North, far removed from conventional civilization.

Starring: Allakariallak, Nyla, Cunayou, Allee, Allegoo ..
Directed by: Robert J. Flaherty
Release date: 1922-06-11
Best Movies of 1922 : Cops


7.6/10 IMDB

Buster Keaton gets involved in a series of misunderstandings involving a horse and cart. Eventually he infuriates every cop in the city when he accidentally interrupts a police parade.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts, Virginia Fox, Edward F. Cline, Steve Murphy ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1922-03-11
Best Movies of 1922 : Pay Day

Pay Day

7.5/10 IMDB

A bricklayer and his wife clash over his end-of-the-week partying.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Albert Austin, John Rand, Loyal Underwood, Henry Bergman, Al Ernest Garcia ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1922-04-02
Best Movies of 1922 : Foolish Wives

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
Best Movies of 1922 : Dr. Jack

Dr. Jack

7.1/10 IMDB

Country doctor Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and his sanitarium very rich after years of unsuccessful treatment.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, John T. Prince, Eric Mayne, C. Norman Hammond, Charles Stevenson ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1922-11-26
Best Movies of 1922 : The Electric House

The Electric House

7.2/10 IMDB

Botany major Buster mistakenly graduates in electrical engineering and is hired to wire a new home.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Keaton, Louise Keaton, Myra Keaton, Steve Murphy, Joe Roberts ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1922-10-01
Best Movies of 1922 : The Blacksmith

The Blacksmith

6.9/10 IMDB

Buster clowns around in a blacksmith's shop until he and the smithy get in a fight which sends the smithy to jail. Buster helps several customers with horses, then destroys a Rolls Royce while fixing the car parked next to it.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1922-07-21
Best Movies of 1922 : Grandma's Boy

Grandma's Boy

7.0/10 IMDB

A meek young man must find the courage within when a rogue tramp menaces his home town.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Anna Townsend, Charles Stevenson, Dick Sutherland, Noah Young ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer
Release date: 1922-09-03
Best Movies of 1922 : Day Dreams

Day Dreams

6.9/10 IMDB

In order to impress the father of a girl he is keen on, Buster goes to the city in search of work. In his letters home he writes of his various jobs which her imagination expands into much nobler ones than those that he is actually attempting.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Renée Adorée, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton, Edward F. Cline ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1922-11-27

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

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