Best Movies of 1924

1.

Sherlock Jr.

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly, Ward Crane, Doris Deane, George Davis, Kewpie Morgan, Steve Murphy, John Patrick ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton
Release date: 1924-04-17
Best Movies of 1924 : The Navigator
2.

The Navigator

4.6
7.7/10 IMDB

The wealthy and impulsive Rollo Treadway decides to propose to his beautiful socialite neighbor, Betsy O'Brien. Although Betsy turns Rollo down, he still opts to go on the cruise that he intended as their honeymoon. When circumstances find both Rollo and Betsy on the wrong ship, they end up having adventures on the high seas.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Clarence Burton, H.N. Clugston, Noble Johnson ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1924-09-28
Best Movies of 1924 : He Who Gets Slapped
3.

He Who Gets Slapped

4.2
7.8/10 IMDB

Story of an inventor who, suffering betrayal in life, makes a career of it by becoming a clown whose act consists of getting slapped by all the other clowns. He falls in love with another circus performer, and those who betrayed him enter his life yet again.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Tully Marshall, Marc McDermott, Ford Sterling, Edward Arnold, Ruth King, Ruth King, Paulette Duval ..
Directed by: Victor Sjöström
Release date: 1924-12-22
4.

The Thief of Bagdad

4.1
7.7/10 IMDB

A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher, Julanne Johnston, Sôjin, Anna May Wong, Brandon Hurst, Tote Du Crow, Noble Johnson, Sam Baker ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1924-03-18
5.

Girl Shy

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

Harold Meadows is a shy, stuttering bachelor working in a tailor shop, who is writing a guidebook, The Secret of Making Love, for other bashful young men. Fate has him meet rich girl Mary, and they fall in love. But she is about to wed an already married man, so our hero embarks upon a hair-raising daredevil ride to prevent the wedding.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin, Ethel Broadhurst, Sammy Brooks, Billy Butts, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1924-04-20
6.

The Great White Silence

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

Herbert Ponting travelled to Antarctica as part of Captain Scott's ill-fated South pole expedition and shot the footage that makes up this extraordinary documentary.

Directed by: Herbert Ponting
Release date: 1924-05-10
Best Movies of 1924 : Peter Pan
7.

Peter Pan

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Peter Pan enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook.

Starring: Anna May Wong, Philippe De Lacy, Cyril Chadwick, Esther Ralston, Virginia Brown Faire, Betty Bronson, Mary Brian, George Ali, Jack Murphy, Ernest Torrence ..
Directed by: Herbert Brenon
Release date: 1924-12-29
Best Movies of 1924 : The Marriage Circle
8.

The Marriage Circle

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are uhappily married. The professor, suspicious of his wife, hires a detective to spy on her in hopes of obtaining a divorce. Mizzi sets her sights on seducing Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has his eye on Charlotte, sees this as his opportunity. Through a misunderstanding, Charlotte thinks that her husband is interested in Miss Hofer, and asks Mizzi to keep him occupied... around and around the circle goes in Lubitsch's refined comedy of mistaken infidelity.

Starring: Florence Vidor, Monte Blue, Marie Prevost, Creighton Hale, Adolphe Menjou, Harry Myers, Dale Fuller, Esther Ralston ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1924-02-10
Best Movies of 1924 : Hot Water
9.

Hot Water

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in which Hubby accidently chloroforms his mother-in-law and is convinced that he has killed her. When she begins sleep-walking, he thinks that she has returned to haunt him.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell, Charles Stevenson, Mickey McBan ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1924-10-26
10.

The Iron Horse

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Brandon, a surveyor, dreams of building a railway to the west. He sets off with his son, Davy, to survey a route. They discover a new pass which will shave 200 miles off the expected distance, but they are set upon by a party of Cheyenne. One of them, a white renegade with only two fingers on his right hand, kills Brandon and scalps him. Davy is all alone now.

Starring: George O’Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick, Will Walling, Francis Powers, J. Farrell MacDonald, Jim Welch, George Waggner, Fred Kohler ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1924-08-24

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