Best Movies of 1925


The Gold Rush

8.1/10 IMDB

A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He soon gets mixed up with some burly characters, falls in love with the beautiful Georgia, and tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite, Harry Arras, James Dime, Charles Force, J. C. Fowler ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1925-07-12
Best Movies of 1925 : Seven Chances

Seven Chances

7.8/10 IMDB

Struggling stockbroker Jimmie Shannon learns that, if he gets married by 7 p.m. on his 27th birthday -- which is today -- he'll inherit $7 million from an eccentric relative.

Starring: Buster Keaton, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards, Ruth Dwyer, Frances Raymond, Erwin Connelly, Jules Cowles, Jean Arthur, Rosalind Byrne, Constance Talmadge ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton
Release date: 1925-03-15

The Phantom of the Opera

7.5/10 IMDB

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe, John St. Polis, Virginia Pearson, Gibson Gowland, Snitz Edwards, Chester Conklin, Carla Laemmle ..
Directed by: Rupert Julian
Release date: 1925-09-22

The Lost World

7.0/10 IMDB

The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Starring: Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery, Lloyd Hughes, Alma Bennett, Arthur Hoyt, Margaret McWade, Bull Montana, Frank Finch Smiles, Jules Cowles ..
Directed by: Harry O. Hoyt
Release date: 1925-02-02
Best Movies of 1925 : The Big Parade

The Big Parade

7.9/10 IMDB

The story of an idle rich boy who joins the US Army's Rainbow Division and is sent to France to fight in World War I, becomes friends with two working class men, experiences the horrors of trench warfare, and finds love with a French girl.

Starring: John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, Claire McDowell, Claire Adams, Robert Ober, Tom O'Brien, Karl Dane, Kathleen Key, Rosita Marstini ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1925-11-05

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

7.8/10 IMDB

Erstwhile childhood friends, Judah Ben-Hur and Messala meet again as adults, this time with Roman officer Messala as conqueror and Judah as a wealthy, though conquered, Israelite. A slip of a brick during a Roman parade causes Judah to be sent off as a galley slave, his property confiscated and his mother and sister imprisoned. Years later, as a result of his determination to stay alive and his willingness to aid his Roman master, Judah returns to his homeland an exalted and wealthy Roman athlete. Unable to find his mother and sister, and believing them dead, he can think of nothing else than revenge against Messala.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Carmel Myers, Nigel De Brulier, Claire McDowell, Kathleen Key, Frank Currier, Betty Bronson, Winter Hall ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram
Release date: 1925-12-25
Best Movies of 1925 : Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life

Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life

7.7/10 IMDB

A silent documentary which follows a branch of the Bakhtiari tribe of Persia as they and their herds make their epic seasonal journey to better pastures.

Starring: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Marguerite Harrison, Haidar Khan, Lufta ..
Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1925-03-30

The Freshman

7.5/10 IMDB

Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. When he arrives at Tate University, he soon becomes the target of practical jokes and ridicule. With the help of his one real friend Peggy, he resolves to make every possible effort to become popular.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, Hazel Keener, Joseph Harrington, Pat Harmon, James Anderson, Leon Beaumon, Ethel Broadhurst, Roy Brooks ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1925-09-20
Best Movies of 1925 : The Unholy Three

The Unholy Three

7.2/10 IMDB

Three sideshow performers form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" - a ventriloquist, midget, and strongman working together to commit a series of robberies.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, Victor McLaglen, Harry Earles, Matthew Betz, Edward Connelly, William Humphrey, E. Alyn Warren, Margie Angus ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1925-07-20
Best Movies of 1925 : Lady Windermere's Fan

Lady Windermere's Fan

7.2/10 IMDB

A society woman believes her husband is having an affair, a misconception which may have dire personal consequences for all involved.

Starring: Ronald Colman, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell, Irene Rich, Edward Martindel, Carrie Daumery ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1925-12-26

Go West

7.1/10 IMDB

With little luck at keeping a job in the city a New Yorker tries work in the country and eventually finds his way leading a herd of cattle to the West Coast.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Howard Truesdale, Kathleen Myers, Ray Thompson, Brown Eyes, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Joe Keaton, Gus Leonard, Babe London ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton
Release date: 1925-11-01
Best Movies of 1925 : The Eagle

The Eagle

6.6/10 IMDB

Vladimir Dubrouvsky, a lieutenant in the Russian army, catches the eye of Czarina Catherine II. He spurns her advances and flees, and she puts out a warrant for his arrest, dead or alive. Vladimir learns that his father's lands have been taken by the evil Kyrilla Troekouroff, and his father dies. He dons a black mask, and becomes the outlaw The Black Eagle. He enters the Troekouroff household disguised as a French instructor for Kyrilla's daughter Mascha. He is after vengeance, but instead falls in love with Mascha.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, Louise Dresser, Albert Conti, James A. Marcus, George Nichols, Carrie Clark Ward, Spottiswoode Aitken, Gary Cooper, Agostino Borgato ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1925-11-08
Best Movies of 1925 : Body and Soul

Body and Soul

6.2/10 IMDB

A minister is malevolent and sinister behind his righteous facade. He consorts with, and later extorts from, the owner of a gambling house, and betrays an honest girl, eventually driving them both to ruin.

Starring: Paul Robeson, Marshall Rogers, Lawrence Chenault, Chester A. Alexander, Walter Cornick, Lillian Johnson, Mercedes Gilbert, Julia Theresa Russell ..
Directed by: Oscar Micheaux
Release date: 1925-11-09
Best Movies of 1925 : Stella Dallas

Stella Dallas

7.3/10 IMDB

An eccentric lower class woman struggles to gain respect in high society after marrying a wealthy man, and the problem gets worse when their daughter starts growing up.

Starring: Ronald Colman, Belle Bennett, Alice Joyce, Jean Hersholt, Beatrix Prior, Lois Moran, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Vera Lewis, Charles Lane, Maurice Murphy ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1925-11-16
Best Movies of 1925 : The Monster

The Monster

6.2/10 IMDB

A general store clerk and aspiring detective investigates a mysterious disappearance that took place quite close to an empty insane asylum.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Johnny Arthur, Gertrude Olmstead, Hallam Cooley, Charles Sellon, Walter James, Knute Erickson, Frank Austin, Edward McWade, Ethel Wales ..
Directed by: Roland West
Release date: 1925-03-16
Best Movies of 1925 : Shore Leave

Shore Leave

7.3/10 IMDB

"Bilge" Smith (Richard Barthelmess), a tough sailor, meets Connie Martin (Dorothy Mackaill), a seamstress in a small harbor who has never had a boyfriend. Connie is instantly smitten. She invites Smith to dinner, where he dances with her and gives her a kiss. Connie has a hard time letting him go, and makes him promise that he will come back.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Mackaill, Ted McNamara, Nick Long, Marie Shotwell, Arthur Metcalfe, Warren Cook, Samuel E. Hines ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1925-09-05
Best Movies of 1925 : What Price Goofy?

What Price Goofy?

7.4/10 IMDB

Jamison has a very jealous wife. Mrs. Jamison has a very gossipy friend. When the friend spots Jamison on the street talking to an attractive young woman, she reports back to Mrs. Jamison that her husband is obviously having an affair. Mrs. Jamison storms out, and a few minutes later a guest arrives for a visit -- a Professor Brown. Jamison doesn't realize the professor is a woman, and Mrs. Jamison, who has returned, doesn't realize the woman is Professor Brown. She presumes she has caught her husband with his mistress. A dancing butler, a game-playing dog, and a very accommodating burglar complicate the situation.

Starring: Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, Lucian Littlefield, Jane Sherman, Buddy the Dog, Marjorie Whiteis, Noah Young, Fay Wray ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-06-06
Best Movies of 1925 : Looking for Sally

Looking for Sally

7.6/10 IMDB

Jimmie Jump is returning from Europe to the USA. His parents and an old girl-friend, Sally - whom he hasn't seen for years, are expecting him at the dock. But, due to some unfortunate coincidences they are mistaken about the identity of each other, but meet unbeknownst to that fact. Jimmie decides that he has to find that girl. Finally, after having annoyed a policeman, and a great fraction of the female population, he finds her working as a temperance worker. To get her attention, he dresses up in rags to meet her. But his way of introduction causes more confusion.

Starring: Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, Noah Young, Leo Willis, Bynunsky Hyman, John T. Prince, Evelyn Burns, Jack Gavin, George Rowe, Sammy Brooks ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-05-10
Best Movies of 1925 : The Vanishing American

The Vanishing American

6.9/10 IMDB

A tribe of Navajo live on a reservation overseen by an Indian-hating agent.

Starring: Richard Dix, Lois Wilson, Noah Beery, Malcolm McGregor, Nocki, Shannon Day, Gary Cooper ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1925-10-15
Best Movies of 1925 : Remember When?

Remember When?

7.1/10 IMDB

Little orphan Harry is separated from his childhood sweetheart. Years later, he finds she's a bearded lady in a circus.

Starring: Harry Langdon, Natalie Kingston, Vernon Dent, Irving Bacon, Betsy Ann Hisle, Austen Jewell, Sam Lufkin, William McCall, Mary Ann Jackson, Anna May the Elephant ..
Directed by: Harry Edwards
Release date: 1925-04-14
Best Movies of 1925 : The Rat's Knuckles

The Rat's Knuckles

7.3/10 IMDB

Charley Chase is a hapless inventor with a better mouse trap in this silent comedy from 1925.

Starring: Charley Chase, Martha Sleeper, Sammy Brooks, Jack Gavin, William Gillespie, Jules Mendel ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-01-03
Best Movies of 1925 : Clash of the Wolves

Clash of the Wolves

6.5/10 IMDB

A fire in the mountains drive a wolf pack into the nearby desert where they terrorize the local residents. The leader of the wolf pack is Lobo, actually a halfbreed (Rin Tin Tin). When the pack is discovered hunting a herd of cows, a posse gives chase. Lobo leaves his pack to lead the posse away. He is injured and found by a local prospector, Dave Weston (Charles Farrell). The prospector nurses Lobo back to health and the two become close friends. Meanwhile, Weston has made a Borax find in the area. His girl friend May Barstowe (June Marlowe), daughter of a wealthy rancher, is pleased. However the local chemist, Borax Horton (Pat Hartigan), actually a claim jumper, plans to steal the claim.

Starring: Rin-Tin-Tin, Nanette, June Marlowe, Heinie Conklin, Will Walling, Pat Hartigan, Charles Farrell ..
Directed by: Noel M. Smith
Release date: 1925-11-17
Best Movies of 1925 : Little Annie Rooney

Little Annie Rooney

6.8/10 IMDB

A feisty little girl, the daughter of a beat cop, faces the challenges of growing up in a tough city neighborhood.

Starring: Mary Pickford, William Haines, Walter James, Gordon Griffith, Carlo Schipa, Spec O'Donnell, Hugh Fay, Vola Vale, Joe Butterworth, Eugene Jackson ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1925-10-18
Best Movies of 1925 : His Wooden Wedding

His Wooden Wedding

7.4/10 IMDB

A few moments before Charley is going to marry, a friend, gives him an anonymous note, stating that the bride has a wooden leg.

Starring: Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, Gale Henry, Fred DeSilva, John Cossar, Lassie Lou Ahern, Helen Gilmore, Lyle Tayo, Anne Shirley ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-12-19
Best Movies of 1925 : Don Q Son of Zorro

Don Q Son of Zorro

6.9/10 IMDB

Don Cesar De Vega crosses swords with a vicious member of the Queen's Guard, and steals the affection of a young heiress. When the officer frames the young upstart for murder, Don Cesar fakes his own death and retreats to the crumbling ruins of the family castle he plots his vengeance.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Astor, Donald Crisp, Jack McDonald, Warner Oland, Stella De Lanti, Jean Hersholt, Albert MacQuarrie, Lottie Pickford, Charles Stevens ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp
Release date: 1925-06-15
Best Movies of 1925 : Mary, Queen of Tots

Mary, Queen of Tots

7.2/10 IMDB

A couple makes dolls modeled on neighborhood kids. A gardener at a mansion buys four of them for Mary, the girl of the house. He's her only friend: her parents neglect her for work and card games and her governess is humorless. Mary loves the dolls and dreams of them during her nap. While Mary sleeps, the governess throws the dolls in the dust bin. Mary wakes and goes searching - outside she runs into the very same four kids who were the dolls' models, and she thinks she's still dreaming...

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Kathleen Collins ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1925-08-22
Best Movies of 1925 : No Father to Guide Him

No Father to Guide Him

7.3/10 IMDB

Charley's battle-axe mother-in-law breaks up his marriage and tries to separate him from his son. Charlie abducts the boy for a father-son outing to the beach. The mother-in-law pursues and comedy ensues.

Starring: Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, Mickey Bennett, Josephine Crowell, Duke Kahanamoku, William Colvin, Jack Gavin, Bull Montana, Lyle Tayo, Leo Willis ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-09-05
Best Movies of 1925 : Lazybones


7.2/10 IMDB

Steve Tuttle, the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he discovers that he loves the grown-up girl.

Starring: Madge Bellamy, Buck Jones, Zasu Pitts, Leslie Fenton, Jane Novak, Virginia Marshall, Edythe Chapman, Emily Fitzroy, William Bailey ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1925-11-06
Best Movies of 1925 : California Straight Ahead

California Straight Ahead

6.5/10 IMDB

Wealthy racing driver Tom Hayden (Reginald Denny) loses his inheritance and his fiance due to a wacky mishap on his wedding day.

Starring: Reginald Denny, Gertrude Olmstead, Tom Wilson, Charles K. Gerrard, Lucille Ward, John Steppling, Fred Esmelton, Frances Raymond, Leo Nomis ..
Directed by: Harry A. Pollard
Release date: 1925-09-12
Best Movies of 1925 : Wolfheart's Revenge

Wolfheart's Revenge

6.5/10 IMDB

Blake, the crooked foreman of a cattle ranch, murders a sheep rancher. Then after framing ranch hand Jack for the murder, he urges the ranch hands to hang him. But Jack's dog Wolfheart finds evidence implicating Blake in the murder. The ranch owner then stops the hanging and Jack and Wolfheart head out after Blake. Written by Maurice VanAuken

Starring: Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Kathleen Collins, Larry Fisher, S.J. Bingham, Helen Walton, Wolfheart the Dog ..
Directed by: Charles R. Seeling
Release date: 1925-03-04
Best Movies of 1925 : The Sea Squawk

The Sea Squawk

6.4/10 IMDB

A Scottish immigrant on board ship becomes a pawn in a jewel heist aboard the S.S. Cognac, a three-star liner. Blackie Dawson, the uncrowned king of jewel thieves, and his accomplice Pearl Blackstone, have stolen a huge ruby. A detective is searching every cabin, so Blackie forces our young Scot to swallow the gem and, under threat of being shot, to stay mum. The detective is assisted by Flora Danube, a blue-eyed Bulgarian daisy who keeps those eyes open. To escape death, the young Scot disguises himself as a woman, but that draws a lot of attention; when his disguise is discovered, he must climb for his life. Is a European union in the offing?

Starring: Harry Langdon, Eugenia Gilbert, Christian J. Frank, Charlotte Mineau, Bud Ross, Leo Sulky ..
Directed by: Harry Edwards
Release date: 1925-01-04

Felix All Puzzled

6.1/10 IMDB

Felix is hungry, but his owner won't feed him until he's finished his crossword puzzle! Only one word left -- a 7-letter "chiefly found in Russia." Felix goes all the way to Russia to find the answer, but he's immediately accused of spying and has to run for his life.

Directed by: Otto Messmer
Release date: 1925-01-15
Best Movies of 1925 : Smouldering Fires

Smouldering Fires

7.0/10 IMDB

A successful businesswoman falls in love with one of her (much younger) factory workers. She doesn't know that he is in love with her younger sister.

Starring: Pauline Frederick, Laura La Plante, Malcolm McGregor, Tully Marshall, Wanda Hawley, Helen Lynch, George Cooper, Bert Roach, Billy Gould, Rolfe Sedan ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1925-01-18
Best Movies of 1925 : Confessions of a Queen

Confessions of a Queen

6.6/10 IMDB

The King of Illyris marries a neighboring princess, who finds out he has a mistress, Sephora. Revolted, she turns to Prince Alexei for friendship. Turmoil increases as a revolution demands the abdication of the King and the Queen opposes this decision.

Starring: Alice Terry, Lewis Stone, John Bowers, Eugenie Besserer, Helena D'Algy, Frankie Darro, Joseph J. Dowling, George Beranger, Bert Sprotte, Wilbur Higby ..
Directed by: Victor Sjöström
Release date: 1925-03-30
Best Movies of 1925 : Womanhandled


6.3/10 IMDB

Bill Dana, a New York City playboy, can't resist the flaming flappers and red-hot mamas along the Great White Way, so he decides to head out west to his uncle's ranch in Wind River, Texas. But the gold-diggers and their relatives follow him.

Starring: Richard Dix, Esther Ralston, Edmund Breese, Cora Williams, Olive Tell, Margaret Morris, Tammany Young, Eli Nadel, Basset Blakely, Edgar Nelson ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1925-12-27
Best Movies of 1925 : The Big Town

The Big Town

7.2/10 IMDB

The gang play inside a railroad box car which suddenly closes, trapping them inside. The next morning they find themselves in New York City. After seeing some of the sites on foot, they steal a 5th Avenue Bus, and are caught by the police.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Eugene Jackson, Mary Kornman ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1925-01-10
Best Movies of 1925 : A Woman of the World

A Woman of the World

6.9/10 IMDB

A European countess, after being betrayed by her lover, goes to live in small town Middle America with her cousins and causes havoc among the rather puritanical community members.

Starring: Pola Negri, Charles Emmett Mack, Holmes Herbert, Blanche Mehaffey, Chester Conklin, Lucille Ward, Guy Oliver, Dot Farley, May Foster, Dorothea Wolbert ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1925-12-28
Best Movies of 1925 : The Caretaker's Daughter

The Caretaker's Daughter

7.3/10 IMDB

The two-reel silent film comedy The Caretaker's Daughter was distributed by Pathe in 1925. Produced by the prolific Hal Roach, the film stars the great Charley Chase in a case of multiple incarnations!

Starring: Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, George Siegmann, William J. Kelly, James Parrott, James Finlayson, Symona Boniface ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-10-10
Best Movies of 1925 : Boys Will Be Joys

Boys Will Be Joys

6.8/10 IMDB

Adults have the Pike and Coney Island amusement parks, so the rascals put up their own rides in a large vacant lot. Mickey's got big plans for expansion when surveyors show up to begin work on a factory. The gang travels by donkey cart to the office of Henry Mills, President of Pan American Export Company, to protest. Henry, in his 60s, is still a boy at heart: he has his chauffeur stop the car so he can join a sandlot game. He bails on a meeting with his board of directors, going with the kids to the factory site where he stops the workers and helps our gang add more rides. The directors follow him, and they get put to work. Will they ever have their meeting?

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Johnny Downs, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Jannie Hoskins ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1925-07-25
Best Movies of 1925 : Boobs in the Wood

Boobs in the Wood

6.2/10 IMDB

Chester Winfield tries to make it as a lumberjack, but he's foiled by his lack of strength and the jealous foreman, Big Bill Reardon, after Chester catches the eye of Hazel Wood, Big Bill's favorite and the camp's waitress. Bill tries to eliminate Chester, so he and Hazel head down the mountain for other work. She waits tables and gets him a job as a dishwasher. He spills kerosene in the soup and then must serve it to an angry customer. Hazel tells a couple of tall tales about Chester, and soon all the customers, the owner, and the cook, think he's a desperado. They make him the saloon bouncer. Some trick shooting seals his reputation. Then Big Bill arrives for a showdown.

Starring: Harry Langdon, Marie Astaire, Vernon Dent, Leo Willis, William McCall, Barney Hellum, Leo Sulky ..
Directed by: Harry Edwards
Release date: 1925-02-01
Best Movies of 1925 : The Unchastened Woman

The Unchastened Woman

5.9/10 IMDB

When she goes to tell her husband Hubert that she is expecting a child, Caroline Knollys finds him in the arms of another woman. Caroline leaves him and, not telling him of her pregnancy, runs off to Europe where she has her child and becomes the toast of European society. Then she returns to settle with her husband once and for all.

Starring: Theda Bara, Wyndham Standing, Dale Fuller, John Miljan, Eileen Percy, Harry Northrup, Mayme Kelso ..
Directed by: James Young
Release date: 1925-11-15
Best Movies of 1925 : The Circle

The Circle

6.4/10 IMDB

A comedic deja vu story of runaway young love.

Starring: Eleanor Boardman, Malcolm McGregor, Alec B. Francis, Eugenie Besserer, George Fawcett, Creighton Hale, Otto Hoffman, Eulalie Jensen, Buddy Smith, Joan Crawford ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1925-09-22
Best Movies of 1925 : Innocent Husbands

Innocent Husbands

6.8/10 IMDB

Despite his faithfulness, Melvin is always under suspicion by wife Mame. Complications erupt when a woman from a party across the hall passes out in Melvin's bedroom just before Mame returns.

Starring: Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, Jane Sherman, Lucien Littlefield, James Finlayson, William Gillespie, Kay Deslys, Jack Gavin, John T. Prince, Philip Sleeman ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-08-01
Best Movies of 1925 : Stage Struck

Stage Struck

6.9/10 IMDB

Daydreaming waitress Jennie Hagen fantasizes about becoming a famous actress, while in reality she and her cook boyfriend, Orme Wilson, hope to one day own their own diner. Although Orme loves Jennie, he also has a weakness for stage stars -- so when a riverboat theatrical crew comes to their town, he is smitten by lead actress Lillian Lyons. Desperate to keep Orme, Jennie insists on going onstage to best Lillian, but is soon out of her depth.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Lawrence Gray, Gertrude Astor, Oliver Sandys, Ford Sterling, Carrie Scott, Emile Hoch, Margery Whittington ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1925-11-16
Best Movies of 1925 : The Mad Whirl

The Mad Whirl

6.8/10 IMDB

A teenager with permissive parents gets too caught up in wild parties and the fast life.

Starring: May McAvoy, Jack Mulhall, Myrtle Stedman, Barbara Bedford, Alec B. Francis, Ward Crane, George Fawcett, Marie Astaire, Joseph Singleton, Charles King ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1925-03-02
Best Movies of 1925 : The Pottery Maker

The Pottery Maker

6.2/10 IMDB

A little girl watches the craftsman at work while inter-titles explain the particulars of pottery-making.

Starring: Elizabeth Bacon Custer, Ruth Raffo, Victor Raffo ..
Directed by: Robert J. Flaherty
Release date: 1925-01-01
Best Movies of 1925 : Bad Boy

Bad Boy

6.6/10 IMDB

In this two-reeler, Jimmy Jump wants to please both of his parents, but they disagree about everything. His father wants him to act more manly, although Jimmy gets his sensitivity from his mother. He wants to wed his girlfriend, and so accepts a job at his father's iron foundry, but does not excel there. Next, Jimmy goes to a tough dance-hall to impress his girl. A highlight is his parody of an Isadora Duncan dance.

Starring: Charley Chase, Martha Sleeper, Evelyn Burns, Hardee Kirkland, Noah Young, Eddie Borden, Dave Anderson ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1925-04-11
Best Movies of 1925 : Lady of the Night

Lady of the Night

6.7/10 IMDB

The story of two baby girls, born near in proximity, but worlds apart in life: Molly Helmer, the daughter of a thief, and Florence Banning, the daughter of the judge who would send Molly's father to prison. The girls' lives come together as young women at eighteen as Florence leaves the security of the exclusive Girls Select School, and Molly, now orphaned, begins her life free from reform school.

Starring: Norma Shearer, Malcolm McGregor, Dale Fuller, George K. Arthur, Fred Esmelton, Lew Harvey, Gwen Lee, Betty Morrissey, Joan Crawford ..
Directed by: Monta Bell
Release date: 1925-02-23
Best Movies of 1925 : Shootin' Injuns

Shootin' Injuns

6.5/10 IMDB

Many of the "Our Gang" kids are in their secret clubhouse - so secret that some wannabe members have troubles trying to find the tunnel entrance - planning their next game, which will be a Wild West shootout. They run into some obstacles in playing the game, including objections from parents, and as such they decide to postpone it until the wee hours of the next morning and play it in the streets of the neighborhood. As it begins to rain during the middle of their shootout that morning, they decide to take refuge in a neighborhood house. What they are unaware of is that the house belongs to inventor W.R. Jones, who rigged it to be a "magnetic house", a demonstration for a possible amusement park attraction. Not knowing about the house's rigged contraptions leads to a lot of misadventures for the gang not related to shooting Indians as they try to figure out what's happening around them.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Johnny Downs, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Eugene Jackson, Mary Kornman ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1925-05-02
Best Movies of 1925 : 1925 Studio Tour

1925 Studio Tour

6.8/10 IMDB

A tour of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio in 1925 shows the people who make the movies there, and gives viewers a glimpse at how movies are made.

Starring: Carey Wilson, Howard Hawks, Victor Sjöström, Monta Bell, Josef von Sternberg, Erich von Stroheim, King Vidor, Fred Niblo, Tod Browning, William A. Wellman ..
Release date: 1925-04-09

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