Best Romance Movies of 1920



7.6/10 IMDB

The Romeo and Juliet story played out in a tenement neighborhood with Buster and Virginia's families hating each other over the fence separating their buildings.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Jack Duffy ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1920-12-12
Best Romance Movies of 1920 : The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

7.1/10 IMDB

Douglas Fairbanks impersonates a wealthy young Spanish noble who, in his proper person, is an indolent imbecile, the despair of his father and of his charming sweetheart. When he sallies forth a masked black figure on a black horse, the terrible Zorro, he rescues the oppressed and leaves “The Mark of Zorro,” a “Z” made with his rapier, on the oppressor of the weak.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Noah Beery, Charles Hill Mailes, Claire McDowell, Marguerite De La Motte, Robert McKim, George Periolat, Walt Whitman, Sidney De Gray, Tote Du Crow ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1920-12-05
Best Romance Movies of 1920 : Why Change Your Wife?

Why Change Your Wife?

6.7/10 IMDB

Robert and Beth Bordon are married but share little. He runs into Sally at a cabaret and the Gordons are soon divorced. Just as he gets bored with Sally's superficiality, Beth strives to improve her looks. The original couple falls in love again at a summer resort.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Thomas Meighan, Bebe Daniels, Theodore Kosloff, Sylvia Ashton, Clarence Geldart, Mayme Kelso, Lucien Littlefield, Edna Mae Cooper, Jane Wolfe ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1920-05-21
Best Romance Movies of 1920 : Suds


6.3/10 IMDB

Amanda Afflick is a lovesick laundress who daydreams about customer Horace Greensmith and cherishes the shirt he brought in for washing eight months and sixteen days ago. She tells her fellow workers that the garment belongs to her fiancé, a lord. Just wait, Amanda boasts, one day his lordship will return for his wash — and for her.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Albert Austin, Harold Goodwin, Rose Dione, Darwin Karr, Lavendor the Horse, Taylor N. Duncan, Joan Marsh, Nadyne Montgomery, Theodore Roberts ..
Directed by: John Francis Dillon
Release date: 1920-01-27
Best Romance Movies of 1920 : Nomads of the North

Nomads of the North

5.7/10 IMDB

A Canadian Mountie allows an innocent fugitive to escape with the women he loves.

Starring: Betty Blythe, Lon Chaney, Lewis Stone, Francis McDonald, Spottiswoode Aitken, Melbourne MacDowell ..
Directed by: David Hartford
Release date: 1920-09-25
Best Romance Movies of 1920 : The Daughter of Dawn

The Daughter of Dawn

5.7/10 IMDB

Daughter of Dawn told the story of a Comanche chief's daughter torn between two lovers, one wealthy but cowardly, the other poor but honest and loyal. A contest of bravery involving a dangerous jump off of a cliff reveals the true nature of each man. The cowardly lover disgraced by his failing defects to the rival Kiowa tribe and joins in a failed attack on the Comanche village. When the Comanches successfully repel the attack the Chief gladly sends his daughter off with her true love and the young lovers, paddling together in a canoe, sail into the proverbial sunset.

Starring: Esther LeBarre, White Parker, Wanada Parker, Hunting Horse, Belo Cozad, Oscar Yellow Wolf ..
Directed by: Norbert A. Myles
Release date: 1920-10-01
Best Romance Movies of 1920 : The Restless Sex

The Restless Sex

6.1/10 IMDB

A love triangle drama, based on a novel by Robert W. Chambers, who is better-known for weird fiction (which is not noticeable in this story.)

Starring: Marion Davies, Ralph Kellard, Carlyle Blackwell, Charles Lane, Corinne Barker, Vivienne Osborne, Robert Vivian, Stephen Carr, Etna Ross, Athole Shearer ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard, Leon D'Usseau
Release date: 1920-11-12
Best Romance Movies of 1920 : The Lure of Crooning Water

The Lure of Crooning Water

7.8/10 IMDB

A London actress collapses on stage and is sent by her doctor to stay in the country with a farmer and his wife. But when she starts an affair with the farmer, the idyllic life at "Crooning Water" is threatened with tragedy.

Starring: Guy Newall, Ivy Duke, Hugh Buckler, Douglas Munro, Mary Dibley, Arthur Chesney ..
Directed by: Arthur Rooke
Release date: 1920-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1920 : Hobson's Choice

Hobson's Choice

6.4/10 IMDB

A tyrannical bootmaker's daughter weds his meek assistant.

Starring: Joe Nightingale, Joan Ritz, Arthur Pitt, Joan Cockram, George Wynn, Phyllis Birkett, Charles Heslop, Ada King, Mary Byron, Louis Rihll ..
Directed by: Percy Nash
Release date: 1920-03-16

Oh, Lady, Lady

0.0/10 IMDB

A silent film version of the Kern-Bolton-Wodehouse "Princess Theatre" musical. The story concerns an engaged young man, Bill, whose ex-fiancée arrives unexpectedly on his wedding day. Meanwhile, comic complications arise because of a couple of crooks, the bride's mother dislikes the groom, and the nuptials are called off. Bill works to convince his old flame that he was not worthy to marry her; but his clumsy efforts do not make him look good to his new fiancée.

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Harrison Ford, Walter Hiers, Charlotte Woods, Lillian Langdon, Jack Doud ..
Directed by: Maurice Campbell
Release date: 1920-11-01

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