Best Romance Movies of 1924


The Navigator

7.6/10 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

The Thief of Bagdad

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 Kamiyama, Anna May Wong, Brandon Hurst, Tote Du Crow, Noble Johnson, Sam Baker ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1924-03-18
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : He Who Gets Slapped

He Who Gets Slapped

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

Girl Shy

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
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Marriage Circle

The Marriage Circle

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 Romance Movies of 1924 : The White Sin

The White Sin

7.2/10 IMDB

Wealthy playboy Grant Van Gore means to have his way with his beautiful maid, the innocent Hattie Lou. He swears his love to the naive girl, and in an act so heinous as to defy belief, has the captain of his yacht perform a fake marriage ceremony. He ruins poor Hattie Lou, and then abandons her ashore the very next morning. A year later, the destitute girl and her starving baby are wandering the streets. When she sees a newspaper headline announcing that Grant has drowned at sea, Hattie Lou hatches a desperate plan for survival. She will present herself to the wealthy Van Gore's, who cannot fail to provide for their late son's widow and child!

Starring: Madge Bellamy, John Bowers, Francelia Billington, Hallam Cooley, James Corrigan, Billy Bevan, Norris Johnson, Ethel Wales, Otis Harlan, Myrtle Vane ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1924-02-24
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Captain Blood

Captain Blood

6.3/10 IMDB

Young Irish physician Peter Blood is exiled as a slave to Barbados, where he and his friend Jeremy are purchased by Colonel Bishop at the behest of his niece Arabella. With other slaves he captures a Spanish galleon and becomes the terror of the Caribbean privateers until offered a commission in the English Navy. He defeats the French at Port Royal, and as a reward he is named governor of Jamaica and marries Arabella.

Starring: J. Warren Kerrigan, Jean Paige, Charlotte Merriam, James Morrison, Allan Forrest, Bertram Grassby, Otis Harlan, Jack Curtis, Wilfrid North, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: David Smith, Albert E. Smith
Release date: 1924-09-21
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk

7.1/10 IMDB

The adventures of Oliver Tressilian, who goes from English gentry to galley slave to captain of a Moorish fighting ship.

Starring: Lloyd Hughes, Wallace Beery, Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Marc McDermott, Wallace MacDonald, Bert Woodruff, Claire Du Brey, Lionel Belmore, Christina Montt ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1924-06-14
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Her Night of Romance

Her Night of Romance

6.9/10 IMDB

An impoverished British lord (Paul Menford) impersonates a doctor in order to woo an ailing American heiress (Dorothy Adams). The lord is in it for love, but his business associate (Joe Diamond) smells money.

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Jean Hersholt, Albert Gran, Robert Rendel, Sidney Bracey, Joseph J. Dowling, Templar Saxe, Eric Mayne, Emily Fitzroy ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1924-11-24
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Wild Oranges

Wild Oranges

6.7/10 IMDB

Millie Stope lives with her grandfather on a remote island. Man-child Nicholas, a fugitive from justice, also lives there and is terrorizing them - and he's interested in Millie. One day widower John Woolfolk, sailing on his yacht, happens upon the island. Soon he and Millie fall in love. Will jealous Nicholas stand for this?

Starring: Frank Mayo, Virginia Valli, Ford Sterling, Nigel De Brulier, Charles A. Post ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1924-01-20
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Isn't Life Wonderful

Isn't Life Wonderful

6.9/10 IMDB

A family from Poland has been left homeless in the wake of World War I. They move to Germany and struggle to survive the conditions there, during the Great Inflation. Inga is a Polish war orphan who has only accumulated a small amount of money from the rubble and hopes to marry Paul. Weakened by poison gas, Paul begins to invest in Inga's future and he serves as their symbol of optimism.

Starring: Carol Dempster, Neil Hamilton, Erville Alderson, Helen Lowell, Marcia Harris, Frank Puglia, Lupino Lane, Hans Adalbert Schlettow, Paul Rehkopf, Robert Scholtz ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1924-12-05
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Manhattan


6.9/10 IMDB

A wealthy New Yorker falls in love with a burglar's sister.

Starring: Richard Dix, Jacqueline Logan, Gregory Kelly, George Siegmann, Gunboat Smith, Oscar Brimberton Figman, Edna May Oliver, Alice Chapin, James Bradbury Sr. ..
Directed by: R.H. Burnside
Release date: 1924-10-28
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Monsieur Beaucaire

Monsieur Beaucaire

6.0/10 IMDB

The Duke of Chartres is in love with Princess Henriette, but she seemingly wants nothing to do with him. Eventually he grows tired of her insults and flees to England when Louis XV insists that the two marry. He goes undercover as Monsieur Beaucaire, the barber of the French Ambassador, and finds that he enjoys the freedom of a commoner’s life. After catching the Duke of Winterset cheating at cards, he forces him to introduce him as a nobleman to Lady Mary, with whom he has become infatuated. When Lady Mary is led to believe that the Duke of Chartres is merely a barber she loses interest in him. She eventually learns that he is a nobleman after all and tries to win him back, but the Duke of Chartres opts to return to France and Princess Henriette who now returns his affection.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson, Doris Kenyon, Lowell Sherman, Paulette Duval, John Davidson, Oswald Yorke, Flora Finch, Louis Waller ..
Directed by: Sidney Olcott
Release date: 1924-08-11
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Venus of the South Seas

Venus of the South Seas

5.5/10 IMDB

The daughter of man who owns a South Seas pearl business falls in love with a wealthy traveler. Her father dies, leaving her the business. A greedy ship captain schemes to take the business from her.

Starring: Annette Kellerman, Roland Purdie, Robert Ramsey, Norman French ..
Directed by: James R. Sullivan
Release date: 1924-02-01
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Reckless Age

The Reckless Age

6.2/10 IMDB

Lord Harrowby takes out an $100,000 insurance policy to be paid if his wedding to Cecilia Meyrick is cancelled. The insurance company sends Dick Minot to make sure the wedding takes place, but he falls in love with the bride.

Starring: Reginald Denny, Ruth Dwyer, John Steppling, May Wallace, William Austin, Tom McGuire, Fred Malatesta, Henry A. Barrows, Frederick Vroom, W.E. Lawrence ..
Directed by: Harry A. Pollard
Release date: 1924-08-16
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall

Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall

6.9/10 IMDB

In the year 1550, Sir George Vernon agrees to have his young daughter Dorothy betrothed to John Manners, the son of the Earl of Rutland. Sir George signs a contract, promising that the marriage will take place on Dorothy's 18th birthday, or else he will have to pay a large penalty to Rutland. But when the two children have grown older, rumors of John's wild behavior in France provoke Sir George to call off the engagement, and to pledge his daughter instead to her cousin Malcolm. Rutland now claims the forfeit from Sir George, and meanwhile, John has befriended Mary Stuart, the sworn enemy of Elizabeth, who is now Queen of England.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Anders Randolf, Marc McDermott, Carrie Daumery, Allan Forrest, Lottie Pickford, Wilfred Lucas, Clare Eames, Estelle Taylor, Courtenay Foote ..
Directed by: Marshall Neilan, Mary Pickford
Release date: 1924-05-24
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Kid Speed

Kid Speed

5.8/10 IMDB

Avery DuPoys is a wealthy businessman, organising a race. He meets one of the competitors of the race, who is in love with DuPoys's daughter. Another competitor crashes into the action, who is also in love with DuPoys's daughter. DuPoys suggests that whoever wins the race will have the opportunity to visit his daughter every Wednesday night. An action-packed race commences, with one competitor doing more than usual to win the race.

Starring: Larry Semon, Dorothy Dwan, Oliver Hardy, Frank Alexander, Spencer Bell, William Hauber, James J. Jeffries, Grover Ligon ..
Directed by: Larry Semon, Noel M. Smith
Release date: 1924-11-16
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Yolanda


8.6/10 IMDB

The backdrop is fifteenth century France, and Charles, Duke of Burgundy has promised his daughter, Princess Mary, that she can marry the man she loves, Prince Maximilian of Styria. But when the Swiss threaten war, the duke is compelled to take back his word and he arranges for Mary to wed the half-witted dauphin of France's King Louis XI .

Starring: Marion Davies, Lyn Harding, Holbrook Blinn, Macklyn Arbuckle, Johnny Dooley, Arthur Donaldson, Ralph Graves, Ian Maclaren, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Theresa Maxwell Conover ..
Directed by: Robert G. Vignola
Release date: 1924-09-15
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Rejected Woman

The Rejected Woman

6.8/10 IMDB

Diane Duprez falls in love with Leslie in the snows of a Canadian village. And when they are trapped by a blizzard, her father thinks wrong of her...

Starring: Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel, George MacQuarrie, Wyndham Standing, Bela Lugosi, Frederick Burton, Tony D'Algy, C. Aubrey Smith ..
Directed by: Albert Parker
Release date: 1924-05-04
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Lover of Camille

The Lover of Camille

7.1/10 IMDB

The Lover of Camille was a 1924 American silent romantic drama film directed by Harry Beaumont, and starring Monte Blue. The film was based on the French novel Deburau by Sacha Guitry, which was also adapted into a Broadway play by Harley Granville-Barker.

Starring: Monte Blue, Marie Prevost, Willard Louis, Pat Moore, Pierre Gendron, Carl Miller, Rosa Rosanova, Winifred Bryson, Brandon Hurst, Rose Dione ..
Directed by: Harry Beaumont
Release date: 1924-11-10
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Butterfly


7.0/10 IMDB

Silent Feature Film by Clarence Brown

Starring: Laura La Plante, Ruth Clifford, Kenneth Harlan, Norman Kerry, Cesare Gravina, Margaret Livingston, Freeman Wood, T. Roy Barnes, Walter Wilkinson ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1924-10-11
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Wages of Virtue

Wages of Virtue

7.3/10 IMDB

A carnival strongman and his girlfriend flee to Algiers to escape a murder charge but there they are caught again in a web of jealousy, deceit and murder.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Ben Lyon, Norman Trevor, Ivan Linow, Armand Cortes, Adrienne D'Ambricourt, Paul Panzer, Joe Moore ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1924-11-10
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

6.6/10 IMDB

A young girl is seduced and raped by an older middle class man in Victorian England. After moving on with her path, she gets married. All is well until her husband discovers her past. Leading her on a life of wandering, murder, and execution.

Starring: Blanche Sweet, Conrad Nagel, Stuart Holmes, George Fawcett, Victory Bateman, Courtenay Foote, Joseph J. Dowling ..
Directed by: Marshall Neilan
Release date: 1924-08-11
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Chu-Chin-Chow


6.1/10 IMDB

In Baghdad a girl escapes from a robber sheikh and thwarts a plot to rob a merchant.

Starring: Betty Blythe, Herbert Langley, Randle Ayrton, Eva Moore, Judd Green, Olaf Hytten, Jeff Barlow, Jameson Thomas, Dora Levis, Dacia Deane ..
Directed by: Herbert Wilcox
Release date: 1924-05-15
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Her Love Story

Her Love Story

5.9/10 IMDB

When Princess Marie of the Balkan kingdom of Viatavia falls in love with Captain Rudi of the King's Guards, her father quickly arranges her marriage with the king of a neighboring country. Although Marie and Rudi are secretly wed by a Gypsy, the duke ignores the marriage and exiles Rudi. When a child is born to Marie, she declares to the king that it is Rudi's and is thereafter banished to a convent; however, Rudi returns and helps Marie retrieve her child from the palace, and they find happiness in another land.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Ian Keith, George Fawcett, Echlin Gayer, Mario Majeroni, Sidney Herbert, Donald Hall, Baroness DeHedeman, Jane Auburn, Bert Wales ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1924-10-06
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Not For Sale

Not For Sale

6.1/10 IMDB

An Earl's disowned son becomes a chauffeur, loves a landlady, and is jailed for theft.

Starring: Mary Odette, Ian Hunter, Gladys Hamer, Mary Brough, Lionelle Howard, Phyllis Lytton, Edward O'Neill, Mickey Brantford, Julie Kean, W.G. Saunders ..
Directed by: W.P. Kellino
Release date: 1924-09-30
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Thy Name Is Woman

Thy Name Is Woman

5.7/10 IMDB

A Spanish soldier seduces and falls in love with the young wife of a smuggler.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Barbara La Marr, William V. Mong, Wallace MacDonald, Robert Edeson, Edith Roberts, Claire McDowell, Emily Barrye ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1924-02-04
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Empty Hands

Empty Hands

4.8/10 IMDB

Claire Endicott throws a wild party and her father walks in to find her flirting with the very married Milt Bisnet. In an attempt to straighten her out, Endicott sends Claire to the Canadian northwoods, where his field engineer, Grimshaw, is working. While fishing, Claire is swept over the rapids and Grimshaw tries to rescue her. Both of them wind up in a remote gorge, and Grimshaw goes about building a hut as a shelter.

Starring: Jack Holt, Norma Shearer, Charles Clary, Hazel Keener, Gertrude Olmstead, Ramsey Wallace, Ward Crane, Charles Stevens, Hank Mann, Charles Green ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1924-08-17
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Roughneck

The Roughneck

6.5/10 IMDB

Beautiful Felicity Arden, is forced by a storm to take refuge in Mad Marrat's dwelling on the South Sea Isle.

Starring: Billie Dove, George O’Brien, Harry T. Morey, Cleo Madison, Charles Sellon, Anne Cornwall, Harvey Clark, Marion Aye, Edna Eichor, Buddy Smith ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1924-11-30
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Hearts of Oak

Hearts of Oak

3.3/10 IMDB

Terry Dunniva, a retired sea-captain living in Marblehead, Massachusetts, adopts two children, Chrystal and Ned. As the girl grows to womanhood, Terry realizes his fatherly-love had grown to something stronger. He asks her to become his wife. Chrystal, who is in love with her foster-brother, consents rather than destroy Terry's happiness. On the day of their marriage, Ned returns from a long voyage with the intent of making Chrysal his wife. And, he, too, rather than destroy the happiness of his adopted-father, leaves to embark on an Artic voyage that might mean his death. When Terry learns of the sacrifice both Chrystal and Ned are making on behalf of his happiness, he takes Ned's place on the voyage and gets both to pledge that if he does not return, they will marry each other.

Starring: Hobart Bosworth, Pauline Starke, Theodore von Eltz, James Gordon, Francis Powers, Jennie Lee, Frances Teague, Francis Ford ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1924-10-05
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Curlytop


0.0/10 IMDB

Big Bill Branigan, one of the tough characters of London's Limehouse district, falls in love with Curlytop because of her sweet innocence. He leaves his sweetheart, Bessie, for her and resolves to go straight. When he sets out to find a job, the jealous Bessie gets Curlytop drunk and hacks off her long curls.

Starring: Shirley Mason, Wallace MacDonald, Warner Oland, Diana Miller, George Kuwa, Ernie Adams, Nora Hayden, Sharon Lynn ..
Directed by: Maurice Elvey
Release date: 1924-12-28
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Sinners in Heaven

Sinners in Heaven

0.0/10 IMDB

Alan Croft, a young aviator and a girl from a strict English background are stranded on a cannibal island when their plane crashes on the way to Australia. The natives worship them, believing them to be gods, until a native girl discovers that the pilot is mortal. Giving up hope of rescue, they marry in the sight of God, but when they are found by a search plane Alan is wounded and left for dead. Barbara is spurned by her friends and family as having sinned, but Alan returns to claim her legally.

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Richard Dix, Holmes Herbert, Florence Billings, Betty Hilburn, Montagu Love, Effie Shannon, Marcia Harris ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1924-09-09
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Tenth Woman

The Tenth Woman

0.0/10 IMDB

A ranch owner saves a pretty young woman from committing suicide, and later marries her. They are very happy together until a former girlfriend visits him. Then the trouble begins.

Starring: Beverly Bayne, John Roche, June Marlowe, Raymond McKee, Charles A. Post, Gilbert Holmes, Alec B. Francis, Edith Yorke ..
Directed by: James Flood
Release date: 1924-08-24
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Barbara Frietchie

Barbara Frietchie

6.3/10 IMDB

Two lovers in a small town in Maryland are torn apart by the Civil War--she is loyal to the south while he heads north to join the federal army, determined to protect the Union. Eventually his unit arrives in his hometown and he is reunited with his lover, but things aren't the way they used to be.

Starring: Florence Vidor, Edmund Lowe, Emmett King, Joseph Bennett, Charles Delaney, Louis Fitzroy, Gertrude Short, Mattie Peters, Mark Hamilton, Jim Blackwell ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1924-09-26
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Janice Meredith

Janice Meredith

5.7/10 IMDB

It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of General Washington.

Starring: Marion Davies, Holbrook Blinn, Harrison Ford, Macklyn Arbuckle, Hattie Delaro, Joseph Kilgour, George Nash, Tyrone Power Sr., May Vokes, W.C. Fields ..
Directed by: E. Mason Hopper
Release date: 1924-12-08
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Don't Call It Love

Don't Call It Love

0.0/10 IMDB

Don't Call It Love (1923)

Starring: Agnes Ayres, Jack Holt, Nita Naldi, Theodore Kosloff, Rod La Rocque, Robert Edeson, Julia Faye ..
Directed by: William C. de Mille
Release date: 1924-01-06
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Rose of Paris

The Rose of Paris

0.0/10 IMDB

A French orphan who grew up in a convent sets out to see Paris. It turns out that she is the heir to a fortune but doesn't know it, and has been lured to Paris by one of the heirs who does know who she is; he plans to swindle her out of her inheritance so he can have everything.

Starring: Mary Philbin, Robert Cain, John St. Polis, Rose Dione, Dorothy Revier, Gino Corrado, Doreen Turner, Ed Brady, Károly Huszár, Carrie Daumery ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1924-11-09
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Revelation


7.0/10 IMDB

Paul Granville becomes a famous painter for his portraits of great women as modeled by the beautiful Joline Hofer. When one of Paul's paintings appears to result in a miracle, Joline's life is changed forever. She leaves her previous life to live one of service and piety, a decision that ultimately saves Paul's life.

Starring: Viola Dana, Monte Blue, Marjorie Daw, Lew Cody, Frank Currier, Edward Connelly, Kathleen Key, Ethel Wales, George Siegmann, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: George D. Baker
Release date: 1924-06-23
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : The Perfect Flapper

The Perfect Flapper

0.0/10 IMDB

A 1924 film directed by John Francis Dillon.

Starring: Colleen Moore, Syd Chaplin, Phyllis Haver, Lydia Knott, Frank Mayo, Charles Wellesley ..
Directed by: John Francis Dillon
Release date: 1924-05-25
Best Romance Movies of 1924 : Three Weeks

Three Weeks

6.0/10 IMDB

A young aristocrat strikes up an affair with a mysterious woman for three weeks.

Starring: Aileen Pringle, Conrad Nagel, John St. Polis, Stuart Holmes, H. Reeves-Smith, Mitchell Lewis, Robert Cain, Nigel De Brulier, Claire de Lorez, Helen Dunbar ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1924-02-10

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