Best Thriller Movies of 1916


He Did and He Didn’t

6.4/10 IMDB

A doctor, very much in love with his beautiful wife, comes to suspect that her visiting childhood friend Jack is more than just a friend. Jack's intentions are honorable, but everything he does tends to show his actions in a suspicious light, especially when burglars invade the house and Jack and the wife are caught together in their nightclothes.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, William Jefferson, Al St. John, Joe Bordeaux, Lloyd Peddrick, Jimmy Bryant, Gilbert Ely ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1916-01-29
Best Thriller Movies of 1916 : The Open Track

The Open Track

6.4/10 IMDB

"The Open Track" is a short action film from the action series of short films "The Hazards of Helen". This is episode 63 from a total of 119 weekly one reel films produced by Kalem. Helen's cleverness exposes a band of counterfeiters who later succeed in turning the tables on the railroad detectives and tying the two men to the cowcatcher of a train which they then start off down the grade.

Starring: Helen Gibson, Robyn Adair, Clarence Burton, Franklyn Hall, George Robinson, Glen Gano ..
Directed by: J. Gunnis Davis
Release date: 1916-01-22
Best Thriller Movies of 1916 : Miss Ledya

Miss Ledya

5.0/10 IMDB

Miss Ledyia, daughter of American millionaire Mr. Katson, vacationing in A Toxa (Galicia, Spain), will try to abort an Anarchist assassination plot against the King and Queen of Suavia.

Starring: Fefa Sandoval, Marina Fonseca, Petra Gaztambide, Lola Quiñones, Afonso R. Castelao ..
Directed by: Xosé Gil
Release date: 1916-07-25
Best Thriller Movies of 1916 : The Governor's Special

The Governor's Special

6.3/10 IMDB

The film is directed by James Davis from a story by Edward T. Matlack. In this episode Helen Gibson performs one absolutely breathtaking stunt, which just shows how dangerous it was to act for silent film pioneers, especially for stuntmen and stuntwomen. There is a twist to the plot, and Helen Gibson not only has to save her governor from mortal danger, but also the life of somebody close to her, who has been sentenced to die without guilt.

Starring: Helen Gibson, Scott Pembroke, True Boardman, George A. Williams, Roy Watson, Harry Schumm, Hoot Gibson ..
Directed by: J. Gunnis Davis
Release date: 1916-04-22

On the Trail of the Tigress

0.0/10 IMDB

Pidetta, a notorious French woman and leader of one of Paris' worst gangs of crooks, lives in a beautiful chateau which contains an underground palace. She reads in the papers of the arrival at the best hotel of Betty Hoffman, her mother and fiancé, an American millionaire. She decides to make Betty her next victim... .

Starring: Paul Sablon, Betty Schade, Rosita Marstini, T.D. Crittenden, J.J. Bryson ..
Directed by: Paul Sablon
Release date: 1916-01-08
Best Thriller Movies of 1916 : The Green-Eyed Monster

The Green-Eyed Monster

0.0/10 IMDB

Although Raimond deMornay is in love with his cousin, Claire, his younger brother Louis wins her. Because of the intense jealousy he harbors towards Louis, Raimond goes to Vienna, and then to India. He returns home at the request of his nephew Paul -- Louis and Claire's son. But Raimond's jealousy is still overpowering, and with the aid of a box containing cobra poison, he murders his brother and hides his body in a casket.

Starring: Robert B. Mantell, Genevieve Hamper, Stuart Holmes, Pauline Barry, Henry Leone, Charles Davidson ..
Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards
Release date: 1916-01-02

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