Most Popular Feature Films Released 1924-01-01 to 1924-12-31


1. Greed (1924)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.9
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller

Votes: 7,603

2. Sherlock Jr. (1924)

Unrated | 45 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

8.3
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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.

Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Votes: 24,427

3. The Last Laugh (1924)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

8.1
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An aging doorman, after being fired from his prestigious job at a luxurious Hotel is forced to face the scorn of his friends, neighbours and society.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

Votes: 10,080

4. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

Approved | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher

Votes: 4,535 | Gross: $1.59M

5. Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He helps Gunther to... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Paul Richter, Margarete Schön, Theodor Loos, Gertrud Arnold

Votes: 4,207

6. The Navigator (1924)

Unrated | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship.

Directors: Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Clarence Burton

Votes: 7,220 | Gross: $0.30M

7. He Who Gets Slapped (1924)

95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.9
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A bitter clown endeavors to rescue the young woman he loves from the lecherous count who once betrayed him.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Ruth King

Votes: 2,365

8. The Hands of Orlac (1924)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he doesn't know they once belonged to a murderer.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Strassny, Paul Askonas

Votes: 1,603

9. Peter Pan (1924)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Family

7.4
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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.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Betty Bronson, Ernest Torrence, George Ali, Esther Ralston

Votes: 677 | Gross: $0.29M

10. Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache (1924)

Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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After Siegfried's dead, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party. She tries to persuade Etzel and the other Huns, that... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Margarete Schön, Gertrud Arnold, Theodor Loos, Hans Carl Mueller

Votes: 3,174

11. The Iron Horse (1924)

Passed | 150 min | History, Romance, Western

7.3
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After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick

Votes: 1,552 | Gross: $0.94M

12. Michael (1924)

TV-14 | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Triangle story: painter, his young male model, unscrupulous princess.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor, Robert Garrison

Votes: 1,253

13. Aelita (1924)

Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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A mysterious radio message is beamed around the world, and among the engineers who receive it are Los, the hero, and his colleague Spiridonov. Los is an individualist dreamer. Aelita is the... See full summary »

Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Yuliya Solntseva, Igor Ilyinsky, Nikolai Tsereteli, Nikolay Batalov

Votes: 1,913

14. Girl Shy (1924)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A shy, young man, who is completely incapable of talking to women, decides to write a book that details to other bachelors how to find a girlfriend.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin

Votes: 2,534 | Gross: $0.63M

15. L'inhumaine (1924)

135 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Claire Lescot is a famous prima donna. All men want to be loved by her. Among them is the young scientist Einar Norsen. When she mocks at him, he leaves her house with the declared ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Jaque Catelain, Léonid Walter de Malte, Philippe Hériat, Fred Kellerman

Votes: 522

16. The Last Man on Earth (1924)

70 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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In the future year of 1940, a young man is rejected and humiliated by a girl and goes off to be a hermit in a redwood forest. By 1950, a dreadful plague of "Masculitis" has killed every ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Earle Foxe, Grace Cunard, Gladys Tennyson, Derelys Perdue

Votes: 47

17. The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924)

Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Gösta Berling is a young and attractive minister. Because he is an alcoholic and his preaches are far too daring, he is finally defrocked. He leaves the town in disgrace and arrives at ... See full summary »

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Lars Hanson, Sven Scholander, Ellen Hartman-Cederström, Mona Mårtenson

Votes: 857

18. Neobychainye priklyucheniya mistera Vesta v strane bolshevikov (1924)

94 min | Comedy

6.8
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The film chronicles the adventures of an American, "Mr. West," and his faithful bodyguard and servant Jeddie, as they visit the land of the horrible, evil Bolsheviks. Through various ... See full summary »

Director: Lev Kuleshov | Stars: Porfiri Podobed, Boris Barnet, Aleksandra Khokhlova, Vsevolod Pudovkin

Votes: 692

19. Dante's Inferno (1924)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.2
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The tactics of a vicious slumlord and greedy businessman finally drive a distraught man to commit suicide. The businessman is tried for murder and executed, and is afterward taken by demons... See full summary »

Director: Henry Otto | Stars: Ralph Lewis, Winifred Landis, William Scott, Pauline Starke

Votes: 71 | Gross: $0.26M

21. Waxworks (1924)

65 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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A wax museum hires a writer to give the sculptures stories. The writer imagines himself and the museum owner's daughter in the stories.

Directors: Leo Birinsky, Paul Leni | Stars: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss, William Dieterle

Votes: 1,313

22. Finances of the Grand Duke (1924)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

6.6
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The likeable and carefree Grand Duke of Abacco is in dire straits. There is no money left to service the State's debt; the main creditor is looking forward to expropriating the entire Duchy... See full summary »

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Mady Christians, Harry Liedtke, Robert Scholtz, Alfred Abel

Votes: 567

23. Romola (1924)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In Renaissance Florence, Tito, a no-good young man pretending to be a scholar, wins the admiration of a blind man who has long looked for someone to finish his scholarly work. He has a ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, William Powell, Ronald Colman

Votes: 94 | Gross: $0.50M

24. Prithvi Vallabh (1924)

121 min | Drama

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Seminal silent historical film, the story features King Munja, ruler of Aranti, famed warrior and patron of the arts. Munja (Sandow) falls into the hands of his arch enemy Tailap, who ... See full summary »

Director: Manilal Joshi | Stars: Wagle Sandow, Fatma Begum, Zubeida, Sultana

25. The Marriage Circle (1924)

85 min | Comedy

7.4
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Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has had... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Florence Vidor, Monte Blue, Marie Prevost, Creighton Hale

Votes: 867 | Gross: $0.21M

26. Cytherea (1924)

80 min | Drama

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Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Irene Rich, Lewis Stone, Norman Kerry, Betty Bouton

27. Black Lightning (1924)

60 min | Drama

3.4
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Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Clara Bow, Harold Austin, Eddie Phillips, Joe Butterworth

Votes: 7

28. Helen of Troy (1924)

204 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Manfred Noa | Stars: Edy Darclea, Vladimir Gajdarov, Albert Steinrück, Adele Sandrock

Votes: 66

29. Beau Brummel (1924)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis, Carmel Myers

Votes: 307 | Gross: $0.29M

30. Forbidden Paradise (1924)

76 min | Comedy

6.7
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Forbidden Paradise is a 1924 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by German film director Ernst Lubitsch. The ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pola Negri, Adolphe Menjou, Rod La Rocque, Pauline Starke

Votes: 90 | Gross: $0.25M

31. Hot Water (1924)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy

7.3
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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 ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell, Charles Stevenson

Votes: 998

32. Helen's Babies (1924)

85 min | Comedy

6.9
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A young man, who has vowed never to marry and doesn't particularly like children, is left in charge of his two very young nieces. At first they drive him to distraction, but then he begins ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Baby Peggy, Clara Bow, Jeanne Carpenter, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 60

33. The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.6
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A biographical film featuring the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: George A. Billings, Danny Hoy, Ruth Clifford, Nell Craig

Votes: 18

34. Veer Ahir (1924)

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Director: Homi Master

35. A Sainted Devil (1924)

90 min | Drama

7.9
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A nobleman seeks to rescue his bride, who has been kidnapped by his former lover and a bandit.

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Helena D'Algy, Dagmar Godowsky

Votes: 10 | Gross: $0.33M

36. Janice Meredith (1924)

153 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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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... See full summary »

Director: E. Mason Hopper | Stars: Marion Davies, Holbrook Blinn, Harrison Ford, Macklyn Arbuckle

Votes: 568 | Gross: $0.43M

37. The Enchanted Cottage (1924)

70 min | Drama

7.9
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A crippled World War I veteran retracts to a small cottage in the countryside to escape from his nosy family and to hide from the outside world. There he meets a plain but also a very kind ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, May McAvoy, Ida Waterman, Alfred Hickman

Votes: 566

38. Miracle of the Wolves (1924)

73 min | Drama

6.7
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King Louis XI tries to unify France by all means fair or foul, which does not please his powerful rival Charles the Bold. It is against this troubled backdrop that the loves of the daughter... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Bernard | Stars: Vanni Marcoux, Charles Dullin, Yvonne Sergyl, Romuald Joubé

Votes: 56

39. The Sea Hawk (1924)

Passed | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A wrongly convicted English gentleman goes from galley slave to pirate captain.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Wallace Beery

Votes: 362 | Gross: $0.78M

40. America (1924)

Passed | 141 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Neil Hamilton, Carol Dempster, Erville Alderson, Charles Emmett Mack

Votes: 291

41. Violettes impériales (1924)

Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Director: Henry Roussel | Stars: Raquel Meller, Suzanne Bianchetti, André Roanne, Jeanne Even

Votes: 10

42. Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (1924)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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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 ... See full summary »

Directors: Marshall Neilan, Mary Pickford | Stars: Mary Pickford, Anders Randolf, Marc McDermott, Carrie Daumery

Votes: 80 | Gross: $0.46M

43. Ödets man (1924)

84 min

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Director: John Lindlöf | Stars: Uno Henning, Inga Tidblad, Thor Christiernsson, Tottan Skantze

44. Backbiters (1924)

84 min | Drama

6.4
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Directors: Albert Dieudonné, Jean Renoir | Stars: Catherine Hessling, Albert Dieudonné, Eugénie Nau, Pierre Lestringuez

Votes: 104

45. The Enemy Sex (1924)

80 min | Drama

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Director: James Cruze | Stars: Betty Compson, Percy Marmont, Sheldon Lewis, Huntley Gordon

46. Isn't Life Wonderful (1924)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A family of Polish refugees tries to survive in post-World War I Germany. For a while it seems that they are making it, but soon the economic and political deterioration in the country begins to take their toll.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Carol Dempster, Neil Hamilton, Erville Alderson, Helen Lowell

Votes: 233

47. White Man (1924)

70 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: Kenneth Harlan, Alice Joyce, Walter Long, Clark Gable

Votes: 21

48. The Fast Set (1924)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Betty Compson, Adolphe Menjou, Elliott Dexter, Zasu Pitts

49. The City Without Jews (1924)

80 min | Drama

6.1
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Jews are expelled from the city of Utopia.

Director: H.K. Breslauer | Stars: Johannes Riemann, Hans Moser, Karl Tema, Anny Miletty

Votes: 75

50. The Rejected Woman (1924)

80 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Albert Parker | Stars: Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel, George MacQuarrie, Wyndham Standing

Votes: 9