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See also: EarlyFilms, Films of the [[FilmsOfThe1930s 1930s]], [[FilmsOfThe1940s 1940s]], [[FilmsOfThe1950s 1950s]], [[FilmsOfThe1960s 1960s]], [[FilmsOfThe1970s 1970s]], [[FilmsOfThe1980s 1980s]], [[FilmsOfThe1990s 1990s]], [[FilmsOfThe2000s 2000s]], [[FilmsOfThe2010s 2010s]]

[[AC: 1920-1929]]
* Creator/BusterKeaton starred in several short {{Slapstick}} comedies, including:[[index]]
** ''Film/TheBlacksmith''
** ''Film/TheBoat''
** ''Film/{{Convict 13}}''
** ''Film/{{Cops}}''
** ''Film/TheGarage'' -- 14th and last film co-starring Creator/FattyArbuckle and Creator/BusterKeaton, before Keaton went into business for himself
** ''Film/TheGoat''
** ''Film/HardLuck''
** ''Film/TheHauntedHouse''
** ''Film/TheHighSign''
** ''Film/TheLoveNest''
** ''Film/MyWifesRelations''
** ''Film/{{Neighbors 1920}}''
** ''Film/OneWeek''
** ''Film/ThePaleface''
** ''Film/ThePlayhouse''
** ''Film/TheScarecrow''
* He also starred in several feature comedies, including
** ''Film/TheCameraman''
** ''Film/TheGeneral''
** ''Film/GoWest''
** ''Film/TheNavigator''
** ''Film/OurHospitality''
** ''Film/SevenChances''
** ''Film/SherlockJr''
** ''Film/SpiteMarriage''
** ''Film/SteamboatBillJr'' Famous for its ByWallThatIsHoley gag
** ''Film/ThreeAges''
[[/index]]

* Ditto Creator/CharlieChaplin. Chaplin started to work at a slower pace in the 1920s, but he still starred in three feature films:[[index]]
** ''Film/{{The Kid|1921}}''
** ''Film/TheGoldRush''
** ''Film/TheCircus''
* and his last three comedic shorts:
** ''Film/TheIdleClass''
** ''Film/PayDay''
** ''Film/ThePilgrim''
[[/index]]

* Creator/HaroldLloyd was more prolific than Chaplin and more popular than Keaton. His features from this decade include:[[index]]
** ''Film/ASailorMadeMan''
** ''Film/{{Grandmas Boy|1922}}''
** ''Film/DoctorJack''
** ''Film/NeverWeaken''
** ''Film/SafetyLast''
** ''Why Worry?''
** ''Film/GirlShy''
** ''Hot Water''
** ''Film/TheFreshman''
** ''For Heaven's Sake''
** ''Film/TheKidBrother''
** ''Film/{{Speedy}}''
** ''Welcome Danger''

[[AC: 1920]]
* ''Film/TheCabinetOfDrCaligari'' (''Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari'') -- A masterpiece of the Expressionist movement
* ''[[Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde]]'' (Version starring Creator/JohnBarrymore)
* ''[[Film/TheGolem The Golem, How He Came into the World]]'' (''Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam'')
* ''Literature/HuckleberryFinn''
* ''Film/{{Humoresque}}''
* ''Literature/TheLastOfTheMohicans''
* ''Film/TheMarkOfZorro''
* ''Literature/OliverTwist''
* ''Film/ThePenalty''
* ''Literature/{{Pollyanna}}''
* ''Film/WayDownEast''
* ''Film/WithinOurGates''
* ''Literature/WutheringHeights''

[[AC: 1921]]
* ''Film/TheAceOfHearts''
* ''Film/TheBlot''
* ''Film/TheFourHorsemenOfTheApocalypse''
* ''Film/{{Leap Year|1921}}''
* ''Literature/LittleLordFauntleroy''
* ''Film/TheLoveLight''
* ''Literature/MissLuluBett''
* ''Film/OrphansOfTheStorm''[[/index]]--the last collaboration of star Creator/LillianGish and director Creator/DWGriffith, and Griffith's last commercial hit
[[index]]
* ''Film/ThePhantomCarriage''
* ''Literature/TheSheik''
* ''Film/{{The Three Musketeers|1921}}'' -- Creator/DouglasFairbanks version
* ''Film/TolableDavid''
* ''Film/TheWildcat''


[[AC: 1922]]
* ''Film/DrMabuseTheGambler'' (''Dr. Mabuse der Spieler'') -- Invented gangster film tropes that would be used for many years
* ''Film/FoolishWives''
* ''[[Film/{{Haxan}} Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages]]''
* ''Film/NanookOfTheNorth'' -- A pioneering {{Documentary}} and the template for all future ones.
* ''[[Film/{{Nosferatu}} Nosferatu: A Symphony of Terror]]''
* ''Film/ThePrisonerOfZenda'' (Lewis Stone version)
* ''Film/{{Robin Hood|1922}}''
* ''Theatre/SherlockHolmes''
* ''[[Film/SkyHigh1922 Sky High]]''
* ''Film/TheTollOfTheSea'' -- The oldest surviving technicolour feature known to still exist
* ''Film/WhenKnighthoodWasInFlower''

[[AC: 1923]]
* ''Film/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame''
* ''Theatre/{{Salome}}''
* ''Literature/{{Scaramouche}}''
* ''Film/SoulsForSale''
* ''Film/AWomanOfParis'' -- A Creator/CharlieChaplin film without Charlie Chaplin
[[/index]]

[[AC: 1924]]
[[index]]
* ''Film/TheChechahcos''
* ''Film/TheFamilySecret''
* ''Film/{{Greed}}'' -- A 9½-hour epic by Creator/ErichVonStroheim, edited to 2½ hours against his wishes, the cut footage destroyed
* ''Film/HeWhoGetsSlapped''
* ''Film/TheIronHorse''
* ''Film/TheLastLaugh''
[[/index]]
* ''The Nibelungs'' (''Die Nibelungen'') -- Two-part film adaptation of the mediæval German epic, ''[[Literature/{{Nibelungenlied}} Das Nibelungenlied]]'' (on which Creator/RichardWagner's ''Ring'' opera cycle was also partly based): ''Siegfried'' , in which zillions of {{Fantasy}} tropes are seen on film for the first time, and the grimmer and more realistic ''Kriemhild's Revenge'' (''Kriemhilds Rache'').
[[index]]
* ''Literature/TheSeaHawk''
* ''[[Film/TheThiefOfBagdad1924 The Thief of Bagdad]]''
* ''Film/WildOranges''

[[AC: 1925]]
* ''Film/{{Aelita}}''
* ''Film/TheBattleshipPotemkin'' (''Bronyenosyets Potyomkin'') -- Establishes (among many others) the BabyCarriage trope.
* ''Literature/BenHur'' -- The first feature film adaptation of the story.
* ''Film/TheBigParade''
* ''Film/{{The Circle|1925}}''
* ''Film/{{The Eagle|1925}}''
* ''Film/{{Grass}}''
* ''Theatre/LadyWindermeresFan'' [[/index]]-- adaptation of the Creator/OscarWilde play
[[index]]
* ''Film/LittleAnnieRooney''
* ''Film/TheLostWorld''
* ''Film/{{The Merry Widow|1925}}''
* ''Literature/LesMiserables'' -- 6 hour French film, said to be the most accurate adaptation.
* ''Film/TheMonster''
* ''Film/{{The Phantom of the Opera|1925}}''
* ''Film/TheRedKimono''
* ''Film/{{Strike}}''
* ''Film/TheUnholyThree''

[[AC: 1926]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfPrinceAchmed'' - the oldest surviving animated feature film.
* ''Film/TheBlackbird''
* ''Film/TheBlackPirate''
* ''Film/EllaCinders''
* ''Film/ExitSmiling''
* ''Film/{{Faust}}: Eine deutsche Volkssage'' - [[Creator/FriedrichWilhelmMurnau F.W. Murnau's]] film adaptation
* ''Film/FleshAndTheDevil''
* ''Film/TheGeneral''
* ''Film/HandsUp''
* ''Theatre/LaBoheme'' - without the music!
* ''Film/MissMend''
* ''Film/APageOfMadness'' - very rare example of a surviving Japanese silent film
* ''Literature/TheScarletLetter''[[/index]] - Adaptation of Creator/NathanielHawthorne's novel, starring Creator/LillianGish
[[index]]
* ''Film/TheSonOfTheSheik''
* ''Film/SosYourOldMan''
* ''Film/{{Sparrows}}''
* ''Film/TheStrongMan''
* ''Film/TellItToTheMarines''.
* ''Film/TheWinningOfBarbaraWorth''

[[AC: 1927]]
* ''Theatre/TheCatAndTheCanary''
* ''Film/{{Chang}}''
* ''Film/{{It|1927}}''
* ''Film/TheJazzSinger'' -- First feature-length "talkie" (although it's actually mostly silent)
* ''Film/TheKidBrother''
* ''Film/TheKingOfKings''
* ''Film/TheLodger''[[/index]] -- The first of many suspense thrillers directed by Creator/AlfredHitchcock
[[index]]
* ''[[Literature/AnnaKarenina Love]]'' --adaptation of ''Anna Karenina''
* ''Film/{{Metropolis}}''[[/index]] -- Futuristic Creator/FritzLang film arguably responsible for nearly every ScienceFiction trope we're familiar with in film today.
[[index]]
* ''Film/{{Napoleon}}''[[/index]] -- An epic five 1/2 hour drama about the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. Might never be seen in its intact form again thanks to ExecutiveMeddling.
[[index]]
* ''Film/OurDancingDaughters''
* ''Film/{{The Ring|1927}}''
* ''Film/TheScarOfShame''
* ''[[Film/SeventhHeaven 7th Heaven]]''
* ''Film/TheShow''
* ''Film/StarkLove''
* ''Film/TheStudentPrinceInOldHeidelberg''
* ''[[Film/{{Sunrise}} Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans]]''
* ''Film/TwoArabianKnights''
* ''[[Film/{{Underworld1927}} Underworld]]''[[/index]] -- The [[UrExample very first]] gangster picture.
[[index]]
* ''Film/TheUnknown''[[/index]] -- One of Creator/LonChaney's finest performances.
[[index]]
* ''Film/{{Wings}}'' -- A World War One film, and the first film to win Best Picture at the Oscars.

[[AC:1928]]
* ''Film/TheBurningOfRedLotusTemple''[[/index]] (''Huo shao hong lian si'') -- Genre-defining first Chinese ''{{wuxia}}'' film. One of the longest films ever made.
[[index]]
* ''Film/TheCossacks''
* ''Film/TheCrowd''
* ''Film/TheDocksofNewYork''
* ''[[Film/TheFallOfTheHouseOfUsher1928France The Fall of the House of Usher]]'' -- French feature film
* ''Film/InOldArizona''
* ''Film/TheLastCommand''
* ''Film/LightsOfNewYork''
* ''Film/{{Lonesome}}''
* ''Literature/TheManWhoLaughs''
* ''Film/TheMatingCall''
* ''Film/TheMysteriousLady''
* ''Film/{{October}}''
* ''Film/ThePassionOfJoanOfArc'' (''La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc'')
* ''Film/ThePatsy''
* ''Film/ThePowerOfThePress''
* ''Film/TheRacket''
* ''Film/SadieThompson''
* ''Film/StreetAngel''
* ''Film/ShowPeople''
* ''Film/{{Spies}}''
* ''Film/StormOverAsia''
* ''Film/TheWeddingMarch''
* ''Film/WestOfZanzibar''
* ''Film/WhiteShadowsInTheSouthSeas''
* ''Film/TheWind''

[[AC: 1929]]

* ''Film/{{Blackmail|1929}}''[[/index]] -- The first talkie directed by Creator/AlfredHitchcock
[[index]]
* ''Film/TheBroadwayMelody''
* ''Film/BulldogDrummond''
* ''Film/DesertNights''
* ''Film/DiaryOfALostGirl''
* ''Film/{{Disraeli}}''
* ''Film/{{Hallelujah}}''
* ''Film/TheHollywoodRevueOf1929''
* ''Film/TheIronMask''
* ''Film/{{The Kiss|1929}}''
* ''Film/TheLetter''
* ''Film/TheLoveParade'' -- One of the first true film musicals; it's all-talking, with songs integrated into the story.
* ''Film/LuckyStar''
* ''Film/{{Marianne}}''
* ''Film/ThePagan''
* ''Film/PandorasBox''
* ''Film/{{Sally}}''
* ''Film/TheSingleStandard''
* ''Film/SunnySideUp''
* ''Theatre/TheTamingOfTheShrew'' -- film adaptation best remembered as the only on-screen pairing of Hollywood power couple Creator/MaryPickford and Creator/DouglasFairbanks
* ''Film/WhereEastIsEast''
* ''Film/WhyBeGood''--A film starring Colleen Moore. It was thought to be lost with only the synchronized soundtrack available, but the film was discovered in Italy.
* ''Film/WildOrchids''
* ''Film/WomanInTheMoon'' (''Frau im Mond'') -- The first InterplanetaryVoyage made with attention to realism. Directed by Creator/FritzLang.


[[AC: The Silent Age Of Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AliceComedies''
* ''WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts''
** "WesternAnimation/PlaneCrazy"
** "WesternAnimation/TheGallopinGaucho"
** "WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie"
** "WesternAnimation/TheSkeletonDance"
* ''WesternAnimation/DinkyDoodle''
* ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCat''
** ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatClassic''
** "WesternAnimation/FelixInHollywood"
* ''WesternAnimation/NewmanLaughOGrams'' -- Creator/WaltDisney's first cartoon series
* ''WesternAnimation/OswaldTheLuckyRabbit''
* ''WesternAnimation/OutOfTheInkwell''
** "WesternAnimation/KokosEarthControl"
* ''WesternAnimation/ScreenSongs'' -- series debuts in 1929
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Talkartoons}}'' -- series debuts in 1929

[[AC:Notable Live-Action Shorts]]
* ''Film/BlackAndTan'' (1929)
* ''[[Film/TheFallOfTheHouseOfUsher1928USA The Fall of the House of Usher]]'' -- American short film
* Creator/LaurelAndHardy start making comic short films in 1927
** ''Film/BigBusiness'' (1929)
* ''Film/TheLifeAndDeathOf9413AHollywoodExtra'' (1928)
* ''Film/TheLittleRascals'' aka ''Our Gang'' -- silent shorts from 1922 to 1929, when they converted to sound. The series lasted until 1944.
* ''Film/{{Lambchops}}'' -- 1929 live-action short starring [[/index]]Creator/GeorgeBurns and Gracie Allen
[[index]]
* ''Film/{{Manhatta}}'' -- documentary short about BigApplesauce
* ''Film/ManWithAMovieCamera'' (1929) [[/index]] (''Chelovek s kino-apparatom'') -- Every [[CameraTricks Camera Trick]] in the book, and the fastest {{Montages}} ever attempted.
[[index]]
* ''Film/MightyLikeAMoose'' (1926) -- comic short starring Charley Chase
* ''Film/PassTheGravy'' (1928)
* ''Film/TheSexLifeOfThePolyp'' (1928)
* ''Film/ThereItIs'' (1928) -- short film mixing live-action and animation
* ''Film/UnChienAndalou'' (1929) -- Most remembered for its EyeScream moment at the beginning.
[[/index]]


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