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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: 1920-1928]]
* Creator/BusterKeaton starred in several short {{Slapstick}} comedies, including:
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** ''Film/TheBlacksmith''
** ''Film/TheBoat''
** ''Film/{{Convict 13}}''
** ''Film/{{Cops}}''
** ''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/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:
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** ''Film/TheKid''
** ''Film/TheGoldRush''
** ''Film/TheCircus''
* and his last three comedic shorts:
** ''Film/TheIdleClass''
** ''Pay Day''
** ''Film/ThePilgrim''
[[/index]]

* Creator/HaroldLloyd was more prolific than Chaplin and more popular than Keaton. His features from this decade include:
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** ''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]]''
* ''[[Film/TheGolem The Golem, How He Came into the World]]'' (''Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam'')
* ''Literature/HuckleberryFinn''
* ''Literature/TheLastOfTheMohicans''
* ''Film/TheMarkOfZorro''
* ''Literature/OliverTwist''
* ''Literature/{{Pollyanna}}''
* ''Literature/TreasureIsland''
* ''Film/WayDownEast''
* ''Film/WithinOurGates''
* ''Literature/WutheringHeights''

[[AC: 1921]]
* ''Film/TheFourHorsemenOfTheApocalypse''
* ''Literature/LittleLordFauntleroy''
* ''Film/{{Manhatta}}''
* ''Literature/MissLuluBett''
* ''Film/OrphansOfTheStorm''[[/index]]--the last collaboration of star Creator/LillianGish and director Creator/DWGriffith, and Griffith's last commercial hit
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* ''Literature/TheSheik''
* ''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/TheLittleRascals''
* ''Film/NanookOfTheNorth'' -- A pioneering {{Documentary}} and the template for all future ones.
* ''[[Film/{{Nosferatu}} Nosferatu: A Symphony of Terror]]''
* ''Theatre/SherlockHolmes''
* ''[[Film/SkyHigh1922 Sky High]]''

[[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/{{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'').
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* ''Literature/TheSeaHawk''
* ''[[Film/TheThiefOfBagdad1924 The Thief of Bagdad]]''
* ''Film/WildOranges''

[[AC: 1925]]
* ''Film/TheBattleshipPotemkin'' (''Bronyenosyets Potyomkin'') -- Establishes (among many others) the BabyCarriage trope.
* ''Literature/BenHur'' -- The first feature film adaptation of the story.
* ''Film/TheBigParade''
* ''Film/{{Grass}}''
* ''Theatre/LadyWindermeresFan'' [[/index]]-- adaptation of the Creator/OscarWilde play
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* ''Film/TheLostWorld''
* ''[[Film/TheMerryWidow1925 The Merry Widow]]''
* ''Literature/LesMiserables'' -- 6 hour French film, said to be the most accurate adaptation.
* ''Film/TheMonster''
* ''[[Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera1925 The Phantom of the Opera]]''
* ''Film/{{Strike}}''
* ''Film/TheUnholyThree''

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

[[AC: 1927]]
* ''Theatre/TheCatAndTheCanary''
* ''Film/{{Chang}}''
* ''Film/{{It}}''
* ''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
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* ''[[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.
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* ''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.
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* ''Film/OurDancingDaughters''
* ''[[Film/SeventhHeaven 7th Heaven]]''
* ''Film/TheStudentPrinceInOldHeidelberg''
* ''[[Film/{{Sunrise}} Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans]]''
* ''Film/ThereItIs''
* ''Film/TwoArabianKnights''
* ''[[Film/{{Underworld1927}} Underworld]]''[[/index]] -- The [[UrExample very first]] gangster picture.
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* ''Film/TheUnknown''[[/index]] -- One of Creator/LonChaney's finest performances.
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* ''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.
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* ''Film/TheCossacks''
* ''Film/TheCrowd''
* ''Film/TheDocksofNewYork''
* ''Film/TheLastCommand''
* ''Film/TheLifeAndDeathOf9413AHollywoodExtra''
* ''Film/LightsOfNewYork''
* ''Film/TheLittleRascals''
* ''Literature/TheManWhoLaughs''
* ''Film/{{October}}''
* ''Film/ThePassionOfJoanOfArc'' (''La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc'')
* ''Film/PassTheGravy''
* ''Film/TheRacket''
* ''Film/SadieThompson''
* ''Film/StreetAngel''
* ''Film/ShowPeople''
* ''Film/{{Spies}}''
* ''Film/StormOverAsia''
* ''Film/WestOfZanzibar''
* ''Film/TheWind''

[[AC: 1929]]
* ''Film/BigBusiness''
* ''Film/{{Blackmail}}''[[/index]] -- The first talkie directed by Creator/AlfredHitchcock
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* ''Film/TheBroadwayMelody''
* ''Film/{{Disraeli}}''
* ''Film/TheIronMask''
* ''Film/TheLetter''
* ''Film/TheLoveParade'' -- One of the first true film musicals; it's all-talking, with songs integrated into the story.
* ''Film/LuckyStar''
* ''Film/ManWithAMovieCamera''[[/index]] (''Chelovek s kino-apparatom'') -- Every [[CameraTricks Camera Trick]] in the book, and the fastest {{Montages}} ever attempted.
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* ''Film/{{Marianne}}''
* ''Film/PandorasBox''
* ''Film/{{Sally}}''
* ''Theatre/TheTamingOfTheShrew'' -- film adaptation best remembered as the only on-screen pairing of Hollywood power couple Creator/MaryPickford and Douglas Fairbanks
* ''Film/UnChienAndalou''[[/index]] -- Most remembered for its EyeScream moment at the beginning.
[[index]]
* ''Film/WildOrchids''
* ''Film/WomanInTheMoon'' (''Frau im Mond'') -- The first InterplanetaryVoyage made with attention to realism. Directed by Creator/FritzLang.


[[AC: Other 1920s film series]]
* ''AliceComedies''
* ''WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts''
** "WesternAnimation/PlaneCrazy"
** "WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie"
** "WesternAnimation/TheSkeletonDance"
* ''WesternAnimation/DinkyDoodle''
* ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCat''
** "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
[[/index]]
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