Movies like The Wind 1928

When Letty Mason relocates to West Texas, she finds herself unsettled by the ever-present wind and sand. Arriving at her new home at the ranch of her cousin, Beverly, she receives a surprisingly cold welcome from his wife, Cora. Soon tensions in the family and unwanted attention from a trio of suitors, including neighbor Lige Hightower, leave Letty increasingly disturbed, resulting in tragedy.

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1 Freaks 1932

A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Director:

Tod Browning

Writers:

Clarence Aaron 'Tod' Robbins (suggested by story: "Spurs") (as Tod Robbins), Willis Goldbeck (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.9

2 Seven Chances 1925

Struggling stockbroker Jimmie Shannon learns that, if he gets married by 7 p.m. on his 27th birthday -- which is today -- he'll inherit $7 million from an eccentric relative.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Buster Keaton

Writers:

Roi Cooper Megrue (adapted from David Belasco's famous comedy by), Clyde Bruckman | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.9

3 Fury 1936

Joe, who owns a gas station along with his brothers and is about to marry Katherine, travels to the small town where she lives to visit her, but is wrongly mistaken for a wanted kidnapper and arrested.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Fritz Lang

Writers:

Bartlett Cormack (screen play), Fritz Lang (screen play) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.9

4 Monsieur Verdoux 1947

The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director:

Charles Chaplin

Writers:

Charles Chaplin (an original story written by), Orson Welles (based on an idea by)

Country:

United States of America
7.9

5 One Week 1920

The story involves two newlyweds, Keaton and Seely, who receive a build-it-yourself house as a wedding gift. The house can be built, supposedly, in "one week." A rejected suitor secretly re-numbers packing crates. The movie recounts Keaton's struggle to assemble the house according to this new "arrangement."

Genre:

Comedy

Directors:

Edward F. Cline (as Eddie Cline), Buster Keaton (as 'Buster' Keaton)

Writers:

Edward F. Cline (as Eddie Cline), Buster Keaton (as 'Buster' Keaton)

Country:

United States of America
8.1

6 Pandora's Box 1929

Lulu is a young woman so beautiful and alluring that few can resist her siren charms. The men drawn into her web include respectable newspaper publisher Dr. Ludwig Schön, his musical producer son Alwa, circus performer Rodrigo Quast and Lulu's seedy old friend, Schigolch. When Lulu's charms inevitably lead to tragedy, the downward spiral encompasses them all.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Crime

Writers:

Frank Wedekind (plays), Ladislaus Vajda (scenario)

Country:

Germany
7.9

7 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout The Ages 1916

The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

D.W. Griffith

Writers:

D.W. Griffith (scenario), Anita Loos (titles)

Country:

United States of America
7.8

8 Safety Last! 1923

When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Action

Directors:

Fred C. Newmeyer (as Fred Neymeyer), Sam Taylor

Writers:

Hal Roach (story), Sam Taylor (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.1

9 The Blue Angel 1930

Prim professor Immanuel Rath finds some of his students ogling racy photos of cabaret performer Lola Lola and visits a local club, The Blue Angel, in an attempt to catch them there. Seeing Lola perform, the teacher is filled with lust, eventually resigning his position at the school to marry the young woman. However, his marriage to a coquette -- whose job is to entice men -- proves to be more difficult than Rath imagined.

Genre:

Drama

Writers:

Heinrich Mann (novel), Carl Zuckmayer | 3 more credits »

Country:

Germany
7.7

10 Trouble In Paradise 1932

Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the alias of Monsieur Laval, Gaston uses his position as Mariette's personal secretary to become closer to her. However, he takes things too far when he actually falls in love with Mariette, and has to choose between her and Lily.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Crime

Director:

Ernst Lubitsch

Writers:

Samson Raphaelson (screenplay), Grover Jones (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
8

11 The Cameraman 1928

A photographer takes up newsreel shooting to impress a secretary.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama, Family

Directors:

Edward Sedgwick, Buster Keaton (uncredited)

Writers:

Clyde Bruckman (story), Lew Lipton (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
8.1

12 Queen Christina 1933

Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the man she loves.

Genres:

Drama, History, Romance

Director:

Rouben Mamoulian

Writers:

H.M. Harwood (screen play), Salka Viertel (screen play) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

13 The Last Laugh 1924

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.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

F.W. Murnau

Writer:

Carl Mayer

Country:

Germany
8.1

14 Shanghai Express 1932

A beautiful temptress re-kindles an old romance while trying to escape her past during a tension-packed train journey.

Genres:

Romance, Drama, Adventure, Thriller

Writers:

Jules Furthman (screen play), Harry Hervey (based on the story by)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

15 Footlight Parade 1933

James Cagney stars as a fledgling producer who finds himself at odds with his workers, financiers and his greedy ex-wife when he tries to produce live musicals for movie-going audiences. Co-starring Joan Blondell and Dick Powell with spectacular Busby Berkeley dance sequences. Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

Lloyd Bacon

Writers:

Manuel Seff (screen play), James Seymour (screen play)

Country:

United States of America
7.6

16 Zazie Dans Le Métro 1960

A brash and precocious ten-year-old comes to Paris for a whirlwind weekend with her rakish uncle. He and the viewer get more than they bargained for, however, in this anarchic comedy that rides roughshod over the City of Light. Based on a popular novel by Raymond Queneau that had been considered unadaptable, the audacious Zazie dans le Métro, made with flair on the cusp of the French New Wave, is a bit of stream-of-consciousness slapstick, wall-to-wall with visual gags, editing tricks, and effects.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy

Director:

Louis Malle

Writers:

Raymond Queneau (novel), Louis Malle | 1 more credit »

Country:

France
7

17 The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari 1920

Francis, a young man, recalls in his memory the horrible experiences he and his fiancée Jane recently went through. Francis and his friend Alan visit The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, an exhibit where the mysterious doctor shows the somnambulist Cesare, and awakens him for some moments from his death-like sleep.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Robert Wiene

Country:

Germany
8.1

18 The Man Who Laughs 1928

Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine.

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Director:

Paul Leni

Writers:

Victor Hugo (novel), J. Grubb Alexander (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

19 Our Hospitality 1923

A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Directors:

John G. Blystone (as Jack Blystone), Buster Keaton

Writers:

Jean C. Havez (story) (as Jean Havez), Clyde Bruckman (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.8

20 The Phantom Carriage 1921

It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, that picks up the souls of the dead.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Director:

Victor Sjöström

Country:

Sweden
8.1

21 Diary Of A Lost Girl 1929

Thymiane Henning, an innocent young girl, is raped by the clerk of her father's pharmacy. She becomes pregnant, is rejected by her family, and must fend for herself in a harsh, cruel world.

Genre:

Drama

Country:

Germany
7.9

22 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ 1925

The trials and tribulations of Judah Ben-Hur, a wealthy Jewish man forced into galley slavery, is juxtaposed with the rise of a man some consider to be the Messiah.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama

Directors:

Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin (uncredited) | 3 more credits »

Writers:

Lew Wallace (novel) (as General Lew Wallace), June Mathis (adaptation) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Italy, United States of America
7.8

23 The Docks of New York 1928

A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Writers:

Jules Furthman (story and screenplay), John Monk Saunders (suggested by "The Dock Walloper" by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

24 The Thief of Bagdad 1924

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

Genres:

Romance, Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

Raoul Walsh

Writers:

Lotta Woods (scenario editor), Douglas Fairbanks (story) (as Elton Thomas)

Country:

United States of America
7.8