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Top 100 Classic Silent Films

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RankTitleCastScore
1 . The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)Conrad Veidt score
2 . The Gold Rush (1925)Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman score
3 . City Lights (1931)Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers score
4 . The Circus (1928)Charlie Chaplin, Al Ernest Garcia, Harry Crocker, Henry Bergman score
5 . Sherlock Jr. (1924)Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire score
6 . The General (1926)Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Frank Hagney score
7 . Nosferatu (1922)Max Schreck score
8 . The Kid (1921)Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Albert Austin score
9 . Modern Times (1936)Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford score
10 . Wings (1927)Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston score
11 . Sunrise (1927)George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing score
12 . Our Hospitality (1923)Ralph Bushman, Monte Collins, Natalie Talmadge, Buster Keaton score
13 . Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)Conrad Veidt, Béla Lugosi score
14 . Safety Last! (1923)Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Westcott Clarke, William Gillespie score
15 . Metropolis (1927)Brigitte Helm score
16 . The Phantom of the Opera (1925)Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe score
17 . Seven Chances (1925)Buster Keaton, Snitz Edwards, Jean Arthur, Constance Talmadge score
18 . The Crowd (1928)Eleanor Boardman, James Murray, Bert Roach, Sally Eilers score
19 . Blood and Sand (1922)Leo White, Rudolph Valentino, Lila Lee, Charles Belcher score
20 . A Bill of Divorcement (1932)John Barrymore, Billie Burke, David Manners, Katharine Hepburn score
21 . 7th Heaven (1927)Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard, David Butler score
22 . Speedy (1928)Harold Lloyd, Babe Ruth, Ernie Adams, Sam Lufkin score
23 . Scaramouche (1923)Ramon Novarro, Lewis Stone, George Siegmann, Edward Connelly score
24 . The Eagle (1925)Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bánky, Louise Dresser, Carrie Clark Ward score
25 . The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)Rudolph Valentino, Stuart Holmes, Nigel De Brulier, Edward Connelly score
26 . The Thief of Bagdad (1924)Douglas Fairbanks, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher, Julanne Johnston score
27 . The Birth of a Nation (1915)Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Mary Alden score
28 . The Big Parade (1925)John Gilbert, Hobart Bosworth, Karl Dane, Harry Crocker score
29 . Girl Shy (1924)Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston score
30 . Street Angel (1928)Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Natalie Kingston, Henry Armetta score
31 . The Navigator (1924)Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Noble Johnson score
32 . Two Arabian Knights (1927)William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith score
33 . The Sheik (1921)Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, George Waggner, Lucien Littlefield score
34 . Our Dancing Daughters (1928)Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Nils Asther, Anita Page score
35 . Broadway Love (1918)Harry von Meter, Lon Chaney score
36 . Flesh and the Devil (1926)John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Eugenie Besserer, Marcelle Corday score
37 . Sadie Thompson (1928)Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Friderici, Charles Lane, Raoul Walsh score
38 . Shoulder Arms (1918)Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Henry Bergman score
39 . The Last Laugh (1924)Emil Jannings score
40 . Wild and Woolly (1917)Douglas Fairbanks, Charles Stevens, Sam De Grasse, Monte Blue score
41 . The Sea Hawk (1924)Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Wallace Beery, Lionel Belmore score
42 . Cinderella (1914)Mary Pickford, Owen Moore score
43 . Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)Louise Brooks, Sig Arno score
44 . Blind Husbands (1919)Sam De Grasse, Erich von Stroheim, Gibson Gowland, Tiny Sandford score
45 . The Garden of Allah (1927)Michael Powell score
46 . Queen Kelly (1929)Gloria Swanson, Seena Owen, Sylvia Ashton, Wilson Benge score
47 . The Man Who Laughs (1928)Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Stuart Holmes, Sam De Grasse score
48 . The Kiss (1929)Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Holmes Herbert, Lew Ayres score
49 . The Iron Mask (1929)Douglas Fairbanks, Belle Bennett, Marguerite De La Motte, Dorothy Revier score
50 . It (1927)Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner score
51 . Camille (1926)Norma Talmadge, Gilbert Roland, Harvey Clark, Helen Jerome Eddy score
52 . The Freshman (1925)Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Charles Farrell, Grady Sutton score
53 . The Enchanted Cottage (1924)Richard Barthelmess, May McAvoy, Holmes Herbert score
54 . The Three Godfathers (1916)Harry Carey score
55 . The Revenge of Tarzan (1920)Karla Schramm, Estelle Taylor, Walter Miller score
56 . The Three Musketeers (1921)Douglas Fairbanks, George Siegmann, Eugene Pallette, Boyd Irwin score
57 . Oliver Twist (1922)Jackie Coogan, Joan Standing, Lon Chaney, George Siegmann score
58 . Daddy-Long-Legs (1919)Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, Marshall Neilan, Carrie Clark Ward score
59 . Tarzan of the Apes (1918)Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, Gordon Griffith, Colin Kenny score
60 . The Great Gatsby (1926)Warner Baxter, Lois Wilson, Neil Hamilton, Georgia Hale score
61 . Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson score
62 . The Young Rajah (1922)Rudolph Valentino, George Periolat, William Boyd, Wanda Hawley score
63 . College (1927)Anne Cornwall, Harold Goodwin, Snitz Edwards, Carl Harbaugh score
64 . Go West (1925)Buster Keaton, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Babe London score
65 . A Girl in Every Port (1928)Victor McLaglen, Robert Armstrong, Louise Brooks, Leila Hyams score
66 . The Matinee Idol (1928)Bessie Love, Lionel Belmore, Mary Gordon score
67 . The Cameraman (1928)Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin, Richard Alexander score
68 . Way Down East (1920) score
69 . Our Modern Maidens (1929)Joan Crawford, Rod La Rocque, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Anita Page score
70 . The Mark of Zorro (1920)Douglas Fairbanks, Noah Beery, Charles Hill Mailes, Marguerite De La Motte score
71 . The Iron Horse (1924)George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, J. Farrell MacDonald, George Waggner score
72 . Beau Brummel (1924)John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Carmel Myers, Irene Rich score
73 . The King of Kings (1927)H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Joseph Schildkraut, James Neill score
74 . Son of the Sheik (1926)Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bánky, Montagu Love, Karl Dane score
75 . Faust (1926)Emil Jannings, William Dieterle score
76 . Broken Blossoms (1919)Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp, Arthur Howard score
77 . The Pilgrim (1923)Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Mack Swain score
78 . The Prisoner of Zenda (1922)Lewis Stone, Robert Edeson, Stuart Holmes, Ramon Novarro score
79 . Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, Chester Conklin score
80 . My Best Girl (1927)Mary Pickford, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Lucien Littlefield, Hobart Bosworth score
81 . After Midnight (1927)Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Conrad Nagel score
82 . The Black Pirate (1926)Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Donald Crisp, Tempe Pigott score
83 . The Beloved Rogue (1927)John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day, Slim Summerville score
84 . Three Ages (1923)Buster Keaton, Wallace Beery, Lionel Belmore score
85 . The Understanding Heart (1927)Joan Crawford, Rockliffe Fellowes, Ralph Bushman, Carmel Myers score
86 . Don Juan (1926)Warner Oland, Estelle Taylor, Montagu Love, Nigel De Brulier score
87 . The Merry Widow (1925)Mae Murray, John Gilbert, Tully Marshall, Edward Connelly score
88 . He Who Gets Slapped (1924)Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Ford Sterling score
89 . We Faw Down (1928)Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Vivien Oakland score
90 . Greed (1924)ZaSu Pitts, Gibson Gowland, Jean Hersholt, Tempe Pigott score
91 . La Bohème (1926)Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Edward Everett Horton, Karl Dane score
92 . The Wind (1928)Lillian Gish, Montagu Love, Dorothy Cumming score
93 . Foolish Wives (1922)Mae Busch, Erich von Stroheim, Nigel De Brulier, Robert Edeson score
94 . So's Your Old Man (1926)W.C. Fields, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Walter Walker score
95 . A Woman of Paris (1923)Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Adolphe Menjou, Henry Bergman score
96 . Robin Hood (1922)Wallace Beery, Sam De Grasse, Enid Bennett, William Lowery score
97 . The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Kate Lester score
98 . For Heaven's Sake (1926)Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston score
99 . Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)Lon Chaney, Loretta Young, Nils Asther score
100 . The Ten Commandments (1923)Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor, Julia Faye score

This chart uses a weighted rating based on the average rating per film and the number of votes per film.