What are the best movies in theaters 1915

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The Birth of a Nation

Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine. When Confederate colonel Ben Cameron is captured in battle, nurse Elsie Stoneman petitions for his pardon. In Reconstruction-era South Carolina, Cameron founds the Ku Klux Klan, battling Elsie's congressman father and his African-American protégé, Silas Lynch.

Release On: 8th - February - 1915

Vote Count: 332
Vote Average: 6.1/10


The Champion

Walking along with his bulldog, Charlie finds a "good luck" horseshoe just as he passes a training camp advertising for a boxing partner "who can take a beating." After watching others lose, Charlie puts the horseshoe in his glove and wins. The trainer prepares Charlie to fight the world champion. A gambler wants Charlie to throw the fight. He and the trainer's daughter fall in love.

Release On: 11th - March - 1915

Vote Count: 58
Vote Average: 6.4/10


The Tramp

The Little Fellow finds the girl of his dreams and work on a family farm. He helps defend the farm against criminals, and all seems well, until he discovers the girl of his dreams already has someone in her life. Unwilling to be a problem in their lives, he takes to the road, though he is seen skipping and swinging his cane as if happy to be back on the road where he knows he belongs.

Release On: 12th - April - 1915

Vote Count: 75
Vote Average: 6.5/10


A Woman

Mother, father and daughter go to the park. The women doze off on a bench while the father plays a hide-and-seek game with a girl, blindfolded. Charlie leads him into a lake. Both dozing ladies on the bench fall for Charlie and invite him for dinner. The father returns home with a friend. Charlie rushes upstairs and dresses like a woman, shaving his mustache. Both men fall for Charlie.

Release On: 12th - July - 1915

Vote Count: 33
Vote Average: 6.2/10


A Night in the Show

Mr. Pest tries several theatre seats before winding up in front in a fight with the conductor. He is thrown out. In the lobby he pushes a fat lady into a fountain and returns to sit down by Edna. Mr. Rowdy, in the gallery, pours beer down on Mr. Pest and Edna. He attacks patrons, a harem dancer, the singers Dot and Dash, and a fire-eater.

Release On: 20th - November - 1915

Vote Count: 46
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Les Vampires

Two journalists attempt to uncover the truth behind the criminal organisation, known as The Vampires, who are terrorizing Paris.

Release On: 13th - November - 1915

Vote Count: 54
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Work

Charlie and his boss have difficulties just getting to the house they are going to wallpaper. The householder is angry because he can't get breakfast and his wife is screaming at the maid as they arrive. The kitchen gas stove explodes, and Charlie offers to fix it. The wife's secret lover arrives and is passed off as the workers' supervisor, but the husband doesn't buy this and fires shots. The stove explodes violently, destroying the house.

Release On: 21st - June - 1915

Vote Count: 42
Vote Average: 5.6/10


His New Job

When one of the actors on a movie set doesn't show up, Charlie gets his chance to be on camera and replaces the actor. While waiting, he plays in a dice game and gets on many people's nerves. When he finally gets to act, he ruins his scene, accidentally destroys the set, and tears the skirt of the star of the movie.

Release On: 1st - February - 1915

Vote Count: 41
Vote Average: 5.6/10


A Burlesque on Carmen

A gypsy seductress is sent to sway a goofy officer to allow a smuggling run.

Release On: 18th - December - 1915

Vote Count: 41
Vote Average: 5.9/10


Shanghaied

A shipowner intends to scuttle his ship on its last voyage to get the insurance money. Charlie, a tramp in love with the owner's daughter, is grabbed by the captain and promises to help him shanghai some seamen. The daughter stows away to follow Charlie. Charlie assists in the galley and attempts to serve food during a gale.

Release On: 4th - October - 1915

Vote Count: 29
Vote Average: 5.5/10


The Bank

A janitor at a bank is in love with a secretary and dreams that she has fallen in love with him too.

Release On: 9th - August - 1915

Vote Count: 34
Vote Average: 6.5/10


A Fool There Was

John Schuyler, a happily married lawyer, is appointed diplomat and sent to England; but, due to an unfortunate accident, his wife and child can not come along with him. Then, on the ship, he meets the Vampire, a notorious woman, a relentless gold digger, who lives off men whom seduces and ruins.

Release On: 12th - January - 1915

Vote Count: 19
Vote Average: 5.2/10


In the Park

A tramp steals a girl's handbag, but when he tries to pick Charlie's pocket loses his cigarettes and matches. He rescues a hot dog man from a thug, but takes a few with his walking stick. When the thief tries to take some of Charlie's sausages, Charlie gets the handbag. The handbag makes its way from person to person to its owner, who is angry with her boyfriend who didn't protect her in the first place. The boyfriend decides to throw himself in the lake in despair, so Charlie helps him out.

Release On: 18th - March - 1915

Vote Count: 37
Vote Average: 5.1/10


The Cheat

A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.

Release On: 13th - December - 1915

Vote Count: 36
Vote Average: 5.8/10


A Night Out

After a visit to a pub, Charlie and Ben cause a ruckus at a posh restaurant. Charlie later finds himself in a compromising position at a hotel with the head waiter's wife.

Release On: 15th - February - 1915

Vote Count: 39
Vote Average: 5.7/10


By the Sea

It is windy at a bathing resort. After fighting with one of the two husbands, Charlie approaches Edna while the two husbands themselves fight over ice cream. Driven away by her husband, Charlie turns to the other's wife.

Release On: 29th - April - 1915

Vote Count: 42
Vote Average: 5.5/10


Martyrs of the Alamo

The story of the defense of the mission-turned-fortress by 185 Texans against an overwhelming Mexican army in 1836.

Release On: 20th - November - 1915

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 4.8/10


The Regeneration

At 10 years old, Owen becomes a ragged orphan when his mother dies. Abusive next-door neighbors the Conways take him in, and by 17, Owen has learned that might is right. At 25, he's a career gangster: loitering, gambling and drinking in dens of iniquity. Marie Deering arrives in Owen's area, eager to empower the impoverished, gang-affiliated youth through education. Owen slowly but surely leaves his old life behind, choosing the narrow path- all the while falling in love with Marie. Skinny, who's taken over Owen's role in the gang, reappears to him, spelling trouble.

Release On: 12th - September - 1915

Vote Count: 26
Vote Average: 6.9/10


A Jitney Elopement

Edna's father wants her to marry wealthy Count He-Ha. Charlie, Edna's true love, impersonates the Count at dinner, but the real Count shows up and Charlie is thrown out.

Release On: 1st - April - 1915

Vote Count: 28
Vote Average: 5.4/10


Der Golem

This mostly lost film (please check your attic) is often confused with director Paul Wegener third and readily available interpretation of the legend; Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam (1920). In this version of the golem legend, the golem, a clay statue brought to life by Rabbi Loew in 16th century Prague to save the Jews from the ongoing brutal persecution by the city's rulers, is found in the rubble of an old synagogue in the 20th century. Brought to life by an antique dealer, the golem is used as a menial servant. Eventually falling in love with the dealer's wife, it goes on a murderous rampage when its love for her goes unanswered.

Release On: 15th - January - 1915

Vote Count: 27
Vote Average: 6.8/10