What are the best movies in theaters 1911

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The classic tale of Dante's journey through hell, loosely adapted from the Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré. This historically important film stands as the first feature from Italy and the oldest fully-surviving feature in the world, and boasts beautiful special effects and sets that stand above other cinema of the era.

Release On: 1st - July - 1911

Vote Count: 88
Vote Average: 6.5/10

Ungdommens Ret

Directed by August Blom.

Release On: 2nd - January - 1911

Vote Count: 112
Vote Average: 5.6/10

The Lonedale Operator

A young woman takes over her sick father's role as telegraph operator at a railway station, and has to deal with a team intent on train robbery.

Release On: 23rd - March - 1911

Vote Count: 35
Vote Average: 6.1/10

Little Nemo

Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style. Also known as "Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics".

Release On: 8th - April - 1911

Vote Count: 49
Vote Average: 6.6/10

L'orgie romaine

The tyrant Emperor Heliogabalus lives a life of debauchery and set lions loose among his guests.

Release On: 24th - November - 1911

Vote Count: 10
Vote Average: 5.8/10


Carpenter Geppetto carves a block of wood into a puppet and names him Pinocchio. As soon as his feet have been made, Pinocchio runs out the door and a series of adventures begins.

Release On: 4th - December - 1911

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 5.3/10

The Miser's Heart

Thieves decide to steal the money an old miser has hidden away. He refuses to open the safe for them, so they threaten to kill a little girl who lives in his building.

Release On: 20th - November - 1911

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 6/10

His Trust Fulfilled

Continuing where His Trust (1911) leaves off, George takes care of his deceased master's daughter after her mother's death. He sacrifices his own meager savings to give the girl a good life, until the money runs out and he tries to steal money from the girl's rich cousin.

Release On: 18th - January - 1911

Vote Count: 12
Vote Average: 3.5/10

Den sorte drøm

Stella, a circus princess, has two suitors: young, handsome Count Waldberg and the greying, hidebound jeweller Hirsch. Stella’s love for Waldberg drives Hirsch mad with jealousy. He will stop at nothing to be near the woman of his dreams. When the count loses a staggering sum to the jeweller in a gambling duel, Stella embarks on a fateful mission to save her beloved’s honour.

Release On: 4th - September - 1911

Vote Count: 12
Vote Average: 4.7/10

The Lighthouse Keeper

Tom Alkins, a sturdy fisherman, loves Polly Berry, the daughter of old Nat Berry, the keeper of the light. Bert Duncan also loves Polly and is insanely jealous of Tom. The course of true love runs smoothly for the happy couple with the exception of an attempt on the part of Duncan to force his unwelcome attentions on Polly. He is soundly thrashed by Tom and vows vengeance.

Release On: 18th - May - 1911

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10

De wigwam

At the age of 13 Joris Ivens was fond of Cowboys and Indians stories, so he decided to invent one himself. He made a script and used a camera from his father's shop. This became his first film, Wigwam, with his own family as cast. Black Eagle, a bad Indian, kidnaps the daughter of a farmer's family. Flaming Arrow, played by the young director, saves the child from the kidnapper and brings her back to her family. No better conclusion than smoking a peace pipe.

Release On: 1st - January - 1911

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 5/10

La caduta di Troia

The Fall of Troy, is an Italian silent film of 1911 directed by John Pastrone and Luigi Romano Borgnetto. Produced by the Itala Film of Turin, was the first successful film of Pastrone. From the technical point of view it was still composed of still shots, this was not yet the innovation of the cart, experienced only from Cabiria 1914.

Release On: 16th - March - 1911

Vote Count: 13
Vote Average: 5.7/10

Le trust, ou les batailles de l'argent

A young inventor is kidnapped to force him to tell the secret of his invention, but he foils his captors thanks to a pen with invisible ink.

Release On: 9th - November - 1911

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 5.3/10

What Shall We Do with Our Old?

An elderly carpenter is told by a doctor that his wife is seriously ill. Soon afterwards, an insensitive shop foreman lays him off from his job because of his age. Unable to find work, and with his wife's condition getting worse, he soon becomes desperate

Release On: 13th - February - 1911

Vote Count: 7
Vote Average: 5.7/10

Little Red Riding Hood

A little girl walks through the woods to deliver food to her sickly grandmother, only to discover a wolf in her stead.

Release On: 17th - December - 1911

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10

Romance of Pond Cove

When a young man loses his wealth, he also loses his fiancee, but he is more than consoled by her younger sister.

Release On: 31st - August - 1911

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10


As they have breakfast in their hunting lodge Howard jokingly tells his wife to improve her coffee or he'll shoot her. Later she meets him as he's out hunting and is accidentally shot and killed by another hunter. Because the maid overheard his joke at breakfast Howard is arrested for her murder.

Release On: 9th - March - 1911

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10

A Woman Scorned

Thieves follow a doctor as he takes home a large sum of money. Later, when they break into his house, the doctor's wife and daughter are trapped. One of the thieves has jilted his sweetheart, who tells the doctor of the robbery, and helps him save his family.

Release On: 30th - November - 1911

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10

The Message in the Bottle

A lost film. Lieutenant Shannon ( Owen Moore ) finds himself shipwrecked on an island and throws a bottle with a message into the sea, hoping it will reach civilization. His brave spirit impresses the islands savages and the King offers him the hand of his daughter in marriage. A rescue party suddenly disrupts the wedding already in progress, and the lieutenant is reunited with his sweetheart Louise Spencer ( Mary Pickford ). The heart-broken maiden stands alone, like a statue on a rock as she watches the boat carry away the man she loved.

Release On: 9th - March - 1911

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10

In Northern Forests

A story of escape and manhunt in the Canadian forests.

Release On: 1st - January - 1911

Vote Count: 1
Vote Average: 4/10