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Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

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.

Release On: 27th - February - 1920

Vote Count: 1127
Vote Average: 8/10

Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam

Suffering under the tyrannical rule of Rudolf II in 16th-century Prague, a Talmudic rabbi creates a giant warrior to protect the safety of his people. Sculpted of clay and animated by the mysterious secrets of the Cabala, the Golem was a seemingly indestructible juggernaut, performing acts of great heroism, yet equally capable of dreadful violence. When the rabbi's assistant takes control of the Golem and attempts to use him for selfish gain, the lumbering monster runs rampant, abducting the rabbi's daughter and setting fire to the ghetto.

Release On: 28th - October - 1920

Vote Count: 149
Vote Average: 7/10

The Scarecrow

Buster competes with another farmhand for the love of the farmer's daughter.

Release On: 7th - November - 1920

Vote Count: 105
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

A doctor's research into the roots of evil turns him into a hideous depraved fiend.

Release On: 18th - March - 1920

Vote Count: 99
Vote Average: 7/10

Way Down East

A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.

Release On: 3rd - September - 1920

Vote Count: 72
Vote Average: 6.9/10


The Romeo and Juliet story played out in a tenement neighborhood with Buster and Virginia's families hating each other over the fence separating their buildings.

Release On: 12th - December - 1920

Vote Count: 95
Vote Average: 7.2/10

One Week

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."

Release On: 29th - August - 1920

Vote Count: 190
Vote Average: 8/10

The Saphead

Nick Van Alstyne owns the Henrietta silver mine and is very rich. His son Bertie is naive and spoiled. His daughter Rose is married to shady investor Mark. Mark wrecks Bertie's wedding plans by making him take the blame for Mark's illegitimate daughter. Mark also nearly ruins the family business by selling off Henrietta stock at too low a price. Bertie, of all people, must come to the rescue on the trading floor.

Release On: 1st - September - 1920

Vote Count: 31
Vote Average: 6.2/10

Convict 13

A young golfer is mugged by an escaped convict and finds himself in a prison where he foils a jailbreak.

Release On: 27th - October - 1920

Vote Count: 88
Vote Average: 6.7/10

Within Our Gates

Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated negro woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished negro youths.

Release On: 12th - January - 1920

Vote Count: 62
Vote Average: 5.7/10

The Last of the Mohicans

As Alice and Cora Munro attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War, they are set upon by French soldiers and their cohorts, Huron tribesmen led by the evil Magua. Fighting to rescue the women are Chingachgook and his son Uncas, the last of the Mohican tribe, and their white ally, the frontiersman Natty Bumppo, known as Hawkeye.

Release On: 21st - November - 1920

Vote Count: 29
Vote Average: 6.4/10

The Mark of Zorro

Don Diego Vega pretends to be an indolent fop as a cover for his true identity, the masked avenger Zorro.

Release On: 5th - December - 1920

Vote Count: 46
Vote Average: 7.4/10

The Penalty

Blizzard, deranged from a childhood operation in which both his legs were needlessly amputated after an accident, becomes a vicious criminal, and eventually mob leader of the San Francisco underworld.

Release On: 15th - August - 1920

Vote Count: 38
Vote Average: 7/10

Haunted Spooks

After numerous failed attempts to commit suicide, our hero (Lloyd) runs into a lawyer who is looking for a stooge to stand in as a groom in order to secure an inheritance for his client (Davis). The inheritance is a house, which her scheming uncle "haunts" so that he can scare them off and claim the property.

Release On: 14th - March - 1920

Vote Count: 28
Vote Average: 6/10

Genuine, die Tragödie eines seltsamen Hauses

Genuine (original German title: Genuine, die Tragödie eines seltsamen Hauses; literally: Genuine, the tragedy of a strange house) is a 1920 silent horror film from director by Robert Wiene (the same year he directed Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari). It was also released as Genuine: A Tale of a Vampire. The film's sets were designed by the Expressionist painter César Klein.

Release On: 2nd - September - 1920

Vote Count: 33
Vote Average: 5.6/10

His Royal Slyness

A young adventurer trades places with a European prince and falls in love above his station.

Release On: 8th - February - 1920

Vote Count: 20
Vote Average: 5.6/10

The Garage

Roscoe and Buster operate a combination garage and fire station. In the first half they destroy a car left for them to clean. In the second half they go off on a false alarm and return to find their own building on fire.

Release On: 11th - January - 1920

Vote Count: 41
Vote Average: 6.1/10


Erotikon is a 1920 Swedish romantic comedy film directed by Mauritz Stiller, starring Tora Teje, Karin Molander, Anders de Wahl and Lars Hanson. It is based on the 1917 play A kék róka by Ferenc Herczeg. The story revolves around an entomology professor obsessed with the sexual life of bugs, and his easygoing wife who is courted by two suitors.

Release On: 8th - November - 1920

Vote Count: 30
Vote Average: 5.9/10

Anna Boleyn

The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.

Release On: 3rd - December - 1920

Vote Count: 21
Vote Average: 6.9/10


When Pollyanna is orphaned, she's sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly. Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England hometown are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable optimism - exemplified by her "glad game", in which she looks for the bright side of every situation - brings a change to the staid old community.

Release On: 18th - January - 1920

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 6.6/10