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La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

A classic of the silent age, this film tells the story of the doomed but ultimately canonized 15th-century teenage warrior. On trial for claiming she'd spoken to God, Jeanne d'Arc is subjected to inhumane treatment and scare tactics at the hands of church court officials. Initially bullied into changing her story, Jeanne eventually opts for what she sees as the truth. Her punishment, a famously brutal execution, earns her perpetual martyrdom.

Release On: 21st - April - 1928

Vote Count: 601
Vote Average: 8.1/10


Steamboat Willie

Mickey Mouse, piloting a steamboat, delights his passenger, Minnie, by making musical instruments out of the menagerie on deck.

Release On: 18th - November - 1928

Vote Count: 344
Vote Average: 7.3/10


The Cameraman

A photographer takes up newsreel shooting to impress a secretary.

Release On: 10th - September - 1928

Vote Count: 239
Vote Average: 8/10


The Circus

Charlie, a wandering tramp, becomes a circus handyman - soon the star of the show - and falls in love with the circus owner's stepdaughter.

Release On: 6th - January - 1928

Vote Count: 520
Vote Average: 8.1/10


Steamboat Bill, Jr.

The just out of college effete son of a no-nonsense steamboat captain comes to visit his father whom he's not seen since he was little.

Release On: 9th - May - 1928

Vote Count: 222
Vote Average: 7.7/10


The Man Who Laughs

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.

Release On: 27th - April - 1928

Vote Count: 125
Vote Average: 7.4/10


The Crowd

John, an ambitious but undisciplined New York City office worker, meets and marries Mary. They start a family, struggle to cope with marital stress, financial setbacks, and tragedy, all while lost amid the anonymous, pitiless throngs of the big city.

Release On: 3rd - March - 1928

Vote Count: 118
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Октябрь

Sergei M. Eisenstein's docu-drama about the 1917 October Revolution in Russia. Made ten years after the events and edited in Eisenstein's 'Soviet Montage' style, it re-enacts in celebratory terms several key scenes from the revolution.

Release On: 20th - January - 1928

Vote Count: 130
Vote Average: 7/10


The Wind

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.

Release On: 15th - September - 1928

Vote Count: 65
Vote Average: 7.4/10


The Last Command

A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

Release On: 21st - January - 1928

Vote Count: 47
Vote Average: 7.3/10


La Chute de la maison Usher

A stranger called Allan goes to the House of Usher. He is the sole friend of Roderick Usher, who lives in the eerie house with his sick wife Madeleine. When she dies, Roderick does not accept her death, and in the dark night, Madeleine returns.

Release On: 4th - October - 1928

Vote Count: 84
Vote Average: 7.1/10


The Farmer's Wife

Successful middle-aged farmer Samuel Sweetland becomes widowed, then his daughter marries and leaves home. Deciding he wishes to remarry, Sweetland pursues some local women he considers prospects.

Release On: 2nd - March - 1928

Vote Count: 44
Vote Average: 5.7/10


Easy Virtue

Larita Filton is named as correspondent in a scandalous divorce case. She escapes to France to rebuild her life where she meets John Whittaker. They are later married, but John's well-to-do family finds out Larita's secret.

Release On: 5th - March - 1928

Vote Count: 47
Vote Average: 5.2/10


The Docks of New York

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

Release On: 16th - September - 1928

Vote Count: 66
Vote Average: 7.2/10


Spione

The mastermind behind a ubiquitous spy operation learns of a dangerous romance between a Russian lady in his employ and a dashing agent from the government's secret service.

Release On: 22nd - March - 1928

Vote Count: 49
Vote Average: 7.4/10


In Old Arizona

Army Sergeant Mickey Dunn sets out in pursuit of the Cisco Kid, a notorious if kind-hearted and charismatic bandit of the Old West. The Kid spends much of his loot on Tonia, the woman he loves, not realizing that she is being unfaithful to him in his absence. Soon, with her oblivious paramour off plying his trade, Tonia falls in with Dunn, drawn by the allure of a substantial reward for the Kid's capture -- dead or alive. Together, they concoct a plan to ambush and do away with the Cisco Kid once and for all.

Release On: 25th - December - 1928

Vote Count: 13
Vote Average: 5.3/10


Sadie Thompson

A young, beautiful prostitute named Sadie Thompson arrives on the South Pacific island of Pago Pago looking for honest work and falls for Timothy O'Hara, an American sailor who is unfazed by her unsavory past. However, Mr. Davidson, a missionary who arrived on the island at the same time, aims to "save" Sadie from her sinful life and petitions to have her separated from her beau and deported back to San Francisco.

Release On: 7th - January - 1928

Vote Count: 23
Vote Average: 7/10


Speedy

Speedy loses his job as a soda jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the game. When the railroad tries to run the last horse-drawn trolley (operated by his girl's grandfather) out of business, Speedy organizes the neighborhood old-timers to thwart their scheme.

Release On: 7th - April - 1928

Vote Count: 58
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Champagne

Betty, the rebellious daughter of a millionaire, decides to marry the penniless Jean—against her father's will—and runs away to France and lives a life of luxury on the profits from her father's business. Pretending his business is crashing, her father finally puts a stop to her behavior, which forces Betty to support herself by getting a job in a night club.

Release On: 19th - August - 1928

Vote Count: 47
Vote Average: 5.2/10


Lonesome

Two lonely people in the big city meet and enjoy the thrills of an amusement park, only to lose each other in the crowd after spending a great day together. Will they ever see each other again?

Release On: 20th - June - 1928

Vote Count: 44
Vote Average: 7.3/10