The Best Movies of 1926 Films

The Best Movies of 1926

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List of the best movies of 1926, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1926 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1926. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1926 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1926 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

The General and 45 Minutes from Hollywood are included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1926?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1926?"

1926 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1926. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1926 aren't just one persons opinion.


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    William Dieterle, Emil Jannings, Yvette Guilbert

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    The Great Gatsby

    William Powell, Warner Baxter, Neil Hamilton

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    Boris Karloff, Mike Donlin, Glen Cavender

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    Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Donald Crisp

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    Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Frankie Darro

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    Beau Geste

    William Powell, Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton

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    Don Juan

    John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Warner Oland

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    Gary Cooper, Ronald Colman, Charles Lane

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    45 Minutes from Hollywood

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Janet Gaynor

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    Brown of Harvard

    John Wayne, Mary Brian, William Haines

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    Thundering Fleas

    Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase, Allen Hoskins

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    The Winking Idol

    William Desmond, Eileen Sedgwick

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    Torrent

    Greta Garbo, Ricardo Cortez, Lucien Littlefield

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    The Johnstown Flood

    Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard, Janet Gaynor

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    The Bar-C Mystery

    Dorothy Phillips, Wallace MacDonald

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    Mantrap

    Clara Bow, Eugene Pallette, Ernest Torrence

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    3 Bad Men

    Olive Borden, George O'Brien

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    For Heaven's Sake

    Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young

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    What Price Glory?

    Dolores del Río, Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe

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    A Trip to Chinatown

    Anna May Wong, Charles Farrell, J. Farrell MacDonald

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    Mare Nostrum

    Antonio Moreno, Alice Terry, Apollon

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    The Son of the Sheik

    Rudolph Valentino, Karl Dane, Vilma Bánky

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    The Volga Boatman

    William Boyd

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    Beverly of Graustark

    Marion Davies, Antonio Moreno, Creighton Hale

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    Mary Pickford, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Lloyd Whitlock

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    The Sea Beast

    John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, Mike Donlin

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    Fighting with Buffalo Bill
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    Old Ironsides

    Gary Cooper, Duke Kahanamoku, Wallace Beery

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    The Mountain Eagle

    Nita Naldi, Malcolm Keen, Bernhard Goetzke

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    The Man in the Saddle

    Janet Gaynor, Hoot Gibson, Charles Hill Mailes

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    Along Came Auntie

    Oliver Hardy, Vivien Oakland, Glenn Tryon

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    Norma Talmadge, Gilbert Roland, Maurice Costello

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    The American Venus

    Louise Brooks, Edna May Oliver, Ford Sterling

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    A Social Celebrity

    Louise Brooks, Adolphe Menjou, Roger Davis

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    Greta Garbo, Lionel Barrymore, Antonio Moreno

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    The Blind Goddess

    Ernest Torrence, Jack Holt, Esther Ralston

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    The Untamed Lady

    Gloria Swanson, Nancy Kelly, Lawrence Gray

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    The Blue Eagle

    Janet Gaynor, George O'Brien

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    The House Without a Key

    Allene Ray, Walter Miller

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    The Third Degree

    Dolores Costello, David Torrence, Louise Dresser

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    The Blackbird

    Lon Chaney, Owen Moore

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    Bardelys the Magnificent

    John Wayne, Karl Dane, John Gilbert

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    Aleksandr Chistiakov, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Vladimir Uralsky

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    Fig Leaves

    Olive Borden, Heinie Conklin, George O'Brien

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    A Woman of the Sea

    Edna Purviance, Gayne Whitman, Charles K. French

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    The Grand Duchess and the Waiter

    Adolphe Menjou, Florence Vidor

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    Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

    Joan Crawford, Harry Langdon

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    The Devil's Wheel

    Sergei Gerasimov, Andrei Kostrichkin, Pyotr Sobolevsky

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    The Strong Man

    Gertrude Astor, Harry Langdon, Robert McKim

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    Raggedy Rose

    Mabel Normand

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