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Film The Best Movies of 1894  

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List of the best movies of 1894, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1894 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 1894. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1894 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1894 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

This list below has everything from Buffalo Dance to The Dickson Experimental Sound Film.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1894?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1894?"

1894 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1894. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1894 aren't just one persons opinion.

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Bucking Broncho Frank Hammitt, Lee Martin Bucking Broncho is an 1894 silent film from Edison Studios. Its star was Lee Martin who was an actual cowboy "bronco rider" and a member of Buffalo Bill's wild west show. Martin's part ...more

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Buffalo Dance Last Horse, Parts His Hair, Hair Coat Buffalo Dance is an 1894 American 16-second black-and-white silent film shot in Thomas Edison's Black Maria studio. The film was made at the same time as Edison's Sioux Ghost Dance. It is one of ...more

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Annie Oakley Annie Oakley Annie Oakley is an 1894 short film, most notable for being Annie Oakley's first appearance on film. The man assisting her is likely her husband, Frank E. Butler. The film shows Annie shooting at ...more

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The Barbershop The Barbershop is an 1894 documentary short film directed by William Dickson and William Heise.

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Carmencita Carmencita Carmencita is an 1894 American short black-and-white silent documentary film directed and produced by William K.L. Dickson, the Scottish inventor credited with the invention of the motion ...more

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Annabelle Butterfly Dance Annabelle Moore Annabelle Butterfly Dance is an 1894 short film. It is one of the several silent films produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company starring Annabelle Moore. In the film, Annabelle performs one ...more

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The Dickson Experimental Sound Film William Kennedy Dickson The Dickson Experimental Sound Film is a film made by William Dickson in late 1894 or early 1895. It is the first known film with live-recorded sound and appears to be the first motion picture ...more

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Chinese Opium Den Chinese Opium Den is an 1894 American short black-and-white silent film. It is an early motion picture produced by Thomas Edison. Very little is known about this film as no print is believed to ...more

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Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph James J. Corbett, Peter Courtney Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph is an 1894 American short black-and-white silent film produced by William K.L. Dickson and starring James J. Corbett. It was only the second boxing ...more

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Luis Martinetti, Contortionist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1894
Luis Martinetti, Contortionist Luis Martinetti Luis Martinetti, Contortionist is an 1894 short film produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company. The film, which runs 12.5 seconds, consists of a contortionist act performed by Luis Martinetti ...more

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Fred Ott's Sneeze Fred Ott Fred Ott's Sneeze is an 1894 American, short, black-and-white, silent documentary film shot by William K.L. Dickson and starring Fred Ott. It was the first motion picture to be copyrighted in ...more

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RĂªve au coin du feu Rêve au coin du feu is an 1894 French short film directed by Émile Reynaud.

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The Hornbacker-Murphy Fight

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Athlete with Wand

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Miss Jerry William Courtenay Miss Jerry is an 1894 American feature-length black-and-white silent pre-film "Picture Play" written and produced by Alexander Black and starring Blanche Bayliss. Miss Jerry was not a ...more

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Souvenir Strip of the Edison Kinetoscope

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Caicedo (with Pole) Juan A. Caicedo

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Arms and the Man Arms and the Man is a comedy by George Bernard Shaw, whose title comes from the opening words of Virgil's Aeneid in Latin: Arma virumque cano. The play was first produced on April 21, 1894 at ...more