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Film The Best Movies of 1905  

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List of the best movies of 1905, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1905 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 1905. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1905 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1905 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

The list you're viewing is made up of different movies like The Night Before Christmas and Esmeralda.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1905?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1905?"

1905 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1905. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1905 aren't just one persons opinion.

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The Night Before Christmas The Night Before Christmas is a 1905 American silent short film directed by Edwin S. Porter for the Edison Manufacturing Company. It closely follows Clement Clarke Moore's 1823 poem Twas the ...more

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Esmeralda Denise Becker, Henry Vorins Esmeralda is a 1905 French short silent film based on the novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame written by Victor Hugo. It was directed by Alice Guy-Blaché and Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset. ...more

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The Misadventure of a French Gentleman Without Pants at the Zandvoort Beach Willy Mullens The Misadventure of a French Gentleman Without Pants at the Zandvoort Beach is a 1905 early Dutch silent film directed by Willy Mullens, and produced by Alberts Frères. A six-minute short ...more

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The Mechanical Man The Mechanical Man is a short film released in 1905.

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An Interesting Story An Interesting Story is a 1905 British short silent comedy film, directed by James Williamson, showing a man so engrossed in his book he is dangerously oblivious to what happens around him.

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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; or, Held for Ransom Maurice Costello, J. Barney Sherry Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; or, Held for Ransom was a 1905 American silent film directed by J. Stuart Blackton for Vitagraph Studios. It was the second film based on Arthur Conan Doyle's ...more

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The Battle of Dingjunshan Tan Xinpei The Battle of Dingjunshan is a 1905 Chinese film directed by Ren Qingtai aka Ren Jingfeng (任景丰). The film was made by Beijing's Fengtai Photography. It was based on an episode in Luo Guanzhong's ...more

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Baby's Toilet is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1905
Baby's Toilet Baby's Toilet is a 1905 British short film directed by Cecil Hepworth. The film features Hepworth's baby daughter Elizabeth being bathed and dressed by her nurse, and was categorised by Hepworth ...more

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Our New Errand Boy Our New Errand Boy is a 1905 British short silent comedy film, directed by James Williamson, about a new errand boy, engaged by a grocer who soon regrets the appointment. This "relatively ...more

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King of Dollars

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Pigs Is Pigs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1905
Pigs Is Pigs "Pigs Is Pigs" is a story written by Ellis Parker Butler. First published as a short story in American Illustrated Magazine in September 1905, "Pigs Is Pigs" went on to ...more

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The Forbidden Quest Joseph O'Conor, Roy Ward The Forbidden Quest is a 1993 mockumentary written and directed by Peter Delpeut. The film won the 1994 International Fantasy Film Special Jury Award at the Fantasporto in Portugal. The film won ...more

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The Unfortunate Policeman The Unfortunate Policeman is a 1905 British short silent comedy film, produced by Robert W. Paul, featuring a policeman chasing a young painter after he tips a pot of paint over him. The film is ...more