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List of the best movies of 1911, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1911 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 1911. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1911 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1911 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List features movies like The Last Drop of Water, Fighting Blood, and many more

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1911?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1911?"

1911 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1911. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1911 aren't just one persons opinion.
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The Battle Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Sweet, Donald Crisp The Battle is a 1911 American war film directed by D. W. Griffith. The film was set during the American Civil War. It was shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey, where many early film studios in America's ...more

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The Stuff Heroes Are Made Of Blanche Sweet, Edwin August The Stuff Heroes Are Made Of is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and Frank Powell and starring Blanche Sweet.

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Baseball and Bloomers William Garwood, Marguerite Snow Baseball and Bloomers, also known as Baseball in Bloomers, is a 1911 American silent short sports film produced by the Thanhouser Company. The film stars William Garwood and is the debut of ...more

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Was He a Coward? Blanche Sweet Was He a Coward? is a 1911 short silent Western film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the Museum of Modern Art.

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Fighting Blood George Nichols Fighting Blood is a 1911 short silent Western film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring George Nichols and featuring Lionel Barrymore and Blanche Sweet. A print of the film survives in the film ...more

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The Higher Law James Cruze, William Garwood, William Russell The Higher Law is a 1911 American silent short film drama directed by George Nichols. The film starred William Garwood and James Cruze.

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The Last Drop of Water Blanche Sweet, Jeanie MacPherson, Robert Harron The Last Drop of Water is a 1911 American short silent Western film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Blanche Sweet. Three known prints of the film survive. It was filmed in the San Fernando ...more

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Vildledt Elskov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1911
Vildledt Elskov Vildledt Elskov is a 1911 Danish silent film directed by August Blom under the Nordisk Films banner.

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A Tale of Two Cities Norma Talmadge, Maurice Costello, Edith Storey A Tale of Two Cities is a silent film directed by William J. Humphrey, loosely based on the 1859 novel by Charles Dickens. According to film historian Anthony Slide, this was a three-reel film, ...more

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The Long Road Blanche Sweet The Long Road is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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The Blind Princess and the Poet Blanche Sweet The Blind Princess and the Poet is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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Den farlige alder Lau Lauritzen, Sr., Clara Pontoppidan Den farlige alder is a 1911 Danish silent film directed by August Blom under the Nordisk Films banner.

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Her Awakening Mabel Normand, Donald Crisp, Robert Harron Her Awakening is a 1911 American short silent drama film starring Mabel Normand and directed by D. W. Griffith. Normand portrays a vivaciously effervescent young woman ashamed to introduce her ...more

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The Making of a Man Blanche Sweet, Dell Henderson The Making of a Man is a 1911 short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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His Trust Mack Sennett, Claire McDowell, Wilfred Lucas His Trust is a 1911 American silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith. It concerns "The faithful devotion and self- sacrifice of an old negro servant," who is played in blackface. ...more

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A Victim of the Mormons Clara Pontoppidan, Valdemar Psilander A Victim of the Mormons is a 1911 Danish silent film directed by August Blom. The film was controversial for demonizing the Mormon religion, and its box-office success is cited for initiating a ...more

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The Smuggler Florence La Badie, William Garwood, Harry Benham The Smuggler is a 1911 American silent short romantic drama. The film starred William Garwood Florence La Badie and Harry Benham.

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Love in the Hills Blanche Sweet Love in the Hills is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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The Cowboy and the Lady Alan Hale, Sr. The Cowboy and the Lady is a 1911 silent western film notable for being Alan Hale, Sr.'s screen debut.

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Why He Gave Up Mabel Normand, Fred Mace Why He Gave Up is a 1911 American short silent comedy film starring Fred Mace and Mabel Normand. The film was co-directed by Mack Sennett and Henry Lehrman and shot in Huntington, Long Island.

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A Woman Scorned Blanche Sweet A Woman Scorned is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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A Country Cupid Blanche Sweet A Country Cupid is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet. A print of the film survives.

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A Decree of Destiny Mary Pickford A Decree of Destiny is a 1911 American short silent romantic drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Mary Pickford and featuring Blanche Sweet.

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The Miser's Heart Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Sweet, Donald Crisp The Miser's Heart is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet. The film was shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey where early film studios in ...more

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The White Rose of the Wilds Blanche Sweet The White Rose of the Wilds is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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The New Dress Wilfred Lucas The New Dress is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Wilfred Lucas and featuring Blanche Sweet.

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The Fisher-Maid Mary Pickford, Owen Moore The Fisher-Maid is a 1911 short drama film directed by Thomas Harper Ince.

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The Pasha's Daughter William Garwood, William Russell The Pasha's Daughter is a 1911 American silent short drama produced by the Thanhouser Company. The film focuses on an American named Jack who is traveling in Turkey. He befriends an aged Turk ...more

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His Trust Fulfilled Claire McDowell, Wilfred Lucas, Gladys Egan His Trust Fulfilled is a 1911 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith. Prints of this film survive in the film archives of the Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art.

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Sweet Memories Mary Pickford, King Baggot, Lottie Pickford Sweet Memories is a 1911 silent short romantic drama film, written and directed by Thomas H. Ince, released by the Independent Moving Pictures Company on March 27, 1911.

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The Message in the Bottle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1911
The Message in the Bottle The Message in the Bottle is a 1911 short drama film directed by Thomas Harper Ince.

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For Her Sake William Garwood For Her Sake is a 1911 American silent short war romance film produced by the Thanhouser Company. The film starred William Garwood as a confederate soldier in love.

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The Battle of Bunker Hill Charles Stanton Ogle, Marc McDermott, Frank McGlynn^! Sr. The Battle of Bunker Hill is a 1911 short war film written by Clyde Fitch and directed by Oscar Apfel and J. Searle Dawley.

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Courting Across the Court William Garwood Courting Across the Court is a 1911 American silent short romantic comedy film. The film stars William Garwood.

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The Scarlet Letter Robert Z. Leonard, King Baggot, Lucille Young The Scarlet Letter is a silent drama motion picture short starring King Baggot, Lucille Young, and William Robert Daly. Directed by Joseph W. Smiley and George Loane Tucker and produced by Carl ...more

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What Shall We Do with Our Old? Donald Crisp, Claire McDowell, Wilfred Lucas What Shall We Do with Our Old? is a 1911 American drama film directed by D.W. Griffith.

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His Daughter Edwin August His Daughter is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Edwin August and featuring Blanche Sweet.

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Won by Wireless William Garwood Won by Wireless is a 1911 American silent short film. The film stars William Garwood.

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Through Darkened Vales Blanche Sweet Through Darkened Vales is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics Winsor McCay, John Bunny, George McManus Little Nemo, also known as Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics, is a 1911 silent animated short film by American cartoonist Winsor McCay. One of the ...more

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The Bells The Bells is a 1911 Australian feature-length film directed by W. J. Lincoln. It is based on the famous stage melodrama by Erckmann-Chatrian adapted by Leopold Lewis, which had been adapted for ...more

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Sweet Nell of Old Drury Sweet Nell of Old Drury is a 1911 Australian silent film directed by Raymond Longford starring Nellie Stewart about the relationship between Nell Gwynne and King Charles II. It is based on the ...more

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Three Strings to Her Bow Three Strings to her Bow is an Australian film directed by George Young. Now considered a lost film, it was billed as "a fine farcical comedy."

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Out from the Shadow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 1911
Out from the Shadow Blanche Sweet Out from the Shadow is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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The Still Alarm Robert Z. Leonard, Herbert Rawlinson, Eugenie Besserer The Still Alarm is a melodramatic play by Joseph Arthur that debuted in New York in 1887 and enjoyed great success, and was adapted to silent films in 1911, 1918, and 1926. Though never a ...more

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Her Hero Norma Talmadge, Maurice Costello, Flora Finch Her Hero is a 1911 short comedy film written and directed by Van Dyke Brooke.

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The Italian Barber Joseph Graybill The Italian Barber is a 1911 short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Joseph Graybill and featuring Mary Pickford. The film, by the Biograph Company, was shot in Fort Lee, ...more

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The Colonel and the King William Garwood, William Russell, Marie Eline The Colonel and the King is a 1911 American silent short drama film produced by the Thanhouser Company. The film stars William Garwood, Marie Eline and William Russell.

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The Coffin Ship William Garwood The Coffin Ship is a 1911 American silent short adventure film. The film starred William Garwood.

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Priscilla and the Umbrella Florence Barker Priscilla and the Umbrella is a 1911 American short silent comedy film directed by Frank Powell and Mack Sennett, starring Florence Barker and featuring Blanche Sweet.