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List of the best movies of 1913, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1913 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 1913. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1913 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1913 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

Everything from The Mirror to Three Friends is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1913?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1913?"

1913 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1913. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1913 aren't just one persons opinion.

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Oil and Water Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Sweet, Harry Carey Oil and Water is a 1913 film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet. The supporting cast includes Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, and Harry Carey. A stage dancer and a ...more

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Two Men of the Desert Blanche Sweet Two Men of the Desert was a 1913 American silent Western short film written and directed by D. W. Griffith. Based on a story by Jack London, the film was shot on location in Death Valley. Two ...more

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Broken Ways Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall Broken Ways is a 1913 Western film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Henry B. Walthall and Blanche Sweet. A print of the film survives.

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The Battle at Elderbush Gulch Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh The Battle at Elderbush Gulch is a 1913 American silent Western film directed by D. W. Griffith and featuring Mae Marsh, Lillian Gish, and Lionel Barrymore.

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The Ranchero's Revenge Lionel Barrymore The Ranchero's Revenge is a 1913 American film directed by D. W. Griffith.

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Three Friends Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall Three Friends is a 1913 American silent film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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American Born Jacques Jaccard, Jack Richardson, Harry von Meter American Born is a 1913 American silent short film starring Sydney Ayres, Harry Van Meter, Charles Cummings, Jacques Jaccard, Louise Lester, Charles Morrison, Jack Richardson and Vivian Rich.

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During the Round-Up Lillian Gish, Frank Opperman During the Round-Up is a 1913 American short Western film directed by Christy Cabanne and featuring Lillian Gish.

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The Tenderfoot's Money Harry Carey The Tenderfoot's Money is a 1913 American film featuring Harry Carey.

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The Rose of San Juan Jack Richardson, Harry von Meter, Charlotte Burton The Rose of San Juan is a 1913 silent era short drama motion picture starring Sydney Ayres, Charlotte Burton, and Louise Lester. Directed by Sydney Ayres for the American Film Manufacturing ...more

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Some Fools There Were William Garwood, Florence La Badie, Jean Darnell Some Fools There Were is a 1913 American silent short comedy film starring William Garwood, Riley Chamberlin, Jean Darnell, Florence La Badie, and William Russell.

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The Hunchback Lillian Gish, William Garwood, F. A. Turner The Hunchback is a 1914 American silent short drama film directed by W. Christy Cabanne and written by Anita Loos. The film stars William Garwood, Frank Turner, Edna Mae Wilson and Lillian

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An Indian's Loyalty Lillian Gish, Frank Opperman An Indian’s Loyalty is a 1913 short Western film directed by Christy Cabanne and featuring Lillian Gish.

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The Restless Spirit J. Warren Kerrigan, Pauline Bush The Restless Spirit is a 1913 American silent short drama film written and directed by Allan Dwan, featuring J. Warren Kerrigan and Pauline Bush. The film is based on Thomas Gray's 1751 poem, ...more

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Atlantis Torben Meyer, Olaf Fønss, Ebba Thomsen Atlantis is a 1913 Danish silent film directed by August Blom, the head of production at the Nordisk Film company, and was based upon the 1912 novel by Gerhart Hauptmann. It starred an ...more

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At Midnight Jack Richardson, Harry von Meter, Vivian Rich At Midnight is a 1913 American silent short film written by Gordon V. May starring Harry Van Meter, Violet Neitz, Louise Lester, Jack Richardson and Vivian Rich.

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The Ways of Fate Lon Chaney, Wallace Reid, Vivian Rich The Ways of Fate is an 1913 American silent short romance film produced by the American Film Manufacturing Company. The film's directorial and producer roles have been both attributed to Allan ...more

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The Mirror Henry B. Walthall The Mirror is a 1913 silent film directed by Anthony O'Sullivan.

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The Werewolf Clarence Burton, William Clifford, Phyllis Gordon The Werewolf is a silent film short that is considered the first werewolf film and the earliest film of the Universal Monsters series. It was directed by Henry MacRae, produced by Bison Film ...more

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Bloodhounds of the North Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush Bloodhounds of the North is a 1913 American silent short drama film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, and Lon Chaney. The film is now considered lost.

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Mabel's Awful Mistakes Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Edgar Kennedy Mabel's Awful Mistakes is a 1913 film starring Mabel Normand and directed by Mack Sennett. The film also features Mack Sennett, Ford Sterling and Edgar Kennedy.

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Fatty Joins the Force Roscoe Arbuckle Fatty Joins the Force is a 1913 American short comedy film featuring Fatty Arbuckle. It features the Keystone Kops in a background role.

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Fatty at San Diego Roscoe Arbuckle, Mabel Normand Fatty at San Diego is a 1913 short comedy film featuring Fatty Arbuckle and Mabel Normand.

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The Gangsters Roscoe Arbuckle The Gangsters is a 1913 American short comedy film featuring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle as one of the Keystone Cops.

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He Would a Hunting Go Roscoe Arbuckle He Would a Hunting Go is a 1913 short comedy film starring Fatty Arbuckle.

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The Shriner's Daughter Charlotte Burton, Edith Borella, Winifred Greenwood The Shriner's Daughter is a 1913 American silent short film starring Charlotte Burton, Violet Neitz, Helen Armstrong, William Bertram, Edith Borella, Ed Coxen, Reaves Eason, George Field, ...more

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The Escape Donald Crisp, Lew Landers The Escape was a 1914 American silent drama film written and directed by D. W. Griffith and starred Donald Crisp. The film is based on the play of the same name by Paul Armstrong who also wrote ...more

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The Battle of Gettysburg Willard Mack, Charles K. French The Battle of Gettysburg is a 1913 American silent drama film directed by Charles Giblyn and Thomas H. Ince. The film is now considered to be lost, although some battlefield footage was used by ...more

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The Sheriff's Baby Alfred Paget The Sheriff's Baby is a 1913 American silent Western film directed by D. W. Griffith.

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In the Secret Service In the Secret Service is a 1913 American short Western film directed by Henry MacRae.

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The Waiters' Picnic Roscoe Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Al St. John The Waiters' Picnic is a 1913 American short comedy film featuring Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, and Al St. John.

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Passions, He Had Three Roscoe Arbuckle, Mabel Normand Passions, He Had Three is a 1913 short comedy film featuring Roscoe Arbuckle and Mabel Normand.

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Mother's Boy Roscoe Arbuckle Mother's Boy is a 1913 short comedy film starring Fatty Arbuckle.

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The Student of Prague Paul Wegener, John Gottowt, Lyda Salmonova The Student of Prague is a 1913 German silent horror film. The film was remade in 1926, under the same title The Student of Prague. Other remakes were produced in 1935 and 2004. It is generally ...more

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Cedric Hardwicke, Michael Rennie, King Baggot Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1913 horror film, directed by Herbert Brenon and Carl Laemmle, written by Brenon and produced by Laemmle. The picture is based on the Robert Louis Stevenson story ...more

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Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Ford Sterling Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life is a silent comedy short, directed and produced by Mack Sennett and starring Sennett, Mabel Normand, and Barney Oldfield as himself. It is considered one of the ...more

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The Evidence of the Film Florence La Badie, William Garwood, Marie Eline The Evidence of the Film is a 1913 American silent short crime film directed by Lawrence Marston and Edwin Thanhouser starring William Garwood. The only known copy of this film was rediscovered ...more

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The Hero of Little Italy Blanche Sweet, Charles West The Hero of Little Italy is a 1913 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.

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A Girl's Stratagem Mae Marsh A Girl's Stratagem is a 1913 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and Frank Powell.

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The Blood Red Tape of Charity Lon Chaney, Edwin August The Blood Red Tape of Charity is a 1913 American silent short drama film written, directed and starring by Edwin August and produced by Pat Powers. August wrote the scenario with the intent to ...more

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Pirate Gold Blanche Sweet Pirate Gold is a 1913 film starring Blanche Sweet and featuring Harry Carey.

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Peeping Pete Roscoe Arbuckle Peeping Pete is a 1913 American short comedy film featuring Fatty Arbuckle.

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Red Margaret, Moonshiner Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush Red Margaret, Moonshiner is a 1913 American silent short romance film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Pauline Bush and Murdock MacQuarrie, along with Lon Chaney. The film is now considered

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Justice of the Wild Harry von Meter, Mona Darkfeather Justice of the Wild is a 1913 American silent short adventure film directed by Frank E. Montgomery starring Harry Van Meter, Mona Darkfeather, and Jack Messick .

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Help! Help! Hydrophobia! Roscoe Arbuckle Help! Help! Hydrophobia! is a 1913 short comedy film starring Fatty Arbuckle.

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Ivanhoe King Baggot, Leah Baird Ivanhoe is a 1913 silent adventure/drama motion picture starring King Baggot, Leah Baird, Herbert Brenon, Evelyn Hope, and Walter Craven. Directed by Herbert Brenon and produced by Carl ...more

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Mabel's Dramatic Career Roscoe Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett Mabel's Dramatic Career is a 1913 American short comedy film starring Mabel Normand and Mack Sennett while featuring Roscoe Arbuckle in a cameo. The film features a film within a film and uses ...more

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The Mothering Heart Lillian Gish, Jennie Lee, Walter Miller The Mothering Heart is a 1913 American short drama film directed by D. W. Griffith. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the Museum of Modern Art.

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A Bandit Roscoe Arbuckle A Bandit is a 1913 American short comedy film featuring Fatty Arbuckle. A print of the film survives.

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Personal Magnetism Harry von Meter, Louise Lovely, Sydney Ayres Personal Magnetism is a 1913 American silent short film starring Sydney Ayres, Julius Frankenberg, Harry Van Meter, Jacques Jaccard, Louise Lovely, Jack Richardson and Vivian Rich.