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Film The Best Movies of 1918  

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List of the best movies of 1918, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1918 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 1918. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1918 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1918 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List features A Dog's Life, Hearts of the World and more movies.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1918?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1918?"

1918 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1918. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1918 aren't just one persons opinion.
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Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin A Dog's Life is a silent film written, produced and directed by Charlie Chaplin. This was Chaplin's first film for First National Films. Chaplin plays opposite an animal as "co-star". ...more

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Lillian Gish, David Butler, Robert Harron The Greatest Thing in Life is a 1918 American silent drama film about World War I, directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, and David Butler. The film is now ...more

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Lon Chaney, Elmo Lincoln, Harry von Meter The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin was a 1918 silent war propaganda melodrama film written, directed and starring Rupert Julian. The film's supporting cast included Elmo Lincoln, Nigel De Brulier ...more

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Victor Sjöström, Edith Erastoff, William Larsson The Outlaw and His Wife is a 1918 Swedish silent film directed by Victor Sjöström, based on a play from 1911 by Jóhann Sigurjónsson. It tells the story of Eyvind of the ...more

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Buster Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle, Al St. John Out West is a 1918 short comedy film, a satire on contemporary westerns, starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, and Al St. John. It was the first of Arbuckle's ...more

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Rudolph Valentino, Carmel Myers, Mary Warren All Night is a 1918 American silent comedy-drama film starring Carmel Myers and Rudolph Valentino, directed by Paul Powell and released by Universal Pictures under the name Bluebird Photoplays. ...more

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Harry Carey The Phantom Riders is a 1918 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost.

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Harry Carey, Neva Gerber Three Mounted Men was a 1918 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost.

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Mary Pickford, Conway Tearle, Josephine Crowell Stella Maris is a 1918 American silent drama film directed by Marshall Neilan, written by Frances Marion and based on William John Locke's 1913 novel of the same name. The film stars Mary ...more

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Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White Triple Trouble is a two-reel silent comedy film that was released in 1918. It starred Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance and Leo White. This film was not an official Chaplin film, even though it ...more

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Mabel Normand, Rod La Rocque A Perfect 36 is a 1918 silent comedy film directed by Charles Giblyn, written by Tex Charwate, and starring Mabel Normand and Rod La Rocque. The plot involves Normand's clothes being stolen in a ...more

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Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin The Bond is a propaganda film created by Charlie Chaplin at his own expense for the Liberty Loan Committee for theatrical release to help sell U.S. Liberty Bonds during World War I. Made in 1918 ...more

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Douglas Fairbanks, Pauline Curley Bound in Morocco was an American silent action comedy/romance film starring Douglas Fairbanks. Fairbanks produced and wrote the film's story and screenplay, and Allan Dwan directed. The film was ...more

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Lillian Gish, George Fawcett The Great Love is a 1918 American silent war drama film directed by written and D. W. Griffith who, along with scenario writer Stanner E.V. Taylor, is credited as "Captain Victor ...more

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Mary Pickford, ZaSu Pitts, Spottiswoode Aitken How Could You, Jean? is a silent comedy-drama film, starring Mary Pickford, directed by William Desmond Taylor, and based on a novel by Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd. Casson Ferguson was the male lead; ...more

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Curt Goetz, Victor Janson, Ferry Sikla I Don't Want to Be a Man is a 1918 German film directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

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Pearl White, Antonio Moreno, Paul Panzer The House of Hate is a 1918 American film serial directed by George B. Seitz, produced when many early film studios in America's first motion picture industry were based in Fort Lee, New Jersey. ...more

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Lon Chaney, William S. Hart, Gretchen Lederer Riddle Gawne is a 1918 American silent Western film directed by William S. Hart and Lambert Hillyer and featuring Lon Chaney. Considered lost for decades, one of the five reels was found to have ...more

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Hoot Gibson Play Straight or Fight is a 1918 American short Western film directed by Paul Hurst.

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Douglas Fairbanks Headin' South is a 1918 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Arthur Rosson with supervision from Allan Dwan and starring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is now considered lost.

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Harry Carey The Scarlet Drop is a 1918 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. Just over 30 minutes of footage of the film now survives in the Getty Images Archive.

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Enid Bennett, Albert Ray When Do We Eat? is a 1918 American silent comedy film directed by Fred Niblo.

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Lon Chaney, Dorothy Phillips The Grand Passion is a 1918 American silent Western film directed by Ida May Park and starring Lon Chaney.

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Hoot Gibson, Noble Johnson, Helen Gibson The Branded Man is a 1918 American short Western film starring Hoot Gibson.

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Harry Carey A Woman's Fool is a 1918 American Western film directed by John Ford featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost.