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Film The Best Movies of 1919  

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List of the best movies of 1919, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1919 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 1919. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1919 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1919 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

Movies here include everything from Broken Blossoms to A Day's Pleasure.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1919?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1919?"

1919 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1919. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1919 aren't just one persons opinion.

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The Greatest Question Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves The Greatest Question is a 1919 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith.

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Bare Fists Harry Carey Bare Fists is a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost. John Ford and actor Harry Carry collaborated on at least 25 films ...more

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Brutna Blommor Lillian Gish, Kid McCoy, Donald Crisp Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl is a 1919 American silent drama film directed by D.W. Griffith. It was distributed by United Artists and premiered on May 13, 1919. It stars ...more

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True Heart Susie Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron True Heart Susie is a 1919 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the British Film Institute. The film has ...more

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The Adventures of Ruth Ruth Roland, Herbert Heyes, George Larkin The Adventures of Ruth is a 1919 American film serial directed by George Marshall. It is now considered to be lost.

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Partners Three Enid Bennett, Casson Ferguson Partners Three is a 1919 American silent Western film directed by Fred Niblo. Nitrate and/or acetate copy exist at the Library of Congress. Prints held at the Library of Congress and UCLA Film ...more

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Terror of the Range Betty Compson, George Larkin Terror of the Range is a 1919 American Western film serial directed by Stuart Paton. The film is considered to be lost.

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His Buddy Hoot Gibson His Buddy is a 1919 American short Western film directed by George Holt and featuring Hoot Gibson.

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Don't Change Your Husband Gloria Swanson, Elliott Dexter, Cleo Ridgely Don't Change Your Husband is a 1919 American silent comedy film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Gloria Swanson. The film was the third of six "marriage films" directed by ...more

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The Crow Hoot Gibson The Crow is a 1919 American short Western film directed by B. Reeves Eason.

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The Outcasts of Poker Flat Harry Carey The Outcasts of Poker Flat was a 1919 American western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost. The screenplay is based upon the 1869 story of the ...more

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A Fight for Love Harry Carey A Fight for Love was a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost.

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Riders of Vengeance Harry Carey Riders of Vengeance is a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost.

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A Gun Fightin' Gentleman Harry Carey A Gun Fightin' Gentleman is a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring Harry Carey. Because only three reels of originally five or six are believed to exist, this film is ...more

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Sunnyside Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Henry Bergman Sunnyside is a 1919 American short silent film written, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin. It was his third film for First National Pictures.

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The Professor Charlie Chaplin, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman The Professor is a 1919 American silent comedy film made at the Chaplin Studios for the First National film company starring Charlie Chaplin. However, the film was never released or even ...more

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The Miracle Man Lon Chaney, Thomas Meighan, Betty Compson The Miracle Man is a 1919 American silent drama film starring Lon Chaney and based on a 1914 play by George M. Cohan, which in turn is based on the novel of the same title by Frank L. Packard. ...more

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Roped Harry Carey Roped was a 1919 American Western/comedy film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost. Roped is one of at least 25 films in which director John Ford ...more

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Different from the Others Magnus Hirschfeld, Conrad Veidt, Reinhold Schünzel Different From The Others is a German film produced during the Weimar Republic. It was first released in 1919 and stars Conrad Veidt and Reinhold Schünzel. The story for Anders als die ...more

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The Last Outlaw Mickey Rourke, Harry Carey, Lucille Hutton The Last Outlaw is a 1919 American short Western film directed by John Ford. Part of this film survives in the British Film Institute film archive and in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.

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Back Stage Buster Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle Back Stage is a 1919 American comedy film, one of the last films that Buster Keaton would appear with Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle before they went their separate ways, Keaton would get his ...more

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Daddy-Long-Legs Mary Pickford, Marshall Neilan, Jeanne Carpenter Daddy-Long-Legs is a 1919 silent comedy-drama film directed by Marshall Neilan, and based on Jean Webster's novel Daddy-Long-Legs. The film stars Mary Pickford.

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The Gun Packer Ed "Too Tall" Jones, Pete Morrison The Gun Packer is a 1919 American short Western film directed by John Ford.

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The Fighting Line Art Acord The Fighting Line is a 1919 American short Western film directed by B. Reeves Eason.

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What Every Woman Learns Milton Sills, Enid Bennett What Every Woman Learns is a 1919 American silent drama film directed by Fred Niblo.

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The Law of Men Enid Bennett, Niles Welch The Law of Men is a 1919 American silent drama film directed by Fred Niblo.

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The Kid and the Cowboy Art Acord The Kid and the Cowboy is a 1919 American short Western film directed by B. Reeves Eason.

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The Garage Buster Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle The Garage is a 1920 American short comedy film starring Buster Keaton and Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. It was directed by Arbuckle himself. The film was also known as Fire Chief. This was ...more

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A Day's Pleasure Charlie Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Edna Purviance A Day's Pleasure is Charlie Chaplin's fourth film for First National Films. It was created at the Chaplin Studio. It was a quickly made two-reeler to help fill a gap while working on his first ...more

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Marked Men Harry Carey Marked Men is a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring Harry Carey. It is a remake of the 1916 film The Three Godfathers, which also starred Carey. The film is considered ...more

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The Double Hold-Up Hoot Gibson The Double Hold-Up is a 1919 American short Western film directed by Phil Rosen and featuring Hoot Gibson.

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The Jack of Hearts Hoot Gibson The Jack of Hearts is a 1919 American short Western film directed by B. Reeves Eason.

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Ace of the Saddle Harry Carey Ace of the Saddle is a 1919 American western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost.

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Die Arche Die Arche is a 1919 silent science fiction film starring Leo Connard and directed by Richard Oswald. It is a two-part German epic based upon a novel by Werner Scheff. It follows the story of a ...more

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Elmo the Mighty Elmo Lincoln, Grace Cunard Elmo the Mighty is a 1919 American Western film serial directed by Henry MacRae. The film is now considered to be lost.

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The Oyster Princess Curt Bois, Victor Janson, Hans Junkermann The Oyster Princess is a 1919 German silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It is a grotesque comedy in 4 acts about an American millionaire’s spoiled daughter’s marriage that does not go as ...more

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From Hand to Mouth Harold Lloyd, Snub Pollard, Gus Leonard From Hand to Mouth is a 1919 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd. This was the first film Lloyd made with frequent co-star Mildred Davis. A print of the film survives in the film ...more

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The First Men in the Moon Heather Thatcher, Bruce Gordon, Lionel d'Aragon The First Men in the Moon is a black-and-white silent film, directed by Bruce Gordon and J. L. V. Leigh. The film is based on H. G. Wells' science fiction novel The First Men in the Moon. There ...more

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Hearts in Hock Oliver Hardy Hearts in Hock is a 1919 American silent comedy film featuring Oliver Hardy.

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By Indian Post Pete Morrison By Indian Post is a 1919 American short Western silent film directed by John Ford. One of the two reels survive.

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The Tell Tale Wire Hoot Gibson The Tell Tale Wire is a 1919 American short Western film directed by B. Reeves Eason.

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When the Clouds Roll By Douglas Fairbanks, Bull Montana, Ralph Lewis When the Clouds Roll By is a 1919 comedy film starring Douglas Fairbanks and directed by Victor Fleming and Theodore Reed. The plot involves a man following the advice of a psychiatrist as he ...more

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The Fighting Brothers Pete Morrison The Fighting Brothers is a 1919 short Western film directed by John Ford. The film is now considered to be lost.

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Rustlers Hoot Gibson, Helen Gibson, Pete Morrison Rustlers or The Rustlers is a 1919 American short Western film produced by John Ford and directed by Reginald Barker under the working title of Even Money. The film was shot between February 28 ...more

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The Rustlers Hoot Gibson The Rustlers is a 1919 American short Western film directed by Reginald Barker and featuring Hoot Gibson.

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Gun Law Pete Morrison Gun Law is a 1919 American short Western film directed by John Ford.

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Billy Blazes, Esq. Harold Lloyd Billy Blazes, Esq. is a 1919 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd. The film was a parody of Westerns of the time. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the British ...more

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His Majesty, the American Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw His Majesty, the American is a 1919 American comedy film directed by Joseph Henabery and starring Douglas Fairbanks. It was the first film released by United Artists. Several copies of the film ...more

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The Fighting Heart Jack Perrin The Fighting Heart is a 1919 American short Western film directed by B. Reeves Eason.

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Victory Lon Chaney, Wallace Beery, Gertrude Astor Victory is a surviving 1919 American film directed by Maurice Tourneur, starring Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Lon Chaney, and Wallace Beery. The movie is an adaptation of the eponymous novel by Joseph ...more