The Best Movies of 1920

List of the best movies of 1920, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1920 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 1920. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1920 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1920 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

This list is made up of many different movies, including The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1920?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1920?"

1920 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1920. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1920 aren't just one persons opinion.
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  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
    1
    Conrad Veidt, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski
    22 votes
    • Released: 1920
    • Directed by: Robert Wiene
    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 1920 German silent horror film, directed by Robert Wiene and written by Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer. Considered the quintessential work of German Expressionist ...more
  • The Last of the Mohicans
    2
    Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe
    9 votes
    • Released: 1920
    • Directed by: Clarence Brown, Maurice Tourneur
    While warning the British of an approaching Huron war party, Uncas (Albert Roscoe), son of the last living Mohican chief (Theodore Lorch), catches the eye of Cora Munro (Barbara Bedford), a colonel's ...more

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  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    3
    John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst
    17 votes
    • Released: 1920
    • Directed by: John S. Robertson
    Scientist Dr. Henry Jekyll (John Barrymore) is intelligent and diligent, but also uptight and extremely serious about his work. When his friend, Sir George Carew (Brandon Hurst), takes him to a show ...more

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  • One Arabian Night
    4
    Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener
    5 votes
    • Released: 1920
    • Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
    One Arabian Night is a 1920 film written by Hanns Kräly and Ernst Lubitsch and directed by Ernst Lubitsch.
  • Way Down East
    5
    Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Lowell Sherman
    9 votes
    • Released: 1920
    • Directed by: D. W. Griffith
    Way Down West is a 1920 film directed by D. W. Griffith.
  • One Week
    6
    Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely
    8 votes
    • Released: 1920
    • Directed by: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
    One Week is a 1920 American short comedy film starring comedian Buster Keaton, the first film to be released made by Keaton on his own; Keaton had worked with Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle for a number of ...more