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List of the best movies of 1922, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1922 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 1922. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1922 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1922 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List is made up of movies like Nosferatu and Blood and Sand.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1922?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1922?"

1922 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1922. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1922 aren't just one persons opinion.
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Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. The film, shot in 1921 and released ...more

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Georg John, Charles Puffy, Rudolf Klein-Rogge Dr. Mabuse the Gambler is the first film in the Dr. Mabuse series, about the character Doctor Mabuse who featured in the novels of Norbert Jacques. It was directed by Fritz Lang and released in ...more

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Erich von Stroheim, Mae Busch, Dale Fuller Foolish Wives is a 1922 American drama silent film produced and distributed by Universal Pictures and written and directed by Erich von Stroheim. Although uncredited, Irving Thalberg, aged 22, ...more

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Douglas Fairbanks, Wallace Beery, Alan Hale Robin Hood, starring Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery, is the first motion picture ever to have a Hollywood premiere, held at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre on October 18, 1922. The movie's full ...more

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Rudolph Valentino, Lila Lee, Nita Naldi Blood and Sand is an American silent drama film produced by Paramount Pictures, directed by Fred Niblo and starring Rudolph Valentino, Lila Lee, and Nita Naldi. The film was based on the Spanish ...more

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Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts, Virginia Fox The Paleface is a 1922 Buster Keaton two-reeler Western comedy film.

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Ed Brandenburg, William Gillespie, Ernie Morrison One Terrible Day is a 1922 American silent short film, the first entry in Hal Roach's Our Gang series to be released. Directed by Robert F. McGowan and Tom McNamara, the two-reel short was ...more

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William Gillespie, Ernie Morrison, Allen Hoskins Saturday Morning is the fifth Our Gang short subject comedy released. The Our Gang series was created by Hal Roach in 1922, and continued production until 1944.

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Ernie Morrison, Allen Hoskins, Mickey Daniels Our Gang is an American Our Gang silent short film that was the third entry in the series to be released. It was directed by Charley Chase, Robert F. McGowan, Tom McNamara, and Fred Newmeyer. ...more

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Art Acord, Duke R. Lee In the Days of Buffalo Bill is a 1922 American western film serial directed by Edward Laemmle. The film is considered to be lost.

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Lon Chaney, Wallace Beery, Raymond McKee A Blind Bargain was a 1922 American silent horror film starring Lon Chaney and Raymond McKee, released through Goldwyn Pictures. The film was directed by Wallace Worsley and is based on Barry ...more

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Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely, Edward F. Cline The Frozen North is a 1922 American short comedy film directed by and starring Buster Keaton. The film is a parody of early western films, especially those of William S. Hart. The film was ...more

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Lon Chaney, Lon Chaney, Jr. The Trap is a 1922 American silent film starring Lon Chaney, directed by Robert Thornby, and released by Universal Pictures. The movie was released in the United Kingdom under the title Heart of ...more

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Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Joe Roberts Cops is a 1922 comedy short silent film about a young man who accidentally gets on the bad side of the entire Los Angeles Police Department during a parade, and is chased all over town. It was ...more

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Rudolph Valentino, William Boyd, Josef Swickard The Young Rajah is a 1922 silent film starring Rudolph Valentino. The film was based on the book Amos Judd by John Ames Mitchell.

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Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Lya De Putti Phantom is a 1922 silent film that was directed by F. W. Murnau the same year Murnau directed Nosferatu. It is an example of German Expressionist film and has a surreal, dreamlike quality.

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Agnes Ayres The Lane That Had No Turning is a lost 1922 American silent film that was directed by Victor Fleming. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released through Paramount Pictures.

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Lon Chaney, Jackie Coogan, Carl Stockdale Oliver Twist is a 1922 silent film adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist featuring Lon Chaney as Fagin and Jackie Coogan as Oliver. Directed by Frank Lloyd.

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Milton Berle, Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes Tess of the Storm Country is a 1922 melodrama starring Mary Pickford, directed by John S. Robertson, and based upon a Grace Miller White novel. It is a remake of Pickford's film from eight years ...more

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Gertrude Astor, Madge Bellamy, John Bowers Lorna Doone is a 1922 American film version of Richard Doddridge Blackmore's novel of the same name. Directed by French director Maurice Tourneur in the United States, the film starred Madge ...more

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Ruth Roland White Eagle is a 1922 American Western film serial directed by Fred Jackman and W. S. Van Dyke. The film is considered to be lost.

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Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bentley The Toll of the Sea is an American drama film, directed by Chester M. Franklin, produced by the Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation, released by Metro Pictures, and featuring Anna May Wong in ...more

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Wallace Reid, Theodore Roberts, Mary MacLaren Across the Continent is a lost silent film released by Paramount Pictures in June 1922, and was one of star Wallace Reid's last performances. This film was also the opening night film of the ...more

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Buster Keaton, Wallace Beery, Kate Price My Wife's Relations is a 1922 American short comedy film directed by and starring Buster Keaton. Through a judicial error Buster finds himself married to a large domineering woman with an ...more

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William Gillespie, Ernie Morrison, Mickey Daniels A Quiet Street is the sixth Our Gang short subject comedy released. The Our Gang series was created by Hal Roach in 1922, and continued production until 1944.