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List of the best movies of 1924, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1924 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 1924. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1924 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1924 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

This list below has a variety of movies, like Greed and Sherlock, Jr., in it.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1924?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1924?"

1924 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1924. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1924 aren't just one persons opinion.

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Greed ZaSu Pitts, Chester Conklin, Jack Curtis Greed is a 1924 American silent film, written and directed by Erich von Stroheim and based on the 1899 Frank Norris novel McTeague. It stars Gibson Gowland as Dr. John McTeague, ZaSu Pitts as ...more

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Kriemhild's Revenge Margarete Schön, Georg John, Theodor Loos Kriemhild's Revenge is a 1924 fantasy adventure film written by Thea von Harbou and Fritz Lang and directed by Fritz Lang.

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The Navigator Buster Keaton, Noble Johnson, Clarence Burton The Navigator is a 1924 comedy directed by and starring Buster Keaton. The film was written by Clyde Bruckman and co-directed by Donald Crisp.

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Sherlock, Jr. Buster Keaton, George Davis, Kewpie Morgan Sherlock, Jr. is an American silent comedy film directed by and starring Buster Keaton and written by Clyde Bruckman, Jean Havez and Joseph A. Mitchell. It features Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton ...more

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Michael Walter Slezake, Karl Freund, Grete Mosheim Michael was a German silent film released in 1924, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, director of other notable silents such as The Passion of Joan of Arc, Master of the House, and Leaves from ...more

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Die Nibelungen Die Nibelungen is a series of two silent fantasy films created by Austrian director Fritz Lang in 1924: Die Nibelungen: Siegfried and Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge. The screenplays for ...more

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The Iron Horse George O'Brien, J. Farrell MacDonald, Madge Bellamy The Iron Horse is a 1924 American Western silent film directed by John Ford and produced by Fox Film. In 2011, this film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically ...more

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Three Women Marie Prevost, Pauline Frederick, Mary Carr Three Women, also known as Die Frau, die Freundin und die Dirne is an American silent drama film starring May McAvoy, Pauline Frederick, and Marie Prevost, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, and based ...more

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The Flaming Forties Harry Carey The Flaming Forties is a 1924 American Western silent film, the sixth of seven features which short-lived motion picture company Stellar Productions released in 1924–1925 as Producers ...more

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He Who Gets Slapped Bela Lugosi, Norma Shearer, Lon Chaney He Who Gets Slapped is a 1924 American silent drama film starring Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, and John Gilbert, and directed by Victor Sjöström. The film is based on the Russian play ...more

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Wanderer of the Wasteland Jack Holt, Noah Beery, Sr. Wanderer of the Wasteland is a 1924 American silent Western film directed by Irvin Willat and starring Jack Holt, Noah Beery, and Billie Dove. This was the third feature film to be photographed ...more

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The Riddle Rider William Desmond, Eileen Sedgwick The Riddle Rider is a 1924 Western film serial directed by William James Craft. The film is considered to be lost.

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Wine of Youth William Haines, Creighton Hale, Eleanor Boardman Wine of Youth is a 1924 American silent comedy-drama film directed by King Vidor, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, shortly after the merger which created MGM in April 1924. Vidor did not ...more

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Sinners in Silk Adolphe Menjou, Hedda Hopper, Conrad Nagel Sinners in Silk is a 1924 silent film directed by Hobart Henley. The film stars Eleanor Boardman, Adolphe Menjou, Hedda Hopper, Conrad Nagel and Jean Hersholt. It is written by Benjamin Glazer ...more

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The Sea Hawk Wallace Beery, Milton Sills, Marc McDermott The Sea Hawk is a 1924 American silent film about an English noble sold into slavery who escapes and turns himself into a pirate king. Directed by Frank Lloyd, the screen adaptation was written ...more

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Janice Meredith W. C. Fields, Marion Davies, Ken Maynard Janice Meredith, also known as The Beautiful Rebel, is a silent film released in 1924 that is based on the book and play of the same name written by Paul Leicester Ford and Edward Everett Rose. ...more

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Girl Shy Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston Girl Shy is a 1924 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd and Jobyna Ralston. The movie was written by Sam Taylor, Tim Whelan and Ted Wilde and was directed by Fred C. Newmeyer and

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Forbidden Paradise Adolphe Menjou, Pola Negri, Rod La Rocque Forbidden Paradise is a 1924 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by German film director Ernst Lubitsch. The film ...more

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The Thief of Bagdad Douglas Fairbanks, Anna May Wong, Philip Ahn The Thief of Bagdad is a 1924 American swashbuckler film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Douglas Fairbanks. Freely adapted from One Thousand and One Nights, it tells the story of a thief ...more

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New Year New Year is a black-and-white Chinese animation made in 1924 by Wan Laiming and Wan Guchan.

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Dog Treat Dog Treat is a black and white Chinese animation made in 1924 by Wan Laiming and Wan Guchan.

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Empty Hands Norma Shearer, Jack Holt, Hazel Keener Empty Hands is a lost 1924 American silent romantic drama film directed by Victor Fleming, and starring Jack Holt and Norma Shearer. The film was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed ...more

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Galloping Hoofs Allene Ray Galloping Hoofs is a 1924 American Western film serial directed by George B. Seitz. The film is now considered to be lost.

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The Marriage Circle Adolphe Menjou, Monte Blue, Marie Prevost The Marriage Circle is a 1924 silent film produced by Ernst Lubitsch and Warner Brothers with direction by Lubitsch and distribution by the Warners. Based on the play Only a Dream by Lothar ...more

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Captain January Hobart Bosworth, Diana Serra Cary, Irene Rich Captain January is a 1924 silent film featuring child star Baby Peggy. It was the first screen adaptation of the 1891 children's book Captain January by Laura E. Richards.

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Cytherea Constance Bennett, Lewis Stone, Alma Rubens Cytherea is a lost 1924 American silent romantic drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Alma Rubens, Constance Bennett, and Norman Kerry. Based on the novel Cytherea, Goddess of ...more

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The Night Hawk Harry Carey The Night Hawk is a 1924 American Western film featuring Harry Carey. Today it is a lost film.

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The Enchanted Cottage Richard Barthelmess, May McAvoy The Enchanted Cottage is a silent, drama film based upon a 1923 play by Arthur Wing Pinero, and directed by John S. Robertson. The film was produced by Richard Barthelmess, through his company ...more

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High Society Mickey Daniels High Society is a 1924 American short silent comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. It was the 29th Our Gang short subject released.

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Leatherstocking Edna Murphy Leatherstocking is a 1924 American Western film serial directed by George B. Seitz.

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Secrets Norma Talmadge, Gertrude Astor, Donald Keith Secrets is a silent film directed by Frank Borzage. The film is based upon an 1872 opera called Don César de Bazan and was remade in 1933 with Mary Pickford in the leading role. Although ...more

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The Last Laugh Emil Jannings, Georg John, O. E. Hasse Der letzte Mann is one of the most influential films in the history of cinema. It was directed by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau in 1924 in the studio of Universum Film AG, known as Ufa and located in ...more

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The Way of a Man Allene Ray The Way of a Man is a 1924 American Western film serial directed by George B. Seitz. This serial is considered to be a lost film.

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Monsieur Beaucaire Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson Monsieur Beaucaire is a 1924 silent film drama based on the Booth Tarkington novel of the same name. Filmed at Paramount Studios in New York City, it was produced and directed by Sidney Olcott ...more

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Die Nibelungen: Siegfried Margarete Schön, Georg John, Theodor Loos

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The Saga of Gosta Berling Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Jenny Hasselqvist The Saga of Gosta Berling is a 1924 Swedish romantic drama film directed by Mauritz Stiller and released by AB Svensk Filmindustri, starring Lars Hanson, Gerda Lundequist and Greta Garbo in her ...more

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Silk Stocking Sal Evelyn Brent, Robert Ellis Silk Stocking Sal is a 1924 drama film directed by Tod Browning. As with most Evelyn Brent starring FBO films of the mid-1920s, Silk Stocking Sal is a lost film.

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Waxworks Conrad Veidt, William Dieterle, Emil Jannings Waxworks is a 1924 German silent fantasy-horror film directed by Paul Leni. The film is about a writer who accepts a job from a waxworks proprietor to write a series of stories about the ...more

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Broken Barriers Norma Shearer, Adolphe Menjou, James Kirkwood^! Sr. Broken Barriers is a 1924 American silent film starring James Kirkwood, Norma Shearer, and Adolphe Menjou. It was directed by Reginald Barker. The film was based upon the novel of the same name ...more

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The Dawn of a Tomorrow Jacqueline Logan The Dawn of a Tomorrow is a 1924 silent film drama produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures. It is based on the 1906 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and stars ...more

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The Fighting Coward Mary Astor, Ernest Torrence, Noah Beery The Fighting Coward is a 1924 American comedy film produced by Famous Players-Lasky, released by Paramount Pictures and directed by James Cruze. The film stars Ernest Torrence, Mary Astor, Noah ...more

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Classmates Richard Barthelmess, Madge Evans Classmates is a lost silent drama film starring Richard Barthelmess, produced by his company Inspiration Pictures, and distributed by Associated First National Pictures. The film was directed by ...more

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Hook and Ladder Hoot Gibson Hook and Ladder is a 1924 American Western film directed by Edward Sedgwick and featuring Hoot Gibson.

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Feet of Clay Rod La Rocque, Vera Reynolds Feet of Clay was a 1924 American silent drama film directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, starring Vera Reynolds and Rod La Rocque, and with set design by Norman Bel Geddes. The film is ...more

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The Heritage of the Desert Bebe Daniels, Ernest Torrence, Noah Beery Heritage of the Desert is a Western film based on the novel by Zane Grey, and starring Bebe Daniels, Ernest Torrence, and Noah Beery. The film was released by Paramount Pictures with sequences ...more

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Detained Stan Laurel, Agnes Ayres, Julie Leonard Detained is a 1924 silent comedy film starring Stan Laurel.

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A Sainted Devil Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi A Sainted Devil is a lost 1924 American silent drama film starring Rudolph Valentino. The film was produced by Adolph Zukor and Jesse Lasky

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Ride for Your Life Hoot Gibson Ride for Your Life is a lost 1924 American Western film directed by Edward Sedgwick and featuring Hoot Gibson.

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Tiger Thompson Harry Carey Tiger Thompson is a 1924 American Western film featuring Harry Carey.

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The Eternal City Joan Bennett, Lionel Barrymore, Barbara La Marr The Eternal City is a silent film directed by George Fitzmaurice, from a script by Ouida Bergère based on a Hall Caine novel, starring Barbara La Marr, Lionel Barrymore and Bert Lytell. ...more