The Best Movies of 1925

List of the best movies of 1925, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1925 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 1925. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1925 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1925 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List ranges from The Phantom of the Opera to The Gold Rush, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1925?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1925?"

1925 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1925. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1925 aren't just one persons opinion.
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  • The Gold Rush
    1
    Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray
    11 votes
    • Released: 1925
    • Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
    In this classic silent comedy, the Little Tramp (Charles Chaplin) heads north to join in the Klondike gold rush. Trapped in a small cabin by a blizzard, the Tramp is forced to share close quarters ...more

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  • The Big Parade
    2
    John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth
    10 votes
    • Released: 1925
    • Directed by: King Vidor
    Wealthy young idler Jim Apperson (John Gilbert) enlists during the early days of World War I, to the worry of his mother (Claire McDowell) and the pride of his father (Hobart Bosworth). Sent to the ...more

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  • Battleship Potemkin
    3
    Sergei Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Antonov
    9 votes
    • Released: 1925
    • Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein
    Battleship Potemkin, sometimes rendered as Battleship Potyomkin, is a 1925 silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein and produced by Mosfilm. It presents a dramatized version of the mutiny that ...more
  • Ben-Hur
    4
    Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy
    6 votes
    • Released: 1925
    • Directed by: Fred Niblo
    In this silent classic, Judah ben-Hur (Ramon Novarro) discovers that he has been betrayed by his childhood friend Messala (Francis X. Bushman), leading to separation from his family. Punished for an ...more

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  • The Unholy Three
    5
    Lon Chaney, Victor McLaglen, Mae Busch
    7 votes
    • Released: 1925
    • Directed by: Tod Browning
    The Unholy Three is a 1925 American silent film involving a crime spree, directed by Tod Browning and starring Lon Chaney. The film was remade in 1930 as a talkie. In both the 1925 and the 1930 ...more

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  • The Phantom of the Opera
    6
    Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry
    13 votes
    • Released: 1925
    • Directed by: Rupert Julian
    In this silent horror classic, aspiring young opera singer Christine Daaé (Mary Philbin) discovers that she has a mysterious admirer intent on helping her become a lead performer. This enigmatic ...more

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