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List of the best Douglas Fairbanks movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Douglas Fairbanks's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Douglas Fairbanks movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Douglas Fairbanks movies will be at the top of the list. Douglas Fairbanks has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Douglas Fairbanks movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Douglas Fairbanks films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Douglas Fairbanks role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Douglas Fairbanks performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films range from Taming of the Shrew to The Mystery of the Leaping Fish.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Douglas Fairbanks movies?" and "What are the greatest Douglas Fairbanks roles of all time?"

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The Mark of Zorro Milton Berle, Douglas Fairbanks, Noah Beery The Mark of Zorro is a 1920 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Noah Beery. This genre-defining swashbuckler adventure was the first movie version of The Mark of Zorro. Based on the 1919 ...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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The Black Pirate Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Donald Crisp The Black Pirate is a 1926 silent adventure film shot entirely in two-strip Technicolor about an adventurer and a "company" of pirates. It stars Douglas Fairbanks, Donald Crisp, Sam De ...more

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Robin Hood 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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Intolerance Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Erich von Stroheim Intolerance is a 1916 epic silent film directed by D. W. Griffith and considered one of the great masterpieces of the Silent Era. The three-and-a-half hour epic intercuts four parallel ...more

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The Iron Mask Douglas Fairbanks, Rolfe Sedan, Belle Bennett The Iron Mask is a 1929 American part-talkie adventure film directed by Allan Dwan. It is an adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, ...more

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The Three Musketeers Douglas Fairbanks, Adolphe Menjou, Eugene Pallette The Three Musketeers is a 1921 American silent film based on the novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, père. It was directed by Fred Niblo and starred Douglas Fairbanks as ...more

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The Private Life of Don Juan Douglas Fairbanks, Merle Oberon, Binnie Barnes The Private Life of Don Juan is a 1934 British comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Douglas Fairbanks, Merle Oberon and Benita Hume. It was Fairbanks' final film role. The ...more

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Reaching for the Moon Bing Crosby, Douglas Fairbanks, Edward Everett Horton Reaching for the Moon is a 1930 film directed by Edmund Goulding.

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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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Headin' South Douglas Fairbanks Headin' South is a 1918 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Arthur Rosson with supervision from Allan Dwan and starring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is now considered lost.

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Wild and Woolly Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Charles Stevens Wild and Woolly is a 1917 American silent Western comedy film which tells the story of one man's personal odyssey from sophisticated Easterner to Western tough guy. It stars Douglas Fairbanks, ...more

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The Mollycoddle Douglas Fairbanks, Wallace Beery, Charles Stevens The Mollycoddle is a 1920 film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery, and directed by Victor Fleming. Beery plays an ice-cold villain brawling with Fairbanks' character all the way down ...more

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Taming of the Shrew Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Dorothy Jordan The Taming of the Shrew is the first sound film adaptation of the Shakespearean play of the same name. The movie was directed by Sam Taylor, adapted by Taylor from William Shakespeare's play, ...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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Douglas Fairbanks: The Great Swashbuckler Douglas Fairbanks, Belle Bennett, Dorothy Revier

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The Knickerbocker Buckaroo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Douglas Fairbanks Movies
The Knickerbocker Buckaroo Douglas Fairbanks The Knickerbocker Buckaroo was a 1919 American silent Western/romantic comedy film directed by Albert Parker and starring Douglas Fairbanks, who also wrote and produced the film. The ...more

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The Nut Douglas Fairbanks, Barbara La Marr, Marguerite De La Motte The Nut is a 1921 American silent film comedy directed by Theodore Reed. Fairbanks biographer Jeffrey Vance writes, "Admittedly a minor work, The Nut is frequently dismissed in critical ...more

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Don Q, Son of Zorro Douglas Fairbanks, Jack McDonald, Lottie Pickford Don Q, Son of Zorro is the 1925 sequel to the 1920 silent film The Mark of Zorro. It was loosely based upon the 1909 novel Don Q.'s Love Story, written by the mother-and-son duo Kate and Hesketh ...more

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The Americano Douglas Fairbanks The Americano is a 1916 American silent adventure/romantic comedy film directed by John Emerson and stars Douglas Fairbanks in his last production for Triangle Film Corporation. Based on the ...more

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Reggie Mixes In Douglas Fairbanks, Bessie Love, Alma Rubens Reggie Mixes In, also known as Facing The Music, is a 1916 silent action/comedy-drama film produced starring Douglas Fairbanks and directed by Christy Cabanne. The film was produced by Fine Arts ...more

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Mr. Fix-it Douglas Fairbanks, Wanda Hawley, Katherine MacDonald "This sparkling 1918 romantic comedy from director Allan Dwan catches Douglas Fairbanks on the cusp of superstardom. Fairbanks stars as Remington, aka Mr. Fix-It, a happy-go-lucky American ...more

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The Gaucho Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Lupe VĂ©lez The Gaucho is a 1927 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Lupe Vélez set in Argentina. The lavish adventure extravaganza, filmed at the height of Fairbanks' box office clout, was ...more

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The Mystery of the Leaping Fish Douglas Fairbanks, Bessie Love, Alma Rubens The Mystery of the Leaping Fish is a 1916 American short silent comedy film spoofing Craig Kennedy and Sherlock Holmes. The picture stars Douglas Fairbanks as Coke Ennyday, a detective with a ...more

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Martyrs of the Alamo Douglas Fairbanks, Walter Long, Sam De Grasse Martyrs of the Alamo is a 1915 American historical war drama film written and directed by Christy Cabanne. The film is based on the historical novel of the same name by Theodosia Harris, and ...more

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The Lamb Douglas Fairbanks, Seena Owen The Lamb is a 1915 American silent adventure comedy/Western film featuring Douglas Fairbanks in his first starring role. Directed by W. Christy Cabanne, the film is based on the popular 1913 ...more

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A Kiss from Mary Pickford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Douglas Fairbanks Movies
A Kiss from Mary Pickford Mary Pickford, Igor Ilyinsky, Anel Sudakevich A Kiss From Mary Pickford is a comedy film made in the Soviet Union, directed by Sergei Komarov and co-written by Komarov and Vadim Shershenevich. The film, starring Igor Ilyinsky, is mostly ...more