100 Greatest Silent Films of All Time

This is where it all began. Some of these classics are have created tears and laughter for an entire century.

11 Nosferatu (1922) dir. F. W. Murnau
12 Pandora’s Box (1929) dir. G. W. Pabst
13 Sherlock Jr. (1924) dir. Buster Keaton, William Goodrich
14 The Big Parade (1925) dir. King Vidor
15 The Wind (1928) dir. Victor Sjöström
16 The Birth of a Nation (1915) dir. D. W. Griffith
17 Intolerance (1916) dir. D. W. Griffith
18 The Circus (1928) dir. Charlie Chaplin
19 Way Down East (1920) dir. D. W. Griffith
20 Flesh and the Devil (1926) dir. Clarence Brown
21 The Last Laugh (1924) dir. F. W. Murnau
22 Safety Last! (1923) dir. Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
23 Modern Times (1936) dir. Charlie Chaplin
24 Un chien andalou (1929) dir. Luis Buñuel
25 The Crowd (1928) dir. King Vidor
26 Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924) dir. Fritz Lang
27 The Kid (1921) dir. Charlie Chaplin
28 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925) dir. Fred Niblo
29 Napoléon (1927) dir. Abel Gance
30 Nanook of the North (1922) dir. Robert J. Flaherty
31 Broken Blossoms (1919) dir. D. W. Griffith
32 Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache (1924) dir. Fritz Lang
33 Faust (1926) dir. F. W. Murnau
34 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) dir. Rex Ingram
35 Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) dir. G. W. Pabst
36 The Thief of Bagdad (1924) dir. Raoul Walsh
37 The Phantom of the Opera (1925) dir. Rupert Julien
38 Show People (1928) dir. King Vidor
39 Our Hospitality (1923) dir. Buster Keaton, John G. Blystone
40 Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) dir. Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton
41 Wings (1927) dir. William A. Wellman
42 The Unknown (1927) dir. Tod Browning
43 The Cameraman (1928) dir. Edward Sedgwick, Buster Keaton
44 Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler (1922) dir. Fritz Lang
45 Tol’able David (1921) dir. Henry King
46 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) dir. Wallace Worsley
47 The Lodger (1927) dir. Alfred Hitchcock
48 Seven Chances (1925) dir. Buster Keaton
49 7th Heaven (1927) dir. Frank Borzage
50 Zemlya (1930) dir. Alexander Dovzhenko
51 Häxan (1922) dir. Benjamin Christensen
52 Orphans of the Storm (1921) dir. D. W. Griffith
53 The Wedding March (1928) dir. Erich von Stroheim
54 The Man Who Laughs (1928) dir. Paul Leni
55 The Phantom Carriage (1921) dir. Victor Sjöström
56 The Navigator (1924) dir. Buster Keaton, Donald Crisp
57 He Who Gets Slapped (1924) dir. Victor Sjöström
58 Girl Shy (1924) dir. Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
59 The Last Command (1928) dir. Josef von Sternberg
60 The Golem (1920) dir. Paul Wegener
61 Strike (1925) dir. Sergei Eisenstein
62 The Freshman (1925) dir. Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
63 The Fall of the House of Usher (1928) dir. James Sibley Watson, Melville Webber
64 Foolish Wives (1922) dir. Erich von Stroheim
65 It (1927) dir. Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg
66 Beggars of Life (1928) dir. William A. Wellman
67 Les vampires (1915) dir. Louis Feuillade
68 Destiny (1921) dir. Fritz Lang
69 October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928) dir. Sergei Eisenstein & Grigori Aleksandrov
70 The Sheik (1921) dir. George Melford
71 The Mark of Zorro (1920) dir. Fred Niblo & Theodore Reed
72 The Son of the Sheik (1926) dir. George Fitzmaurice
73 The Docks of New York (1928) dir. Josef von Sternberg
74 Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931) dir. F. W. Murnau
75 Robin Hood (1922) dir. Allan Dwan
76 Underworld (1927) dir. Josef von Sternberg
77 Cabiria (1914) dir. Giovanni Pastrone
78 Cops (1922) dir. Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
79 The Artist (2011) dir. Michel Hazanavicius
80 Finis terrae (1928) dir. Jean Epstein
71 The Joyless Street (1925) dir. Georg William Pabst
82 A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923) dir. Charlie Chaplin
83 The Great Train Robbery (1903) dir. Edwin S. Porter
84 The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) dir. Lotte Reiniger & Carl Koch
85 Queen Kelly (1929) dir. Erich von Stroheim
86 The Kid Brother (1927) dir. Ted Wilde
87 Sparrows (1926) dir. William Beaudine
88 City Girl (1930) dir. F. W. Murnau
89 Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927) dir. Walter Ruttmann
90 The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924) dir. Mauritz Stiller
91 Spione (1928) dir. Fritz Lang
92 The Scarecrow (1920) dir. Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
93 The Student Prince in Old Heidleberg (1927) dir. Ernst Lubitsch
94 A Page of Madness (1926) dir. Teinosuke Kinugasa
95 People on Sunday (1930) dir. Robert Siodmak & Edgar G. Ulmer
96 My Best Girl (1927) dir. Sam Taylor
97 The Cheat (1915) dir. Cecil B. DeMille
98 Speedy (1928) dir. Ted Wilde
99 Le Voyage dans la lune (1902) dir. Georges Méliès
100 The Covered Wagon (1923) dir. James Cruze