Feature Film, Released between 1916-01-01 and 1916-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

Passed | 197 min | Drama, History

7.8
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93 Metascore

The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, F.A. Turner

Votes: 13,157 | Gross: $2.18M

2. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)

Passed | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A French professor and his daughter accompany Captain Nemo on an adventure aboard a submarine.

Director: Stuart Paton | Stars: Allen Holubar, Dan Hanlon, Edna Pendleton, Curtis Benton

Votes: 1,442 | Gross: $8.00M

3. The Blacklist (1916)

50 min | Drama

6.1
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Based on the 1915 Colorado miners strike. Warren Harcourt, the coal company manager, comes to the scene. This causes a chain of events that will change the current status quo.

Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles Clary, Ernest Joy, William Elmer

Votes: 9

4. A Daughter of the Gods (1916)

Passed | 180 min | Drama

7.1
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A sultan agrees to help an wicked witch destroy a mysterious young lady, if the witch will bring his young son back from the dead with magic.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Annette Kellerman, William E. Shay, Hal De Forest, Marcelle Hontabat

Votes: 28

5. Shoes (1916)

60 min | Drama

6.6
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A young working girl must suport her family on only five dollars a week. The strain of trying to feed, house and clothe her mother, her father and three brothers finally gets to be too much... See full summary »

Director: Lois Weber | Stars: Mary MacLaren, Harry Griffith, Mattie Witting, Jessie Arnold

Votes: 185

6. The Dumb Girl of Portici (1916)

112 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.4
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Fenella, a poor Italian girl, falls in love with a Spanish nobleman, but their affair triggers a revolution and national catastrophe.

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Anna Pavlova, Rupert Julian, Wadsworth Harris, Douglas Gerrard

Votes: 67

7. Sherlock Holmes (1916)

Not Rated | 116 min | Mystery

6.5
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When a couple of swindlers hold young Alice Faulkner against her will in order to discover the whereabouts of letters which could spell scandal for the royal family, Sherlock Holmes is on the case.

Director: Arthur Berthelet | Stars: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain, Edward Fielding

Votes: 292

8. Hell's Hinges (1916)

Unrated | 64 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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In the wayward western town known as Hell's Hinges, a local tough guy is reformed by the faith of a good woman.

Directors: Charles Swickard, William S. Hart, Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing, Alfred Hollingsworth

Votes: 792

9. The End of the World (1916)

77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A comet, passing by Earth, causes rioting, social unrest, and major disasters that destroy the world.

Director: August Blom | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Carl Lauritzen, Ebba Thomsen, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Votes: 269

10. Judex (1916)

Not Rated | 300 min | Adventure, Crime

7.4
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A twelve part serial following the adventures of the masked vigilante Judex as he fights against criminals led by the corrupt banker Favrauxom.

Director: Louis Feuillade | Stars: René Cresté, Musidora, René Poyen, Édouard Mathé

Votes: 818

11. The Serpent (1916)

Passed | 60 min | Drama

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Peasant girl Vania is assaulted by a duke who murders her lover and sends her away to London. There she becomes a famous actress. The Duke, seeing her perform but not recognizing her, hears... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Theda Bara, James A. Marcus, Lillian Hathaway, Charles Craig

12. Snow White (I) (1916)

Unrated | 63 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.3
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Snow White is a motherless princess, who arouses the jealousy and hatred of Mary Jane, her mother's former lady-in-waiting, who is the ugliest woman in the kingdom, but aspires to the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Dorothy Cumming, Creighton Hale, Lionel Braham, Alice Washburn

Votes: 335

13. The Fall of a Nation (1916)

Drama

5.0
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Three acts and a prologue. Act 1: A nation falls. Act 2: The heel of the conqueror. Act 3: The uprising two years later.

Director: Thomas Dixon Jr. | Stars: Lorraine Huling, Percy Standing, Arthur Shirley, Flora Macdonald

Votes: 32

14. The Return of Draw Egan (1916)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.6
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Outlaw leader "Draw" Egan, believed dead, turns up in the town of Yellow Dog. The townsfolk believe him to be William Blake, a strong and law-abiding man. They appoint him sheriff to rid ... See full summary »

Director: William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Margery Wilson, Robert McKim, Louise Glaum

Votes: 128

15. The Good Bad-Man (1916)

50 min | Romance, Western

6.6
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An outlaw calling himself Passin' Through halts his "evil" ways long enough to help out some children in difficulty.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Sam De Grasse, Pomeroy Cannon, Joseph Singleton

Votes: 126

16. Where Are My Children? (1916)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

6.3
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A District Attorney's outspoken stand on abortion gets him in trouble with the local community.

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Tyrone Power Sr., Mrs. Tyrone Power, Marie Walcamp, Cora Drew

Votes: 547

17. The Queen of Spades (1916)

63 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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While hosting a game of cards one night, Narumov tells his friends a story about his grandmother, a Countess. As a young woman, she had once incurred an enormous gambling debt, which she ... See full summary »

Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova, Nikolai Panov

Votes: 578

18. Homunculus (1916)

360 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A group of scientists, led by a Professor Ortmann, produce a living human child using scientific processes - a "homunculus." This creature is human in every way, except that he cannot experience love.

Director: Otto Rippert | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Ernst Ludwig, Albert Paul, Lore Rückert

Votes: 30

19. The Cossack Whip (1916)

Drama

7.9
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Feodor Turov, chief of the Russian Czar's secret police, orders his Cossacks to attack a village he believes to be infested with rebels. The Cossacks attack the village and massacre almost ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Collins | Stars: Viola Dana, Grace Williams, Robert Walker, Frank Farrington

Votes: 68

20. Redeeming Love (1916)

50 min | Drama

4.8
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Naomi Sterling and John Bancroft are lovers. The girl loves frivolous things and Bancroft, a divinity student, finally estranges himself from her by his continual efforts to preach to her. ... See full summary »

Director: William Desmond Taylor | Stars: Kathlyn Williams, Thomas Holding, Wyndham Standing, Herbert Standing

Votes: 9

21. Lovely Mary (1916)

Drama

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Mary Lane and her cousin Claiborne want to sell some land left to them by their family. Real-estate agent Roland Manning falls in love with her, and prepares a deal that will make money for... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Jones | Stars: Mary Miles Minter, Frank DeVernon, Russell Simpson, Schuyler Ladd

22. Gloria's Romance (1916)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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An adventurous young girl in Florida gets herself lost in the Everglades and finds terror and excitement, as well as the rivalry of two men in love with her.

Directors: Walter Edwin, Campbell Gollan | Stars: Billie Burke, Henry Kolker, David Powell, William Roselle

Votes: 16

23. Les gaz mortels (1916)

71 min

6.1
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A scientist develops a powder that he believes will have the effect of distorting reality for those who take it. To test its effect tries it out on his assistant, a dog, himself and two ... See full synopsis »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Doriani, Émile Keppens, Henri Maillard, Léon Mathot

Votes: 17

24. The Half-Breed (1916)

73 min | Western

6.6
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An outcast named Lo Dorman encounters a young woman lost in the woods. He defends her from danger in the forest and from Sheriff Dunn.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Alma Rubens, Sam De Grasse, Tom Wilson

Votes: 128

25. The Chaperon (1916)

Comedy, Drama

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Jim Ogden, secretly engaged to Madge Hemmingway, wealthy heiress, becomes sensitive over his lack of money and breaks the engagement. In a moment of pique she marries Count Van Tuyle. After... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Berthelet | Stars: Edna Mayo, Eugene O'Brien, Sidney Ainsworth, Frances Raymond

26. Guldspindeln (1916)

50 min | Drama

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The French police investigates a bloody murder in Paris.

Director: Fritz Magnussen | Stars: Greta Almroth, Lili Beck, Lars Hanson, Nicolai Johannsen

27. Peggy (1916)

70 min | Comedy

5.0
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Peggy, a rambunctious young American girl, goes to Scotland to visit her uncle. Her American ways both shock and eventually delight the people of the old village - especially the handsome ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Giblyn, Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Billie Burke, William H. Thompson, William Desmond, Charles Ray

Votes: 13

28. Joan the Woman (1916)

Passed | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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A WWI English officer is inspired the night before a dangerous mission by a vision of Joan of Arc, whose story he relives.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Roberts

Votes: 477 | Gross: $1.32M

29. Snow White (II) (1916)

116 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

3.4
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"Mirror, mirror on the wall who's the fairest of them all?" The Wicked Queen knows that the looking glass will always answer, "you are." But one day, the magic mirror has something new to ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Weston | Stars: Aimee Ehrlich, Ruth Richie, Eleanor Assmus, Patsy Grace Lichtenburg

Votes: 25

30. The Call of the Cumberlands (1916)

Passed | 62 min | Drama

6.6
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A family feud erupts in the mountains of Kentucky.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, Herbert Standing, Page Peters

Votes: 71

31. Truth and Justice (1916)

Drama

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Six episodes in which the editor of 'John Bull' criticises social injustices.

Director: Bert Haldane | Stars: Florence Alliston, Horatio Bottomley, Will Page

32. The Mysteries of Myra (1916)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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Myra Maynard, is plagued by a wide variety of metaphysical assaults by the corrupt Black Order, a secret organization which uses magic, curses and any supernatural means possible to achieve its ends.

Directors: Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton | Stars: Jean Sothern, Howard Estabrook, Allan Murnane, M.W. Rale

Votes: 9

33. Arms and the Woman (1916)

50 min | Drama

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Rozika is a Hungarian girl who can sing quite nice. She goes to the place known as the United States with her brother whose name happens to be Young Carl. Rozika marries a chap named Trevor... See full summary »

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Mary Nash, Lumsden Hare, H. Cooper Cliffe, Robert Broderick

34. Purity (1916)

70 min | Drama

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Purity, a simple country girl, comes to the city and is hired as an artist's model. A young poet becomes obsessed with her, and is distraught when he learns she has been posing nude. But ... See full summary »

Director: Rae Berger | Stars: Audrey Munson, Nigel De Brulier, Alfred Hollingsworth, William A. Carroll

35. Vingarne (1916)

69 min | Drama

6.1
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An adaptation of Herman Bang's 1902 novel "Mikaël." A sculptor befriends a young painter who becomes his model. Their friendship is thrown into turmoil when they both fall in love with the same woman.

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Nils Asther, Lili Beck, Egil Eide, Lars Hanson

Votes: 88

36. Homunculus, 1. Teil (1916)

69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Part of the artificial-creature series encompassing Der Golem (1914 and 1920), Alraune (1918, 1928, 1930) and Metropolis (1926), 'Homunculus' was the most popular serial in Germany during ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Rippert | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Ernst Ludwig, Adolf Paul, Albert Paul

Votes: 69

37. Homunculus, 2. Teil - Das geheimnisvolle Buch (1916)

75 min

6.8
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Director: Otto Rippert | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Friedrich Kühne, Theodor Loos, Mechthildis Thein

Votes: 19

38. Romeo and Juliet (I) (1916)

70 min | Drama

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Shakespeare's classic tale of ill-fated lovers whose deaths bring peace to their warring families.

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Theda Bara, Harry Hilliard, Glen White, Walter Law

39. Diane of the Follies (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A strait-laced amateur sociologist, Phillips Christy, from a wealthy family subscribes to the theory that people are shaped by their environment. When he falls in love with Diane, a ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Lillian Gish, Sam De Grasse, Howard Gaye, Lillian Langdon

Votes: 51

40. The Three Godfathers (1916)

Western

7.0
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Three outlaws fleeing a posse through the desert come upon a dying woman and her baby in a wagon. Before she passes away, she makes the men promise to take care of her baby and get it safely through the desert.

Director: Edward LeSaint | Stars: Stella Razeto, Harry Carey, George Berrell, Joe Rickson

Votes: 21

41. The Innocence of Ruth (1916)

Drama

7.0
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Director: John H. Collins | Stars: Edward Earle, Viola Dana, Augustus Phillips, Lena Davril

Votes: 12

42. De Voortrekkers (1916)

54 min | Drama, History

7.1
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This feature film from 1916 tells the story of South Africa's Boer pioneers in their epic trek across southern Africa in search of new land. It concentrates on the struggle against Zulu ... See full summary »

Director: Harold M. Shaw | Stars: Dick Cruikshanks, Caroline Frances Cooke, Jackie Turnbull, Bobby Rowson

Votes: 16

43. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1916)

Drama

5.6
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A squire's mischievous son becomes a boarder at Rugby.

Director: Rex Wilson | Stars: Joyce Templeton, Jack Coleman, Miss Marley, Evelyn Boucher

Votes: 10

44. Undine (1916)

Drama, Fantasy

3.0
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Director: Henry Otto | Stars: Ida Schnall, Douglas Gerrard, Edna Maison, Carol Stellson

Votes: 8

45. Blind Justice (1916)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.9
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A criminal escapes from prison, however a betrayal leads to his second arrest.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup, Charles Wilken

Votes: 245

46. Sold for Marriage (1916)

Passed | 50 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A poor Russian girl's beauty leads her unscrupulous uncle to bring her to the United States. There he is going to sell her into a marriage with a rich old man she has never met. But her ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Lillian Gish, Frank Bennett, Walter Long, Allan Sears

Votes: 69

47. His Picture in the Papers (1916)

Not Rated | 62 min | Comedy

6.0
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A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, ... See full summary »

Director: John Emerson | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Clarence Handyside, Rene Boucicault, Jean Temple

Votes: 115

48. La vie de Bohème (1916)

Not Rated | 112 min | Romance

7.0
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Orphaned Mimi ( Alice Brady ), is taken in by a drunken innkeeper and becomes a maid. She meets Rudolphe ( Paul Capellani ), heir of a upper class family, who rescues her from the unwanted ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Alice Brady, Paul Capellani, June Elvidge, Leslie Stowe

Votes: 16

49. Friday the 13th (1916)

Drama

5.9
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When a judge is financially ruined by Peter Brownley, a Wall Street millionaire, his daughter seeks revenge by getting a job in the tycoon's office. She manages to discover information that... See full summary »

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Robert Warwick, Clarence Harvey, Charles Brandt, Gerda Holmes

Votes: 41

50. The Girl Philippa (1916)

70 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

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About the year 1900 in a midnight raid on the palace of a Balkan king, emissaries of a great power slay the royal pair, and carry off the infant crown princess. The time shifts to the ... See full summary »

Director: S. Rankin Drew | Stars: Anita Stewart, S. Rankin Drew, Frank Morgan, Mrs. Curley


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