20 Movies Like 1899

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The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery
The Great Train Robbery
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 11 min
Genre: Short, Action, Adventure
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Scott Marble, Edwin S. Porter
Actors: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Great Train Robbery movie is about a group of criminals who plan and execute a daring heist on a moving train, stealing a large sum of money. The film follows their meticulous planning, the thrilling robbery, and the subsequent pursuit by the authorities.

A Trip to the Moon

A Trip to the Moon
A Trip to the Moon
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 13 min
Genre: Short, Action, Adventure
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Georges Méliès, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells
Actors: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon
Language: French, English
Country: France
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“A Trip to the Moon” is a 1902 silent film directed by Georges Méliès. It tells the story of a group of astronomers who travel to the moon, encounter strange creatures, and return to Earth.

The Execution of Mary Stuart

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“The Execution of Mary Stuart” is a historical drama film that depicts the final days of Mary, Queen of Scots, as she faces political intrigue, betrayal, and ultimately, her execution. The movie explores the complex relationships between Mary, her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, and the power struggles that led to Mary’s tragic demise.

Sallie Gardner at a Gallop

Sallie Gardner at a Gallop
Sallie Gardner at a Gallop
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
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Runtime: 1 min
Genre: Documentary, Short, Sport
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Gilbert Domm, Sallie Gardner
Language: None
Country: United States
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“Sallie Gardner at a Gallop” is a short film created by Eadweard Muybridge in 1878. It showcases the motion of a galloping horse through a series of photographs, pioneering the concept of motion pictures.

The Kiss

The Kiss
The Kiss
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
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Runtime: 1 min
Genre: Short, Romance
Awards: 1 win
Writer: John J. McNally
Actors: May Irwin, John C. Rice
Language: None
Country: United States
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“The Kiss” is a psychological thriller about a young woman who becomes obsessed with a mysterious man after sharing a passionate kiss, leading her down a dark and dangerous path of obsession and manipulation.”

The Gay Shoe Clerk

The Gay Shoe Clerk
The Gay Shoe Clerk
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
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Runtime: 1 min
Genre: Comedy, Short
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Edward Boulden
Language: None
Country: United States
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“The Gay Shoe Clerk” is a comedy film about a flamboyant shoe store employee who navigates his way through humorous and unexpected situations while embracing his true self and challenging societal norms. The movie explores themes of self-acceptance, individuality, and breaking stereotypes in a light-hearted and entertaining manner.

The Enchanted Drawing

The Enchanted Drawing
The Enchanted Drawing
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
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Runtime: 2 min
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: J. Stuart Blackton
Language: None, English
Country: United States
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“The Enchanted Drawing” is a short film from 1900 that showcases the magic of animation, as an artist’s drawings come to life on the screen. Through a series of tricks and illusions, the film demonstrates the mesmerizing potential of early animation techniques.

The X-Ray Fiend

The X-Ray Fiend
The X-Ray Fiend
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
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Runtime: 1 min
Genre: Short, Comedy, Horror
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Laura Bayley, Tom Green
Language: None
Country: United Kingdom
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“The X-Ray Fiend” is a 1897 silent film directed by George Albert Smith. It tells the story of a man who discovers a pair of x-ray glasses that allow him to see through objects, leading to comedic and fantastical situations.

The Dancing Pig

The Dancing Pig
The Dancing Pig
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
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Runtime: 4 min
Genre: Short, Comedy
Awards: N/A
Writer: Millard Mercury
Actors: Ewing Tordella, Edith Trublanchet
Language: None, French
Country: France
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The Dancing Pig is a short silent film from 1907 featuring a pig dressed in a suit and hat who performs a lively dance routine with a human partner. It is one of the earliest examples of anthropomorphic animal characters in film and showcases the novelty and humor of seeing a pig engage in human-like behavior.

The Haunted Castle

The Haunted Castle
The Haunted Castle
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
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Runtime: 69 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: N/A
Writer: Rudolf Stratz, Carl Mayer
Actors: Arnold Korff, Lulu Kyser-Korff, Lothar Mehnert
Language: German
Country: Germany
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“The Haunted Castle” is a 1921 German silent horror film directed by F.W. Murnau. It follows the story of a count who invites his guests to his castle, only to discover that a vampire is among them, leading to a series of supernatural events and suspenseful encounters.

The Story of the Kelly Gang

The Story of the Kelly Gang
The Story of the Kelly Gang
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
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Runtime: 70 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography
Awards: N/A
Writer: Charles Tait
Actors: Elizabeth Tait, John Tait, Nicholas Brierley
Language: None
Country: Australia
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“The Story of the Kelly Gang” is a 1906 Australian silent film that tells the story of the notorious outlaw Ned Kelly and his gang. It is considered one of the earliest feature-length films and explores themes of crime, rebellion, and identity in colonial Australia.

The Black Hand

The Black Hand
The Black Hand
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
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Runtime: 11 min
Genre: Short, Action, Crime
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Anthony O'Sullivan, Robert G. Vignola
Language: None, English
Country: United States
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“The Black Hand” is a crime thriller film based on the true story of a group of Italian immigrants in early 20th century New York who form a secret society to fight against the ruthless Black Hand extortion ring. It follows their quest for justice and redemption as they take matters into their own hands to protect their community.

The Adventures of Dollie

The Adventures of Dollie
The Adventures of Dollie
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
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Runtime: 12 min
Genre: Short, Action
Awards: N/A
Writer: Stanner E.V. Taylor
Actors: Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Gladys Egan
Language: None, English
Country: United States
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“The Adventures of Dollie” is a silent film from 1908 that tells the story of a young girl named Dollie who is kidnapped by a villain, but is eventually rescued by her heroic brother. The film showcases early narrative storytelling techniques and explores themes of family, danger, and bravery.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
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Runtime: 13 min
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Short
Awards: N/A
Writer: L. Frank Baum, Otis Turner
Actors: Bebe Daniels, Hobart Bosworth, Eugenie Besserer
Language: None, English
Country: United States
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“The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” movie is about a young girl named Dorothy who is swept away to a magical land called Oz and must embark on a journey to find the Wizard and return home. Along the way, she meets new friends and faces challenges while discovering the power of friendship, courage, and self-belief.

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation
The Birth of a Nation
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
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Runtime: 195 min
Genre: Drama, History, War
Awards: 2 wins
Writer: Thomas Dixon Jr., D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods
Actors: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Birth of a Nation” is a 1915 silent film directed by D.W. Griffith. It depicts the Civil War and Reconstruction era, glorifying the Ku Klux Klan and promoting racist ideologies, while also showcasing technical advancements in filmmaking.

Les Vampires

Les vampires
Les vampires
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
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Runtime: 421 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Louis Feuillade
Actors: Musidora, Édouard Mathé, Marcel Lévesque
Language: None, French, English
Country: France
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“Les Vampires” is a 1915 French silent crime film series directed by Louis Feuillade. It follows the exploits of a secret criminal organization known as “Les Vampires” as they engage in various acts of theft, murder, and intrigue, and the efforts of a journalist named Philippe Guérande to expose and bring them to justice.

Intolerance

Intolerance
Intolerance
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 99/100
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Runtime: 163 min
Genre: Drama, History
Awards: 2 wins
Writer: Hettie Grey Baker, Tod Browning, D.W. Griffith
Actors: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Intolerance” is a silent epic film directed by D.W. Griffith in 1916. It intertwines four different historical periods to explore the themes of intolerance, prejudice, and injustice throughout history, ultimately delivering a powerful message about the destructive consequences of intolerance in society.

Broken Blossoms

Broken Blossoms
Broken Blossoms
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Thomas Burke, D.W. Griffith
Actors: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Broken Blossoms” is a silent film directed by D.W. Griffith, which tells the story of a Chinese man who falls in love with a young girl in London’s Chinatown and tries to protect her from her abusive father. It explores themes of love, racial prejudice, and the devastating impact of violence.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
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Runtime: 67 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Carl Mayer, Hans Janowitz
Actors: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher
Language: German
Country: Germany
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“The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” is a German silent horror film from 1920 that follows the story of a hypnotist, Dr. Caligari, who uses a sleepwalker to commit murders. The film is known for its expressionistic visual style, twisted narrative, and exploration of themes such as madness and the blurred line between reality and illusion.

The Kid

The Kid
The Kid
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 68 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 wins
Writer: Charles Chaplin
Actors: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Kid” is a 2019 movie directed by Vincent D’Onofrio. It tells the story of a young boy named Rio who embarks on a journey with a mysterious outlaw named Billy the Kid, as they evade a determined lawman pursuing them across the American Southwest.

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