8 Unmissable Silent Movies ...


The best silent movies are still popular and entertaining almost a century after they were made.

If you think silent films are boring, then I recommend that you watch some of the following movies, which are great!3

I love silent movies, and I doubt that many newer films will still be watched in 100 years time.

So here are some fantastic silent movies you should see - don't miss them!

1. The Kid

You can't possibly compile a list of essential silent movies and not include at least one of Charlie Chaplin's works!

The Kid is one of his best, and that's saying something considering the quality of his creations.

If you haven't already seen this silent film, then you are in for a treat.3

I really do recommend it.

2. Safety Last

Harold Lloyd may not be quite as enduring or famous as Chaplin, but his films are still among the best silent movies.

Safety Last includes a scene which you may be familiar with, even if you haven't seen the entire movie.2

If you don't know the scene I'm referring to, then watch the movie - you'll soon spot it.

3. The Sheik

If you think that girls are crazy about Twilight, you should have been around in the 1920s!

Today's frenzied fans have nothing on Rudolph Valentino's followers, who threw hysterics at his funeral.

So if you want to see what all the fuss was about, check out this slightly cheesy (by modern standards) but fun film.

4. Pandora's Box

Many of the best silent movies were serious films rather than comedies.

This stunning film shows why Louise Brooks was such a star in the 1920s, with her enchanting performance as Lulu.

Brooks' bob became an iconic haircut that is still imitated today.

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