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1. Buried Treasure (1921)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

Strung around the idea of reincarnation, this film goes back in time to the days of the Spanish galleons and pirates burying their treasure; treasure to be found centuries later.

Director: George D. Baker | Stars: Marion Davies, Norman Kerry, Anders Randolf, Edith Shayne

Votes: 167

2. Enchantment (1921)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

The frothy experiences of a vain little flapper. Her father induces an actor friend to become a gentlemanly cave man and the film becomes another variation of the 'Taming of the Shrew' ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, Edith Shayne, Tom Lewis

Votes: 258

3. Prodigal Daughters (1923)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

Elinor "Swifty" Forbes and her younger sister Marjory are the carefree daughters of wealthy J. D. Forbes. Their mother shows no restraint over her daughters, so they live among the flapper ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Ralph Graves, Vera Reynolds, Theodore Roberts

Votes: 11 | Gross: $0.20M

4. Three O'Clock in the Morning (I) (1923)

Impulsive flapper Elizabeth Winthrop, rebels against her parents and moves to New York after breaking with her fiance, Clayton Webster. Hugo Von Strohm, a wealthy playboy, procures ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth S. Webb | Stars: Constance Binney, Edmund Breese, Richard Thorpe, Mary Carr

5. Black Oxen (1923)

80 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

A Manhattan playboy falls in love with a mysterious European woman, whom he notices as an exact double for a famous socialite who disappeared at the turn of the century. At first, he thinks... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Corinne Griffith, Conway Tearle, Tom Ricketts, Tom Guise

Votes: 116

6. Girl Shy (1924)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

A shy, young man, who is completely incapable of talking to women, decides to write a book that details to other bachelors how to find a girlfriend.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin

Votes: 2,914 | Gross: $0.63M

8. Sinners in Silk (1924)

60 min | Drama, Romance

Aging roué Arthur Merrill meets flapper Penelope Stevens on an ocean liner and decides to undergo rejuvenation surgery so that he may enjoy life again. Transformed, he attends a wild jazz ... See full summary »

Director: Hobart Henley | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Eleanor Boardman, Conrad Nagel, Jean Hersholt

9. The Painted Flapper (1924)

Passed | Drama, Romance

A socially-ambitious mother is pushing her younger daughter into a life-style that will satisfy the desires of the mother but the older daughter, having tasted the consequences of such a ... See full summary »

Director: John Gorman | Stars: James Kirkwood, Pauline Garon, Crauford Kent, Kathlyn Williams

12. The Mad Whirl (1925)

65 min | Drama

A teenager with permissive parents gets too caught up in wild parties and the fast life.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: May McAvoy, Jack Mulhall, Myrtle Stedman, Barbara Bedford

Votes: 22

13. My Son (1925)

70 min | Drama

This film is considered to be lost, therefore the plot is unknown.

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Alla Nazimova, Jack Pickford, Hobart Bosworth, Ian Keith

14. What Fools Men (1925)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

Joseph Greer is a wealthy businessman in New York City with all the trappings including a prim-and-proper secretary, Jenny McFarlan, who takes dictation during working hours and, at night, ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Lewis Stone, Shirley Mason, Ethel Grey Terry, Barbara Bedford

15. Classified (1925)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Corinne Griffith, Jack Mulhall, Ward Crane, Carroll Nye

Votes: 6 | Gross: $0.25M

16. Bobbed Hair (1925)

80 min | Comedy

Heiress to millions, Connemara Moore, cannot decide between two suitors, one of whom wants her hair bobbed, the other of whom does not. To add to her dilemma, Connemara will be disinherited... See full summary »

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Marie Prevost, Kenneth Harlan, Louise Fazenda, John Roche

Votes: 14

17. Soiled (1925)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Romance, Sport

Mary Brown, a chorus girl, promises to give herself to John Duane, a playboy cad, in exchange for $2500 so she can pay back a theft her brother has made from his employers. Her sweetheart, ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Windemere | Stars: Kenneth Harlan, Vivian Martin, Mildred Harris, Johnnie Walker

18. Joanna (1925)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

Joanna Manners is a flapper with a million-dollar figure, million-dollar looks, and a million dollars in cash. She falls in love with John Wilmore, a gut who hasn't got a dime nor a pot to ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Jack Mulhall, Paul Nicholson, George Fawcett

19. The Plastic Age (1925)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

Hugh Carver is an athletic star and a freshman at Prescott College. He falls in love with Cynthia Day, a popular girl who loves to go to parties. He finds that it is impossible to please ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Donald Keith, Mary Alden, Henry B. Walthall, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 262

20. Womanhandled (1925)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Bill Dana, a New York City playboy, can resist the flaming flapper and red-hot mamas along the Great White Way, so he decides to head out west to his uncle's ranch in Wind River, Texas. But the gold-diggers and their relatives follow him.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Richard Dix, Esther Ralston, Edmund Breese, Cora Williams

Votes: 56

22. Love 'Em and Leave 'Em (1926)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The tale of two sisters with the older one pledged to look after the younger one that transpires between a department store, NYC's Central Park and a boarding house. THe older one is the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Evelyn Brent, Lawrence Gray, Louise Brooks, Osgood Perkins

Votes: 194

23. Broadway Billy (1926)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Drama, Romance

After winning the lightweight championship, Billy Brooks is rushed into the bright lights of Broadway;s Great White Way, along with his flighty wife, Phyllis. Ace O'Brien, the manager of ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Joe Brown | Stars: Billy Sullivan, Virginia Brown Faire, Jack Herrick, Hazel Howell

24. Subway Sadie (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Sadie Hermann, employed in a big New York fur store, dreams of escaping from the early-morning alarm clock and the twice-a-day subway crush. One night in a subway jam she is catapulted into... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Jack Mulhall, Charles Murray, Peggy Shaw

25. Dancing Days (1926)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Romance

Despite the fact that he has a beautiful wife who loves him and a good home, gold-digger Lillian Loring discovers that Ralph Hedman is a pushover for her winsome wiles and ways. Ralph's ... See full summary »

Director: Albert H. Kelley | Stars: Helene Chadwick, Forrest Stanley, Gloria Gordon, Lillian Rich

26. Kid Boots (1926)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

A salesman is helped out of a jam with an angry customer by a wealthy playboy. In return, he agrees to help the playboy get a divorce from his wife, only to find himself falling for the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Clara Bow, Billie Dove, Lawrence Gray

Votes: 119 | Gross: $0.34M

27. Ladies at Play (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

Ann Martin will inherit six-million dollars if she marries a man her two spinster-aunts approve of, but, so far, her aunts haven't approved of any man she knows. Ann tries to get a bashful ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Doris Kenyon, Lloyd Hughes, Louise Fazenda, Ethel Wales

28. Just Another Blonde (1926)

Passed | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Jimmy O'Connor and Scotty are a couple of New York City gamblers and sharpies who decide to go straight and, since they are such good friends, split 50-50 "even steven" on anything they get... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Jack Mulhall, Louise Brooks, William Collier Jr.

Votes: 16

29. Man Bait (1927)

Passed | Comedy, Romance

Madge Dreyer is a sales girl in a large department store whose street-wise past long ago taught her how to handle any situation. A small adventure with her boss leads to her getting fired. ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crisp | Stars: Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Louis Natheaux

30. Paradise for Two (1927)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

Steve Porter, a young American bachelor and fully intending to remain as such, inherits a fortune but must get married in order to claim it. He enlists the aid of a friend, Maurice, a ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Richard Dix, Betty Bronson, Edmund Breese, George Beranger

31. It (1927)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.

Directors: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 2,774 | Gross: $0.41M

32. Long Pants (1927)

60 min | Comedy

Harry Shelby receives his first pair of long pants. He immediately falls in love with a cocaine-smuggling flapper named Bebe. When Bebe is imprisoned, Harry decides to rescue her. To do so,... See full summary »

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 409

33. Rose of the Bowery (1927)

Passed | Adventure, Crime, Drama

Some of the stories of the six-million citizens of New York City are depicted her, including: a Judge, sworn to protect society, has to send his own son to prison; a tenement girl is ... See full summary »

Director: Bertram Bracken | Stars: Edna Murphy, Johnnie Walker, Crauford Kent, Mildred Harris

Votes: 9

34. Hula (1927)

64 min | Drama, Romance

The daughter of a pineapple plantation owner in Hawaii sets her sights on a married English engineer.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Clara Bow, Clive Brook, Arlette Marchal, Arnold Kent

Votes: 164 | Gross: $0.44M

35. The Ring (I) (1927)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Two boxers compete for the love of a woman.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Carl Brisson, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter, Forrester Harvey

Votes: 2,912

36. Galloping Fury (1927)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Billy Haven, a young rancher, accidentally discovers that clay found on his ranch will, when mixed with water, become the most beautifying mud-pack cosmetic that any young girl, or old ... See full summary »

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Otis Harlan, Sally Rand, Frank Beal

Votes: 11

37. French Dressing (1927)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

Philip and Cynthia Grey are a pair of recently-wed Bostonians, and Cynthia is properly back-bay no-action quiet and dowdy, and Philip resigns himself to the quietness (no action) regularity... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: H.B. Warner, Clive Brook, Lois Wilson, Lilyan Tashman

38. The Nest (1927)

80 min | Drama

Following the death of Archer Hamilton, Richard Elliott, his best friend and executor of the estate, resumes his boyhood courtship of Mrs. Hamilton, who finds her daughter, Susan, and son, ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Pauline Frederick, Holmes Herbert, Thomas Holding, Ruth Dwyer

39. Powder My Back (1928)

70 min | Comedy

Powder My Back is a lost 1928 silent film comedy directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Irene Rich. It was produced and distributed by Warner Bros. who released it with a Vitaphone music and sound effects track.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Irene Rich, Audrey Ferris, George Beranger, Anders Randolf

40. The Road to Ruin (1928)

60 min | Drama

A controversial, low-budget drama about the life of a young teenage girl that goes on the "road to ruin." Sally is a 16-year-old New York City teen who, neglected by her parents, takes up ... See full summary »

Director: Norton S. Parker | Stars: Helen Foster, Grant Withers, Florence Turner, Charles Miller

Votes: 35 | Gross: $2.50M

41. The Patsy (1928)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An awkward teenager hopelessly in love with her elder sister's boyfriend tries to make him notice her.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Votes: 2,282

43. Beautiful But Dumb (1928)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

Janet Brady, a stenographer, wants the love of her boss. She learns her personality has no appeal, so she drops her mannish clothes and blossoms forth as a simpering flapper. She develops ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Patsy Ruth Miller, Charles Byer, George E. Stone, Shirley Palmer

44. Our Dancing Daughters (1928)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

A flapper who's secretly a good girl and a gold digging floozy masquerading as an ingénue both vie for the hand of a millionaire.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Nils Asther, Dorothy Sebastian

Votes: 1,400 | Gross: $0.76M

45. Mother Knows Best (1928)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A stage-actress mother and her daughter in a battle-of-wills in a "don't do this, daughter" and "don't do that, daughter" story of youthful folly and over-zealous parental devotion.

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Louise Dresser, Barry Norton, Albert Gran

47. The Broadway Melody (1929)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit try to make it big time on Broadway, but matters of the heart complicate the attempt.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Bessie Love, Anita Page, Charles King, The Angeles Twins

Votes: 5,945 | Gross: $6.12M

48. Coquette (1929)

Unrated | 76 min | Drama, Romance

A flirtatious Southern belle is compromised with one of her suitors.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore, John St. Polis

Votes: 1,885

49. The Wild Party (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue ... See full summary »

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day, Shirley O'Hara

Votes: 385

50. Border Romance (1929)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Music, Romance