Best Movies of 1927 by Director

Rating
Director
Starring
Genre
Country
Language
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Dorothy Arzner
Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Josef Swickard, Josephine Dunn, Harvey Clark
Comedy / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
3.5 Stars
1767
11
Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg
Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin
Comedy / Romance / Drama
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Monta Bell
John Gilbert, Jeanne Eagels, Gladys Brockwell, Marc McDermott, Philip W. Anderson
Drama / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
4 Stars
1253
6
Frank Borzage
Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard
Drama / Romance / War
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Charles R. Bowers, Harold L. Muller
Charles R. Bowers
Short / Comedy
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Charles Brabin
Milton Sills, Doris Kenyon, Arthur Stone, George Fawcett, Paul Hurst, Yola d'Avril
Drama / Romance
USA
English
2.5 Stars
2511
18
A.V. Bramble, Anthony Asquith
Brian Aherne, Annette Benson, Chili Bouchier, David Brooks, Donald Calthrop
Drama / Crime
UK
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2790
26
Herbert Brenon
H.B. Warner, Anna Q. Nilsson, Mickey McBan, Carmel Myers, Lionel Belmore
Drama
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2756
25
Karl Brown
Helen Mundy, Forrest James, Reb Grogan, Silas Miracle
Drama / Action / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
3.5 Stars
1739
10
Tod Browning
Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford, Nick De Ruiz, John George
Drama / Horror / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
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Rating
Director
Starring
Genre
Country
Language
2.5 Stars
2553
20
Tod Browning
Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams, Conrad Nagel
Drama / Horror / Thriller / Detective / Crime / Mystery
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2601
21
Clyde Bruckman
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Noah Young, Eugene Pallette, Charlie Hall, Sam Lufkin
Short / Comedy
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Clyde Bruckman
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charles A. Bachman, Ed Brandenburg, Harvey Clark
Comedy / Short
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2511
18
Frank Capra
Harry Langdon, Priscilla Bonner, Gertrude Astor, William V. Mong, Robert McKim
Comedy / Romance / Crime / Gangster
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2817
29
Edwin Carewe
Rod La Rocque, Dolores del Rio, Rita Carewe, Marc McDermott, Lucy Beaumont
Drama / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2420
17
Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
Kru, Chantui, Nah, Ladah, Bimbo the Monkey
Adventure / Documentary / History
USA
English (Silent)
4.5 Stars
753
4
Alan Crosland
Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer, Otto Lederer
Drama / Music
USA
English
2.5 Stars
2605
22
Alan Crosland
John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day, Lawson Butt, Henry Victor
Adventure / Drama / History / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Alan Crosland
Dolores Costello, Warner Oland, Charles Emmett Mack, Josef Swickard, Anders Randolf
Drama / Crime
USA
English (Semi-Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Michael Curtiz
Dolores Costello, Warner Oland, Malcolm McGregor, Betty Blythe, William Demarest
Drama / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Roy Del Ruth
Russell Simpson, Frank Campeau, Gibson Gowland, Anders Randolf, William Demarest
Comedy / Drama / Adventure
USA
English (Semi-Silent)
2.5 Stars
2524
19
Cecil B. DeMille
H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence, Joseph Schildkraut, James Neill
Drama / History / Religion / Epic / Family
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks
Animation / Family / Comedy / Documentary / Serial
USA
English (Semi-Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Allan Dwan
George O'Brien, Virginia Valli, J. Farrell MacDonald, Dore Davidson, Sonia Nodell
Drama / Sports / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Harry Edwards
Harry Langdon, Natalie Kingston, Ruth Hiatt, Vernon Dent, Bud Jamison
Comedy
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2792
27
Jean Epstein
Olga Day, Suzy Pierson, René Ferté
Drama / Experimental
France
French (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
George Fitzmaurice
Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky, Montagu Love, Natalie Kingston, John George
Action / Adventure / Romance / Drama
USA
English
2.5 Stars
2672
23
Victor Fleming
Emil Jannings, Belle Bennett, Phyllis Haver, Donald Keith, Fred Kohler
Drama / Crime
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
John Ford
Nancy Nash, Earle Foxe, Grant Withers, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Raymond Hitchcock
Comedy / Drama / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Joe Francis
Josephine Baker, André Luguet, Hélène Hallier
Musical / Comedy
France
French (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
24
Walter Fyrst
Tryggve Larssen, Bengt Djurberg, Julie Lampe, Tove Tellback, Harald Stormoen
Drama / Mystery
Norway
Norwegian (Silent)
5 Stars
232
3
Abel Gance
Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële
Drama / War / Epic / History / Biography
Sweden / Italy / France / Czechoslovakia / Germany
French (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Marion Norris Gleason
Romance / Adventure / Action / Comedy / Drama
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
24
Edmund Goulding, John Gilbert
John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, George Fawcett, Emily Fitzroy, Brandon Hurst
Drama / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Fred Guiol
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Tiny Sandford
Comedy / Short
USA
English (Silent)
3.5 Stars
1558
8
Alfred Hitchcock
Ivor Novello, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney, June, Malcolm Keen
Crime / Thriller / Drama
UK
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2293
16
Alfred Hitchcock
Carl Brisson, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter, Forrester Harvey
Drama / Romance / Sports
UK
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
William K. Howard
Jetta Goudal, Kenneth Thomson, George Bancroft, George Nichols, Bob Perry
Western / Drama
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2511
18
F. Richard Jones
Douglas Fairbanks, Lupe Velez, Joan Barclay, Eve Southern, Gustav von Seyffertitz
Adventure / Romance / Drama / Religion
USA
English (Silent)
3 Stars
2026
14
Buster Keaton, James W. Horne
Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley, Harold Goodwin
Comedy / Sports / Romance / Family
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Gregory La Cava
W.C. Fields, Marie Shotwell, Mary Brian, Claude Buchanan, Frederick Burton
Comedy
USA
English (Silent)
5 Stars, Top 100
25
1
Fritz Lang
Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp
Sci-Fi / Drama
Germany
German (Silent)
3.5 Stars
1973
13
Paul Leni
Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnar Jr., Olga Baclanova
Drama / Romance / Period Film / Horror
USA
English (Semi-Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
24
Paul Leni
Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall, Gertrude Astor
Horror / Mystery / Comedy
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
24
Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg
Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, Einar Hanson, Norman Trevor, Hedda Hopper
Drama / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2159
15
Ernst Lubitsch, John M. Stahl
Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt, Gustav von Seyffertitz
Comedy / Drama / Romance
USA
German (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Leo McCarey
Max Davidson, Spec O'Donnell, Jesse De Vorska, Lillian Elliott, James Finlayson
Comedy / Short
USA
English (Silent)
5 Stars, Top 100
49
2
F.W. Murnau
George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing
Drama / Romance / Crime
USA
English (Semi-Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Marshall Neilan
Colleen Moore, Larry Kent, Hallam Cooley, Gwen Lee, Martha Mattox, Charles Giblyn
Comedy / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
24
Fred Niblo
Norma Talmadge, Gilbert Roland, Lilyan Tashman, Rose Dione, Oscar Beregi Sr.
Drama / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
24
Wadad Orfi
Aziza Amir, Assia Dagher, Ahmed Galal, Wadad Orfi, Stephan Rosti
Documentary
Egypt
Arabic (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2605
22
Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Édith Jéhanne, Uno Henning, Fritz Rasp, Brigitte Helm
Drama / Romance
Germany
German (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
24
Albert Parker
Gloria Swanson, John Boles, Pauline Garon, Ian Keith, Andrés de Segurola
Drama / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
James Parrott
Charley Chase, Edna Marion, Bull Montana, Mickey Bennett, Louise Carver
Comedy / Short
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2511
18
Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller
Vera Baranovskaya, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Ivan Chuvelyov, Aleksei Davor
Drama / History
Soviet Union
Russian (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2792
27
Jean Renoir
Catherine Hessling, Pierre Braunberger, Johnny Huggins
Short / Comedy / Drama / Musical
France
French (Silent)
3.5 Stars
1908
12
Walter Ruttmann
Documentary / Experimental
Germany
German (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
Alfred Santell
Colleen Moore, Jack Mulhall, Sam Hardy, Gwen Lee, Alma Bennett, Hedda Hopper
Comedy / Romance
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2511
18
Sam Taylor
Mary Pickford, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield
Comedy / Romance / Drama
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2807
28
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Carter DeHaven, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Jackie Coogan, Douglas Fairbanks
Comedy / Short
USA
English (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
24
Alexandre Volkoff
Ivan Mozzhukhin, Suzanne Bianchetti, Diana Karenne, Jenny Jugo, Rina De Liguoro
Biography / Drama / Period Film
France
French (Silent)
3.5 Stars
1589
9
Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson
George Bancroft, Evelyn Brent, Clive Brook, Fred Kohler, Helen Lynch, Larry Semon
Crime / Drama / Pre-Noir / Gangster
USA
English (Silent)
3.5 Stars
1520
7
William A. Wellman
Clara Bow, Richard Arlen, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Gary Cooper
Drama / Romance / War / Action / Adventure
USA
English (Semi-Silent)
4 Stars
1096
5
Ted Wilde, J.A. Howe, Harold Lloyd, Lewis Milestone
Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James, Leo Willis, Olin Francis
Comedy / Family / Romance / Crime
USA
English (Silent)
Rating
Director
Starring
Genre
Country
Language