You can watch for free the best films of the so called “silent era”. The best film directors of our time learned a lot watching this films. Enjoy!
Sunrise: A Song of Two Human (F.W. Murnau, 1927)
A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.
The Man with the Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929)
A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention.
The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928)
A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d’Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.
Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, 1925)
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre.
The General (Buster Keaton, 1926)
When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927)
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city’s mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
City Lights (Charlie Chaplin, 1931)
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.
Sherlock Jr. (Buster Keaton, 1924)
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend’s father’s pocketwatch.
Greed (Erich von Stroheim, 1923)
The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.
Un chien andalou (Luis Buñuel, 1928)
Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present seventeen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.