Movies: Popular Movies of 1919

Movies in chronological context: 1919 (MCMXIX)was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1919th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 919th year of the 2nd millennium, the 19th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1919, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923. ()

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Broken Blossoms(1919)

| 1h 29min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 41 votes)

The love story of an abused English girl and a Chinese Buddhist in a time when London was a brutal and harsh place to live.

A Day's Pleasure(1919)

20min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 19 votes)

A quickly made Chaplin two-reeler to help fill a gap while working on his first feature The Kid. It's about a an outing with his wife and kids and things don't go smoothly.


41min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 18 votes)

Chaplin plays a handyman at a hotel. His love interest in the village is the girl played by Edna Purviance. A young man from the city arrives and appears to have an eye for Edna too. Chaplin tries to win her back.

Directed by Charlie Chaplin, Charles Reisner - With Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Henry Bergman, Tom Terriss, Tom Wood, Tom Wilson, ...

The Doll(1919)

1h 6min | Comedy, Fantasy
3.8/5 (with 13 votes)

The misadventures of an effete young man who must get married in order to inherit a fortune. He opts to purchase a remarkably lifelike doll and marry it instead, not realizing that the doll is actually the puppet-maker’s flesh-and-blood daughter in disguise.

The Oyster Princess(1919)

1h | Comedy
3.5/5 (with 11 votes)

A pampered American oyster tycoon decides to buy a husband for his daughter, but things don’t go quite as planned. Along the way there are mishaps, misunderstandings and a foxtrot sequence that must be seen to be believed.

True Heart Susie(1919)

3.7/5 (with 10 votes)

True Heart Susie (Gish) secretly loves her neighbor, William Jenkins (Harron), but neither, it seems, can confess their feelings for each other.

Back Stage(1919)

26min | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 10 votes)

Roscoe and Buster give a bullying Strongman the what-for, and after the performance troupe quits it's up to Fatty and Buster and St. John to keep the show going.

I Accuse(1919)

| 2h 45min | War, Drama, History, Romance / Love
3.9/5 (with 7 votes)

The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other's wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.

Directed by Abel Gance - With Mancini, Maxime Desjardins, Romuald Joubé, Séverin-Mars

Different from the Others(1919)

51min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 7 votes)

Conrad Veidt plays a famous musician who is blackmailed for being gay. Eventually he stands trial and is convicted. At the end the film pleads for the abolition of §175 (the paragraph which punishes homosexuality).

The Hayseed(1919)

27min | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 6 votes)

Buster manages the store while Roscoe delivers the mail, taking time out for hide-and-seek with Molly. The constable, also interested in Molly, steals $300 while being observed by Buster.

Sir Arne's Treasure(1919)

1h 46min | History, Drama
3.4/5 (with 6 votes)

Three Scottish officers, including Sir Archi, murder Sir Arne and his household for a coffin filled with gold. The only survivor is Elsalill, who moves to relatives in Marstrand. There she meets a charming young officer - Sir Archi, and she soon understands that he was one of the murderers. She is in a classic dilemma between her love for Sir Archi and justice.

Directed by Mauritz Stiller - With Richard Lund, Hjalmar Selander, Concordia Selander, Mary Johnson

From Hand to Mouth(1919)

| 22min | Comedy, Action
3.3/5 (with 6 votes)

As a penniless man worries about how he will manage to eat, he is joined by a young waif and her dog, who are in the same predicament. Meanwhile, across town a dishonest lawyer is working with a gang of criminals, trying to swindle an innocent young heiress out of her inheritance. As the heiress is on her way home from the lawyer's office, she notices the young man and the waif in the midst of their latest problem with the authorities, and she rescues them. Later on, the young man will have an unexpected opportunity to repay her for her kindness.

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The Spiders - The Golden Lake(1919)

1h 9min | Adventure
2.8/5 (with 6 votes)

In San Francisco, well-known sportsman Kay Hoog announces to a club that he has found a message in a bottle with a map drawn by a Harvard professor who has gone missing. The map tells of a lost Incan civilization that possesses an immense treasure. Hoog immediately plans an expedition to find it. But Lio Sha, the head of a criminal organization known as the Spiders, is determined to get the treasure for herself and plans a rival expedition.

Directed by Fritz Lang - With Carl de Vogt, Lil Dagover

Blind Husbands(1919)

1h 39min | Romance / Love, Drama
2.9/5 (with 6 votes)

An Austrian military officer and roue' attempts to seduce the wife of a surgeon. The two men confront each other in a test of abilities that ends surprisingly.

Bumping Into Broadway(1919)

25min | Comedy
3.5/5 (with 5 votes)

A young playwright spends his last cent to pay the past-due rent for the pretty dancer who's his boarding house next-door neighbor. Soon after, he winds up at a gambling club, where he wins big - just before a police raid.

Ask Father(1919)

13min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 5 votes)

Lloyd is a serious young middle-class guy on the make who wants to marry the boss’ daughter. The problem is getting in to see the boss so that he can ask for her hand in marriage as the office is guarded by a bunch of comic, clumsy flunkies who throw everyone out who tries to get in.

Billy Blazes, Esq.(1919)

13min | Comedy, Western
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)

Billy Blazes confronts Crooked Charley, who has been ruling the town of Peaceful Vale through fear and violence.


1h 25min | Drama, Comedy
3.6/5 (with 4 votes)

Wealthy Jervis Pendleton acts as benefactor for orphan Judy Abbott, anonymously sponsoring her in her boarding school. But as she grows up, he finds himself falling in love with her, and she with him, though she does not know that the man she has fallen for is her benefactor.


1h 21min | Documentary
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)

The story of the 1914-1916 Antarctic exploration mission of Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Directed by Frank Hurley

The Wicked Darling(1919)

59min | Drama, Crime
2.6/5 (with 4 votes)

A slum girl is forced to steal for a living. After she swipes a rich society's matron's necklace, she hides out at the home of a man who turns out to be the socialite's former fiance.

Directed by Tod Browning - With Priscilla Dean, Lon Chaney, Spottiswoode Aitken, Gertrude Astor, Wellington A. Playter

Male and Female(1919)

1h 56min | Adventure, Drama
3.4/5 (with 4 votes)

Gloria Swanson plays a spoiled maiden who always gets her way until shipwrecked with her butler, then learns which qualities are really admirable in a person.

The Professor(1919)

7min | Comedy
2.6/5 (with 3 votes)

Professor Bosco, a poor flea trainer, rents a bed in a flophouse. Before going to bed, he rallies his troops and once he has made sure his beloved fleas are settled for the night, the professor prepares to sleep the sleep of the just man. Unfortunately he accidentally knocks the box off his bed and the fleas have the time of their lives pestering Bosco's neighbors. To get the escapees back in their box again, the trainer resorts to... his whip! All is back to normal one more time. But not for long, as a stray dog enters the flophouse and very unwisely opens the box, thus creating new havoc. Written by Guy Bellinger.

Madame DuBarry(1919)

1h 54min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 3 votes)

The story of Madame DuBarry, the mistress of Louis XV of France, and her loves in the time of the French revolution.

The Greatest Question(1919)

1h 20min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 3 votes)

An orphan girl is given shelter by a farm family, but soon finds herself in the clutches of a murderous farmer and his wife.

A Romance of Happy Valley(1919)

1h 16min | Romance / Love, Drama
4.1/5 (with 3 votes)

John Logan leaves his parents and sweetheart in bucolic Happy Valley to make his fortune in the city. Those he left behind become miserable and beleaguered in his absence, but after several years he returns, a wealthy man. But his embittered father, not recognizing him for who he is, plans to murder the newly- arrived "stranger" for his money.

Directed by D. W. Griffith - With Lillian Gish, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Robert Harron, Kate Bruce, George Fawcett, George Nichols, ...

When the Clouds Roll By(1919)

3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

Daniel Boone Brown is a pleasure-seeking playboy carousing around New York City without a care in the world -- that is, until he becomes the unwitting subject of a series of experiments at the hands of a sadistic psychiatrist. Through various means of control, the mad scientist drives Daniel to think he's losing his mind, but ultimately introduces him to the lovely Lucette.


1h 50min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 3 votes)

"In Nerven, writer-director-producer Robert Reinert tried to capture the "nervous epidemic" caused by war and misery which "drives people mad". This unique portrait of the life in 1919 Germany, filmed on location in Munich, describes the cases of different people from all levels of society: Factory owner Roloff who looses his mind in view of catastrophies and social disturbances, teacher John who is the hero of the masses and Marja who turns into a radical revolutionary. Using different fragments the Munich Film Museum could reconstruct this forgotten German classic which is a historic document and anticipates already elements of the Expressionist cinema of the 1920s. ...Nerves".

Don't Change Your Husband(1919)

1h 11min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

Leila porter comes to dislike her husband James, a glue king who is always eating onions and looking sloppy. But after she divorces him and marries two-timing playboy Schuyler Van Sutphen the now-reformed James looks pretty good.

Rowdy Ann(1919)

21min | Western, Comedy
2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

Ann is one tough cowgirl. After she beats up Hank, her parents send her East to college, hoping she'll come back a lady.

Directed by Al Christie

Captain Kidd's Kids(1919)

20min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

After a wild bachelor party, our hero finds himself aboard a sailing vessel where he encounters numerous adventures. In a dream sequence, he fantasizes that the ship is seized by a band of female pirates.

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