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Movies: Popular Movies of 1925

Movies in chronological context: 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1925th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 925th year of the 2nd millennium, the 25th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1920s decade. ()

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The Gold Rush(1925)

1h 35min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
4.0/5 (with 456 votes)

A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia. He tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

Battleship Potemkin(1925)

NR
| 1h 15min | Drama, History
3.8/5 (with 332 votes)

A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resultant public demonstration, showing support, which brought on a police massacre. The film had an incredible impact on the development of cinema and is a masterful example of montage editing.

The Phantom of the Opera(1925)

NR
| 1h 41min | Drama, Horror
3.6/5 (with 96 votes)

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

Seven Chances(1925)

NR
| 56min | Comedy, Romance / Love
3.8/5 (with 68 votes)

Struggling stockbroker Jimmie Shannon learns that, if he gets married by 7 p.m. on his 27th birthday -- which is today -- he'll inherit $7 million from an eccentric relative.

Strike(1925)

1h 29min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 50 votes)

The film depicts a strike in 1903 by the workers of a factory in pre-revolutionary Russia, and their subsequent suppression. The film is most famous for a sequence near the end in which the violent putting down of the strike is cross-cut with footage of cattle being slaughtered, although there are several other points in the movie where animals are used as metaphors for the conditions of various individuals. Another theme in the film is collectivism in opposition to individualism which was viewed as a convention of western film.

Greed(1925)

2h 20min | Drama, Crime
3.9/5 (with 46 votes)

A lottery win of $5,000 forever changes the lives of a miner turned dentist and his wife.

The Lost World(1925)

1h 46min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
3.4/5 (with 36 votes)

The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

The Big Parade(1925)

2h 31min | Drama, Romance / Love, War
3.8/5 (with 31 votes)

The story of an idle rich boy who joins the US Army's Rainbow Division and is sent to France to fight in World War I, becomes friends with two working class men, experiences the horrors of trench warfare, and finds love with a French girl.

The Freshman(1925)

3.6/5 (with 27 votes)

Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. When he arrives at Tate University, he soon becomes the target of practical jokes and ridicule. With the help of his one real friend Peggy, he resolves to make every possible effort to become popular.

Go West(1925)

1h 9min | Comedy, Western
3.5/5 (with 27 votes)

With little luck at keeping a job in the city a New Yorker tries work in the country and eventually finds his way leading a herd of cattle to the West Coast.

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ(1925)

NR
| 2h 23min | Adventure, Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 23 votes)

Erstwhile childhood friends, Judah Ben-Hur and Messala meet again as adults, this time with Roman officer Messala as conqueror and Judah as a wealthy, though conquered, Israelite. A slip of a brick during a Roman parade causes Judah to be sent off as a galley slave, his property confiscated and his mother and sister imprisoned. Years later, as a result of his determination to stay alive and his willingness to aid his Roman master, Judah returns to his homeland an exalted and wealthy Roman athlete. Unable to find his mother and sister, and believing them dead, he can think of nothing else than revenge against Messala.

Tartuffe(1925)

1h 14min | Drama
3.9/5 (with 15 votes)

Young man shows his millionaire grandfather a film based on Molière's Tartuffe, in order to expose the old man's hypocritical governess who covets his own inheritance.

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Master of the House(1925)

1h 47min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 13 votes)

A bully browbeats his wife and children until he meets his match in the woman who raised him.

The Unholy Three(1925)

3.3/5 (with 12 votes)

Three sideshow performers leave their lives of captivity and form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" - a sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman work together to commit a series of robberies.

Chess Fever(1925)

28min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 12 votes)

With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game. His fiancée has no interest in it, and becomes frustrated and depressed by his neglect of her, but wherever she goes she finds that she cannot escape chess. On the brink of giving up, she meets the world champion, Capablanca himself, with interesting results.

The Pleasure Garden(1925)

NR
| 1h 15min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 12 votes)

Patsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer. Jill meets adventurer Hugh Fielding and they get engaged, but when Hugh travels out of the country, she begins to play around.

The Wizard of Oz(1925)

2.6/5 (with 12 votes)

A farm girl learns she is a princess and is swept away by a tornado to the land of Oz.

Joyless Street(1925)

2h 30min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 11 votes)

In 1921, we follow two women - Marie and Grete - from the same poor Viennese neighborhood, as they try to better the lives of themselves and their families during the period of Austrian postwar hyperinflation.

The Eagle(1925)

3.2/5 (with 10 votes)

Vladimir Dubrouvsky, a lieutenant in the Russian army, catches the eye of Czarina Catherine II. He spurns her advances and flees, and she puts out a warrant for his arrest, dead or alive. Vladimir learns that his father's lands have been taken by the evil Kyrilla Troekouroff, and his father dies. He dons a black mask, and becomes the outlaw The Black Eagle. He enters the Troekouroff household disguised as a French instructor for Kyrilla's daughter Mascha. He is after vengeance, but instead falls in love with Mascha.

Lady Windermere's Fan(1925)

2h | Comedy
3.6/5 (with 9 votes)

A society woman believes her husband is having an affair, a misconception which may have dire personal consequences for all involved.

Variety(1925)

3.4/5 (with 8 votes)

The murderer “Boss” Huller – after having spent ten years in prison – breaks his silence to tell the warden his story.

Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life(1925)

1h 11min | Documentary
3.9/5 (with 6 votes)

A silent documentary which follows a branch of the Bakhtiari tribe of Persia as they and their herds make their seasonal journey to better pastures.

The Merry Widow(1925)

2h 17min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.2/5 (with 6 votes)

When Prince Danilo falls in love with American dancer Sally O'Hara, his uncle, King Nikita I of Monteblanco, forbids him to marry her because Sally is a commoner. Thinking she has been jilted by her prince, Sally marries wealthy Baron Sadoja. When the elderly man dies suddenly, Sally must be wooed all over again by Danilo.

Body and Soul(1925)

1h 42min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 6 votes)

A minister is malevolent and sinister behind his righteous facade. He consorts with, and later extorts from, the owner of a gambling house, and betrays an honest girl, eventually driving them both to ruin.

Directed by Oscar Micheaux - With Paul Robeson, Mercedes Gilbert

Gus Visser and His Singing Duck(1925)

2min | Music
2.2/5 (with 6 votes)

An early sound film featuring Gus Visser and a duck.

Maciste in Hell(1925)

1h 35min | Fantasy, Horror
3.4/5 (with 6 votes)

The devil takes Maciste down to hell in an attempt to corrupt and ruin his morality.

Little Annie Rooney(1925)

NR
| 1h 35min | Comedy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 6 votes)

A feisty little girl, the daughter of a beat cop, faces the challenges of growing up in a tough city neighborhood.

Jeux des reflets et de la vitesse(1925)

8min
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)

A high-speed travel through Paris on trains and on the Seine.

Don Q Son of Zorro(1925)

3.5/5 (with 5 votes)

Don Cesar De Vega crosses swords with a vicious member of the Queen's Guard, and steals the affection of a young heiress. When the officer frames the young upstart for murder, Don Cesar fakes his own death and retreats to the crumbling ruins of the family castle he plots his vengeance.

Rhythm 23(1925)

3min | Animation
2.6/5 (with 5 votes)

We watch white shapes dancing on black background, which changes when the white shape fills up the screen completely, and black lines and figures bounce around on the now white background.

Directed by Hans Richter
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