Feature Film, Released between 1917-01-01 and 1917-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Little Women (1917)

Drama, Romance, Family

6.0
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The lives and loves of four sisters during their pastor father's absence.

Director: Alexander Butler | Stars: Daisy Burrell, Mary Lincoln, Minna Grey, Ruby Miller

Votes: 6

2. Cleopatra (1917)

125 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The story of Cleopatra, the fabulous queen of Egypt, and the epic romances between her and the greatest men of Rome, Julius Caesar and Antony.

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Theda Bara, Fritz Leiber, Thurston Hall, Alan Roscoe

Votes: 295

3. Seven Keys to Baldpate (1917)

Passed | 65 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A writer bets a friend that he can write a 10,000-word novel in 24 hours. The friends takes the bet, and gives him the keys to his Baldpate Inn, which has been closed for the winter, so he ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Ford | Stars: George M. Cohan, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hedda Hopper, Corene Uzzell

Votes: 77

4. A Man There Was (1917)

Not Rated | 48 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, August Falck, Edith Erastoff, Bergliot Husberg

Votes: 1,418

5. The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)

Not Rated | 65 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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The wealthy but selfish parents of a lonely young girl begin to rethink what is important to them after a servant's irresponsibility results in a crisis.

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Votes: 1,231

6. The Little American (1917)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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A young American has her ship torpedoed by a German U-boat but makes it back to ancestral home in France, where she witnesses German brutality firsthand.

Directors: Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph Levering | Stars: Mary Pickford, Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 595

7. One of Many (1917)

50 min | Drama

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The home of Mrs. Bryson and her two daughters is happy except for the poverty that prevents the girls from sending their sick mother away to the mountains. Both help to support the ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Frances Nelson, Niles Welch, Mary Mersch, Harold Entwistle

8. The Little Princess (1917)

62 min | Drama

5.8
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Little Sara Crewe is placed in a boarding school by her father when he goes off to war, but he does not understand that the headmistress is a cruel, spiteful woman who makes life miserable ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith, Anne Schaefer

Votes: 629

9. The Narrow Trail (1917)

68 min | Western

7.0
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Ice Harding, outlaw, tames a wild horse and names it King. Ice and his gang hold up a stagecoach and encounter San Francisco vice king Bates and his innocent niece Betty Werdin. Ice is ... See full summary »

Directors: William S. Hart, Lambert Hillyer | Stars: William S. Hart, Sylvia Breamer, Milton Ross, Bob Kortman

Votes: 58

10. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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With her family in financial difficulties, Rebecca is sent to live with her two strict, unfeeling aunts, who do not appreciate the young girl's charm and energy. Rebecca must make new ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Jerome Eddy, Charles Ogle

Votes: 750

11. El apóstol (1917)

70 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Argentinian President Yrigoyen burns Buenos Aires using Jupiter's thunderbolts.

Director: Quirino Cristiani

Votes: 39

12. Satan's Rhapsody (1917)

55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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A Faustian tale about an old woman who makes a pact with Mephisto to regain her youth, in return she must stay away from love. After the deal she meets two brothers who fall in love with her.

Director: Nino Oxilia | Stars: Lyda Borelli, Andrea Habay, Ugo Bazzini, Giovanni Cini

Votes: 545

13. Bucking Broadway (1917)

53 min | Western

6.0
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A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Molly Malone, L.M. Wells, Vester Pegg

Votes: 442

14. Straight Shooting (1917)

Passed | 57 min | Western

6.2
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Cattleman Flint cuts off farmer Sims' water supply. When Sims' son Ted goes for water, one of Flint's men kills him. Cheyenne is sent to finish off Sims, but finding the family at the newly dug grave, he changes sides.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Duke R. Lee, George Berrell, Molly Malone

Votes: 342

15. Patria (1917)

310 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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Serial about Japanese spies trying to invade the US but whose plans are foiled by a rich heiress and a Secret Service agent.

Directors: Jacques Jaccard, Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton | Stars: Irene Castle, Milton Sills, Warner Oland, Dorothy Green

Votes: 20

16. Heart Strings (1917)

Drama

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After being abandoned by her mother and adopted by Dr.McLean, little Johanna grows into an attractive young woman. She falls in love with medical student Gerald, but trouble ensues for both... See full summary »

Director: Allen Holubar | Stars: Allen Holubar, Francelia Billington, Paul Byron, Maude George

17. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1917)

Passed | 60 min | Drama

6.6
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A doctor's wife is the head of a bureau that publishes and hands out literature on birth control. However, the police stop it and forbid her to speak in meetings about the secret that was ... See full summary »

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Priscilla Dean, Wedgwood Nowell

Votes: 15

18. A Tale of Two Cities (1917)

70 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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Alcoholic lawyer Sydney Carton travels to Paris during the Reign of Terror to rescue French aristocrat Charles Darnay, husband of the woman he loves.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: William Farnum, Jewel Carmen, Charles Clary, Herschel Mayall

Votes: 104

19. A Romance of the Redwoods (1917)

Not Rated | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A young girl travels west to live with her uncle during the California Gold Rush only to find that he has been killed by Indians and his identity assumed by an outlaw.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 719 | Gross: $0.42M

20. '49-'17 (1917)

Unrated | 61 min | Drama, Western

5.9
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A retired judge comes West to restore a ghost town.

Director: Ruth Ann Baldwin | Stars: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer, Mattie Witting

Votes: 240

21. The Dying Swan (1917)

49 min | Drama

7.2
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A grief-stricken ballerina becomes the obsession of an increasingly unhinged artist.

Director: Yevgeny Bauer | Stars: Vera Karalli, Aleksandr Kheruvimov, Vitold Polonsky, Andrey Gromov

Votes: 832

22. Thomas Graals bästa film (1917)

90 min | Comedy

6.1
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Thomas Graal's a screenwriter, is very fond of his secretary Bessie. Overtaken by a kiss by Thomas she runs away. In his misfortune Thomas writes a screenplay inspired by Bessie. But she has not been really honest with him .

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Karin Molander, Albin Lavén, Jenny Tschernichin-Larsson

Votes: 180

23. Girl from Stormy Croft (1917)

87 min | Drama

6.6
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Helga is a young single lady who has a baby by a much older married man. After the older man tells Helga's father that he refuses to pay child support because he isn't the child's father, ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Greta Almroth, Nils Aréhn, Josua Bengtson, Georg Blomstedt

Votes: 143

24. Les Misérables (1917)

100 min | Drama

5.7
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Jean Valjean, a good and decent man who has committed a minor crime, is imprisoned but escapes. He is pursued thereafter for years by Javert, the cruel and implacable arm of the law.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: William Farnum, George Moss, Hardee Kirkland, Gretchen Hartman

Votes: 18

25. Sirens of the Sea (1917)

60 min | Fantasy

6.0
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Director: Allen Holubar | Stars: Louise Lovely, Carmel Myers, Jack Mulhall, Sydney Deane

Votes: 8

26. The Pride of the Clan (1917)

84 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Among the simple fisher-folk of a little island off the west coast of Scotland lives MacTavish, head of a clan. Here he rules as a chieftain and his word is law. One day a hurricane sweeps ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Mary Pickford, Matt Moore, Warren Cook, Kathryn Browne-Decker

Votes: 81

27. Wild and Woolly (1917)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Western, Romance

6.5
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A rich young Easterner who has always wanted to live in "the Wild West" plans to move to a Western town. Unknown to him, the town's "wild" days are long gone, and it is an orderly, ... See full summary »

Director: John Emerson | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter, Charles Stevens

Votes: 539

28. The Golem and the Dancing Girl (1917)

Horror, Comedy

6.4
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As a practical joke, an actor impersonates the screen monster he made famous. Complications ensue.

Directors: Rochus Gliese, Paul Wegener | Stars: Paul Wegener, Lyda Salmonova, Rochus Gliese, Wilhelm Diegelmann

Votes: 28

29. Le coupable (1917)

81 min | Drama

6.4
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A prosecuting attorney commences his summing-up : the defendant is his son whose pitiful fate led him to murder ; he left his mother he got pregnant and the unwed poor thing had to fight against a hostile world .

Director: André Antoine | Stars: Romuald Joubé, Sylvie, Jacques Grétillat, Léon Bernard

Votes: 25

30. Az utolsó éjszaka (1917)

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Director: Jenö Janovics | Stars: Lili Berky, Adorján Nagy, Vilmos Lengyel, Mihály Fekete

Votes: 17

31. Pay Me! (1917)

74 min | Drama

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Joe Lawson, a corrupt gold miner, kills his partner, his partner's wife and his own wife for the mine, and steals his partner's child, while abandoning his own child. He starts an outlaw ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph De Grasse | Stars: Lon Chaney, J. Edwin Brown, William Clifford, Evelyn Selbie

32. The Woman God Forgot (1917)

60 min | History, Romance

6.6
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Cortez sends Alvarado to Montezuma who throws him into a dungeon from which he is rescued by Tecza who loves him. He is recaptured when her lover Guatemoco finds Alvarado hiding in her ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Wallace Reid, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Kosloff

Votes: 55 | Gross: $0.34M

33. Le torrent (1917)

Drama

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Directors: René Hervil, Louis Mercanton | Stars: Henry Roussel, Gabriel Signoret, Jaque Catelain, Suzanne Delvé

34. Tom Sawyer (1917)

Unrated | 59 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Tom Sawyer, a young Missouri lad, finds fun and adventure with his pals Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn, running away to hide out on Jackson's Island and pretending to be Mississippi River ... See full summary »

Director: William Desmond Taylor | Stars: Jack Pickford, George Hackathorne, Alice Marvin, Edythe Chapman

Votes: 135

35. Runaway Romany (1917)

Drama, Romance

8.6
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"Inky" Ames, theatrical press agent, through a fictitious story makes it appear that Anitra St. Clair, an actress, is the long lost daughter of Theodore True, the copper king. True accepts ... See full summary »

Director: George W. Lederer | Stars: Marion Davies, W.W. Bitner, Boyce Combe, Pedro de Cordoba

Votes: 80

36. Jim Bludso (1917)

Drama

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Jim Bludso is engineer of the Mississippi River packet the "Prairie Belle." He has a home in Gilgal, Ill., and a wife and twelve-month-old baby at the time the story opens, in 1861. A call ... See full summary »

Directors: Tod Browning, Wilfred Lucas | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Olga Grey, Georgie Stone, Charles Lee

37. The Cloth Peddler (1917)

420 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Set in turn of the century Baku at the dawn of the 20th century, a young man wishes to marry. Since he is a rich and successful business man, despite his young age, he feels that he should ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Svetlov | Stars: Huseyngulu Sarabski, Ahmed Agdamski, Alakbar Huseynzade, Yunis Narimanov

Votes: 39

38. Malombra (1917)

75 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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A young woman living in a castle reads letters written by her ancestor and comes to believe that she is the returned spirit of a former aristocrat who once live there.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Lyda Borelli, Amleto Novelli, Augusto Mastripietri, Amedeo Ciaffi

Votes: 78

39. The Black Stork (1917)

50 min | Drama

4.5
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A young man and woman are considering marriage; eugenicist Harry J Haiselden warns that they are ill-matched and will produce defective offspring. He is right; their baby is born defective,... See full summary »

Directors: Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton | Stars: Jane Fearnley, Allan Murnane, Hamilton Revelle, Elsie Esmond

Votes: 15

40. The Primrose Ring (1917)

50 min | Drama

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Margaret MacLean, who has been saved from life in a wheelchair by the miracle of medicine, vows to devote her life to caring for crippled children. She becomes a nurse in the children's ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Mae Murray, Tom Moore, Winter Hall, Billy Jacobs

41. The Merry Jail (1917)

48 min | Comedy

6.2
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A neglected wife disguises herself in order to lure her wastrel husband into a compromising position.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Harry Liedtke, Emil Jannings, Paul Biensfeldt, Erich Schönfelder

Votes: 501

42. Satan Triumphant (1917)

87 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Lissenko, Polycarpe Pavloff, Aleksandr Chabrov

Votes: 140

43. The Unfortunate Marriage (1917)

Not Rated | 68 min | Drama

6.9
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Based on the classic Wilkie Collins novel The Woman In White.

Director: Ernest C. Warde | Stars: Florence La Badie, Richard Neill, Gertrude Dallas, Arthur Bauer

Votes: 64

44. Great Expectations (1917)

50 min | Drama

5.8
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Directors: Robert G. Vignola, Paul West | Stars: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee, William Black

Votes: 16

45. Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray (1917)

80 min | Fantasy, Thriller

6.9
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A variation of the famous Oscar Wilde tale in which Dorian Gray's soul is manifested in a painting instead of his own body.

Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Bernd Aldor, Ernst Pittschau, Ernst Ludwig, Andreas Van Horn

Votes: 22

46. The Claw (1917)

Drama

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The story of two male friends who are Pertev and Vasfi. Pertev who believes that the marriage always brings about evil things and women are coarse and ignorant stringently discusses with ... See full summary »

Director: Sedat Simavi | Stars: Eliza Binemeciyan, Nurettin Sefkati, Rasit Riza Samako, Bedia Muvahhit

47. Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917)

70 min | Drama, War

6.2
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When the nation of Ruthania declares war on the United States, an army of enemy soldiers invades the U.S. and captures New York. But the American forces have prepared adequately for such an... See full summary »

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, William P.S. Earle | Stars: Alice Joyce, Harry T. Morey, Naomi Childers, Joseph Kilgour

Votes: 8

48. The Vicar of Wakefield (1917)

Not Rated | 90 min | Romance, Drama

6.0
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Dr. Primrose, the vicar of Wakefield, enjoys life with his wife and five children. His two daughters, Olivia and Sophia, are courted by two apparent gentlemen, Mr. Burchell and Squire ... See full summary »

Director: Ernest C. Warde | Stars: Frederick Warde, Boyd Marshall, Kathryn Adams, Gladys Leslie

Votes: 24

49. The Babes in the Woods (1917)

50 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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In order to test his wife's fidelity, millionaire John Hamilton disappears after stipulating in his will that his money will go to his two children, Roland and Rose. Through the butler, ... See full summary »

Directors: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin | Stars: Francis Carpenter, Virginia Lee Corbin, Violet Radcliffe, 'Baby' Carmen De Rue

Votes: 12

50. Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra (1917)

Drama

6.4
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The homage to the upright King Harishchandra who almost sacrifices his kingdom for his love of truth, opens with a tableau showing the king, his wife Taramati and his young son, to whom he ... See full summary »

Director: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke | Stars: D.D. Dabke, Bhalachandra D. Phalke, Anna Salunke

Votes: 17


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