Silent film movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant silent film movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out silent film, serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized and surreal films and TV shows about / with danger, death, escapades, art, storytelling, murder, deadly, unfulfillment, society and distopia plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as silent film: The Artist (2011), Chaplin (1992), Silent Movie (1976), Dr. Plonk (2007), Tabu (2012), The Call of Cthulhu (2005), Labour of Love (2014), Silent But Deadly (2011), Juha (1999), Shadow Bound (2013).

List of silent film movies

The Artist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: silent film, sentimental, emotional, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, actress, movie star, dog, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, newspaper ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1932 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Chaplin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest ...
Style: silent film, sentimental, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: rising to stardom, actor, actor's life, exile, hollywood, childhood, artists and showbiz, success, ambition, lifestyle, politics, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 90s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: london, england, california, switzerland
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Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: silent film, humorous, satirical, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, alcohol abuse, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 50s ...
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city
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Dr. Plonk (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist & inventor in 1907, Dr Plonk, predicts that the world will end in 101 years, unless something is done about it.
Style: silent film, humorous, feel good, captivating, absurd ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, save the world, changing the past or future, danger, politics, apocalypse, laboratory, farce, chases and races, unsuccessful ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 1910s, 1900s ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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Tabu (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Brazil, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pilar's befriended neighbour Aurora dies, Pilar starts to dig into Aurora's past and learns about Aurora's very tragic love story.
Style: clever, silent film, serious, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: crocodile, young lovers, love affair, tragic love, ethnic, unfulfillment, aging, society, neighbor neighbor relationship, storytelling, painting, escapades ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: africa, portugal, lisbon portugal
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The Call of Cthulhu (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying professor leaves his great-nephew a collection of documents pertaining to the Cthulhu Cult. The nephew begins to learn why the study of the cult so fascinated his grandfather. Bit-by-bit he begins piecing together the dread implications of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, silent film, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: ancient mystery, nightmare, cult, investigation, supernatural, legends and myths, h.p. lovecraft, secrets, existentialism, obsession, ocean or sea, religions or cults ...
Time: 1920s, 19th century, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
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Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the crumbling environs of Calcutta, Labour of Love is a lyrical unfolding of two ordinary lives suspended in the duress of a spiralling recession.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, working class, society, introspection, couples, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, bittersweet, solitude, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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Films Confiscated from a French Brothel (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Story: "Films Confiscated from a French Brothel" is a bare all Avant-garde Anthology homage to silent stag films.
Style: silent film, anthology, feminist film
Plot: brothel, nymphomania, satan, greek mythology, demon, lucifer, found footage, burlesque, male nudity, peeping tom, insanity, lovesick ...
Time: 1920s
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Silent But Deadly (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thomas Capper is an unconventional and mysterious serial killer who takes aim at a Hollywood film set, by unleashing his own brand of retribution on the cast and crew.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous, silent film ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, filmmaking, gory, violence spree, slasher killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana
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Juha (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel.
Style: silent film, serious, realistic, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, countryside, life is a bitch, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, bittersweet, orchestral, innocence lost, infidelity, urban, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, europe
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Shadow Bound (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to Veritas. It is an old place. A place with a long memory. A city of shadows and hidden terrors long forgotten by the modern world of 1931. But some things in the shadows are best left forgotten... SHADOW BOUND follows famed pulp horror ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, gothic, silent film ...
Plot: investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, mystery, deadly, writer's life, losing-it hero, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Love Chariot (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An unemployed youth dreams of living well. One evening, he finds a drunken industrialist passed out in a gutter, and takes the opportunity to switch places with him. He finds love, intrigue, and the good life in his new home, Pushpak, a hotel where ...
Style: silent film, humorous, semi serious, realistic, toilet humor
Plot: unemployment, hotel, hitman, rich and poor, love affair, crime, unlikely couple, crimes, queue, magician, affair, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india
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Snow White (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Belgium, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A black and white silent movie, based on the Snow White fairy tale, that is set in a romantic version of 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, gothic, silent film ...
Plot: matador, desire for fame, ambition, rise to the top, good versus evil, physical appearance, danger, intrigue, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, poisoning ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1929
Place: spain
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The Tale of Iya (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 169 min.
Story: It was summer when a stranger from Tokyo arrived at “Iya”, where the riches of nature still abound. This young man, named Kudo, was willing to live his new, self-sufficient life. He was exhausted by city life, and believed this beautiful land ...
Style: silent film, touching, exciting, contemplative, captivating
Plot: japanese girl, teenage girl, teenager, school, japanese man, schoolgirl, scientist, laboratory, grandfather granddaughter relationship, teacher, library, baby ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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The Aerial (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: La Antena (English: The Aerial, 2007) is an Argentine drama film, written and directed by acclaimed film director Esteban Sapir. The film features Alejandro Urdapilleta, Rafael Ferro, Florencia Raggi, and others. The movie begins with a pair of ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, surreal, silent film ...
Plot: distopia, neo noir, social decay, mind control, rebellion, life is a bitch, society, family relations, revolution, totalitarianism, dishonesty, expressionism ...
Time: future
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Interstelar (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A group of men go into space but never come out.
Style: art house, silent film, amateur film, underground film, experimental ...
Plot: computer program, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, alien, amateur, victim, apocalypse, unhappy ending, russian, meteorite, end of the world ...
Place: siberia, russia, crimea
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AKP: Job 27 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Yakuza hitman travels to North America for his 27th job, only to find lingering memories of lost love through a chance encounter with a beautiful prostitute.
Style: silent film
Plot: yakuza, mafia, east asian lead, asian
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Three Times (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: There are three stories of women and men: in "A Time for Love" set in 1966, a soldier searches for a young woman he met one afternoon playing pool; "A Time for Freedom," set in a bordello in 1911, revolves around a singer's ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, anthology ...
Plot: longing, tragic love, social differences, love affair, fall in love, romance, couples, wartime life, brothel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 1910s, 1960s, 20th century, year 2005 ...
Place: taipei, taiwan, shanghai, tokyo, shanghai china
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Santa Monica (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A young man is warned by his boyfriend that he is leaving. Melancholia becomes part of his life until his friends take him to parties, amid these adventures, he can finally rediscover happiness.
Style: silent film
Plot: brazilian, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), shower, male nudity, crying, gay interest, gay, mobile phone
Place: brazil
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The Girl from the Wardrobe (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of three characters (brothers Tomek and Jacek and their neighbor Magda), each of them is in their own way lonely and alienated. The title character makes herself secluded. Tomek's alienation results from his neurological ...
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, atmospheric, silent film ...
Plot: loneliness, depression, hospital, dating, autism, dreaming, suicide attempt, estrangement, family relations, escape from reality, friendship, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A ballet rendition of Bram Stoker's gothic novel DRACULA, presented in a style reminiscent of the silent expressionistic cinema of the early 20th Century. This work employs the subtle and sometimes bold use of color to emphasize its themes, but ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, macabre, artsy, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, ballet, dracula, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, good versus evil, mysterious character, supernatural, obsession, gothic horror, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s
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The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Style: offbeat, surreal, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, dog, adventure, french, mafia, friendship, danger, escapades, rescue, championship, old woman, boy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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Glass Lips (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This dialog-free film, originally presented as 33 short films, is an experimental, bizarre set of meditations and flashbacks of the grotesque.
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, life is a bitch, estrangement, haunted by the past, homecoming, dysfunctional family, wrongfully committed, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, dull life, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Daft Punk's Electroma (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Follows the history of two robots, the members of Daft Punk, on their quest to become human.
Style: surreal, serious, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: androids and robots, laboratory, desert, a.i., imaginary, on the road, future dystopia, danger, escapades, fugitives, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Place: usa
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Terror (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A witch's prophecy - while being burned at the stake- curse condemns a family to horrible deaths.
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, curse, witch, terrorism, vengeance, survival, frame up, cons and scams, deadly, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, farce, odd, british humour, weirdo, goofy hero, problem solving, nothing goes right, fish out of water, socially awkward, stupidity, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
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Le Bal (1983)
Genre: History, Musical
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The 50 year story of a ballroom in France, from the 1920s. The people who go there is always the same, even the musicians. You can see all kind of people dancing all the fashion dances (depending on the age).
Style: realistic, silent film, experimental, offbeat
Plot: disco, world war two, music, artists and showbiz, performer's life, rebellion, politics, musician's life, love and romance, society, wartime life, showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Dempsey (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nominated for two primetime Emmy Awards in 1984, this made-for-TV movie follows the true story of American boxer Jack Dempsey, who became a media sensation in the 1920s as the world heavyweight champion. Based upon the book by Jack Dempsey and ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, uplifting, sexy ...
Plot: world champion, contests and competitions, power relations, sport, couple relations, one last chance, disability, rivalry, hopes, crumbling marriage, crime gone awry, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 1920s
Place: utah
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Wedding Trough (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A mad farmer falls in love with his pig and has mutant piglets with it. When the "piglets" prefer their mother over him, he hangs them all and the sow kills herself.
Style: offbeat, disturbing, bleak, silent film, serious ...
Plot: bestiality, farm, nudity (full frontal - brief), zoophilia, pig, social misfits, misfit, animal training, animal life, society, pets, distopia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: belgium
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Requiem for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vampire lures beautiful young women to his castle in Europe.
Style: gothic, scary, surreal, serious, silent film ...
Plot: vampire, bondage, car chase, loss of virginity, rape, torture, lesbian sex, obsessive quest, danger, stalking, femme fatale, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
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