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A list of American films released in 1921.


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Ace of Hearts Wallace Worsley Lon Chaney, Leatrice Joy, John Bowers, Hardee Kirkland, Raymond Hatton Crime Drama Goldwyn
Across the Divide John Holloway Rex Ballard, Rosemary Theby [1]
Action John Ford Hoot Gibson, Francis Ford Western Universal
Adopting a Bear Cub John Randolph Bray Documentary
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Maurice Elvey Mystery [2]
The Adventures of Tarzan Robert F. Hill and Scott Sidney
The Advisor Jack White
The Affairs of Anatol Cecil B. DeMille Wallace Reid, Gloria Swanson Drama Paramount
Afraid of His Wife Scott Sidney
After Midnight Ralph Ince Ralph Ince, Zena Keefe [3]
After the Dough Herman C. Raymaker
After the Show Scott Sidney Jack Holt, Lila Lee Drama Paramount
After Your Own Heart George Marshall Tom Mix, Ora Carew [4]
The Alarm Robert F. Hill
Alfalfa Love Fred Fishback
Among Those Present Fred C. Newmeyer Harold Lloyd Comedy
The Avenging Arrow W.S. Van Dyke, William Bowman Ruth Roland, Edward Hearn Adventure
Bandits Beware Lee Kohlmar Hoot Gibson Western
Beating the Game Lee Kohlmar Hoot Gibson Western
The Big Punch John Ford Buck Jones, Barbara Bedford Western Fox Film
Blind Hearts Rowland V. Lee Hobart Bosworth, Madge Bellamy, Wade Boteler Drama Associated Producers
The Blot Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber Claire Windsor Melodrama
The Boat Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Comedy
Brewster's Millions Joseph Henabery Fatty Arbuckle, Betty Ross Clarke Comedy
A Broken Doll Allan Dwan Monte Blue, Mary Thurman Drama Associated Producers
Brownie's Baby Doll Baby Peggy
Brownie's Little Venus Fred Fishback Baby Peggy
Bullets or Ballots Mary Astor
The Butterfly Girl John Gorman Marjorie Daw, Fritzi Brunette, King Baggot Drama Pathe Exchange
The Cactus Kid Lee Kohlmar Hoot Gibson Western
The Call of Youth Hugh Ford
Camille Ray C. Smallwood Alla Nazimova, Rudolph Valentino, Patsy Ruth Miller Drama
Cinderella of the Hills Howard M. Mitchell Barbara Bedford, [[Carl Miller (actor)|] Drama Fox Film
The Clean Up Baby Peggy
A Connecticut Yankee Emmett J. Flynn Harry Myers, Pauline Starke, Rosemary Theby Adventure Fox Film
The Conquering Power Rex Ingram Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry Romance Drama
Crossed Clues William James Craft Hoot Gibson Western
The Cup of Life Rowland V. Lee Hobart Bosworth, Madge Bellamy Drama Associated Producers[5]
Desert Blossoms Arthur Rosson William Russell, Helen Ferguson, Wilbur Higby Drama Fox Film
Devotion Burton George Hazel Dawn, Elmo Lincoln, Violet Palmer Drama Associated Producers
Disraeli Henry Kolker George Arliss, Florence Arliss Biography
Double Adventure W. S. Van Dyke Charles Hutchison, Josie Sedgwick Adventure
Double Crossers Hoot Gibson Western
Dream Street D. W. Griffith Carol Dempster, Charles Emmett Mack Drama
The Driftin' Kid Albert Russell Hoot Gibson Western
Dynamite Allen Dell Henderson George Walsh, Edna Murphy Adventure Fox Film
Eden and Return William A. Seiter Doris May, Emmett King Comedy [6]
Every Woman's Problem Willis L. Robards Dorothy Davenport, Willis L. Robards Drama [7]
Experience George Fitzmaurice Richard Barthelmess, Reginald Denny Drama
Extravagance Phil Rosen May Allison, Robert Edeson, Theodore Von Eltz Drama Metro
The Fightin' Fury Hoot Gibson Western
The Fire Eater B. Reeves Eason Hoot Gibson Western
Fool's Paradise Cecil B. DeMille Conrad Nagel, Mildred Harris, Theodore Kosloff, Baby Peggy Romance
The Foolish Age William A. Seiter Doris May, Hallam Cooley Comedy [8]
The Foolish Matrons Maurice Tourneur
Clarence Brown
Hobart Bosworth, Doris May Drama Associated Producers
Footfalls Charles Brabin Tyrone Power Sr., Estelle Taylor Mystery Fox Film
For Those We Love Arthur Rosson Betty Compson, Lon Chaney Drama Goldwyn
Forbidden Fruit Cecil B. DeMille Agnes Ayres, Clarence Burton Drama
Forever George Fitzmaurice Wallace Reid, Elsie Ferguson, Montagu Love Romance
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Rex Ingram Rudolph Valentino Drama
Get-Rich-Quick Peggy Baby Peggy
The Gilded Lily Robert Z. Leonard Mae Marsh, Lowell Sherman, Jason Robards Sr. Drama
God's Crucible Henry MacRae Gaston Glass, Gladys Coburn [9]
The Greater Claim Wesley Ruggles Alice Lake, Jack Dougherty Drama
Greater Than Love Fred Niblo Louise Glaum, Margaret Gibson Drama Associated Producers
The Grim Comedian Frank Lloyd Jack Holt, Gloria Hope Drama Goldwyn
Guile of Women Clarence G. Badger Will Rogers, Bert Sprotte Comedy Goldwyn
Hail the Woman John Griffith Wray Florence Vidor, Lloyd Hughes, Theodore Roberts Drama Associated Producers
Hearts and Masks William A. Seiter Elinor Field, Lloyd Bacon Romantic comedy [10]
Hearts of Youth Millard Webb Harold Goodwin, Glen Cavender Drama Fox Film
Heedless Moths Robert Z. Leonard Jane Thomas, Holmes Herbert, Hedda Hopper Drama
Her Circus Man Baby Peggy
His Brother's Keeper Wilfrid North Martha Mansfield, L. Rogers Lytton, Gretchen Hartman Crime Independent
His Greatest Sacrifice J. Gordon Edwards William Farnum, Alice Fleming Drama Fox Film
Humor Risk Dick Smith Marx Brothers Comedy Never released
The Hunch George D. Baker Gareth Hughes, Ethel Grandin Comedy Metro
I Am Guilty Jack Nelson Louise Glaum, Mahlon Hamilton, Claire Du Brey Drama Associated Producers
I Do Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy
The Idle Class Charles Chaplin Charles Chaplin Comedy
Jackie John Ford Shirley Mason, William Scott Drama Fox Film
Jim the Penman Kenneth Webb Lionel Barrymore Crime drama First National
Kickaroo Hoot Gibson Western
The Kid Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin, Jackie Coogan Comedy-drama First National
The Kid's Pal Baby Peggy
The Killer Jack Conway, Howard C. Hickman Claire Adams, Frankie Lee Western Pathe Exchange
Know Your Men Charles Giblyn Peal White, Harry C. Browne Drama Fox Film
The Little Fool Phil Rosen Milton Sills, Nigel Barrie Drama Metro
Little Lord Fauntleroy Jack Pickford Mary Pickford Comedy-drama
The Lotus Eater Marshall Neilan John Barrymore, Colleen Moore Drama
The Love Charm Thomas N. Heffron Wanda Hawley, Mae Busch, Sylvia Ashton Comedy
The Love Light Frances Marion Mary Pickford, Raymond Bloomer Drama
Love Never Dies King Vidor Lloyd Hughes, Madge Bellamy Drama Associated Producers
Love's Penalty John Gilbert Hope Hampton, Percy Marmont, Virginia Valli Drama First National
The Lure of Egypt Howard C. Hickman Robert McKim, Claire Adams, Joseph J. Dowling Drama Pathe Exchange
The Lure of Youth Phil Rosen Cleo Madison, Gareth Hughes Romance Metro
Lying Lips John Griffith Wray House Peters, Florence Vidor, Joseph Kilgour Drama Associated Producers
The Magic Cup John S. Robertson Constance Binney, Vincent Coleman, Blanche Craig
Mama's Affair Victor Fleming Constance Talmadge, Effie Shannon, Kenneth Harlan Romantic comedy
A Man of Stone George Archainbaud Conway Tearle, Martha Mansfield Drama Selznick
The Man Who Woke Up Lee Kohlmar Hoot Gibson Western
Manhattan Paul Strand
The Mask Bertram Bracken Jack Holt, Hedda Nova, Michael D. Moore Mystery Independent
Midsummer Madness William C. deMille Jack Holt, Conrad Nagel, Lois Wilson Drama Paramount
Miss Lulu Bett William C. deMille Lois Wilson, Milton Sills
The Mistress of Shenstone Henry KIng Pauline Frederick, Roy Stewart Romance
The Money Maniac Léonce Perret Robert Elliott, Lucy Fox Drama Pathe Exchange
Mother O' Mine Fred Niblo Lloyd Hughes, Betty Ross Clarke Drama Associated Producers
The Mountain Woman Charles Giblyn Pearl White, Richard Travers Drama Fox Film
The Movie Trail Hoot Gibson Western
A Muddy Bride Baby Peggy
My Boy Victor Heerman, Albert Austin Jackie Coogan, Mathilde Brundage Drama First National
Never Weaken Fred Newmeyer, Sam Taylor Harold Lloyd Comedy
The Night Horsemen Lynn Reynolds Tom Mix, Charles K. French Western Fox Film
No Woman Knows Tod Browning Max Davidson, Snitz Edwards Drama
Not Guilty Sidney Franklin Sylvia Breamer, Richard Dix Mystery [11]
Now or Never Fred C. Newmeyer, Hal Roach Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis Comedy [10]
The Nut Theodore Reed Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite De La Motte Comedy
The Offenders Fenwick L. Holmes Margery Wilson, Percy Helton
Oliver Twist, Jr. Millard Webb Harold Goodwin, George Nichols Drama Fox Film
On Account Baby Peggy
On with the Show Baby Peggy
Orphans of the Storm D. W. Griffith Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish Melodrama
Out o' Luck Hoot Gibson Western
Over the Wire Wesley Ruggles Alice Lake, Al Roscoe [12]
Pals Baby Peggy
Passing Through William A. Seiter Douglas MacLean, Madge Bellamy Comedy
Passion Flower Herbert Brenon Norma Talmadge, Courtenay Foote Drama [13]
Paying the Piper George Fitzmaurice Dorothy Dickson, Alma Tell, George Fawcett Drama Paramount
Payment Guaranteed George L. Cox Margarita Fischer, Hayward Mack Drama Pathe Exchange
A Perfect Crime Allan Dwan Monte Blue, Jacqueline Logan, Carole Lombard Comedy Associated Producers
Penny of Top Hill Trail Arthur Berthelet Bessie Love Comedy-Drama Andrew J. Callaghan Productions / Federated Film Exchanges
Pilgrims of the Night Edward Sloman Lewis Stone, Rubye De Remer, William V. Mong Drama Associated Producers
Playmates Baby Peggy
The Rider of the King Log Harry O. Hoyt Frank Sheridan, Richard Travers Action Pathe Exchange
The Queen of Sheba J. Gordon Edwards Betty Blythe, Fritz Leiber Drama Fox Film
Red Courage Hoot Gibson
Roads of Destiny Frank Lloyd Pauline Frederick, John Bowers Drama
The Saddle King Hoot Gibson
The Sage Hen Edgar Lewis Gladys Brockwell, Wallace MacDonald Western Pathe Exchange
A Sailor-Made Man Fred C. Newmeyer Harold Lloyd Comedy
Salvage Henry King Pauline Frederick, Ralph Lewis Drama
The Sea Lion Rowland V. Lee Hobart Bosworth, Bessie Love, Emory Johnson Adventure Associated Producers
Sea Shore Shapes Baby Peggy
Sentimental Tommy John S. Robertson Gareth Hughes Drama
Seven Years Bad Luck Max Linder Max Linder, Alta Allen Comedy
Shame Emmett J. Flynn John Gilbert, Anna May Wong Drama Fox Film
The Sheik George Melford Rudolph Valentino, Rosemary Theby, Agnes Ayres Drama, Adventure
Sheltered Daughters Edward Dillon Justine Johnstone, Riley Hatch, Warner Baxter Comedy
The Silver Lining Roland West Leslie Austin Drama
Singing River Charles Giblyn William Russell, Vola Vale Western Fox Film
Skirts Hampton Del Ruth Clyde Cook, Chester Conklin, Polly Moran Comedy Fox Film
The Sky Pilot King Vidor John Bowers, Colleen Moore Drama
A Small Town Idol Mack Sennett James Finlayson, Phyllis Haver Comedy Associated Producers
Society Secrets Leo McCarey Eva Novak, Gertrude Claire Drama [14]
The Spenders Jack Conway Claire Adams, Robert McKim, Joseph J. Dowling Comedy Pathe Exchange
The Sting of the Lash Henry King Pauline Frederick, Clyde Fillmore Drama [15]
Straight from the Shoulder Bernard J. Durning Buck Jones, Helen Ferguson Western Fox Film
Sunset Jones George L. Cox Charles Clary, James Gordon, Irene Rich Western Pathe Exchange
Sure Fire John Ford Hoot Gibson Western
The Swamp Arthur Berthelet Bessie Love Drama Robertson–Cole
Sweet Revenge Edward Laemmle Hoot Gibson Western
Teddy's Goat Fred Fishback Baby Peggy
The Ten Dollar Raise Edward Sloman William V. Mong, Marguerite De La Motte Comedy Associated Producers
Their Mutual Child George L. Cox Margarita Fischer, Nigel Barrie, Margaret Campbell Comedy Pathe Exchange
Third Class Male Baby Peggy
The Three Musketeers Fred Niblo Douglas Fairbanks, Leon Bary, Eugene Pallette Swashbuckler
Through the Back Door Alfred E. Green Mary Pickford, Gertrude Astor Comedy-drama
Tol'able David Henry King Richard Barthelmess Drama
Uncharted Seas Wesley Ruggles Alice Lake, Carl Gerard, Rudolph Valentino Romance
An Unwilling Hero Clarence G. Badger Will Rogers, Molly Malone Comedy [16]
A Virgin Paradise J. Searle Dawley Pearl White, Robert Elliott Adventure Fox Film
A Week Off Baby Peggy
What Women Will Do Edward José Anna Q. Nilsson, Allan Forrest Drama Pathe Exchange
What's Your Reputation Worth? Webster Campbell Corinne Griffith, Percy Marmont Drama Vitagraph
When We Were Twenty-One Henry King H. B. Warner, Claire Anderson Drama [17]
White and Unmarried Tom Forman Thomas Meighan
Who Was the Man? Lee Kohlmar Hoot Gibson
The Wild Wild West Lee Kohlmar Hoot Gibson
Wing Toy Howard M. Mitchell Shirley Mason, Raymond McKee, Edward McWade Drama Fox Film
Woman's Place Victor Fleming Constance Talmadge, Kenneth Harlan Drama
The Wonderful Thing Herbert Brenon Norma Talmadge, Harrison Ford Drama [18]


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
$10,000 Under a Pillow Frank Moser Animated
The Goat Buster Keaton Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts Comedy
The Haunted House Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Comedy
The Heart of Dorean Robert North Bradbury Tom Santschi Western drama Pathé Exchange
The High Sign Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton Buster Keaton, Bartine Burkett Comedy
The Honor of Rameriz Robert North Bradbury Tom Santschi, Bessie Love, Ruth Stonehouse Western drama Pathé Exchange
Lorraine of the Timberlands Robert North Bradbury Tom Santschi Western drama Pathé Exchange
The Lucky Dog Jess Robbins Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy Comedy 1st film to feature Laurel & Hardy
Mother o' Dreams Robert North Bradbury Tom Santschi Western drama Pathé Exchange
The Playhouse Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Edward F. Cline Comedy
The Spirit of the Lake Robert North Bradbury Tom Santschi, Bessie Love, Ruth Stonehouse Western drama Pathé Exchange

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Across the Divide (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  2. ^ "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1921)". BFI. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  3. ^ "After Midnight (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  4. ^ "After Your Own Heart (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  5. ^ "The Cup of Life (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "Eden and Return (1921)". BFI. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  7. ^ "Every Woman's Problem (1921)". BFI. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  8. ^ Shackleton, Kay. "The Foolish Age, 1921". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  9. ^ "God's Crucible (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Hearts and Masks (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  11. ^ "Not Guilty (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  12. ^ "Over the Wire (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  13. ^ "The Passion Flower (1921)". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  14. ^ "Society Secrets (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  15. ^ "The Sting of the Lash (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  16. ^ "An Unwilling Hero (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  17. ^ "When We Were Twenty-one (1921) – Overview". Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  18. ^ "The Wonderful Thing (1921)". Retrieved July 14, 2017.

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