Movie FC (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)

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Carmencita (1894)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

Performing on what looks like a small wooden stage, wearing a dress with a hoop skirt and white high-heeled pumps, Carmencita does a dance with kicks and twirls, a smile always on her face.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Carmencita

Votes: 1,535

Le clown et ses chiens (1892)

5 min | Animation, Short

Short film of 300 individually painted images.

Director: Émile Reynaud

Votes: 185

Poor Pierrot (1892)

4 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

One night, Arlequin come to see his lover Colombine. But then Pierrot knocks at the door and Colombine and Arlequin hide. Pierrot starts singing but Arlequin scares him and the poor man goes away.

Director: Émile Reynaud

Votes: 1,185

Un bon bock (1892)

Animation, Short

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Director: Émile Reynaud

Votes: 113

Blacksmith Scene (1893)

Unrated | 1 min | Short, Comedy

Three men hammer on an anvil and pass a bottle of beer around.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Stars: Charles Kayser, John Ott

Votes: 1,902

Chinese Opium Den (1894)

1 min | Short

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Director: William K.L. Dickson

Votes: 102

Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Sport

James J. Corbett and Peter Courtney meet in a boxing exhibition.

Directors: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise | Stars: James J. Corbett, Peter Courtney

Votes: 608

Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze (1894)

1 min | Documentary, Short

A man (Thomas Edison's assistant) takes a pinch of snuff and sneezes. This is one of the earliest Thomas Edison films and was the first motion picture to be copyrighted in the United States.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Fred Ott

Votes: 1,642

Miss Jerry (1894)

45 min | Romance

The adventures of a female reporter in the 1890s.

Director: Alexander Black | Stars: Blanche Bayliss, William Courtenay, Chauncey Depew

Votes: 80

Exiting the Factory (1895)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

A man opens the big gates to the Lumière factory. Through the gateway and a smaller doorway beside it, workers are streaming out, turning either left or right. Most of them are women in ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 5,470

Akrobatisches Potpourri (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

Eight circus performers known as the Grunato family perform their famous balancing act.

Director: Max Skladanowsky | Star: Grunato

Votes: 233

The Arrival of a Train (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short, Action

A train arrives at La Ciotat station.

Directors: Auguste Lumière, Louis Lumière | Stars: Madeleine Koehler, Marcel Koehler, Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Jeanne-Joséphine Lumière

Votes: 9,268

The Photographical Congress Arrives in Lyon (1895)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

From a boat descend the photographers who must partecipate in the congress of Lyone dividing in two diagonals to the right and left. After, someone greets the film operator.

Director: Louis Lumière | Stars: Auguste Lumière, P.J.C. Janssen

Votes: 1,423

The Sprinkler Sprinkled (1895)

Not Rated | 1 min | Comedy, Short

An impudent child plays a prank on a gardener innocently watering his plants.

Director: Louis Lumière | Stars: François Clerc, Benoît Duval

Votes: 4,047

Autour d'une cabine (1894)

2 min | Animation, Short

Pre-cinematograph colour animation of a woman and man at the beach.

Director: Émile Reynaud

Votes: 732

Barque sortant du port (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

A rowboat with three men is leaving a little harbor. Two of them are rowing the boat, while the third is sitting in the stern. All of them wear hats. They are passing the outer end of a ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière | Stars: Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Jeanne-Joséphine Lumière

Votes: 1,065

Italienischer Bauerntanz (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

Two children, Ploetz and Larella, perform an Italian peasant dance.

Directors: Emil Skladanowsky, Max Skladanowsky | Stars: Ploetz, Larella

Votes: 213

Das boxende Känguruh (1895)

1 min | Short

A man and a kangaroo stand up in front of each other with boxing gloves, and simulate a boxing match on a theatre stage.

Director: Max Skladanowsky | Star: Delaware

Votes: 442

The Clown Barber (1898)

Short, Comedy

Clown cuts off customer's head and replaces it.

Director: James Williamson

Votes: 15

The Derby 1895 (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

A stationary camera, looking diagonally across a racetrack toward the infield, records the horses as they race past. Once they are out of view and the race is over, police officers run onto... See full summary »

Director: Birt Acres

Votes: 244

Blacksmith Scene (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

Two blacksmiths work while the vapors rise in the air. Later, another man arrives and offers a drink.

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 793

The Sea (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

Several little boys run along a pier, then jump into the ocean.

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 1,014

Opening of the Kiel Canal (1895)

Short, News

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Director: Birt Acres | Stars: Empress Augusta Victoria, Kaiser Wilhelm II

Votes: 23

The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race (1895)

Short, News, Sport

Although the content of this film is primitive in the extreme - a shot of the traditional Oxford versus Cambridge University Boat Race, filmed on March 30 1895 - this film is of immense ... See full summary »

Director: Birt Acres

Votes: 23

The Messers. Lumière at Cards (1896)

1 min | Documentary, Short

Two men play cards, as a third watches and a waiter brings drinks. The third man pours drinks as the waiter laughs.

Director: Louis Lumière | Stars: Antoine Féraud, Antoine Lumière, Félicien Trewey, Alphonse Winckler

Votes: 1,217

Cordeliers' Square in Lyon (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

A stationary camera looks across the boulevard at a diagonal toward one corner of Lyon's Cordeliers' Square. It's a long shot, with a great deal of depth of focus. We can see the sky and ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 834

Fishing for Goldfish (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

A baby held by his father dips his little hands into a water jug and he can' t catch the goldfish .

Director: Louis Lumière | Stars: Andrée Lumière, Auguste Lumière

Votes: 765

Baby's Dinner (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

As part of a maiden public film screening at the Salon Indien, on December 28, in Paris, Auguste Lumière pivots the centre of attention around his baby daughter, as he tries to feed her from a spoon.

Director: Louis Lumière | Stars: Auguste Lumière, Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Andrée Lumière

Votes: 2,597

Rough Sea at Dover (1895)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

The sea is quite rough, and at Dover a series of heavy waves pounds against a pier and along the adjacent shoreline. The scene then shifts to a different view of flowing water, and shows a heavy current from a point along a riverbank.

Directors: Birt Acres, Robert W. Paul

Votes: 639

Jumping the Blanket (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short

Outdoors, with a nondescript building in the background, four men stand, each holding the corner of a blanket stretched parallel to the ground. They wear the clothes of laborers. By the ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 741

Die Serpentintänzerin (1895)

1 min | Short

A young woman dancer with large, flowing robes, swirls round herself quickly, making her light robe flow around her like a butterfly's wings.

Director: Max Skladanowsky | Star: Ancion

Votes: 311

Trick Riding (1895)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

A man tries to get on a horse , but he climbs to one side and falls from the other, until he manages to stay in balance.

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 777

Arrivée d'un train gare de Vincennes (1896)

1 min | Documentary, Short

This lost film presumably features a train arriving at Vincennes station.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 114

Watering the Flowers (1896)

1 min | Short, Comedy

This lost film presumably features a person watering flowers to comedic effect. This film is believed to have imitated the Louis and Auguste Lumière film "L'arroseur arrose", which survives.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 51

Awakening of Rip (1896)

Not Rated | | Drama, Short

A series of short black and white films from director William K.L. Dickson which chronicle the adventures of Rip Van Winkle.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Joseph Jefferson

Votes: 448

Sea Bathing (1896)

1 min | Short

The film was shown tenth and completed the famous first paid Lumière cinema show of the ten films in Paris in the basement "Grand Cafe" on the Boulevard des Capucines 28 December 1895. ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 39

The Ball Game (1898)

Documentary, Short, Sport

"The Reading's [Pennsylvania] pitcher has just let a Newark [New Jersey] batsman walk to first. Our camera is stationed about twenty feet from the bag, and the satisfied grin of the runner ... See full summary »

Director: William Heise | Stars: Scoops Carey, Zane Grey, Scott Stratton

Votes: 132

Barnet Horse Fair (1896)

Short

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Votes: 13

Barque sortant du port de Trouville (1896)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 34

Snowball Fight (1897)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Action

Wintertime in Lyon. About a dozen people, men and women, are having a snowball fight in the middle of a tree-lined street. The cyclist coming along the road becomes the target of ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 1,296

Bateau-mouche sur la Seine (1896)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 19

Batteuse à vapeur (1896)

Documentary, Short

Little is known of this lost film; presumably it featured one or more threshing machines.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 11

Le bivouac (1896)

1 min | Short

This lost film, among the earliest by Georges Méliès, presumably featured the use of a bivouac sack for a soldier encampment.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 25

Les blanchisseuses (1896)

Short

This lost film presumably features women washing clothing.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 16

Bois de Boulogne (1896)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 16

Boulevard des Italiens (1896)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 14

The Boxing Kangaroo (1896)

Short

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Director: Birt Acres

Votes: 111

Boxing Match; or, Glove Contest (1896)

Short, Sport

Stage boxing match between Sergeant-Instructor Barrett and Sergeant Pope, with a round, interval, and knockout.

Director: Birt Acres

Votes: 22

Bébé et fillettes (1896)

Documentary, Short

Little is known about this lost film, which presumably features young baby girls.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georgette Méliès

Votes: 14

The Bohemian Encampment (1896)

Documentary, Short

Very little is known of this lost film; according to the title it featured a gypsy camp.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 12

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