List of years in film

The year 1920 in film involved some significant events.

Top-grossing films

The top four films released in 1920 by U.S. gross are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1920
Rank Title Studio Box office gross rental
1 Way Down East United Artists $2,000,000[1]
2 Over the Hill to the Poorhouse Fox Film Corporation $1,500,000[2]
3 Passion (Madame DuBarry)
The Mark of Zorro
UFA/First National Pictures
United Artists
$1,000,000[1][2]

Events

Notable films released in 1920

Austria

For a complete list see: List of Austrian films of the 1920s

France

For a complete list see: French films of 1920

Germany

For a complete list see: List of German films of 1920

Hungary

Italy

Japan

Philippines

For a complete list see: List of Philippine films before 1940

Sweden

For a complete list see: Swedish films before 1930

United Kingdom

For a complete list see: British films of 1920

United States

For a complete list see: American films of 1920

A

B

C

D

F

G

H

I

J

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

W

Film serials

Short film series

Animated short film series

The following is a list of animated shorts of the year 1920 that belong to series that lasted several years.

A major animated series of the silent era produced by Max Fleischer from 1918 to 1929 in which it appeared Koko the Clown:

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

Films set in 1920

There are films released in later years whose plot is developed totally or partially in 1920:

1920 (2008)
1920: The Evil Returns (2012)
1920: London (2016)

See also

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