1921 in film

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

RankTitleGross
1. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse $9,200,000[1]
2. The Kid $5,450,000
3. Orphans of the Storm $3,000,000[2]
4. The Three Musketeers $2,000,000* [3]
5. The Sheik $1,500,000[4]
6. Little Lord Fauntleroy $900,000
7. The Love Light $690,965
8. Brewster's Millions
9. White and Unmarried
10. The Passion Flower

*U.S. and Canada rental only

Notable films released in 1921

United States unless stated

Comedy film series

Animated short film series

Births

Deaths

  • May 17 – Karl Mantzius, 61, Danish actor, theatre director, writer
  • June 20 – George Loane Tucker, 49, American actor, screenwriter and director
  • July 9 – Robert Broderick, 56, American stage and film actor [5]
  • September 9 – Virginia Rappe, 26 American actress
  • September 17 – Van Dyke Brooke, 62, American actor, screenwriter and film director

Film debuts

See also

References

  1. Box office at IMDB accessed January 27, 2017
  2. "Biggest Money Pictures". Variety. June 21, 1932. p. 1.
  3. "All-Time Film Rental Champs". Variety. October 15, 1990. p. M190.
  4. "The All Time Best Sellers". International Motion Picture Almanac 1937–38. Quigley Publishing Company. p. 942. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  5. Robert Broderick; IMDb.com
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