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The following is an overview of 1921 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.

List of years in film (table)

Contents

EventsEdit

Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

Rank Title Gross
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 1921Edit

U.S.A. unless stated

Comedy film seriesEdit

Animated short film seriesEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

Film debutsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.