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From a poll of 63 critics and film experts conducted in the 1970s by film critic and director Paul Rotha, each asked for a list of their 30 top silent films. This makes for a list of the Top 338 Silent Films. Ties are sorted by imdb original title.

Several movies are considered lost:
Thérèse Raquin
Die Abenteuer eines Zehnmarkscheines
The Last Moment
4 Devils

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    Bronenosets Potemkin

    1925 — a.k.a. Battleship Potemkin, in 27 top lists Check
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    Greed

    1924, in 20 top lists Check
  3. 3 new

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
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    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
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    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

    1920 — a.k.a. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in 30 top lists Check
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    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
  7. 7 new

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 27 top lists Check
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    Chelovek s kino-apparatom

    1929 — a.k.a. Man with a Movie Camera, in 21 top lists Check
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    Der letzte Mann

    1924 — a.k.a. The Last Laugh, in 16 top lists Check
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    The General

    1926, in 31 top lists Check
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    A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

    1923, in 5 top lists Check
  12. 12 new

    Un chien andalou

    1929 — a.k.a. Un Chien Andalou, in 22 top lists Check
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    Flesh and the Devil

    1926, in 8 top lists Check
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    Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

    1922 — a.k.a. Nosferatu, in 27 top lists Check
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    Die freudlose Gasse

    1925 — a.k.a. The Joyless Street, in 7 top lists Check
  16. 16 new

    Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    1916, in 23 top lists Check
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    Metropolis

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
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    Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache

    1924 — a.k.a. Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge, in 11 top lists Check
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    Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

    1924, in 12 top lists Check
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    City Lights

    1931, in 31 top lists Check
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    Der müde Tod

    1921 — a.k.a. Destiny, in 7 top lists Check
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    Körkarlen

    1921 — a.k.a. The Phantom Carriage, in 14 top lists Check
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    The Crowd

    1928, in 18 top lists Check
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    Show People

    1928, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Big Parade

    1925, in 13 top lists Check
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    Oktyabr

    1927 — a.k.a. October (Ten Days that Shook the World), in 13 top lists Check
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    The Circus

    1928, in 10 top lists Check
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    The Wedding March

    1928, in 6 top lists Check
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    Spione

    1928 — a.k.a. Spies, in 9 top lists Check
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    City Girl

    1930, in 5 top lists Check
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    Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed

    1926 — a.k.a. The Adventures of Prince Achmed, in 11 top lists Check
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    Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler

    1922 — a.k.a. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler, in 13 top lists Check
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    Po zakonu

    1926 — a.k.a. By the Law, in 8 top lists Check
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    Tagebuch einer Verlorenen

    1929 — a.k.a. Diary of a Lost Girl, in 8 top lists Check
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    The Wind

    1928, in 13 top lists Check
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    Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

    1919 — a.k.a. Broken Blossoms, in 13 top lists Check
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    Finis terrae

    1929, in 3 top lists Check
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    La chute de la maison Usher

    1928 — a.k.a. The Fall of the House of Usher, in 9 top lists Check
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    Nanook of the North

    1922, in 17 top lists Check
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    Potomok Chingis-Khana

    1928 — a.k.a. Storm Over Asia, in 9 top lists Check
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    Tol'able David

    1921, in 4 top lists Check
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    Zemlya

    1930 — a.k.a. Earth, in 15 top lists Check
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    Mat

    1926 — a.k.a. Mother, in 8 top lists Check
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    The Docks of New York

    1928, in 9 top lists Check
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    Varieté

    1925 — a.k.a. Variety, in 6 top lists Check
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    Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney

    1927 — a.k.a. The Love of Jeanne Ney, in 2 top lists Check
  47. 47 new

    Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage

    1926 — a.k.a. Faust, in 15 top lists Check
  48. 48 new

    Herr Tartüff

    1925 — a.k.a. Tartuffe, in 4 top lists Check
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    White Shadows in the South Seas

    1928, in 3 top lists Check
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    Robin Hood

    1922, in 3 top lists Check