Greatest Movies Through 1960

Best Movies Compiled From Many Sources

The General (1926)

Posted by Technoheaven on January 1, 1926

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107 min – view video trailer

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Starring: Buster Keaton

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy

IMDB 8.4 / Amazon 4.5 / MRQE 93% / Decent Films A+

Oscars: pre-Oscars

Ranked #35 Greatest Movies Through 1960, a Zagat Top Movie

When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single handedly and straight through enemy lines. IMDB 8.4 rating from over 27,960 users

Consistently ranked among the greatest films ever made, Buster Keaton s THE GENERAL is so brilliantly conceived and executed that it continues to inspire awe and laughter with every viewing. Amazon 4.5 stars from over 112 users

Arguably the greatest of Buster Keaton’s silent comedies, The General begins with a single, brilliantly sustained premise and works it into an engaging story that combines edge-of-your-seat excitement, stunningly conceived stunts and sight gags, spectacular set pieces, touching sentiment, and a rousing finale. Read full Decent Films review (rated A+ , Superior artistic-entertainment for Kids & Up)

MRQE 93% from over 36 reviews

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