Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist epic science-fiction film directed by Fritz Lang. The film was written by Lang and his wife Thea von Harbou, and starred Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel and Rudolf Klein-Rogge. A silent film, it was produced in the Babelsberg Studios by UFA. It is regarded as a pioneer work of science fiction movies, being the first feature length movie of the genre.
The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius, a multi-Oscar winning French romantic comedy-drama film in the style of a black-and-white silent film, charting the personal and professional relationship of a silent movie actor and a young dancer. Find this at ART.