Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Lists: AFI 100 (2007)

Brief Synopsis: "A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife."

Overall Ranking: 26 (Rank from 1927: # 1)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Josh of Classicblanca100
Lisa Marie Bowman100 - One of the best films ever.
(full review)
Thomas Pollock90
David Baruffi80(full review)

People Involved

  • George OBrien (The Man (Anses))
  • Janet Gaynor (The Wife (Indre))
  • Margaret Livingston (The Woman from the City)
  • Bodil Rosing (The Maid)
  • J. Farrell MacDonald (The Photographer)
  • Ralph Sipperly (The Barber)
  • Jane Winton (The Manicure Gir)
  • Arthur Housman (The Obtrusive Gentleman)
  • Eddie Boland (The Obliging Gentleman)
  • Gino Corrado (Manager of Hair Salon)
  • Gibson Gowland (Angry driver)
  • F.W. Murnau (Director)