The Man Who Played God is a 1922 American silent drama film directed by F. Harmon Weight and written by Forrest Halsey. The film stars George Arliss, Ann Forrest, Ivan Simpson, Edward Earle, and Effie Shannon. The film was released on October 1, 1922, by United Artists.
A famous pianist (Montgomery Royle) is engaged to a quite younger woman. An accidental explosion results in him becoming deaf but he learns to read lips quite quickly. He decides to use that skill to help random people around him. However, he sees his fiancee in a park with a different man. Montgomery is heartbroken, but after she confesses the truth to him, he helps her to be secure with the new man.