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1. Unknown Chaplin (1983– )
Episode: Hidden Treasure (1983)

TV-G | 52 min | Documentary, Comedy

9.0
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Sequences that Chaplin filmed, and mostly discarded, from many of his features are shown, including a lengthy one from 'The Professor (1923)', which was never released.

Writers: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: Charles Chaplin, James Mason, Tom Harrington, General Wood

Votes: 12

2. Unknown Chaplin (1983 TV Mini-Series)

156 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Using in part rare out-take footage, the film-making methods and techniques of Charles Chaplin are explored.

Stars: James Mason, Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin

Votes: 409

3. Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 9: Sports in Hollywood (1940)

10 min | Documentary, Short

8.7
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Hollywood favorites both participate in, and watch, a variety of popular sports.

Writer: Ralph Staub | Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ken Murray, Richard Arlen, Mischa Auer, Robert Benchley

Votes: 6

4. City Lights (1931)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers

Votes: 101,290

5. Modern Times (1936)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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96 Metascore

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

Votes: 133,533

6. The Great Dictator (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 128,782

7. Unknown Chaplin (1983– )
Episode: The Great Director (1983)

Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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This episode concentrates on problems and solutions of three feature films that Chaplin wrote, directed and starred in: "The Kid (1921)," "The Gold Rush (1925)" and "City Lights (1931)."

Writers: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill

Votes: 11

8. The Kid (1921)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.4
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The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Votes: 62,080

9. The Gold Rush (1925)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman

Votes: 63,845

10. The New Bike (2009)

Short, Drama

8.3
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Writer: David Gantz | Director: David Gantz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, John Riley Billings

Votes: 46

11. The Circus (1928)

Unrated | 71 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia, Harry Crocker

Votes: 17,090

12. Show People (1928)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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A young lady from Georgia goes to Hollywood in the hopes of becoming an actress.

Writers: Agnes Christine Johnston, Laurence Stallings, Wanda Tuchock, Ralph Spence | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli

Votes: 2,739

13. Limelight (1952)

Approved | 137 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Votes: 12,665

14. The Key (VI) (2010)

30 min | Short, Family

8.1
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Tells a somber yet inspirational story of a young girl's search for understanding in the midst of a personal tragedy. In her deepest despair... she is confronted by a mystery.

Writers: Gabrielle Blumetti, Jim Blumetti | Director: Jim Blumetti | Stars: Gabrielle Blumetti, Max Ary, Larry Jack Dotson, Pattie James

Votes: 20

15. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.

Writers: Charles Chaplin, Orson Welles | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Votes: 11,127

16. Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)

TV-PG | 132 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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80 Metascore

Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Sydney Pollack, Bill Irwin, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 1,146

17. The Chaplin Revue (1959)

Unrated | 119 min | Comedy

7.9
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Three Chaplin silent comedies "A Dog's Life", "Shoulder Arms", and "The Pilgrim" are strung together to form a single feature length film. Chaplin provides new music, narration, and a small... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman

Votes: 596

18. A Dog's Life (1918)

Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Comedy

7.8
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The Little Tramp and his dog companion struggle to survive in the inner city.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Dave Anderson, Bert Appling

Votes: 4,530

19. The Immigrant (1917)

Unrated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 4,953

20. Easy Street (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Short, Comedy

7.7
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A reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight a huge thug who dominates an inner city street.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 3,214

21. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin.

Writers: David Robinson, Charles Chaplin, Diana Hawkins, William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw

Votes: 41,347

22. Pay Day (I) (1922)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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Charlie is an expert bricklayer. He has lots of fun and work and enjoys himself greatly while at the saloon. As he leaves work his wife takes the pay he has hidden in his hat. But he steals... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Edna Purviance

Votes: 2,386

23. The Pilgrim (1923)

TV-G | 40 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin, Mai Wells

Votes: 2,723

24. The Idle Class (1921)

TV-G | 32 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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A tramp sneaks into a upper class golf resort. The tramp meets a rich woman who is having an argument with her drunken husband. Complications arise when she mistakes the tramp for her husband.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Charles Aber, Joe Anderson

Votes: 2,243

25. The Adventurer (I) (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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The Little Tramp escapes from prison; saves a girl and her mother from drowning; and creates havoc at a swank party.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

Votes: 2,312

26. Chaplinesque, My Life and Hard Times (1972)

56 min | Documentary

7.5
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The biography of silent film legend Charlie Chaplin is brought to the screen with the narration of fellow silent star, Gloria Swanson.

Writer: Harry Hurwitz | Director: Harry Hurwitz | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Gloria Swanson

Votes: 15

27. Courtyard (2010)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.4
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A drunk wanders into a courtyard and causes trouble between a couple when he tries to take another man's girl.

Writer: Austin Newman | Director: Austin Newman | Stars: Austin Newman, Heather Rothrock, Stephen Sanders

Votes: 8

28. A King in New York (1957)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston

Votes: 5,233

29. The Cure (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Short, Comedy

7.3
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An alcoholic checks into a health spa and his antics promptly throw the establishment into chaos.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

Votes: 2,164

30. Cousin Angelica (1974)

107 min | Drama

7.3
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When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he ... See full summary »

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Carlos Saura | Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: José Luis López Vázquez, Lina Canalejas, Fernando Delgado, María Clara Fernández de Loaysa

Votes: 504

31. One A.M. (1916)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.3
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A drunken homeowner has a difficult time getting about in his home after arriving home late at night.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin

Votes: 2,048

32. Souls for Sale (1923)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A young woman hits Hollywood, determined to become a star.

Writer: Rupert Hughes | Director: Rupert Hughes | Stars: Eleanor Boardman, Frank Mayo, Richard Dix, Mae Busch

Votes: 524

33. The Chaplin Cavalcade (1941)

75 min | Comedy

7.3
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Four Chaplin shorts from 1916: One A.M., The Rink, The Pawnshop, and The Floorwalker, presented with music and sound effects.

Writers: Vincent Bryan, Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon

Votes: 122

34. The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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62 Metascore

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Writer: Gilbert Adair | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 76,637

35. Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

7.2
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Charlie talks wealthy farmer's daughter Tillie into eloping with him (and taking her father's money). In the city Tillie gets drunk and lands in jail while Charlie runs off with her money ... See full summary »

Directors: Mack Sennett, Charles Bennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain

Votes: 2,555

36. The Pawnshop (1916)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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Charlie competes with his fellow shop assistant. He is fired by the pawnbroker and rehired. He nearly destroys everything in the shop and and himself. He helps capture a burglar. He destroys a client's clock while examining it in detail.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell

Votes: 2,070

37. The Rink (1916)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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After causing restaurant chaos at work, a bumbling waiter tears up the local roller rink with his skating.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, James T. Kelley, Eric Campbell

Votes: 2,226

38. The Charlie Chaplin Festival (1941)

96 min | Comedy

7.2
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Four Chaplin shorts from 1917: The Adventurer, The Cure, Easy Street and The Immigrant, presented with music and sound effects.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman

Votes: 186

39. The Gentleman Tramp (1976)

G | 78 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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A film about the life and work of the master comedy filmmaker, Charles Chaplin.

Writer: Richard Patterson | Director: Richard Patterson | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 102

40. A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)

TV-PG | 78 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A kept woman runs into her one-time fiancé and finds herself torn between love and comfort.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Carl Miller, Lydia Knott

Votes: 3,342

41. The Tramp (1915)

TV-G | 26 min | Short, Comedy

7.1
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The Little Fellow finds the girl of his dreams and work on a family farm.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison

Votes: 2,015

42. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

7.1
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Creators: David Díaz, Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Daniel Retuerta

Votes: 47

43. Chaplin (2011)

Drama

7.1
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Bangshi Das is an impersonator of Charlie Chaplin. He earns peanuts by being the 'joker' at birthday parties. However, he prefers to call himself an actor rather than a worker. His life ... See full summary »

Writers: Anindya Bandopadhyay, Annapurna Basu, Padmanabha Dasgupta, Srijato | Director: Anindya Bandopadhyay | Stars: Rudranil Ghosh, Soham Maitra, Srijit Mukherji, Mir Afsar Ali

Votes: 233

44. Pokhorony Stalina (1990)

109 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Writer: Evgeniy Evtushenko | Director: Evgeniy Evtushenko | Stars: Denis Konstantinov, Yevgeni Platokhin, Vanessa Redgrave, Albert Toddle

Votes: 84

45. The Vagabond (1916)

34 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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After passing the hat and taking the donations intended for German street musicians Charlie heads for the country. Here he finds and rescues a girl from a band of gypsies. The girl falls in... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Charlotte Mineau

Votes: 1,653

46. Birth of a Nation (1997)

85 min | Documentary

7.0
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Mekas leads an archival avant-garde, a fast-paced parade of 160 underground film people he captured on film over four decades, described as, "160 portraits or rather appearances, sketches ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Mekas | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Kenneth Anger, Michel Auder, Bruce Baillie

Votes: 56

47. Behind the Screen (1916)

TV-G | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Charlie is an overworked labourer at a film studio who helps a young woman find work even while his coworkers strike against his tyrannical boss.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 1,588

48. Charlie Chaplin Carnival (1938)

100 min

7.0
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Four Chaplin shorts from 1916: Behind the Screen, The Count, The Fireman, and The Vagabond, presented with music and sound effects.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Eric Campbell, Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White

Votes: 80

49. Picture People No. 3: Hobbies of the Stars (1941)

Approved | 9 min | Short

7.0
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Helen Broderick narrates this entry in the series which presents the hobbies of various film personalities; Claire Trevor takes a 16mm camera and uses it to record interesting things she ... See full summary »

Writer: M. Clay Adams | Director: M. Clay Adams | Stars: Helen Broderick, John Beal, Claire Trevor, Alexander Korda

Votes: 5

50. A Thousand Times Goodnight (2009)

8 min | Short, Comedy

6.9
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Lou, a hockey Pro is dating pop star Erica, and this is his first interaction with the public on the red carpet. Bud has been dying to ask Leslie to marry him. Life has it's many obstacles, if only they were like dreams.

Writer: Noah Greenwood | Director: Noah Greenwood | Stars: Noah Greenwood, Max Tsarev, Megan Scortino, Maha Assad

Votes: 22