The Films of Charles Chaplin

I'm slowly watching all the films of Charlie Chaplin. I have all those available on DVD or Blu-ray in my collection. I will update this list as I watch them.
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1.
Making a Living (1914 Short Film)
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An out-of-work swindler takes a job as a reporter. After witnessing a car go over cliff, he grabs a... (13 mins.)
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
2.
Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914 Short Film)
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The Tramp wanders into and disrupts the filming of a go-kart race. (11 mins.)
Director: Henry Lehrman
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
3.
Mabel's Strange Predicament (1914 Short Film)
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In a hotel lobby an inebriated Charlie runs into an elegant lady, gets tied hup in her dog's leash, and falls down... (17 mins.)
Director: Mabel Normand
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
4.
A Thief Catcher (1914 Short Film)
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The Keystone Cops pursue a thief. (8 mins.)
Director: Ford Sterling
“ Keystone

This is a lost film ” - garybartram
 
5.
Between Showers (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and another man compete in trying to help a young lady cross a muddy street. The rival finds a wooden plank which Charlie takes from him... (15 mins.)
Director: Henry Lehrman
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
6.
A Film Johnnie (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie attempts to meet his favorite movie actress at the Keystone Studio, but does not win friends there. (15 mins.)
Director: George Nichols
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
7.
Tango Tangle (1914 Short Film)
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Out of costume, Charlie is a clean-shaven dandy who, somewhat drunk, visits a dance hall. There the wardrobe girl has three rival admirers: the band leader, one of the musicians, and now Charlie. (12 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
8.
His Favorite Pastime (1914 Short Film)
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A very plastered fella follows a pretty woman home, and proceeds to make a nuisance of himself. (16 mins.)
Director: George Nichols
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
9.
Cruel, Cruel Love (1914 Short Film)
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A silly aristocrat who believes that he has been jilted attempts suicide but he is saved from death and reunited with his fiance. (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
10.
The Star Boarder (1914 Short Film)
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A brat's magic lantern show exposes an indiscreet moment between a landlady and her star boarder. (16 mins.)
Director: George Nichols
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
11.
Mabel at the Wheel (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie, competing with his rival's race car, offers Mabel a ride on his motorcycle but drops her in a puddle... (18 mins.)
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
12.
Twenty Minutes of Love (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is hanging around in the park, finding problems with a jealous suitor, a man who thinks that Charlie has robbed him a watch, a policeman and even a little boy, all because our friend can't stop snooping. (20 mins.)
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
13.
Caught in a Cabaret (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is a clumsy waiter in a cheap cabaret and must endure the strict orders from his boss. He meets a pretty girl in the park and pretends to be a fancy ambassador but must contend with the jealousy of her fianc. (30 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
14.
Caught in the Rain (1914 Short Film)
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When a married couple become separated in the park, Charlie takes up with the lady and is beat up when her husband rejoins her... (16 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
15.
A Busy Day (1914 Short Film)
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A jealous wife is chasing her unfaithful husband during a parade, after he starts to flirt with a pretty woman. (6 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
16.
The Fatal Mallet (1914 Short Film)
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Three man will fight for the love of a charming girl. Charlie will play dirty, throwing bricks to his contender, and using a huge hammer to hurt one of them. But a precocious kid will be the fourth suitor in discord. (18 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
17.
Her Friend the Bandit (1914 Short Film)
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Lost Charles Chaplin's comedy film about her friend. (16 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
“ Keystone

This is a lost film ” - garybartram
 
18.
The Knockout (1914 Short Film)
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To show his girl how brave he is Fatty challenges the champion to a fight. Charlie referees, trying to avoid contact with the two monsters. (27 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
19.
Mabel's Busy Day (1914 Short Film)
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A hotdog girl gives one to a policeman who then allows her into a race track. While other customers swipe her hotdogs... (10 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
20.
Mabel's Married Life (1914 Short Film)
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Accosted by a masher in the park and unable to motivate husband Charlie into taking action, Mabel gets him a boxing mannequin to sharpen his fighting skills. (17 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
21.
Laughing Gas (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie pretends to be a dentist though he is only his assistant. When a patient can't stop laughing... (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
22.
The Property Man (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie has trouble with actors' luggage and conflicts over who gets the star's dressing room. There... (28 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
23.
The Face on the Barroom Floor (1914 Short Film)
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The plot is a satire derived from Hugh Antoine D'Arcy's poem of the same title. The painter courts Madeleine... (14 mins.)
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
24.
Recreation (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is walking in the park. A girl leaves a seaman on one bench and joins Charlie on another. The seaman wakes up... (7 mins.)
“ Keystone

1 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
25.
The Masquerader (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is an actor in a film studio. He messes up several scenes and is tossed out. Returning dressed as a lady, he charms the director. Even so, Charlie never makes it into film, winding up at the bottom of a well. (9 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
26.
His New Profession (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie meets a couple and agrees to care for the man's crippled uncle. After the couple breaks up the... (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
27.
The Rounders (1914 Short Film)
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Two drunks live in the same hotel. One beats his wife, the other is beaten by his. They go off and get drunk together... (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
28.
The New Janitor (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie is janitor for a firm the manager of which receives a threatening note about his gambling debts... (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
29.
Those Love Pangs (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and a rival vie for the favors of their landlady. In the park they each fall for different girls... (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
30.
Dough and Dynamite (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and another waiter must become bakers when the regular bakers go out on strike. The strikers put dynamite in a piece of bread which is delivered to the cake counter. It winds up in the oven and explodes. (33 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
31.
Gentlemen of Nerve (1914 Short Film)
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Mabel and her beau go to an auto race and are joined by Charlie and his friend. As Charlie's friend is attempting to enter the raceway through a hole... (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
32.
His Musical Career (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and his partner are to deliver a piano to 666 Prospect St. and repossess one from 999 Prospect St... (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
33.
His Trysting Place (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie's wife sends him to the store for a baby bottle with milk. Elsewhere, Ambrose offers to post a love letter for a woman in his boarding house... (32 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
34.
Getting Acquainted (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and his wife are walking in the park when they encounter Ambrose and his wife. The partners... (16 mins.)
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
35.
His Prehistoric Past (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie dreams he is in the stone age. There King Low-Brow rules a harem of wives. Charlie, in skins and a bowler... (22 mins.)
“ Keystone

2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
36.
Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
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A con man from the city dupes a wealthy country girl into marriage. (82 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
“ Keystone

3 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
37.
His New Job (1915 Short Film)
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Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter... (31 mins.)
“ 2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
38.
A Night Out (1915 Short Film)
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After a visit to a pub, Charlie and Ben cause a ruckus at a posh restaurant. Charlie later finds himself in a compromising position at a hotel with the head waiter's wife. (34 mins.)
“ 2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
39.
The Champion (1915 Short Film)
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Walking along with his bulldog, Charlie finds a "good luck" horseshoe just as he passes a training camp... (31 mins.)
“ 2 out of 5 ” - garybartram
 
40.
In the Park (1915 Short Film)
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A tramp steals a girl's handbag, but when he tries to pick Charlie's pocket loses his cigarettes and matches... (14 mins.)
 
41.
A Jitney Elopement (1915 Short Film)
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Edna's father wants her to marry wealthy Count He-Ha. Charlie, Edna's true love, impersonates the Count at dinner... (26 mins.)
 
42.
The Tramp (1915 Short Film)
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The Little Fellow finds the girl of his dreams and work on a family farm. (26 mins.)
 
43.
By the Sea (1915 Short Film)
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It is windy at a bathing resort. After fighting with one of the two husbands, Charlie approaches Edna while the two husbands themselves fight over ice cream. Driven away by her husband, Charlie turns to the other's wife. (20 mins.)
 
44.
His Regeneration (1915 Short Film)
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A rough criminal gets into an argument over a girl in a dance hall. The argument turns into a fight... (15 mins.)
 
45.
Work (1915 Short Film)
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Charlie and his boss have difficulties just getting to the house they are going to wallpaper. The householder... (31 mins.)
 
46.
A Woman (1915 Short Film)
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Mother, Father and Daughter go to the park. The women dose off on a bench while the father plays a hide-and-seek game with a girl... (26 mins.)
 
47.
The Bank (1915 Short Film)
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Charlie does everything but an efficient job as janitor. Edna buys her fiance, the cashier, a birthday present... (25 mins.)
 
48.
Shanghaied (1915 Short Film)
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A shipowner intends to scuttle his ship on its last voyage to get the insurance money. Charlie, a tramp in love with the owner's daughter... (27 mins.)
 
49.
A Night in the Show (1915 Short Film)
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Mr. Pest tries several theatre seats before winding up in front in a fight with the conductor. He is thrown out... (30 mins.)
 
50.
A Burlesque on Carmen (1915 Short Film)
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A gypsy seductress is sent to sway a goofy officer to allow a smuggling run. (31 mins.)
 
51.
Police (1916 Short Film)
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Charles Chaplin, a convict, is given $5.00 and released from prison after having served his term. He... (34 mins.)
 
52.
Triple Trouble (1918 Short Film)
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As Colonel Nutt is experimenting with explosives, a new janitor is joining his household. The inept... (23 mins.)
 
53.
The Floorwalker (1916 Short Film)
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The Tramp is tricked into impersonating an embezzling floorwalker in a department store. (29 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
54.
The Fireman (1916 Short Film)
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Charlie is a fireman who always does everything wrong. A man talks the Fire Chief into ignoring his... (24 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
55.
The Vagabond (1916 Short Film)
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After passing the hat and taking the donations intended for German street musicians Charlie heads for the country... (34 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
56.
One A.M. (1916 Short Film)
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A drunken homeowner has a difficult time getting about in his home after arriving home late at night. (24 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
57.
The Count (1916 Short Film)
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Charlie burns a count's trousers while ironing them and is fired. The tailor finds an invitation to... (24 mins.)
 
58.
The Pawnshop (1916 Short Film)
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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. (25 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
59.
Behind the Screen (1916 Short Film)
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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. (30 mins.)
 
60.
The Rink (1916 Short Film)
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After causing restaurant chaos at work, a bumbling waiter tears up the local roller rink with his skating. (30 mins.)
 
61.
Easy Street (1917 Short Film)
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A reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight a huge thug who dominates an inner city street. (24 mins.)
 
62.
The Cure (1917 Short Film)
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An alcoholic checks into a health spa and his antics promptly throw the establishment into chaos. (24 mins.)
 
63.
The Immigrant (1917 Short Film)
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Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America. (30 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
64.
The Adventurer (1917 Short Film)
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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. (24 mins.)
 
65.
A Dog's Life (1918 Short Film)
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The Little Tramp and his dog companion struggle to survive in the inner city. (33 mins.)
 
66.
The Bond (1918 Short Film)
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Charlie and friends illustrate various bonds in life and the most important, Liberty Bonds for the war... (10 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
67.
Shoulder Arms (1918)
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Charlie is a boot camp private who has a dream of being a hero who goes on a daring mission behind enemy lines. (45 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
68.
Sunnyside (1919 Short Film)
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Charlie works on a farm from 4am to late at night. He gets his food on the run (milking a cow into his coffee... (41 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
69.
A Day's Pleasure (1919 Short Film)
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A father takes his family for an outing, which turns out to be a ridiculous trial. (24 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
70.
The Kid (1921)
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The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy. (68 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
71.
The Idle Class (1921 Short Film)
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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. (32 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
72.
Pay Day (1922 Short Film)
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After a difficult day at work, a bricklayer tries to enjoy his pay day without his wife knowing. (21 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
73.
The Pilgrim (1923)
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The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church. (47 mins.)
 
74.
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)
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A kept woman runs into her former fianc and finds herself torn between love and comfort. (78 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
75.
The Gold Rush (1925)
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A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more. (95 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
76.
The Circus (1928)
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The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus. (72 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
77.
City Lights (1931)
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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. (87 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
78.
Modern Times (1936)
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The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman. (87 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
79.
The Great Dictator (1940)
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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. (125 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
80.
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
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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. (124 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
81.
Limelight (1952)
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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. (137 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
82.
A King in New York (1957)
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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. (110 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
83.
A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
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In Hong Kong, the wealthy Ogden Mears is traveling in a transatlantic and is near to be assigned Saudi... (120 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin