1931 • 86 minutes • 1.19:1 • United States
Spine: #680 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes
The writer-director-star achieved new levels of grace, in both physical comedy and dramatic poignancy, with this silent tale of a lovable vagrant falling for a young blind woman who sells flowers on the street (a magical Virginia Cherrill) and mistakes him for a millionaire.
1942 • 72 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #615 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes
Charlie Chaplin’s comedic masterwork—which charts a prospector’s search for fortune in the Klondike and his discovery of romance (with the beautiful Georgia Hale)—forever cemented the iconic status of Chaplin and his Little Tramp character.
1940 • 125 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #565 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes
In his controversial masterpiece The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin offers both a cutting caricature of Adolf Hitler and a sly tweaking of his own comic persona.
1921 • 53 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #799 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan make a miraculous pair in this nimble marriage of sentiment and slapstick, a film that is, as its opening title card states, “a picture with a smile—and perhaps, a tear.”
1952 • 137 minutes • 1.37:1 • United States
Spine: #756 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes
Charlie Chaplin’s masterful drama about the twilight of a former vaudeville star is among the writer-director’s most touching films. Chaplin plays Calvero, a once beloved musical-comedy performer, now a washed-up alcoholic who lives in a small London flat.
1936 • 87 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #543 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes
Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin’s last outing as the Little Tramp, puts the iconic character to work as a giddily inept factory employee who becomes smitten with a gorgeous gamine (Paulette Goddard).
1947 • 124 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #652 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes
Charlie Chaplin plays shockingly against type in his most controversial film, a brilliant and bleak black comedy about money, marriage, and murder.