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What's your favorite Charlie Chaplin film?

The Champion
0 (0%)
The Tramp
0 (0%)
The Bank
0 (0%)
The Floorwalker
0 (0%)
The Fireman
0 (0%)
The Vagabond
0 (0%)
One A.M.
0 (0%)
The Count
0 (0%)
The Pawnshop
0 (0%)
Behind the Screen
0 (0%)
The Rink
0 (0%)
Easy Street
0 (0%)
The Cure
0 (0%)
The Immigrant
0 (0%)
The Adventurer
0 (0%)
A Dog's Life
0 (0%)
Shoulder Arms
0 (0%)
Sunnyside
0 (0%)
A Day's Pleasure
0 (0%)
The Kid
5 (16.7%)
The Idle Class
0 (0%)
Pay Day
0 (0%)
The Pilgrim
0 (0%)
A Woman of Paris
0 (0%)
The Gold Rush
0 (0%)
The Circus
1 (3.3%)
City Lights
9 (30%)
Modern Times
7 (23.3%)
The Great Dictator
6 (20%)
Monsieur Verdoux
0 (0%)
Limelight
0 (0%)
A King in New York
1 (3.3%)
A Countess from Hong Kong
0 (0%)
other (please specify)
0 (0%)
haven't seen any
1 (3.3%)
don't like any
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 29

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Chaplin, Charlie
« on: October 08, 2010, 10:37:49 AM »
1. The Circus
2. Modern Times

3. The Kid
4. The Immigrant
5. The Gold Rush
6. The Pilgrim
7. A Woman of Paris
8. City Lights

9. The Great Dictator
10. Monsieur Verdoux
11. Limelight



Just not a fan, especially of his talkies.  I'm much more a Buster Keaton guy.  I might buy The Circus if and when Criterion releases it, though.


There are so many shorts early in his career that I had to limit it to the most popular ones.  Sorry if I've excluded your favorite.
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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2010, 10:47:14 AM »
My feelings on Chaplin are well known, a silent comedic genius who never should have made a talkie, his talkies aren't funny and I thought they were all subpar movies,

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1) City Lights
2) The Gold Rush
Great
3) The Kid
4) Modern Times
Bad
5) The Great Dictator
6) Monsieur Verdoux
7) A King In New York

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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2010, 11:06:06 AM »
Need to see more. Love everything I've seen.

1. The Kid
2. The Gold Rush
3. City Lights

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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2010, 11:24:12 AM »
Great:
City Lights
Modern Times

Solid:
The Great Dictator
The Gold Rush

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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2010, 11:51:15 AM »
There's The Great Dictator, then there's the rest (much of which is still awesome).

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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2010, 12:13:01 PM »
City Lights
There's no deceit in the cauliflower.

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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2010, 12:29:54 PM »
1. City Lights
2. The Immigrant
3. Limelight
4. Modern Times
5. The Gold Rush
6. M. Verdoux
7. The Circus
8. The Kid
9. Sunnyside
10. The Great Dictator
11. The Cure
12. A King in New York
13. A Dog's Life
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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2010, 01:06:02 PM »
10/10

Great Dictator
Modern Times
the Gold Rush

9/10

City Lights

8/10

Mr. Verdoux
Limelight
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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2010, 03:21:22 PM »
The Kid
boo hoo  :'(

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Re: Director's Best: Charlie Chaplin
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