City Lights

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 98%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 96%
IMDb Rating 8.5 10 143


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Buster Brodie as Pig Man - a Little Beast
Charles Chaplin as Immigrant
Jean Harlow as Helen
Virginia Cherrill as A Blind Girl
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500.93 MB
23.976 fps
87 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Clive_Dexx 8 / 10 / 10

Still Holds Up After All These Years

I only watched this movie because it was the highest rated on IMDB that I hadn't seen before. I don't generally watch really old films, particularly from the silent era. City Lights has made me rethink that tendency. Solid laughs throughout. Chaplin's comedic choreography skills are rare qualities in today's cinema. Jackie Chan comes to mind. Since I hadn't seen this movie before, but had grown up with old Bugs Bunny cartoons, it was funny to realize where they got much of their material. I was surprised by the amount of subtle humor in there as well. Like a wink from Charlie to us, his audience; a reminder that this he is taking us on a journey. And that whatever is in our head at any given point in the movie, is what he put there. This is solid storytelling from when film was truly a visual medium. I'm surprised that it hasn't been remade in modern form. That would be a good writing exercise. An impressive film from a multi-talented man. I highly recommend it.

Reviewed by marshalljaykaplan-469-186131 10 / 10 / 10

Purity at it's best

One of the greatest, purest, poignant films of all time

Reviewed by Per Johnsen 10 / 10 / 10

If I could add another star or two.

Well into the beginning of the sound- and "talkie" movies era, Charles Chaplin made another silent movie, though with a musical soundtrack, also written by Chaplin.It was to be his perhaps greatest film of all, though it's hard to put it above both Modern Times and The Great Dictator. Like in others of his masterpieces it's hard if not impossible not to be emotionally moved. Tragedy and comedy is woven together at it's highest level of performance. I won't review the film any more than the above, but would like to make a general statement on the greatest film personality of all times. In 1999 The American Film Institute somehow managed to rank Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant, James Stuart, Marlon Brando, Fred Astaire, Henry Fonda, Clark Gable, James Cagney and Spencer Tracy above Charlie Chaplin on the List Of Greatest Screen Legends. With all due respect of the nine mentioned, but placing Chaplin as No.10 is a meaningless parody of disgrace. Not only is he in a class of his own, he was perhaps more than anyone else responsible for making their stardom possible. Thank You!

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