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City Lights (1931)

Lists: Film Quest 2015 - The Challenge Part II, AFI 100 (2007)

Brief Synopsis: "City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in love with a flower girl. The film was a great success and today is deemed a cult classic."

Overall Ranking: 24 (Rank from 1931: # 1)


Rating:
92.5
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
95.67

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Josh of Classicblanca100
David Baruffi97(full review)
Thomas Pollock90
Rob from GuysFilmQuest83Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 3



People Involved

  • Charlie Chaplin (Tramp)
  • Virginia Cherrill (A Blind Girl)
  • Florence Lee (The Blind Girls Grandmother)
  • Harry Myers (An Eccentric Millionaire)
  • Al Ernest Garcia (The Eccentric Millionaires Butler)
  • Hank Mann (A Prizefighter)
  • Charles Chaplin (Director)