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List of Charlie Chaplin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Circus (1928)
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6
The Circus
46
6

The Circus is a silent film which tells the story of a circus ringmaster who is going through financial problems. He hires the Little Tramp as a clown, but he soon comes to know that he can only be funny unintentionally.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Garcia Al Ernest, Merna Kennedy, Harry Crocker, George Davis
Awards:
Academy Award for
2. Modern Times (1936)
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23
Modern Times
G
145
23

Charlie Chaplin's iconic Little Tramp returns as a factory worker dealing with the challenges of a modern and industrialised world. The silent comedy film, written and directed by Chaplin, is a commentary on the socio-economic problems that arose during the Great Depression.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
A Factory Worker
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Romance, Family, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Paulette Goddard, Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin
3. The Kid (1921)
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14
The Kid
85
14

A married mother abandons her child in a car with the note, that someone should care for him better when the father loses interest. The car is stolen and the thieves abandon the baby. The Tramp played by Charlie Chaplin rescues the child and raises him until fate reunites the mother and child.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
A Tramp
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Carl Miller, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Albert Austin
4. The Gold Rush (1925)
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14
The Gold Rush
76
14

Charlie Chaplin stars as the Lone Prospector in search of gold during the Klondike Gold Rush. Trapped in a cabin with another successful prospector, Big Jim, and a fugitive criminal, the three try to survive the harsh winter. Later the Lone Prospector falls in love with a barmaid and his fortunes change for the better. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
The Lone Prospector
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite
5. City Lights (1931)
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City Lights
129
23

A Tramp falls in love with a blind flower girl and utilizes his occasional friendship with a wealthy alcoholic man to help her with her eye operation, but ends up in jail following an unfortunate mix-up. After being released, he finds out that the girl, now with eyesight restored, waits eagerly for her presumably wealthy and handsome benefactor.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
A Tramp
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jean Harlow, Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Garcia Al Ernest
6. Limelight (1952)
30
5
Limelight
TV-G
30
5

Terry, a ballet dancer, is depressed over her failed career and attempts suicide. However, a once-famous stage clown Calvero rescues her. They become friends and give each other a purpose in their lives. Terry eventually starts liking him, and proposes marriage, but Calvero feels that this is not a good idea due to their age gap.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Calvero
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Music, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Geraldine Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Sydney Chaplin
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
7. The Great Dictator (1940)
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The Great Dictator
121
22

An amnesiac Jewish barber escapes from a hospital two decades after getting injured in WWI and sets shop in the Jewish ghetto of Tomainia, unaware of dictator Adenoid Hynkel's policy towards Jews or uncanny resemblance with him. He gets involved in the rebellion to support his feisty neighbor Hannah and eventually lands on a podium meant for Hynkel.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Hynkel - Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Paulette Goddard, Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert
8. Pay Day (1922)
24
5
Pay Day
TV-G
24
5
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Laborer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin
9. A Dog's Life (1918)
24
5
A Dog's Life
24
5
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Tramp
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Dave Anderson, Bert Appling, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman
10. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
26
8
Monsieur Verdoux
26
8

Monsieur Verdoux is a family man who loses his job. In order to support his family, he decides to marry rich widows using various aliases, and then murder them for their money. Although his scheme works, problem arises when his fourteenth victim seems impossible to kill.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Henri Verdoux - Alias Varnay - Alias Bonheur - Alias Floray
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
William Frawley, Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis, Audrey Betz
11. The Adventurer (1917)
16
4
The Adventurer
16
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
The Convict
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin
12. Easy Street (1917)
12
3
Easy Street
12
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
The Derelict
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon
13. The Immigrant (1917)
18
6
The Immigrant
18
6
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Immigrant
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman
14. The Charlie Chaplin Festival (1941)
10
3
The Charlie Chaplin Festival
10
3

This film comprises of four Chaplin short films from 1917 which are presented with music and sound effects.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Various Roles
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman, Kitty Bradbury
15. The Chaplin Cavalcade (1941)
10
3
The Chaplin Cavalcade
10
3

The Chaplin Cavalcade is an anthology film which consists of four Charlie Chaplin short films, in which the protagonist gets into hilarious situations.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Various Roles
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman
16. Shoulder Arms (1918)
12
4
Shoulder Arms
12
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Doughboy
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
War, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Loyal Underwood, Henry Bergman
17. The Pilgrim (1923)
10
3
The Pilgrim
TV-G
10
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
The Pilgrim / Lefty Lombard
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Mai Wells, Dean Riesner
18. The Idle Class (1921)
9
3
The Idle Class
TV-G
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Tramp / Husband
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Charles Aber, Joe Anderson, Laura Anson
19. The Cure (1917)
10
3
The Cure
10
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
The Inebriate
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, John Rand
20. The Pawnshop (1916)
10
3
The Pawnshop
TV-G
10
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Pawnbroker's assistant
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand, Albert Austin
21. One A.M. (1916)
12
3
One A.M.
TV-G
12
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Drunk
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Family
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin
22. A King in New York (1957)
13
4
A King in New York
TV-PG
13
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
King Shahdov
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston, Dawn Addams
23. The Rink (1916)
11
4
The Rink
TV-G
11
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
A Waiter - Posing as Sir Cecil Seltzer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, James T. Kelley, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman
24. Charlie Chaplin Carnival (1938)
9
3
Charlie Chaplin Carnival
9
3

This film is a combination of four comedy films starring Charlie Chaplin. In the first one, he plays a stagehand working in a movie studio. In the second one, he plays a tailor’s assistant, who poses as the secretary of a count, to impress a wealthy woman. In the third one, he plays a man trying to save a girl from a burning house, and in the last one, he plays a poor violinist trying to reunite a gypsy girl with her mother.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Various Roles
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Star Cast:
Eric Campbell, Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White
25. The Tramp (1915)
10
4
The Tramp
TV-G
10
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Tramp
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison, Paddy McGuire
26. The Vagabond (1916)
11
3
The Vagabond
11
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Street musician
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Leo White, Lloyd Bacon
27. Behind the Screen (1916)
10
3
Behind the Screen
TV-G
10
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
David - His Assistant
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon
28. Sunnyside (1919)
9
4
Sunnyside
9
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Farm Handyman
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Olive Ann Alcorn, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman
29. The Champion (1915)
9
4
The Champion
9
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Challenger
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bill Cato
30. The Bank (1915)
9
3
The Bank
TV-G
9
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Janitor
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Billy Armstrong, Carl Stockdale, Charles Inslee
31. A Day's Pleasure (1919)
9
4
A Day's Pleasure
TV-G
9
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Father
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, C. Allen, Naomi Bailey, Sallie Barr
32. The Floorwalker (1916)
9
4
The Floorwalker
TV-G
9
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Impecuneous Customer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Albert Austin
33. The Count (1916)
9
4
The Count
9
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
His Assistant
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman
34. The Fireman (1916)
9
4
The Fireman
TV-G
9
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Fireman
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Eric Campbell, Leo White
35. A Night in the Show (1915)
10
4
A Night in the Show
10
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Mr. Pest / Mr. Rowdy - in the Balcony
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Lloyd Bacon, Lawrence A. Bowes, George Cleethorpe
36. Police (1916)
9
4
Police
9
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Convict 999 Alias Charlie
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Wesley Ruggles, John Rand, Billy Armstrong
37. Chase Me Charlie (1918)
8
3
Chase Me Charlie
8
3

Chase me Charlie is an anthology short film which consists of excerpts from several of short films of Charlie Chaplin, including The Tramp, In the Park, etc.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Charlie
Director:
Charles Chaplin, Langford Reed
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White, Ben Turpin
38. A Woman (1915)
8
4
A Woman
TV-G
8
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Gentleman / 'Nora Nettlerash'
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee, Edna Purviance
39. Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
9
4
Tillie's Punctured Romance
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
The City Slicker
Director:
Mack Sennett, Charles Bennett
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, Charles Bennett
40. His Trysting Place (1914)
8
4
His Trysting Place
8
4

This silent short comedy film tells the story of Clarence, who takes another man’s coat at a restaurant accidentally. This leads his wife to think that he has a mistress. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
the Husband Clarence
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen, Helen Carruthers
41. The Rounders (1914)
9
4
The Rounders
9
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
1st Reveller
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Phyllis Allen, Minta Durfee, John Al St.
42. Work (1915)
7
4
Work
7
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Izzy A. Wake's Assistant
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee, Paddy McGuire
43. Shanghaied (1915)
7
4
Shanghaied
TV-G
7
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Tramp
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lawrence A. Bowes, Fred Goodwins, Lee Hill
44. The New Janitor (1914)
7
4
The New Janitor
7
4

Charlie Chaplin gets a job as the new janitor of a bank and gets fired after accidentally dropping a bucket of water on his boss. Meanwhile, a manager with unpaid gambling debts decides to steal from the company. The janitor ends up foiling the robbery and receiving a reward after a few humorous disasters. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Janitor
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, John T. Dillon, John Al St., Glen Cavender, Jess Dandy
45. His New Job (1915)
7
4
His New Job
TV-G
7
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Film Extra
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gloria Swanson, Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Agnes Ayres, Arthur W. Bates, Robert Bolder
46. The Professor (1919)
7
4
The Professor
7
4

In this rare unreleased film, Charlie Chaplin is Professor Bosco, proprietor of a flea circus, who stays at a flophouse for night. After putting his fleas in their box, he retires for the night, but accidently topples the box. As all fleas run around pestering other guests, he somehow manages to get them back. Then a stray dog opens it once again…..

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Professor Bosco
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Loyal Underwood, Tom Wilson
48. A Burlesque on Carmen (1915)
7
4
A Burlesque on Carmen
7
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Officer Darn Hosiery
Director:
Charles Chaplin, Leo White
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Peter Sellers, Charles Chaplin, Lawrence A. Bowes, Frank J. Coleman, Fred Goodwins
49. The Masquerader (1914)
7
4
The Masquerader
7
4

Charlie Chaplin, who also wrote and directed this 13 minute film, plays the role of man who gets thrown out of a film set after creating a mischief. He returns to the studio, this time as a beautiful lady and is instantly hired for the lead role. However, the playful Chaplin soon reveals his own disguise and is fired again.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Film Actor / Beautiful Stranger
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Chester Conklin, Charles Murray, Jess Dandy
50. A Jitney Elopement (1915)
7
4
A Jitney Elopement
TV-G
7
4

Written, directed and starred by Charlie Chaplin, the film focuses on Charlie’s escapades as he tries to rescue his true love from an arranged marriage to a wealthy count. On receiving the note from the girl, he goes to her house impersonating as the count; but is roughly thrown out when the true count arrives. Undeterred, he continues to hang around looking for opportunities.   

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Suitor - the Fake Count
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Fred Goodwins, Bud Jamison
51. His New Profession (1914)
7
4
His New Profession
7
4

The Charlie Chaplin silent movie revolves around Charlie accepting the responsibility of wheeling his elderly physically disabled uncle around. However, he fails to control the wheelchair and runs into a girl carrying eggs. Additionally, his schemes to earn some extra money land him in trouble. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Charlie
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Charley Chase, Peggy Page, Jess Dandy, Cecile Arnold
52. Dough and Dynamite (1914)
7
4
Dough and Dynamite
7
4

Charlie Chaplin and Chester Conklin work as the waiter at a restaurant. Inept and comically careless, Charlie never fails to enrage the customers.  In spite of that, he is transferred to the bakery section when the bakers there go on strike. Here too he continues to upset others with his ineptness. But the climax is reached when the enraged bakers put dynamite in the dough. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
a Waiter Pierre
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Fritz Schade, Norma Nichols, Peggy Page
53. His Musical Career (1914)
6
4
His Musical Career
6
4

Charlie and his friend Mike are asked by a piano store owner to deliver a piano to Mr. Rich at 666 Prospect Street. They must also repossess another piano from Mr. Poor at 999 Prospect Street. Incredulous amusement ensues as they do exactly the opposite after mixing up the addresses. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Charlie aka Tom - Piano Mover
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Fritz Schade, Cecile Arnold, Charley Chase
54. A Night Out (1915)
6
4
A Night Out
TV-G
6
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Reveller
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Charles Allen Dealey, Frank Dolan, W. Coleman Elam, Earl Esola
55. By the Sea (1915)
6
4
By the Sea
TV-G
6
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Stroller
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Ed Armstrong, Bud Jamison, Paddy McGuire
56. Caught in a Cabaret (1914)
6
4
Caught in a Cabaret
TV-G
6
4

The short comedy sees Charlie Chaplin playing a clumsy waiter who pretends to be the Ambassador of Greece to impress a woman. However, his efforts earn him the jealousy of the woman’s boyfriend, leading to hilarious outcomes. 

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Waiter
Director:
Mabel Normand
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Dan Albert, Phyllis Allen, Glen Cavender
57. Twenty Minutes of Love (1914)
6
4
Twenty Minutes of Love
6
4

This 1914 silent short film follows Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp as he snoops around the ardent couples in the park. He tries to imitate a couple by embracing and kissing a park tree. Then a stolen watch brings a policeman to the scene creating chaos with everyone ending up into the Westlake Park Lake, except the Tramp and the girl he met there. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Pickpocket
Director:
Charles Chaplin, Joseph Maddern
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Minta Durfee, Edgar Kennedy, Gordon Griffith, Chester Conklin
58. Caught in the Rain (1914)
6
4
Caught in the Rain
6
4

A humorous comedy of errors happens when Charlie Chaplin in his famous tramp persona tries to woo a married woman and is confronted by her husband. Much hilarity ensues when all three of them end up in the same hotel and the sleepwalking woman ends up in the drunken tramp’s bed. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Tipsy Hotel Guest
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Alice Davenport, Alice Howell, Helen Carruthers
59. Her Friend the Bandit (1914)
6
4
Her Friend the Bandit
6
4

Her Friend the Bandit is a comedy short film which tells the story of a bandit who develops a liking for a young woman Mabel. When the latter hosts a party, he attends as a French count, but his behavior shocks the other guests attending the party.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Bandit
Director:
Mack Sennett
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Charles Murray, Glen Cavender, William Hauber
60. Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914)
6
4
Kid Auto Races at Venice
6
4
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Tramp
Director:
Henry Lehrman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Henry Lehrman, Gordon Griffith
61. Laughing Gas (1914)
6
4
Laughing Gas
6
4

Charlie Chaplin, a dentist’s assistant, is called in when the dentist fails to awaken his patient after laughing gas anesthesia, but Chaplin ends up clubbing him on his head. When sent to fetch prescription, Chaplin gets into many fights with bricks flying around, resulting in more dental patients. Chaplin continues creating more laughs with these patients and also, with pretty female patients. 

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Dentist's Assistant
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Fritz Schade, Alice Howell, Slim Summerville, Josef Swickard
62. Mabel's Married Life (1914)
6
4
Mabel's Married Life
6
4

In this Keystone Studio’s silent comedy film, Mabel hangs a boxing dummy in her house after her husband Charlie is unable to protect her from the undesired attention from a man in a park. When Charlie returns home drunk, he assumes that the dummy is the man from park and thrashes it until Mabel finally makes him understand that it is not so.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Mabel's Husband
Director:
Mack Sennett
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, Eva Nelson, Hank Mann
63. Mabel at the Wheel (1914)
6
4
Mabel at the Wheel
6
4

Charlie plans to sabotage the race and car of his racing rival after he steals away Charlie’s love interest Mabel. When Charlie gets his rival kidnapped, Mabel puts on his clothes and decides to race in his stead. As the race progresses Charlie employs one after another tactic unsuccessfully to sabotage Mabel’s race. 

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Villain
Director:
Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Harry McCoy, Chester Conklin, Mack Sennett
64. Gentlemen of Nerve (1914)
6
4
Gentlemen of Nerve
6
4

The silent comedy follows Mabel as she goes with her beau to an auto-race where they meet Mr. Wow-wow and his friend. While trying to enter the raceway through a gap in fence, Wow-wow’s friend gets stuck just as a policeman arrives, who is distracted by Wow-wow’s capers. Mabel is now not interested in her beau. But will Wow-wow get the girl?  

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Track Fanatic Mr. Wow-Woe
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen
65. The Property Man (1914)
6
4
The Property Man
6
4

The Property Man is a 1914 Charlie Chaplin short comedy film, which shows Chaplin being in charge of stage ‘props’ and also has trouble with the actors’ luggage and conflicts over who gets the dressing room of the star. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
The Property Man
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Charles Bennett, Jess Dandy, Alice Davenport
66. In the Park (1915)
6
4
In the Park
6
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Charlie
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Leona Anderson, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison
67. A Film Johnnie (1914)
7
4
A Film Johnnie
7
4
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
The Film Johnnie
Director:
George Nichols
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Peggy Pearce, Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling
68. Getting Acquainted (1914)
7
4
Getting Acquainted
7
4

Charlie Chaplin portrays Mr. Sniffels in this silent comedy. He is out for a walk with his domineering wife Mrs. Sniffels when he falls for the pretty Mabel. When the woman’s husband Ambrose arrives he tries to woo Mrs. Sniffels. Both men are turned down by the women and garner the attention of a policeman.  

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Mr. Sniffels
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Mabel Normand, Harry McCoy
69. Making a Living (1914)
7
4
Making a Living
TV-G
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Swindler
Director:
Henry Lehrman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Emma Bell Clifton, Chester Conklin, Alice Davenport, Minta Durfee
70. Mabel's Strange Predicament (1914)
7
4
Mabel's Strange Predicament
7
4
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Drunk
Director:
Mabel Normand
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Chester Conklin, Alice Davenport, Harry McCoy
71. Those Love Pangs (1914)
6
4
Those Love Pangs
6
4

This Charlie Chaplin film opens with Masher and Rival fighting for the attention of the landlady. When their mission fails Masher goes to a bar where he meets a blonde; but runs away to the park when her tall boyfriend appears. There he finds Rival with a brunette and feels jealous. His envy increases many fold when the tall man comes to the same park with the blonde.  . 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Masher
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Cecile Arnold, Vivian Edwards, Peggy Page
72. Mabel's Busy Day (1914)
6
4
Mabel's Busy Day
TV-G
6
4

Entrepreneurial hot dogs seller Mabel is trying to sell hot dogs at a car race. When she leaves her box of hot dogs and goes away for a minute, Charlie Chaplin’s character, a tipsy good-for-nothing, finds the box and gives away the hot dogs for free. A hilarious police chase ensues.  

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Tipsy Nuisance
Director:
Mack Sennett
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Dan Albert, Charles Avery, Billie Bennett
73. The Fatal Mallet (1914)
6
4
The Fatal Mallet
6
4

Three men are vying for the affections of Mabel. Charlie Chaplin in his famous tramp persona is one of the suitors who teams up with another to beat the third. They play dirty tricks including throwing bricks and using a mallet. But when the tramp double-crosses his partner, he ends up losing the girl as well. 

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Mabel's Rival Suitor
Director:
Mack Sennett
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Mack Swain, Gordon Griffith
74. Between Showers (1914)
6
4
Between Showers
6
4
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Masher
Director:
Henry Lehrman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Chester Conklin, Edward Nolan, Peggy Pearce
75. Cruel, Cruel Love (1914)
6
4
Cruel, Cruel Love
6
4

The silent comedy starring the iconic Charlie Chaplin finds him playing the role of upper-class gentleman Lord Helpus, who drinks what he believes to be a glass of poison but is actually water, after being dumped by his girlfriend. 

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Lord Helpus / Mr. Dovey
Director:
George Nichols, Mack Sennett
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edgar Kennedy, Minta Durfee, Eva Nelson, Glen Cavender
76. The Star Boarder (1914)
5
4
The Star Boarder
5
4

Also known as The Landlady's Pet, the film portrays Charlie Chaplin as a resident of a boarding house. All other boarders are jealous of him because he is the favorite of the land lord’s wife and so they try to frighten him with a dummy; but by a quirk of fate it actually makes him a hero.   

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
The Star Boarder
Director:
George Nichols
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Minta Durfee, Edgar Kennedy, Gordon Griffith, Alice Davenport
77. His Prehistoric Past (1914)
5
4
His Prehistoric Past
5
4

The film starts with Charlie falling asleep in a park. The story then moves to a prehistoric kingdom, ruled by King Low Brow, who maintains a large harem. Shortly, Charlie enters the scene trying to light his pipe and develops an affair with the king’s favorite wife, proclaiming himself the ruler once the king falls from a cliff and is presumed dead. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Weakchin
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, May Wallace, Gene Marsh, Fritz Schade
78. Tango Tangle (1914)
5
4
Tango Tangle
5
4

This twelve minute short Keystone comedy presents the popularity of tango in the early twentieth century. At a dance hall, a drunk Charlie Chaplin attempts to woo a hat check girl. However, he faces competition when a bandleader and another musician too try to attract the attention of the girl.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Tipsy Dancer
Director:
Mack Sennett
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Chester Conklin, Minta Durfee
79. The Face on the Barroom Floor (1914)
5
4
The Face on the Barroom Floor
5
4

Loosely based on the poem of the same name, this Charlie Chaplin short film depicts the story of a prosperous painter, who becomes a destitute after losing his beloved to one of his wealthy clients. Months later, he sees her in a park and goes to a sailors’ bar, where he becomes drunk and tries to draw her face on the barroom floor before passing out. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Artist
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Jess Dandy, Vivian Edwards, Edward Nolan
80. Triple Trouble (1918)
5
4
Triple Trouble
5
4

Charlie Chaplin plays a janitor who takes up a job in the house of munitions manufacturer Colonel Nutt. As a spy, the Count arrives to steal Nutt’s latest invention, the janitor makes life difficult for everyone. When a pickpocket joins the Count to steal the invention, and the police get involved, complete pandemonium breaks out. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Charlie - The Janitor
Director:
Charles Chaplin, Leo White
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Albert Austin, Bud Jamison, James T. Kelley
81. His Favorite Pastime (1914)
5
4
His Favorite Pastime
5
4

In this short, Charlie Chaplin plays a very drunk person who meets a woman in a bar and then tries to woo her. Later, he tries his luck by following the woman home, only to become a nuisance for everyone.  

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Drunken Masher
Director:
George Nichols
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Peggy Pearce, Frank Opperman, Helen Carruthers
82. Recreation (1914)
5
4
Recreation
5
4

Feeling lonely, Charlie Chaplin is about to drown himself in the park lake, but after noticing a pretty girl, he tries to woo her. However, her seaman boyfriend doesn’t like this and the two men get into a brick fight. Before long, two police officers are involved in this fight. The chaos end when all the concerned parties land in the lake. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Tramp
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Charles Bennett, Helen Carruthers, Edwin Frazee, Edward Nolan
83. A Busy Day (1914)
5
4
A Busy Day
5
4

The movie follows a wife played by Charlie Chaplin, who becomes jealous of her husband’s attention to another woman during a parade. She chases the couple, attacks them, and interrupts a film set, until the husband finally manages to get rid of her.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
The Wife
Director:
Mack Sennett
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen, Ted Edwards, Billy Gilbert
84. Camille (1926)
4
4
Camille
4
4

Camille is a 1926 short silent film which was loosely based on a French novel named La Dame aux Camélias. The film revolves around a group of people drinking real alcohol during prohibition.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Barton
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Ethel Barrymore, Charles Chaplin, Paul Robeson, Sinclair Lewis, Anita Loos, George Jean Nathan
85. Nice and Friendly (1922)
4
4
Nice and Friendly
4
4

A number of crooks are planning to steal Lady Mountbatten’s pearl necklace. Therefore, Charlie Chaplin is called, in order to hunt down the crooks, which he does with the help of a wooden hammer. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Tramp
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Edwina Mountbatten, Louis Mountbatten, Eulalia Neilson
86. His Regeneration (1915)
4
4
His Regeneration
TV-G
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
A Customer
Director:
Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson
Genres:
Short, Western
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Lee Willard, Marguerite Clayton, Hazel Applegate

Director

Modern Times (1936)
89
16
Modern Times
G
89
16

Charlie Chaplin's iconic Little Tramp returns as a factory worker dealing with the challenges of a modern and industrialised world. The silent comedy film, written and directed by Chaplin, is a commentary on the socio-economic problems that arose during the Great Depression.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Romance, Family, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Paulette Goddard, Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin
City Lights (1931)
71
12
City Lights
71
12

A Tramp falls in love with a blind flower girl and utilizes his occasional friendship with a wealthy alcoholic man to help her with her eye operation, but ends up in jail following an unfortunate mix-up. After being released, he finds out that the girl, now with eyesight restored, waits eagerly for her presumably wealthy and handsome benefactor.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jean Harlow, Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Garcia Al Ernest
The Great Dictator (1940)
83
16
The Great Dictator
83
16

An amnesiac Jewish barber escapes from a hospital two decades after getting injured in WWI and sets shop in the Jewish ghetto of Tomainia, unaware of dictator Adenoid Hynkel's policy towards Jews or uncanny resemblance with him. He gets involved in the rebellion to support his feisty neighbor Hannah and eventually lands on a podium meant for Hynkel.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Paulette Goddard, Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert
The Kid (1921)
51
10
The Kid
51
10

A married mother abandons her child in a car with the note, that someone should care for him better when the father loses interest. The car is stolen and the thieves abandon the baby. The Tramp played by Charlie Chaplin rescues the child and raises him until fate reunites the mother and child.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Carl Miller, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Albert Austin
The Gold Rush (1925)
45
10
The Gold Rush
45
10

Charlie Chaplin stars as the Lone Prospector in search of gold during the Klondike Gold Rush. Trapped in a cabin with another successful prospector, Big Jim, and a fugitive criminal, the three try to survive the harsh winter. Later the Lone Prospector falls in love with a barmaid and his fortunes change for the better. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite
The Circus (1928)
20
5
The Circus
20
5

The Circus is a silent film which tells the story of a circus ringmaster who is going through financial problems. He hires the Little Tramp as a clown, but he soon comes to know that he can only be funny unintentionally.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Garcia Al Ernest, Merna Kennedy, Harry Crocker, George Davis
Awards:
Academy Award for
Limelight (1952)
16
4
Limelight
TV-G
16
4

Terry, a ballet dancer, is depressed over her failed career and attempts suicide. However, a once-famous stage clown Calvero rescues her. They become friends and give each other a purpose in their lives. Terry eventually starts liking him, and proposes marriage, but Calvero feels that this is not a good idea due to their age gap.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Music, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Geraldine Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Sydney Chaplin
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
14
4
Monsieur Verdoux
14
4

Monsieur Verdoux is a family man who loses his job. In order to support his family, he decides to marry rich widows using various aliases, and then murder them for their money. Although his scheme works, problem arises when his fourteenth victim seems impossible to kill.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
William Frawley, Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis, Audrey Betz
The Chaplin Revue (1959)
10
3
The Chaplin Revue
10
3

It is a collection of three silent movies featuring Charlie Chaplin. In A Dog's Life, the tramp’s life is compared to a stray dog, in Shoulder Arms, he plays a recruit who becomes a hero against the Nazis, and in The Pilgrim, he is an escaped convict who is mistakenly appointed the town’s pastor. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer, Narrator
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Syd Chaplin, Edna Purviance
A Dog's Life (1918)
12
3
A Dog's Life
12
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Dave Anderson, Bert Appling, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman
The Immigrant (1917)
11
3
The Immigrant
11
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman
Easy Street (1917)
10
3
Easy Street
10
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon
Pay Day (1922)
9
3
Pay Day
TV-G
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin
The Charlie Chaplin Festival (1941)
8
3
The Charlie Chaplin Festival
8
3

This film comprises of four Chaplin short films from 1917 which are presented with music and sound effects.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman, Kitty Bradbury
The Chaplin Cavalcade (1941)
8
3
The Chaplin Cavalcade
8
3

The Chaplin Cavalcade is an anthology film which consists of four Charlie Chaplin short films, in which the protagonist gets into hilarious situations.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman
Shoulder Arms (1918)
10
3
Shoulder Arms
10
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
War, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Loyal Underwood, Henry Bergman
The Pilgrim (1923)
10
3
The Pilgrim
TV-G
10
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin, Mai Wells, Dean Riesner
The Adventurer (1917)
9
3
The Adventurer
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin
The Idle Class (1921)
9
3
The Idle Class
TV-G
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Charles Aber, Joe Anderson, Laura Anson
The Cure (1917)
9
3
The Cure
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, John Rand
The Pawnshop (1916)
9
3
The Pawnshop
TV-G
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand, Albert Austin
One A.M. (1916)
9
3
One A.M.
TV-G
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Family
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin
A King in New York (1957)
10
4
A King in New York
TV-PG
10
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston, Dawn Addams
The Rink (1916)
9
3
The Rink
TV-G
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, James T. Kelley, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman
Charlie Chaplin Carnival (1938)
8
3
Charlie Chaplin Carnival
8
3

This film is a combination of four comedy films starring Charlie Chaplin. In the first one, he plays a stagehand working in a movie studio. In the second one, he plays a tailor’s assistant, who poses as the secretary of a count, to impress a wealthy woman. In the third one, he plays a man trying to save a girl from a burning house, and in the last one, he plays a poor violinist trying to reunite a gypsy girl with her mother.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Star Cast:
Eric Campbell, Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)
9
4
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
TV-PG
9
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer, uncredited
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Carl Miller, Lydia Knott
The Tramp (1915)
8
3
The Tramp
TV-G
8
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison, Paddy McGuire
The Vagabond (1916)
8
3
The Vagabond
8
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Leo White, Lloyd Bacon
Behind the Screen (1916)
8
3
Behind the Screen
TV-G
8
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon
Sunnyside (1919)
8
3
Sunnyside
8
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Olive Ann Alcorn, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman
The Champion (1915)
8
3
The Champion
8
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bill Cato
The Bank (1915)
8
3
The Bank
TV-G
8
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Billy Armstrong, Carl Stockdale, Charles Inslee
A Day's Pleasure (1919)
8
4
A Day's Pleasure
TV-G
8
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, C. Allen, Naomi Bailey, Sallie Barr
The Floorwalker (1916)
7
3
The Floorwalker
TV-G
7
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Albert Austin
The Count (1916)
8
3
The Count
8
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman
The Fireman (1916)
7
3
The Fireman
TV-G
7
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Eric Campbell, Leo White
A Night in the Show (1915)
7
3
A Night in the Show
7
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Lloyd Bacon, Lawrence A. Bowes, George Cleethorpe
Police (1916)
7
3
Police
7
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Wesley Ruggles, John Rand, Billy Armstrong
Chase Me Charlie (1918)
7
3
Chase Me Charlie
7
3

Chase me Charlie is an anthology short film which consists of excerpts from several of short films of Charlie Chaplin, including The Tramp, In the Park, etc.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin, Langford Reed
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White, Ben Turpin
A Woman (1915)
7
3
A Woman
TV-G
7
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee, Edna Purviance
His Trysting Place (1914)
6
3
His Trysting Place
6
3

This silent short comedy film tells the story of Clarence, who takes another man’s coat at a restaurant accidentally. This leads his wife to think that he has a mistress. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen, Helen Carruthers
How to Make Movies (1918)
6
3
How to Make Movies
6
3

How to Make Movies is a 1918 comedy short film, which shows the development of Chaplin Studios as well as the adventures that take place there. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer, uncredited
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Eric Campbell, Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance
The Rounders (1914)
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The Rounders
7
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Phyllis Allen, Minta Durfee, John Al St.
Work (1915)
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Work
7
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee, Paddy McGuire
Shanghaied (1915)
7
3
Shanghaied
TV-G
7
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lawrence A. Bowes, Fred Goodwins, Lee Hill
The New Janitor (1914)
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The New Janitor
6
3

Charlie Chaplin gets a job as the new janitor of a bank and gets fired after accidentally dropping a bucket of water on his boss. Meanwhile, a manager with unpaid gambling debts decides to steal from the company. The janitor ends up foiling the robbery and receiving a reward after a few humorous disasters. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, John T. Dillon, John Al St., Glen Cavender, Jess Dandy
His New Job (1915)
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His New Job
TV-G
7
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gloria Swanson, Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Agnes Ayres, Arthur W. Bates, Robert Bolder
The Professor (1919)
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The Professor
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3

In this rare unreleased film, Charlie Chaplin is Professor Bosco, proprietor of a flea circus, who stays at a flophouse for night. After putting his fleas in their box, he retires for the night, but accidently topples the box. As all fleas run around pestering other guests, he somehow manages to get them back. Then a stray dog opens it once again…..

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Loyal Underwood, Tom Wilson
A Burlesque on Carmen (1915)
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A Burlesque on Carmen
6
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin, Leo White
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Peter Sellers, Charles Chaplin, Lawrence A. Bowes, Frank J. Coleman, Fred Goodwins
The Masquerader (1914)
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The Masquerader
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Charlie Chaplin, who also wrote and directed this 13 minute film, plays the role of man who gets thrown out of a film set after creating a mischief. He returns to the studio, this time as a beautiful lady and is instantly hired for the lead role. However, the playful Chaplin soon reveals his own disguise and is fired again.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Chester Conklin, Charles Murray, Jess Dandy
A Jitney Elopement (1915)
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A Jitney Elopement
TV-G
6
4

Written, directed and starred by Charlie Chaplin, the film focuses on Charlie’s escapades as he tries to rescue his true love from an arranged marriage to a wealthy count. On receiving the note from the girl, he goes to her house impersonating as the count; but is roughly thrown out when the true count arrives. Undeterred, he continues to hang around looking for opportunities.   

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Fred Goodwins, Bud Jamison
His New Profession (1914)
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His New Profession
6
4

The Charlie Chaplin silent movie revolves around Charlie accepting the responsibility of wheeling his elderly physically disabled uncle around. However, he fails to control the wheelchair and runs into a girl carrying eggs. Additionally, his schemes to earn some extra money land him in trouble. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Charley Chase, Peggy Page, Jess Dandy, Cecile Arnold
Dough and Dynamite (1914)
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Dough and Dynamite
6
3

Charlie Chaplin and Chester Conklin work as the waiter at a restaurant. Inept and comically careless, Charlie never fails to enrage the customers.  In spite of that, he is transferred to the bakery section when the bakers there go on strike. Here too he continues to upset others with his ineptness. But the climax is reached when the enraged bakers put dynamite in the dough. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Fritz Schade, Norma Nichols, Peggy Page
His Musical Career (1914)
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His Musical Career
6
3

Charlie and his friend Mike are asked by a piano store owner to deliver a piano to Mr. Rich at 666 Prospect Street. They must also repossess another piano from Mr. Poor at 999 Prospect Street. Incredulous amusement ensues as they do exactly the opposite after mixing up the addresses. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Fritz Schade, Cecile Arnold, Charley Chase
A Night Out (1915)
6
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A Night Out
TV-G
6
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Charles Allen Dealey, Frank Dolan, W. Coleman Elam, Earl Esola
By the Sea (1915)
6
4
By the Sea
TV-G
6
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Ed Armstrong, Bud Jamison, Paddy McGuire
Twenty Minutes of Love (1914)
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Twenty Minutes of Love
6
4

This 1914 silent short film follows Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp as he snoops around the ardent couples in the park. He tries to imitate a couple by embracing and kissing a park tree. Then a stolen watch brings a policeman to the scene creating chaos with everyone ending up into the Westlake Park Lake, except the Tramp and the girl he met there. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin, Joseph Maddern
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Minta Durfee, Edgar Kennedy, Gordon Griffith, Chester Conklin
Caught in the Rain (1914)
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Caught in the Rain
6
4

A humorous comedy of errors happens when Charlie Chaplin in his famous tramp persona tries to woo a married woman and is confronted by her husband. Much hilarity ensues when all three of them end up in the same hotel and the sleepwalking woman ends up in the drunken tramp’s bed. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Alice Davenport, Alice Howell, Helen Carruthers
Laughing Gas (1914)
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Laughing Gas
6
4

Charlie Chaplin, a dentist’s assistant, is called in when the dentist fails to awaken his patient after laughing gas anesthesia, but Chaplin ends up clubbing him on his head. When sent to fetch prescription, Chaplin gets into many fights with bricks flying around, resulting in more dental patients. Chaplin continues creating more laughs with these patients and also, with pretty female patients. 

As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Fritz Schade, Alice Howell, Slim Summerville, Josef Swickard
Gentlemen of Nerve (1914)
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Gentlemen of Nerve
5
4

The silent comedy follows Mabel as she goes with her beau to an auto-race where they meet Mr. Wow-wow and his friend. While trying to enter the raceway through a gap in fence, Wow-wow’s friend gets stuck just as a policeman arrives, who is distracted by Wow-wow’s capers. Mabel is now not interested in her beau. But will Wow-wow get the girl?  

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen
The Property Man (1914)
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The Property Man
5
4

The Property Man is a 1914 Charlie Chaplin short comedy film, which shows Chaplin being in charge of stage ‘props’ and also has trouble with the actors’ luggage and conflicts over who gets the dressing room of the star. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Charles Bennett, Jess Dandy, Alice Davenport
In the Park (1915)
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In the Park
6
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Leona Anderson, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison
Getting Acquainted (1914)
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Getting Acquainted
5
4

Charlie Chaplin portrays Mr. Sniffels in this silent comedy. He is out for a walk with his domineering wife Mrs. Sniffels when he falls for the pretty Mabel. When the woman’s husband Ambrose arrives he tries to woo Mrs. Sniffels. Both men are turned down by the women and garner the attention of a policeman.  

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Mabel Normand, Harry McCoy
The Bond (1918)
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The Bond
5
4

This Charlie Chaplin creation was made during the First World War for boosting the sale of Liberty Bonds begins with various types of humanly bonds. There is bond of friendship, which shows Albert Austin borrowing money from Chaplin and then buying him a drink with that borrowed money. Then there are bonds of love and matrimony. But nothing is more important than the Bond of Liberty.   

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer, uncredited
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Syd Chaplin
Those Love Pangs (1914)
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Those Love Pangs
5
4

This Charlie Chaplin film opens with Masher and Rival fighting for the attention of the landlady. When their mission fails Masher goes to a bar where he meets a blonde; but runs away to the park when her tall boyfriend appears. There he finds Rival with a brunette and feels jealous. His envy increases many fold when the tall man comes to the same park with the blonde.  . 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Cecile Arnold, Vivian Edwards, Peggy Page
His Prehistoric Past (1914)
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His Prehistoric Past
5
4

The film starts with Charlie falling asleep in a park. The story then moves to a prehistoric kingdom, ruled by King Low Brow, who maintains a large harem. Shortly, Charlie enters the scene trying to light his pipe and develops an affair with the king’s favorite wife, proclaiming himself the ruler once the king falls from a cliff and is presumed dead. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, May Wallace, Gene Marsh, Fritz Schade
The Face on the Barroom Floor (1914)
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The Face on the Barroom Floor
5
4

Loosely based on the poem of the same name, this Charlie Chaplin short film depicts the story of a prosperous painter, who becomes a destitute after losing his beloved to one of his wealthy clients. Months later, he sees her in a park and goes to a sailors’ bar, where he becomes drunk and tries to draw her face on the barroom floor before passing out. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Jess Dandy, Vivian Edwards, Edward Nolan
Triple Trouble (1918)
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Triple Trouble
5
4

Charlie Chaplin plays a janitor who takes up a job in the house of munitions manufacturer Colonel Nutt. As a spy, the Count arrives to steal Nutt’s latest invention, the janitor makes life difficult for everyone. When a pickpocket joins the Count to steal the invention, and the police get involved, complete pandemonium breaks out. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin, Leo White
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Albert Austin, Bud Jamison, James T. Kelley
Recreation (1914)
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Recreation
5
4

Feeling lonely, Charlie Chaplin is about to drown himself in the park lake, but after noticing a pretty girl, he tries to woo her. However, her seaman boyfriend doesn’t like this and the two men get into a brick fight. Before long, two police officers are involved in this fight. The chaos end when all the concerned parties land in the lake. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Charles Bennett, Helen Carruthers, Edwin Frazee, Edward Nolan
Nice and Friendly (1922)
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Nice and Friendly
4
4

A number of crooks are planning to steal Lady Mountbatten’s pearl necklace. Therefore, Charlie Chaplin is called, in order to hunt down the crooks, which he does with the help of a wooden hammer. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Edwina Mountbatten, Louis Mountbatten, Eulalia Neilson

Narrator/Dubbing

The Chaplin Revue (1959)
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The Chaplin Revue
13
3

It is a collection of three silent movies featuring Charlie Chaplin. In A Dog's Life, the tramp’s life is compared to a stray dog, in Shoulder Arms, he plays a recruit who becomes a hero against the Nazis, and in The Pilgrim, he is an escaped convict who is mistakenly appointed the town’s pastor. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer, Narrator
Role:
Narrator / Various (archive footage)
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Syd Chaplin, Edna Purviance

Special Appearance/Cameo

Show People (1928)
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Show People
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5
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Charles Chaplin (uncredited)
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
King Vidor, Charles Chaplin, Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)
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8
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
TV-PG
19
8
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer, uncredited
Role:
Station Porter (uncredited)
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Carl Miller, Lydia Knott
How to Make Movies (1918)
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How to Make Movies
8
4

How to Make Movies is a 1918 comedy short film, which shows the development of Chaplin Studios as well as the adventures that take place there. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer, uncredited
Role:
Self (uncredited)
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Eric Campbell, Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance
The Knockout (1914)
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The Knockout
TV-G
8
5

The Knockout is a comedy film that features Charlie Chaplin as a boxing match referee and two homeless persons pretending to be professional boxers, one of them masquerading as famous boxer Cyclone Flynn, out to earn some money. The two hoboes persuade a local strongman to enter a fight with false Flynn. What follows is utterly catastrophic. 

As:
Cast, Writer, uncredited
Role:
Referee (uncredited)
Director:
Mack Sennett
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Dan Albert, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Charles Avery, Joe Bordeaux
The Bond (1918)
7
5
The Bond
7
5

This Charlie Chaplin creation was made during the First World War for boosting the sale of Liberty Bonds begins with various types of humanly bonds. There is bond of friendship, which shows Albert Austin borrowing money from Chaplin and then buying him a drink with that borrowed money. Then there are bonds of love and matrimony. But nothing is more important than the Bond of Liberty.   

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer, uncredited
Role:
Charlie (uncredited)
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Syd Chaplin
A Thief Catcher (1914)
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A Thief Catcher
5
4

A silent comedy film about a policeman in ordinary clothes who is chased by two criminals when he takes out his dog for a walk.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Cop (uncredited)
Director:
Ford Sterling
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Phyllis Allen, William Hauber, George Jeske

Charlie Chaplin Awards

Academy Awards
Limelight Best Music, Original Dramatic Score 1973