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Chaplin (15th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] (1992)

 PG-13 |  Blu-ray
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (258 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • Format: Blu-ray, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Lions Gate
  • DVD Release Date: February 15, 2011
  • Run Time: 135 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (258 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004DTLK62
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #26,281 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Special Features

Includes 3 featurettes plus a rare home movie of Charlie Chaplin:
• “All at Sea” home movie of Charlie Chaplin vacationing in Catalina, CA
• “Strolling into the Sunset” featurette with Director Richard Attenborough
• “Chaplin the Hero” featurette on Chaplin’s contributions to film
• “The Most Famous Man in the World” featurette on Chaplin’s status as a pop icon
• Theatrical trailer

Editorial Reviews

Robert Downey, Jr. captures the essence of comic genius Charlie Chaplin in a compelling, nuanced performance that earned him Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominations for Best Actor. Director Richard Attenborough’s well-crafted portrait traces Chaplin’s impoverished London upbringing, extraordinary success as an actor and director, his troubled marriages, scandalous affairs, shocking exile to Switzerland and his triumphant return to Hollywood. The huge star-studded cast includes Kevin Kline, Dan Aykroyd, Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane and Geraldine Chaplin (as her own grandmother), and Downey’s astonishing mimicry of Chaplin’s gait, gestures and accents complete a dazzlingly authentic portrait of one of cinema’s first pop culture icons.

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99 of 105 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Robert Downey Junior - The Bad Boy at His Best July 4, 2004
Format:DVD
If you're anything like me, the almost semi-annual relapse and recovery of Robert Downey Jr. has been an interesting periodic feature of the morning news. After a while one begins to question why does Hollywood put up with him when there is no shortage of talented actors desperately trying to make it in Hollywood? Why would producers and studios, who are so financially dependent on their productions going off without a hitch, take yet another chance on Robert Downey, Jr? Then I saw Chaplin, and I understood.
The intensity and power of the Robert Downey's performance in this film is the stuff of Oscars and true movie legend! It's both a beautiful performance and a beautiful film!
Somehow Sir Richard Attenborough got out of Downey the kind of performance that can sustain a career, and a legend. But Sir Richard's mastery didn't stop there. He got spectacular performance out of everyone, including a young, pre-X-Files David Duchovny. (I know I misspelled that. But you know who I mean.)
In summation, Robert Downey's performance is every bit the equal of James Dean's in Giant, East of Eden or Rebel without a Cause, and maybe that's what we should keep in mind. For unlike Dean, another self-destructive personality, Robert Downey has not driven off the cliff yet, and hopefully he never will.
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30 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Dazzling Cinematic Experience... January 2, 2004
Format:DVD
Charles Chaplin was one of the pioneers in film who brought us classics such as The Kid (1921), Gold Rush (1925), Modern Times (1936), and Great Dictator (1940). His many successes are still to this day considered masterpieces which he created, acted, directed, and edited. He had a brilliant eye for what the human mind was observing and he could make comedy out of almost anything. However, despite Chaplin's great sense of humor the recurrent theme in his life seems to be surrounded by sadness and loss where his escape was to help others feel a sense of joy. Chaplin is a brilliant cinematic story that has a fantastic cast and where the lead as Chaplin is managed brilliantly by Robert Downey Jr.. In addition, the story weaves in moments out of Chaplin's life where he got his ideas in an ingenious manner which displays the superb directing in the story. When the audience sees everything put together they will experience a dazzling cinematic experience.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Chaplin - the movie June 7, 2007
Format:DVD
Excellent biographical epic, with inspirational, amazing acting from Robert Downey, Jr., and the rest of the cast. Charlie Chaplin was truly a genius, and a beautiful human being. Robert Downey, Jr. "becomes" Chaplin - and the story of his life draws you in so completely, you will find yourself wanting to watch it again and again. When you hear the beautiful song, "Smile," you will always remember who wrote it, and the life of its author, Charlie Chaplin. Robert Downey does a great job on his own rendition of playing piano and singing Smile both on the soundtrack and his later released cd in 2006. For any serious movie lover, you must own this one. Check out the rest of the great cast!
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD
Robert Downey Jr. shows, in his brilliant portrayal of Charlie Chaplin, why he is without peer among his contemporaries and a national treasure. This performance puts him up there with the Al Pacinos and Gene Hackmans of the world who have the ability to astonish with their brilliance! Nuff said! - Henry Gross
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17 of 21 people found the following review helpful
Format:VHS Tape
The star of this film is the amazing replications of Chaplin's use of physical comedy and intense passion for filmmaking the "tramp" had for his craft. Robert Downey, Jr. literally steals the show away from such heavyweights as Anthony Hopkins and the film's director, Richard Attenborough.
Though Attenborough, he himself an Oscar winning director, does some clever things to draw you into the world of Chaplin (making the film look old and distressed, using the same shakey "hand-cranking" speeds for action sequences, and use of moody, uneven lighting), his tempo for the film seems painfully slow at times, and at over two hours, the picture feels much longer.
The film is packed with stars in small roles, as everyone plays second banana to Chaplin--Marisa Tomei, Milla Jovovich, David Duchovney, Dan Akroyd, Moira Kelly, and Geraldine Chaplin, just to name a few. The period accuracy is well done, and the acting is superb, however, the direction is heavy-handed--a major fault of Attenborough's other films, too, and leaves you feeling frustrated--just show more of Chaplin doing what he does best--making people laugh!
To his credit, however, the director does show Chaplin as the social activist who had an FBI file close to 2,000 pages in length. The drama, at times, seemed a bit much for someone known for bringing joy to so many...perhaps, therein lies the irony of Chaplin's life. See this film to be educated, and see it to see Robert Downey, Jr. in top form in this Oscar nominated performance and ode to one of cinema's greatest artists who was the forerunner for such "control freaks" as Warren Beatty and Orson Wells. Writer, director, actor, producer, editor...Chaplin did it all!
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Downey at his best October 24, 2004
Format:DVD
This is one of my fav flicks. Downey at his best, great score by John Barry which i listen to more than just once in a blue moon. i still can't get over Downey not winning the oscar, i was utterly depressed when Al took it home. Life isn't fair i suppose :)

Oh well but i totally recommend this movie. Watch it and get ready to fall in love with Robert and his portrayal of Chaplin.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful movie
Robert Downey Jr. did a spectacular acting job with this character. The movie is long but he is amazing at how he took on Chaplin's character.
Published 10 days ago by K. Price
5.0 out of 5 stars You Have To Love The Little Guy
I love this film. Robert Downey, Jr. portrayed Chaplin perfectly. I highly recommend this film. Chaplin was a genius; difficult but genius.
Published 11 days ago by poochie
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfection!
Okay, seriously you don't need my opinion on this movie.. Robert Downey Jr., the most brilliant actor of our day, plays Charlie Chaplin, the most brilliant actor of... Read more
Published 13 days ago by Patrice Michele Sobye
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best biography movies
Superb acting and one of my favorites of all time. RDJ is so convincing right down to a perfect English accent and great acting. I wish he would do more movies like this
Published 23 days ago by Russ OHare
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Movie
I really enjoyed the movie - the only thing I didn't enjoy was the profanity and nudity that is the reason I gave it four stars, otherwise it was excellent.
Published 1 month ago by Deaunna L. Newton
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie
The buying experience was great, of course, which is what I'm on here to assess. It was a very speedy delivery and I couldn't be happier. Read more
Published 1 month ago by MZ
5.0 out of 5 stars He wasn't my favorite before watching this film.
After seeing the film, it prompted me to read his autobiography. I became aware of just how talented he was, even though controversial. Loved the film, and appreciate his talent.
Published 1 month ago by violet J. Brown
4.0 out of 5 stars Gotta watch
Loved it. I laughed and cried the whole way through. Robert Downey Jr was amazing. Everyone should see this movie once.
Published 1 month ago by warlaurr
4.0 out of 5 stars very good movie
this is a very good movie of a classic actor. Robert downey jr does a great job paying charlie chaplin. defiantly worth having in the collection
Published 2 months ago by Austin
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Attempt at Chaplin's Life Story.
Richard Attenborough, the director of CHAPLIN wishes that he could have another go at telling Charlie's story as he was forced to keep this film down to a certain length and... Read more
Published 2 months ago by E. Hunter Hale
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