charlie chaplin – American Film Institute
The Kid Film Still - Charles Chaplin and Jackie Coogan

THE KID (1921) – AFI Movie Club

A tender-hearted comedy-drama about a Tramp and the boy he takes under his wing to raise, THE KID (1921) was written, directed, produced and edited by star Charles Chaplin – named by the American Film Institute among cinema’s greatest screen legends of all time. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about THE KID. HOW...
The Great Dictator Film Still - Charles Chaplin

THE GREAT DICTATOR (1940) – AFI Movie Club

A thinly veiled condemnation of the hubris and arrogance of Adolf Hitler – produced and released at the height of the German fascist’s global overreach – THE GREAT DICTATOR (1940) tackles the harsh subject matter with the humanity that characterized much of its director’s iconic work, earning a place on the American Film Institute’s list...
City Lights Film Still - Charles Chaplin and Virginia Cherrill

CITY LIGHTS (1931) – AFI Movie Club

A tender-hearted tale that is also arguably the quintessential cinematic story featuring Charlie Chaplin’s beloved “tramp,” CITY LIGHTS (1931) ranked #1 on the American Film Institute’s 10 Top 10 list of the art form’s greatest romantic comedies and has appeared six times on AFI’s lists of the greatest American films – including #11 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies –...
The Gold Rush Film Still - Charles Chaplin

AFI Movie Club: THE GOLD RUSH

From the legendary Charlie Chaplin – ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the greatest screen legends of all time – comes THE GOLD RUSH (1925), a beloved comedy that has appeared across three of AFI’s iconic lists, including on both the original and anniversary editions of the greatest films of all time,...
City Lights Film Still - Charles Chaplin and Virginia Cherrill

AFI Movie Club: CITY LIGHTS

CITY LIGHTS ranks #1 on the American Film Institute’s 10 Top 10 list of the art form’s greatest romantic comedies, and has appeared six times on AFI’s lists of the greatest American films – including #11 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition. AFI also named the film’s star and director Charlie Chaplin #10 among cinema’s greatest…
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