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Chaplin [15th Anniversary Edition] [DVD] [1992]

Release Date:10/14/2008

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (6 out of 6)

    Special Features

    • "All At Sea" Chaplin Home Movie
    • "Strolling into the Sunset" Featurette
    • "Chaplin the Hero" Featurette
    • "The Most Famous Man in the World!" Featurette
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • 16X9 Widescreen
    • English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio
    • English and Spanish Subtitles


    Partly based on Charlie Chaplin's My Autobiography, this humorous and dramatic biopic features an all-star cast including Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr., Dan Aykroyd, Anthony Hopkins, Kevin Kline, Diane Lane, and Chaplin's real-life daughter, Geraldine Chaplin, who portrays his mentally ill mother. With the use of flashback, an elderly Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor (Hopkins), who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest friendships, many marriages, merciless pursuit by J. Edgar Hoover (Kevin Dunn), and ingenious invention of "The Little Tramp." Highlighted works such as The Gold Rush (1925) and The Great Dictator (1940) illustrate significant turning points in Chaplin's prolific filmography. Director Richard Attenborough's film also explores the circumstances surrounding Chaplin's exile from America and his eventual return to receive an honorary Academy Award. ~ Lisa Kropiewnicki, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Robert Downey, Jr.
      Robert Downey, Jr. - Charlie Chaplin
    • Dan Aykroyd
      Dan Aykroyd - Mack Sennett
    • Geraldine Chaplin
      Geraldine Chaplin - Hannah Chaplin
    • Kevin Dunn
      Kevin Dunn - J. Edgar Hoover
    • Anthony Hopkins
      Anthony Hopkins - George Hayden

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