The Five Best Charlie Chaplin Movies of All-Time

TVOvermind | 3/21/2012 | Tom
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Charlie Chaplin is someone you could write entire books about and never feel as though it was enough since the man has done so much for the performing arts that his name is legend no matter where you go. In fact to say that the majority of those that know anything about movies or TV could at least tell you about Chaplin feels pretty accurate. He started out when he was 9 and his mother had been committed to a mental hospital, and from there it was an uncertain road to fame that would one day make him immortal in a way that few actors ever really achieve but many would love to aspire to. In so many ways Chaplin was the kind of performer that could do more with a look than many could do with an entire monologue at their disposal. When he passed, many agreed with the sentiment that they’d been lucky enough to live in his time, as none have come along that could possibly match his genius in the same manner.

Here are a few of his best movies.

Tramp - Chaplin - Contribution - Film - Industry

The Tramp is perhaps Chaplin’s greatest contribution to the film industry since he’s one of the most universal and immortalized figures in all of cinema. In this movie the Tramp finds work with a circus after escaping police and a thief, both of whom are chasing him for their own reasons. When it becomes obvious that he’s not much of a circus performer or worker however the ringmaster still keeps him around to entertain the crowd. Upon falling in love with one of the women in the act however the Tramp has to let her go when she has eyes for another man. By the end when the circus moves on he remains behind, going on his way...
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