Charlie Chaplin, Ranked

A ranked list of Charlie Chaplin directed films I've seen.

Somewhere along the way I became a Chaplin completist. I never intended it since he was pretty prolific and has made some pretty weak films.

Early on as a cinephile I watched some of Chaplin's earlier features. I thought they were masterpieces, but I never got the chance to see some of his more popular classics.

I decided to dive into his shorts before watching more of his features. I was a bit hesitant at first because I saw a couple of the Keystone films that were really terrible. So I decided to skip ahead to his Essanay films thanks to the great DVD/Blu-Ray set released by Flicker Alley. I…

  • The Gold Rush

    1

  • City Lights

    2

  • Modern Times

    3

  • The Great Dictator

    4

  • The Circus

    5

  • The Immigrant

    6

  • A Dog's Life

    7

  • The Kid

    8

  • Shoulder Arms

    9

  • Monsieur Verdoux

    10

  • The Adventurer

    11

  • The Pilgrim

    12

  • The Tramp

    13

  • The Cure

    14

  • The Pawnshop

    15

  • Easy Street

    16

  • A Jitney Elopement

    17

  • The Vagabond

    18

  • The Rink

    19

  • One A.M.

    20

  • Pay Day

    21

  • The Bank

    22

  • The Idle Class

    23

  • In the Park

    24

  • Behind the Screen

    25

  • The Count

    26

  • Police

    27

  • The Champion

    28

  • A Day's Pleasure

    29

  • The Floorwalker

    30

  • Shanghaied

    31

  • The Fireman

    32

  • Work

    33

  • By the Sea

    34

  • A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

    35

  • Sunnyside

    36

  • His New Job

    37

  • A Woman

    38

  • A Night in the Show

    39

  • A Burlesque on Carmen

    40

  • A Night Out

    41

  • The New Janitor

    42

  • Getting Acquainted

    43

  • The Bond

    44

  • Tango Tangles

    45

  • How to Make Movies

    46

  • Mabel's Married Life

    47

  • The Property Man

    48

  • Dough and Dynamite

    49

  • His Musical Career

    50

  • The Professor

    51

  • Twenty Minutes of Love

    52

  • Caught in the Rain

    53

  • The Rounders

    54

  • Gentlemen of Nerve

    55

  • Nice and Friendly

    56

  • Her Friend the Bandit

    57

  • The Masquerader

    58

  • His New Profession

    59

  • Those Love Pangs

    60

  • Laughing Gas

    61

  • The Face on the Barroom Floor

    62

  • Recreation

    63