City Lights

"Excellent"

City Lights Review


Widely considered Chaplin's best film (or at least close to the best), this simple and sweet story has the beloved tramp going to outrageous lengths to raise money for a blind girl's "miracle cure." But he's just a tramp -- will she still love him when she can see him for what he truly is? There's the rub, and Chaplin reminds us of it despite the endless, goofy scenarios the tramp encounters en route to the touching finale.


City Lights

Facts and Figures

Run time: 87 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 7th March 1931

Box Office Worldwide: $19.2 thousand

Budget: $1.5M

Distributed by: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Charles Chaplin Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Fresh: 42 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 8.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

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Starring: as Tramp, as A Blind Girl, as The Blind Girl's Grandmother, as An Eccentric Millionaire, as The Eccentric Millionaire's Butler, as A Prizefighter


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