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Modern Times

1936 Rated G 1hr 23m

Conceived and produced as talking pictures were taking Hollywood by storm, Charlie Chaplin's brilliant satire of the machine age was also his last "silent," even though it also features his first words spoken on film. The Little Tramp shuffles bravely forward into a maze of technology and the rapidly changing shape of society. Although barely in control of his own fate, he demonstrates pluck and endurance in the face of unstoppable forces.

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Movie Details

  • Top 100 Laughs
  • Top 100 Movies
General audiences. All ages admitted.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 6+
Bonus material
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.37:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral), Portuguese, Korean, Thai

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.