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Modern Times (1936)

G
87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
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Director
Charles Chaplin (as Charlie Chaplin)
Writer
Charles Chaplin (as Charlie Chaplin)
Composer
Charles Chaplin (music composed by) (as Charlie Chaplin)
Cinematographers
Ira H. Morgan (photography) (as Ira Morgan) | Roland Totheroh (photography) (as Rollie Totheroh)
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Budget
$ 1,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 35,809
Gross (USA)
$ 163,577
Gross (World)
$ 445,226
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Release date
Feb 25, 1936 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Charles Chaplin
A Factory Worker (as Charlie Chaplin) A Factory Worker (as Charlie Chaplin)   See fewer
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Paulette Goddard
A Gamin A Gamin   See fewer
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Henry Bergman
Cafe Proprietor Cafe Proprietor   See fewer
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Tiny Sandford
Big Bill (as Stanley Sandford) Big Bill (as Stanley Sandford)   See fewer
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Chester Conklin
Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
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Hank Mann
Burglar Burglar   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Gamin's Father Gamin's Father   See fewer
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Al Ernest Garcia
President of the Electro Steel Corp. (as Allan Garcia) President of the Electro Steel Corp. (as Allan Garcia)   See fewer
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Richard Alexander
Prison Cellmate (as Dick Alexander) Prison Cellmate (as Dick Alexander)   See fewer
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Cecil Reynolds
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Mira McKinney
Minister's Wife (as Myra McKinney) Minister's Wife (as Myra McKinney)   See fewer
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Murdock MacQuarrie
J. Widdecombe Billows (as Murdoch McQuarrie) J. Widdecombe Billows (as Murdoch McQuarrie)   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
Juvenile Officer Juvenile Officer   See fewer
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Edward LeSaint
Sheriff Couler (as Ed Le Sainte) Sheriff Couler (as Ed Le Sainte)   See fewer
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Fred Malatesta
Cafe Head Waiter Cafe Head Waiter   See fewer
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Sammy Stein
Turbine Operator (as Sam Stein) Turbine Operator (as Sam Stein)   See fewer
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Juana Sutton
Woman with Buttoned Bosom Woman with Buttoned Bosom   See fewer
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Ted Oliver
Billows' Assistant Billows' Assistant   See fewer
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Norman Ainsley
Billows' Silent Assistant (uncredited) Billows' Silent Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Barber
Worker (uncredited) Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Assembly Line Worker Next to Big Bill (uncredited) Assembly Line Worker Next to Big Bill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria DeHaven
Gamin's Sister (uncredited) Gamin's Sister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Delson
Gamin's Sister (uncredited) Gamin's Sister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Flaherty
Jail Guard (uncredited) Jail Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Franks
Waif child (uncredited) Waif child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Hagney
Shipbuilder (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Shipbuilder (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Worker (uncredited) Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Harmon
Paddywagon Policeman (uncredited) Paddywagon Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lloyd Ingraham
Frustrated Cafe Patron (uncredited) Frustrated Cafe Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter James
Assembly Line Foreman (uncredited) Assembly Line Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Kimball
Doctor (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Doctor (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Low
Worker (uncredited) Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Messinger
Cigar Counterman (uncredited) Cigar Counterman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Mitchell
Paddy Wagon Policeman (uncredited) Paddy Wagon Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Moran
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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James C. Morton
Assembly Line Relief Man (uncredited) Assembly Line Relief Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Natheaux
Burglar (uncredited) Burglar (uncredited)   See fewer
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J.C. Nugent
Department Store Section Manager (uncredited) Department Store Section Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Powell
Gypsy in Police Patrol Wagon (uncredited) Gypsy in Police Patrol Wagon (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Rand
Other Waiter (uncredited) Other Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Wilson
Worker (uncredited) Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.5 / 10 | 181,156 votes