Chaplin

Movie review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Bio of comic legend falls short of greatness.

PG-13 1993 135 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Chaplin is a classic, an amazing film taking after the comic a really engaging film that makes you feel like your related to Charlie..... although the the nudity is far too underrated I personally think it’s just a tiny step under a porno the full female body is shown tits at the dressing room are way way way too bad for a 13 year old I think it should have a 18+ rating

Don’t watch it with minors (amazing film though)

This title has:

Great role models
Too much sex
age 12+

Profanity-gd word used several times

I was enjoying the movie however one criteria for a movie is that the Lord’s name is not used inappropriately. The language category does not mention the use of gd but it is there. I stopped the movie at that point.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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