The Gold Rush

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

A great silent comedy classic, with comic gunplay.

NR 1925 85 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 6+


A great family film for almost any age, our kids loved it and laughed all the way through. It's not too heavy, and the 'title cards' are easily read out loud to help the smaller ones learn how to read.

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age 9+

Not Charlie's best, still comedy brilliance!

For now I'll still hold he's done better work in "The Circus" and "City Lights" especially, but this was an adorable piece of comedy genius from Chaplin, the undisputed slapstick king. The dinner roll scene is the cherry on top of this movie, which, for my taste, dragged a bit near the end, especially the tedious tipping cabin scene.

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