The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

Charlie Chaplin's comedy classic  proclaimed the film he most wanted to be remembered for  following the Tramp as he heads to snowy northern Canada to join the Alaska Gold Rush. There he gets mixed up with some burly competitors and falls for the beautiful Georgia (Georgia Hale).

1925Rating: G95 minsUSA
ComedyClassic
Director:
Charlie Chaplin ('Modern Times', 'The Great Dictator', 'The Kid', 'City Lights')
Writer:
Charlie Chaplin
Cast:
Charlie ChaplinMack SwainTom MurrayHenry BergmanMalcolm WaiteGeorgia Hale

The Gold Rush / Reviews

The New Yorker

The New Yorker

Chaplin is the apotheosis of the world's despised and downtrodden, and also their hope; he heralds a revolution in anarchic beauty.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Here is a comedy with streaks of poetry, pathos, tenderness, linked with brusqueness and boisterousness.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

One of the flat-out funniest films made in the silent era or any other.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

It's easy to see why this has consistently entertained generations of audiences.

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