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Chaplin | 1993 | PG-13 | - 3.0.2

Robert Downey, Jr. is Charlie Chaplin, playing the actor from his teen years through to his octogenarian days, in director Richard Attenborough's biopic.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Two very brief topless scenes, one of a female stripper and one of Chaplin's wife (who is only 16 years old. Most of Chaplin's wives were under age).


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VIOLENCE/GORE 0 - None.


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LANGUAGE 2 - A little, mainly sporadic, mainly scatological language. Nothing too serious.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Chaplin was involved in many controversies: romances with underage women, he was involved in a paternity suit and he was accused of communist leanings.

MESSAGE - The life of Charlie Chaplin is inspirational, and an important part of the history of cinema. Talent and perseverance will be rewarded.

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We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and older reviews are not as complete & accurate as recent ones; we plan to revisit and correct older reviews as resources and time permits.

Our ratings and reviews are based on the theatrically-released versions of films; on video there are often Unrated, Special, Director's Cut or Extended versions, (usually accurately labelled but sometimes mislabeled) released that contain additional content, which we did not review.


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