• The Circus (2004)

The Circus

Release Date: June 6th, 2004

DVD Release Date: February 8th, 2000

G |1 hr 12 min

Plot Summary

Wrongfully accused of criminal acts, a tramp (Charlie Chaplin) unwittingly ducks into a big top, where his bumbling attempts to avoid pursuing police officers earn the laughter and applause of the circus-goers. Impressed, the ringmaster (Allan Garcia) decides to employ the tramp as an entertainer. In between getting trapped in a lion's cage and partaking in clumsy high wire escapades, he falls for a beautiful show rider (Merna Kennedy), who unfortunately has eyes for a daring tightrope acrobat.

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia, Harry Crocker, Stanley Sanford, John Rand, George Davis, Henry Bergman

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Charles Chaplin Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Hilarious, Underdog, Madcap, Endearing, Playful, Police officer, Transformation, Love triangle

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