🎦 Modern Times full movie HD download (Charles Chaplin) - Drama, Romance, Comedy. 🎬
Modern Times
Year:
1936
Country:
USA
Genre:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
IMDB rating:
8.5
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Paulette Goddard as A Gamin
Henry Bergman as Cafe Proprietor
Tiny Sandford as Big Bill
Hank Mann as Burglar
Stanley Blystone as Gamin's Father
Al Ernest Garcia as President of the Electro Steel Corp.
Richard Alexander as Prison Cellmate (as Dick Alexander)
Cecil Reynolds as Minister
Mira McKinney as Minister's Wife (as Myra McKinney)
Murdock MacQuarrie as J. Widdecombe Billows
Wilfred Lucas as Juvenile Officer
Edward LeSaint as Sheriff Couler
Storyline: Chaplins last 'silent' film, filled with sound effects, was made when everyone else was making talkies. Charlie turns against modern society, the machine age, (The use of sound in films ?) and progress. Firstly we see him frantically trying to keep up with a production line, tightening bolts. He is selected for an experiment with an automatic feeding machine, but various mishaps leads his boss to believe he has gone mad, and Charlie is sent to a mental hospital... When he gets out, he is mistaken for a communist while waving a red flag, sent to jail, foils a jailbreak, and is let out again. We follow Charlie through many more escapades before the film is out.
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Reviews
Modern Times, Mason Class 420
Modern Times (1936), filmed between 1932 and 1936, it was directed, written, and produced by Charlie Chaplin. This was Chaplin's first film after his successful City Lights (1931). This film is Charlie Chaplin's protest against what is lost from silent films through the sound industry revolutionizing the film industry. There is no traditional voice dialogue in the film - but voices and sounds do originate from machines (e.g., the feeding machine), television screens (i.e., the authoritarian on the screen in the lavatory), and Chaplin's actual voice is heard singing as well as special sound effects are used. Set during the Great Depression, the movie's main concern reflected the millions of Americans in the era - joblessness, destitution, and famine. It had a number of marvelous and memorable scenes that showed the frustrating relationship between man and machine in the Industrial Age and social institutions. The scenes of the Chaplin's character Tramp is alternated between scenes as a factory worker, a shipyard worker, a night watchman, a singing waiter, or a criminal put in jail. The Tramp also deals with various authority figures during his abuses: a 'Big Brother' factory boss, a minister, juvenile authorities, a sheriff, a shipyard foreman, a store manager, etc. Under the overlaid credits, a clock face approaches 6 o'clock. The preface explains the film's topic: "'Modern Times.' A relationship between industry, and individual enterprise - humanity exploring a median between efficiency and happiness." The film starts with an overhead shot of a flock of sheep crowding their enclosure, and rushed through a shaft. Instantly, sheep dissolve into a related overhead shot of industrial workers pushing out of a subway station on their way to work in a factory during their commute. Modern Times by Charlie Chaplin is a milestone film, showing numerous changes in Chaplin's film making. It is also one of Chaplin's most famous films. It contains quite a few first attempts by Charlie Chaplin. It is Chaplin's movie used to make a social remark. It introduced Paulette Goddard, his partner both on & off screen. It is his first true talking film; in keeping with the movie's topic of the dehumanization of society, all of the voices in the film came from non-living sources (radios, a phonograph record, etc.)
2008-05-27
Modern, or Mean Times?
If you are among the audiences who have heard some points about the story but do not know how it will be told, you will most probably hope to watch a political and social film which talks in a 'political' way, to not to touch and disturb anybody else, especially anyone with a political and social power. As an accustomed cinema audience, who never expects a Hollywood film to tell about real life, I had prejudices about Modern Times before watching it. But all my prejudices have cleared out with an unexpected astonishment in the first scene of the film: a flock of sheep moving ahead with a strong and obvious oblivion compared to a huge group of labor at a rush hour peak. There could not be a more honest and brave way of explaining such a message: if the modernity, technology and the ambition for more money, that is 'Modern Times' turn the people into industrialized, standard and identical creatures, and make them forget their humanity; the society that they constitute will not be a society, but a herd. Just for this first scene, I can claim that there can hardly be such a film, which knows and explains what it wants to say without any fear of all the world powers watching.

First of all, we watch the Modern Times through the life of Charlie Chaplin as the Little Tramp who works in a factory assembly line and the gamine who is terribly poor and has to live in the streets. Between these two, the audience cannot decide which one to have pity for: Tramp is in a better condition compared to the gamine; at least he earns money and has clothes to wear on. The gamine seems to be in a terrible condition with her bare feet and dirty face. On the other hand, she has something that Tramp does not have: her own willpower that she can use to choose what she wants to live. In contrast, Tramp even does not have a chance to go to toilet comfortably, because he is seen as a machine- a part of the assembly line he is working - by the system, and a machine can not go to even a toilet. The system, or the Big Brother as the icon of the system in the film, believe that making the production more effective goes on the way of turning the labor into machines. In his opinion, effectiveness of production only means 'producing as fast as possible'. You can increase the speed of a machine by using its buttons, but what about labor? At this point, the Big Boss chooses to see and behave the labor as machines. The way he gives his orders not physically but through the technology- those big screens and especially in the scene of the feeding machine, we can clearly see the mistake of the system about the labor class: working 'with' the machines does not make them machines.

With the fact that Modern Times was shot nine years after the speaking films have started, it becomes even more interesting to see that Little Tramp still does not talk. We cannot say that this film is a totally silent film, because we hear voices and some specific people talking. But these specific people are the ones who have social status and power. Just as in the real life, we can hear only the powerful people of the capitalist system in the film. This is a genius contrast, because this film was made to be the voice of the people- the labor, the poor, the gamine - who do not have the chance to talk in real life as much as the boss, the rich- people who belong to the upper levels of society due to their monetary power. On the other hand, they still cannot talk even in this film, which is their voice. By this way, the Modern Times becomes the 'quiet scream' of those people, which makes this film even more dramatic and stronger. Another contrast is that when we hear the voices of those specific characters, such as the Big Boss and the feeding machine company, we do not directly hear them talking. Their voices come to us through an artificial tool, such as the big screens, the loudspeakers and the radio. As the age of technology, this is another criticism made to Modern Times. With all those tools that are named as technology, Modern Times kills our humanity. It becomes a barrier in front of us that hinders our communication and empathy. That is why the bosses start to see their labors as machines. That is a trick that Modern Times has made us since the day it was born: to kill the consciousness of being a human.

To conclude, the movie Modern Times will certainly have its place in the cinema history, as one of the most brave and honest films, which warn the humanity against the danger of 'Modern Times' turning into 'Mean Times', that may bring unconscious, standardized societies full with people who have turned into easily controllable sheep.
2005-09-29
Charlie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This movie is so good,I laughed so hard that I cried and I tough that I was going to get a heart-attack!!!are these movies remade on DVD's?I really wont to buy them!They are the best!!! Please a beg you,if you don't see this movie,see it!!!!You shall be surprised,this movie is a classic,everyone must love this movie,it is a masterpiece.No one is so good as Charlie.The thing is,that it is so beautiful,that the movie has no special-effects.It is just a simple silent movie.And I really liked those!

He is the best.He is the biggest comedian.He is...Charlie Chaplin!!!!

CHARLIE CHAPLIN RULES!!!!!!!!!
2006-08-29
A fabulous movie
Modern Times- Now, this movie is the first Chaplin flick I've seen

yet, and it was very funny. Charlie Chaplin keeps the pace and light

speed, has you laughing around every corner, and even makes

you feel for some of these charecters, though they aren't very well

developed. Chaplin skipped all the rules of cinema with this film,

including plot and well developed charecters and personalities.

But he pays it off while writing, producing, directing, and starring in

this near silent film about a man who works in a factory but

encounters many problems including unemployment, love, jail,

and all that jazz.

The comedy in this film can be enjoyed by just about everyone,

young and old. The film is a landmark in cinema in that it has

beautiful music, very witty and funny writing, and a likeable lead

charecter. It's hard not to enjoy this film, especially if you are into

slapstick, endless sight gags, and general excitement, no matter

what is happening. I strongly recommend this film to viewers

young and old, and hope that you will take the time to watch this

short and sweet Chaplin film. 9/10
2004-05-12
My favorite Chaplin...
As my title states, this is my favorite Chaplin film. Not that I have a ton to draw from, but still the one I've enjoyed the most.

Watching him dance was quite a treat. He can sing, too. Very talented guy, this Chaplin.

If you are curious about his films, start here. It's no surprise that this is his highest rated film on this site.
2003-03-10
A Satirical Masterpiece
Modern Times is a satire on capitalism; it highlights the drawbacks of the Industrial Revolution and how machines have burgeoned into a menace, dominating all aspects of human life. It is the story of an industrial worker who is trying to cope up with the various social and economic changes; generated with the advent of industrialization. It portrays how capitalism can push an individual to the periphery of the society. The first shot transforms from a flock of sheep to a crowd of people .Idea associative montage has been used to portray that human beings have lost their individuality and their lives are dictated by a social dogma. The movie was made when the world was going under an economic crisis and the political undertones employed, in this movie, are very conspicuous. Charlie Chaplin is shown as an industrial worker who is trying to cope up with the industrial and social changes. The movie is about his constant conflict with capitalists, police and the society in general; the movie is definitely a landmark in comedy. The impeccable humor timing of Chaplin makes him one of the greatest entertainers in film history; but despite being a comedy one cannot help but wonder about the various political and connotations made in a satirical and humorous way. The movie, in a subtle way, highlights the plight of the working class who are often exploited by the capitalists. The movie was made after the great depression during which thousands of people were unemployed and many families starved to death. The movie was light years ahead of its time and delivered strong thoughts in the form of humor; the movie has a lot memorable scenes which make us laugh and think at the same time. This movie is undoubtedly one of the greatest comedies ever made; made by a genius who was not only a great film maker but also a greet visionary. This piece of art has stood the test of time and has been appreciated by people of all ages. This movie serves as a testimonial to the artistic and creative genius of one of the greatest entertainers to have graced the celluloid screen.
2010-08-30
Modern Times
Movie Review: Modern Times The movie Modern Times provides a funny point of view about the unemployed people. Charles Chaplin characterizes an unemployed person who tries to stay in jail for life. At the beginning of the movie, he is wrongfully accused of communist and stayed in jail. One day after he is in jail, some inmates try to escape, but Chaplin killed them and saved the policemen's lives. As a result, he is freed from jail. However, he does not want to leave. He did not have a home or place to live. When he left the jail, he met a girl who is also unemployed and poor. He tried to get back to jail, but the girl gets him out of jail. After a couple of weeks, he found a job as a night watchman for a department store. However, he felt sleep at his job and was put back in jail. While he was in jail, the girl found a job as a dancer. After he left jail, he finds a job as a waiter and singer, but the police finds them and they escaped. Finally, they decide to move to another city to find new adventures.

The music adds a special touch to the movie. Even though there are hardly any words, the few sentences that are pronounced or written in the movie helps the audience keep up with the story. It is a beautiful story where two people meet and fall in love. They are both poor, but with each other's help they decide to continue and try new adventures. I would have liked to see a happier ending where both will have found a steady job and bought a house.
2008-05-28
Solid comedy with great story and drama
Greetings from Lithuania.

"Modern Times" (1936) is my first movie which i saw that features Charles Chaplin. Saw it first time in 2015, but nevertheless it's a great movie. Comedy here is truly funny, and it's not just a comedy. It tells a story, with some underlying themes that are still kinda topical till this day – technology is changing, evolving, and if you are not keeping pace with it, you will have some hard times like our hero of this movie.

Acting here is very solid, actually i was surprised of how well acted this movie was – no one overreacted. Story itself is interesting and movie is very well paced – at running time 1 h 27 min it almost never drags and is entertaining from start till finish.

Overall, "Modern Times" is a black and white silent movie (there are some sounds actually) which safely can be viewed for the first time even in 2015 – 79 years after it's original release. It has some truly genuine comedic situations, it tells good story and pacing of picture is very solid. Maybe it is not possible to review this movie correctly now because it's very old, but great movies are great movies – they can be viewed no matter what.
2015-06-28
As relevant today as it was then - and still very funny
Part satire, part slapstick comedy, part melodrama; the great pioneer of film, Charles Chaplin, has created his own monument with this film. At the same time, "Modern Times" was Chaplin's last goodbye to the era of silent film - which, remarkably, had already ended almost a decade earlier.

After nearly 80 years, this screen marvel still makes me laugh, cry - and think about the ongoing automatization of practically every trivial little thing in our lives. Modern times, indeed.

To me, this film is as entertaining and funny today as I imagine it was then, and it's certainly as relevant as it was then.

The tramp still rules. My vote: 9 out of 10.

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2013-12-17
Some iconic scenes in socially conscious movie
The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) is just a cog in the modern machinery. He is unable to keep with the production line tightening bolts. The owner picks him out for testing the automatic feeding machine. By late afternoon, he gets lost in the machinery. He can't stop tightening causing great damage and they send him to a mental hospital. He gets out but he doesn't have a job anymore. A red flag falls off the back of a truck. He picks it and a massive march starts behind him without he knowing it. The police grabs him thinking that he's the leader. In prison, he helps thwart an escape attempt and is released. A Gamin (Paulette Goddard) is stealing food for the children. Her unemployed father is shot dead leaving her little sisters sent off to the orphanage. She steals a loaf of bread and runs into the Tramp. He tries to take the blame but she's caught anyways. He prefers life inside and deliberately gets caught stealing. They get thrown into the same wagon and escape getting thrown out together.

This has the iconic factory scene with the Tramp in the machinery happening early on. The story is slightly random as the pair has one misadventure after another as they struggle to have the American dream. The Tramp is making a statement of sorts as he gets swept up from one thing to the next. He's the cog that never really fits in the machinery. This is a sound movie with sound being used for specific and interesting ways. The Tramp is actually singing but it's a lot of non-sense. This definitely has a social commentary but it's still funny message movie.
2014-08-14
📹 Modern Times full movie HD download 1936 - Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Stanley Blystone, Al Ernest Garcia, Richard Alexander, Cecil Reynolds, Mira McKinney, Murdock MacQuarrie, Wilfred Lucas, Edward LeSaint, Fred Malatesta - USA. 📀
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