Chaplin


2h 24m 1992

Brief Synopsis

Biographical film on Charlie Chaplin: from his impoverished youth in London through the formative years of film and his emergence in Hollywood's Golden Age, up until his acceptance, late in life, of a special Academy Award.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Biography
Period
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, California, USA; London, England, United Kingdom; Universal Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Disney Studios, California, USA; Lake Geneva, Switzerland; Vevey, Switzerland

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 24m

Synopsis

Biographical film on Charlie Chaplin: from his impoverished youth in London through the formative years of film and his emergence in Hollywood's Golden Age, up until his acceptance, late in life, of a special Academy Award.

Cast

Robert Downey Jr.

Dan Aykroyd

Geraldine Chaplin

Caroline Guthrie

Vicki Frederick

Bryan Coleman

Andree Bernard

Karen Lewis

Francesca Buller

Larry Randolph

Michael J Schmidt

Lead Person

Donald Elson

Marcus Eyre

Michael Villani

Iris Bath

Anthony Hopkins

Paul Sinclair

Caroline Cornell

Jason Logan

Terrence Stone

David Totheroh

Mike Villani

Sean O'bryan

J Michael Patterson

Mike Peluso

Jack Ritschel

Robert Stephens

John Otrin

Richard Fast

Michael Adler

Gerald Sim

Noah Margetts

Gene Wolande

Kennedy Grant

William Dennis Hunt

Sky Rumph

Thomas K Belgrey

Charley Garrett

Brad Parker

Benjamin Whitrow

Claire Perriam

Una Brandon-jones

David Gant

Theresa Petts

Michael Miller

Karen Salt

Josh Maguire

Heather Mcnair

Nancy Travis

Michael Cade

Todd Mason Covert

Jacqueline Leonard

Hugh Downer

Kevin Kline

Nick Corello

Ann Fairlie

Malcolm Terris

Peter Crook

Dana Craig

Marykate Harris

Sam Holland

Milla Jovovich

Paul Bruno Grenier

Mike Randleman

Anwar Adaoui

Matthew Cottle

Moira Kelly

Audrey Leybourne

Jayson Kane

Michael Blevins

Penelope Ann Miller

Phil Brown

Tommy Wright

Kevin Dunn

Paul Hayes

Deborah Barrymore

Adam Goodwin

Matthew Cartwright

Anthony Bowles

Nicholas Gatt

Joy Claussen

Marisa Tomei

Alan Charof

Renata Scott

P. H. Moriarty

Ena Baga

Phil Forman

Nick Edmett

Graham Sinclair

Jack Totheroh

Ben Bilson

Jerry Giles

Leonard Kirby

Norbert Weisser

Ultan Ely-o'carroll

Mary Healey

Ken Magee

Donnie Kehr

Bill Paterson

Lawrence Lambert

Mark Long

Howard Hughes

Alan Ford

Diane Lane

Ralph Votrian

Frankie Sullivan

Edward Crangle

Richard James

David Duchovny

Annie Waterman

John Standing

Carole Jahme

Rhett Smith

Milly Gregory

Emma Lewis

Yoshio Be

Luke Strain

C J Golden

Daniel Sherman

Jerry Jensen

Stuart Richman

David Mooney

Liz Porter

Brian Lipson

James Woods

Paul Rhys

Ian Covington

Tim Chaplin

Mario Govoni

Mark Vegh

Raymond Lynch

Bradley Pierce

Peter Georges

Dennis Vero

Tom Bradford

John Thaw

Howard Lew Lewis

Mary Stark

Tom Preston

Michael Goorjian

Maria Pitillo

Charles Howerton

David Finch

Laura Bastianelli

Crew

Jody Adair

Location Assistant

Alan Adams

Propman

Aggie Aguilar

Gaffer

Amy Allen-clegg

Casting

Martin Asbury

Storyboard Artist

Richard Attenborough

Producer

Michael Balfe

Song

Ken Ballentine

Electrician

Kim Balser

Assistant

John Barry

Music

Trey Batchelor

Production Assistant

John Bateman

Adr

Jonathan Bates

Sound Editor

Katherine Lee Bates

Song

Richard Baum

Propman

Cheryl Beasley-blackwell

Costumes

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Music

Greg Benge

Propman

Carole Bennett

Hairdresser

Ron Berkeley

Makeup Artist

Oscar Beuselinck

Camera Trainee

Lucas Bielan

Camera Assistant

Larry Bird

Property Master

Brian Bishop

Scenic Artist

Robert A. Blackburn

Foreman

Beebe Bourne

Thanks

William Boyd

Screenplay

Peter Brace

Stunt Coordinator

Andy Bradford

Stunts

Adam Braff

On-Set Dresser

Alan P Brooks

Carpenter

Bob Brown

Camera Assistant

Alfred Bunn

Song

Chris A Butler

Set Decorator

Peter Butler

Grip

Dennis Butterworth

Other

John Caglione Jr.

Prosthetic Makeup

Keith Campbell

Stunts

Ray Campbell

Other

Frank Capello

Foreman

Pat Carman

Transportation Coordinator

Frank Carter

Foreman

Paul Caven

Best Boy

George Chambers

Production

Charles Chaplin

Book As Source Material

Charles Chaplin

Music

Thurland Chattaway

Song

Nikki Clapp

Script Supervisor

Gabriel Clare-hunt

Assistant

Jeff Clark

Sign Writer

Don Clayson

Other

Lee Cleary

Assistant Director

Terence Clegg

Coproducer

Anne V. Coates

Editor

Chris Coles

Unit Production Manager

Charles Collins

Song

Chris Corbould

Special Effects

Sean Corrigan

Production Assistant

George Coussins

Carpenter

Steve Cowie

Production Assistant

Nancy Cox

Production Assistant

Laura Craig

Art Assistant

Stuart Craig

Production Designer

Jeff Cronenweth

Camera Assistant

Kenny Crouch

Wardrobe

Michael Crouch

Dialogue Editor

James P Cullen

Costumes

Harry Dacre

Song

Dan Darringer

Stunts

Nick Daubeny

Location Manager

Nancy Deantonio

Thanks

Anna Delanzo

Other

Michael Dennison

Costume Designer

Dave Docwra

Other

Norman Dorme

Art Director

Peter Dorme

Other

Jill Dudeck

Production Assistant

Richard Dunmore

Location Manager

Joe Dunne

Stunt Coordinator

Syd Dutton

Special Effects

Kevin Edland

Best Boy

Stephen Eels

Carpenter

Edward Elgar

Song

Jonathan Enraght-moony

Music

Chuck Eskridge

Other

Mike Fenton

Casting

Susie Figgis

Casting

Richard Finney

Sound

Albert Fitz

Song

Kate Flatt

Choreographer

Vic Floyd

Driver

Kathy Foley

Hair Stylist

Bryan Forbes

Screenplay

Gina Fortunato

Production Coordinator

Ian Fuller

Adr Editor

Vance Gage

Grip

Aaron Garcia

Production Assistant

Sara Gardner-gail

On-Set Dresser

Robert J Garren

Other

James A Garrett

Assistant Editor

Patrick S Gilmore

Song

Andy Glen

Music Editor

Robin Glenn

Music Supervisor

Adam Glick

Electrician

John Golden

Song

William Goldman

Screenplay

Peter Govey

Titles

Peter Graupner

Assistant Director

Jo Gregory

Production Accountant

Linda Gregory

Accountant

Susan Guski

Production Assistant

Virginia G Hadfield

Hair Stylist

Kavin Hall

Other

Cynthia Hamilton

Assistant Costume Designer

Stephen Hamilton

Special Effects

Keith Hamshere

Photography

Peter Hancock

Property Master

Marguerite Happy

Stunts

Otto Harbach

Song

James Michael Hargate

Costume Department

Bob Harper

Other

David Harris

Special Effects Supervisor

Don Hartley

Grip

Diana Hawkins

From Story

Diana Hawkins

Associate Producer

Michael Hayward

Carpenter

Kate Hazell

Assistant Director

Pauline Heys

Makeup Artist

Joe Hicks

Dolly Grip

John Higgins

Gaffer

Robert Hill

Props

Peter Holt

Editor

Deborah Hopper

Costume Supervisor

Geoff Hubbard

Assistant Art Director

Raymond Hubbell

Song

Dean Humphreys

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Gerry Humphreys

Rerecording

Steele Hunter

Grip

Johnny Hutch

Choreographer

Andrew Jack

Dialect Coach

Azmet Jah

Other

Allan James

Location Manager

David James

Photography

Kevin Jewison

Camera Operator

Lisa M Johnson

Wardrobe

Jeff Jones

Assistant Editor

Rebecca Jutzi

Other

Dan Kamin

Choreographer

Mario Kassar

Producer

Stephanie Kaye

Hair

Gene Kearney

Key Grip

Jerome Kern

Song

John King

Driver

John King

Art Director

Patrick Kinney

Assistant Director

C Jonas Kirk

Foreman

Leila Kirkpatrick

Production Coordinator

Kris Krabbe

Advisor

T Sano Kwong

Dolly Grip

Bob Laden

Other

G Laybourne

Song

A Lee

Song

Fred Leigh

Song

Jack Lemmon

Thanks

Beryl Lerman

Makeup Artist

Jody Levine

Assistant

Denise Light

Assistant

Kris Lindquist

Production Assistant

Robert B Lindsay

Foreman

Christopher Lloyd

Assistant Editor

Alan E Lorimer

Special Effects Coordinator

James Lorimer

Special Effects

Sue Love

Hairdresser

Diana Lui

Assistant Production Coordinator

Guy Al Maclaury

Foreman

Brian Mann

Assistant Sound Editor

Mark Mansbridge

Art Director

Ken Mantlo

Boom Operator

Valorie Massalas

Casting

Walter Matthau

Thanks

Elizabeth Matthews

Location Manager

Dan Mccann

Stunts

Stephen Mcdonald

Props

Susanne Mckenrick

Choreographer

Stephenie Mcmillan

Set Decorator

Karin Mercurio

Assistant Production Accountant

Dave Midson

Props

Corky Miller

Wrangler

David Clayton Miller

Production Assistant

Kerry Mills

Song

Ellen Mirojnick

Costume Designer

John Mojo

Stunts

John Mollo

Costume Designer

Zoe Moore

Office Runner

Robert Munoz

Key Grip

Shawn Murphy

Music

Angela Murray

Location Assistant

Diana Myers

Assistant Location Manager

Alf Newvell

Other

Sven Nykvist

Director Of Photography

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Biography
Period
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, California, USA; London, England, United Kingdom; Universal Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Disney Studios, California, USA; Lake Geneva, Switzerland; Vevey, Switzerland

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 24m

Award Nominations

Best Actor

1992
Robert Downey Jr.

Best Art Direction

1992
Stuart Craig

Best Score

1992

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for three Golden Globe (1992) awards, including best actor -- drama (Robert Downey, Jr.) and best supporting actress (Geraldine Chaplin).

Robert Downey Jr. was named best actor of the year (1992) by the London Film Critics Circle.

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1992

Wide Release in United States January 8, 1993

Released in United States on Video September 8, 1993

Released in United States December 16, 1992

Principal photography was originally scheduled to begin March 10, 1991 and wrap June 1991, before film was put in turnaround by Universal.

Robert Downey Jr. received the BAFTA award for best actor (1992).

Began shooting October 14, 1991.

Completed shooting February 21, 1992.

Lambeth Productions thanks the late Oona Chaplin and Pamela Paumier for their cooperation.

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1992

Wide Release in United States January 8, 1993

Released in United States on Video September 8, 1993

Released in United States December 16, 1992 (Shown in London (world premiere) December 16, 1992 for the Cinema and Film Benevolent Fund's 47th Royal Film Performance.)