United Artists | Release Date: March 7, 1931 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 15 Critics
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The closing shot of Charlie Chaplin's face in City Lights, his heart breaking: the highest form of screen acting, the most effective tear extraction exercise the medium has yet to offer.
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One of the films in the running as Charlie Chaplin's funniest and most adroitly balanced between comedy and pathos. [7 Sept 1990]