Modern Times - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Modern Times Reviews

Bill Weber
Slant Magazine
November 24, 2010
An anomaly in its era, Chaplin's film is now a treasure of Depression America's zeitgeist and the curtain call of the movies' first comedic icon.
Mark Bourne
April 14, 2006
For the [MK2/Warner] restoration, experts at Cineteca Bologna assembled the best footage from a variety of sources into a new print. MK2's technicians painstakingly touched up all 126,000 frames individually...
David Annandale
January 24, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 24, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Timothy Knight
August 6, 2003
Modern Times has been beautifully restored and outfitted with a wealth of extras.
| Original Score: 4/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
July 10, 2003
...many of the movie's satiric jabs at big business, industrialization, the working class, and the impersonalization of contemporary society are still relevant today.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
July 2, 2003
For Chaplin fans, this gift set is a treasure. For those who have never seen Chaplin, the discs serve as an entertaining introduction to a comedy colossus.
Full Review