A Dog's Life
A Dog's Life (1918)

A Dog's Life was Charlie Chaplin's initial release for First National Studios, and also his first three-reeler. Chaplin plays a tramp (duh!), who shambles around the cold, cruel world with his dog Scraps. Unable to land a job,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 14, 1918
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It was the first film to make $1 million.

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Carlos Magalh„es
Chaplin delivers a very inspired and hilarious 3-reel silent, with one classic scene after another - and the one where he tries to get his money back in the… More
Chris Browning
A very fast paced silent three-reeler from the legendary Charles Chaplin, it was also the first film ever to make a million dollars upon it's release! The… More
Byron Brubaker
Charlie and the dog Scraps live similar lives on the streets. There are some laugh out loud slapstick routines, but by and large it didn't tug at my… More
Ivan Descartin
The best in "the Chaplin Revue", with a story that felt like a prototype of either "The Kid" or "Modern Times" when it comes to… More
Dillon Lupky
Another humorous, if not forgetable, Chaplin film,
The package starts strong with a thirty minute short featuring Chaplin as the tramp who comes across a stray dog. The symbolism is obvious, the life of the… More