Seven Chances
Seven Chances (1925)

Told that he will inherit $7 million by 7 p.m. if he can get married in time, lovelorn lawyer Jimmie Shannon sets off on a wild bride-chase. The hilariously inventive comedy culminates with one of Buster Keaton's most renowned set… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 11, 2000
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... Keaton transformed the material into his own brand of humor: from stage farce to snappy cinematic slapstick, with Buster turning verbal jokes into visual gags.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

One of Buster's best, which means cinema's finest.

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Excellent Keaton comedy with a classic slapstick climax

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A superlative visual comedy

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Dan Jardine
Cinemania

Keaton at his stonefaced best

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Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

Keaton directed as well-- it's classic what can you say!

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Solid Buster Keaton effort.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the greatest ever chase scenes.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Keaton at his stonefaced best

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
An absolutely hilarious comedy with great editing, score, framing and cinematography, even if the initial scenes in early Technicolor have not survived in such… More
Eric Broome
The funniest silent movie ever? "Seven Chances" isn't as brilliant as "Our Hospitality," "The General" and "Sherlock… More
AJ Verser
A classic! Many movies have been based on this story since this one. This is a must see movie.
Marcus Woolcott
It's an oft told tale, but Keaton is the master of physicality - and some of the stunts make today's look weak. Wonderful film.
Byron Brubaker
It was a real joy to watch this at the local Cinematheque with lots of people laughing and enjoying this classic comedy. It is a premise that has been repeated… More
Ivan Descartin
When I read the simplified plot summary of the film, I thought it's one of those Buster Keaton "small scale" comedies, with all the cute romantic… More