A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) - Rotten Tomatoes

A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)




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Written, directed and composed by Charlie Chaplin, his final film revolves around Russian emigre countess Natascha, forced into prostitution in Hong Kong, who stows away in wealthy American Ogden's stateroom to blackmail her way to the States.


Marlon Brando
as Ogden Mears
Sophia Loren
as Natascha
Margaret Rutherford
as Miss Gaulswallow
Michael Medwin
as John Felix
John Paul
as Captain
Angela Scoular
as Society Girl
Bill Nagy
as Crawford
Dilys Laye
as Saleswoman
Jenny Bridges
as Countess
Arthur Gross
as Immigration Officer
Balbina Meyer
as French Maid
Burnell Tucker
as Hotel Receptiontst
Len Lowe
as Electrician
Francis Dux
as Head Waiter
Cecil Cheng
as Cab Driver
Kevin Manser
as Photographer
Charles Chaplin
as Old Steward
Anthony Chinn
as Hawaiian
Geraldine Chaplin
as Girls at Dance
Janine Hill
as Girls at Dance
Michael Spice
as American Sailor
Ronald Rubin
as American Sailor
Ray Marlow
as American Sailor
Victoria Chaplin
as Young Girl
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Critic Reviews for A Countess from Hong Kong

All Critics (7)

The framing and cinematography are equally uninspired, the dialogue severely lacks the zest of Wilder or Sturges, and the acting reeks of phony attempts at impatience.

August 24, 2020 | Rating: 3/10 | Full Review…

Charlie Chaplin's A Countess From Hong Kong is a failure because of the spoken word. The storyline is as basic and clear as the situations in Chaplin's two-reclers.

July 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Sadly, Chaplin's last picture, a slender, old-fashioned bedroom farce, is a misguided effort in which neither Brando nor Sophia Loren are well cast.

April 7, 2009 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Both the shipboard ball sequence and the climactic scene (both involving dance) are pure bliss, and Chaplin's handling of the widescreen format and color are surprisingly assured.

August 2, 2004 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Chaplin's much maligned, but ultimately lovely, last film.

June 21, 2004 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for A Countess from Hong Kong

Chaplin's last film and the only one in color, a funny, delicious screwball comedy with very fine performances by a great cast - except Tippi Hedren, who is not really in tune with the others. And the chemistry between Brando and Loren is phenomenal.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer


Although it is clunky and banal at times, this is not nearly the monstrosity that it's made out to be by a lot of people. It's a light, amusing film with good performances from the whole cast, particularly Brando. Although it's repetitive and the humor doesn't always play out ideally, I found it a pleasant enough way to spend my evening.

Mike T.
Mike T.

Super Reviewer

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