Comedy Kings: 50 Movie Pack

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1. Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy

In 1940, Colonel Will Seaborn Effingham (Charles Coburn), a retired Army officer, returns to his home town of Fredericksville, Georgia, and is disturbed at the lack of civic pride. He ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Charles Coburn, Joan Bennett, William Eythe, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 322

2. Country Gentlemen (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy

McAllister (Ole Olsen and Hamilton (Chic Johnson)are a couple of con-men who travel about the country selling worthless stock to small town citizens. They come to Chesterville where they ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Joyce Compton, Lila Lee

Votes: 108

3. Freckles Comes Home (1942)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Freckles (Johnny Downs) comes home from college...and the sheriff accuses him of murder, gangsters put him on the spot, and his girl friend, Jane (Gale Storm), falls in love with a confidence man.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Johnny Downs, Gale Storm, Mantan Moreland, Irving Bacon

Votes: 119

4. Good-bye Love (1933)

67 min | Comedy

A sexy golddigger lands who she thinks is a wealthy big-game hunter from a royal family. What she doesn't know is that not only is he not wealthy, nor a big-game hunter nor from a royal ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Verree Teasdale, Sidney Blackmer, Phyllis Barry

Votes: 98

5. Hay Foot (1942)

Passed | 48 min | Comedy, Romance

Colonel Barkley is very proud of his assistant, Sergeant Doubleday, who has a photographic memory. Doubleday shows off his book knowledge on firearms during a class given by Sergeant Ames, ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: William Tracy, Joe Sawyer, James Gleason, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 102

6. Bedside Manner (1945)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

Macho pilot is treated by a woman doctor. Complications ensue.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Charles Ruggles, Ann Rutherford

Votes: 152

7. Affairs of Cappy Ricks (1937)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Drama

Cappy Ricks, a crusty old sea captain, returns home from a long voyage to discover that his family and his business are in chaos--his daughter is set to marry a nitwit that he can't stand, ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Walter Brennan, Mary Brian, Lyle Talbot, Frank Shields

Votes: 135

8. All Over Town (1937)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy

Two zanies try to stage a show in a theater that has a reputation for being being jinxed.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Mary Howard, Harry Stockwell

Votes: 126

9. Niagara Falls (1941)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

Margie Blake, who wants to get married young and have two dozen kids, has a flat tire and traveling salesman Tom Wilson, who believes in "loving 'em and leaving 'em" stops to help. They ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Marjorie Woodworth, Tom Brown, Zasu Pitts, Slim Summerville

Votes: 175

10. Here Comes Trouble (1948)

Approved | 55 min | Comedy

A newspaper publisher (Emory Parnell) is being blackmailed by a burlesque queen (Joan Woodbury), and he sends one of his reporters (William Tracy) to talk to her. The girl is murdered and ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: William Tracy, Joe Sawyer, Emory Parnell, Betty Compson

Votes: 190

11. Hollywood and Vine (1945)

Approved | 58 min | Comedy, Drama

A young girl arrives in Hollywood determined to become a star in the movies, but finds that attaining stardom is a lot more difficult then she counted on. Howewver, she does become a star ... See full summary »

Director: Alexis Thurn-Taxis | Stars: James Ellison, Wanda McKay, Franklin Pangborn, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 124

12. Lost Honeymoon (1947)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Romance

When an Englishwoman dies, leaving behind two children, her devoted friend decides to take the children to find the woman's husband, an American serviceman who had returned to the USA. But ... See full summary »

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Franchot Tone, Ann Richards, Tom Conway, Frances Rafferty

Votes: 130

13. The Animal Kingdom (1932)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Based on a play by Philip Barry, this sophisticated comedy is about a man trying to justify his love for both his wife and his mistress.

Directors: Edward H. Griffith, George Cukor | Stars: Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy, William Gargan

Votes: 897

14. Behave Yourself! (1951)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime

When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law?

Director: George Beck | Stars: Farley Granger, Shelley Winters, William Demarest, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 546

15. The Admiral Was a Lady (1950)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

Ex-WAVE encounters four fun-loving, work-hating men, all of whom want to marry her.

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Wanda Hendrix, Rudy Vallee, Johnny Sands

Votes: 275

16. His Double Life (1933)

68 min | Comedy, Drama

Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hopkins | Stars: Roland Young, Lillian Gish, Montagu Love, Lumsden Hare

Votes: 290

17. Boys of the City (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Hal E. Chester, Frankie Burke

Votes: 540

18. Escape to Paradise (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

An American tourist in South America finds love and unexpected trouble.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bobby Breen, Kent Taylor, Marla Shelton, Rudolph Anders

Votes: 52

19. False Pretenses (1935)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

A girl who's just lost her job meets a drunk millionaire on a bridge who's just lost his money. They go back to his house, and eventually come up with a plan to benefit them both: he'll ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Irene Ware, Sidney Blackmer, Betty Compson, Russell Hopton

Votes: 103

20. The Gang's All Here (1941)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Two friends take jobs as truck drivers, unaware that the trucking company is being targeted by a gang of saboteurs who will stop at nothing, including murder, to stop them.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Frankie Darro, Marcia Mae Jones, Jackie Moran, Keye Luke

Votes: 131

21. The Inspector General (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

A town's corrupt officials think a fool is actually an investigator in disguise.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 2,905

22. The Kid (1921)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Votes: 104,742 | Gross: $5.45M

23. The Groom Wore Spurs (1951)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

An attorney is hired to keep a dumb cowboy out of trouble.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson, Joan Davis, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 235

24. Heading for Heaven (1947)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy

Stuart Erwin plays a small-town real estate agent who owns much property which, for several generations, has failed to sell even while the town has grown. It becomes known, except to Erwin,... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Glenda Farrell, Russ Vincent, Irene Ryan

Votes: 100

25. His Private Secretary (1933)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Romance

Dick Wallace secretly marries a minister's grand-daughter but his father, who thinks she is a gold digger, is opposed. She takes a job with the company under her maiden name to prove she's okay.

Director: Phil Whitman | Stars: Evalyn Knapp, John Wayne, Reginald Barlow, Alec B. Francis

Votes: 563

26. I'm from Arkansas (1944)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

The national spotlight falls on Pitchfork, Arkansas when a local farmer's sow has 18 piglets. How the townspeople relate to city folk and handle fame is the ingredient for laughs.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Slim Summerville, El Brendel, Iris Adrian, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 133

27. The Lady Says No (1951)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

A woman writes a best-selling book for women warning them about the "dangers" of men. A handsome photographer for a national magazine arrives in her town to do a feature story on her. Complications ensue.

Director: Frank Ross | Stars: Joan Caulfield, David Niven, James Robertson Justice, Lenore Lonergan

Votes: 286

28. Life with Father (1947)

Passed | 118 min | Comedy

A financier from New York City rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousness of a bookkeeper.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 4,402

29. Lonely Wives (1931)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

A lonely husband, whose wife has been away, hires a look-a-like impersonator to fill his place and fool his mother-in-law while he plays around with a pretty coquette. His wife returns that night and confusion prevails.

Director: Russell Mack | Stars: Edward Everett Horton, Esther Ralston, Laura La Plante, Patsy Ruth Miller

Votes: 322

30. Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy

Trouble-prone Billy Peck and his gang descend on a traveling circus that has just hit town, and before long their antics are causing the circus owner all kinds of problems.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Tommy Kelly, Ann Gillis, Edgar Kennedy, Benita Hume

Votes: 85

31. The Milky Way (1936)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and ... See full summary »

Directors: Leo McCarey, Ray McCarey, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack

Votes: 1,443 | Gross: $1.17M

32. Money Means Nothing (1934)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama

At Joe's Roadside, a popular but rundown New York roadhouse where the wealthy and not-so-wealthy hang out, a wealthy Manhattan girl and a struggling Brooklyn boy meet and fall in love. She ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Wallace Ford, Gloria Shea, Edgar Kennedy, Vivien Oakland

Votes: 78

33. Never Wave at a WAC (1953)

Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

A shallow society matron is urged by her senator father to join the Women's Army Corps.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Paul Douglas, Marie Wilson, William Ching

Votes: 380

34. Nothing Sacred (1937)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

An eccentric woman learns she is not dying of radium poisoning as earlier assumed, but when she meets a reporter looking for a story, she feigns sickness again for her own profit.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger, Walter Connolly

Votes: 5,654

35. The Nut Farm (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

Bob and Helen decide to move to California and make a fresh start. Bob wants to buy a nut farm, but Helen dreams of being in the movies. While Bob is looking for a farm to buy, Helen is ... See full summary »

Director: Melville W. Brown | Stars: Wallace Ford, Betty Alden, Florence Roberts, Spencer Charters

Votes: 81

36. Palooka (1934)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Music

Knobby discovers young hunk Palooka and trains him to fight the reigning champ, also drunken sot, Al McSwatt.

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Jimmy Durante, Lupe Velez, Stuart Erwin, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 277

37. The Perils of Pauline (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

The real life story of actress Pearl White during her rise to fame in silent serials.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Betty Hutton, John Lund, Billy De Wolfe, William Demarest

Votes: 992

38. The Rage of Paris (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Mischa Auer, Louis Hayward

Votes: 658

39. Riding on Air (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Smugglers are using a device for controlling airplanes in flight, and newspaper reporters from Chicago are vying for the story. Reporter Elmer Lane is out to scoop rival reporter Betty Harrison, and capture her heart in the process.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Guy Kibbee, Florence Rice, Vinton Hayworth

Votes: 101

40. Road to Bali (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Two unemployed show-biz pals accept treasure-diving work in Bali for a local princess and they find treasure, love and trouble.

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 4,298

41. St. Benny the Dip (1951)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime

A gang of con artists disguise themselves as clerics in order to pull off a job, but soon find that even pretending to be religious people is having an effect on them.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Dick Haymes, Nina Foch, Roland Young, Lionel Stander

Votes: 192

42. Swing It, Sailor! (1938)

Passed | 57 min | Adventure, Comedy

Husky Stone (Ray Mayer), strongest man in the Navy, and as short on brains as he is as long on muscle, has an urge to get married, as his enlistment is up. The object of his affection is ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Cannon | Stars: Wallace Ford, Ray Mayer, Isabel Jewell, Mary Treen

Votes: 63

43. Three Husbands (1950)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

When a recently deceased playboy gets to heaven and is granted one wish--granted to all newcomers--he requests that he be able to see the reactions of three husbands, with whom he regularly... See full summary »

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Eve Arden, Ruth Warrick, Vanessa Brown, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 167

44. The Villain Still Pursued Her (1940)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy

The widow Wilson and her daughter Mary have just learned that old Mr. Middleton, who held the mortgage on their home, has passed away. They are now visited by Middleton's lawyer, Cribbs, ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Anita Louise, Alan Mowbray, Buster Keaton

Votes: 213

45. A Bride for Henry (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Comedy

On the day of her wedding a young woman's fiancĂ© doesn't show up, sleeping off the results of the previous night's wild bachelor party. Miffed, the woman decides to go ahead with the ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Anne Nagel, Warren Hull, Henry Mollison, Claudia Dell

Votes: 196

46. We're in the Legion Now (1936)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Two petty gangsters trying to elude their enemies join the French Foreign Legion.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Reginald Denny, Esther Ralston, <