Best Comedy Movies of 1916

1.

Manhattan Madness

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Steve O'Dare, a young New Yorker who has gone off to Wyoming to be a cowboy, returns to New York to sell some cattle. He bores his friends with tales of the exciting Western life, so they plot to trick him with a mock abduction. But although Steve falls for the gag, he ends up turning the tables on his friends.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Jewel Carmen, George Beranger, Ruth Darling, Eugene Ormonde ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1916-10-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : His Picture in the Papers
2.

His Picture in the Papers

2.1
5.9/10 IMDB

A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, and in the process winds up getting involved with a gang of criminals and a locomotive chase.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Clarence Handyside, Rene Boucicault, Jean Temple, Charles Butler, Loretta Blake, Homer Hunt, Helena Rupport, Terry McGovern, Nick Thompson ..
Directed by: John Emerson
Release date: 1916-02-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : A Natural Born Gambler
3.

A Natural Born Gambler

2.1
5.4/10 IMDB

A lovable scoundrel is busted for gambling and thrown into jail, where he dreams of playing poker - but even in his dreams, he loses.

Starring: Bert Williams, Wes Jenkins ..
Directed by: Bert Williams
Release date: 1916-07-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The House Built Upon Sand
4.

The House Built Upon Sand

1.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Evelyn Dare is a butterfly of fashion. David Westebrooke, her fiancé, is an altruist interested in sociology. He has made his home in the factory town of Oreville, where he works as factory manager. He takes her to their home in the factory town and there orders his housekeeper to take away her useless clothes and to supply those befitting the wife of a factory manager. Trouble lies ahead.....

Starring: Lillian Gish, Roy Stewart, William H. Brown, Bessie Buskirk, Jack Brammall, Josephine Crowell, Kate Bruce ..
Directed by: Edward Morrissey
Release date: 1916-12-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The Habit of Happiness
5.

The Habit of Happiness

1.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Douglas Fairbanks stars as "Sunny" Wiggins, who believes in eternal optimism and good spirits. This places Wiggins at odds with his staid, wealthy family, who decide to get even when he blithely invites a group of derelicts to his sister's coming-out party.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, George Fawcett, Macey Harlam, Dorothy West, George Backus ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1916-03-12
6.

A Bath Tub Elopement

1.3
5.4/10 IMDB

A 1916 short comedy starring Marcel Perez

Starring: Marcel Perez, J. Malvin Ambrose, Tom Murray ..
Directed by: Marcel Perez
Release date: 1916-11-20
7.

Everett True Breaks Into the Movies

1.2
5.1/10 IMDB

Behind-the-scenes comedy at a movie studio.

Release date: 1916-12-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The Rink
8.

The Rink

0.0
7.1/10 IMDB

After amusements working in a restaurant, Charlie uses his lunch break to go roller skating.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, James T. Kelley, Eric Campbell, Lloyd Bacon, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Leota Bryan, Frank J. Coleman, Charlotte Mineau ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-12-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The Pawnshop
9.

The Pawnshop

0.0
7.1/10 IMDB

A pawnbroker's assistant deals with his grumpy boss, his annoying co-worker and some eccentric customers as he flirts with the pawnbroker's daughter, until a perfidious crook with bad intentions arrives at the pawnshop.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand, Albert Austin, Wesley Ruggles, Eric Campbell, James T. Kelley, Frank J. Coleman, Charlotte Mineau ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-10-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The Count
10.

The Count

0.0
6.7/10 IMDB

A tailor's apprentice burns Count Broko's clothes while ironing them and the tailor fires him. Later, the tailor discovers a note explaining that the count cannot attend a dance party, so he dresses as such to take his place; but the apprentice has also gone to the mansion where the party is celebrated and bumps into the tailor in disguise…

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Henry Bergman, Leota Bryan, Frank J. Coleman, James T. Kelley, Charlotte Mineau, John Rand, Albert Austin ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-09-04

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