Best Comedy Movies of 1916

1.

The Pawnshop

3.7
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 Rink
2.

The Rink

3.7
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 : One A.M.
3.

One A.M.

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A drunken homeowner has a difficult time getting about in his home after arriving home late at night.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Albert Austin ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-08-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The Vagabond
4.

The Vagabond

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

After passing the hat and taking the donations intended for German street musicians Charlie heads for the country. Here he finds and rescues a girl from a band of gypsies. The girl falls in love with an artist whose portrait is later seen in a shop by the girl's real mother. The mother and the artist arrive in a chauffeured auto and offer Charlie money for his services, money which he rejects.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Charlotte Mineau, Phyllis Allen, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman, Frank J. Coleman, James T. Kelley ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-07-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : Behind the Screen
5.

Behind the Screen

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

During the troubled shooting of several movies, David, the prop man's assistant, meets an aspiring actress who tries to find work in the studio. Things get messy when the stagehands decide to go on strike.

Starring: Eric Campbell, Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman, Leota Bryan, Frank J. Coleman, James T. Kelley, Charlotte Mineau ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-11-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The Floorwalker
6.

The Floorwalker

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

An impecunious customer creates chaos in a department store while the manager and his assistant plot to steal the money kept in the establishment's safe.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Albert Austin, Charlotte Mineau, Leo White, Henry Bergman, Frank J. Coleman, Bud Jamison ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-05-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The Fireman
7.

The Fireman

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Charlie is a fireman who always does everything wrong. A man talks the Fire Chief into ignoring his burning home (he wants the insurance money) unaware that his daughter (the love of the Chief) is upstairs in the house. When the house next door catches fire its owner rouses Charlie who rouses the force.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Eric Campbell, Leo White, Charlotte Mineau, Albert Austin, Frank J. Coleman, James T. Kelley, John Rand ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-06-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : The Count
8.

The Count

3.4
6.6/10 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
Best Comedy Movies of 1916 : Police
9.

Police

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Charlie is released from prison and immediately swindled by a fake parson. A fellow ex-convict convinces Charlie to help burglarize a house.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Wesley Ruggles, James T. Kelley, Leo White, John Rand, Fred Goodwins, Billy Armstrong, 'Snub' Pollard, Bud Jamison ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1916-05-27
10.

Domestic Difficulties

3.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Animation from the Mut and Jeff series is a bit crude in it's movement and it's wife with rolling pin humor but even now it's passably amusing.

Directed by: Bud Fisher
Release date: 1916-03-06

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