Best Comedy Movies of 1920

1.

One Week

5.0
8.1/10 IMDB

The story involves two newlyweds, Keaton and Seely, who receive a build-it-yourself house as a wedding gift. The house can be built, supposedly, in "one week." A rejected suitor secretly re-numbers packing crates. The movie recounts Keaton's struggle to assemble the house according to this new "arrangement."

Starring: Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely, Joe Roberts, Lon Chaney ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1920-08-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : The Scarecrow
2.

The Scarecrow

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Buster competes with another farmhand for the love of the farmer's daughter.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts, Sybil Seely, Joe Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Al St. John, Mary Astor ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1920-11-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Neighbors
3.

Neighbors

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

The Romeo and Juliet story played out in a tenement neighborhood with Buster and Virginia's families hating each other over the fence separating their buildings.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Jack Duffy ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1920-12-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Convict 13
4.

Convict 13

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A young golfer is mugged by an escaped convict and finds himself in a prison where he foils a jailbreak.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely, Joe Roberts, Edward F. Cline, Joe Keaton ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1920-10-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : An Eastern Westerner
5.

An Eastern Westerner

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A young man in New York has exasperated his father because of his constant carousing and irresponsibility, so his father sends him to his uncle's ranch in the west. The young man arrives in the town of Piute Pass, which is being terrorized by Tiger Lip Tompkins and his gang, the Masked Angels. The Easterner befriends a young woman whose father is being held captive by Tompkins, and he decides to help her.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Noah Young, James T. Kelley, Sammy Brooks, Mark Jones, Wallace Howe ..
Directed by: Hal Roach
Release date: 1920-05-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Why Change Your Wife?
6.

Why Change Your Wife?

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Robert and Beth Bordon are married but share little. He runs into Sally at a cabaret and the Gordons are soon divorced. Just as he gets bored with Sally's superficiality, Beth strives to improve her looks. The original couple falls in love again at a summer resort.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Thomas Meighan, Bebe Daniels, Theodore Kosloff, Sylvia Ashton, Clarence Geldart, Mayme Kelso, Lucien Littlefield, Edna Mae Cooper, Jane Wolfe ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1920-05-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : The Garage
7.

The Garage

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Roscoe and Buster operate a combination garage and fire station. In the first half they destroy a car left for them to clean. In the second half they go off on a false alarm and return to find their own building on fire.

Starring: Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Molly Malone, Harry McCoy, Dan Crimmins ..
Directed by: Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
Release date: 1920-01-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Haunted Spooks
8.

Haunted Spooks

3.3
6.7/10 IMDB

After numerous failed attempts to commit suicide, our hero (Lloyd) runs into a lawyer who is looking for a stooge to stand in as a groom in order to secure an inheritance for his client (Davis). The inheritance is a house, which her scheming uncle "haunts" so that he can scare them off and claim the property.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Wallace Howe, Sammy Brooks, William Gillespie, Mark Jones, Dee Lampton, Sam Lufkin, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Marie Mosquini ..
Directed by: Hal Roach, Alfred J. Goulding
Release date: 1920-03-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : The Saphead
9.

The Saphead

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Nick Van Alstyne owns the Henrietta silver mine and is very rich. His son Bertie is naive and spoiled. His daughter Rose is married to shady investor Mark. Mark wrecks Bertie's wedding plans by making him take the blame for Mark's illegitimate daughter. Mark also nearly ruins the family business by selling off Henrietta stock at too low a price. Bertie, of all people, must come to the rescue on the trading floor.

Starring: Edward Jobson, Beulah Booker, Edward Connelly, Edward Alexander, Irving Cummings, Buster Keaton, William H. Crane, Carol Holloway, Jack Livingston ..
Directed by: Herbert Blaché, Winchell Smith
Release date: 1920-09-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : What Happened To Rosa?
10.

What Happened To Rosa?

3.1
6.8/10 IMDB

A fortune teller tells a store clerk with a romantic disposition that she was a Spanish noblewoman in an earlier life. The girl begins to live the part of the Spanish noblewoman and romance and comedy ensue.

Starring: Mabel Normand, Doris Pawn, Tully Marshall, Hugh Thompson, Eugenie Besserer, Buster Trow ..
Directed by: Victor Schertzinger
Release date: 1920-12-08

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