Best Comedy Movies of 1922


The Ropin' Fool

7.6/10 IMDB

"Ropes" Reilly shows off his impressive roping skills, then runs afoul of the local townsfolk.

Starring: Will Rogers, Irene Rich, John Ince, Guinn Williams, Russ Powell, Bert Sprotte, Buck McKee, Buster Trow ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1922-10-29

The Sawmill

6.1/10 IMDB

A bumbling sawmill employee tries to win the hand of the owner's daughter while staying out of the clutches of the mill's bullying foreman.

Starring: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Frank Alexander, Kathleen O'Connor ..
Directed by: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog
Release date: 1922-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1922 : East Is West

East Is West

6.6/10 IMDB

She'd wink till hearts went on the blink. And staid professors couldn't think. And everywhere they'd stop to stare. And say "Some Chink!" when Ming Toy winked.

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Edmund Burns, E. Alyn Warren, Warner Oland, Frank Lanning, Nick De Ruiz, Nigel Barrie, Lillian Lawrence, Winter Hall, James Wang ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1922-10-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1922 : The Ghost Breaker

The Ghost Breaker

6.7/10 IMDB

A young man and his manservant, escaping from a backwoods family feud, are persuaded by a beautiful young heiress to help her rid her newly-gained Spanish castle of ghosts.

Starring: Wallace Reid, Lila Lee, Walter Hiers, Arthur Edmund Carewe, J. Farrell MacDonald, Frances Raymond, Snitz Edwards ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1922-09-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1922 : Peg o' My Heart

Peg o' My Heart

6.8/10 IMDB

PEG O MY HEART (Metro Studios, 1922), directed by King Vidor, under the supervision of J. Hartley Manners, introduces the legendary theatrical actress Laurette Taylor (1884-1946) to the screen reprising the role she made famous as a poor Irish farm girl who inherits a fortune but would rather have happiness instead. While a bit too old for the character supposedly in her late teens or early twenties, Laurette was tailor made for it.

Starring: Laurette Taylor, Mahlon Hamilton, Russell Simpson, Ethel Grey Terry, Nigel Barrie, Lionel Belmore, Vera Lewis, Beth Ivins, D.R.O. Hatswell, Eileen O'Malley ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1922-12-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1922 : Three Live Ghosts

Three Live Ghosts

6.7/10 IMDB

Adapted from a popular Broadway play and concerns three veterans who return to London from the War only to discover that they have been officially listed as dead.

Starring: Norman Kerry, Anna Q. Nilsson, Edmund Goulding, John Miltern, Cyril Chadwick, Clare Greet, Dorothy Fane, Annette Benson, Wyndham Guise ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1922-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1922 : Come on Over

Come on Over

6.2/10 IMDB

Shane O'Mealia leaves Ireland, promising to send for his sweetheart, Moyna. In the mean time the son of the old lady she lives with, takes them back to America without telling Shane, who then must explain a girl he's been seeing in New York.

Starring: Colleen Moore, Ralph Graves, J. Farrell MacDonald, Kate Price, James A. Marcus, Kathleen O'Connor, Florence Drew, Harold Holland, Mary Warren, Elinor Hancock ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1922-03-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1922 : Triplepatte


5.9/10 IMDB

Robert de Houdan is indecisiveness itself. He keeps hesitating, shilly-shallying and never reach any decision in any way. So much so that he finds himself on the verge of ruin and falls prey to Boucherot, a greedy loan-shark who puts pressure on him to marry Yvonne Herbelier. Boucherot is assisted in his undertaking by baroness Pépin, a typical matchmaker. But Robert, who does not know the young lady, shies away from her.

Starring: Pierre Palau, Henri Debain, Édith Jéhanne, Madame Ahnar, Armand Numès, Jane Loury ..
Directed by: Raymond Bernard
Release date: 1922-11-17

A Barnyard Cavalier

5.1/10 IMDB

Bobby Vernon dreams he's part of The Three Musketeers.

Starring: Bobby Vernon, Viora Daniel, Ward Caulfield, Victor Rodman ..
Directed by: Al Christie
Release date: 1922-01-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1922 : Watch Your Step

Watch Your Step

0.0/10 IMDB

Elmer Slocum has just served a jail sentence for speeding. On his first day of liberty he encounters a physician whose car has broken down and offers to take him to his patient; he is pursued by motorcops for speeding, wrecks his car in a closed street, and knocks down and believes he has killed a policeman. Elmer boards a freight train and makes his way to a small town in Iowa, where he meets Margaret Andrews.....

Starring: Cullen Landis, Patsy Ruth Miller, Bert Woodruff, George C. Pearce, Raymond Cannon, Gus Leonard, Harry L. Rattenberry, L.J. O'Connor, John Cossar, Lillian Sylvester ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1922-02-16

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