Best Comedy Movies of 1926

1.

The General

5.9
8.2/10 IMDB

During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Henry Smith, Frank Barnes, Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1926-12-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : For Heaven's Sake
2.

For Heaven's Sake

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

An irresponsible young millionaire changes his tune when he falls for the daughter of a downtown minister.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young, Jim Mason, Paul Weigel, Constantine Romanoff, Richard Daniels, Oscar Smith, Robert Dudley, Hal Craig ..
Directed by: Sam Taylor
Release date: 1926-04-05
3.

Tell It to the Marines

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

U.S. Marine Sergeant O'Hara has his hands full training raw recruits, one of whom, 'Skeets' Burns, is a particular thorn in his side. If Burns's lackadaisical approach to the military were not bad enough, he also makes advances on nurse Nora Dale, whom Sergeant O'Hara secretly loves. Nora is oblivious to O'Hara's feelings and is attracted to the handsome 'Skeet.' But an indiscretion turns her against him, and it takes an expedition to China and a battle with a warlord's bandit brigade to sort things out among the nurse and her two Marines.

Starring: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman, Eddie Gribbon, Carmel Myers, Warner Oland, Mitchell Lewis, Frank Currier, Maurice E. Kains, Lori Bara ..
Directed by: George W. Hill
Release date: 1926-12-23
4.

Battling Butler

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Meek millionaire Alfred Butler goes on a camping excursion with his faithful servant. Once in the wilderness, Alfred ignores outdoor activities in favor of trying to woo a charming mountain girl, who wants nothing to do with her spoiled suitor. Trying to impress the girl, Alfred masquerades as boxing star "Battling" Butler.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Sally O'Neil, Walter James, Budd Fine, Francis McDonald, Mary O'Brien, Tom Wilson, Eddie Borden, Snitz Edwards ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton
Release date: 1926-09-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Ella Cinders
5.

Ella Cinders

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Poor Ella Cinders is much abused by her evil step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to Hollywood, where she is promised a job in the movies. When she arrives in Hollywood, she discovers that the contest was a scam and the job non-existent. But through pluck, luck, and talent, she makes it in the movies anyway, and finds true love.

Starring: Colleen Moore, Lloyd Hughes, Vera Lewis, Doris Baker, Emily Gerdes, Mike Donlin, Jed Prouty, Jack Duffy, Harry Allen, Alfred E. Green ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1926-06-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Young April
6.

Young April

3.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Young orphan Victoria Sax becomes a grand duchess and is summoned to a remote kingdom.

Starring: Bessie Love, Joseph Schildkraut, Rudolph Schildkraut, Bryant Washburn, Clarence Geldart ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp
Release date: 1926-10-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The College Boob
7.

The College Boob

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Ally Appleby is a country boy headed for the college campus, courtesy of his Aunt Polly and Uncle Lish. They're financing his education providing that he stay away from sports. Before his train even arrives at its destination, he earns the enmity of senior Horatio Winston. Winston is determined to make Appleby into the college boob and his plan is working until pretty coed Angel Boothby reveals the plot.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Maurice 'Lefty' Flynn, Jimmy Anderson, Bob Steele, Cecil Ogden, Dorothea Wolbert, William Malan, Ray Turner ..
Directed by: Harry Garson
Release date: 1926-08-15
8.

Exit Smiling

3.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Silent comedy about the travails of a third-rate traveling theatre company.

Starring: Beatrice Lillie, Jack Pickford, Doris Lloyd, DeWitt Jennings, Harry Myers, Franklin Pangborn, Tenen Holtz, Louise Lorraine, Dorothea Wolbert, Charles K. French ..
Directed by: Sam Taylor
Release date: 1926-11-06
9.

The Cruise of the Jasper B

3.3
7.4/10 IMDB

The film stars actor Rod La Rocque as 'Jerry Cleggert', a good-natured descendant of an infamous clan of pirates who resides aboard the rickety ship Jasper B. Cleggert is informed that in order to inherit a large inheritance, he must marry by his twenty-fifth birthday - otherwise he would relinquish all claims to his impending fortune. Jerry soon meets his ideal would-be bride Agatha Fairhaven (Mildred Harris) and the two immediately fall in love. Complications arise when Jerry's cousin, the dastardly lawyer Reginald Maltravers (Snitz Edwards) claims Agatha as his own. The courting couple suffer a series of mishaps on the way to altar; they are waylaid en route by a trio of bandits, escape from a runaway taxi cab, and outrun a mob of unscrupulous state authorities.

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Mildred Harris, Snitz Edwards, Jack Ackroyd, Otto Lederer, James T. Mack, Tiny Sandford, Billy Engle ..
Directed by: James W. Horne
Release date: 1926-12-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Nickel-Hopper
10.

The Nickel-Hopper

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Dance hall Romeos and an irresponsible father create comic complications in the life of a nickel-per-whirl taxi dancer.

Starring: Mabel Normand, Michael Visaroff, Theodore von Eltz, Oliver Hardy, Boris Karloff ..
Directed by: F. Richard Jones, Hal Yates
Release date: 1926-12-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Skinner's Dress Suit
11.

Skinner's Dress Suit

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Honey Skinner is proud of her successful husband. When he tells her he's going to ask for a raise, she knows he'll get it. He asks his boss just as their big client announces he's not renewing his contract. He doesn't get the raise, but he's too embarrassed to tell his wife the truth. She starts making plans to spend that extra $10 a week; the first thing is a new dress suit for him and a new outfit for her so they can fit in at a swanky party. They're the hit of the party, and Honey is embraced by the 'smart set.' Meanwhile, business is bad and Skinner loses his job. The tailor is after him for payment on the suit, and Honey is still spending the salary he doesn't have.

Starring: Reginald Denny, Laura La Plante, Ben Hendricks Jr., E.J. Ratcliffe, Janet Gaynor, Hedda Hopper, Lionel Braham, Frona Hale, William H. Strauss, Betty Morrissey ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1926-04-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Scents and Nonsense
12.

Scents and Nonsense

3.0
6.0/10 IMDB

It's a fairly straightforward piece in which Krazy gets involved with a dance contest, a bear, a skunk and a pawnbroker.

Directed by: William Nolan
Release date: 1926-01-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Show Off
13.

The Show Off

3.0
6.7/10 IMDB

A blowhard who poses as a railroad executive (but is really just a $30-a-week clerk) catches a young bride and then drives her family's finances to the brink of ruin.

Starring: Ford Sterling, Lois Wilson, Claire McDowell, Louise Brooks, Gregory Kelly, Charles Goodrich ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1926-08-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : So This Is Paris
14.

So This Is Paris

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Paul and Suzanne Giraud are happily married and living in a quiet neighborhood. When Suzanne notices that their new neighbors are expressive dancers in revealing outfits, she demands Paul speak to them about their lack of morality. Paul discovers that the woman is Georgette Lalle, an old flame.

Starring: Monte Blue, Monte Blue, Patsy Ruth Miller, Patsy Ruth Miller, George Beranger, George Beranger, Myrna Loy, Myrna Loy, Lilyan Tashman, Lilyan Tashman ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1926-07-31
15.

Stork Mad

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Silent comedy short starring Bobby Ray.

Starring: Bobby Ray, Molly Malone, Bud Jamison ..
Directed by: Al Christie
Release date: 1926-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Kiki
16.

Kiki

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Kiki, a poor young woman who sells newspapers on the street corners of Paris, is able to land a job singing and dancing at a nearby theater. While she is there, she invites herself into the life of the revue's manager, with whom she has fallen in love.

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor, Marc McDermott, George K. Arthur, William Orlamond, Frankie Darro, Mack Swain, Erwin Connelly, Eugenie Besserer ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1926-04-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Irene
17.

Irene

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Irene, a feisty Irish girl in Philadelphia, clashes with her family and walks out, heading to New York City to seek fame and fortune. She gets a job as a dressmaker's model and becomes involved with Donald, the scion of a wealthy family. Donald's mother doesn't approve of Irene and sets out to discredit her in Donald's eyes.

Starring: Colleen Moore, Lloyd Hughes, George K. Arthur, Charles Murray, Kate Price, Ida Darling, Eva Novak, Edward Earle, Larry Wheat, Marion Aye ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1926-01-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Uncle Tom's Uncle
18.

Uncle Tom's Uncle

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

The Gang stages their own revisionist version of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in Mickey's barn. But Joe's mother thinks the back yard needs cleaning, and there are several interruptions when they lose a leading character. Mickey plays Simon Legree; Mary as Eva; Joe as Uncle Tom; and Farina essays the role of Topsy.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Johnny Downs, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1926-05-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Baby Clothes
19.

Baby Clothes

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

Mr. and Mrs. Weedle are desperate to find two babies, for their rich uncle has sent them money for years thinking they have children. Now that he’s coming into town, the couple must find a pair of babies as soon as possible. The Our Gang kids are ready for the job, but a 27-year old midget is also in the running for the job and he doesn’t play fairly.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Johnny Downs, Mary Kornman ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1926-04-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Dog Shy
20.

Dog Shy

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Charley is chased into a phone booth by a dog and agrees to help a young woman on the phone avoid getting married.

Starring: Charley Chase, Stuart Holmes, Mildred June, Josephine Crowell, William Orlamond, Fred Kelsey ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1926-04-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : There Ain't No Santa Claus
21.

There Ain't No Santa Claus

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Charley has several dilemmas facing him at Christmas, all posed by his greedy, heartless landlord Noah and his family.

Starring: Charley Chase, Eugenia Gilbert, Noah Young, Kay Deslys, Mickey Bennett ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1926-12-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Good Cheer
22.

Good Cheer

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

On Christmas Eve, the Gang copes with hardships, helps capture a gang of thieves, and learns that Santa Claus really exists for those who wish fervently enough.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Johnny Downs, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Jay R. Smith, David Durand, Jannie Hoskins ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1926-01-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Now You Tell One
23.

Now You Tell One

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

The Liars Club is holding their contest to see who can tell the most unbelievable story, with a gold medallion waiting to be awarded to the winner. Disappointed with the other members' bland efforts, one member brings in Charley Bowers, who has an extraordinary tale to tell. Charley claims to have invented a magic potion that enables him to grow absolutely anything by a simple grafting process, and he proceeds to tell his story to the club.

Starring: Charles R. Bowers ..
Directed by: Charles R. Bowers, Harold L. Muller
Release date: 1926-12-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Fine Manners
24.

Fine Manners

2.9
5.9/10 IMDB

The film depicts what happens when a rich boy accidentally meets a crude girl on New Year's Eve.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Dunbar, Roland Drew, John Miltern, Jack La Rue, Ivan Lebedeff ..
Directed by: Richard Rosson, Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1926-08-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Mighty Like a Moose
25.

Mighty Like a Moose

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

After a homely married couple separately undergo plastic surgery, they unwittingly plan an extramarital affair with each other.

Starring: Charley Chase, Vivien Oakland, Ann Howe, Charles Clary, Gale Henry, Malcolm Denny, Harry Bowen, Charlie Hall, Kenneth McMillan, Rolfe Sedan ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1926-07-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Strong Man
26.

The Strong Man

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A meek Belgian soldier (Harry Langdon) fighting in World War I receives penpal letters and a photo from "Mary Brown", an American girl he has never met. He becomes infatuated with her by long distance. After the war, the young Belgian journeys to America as assistant to a theatrical "strong man", Zandow the Great (Arthur Thalasso). While in America, he searches for Mary Brown... and he finds her, just as word comes that Zandow is incapacitated and the little nebbish must go on stage in his place.

Starring: Harry Langdon, Priscilla Bonner, Arthur Thalasso, Gertrude Astor, William V. Mong, Robert McKim, Brooks Benedict, Douglas Haig ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1926-11-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Mama Behave
27.

Mama Behave

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

A man finds out that his wife wishes he would act more like his twin brother, so he decides to impersonate his twin in an attempt to determine his wife's fidelity.

Starring: Charley Chase, Mildred Harris, Vivien Oakland, Syd Crossley, Rolfe Sedan ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1926-02-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Fool's Luck
28.

Fool's Luck

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

A young man faces perilous adventures when he is evicted from his apartment.

Starring: Lupino Lane, George Davis, Virginia Vance, Jack Lloyd, Glen Cavender ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1926-03-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Monkey Business
29.

Monkey Business

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

An abused chimpanzee escapes from a zoo. On the run, he meets Farina, running away from home and his battling parents. The two become friends and inspire the rest of the gang to put on a show to make money from neighborhood kids. But the chimp has his own idea and runs off creating havoc all over town until chased down by the local cops.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Jay R. Smith, Jannie Hoskins, Johnny Downs ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1926-03-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Bat
30.

The Bat

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

A masked criminal who dresses like a giant bat terrorizes the guests at an old house rented by a mystery writer.

Starring: George Beranger, Charles Herzinger, Emily Fitzroy, Louise Fazenda, Arthur Housman, Robert McKim, Jack Pickford, Jewel Carmen, Sôjin Kamiyama, Eddie Gribbon ..
Directed by: Roland West
Release date: 1926-03-14
31.

The Duchess of Buffalo

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

An American dancer on a tour of pre-Boleshevik Russia falls for a young army officer, and the feeling is mutual. However, the officer's father is the Grand Duke of Russia, and he has designs on the girl himself--not letting a minor detail like his already being married bother him--and refuses to let his son marry her.

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Tullio Carminati, Edward Martindel, Rose Dione, Chester Conklin, Lawrence Grant ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1926-09-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Grand Duchess and the Waiter
32.

The Grand Duchess and the Waiter

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Albert Durant, a young millionaire, poses as a waiter in order to woo an exiled and financially hard up Grand Duchess. She finds him impertinent and clumsy, but also quite fascinating. She takes him into her employ insisting he does everything she asks.

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Florence Vidor, Lawrence Grant, George Beranger, Dot Farley, Barbara Pierce, Brandon Hurst, William Courtright, Tom Ricketts ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1926-02-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Love 'Em and Leave 'Em
33.

Love 'Em and Leave 'Em

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

Mame Walsh promised their mother on her deathbed to look after little sister Janie. But Janie helps herself to everything of her sister's, be it her clothes or her men - even the money entrusted to her by fellow employees at the store they work at. Regardless, Mame can't break her promise. So when it comes to getting Janie out of trouble, big sister comes to the rescue.

Starring: Evelyn Brent, Lawrence Gray, Louise Brooks, Osgood Perkins, Jack Egan, Marcia Harris, Edward Garvey, Vera Sisson, Joseph McClunn, Arthur Donaldson ..
Directed by: Frank Tuttle
Release date: 1926-03-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Egged On
34.

Egged On

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Charley invents a machine that turns ordinary, breakable eggs into rubbery, unbreakable ones for transport. He builds a Rube Goldberg contraption of parts stolen from his neighbors. Rival egg companies want his invention, one of them stooping to sabotage to get it.

Starring: Charles R. Bowers ..
Directed by: Charles R. Bowers, Harold L. Muller, Ted Sears
Release date: 1926-09-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Crazy Like a Fox
35.

Crazy Like a Fox

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Two rich capitalists want to marry their children, but they don't like the idea at all. She tries to run away, and meets him at the station. They fall in love, unbeknownst to their real identities, and decide each on their own that they have to wreck their parents plan.

Starring: Charley Chase, Martha Sleeper, William V. Mong, Milla Davenport, William Blaisdell, Max Asher, Al Hallett, Oliver Hardy, Fred Kelsey, Jerry Mandy ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1926-08-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Move Along
36.

Move Along

2.7
7.5/10 IMDB

Dreamy little comedy as down-on-his-luck Ham looks for work, gets thrown out of his rooming house and tries to make it on the street -- in the best, gag-filled 20s comedy style.

Starring: Lloyd Hamilton, Glen Cavender, Helen Foster, Jack Lloyd, Otto Fries, Anita Garvin ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1926-07-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Nervous Wreck
37.

The Nervous Wreck

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Henry Williams, out in Arizona looking for a cure for his imaginary ills, stops at the ranch of Jud Morgan, and decides to stay. Jud's daughter, Sally, attracts his attention, although she is engaged to be married to Sheriff Bob Wells. Henry rides with her to town, where she wants to go shopping for her wedding clothes, but they run out of gas. No, problem' Henry holds up a passing motorist, with a monkey-wrench, and takes gasoline out of his car. They stop at a ranch where the foreman makes them become the cook and dishwasher. Then Jerome Underwood and his daughter, Harriet, arrive and they recognize Henry and Sally as the ones who held them up for gas. The jealous sheriff adds to the complications.

Starring: Harrison E. Ford, Phyllis Haver, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain, Hobart Bosworth, Paul Nicholson, Vera Steadman, Charles K. Gerrard, Clarence Burton ..
Directed by: Scott Sidney
Release date: 1926-10-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Fourth Alarm
38.

The Fourth Alarm

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

The rascals once again, now as a plumbers.

Starring: Charles A. Bachman, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Johnny Downs, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Jannie Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Scooter Lowry, Jay R. Smith, Clifton Young ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1926-08-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Mantrap
39.

Mantrap

2.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A sexy young manicurist living with her older backwoodsman husband in a small Canadian town finds herself attracted to a young, rich and famous divorce lawyer who comes to town on vacation.

Starring: Clara Bow, Ernest Torrence, Percy Marmont, Eugene Pallette, Tom Kennedy, Josephine Crowell, William Orlamond, Charles Stevens, Miss DuPont, Charlotte Bird ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1926-07-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : What Price Glory
40.

What Price Glory

2.7
6.9/10 IMDB

U.S. Marine sergeants Quirt and Flagg are inveterate romantic rivals on peacetime assignments in China and the Philippines. In 1917, W.W. I brings them to France, where Flagg, now a captain, takes up with flirtatious Charmaine, inn-keeper's daughter. Of course, Quirt has to arrive and spoil his fun. But the harsh realities of war and the threat of a shotgun marriage give the two men a common cause...

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen, Dolores del Río, William V. Mong, Phyllis Haver, J. Carrol Naish, Elena Jurado, Leslie Fenton, Barry Norton, Sammy Cohen ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1926-11-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : What Happened to Jones
41.

What Happened to Jones

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

On the night before his wedding, a young man plays poker with friends. When the game is raided by the police, he escapes into a Turkish bath on ladies night, ending up disguised in drag and with difficult explanations to make.

Starring: Reginald Denny, Marian Nixon, Melbourne MacDowell, Frances Raymond, Otis Harlan, Emily Fitzroy, Margaret Quimby, Ben Hendricks Jr., Nina Romano, Zasu Pitts ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1926-02-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Waning Sex
42.

The Waning Sex

2.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Nina Duane is a criminal lawyer whose gender was professionally resented by Philip Barry, the District Attorney. She wins acquittal for man-chasing widow Mary Booth, then defeats her in romancing the D.A.

Starring: Norma Shearer, Conrad Nagel, George K. Arthur, Mary McAllister, Charles McHugh, Tiny Ward, Martha Mattox ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1926-09-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : So's Your Old Man
43.

So's Your Old Man

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Gregory La Cava directs this comedy of errors, starring W.C. Fields as a hen-pecked, inebriated inventor who triumphantly creates unbreakable windshield glass while struggling to gain the respect of his social-climbing daughter and nagging wife.

Starring: W.C. Fields, Alice Joyce, Charles Rogers, Kittens Reichert, Marcia Harris, Julia Ralph, Frank Montgomery, Jerry Sinclair ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1926-10-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Fig Leaves
44.

Fig Leaves

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Adam, a plumber, is happily married to Eve, a wardrobe-obsessed housewife, until she accidentally meets a supercilious fashion designer. At the prompting of her neighbor, who has secret designs on Adam, Eve secretly becomes a fashion model by day, knowing that her husband would disapprove.

Starring: George O’Brien, Olive Borden, George Beranger, Phyllis Haver, Heinie Conklin, Eulalie Jensen, William Austin ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1926-08-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Long Fliv the King
45.

Long Fliv the King

2.6
6.6/10 IMDB

This offbeat comedy from future Hollywood screwball director McCarey is about a princess who must find a husband in 24 hours or forfeit her throne. She quickly marries a condemned man--but the man is pardoned.

Starring: Charley Chase, Martha Sleeper, Max Davidson, Oliver Hardy, Fred Malatesta ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1926-06-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : The Clinging Vine
46.

The Clinging Vine

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

The Clinging Vine is a 1926 silent film produced by Cecil B. DeMille and Paul Sloane and directed by Sloane. It was distributed by DeMille's Producers Distributing Corporation. The film is based on a 1922 Broadway play by Zelda Sears.

Starring: Leatrice Joy, Tom Moore, Robert Edeson, Snitz Edwards, Toby Claude, Dell Henderson, Wilson Benge, Isabelle Keith, Louis Natheaux, John Roche ..
Directed by: Paul Sloane
Release date: 1926-09-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : He Done His Best
47.

He Done His Best

2.6
6.8/10 IMDB

When Charley asks a young woman whom he is in love with to marry him, she tells him that he needs to get her father's consent. But when Charley then goes to see her father, who owns a restaurant, he ends up getting hired as a dishwasher instead. The rest of the kitchen staff soon find out that Charley is not a member of their union, and they go on strike. Charley is left by himself, leading to a series of upheavals in the restaurant, and a great invention.

Starring: Charles R. Bowers ..
Directed by: Charles R. Bowers, Harold L. Muller
Release date: 1926-10-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : My Stars
48.

My Stars

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Johnny tries hard to impress his girl, but she seems to be much more interested in movie stars.

Starring: Johnny Arthur, Florence Lee, Virginia Vance, George Davis, Glen Cavender, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1926-01-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Fatal Footsteps
49.

Fatal Footsteps

2.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Charley is obsessed with learning the Charleston, so he can enter and win a local contest, which promises a large prize and the hand in marriage of a beautiful woman.

Starring: Charles R. Bowers ..
Directed by: Charles R. Bowers
Release date: 1926-11-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Hands Up!
50.

Hands Up!

2.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Jack, a southern spy during the Civil War, must try to capture a shipment of gold. His task is complicated by the two sisters, Native Americans, and a firing squad.

Starring: Raymond Griffith ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1926-01-11

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