Best Comedy Movies of 1927

1.

The Kid Brother

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

The most important family in Hickoryville is (not surprisingly) the Hickorys, with sheriff Jim and his tough manly sons Leo and Olin. The timid youngest son, Harold, doesn't have the muscles to match up to them, so he has to use his wits to win the respect of his strong father and also the love of beautiful Mary.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James, Leo Willis, Olin Francis, Constantine Romanoff, Eddie Boland, Frank Lanning, Ralph Yearsley, Jocko the Monkey ..
Directed by: Ted Wilde, J.A. Howe
Release date: 1927-01-17
2.

Chicken Feathers

3.7
8.6/10 IMDB

Comedy starring Jack Duffy and Anne Cornwall, featured in James Roots' 100 Essential Film Comedies

Starring: Jack Duffy, Anne Cornwall, James Harrison, Billy Engle, William Irving ..
Directed by: Walter Graham
Release date: 1927-02-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : The Cat and the Canary
3.

The Cat and the Canary

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Rich old Cyrus West's relatives are waiting for him to die so they can inherit. But he stipulates that his will be read 20 years after his death. On the appointed day his expectant heirs arrive at his brooding mansion. The will is read and it turns out that Annabelle West, the only heir with his name left, inherits, if she is deemed sane. If she isn't, the money and some diamonds go to someone else, whose name is in a sealed envelope. Before he can reveal the identity of her successor to Annabelle, Mr. Crosby, the lawyer, disappears. The first in a series of mysterious events, some of which point to Annabelle in fact being unstable.

Starring: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Tully Marshall, Forrest Stanley, Gertrude Astor, Flora Finch, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Martha Mattox, George Siegmann, Lucien Littlefield ..
Directed by: Paul Leni
Release date: 1927-09-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : It
4.

It

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A flapper shopgirl woos her rich boss with animal magnetism, otherwise known as "it."

Starring: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner, Jacqueline Gadsden, Gary Cooper, Julia Swayne Gordon, Elinor Glyn, Elmo Billings, Lloyd Corrigan ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1927-02-05
5.

College

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Brilliant in his studies and dismissive of athletics, Ronald finishes high school at the top of his class. But in college his uptight attitude doesn't win him any points with his sports-loving classmates, and pretty coed Mary ignores him in favor of brutish jock Jeff. Hoping to impress Mary, Ronald makes a buffoon of himself at every sport imaginable.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley, Harold Goodwin, Snitz Edwards, Carl Harbaugh, Sam Crawford, Florence Turner ..
Directed by: James W. Horne, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1927-09-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Don't Tell Everything
6.

Don't Tell Everything

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Max and his son Asher are invited to a party, where Max meets a rich widow, but Asher keeps annoying all of the guests, so Max refuses to speak to him. 10 days later he has married the widow, but hasn't told her about Asher. Asher doesn't like the situation either, and enters the home disguised as the new maid, that leeds to a growing suspicion of his step mother, who has her own little secret.

Starring: Max Davidson, Spec O'Donnell, Jesse De Vorska, Lillian Elliott, James Finlayson ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1927-07-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : The Red Mill
7.

The Red Mill

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A servant girl plays matchmaker for the local burgomaster's daughter while setting her own sights on a visiting Irishman.

Starring: Marion Davies, Owen Moore, Louise Fazenda, George Siegmann, Karl Dane, Russ Powell, Snitz Edwards, William Orlamond, Kay Deslys, Sally Eilers ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1927-01-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : The Battle of the Century
8.

The Battle of the Century

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Fight manager takes out an insurance policy on his puny pugilist and then proceeds to try to arrange for an accident so that he can collect.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dorothy Coburn, Lou Costello, Anita Garvin, Dick Gilbert, Charlie Hall, Al Hallett, Jack Hill, Ham Kinsey ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman
Release date: 1927-12-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Do Detectives Think?
9.

Do Detectives Think?

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

An escaped convict is out to kill the judge who sentenced him. Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Viola Richard, Noah Young, Frank Brownlee, Chester A. Bachman, Wilson Benge, Will Stanton, Charley Young ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol
Release date: 1927-11-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Almost Human
10.

Almost Human

3.3
8.4/10 IMDB

John Livingston is a rich mama's-boy, who owns a blooded dog named Paul. Paul meets Maggie Mutt, and Paul, being a pedigree canine and somewhat of a cad, lures trusting Maggie to the barn to have his way. He then departs for his palatial doghouse at the Livingston estate. Meanwhile Maggie is broken-hearted and also finds that she is in a "family way", and gives birth to a pup she names Hank. Maggie tells Hank to find his "human ", and departs the scene. Hank goes to the park, meets a "human" named Mary Kelly, who is a homeless waif and sweetheart of poverty, and the two adopt each other. Later on in the park Paul comes strolling along with his 'human', John. A child falls into the lake and Paul and Hank team up to save her.

Starring: Vera Reynolds, Kenneth Thomson, Ethel Wales, Majel Coleman, Claire McDowell, Fred Walton ..
Directed by: Frank Urson
Release date: 1927-12-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : My Best Girl
11.

My Best Girl

3.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Joe Merrill, son of the millionaire owner of a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores, poses as Joe Grant, and takes a job in the stockroom of one of his father's stores, to prove that he can be a success without his father's influence. There he meets stockroom girl Maggie Johnson, and they fall in love. This causes problems, because Mrs. Merrill had planned for her son to marry Millicent Rogers, a high society girl.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Charles Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield, Carmelita Geraghty, Hobart Bosworth, Evelyn Hall, Avonne Taylor, Mack Swain, Junior Johnston ..
Directed by: Sam Taylor
Release date: 1927-10-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Spring Fever
12.

Spring Fever

3.1
6.5/10 IMDB

Kelly's employer, Waters, is such a keen golfer that he asks Kelly to help him improve his game at an exclusive country club.

Starring: William Haines, Joan Crawford, George K. Arthur, George Fawcett, Eileen Percy, Edward Earle, Bert Woodruff, Lee Moran, Helen Brent, Florence Wix ..
Directed by: Edward Sedgwick
Release date: 1927-10-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Should Men Walk Home?
13.

Should Men Walk Home?

3.0
6.6/10 IMDB

Mabel plays an out-and-out crook, a "Girl Bandit," no less. And she quickly hooks up with a male partner in crime, in this case a Gentleman Crook played by perpetually grinning Creighton Hale. Mabel seems a little livelier in this film than in some of her other late works. In the very first scene we find her hitch-hiking, and she's forced to make a mad dash for cover when Hale's car nearly hits her. Soon they team up and crash a swanky party in a mansion to steal a jewel from the host's safe.

Starring: Mabel Normand, Creighton Hale, Eugene Pallette, Oliver Hardy ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1927-01-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Quality Street
14.

Quality Street

3.0
6.5/10 IMDB

A fresh young beauty becomes an old maid waiting for her suitor to return from the Napoleonic wars. When he returns, clearly disappointed, she disguises herself as her own niece in order to test his loyalty.

Starring: Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel, Helen Jerome Eddy, Flora Finch, Margaret Seddon, Marcelle Corday, Kate Prince ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1927-11-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : A Wild Roomer
15.

A Wild Roomer

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Charles Bowers is once again an eccentric inventor. This time, he has only a matter of hours to debut his extraordinary new invention in order to collect a huge bequest from his deceased father. Along the way, his evil uncle tries to sabotage the machine, so the inheritance will go to him.

Starring: Charles R. Bowers ..
Directed by: Charles R. Bowers, Harold L. Muller
Release date: 1927-11-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Sailors, Beware!
16.

Sailors, Beware!

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

A con artist and a midget dressed as her infant son, are unmasked aboard a ship by a steward.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Tiny Sandford, Lupe Vélez, May Wallace, Charley Young, Frank Brownlee, Harry Earles ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol, Hal Yates
Release date: 1927-09-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Baby Brother
17.

Baby Brother

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Joe Cobb is a wealthy child who longs for a baby brother. His nursemaid takes him to the other side where he meets some kids his age (the rest of Our Gang) where Joe offers three dollars for a baby. Farina finds a fellow African-American neighbor woman who lets him mind her infant which he then paints white and sells to Joe. The rest of the gang has set an assembly-line system that washes, dries, rocks, and feeds male and female babies.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Jean Darling, Harry Earles, Anita Garvin, Ben Hall, Oliver Hardy, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Jannie Hoskins, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins ..
Directed by: Robert A. McGowan, Charles Oelze
Release date: 1927-06-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Ko-Ko the Kop
18.

Ko-Ko the Kop

2.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Part of the 'Inkwell Imps' series.

Starring: Max Fleischer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1927-10-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Seeing the World
19.

Seeing the World

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

In this Our Gang film, James Finlayson plays the gang's schoolteacher who takes the kids to Europe after winning a local contest. He takes them on a tour of Naples, Pompeii, Rome, the Vatican, Venice, London, and finally Paris, where problems arise on top of the Eiffel Tower.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Johnny Downs, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Scooter Lowry, Ed Brandenburg, Frank Butler, Dorothy Darling, Jean Darling ..
Directed by: Robert A. McGowan, Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1927-02-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : The Second Hundred Years
20.

The Second Hundred Years

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Laurel and Hardy are convicts making an escape from prison.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall, James Finlayson, Tiny Sandford, Dorothy Coburn, Charlie Hall, Eugene Pallette, Rosemary Theby, Ellinor Vanderveer ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol
Release date: 1927-10-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : The Way of All Pants
21.

The Way of All Pants

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A man delivering a pair of trousers loses his own pants, setting off a chaotic sequence of events.

Starring: Charley Chase, Edna Marion, Hazel Howell, Frank Leigh, Tom Dugan, Elmo Billings ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey, F. Richard Jones
Release date: 1927-10-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Running Wild
22.

Running Wild

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Cowardly Elmer Finch is browbeaten by his wife, daughter, fat son and the family dog. After hypnosis he is domineering. He enters a contract with a fifteen-thousand dollar payoff, so his courage can last beyond the hypnosis.

Starring: W.C. Fields, Marie Shotwell, Mary Brian, Claude Buchanan, Frederick Burton, Barnett Raskin, Edward Roseman, J. Moy Bennett, John Merton, Frank Evans ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1927-06-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Get Your Man
23.

Get Your Man

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

A young American girl in Paris falls in love with a handsome nobleman, but he is about to wed in an arranged marriage. She hatches a plan to overcome that obstacle and get her man.

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles Rogers, Josef Swickard, Josephine Dunn, Harvey Clark, Frances Raymond, David Durand, Tom Ricketts ..
Directed by: Dorothy Arzner
Release date: 1927-12-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Duck Soup
24.

Duck Soup

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Fleeing a group of forest rangers, who are rounding up tramps to serve as firefighters, they take refuge in a mansion. The owner has gone on vacation and the servants are away, so Hardy pretends to be the owner and offers to rent the house to an English couple. Hardy gets Laurel to pose as the maid. Unfortunately, the owner returns and tells the would-be renters that he owns the house; Laurel and Hardy then flee again and are caught by the rangers and forced to fight wildfires.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Madeline Hurlock, Bob Kortman, William Courtright, Charlie Hall, James A. Marcus, William Austin, William Courtright ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol
Release date: 1927-03-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Jewish Prudence
25.

Jewish Prudence

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

Papa Gimplewart, father to three children is unimpressed by the young lawyer who wants to marry his daughter.

Starring: Max Davidson, Johnny Fox, Martha Sleeper, Gaston Glass, Eugene Pallette, Fred Kelsey ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1927-05-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Ten Years Old
26.

Ten Years Old

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Ten Years Old is a 1927 American short silent comedy film directed by Robert A. McGowan. It was the 58th Our Gang short subject released. It was remade as Birthday Blues in 1932. Nobody comes to Joe's birthday party so he goes to the rich kid's party with his own special cake.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Jannie Hoskins, Mildred Kornman, Scooter Lowry, Jay R. Smith, Clifton Young, Johnny Aber, Buck Black ..
Directed by: Robert A. McGowan
Release date: 1927-03-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Chicago
27.

Chicago

2.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, two-timing boozing wife Roxie Hart kills her lover in cold blood after he leaves her, and finagles her way out being indicted. The basis for Kander/Ebb's 1975 Broadway musical of the same name and its Oscar-winning 2002 film adaptation.

Starring: Phyllis Haver, Victor Varconi, Virginia Bradford, Robert Edeson, Eugene Pallette, Warner Richmond, T. Roy Barnes, Clarence Burton, Julia Faye, May Robson ..
Directed by: Frank Urson
Release date: 1927-12-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Anything Once!
28.

Anything Once!

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

ANYTHING ONCE! is a Cinderella story. Mabel works in a tailor shop, pressing clothes and dreaming of a better life. We're told that she's taken a lot of bumps in life and doesn't know where the next bump is coming from, which sounds uncomfortably close to the leading lady's real-life situation. Her boss is Jimmy Finlayson, but instead of playing the expected sourpuss Finn is quite benign here, and doesn't even punish Mabel when she accidentally sets his toupee on fire.

Starring: Mabel Normand, James Finlayson, Max Davidson, Theodore von Eltz ..
Directed by: F. Richard Jones, Hal Yates
Release date: 1927-01-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : The Glorious Fourth
29.

The Glorious Fourth

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

It's the Fourth of July and the mother of Our Gang member Joe Cobb is doing a brisk business at her fireworks stand. Briefly left in charge of the stand, Joe does his best not to blow up himself or his friends, but a poorly-aimed skyrocket owned by Allen "Farina" Hoskins triggers a somewhat premature but undeniably spectacular display of pyrotechnics.

Starring: Harry Arras, Charles A. Bachman, Harry Bowen, Charley Chase, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, William Courtright, June Gittelson, Al Hallett, Jack Hanlon ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1927-06-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Putting Pants on Philip
30.

Putting Pants on Philip

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Pompous J. Piedmont Mumblethunder greets his nephew from Scotland who arrives in kilts. He is immediately taken to a tailor for a pair of proper pants.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Chester A. Bachman, Don Bailey, Sam Lufkin, Chet Brandenburg, Ed Brandenburg, Harvey Clark, Dorothy Coburn, Alfred Fisher ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman
Release date: 1927-12-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Mickey's Circus
31.

Mickey's Circus

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Monty Banks Jr. ..
Directed by: Albert Herman
Release date: 1927-09-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Why Girls Say No
32.

Why Girls Say No

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

A short comedy by Leo McCarey about a jewish father who is worried about his daughter.

Starring: Marjorie Daw, Creighton Hale, Max Davidson, Ann Brody, Spec O'Donnell, Jesse De Vorska, Oliver Hardy, Noah Young ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1927-02-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Why Girls Love Sailors
33.

Why Girls Love Sailors

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Stan is a sailor whose girl gets kidnapped by a rough sea captain. Stan dresses in drag and seduces the captain but the captain's wife catches him. Stan and his girl beat a hasty retreat as the captain's wife fires off a parting shot.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Viola Richard, Anita Garvin, Malcolm Waite, Edgar Dearing, Bobby Dunn, Jerry Mandy, Anna May Wong, Sôjin Kamiyama ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol
Release date: 1927-07-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Two Arabian Knights
34.

Two Arabian Knights

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

During World War I, two American soldiers fight to escape the Germans while squabbling over a beautiful harem girl.

Starring: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith, Michael Vavitch, Michael Visaroff, Boris Karloff, DeWitt Jennings, Nicholas Dunaew, Jean Vachon ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1927-09-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Paid to Love
35.

Paid to Love

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

An American banker goes to a small Balkan country looking to invest his bank's money and shore up the country's weak economy in order to maximize the return on their investment. Towards that end he befriends the country's king and they come up with a scheme to get the Crown Prince married, a prospect not particularly appealing to the Crown Prince--until he sees the beautiful cabaret dancer the pair has picked for him to marry.

Starring: George O’Brien, Virginia Valli, J. Farrell MacDonald, William Powell, Thomas Jefferson, Hank Mann, Merta Sterling, Sally Eilers ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1927-07-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Love 'Em and Weep
36.

Love 'Em and Weep

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Titus Tillsbury is a successful businessman who is visited by a blackmailing old flame. He enlists a friend to keep her away from his home and wife.

Starring: Mae Busch, Stan Laurel, James Finlayson, Oliver Hardy, Charlotte Mineau, Vivien Oakland, Ed Brandenburg, Clara Guiol, Charlie Hall, Leo Sulky ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol
Release date: 1927-06-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : My Friend from India
37.

My Friend from India

2.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Wealthy young man about town, Tommy Valentine (Franklin Pangborn) comes to the aid of Barbara Smith (Elinor Fair). But before he can learn anything about Barbara, her social climbing Aunt Bedelia (Ethel Wales), whisks her away. On a mission to "find the girl," Tommy looks for her everywhere. He unknowingly befriends her brother Charlie, who invites him to spend the evening in Smith's palatial home. The next morn Aunt Bedelia finds Tommy with his head wrapped in a towel and assumes him to be the Hindu prince that Charlie promised to bring to her society party. Introduced to all as a Prince from Calcutta, Tommy is forced to see the charade through. But the local con-man Charlie had previously arranged to appear at the party as the Prince shows up as well. At least Tommy is able to reconnect with Barbara, that is until the police show up with orders to arrest all fake fakirs.

Starring: Franklin Pangborn, Elinor Fair, Ben Hendricks Jr., Ethel Wales, Jeanette Loff, Tom Ricketts, Louis Natheaux, Tom Dugan, George Ovey, Edgar Norton ..
Directed by: E. Mason Hopper
Release date: 1927-12-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Fiddlesticks
38.

Fiddlesticks

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Harry will do anything to be a musician, but it takes a junk collector to discover his hidden talents.

Starring: Harry Langdon, Vernon Dent, Anna Dodge, Jack Murphy, Leo Sulky, Tiny Ward, Billy Gilbert ..
Directed by: Harry Edwards
Release date: 1927-11-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : The Ocean Hop
39.

The Ocean Hop

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Oswald the Rabbit enters an airplane race with a makeshift aircraft and ends up riding a dachshund lifted into the air by balloons. Meanwhile, his peg-legged rival tries to cheat his way to victory.

Directed by: Walt Disney
Release date: 1927-11-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Olympic Games
40.

Olympic Games

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

While the world watches the Olympic Games in Stockholm, the Rascals gather at the flats for their own games. Whether it's the shot put, the hurdles, the pole vault, or the high jump, not much goes right. There's a deep mud hole that catches several of the kids, and someone out there keeps giving them the razzberry. It's young Wheezer hiding out of sight with his dog Punch, but the kids think it's another boy, so every time they hear the Bronx cheer, they chase the innocent lad and give him a thumping.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Jannie Hoskins, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins, Mildred Kornman, Johnny Aber, Peggy Ahern, Jean Darling, Jay R. Smith ..
Directed by: Robert A. McGowan
Release date: 1927-09-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Nothing Doing
41.

Nothing Doing

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Charley asks for his girlfriend's hand in marriage, but her father, the police chief, angrily refuses to allow her to marry anyone who is not himself a policeman. Charley then decides to join the police force, so that he can win her. But when he applies, he is rejected because he is too small. Charley doesn't give up, and he soon thinks of a way to avoid the size restriction - but simply joining the force is only the first challenge that he has to face.

Starring: Charles R. Bowers ..
Directed by: Charles R. Bowers, Harold L. Muller
Release date: 1927-07-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : The Shamrock and the Rose
42.

The Shamrock and the Rose

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

The neighborly "feud" between a Jewish and an Irish families escalates when two of their youngsters fall in love.

Starring: Mack Swain, William H. Strauss, Olive Hasbrouck, Edmund Burns, Rosa Rosanova, Dot Farley, Leon Holmes, Coy Watson Jr., Otto Lederer, Maurice Costello ..
Directed by: Jack Nelson
Release date: 1927-04-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : With Love and Hisses
43.

With Love and Hisses

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Dimwitted Cuthbert Hope is enlisted in the army, and gets himself and his sergeant in constant trouble.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Anita Garvin, Janet Gaynor, Viola Richard, Symona Boniface, Josephine Dunn, Charlie Hall ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol
Release date: 1927-08-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Many a Slip
44.

Many a Slip

2.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Charley attempts to invent a non-slippery banana peel.

Starring: Charles R. Bowers, Cornelius MacSunday ..
Directed by: Charles R. Bowers, Harold L. Muller
Release date: 1927-01-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Upstream
45.

Upstream

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

A silent comedy set in an actor's boardinghouse. Some plot points are seemingly inspired by the Barrymore dynasty.

Starring: Nancy Nash, Earle Foxe, Grant Withers, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Émile Chautard, Raymond Hitchcock, Ted McNamara, Sammy Cohen, Jane Winton, Lillian Worth ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1927-01-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Character Studies
46.

Character Studies

2.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Carter DeHaven announces that he will perform a series of "impressions." For each we see him applying makeup and changing the combing of his hair or putting on a wig. When he tilts his head down during each supposed makeover, up pops the actual celebrity (Keaton, Lloyd, Arbuckle, Valentino, Fairbanks, Coogan) he appears to have been making himself up as.

Starring: Carter DeHaven, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, Jackie Coogan ..
Directed by: Carter DeHaven, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1927-11-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Sugar Daddies
47.

Sugar Daddies

2.5
6.2/10 IMDB

After a night of carousing, a rich oil tycoon awakes to find that he was married the night before. He calls in his lawyer to straighten things out.

Starring: James Finlayson, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Noah Young, Charlotte Mineau, Edna Marion, Eugene Pallette, Charlie Hall, Sam Lufkin, Jack Hill ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol, Leo McCarey
Release date: 1927-09-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Call of the Cuckoo
48.

Call of the Cuckoo

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

Mishaps befall a new home owner located next door to an insane asylum.

Starring: Max Davidson, Lillian Elliott, Spec O'Donnell, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Charley Chase, Frank Brownlee, Leo Willis, Edgar Dearing ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman
Release date: 1927-10-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Long Pants
49.

Long Pants

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Harry Shelby has been kept in knee pants for years by his overprotective parents, but the day finally comes when Harry is given his first pair of long pants. Almost immediately, he is expected to marry his childhood sweetheart Priscilla... but instead, Harry's first heady whiff of manhood has got him panting after Bebe, a "fast" woman from the big city. Mistakenly thinking that Bebe fancies him too, Harry risks everything to help her out when she lands in jail, only to end up in hot water himself. Through it all, sweet Priscilla waits for her man to come to his senses.

Starring: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe, Priscilla Bonner, Alma Bennett, Betty Francisco ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1927-03-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1927 : Three's a Crowd
50.

Three's a Crowd

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Harry, The Odd Fellow, is a tenement worker who lives alone in a shack alongside a warehouse and longs for the companionship of a wife and children like other men. One day he spies a pretty girl in his telescope and sends her by carrier pigeon a note that, alas, is received by the wrong party. The Girl marries and, poverty-striken, leaves her husband during a snowstorm. Harry takes her in, and minutes later her child is born. He works like a slave for the mother and child, pretending they are his own. Meanwhile, the husband finds her and comes to the shack on Christmas Eve as Harry is preparing to play Santa Claus. Not realizing the unhappiness she is causing him, The Girl thanks him profusely and leaves with her husband. Overcome, Harry sits overnight on the doorstep and the next morning is found frozen stiff except for his eyes--with amusing results.

Starring: Harry Langdon, Gladys McConnell, Cornelius Keefe, Arthur Thalasso, Brooks Benedict, Henry A. Barrows, Julia Brown, Joe Butterworth, John Kolb, Frances Raymond ..
Directed by: Harry Langdon
Release date: 1927-08-28

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