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.

College

3.7
7.1/10 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 : 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 : My Best Girl
4.

My Best Girl

3.5
7.3/10 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 : Get Your Man
5.

Get Your Man

3.0
6.7/10 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 : Quality Street
6.

Quality Street

3.0
6.4/10 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 : Spring Fever
7.

Spring Fever

2.9
6.0/10 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 : The Battle of the Century
8.

The Battle of the Century

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Fight manager (Hardy) takes out an insurance policy on his puny pugilist (Laurel) and then proceeds to try to arrange for an accident so that he can collect. The film is most noted for the final sequence - a wonderfully-choreographed custard pie fight - that utilized an entire day's output of the Los Angeles Pie Company.

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
9.

Paid to Love

2.9
6.3/10 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 : Ko-Ko the Kop
10.

Ko-Ko the Kop

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Part of the 'Inkwell Imps' series.

Starring: Max Fleischer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1927-10-01

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