Best Comedy Movies of 1929

1.

The Skeleton Dance

4.7
7.7/10 IMDB

The clock strikes midnight, the bats fly from the belfry, a dog howls at the full moon, and two black cats fight in the cemetery: a perfect time for four skeletons to come out and dance a bit.

Directed by: Walt Disney
Release date: 1929-08-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1929 : Men o'War
2.

Men o'War

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Sailors Stan and Ollie offer to buy sodas for two women they meet in a park, even though they are short on cash. Luckily Stan wins the jackpot on a slot machine and the boys have enough money to rent a boat to cruise on a lake. They soon tangle with other boaters and everyone ends up in the water.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Anne Cornwall, Charlie Hall, Harry Bernard, Baldwin Cooke, Pete Gordon, Gloria Greer ..
Directed by: Lewis R. Foster
Release date: 1929-06-29
3.

The Cocoanuts

3.8
7.0/10 IMDB

During the Florida land boom, the Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land and thwart a jewel robbery.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Oscar Shaw, Mary Eaton, Cyril Ring, Kay Francis, Margaret Dumont, Basil Ruysdael ..
Directed by: Robert Florey, Joseph Santley
Release date: 1929-08-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1929 : Perfect Day
4.

Perfect Day

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Two families embark on a pleasant Sunday picnic but manage to run into a variety of issues with their temperamental automobile. Each incident requires repeated exits and reboardings by Laurel, Hardy, their wives and grouchy, gout-ridden Uncle Edgar.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Kay Deslys, Isabelle Keith ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1929-08-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1929 : They Go Boom!
5.

They Go Boom!

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie try to sleep in a room-for-rent. Ollie, suffering from a cold, coughs frequently, while Stan snores. Both of them have trouble falling asleep because of this. They try to solve their problems, but this results in total chaos.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall, Sam Lufkin ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1929-09-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1929 : Liberty
6.

Liberty

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

While changing clothes in a getaway car, escaped convicts Stan and Ollie mistakenly put on each other's pants. They spend the rest of the film trying to exchange pants in various unlikely settings.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Sam Lufkin, James Finlayson, Harry Bernard, Jean Harlow, Ed Brandenburg, Jack Hill ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1929-01-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1929 : The Hoose-Gow
7.

The Hoose-Gow

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie arrive as new inmates at a prison after apparently taking part in a hold-up raid, a raid they tell a prison officer they were only watching. The usual mayhem ensues.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Tiny Sandford, James Finlayson, Charlie Hall ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1929-11-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1929 : Unaccustomed as We Are
8.

Unaccustomed as We Are

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Laurel and Hardy try to entertain a female neighbor, unbeknown to Hardy’s wife.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Mae Busch, Thelma Todd ..
Directed by: Lewis R. Foster, Hal Roach
Release date: 1929-05-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1929 : Berth Marks
9.

Berth Marks

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

The story involves Stan and Ollie as two musicians attempting to travel by train to Pottsville. It was only their second sound film, but a silent version was also made for cinemas at the time that were not equipped to show talkies.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Paulette Goddard, Charlie Hall, Baldwin Cooke, Sammy Brooks, Harry Bernard, Pat Harmon, S.D. Wilcox ..
Directed by: Lewis R. Foster
Release date: 1929-06-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1929 : Spite Marriage
10.

Spite Marriage

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

An unimpressive but well-intentioned man is given the chance to marry a popular actress, of whom he has been a hopeless fan. But what he doesn't realize is that he is being used to make the actress' old flame jealous.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Dorothy Sebastian, Edward Earle, Leila Hyams, William Bechtel, Jack Byron, Joe Bordeaux, Ray Cooke, Mike Donlin, Pat Harmon ..
Directed by: Edward Sedgwick, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1929-03-24

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