Best Comedy Movies of 1936


The Lucky Corner

7.3/10 IMDB

The gang help Scotty and his grandfather after an obnoxious lunch counter owner forces them to move their lemonade stand.

Starring: Scotty Beckett, George McFarland, Carl Switzer, Billie Thomas, Pete the Pup, Gloria Browne, Alvin Buckelew, Marianne Edwards, Leonard Kibrick, Billy Mindy ..
Directed by: Gus Meins
Release date: 1936-03-13

Half Shot Shooters

7.6/10 IMDB

The stooges are discharged from the army after WW I, and promptly administer some revenge to their mean sergeant. Years later they wind up in the army again, and of course the same sergeant is their superior. The sergeant plays various tricks on them, and when the stooges go crazy with a cannon, blowing up a house, a bridge, and a smoke stack, he blows them up.

Starring: Curly Howard, Stanley Blystone, Vernon Dent, Larry Fine, Moe Howard ..
Directed by: Jack White
Release date: 1936-04-30


6.8/10 IMDB

Carny con artist and snake-oil salesman Eustace McGargle tries to stay one step ahead of the sheriff but is completely devoted to his beloved daughter Poppy.

Starring: W.C. Fields, Rochelle Hudson, Richard Cromwell, Catherine Doucet, Lynne Overman, Granville Bates, Maude Eburne, Bill Wolfe, Adrian Morris, Rosalind Keith ..
Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland
Release date: 1936-06-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1936 : Bridge Ahoy!

Bridge Ahoy!

7.3/10 IMDB

Popeye and Olive are taking a ferry run by Bluto. When they find out the fare, they decide, with Wimpy, to build a bridge. Bluto does what he can to sabotage this plan - until spinach time, of course.

Starring: Lou Fleischer, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Gus Wickie ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1936-05-01

Slippery Silks

7.7/10 IMDB

The Stooges are carpenters who inherit a fancy dress boutique. They put on a fashion show with dresses they've designed based on furniture. During the show the owner of a antique box the stooges wrecked shows up and a wild cream puff fight ensues.

Starring: Curly Howard, Moe Howard, Larry Fine ..
Directed by: Jack White
Release date: 1936-12-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1936 : I-Ski Love-Ski You-Ski

I-Ski Love-Ski You-Ski

7.3/10 IMDB

Popeye takes Olive mountain climbing. Bluto sets various traps for them along the way, which Popeye manages to overcome. They get to the top, and Bluto pushes Popeye off a cliff and starts skiing down with Olive. Popeye eats his spinach and gives chase.

Starring: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Gus Wickie ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1936-04-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1936 : Laburnum Grove

Laburnum Grove

7.2/10 IMDB

To rid himself of his sponging relatives a man tells them he is really a forger which causes them to leave. His wife believes he is joking, but he has in fact allowed the truth to slip out and now he is danger of being arrested.

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke, Victoria Hopper, Ethel Coleridge, Katie Johnson, Francis James, James Harcourt, David Hawthorne, Frederick Burtwell, Terry Conlin ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1936-11-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1936 : Silly Billies

Silly Billies

6.1/10 IMDB

The boys are a dentist and his assistant traveling to the Old West to open a new practice. Once in town, they buy a business--only to wake up the next day and see that the entire population of this bustling town had left for the California gold fields early that morning! Then, they discover an evil plot to sell out these settlers to some hostile Indians, so they spring to the rescue.

Starring: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, Harry Woods, Ethan Laidlaw, Chief Thunderbird, Delmar Watson, Richard Alexander, Philip Armenta, Harry Bernard ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol
Release date: 1936-03-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1936 : Bored of Education

Bored of Education

7.2/10 IMDB

Spanky and Alfalfa fake a toothache to get out of school.

Starring: Darla Hood, Carl Switzer, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George McFarland, Billie Thomas, Rosina Lawrence, Jack Egan ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1936-08-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1936 : Wedding Present

Wedding Present

6.3/10 IMDB

Charlie Mason and Rusty Fleming are star reporters on a Chicago tabloid who are romantically involved as well. Although skilled in ferreting out great stories, they often behave in an unprofessional and immature manner. After their shenanigans cause their frustrated city editor to resign, the publisher promotes Charlie to the job, a decision based on the premise that only a slacker would be able crack down on other shirkers and underachievers. His pomposity soon alienates most of his co-workers and causes Rusty to move to New York. Charlie resigns and along with gangster friend Smiles Benson tries to win Rusty back before she marries a stuffy society author.

Starring: Joan Bennett, Cary Grant, George Bancroft, Conrad Nagel, Gene Lockhart, William Demarest, Inez Courtney, Edward Brophy, Purnell Pratt, Lois Wilson ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1936-10-09

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