Best Comedy Movies of 1937

1.

The Awful Truth

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham, Molly Lamont, Esther Dale, Joyce Compton, Robert 'Tex' Allen, Robert Warwick ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1937-10-20
2.

Way Out West

4.6
7.6/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie try to deliver the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. Unfortunately, the daughter's evil guardian is determined to have the gold mine for himself and his saloon-singer wife.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Rosina Lawrence, James Finlayson, Sharon Lynn, Chill Wills, Stanley Fields, Vivien Oakland, Flora Finch, Dinah ..
Directed by: James W. Horne
Release date: 1937-04-16
3.

Stage Door

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

The ups and downs in the lives and careers of a group of ambitious young actresses and show girls from disparate backgrounds brought together in a theatrical hostel. Centres particularly on the conflict and growing friendship between Terry Randall, a rich girl confident in her talent and ability to make it to the top on the stage, and Jean Maitland, a world weary and cynical trouper who has taken the hard knocks of the ruthless and over-populated world of the Broadway apprentice.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, Eve Arden, Jack Carson, Gail Patrick, Constance Collier, Andrea Leeds ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1937-10-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1937 : Easy Living
4.

Easy Living

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

J.B. Ball, a rich financier, gets fed up with his free-spending family. He takes his wife's just-bought (very expensive) sable coat and throws it out the window, it lands on poor hard-working girl Mary Smith. But it isn't so easy to just give away something so valuable, as he soon learns.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold, Ray Milland, Mary Nash, Franklin Pangborn, Luis Alberni, Barlowe Borland, William Demarest, Andrew Tombes, Esther Dale ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1937-07-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1937 : Oh, Mr. Porter!
5.

Oh, Mr. Porter!

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Comedy in which a bungling railway worker is given the job of stationmaster at a rundown station in rural Ireland, where his sidekicks are a toothless old gaffer and a portly young loudmouth. Hilarious adventures ensue, including a locomotive chase after gunrunners make off with a train.

Starring: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Percy Walsh, Dave O'Toole, Sebastian Smith, Agnes Lauchlan, Dennis Wyndham, Frederick Piper, Frederick Lloyd ..
Directed by: Marcel Varnel
Release date: 1937-10-05
6.

Lonesome Ghosts

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

Four bored ghosts in a haunted house who've scared everyone away call up Ghost Hunters Mickey, Donald, and Goofy in hopes to have a little fun scaring them off.

Starring: Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash, Billy Bletcher, Danny Webb ..
Directed by: Burt Gillett
Release date: 1937-12-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1937 : Mountain Music
7.

Mountain Music

3.8
7.8/10 IMDB

Mary Beamish, a folksy Ozark girl, yearns for the glitter of show business and for a man. She knows she is anything but gorgeous, but figures her enthusiasm offsets that small deficit.

Starring: Martha Raye, Bob Burns, John Howard, Terry Walker, Rufe Davis, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Spencer Charters, Charles Timblin, Jan Duggan, Olin Howland ..
Directed by: Robert Florey
Release date: 1937-06-18
8.

It's Love I'm After

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

An infatuated debutante renews a Shakespearean actor's running feud with his leading lady.

Starring: Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Eric Blore, Patric Knowles, George Barbier, Spring Byington, Bonita Granville, Georgia Caine, Veda Ann Borg ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1937-10-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1937 : Angel
9.

Angel

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas, Edward Everett Horton, Ernest Cossart, Laura Hope Crews, Herbert Mundin, Dennie Moore, Gino Corrado ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1937-10-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1937 : Stand-In
10.

Stand-In

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

An east coast efficiency expert who stakes his reputation on his ability to turn around a financially troubled Hollywood studio receives some help from a former child star who now works as a stand-in for the studio.

Starring: Leslie Howard, Joan Blondell, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Mowbray, Marla Shelton, C. Henry Gordon, Jack Carson, William V. Mong, Esther Howard, Charles Middleton ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1937-10-29

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