Best Comedy Movies of 1941

1.

Sullivan's Travels

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to "know trouble" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall, Byron Foulger, Margaret Hayes, Robert Greig, Eric Blore ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1941-11-30
2.

Meet John Doe

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod La Rocque, Irving Bacon, Mitchell Lewis ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1941-03-14
3.

Ball of Fire

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ventures into the wide world to learn about the evolving language. Here he meets Sugarpuss O’Shea, a nightclub singer, who’s on top of all the slang—and, it just so happens, needs a place to stay.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, S.Z. Sakall, Henry Travers, Oskar Homolka, Tully Marshall, Leonid Kinskey, Richard Haydn, Aubrey Mather, Dana Andrews ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1941-12-02
4.

The Lady Eve

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

It's no accident when wealthy Charles falls for Jean. Jean is a con artist with her sights set on Charles' fortune. Matters complicate when Jean starts falling for her mark. When Charles suspects Jean is a gold digger, he dumps her. Jean, fixated on revenge and still pining for the millionaire, devises a plan to get back in Charles' life. With love and payback on her mind, she re-introduces herself to Charles, this time as an aristocrat named Lady Eve Sidwich.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, William Demarest, Eric Blore, Melville Cooper, Martha O'Driscoll, Janet Beecher, Robert Greig ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1941-02-25
5.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Happily married for three years, Ann and David Smith live in New York. One morning Ann asks David if he had to do it over again, would he marry her? To her shock, he answers, "No". Later that day, they separately discover that, due to a legal complication, they are not legally married.

Starring: Carole Lombard, Robert Montgomery, Gene Raymond, Jack Carson, Philip Merivale, Lucile Watson, William Tracy, Charles Halton, Esther Dale, Emma Dunn ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1941-01-31
6.

The Reluctant Dragon

4.2
6.8/10 IMDB

Humorist Robert Benchley attempts to find Walt Disney to ask him to adapt a short story about a gentle dragon who would rather recite poetry than be ferocious. Along the way, he is given a tour of Walt Disney Studios, and learns about the animation process.

Starring: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper, Nana Bryant, Claud Allister, Barnett Parker, Billy Lee, Florence Gill, Clarence Nash, Ward Kimball ..
Directed by: Hamilton Luske, Alfred L. Werker
Release date: 1941-06-19
7.

Love Crazy

4.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Circumstance, an old flame and a mother-in-law drive a happily married couple to the verge of divorce and insanity.

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Gail Patrick, Jack Carson, Florence Bates, Sidney Blackmer, Sig Ruman, Vladimir Sokoloff, Donald MacBride, Sara Haden ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1941-05-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : The Devil and Miss Jones
8.

The Devil and Miss Jones

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

The wealthiest man in the world, John P. Merrick, is a private person who likes to stay anonymous. One of his many assets is Neeley's Department Store. There is labor unrest at the store, and the employees' anger is directed at him, who they hang in effigy outside the store despite not knowing what he looks like. Merrick, not happy at what he sees going on, decides to mete out the rabble-rousers. So he goes undercover as a sales clerk in the shoe department.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Charles Coburn, Robert Cummings, Edmund Gwenn, Spring Byington, S.Z. Sakall, Walter Kingsford, Montagu Love, Richard Carle, Charles Waldron ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1941-04-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : The Night Before Christmas
9.

The Night Before Christmas

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

It's snowy and cold outside, and warm inside where Jerry squeezes past a mousetrap to cavort under a present-laden Christmas tree. Mistaking the sleeping Tom for a plush toy, Jerry wakes him and a mad chase ensues.

Starring: Frank Graham ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera, Rudolf Ising
Release date: 1941-12-06
10.

It Started with Eve

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and now his son doesn't know how to break the news that he's engaged to someone else, especially since his father is so taken with the impostor.

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton, Robert Cummings, Guy Kibbee, Margaret Tallichet, Catherine Doucet, Walter Catlett, Charles Coleman, Leonard Elliott, Irving Bacon ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1941-09-26
11.

All That Money Can Buy

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Farmer Jabez Stone, about to lose his land, agrees to sell his soul to the devil, known as Mr. Scratch, who gives Jabez seven years to enjoy the fruits of his sale before he collects. Over that time, Jabez pays off his debts and helps many neighboring farmers, then becomes an advocate for the upstanding Sen. Daniel Webster. When Jabez's contract with Mr. Scratch concludes, he desperately turns to Webster to represent him in a trial for his soul.

Starring: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, Gene Lockhart, John Qualen, H.B. Warner, Frank Conlan, Lindy Wade, George Cleveland ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1941-10-17
12.

Shadow of the Thin Man

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

High society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles run into a variety of shady characters while investigating a race-track murder.

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed, Sam Levene, Alan Baxter, Henry O'Neill, Richard Hall, Stella Adler, Loring Smith ..
Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke
Release date: 1941-11-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : The Midnight Snack
13.

The Midnight Snack

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Jerry takes a midnight snack from the fridge unaware that Tom is watching him.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Thea Vidale, Harry Lang ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera, Rudolf Ising
Release date: 1941-07-19
14.

Here Comes Mr. Jordan

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Boxer Joe Pendleton, flying to his next fight, crashes...because a Heavenly Messenger, new on the job, snatched Joe's spirit prematurely from his body. Before the matter can be rectified, Joe's body is cremated; so the celestial Mr. Jordan grants him the use of the body of wealthy Bruce Farnsworth, who's just been murdered by his wife. Joe tries to remake Farnsworth's unworthy life in his own clean-cut image, but then falls in love; and what about that murderous wife?

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains, Rita Johnson, Edward Everett Horton, James Gleason, John Emery, Donald MacBride, Don Costello, Halliwell Hobbes ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1941-08-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Tortoise Beats Hare
15.

Tortoise Beats Hare

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

An upset Bugs challenges the slick Cecil Turtle to a race.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1941-03-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Wabbit Twouble
16.

Wabbit Twouble

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Elmer Fudd expects to find "west and wewaxation" during his visit to Jellostone National Park, but he sets up camp in Bugs' backyard, and the rabbit (and a neighboring bear) definitely don't have leisure in mind.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Arnold Stang ..
Directed by: Robert Clampett
Release date: 1941-12-20
17.

Hellzapoppin'

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Olsen and Johnson, a pair of stage comedians, try to turn their play into a movie and bring together a young couple in love, while breaking the fourth wall every step of the way.

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Martha Raye, Hugh Herbert, Mischa Auer, Jane Frazee, Elisha Cook Jr., Robert Paige, Clarence Kolb, Nella Walker ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1941-12-25
18.

Hold That Ghost

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house along with several other strangers.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis, Mischa Auer, Evelyn Ankers, Marc Lawrence, Shemp Howard, Russell Hicks, William B. Davidson ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1941-08-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Come Live with Me
19.

Come Live with Me

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer.

Starring: James Stewart, Hedy Lamarr, Ian Hunter, Verree Teasdale, Donald Meek, Barton MacLane, Edward Ashley, Ann Codee, King Baggot, Adeline De Walt Reynolds ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1941-01-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : The Art of Skiing
20.

The Art of Skiing

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Goofy, staying at the Sugar Bowl resort, demonstrates the basics of downhill skiing, which the titles and announcer insist is pronounced "SHEEing". The equipment is, of course, of the era. As you can imagine, Goofy has much trouble keeping his skis parallel and pointing downhill. The final ski jump conveniently lands Goofy right back in bed.

Starring: John McLeish, Hannes Schroll ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney
Release date: 1941-11-14
21.

The Bride Came C.O.D.

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A financially-strapped charter pilot hires himself to an oil tycoon to kidnap his madcap daughter and prevent her from marrying a vapid band leader.

Starring: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Stuart Erwin, Eugene Pallette, Jack Carson, George Tobias, Harry Davenport, William Frawley, Edward Brophy, Harry Holman ..
Directed by: William Keighley
Release date: 1941-07-12
22.

The Strawberry Blonde

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Biff Grimes is desperately in love with Virginia, but his best friend Hugo marries her and manipulates Biff into becoming involved in his somewhat nefarious businesses. Hugo appears to have stolen Biff's dreams, and Biff has to deal with the realisation that having what he wants and wanting what another has can be very different things.

Starring: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, Jack Carson, Alan Hale, George Tobias, Una O'Connor, George Reeves, Lucile Fairbanks, Herbert Anderson ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1941-02-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Buck Privates
23.

Buck Privates

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Petty con artists Slicker Smith and Herbie Brown mistakenly join the Army evading the cops. The cop chasing them winds up as their drill instructor. A rich young man and his former working class chauffeur are not only in the same unit, they're vying for a pretty girl who seems attracted to both.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman, Alan Curtis, Jane Frazee, Nat Pendleton, Samuel S. Hinds, Harry Strang, Nella Walker, Leonard Elliott ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1941-01-31
24.

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break is a 1941 film about a man who wants to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets insulted by little boys, beaten up for ogling a woman, and abused by a waitress. W. C. Fields' last starring role in a feature-length film.

Starring: W.C. Fields, Gloria Jean, Leon Errol, Billy Lenhart, Kenneth Brown, Margaret Dumont, Susan Miller, Franklin Pangborn, Mona Barrie, Charles Lang ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1941-10-10
25.

Sun Valley Serenade

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

When Phil Corey's band arrives at the Idaho ski resort its pianist Ted Scott is smitten with a Norwegian refugee he has sponsored, Karen Benson. When soloist Vivian Dawn quits, Karen stages an ice show as a substitute.

Starring: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle, Lynn Bari, Joan Davis, Dorothy Dandridge, William B. Davidson, Almira Sessions, Mel Ruick ..
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Release date: 1941-08-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Moon Over Miami
26.

Moon Over Miami

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

After losing nearly all of an inheritance to taxes, sisters Kay (Betty Grable) and Barbara Latimer (Carole Landis), waitresses at a drive-in restaurant in Texas, scheme to find rich husbands. With the aid of their aunt Susan (Charlotte Greenwood), the sisters take the last of their money and head to a well-known Miami resort where they soon meet two wealthy young men, Phil (Don Ameche) and Jeff (Robert Cummings), who begin a fierce rivalry for Kay, not realizing that Barbara has fallen in love with one of them.

Starring: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Robert Cummings, Jack Haley, Carole Landis, Charlotte Greenwood, Cobina Wright, Lynne Roberts, Robert Conway, George Lessey ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1941-07-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Major Barbara
27.

Major Barbara

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Idealistic young Barbara is the daughter of rich weapons manufacturer Andrew Undershaft. She rebels against her estranged father by joining the Salvation Army. Wooed by professor-turned-preacher Adolphus Cusins, Barbara eventually grows disillusioned with her causes and begins to see things from her father's perspective.

Starring: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton, Sybil Thorndike, Emlyn Williams, Marie Lohr, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Walter Hudd, David Tree ..
Directed by: Gabriel Pascal
Release date: 1941-05-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Dead Men Tell
28.

Dead Men Tell

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

When the elderly woman sponsoring a treasure hunt is murdered on board her docked ship, Charlie Chan must deal with a treasure map in four pieces, the ghost of a hanged pirate, a talking parrot, a recalcitrant sea captain and several suspicious passengers - and a second murder.

Starring: Sidney Toler, Sheila Ryan, Robert Weldon, Victor Sen Yung, Donald Douglas, Kay Aldridge, Paul McGrath, George Reeves, Truman Bradley, Ethel Griffies ..
Directed by: Harry Lachman
Release date: 1941-03-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Charlie Chan in Rio
29.

Charlie Chan in Rio

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A pair of murders in Rio de Janeiro leads the local police to call the famed detective. Charlie is puzzled, at first, when it appears that one of the murderers is killed by the first victim's widow.

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mary Beth Hughes, Cobina Wright, Ted North, Victor Jory, Harold Huber, Victor Sen Yung, Richard Derr, Jacqueline Dalya, Kay Linaker ..
Directed by: Harry Lachman
Release date: 1941-09-05
30.

Footsteps in the Dark

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A high-society gent has a secret life - he writes murder mysteries and hangs out with the police attempting to solve crimes. This causes him no end of problems when his wife wants to know about his little disappearances and exceptionally late nights out.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Lee Patrick, Alan Hale, Ralph Bellamy, Lucile Watson, Allen Jenkins, William Frawley, Grant Mitchell, Turhan Bey ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1941-03-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Barnacle Bill
31.

Barnacle Bill

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Director Richard Thorpe's 1941 film stars Wallace Beery as a crusty old San Pedro fisherman, Virginia Weidler as his precocious and motherless daughter, Marjorie Main as a waterfront spinster hoping to reel in a husband, and an ever-present pelican with immaculate comic timing.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, Virginia Weidler, Leo Carrillo, Donald Meek, Barton MacLane, Connie Gilchrist, Sara Haden, Charles Lane ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1941-04-07
32.

You'll Never Get Rich

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A Broadway choreographer gets drafted and coincidentally ends up in the same army base as his object of affection’s boyfriend.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Robert Benchley, John Hubbard, Osa Massen, Frieda Inescort, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Donald MacBride, Cliff Nazarro, Marjorie Gateson ..
Directed by: Sidney Lanfield
Release date: 1941-09-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : In the Navy
33.

In the Navy

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Popular crooner Russ Raymond abandons his career at its peak and joins the Navy using an alias, Tommy Halstead. However, Dorothy Roberts, a reporter, discovers his identity and follows him in the hopes of photographing him and revealing his identity to the world. Aboard the Alabama, Tommy meets up with Smoky and Pomeroy, who help hide him from Dorothy, who hatches numerous schemes in an attempt to photograph Tommy/Russ being a sailor.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell, Claire Dodd, Dick Foran, Billy Lenhart, Kenneth Brown, Shemp Howard, William B. Davidson, Laverne Andrews ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1941-05-30
34.

Topper Returns

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Topper is once again tormented by a fun-loving spirit. This time, it's Gail Richards, who was accidentally murdered while vacationing at the home of her wealthy friend, Ann Carrington (Landis), the intended victim. With Topper's help, Gail sets out to find her killer with the expected zany results.

Starring: Joan Blondell, Roland Young, Carole Landis, Billie Burke, Dennis O'Keefe, Patsy Kelly, H.B. Warner, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, George Zucco, Donald MacBride ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1941-03-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : New York Town
35.

New York Town

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Victor Ballard, a happy-go-lucky albeit impoverished sidewalk photographer, shares a New York City studio apartment with Polish immigrant painter Stefan Janowski. The big city doles out joy and misery indiscriminately: In the apartment below Victor and Steve, Gus Nelson learns that his wife has given birth to quintuplets, while the lonely tenant in the apartment below Gus has given up on life and committed suicide.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Mary Martin, Akim Tamiroff, Robert Preston, Lynne Overman, Eric Blore, Fuzzy Knight, Cecil Kellaway, Edward McNamara, Eva Gabor ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1941-10-31
36.

That Uncertain Feeling

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.

Starring: Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas, Burgess Meredith, Alan Mowbray, Olive Blakeney, Harry Davenport, Sig Ruman, Eve Arden, Richard Carle, Mary Currier ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1941-04-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Mr. Bug Goes to Town
37.

Mr. Bug Goes to Town

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

The happy tranquility of Bugville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town.

Starring: Kenny Gardner, Gwen Williams, Jack Mercer, Tedd Pierce, Stan Freed, Carl Meyer, Pauline Loth, Pinto Colvig, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1941-12-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Cottage to Let
38.

Cottage to Let

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Allied spies and Nazi Agents insinuate themselves at a Scottish cottage (converted to a wartime hospital) with interests on an inventor's nearly perfected bomb sight.

Starring: Leslie Banks, Jeanne De Casalis, Carla Lehmann, Alastair Sim, John Mills, George Cole, Michael Wilding, Frank Cellier, Muriel Aked, Wally Patch ..
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Release date: 1941-09-06
39.

Babes on Broadway

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Penny Morris and Tommy Williams are both starstruck young teens but nobody seems to give them any chance to perform. Instead, they decide to put up their own show to collect money for a summer camp for the kids.

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Richard Quine, Donald Meek, Alexander Woollcott, Luis Alberni, James Gleason ..
Directed by: Busby Berkeley
Release date: 1941-12-31
40.

The Flame of New Orleans

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

In old New Orleans, a beautiful adventuress juggles the attentions of a rich banker and a dashing sea captain.

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Bruce Cabot, Roland Young, Theresa Harris, Mischa Auer, Andy Devine, Frank Jenks, Eddie Quillan, Laura Hope Crews, Franklin Pangborn ..
Directed by: René Clair
Release date: 1941-07-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Whistling in the Dark
41.

Whistling in the Dark

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

The operators of 'Silver Haven', a cultish group bilking gullible rich people out of money, is set to inherit a large sum after the deceased woman's heir also dies. Leader Joesph Jones decides to hurry the process along and kidnaps Wally Benton, his fiancé, and a friend, to further this goal. Wally, 'The Fox', is a radio sleuth who solves murders on the air. Jones wants him to devise a perfect murder, and isn't above killing others sloppily along the way to get his foolproof murder plot.

Starring: Red Skelton, Conrad Veidt, Ann Rutherford, Virginia Grey, Rags Ragland, Henry O'Neill, Eve Arden, Paul Stanton, Donald Douglas, Don Costello ..
Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon
Release date: 1941-08-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Tobacco Road
42.

Tobacco Road

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of sharecroppers live in rural Georgia where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a bank's plans to take over the land for more profitable farming.

Starring: Charley Grapewin, Marjorie Rambeau, Gene Tierney, William Tracy, Elizabeth Patterson, Dana Andrews, Slim Summerville, Ward Bond, Grant Mitchell, Zeffie Tilbury ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1941-02-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Honky Tonk
43.

Honky Tonk

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.

Starring: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Frank Morgan, Claire Trevor, Marjorie Main, Albert Dekker, Henry O'Neill, Chill Wills, Veda Ann Borg, Douglas Wood ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1941-10-01
44.

Road to Zanzibar

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Stranded in Africa, Chuck and his pal Fearless have comic versions of jungle adventures, featuring two attractive con-women.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Una Merkel, Eric Blore, Douglass Dumbrille, Iris Adrian, Lionel Royce, Leigh Whipper, Norma Varden ..
Directed by: Victor Schertzinger
Release date: 1941-04-11
45.

The Big Store

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Tony Martin, Virginia Grey, Margaret Dumont, Douglass Dumbrille, William Tannen, Marion Martin, Virginia O'Brien ..
Directed by: Charles Reisner
Release date: 1941-06-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : The Little Whirlwind
46.

The Little Whirlwind

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Mickey wants some of the cake Minnie has just baked, so he offers to clean up her yard. As he's working, a tiny tornado (smaller than him) with a mind of its own comes along and causes trouble. After Mickey finally chases the little twister off, it gets its big brother, which makes a grand mess of the yard. Most of the cartoon, except for the opening and closing, has no dialogue.

Starring: Walt Disney, Thelma Boardman ..
Directed by: Riley Thomson
Release date: 1941-02-14
47.

Keep 'Em Flying

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

When a barnstorming stunt pilot decides to join the air corps, his two goofball assistants decide to go with him. Since the two are Abbott & Costello, the air corps doesn't know what it's in for.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Martha Raye, Carol Bruce, William Gargan, Dick Foran, William B. Davidson, Truman Bradley, Loring Smith, William Forrest ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin, Ralph Ceder
Release date: 1941-11-27
48.

Gabby Goes Fishing

3.4
5.7/10 IMDB

Gabby teaches a young boy how to fish, even though the boy was doing much better without him.

Starring: Pinto Colvig, Jack Mercer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1941-07-17
49.

The Black Cat

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Greedy heirs wait in a mansion for a rich cat lover to die, only to learn her cats come first.

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Hugh Herbert, Broderick Crawford, Bela Lugosi, Anne Gwynne, Gale Sondergaard, Gladys Cooper, Alan Ladd, Cecilia Loftus, Claire Dodd ..
Directed by: Albert S. Rogell
Release date: 1941-05-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1941 : Tom, Dick and Harry
50.

Tom, Dick and Harry

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Janie is a telephone operator who is caught up in the lines of love of three men: car salesman Tom, Chicago millionaire Dick and auto mechanic Harry. But Janie just can't seem to make up her mind between them. While fantasizing about her futures with each of the men, Janie spends her time desperately trying to juggle between them until she can make a decision.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Burgess Meredith, Alan Marshal, Lenore Lonergan, Joe Cunningham, Jane Seymour, Phil Silvers, Betty Breckenridge, Vickie Lester ..
Directed by: Garson Kanin
Release date: 1941-06-13

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