Best Comedy Movies of 1946


Rhythm and Weep

7.4/10 IMDB

The stooges are actors who can't seem to find a job, so they decide to jump off a high building and end it all. On the roof top they meet three girl dancers with the same idea. Before they can jump, they meet a millionaire Broadway producer who hires them all for his next show. The rehearsal goes so well that he doubles their salary, but it all comes to naught when they discover that the "producer" is an escaped patient from Dr. Dippy's retreat.

Starring: Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Gloria Patrice, Ruth Godfrey, Nita Bieber, Jack Norton ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1946-10-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1946 : One Way to Love

One Way to Love

7.8/10 IMDB

A Chicago team of radio scriptwriters must split up when he takes a job with his bride-to-be's father, and the other must write commercial jingles.

Starring: Willard Parker, Marguerite Chapman, Chester Morris, Janis Carter, Hugh Herbert, Dusty Anderson, Jerome Cowan, Irving Bacon, Roscoe Karns, Frank Sully ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1946-01-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1946 : Margie


7.2/10 IMDB

Margie and her daughter reminisce about Margie's girlhood in the roaring twenties. In flashback, Margie, a smarter, less popular girl at Central High, meets handsome new French teacher Ralph Fontayne. Circumstances keep throwing them together and Margie, in company with every other girl in school, develops a crush on him. Margie's date for the prom gets sick, and what happens next surprises everyone.

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Glenn Langan, Lynn Bari, Alan Young, Barbara Lawrence, Conrad Janis, Esther Dale, Hobart Cavanaugh, Ann Todd, Hattie McDaniel ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1946-10-15

The Mouse-Merized Cat

6.5/10 IMDB

Babbit hypnotizies Catsello, despite his efforts to resist, into believing he's Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Jimmy Durante, then a chicken, and finally a dog, who he sics on the cat. The cat hypnotizes him back. Finally, Catstello hypnotizes both of them into cowboy and horse, leaving him alone to enjoy the deli they live in.

Starring: Tedd Pierce, Mel Blanc, Richard Bickenbach ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1946-10-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1946 : In Fast Company

In Fast Company

6.3/10 IMDB

The Bowery Boys come to the rescue when a corrupt taxi company puts the squeeze on several independent drivers.

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Jane Randolph, Judy Clark, Bobby Jordan, David Gorcey, Douglas Fowley, Marjorie Woodworth, Charles D. Brown, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: Del Lord
Release date: 1946-06-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1946 : So You Want to Play the Horses

So You Want to Play the Horses

7.0/10 IMDB

Comedic Warmer Bros short film featuring George O'Hanlon as Joe McDoakes. In this outing, Joe just loves playing the horses and shows what you can do to improve your odds of winning. Hanging around the stables and getting to know the horses is one way or starting rumors about other horses is another. Then there's fate such seeing the same number everywhere or using your own math formula. Joe isn't having much luck but when he finally wins the big one, his bookie has another surprise for him. Written by garykmcd (Taken from the imdb page)

Starring: George O'Hanlon, Monte Blue, Creighton Hale, Richard Erdman, Fred Kelsey, Jane Harker, Art Gilmore ..
Directed by: Richard L. Bare
Release date: 1946-10-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1946 : Three Little Pirates

Three Little Pirates

8.0/10 IMDB

The stooges are castaways from a garbage scow who land on Dead Man's Island where everyone is living in olden times. To escape from the governor, they disguise Curly as a Maharaja and win permission to journey to their own country to fetch presents. The governor is fooled, but the boys run into more trouble in the den of Black Louie the pirate where Curly is forced into a knife throwing contest with Larry as the target. Things look bad until a mis-thrown knife cuts the rope that holds the chandelier and it crashes down on Black Louie's men. With the pirates defeated, Moe decides to take over as ruler of the island.

Starring: Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Christine McIntyre, Robert Kellard ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1946-12-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1946 : Twin Husbands

Twin Husbands

6.4/10 IMDB

Leon Errol's wife blames him for his twin brother's mishaps.

Starring: Leon Errol, Dorothy Granger, Marian Carr, Jason Robards Sr., Myrna Dell ..
Directed by: Hal Yates
Release date: 1946-05-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1946 : Claudia and David

Claudia and David

6.3/10 IMDB

The follow-up film to "Claudia", with Dorothy McGuire and Robert Young reprising their earlier roles as a young married couple living in a small Connecticut town.

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young, Mary Astor, Gail Patrick, Harry Davenport, John Sutton, Rose Hobart, Florence Bates, Jerome Cowan, Elsa Janssen ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1946-02-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1946 : High School Hero

High School Hero

5.3/10 IMDB

The students at Anytown, USA high school (Monogram version) are down in the dumps as; their football team faces almost certain defeat; the school paper may have to suspend publication because the circulation is so low; and the principal intends to replace student performers at the school bazaar with professionals. But with the class roster on this Monogram campus made up of Freddie Stewart, June Preisser, Ann Rooney et al, it's only a matter of about 45 more minutes before the team wins, the paper gets a large circulation boost and all hands are on stage performing with the Freddie Slack and Jan Savitt orchestras.

Starring: Freddie Stewart, Anne Rooney, June Preisser, Noel Neill, Warren Mills, Jackie Moran, Frankie Darro, Milton Kibbee, Belle Mitchell, Lita Baron ..
Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss
Release date: 1946-09-06

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