Best Comedy Movies of 1953

1.

Roman Holiday

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power, Harcourt Williams, Margaret Rawlings, Tullio Carminati, Paolo Carlini, Claudio Ermelli, Paola Borboni ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1953-08-26
2.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw, Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone, a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage.

Starring: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan, George Winslow, Marcel Dalio, Taylor Holmes, Norma Varden, Howard Wendell ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1953-07-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1953 : Duck Amuck
3.

Duck Amuck

5.1
8.6/10 IMDB

The short-tempered Daffy Duck must improvise madly as the backgrounds, his costumes, the soundtrack, even his physical form, shifts and changes at the whim of the animator.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1953-02-28
4.

How to Marry a Millionaire

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun, Cameron Mitchell, Alexander D'Arcy, Fred Clark, William Powell, Percy Helton ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1953-10-29
5.

The Band Wagon

4.5
7.5/10 IMDB

A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan, Robert Gist, James Mitchell, Don Beddoe, Henry Corden, Steve Forrest ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1953-08-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1953 : Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century
6.

Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century

4.1
8.1/10 IMDB

Space hero Daffy battles Marvin the Martian for control of Planet X.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1953-07-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1953 : The Titfield Thunderbolt
7.

The Titfield Thunderbolt

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

When British Railways announce the closure of the Titfield to Mallingford branch line a group of local residents make a bid to run it themselves, backed by a monied member of the community who is attracted by the complete lack of licensing hours on trains. Unfortunately the local bus company starts to use methods that can hardly be seen as fair competition.

Starring: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson, Godfrey Tearle, Gabrielle Brune, Sid James, Reginald Beckwith, Edie Martin, Michael Trubshawe ..
Directed by: Charles Crichton
Release date: 1953-03-04
8.

Kiss Me Kate

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Fred and Lilli are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Of course, the couple seem to act a great deal like the characters they play. A fight on the opening night threatens the production, as well as two thugs who have the mistaken idea that Fred owes their boss money and insist on staying next to him all night.

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Keenan Wynn, Bobby Van, Tommy Rall, James Whitmore, Kurt Kasznar, Bob Fosse, Ron Randell ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1953-11-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1953 : Genevieve
9.

Genevieve

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Two friends driving in the London to Brighton vintage car rally bet on which of them will be the first to arrive back home.

Starring: Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kay Kendall, Kenneth More, Geoffrey Keen, Reginald Beckwith, Arthur Wontner, Joyce Grenfell, Leslie Mitchell, Michael Balfour ..
Directed by: Henry Cornelius
Release date: 1953-05-28
10.

The Moon Is Blue

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.

Starring: David Niven, William Holden, Maggie McNamara, Tom Tully, Dawn Addams, Fortunio Bonanova, Gregory Ratoff, Hardy Krüger, Johannes Heesters, Johanna Matz ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1953-07-08

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