Best Comedy Movies of 1956

1.

High Society

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. C.K. still loves her. Spy magazine blackmails Tracy's family by threatening to reveal her playboy father's exploits if not allowed to cover the wedding. A remake of the 1940 rom com The Philadelphia Story.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm, John Lund, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer, Louis Armstrong, Margalo Gillmore, Lydia Reed ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1956-07-17
2.

Around the World in Eighty Days

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.

Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley, Charles Boyer, Robert Newton, Gilbert Roland, Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra, Buster Keaton ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1956-10-17
3.

Bus Stop

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Cowboys Beauregard Decker and Virgil Blessing attend a rodeo in Phoenix, where Decker falls in love with beautiful cafe singer Cherie. He wants to take Cherie back to his native Montana and marry her, but she dreams of traveling to Hollywood and becoming famous. When she resists his advances, Decker forces Cherie onto the bus back to Montana with him, but, when the bus makes an unscheduled stop due to bad weather, the tables are turned.

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckart, Robert Bray, Hope Lange, Hans Conried, Max Showalter, Cheerio Meredith ..
Directed by: Joshua Logan
Release date: 1956-08-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Broom-Stick Bunny
4.

Broom-Stick Bunny

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

On Halloween, Bugs Bunny, masquerading as an witch, trick or treats at Witch Hazel's door. He comes to the creepy old mansion of Witch Hazel, who's mixing up a potion. Bugs is mistaken for a real witch by Hazel, who prides herself on being the ugliest witch of all.

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-02-25
5.

There's Always Tomorrow

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by by his wife and children, he begins to rekindle a past love when a former employee comes back into his life.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, William Reynolds, Pat Crowley, Gigi Perreau, Jane Darwell, Race Gentry, Myrna Hansen, Judy Nugent ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1956-01-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Deduce, You Say
6.

Deduce, You Say

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck is a detective who is hunting for the Shorepshire Slasher.

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-09-29
7.

The Catered Affair

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception. This is because Jane's parents are poor and Jane and Ralph can borrow a car for their honeymoon. However, at dinner that night all Ralph's parents talk about are the big weddings they gave their daughters and everything escalates. All of a sudden, it is a big wedding breakfast with hundreds of guests. The problem is that for 12 years, Tom has been saving money to buy his own cab and license, but now that he can, all of his money is going towards a wedding neither he, or Jane or Ralph really want.

Starring: Bette Davis, Ernest Borgnine, Debbie Reynolds, Barry Fitzgerald, Rod Taylor, Robert F. Simon, Madge Kennedy, Dorothy Stickney, Carol Veazie, Joan Camden ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1956-06-14
8.

The Green Man

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Unknown to everyone but his shady Middle Eastern bosses, watchmaker Hawkins is actually a professional hired assassin with a predilection for killing his targets with bombs. After disposing of a dictator and millionaire, Hawkins is assigned to kill a politician who is heading to a remote hotel, The Green Man, for a secret tryst with his secretary. There, however, Hawkins' plot is discovered by vacuum salesman William Blake, who determines to stop him.

Starring: Alastair Sim, George Cole, Terry-Thomas, Jill Adams, Raymond Huntley, Colin Gordon, Avril Angers, Eileen Moore, Dora Bryan, John Chandos ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1956-12-21
9.

The Solid Gold Cadillac

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

Laura Partridge is a very enthusiastic small stockholder of 10 shares in International Projects, a large corporation based in New York. She attends her first stockholder meeting ready to question the board of directors from their salaries to their operations.

Starring: Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas, George Burns, Fred Clark, John Williams, Hiram Sherman, Neva Patterson, Ralph Dumke, Ray Collins, Arthur O'Connell ..
Directed by: Richard Quine
Release date: 1956-08-22
10.

Forever, Darling

3.7
6.1/10 IMDB

Susan and Lorenzo have been married for over five years and they are starting to drift apart. So into her life comes an angel, which only Susan can see, to tell her that there will be trouble ahead if they do not work out their problems. Lorenzo is developing insecticide #383 at Finlay Vega Chemical Co. and plans to test it on a camping trip that he takes with Susan, but the trip becomes an obstacle course for him.

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason, Louis Calhern, John Emery, John Hoyt, Natalie Schafer, Ralph Dumke, Mabel Albertson, Nancy Kulp ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1956-02-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : The Rainmaker
11.

The Rainmaker

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as a homemaker can't make up for the fact that she's just plain plain! Even the town sheriff, File, for whom she harbors a secrect yen, won't take a chance --- until the town suffers a drought and into the lives of Lizzie and her brothers and father comes one Bill Starbuck ... profession: Rainmaker!

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey, Lloyd Bridges, Earl Holliman, Cameron Prud'Homme, Wallace Ford, Yvonne Lime, Jack Kenny ..
Directed by: Joseph Anthony
Release date: 1956-12-13
12.

The Swan

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to their palace. Prince Albert has searched all over Europe for a bride and he's bored by the whole courtship routine. He is more interested in the estate's dairy than Alexandra's rose garden. And then he starts playing football with the tutor and Alexandra's brothers. Invite the tutor to the ball that night and watch how gracefully Alexandra dances with him.

Starring: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead, Jessie Royce Landis, Brian Aherne, Leo G. Carroll, Estelle Winwood, Van Dyke Parks, Christopher Cook ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1956-04-26
13.

The Girl Can't Help It

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A down-and-out gangster hires an alcoholic press agent to make his blonde bombshell girlfriend a recording star in 6 weeks. But what is he going to do when he finds out that she has no talent? And what is going to happen when the two fall in love?

Starring: Jayne Mansfield, Tom Ewell, Edmond O'Brien, Julie London, Ray Anthony, Barry Gordon, Henry Jones, John Emery, Juanita Moore, Fats Domino ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1956-12-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Blithe Spirit
14.

Blithe Spirit

3.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Television adaptation of Noël Coward's famous play about an unhappily married man plagued by the spirit of his dead previous wife.

Starring: Noël Coward, Lauren Bacall, Claudette Colbert, Mildred Natwick, Brenda Forbes, Marion Ross, Philip Tonge ..
Directed by: Noël Coward, Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1956-01-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Bundle of Joy
15.

Bundle of Joy

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Kitschy musical remake of "Bachelor Mother". Debbie Reynolds plays an over-eager clerk in a large department store and Eddie Fisher plays the boss' son. After getting fired from her job, she finds an adorable baby on the steps of the foundling home and the folks inside mistake her for the mother. Fisher, well-meaning, but obtuse, tries to help her out with the baby, and the buds of romance begin to appear. Meanwhile old Merlin, the owner of the store, thinks he just might be a grandfather...

Starring: Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Adolphe Menjou, Tommy Noonan, Nita Talbot, Una Merkel, Melville Cooper, Bill Goodwin, Howard McNear, Mary Treen ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1956-12-12
16.

Pardners

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Rich momma's boy Wade Kingsley Jr. an Eastern dude, tries to follow in his murdered father's footsteps by returning to the West to partner up with Slim Moseley Jr.,the son of his father's former partner. Wade overcomes Slim's initial reluctance to accept him by using his fortune to buy a prize cow and new car to help Slim in his job as foreman on the Kingsley family ranch, currently under siege by a gang of outlaws called "masked raiders." Wade generously tries to pay off the ranch's mortgage with $15,000 of his own money, but unfortunately neither "pardner" realizes that respected banker Dan Hollis, the son of their fathers' murderer, is the leader of the gang.

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lori Nelson, Jeff Morrow, Lon Chaney Jr., Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, John Baragrey, Agnes Moorehead, Milton Frome ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1956-08-01
17.

The Case of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn

3.3
6.9/10 IMDB

Supposedly filmed in 'Schizophrenoscope', it concerns Inspector Quilt of Scotland Yard's attempts to retrieve a 'Mukkinese Battlehorn' stolen from a London museum. Along the way he meets characters not dissimilar to Eccles, Henry Crun and Minnie Bannister from The Goon Show. This attempt to adapt Goon humour to the big screen was written by Harry Booth, Jon Penington and regular Goon show co-writer Larry Stephens. It was then heavily rewritten on the filmset by Sellers and Milligan.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Dick Emery ..
Directed by: Joseph Sterling
Release date: 1956-01-01
18.

Hollywood or Bust

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

The last movie with Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin together, is a satire of the life in Hollywood. Steve Wiley is a deceiver who cheats Malcolm Smith when he wins a car, claiming that he won it too. Trying to steal the car, Steve tells Malcolm that he lives in Hollywood, next to Anita Ekberg's. When Malcom hears that, they both set out for Hollywood and the adventure begins...

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Maxie Rosenbloom, Anita Ekberg, Willard Waterman, Richard Karlan ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1956-12-06
19.

The Opposite Sex

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Former radio singer Kay learns from her gossipy friends that her husband, Steve, has had an affair with chorus girl Crystal. Devastated, Kay tries to ignore the information, but when Crystal performs one of her musical numbers at a charity benefit, she breaks down and goes to Reno to file for divorce. However, when she hears that gold-digging Crystal is making Steve unhappy, Kay resolves to get her husband back. The Opposite Sex is a remake of the 1939 comedy The Women.

Starring: June Allyson, Joan Collins, Dolores Gray, Leslie Nielsen, Ann Sheridan, Joan Blondell, Ann Miller, Jeff Richards, Agnes Moorehead, Charlotte Greenwood ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1956-11-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : To Hare Is Human
20.

To Hare Is Human

3.2
7.7/10 IMDB

Wile E. Coyote, genius, tries to catch Bugs Bunny with the help of a Univac Electronic Brain.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-12-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Everything But the Truth
21.

Everything But the Truth

3.1
6.4/10 IMDB

Upset with the prevarications of the adult world, Willie launches a truth-telling campaign at school, with the blessings of his pretty teacher Joan Madison.

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, John Forsythe, Tim Hovey, Frank Faylen, Les Tremayne, Philip Bourneuf, Jeanette Nolan, Paul Birch, Addison Richards, Barry Atwater ..
Directed by: Jerry Hopper
Release date: 1956-12-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Husbands Beware
22.

Husbands Beware

3.1
7.2/10 IMDB

To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of time. When the rest of the prospective brides hear about the inheritance, they show up at the ceremony and a free for all ensues. Shemp marries his student before the deadline, and then finds out that there is no inheritance. Moe and Larry have tricked him into marriage as revenge for their marrying his shrewish sisters.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Maxine Gates, Lu Leonard, Dee Green, Christine McIntyre ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1956-01-05
23.

Sailor Beware

3.0
6.3/10 IMDB

Battle-axe Emma Hornett dominates her hen-pecked husband Henry, his meek sister Edie and daughter Shirley. Shirley is to marry young sailor Albert,raised in an orphanage,and he and best man Carnoustie stay with the Hornetts on the eve of the wedding, though Emma makes sure the stag night is a brief one. Next day Albert fails to show up for the wedding. He eventually turns up at the house and confides in the vicar that if family life is anything like the Hornetts he wants no part of it. When the Hornetts are told this Emma declares that she sees that has been a "very wicked woman" and will mend her ways but, as the young couple eventually marry and move into their own house , one wonders how long her change of heart will last.

Starring: Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Ronald Lewis, Cyril Smith, Esma Cannon, Gordon Jackson, Geoffrey Keen, Thora Hird, Joy Webster, Eliot Makeham ..
Directed by: Gordon Parry
Release date: 1956-09-04
24.

The King and Four Queens

3.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Opportunistic con man Dan Kehoe ingratiates himself with the cantankerous mother of four outlaws and their beautiful widows in order to find their hidden gold.

Starring: Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jean Willes, Jo Van Fleet, Barbara Nichols, Sara Shane, Roy Roberts, Arthur Shields, Jay C. Flippen, Florenz Ames ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1956-12-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : The High and the Flighty
25.

The High and the Flighty

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Salesman Daffy Duck comes upon a farm, the site of Foghorn Leghorn's ongoing feud with the barnyard dog, and proceeds to sell Foghorn and the dog contraptions to continue their violent, mutual heckling.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1956-02-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Barbary-Coast Bunny
26.

Barbary-Coast Bunny

3.0
7.5/10 IMDB

After Bugs' giant gold nugget is stolen by Nasty Canasta, he tries to win it back at Canasta's San Francisco gambling hall.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-07-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Napoleon Bunny-Part
27.

Napoleon Bunny-Part

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Bugs takes a wrong turn off the Hollywood freeway and tunnels into the headquarters of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1956-06-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : A Star Is Bored
28.

A Star Is Bored

3.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, June Foray ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1956-09-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Wideo Wabbit
29.

Wideo Wabbit

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny is chased by Elmer Fudd throughout a TV studio and its various productions.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1956-10-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Muscle Beach Tom
30.

Muscle Beach Tom

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Tom settles in for a day at the beach with his sweety, accidentally ruining Jerry's day. Meanwhile, Tom's girl is paying more attention to the bodybuilders than to Tom.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1956-09-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Rocket Squad
31.

Rocket Squad

3.0
7.7/10 IMDB

In a futuristic city, Detectives Monday and Tuesday pursue a wanted criminal.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-03-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Barbecue Brawl
32.

Barbecue Brawl

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Spike is showing his son Tyke how to barbecue when his cooking is disrupted by a typical Tom-and-Jerry chase.

Starring: Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1956-12-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Rocket-bye Baby
33.

Rocket-bye Baby

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A cosmic mix-up results in a Martian baby being delivered to Earth, while an Earth baby is sent to Mars. Joseph Wilbur and his wife try to raise the green-skinned, ingenious Martian tyke as if he were an Earthling. But the kid builds his own spaceship and flies away, and Wilbur must find him and bring him back, or he'll never be able to make an exchange with the Martian parents for his own boy.

Starring: Daws Butler, June Foray, Mel Blanc, Earl Keen, Richard Conte, Margaret Lawrence, Gloria Blondell ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-08-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Rabbitson Crusoe
34.

Rabbitson Crusoe

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Crusoe, played by Yosemite Sam, has been living off coconuts for 20 years when Bugs washes up on his island.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1956-04-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : There They Go-Go-Go!
35.

There They Go-Go-Go!

2.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Wile E. Coyote is so hungry that he forms a chicken out of mud, bakes it, and tries to eat it, causing one of his teeth to fall out. He throws the mud bird away when a real one comes along - the Road Runner, who runs so fast that he literally burns up the road, setting Wile E.'s feet on fire! Wile E. schemes to catch the Road Runner using a rope, a sling-shot, a gun on a spring, a rotating circle of spiked balls, a booby-trapped ladder, and a load of rocks.

Starring: Paul Julian ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-11-09
36.

The Iron Petticoat

2.9
5.1/10 IMDB

Captain Vinka Kovalenko defects from Russia, but not for political reasons. She defects because she feels discriminated against as a woman. Captain Chuck Lockwood gets the order to show her the bright side of capitalism, while she tries to convince him of the superiority of communism. Naturally, they fall in love, but there's still the KGB, which doesn't like the idea of having a defected Russian officer running around in London.

Starring: Bob Hope, Katharine Hepburn, Noelle Middleton, James Robertson Justice, Robert Helpmann, David Kossoff, Alan Gifford, Nicholas Phipps, Sid James, Alexander Gauge ..
Directed by: Ralph Thomas
Release date: 1956-09-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : For Crimin' Out Loud
37.

For Crimin' Out Loud

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

The stooges are private detectives hired to protect a rich politician. After the man disappears, the boys wander around his spooky mansion confronting various villains and a dangerous dame. The stooges vanquish the crooks (Shemp uses his "trusty shovel") and find the missing man.

Starring: Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Christine McIntyre, Ralph Dunn, Emil Sitka, Moe Howard ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1956-05-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Stupor Duck
38.

Stupor Duck

2.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck does Superman as Stupor Duck (aka mild-mannered reporter Cluck Trent) takes on the villainous yet nonexistent Aardvark Ratnik.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1956-07-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Smiley
39.

Smiley

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

Smiley Greevins is a cheeky, mischievous, imaginative little boy who lives in the small town of Murrumbilla in the Australian outback. His father Bill is a poor drover who is often away from home. Much to the exasperation of his overworked wife, Ma Greevins, Bill is also very fond of the drink. Smiley is determined to buy himself a push bike and so he takes on odd jobs in an effort to save up enough money. But Smiley always seems to get caught up in some sort of misadventure. Smiley is a classic Australian film that will delight audiences of all ages.

Starring: Colin Petersen, Bruce Archer, Ralph Richardson, John McCallum, Chips Rafferty, Jocelyn Hernfield, Reg Lye, Margaret Christensen, Charles Tingwell, Marion Johns ..
Directed by: Anthony Kimmins
Release date: 1956-06-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Busy Buddies
40.

Busy Buddies

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Tom and Jerry need to repeatedly come to the rescue when a teenage babysitter, supposed to be looking after the baby, is more interested in talking on the telephone than in paying attention to the baby who keeps crawling away.

Starring: Janet Waldo, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1956-05-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Downbeat Bear
41.

Downbeat Bear

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A dancing bear escapes from the zoo and finds his way to Tom and Jerry's house. He dances with Tom, making it impossible for Tom to call the authorities; Jerry takes every opportunity to play music and keep Tom and the bear dancing

Starring: Paul Frees, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1956-10-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Scheming Schemers
42.

Scheming Schemers

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

The stooges are three incompetent plumbers who foul up the plumbing in a fancy mansion where a society party is going on. They manage to catch a couple of thieves masquerading as guests before the whole party degenerates into a pie fight.

Starring: Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Emil Sitka, Moe Howard, Christine McIntyre, Kenneth MacDonald, Dudley Dickerson, Joe Palma, Al Thompson ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1956-10-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Blue Cat Blues
43.

Blue Cat Blues

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Jerry narrates in voiceover: Tom has fallen hard for the cat next door, and competes with rich cat Butch for her affections. But Butch outspends Tom to a ludicrous level at every turn. Tom goes downhill after that, until we see him contemplating suicide.

Starring: Paul Frees ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1956-11-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : The Flying Sorceress
44.

The Flying Sorceress

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

After Tom's mistress orders him to clean up the mess he made while chasing Jerry, Tom spies an ad for a cat needed as companion to an old lady. Tom leaves this inhospitable atmosphere for a better life...only he discovers the old lady turns out to be a witch. After a harrowing experience on a flying broom with the witch, Tom decides to use the broom to his advantage to fly back to his old home and give Jerry trouble. Tom returns to find the witch did not appreciate Tom borrowing her broom and punishes him.

Starring: June Foray, June Foray, Esther Lawlor ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1956-01-27
45.

Our Miss Brooks

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

The big-screen translation of the successful television show of the 1950's. Arden stars as Connie Brooks, wisecracking English teacher at Madison High School, still hoping to tie the knot with shy biology teacher Philip Boynton (Robert Rockwell).

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Don Porter, Robert Rockwell, Jane Morgan, Richard Crenna, Nick Adams, Leonard Smith, Gloria McMillan, Joseph Kearns ..
Directed by: Al Lewis
Release date: 1956-04-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : The Egg and Jerry
46.

The Egg and Jerry

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

A lost baby woodpecker, that believes Jerry is its mother, does everything it can to save the mouse from Tom, who is once again in pursuit. A CinemaScope remake of the 1949 Tom and Jerry cartoon Hatch Up Your Troubles.

Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1956-03-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Half-Fare Hare
47.

Half-Fare Hare

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny boards the Chattanooga Choo Choo and finds Ralph Kramden and Ed Norton, from "The Honeymooners" TV show. Ralph and Ed are starving, and when they set eyes on Bugs, they yell, "It's foooooood!"

Starring: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1956-08-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Dry Rot
48.

Dry Rot

2.8
5.5/10 IMDB

Comedy about a trio of not particularly bright bookmakers who try to fix a horse race.

Starring: Ronald Shiner, Brian Rix, Peggy Mount, Lee Patterson, Sid James, Christian Duvaleix, Joan Sims, Michael Shepley, Joan Haythorne, Heather Sears ..
Directed by: Maurice Elvey
Release date: 1956-10-31
49.

The Kettles in the Ozarks

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Ma and the kids head out to help Pa's brother Sedgewick with the his farm in Mournful Hollow, Arkansas. Things get tighter when a couple of bootleggers rent Sedge's barn to manufacture moonshine. With Ma and the kids, the bootleggers get their pay.

Starring: Marjorie Main, Arthur Hunnicutt, Una Merkel, Ted de Corsia, Olive Sturgess, Dave O'Brien, Richard Eyer, Cheryl Callaway, Joe Sawyer, Sid Tomack ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1956-04-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1956 : Toy Tiger
50.

Toy Tiger

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Meanwhile, Gwen's fatherless son Timmie, at a remote boys' school, is riding for a fall by manufacturing evidence of his "explorer father." By an amazing coincidence, Rick steps off the bus at just the right moment for Timmie to recruit him as "father" without his knowledge. With no intention of collaborating, the befuddled Rick is carried along by the sweep of events. Who can predict the outcome?

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Laraine Day, Tim Hovey, Richard Haydn, Cecil Kellaway, David Janssen, Judson Pratt, Tom Nolan, Brad Morrow ..
Directed by: Jerry Hopper
Release date: 1956-06-29

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