Best Comedy Movies of 1958


Wonderful Town

8.8/10 IMDB

Ruth Sherwood and her sister, Eileen, have moved to 1935 Greenwich Village. They're surrounded by colorful Village characters (including an out-of-work football player known as the Wreck, and Mr. Appopolous, a modern painter and their landlord) and embark on various New York adventures. Ruth, who's trying to make it as a writer, meets up with a sleazy newspaper writer named Chick and a kindly editor named bob, both of whom take an interest in both her career and her.

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Sydney Chaplin, Joseph Buloff, Jacquelyn McKeever, Dort Clark, Jordan Bentley, Cris Alexander, Michele Burke ..
Directed by: Mel Ferber, Herbert Ross
Release date: 1958-11-30

O leftas

7.2/10 IMDB

The sudden heritage, which is announced to two mercantiles, infuses their minds and begins to live richly, forgetting their previous lives.

Starring: Vasilis Avlonitis, Giorgos Kabanellis, Thanos Generalis, Nikos Mathaios, Nikos Mathaios, Giorgos Gavriilidis, Nikos Fermas, Lavrentis Dianellos, Sasa Dario, Beata Asimakopoulou ..
Directed by: Nikos Tsiforos
Release date: 1958-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1958 : From All of Us to All of You

From All of Us to All of You

8.2/10 IMDB

Hosted by Jiminy Cricket along with Mickey Mouse and Tinker Bell, this special combines newly produced animation with clips from vintage animated Disney shorts and feature films, presented to the viewer as «Christmas cards» from the various characters starring in each one. «From All of Us to All of You» is an animated television Christmas special, produced by Walt Disney Productions and first presented on December 19, 1958 on ABC as part of the Walt Disney Presents anthology series. The show has been shown infrequently in the US in recent years, but in the Nordic countries (Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Iceland) the show has been broadcast every year since 1959, and has become a holiday classic.

Starring: Cliff Edwards, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash, James MacDonald, Dessie Flynn ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1958-12-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1958 : Smiley Gets a Gun

Smiley Gets a Gun

7.3/10 IMDB

The happy-go-lucky young Smiley gets into more strife as he attempts to prove himself a responsible citizen by helping others - all so he can earn a new gun from Sergeant Flaxman.

Starring: Sybil Thorndike, Chips Rafferty, Keith Calvert, Bruce Archer, Ruth Cracknell, June Bronhill ..
Directed by: Anthony Kimmins
Release date: 1958-05-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1958 : Happy Is the Bride

Happy Is the Bride

7.2/10 IMDB

In a quiet summer corner of Wiltshire that is forever England, David and Janet decide to tie the knot. Unfortunately this is the cue for everyone else to take over proceedings, to the dismay of the couple and the increasing despair of Janet's father.

Starring: Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Cecil Parker, Terry-Thomas, Joyce Grenfell, Eric Barker, Edith Sharpe, Elvi Hale, Miles Malleson, Athene Seyler ..
Directed by: Roy Boulting
Release date: 1958-03-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1958 : Further Up the Creek

Further Up the Creek

6.1/10 IMDB

The sequel to 'Up The Creek' sees David Tomlinson return as bumbling navy boffin Lieutenant Humphrey Fairweather. This time he is skipper of the ship Aristotle and, together with his second-in-command (Frankie Howerd), Fairweather wreaks havoc when he is ordered to deliver the Aristotle to its new owners in a mythical Middle-Eastern country.

Starring: David Tomlinson, Frankie Howerd, Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird, Lionel Jeffries, Lionel Murton, David Lodge, John Warren, Sam Kydd, Edwin Richfield ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1958-10-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1958 : I Only Arsked

I Only Arsked

5.8/10 IMDB

A group of misfit soldiers are desperately trying to fiddle themselves some leave. Instead they wrangle a posting to the British Middle-East protectorate of Darawa. Their frustrations and disappointment at landing one of the harshest territories is compensated when they discover a secret passage to the King's harem.

Starring: Bernard Bresslaw, Michael Medwin, Alfie Bass, Geoffrey Sumner, Charles Hawtrey, Marie Devereux, Michael Bentine ..
Directed by: Montgomery Tully
Release date: 1958-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1958 : Tortilla Flaps

Tortilla Flaps

6.6/10 IMDB

A hungry crow intrudes on a party honoring Speedy Gonzales, Mexico's fastest mouse, and tries to catch and eat some of Speedy's friends. Speedy leads the crow on a frustrating and violent chase that demoralizes the crow into surrendering and joining in Speedy's party, as the center of a dart board, and the target of a ball-throw.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1958-01-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1958 : Wonderful Things!

Wonderful Things!

6.4/10 IMDB

Set in a beautiful fishing village in Gibraltar, Wonderful Things! stars Frankie Vaughan as Carmello, a young fisherman who, unable to earn enough from fishing to marry his tempestuous fiancée, decides to come to England to seek his fortune and finds fortunes are not quite so easy to come by.

Starring: Frankie Vaughan, Jeremy Spenser, Jocelyn Lane, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Jean Dawnay, Eddie Byrne, Harold Kasket, Christopher Rhodes, Cyril Chamberlain, Barbara Goalen ..
Directed by: Herbert Wilcox
Release date: 1958-06-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1958 : In the Money

In the Money

5.7/10 IMDB

The Bowery Boys tangle with Scotland Yard, diamond smugglers and a gem-toting canine during an ocean cruise.

Starring: Huntz Hall, Stanley Clements, Patricia Donahue, Paul Cavanagh, Norma Varden, David Gorcey, Leonard Penn, Eddie LeRoy ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1958-02-16

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