Best Comedy Movies of 1962



7.5/10 IMDB

Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's teenaged daughter.

Starring: James Mason, Sue Lyon, Shelley Winters, Peter Sellers, Lois Maxwell, John Harrison, Diana Decker, Jerry Stovin, Gary Cockrell, Bill Greene ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1962-06-13

The Music Man

7.8/10 IMDB

A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.

Starring: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Ron Howard, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford, Pert Kelton, Timmy Everett, Susan Luckey, Peggy Mondo ..
Directed by: Morton DaCosta
Release date: 1962-06-19


7.1/10 IMDB

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?

Starring: John Wayne, Hardy Krüger, Elsa Martinelli, Red Buttons, Gérard Blain, Bruce Cabot, Michèle Girardon, Valentin de Vargas, Eduard Franz ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1962-06-19

Tales of Terror

6.8/10 IMDB

Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but finds the man's attention to his wife worthy of more dramatic action. 3) A man dying and in great pain agrees to be hypnotized at the moment of death, with unexpected consequences.

Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone, Debra Paget, Joyce Jameson, Maggie Pierce, David Frankham, Leona Gage, Wally Campo, Alan DeWitt ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1962-07-04

That Touch of Mink

6.6/10 IMDB

Cathy Timberlake is en route to a job interview when a car transporting businessman Philip Shayne covers her in mud. He sends his assistant, Roger, to apologize, but upon meeting Cathy, Roger knows that she would be a suitable match for his boss. Despite their mutual attraction, Cathy and Philip want different things. Philip wants a fling, while Cathy wants a marriage. As they travel to exotic locales, their differing motivations are put to the test.

Starring: Cary Grant, Doris Day, Gig Young, Audrey Meadows, Alan Hewitt, John Astin, Dick Sargent, Jan Burrell, Alice Backes, Leoda Richards ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1962-06-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol

Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol

7.6/10 IMDB

In this animated musical version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", Ebenezer Scrooge - via Mr. Magoo's starring performance in a stage production of the classic - doesn't have a ghost of a chance unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve.

Starring: Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, Jane Kean, Marie Matthews, Laura Olsher, Les Tremayne ..
Directed by: Abe Levitow
Release date: 1962-12-18

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

6.8/10 IMDB

Banker Roger Hobbs wants to spend his vacation alone with his wife, Peggy, but she insists on a family vacation at a California beach house that turns out to be ugly and broken down. Daughter Katey, embarrassed by her braces, refuses to go to the beach, as does TV-addicted son Danny. When the family is joined by Hobbs' two unhappily married daughters and their husbands, he must help everyone with their problems to get some peace.

Starring: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Fabian, Lauri Peters, Lili Gentle, John Saxon, Marie Wilson, John McGiver, Reginald Gardiner, Valerie Varda ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1962-06-15


7.0/10 IMDB

Mama Rose lives to see her daughter June succeed on Broadway by way of vaudeville. When June marries and leaves, Rose turns her hope and attention to her elder, less obviously talented, daughter Louise. However, having her headlining as a stripper at Minsky's Burlesque is not what she initially has in mind.

Starring: Natalie Wood, Rosalind Russell, Karl Malden, Parley Baer, Morgan Brittany, Ann Jillian, Harry Shannon, Faith Dane, Betty Bruce, Paul Wallace ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1962-12-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall

Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall

9.2/10 IMDB

Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall is an American musical comedy television showcase starring Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett, broadcast on CBS on June 11, 1962. The special was produced by Bob Banner and directed by Joe Hamilton. Banner came up with the idea in the Fall of 1961. Burnett was then a regular on The Garry Moore Show and Andrews had appeared as a guest twice, performing the song "Big D" from the musical The Most Happy Fella in the first appearance; and in the show's 1961 Christmas special, she did a number with Burnett and fellow guest Gwen Verdon plus an early performance of "My Favorite Things" (three years before she performed it as Maria while filming The Sound of Music). Mike Nichols wrote the script and co-wrote the song "You're So London" with Ken Welch. Writing began in February 1962 and the stars rehearsed for two weeks before the March 5 taping

Starring: Julie Andrews, Carol Burnett, Randy Doney, George Fenneman ..
Directed by: Joe Hamilton
Release date: 1962-06-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : The Dog Lover

The Dog Lover

6.9/10 IMDB

Jack is the fastidious manager of a local supermarket. The harmless but disruptive actions of his customers frequently give him headaches, which he remedies by holding a can of frozen juice against his forehead. At home, however, Jack is consistently kind, loving, and patient with his wife and daughter. One day the child brings home a stray dog, and his life is turned upside down.

Starring: Margaret Norden, Alice Drummond, Jack Gilford, Mary Engel, Ruth Orkin ..
Directed by: Morris Engel
Release date: 1962-01-01

The Notorious Landlady

6.7/10 IMDB

An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.

Starring: Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire, Lionel Jeffries, Estelle Winwood, Maxwell Reed, Henry Daniell, Bess Flowers, Philippa Bevans, Ronald Long ..
Directed by: Richard Quine
Release date: 1962-04-13

The Password Is Courage

6.8/10 IMDB

Sergeant-Major Charles Coward, a brave British soldier is captured by German forces during World War II. When he's thrown into a prisoner of war camp, he immediately plans his escape. Masquerading as a wounded German soldier, he makes it as far as the medical tent, where the deceived enemy forces award him the Iron Cross. Though he is ultimately discovered, he goes on to courageously pursue his freedom with a whimsical and undying audacity.

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Maria Perschy, Alfred Lynch, Nigel Stock, Reginald Beckwith, Richard Marner, Ed Devereaux, Lewis Fiander, George Mikell, Richard Carpenter ..
Directed by: Andrew L. Stone
Release date: 1962-06-01

The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

6.1/10 IMDB

The Three Stooges manage to crash through the time barrier with their slap-happy antics in this classic feature-length comedy. Larry, Moe, and Curly-Joe are friends of a young scientist, Schuyler Davis, who has created a time machine. Together with Schuyler's girlfriend, Diane, they are all transported back to ancient Ithaca which is ruled by the tyrannical King Odius. The lecherous king promptly takes a liking to Diane and banishes Schuyler and The Stooges to the galleys. When they manage to escape, they begin promoting Schuyler as "Hercules" at local gladiatorial combats - until the real Hercules shows up. But, with their unique "charm," The Stooges convince Hercules to help them rescue Diane. Written by Robert Lynch

Starring: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Vicki Trickett, Marlin McKeever, Mike McKeever, Emil Sitka, Barbara Hines, Terry Huntingdon, Diana Piper ..
Directed by: Herb Wallerstein, Edward Bernds
Release date: 1962-02-15

My Geisha

6.5/10 IMDB

Famed movie director Paul Robaix breaks with tradition by not casting his actress-comedienne wife, Lucy Dell, in his latest film production, a version of Madame Butterfly. Undaunted, the resourceful Lucy wings her way to Tokyo and, masquerading as a Japanese geisha, lands the coveted role from her unsuspecting husband! But in front of the cameras (and behind the pancake makeup), Lucy faces greater challenges: her lecherous leading man - and a husband who is beginning to realize that his talented new "discovery" seems vaguely familiar...

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Yves Montand, Edward G. Robinson, Robert Cummings, Yoko Tani, Tatsuo Sait?, Tamae Kyokawa, Ichirô Hayakawa, Alex Gerry, Tsugundo Maki ..
Directed by: Jack Cardiff
Release date: 1962-03-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : If a Man Answers

If a Man Answers

6.8/10 IMDB

Rich socialite Chantal marries photographer Eugene and everything seems blissful until her envious friend attempts to break them up. In desperation, she turns to her mother, but the advice she receives may do more harm than good.

Starring: Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Micheline Presle, John Lund, Cesar Romero, Stefanie Powers, Christopher Knight, Charlene Holt, Ted Thorpe, John Bleifer ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1962-10-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : The Plain Man's Guide to Advertising

The Plain Man's Guide to Advertising

7.8/10 IMDB

A surreal mix of advertising tropes from the 1960s is very funny but has a neat anti-capitalist undertow.

Starring: David de Keyser, Dick Emery, Vernon Greeves, Ronnie Brody, Bruce Lacey, John Vivyan, Sheena Marshe, Andrea Lawrence, Blanche Moore, Vera Linnecar ..
Directed by: Bob Godfrey
Release date: 1962-11-01

Der Teufel von Kapstadt

5.8/10 IMDB

The German Tourist Frank Fleischer gets into drugs and spy story.

Starring: Michael Cramer, Luisella Boni, Michael Kirner, Charles Borromel, Edward Canterbury, Nuccia Cardinali, Sandy Bicket, Corrado Annicelli ..
Directed by: Hermann Kugelstadt, Alfredo Medori
Release date: 1962-12-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : The Flower Thief

The Flower Thief

6.8/10 IMDB

A beat vagabond traverses San Francisco's deepest nooks and crannies, spreading about a peculiar brand of wisdom and lollygagging.

Starring: Taylor Mead, Turk Leclair, Ella Henry, Bob Kaufmann, Philip McKenna, Eric Nord, Barry Clark, Heinz Ellsworth, Linda Evanoff, Richard Stevenson ..
Directed by: Ron Rice
Release date: 1962-04-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Follow That Dream

Follow That Dream

6.5/10 IMDB

When the Kwimper family car runs out of fuel on a new Florida highway and an officious state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby and their 'adopted' children—Holly, Ariadne, and the twins—start their own little community along a strip of the roadside.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Anne Helm, Joanna Moore, Jack Kruschen, Simon Oakland, Roland Winters, Alan Hewitt, Howard McNear, Frank De Kova ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1962-04-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Only Two Can Play

Only Two Can Play

6.6/10 IMDB

John Lewis is bored of his job and his wife. Then Liz, wife of a local councillor, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and Liz ever manage to consummate their affair, that is.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell, Raymond Huntley, John Le Mesurier, Richard Attenborough, Marie Devereux, Kenneth Griffith, David Davies, Maudie Edwards ..
Directed by: Sidney Gilliat
Release date: 1962-01-19

Boys' Night Out

6.5/10 IMDB

Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children and TV-dinners. In secret, they get themselves an apartment with a beautiful young woman, Kathy, for romantic rendezvous. But Kathy does not tell them that she is a sociology student researching the sexual life of the white middle-class male.

Starring: Kim Novak, James Garner, Tony Randall, Howard Morris, Howard Duff, Janet Blair, Patti Page, Jessie Royce Landis, Oskar Homolka, Anne Jeffreys ..
Directed by: Michael Gordon
Release date: 1962-06-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Carry On Cruising

Carry On Cruising

6.1/10 IMDB

Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the seven seas, but the passengers turn out to be a rather strange bunch too. The SS Happy Wanderer will never be the same.

Starring: Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor, Liz Fraser, Dilys Laye, Esma Cannon, Lance Percival, Jimmy Thompson, Ronnie Stevens, Vincent Ball ..
Directed by: Gerald Thomas, Ralph Thomas
Release date: 1962-03-12

Kid Galahad

6.1/10 IMDB

After completing his military service, Walter Gulick takes a job as a sparring partner at a gym, the owner of which sees potential in Walter as a professional fighter—and takes him under his wing.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright, Joan Blackman, Charles Bronson, Robert Emhardt, Liam Redmond, Judson Pratt, Ned Glass, David Lewis ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1962-11-29

Period of Adjustment

6.2/10 IMDB

A newlywed couple on their honeymoon visit friends who are having marital problems of their own.

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Jane Fonda, Jim Hutton, Lois Nettleton, John McGiver, Mabel Albertson, Jack Albertson, John Astin, Norman Leavitt, Leon Alton ..
Directed by: George Roy Hill
Release date: 1962-10-31

40 Pounds of Trouble

6.3/10 IMDB

Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Suzanne Pleshette, Phil Silvers, Kevin McCarthy, Claire Wilcox, Edward Andrews, Larry Storch, Howard Morris, Stubby Kaye, Warren Stevens ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1962-12-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : The Road to Hong Kong

The Road to Hong Kong

6.1/10 IMDB

When Chester accidentally memorizes and destroys the only copy of a secret Russian formula for a new and improved rocket fuel, they are thrust into international intrigue, trying to stay alive while keeping the formula out of enemy hands.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Joan Collins, Robert Morley, Walter Gotell, Felix Aylmer, Dorothy Lamour, Roger Delgado, Jacqueline Jones, Katya Douglas ..
Directed by: Norman Panama
Release date: 1962-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Sergeants 3

Sergeants 3

5.9/10 IMDB

Mike, Chip, and Larry are three lusty, brawling U. S. Cavalry sergeants stationed in Indian Territory in 1870.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop, Henry Silva, Buddy Lester, Ruta Lee, Phillip Crosby, Dennis Crosby ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1962-02-10

Billy Rose's Jumbo

6.1/10 IMDB

The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.

Starring: Doris Day, Stephen Boyd, Jimmy Durante, Martha Raye, Dean Jagger, Joseph Waring, Lynn Wood, Charles Watts, James Chandler, Robert Burton ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1962-12-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : On the Beat

On the Beat

6.8/10 IMDB

Norman Pitkin wants to be a policeman like his father was, but he fails the height test (amongst others). One day he gets out his father's old uniform and "walks the beat". This leads to a level of chaos that only Pitkin could cause

Starring: Norman Wisdom, Jennifer Jayne, Raymond Huntley, Esma Cannon, Eric Barker, Wanda Ventham, David Lodge, Eleanor Summerfield, Ronnie Stevens, Terence Alexander ..
Directed by: Robert Asher
Release date: 1962-12-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Escapade in Florence

Escapade in Florence

6.9/10 IMDB

American students, Tommy and Annette, find themselves in a heap of trouble when they accidentally discover an art forgery ring in Florence, Italy.

Starring: Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Nino Castelnuovo, Clelia Matania, Carlo Rizzo, Ivan Desny, Venantino Venantini, Ivan Triesault, Odoardo Spadaro, Renzo Palmer ..
Directed by: Steve Previn
Release date: 1962-03-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Harold Lloyd's World of Comedy

Harold Lloyd's World of Comedy

7.1/10 IMDB

Hilarious scenes from his silent and sound films as compiled and produced by Harold Lloyd himself.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Willie Best, Bebe Daniels, Mildred Davis ..
Directed by: Harold Lloyd
Release date: 1962-12-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : The Horizontal Lieutenant

The Horizontal Lieutenant

5.9/10 IMDB

Director Richard Thorpe's 1962 military comedy stars Jim Hutton, Paula Prentiss, Miyoshi Umeki, Jim Backus, Jack Carter, Marty Ingels, Charles McGraw and Argentina Brunetti.

Starring: Jim Hutton, Paula Prentiss, Jack Carter, Jim Backus, Charles McGraw, Miyoshi Umeki, Marty Ingels, Lloyd Kino, Addison Myers, Argentina Brunetti ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1962-04-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : The Pot Carriers

The Pot Carriers

6.6/10 IMDB

New inmate Rainbow has just been imprisoned for a year for his part in a fight over his girlfriend Wendy. After being assigned to kitchen duty, he becomes involved in a food-trading racket. When the scheme is betrayed to the prison's governor, its prime mover is threatened with an extended sentence - unless Rainbow can come up with a way to save him.

Starring: Ronald Fraser, Paul Massie, Carole Lesley, Paul Rogers, Dennis Price, Davy Kaye, Eddie Byrne, Campbell Singer, Alfred Burke, Neil McCarthy ..
Directed by: Peter Graham Scott
Release date: 1962-03-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Adventures of the Road-Runner

Adventures of the Road-Runner

7.4/10 IMDB

Adventures of the Road-Runner is an animated film, directed by Chuck Jones and co-directed by Maurice Noble and Tom Ray. It was the intended pilot for a TV series starring Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, but was never picked up until four years later when Warner Bros. Television produced The Road Runner Show for CBS from 1966 to 1968 and later on ABC from 1971 to 1973. As a result, it was split into three further shorts. The first one was To Beep or Not to Beep (1963). The other two were assembled by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises in 1965 after they took over the Looney Tunes series. The split-up shorts were titled Road Runner a Go-Go and Zip Zip Hooray!.

Starring: Paul Julian, Dick Tufeld, Nancy Wible, Mel Blanc, Dick Beals ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1962-06-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Smog


7.8/10 IMDB

An ambitious Italian attorney has his flight delayed in Los Angeles. The vapid lawyer goes to some parties with some Italians living there and has a brief affair with a beautiful Italian expatriate.

Starring: Enrico Maria Salerno, Annie Girardot, Renato Salvatori, Susan Spafford, Len Lesser, Howard Koch, Fred Catania, Max Showalter, John Phillip Law, Peggy Moffitt ..
Directed by: Franco Rossi
Release date: 1962-10-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Mexican Boarders

Mexican Boarders

6.8/10 IMDB

Speedy Gonzales' lethargic cousin, Slowpoke Rodriguez, comes to visit Speedy's hacienda, to the delight of Sylvester Cat, who is confident he will be able to catch Slowpoke for dinner.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Tom Holland ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt
Release date: 1962-05-11

Girls! Girls! Girls!

5.5/10 IMDB

When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, a sailor, Ross Carpenter, has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Jeremy Slate, Laurel Goodwin, Benson Fong, Robert Strauss, Guy Lee, Frank Puglia, Lily Valenty, Beulah Quo ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1962-11-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Lunch Hour

Lunch Hour

6.5/10 IMDB

A young female designer is on the brink of an affair with a married male executive at the company where she works. The film tells the story of their illicit lunch hour rendezvous.

Starring: Shirley Anne Field, Robert Stephens, Kay Walsh, Hazel Hughes, Michael Robbins, Nigel Davenport, Diane Clare ..
Directed by: James Hill
Release date: 1962-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : In the Doghouse

In the Doghouse

6.1/10 IMDB

After 10 years of failure a bumbling vet finally graduates and takes on his own practice.

Starring: Leslie Phillips, Hattie Jacques, Peggy Cummins, James Booth, Dick Bentley, Colin Gordon, Esma Cannon, Joan Hickson, Fenella Fielding, Joan Heal ..
Directed by: Darcy Conyers
Release date: 1962-05-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Five Weeks in a Balloon

Five Weeks in a Balloon

5.7/10 IMDB

Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.

Starring: Red Buttons, Barbara Eden, Cedric Hardman, Peter Lorre, Richard Haydn, BarBara Luna, Fabian, Billy Gilbert, Herbert Marshall, Reginald Owen ..
Directed by: Irwin Allen
Release date: 1962-08-22

Almost Angels

6.4/10 IMDB

Supported avidly by his mother and more reluctantly at first by his father, a working-class Austrian boy joins the Vienna Choirboys, where he proves to be unusually talented.

Starring: Vincent Winter, Peter Weck, Hans Holt, Bruni Löbel, Fritz Eckhardt, Gunther Philipp, Walter Regelsberger, Sean Scully, Denis Gilmore, Hennie Scott ..
Directed by: Steve Previn
Release date: 1962-11-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Twice Round the Daffodils

Twice Round the Daffodils

6.2/10 IMDB

Twice Round the Daffodils is a 1962 British comedy drama film directed by Gerald Thomas and starring Juliet Mills, Donald Sinden, Donald Houston, Kenneth Williams, Ronald Lewis, Andrew Ray, Joan Sims and Jill Ireland. A new group of patients arrive at a hospital to be treated for tuberculosis where they all take a fancy to one of the nurses. The film was adapted from the play Ring for Catty by Patrick Cargill and Jack Beale. Carry on Nurse from 1959 was based on the same play. The cast and production team of Twice Round the Daffodils create a noticeable similarity with the Carry On films, but the film is not an official member of the Carry On series.

Starring: Juliet Mills, Donald Sinden, Donald Houston, Kenneth Williams, Ronald Lewis, Andrew Ray, Joan Sims, Jill Ireland, Lance Percival, Sheila Hancock ..
Directed by: Gerald Thomas
Release date: 1962-04-02

Sammy, the Way-Out Seal

6.2/10 IMDB

Two young brothers secretly bring home a seal from their summer vacation and try to hide it from Mom and Dad. Havoc ensues as Sammy's antics disrupt the quiet town of Gatesville and its unsuspecting residents.

Starring: Jack Carson, Robert Culp, Patricia Barry, Elisabeth Fraser, Bill Mumy, Ann Jillian, Michael McGreevey, Renie Riano, Mary Mitchel, Claude Stroud ..
Directed by: Norman Tokar
Release date: 1962-10-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Live Now - Pay Later

Live Now - Pay Later

6.6/10 IMDB

Albert, a cheeky, womanising, door-to door salesman, with a never-take-no-for-an-answer attitude, lives his life for the moment, and with no thought of his future, or the consequences of his actions on the people he encounters.

Starring: Ian Hendry, June Ritchie, John Gregson, Liz Fraser, Geoffrey Keen, Peter Butterworth, Nyree Dawn Porter, Jeanette Sterke ..
Directed by: Jay Lewis
Release date: 1962-08-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Shishkabugs


6.9/10 IMDB

A spoiled-rotten monarch orders royal chef Yosemite Sam to make "Hasenpfeffer", the basic ingredient of which is rabbit. When Bugs comes to the door asking to borrow some carrots, Sam decides to cook him!

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1962-12-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Bill of Hare

Bill of Hare

6.8/10 IMDB

The Tasmanian Devil finds Bugs cooking dinner underneath a beach boardwalk.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1962-06-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Crooks Anonymous

Crooks Anonymous

6.2/10 IMDB

A former burglar trying to go straight joins a rehabilitation scheme using much the same methods as AA. Through the process, he takes work as a department store Santa, where the endless parade of goods and money, not to mention the pretty young shop hands have him like a moth to a flame in no time flat.

Starring: Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Julie Christie, Wilfrid Hyde-White, James Robertson Justice, Dick Emery, Dandy Nichols, Michael Medwin, Raymond Huntley, Norman Rossington ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1962-03-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1962 : Martian Through Georgia

Martian Through Georgia

6.6/10 IMDB

Way out in space, on another world whose population is contented, one of its people decides that travel broadens the mind and relieves boredom. So, he flies to Earth in hope of helping the alien Earthlings improve their lot, only to cause panic and be declared a monster just because he looks different. So, he decides to return home, where, at least, he can find love.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Ed Prentiss ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones, Abe Levitow
Release date: 1962-12-28

Yogi's Birthday Party

7.1/10 IMDB

The sponsors enlist Ranger Smith to throw a surprise party for Yogi Bear. Good luck keeping it a surprise! Yogi can smell a birthday cake miles away.

Release date: 1962-01-06

Self Defense... for Cowards

6.4/10 IMDB

In a series of vignettes, we see how to "win" a barroom fight by such tactics as going limp, garlic breath, screaming, enlisting the help of a large, intimidating friend, etc.

Starring: Arthur Treacher ..
Directed by: Gene Deitch
Release date: 1962-01-01

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