Best Comedy Movies of 1963

1.

Charade

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World War II cronies, Tex, Scobie and Gideon, who are after a quarter of a million dollars the quartet stole while behind enemy lines. But why does Peter keep changing his name?

Starring: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Dominique Minot, Ned Glass, Jacques Marin, Paul Bonifas, Thomas Chelimsky ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1963-12-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : For Love or Money
2.

For Love or Money

3.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Mitzi Gaynor, Thelma Ritter, Gig Young, Julie Newmar, Leslie Parrish, William Bendix, Dick Sargent, William Windom, Elizabeth MacRae ..
Directed by: Michael Gordon
Release date: 1963-08-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : The Doughnuts
3.

The Doughnuts

3.4
8.0/10 IMDB

A dramatized episode from Robert McCloskey's book "Homer Price." Shows Homer's resourcefulness in managing the dilemma created by a doughnut machine with a mind of its own.

Starring: Michael Burnham Jr., Robert Landsman, James Warner, Beth Sanford, Eleanor Chapin, Richard Forsyth, William Maeck, Cecilia Cavalier, Owen Jordan ..
Directed by: Edward English
Release date: 1963-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : A Ticklish Affair
4.

A Ticklish Affair

3.3
5.9/10 IMDB

A young widow Amy Martin with three young boys is investigated by the Navy after one of her children inadvertently sends out a distress signal in Morse code by the blinds on his upstairs bedroom window. Commander Weedon and crew observe the signal from their ship and investigates. He falls for the young mother and proposes marriage. However, she is reluctant to have her family live out of a suitcase and initially declines. Gramps tries to bring her on board to sail the sea of love with the commander.

Starring: Shirley Jones, Gig Young, Red Buttons, Carolyn Jones, Edgar Buchanan, Eddie Applegate, Edward Platt, Bill Mumy, Bryan Russell, Robert Foulk ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1963-08-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : The Queen of Sheba Meets the Atom Man
5.

The Queen of Sheba Meets the Atom Man

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

The Queen of Sheba Meets the Atom Man" is a high art underground film made on a super-low budget, silent, and in black and white. Filmmaker Ron Rice announced it as a three-hour epic, but the longest cut of the footage works out to 108 minutes and that was not achieved until 20 years after the film was made. Taylor Mead completed the film in 1982.

Starring: Taylor Mead, Winifred Bryan, Julian Beck, Danny Dumbrowski, Jay Hoppe, Judith Malina, Jonas Mekas, Ed Sanders, Peter Emmanuel Goldman, Heinz Dressler ..
Directed by: Ron Rice
Release date: 1963-05-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Dime with a Halo
6.

Dime with a Halo

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Five Mexican street urchins steal a dime from the church's collection box and bet it on a race-horse.

Starring: Roger Mobley, Rafael López, Manuel Padilla Jr., Tony Maxwell, Larry Domasin, BarBara Luna, Paul Langton, Robert Carricart, Jennifer Bishop ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1963-05-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Automania 2000
7.

Automania 2000

3.0
6.6/10 IMDB

An animated, dark satire of America's automobile-obsessed, consumerist culture. An anonymous, brilliant scientist toils tirelessly in his ivory tower satisfying the public's ever-increasing demands for novelty and status consciousness, with predictable environmental consequences.

Starring: Ed Bishop ..
Directed by: John Halas
Release date: 1963-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Square Root of Zero
8.

Square Root of Zero

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A pair of Village beatniks goes up against a clan of moneyed squares vacationing on the Maine coast.

Starring: Michael Egan, Weston Gavin, Leslie Davis, Don Woodbury, Mary Bauer, Jeri Archer, George Quinn, Roberta Longhi, Robert Spivak, Barbara Krauthamer ..
Directed by: Doran William Cannon
Release date: 1963-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Call Me Bwana
9.

Call Me Bwana

3.0
5.4/10 IMDB

A returning moon capsule goes off course and lands in Africa where a little-known tribe find it. Washington sends Matthew Merriwether to recover it, thinking he is an expert on the region, when in fact he is no such thing. Meanwhile a foreign power sends Secret Agent Luba to try and get the capsule for themselves. But once they reach their destination they find that the tribe believe the capsule to be sacred and won't give it up.

Starring: Bob Hope, Anita Ekberg, Edie Adams, Lionel Jeffries, Percy Herbert, Paul Carpenter ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1963-06-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : The Iron Maiden
10.

The Iron Maiden

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

The film follows Jack Hopkins (played by Michael Craig), an aircraft designer with a passion for traction engines. His boss (played by Cecil Parker) is eager to sell a new supersonic jet plane that Jack has designed to American millionaire Paul Fisher (Alan Hale, Jr.). The first encounter between Fisher and Jack goes badly, and tensions only heighten after Fisher's daughter Kathy (Anne Helm) damages Jack's prize traction engine "The Iron Maiden", rendering it impossible to drive solo. Jack is desperate to enter the annual Woburn Abbey steam rally with the machine, but his fireman is injured and unable to participate. When all seems lost the millionaire himself is won over by Jack's plight and joins him in driving the engine; the two soon become firm friends.

Starring: Anne Helm, Michael Craig, Jeff Donnell, Alan Hale Jr., Noel Purcell, Cecil Parker, Roland Culver, Joan Sims, John Standing, Brian Oulton ..
Directed by: Gerald Thomas
Release date: 1963-06-07

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