Best Comedy Movies of 1963

1.

Charade

6.4
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
2.

Irma la Douce

5.4
7.3/10 IMDB

A Parisian policeman gives up everything for the love of a free-living sex worker.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Lou Jacobi, Cliff Osmond, Bruce Yarnell, Hope Holiday, Herschel Bernardi, Joan Shawlee, Paul Dubov, Howard McNear ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1963-06-05
3.

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Mickey Rooney, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Ethel Merman, Dick Shawn ..
Directed by: Stanley Kramer
Release date: 1963-11-07
4.

Lilies of the Field

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

An unemployed construction worker heading out west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of East European Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior, who believes the man has been sent by God to build a much needed church in the desert.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Isa Crino, Lisa Mann, Stanley Adams, Francesca Jarvis, Pamela Branch, Dan Frazer, Ralph Nelson ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1963-06-04
5.

The Pink Panther

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for the Tyrolean Alps, where the famous Lugashi jewel 'The Pink Panther' is going to be. However, he does not know who The Phantom really is, or for that matter who anyone else really is...

Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine, Brenda De Banzie, Colin Gordon, John Le Mesurier, James Lanphier, Guy Thomajan, Michael Trubshawe ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1963-12-18
6.

McLintock!

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Ageing, wealthy, rancher and self-made man, George Washington McLintock is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his enormous farmstead, including high-ranking government men, McLintock's own sons and nearby Native Americans. As McLintock tries to juggle his various adversaries, his wife—who left him two years previously—suddenly returns. But she isn't interested in George; she wants custody of their daughter.

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne, Stefanie Powers, Jack Kruschen, Chill Wills, Yvonne De Carlo, Jerry Van Dyke, Edgar Buchanan, Bruce Cabot ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1963-11-12
7.

The Raven

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help.

Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court, Olive Sturgess, Jack Nicholson, John Dierkes, Connie Wallace, William Baskin, Aaron Saxon ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1963-01-25
8.

The Nutty Professor

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher discovers a magical potion that can transform him into a suave and handsome Romeo. The Jekyll and Hyde game works well enough until the concoction starts to wear off at the most embarrassing times.

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Henry Gibson, Richard Kiel, Del Moore, Norman Alden, Howard Morris, Elvia Allman, Milton Frome, Doodles Weaver ..
Directed by: Jerry Lewis
Release date: 1963-06-04
9.

Dinner for One

4.7
7.9/10 IMDB

A very old woman wants to have dinner with her friends. As they are all dead, the butler has to play the role of every guest.

Starring: Freddie Frinton, May Warden, Heinz Piper ..
Directed by: Franco Marazzi, Heinz Dunkhase
Release date: 1963-06-08
10.

Tom Jones

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?

Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York, Hugh Griffith, Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Diane Cilento, David Tomlinson, Freda Jackson, Jack MacGowran, Lynn Redgrave ..
Directed by: Tony Richardson
Release date: 1963-08-24
11.

Murder at the Gallop

4.3
7.2/10 IMDB

Miss Marple and Mr. Stringer are witnesses to the death by heart attack of elderly, rich Mr. Enderby. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don't believe them, thus leading Miss Marple to yet again investigate by herself.

Starring: Margaret Rutherford, Stringer Davis, Robert Morley, Flora Robson, Charles Tingwell, Gordon Harris, Robert Urquhart, Katya Douglas, Noel Howlett, Finlay Currie ..
Directed by: George Pollock
Release date: 1963-06-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Transylvania 6-5000
12.

Transylvania 6-5000

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Bugs is given a room for the night at the castle of Count Bloodcount in Transylvania.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Ben Frommer, Julie Bennett ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Release date: 1963-11-30
13.

Billy Liar

3.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity to run away and leave it all behind.

Starring: Tom Courtenay, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne, Ethel Griffies, Finlay Currie, Gwendolyn Watts, Helen Fraser, Julie Christie, Leonard Rossiter, Rodney Bewes ..
Directed by: John Schlesinger
Release date: 1963-08-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : A Stitch in Time
14.

A Stitch in Time

3.9
7.0/10 IMDB

An accident in the butchers shop leads Norman Pitkin and Mr Grimsdale to the hospital where, after causing the normal ammount of chaos, Pitkin finds Lindy, a little girl who hasn't spoken or smiled since her parents were killed in an aeroplane accident. Pitkin decides to help.

Starring: Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jerry Desmonde, Jeanette Sterke, Wanda Ventham, Marianne Stone, Vera Day, Jill Melford, Glyn Houston, Ernest Clark ..
Directed by: Robert Asher
Release date: 1963-12-01
15.

Love with the Proper Stranger

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Angie Rossini, an innocent New York City sales clerk from a repressive Italian-American family, engages in a short-lived affair with a handsome jazz musician named Rocky Papasano. When Angie becomes pregnant, she tracks down Rocky hoping he'll pay for her abortion. Rocky agrees to help, but after seeing the unsanitary abortion facility, he refuses to let Angie go through with the procedure and attempts to make her an honest woman.

Starring: Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams, Herschel Bernardi, Anne Hegira, Harvey Lembeck, Mario Badolati, Penny Santon, Elena Karam, Virginia Vincent ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1963-12-25
16.

The Thrill of It All

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.

Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews, Reginald Owen, Zasu Pitts, Elliott Reid, Herbie Faye, Alice Pearce, Burt Mustin ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1963-07-17
17.

Donovan's Reef

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.

Starring: John Wayne, Elizabeth Allen, Lee Marvin, Cesar Romero, Mike Mazurki, Jack Warden, Jacqueline Malouf, Cherylene Lee, Jeffrey Byron, Dorothy Lamour ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1963-06-12
18.

Summer Magic

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It's not entirely uninhabited, though; the owner, a Mr. Hamilton, is a mysterious character away in Europe, but Osh assures them he won't mind their living there, since he won't be coming home for a long time yet. The children and a cousin who comes to live with them have various adventures before an unexpected visitor shows up

Starring: Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Burl Ives, Deborah Walley, Eddie Hodges, Una Merkel, James Mathers, Peter Brown, Wendy Turner, James Stacy ..
Directed by: James Neilson
Release date: 1963-07-07
19.

Spencer's Mountain

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he and Clay get into a bit of trouble. If he has one dream in life it's to build his wife Olivia a beautiful house on a piece of land he inherited on Spender's mountain. When his eldest son, Clayboy, graduates at the top of his high school class and has the opportunity to go to college, Clay has only one option left to him.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur, Donald Crisp, Wally Cox, Mimsy Farmer, Virginia Gregg, Lillian Bronson, Whit Bissell, Hayden Rorke ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1963-05-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : A Jolly Bad Fellow
20.

A Jolly Bad Fellow

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

An English professor decides that there are too many useless people in the world and invents a gas that will kill them off. But first they'll at least have a good laugh.

Starring: Leo McKern, Janet Munro, Maxine Audley, Dennis Price, Miles Malleson, Mervyn Johns, Leonard Rossiter, Jennifer White ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1963-11-01
21.

Move Over, Darling

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Three years into their loving marriage, with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although most passengers manage to survive the incident, Ellen presumably perishes when swept off her lifeboat, her body never recovered. Fast forward five years. Nicholas, wanting to move on with his life, has Ellen declared legally dead. Part of that moving on includes getting remarried, this time to a young woman named Bianca Steele, who, for their honeymoon, he plans to take to the same Monterrey resort where he and Ellen spent their honeymoon. On that very same day, Ellen is dropped off in Los Angeles by the Navy, who rescued her from the South Pacific island where she was stranded for the past five years. She asks the Navy not to publicize her rescue nor notify Nicholas as she wants to do so herself.

Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Polly Bergen, Thelma Ritter, Fred Clark, Don Knotts, Elliott Reid, Edgar Buchanan, John Astin, Pat Harrington, Jr. ..
Directed by: Michael Gordon
Release date: 1963-12-19
22.

Who's Minding the Store?

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires Norman in an attempt to humiliate him enough that Barbara leaves him. Will she ruin their love, or will he ruin her store?

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Ray Walston, John McGiver, Agnes Moorehead, Francesca Bellini, Nancy Kulp, Quinn O'Hara, John Abbott, Fritz Feld ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1963-11-28
23.

Captain Newman, M.D.

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

In 1944, Capt. Josiah J. Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the neuropsychiatric ward, at an Army Air Corps hospital in Arizona. The hospital is under-resourced and Newman scrounges what he needs with the help of his inventive staff, especially Cpl. Jake Leibowitz. The military in general is only just coming to accept psychiatric disorders as legitimate and Newman generally has 6 weeks to cure them or send them on to another facility. There are many patients in the ward and his latest include Colonel Norville Bliss who has dissociated from his past; Capt. Paul Winston who is nearly catatonic after spending 13 months hiding in a cellar behind enemy lines; and 20 year-old Cpl. Jim Tompkins who is severely traumatized after his aircraft was shot down. Others come and go, including Italian prisoners of war, but Newman and team all realize that their success means the men will return to their units.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Eddie Albert, James Gregory, Bethel Leslie, Robert Duvall, Jane Withers, Dick Sargent, Larry Storch ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1963-12-25
24.

Sunday in New York

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Eileen is 22 and is smarting from her breakup with Russ. She comes to New York to visit her brother, Adam, who is an airline pilot. Eileen confides to her brother that she thinks she may be the only 22 year old virgin left in the world. Adam assures her that sex is not what all men look for and insists he hasn't slept around. Of course, Adam is lying and is in hot pursuit of a tryst with his occasional girlfriend Mona. However, Adam's date with Mona has a series of job related interruptions. Meanwhile, Eileen decides to see if she can have some fun for herself in New York, and seems to find the perfect candidate in Mike, a man she meets on the bus. But things get complicated when Russ pops in with a proposal and a mistaken assumption.

Starring: Jane Fonda, Rod Taylor, Cliff Robertson, Robert Culp, Jo Morrow, Jim Backus, Peter Nero, Rayford Barnes ..
Directed by: Peter Tewksbury
Release date: 1963-11-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : The Home-Made Car
25.

The Home-Made Car

3.5
7.8/10 IMDB

The Home-Made Car is a 1963 short film directed by James Hill about a young man who rebuilds a vintage car and finds love. Made in and around Farnborough, Hampshire, it became a cult success when regularly broadcast as a trade test colour transmission on the run up to the start of BBC2 colour transmissions. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film.

Starring: Ronald Chudley, Caroline Mortimer, Sandra Leo ..
Directed by: James Hill
Release date: 1963-06-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Soldier in the Rain
26.

Soldier in the Rain

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Maxwell Slaughter is a kind, heavyset guy who has reached the rank of master sergeant in the army. Admired by handsome young Sgt. Eustis Clay, Slaughter forms a close bond with his peer. Clay hopes to convince Slaughter to join him in a business venture outside of the service, but, in the meantime, he introduces the older officer to the beautiful young Bobby Jo Pepperdine, inadvertently creating trouble for both men.

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld, Tony Bill, Tom Poston, Paul Hartman, Rockne Tarkington, Lew Gallo, Rockne Tarkington, Paul Hartman ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1963-11-27
27.

The Wrong Arm of the Law

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal relationship and the police and the crooks join forces to catch the IPOs (Impersonating Police Officers), including an armoured car robbery in which the police must help the gangs to set a trap.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Nanette Newman, Davy Kaye, Bill Kerr, Ed Devereaux, Reg Lye, John Le Mesurier, Graham Stark ..
Directed by: Cliff Owen
Release date: 1963-03-17
28.

The Courtship of Eddie's Father

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his dad's been dating.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens, Ron Howard, Dina Merrill, Roberta Sherwood, Jerry Van Dyke, Lee Meriwether, Vito Scotti, Gene Roth ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1963-03-27
29.

Carry On Cabby

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Speedee Taxis is a great success, which means its workaholic owner Charlie starts neglecting Peggy, his wife. Suddenly a fleet of rival taxis appears from nowhere and start pinching all the fares. The rivals are Glamcabs, and they have a secret weapon. All their drivers are very attractive women! Who's behind Glamcabs? It's open warfare and only one fleet can survive!

Starring: Sid James, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Esma Cannon, Liz Fraser, Bill Owen, Milo O’Shea, Judith Furse, Ambrosine Phillpotts ..
Directed by: Gerald Thomas
Release date: 1963-06-01
30.

The Wheeler Dealers

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...

Starring: James Garner, Lee Remick, Phil Harris, Chill Wills, Jim Backus, Pat Crowley, Charles Watts, Elliott Reid, Louis Nye, Robert Strauss ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1963-11-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Heavens Above!
31.

Heavens Above!

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. His belief in charity and forgiveness sets him at odds with the conservative and narrow-minded locals, and he soon creates social ructions by appointing a black dustman as his churchwarden, taking in a gypsy family, and persuading the local landowner to provide free food for the church to distribute free to the people of the town. When the congregation leaders realise the mistake and call for the Church of England to remove him, this turns out to be a very, very difficult issue - until one clergyman realises that a British project to send a man into space is in need of an astronaut...

Starring: Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Isabel Jeans, Ian Carmichael, Bernard Miles, Brock Peters, Eric Sykes, Irene Handl, Miriam Karlin, Joan Miller ..
Directed by: John Boulting, Roy Boulting
Release date: 1963-05-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : The Man from the Diners' Club
32.

The Man from the Diners' Club

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Mobster Foots Pulardos, who operates a health gym as a front, plans to flee to Mexico to evade government tax officials. His girl friend, Sugar Pye, suggests that he first arrange for the cremation of a man having his own peculiar identifying characteristic--feet of different sizes--and then apply for a Diners' Club card for use in paying his fare. The request for the credit card comes to the desk of Ernie Klenk, a timid clerk. Nervous about his forthcoming marriage to the boss's secretary, Lucy, Ernie inadvertently okays the application, then, discovering his mistake, rushes to the health gym to recover the club card he has issued.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Cara Williams, Martha Hyer, Telly Savalas, Everett Sloane, Kaye Stevens, Howard Caine, George Kennedy, Jay Novello, Ann Morgan Guilbert ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1963-04-17
33.

Bye Bye Birdie

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted.

Starring: Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Maureen Stapleton, Bobby Rydell, Jesse Pearson, Paul Lynde, Mary LaRoche, Michael Evans, Robert Paige ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1963-04-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Beach Party
34.

Beach Party

3.3
5.7/10 IMDB

Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric Von Zipper and dance to Dick Dale and the Del Tones.

Starring: Robert Cummings, Dorothy Malone, Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Harvey Lembeck, Dick Dale, Vincent Price, Eva Six, Delores Wells, Candy Johnson ..
Directed by: William Asher
Release date: 1963-08-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : The Doughnuts
35.

The Doughnuts

3.3
7.8/10 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, Beth Sanford
Release date: 1963-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?
36.

What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A writer named Algernon (but called Harry by his friends) buys a picture of a boat on a lake, and his obsession with it renders normal life impossible.

Starring: Sarah Braveman, Zeph Michelis, Fred Sica, Mimi Stark, Robert Uricola ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1963-01-01
37.

Under the Yum-Yum Tree

3.3
6.0/10 IMDB

A love-struck landlord tries to convince a pretty tanant to dump her fiancé and give him a chance.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Carol Lynley, Edie Adams, Imogene Coca, Paul Lynde, Dean Jones, Robert Lansing, Jane Wald, Linda Gray, Joy Harmon ..
Directed by: David Swift
Release date: 1963-10-23
38.

The Existentialist

3.3
7.3/10 IMDB

A delightful short film shot in reverse in which the main protagonist enjoys a day on the town.

Starring: Ruth Abramson, Florence Tarlow, Gilbert Archer, Richmond Shepard, Edward Blair ..
Directed by: Leon Prochnik
Release date: 1963-01-01
39.

The Mouse on the Moon

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Sequel to The Mouse that Roared; The Tiny Country of Grand Fenwick has a hot water problem in the castle. To get the money necessary to put in a new set of plumbing, they request foreign aid from the U.S. for Space Research. The Russians then send aid as well to show that they too are for the internationalization of space. While the grand Duke is dreaming of hot baths, their one scientist is slapping together a rocket. The U.S. and Soviets get wind of the impending launch and try and beat them to the moon.

Starring: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Bernard Cribbins, David Kossoff, June Ritchie, Terry-Thomas, John Le Mesurier, John Phillips, Eric Barker, Roddy McMillan ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1963-05-07
40.

Fun in Acapulco

3.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a local hotel. Clashes abound when Mike runs into the rival lifeguard, who is the champion diver of Mexico.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ursula Andress, Elsa Cárdenas, Paul Lukas, Larry Domasin, Alejandro Rey, Robert Carricart, Teri Hope, Teri Garr, Charles Evans ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1963-01-01
41.

Son of Flubber

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Beleaguered professor Ned Brainard has already run into a pile of misfortunes with his discovery of the super-elastic substance "Flubber." Now he hopes to have better luck with a gravity-busting derivative he's dubbed "Flubbergas." Ned's experiments, constantly hampered by government obstruction, earn the consternation of his wife, Betsy. But a game-winning modification to a football uniform may help Ned make the case for his fantastic new invention.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn, Paul Lynde, Nancy Olson, Arthur Tovey, Tommy Kirk, Ed Wynn, Charles Ruggles, Leon Ames, Ken Murray ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1963-01-16
42.

Maniac

3.2
5.9/10 IMDB

When a stranger enters a quiet, country town and is seduced by a sensuous married woman he unwittingly finds himself at the centre of a storm of sexual guilt and murder.

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston, Liliane Brousse, George Pastell, Arnold Diamond, Norman Bird, Justine Lord, Jerold Wells, Leon Peers ..
Directed by: Michael Carreras
Release date: 1963-05-20
43.

A New Kind of Love

3.2
5.8/10 IMDB

The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Samantha Blake (Joanne Woodward) is a high-priced call girl, who is to be interviewed by Steve Sherman (Paul Newman), a journalist looking for insights on the profession.

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Thelma Ritter, Eva Gabor, George Tobias, Marvin Kaplan, Maurice Chevalier, Frank Sinatra, Robert Clary, Jan Moriarty ..
Directed by: Melville Shavelson
Release date: 1963-10-10
44.

It Happened at the World's Fair

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Mike and Danny fly a cropduster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff takes custody of it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle and, while Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes care of a small girl whose father has disappeared. Being a ladies' man, he also finds the time to court a young nurse.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood, Vicky Tiu, H.M. Wynant, Edith Atwater, Guy Raymond, Dorothy Green, Kam Tong, Yvonne Craig ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1963-04-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Yellowstone Cubs
45.

Yellowstone Cubs

3.2
6.8/10 IMDB

Two bear cubs, Tuffy and Tubby, are separated from their mother and spend an entire summer romping through Yellowstone National Park. In the meantime, the mother bear follows their trail as she searches for them.

Starring: Rex Allen ..
Directed by: Charles L Draper
Release date: 1963-06-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Ladies Who Do
46.

Ladies Who Do

3.1
6.8/10 IMDB

The "Ladies Who Do" are office cleaners. One of them discovers some hot stock tips and they make a fortune. They then make good use of it to save their old neighbourhoods from the wicked developer.

Starring: Peggy Mount, Robert Morley, Harry H. Corbett, Miriam Karlin, Dandy Nichols, Avril Elgar, Margaret Boyd, Nigel Davenport, Ron Moody, Jon Pertwee ..
Directed by: C.M. Pennington-Richards
Release date: 1963-11-01
47.

Carry On Jack

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless. Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald Houston. The film was originally to be titled Up the Armada, but the British Board of Film Censors objected to such a rude title.

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Bernard Cribbins, Charles Hawtrey, Donald Houston, Percy Herbert, Jim Dale, Patrick Cargill, Cecil Parker, Ed Devereaux, Peter Gilmore ..
Directed by: Gerald Thomas
Release date: 1963-11-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : The Punch and Judy Man
48.

The Punch and Judy Man

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Walter Pinner is the titular Punch And Judy Man plying his trade in the seaside town of Piltdown. Unhappily married to his social climbing wife, who gets him to perform at the 60th Anniversary celebrations of the town in front of all the local dignitaries, his hatred of snobbery comes to a hilarious head.

Starring: Tony Hancock, Sylvia Syms, Ronald Fraser, Barbara Murray, John Le Mesurier, Eddie Byrne, Mario Fabrizi, Hattie Jacques, Hugh Lloyd, Peter Vaughan ..
Directed by: Jeremy Summers
Release date: 1963-01-01
49.

Take Her, She's Mine

3.0
6.2/10 IMDB

When Frank Michaelson, well-respected president of the board of education, is falsely accused of horseplay, he blames his 19-year-old daughter, who has grown into a desirable young woman.

Starring: James Stewart, Sandra Dee, Audrey Meadows, Robert Morley, Philippe Forquet, John McGiver, Bob Denver, Monica Moran, Cynthia Pepper, Jenny Maxwell ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1963-11-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1963 : Mad as a Mars Hare
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Mad as a Mars Hare

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Marvin the Martian is monitoring through his telescope a rocket launch on Earth. The rocket heads straight for him and lands on Mars. The only occupant is Bugs Bunny, lured into Cape Canaveral by a carrot and sent to Mars as an expendable "astro-rabbit". Bugs is to claim Mars in the name of the Earth, but Marvin won't allow an Earth creature to contaminate his atmosphere. He trains a time-projector gun on Bugs and reverts the bunny to a Neanderthal Rabbit, who crushes Marvin with one hand.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Release date: 1963-10-19

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