Best Comedy Movies of 1964


A Hard Day's Night

7.6/10 IMDB

Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band have to use all their guile and wit to avoid the pursuing fans and press to reach their scheduled television performance, in spite of Paul's troublemaking grandfather and Ringo's arrest.

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell, Norman Rossington, John Junkin, Victor Spinetti, Anna Quayle, Deryck Guyler ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1964-07-06
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7.0/10 IMDB

Four very different people inherit a percentage of a fashion house but in order to make it work they have to get along with each other.

Starring: Dinos Iliopoulos, Kostas Hatzihristos, Kostas Voutsas, Martha Karagianni, Hloi Liaskou, Elsa Rizou, Periklis Hristoforidis, Katerina Yioulaki, Spyros Konstadopoulos, Nikitas Platis ..
Directed by: Giannis Dalianidis
Release date: 1964-04-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1964 : Shock Treatment

Shock Treatment

6.7/10 IMDB

A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.

Starring: Stuart Whitman, Roddy McDowall, Carol Lynley, Lauren Bacall, Timothy Carey ..
Directed by: Denis Sanders
Release date: 1964-07-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1964 : I'd Rather Be Rich

I'd Rather Be Rich

7.1/10 IMDB

An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the fiance is delayed and a young chemical engineer is persuaded to take his place. When the grandfather suddenly (and secretly) recovers, he uses the situation to his advantage - playing matchmaker in an attempt to ensure his granddaughter's happiness.

Starring: Sandra Dee, Robert Goulet, Andy Williams, Maurice Chevalier, Gene Raymond, Charles Ruggles, Hermione Gingold, Allen Jenkins, Laurie Main, Dort Clark ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1964-08-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1964 : Pancho's Hideaway

Pancho's Hideaway

6.4/10 IMDB

A hot-tempered bandit, Pancho Vanilla, robs a Mexican bank and rushes to his hideout to count the loot. Speedy Gonzales, Mexico's fastest mouse, follows Pancho there, intending to return the money to the bank. He challenges Pancho to a duel and then speeds past him again and again, bringing every cent of the money back to the bank and causing a flustered and enraged Pancho to shoot himself in the feet.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Ralph James ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt
Release date: 1964-10-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1964 : Mr. and Mrs.

Mr. and Mrs.

7.7/10 IMDB

A Lucille Ball/Bob Hope special.

Starring: Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, John Dehner, Jack Weston, Max Showalter, Gale Gordon, John Banner, William Lanteau, Joseph Mell, Sid Gould ..
Directed by: Jack Donohue
Release date: 1964-04-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1964 : Nothing But the Best

Nothing But the Best

6.8/10 IMDB

Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will do anything to get rich and be the most successful businessman in Britian-even if it means murder!!!

Starring: Alan Bates, Harry Andrews, Millicent Martin, Denholm Elliott, Pauline Delaney, Godfrey Quigley, Alison Leggatt, Lucinda Curtis, Nigel Stock, James Villiers ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1964-03-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1964 : McHale's Navy

McHale's Navy

6.6/10 IMDB

The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. Now they have to come up with a way to raise the money to pay off the winners.

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway, Joe Flynn, Bob Hastings, George Kennedy ..
Directed by: Edward Montagne
Release date: 1964-06-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1964 : Rattle of a Simple Man

Rattle of a Simple Man

6.7/10 IMDB

Percy Winthram is a naive young man who still lives at home with his mum. In London for the Cup Final with his friends, he finds himself in a Soho strip club, where he meets blonde hostess Cyrenne. Accepting a bet from friend Ginger, he accompanies Cyrenne back to her flat, and a boast-worthy night of lust seems to be on the cards; however, drained of beer and bravado, Percy's innocence and vulnerability become all too evident…

Starring: Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Michael Medwin, Thora Hird, Brian Wilde, Marianne Stone, Bryan Mosley, Michael Robbins ..
Directed by: Muriel Box
Release date: 1964-12-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1964 : Babo 73

Babo 73

5.7/10 IMDB

The president of the United Status, who, when he isn’t at the White House— a dilapidated Victorian— conducts his top-secret affairs on a deserted beach.

Starring: Taylor Mead, Jim Antonio, Tom Gaines, Lawrence Wolf, Elsie Downey, James Greene, Richard Roat ..
Directed by: Robert Downey Sr.
Release date: 1964-01-01

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