Must Watch Comedies

Organized generally by year, but I tried to keep movies by the same director together.

  • Safety Last!
  • Girl Shy
  • The Freshman
  • Speedy
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • The General
  • The Cameraman
  • Steamboat Bill, Jr.
  • The Gold Rush
  • The Circus
  • City Lights
  • Modern Times
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • Design for Living
  • It Happened One Night
  • The Bowery
  • It's a Gift
  • Man on the Flying Trapeze
  • Sons of the Desert
  • The Thin Man
  • Horse Feathers
  • Duck Soup
  • A Night at the Opera
  • Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo
  • My Man Godfrey
  • Holiday
  • The Rules of the Game
  • The Women
  • Ninotchka
  • The Bank Dick
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • The Great Dictator
  • Ball of Fire
  • To Be or Not to Be
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • The Lady Eve
  • The Palm Beach Story
  • The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek
  • Arsenic and Old Lace
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • Monsieur Verdoux
  • Unfaithfully Yours
  • Harvey
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • The Man in the White Suit
  • The Lavender Hill Mob
  • The Ladykillers
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • I Vitelloni
  • Stalag 17
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Smiles of a Summer Night
  • The Court Jester
  • It Should Happen to You
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • Mon Oncle
  • Trafic
  • Giants and Toys
  • Big Deal on Madonna Street
  • Equinox Flower
  • Good Morning
  • Some Like It Hot
  • The Apartment
  • One, Two, Three
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • The Square Peg
  • On the Beat
  • A Stitch in Time
  • The Early Bird
  • Divorce Italian Style
  • Il Sorpasso
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • The Suitor
  • Yoyo
  • Le Grand Amour
  • The Executioner
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • Marriage Italian Style
  • Seduced and Abandoned
  • The Birds, the Bees and the Italians
  • The Americanization of Emily
  • The Great Race
  • Sins of the Fleshapoids
  • Don't Look Now: We're Being Shot At
  • Lemonade Joe
  • Black Peter
  • Loves of a Blonde
  • Intimate Lighting
  • Daisies
  • Closely Watched Trains
  • The Firemen's Ball
  • Happy End
  • Birds, Orphans and Fools
  • Taking Off
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort
  • The President's Analyst
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • The Pink Panther
  • A Shot in the Dark