1920 Comedy Movies

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The Scarecrow(1920)

3.8/5 (with 46 votes)

Buster competes with another farmhand for the love of the farmer's daughter.


3.6/5 (with 42 votes)

The Romeo and Juliet story played out in a tenement neighborhood with Buster and Virginia's families hating each other over the fence separating their buildings.

One Week(1920)

25min | Comedy
4.0/5 (with 81 votes)

The story involves two newlyweds, Keaton and Seely, who receive a build-it-yourself house as a wedding gift. The house can be built, supposedly, in "one week." A rejected suitor secretly re-numbers packing crates. The movie recounts Keaton's struggle to assemble the house according to this new "arrangement.".

Convict 13(1920)

20min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 39 votes)

A young golfer is mugged by an escaped convict and finds himself in a prison where he foils a jailbreak.

The Garage(1920)

25min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 19 votes)

Roscoe and Buster operate a combination garage and fire station. In the first half they destroy a car left for them to clean. In the second half they go off on a false alarm and return to find their own building on fire.

Down on the Farm(1920)

50min | Comedy
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

The day starts off as any normal day on Roach's farm, where Teddy, the farmhouse dog, is doing more productive work than everyone else combined. But the day changes when Roach's farmhand sees an opportunity to be the knight in shining armor to Louise, Roach's daughter, who he wants to marry.

The Saphead(1920)

1h 17min | Drama, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 14 votes)

Nick Van Alstyne owns the Henrietta silver mine and is very rich. His son Bertie is naive and spoiled. His daughter Rose is married to shady investor Mark. Mark wrecks Bertie's wedding plans by making him take the blame for Mark's illegitimate daughter. Mark also nearly ruins the family business by selling off Henrietta stock at too low a price. Bertie, of all people, must come to the rescue on the trading floor.

The Mollycoddle(1920)

2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

An American who has lived much of his life outside the country returns to Arizona for the first time in years and encounters villainy.

An Eastern Westerner(1920)

27min | Comedy, Western
3.5/5 (with 13 votes)

A young man in New York has exasperated his father because of his constant carousing and irresponsibility, so his father sends him to his uncle's ranch in the west. The young man arrives in the town of Piute Pass, which is being terrorized by Tiger Lip Tompkins and his gang, the Masked Angels. The Easterner befriends a young woman whose father is being held captive by Tompkins, and he decides to help her.

High and Dizzy(1920)

26min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 11 votes)

A tipsy doctor encounters his patient sleepwalking on a building ledge, high above the street.

Why Change Your Wife?(1920)

3.3/5 (with 4 votes)

Robert and Beth Bordon are married but share little. He runs into Sally at a cabaret and the Gordons are soon divorced. Just as he gets bored with Sally's superficiality, Beth strives to improve her looks. The original couple falls in love again at a summer resort.

Number, Please?(1920)

| 25min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 11 votes)

While at an amusement park, trying vainly to forget the girl he has lost, a young man sees the girl with her new boyfriend. When her dog gets loose in the park, both suitors have to help her catch it. Then, the girl's uncle, a balloonist, gives her a pass for two in his balloon, provided that her mother approves. She then offers to take along the first of her admirers who is able to get her mother's consent.

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Haunted Spooks(1920)

25min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 13 votes)

After numerous failed attempts to commit suicide, our hero (Lloyd) runs into a lawyer who is looking for a stooge to stand in as a groom in order to secure an inheritance for his client (Davis). The inheritance is a house, which her scheming uncle "haunts" so that he can scare them off and claim the property.

Married to Order(1920)

16min | Comedy
2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Boy (Charley Chase) meets girl (Rosemary Theby). Father (Oliver Hardy) hates boy. Girl dresses up as her brother to get out of the house to elope but the near-sighted father mistakes her for the twin brother and all chaos follows.

Directed by Charley Chase - With Oliver Hardy

Sick Abed(1920)

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Directed by Sam Wood - With Wallace Reid, Bebe Daniels

Alarm Clock Andy(1920)

50min | Comedy

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Jerome Storm - With Charles Ray

His Royal Slyness(1920)

27min | Comedy
2.9/5 (with 9 votes)

A young adventurer trades places with a European prince and falls in love above his station.

Directed by Hal Roach - With Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Snub Pollard, Gus Leonard, Noah Young

Good References(1920)


While often overlooked by the lens of contemporary cinema, Constance Talmadge was one of the silent era's most popular and brightest comedic stars, making nearly 50 feature films before retiring as an independently wealthy woman in 1929. Good References was her sixth and final release of 1920, with a plot revolving around a down-on-her-luck woman named Mary (played by Talmadge) whose lack of references makes it impossible for her to gain employment. When a friend falls ill, Mary impersonates her in order to take a job as secretary to an elderly socialite. Things immediately start going downhill when she is tasked to introduce a ne'er-do-well nephew to high society—but ends up bailing him out of a string of scandals instead.

Honest Hutch(1920)

Ort Hutchins is a confirmed loafer who spends all of his time fishing while his wife toils over the washtub. One day, while digging for worms, Hutch uncovers a box containing $100,000 in bills, the loot of a bank robbed in the next town. Realizing that he cannot spend the money without arousing suspicion, Hutch resigns himself to taking a job for cover. ...

Directed by Clarence G. Badger

Remodeling Her Husband(1920)

50min | Comedy

Directed by Lillian Gish and D.W. Griffith.

Directed by Lillian Gish - With Dorothy Gish, James Rennie

What Happened To Rosa?(1920)

54min | Comedy
3.8/5 (with 1 vote)

A fortune teller tells a store clerk with a romantic disposition that she was a Spanish noblewoman in an earlier life. The girl begins to live the part of the Spanish noblewoman and romance and comedy ensue.

The Blooming Angel(1920)

50min | Comedy

- No description / details available yet. -

The Life of the Party(1920)

50min | Drama, Comedy
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

An attorney is thrust into wild adventures by an attractive young woman.

Directed by Joseph Henabery - With Roscoe Arbuckle


3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

Amanda Afflick is a lovesick laundress who daydreams about customer Horace Greensmith and cherishes the shirt he brought in for washing eight months and sixteen days ago. She tells her fellow workers that the garment belongs to her fiancé, a lord. Just wait, Amanda boasts, one day his lordship will return for his wash — and for her.

The Flapper(1920)

1h 28min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 6 votes)

A Southern teen at a ritzy boarding school gets into mischief while acting the sophisticated grownup to impress a suave gentleman and match wits with a pair of jewel thieves.

The Jailbird(1920)

50min | Comedy, Drama

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Lloyd Ingraham - With Douglas MacLean



This film is preserved by the EYE Filmmuseum.

Directed by Rudolf Biebrach

The Frisky Mrs. Johnson(1920)

50min | Comedy

The Frisky Mrs. Johnson is a 1920 silent film comedy starring Billie Burke. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures. It is based on a 1903 Broadway stage play by Clyde Fitch. On the stage Burke's part was played by Amelia Bingham. Burke's next to last silent film. It is a lost film.

Directed by Edward Dillon - With Billie Burke

Get Out and Get Under(1920)

25min | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 7 votes)

The comic adventures of a new car owner.

Romeo and Juliet in the Snow(1920)

45min | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 3 votes)

The story of Romeo and Juliet, a tale as old as time-- Here, played as farcical lark: A goofy comedy of manners set in a snowy Bavarian village.

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