1960s Sports Comedy Movies

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John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!(1965)

1h 36min | Comedy
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

During the Cold War, John Goldfarb crashes his spy plane in the Middle East and is taken prisoner by the local government. His captor, King Fawz, soon discovers that Goldfarb used to be a college football star. So he issues him an ultimatum: coach his country's football team, or Fawz will surrender him to the Russians. Goldfarb teams up with undercover reporter Jenny Ericson, and together they plot to escape their dangerous situation.

Paper Lion(1968)

1h 47min | Comedy
3.5/5 (with 3 votes)

Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article.

Directed by Alex March - With Alan Alda, Lauren Hutton, Ann Turkel, David Doyle, Joe Schmidt, Alex Karras, ...

Tall Story(1960)

1h 31min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Love puts a college basketball star into a tailspin.

Safe at Home!(1962)

1h 24min | Drama, Comedy
2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

A Florida boy (Bryan Russell) tells his Little League buddies that his father knows two New York Yankees (Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris).

Directed by Walter Doniger - With Mickey Mantle

The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz(1968)

| 1h 53min | Comedy

A beautiful East German Olympic hopeful pole-vaults over the Berlin Wall to freedom.

It Happened in Athens(1962)

1h 40min | Comedy, Drama
3.1/5 (with 2 votes)

In 1896 it is announced that the Olympic Games will be revived in Athens. A young shepherd, Spiridon Loues, decides to enter the 26-mile marathon. Once in Athens, he meets Christina Gratsos, a young woman from his hometown who is now the personal maid of Eleni Costa, Greece's most glamorous actress. Though he has arrived after the qualification date, Spiridon's athletic prowess so impresses Coach Graham of the American team that he is permitted to enter the contest. Eleni informs the press that she will marry the victor, confident it will be her lover, Lieutenant Vinardos.

Directed by Andrew Marton - With Jayne Mansfield

Tres de la Cruz Roja(1961)

1h 30min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Three friends who are football fans discover one day that using the uniform of the Red Cross they can have access to football fields. The next day, they are volunteering at the headquarters of the institution.

Dangerous Curves(1961)

A romantic comedy about two rival motorcyclists who are in love with two twin sisters. It is a remake of the 1959 film Naughty Curves and was the first film shot in the Soviet-designed Kinopanorama format.

Directed by Kaljo Kiisk
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