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1952 Comedy Movies

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El Bombero Atómico(1952)

1h 35min | Comedy
4.2/5 (with 24 votes)

Cantinflas is a clumsy fireman, who one day receives the visit of his little goddaughter, whose mother recently died in the jungle. After having work in a few fires, Cantinflas decided to quit and become a policeman, because is less dangerous. Everything goes well until a gang of gangsters kidnap the girl, because of a monetary inheritance.

The Crimson Pirate(1952)

3.5/5 (with 38 votes)

Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light hearted adventure involving prison breaks, an oddball Scientist, sailing ships, naval fights, and tons of swordplay.

Si yo fuera diputado(1952)

1h 35min | Comedy
3.7/5 (with 22 votes)

Cantinflas is a unique barber, who trades with an elderly neighbor, a lawyer by profession, laws lessons in exchange for haircuts and shaved. It proposes advice to defend in court the disadvantaged neighborhood. His success deputy seeks the votes as the other candidate, Don Próculo, it is not accepted by anyone but his own bodyguards. Don Próculo will use know how much ruse to win the election by the Council, and also for the love of 'Sarita'.

Monkey Business(1952)

3.4/5 (with 80 votes)

Research chemist Barnaby Fulton works on a fountain of youth pill for a chemical company. One of the labs chimps gets loose in the laboratory and mixes chemicals, but then pours the mix into the water cooler. When trying one of his own samples, washed down with water from the cooler, Fulton begins to act just like a twenty-year-old and believes his potion is working. Soon his wife and boss are also behaving like children.

Fan-Fan the Tulip(1952)

3.4/5 (with 28 votes)

Fanfan is a young handsome peasant. He joins the army to escape marriage and because a gipsy girl predicted he will get glory and the king's daughter as a wife. But the gipsy girl was in fact Adeline, the daughter of the recruiting officer. Once he has discovered the stratagem, Fanfan refuses to forget this dream and decides to fulfill the destiny of the fake prediction. Fantastic swashbuckling adventures in a 18th century setting, with a light criticism of the war and the mighty.

Le Plaisir(1952)

1h 37min | Drama
3.9/5 (with 36 votes)

Three stories about the pleasure. The first one is about a man hiding his age behind a mask to keep going to balls and fancying women - pleasure and youth. Then comes the long tale of Mme Tellier taking her girls (whores) to the country for attending her niece's communion - pleasure and purity. And lastly, Jean the painter falling in love with his model - pleasure and death.

The Two Mouseketeers(1952)

NR
| 8min | Animation, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 22 votes)

Tom, a castle soldier in 18th century France, is assigned to guard the food laid out on a banquet table. Jerry and a smaller mouse companion, two wandering "mouseketeers", make the situation miserable for Tom as they abscond with (and occasionally eat) all the food they can.

Totó in color(1953)

1h 44min | Comedy
3.8/5 (with 24 votes)

'Totò a colori' was the first Italian movie to be shot with a colour film, but the sensitivity was very low (6 asa!) so the actors had to act under a very strong lighting and high temperature.

The Stooge(1952)

G
| 1h 40min | Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 11 votes)

Bill Miller is an unsuccessful Broadway performer until his handlers convince him to enhance his act with a stooge—Ted Rogers, a guy positioned in the audience to be the butt of Bill's jokes. After Ted begins to steal the show, Bill's girlfriend and his pals advise him to make Ted an equal partner.

Androcles and the Lion(1952)

1h 38min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 4 votes)

George Bernard Shaw’s breezy, delightful dramatization of this classic fable—about a Christian slave who pulls a thorn from a lion’s paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of his kind act—was written as a meditation on modern Christian values. Pascal’s final Shaw production is played broadly, with comic character actor Alan Young as the titular naïf. He’s ably supported by Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Robert Newton, and Elsa Lanchester.

The Golden Coach(1952)

1h 45min | History, Comedy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 19 votes)

A viceroy, a nobleman and a bullfighter court a comedy-troupe actress in 16th-century Peru.

Sailor Beware(1952)

1h 48min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 8 votes)

Meeting in a navy recruiting line, Al Crowthers and Melvin Jones become friends. Al has tried to enlist before, but was always rejected. He keeps trying so that he can impress women. Melvin, is allergic to women's cosmetics and his doctor prescribed ocean travel, so he decided to join the navy.

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Jumping Jacks(1952)

1h 36min | Comedy
3.6/5 (with 7 votes)

Nightclub entertainer Hap Smith has a new act since his former partner Chick Allen joined the army. With his lovely new female partner, Hap now plays a clownish parody of a soldier. When Chick organises a soldier show at Fort Benning, he realizes he needs his former partner's help—so, to get onto the base, Hap impersonates a hapless real soldier, but circumstances force them to prolong the masquerade, creating an increasingly tangled Army-sized SNAFU.

Toto and the Women(1952)

1h 43min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 17 votes)

Antonio Scaparro (Toto) is obsessed for women. He invents his own way to hide from them - in the attic of his house.

My Six Convicts(1952)

NR
| 1h 44min | Comedy, Drama
3.0/5 (with 3 votes)

A psychologist takes on the daunting task of getting into the mind of prisoners. He must gain the trust and cooperation from a group of men who have no reason to help him and who might enjoy killing him.

Time, Gentlemen, Please!(1952)

1h 22min | Comedy
4.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Because of its high productivity and "almost" 100 per cent employment, the town of Hayhoe, England is expecting a visit from the Prime Minister. The "almost" is because of Dan Dance (Eddie Byrne), an old rogue who would rather drink and philosophize than work. The Village Council are determined to have a perfect record so they connive to have the old man put into the alms-house which has been unoccupied for many years, where he must abide by rules laid down 400 years ago. A new Vicar arrives and discovers that, because of the circumstances created by the Council, Dan Dance is entitled to 6,000 pounds a year at the expense of the village.

The Card(1952)

3.6/5 (with 12 votes)

A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing - some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a certain very predatory woman...

Waiting Women(1952)

1h 47min | Drama, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 18 votes)

Rakel, Marta, Karin and Annette are married to four brothers. While waiting in a summer cottage for their husbands to come home, they tell each other stories about their marriages. Rakel tells about the time she had an affair and confronted her husband with it. Marta's story is about how she at first refused to marry and had her child by herself. Karin tells about what happened when one time she and her husband got stuck in an elevator together. While the women tell their stories, Marta's younger sister Maj is planning to elope.

Dreamboat(1952)

1h 23min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

Thornton Sayre, a respected college professor - secretly formerly a silent films romantic action hero - is disturbed, feeling his privacy has been violated, and his professional credibility as a scholar jeopardized, when he learns his old movies have been resurrected and are being aired on TV. He sets out to demand this cease. However, his former co-star is the hostess of the TV show playing the films, and she has other plans.

Las locuras de Tin Tan(1952)

1h 22min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 2 votes)

Tin-Tan wants to builds an ice cream machine.

Elle et moi(1952)

1h 41min | Comedy

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Meet Me Tonight(1952)

1h 21min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Meet Me Tonight was the American title for the British-filmed Tonight at 8:30, adapted from the Noel Coward stage production of the same name.

Crazy for Love(1952)

1h 25min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 13 votes)

A comedy about a dimwitted man who must obtain a high-school diploma before he can inherit an inn.

The Emperor and the Golem(1952)

2h 24min | Comedy, Fantasy, History
3.7/5 (with 10 votes)

The Emperor's mismanagement of his country is provoking some in his court to plot to overthrow him. He feels successful, at least, when he discovers the legendary Golem, which he believes can protect him and even cure his imaginary illnesses but, when he disappears while on a bender, his kindly baker, who looks just like him, is mistaken for him, and begins to put things in order. However, the conspirators, not to be outdone, determine to bring the Golem back to life to do their bidding.

Monsieur Taxi(1952)

1h 15min | Comedy, Drama
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Here Come the Marines(1952)

1h 6min | Comedy, Crime
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

After Slip is drafted into the Marines, the rest of the gang volunteers so they can be with him. Sach discovers that the colonel knew his father and he is promoted. During a drill that he is putting the rest of the gang through, they find a soldier left for dead on the side of the road. Slip discovers a playing card next to the marine and traces it to Jolly Joe Johnson's gambling house. They suspect that the gambling house is cheating and set out to uncover the proof.

Directed by William Beaudine - With Leo Gorcey

Love's a Luxury(1952)

1h 29min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

A theatre producer and actor try in vain to have a quiet week in a country cottage. But their efforts turn into comic disaster as a variety of wives, girlfriends and scoutmasters arrive uninvited.

Directed by Francis Searle - With Hugh Wakefield

Holiday for Henrietta(1952)

1h 58min | Comedy
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)

Two scriptwriters argue about the fate of Henrietta, a charming and gamine shopgirl. One favors a comical path for their heroine, who is overcome with sentimental love for a young photographer on Bastille Day. The other has a more thrilling and dastardly fate in mind for her. Among the film's irresistible conceits is Hildegarde Neff as an oversexed circus bareback rider.

Hello Elephant(1953)

1h 23min | Comedy
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Vittorio De Sica is a teacher struggling to take care of his family and always dreaming that Parliament will increase the salaries for teachers and life will become easier for his wife, Maria Mereander, and kids. An Indian prince (Sabu) visits Italy, is assisted by the teacher and gives De Sica a baby elephant as a reward. This upsets the landlord, Nando Bruno, the other tenants, and the neighborhood. He takes the elephant away but, like Lassie, it comes home.

Something for the Birds(1952)

1h 21min | Comedy

A conservationist fights to save the habitat of the California condor and to do it she works her way into the affections of a representative of the oil company that wants the land for their own purposes.

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