1960s War Comedy Movies

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Don't Look Now: We're Being Shot At(1966)

| 2h 12min | Comedy, War
4.0/5 (with 470 votes)

During World War II, two French civilians and a downed British Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must avoid German troops - and the consequences of their own blunders.

The Secret War of Harry Frigg(1968)

1h 50min | Comedy, War
3.0/5 (with 9 votes)

When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WWII, it is a propaganda nightmare for the allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the guard house dozens of times. He is promoted to Major General and ordered to get the generals out once he is captured. Harry is willing to escape, but then he meets the countess...

The Shortest Day(1963)

1h 31min | Comedy, History, War
2.8/5 (with 6 votes)

The Shortest Day is a 1962 Italian comedy film. It is a parody of the war movie The Longest Day and stars the popular duo Ciccio Ingrassia and Franco Franchi in the leading roles. Dozens of many other well-known actors accepted to appear in the movie in cameo roles for free, to avert the bankruptcy of the production company Titanus.


1h 20min | War, Drama
3.5/5 (with 6 votes)

Episodic WWII drama that follows a Yugoslav man through the war as he goes from witness to victim to aggressor.

Directed by Aleksandar Petrović - With Velimir Bata Živojinović, Stole Aranđelović, Dragomir Bojanić, Slobodan Perović, Voja Mirić, Branislav Jerinić, ...

McHale's Navy(1964)

| 1h 29min | Comedy
2.4/5 (with 4 votes)

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.

The Elusive Corporal(1962)

1h 30min | Comedy, Drama, War
3.0/5 (with 7 votes)

The story serves as a companion piece to Renoir's 1937 film, Grand Illusion, once more bringing together men from across the broad social spectrum of French society to depict one man's Sisyphean efforts to escape captivity in a German POW camp.

Very Important Person(1961)

| 1h 38min | War, Comedy
2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important scientist who is sent undercover on a bombing mission to monitor the effectiveness of his latest invention, a new-fangled radar. When the plane is attacked, he parachutes to safety - only to be sent to a POW camp, where he takes on the alias of Lieutenant Farrow. There, the somewhat happy-go-lucky bunch of Brits suspect their acerbic new fellow prisoner of being a spy, and all sorts of culture clashes and misunderstandings ensue.

Joey Boy(1965)

1h 28min | Comedy
3.8/5 (with 1 vote)

While posters urge austerity and vigilance in wartime Britain, 'Joey Boy' Thompson has never had it better. In a cellar beneath his East London fish shop, a gambling club thrives – and austerity provides a nice black-market sideline. But the dolce vita crumbles when police arrive in a lightning raid, and offer Joey and his fellow reprobates a stark choice: sign up for active service, or face another stint inside. Thus the lads find themselves heading off to Italy, determined to make the best of it...

Directed by Frank Launder - With Harry H. Corbett

The Two Parachutists(1965)

1h 28min | Comedy
2.9/5 (with 4 votes)

Two penniless Italian buskers want to go to the USA but get on the wrong ship and end up in South America in a concentration camp where they are rescued by American parachutists from. Afterwards they become big shots in the States but their dream comes to an end : they are sent to fight in Vietnam.

Krepkiy Oreshek(1968)

3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

A comedy about young lieutenant Ivan and his all-girls air defense unit adventures during WWII.

The Girl and the General(1967)

1h 43min | Drama, Comedy
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A young woman and a soldier team up to deliver an Austrian General to Italian forces during World War I. Their quest for the 1,000 Lire reward changes their lives unexpectedly.

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