List of comedy films of the 1930s

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A list of comedy films released in the 1930s.

Title Director Cast Country Subgenre/Notes
1930
Animal Crackers Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx United States
Brats Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy United States Short Film
The Cat Creeps Helen Twelvetrees, Raymond Hackett, Neil Hamilton United States Comedy horror
Check and Double Check Freeman F. Gosden, Charles J. Correll, Sue Carol United States
The Cuckoos Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee United States
Dixiana Bebe Daniels, Everett Marshall, Bert Wheeler United States
Feet First Harold Lloyd, Barbara Kent, Robert McWade United States
Half Shot at Sunrise Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee United States
He Knew Women Lowell Sherman, Alice Joyce, David Manners United States
Hook, Line and Sinker Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee United States
Leathernecking Irene Dunne, Ken Murray, Louise Fazenda United States
Lovin' the Ladies Richard Dix, Lois Wilson, Allen Kearns United States
One Way Out United States Short Film
Queen High Charles Ruggles, Frank Morgan, Ginger Rogers United States
The Rogue Song Lawrence Tibbett, Catherine Dale Owen, Nance O'Neil United States
The Runaway Bride Mary Astor, Lloyd Hughes, Paul Hurst United States
She's My Weakness Arthur Lake, Sue Carol, William Collier Sr. United States
Shivering Shakespeare United States Short Film
Sin Takes a Holiday Constance Bennett, Kenneth MacKenna, Basil Rathbone United States
Teacher's Pet United States Short Film
Whoopee! Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory United States
1931
Bachelor Apartment Lowell Sherman, Mae Murray, Irene Dunne United States
Beau Hunks Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James W. Horne United States Short Film
The Big Shot Eddie Quillan, Maureen O'Sullivan, Mary Nolan United States
Caught Plastered Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee United States
Chickens Come Home Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch United States Short Film
City Lights Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee United States
Cracked Nuts Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee United States
Ever Since Eve United States
Everything's Rosie Robert Woolsey, Anita Louise, John Darrow United States
Fanny Foley Herself Edna May Oliver, Hobart Bosworth, Florence Roberts United States
The Front Page Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Mary Brian United States
Girls Demand Excitement Virginia Cherrill, John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill United States
Helpmates United States Short Film
The House That Shadows Built Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx United States Short Film
High Stakes Lowell Sherman, Mae Murray, Karen Morley United States
Laugh and Get Rich Edna May Oliver, Hugh Herbert, Dorothy Lee United States
Lonely Wives Edward Everett Horton, Esther Ralston, Laura La Plante United States
Monkey Business Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx United States
Our Wife Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson United States Short Film
Peach O'Reno Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee United States
Platinum Blonde Jean Harlow, Loretta Young, Robert Williams United States
The Royal Bed Lowell Sherman, Mary Astor, Anthony Bushell United States
The Runaround Geoffrey Kerr, Mary Brian, Johnny Hines United States
Sweepstakes Eddie Quillan, Lew Cody, James Gleason United States
The Tip-Off Eddie Quillan, Robert Armstrong, Ginger Rogers United States
Too Many Cooks Bert Wheeler, Dorothy Lee, Roscoe Ates United States
White Shoulders Mary Astor, Jack Holt, Ricardo Cortez United States
1932
The Animal Kingdom Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy United States
County Hospital Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert United States Short Film
The Dentist W.C. Fields, Marjorie Kane, Arnold Gray United States Short Film
Girl Crazy Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee United States
The Half-Naked Truth Lupe Velez, Lee Tracy, Eugene Pallette United States
Hold 'Em Jail Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Edna May Oliver United States
The Hollywood Handicap Marion Byron, Anita Stewart, Bert Wheeler United States Short Film
Horse Feathers Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx United States
Ladies of the Jury Edna May Oliver, Jill Esmond, Ken Murray United States
Lady with a Past Constance Bennett, Ben Lyon, David Manners United States
Little Orphan Annie Mitzi Green, Buster Phelps, May Robson United States
Love Me Tonight Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Charles Ruggles United States
Movie Crazy Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings, Kenneth Thomson United States
The Music Box Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy United States Short Film
The Old Dark House Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton United States Comedy horror
The Penguin Pool Murder Edna May Oliver, Robert Armstrong, James Gleason United States Comedy mystery
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Marian Nixon, Ralph Bellamy, Mae Marsh United States Comedy drama
Running Hollywood Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Arthur Lake, Sally Blane United States Short Film
A Successful Catanity George Arliss, Mary Astor, Evalyn Knapp United States Comedy drama
That's My Boy Richard Cromwell, Dorothy Jordan, Mae Marsh United States
This Is the Night Roland Young, Thelma Todd, Cary Grant United States
Trouble in Paradise Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall United States
The Voice of Hollywood No, 13 United States Short Film
A Woman Commands Pola Negri, Roland Young, Basil Rathbone United States
1933
Aggie Appleby Maker of Men United States
The Barber Shop United States Short Film
Bed of Roses United States
Blind Adventure United States comedy-drama
Bombshell United States
Busy Bodies United States Short Film
Christopher Bean United States
Dinner at Eight United States
Diplomaniacs United States
Duck Soup Leo McCarey Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx United States
The Fatal Glass of Beer United States Short Film
Flying Down to Rio United States musical comedy
Goldie Gets Along United States comedy-drama
Goodbye Love United States
His Private Secretary United States
International House United States
It's Great to Be Alive United States
I'm No Angel United States
Melody Cruise United States romantic comedy
The Midnight Patrol United States Short Film
Our Betters United States
Professional Sweetheart United States romantic comedy
Rafter Romance United States romantic comedy
Sailor Be Good United States
She Done Him Wrong United States
So this is Africa United States
Sons of the Desert United States
Topaze United States comedy-drama
Twice Two United States Short Film
1934
The Affairs of Cellini United States
Babes in Toyland United States
Bachelor Bait United States
By Your Leave United States
The Cat's-Paw United States
Cockeyed Cavaliers United States
The Dover Road United States romantic comedy
Down to Their Last Yacht United States
The Gay Divorcee United States romantic musical comedy
Going Bye Bye United States Short Film
Hips, Hips, Hooray! United States
It Happened One Night United States
It's a Gift United States
Kentucky Kernels United States
Lightning Strikes Twice United States
The Meanest Gal in Town United States
Odor in the Court United States Short Film
Punch Drunks United States Short Film
The Richest Girl in the World United States
Sing and Like It United States
Strictly Dynamite United States comedy-drama
The Thin Man United States
Tit for Tat United States Short Film
We're Rich Again United States
Woman Haters United States Short Film
1935
Another Face United States comedy-drama
Boys Will Be Boys United Kingdom
Captain Hurricane United States comedy-drama
Dandy Dick United Kingdom
Enchanted April United States comedy-drama
The Farmer Takes a Wife United States
The Ghost Goes West United Kingdom
Hi, Gaucho! United States
His Family Tree United States
Hooray for Love United States musical comedy
Hot Tip United States musical comedy
I Dream Too Much United States romantic comedy
In Person United States romantic comedy
Laddie United States comedy-drama
Man on the Flying Trapeze United States
A Night at the Opera United States
The Nitwits United States
Paradise Canyon United States
Pop Goes the Easel United States Short Film
The Rainmakers United States
Romance in Manhattan United States romantic comedy
Ruggles of Red Gap United States
Star of Midnight United States comedy mystery
Thicker than Water United States Short Film
To Beat the Band United States comedy mystery
Top Hat United States
1936
The Bride Walks Out United States romantic comedy
Bunker Bean United States romantic comedy
Dancing Pirate United States musical comedy
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford United States comedy-mystery
The Farmer in the Dell United States musical comedy
Follow the Fleet United States musical comedy
Good Morning, Boys United Kingdom
Libeled Lady United States
Love on a Bet United States romantic comedy
Make Way for a Lady United States romantic comedy
The Milky Way United States
Modern Times United States
Movie Maniacs United States Short Film
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town United States
Mummy's Boys United States
My Man Godfrey United States
Silly Billies United States
Smartest Girl in Town United States
Swing Time United States musical comedy
Sylvia Scarlett United States romantic comedy
Theodora Goes Wild United States
Walking on Air United States
Wife vs. Secretary United States
1937
All Over Town United States
The Awful Truth United States
The Big Shot United States
Breakfast for Two United States
A Damsel in Distress United States
A Day at the Races United States
Don't Tell the Wife United States
Double Wedding United States
Fight for Your Lady United States
Fit for a King United States
Forty Naughty Girls United States
Hideaway United States
High Flyers United States
History Is Made At Night United States
Hitting a New High United States
Keep Fit United Kingdom
The King and the Chorus Girl United States
The Life of the Party United States
Make a Wish United States
Meet the Missus United States
Music for Madame United States
New Faces of 1937 United States musical comedy
Nothing Sacred United States
Oh, Mr Porter! United Kingdom
On Again-Off Again United States musical comedy
Quick Money United States musical comedy
Riding on Air United States
Shall We Dance United States
She's Got Everything United States
Super-Sleuth United States
That Girl from Paris United States musical comedy
There Goes My Girl United States
There Goes the Groom United States
They Wanted to Marry United States romantic comedy
Too Many Wives United States romantic comedy
Topper United States
Way Out West United States
We're on the Jury United States
When's Your Birthday? United States
Wise Girl United States
You Can't Beat Love United States
1938
The Affairs of Annabel United States
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse United States
Annabel Takes a Tour United States
Ask A Policeman United Kingdom
Blond Cheat United States
Bringing up Baby United States
Carefree United States musical comedy
Crashing Hollywood United States
The Divorce of Lady X United Kingdom
Everybody's Doing It United States
Go Chase Yourself United States
Having Wonderful Time United States romantic comedy
It's in the Air United Kingdom
Joy of Living United States
Love Finds Andy Hardy United States
The Mad Miss Manton United States
Maid's Night Out United States
Mr. Doodle Kicks Off United States
Next Time I Marry United States
Night Spot United States
Old Bones of the River United Kingdom
Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus United Kingdom
Professor Beware United States
Pygmalion United Kingdom
Radio City Revels United States musical comedy
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm United States Comedy drama
Room Service United States
A Slight Case of Murder United States
Termites of 1938 United States Short Film
This Marriage Business United States
Vivacious Lady United States
You Can't Take It with You United States
1939
At the Circus United States
Bachelor Mother United States
The Cat and the Canary United States Comedy horror
The Cowboy Quarterback United States
Dancing Co-Ed United States
East Side of Heaven United States
Escape to Paradise United States musical comedy
Fifth Avenue Girl United States
The Flying Deuces United States
The Girl from Mexico United States
Honolulu United States
It's a Wonderful World United States
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington United States
Ninotchka United States
Topper Takes a Trip United States
Trouble Brewing United Kingdom
Where's That Fire? United Kingdom
The Women United States