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List of the best Ernie Kovacs movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ernie Kovacs's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Ernie Kovacs movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ernie Kovacs movies will be at the top of the list. Ernie Kovacs has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ernie Kovacs movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ernie Kovacs films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Ernie Kovacs role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ernie Kovacs performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of many different films, including Wake Me When It's Over and Strangers When We Meet.

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Wake Me When It's Over

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Wake Me When It's Over is a 1960 comedy film starring Ernie Kovacs and Dick Shawn. A World War II veteran gets called back into service by mistake and sent to a dreary Pacific island. It is based on the novel of the same name by Howard Singer. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Don Knotts, Jack Warden, Ernie Kovacs, Dick Shawn, Darlene Tompkins

Initial Release: 1960

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

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Bell, Book and Candle is a 1958 American romantic comedy Technicolor film directed by Richard Quine, based on the successful Broadway play by John Van Druten, which stars James Stewart and Kim Novak in their second on-screen pairing. The film, adapted by Daniel Taradash, was Stewart's last film as a romantic lead. Columbia Pictures head Harry Cohn agreed to allow Novak to appear in Vertigo as a last-minute replacement for pregnant Vera Miles, so long as Stewart appeared in this film with Novak. The supporting cast includes Jack Lemmon and Ernie Kovacs. The original 1950 play starred Rex Harrison, his then-wife Lilli Palmer, Jean Adair and Larry Gates. The play is set entirely in the Holroyd ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Elsa Lanchester, Ernie Kovacs, + more

Initial Release: 1958

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Operation Mad Ball is a 1957 military comedy starring Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant, Arthur O'Connell, and Mickey Rooney, and directed by Richard Quine. The screenplay is by Blake Edwards, Jed Harris and Arthur Carter, based on an unproduced play by Carter. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Mickey Rooney, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Dick York, James Darren, + more

Initial Release: 1957

Directed by: Richard Quine

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It Happened to Jane is a 1959 romantic comedy film starring Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, and Ernie Kovacs directed by Richard Quine and written by Norman Katkov and Max Wilk. The film was co-produced by Quine and Day's husband at the time, Martin Melcher. The film was re-released in 1961, with the title Twinkle and Shine. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Steve Forrest, Mary Wickes, Ernie Kovacs, + more

Initial Release: 1959

Directed by: Richard Quine

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