Comedians The Best George Burns Movies  

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List of the best George Burns movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. George Burns'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 George Burns movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated George Burns movies will be at the top of the list. George Burns has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest George Burns movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining George Burns films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List includes Six of a Kind, Honolulu and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best George Burns movies?" and "What are the greatest George Burns roles of all time?"

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John Denver, Teri Garr, Carl Reiner
Oh, God! is a 1977 comedy film starring George Burns and John Denver. Based on a novel by Avery Corman, the film was directed by Carl Reiner from a screenplay written by Larry Gelbart. The story ...more

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George Burns, Art Carney, Lee Strasberg
Going in Style is a 1979 caper film written and directed by Martin Brest. It stars George Burns, Art Carney, Lee Strasberg and Charles Hallahan. The casino scenes were shot at the Aladdin Hotel ...more

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George Burns, Phyllis Diller, Walter Matthau
The Sunshine Boys is a 1975 American comedy film directed by Herbert Ross and produced by Ray Stark, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and based on the play of the same name by Neil Simon, about ...more

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Brooke Shields, George Burns, Burl Ives
Just You and Me, Kid is a 1979 comedy film that stars Brooke Shields, George Burns, Lorraine Gary, Christopher Knight, and Burl Ives. It was directed by Leonard Stern and was released in July ...more

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Pauly Shore, George Burns, Red Buttons
18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series ...more

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George Burns, Ron Silver, Belita Moreno
Oh, God! You Devil is a comedy starring George Burns, Ted Wass, Ron Silver and Roxanne Hart. Directed by Paul Bogart and produced by Robert M. Sherman. The screenplay is by Andrew Bergman. Oh, ...more

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Walt Disney, Milton Berle, George Burns
Saludos Amigos is a 1942 animated feature package film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. It is the sixth animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. ...more

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Christopher Lloyd, Mary Stuart Masterson, George Burns
This film is a 1994 comedy mystery film directed by Mel Smith and co-written/produced by George Lucas. This movie is set in the 1939 atmosphere of old-time radio and pays homage to the screwball ...more

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George Burns, Gracie Allen
Lambchops is a comedy Vitaphone short which is a filming of a vaudeville performance by George Burns and Gracie Allen of the comedy routine "Lambchops" written by Al Boasberg.

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Suzanne Pleshette, George Burns, Joyce Brothers
Oh, God! Book II is a 1980 comedy film which is a sequel to the 1977 film, Oh, God!. It was directed by Gilbert Cates, and stars George Burns, Suzanne Pleshette, David Birney and Louanne Sirota. ...more

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Eli Wallach, George Burns, George C. Scott
Movie Movie is a 1978 American double bill directed by Stanley Donen. It consists of two films, Dynamite Hands, a boxing ring morality play, and Baxter's Beauties of 1933, a musical comedy, both ...more

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Bing Crosby, George Burns, Gracie Allen
College Humor is a 1933 American musical comedy film directed by Wesley Ruggles and starring Bing Crosby, Jack Oakie, Richard Arlen, Mary Kornman and Mary Carlisle. Based on a story by Dean ...more

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Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns
A Damsel in Distress is a 1937 English-themed Hollywood musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns, and Gracie Allen. With a screenplay by P. G. Wodehouse, loosely ...more

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Six of a Kind George Burns, W. C. Fields, Gracie Allen
Six of a Kind is a 1934 comedy film directed by Leo McCarey. It is a whimsical and often absurd Road movie about two couples who decide to share their expenses on a trip to Hollywood.

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Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard, George Burns
We're Not Dressing is a 1934 screwball musical comedy directed by Norman Taurog. Based on the 1902 J. M. Barrie play The Admirable Crichton, the film is about a beautiful yacht owner who becomes ...more

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Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, Steven Tyler
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is a 1978 American jukebox musical film. Its soundtrack, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, features new versions of songs originally written and ...more

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CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years John Wayne, James Stewart, Carol Burnett

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Bob Hope, George Burns, Betty Grable
College Swing, also known as Swing, Teacher, Swing in the U.K., is a 1938 comedy film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring George Burns, Gracie Allen, Martha Raye, and Bob Hope. The movie ...more

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George Burns, Robert Young, Gracie Allen
Honolulu is an American musical film that was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1939. The film stars dancer Eleanor Powell and Robert Young, and was directed by Edward Buzzell. Also appearing ...more

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George Burns in Concert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best George Burns Movies
George Burns in Concert George Burns

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Cavalcade of Comedy Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, George Burns

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Bela Lugosi, George Burns, W. C. Fields
International House is a comedy film, directed by A. Edward Sutherland and released by Paramount Pictures. The tagline of the film was "the Grand Hotel of comedy".

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George Burns, Jack Benny, Gracie Allen
The Big Broadcast of 1937 is a 1936 Paramount Pictures production directed by Mitchell Leisen, and is the third in the series of Big Broadcast movies. The musical comedy stars Jack Benny, George ...more

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George Burns, Jack Benny, Dorothy Lamour
College Holiday is a 1936 Paramount comedy. The film stars Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie Allen, and Martha Raye. It was directed by Frank Tuttle.

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George Burns, Judy Holliday, Marilyn Hanold
The Solid Gold Cadillac is a 1956 film directed by Richard Quine and written by Abe Burrows, Howard Teichmann and George S. Kaufman. It was adapted from the hit Broadway play of the same name by ...more