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The Best Harold Lloyd Movies

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

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

This list has a variety of films in it, from The Kid Brother to Girl Shy.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Harold Lloyd movies?" and "What are the greatest Harold Lloyd roles of all time?"
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  • 1

    Girl Shy

    Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston
    70
    9

    Released1924

    Directed byFred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

    Girl Shy is a 1924 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd and Jobyna Ralston. The movie was written by Sam Taylor, Tim Whelan and Ted Wilde and was directed by Fred C. Newmeyer and Taylor....  more
  • 2

    Why Worry?

    Harold Lloyd, John Aasen
    42
    6

    Released1923

    Directed byFred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

    Why Worry? is a 1923 American comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd....  more
  • 3

    Never Weaken

    Harold Lloyd, Charles Stevenson
    36
    11

    Released1921

    Directed byFred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

    Never Weaken is a 1921 silent comedy film starring Harold Lloyd and directed by Fred Newmeyer. It was Lloyd's last short film, running to three reels, before he moved permanently into feature-length...  more
  • 4

    The Kid Brother

    Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston
    33
    8

    Released1927

    Directed byHarold Lloyd, Lewis Milestone, Ted Wilde, J.A. Howe

    The Kid Brother is a 1927 American classic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd. It was successful and popular upon release and today is considered by critics and fans to be one of Lloyd's best...  more
  • 5
    27
    3

    Released1920

    Directed byHal Roach

    Get Out and Get Under is a 1920 silent comedy film directed by Hal Roach and starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis. The car in the movie, to which Lloyd was alternately devoted or frustrated,...  more
  • 6

    Safety Last!

    Harold Lloyd, Sam Lufkin
    45
    22

    Released1923

    Directed byFred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

    Safety Last! is a 1923 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd. It includes one of the most famous images from the silent film era: Lloyd clutching the hands of a large clock as he dangles...  more

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  • 7

    Movie Crazy

    Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings
    34
    12

    Released1932

    Directed byHarold Lloyd, Clyde Bruckman

    Movie Crazy is a 1932 comedy film starring Harold Lloyd in his third sound feature....  more
  • 8

    Hot Water

    Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston
    26
    6

    Released1924

    Directed byFred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

    Hot Water is a 1924 silent film starring Harold Lloyd. Directed by Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor, it features three episodes in the life of Hubby as he struggles with domestic life with Wifey and his...  more
  • 9

    The Cat's-Paw

    Harold Lloyd, Una Merkel
    29
    10

    Released1934

    Directed bySam Taylor

    The Cat’s-Paw is a comedy film starring Harold Lloyd and directed by Sam Taylor. It was one of the great silent film comedian’s few sound films. The Cat’s Paw, a novel by Clarence Budington Kelland,...  more
  • 10

    Haunted Spooks

    Harold Lloyd, Sam Lufkin
    27
    9

    Released1920

    Directed byHal Roach, Alfred J. Goulding

    Haunted Spooks is a 1920 American silent comedy film starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis....  more
  • 11

    From Hand to Mouth

    Harold Lloyd, Snub Pollard
    20
    2

    Released1919

    Directed byHal Roach, Alfred J. Goulding

    From Hand to Mouth is a 1919 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd. This was the first film Lloyd made with frequent co-star Mildred Davis. A print of the film survives in the film...  more
  • 12

    High and Dizzy

    Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis
    20
    3

    Released1920

    Directed byHal Roach

    High and Dizzy is a 1920 American short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd....  more
  • 13

    Among Those Present

    Harold Lloyd, William Gillespie
    19
    2

    Released1921

    Directed byFred C. Newmeyer

    Among Those Present is a short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis....  more
  • 14

    Speedy

    Babe Ruth, Harold Lloyd
    30
    17

    Released1928

    Directed byTed Wilde

    Speedy is a 1928 silent film that was one of the films to be nominated for the short-lived Academy Award for Best Director of a Comedy. The film stars famous comedian Harold Lloyd in the eponymous...  more
  • 15

    The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

    Harold Lloyd, Margaret Hamilton
    20
    5

    Released1947

    Directed byPreston Sturges, Lewis Milestone

    The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a 1947 comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges, starring the silent film comic icon Harold Lloyd, and featuring Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn, Rudy Vallee,...  more
  • 16

    An Eastern Westerner

    Harold Lloyd, Noah Young
    15
    2

    Released1920

    Directed byHal Roach

    An Eastern Westerner is a 1920 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd. A copy of the film exists....  more
  • 17

    The Freshman

    Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston
    31
    22

    Released1925

    Directed byFred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

    The Freshman is a 1925 comedy film that tells the story of a college freshman trying to become popular by joining the school football team. It stars Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict and...  more
  • 18

    Captain Kidd's Kids

    Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels
    12
    1

    Released1919

    Directed byHal Roach

    Captain Kidd's Kids is a 1919 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd. Prints of this film exist in the film archives of the UCLA Film and Television Archive and Filmoteca Española....  more
  • 19

    Released1916

    Directed byHal Roach

    Luke's Fireworks Fizzle is a 1916 short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd....  more
  • 20

    Billy Blazes, Esq.

    Harold Lloyd
    12
    2

    Released1919

    Directed byHal Roach

    Billy Blazes, Esq. is a 1919 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd. The film was a parody of Westerns of the time. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the British Film...  more
  • 21
    12
    2

    Released1916

    Directed byHal Roach

    Luke, the Candy Cut-Up is a 1916 short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd. A print of the film survives in George Eastman House....  more
  • 22

    Released1916

    Directed byHal Roach

    Luke and the Bang-Tails is a 1916 short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the Museum of Modern Art....  more
  • 23

    The Big Idea

    Harold Lloyd
    12
    2

    Released1917

    Directed byGilbert Pratt

    The Big Idea is a 1917 American short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd....  more
  • 24

    It's a Wild Life

    Harold Lloyd
    12
    2

    Released1918

    Directed byGilbert Pratt

    It's a Wild Life is a 1918 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd....  more
  • 25
    12
    2

    Released1918

    Directed byAlfred J. Goulding

    Fireman Save My Child is a 1918 American short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd....  more