Film The Best Jack Benny Movies  

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

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

This list contains films like George Washington Slept Here and The Mouse that Jack Built.

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Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck, Peter Lorre Hollywood Canteen is a 1944 American musical romantic comedy film starring Joan Leslie, Robert Hutton, and Dane Clark and distributed by Warner Bros. The film was written and directed by Delmer ...more

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Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack To Be or Not to Be is a 1942 American comedy directed by Ernst Lubitsch, about a troupe of actors in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who use their abilities at disguise and acting to fool the occupying ...more

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Jack Benny, Dolores Moran, Alexis Smith The Horn Blows at Midnight is a comedy fantasy film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Jack Benny. Its biggest claim to fame, apart from its star, is its failure at the box office. The film ...more

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Jack Benny, Hattie McDaniel, Ann Sheridan George Washington Slept Here is a 1942 comedy film starring Jack Benny and Ann Sheridan. It was based on the 1940 play of the same name by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, adapted by Everett ...more

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Jack Benny, Andy Devine, Eddie Anderson Buck Benny Rides Again is a 1940 Paramount Pictures feature film starring Jack Benny and Ellen Drew. The film featured regulars from Benny's radio show including Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Andy ...more

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Jack Benny, Robert Taylor, Buddy Ebsen Broadway Melody of 1936 is a musical film released by MGM in 1935. In New York, the film opened at the Capitol Theatre, the site of many prestigious MGM premieres. It was a follow-up of sorts to ...more

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Jack Benny The Meanest Man in the World is a 1943 film directed by Sidney Lanfield.

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Jack Benny, Anne Baxter, Edmund Gwenn Charley's Aunt is a 1941 film directed by Archie Mayo. It stars Jack Benny and Kay Francis. It was the third filmed version of the stage farce of the same name by Brandon Thomas. It remained one ...more

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Betty Grable, Jack Benny, Dorothy Lamour Man About Town is a 1939 musical comedy film starring Jack Benny and Dorothy Lamour. A producer tries to get his leading lady take him seriously romantically by pursuing other women.

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Lucille Ball, Jayne Mansfield, Carl Reiner A Guide for the Married Man is a 1967 American bedroom farce comedy film starring Walter Matthau, Robert Morse, and Inger Stevens. It was directed by Gene Kelly. It features a large number of ...more

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Jack Benny, Ida Lupino, Richard Arlen Artists and Models is a 1937 black-and-white American musical comedy film, directed by Raoul Walsh, produced by Lewis E. Gensler, and starring Jack Benny and Ida Lupino. In 1937, the film ...more

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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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Jack Benny, Cliff Edwards, Marion Shilling Lord Byron of Broadway, also known as What Price Melody?, is an American musical drama film, directed by Harry Beaumont and William Nigh. It was based on a best selling book by Nell Martin, ...more

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Love Thy Neighbor Jack Benny Love Thy Neighbor is a 1940 musical comedy film directed by Mark Sandrich.

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James Earl Jones, Burgess Meredith, Jack Benny The Man is a 1972 political drama directed by Joseph Sargent and starring James Earl Jones. Jones plays Douglass Dilman, the President pro tempore of the United States Senate, who succeeds to ...more

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Jack Benny, Bessie Love, Marie Dressler Chasing Rainbows is a 1930 American romantic musical film directed by Charles Reisner, starring Bessie Love and Charles King, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The supporting cast features ...more

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Mel Blanc, Jack Benny, Eddie Anderson The Mouse That Jack Built is a 1959 Warner Bros. "Merrie Melodie" cartoon short starring Jack Benny and the regular cast of The Jack Benny Program as mice. It was written by Tedd ...more

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Jack Benny, Joan Bennett, Evelyn Keyes Artists and Models Abroad is a 1938 film made by Paramount Pictures directed by Mitchell Leisen, starring Jack Benny and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Ken Englund, Howard Lindsay ...more

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The Medicine Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jack Benny Movies
The Medicine Man Jack Benny, George E. Stone, Betty Bronson The Medicine Man is an American comedy film directed by Scott Pembroke, released by Tiffany Pictures, and starring Jack Benny, Betty Bronson and Eva Novak. The son and daughter of a shopkeeper ...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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Jack Benny, George Formby, Jack Hobbs It’s in the Air is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Anthony Kimmins and starring George Formby, Polly Ward and Jack Hobbs. The film was made at Ealing Studios. It was released in the ...more

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Jack Benny Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round is a 1934 film directed by Benjamin Stoloff.