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

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Some Like It Hot Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American comedy film set in 1929, directed by Billy Wilder, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. The film is about two musicians who dress in drag in ...more

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Alibi Ike Olivia de Havilland, Joe E. Brown, Ruth Donnelly Alibi Ike is a 1935 American romantic comedy film directed by Ray Enright and starring Joe E. Brown and Olivia de Havilland. Based on the short story "Alibi Ike" by Ring Lardner, the ...more

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Show Boat Ava Gardner, Kathryn Grayson, Agnes Moorehead Show Boat is a 1951 American musical romantic drama film based on the stage musical of the same name by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, and the 1926 novel by Edna Ferber. This 1951 film ...more

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Elmer, the Great Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis Elmer, the Great is a 1933 drama directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Joe E. Brown and Patricia Ellis. Joe E. Brown plays Elmer Kane, a rookie ballplayer with the Chicago Cubs whose ego is matched ...more

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Going Wild Walter Pidgeon, Joe E. Brown, Frank McHugh Going Wild is a Warner Brothers comedy film, based on the 1910 play "The Aviator" by James Montgomery and directed by William A. Seiter. The film stars a bevy of musical stars in ...more

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Hold Everything Joe E. Brown, Georges Carpentier, Edmund Breese Hold Everything is a 1930 early all-talking film. It was the first musical comedy film to be released that was photographed entirely in early two-color Technicolor. It was adapted from the ...more

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland, James Cagney A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1935 American romance fantasy film of William Shakespeare's play, directed by Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle, and starring Ian Hunter, James Cagney, Mickey ...more

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Around the World in 80 Days Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The ...more

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On with the Show Ethel Waters, Joe E. Brown, Arthur Lake On with the Show! is a 1929 American musical film released by Warner Bros. The film is noted as the first ever all-talking, all-color feature length movie, and the second color movie released by ...more

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Song of the West Ann Sothern, Joe E. Brown, John Boles Song of the West is a musical operetta film produced by Warner Brothers, and photographed entirely in Technicolor. It was based on the 1928 Broadway musical Rainbow by Vincent Youmans, Oscar ...more

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Top Speed Joe E. Brown, Frank McHugh, Bernice Claire Top Speed is a 1930 all-talking pre-code American musical comedy film released by First National Pictures, a subsidiary of Warner Brothers. It was based on the 1929 musical play, of the same ...more

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The Stolen Jools Joan Crawford, Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper The Stolen Jools is a short comedy film produced by the Masquers Club of Hollywood, featuring many cameo appearances by the film stars of the day. The stars appeared in the film, distributed by ...more

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Fit for a King John Qualen, Joe E. Brown, Helen Mack Fit for a King is a 1937 American film starring Joe E. Brown and directed by Edward Sedgwick.

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Hollywood Party Lucille Ball, Mickey Rooney, Clark Gable Hollywood Party is a musical film starring Jimmy Durante and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film is notable for several disconnected sequences that have little connection with each ...more

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The Lottery Bride Jeanette MacDonald, Joe E. Brown, ZaSu Pitts The Lottery Bride is a 1930 romantic film directed by Paul L. Stein.

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Maybe It's Love Joan Bennett, Joe E. Brown, James Hall Maybe It's Love is an all-talking 1930 musical comedy film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by William A. Wellman. The movie stars Joan Bennett, Joe E. Brown and James Hall. ...more

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The Circus Clown Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis The Circus Clown is a 1934 comedy film. It stars Joe E. Brown and Patricia Ellis.

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Bright Lights William Demarest, Joseph Crehan, Joe E. Brown Bright Lights is a 1935 film directed by Busby Berkeley.

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Sit Tight Joe E. Brown, Claudia Dell, Winnie Lightner Sit Tight is an all-talking pre-code musical comedy film, directed by Lloyd Bacon, written by Rex Taylor, edited by James Gibbon, and produced and distributed by Warner Brothers. It was ...more

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Pin Up Girl Nat King Cole, Betty Grable, Martha Raye Pin Up Girl is a 1944 20th Century Fox Technicolor musical romantic comedy motion picture starring Betty Grable, John Harvey, Martha Raye, and Joe E. Brown. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone and ...more

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When's Your Birthday? Margaret Hamilton, Joe E. Brown, Suzanne Kaaren When's Your Birthday? is an American film directed by Harry Beaumont. While original prints of this film had a cartoon sequence in Technicolor directed by Bob Clampett and Leon Schlesinger, most ...more