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Movies Written By Buster Keaton

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This is a list of films written by Buster Keaton, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Buster Keaton is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Buster Keaton screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Buster Keaton films are not included on this list. Buster Keaton has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Buster Keaton films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

List movies include The General, The Navigator and more.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Buster Keaton write?" and "How many movies did Buster Keaton write?"

This list includes almost all of Buster Keaton's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Buster Keaton wrote in order to find out more about each individual Buster Keaton film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Buster Keaton films. {#nodes}
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  • Convict 13

    Convict 13

    Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely

    Released1920

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    Convict 13 is a 1920 short comedy film starring comedian Buster Keaton. It was written and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Cops

    Cops

    Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    Released1922

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    Cops is a 1922 comedy short silent film about a young man who accidentally gets on the bad... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Cynthia

    Cynthia

    Elizabeth Taylor, Mary Astor

    Released1947

    Directed byRobert Z. Leonard

    Cynthia is a 1947 comedy-drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard.Amazon_watch buy button
  • Hard Luck

    Hard Luck

    Buster Keaton, Bull Montana

    Released1921

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    Hard Luck is a 1921 American short comedy film starring comedian Buster Keaton. It was written... more on Wikipedia
  • In the Good Old Summertime

    In the Good Old Summertime

    Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland

    Released1949

    Directed byRobert Z. Leonard, Buster Keaton

    In the Good Old Summertime is a 1949 Technicolor musical film directed by Robert Z. Leonard.... more on Wikipedia

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    #14 of 356 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time#35 of 50 The Best Good Movies

  • Neighbors

    Neighbors

    Zac Efron, Rose Byrne

    Released2014

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

    Neighbors is a 2014 American comedy film, directed by Nicholas Stoller and written by Andrew... more on Wikipedia

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    #416 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#11 of 57 The Funniest Movies About Marriage

  • One Week

    One Week

    Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton

    Released1920

    Directed byCharlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    One Week is a 1920 American short comedy film starring comedian Buster Keaton, the first film... more on Wikipedia
  • She Went to the Races

    She Went to the Races

    Ava Gardner, Edmund Gwenn

    Released1945

    Directed byWillis Goldbeck

    She Went to the Races is a film directed by Willis Goldbeck released on November 4, 1945.Amazon_watch buy button
  • The General

    The General

    Boris Karloff, Mike Donlin

    Released1926

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman

    The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists. Inspired by the... more on Wikipedia

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    #24 of 28 Civil War Movies List#238 of 374 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked

  • The Goat

    The Goat

    Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    Released1921

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair

    The Goat is a 1921 American short comedy film written, directed by, and starring comedian... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Haunted House

    The Haunted House

    Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge

    Released1921

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    The Haunted House is a 1921 short comedy film starring comedian Buster Keaton. It was written... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The High Sign

    The High Sign

    Buster Keaton, Al St. John

    Released1921

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    The High Sign is a 1921 American short comedy film starring comedian Buster Keaton. It was... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Love Nest

    The Love Nest

    Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts

    Released1923

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    The Love Nest is a 1923 American short comedy silent film written and directed by and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Navigator

    The Navigator

    Buster Keaton, Noble Johnson

    Released1924

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Donald Crisp

    The Navigator is a 1924 comedy directed by and starring Buster Keaton. The film was written by... more on Wikipedia
  • The Playhouse

    The Playhouse

    Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    Released1921

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    The Playhouse is a 1921 silent short film written, directed by, and starring Buster Keaton.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Railrodder

    The Railrodder

    Buster Keaton

    Released1965

    Directed byBuster Keaton, John Spotton, Gerald Potterton

    The Railrodder is a 1965 short comedy film starring Buster Keaton in one of his final film... more on Wikipedia
  • The Scarecrow

    The Scarecrow

    Buster Keaton, Al St. John

    Released1920

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    The Scarecrow is a 1920 American short comedy film starring comedian Buster Keaton. It was... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Three Ages

    Three Ages

    Buster Keaton, Wallace Beery

    Released1923

    Directed byBuster Keaton, Edward F. Cline

    Three Ages is a 1923 black-and-white American feature-length silent comedy film starring... more on Wikipedia
  • Too Hot to Handle

    Too Hot to Handle

    Clark Gable, Myrna Loy

    Released1938

    Directed byJack Conway

    Too Hot to Handle is a 1938 film about a newsreel reporter, the woman he is attracted to, and... more on Wikipedia