Red Skelton Movies.

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3. Red Skelton's More Funny Faces (1983 TV Special)

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy

Skelton is joined by world-renowned mime artist Marcel Marceau in recreating some of Red's funniest routines and exciting new skits.

Director: J. Edward Shaw | Stars: Red Skelton, Paul Gaulin, Marcel Marceau, The Paul Gaulin Mime Company

Votes: 6

8. Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rudolph must find Happy, the baby New Year, before midnight on New Year's Eve.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam, Harold Peary

Votes: 3,058

9. Swing Out, Sweet Land (1970 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Family, History

John Wayne and an all-star cast tell the story of America.

Director: Stan Harris | Stars: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny

Votes: 130

11. Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (1965)

G | 138 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Hoping to push Britain to the forefront of aviation, a London publisher organizes an international air race across the English Channel, but must contend with two entrants vying for his daughter, as well as national rivalries and cheating.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Alberto Sordi

Votes: 6,906 | Gross: $31.11M

12. CBS Fall Preview Special: Seven Wonderful Nights (1961 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

A special CBS preview of their entire week's lineup for the 1961 fall season, featuring the stars of several then-running CBS shows.

Stars: Carol Burnett, Raymond Burr, Sebastian Cabot, Robert Cummings

13. Ocean's 11 (1960)

Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

57 Metascore

Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford

Votes: 18,478 | Gross: $12.32M

16. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.

Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton

Votes: 22,498 | Gross: $42.00M

17. Susan Slept Here (1954)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

On Christmas Eve, a struggling Hollywood scriptwriter receives a very unexpected present: juvenile delinquent Susan Landis.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dick Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Anne Francis, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 1,367

18. The Great Diamond Robbery (1954)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Crime

Ambrose C. Park (Red Skelton), left on a park bench as an infant with an impulsive need to find his parents, is an assistant to a diamond cutter. Shyster lawyer Remlick (James Whitmore), in... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Red Skelton, Cara Williams, James Whitmore, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 179

19. Half a Hero (1953)

Approved | 71 min | Comedy

Magazine writer copes with modern life in the suburbs, stressing about the expenses. Then his editor assigns an article calling the suburbs the slums of tomorrow. His research yields interesting conclusions.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Red Skelton, Jean Hagen, Charles Dingle, Willard Waterman

Votes: 172

20. The Clown (1953)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

Once a famous Ziegfeld star, Dodo Delwyn, is reduced to playing clowns in burlesque and amusement parks as a result of his drinking. His son Little Dink idolizes Dodo and faithfully ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Red Skelton, Jane Greer, Tim Considine, Loring Smith

Votes: 337

21. Lovely to Look At (1952)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Three Broadway producers struggling to get backing for their show hope one's sudden inheritance of a half interest in a Parisian fashion house is the answer. They travel to Paris only to learn the salon is in debt and requires their help.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Marge Champion

Votes: 561

22. Texas Carnival (1951)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

A showmen team is mistaken for a cattle baron and his sister.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Ann Miller

Votes: 400

23. Excuse My Dust (1951)

G | 82 min | Comedy, Musical

Joe, inventor in an American Small town of 1895 has problems with his new invention, a car, driven with a gasoline motor. Everybody is making fun about his "crazy invention", only his girl ... See full summary »

Directors: Roy Rowland, Buster Keaton, Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Red Skelton, Sally Forrest, Macdonald Carey, William Demarest

Votes: 291

24. Watch the Birdie (1950)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

A cameraman helps a heiress to get rid off her finacial adviser, who wants to get her money.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl, Ann Miller, Leon Ames

Votes: 294

25. The Fuller Brush Girl (1950)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Scatterbrained Sally Elliott tries to get a job as a Fuller brush girl and desperate for money she borrows her friend's kit without permission and her attempts at selling cosmetics ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Lucille Ball, Eddie Albert, Carl Benton Reid, Gale Robbins

Votes: 575

26. Duchess of Idaho (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Ellen Hallet is in love with her playboy boss, Douglas Morrison, but is too timid to do anything about it. To help her, her roommate Chris decides to step in and devises a plan. Chris ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Esther Williams, Van Johnson, John Lund, Paula Raymond

Votes: 427

27. Three Little Words (1950)

Passed | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

The story of the successful Tin Pan Alley songwriting team of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby is told loosely and lightheartedly.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl

Votes: 1,471 | Gross: $2.80M

28. The Yellow Cab Man (1950)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Pirdy is accident prone. He has been denied insurance from every company in town because he is always getting hit or hurt in some way. On the day that he meets the lovely Ellen of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Red Skelton, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Slezak, Edward Arnold

Votes: 432 | Gross: $2.60M

29. Neptune's Daughter (1949)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

A swimsuit fashion designer is determined to protect her scatterbrained sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Ricardo Montalban, Betty Garrett

Votes: 1,184

30. A Southern Yankee (1948)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, History, War

A hapless bellboy in a St. Louis hotel near the end of the Civil War is recruited by the Union secret service to impersonate a notorious Confederate spy.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris

Votes: 454

31. The Fuller Brush Man (1948)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Poor Red Jones gets fired from every job he tries. His fiancée gives him one last chance to make good when he becomes a Fuller Brush man. His awkward attempts at sales are further ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Janet Blair, Don McGuire, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 481

32. Merton of the Movies (1947)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

A Kansas bumpkin goes to Hollywood to become a movie star and gets a job burlesquing his favorite actor - only he thinks the role is serious.

Director: Robert Alton | Stars: Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien, Gloria Grahame, Leon Ames

Votes: 322

33. The Show-Off (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

Lowly clerk Aubrey Piper has a fondness for exaggerating about himself to impress people. His fantastic tales of visiting China and working as a manager at his place of employment charm his... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Red Skelton, Marilyn Maxwell, Marjorie Main, Virginia O'Brien

Votes: 199

34. Ziegfeld Follies (1945)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical

The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. looks down from Heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.

Directors: Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney, Merrill Pye, Charles Walters | Stars: William Powell, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire

Votes: 2,685 | Gross: $7.93M

35. Bathing Beauty (1944)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical

A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin

Votes: 1,352

36. Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Radio crime show host "The Fox" finds himself on the trail of a serial killer while a suspect himself.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, Jean Rogers, Rags Ragland

Votes: 505

37. Thousands Cheer (1943)

Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor, John Boles

Votes: 871

38. I Dood It (1943)

Approved | 102 min | Romance, Comedy, Musical

A bumbling pants presser at an upscale hotel's valet service nurses an unrequited crush on a Broadway star. He gets more than he bargained for when she agrees to marry him, to spite her womanizing fiance, and encounters Nazi saboteurs.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Richard Ainley, Patricia Dane

Votes: 511

39. Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical

A night club's coatroom attendant who's in-love with the club's singer accidentally sips a drugged drink that makes him dream he's French King Louis XV courting the infamous Madame Du Barry.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Virginia O'Brien

Votes: 1,112

40. Whistling in Dixie (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime

Radio sleuth Wally "The Fox" Benton forgoes his honeymoon to help his wife's old friend solve a murder and hunt for Civil War gold inside a spooky mansion and fort.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, George Bancroft, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 489 | Gross: $0.22M

41. Panama Hattie (1942)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Musical

Hattie Maloney runs a saloon in Panama where assorted characters congregate where they frequently sing and dance Cole Porter numbers. An upper class gentleman arrives and sparks fly between... See full summary »

Directors: Norman Z. McLeod, Roy Del Ruth, Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Sothern, Rags Ragland, Ben Blue

Votes: 352

42. Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

Parting company with her on-stage partner Professor Orco partly due to the job being potentially hazardous to her health, streetwise but kind-hearted vaudeville performer Maisie Ravier, in ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Ann Sothern, Red Skelton, Leo Gorcey, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 330

43. Ship Ahoy (1942)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Miss Winters is a dancer with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and is asked to secretly transport a prototype magnetic mine to Puerto Rico. She thinks that she is working for the US Government, ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Red Skelton, Bert Lahr, Virginia O'Brien

Votes: 446

44. Lady Be Good (1941)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy.

Directors: Norman Z. McLeod, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Ann Sothern, Robert Young, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 702

45. Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)

Passed | 83 min | Drama

It is a week before Dr. Kildare's wedding to pretty Nurse Mary Lamont. The hospital is a-buzz with preparation for the big day. Good old Dr. Gillespie, despite fatigue, has agreed to help a... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Red Skelton

Votes: 263

46. Whistling in the Dark (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Mystery

Radio crime show host 'The Fox' along with his fiancée and ex-girlfriend are kidnapped by a larcenous cult who demand that he help them plan a perfect murder.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Conrad Veidt, Ann Rutherford, Virginia Grey

Votes: 793

47. The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Drama

Kildare saves the life of an ice skater who was in an auto accident. But even though her broken leg has knit, she can't walk, and she tries to sue Kildare for malpractice, and Kildare's ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Bonita Granville

Votes: 256

48. Flight Command (1940)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, War

A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn't make a great first impression when he is forced to ditch his airplane... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey, Walter Pidgeon, Paul Kelly

Votes: 576

49. Having Wonderful Time (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

Teddy Shaw, a bored New York office girl, goes to a camp in the Catskill Mountains for rest and finds Chick Kirkland.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Peggy Conklin, Lucille Ball

Votes: 604