Joe Palooka Movies

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1. Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Joe and Anne Palooka, along with Joe's trainer Knobby, are vacationing when they a kidnapped by The Professor and his gang. The Professor plans to make Joe throw a fight (and shows up at the fight dressed as Anne's aunt).

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Joe Kirkwood Jr., Cathy Downs, James Gleason, John Emery

Votes: 16

2. Joe Palooka in The Squared Circle (1950)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Joe is witness to a mob killing. Two of the killers are after him. He is drugged before the big fight which is watched on TV by his manager Knobby and the thugs who are holding Knobby hostage.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Joe Kirkwood Jr., James Gleason, Lois Hall, Edgar Barrier

Votes: 17

3. Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance (1950)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

A crooked mayor and fight promoter conspire to sign slow-witted Humphrey to a contract. Their goal is to use Humphrey to get Joe Palooka to sign. As things develop, Humphrey becomes mayor.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Robert Coogan, Lois Collier

Votes: 27

4. Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey (1950)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Sport

Joe and Anne go off on their honeymoon while Knobby books him into a charity fight which Lord Cecil tries to wreck.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Robert Coogan, Pamela Blake

Votes: 24

5. Joe Palooka in The Counterpunch (1949)

Approved | 74 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Joe heads for South America to fight the Latin champ. Shipboard, he helps federal agents fight counterfeiters. He also spars with love interest Anne Howe.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Elyse Knox, Marcel Journet

Votes: 13

6. Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Gangsters frame Joe on a drunk charge and a murder rap so they can put their own fighter into a big event. Joe investigates in an attempt to prove his innocence.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Lina Romay, David Bruce

Votes: 16

7. Joe Palooka in Winner Take All (1948)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Joe is scheduled for the big fight as usual. This one has more fight sequences than plot.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Joe Kirkwood Jr., Elyse Knox, William Frawley, Stanley Clements

Votes: 18

8. Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad (1948)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Joe Palooka goes blind during a fight. An operation restores his vision, but he's told not to fight for a year. His trainer Knobby has picked up another fighter, but gangsters are pressing ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Joe Kirkwood Jr., Leon Errol, Elyse Knox, John Hubbard

Votes: 12

9. Joe Palooka in the Knockout (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

The third of the Monogram series based on Ham Fisher's "Joe Palooka" comic strip, opens with Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol), the manager of Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkkwood), trying to talk his way ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Morris Carnovsky, Elyse Knox

Votes: 11

10. Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

In the second film of Monogram's Joe Palooka series, Joe is 'used', by two state senators scheming to obtain oil-rich lands, in a publicity campaign to get the land transferred to the state... See full summary »

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Guy Kibbee, Elyse Knox

Votes: 21

11. Joe Palooka, Champ (1946)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Manager Knobby Walsh discovers young hunk Joe Palooka and trains him to fight the champ. Mobsters try to make life tough for Joe and his socialite girlfriend Anne. Cameos by several boxing stars.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Elyse Knox, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 22

13. Thirst Aid (1937)

20 min | Short

Joe Palooka faces underdog Andy Brown in a championship bout and gangsters have wagered heavily on Joe's opponent. Just to make sure their bets have been placed on a sure thing, they kidnap... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Robert Norton, Beverly Phalon, John Berkes, Niles Welch

14. Taking the Count (1937)

Approved | 21 min | Short

Now that they're engaged, Ann wants Joe to retire from the ring, seeing as how he's the heavyweight champ. Ann's mother, who doesn't want her daughter marrying "beneath" the wealthy ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Robert Norton, Beverly Phalon, Shemp Howard, Charles Kemper

Votes: 8

15. Kick Me Again (1937)

21 min | Short, Comedy

Joe Palooka and the gang travel to Paris for a boxing match against the French champion. When Anne is assaulted by a masher, Joe searches the streets for the hooligan, distracting him from his preparation for his powerful opponent.

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Robert Norton, Beverly Phalon, Shemp Howard, Lee Weber

Votes: 7

17. The Choke's on You (1936)

21 min | Short

Joe Palooka and Strangler Chokeovitch have set up training camps on adjacent beachfront sites. When Joe knocks out the Strangler after a misunderstanding, Chokeovitch's manager challenges ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Robert Norton, Beverly Phalon, Shemp Howard, John Berkes

Votes: 9

19. Here's Howe (1936)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

Heavyweight champion Joe Palooka (Robert Norton) and his manager/trainer Knobby Walsh (Shemp Howard), are eating a poor farmer out of house and holdings while Joe prepares for a ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Robert Norton, Beverly Phalon, Shemp Howard, Maxine Stone

Votes: 7

20. For the Love of Pete (1936)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Robert Norton, Shemp Howard, Lucy Parker, John Berkes

Votes: 5

21. Palooka (1934)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Music

Knobby discovers young hunk Palooka and trains him to fight the reigning champ, also drunken sot, Al McSwatt.

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Jimmy Durante, Lupe Velez, Stuart Erwin, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 273



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