The Best Screwball Comedies of the 1930s

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A Night at the Opera 1935, 91 min.

Sam Wood     Starring: Groucho MarxChico MarxWalter Woolf King

Absurd Comedy    Comedy    Farce

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After the Thin Man 1936, 112 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: William PowellMyrna LoyJames Stewart

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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Topper 1937, 97 min.

Norman Z. McLeod     Starring: Cary GrantConstance BennettRoland Young

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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Midnight 1939, 94 min.

Mitchell Leisen     Starring: Claudette ColbertDon AmecheJohn Barrymore

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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Carefree 1938, 83 min.

Mark Sandrich     Starring: Fred AstaireGinger RogersRalph Bellamy

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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Easy Living 1937, 88 min.

Mitchell Leisen     Starring: Jean ArthurEdward ArnoldRay Milland

Comedy    Comedy of Errors    Romance

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Double Wedding 1937, 87 min.

Richard Thorpe     Starring: William PowellMyrna LoyFlorence Rice

Comedy    Romance    Screwball Comedy

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The Mad Miss Manton 1938, 80 min.

Leigh Jason     Starring: Barbara StanwyckHenry FondaSam Levene

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

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If I Had a Million 1932, 88 min.

Ernst Lubitsch     Starring: Gary CooperCharles LaughtonGeorge Raft

Comedy    Drama    Satire

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