Three Stooges

by comicman117 | created - 11 Sep 2011 | updated - 28 Sep 2011 | Public

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1. Soup to Nuts (1930)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Mr. Schmidt's costume store is bankrupt because he spends his time on Rube Goldberg-style inventions; the creditors send a young manager who falls for Schmidt's niece Louise, but she'll ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Ted Healy, Charles Winninger, Frances McCoy, George Bickel

Votes: 295

There first film (as well as there first anything). The three were only supporting players.

2. Give a Man a Job (1933)

3 min | Short, Music

6.3
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A three-minute short made in conjunction with the National Recovery Administration that urges employers to hire the unemployed.

Stars: Jimmy Durante, Moe Howard, Frank O'Connor

Votes: 27

Moe is a guest.

3. The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933)

Passed | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.4
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An ex-sailor turned boxer finds romance and gets a shot at the heavyweight title.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Howard Hawks | Stars: Myrna Loy, Max Baer, Primo Carnera, Jack Dempsey

Votes: 594

Cameo appearances.

4. Nertsery Rhymes (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

5.7
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A father and mother tell bedtime stories to their sons.

Director: Jack Cummings | Stars: Ted Healy, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

Votes: 157

Early short.

5. Turn Back the Clock (1933)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Joe and Mary run a tobacco store and are just scraping by. When old friend Ted comes into the store, they renew their friendship, even though Ted is now wealthy and married to Elvira, whom ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Selwyn | Stars: Lee Tracy, Mae Clarke, Otto Kruger, George Barbier

Votes: 269

Party guests.

6. Beer and Pretzels (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

6.0
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Ted Healy and the 3 Stooges are fired and evicted from a theatre because Ted is annoys women working there. They then get jobs as waiters at a night club. Chaos leads to destruction of the business. At the end, Ted pursues another woman.

Director: Jack Cummings | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard, Ted Healy

Votes: 196

7. Broadway to Hollywood (1933)

Approved | 85 min | History, Musical

5.8
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Ted and Lulu Hackett are vaudeville's The Hacketts, a fairly successful song-and-dance team. They bring their son Ted Jr. up in the business and he soon eclipses them. When the son is ... See full summary »

Directors: Willard Mack, Jules White | Stars: Alice Brady, Frank Morgan, Jackie Cooper, Russell Hardie

Votes: 182

Moe and Curly have cameos.

8. Salt Water Daffy (1933)

21 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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Two screw-ups join the Navy and make life miserable for their supervisor.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Jack Haley, Shemp Howard, Charles Judels, Lionel Stander

Votes: 55

Short starring Shemp.

9. Hello Pop (1933)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

6.8
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A stage director is trying to put on a musical/comedy revue, but has to contend with temperamental musicians, an inept stage crew and his three idiot sons.

Director: Jack Cummings | Stars: Ted Healy, Henry Armetta, Moe Howard, Larry Fine

Votes: 57

10. Stage Mother (1933)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Alice Brady, Maureen O'Sullivan, Franchot Tone, Phillips Holmes

Votes: 196

Larry makes a cameo.

11. Meet the Baron (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy

5.8
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The famous Baron Munchausen dumps two dimwits in the African jungle. A rescue team mistakes one of them for the missing Baron, and returns them to the US, where they're greeted as heroes. ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Jack Pearl, Jimmy Durante, Zasu Pitts, Ted Healy

Votes: 191

The Stooges appear as Janitors.

12. Dancing Lady (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, May Robson

Votes: 1,631

The Three Stooges appear in supporting roles helping on stage.

13. Myrt and Marge (1933)

62 min | Comedy

7.2
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Myrt has a show chock full of talented performers that deserves to be on Broadway, but can't raise the necessary money. Jackson, a lecherous "producer", provides the money in order to get ... See full summary »

Director: Al Boasberg | Stars: Myrtle Vail, Donna Damerel, Ray Hedges, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 66

The Stooges appear as Stagehands.

14. Here Comes Flossie! (1933)

18 min | Short, Comedy

5.6
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A farmer gives his sons $50 to go and buy whatever they want to. One son orders a cow and the other son orders a bride--and both are named Flossie. Complications ensue.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Ben Blue, Janet Reade, Shemp Howard, Paul Everton

Votes: 16

Short starring Shemp.

15. Fugitive Lovers (1934)

82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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In a hopeful effort to evade gangster Legs Caffey, chorus girl Letty Morris hops a bus in New York bound for Los Angeles--with Legs close on her heels. Along the way the bus picks up ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Madge Evans, Ted Healy, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 111

The Three Stooges appear as convicts.

16. Roast-Beef and Movies (1934)

16 min | Comedy, Musical, Short

3.9
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A trio of amateur film makers try to persuade a group of studio executives to exhibit their new movie.

Director: Sam Baerwitz | Stars: George Givot, Curly Howard, Bob Callahan, Albertina Rasch Dancers

Votes: 110

Curly appears in character.

17. The Knife of the Party (1934)

20 min | Short, Musical, Comedy

4.1
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Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Lillian Miles, Jack Good, The Girlfriend Trio, Shemp Howard

Votes: 30

Shemp and his own stooges.

18. Jailbirds of Paradise (1934)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

7.4
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Director: Al Boasberg | Stars: Dorothy Appleby, Moe Howard, Shirley Ross, Muriel Evans

Votes: 11

Moe and Curly appear in this short.

19. Hollywood on Parade No. B-9 (1934)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

5.4
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Jimmy Durante asks popular song writing team Mack Gordon and Harry Revel to demonstrate some of their songs. There is interplay with impersonator Florence Desmond, Ben Turpin, Rudy Vallee and many others.

Director: Louis Lewyn | Stars: Ted Healy, Bonnie Bonnell, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

Votes: 16

The stooges appear in a short.

20. Corn on the Cop (1934)

18 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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Two hobos try to make a dishonest buck by selling axle grease named, "Happy Feet Salve," a corn remover. They soon cross paths with a cop, and circumstances have them mistaken by the cop's wife as his two visiting nephews.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Harry Gribbon, Shemp Howard, Mary Doran, Boyd Davis

Votes: 59

Shemp short.

21. Woman Haters (1934)

Approved | 21 min | Comedy, Musical, Short

7.1
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The stooges join the "Women Haters" club and vow to have nothing to do with the fair sex. Larry marries a girl anyway and attempts to hide the fact from Moe and Curly as they take a train ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Gottler | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Marjorie White

Votes: 735

The FIRST short for colomba that the stooges ever did.

22. The Big Idea (1934)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

5.9
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Ted Healy is the proprietor of the "Big Idea Scenario Company" (Ideas While You Wait). Unfortunately, various visitors to his one-room office constantly interrupt his train of thought. ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard, Ted Healy

Votes: 88

The last short the boys made with Ted Healy. Interestingly enough it was released right after Woman Haters was made (five days to exact).

23. Hollywood Party (1934)

Approved | 68 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Jimmy Durante is jungle star Schnarzan the Conqueror, but the public is tiring of his fake lions. So when Baron Munchausen comes to town with real man-eating lions, Durante throws a big ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Boleslawski, Allan Dwan, Edmund Goulding, Russell Mack, Charles Reisner, Roy Rowland, George Stevens, Sam Wood | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jimmy Durante, Jack Pearl

Votes: 607

The Three Stooges (and Ted Healy) make an appearance

24. Operator 13 (1934)

Passed | 85 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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Union spy Gail Loveless impersonates a black maid in the early days of the Civil War, but complications arise when she falls in love with a Confederate officer.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, Jean Parker, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 1,116

Curly has a cameo as a Solider.

25. Art Trouble (1934)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Two brothers are ordered by their parents to go to Paris to study art. Having other interests, they pay two house painters to go in their place. When the impostors win an art contest, they are exposed by an unexpected visitor.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Harry Gribbon, Shemp Howard, Beatrice Blinn, Leni Stengel

Votes: 102

Shemp stars in this short playing Shemp.

26. My Mummy's Arms (1934)

19 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Harry Gribbon, Shemp Howard, Russell Hicks, Louise Latimer

Votes: 13

Shemp solo short.

27. Punch Drunks (1934)

17 min | Short, Comedy

7.9
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Moe discovers Curly's unknown boxing talent when he knocks out the Champ at a restaurant when Larry plays "Pop Goes the Weasal" on the violin. Moe becomes Curly's manager, and they win ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Breslow | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothy Granger

Votes: 997

Second short they made for Colombia.

28. Men in Black (1934)

Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges become doctors at a large hospital where they disrupt patients and staff alike.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Carmen Andre

Votes: 962

29. Smoked Hams (1934)

Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Short

5.9
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A vaudeville team convinces an agent to book their new act, which uses a Civil War theme.

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Daphne Pollard, Shemp Howard, Lionel Stander, Harry Shannon

Votes: 40

Solo Shemp Short.

30. The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)

93 min | Comedy

7.6
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Alcoholic newspaperman Steve Bramley boards the San Capador for a restful cruise, hoping to quit drinking and begin writing a book. Also on board are Steve's friend Schulte, a private ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Wynne Gibson, Alison Skipworth, John Gilbert

Votes: 581

The Three Stooges make an appearance.

31. Three Little Pigskins (1934)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

7.6
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The stooges are mistaken by a gangster for the "Three Horsemen of Boulder Dam", famous football players. Hired to play for his team, they blow the big game and get it in the end. Lucille Ball has a nice part as a gun moll.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lucille Ball

Votes: 719

32. A Peach of a Pair (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Daphne Pollard, Elmer Brown, John Brown

Votes: 11

Shemp solo short.

33. Horses' Collars (1935)

17 min | Comedy, Western, Short

7.6
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The stooges are private detectives in the old west trying to help a girl recover an IOU from a bad guy. Their attempts to steal the IOU from the villains wallet and then from a safe meet ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothea Kent

Votes: 477

34. Restless Knights (1935)

17 min | Short, Comedy

7.1
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Set in Medieval times, the stooges learn they are of royal blood and vow to save the kingdom. They become the queen's royal guards but are sentenced to die when the queen is abducted on the... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Geneva Mitchell

Votes: 435

35. Screen Snapshots Series 14, No. 6 (1935)

10 min | Short, Documentary

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At Los Angeles' Wrigley Field, Ken Murray catches on film, the Three Stooges crazy antics, in the dugout, at the 1935 Hollywood Stars' celebrity baseball game.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Henry Armetta, Connee Boswell, Martha Boswell, Vet Boswell

They appear in a skit named "What to do with your old Phonebooks".

36. His First Flame (1935)

Passed | 18 min | Short, Action, Comedy

5.3
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After fire chief, Fire-Eating Sam's girlfriend is married to Smoky Moe, and his house is burned down during a wedding ceremony, he gets revenge on Moe and plays a humiliating joke on him.

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Daphne Pollard, John Sheehan, Fred Harper

Votes: 43

Shemp solo short.

37. Pop Goes the Easel (1935)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are down and out. With a cop chasing them, they flee into an artists studio where they are mistaken for students. The cop continues to hunt for them and they use a variety of ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bobby Burns

Votes: 550

38. Uncivil Warriors (1935)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, War

7.8
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Set in the civil war, the stooges are spies for the north. They impersonate southern officers and infiltrate the enemy ranks to get valuable information. On the run when they are discovered... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lou Archer

Votes: 498

39. Why Pay Rent? (1935)

22 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Roscoe Ates, Shemp Howard, Billie Leonard, Ethel Sykes

Votes: 11

Solo Shemp short.

40. Serves You Right (1935)

21 min | Short

6.5
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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Nell O'Day, Donald MacBride, Eddie Hall

Votes: 6

Solo Shemp Short.

41. Pardon My Scotch (1935)

Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges are running the local drugstore and mix up a potion that a desperate businessman decides to sell as scotch. The stooges impersonate Scotsmen at party to fool the prospective ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Nat Carr

Votes: 473

42. On the Wagon (1935)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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Shemp and Rosco are husbands who married sisters and all live with the wive's mother. The husbands have been out late at night drinking and are trying hard no to make any noise as they slip... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Roscoe Ates, Gertrude Mudge, Dorothy Brown

Votes: 9

Solo Shemp short.

43. Hoi Polloi (1935)

19 min | Comedy, Short

8.2
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A professor plays Pygmalion to three bumbling garbagemen and tries to turn them into gentlemen.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Gail Arnold

Votes: 627

44. The Officer's Mess (1935)

22 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Charles Kemper, Detmar Poppen, Louise Squire

Votes: 9

Solo Shemp Short.

45. Three Little Beers (1935)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

8.3
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The stooges are inept deliverymen at a brewery. When they learn about a company golf tournament, they sneak onto a golf course to get some practice. They quickly proceed to bother the other... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bud Jamison

Votes: 587

46. While the Cat's Away (1936)

22 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, John Berkes, Anita Garvin, Jean Cleveland

Votes: 12

Solo Shemp Short.

47. Ants in the Pantry (1936)

17 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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The stooges are pest exterminators who drum up business by planting vermin in a ritzy mansion where a party is going on. They are hired, but must pose as guests to work unobserved. They ... See full summary »

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Clara Kimball Young

Votes: 496

48. Movie Maniacs (1936)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges arrive in Hollywood hoping to make it in the movie business ("There must be a couple a hundred guys in Hollywood who don't know anything about making movies, three more ain't ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Mildred Harris

Votes: 440

49. Screen Snapshots Series 15, No. 7 (1936)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Hollywood stars visit the Racquet Club in Palm Springs, operated by Charles Farrell and Ralph Bellamy; Walt Disney receives the Legion of Honor cross; George Breakston receives an Italian award; the camera visits Paul Kelly's stables.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, George P. Breakston, Walt Disney, Charles Farrell

The Three Stooges appear in an outtake from the Captain Hates the Sea.

50. Half Shot Shooters (1936)

19 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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The stooges are discharged from the army after WW I, and promptly administer some revenge to their mean sergeant. Years later they wind up in the army again, and of course the same sergeant... See full summary »

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Stanley Blystone

Votes: 418

51. Absorbing Junior (1936)

22 min | Short, Comedy

2.8
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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, John Berkes, Gertrude Mudge, Gerrie Worthing

Votes: 6

Solo Shemp Short.

52. Disorder in the Court (1936)

Unrated | 16 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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The stooges are witnesses at a trial where their friend, a dancer at a nightclub where they are musicians, is accused of murder. The stooges manage to disrupt the proceedings but save the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Nick Baskovitch

Votes: 1,535

53. A Pain in the Pullman (1936)

Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are small time actors traveling by train to an engagement. Along with their pet monkey, they manage to spoil the trip for quite a few of the other passengers including the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Loretta Andrews

Votes: 433

54. False Alarms (1936)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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Three inept firemen try to avoid being fired by their increasingly exasperated chief.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Beatrice Blinn

Votes: 456

55. Whoops, I'm an Indian! (1936)

17 min | Comedy, Western, Short

7.4
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Set in the old west, the stooges are crooked gamblers gypping the resident of a frontier town. They are discovered and must escape into the woods. To elude the sheriff they disguise ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Gail Arnold

Votes: 387

56. Slippery Silks (1936)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges are carpenters who inherit a fancy dress boutique. They put on a fashion show with dresses they've designed based on furniture. During the show the owner of a antique box the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Loretta Andrews

Votes: 376

57. Grips, Grunts and Groans (1937)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

7.9
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Although circumstances force an over-matched Curly into a wrestling ring against a superior opponent, a spectator's perfume proves to be his secret weapon.

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bob Callahan

Votes: 480

58. Dizzy Doctors (1937)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges get a job selling "Brighto", what they think is cleaning fluid. After ruining a cop's uniform and a new car, they discover Brighto is actually medicine. Taking their sales pitch... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Eva Murray

Votes: 453

59. 3 Dumb Clucks (1937)

Not Rated | 17 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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The Stooges escape from jail in order to save their father from gangsters and a beautiful gold-digger.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Frank Austin

Votes: 415

60. Back to the Woods (1937)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Western

7.2
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A 17th Century English judge orders three miscreants to defend the new British colonies in New England against the Indians.

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Beatrice Curtis

Votes: 364

61. Goofs and Saddles (1937)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Western, Short

7.8
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Set in the old west, the stooges are spies for US Calvary; "Buffalo Bilious", "Wild Bill Hiccup" and "Just Plain Bill". Sent by General "Muster" to catch a gang of cattle rustlers, they ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Hank Bell

Votes: 381

62. Cash and Carry (1937)

Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges find a crippled boy and his sister living in their dumpyard shack. To raise money to pay for the little boys operation they buy a phony treasure map from a con man. Thinking the... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Sonny Bupp

Votes: 392

63. Playing the Ponies (1937)

Not Rated | 15 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges are cheated into trading their restaurant for Thunderbolt, a washed up race horse, and enter the horse racing industry. When Curly feeds Thunderbolt some chili pepperinos, he ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Billy Bletcher

Votes: 356

64. The Sitter Downers (1937)

Not Rated | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges are suitors who go on a sit down strike when their prospective father-in-law refuses to consent the marriages. The strike wins them fame and they receive numerous gifts ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Charles Dorety

Votes: 379

65. Termites of 1938 (1938)

Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are pest exterminators, mistakenly hired by a rich lady looking for an escort to a fancy society party. The stooges wreck the fancy mansion where the party is taking place and ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Beatrice Blinn

Votes: 348

66. Wee Wee Monsieur (1938)

Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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The stooges are artists living in Paris. When the landlord comes after the overdue rent, the boys skip out and wind up joining the French Foreign Legion. Posted to the desert, their ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Eugene Borden

Votes: 353

67. Start Cheering (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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Film star Ted Crosley, fed up with movie life, quits pictures to enroll in Midland College, much to the horror of his manager Sam Lewis and his stooge-friend Willie Gumbatz. Ted wishes to ... See full summary »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Jimmy Durante, Walter Connolly, Joan Perry, Charles Starrett

Votes: 129

The Three Stooges have an appearance.

68. Cuckoorancho (1938)

17 min | Comedy, Short

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A wanderer is mistaken for an American millionaire by the impoverished owner of a hacienda.

Director: Ben K. Blake | Stars: Joe Besser, Lee Royce, Charles Master, Lolita Cordoba

Solo short starring Joe Besser.

69. Tassels in the Air (1938)

Not Rated | 17 min | Comedy, Short

8.0
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The stooges are janitors in an office building. They stencil the wrong names on all the offices, causing a rich lady to mistakes Moe for "Omay", a famous decorator (the real Omay gets "... See full summary »

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Gertrude Astor

Votes: 380

70. Healthy, Wealthy and Dumb (1938)

Not Rated | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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Curly wins $50,000 in a radio contest and the stooges move into the Hotel Costa Plente. Their suite is furnished with many expensive items which they systematically wreck, running up quite ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bobby Burns

Votes: 376

71. Violent Is the Word for Curly (1938)

Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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Three bumbling gas station attendants are mistaken for college professors arriving from Germany to teach at a prestigious women's college.

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Samuel Adams

Votes: 584

72. Three Missing Links (1938)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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The stooges are janitors working in a movie studio. After wrecking the bosses office, they get jobs as actors in an African movie. Curly plays a gorilla and Moe and Larry are primitive ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Monte Collins

Votes: 359

73. Mutts to You (1938)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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The stooges, professional dog washers, find a baby on a doorstep and, thinking it to be abandoned, take it home. When they read in the paper the baby is believed to have been kidnapped, ... See full summary »

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bess Flowers

Votes: 341

74. Flat Foot Stooges (1938)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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The stooges are firemen at a station that still uses horses to pull the engines. A salesman who wants to sell the chief some modern equipment plants gun powder in one of the engines. The ... See full summary »

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dick Curtis

Votes: 330

75. Three Little Sew and Sews (1939)

19 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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The stooges are sailors working in a ships' tailor shop. When they can't get passes to go ashore, they steal officers uniforms and go to a party with Curly passing himself off as Admiral ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Phyllis Barry

Votes: 308

76. We Want Our Mummy (1939)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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The stooges go to Egypt in search of the mummy of king Rootin-Tootin for which a museum will pay a $5000 prize. They wind up in the mummy's tomb where they are harassed by some bad guys ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dick Curtis

Votes: 405

77. A Ducking They Did Go (1939)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Con men hire the Stooges to sell memberships to a phony duck hunting club.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lynton Brent

Votes: 404

78. Screen Snapshots Series 18, No. 9 (1939)

10 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Hollywood stars attend a horse show.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Noah Beery Jr., William Boyd, Joe E. Brown, Virginia Bruce

Votes: 8

The Three Stooges attempt to get Curly on a horse.

79. Yes, We Have No Bonanza (1939)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Western, Short

7.8
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Set in a western town, the stooges are working as waiters in a saloon with the three girls they hope to marry. The proprietor of the saloon is a crook who, with his partner, has buried ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dick Curtis

Votes: 373

80. Saved by the Belle (1939)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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The stooges are traveling salesmen stranded in Valeska, a tropical country prone to earthquakes. Having no luck selling fur coats to the natives they are arrested when they receive a ... See full summary »

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, LeRoy Mason

Votes: 310

81. Calling All Curs (1939)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges run a pet hospital and get an important patient, Garcon, a rich ladies poodle. When dognappers posing as reporters steal the poodle, the boys are in a tough spot. First they try... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Beatrice Blinn

Votes: 357

82. Oily to Bed, Oily to Rise (1939)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

8.3
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The stooges are tramps looking for handouts. Although the boys are down and out, Curly seems to get everything he wishes for. After some trouble with a farmer, the boys come across an ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothy Comingore

Votes: 412

83. Three Sappy People (1939)

18 min | Comedy, Short

8.2
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The stooges are phone repairmen who are mistaken for the psychiatrists in whose office they are working. A rich man hires them to treat his impetuous young wife who is always running of for... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lorna Gray

Votes: 387

84. You Nazty Spy! (1940)

18 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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In a country, munitions manufacturers maneuver a wallpaper hanger to become dictator with his compatriots as his personal staff.

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Don Beddoe

Votes: 640

85. Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 5: Art and Artists (1940)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Documentary, Comedy

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The camera turns on the many Hollywood personalities doing their own sculpting, sketching and/or painting. The Three Stooges collaborate on a painting, and end up covered in paint.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Adrienne Ames, Judith Anderson, William Bakewell, Noah Beery

The Three Stooges work on a painting.

86. Rockin' Thru the Rockies (1940)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Western, Short

7.4
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The stooges are frontier guides leading a minstrel show west. When hostile Indians run the horses run off they are stranded. They must contend with a snow storm and a marauding bear as well... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothy Comingore

Votes: 287

87. Screen Snapshots Series 19, No 6: Hollywood Recreations (1940)

10 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Hollywood stars are glimpsed at a Hollywood Stars baseball team game, on the golf course, at a swimming exhibition, at Monkey Island and an amusement park.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Gary Cooper, Bing Crosby, Dixie Dunbar

Votes: 9

The Three Stooges can be seen at the ball game.

88. Money Squawks (1940)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Andy and Shemp guard a mine's payroll at a train depot.

Director: Jules White | Stars: Andy Clyde, Shemp Howard, Vernon Dent, Charles Dorety

Votes: 23

Shemp solo short.

89. A Plumbing We Will Go (1940)

18 min | Comedy, Short

8.4
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To escape the police, the Stooges pose as plumbers contracted to fix a mansion's plumbing, which inevitably causes destructive chaos.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Wilson Benge

Votes: 773

90. Boobs in the Woods (1940)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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Andy's annoying brother-in-law (Shemp Howard) gets him fired from his job, and then tag-a-longs on a vacation with Andy (Andy Clyde) and his wife (Esther Howard).

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Andy Clyde, Esther Howard, Shemp Howard, Mariska Aldrich

Votes: 19

Solo Shemp short.

91. Nutty But Nice (1940)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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Three bumbling waiters try to help a clinically depressed little girl by locating her kidnapped father.

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lynton Brent

Votes: 320

92. How High Is Up? (1940)

17 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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The stooges are the 'Minute Menders', three tinkers who live under their car. The boys decide to drum up some business by punching holes in the unattended lunch boxes of some workmen. When ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 353

93. From Nurse to Worse (1940)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooge's friend Jerry convinces them to take out on insurance on Curly and then have him act insane to collect. Moe and Larry put Curly on a leash and take him to the insurance doctor ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothy Appleby

Votes: 313

94. No Census, No Feeling (1940)

17 min | Comedy, Short

8.2
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The stooges get jobs as census takers and wind up in a fancy mansion looking for people to survey. Moe and Larry are recruited to join a bridge game, while Curly adds Alum to the lemonade. ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 413

95. Cookoo Cavaliers (1940)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are three fish peddlers who, looking for a new business opportunity, open a beauty salon south of the border. Their first customers are some chorus girls from a local night club... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothy Appleby

Votes: 328

96. Boobs in Arms (1940)

18 min | Comedy, Short

8.0
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The stooges are greeting card salesmen who are mistakenly inducted into the army after escaping from the jealous husband of one of their customers. In bootcamp their sergeant turns out to ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Richard Fiske

Votes: 382

97. So Long Mr. Chumps (1941)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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The stooges are street cleaners who find some valuable bonds and return them to their owner. The man is so grateful that he offers them a big reward if they can find an honest man with ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothy Appleby

Votes: 279

98. Dutiful But Dumb (1941)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are photographers for Whack magazine ("If it's a good picture it's out of Whack") who, after messing up an assignment, are sent to the country of Vulgaria to get a picture of a ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 368

99. All the World's a Stooge (1941)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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Three bumbling window washers are mistaken for dentists and run amok at an affair in the home of a rich socialite.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lelah Tyler

Votes: 377

100. Time Out for Rhythm (1941)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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Kitty Brown, the maid of Frances Lewis, a nightclub star, gets a Hollywood contract after Frances' fiance forbids her to appear in the club.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Rudy Vallee, Ann Miller, Rosemary Lane, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 152

The Three Stooges made appearances.