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1. Radioland Murders (1994)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with... See full summary »

Director: Mel Smith | Stars: Brian Benben, Mary Stuart Masterson, Ned Beatty, George Burns

Votes: 2,936 | Gross: $1.30M

2. George Burns - His Wit and Wisdom (1989 Video)

6.0
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Director: Mort Fallick | Stars: George Burns, Red Buttons, Carol Channing, Emma Samms

Votes: 10

3. 18 Again! (1988)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.7
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By means of an accident the soul of David and his swinging grandfather get swapped. While the grandfather's body is still in coma, he enjoys having a young body again and repairs some facts... See full summary »

Director: Paul Flaherty | Stars: Charlie Schlatter, George Burns, Tony Roberts, Anita Morris

Votes: 3,608 | Gross: $2.57M

4. Bob Hope Lampoons the New TV Scene (1986 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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Director: Kip Walton | Stars: Bob Hope, George Burns, Danny Thomas, Tony Randall

5. George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special (1986 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.4
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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Steve Allen, Ann-Margret, Milton Berle, George Burns

Votes: 9

6. Oh, God! You Devil (1984)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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George Burns is back as God, but oops, here he is as Satan, too. A young rock star is ready to sell his soul to Satan, and Satan is all too happy to oblige. Oops! Seems the fellow was ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: George Burns, Ted Wass, Ron Silver, Roxanne Hart

Votes: 2,008 | Gross: $21.54M

7. George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business (1983 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Music

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An all-star celebrity tribute to celebrate George Burns 80th anniversary in show business.

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Ann-Margret, Milton Berle, George Burns, Red Buttons

8. George Burns in Concert (1982 TV Movie)

58 min

7.8
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This 1982 concert shows the great George Burns at his absolute funniest, as he entertains a live audience.

Director: Jim Snow | Star: George Burns

Votes: 18

9. Two of a Kind (1982 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

7.5
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Nolie has just turned 21 but is mentally challenged and acts more like 8. While claiming that she only wants to help him, his "smother" actually likes things that way. One day Nolie visits ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young | Stars: George Burns, Robby Benson, Barbara Barrie, Cliff Robertson

Votes: 98

10. George Burns and Other Sex Symbols (1982 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Music

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George Burns celebrates his new-found status as a celebrity sex symbol with guests and collection of beautiful women of all ages. With singing, dancing and a discussion on sex symbols ... See full summary »

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: George Burns, John Schneider, Linda Evans, Bernadette Peters

11. Oh, God! Book II (1980)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.2
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God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: George Burns, Suzanne Pleshette, David Birney, Louanne

Votes: 1,829 | Gross: $14.50M

12. Going in Style (1979)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Three friends who are living on the dole decide to organize a bank robbery.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: George Burns, Art Carney, Lee Strasberg, Charles Hallahan

Votes: 2,339 | Gross: $26.87M

13. Just You and Me, Kid (1979)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

6.0
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George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers.

Director: Leonard Stern | Stars: George Burns, Brooke Shields, Lorraine Gary, Ray Bolger

Votes: 668

14. Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy (1978 TV Special)

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy

7.7
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Steve Martin's first network special for NBC. The show is half concert footage (shot at the Universal Amphitheatre in LA) and half sketches. Sketches include: Martin as "Turtle Boy," ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Weis | Stars: Steve Martin, George Burns, Maryedith Burrell, Johnny Cash

Votes: 108

15. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

3.9
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Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Peter Frampton, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb

Votes: 5,254 | Gross: $12.90M

16. Oh, God! (1977)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 7,512 | Gross: $41.69M

17. The Sunshine Boys (I) (1975)

PG | 111 min | Comedy

7.2
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A vaudeville duo agree to reunite for a TV special, but it turns out that they can't stand each other.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Walter Matthau, George Burns, Richard Benjamin, Lee Meredith

Votes: 4,535

18. Jack Benny's New Look (1969 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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Very funny special with Benny displaying his "groovy" new look. Burns, Benny, Peck perform a vaudeville act.

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Jack Benny, Gregory Peck, George Burns, Nancy Sinatra

Votes: 13

19. Stars in the Eye (1952 TV Special)

60 min | Musical

7.4
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Various CBS stars appear in this one hour variety program about the opening of the brand new $7 million dollar CBS Television City Studios.

Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Gracie Allen, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Eve Arden, Desi Arnaz

Votes: 10

20. Honolulu (1939)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Wanting a break from his overzealous fans, a famous movie star hires a Hawaiian plantation owner to switch places with him for a few weeks.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Robert Young, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Votes: 428

21. The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A minority stockholder takes on the crooked board of directors at a billion dollar corporation.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Judy Holliday, John Williams, Paul Douglas, Fred Clark

Votes: 1,225

22. College Swing (1938)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy

6.4
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Gracie Alden tries to graduate on college to get an inheritance.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Martha Raye, Bob Hope

Votes: 312

23. A Damsel in Distress (1937)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose, with young Albert wagering on "Mr. X." After Alyce goes to London to meet a beau... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Joan Fontaine

Votes: 1,451

24. College Holiday (1936)

86 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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Expecting to put on a musical show, singing and dancing college students are brought to a struggling hotel to be guinea pigs in an ancient Greek-themed eugenics experiment.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Mary Boland

Votes: 115

25. The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936)

100 min | Comedy, Musical

6.1
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A cream-of-the-crop gathering of 1930's radio stars, who lend themselves to a storyline about a failing radio station which needs to put on a huge ratings winner to have any chance of ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bob Burns

Votes: 238

26. The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)

97 min | Musical

5.9
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Spud Miller hopes to save his struggling radio station by winning a broadcast competition, with the help of the Radio Eye, an invention that can display live events from anywhere in the world.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Jack Oakie, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Lyda Roberti

Votes: 202

27. Here Comes Cookie (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Music

6.3
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Alarmed that his younger daughter is about to marry a gold-digger, a millionaire turns over the fortune to her ditsy older sister for safe-keeping to his ultimate regret. protection.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, George Barbier, Betty Furness

Votes: 115

28. Love in Bloom (1935)

75 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.2
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A young girl runs away from her carnival family to make it in New York and becomes involved with a handsome young songwriter.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Joe Morrison, Dixie Lee

Votes: 101

29. Many Happy Returns (1934)

64 min | Comedy

6.6
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Gracie Allen assumes the "management" of the shop owned by her papa Horatio Allen, turning it into a radio station and then an aviary---with the usual Gracie Allen logic---while distracted ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Gracie Allen, George Burns, George Barbier, Joan Marsh

Votes: 19

30. We're Not Dressing (1934)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Yacht owner is stranded on island with her socialite friends, a wacky husband and wife research team, and a singing sailor.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Votes: 607

31. Six of a Kind (1934)

Passed | 62 min | Comedy

6.9
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When a respectable middle-class couple take a cross-country trip by auto, they share expenses with a decidedly oddball couple, none of whom know the car carries embezzled funds.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Mary Boland, W.C. Fields, George Burns

Votes: 511

32. College Humor (1933)

80 min | Comedy

6.2
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A college professor and the school's star football player are both rivals for the same beautiful coed.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, Jack Oakie, Richard Arlen, Mary Carlisle

Votes: 102

33. International House (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy

7.2
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Assorted wacky characters converge on a Chinese hotel to bid on a new invention...television.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: W.C. Fields, Peggy Hopkins Joyce, Rudy Vallee, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 1,016

34. Walking the Baby (1933)

10 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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Street-sweeper George flirts with a pretty, but dizzy, nursemaid in the park. Incorporates Burns & Allen's vaudeville "dizzy" routine.

Director: Aubrey Scotto | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Chester Clute

Votes: 25

35. Let's Dance (1933)

11 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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Sailor George and his pals visit the Roseland Dance Hall, where funny things happen between conversations with dizzy hostess Gracie.

Director: Aubrey Scotto | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Barton MacLane

Votes: 16

36. Your Hat (1932)

10 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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George, working in a hat shop, gets tricky with the customers. Then Gracie comes in and drives him batty.

Director: Aubrey Scotto | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Chester Clute, Barton MacLane

Votes: 27

37. The Big Broadcast (1932)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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A radio-singer, Bing Hornsby, is none-too-concerned about his job, and an affair with Mona leads to his dismissal. When it appears Hornsby is getting and paying a lot of attention to his ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Bing Crosby, Stuart Erwin, Leila Hyams, Sharon Lynn

Votes: 152

38. The Babbling Book (1932)

11 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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Burns and Allen have a dizzy conversation in a bookstore.

Director: Aubrey Scotto | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Chester Clute, Donald Meek

Votes: 28

39. Oh, My Operation (1931)

10 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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George is taken to the hospital in mistake for an accident victim. After his needless operation, he meets Nurse Gracie, who adds insanity to injury.

Director: Ray Cozine | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Chester Clute

Votes: 26

40. 100% Service (1931)

11 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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George registers at the Jefferson Hotel; after the desk clerk gives him the runaround, he meets Gracie at the cigar counter.

Director: Ray Cozine | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Chester Clute

Votes: 62

41. Once Over, Light (1931)

10 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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At the barber shop, George has trouble with a hair tonic salesman and an eccentric customer; then he finds that Gracie is his manicurist.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, June Clayworth, Chester Clute

Votes: 29

42. The Antique Shop (1931)

9 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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George is distracted from buying a statue by scatterbrained Gracie.

Director: Ray Cozine | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Chester Clute, Herschel Mayall

Votes: 46

43. Pulling a Bone (1931)

10 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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At a department store, George seeks help in getting a bone out of his throat. No one will help him; lunch counter girl Gracie wants to talk about airplanes.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, William Browning, Dorothy Adams

Votes: 33

44. Fit to Be Tied (1930)

10 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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George Burns, seeking a tie, is frustrated by department store staff.

Director: Ray Cozine | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, William Browning, Dudley Clayton

Votes: 59

45. Lambchops (1929)

8 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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George and Gracie enter an elegant drawing room, looking everywhere for something. Turns out, they're looking for the audience, and when George spots the camera, they start in on their ... See full summary »

Director: Murray Roth | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen

Votes: 332