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1. Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Writers: Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi

Votes: 9,937

2. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Any premise would lead to slapstick, puns, lots of gimmicks from their movies.

Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Sid Fields, Gordon Jones

Votes: 681

3. Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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Jonesy and Lou are in Algeria looking for a wrestler they are promoting. Sergeant Axmann tricks them into joining the Foreign Legion, after which they discover Axmann's collaboration with ... See full summary »

Writers: D.D. Beauchamp, John Grant, Martin Ragaway, Leonard Stern | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patricia Medina, Walter Slezak

Votes: 2,184

4. Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)

Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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Abbott & Costello's version of the famous fairy tale, about a young boy who trades the family cow for magic beans.

Writers: Nathaniel Curtis, Pat Costello | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer, Shaye Cogan

Votes: 2,125

5. Hold That Ghost (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

7.6
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Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis

Votes: 2,232

6. The Time of Their Lives (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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Two ghosts who were mistakenly branded as traitors during the Revolutionary War return to 20th century New England to retieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their ... See full summary »

Writers: Val Burton, Walter DeLeon, Bradford Ropes, John Grant | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 2,121

7. Africa Screams (1949)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Adventure

6.5
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Abbott & Costello search for diamonds in Africa, along the way meeting a visually-impaired gunner, a hungry lion, and a tribe of cannibals...

Writer: Earl Baldwin | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck

Votes: 2,720

8. Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)

Unrated | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy.

Writers: Lee Loeb, John Grant | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor, Michael Ansara

Votes: 3,510

9. Buck Privates (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical

7.4
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Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in boot camp. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than the cop... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman, Jane Frazee

Votes: 2,982

10. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)

82 min | Comedy, Western, Musical

7.1
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Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a dude ranch, despite the fact that neither of ... See full summary »

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, Harold Shumate, True Boardman, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 1,038

11. Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England

Writers: Lee Loeb, John Grant, Sid Fields, Grant Garett | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Craig Stevens

Votes: 2,974

12. Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name.

Writers: Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant, H.G. Wells | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Nancy Guild, Arthur Franz

Votes: 3,249

13. Who Done It? (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.9
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Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.

Writers: Stanley Roberts, Edmund Joseph, John Grant | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patric Knowles, William Gargan

Votes: 1,508

14. The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.5
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When their captain is swindled out of his riverboat by a trio of gamblers, stage show star Abbott and his bumbling sidekick Costello must put things right.

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, John Grant, Edmund Joseph, Hal Fimberg, Felix Adler | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson

Votes: 1,345

15. One Night in the Tropics (1940)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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Jim "Lucky" Moore (Allan Jones), an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve (Robert Cummings): a 'love insurance policy', that will pay out $1-million if ... See full summary »

Writers: Gertrude Purcell, Charles Grayson, Kathryn Scola, Francis Martin, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Allan Jones, Nancy Kelly, Robert Cummings, Bud Abbott

Votes: 1,186

16. In the Navy (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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Russ Raymond, America's number one crooner, disappears and joins the Navy under the name Tommy Halstead. Dorothy Roberts, a magazine journalist, is intent on finding out what happened to ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell, Claire Dodd

Votes: 2,247

17. Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949)

84 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect.

Writers: Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, John Grant | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Gar Moore

Votes: 2,645

18. Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

6.5
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Lester and Orville accidentally launch a rocket which is supposed to fly to Mars. Instead it goes to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. They are then forced by bank robber Mugsy and his pal Harry ... See full summary »

Writers: D.D. Beauchamp, Howard Christie, John Grant | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Robert Paige, Mari Blanchard

Votes: 2,342

19. Pardon My Sarong (1942)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Adventure

7.7
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A pair of bus drivers accidentally steal their own bus. With the company issuing a warrant for their arrest, they tag along with a playboy on a boat trip that finds them on a tropical island, where a jewel thief has sinister plans for them.

Writers: True Boardman, Nat Perrin, John Grant | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Virginia Bruce, Robert Paige

Votes: 1,705

20. Comin' Round the Mountain (1951)

77 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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Bud and Lou get mixed up with hillbillies, witches and love potions.

Writers: John Grant, Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dorothy Shay, Kirby Grant

Votes: 948

21. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

7.0
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When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.

Writers: Nat Perrin, Lou Breslow, Martin A. Gosch | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Frances Rafferty, Bob Haymes

Votes: 1,800

22. Hit the Ice (1943)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

7.2
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Two newspaper photographers get mixed up with gangsters at a ski resort.

Writers: Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant, True Boardman | Directors: Charles Lamont, Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Ginny Simms, Patric Knowles

Votes: 1,082

23. Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)

80 min | Comedy

7.1
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Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.

Writers: John Grant, Lee Loeb | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Fred Clark, Lynn Bari

Votes: 1,693

24. Here Come the Co-eds (1945)

90 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

7.1
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Lou and Bud become caretakers at an all girls college. During their misadventures the duo raise money to free the school from its traditionally minded landlord.

Writers: John Grant, Edmund L. Hartmann, Arthur T. Horman | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Peggy Ryan, Martha O'Driscoll

Votes: 956

25. Rio Rita (1942)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

6.7
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Doc and Wishey run into some Nazi-agents, who want to smuggle bombs into the USA from a Mexican border hotel.

Writers: Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman, John Grant | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Kathryn Grayson, John Carroll

Votes: 833

26. Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Rocky and Puddin' Head are waiting tables at an inn on Tortuga when a letter given them by Lady Jane for delivery to Martingale gets switched with a treasure map. Kidd and Bonney kidnap them to Skull Island to find said treasure.

Writers: Howard Dimsdale, John Grant | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 1,639

27. Lost in a Harem (1944)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

7.0
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Two bumbling magicians help a Middle Eastern prince regain his rightful throne from his despotic uncle.

Writers: Harry Ruskin, John Grant, Harry Crane | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marilyn Maxwell, John Conte

Votes: 846

28. Keep 'Em Flying (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Music, War

7.0
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When a barnstorming stunt pilot decides to join the air corps, his two goofball assistants decide to go with him. Since the two are Abbott & Costello, the air corps doesn't know what it's in for.

Writers: True Boardman, Nat Perrin, John Grant, Edmund L. Hartmann | Directors: Arthur Lubin, Ralph Ceder | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Martha Raye, Carol Bruce

Votes: 1,079

29. Little Giant (1946)

90 min | Comedy

7.4
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Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Collins, Walter DeLeon, Paul Jarrico | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Brenda Joyce, Jacqueline deWit

Votes: 905

30. In Society (1944)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Musical

7.5
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Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things ... See full summary »

Writers: Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, John Grant, Edmund L. Hartmann, Hal Fimberg, Sid Fields | Directors: Jean Yarbrough, Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marion Hutton, Kirby Grant

Votes: 1,513

31. Mexican Hayride (1948)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Two con men selling phony stock flee to Mexico ahead of the law, where they run into a woman friend from their earlier days, who is now a bullfighter.

Writers: Oscar Brodney, John Grant, Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields, Cole Porter | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Virginia Grey, Luba Malina

Votes: 874

32. The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Chester Wooley (Lou Costello) and Duke Egan (Bud Abbott) are traveling salesmen who make a stopover in Wagon Gap, Montana while en route to California. During the stopover, a notorious ... See full summary »

Writers: D.D. Beauchamp, William Bowers, John Grant, Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Main, Audrey Young

Votes: 825

33. It Ain't Hay (1943)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

7.6
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Adaptation of the Damon Runyon story 'Princess O'Hara', in which the horse of a street vendor is replaced by a racehorse.

Writers: Damon Runyon, Allen Boretz, John Grant | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Grace McDonald, Cecil Kellaway

Votes: 631

34. Lost in Alaska (1952)

76 min | Comedy, Adventure

7.2
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Two volunteer firemen rescue a gold prospector from suicide. However, once they discover that the police mistakenly want them for murder, they travel with the prospector to Alaska to help ... See full summary »

Writers: Elwood Ullman, Martin Ragaway, Leonard Stern | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Mitzi Green, Tom Ewell

Votes: 1,519

35. Buck Privates Come Home (1947)

77 min | Action, Comedy, Family

7.5
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Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Macaulay, Bradford Ropes, John Grant, Frederic I. Rinaldo, Robert Lees | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Tom Brown, Joan Shawlee

Votes: 1,571

36. Abbott & Costello (1967– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

8.1
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The animated further misadventures of the comedy duo.

Stars: Bud Abbott, Stan Irwin, Don Messick, John Stephenson

Votes: 232

37. Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld (1994 TV Movie)

46 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.4
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Writer: Daniel Helfgott | Director: Daniel Helfgott | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Jerry Seinfeld, Bud Abbott Jr.

Votes: 163

38. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Monsters! (2000 Video)

34 min

7.7
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Writer: David J. Skal | Director: David J. Skal | Stars: David J. Skal, Ron Palumbo, Chris Costello, Bob Burns

Votes: 194

39. Who's on First? (2009)

3 min | Short, Sport

9.5
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A true to the original rendition of the comedy routine "Who's on First?" with an eight-year-old girl in the Costello role.

Director: Eric Burdett | Stars: Lana Esslinger, Mark Esslinger

Votes: 113

40. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
Episode: Episode #1.27 (1951)

59 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Abbott and Costello recreate some of their most famous skits including "Who's on First?" and "The Haunted Candle" and do a burlesque on the opera "Carmen."

Writers: Eddie Forman, Charles Friedman | Directors: Charles Friedman, Kingman T. Moore | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Jarmila Novotna, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 13

41. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
Episode: Episode #2.32 (1952)

Not Rated | 58 min | Comedy, Romance

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Abbott Costello do several of their burlesque routines with their usual supporting players and play host to screen great Chales Laughton.

Writers: Pat Costello, Eddie Forman | Directors: Charles Friedman, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton, Isabel Bigley