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1. Big Business (1929)

19 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Directors: James W. Horne, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Charlie Hall

Votes: 1,959

2. Do Detectives Think? (1927)

19 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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An escaped convict is out to kill the judge who sentenced him. Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge.

Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Viola Richard

Votes: 469

3. Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936)

Approved | 16 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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The legendary sailors Popeye and Sindbad do battle to see which one is the greatest.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky | Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Lou Fleischer, Gus Wickie

Votes: 1,468

4. Them Thar Hills (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Stan and Ollie take a trip into the mountains ('the high multitude') so that Ollie can recover from gout. Bootleggers have dumped their moonshine in the well from which the boys sample ... See full summary »

Director: Charley Rogers | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Charlie Hall

Votes: 1,208

5. Teacher's Beau (1935)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.4
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The gang tries to dissuade their teacher from geting married.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 128

6. Police (1916)

34 min | Comedy, Short

6.6
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Charlie is released from prison and immediately swindled by a fake parson. A fellow ex-convict convinces Charlie to help burglarize a house, but Edna, the house's owner, catches them and ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Wesley Ruggles, John Rand

Votes: 863

7. Perfect Day (1929)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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Plans for a nice Sunday picnic seemed doomed even before Stanley and Oliver and their families get into the car. First the boys get into a fight and destroy all the sandwiches. Then the car... See full summary »

Writers: Leo McCarey, Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Kay Deslys

Votes: 852

8. The Live Ghost (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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A gruff sea captain, who absolutely detests the word "ghost," is having trouble manning his ship because of the rumor it's...well...haunted. He inveigles Stanley and Oliver into helping him... See full summary »

Director: Charley Rogers | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Walter Long

Votes: 822

9. The Bank (1915)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

6.7
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Charlie does everything but an efficient job as janitor. Edna buys her fiance, the cashier, a birthday present. Charlie thinks "To Charles with Love" is for him. He presents her a rose ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Billy Armstrong, Carl Stockdale

Votes: 1,082

10. Twice Two (1933)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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Brain specialist Oliver and his secretary Stanley bicker over listening in on each other's phone calls. Nevertheless, plans procede to celebrate the anniversary of their weddings to each ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Baldwin Cooke, Charlie Hall

Votes: 651

11. Berth Marks (1929)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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Big-time (so they think) vaudeville stars Stanley and Oliver take the train to Pottsville, their next booking. On board, they bumble into the wrong sleeping compartment, startling a ... See full summary »

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard, Sammy Brooks

Votes: 647

12. The Battle of the Century (1927)

19 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Fight manager (Hardy) takes out an insurance policy on his puny pugilist (Laurel) and then proceeds to try to arrange for an accident so that he can collect. When a pie delivery man (Hall) ... See full summary »

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jack Adams, Wilson Benge

Votes: 547

13. Duck Soup (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.7
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Pursued by forest rangers who want to press them into fire-fighting duty, Stanley and Oliver hide in the home of a big-game hunter who has just left town. When they find out that the ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur J. Jefferson, H.M. Walker | Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James A. Marcus, William Austin

Votes: 525

14. Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp (1939)

Approved | 22 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.6
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Working in the story department of Surprise Pictures, Olive Oyl writes a script based on the story of Aladdin, casting Popeye as the thief and herself as the Princess.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Margie Hines, Jack Mercer, Carl Meyer

Votes: 339

15. Men O'War (1929)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Two sailors on leave, Stanley and Oliver meet two girls at a park and invite them to have a soda. Unfortunately, the boys have only enough money to split theirs, a point which Oliver can't ... See full summary »

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Anne Cornwall

Votes: 691

16. Their First Mistake (1932)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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Mrs. Hardy is irate that her husband Oliver spends more time with his friend Stanley than with her. Oliver decides to adopt a baby, hoping that it will keep his wife occupied so that he and... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Billy Gilbert

Votes: 769

17. One Good Turn (1931)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy

7.3
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Stan and Ollie are down on their luck and beg at an old lady's house for food. While they are eating they overhear a villainous landlord (Finlayson) threatening to evict her if she does not... See full summary »

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mary Carr, James Finlayson

Votes: 790

18. Dora's Dunking Doughnuts (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Music

6.0
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A schoolteacher helps his friend Dora by getting his students to help him to make a radio commercial.

Writers: Ernest Pagano, Ewart Adamson | Director: Harry Edwards | Stars: Andy Clyde, Ethel Sykes, Bud Jamison, Shirley Temple

Votes: 176

19. Bear Shooters (1930)

Approved | 20 min | Family, Comedy, Short

6.3
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While on a camping trip, the gang comes across poachers.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Norman 'Chubby' Chaney, Jackie Cooper, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Votes: 158

20. Leave 'Em Laughing (1928)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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Leaving the dentist's office, where Hardy's teeth have been extracted by mistake, the boys, still under the influence of laughing gas, meet up with a traffic cop (Kennedy) and cause a huge ... See full summary »

Writers: Reed Heustis, Hal Roach | Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 544

21. Angora Love (1929)

21 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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Stanley and Oliver are adopted by a runaway goat, whose noise and aroma in turn get the goat of their suspicious landlord. Attempts to bathe the smelly animal result in a waterlogged free-for-all.

Writers: Leo McCarey, H.M. Walker | Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard, Charlie Hall

Votes: 473

22. Number, Please? (1920)

Passed | 25 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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While at an amusement park, two men try to win the heart of a young lady. They compete with each other while attempting to find her runaway dog, and they race to ask her mother's permission to take her up in a hot air balloon.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Directors: Hal Roach, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Sammy Brooks

Votes: 681

23. Should Married Men Go Home? (1928)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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When Laurel visits Hardy at home, hi-jinx occur and the Mrs. orders them out. They go to a golf course where they try to impress two young ladies and wind up in a mud-slinging fight with other golfers.

Writers: Leo McCarey, James Parrott, H.M. Walker | Directors: Leo McCarey, James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, John Aasen

Votes: 401

24. An Eastern Westerner (1920)

Passed | 23 min | Comedy, Short, Family

6.9
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Blase eastern boy is shipped off to a ranch in the 'wild west ' by his father.

Writers: Frank Terry, H.M. Walker | Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Noah Young, J. Ray Avery

Votes: 854

25. The Dancing Town (1928)

20 min | Short

6.6
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Add a Plot

Writer: Rupert Hughes | Director: Edmund Lawrence | Stars: Helen Hayes, Clarence Nordstrom, Ada May, Hal Skelly

Votes: 31

26. Call of the Cuckoo (1927)

17 min | Comedy, Short

6.3
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Mishaps befall a new home owner (Davidson) located next door to an insane asylum.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Max Davidson, Spec O'Donnell

Votes: 334

27. Putting Pants on Philip (1927)

19 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Pompous J. Piedmont Mumblethunder, greets his nephew from Scotland, who arrives in kilts. He is immediately taken to a tailor for a pair of proper pants.

Writers: Leo McCarey, H.M. Walker | Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charles A. Bachman, Don Bailey

Votes: 485

28. Habeas Corpus (1928)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Loony scientist (Carle) hires Laurel and Hardy to raid the cemetery to keep him supplied with dead bodies for his experiments.

Writers: Leo McCarey, H.M. Walker | Directors: James Parrott, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Richard Carle, Charley Rogers

Votes: 427

29. That's My Wife (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Oliver stands to inherit a large fortune from his rich Uncle Bernal, with the condition that he be happily married. But when Mrs. Hardy walks out just before Uncle Bernal is due for a visit... See full summary »

Writers: Leo McCarey, H.M. Walker | Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jimmy Aubrey, Harry Bernard

Votes: 399

30. The Second 100 Years (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Two convicts (Laurel & Hardy), in an escape attempt, tunnel into the warden's office, instead. They then disguise themselves as painters and walk out the front gate. Needing new clothes, ... See full summary »

Writers: Leo McCarey, H.M. Walker | Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Tiny Sandford

Votes: 416

31. Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde (1925)

21 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

6.4
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In Victorian London the esteemed Dr. Pyckle uses himself as a guinea pig when he experiments with a new drug that changes him into a compulsive prankster.

Writer: Tay Garnett | Directors: Scott Pembroke, Joe Rock | Stars: Stan Laurel, Julie Leonard, Pete the Dog, Syd Crossley

Votes: 214

32. Flying Elephants (1928)

17 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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Laurel & Hardy, in pre-historic times, vie for the hand of the same Stone Age beauty.

Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Directors: Frank Butler, Hal Roach | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Edna Marion

Votes: 340

33. Get Out and Get Under (1920)

Passed | 25 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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The comic adventures of a new car owner.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Fred McPherson, Roy Brooks

Votes: 558

34. Early to Bed (1928)

18 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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Oliver inherits a fortune and hires Stan as his butler and proceeds to torment him. Stan finally rebels and goes on a rampage, destroying Oliver's fancy furnishings.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Emmett J. Flynn | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel

Votes: 410

35. Haunted Spooks (1920)

Passed | 25 min | Comedy, Short

6.7
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After numerous failed attempts to commit suicide, our hero (Lloyd) runs into a lawyer who is looking for a stooge to stand in as a groom in order to secure an inheritance for his client (... See full summary »

Writer: H.M. Walker | Directors: Alfred J. Goulding, Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Wallace Howe, Sammy Brooks

Votes: 756

36. Why Girls Love Sailors (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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Stan is young sailor whose girl gets kidnapped by rough sea captain. Stan dresses in drag and seduces the captain and the captain's wife catches him. Stan and his girl beat a hasty retreat ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Viola Richard, Anita Garvin

Votes: 301

37. The Bell Boy (1918)

Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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At the Elk's Head Hotel bellhops torment the lobby, each other and guests. The elevator is powered by a stubborn horse. A sham robbery turns into a real one. And there is a chase on a ... See full summary »

Writer: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Alice Lake

Votes: 641

38. They Go Boom! (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.1
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Stanley's attempts to treat Oliver's cold include dropping a swab down his friend's throat, applying a mustard plaster to his rump, and inflating the air mattress from the gas jet until it has Oliver pressed against the ceiling.

Writers: Leo McCarey, H.M. Walker | Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall, Sam Lufkin

Votes: 578

39. The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House (1922)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Fultah Fisher runs a boarding house catering to seamen passing through the port. A girl known as Anne of Austria has had many lovers amongst the sailors, but presently she's known to be the... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Capra, Rudyard Kipling, Walter Montague | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Mildred Owens, Ethan Allen, Olaf Skavlan, Gerald Griffin

Votes: 48

40. Hearts Are Thumps (1937)

Approved | 10 min | Family, Comedy, Short

7.6
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The gang promises to keep away from girls on St. Valentine's Day, but Alfalfa can't resist Darla.

Writer: Jack Jevne | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Darla Hood, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 130

41. With Love and Hisses (1927)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.3
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Dimwitted Cuthbert Hope is enlisted in the army, and gets himself and his sergeant in constant trouble

Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Anita Garvin

Votes: 349

42. General Nuisance (1941)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A millionaire falls for an army nurse, who tells him she likes men in uniform. So he enlists at Camp Cluster. She still has no time for him, so he figures out how to get into the hospital ... See full summary »

Writers: Clyde Bruckman, Felix Adler | Director: Jules White | Stars: Buster Keaton, Elsie Ames, Dorothy Appleby, Monte Collins

Votes: 95

43. The Declaration of Independence (1938)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Drama, History

6.0
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This historical featurette focuses on Caesar Rodney of Delaware, who cast the deciding vote so that the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776.

Writer: Charles L. Tedford | Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: John Litel, Ted Osborne, Rosella Towne, Richard Bond

Votes: 134

44. Boy Oh Boy! (1932)

21 min | Comedy, Short

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To celebrate Father and Son Week, Andy takes his son roller skating.

Director: Harry Edwards | Stars: Andy Clyde, James Finlayson, Ted O'Shea, Gwen Lee

45. Love 'Em and Weep (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.6
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Old flame (Busch) shows up to blackmail married businessman (Finlayson). He enlists a friend (Laurel) to keep her away from his home and wife. Confusion prevails when she crashes a house ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Directors: Fred Guiol, F. Richard Jones | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, James Finlayson

Votes: 325

46. Reunion in Rhythm (1937)

10 min | Short, Family, Comedy

7.3
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The gang puts on a musical show at a reunion for some of the former Gang kids.

Writer: Jack Jevne | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 107

47. Sailors, Beware! (1927)

20 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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A con artist (Garvin) and a midget dressed as her infant son, are unmasked aboard a ship by a steward (Laurel.)

Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Directors: Fred Guiol, Hal Roach | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Ed Brandenburg

Votes: 309

48. High and Dizzy (1920)

Passed | 26 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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A tipsy doctor encounters his patient sleepwalking on a building ledge, high above the street.

Writers: Frank Terry, H.M. Walker | Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Wallace Howe

Votes: 637

49. Hats Off (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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Handymen (Laurel & Hardy) deliver a cumbersome washing machine to a house fronted by a huge flight of stairs.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Hal Yates | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Dorothy Coburn

Votes: 74

50. Mama's Little Pirate (1934)

20 min | Family, Short, Comedy

7.7
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The gang goes after pirate treasure they believe is hidden in a cave.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 124