Laurel and Hardy films

by comicman117 | created - 02 Aug 2011 | updated - 07 Dec 2011 | Public

The Complete filmography of Laurel and Hardy (shorts and films). Note: List doesn't include work the duo didn't do together!

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1. The Lucky Dog (1921)

17 min | Comedy, Short

In their first screen appearance together, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oliver plays a crook who tries to rob him and his new paramour.

Director: Jess Robbins | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Florence Gilbert, Jack Lloyd

Votes: 608

Being there first short the two are not a duo!

2. 45 Minutes from Hollywood (1926)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Comedy

A young man visiting Hollywood on family business gets into trouble when he sees a bank robbery in progress, and thinks it is a movie scene.

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Theda Bara, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Glenn Tryon

Votes: 417

Early appearances. The duo share no scenes together.

3. Duck Soup (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

To flee from a tireless Forest Ranger, the shabby vagrants, Stan and Ollie, find refuge at a colonel's mansion that is vacant for the weekend. Soon, a couple of newly-weds arrive in hopes of renting the manor. Where is the rightful owner?

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Madeline Hurlock, William Austin

Votes: 718

4. Slipping Wives (1927)

23 min | Comedy, Short

Neglected by her husband, our heroine decides to make him jealous by getting the handyman to play a literary genius at a party and flirt with her.

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Priscilla Dean, Herbert Rawlinson

Votes: 422

5. Love 'Em and Weep (1927)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

Caught between a rock and a hard place, an honest man has to cover for his partner's shenanigans when an old flame threatens to destroy both his career and his marriage with a compromising photograph. Will she spare him?

Directors: Fred Guiol, F. Richard Jones | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, James Finlayson

Votes: 447

They do not share any scenes together!

6. Why Girls Love Sailors (1927)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

The Merry Maiden's tough captain sets his sights on the love-smitten Willie Brisling's charming fiancée and kidnaps her. Now, she is a prisoner of love. Will the adulterous sea captain get away with cheating?

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Viola Richard, Anita Garvin

Votes: 393

7. With Love and Hisses (1927)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

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

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Anita Garvin

Votes: 488

8. Sugar Daddies (1927)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

Rich oil tycoon (Finlayson) awakens one morning, after a night of carousing, to be told that he was married the night before. His lawyer (Laurel) is called in to straighten things out when ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred Guiol, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Noah Young

Votes: 477

9. Sailors, Beware! (1927)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy

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

Directors: Fred Guiol, Hal Roach | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Ed Brandenburg

Votes: 436

Sadly this a lost film, although the two aren't really a team in this film!

11. The Second 100 Years (1927)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

Thrown in prison for a hundred years, Little Goofy and Big Goofy finally break free, posing as an anarchic duo of undercover painters. Soon, the boys wind up in a private party as visiting French dignitaries; however, who are they kidding?

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Tiny Sandford

Votes: 585

12. Hats Off (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

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

Director: Hal Yates | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Dorothy Coburn

Votes: 91

13. Do Detectives Think? (1927)

19 min | Short, Comedy

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

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Chester A. Bachman, Wilson Benge

Votes: 719

14. Call of the Cuckoo (1927)

Passed | 17 min | Comedy, Short

Mishaps befall a new home owner located next door to an insane asylum.

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Max Davidson, Spec O'Donnell

Votes: 460

Early appearance

15. Putting Pants on Philip (1927)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

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.

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Chester A. Bachman, Don Bailey

Votes: 696

First official film where there a duo!

16. The Battle of the Century (1927)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy

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 »

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jack Adams, Wilson Benge

Votes: 855

Sadly most of this film is lost!

17. Leave 'Em Laughing (1928)

Passed | 22 min | Comedy, Short

In the dead of night, a terrible toothache wakes up poor Stan, and after a series of home-made remedies, Ollie takes him to the dentist. There, ample amounts of laughing gas lead to the perfect mess. Will Stan ever visit the dentist again?

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 807

18. Flying Elephants (1928)

17 min | Comedy, Short

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

Directors: Frank Butler, Hal Roach | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Edna Marion

Votes: 475

19. The Finishing Touch (1928)

19 min | Comedy, Short

The boys are contracted to build a house in one day. Upon completion, a bird lands on the chimney and the house collapses, bit by bit. When the owner demands his money back, mayhem ensues.

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dorothy Coburn, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 976

20. From Soup to Nuts (1928)

20 min | Comedy, Short

Inexperienced waiters (Laurel & Hardy) are hired for a swank dinner party.

Directors: Edgar Kennedy, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Tiny Sandford, Dorothy Coburn

Votes: 832

21. You're Darn Tootin' (1928)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Music

Members of a municipal band, Stanley and Oliver seem to be always following someone else's lead, rather than that of the temperamental conductor. Soon they're out of a job, as well as their... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Kennedy | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Wilson Benge, Chet Brandenburg

Votes: 925

22. Their Purple Moment (1928)

Passed | 22 min | Comedy, Short

Stan and Ollie hold out money from their paychecks from their shrewish wives so they can enjoy a night out on the town... with predictable results.

Directors: James Parrott, Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Kay Deslys

Votes: 586

23. Should Married Men Go Home? (1928)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

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.

Directors: Leo McCarey, James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, John Aasen

Votes: 582

24. Early to Bed (1928)

Passed | 19 min | Comedy, Short

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.

Director: Emmett J. Flynn | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel

Votes: 578

25. Two Tars (1928)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon get involved in a huge traffic jam with dozens of ill-tempered motorists. A minor ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Thelma Hill

Votes: 1,181

26. Habeas Corpus (1928)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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

Directors: James Parrott, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Richard Carle, Charley Rogers

Votes: 620

27. We Faw Down (1928)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

Stan & Ollie attempt to fool their wives by sneaking out to a poker game, but instead get involved with two flirty ladies, one of whom is the girlfriend of a jealous boxer.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Vivien Oakland, Bess Flowers

Votes: 779

28. Liberty (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short, Family

With the police hot on their trail, Stan and Ollie attempt to change clothes in their getaway car, only to find themselves struggling to balance atop the girders of an unfinished skyscraper. Will they return to ground level in one piece?

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Tom Kennedy, Sam Lufkin

Votes: 1,375

29. Wrong Again (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

Among the horses stable hands Stanley and Oliver are tending is a thoroughbred named "Blue Boy." But when they overhear two men talking about a $5000 reward for the return of the stolen "... See full summary »

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard, Josephine Crowell

Votes: 760

30. That's My Wife (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

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 »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jimmy Aubrey, Harry Bernard

Votes: 585

31. Big Business (1929)

19 min | Short, Comedy, Family

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

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

Votes: 2,553

32. Double Whoopee (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

Stanley and Oliver, in their new jobs as footman and doorman at a ritzy hotel, wreak their usual havoc on the guests, including partially undressing a swanky blonde guest and repeatedly ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Harlow, Chet Brandenburg

Votes: 916

33. Bacon Grabbers (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

The novice repo men, Stan and Ollie, are sent to serve a summons to a tough customer who hasn't paid for a radio, as canines, a rifle, and a steamroller threaten to put an end to their ambitions. Just how hard is it to get the job done?

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Jean Harlow

Votes: 548

34. Angora Love (1929)

21 min | Comedy, Short

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.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard, Charlie Hall

Votes: 680

Laurel and Hardy final silent film. Unlike so many comedians of there time, they were successful in breaking into sound!

35. Unaccustomed As We Are (1929)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

Oliver invites his friend Stanley over for a nice home-cooked meal, but Mrs. Hardy wants nothing to do with it and walks out. Mrs. Kennedy, Oliver's beautiful neighbor from across the hall,... See full summary »

Directors: Lewis R. Foster, Hal Roach | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Mae Busch

Votes: 938

First Talkie, although a shorter silent version is known to excist!

36. Berth Marks (1929)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy

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 »

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

Votes: 1,018

Both a sound and silent version of this film were made!

37. Men O'War (1929)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

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 »

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

Votes: 980

38. Perfect Day (1929)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy

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 »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Kay Deslys

Votes: 1,238

39. They Go Boom! (1929)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

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.

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall, Sam Lufkin

Votes: 833

40. The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)

130 min | Musical

An all-star revue featuring MGM contract players.

Directors: Charles Reisner, Christy Cabanne, Norman Houston | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, John Gilbert, Norma Shearer

Votes: 1,721

Laurel and Hardy make a guest appearance!

41. The Hoose-Gow (1929)

Passed | 18 min | Comedy, Short

Stanley and Oliver protest that they were only bystanders to the raid, but are hauled off to a prison labor camp anyway. They procede with their usual mayhem, Stanley getting his pick stuck... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Symona Boniface, Chet Brandenburg

Votes: 893

42. Night Owls (1930)

Passed | 21 min | Short, Comedy

After far too many break-ins on his watch, an ineffective policeman approaches the unsuspecting vagabonds, Laurel and Hardy, with a preposterous proposition; one that would get him off the hook. But, are the boys up to the task?

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, James Finlayson

Votes: 1,228

43. Blotto (1930)

Approved | 26 min | Short, Comedy

Stan fakes receiving a telegram so he can go to a club with Ollie and a bottle of his unsuspecting wife's liquor, but she overhears his plans.

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Baldwin Cooke

Votes: 1,281

44. Brats (1930)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short, Family

Laurel and Hardy's bid for a quiet evening of checkers and pool is constantly interrupted by their squabbling brats little Ollie and little Stanley.

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

Votes: 1,544

45. Below Zero (1930)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy

In the dead of winter, street musicians Stanley and Oliver aren't getting much business in a run-down neighborhood, and then their instruments are smashed in a run-in with a formidable ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Bobby Burns, Baldwin Cooke

Votes: 1,349

46. Hog Wild (1930)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy

Ollie can't find his hat, much to the amusement of his wife and maid. Then Ollie and Stan attempt to install a rooftop radio antenna.

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dorothy Granger, Fay Holderness

Votes: 1,501

47. The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)

Approved | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

It looks like the boys won't need to fish off the end of the pier to feed themselves any longer when Stanley's rich uncle Ebenezer Laurel dies, leaving a large estate. But when he and ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Frank Austin, Stanley Blystone

Votes: 1,284

48. The Rogue Song (1930)

104 min | Musical, Romance

In tsarist Russia, a princess falls for a dashing bandit leader, but their romance proves a stormy one.

Directors: Lionel Barrymore, Hal Roach | Stars: Lawrence Tibbett, Catherine Dale Owen, Nance O'Neil, Judith Vosselli

Votes: 100

Laurel and Hardy have brief appearances. This film is lost!