George Burns Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Bob Hope's 30th Anniversary Special

Bob Hope's 30th Anniversary Special

(1981)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Kip Walton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Milton Berle, Glen Campbell
0
1
The Solid Gold Cadillac

The Solid Gold Cadillac

(1956)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Quine
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Douglas, Hiram Sherman, Fred Clark, Judy Holliday
0
1
The Sunshine Boys
PG

The Sunshine Boys

(1975)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Al Lewis
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau, Steve Allen, Phyllis Diller, Richard Benjamin
4
0
Going in Style
PG

Going in Style

(1979)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Martin Brest
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Lee Strasberg, Charles Hallahan, Pamela Payton-Wright
2
0
International House

International House

(1933)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Burns
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stuart Erwin, Rudy Vallee, Gracie Allen, Bela Lugosi
Plot:

When Chinese inventor Dr. Wong invites bids for his latest creation, a television-like device, both potential buyers and stealers gather in the metropolitan hotel, International House, in Wuhu, China. One of them, Tommy Nash, the representative of an American electric company, also wants to marry his sweetheart Carol, but after he develops rashes, the whole hotel is quarantined.

1
1
The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast

(1932)
0
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
George
Director:
Frank Tuttle
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Stuart Erwin, Bing Crosby, Leila Hyams, Sharon Lynn
0
1
100% Service

100% Service

(1931)
2
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
George (as Burns)
Director:
Ray Cozine
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Chester Clute
2
0
The Antique Shop

The Antique Shop

(1931)
1
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Customer (as Burns)
Director:
Ray Cozine
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Herschel Mayall, Gracie Allen, Chester Clute
1
1
A Damsel in Distress

A Damsel in Distress

(1937)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George
Director:
George Stevens
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Reginald Gardiner, Fred Astaire, Gracie Allen, Joan Fontaine
2
0
Six of a Kind

Six of a Kind

(1934)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Edward
Director:
Leo McCarey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
W.C. Fields, Charles Ruggles, Gracie Allen, Mary Boland
1
0
Pulling a Bone

Pulling a Bone

(1931)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Man with Bone
Director:
Howard Bretherton
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Chester Clute, William Browning, Dorothy Adams
0
1
Your Hat

Your Hat

(1932)
1
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Hat Salesman (as Burns)
Director:
Aubrey Scotto
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Chester Clute, Barton MacLane
1
0
Walking the Baby

Walking the Baby

(1933)
0
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
George (as Burns)
Director:
Aubrey Scotto
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Chester Clute
0
1
Oh, My Operation

Oh, My Operation

(1931)
2
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
The New Patient (as Burns)
Director:
Ray Cozine
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Chester Clute
2
0
Lambchops

Lambchops

(1929)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George the Boyfriend (as Burns)
Director:
Murray Roth
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen
1
0
The Babbling Book

The Babbling Book

(1932)
0
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
George (as Burns)
Director:
Aubrey Scotto
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Chester Clute, Donald Meek
0
1
Let's Dance

Let's Dance

(1933)
0
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
George, a Sailor (as Burns)
Director:
Aubrey Scotto
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Barton MacLane
0
1
Oh, God!
PG

Oh, God!

(1977)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
God
Director:
Carl Reiner
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Donald Pleasence, Teri Garr, Ralph Bellamy
2
0
Many Happy Returns

Many Happy Returns

(1934)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns
Director:
Norman Z. McLeod
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Barbier, Gracie Allen, Ray Milland, Joan Marsh
2
0
Honolulu

Honolulu

(1939)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Duffy
Director:
Edward Buzzell
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Robert Young, Eleanor Powell, Rita Johnson
0
1
College Swing

College Swing

(1938)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Jonas
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Betty Grable, Edward Everett Horton, Gracie Allen
1
0
Here Comes Cookie

Here Comes Cookie

(1935)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns
Director:
Norman Z. McLeod
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
George Barbier, Gracie Allen, Andrew Tombes, Betty Furness
0
1
We're Not Dressing

We're Not Dressing

(1934)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Ethel Merman, Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard, Gracie Allen
0
0
College Humor

College Humor

(1933)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns
Director:
Wesley Ruggles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Oakie, Bing Crosby, Richard Arlen, Mary Carlisle
0
0
Love in Bloom

Love in Bloom

(1935)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George
Director:
Elliott Nugent
Genres:
Music, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dixie Lee, Gracie Allen, Joe Morrison, J.C. Nugent
0
0
Fit to Be Tied

Fit to Be Tied

(1930)
1
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
A Tie Customer (as Burns)
Director:
Ray Cozine
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, William Browning, Dudley Clayton, June Clayworth
1
1
Once Over, Light

Once Over, Light

(1931)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Barbershop Customer (as Burns)
Director:
Howard Bretherton
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Gracie Allen, Chester Clute, June Clayworth
0
0
Just You and Me, Kid
PG

Just You and Me, Kid

(1979)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill
Director:
Leonard Stern
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leon Ames, Ray Bolger, Brooke Shields, Lorraine Gary
3
0
The Big Broadcast of 1937

The Big Broadcast of 1937

(1936)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Platt
Director:
Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Benny, Gracie Allen, Ray Milland, Bob Burns
0
0
College Holiday

College Holiday

(1936)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Hymen
Director:
Frank Tuttle
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Jack Benny, Gracie Allen, Mary Boland, Martha Raye
0
0
The Big Broadcast of 1936

The Big Broadcast of 1936

(1935)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Jack Oakie, Bing Crosby, Gracie Allen, Wendy Barrie
0
0
Radioland Murders
PG

Radioland Murders

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Milt Lackey
Director:
Mel Smith
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Musical, Romance, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Benben, Mary Stuart Masterson, Ned Beatty, Scott Michael Campbell
0
0
Oh, God! You Devil
PG

Oh, God! You Devil

(1984)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
God / Harry O. Tophet
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Eugene Roche, James Cromwell, Ron Silver, Ted Wass
0
1
18 Again!
PG

18 Again!

(1988)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Watson / David Watson
Director:
Paul Flaherty
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Pauly Shore, Tony Roberts, Miriam Flynn, Anita Morris
1
0
Oh, God! Book II
PG

Oh, God! Book II

(1980)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
God
Director:
Gilbert Cates
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Suzanne Pleshette, David Birney, Louanne, John Louie
0
0
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
PG

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Schultz
Genres:
Musical, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Connie Stevens, Steve Martin, Frankie Howerd, Tina Turner
0
0
Muppet Video: Rowlf's Rhapsodies with the Muppets

Muppet Video: Rowlf's Rhapsodies with the Muppets

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Peter Harris
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Family
Star Cast:
Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Petula Clark, Marisa Berenson
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Grandpa, Will You Run with Me?

Grandpa, Will You Run with Me?

(1983)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Tom Trbovich
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Scatman Crothers, Jack Albertson, Erik Estrada
0
0
Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy

Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns
Director:
Gary Weis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Cash, Michael Elias, Steve Martin, Maryedith Burrell
0
0
George Burns in Concert

George Burns in Concert

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns
Director:
Jim Snow
Star Cast:
George Burns
0
0
Maggie

Maggie

(1960)
0
0
As:
Producer
Director:
Rod Amateau
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leon Ames, Margaret O'Brien, Fay Baker, Jeanne Tatum, Charles Cantor
0
0
Two of a Kind

Two of a Kind

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ross 'Boppy' Minor
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Frances Lee McCain, Robby Benson, Barbara Barrie
0
0
George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business

George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business

(1983)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns
Director:
Walter C. Miller
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Johnny Carson, Ann-Margret
0
0
All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy Doolittle

All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy Doolittle

(1986)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bob Wynn
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Carson, Phyllis Diller, Glen Campbell, Gerald Ford
0
0

Animation(s)

The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians

The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians (1970)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Benny, George Jessel, Paul Frees, Phyllis Diller
Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary
G

Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (1986)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Gary Weis
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Eve Arden, Candice Bergen, David Bowie

TV Shows and Videos

The Jackie Gleason Show
TV-G

The Jackie Gleason Show (1952)

As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Bunetta, Frank Satenstein
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Charlton Heston, Audrey Meadows
The Jack Benny Program

The Jack Benny Program (1950)

As:
Cast
Director:
Frederick De Cordova, Ralph Levy, Norman Abbott, Seymour Berns, Don Weis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Humphrey Bogart, James Stewart, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
George Burns (292 episodes, 1950-1958)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Reiner, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Jack Benny, Elinor Donahue
Ellery Queen

Ellery Queen (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter H. Hunt, Seymour Robbie, Ernest Pintoff, Jack Arnold, James Sheldon
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Joan Collins, David Wayne, Betty White, George Burns
Mona McCluskey

Mona McCluskey (1965)

As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Strauss, Sal Mineo, Bartlett Robinson, Herbert Rudley, Juliet Prowse
That's Life

That's Life (1968)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stan Harris
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Betty White, Paul Lynde, Robert Morse, George Burns
Summer Fun

Summer Fun (1966)

As:
Producer
Director:
Peter Bonerz, John Rich, Alex March
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Peter Bonerz, Jim Begg, Eleanor Audley, David Bailey
The Bob Cummings Show

The Bob Cummings Show (1955)

As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Tokar, Rod Amateau, Robert Cummings
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Connie Stevens, Dwayne Hickman, Robert Cummings, Bill Baldwin
Wendy and Me

Wendy and Me (1964)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
George Burns (34 episodes, 1964-1965)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Raquel Welch, Connie Stevens, J. Pat O'Malley, Ron Harper
The George Burns Show

The George Burns Show (1958)

As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns (25 episodes, 1958-1959)
Director:
Rod Amateau
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bea Benaderet, Mary Tyler Moore, Judi Meredith, Larry Keating
George Burns Comedy Week

George Burns Comedy Week (1985)

As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns / ... (unknown episodes)
Director:
Steve Martin, Phil Alden Robinson, Carl Gottlieb
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Telly Savalas, Don Knotts, George Burns
The Lucy Show

The Lucy Show (1962)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Donohue, Maury Thompson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Milton Berle, Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Joan Crawford
Here's Lucy

Here's Lucy (1968)

As:
Cast
Director:
Coby Ruskin, Jack Donohue, Herbert Kenwith, George Marshall, Jack Baker
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Jr.
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour
TV-G

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
Art Fisher
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Martin, Teri Garr, Peter Cullen, Cher
Mister Ed
TV-G

Mister Ed (1958)

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Arthur Lubin, Ira Stewart, Alan Young, Jus Addiss, Rod Amateau
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Sharon Tate, Mister Ed, Allan Lane, Alan Young, Connie Hines
Alice
TV-PG

Alice (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Daniels, William Asher, John Pasquin, Linda Lavin, Don Corvan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Bill Maher, Corey Feldman, Linda Lavin, Beth Howland
Fame

Fame (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Ray Rhodes, Oz Scott, Ray Danton, Harry Harris, Jack Bender
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Musical, Music
Star Cast:
Milton Berle, Debbie Allen, Betty White, Carol Burnett
No Time for Sergeants

No Time for Sergeants (1964)

As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sammy Jackson, Harry Hickox, Kevin O'Neal, Paul Smith, Laurie Sibbald
The Golden Palace

The Golden Palace (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter D. Beyt, Lex Passaris
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Don Cheadle, Estelle Getty, Betty White, George Burns
General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan, Fred Astaire, James Dean, James Stewart
George Burns - His Wit and Wisdom

George Burns - His Wit and Wisdom (1989)

As:
Cast
Role:
George Burns
Director:
Mort Fallick
Star Cast:
Red Buttons, Carol Channing, Emma Samms, Yakov Smirnoff
Startime

Startime (1959)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alfred Hitchcock, Greg Garrison, Gordon Rigsby, Jack Donohue, Bretaigne Windust
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Dean Martin, Alice Backes, Jack Albertson, Marian Anderson

George Burns Awards

Academy Awards
The Sunshine Boys Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1976
Golden Globe Awards
The Sunshine Boys Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1976
Primetime Emmy Awards
A Conversation with... Outstanding Performance in Informational Programming 1990
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Recording 1991