Most Popular Ventriloquism Movies and TV Shows
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1. Dead Silence (2007)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
Votes: 79,419 | Gross: $16.81M
2. Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
R | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: half man, half fish, which terrorize a small fishing village by killing the men and raping the women.
3. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
Votes: 29,617 | Gross: $76.66M
4. Purple Rain (1984)
R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise.
Votes: 17,703 | Gross: $68.39M
5. Pin (1988)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
Isolated by his strange parents, Leon finds solace in an imaginary friend, which happens to be an anatomy doll from his father's doctor office. Unfortunately, the doll begins to take over Leon's life, and his sister's life as well.
6. Fun & Fancy Free (1947)
Approved | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: "Bongo," about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and "Mickey and the Beanstalk," a take on the famous fairy tale.
7. Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
Passed | 132 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must ... See full summary »
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Votes: 9,768 | Gross: $0.46M
9. Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Passed | 132 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
"Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen ... See full summary »
10. The Miracle Woman (1931)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance
After an unappreciated minister dies, his daughter loses her faith in God, prompting her to open a phony temple with a con man. Can the love of a blind aviator restore her faith and happiness?
11. The Great Gabbo (1929)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
An insanely, egocentric ventriloquist, even though he is possessed by his wooden dummy, is in love with a dancer who is in love with another. The dummy gives advice to the ventriloquist.
12. The Eyes Have It (1931)
Unrated | 10 min | Comedy, Short
A nine-year-old boy named Charlie McCarthy is sent by his teacher to an eye doctor. The lad has been complaining about headaches and has missed a lot of school. The doctor, with the help of... See full summary »
13. The Unholy Three (1925)
Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" and commit a series of robberies.
Votes: 1,523 | Gross: $0.70M
14. Letter of Introduction (1938)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
An aging actor, about to marry for the fourth time, is surprised when a young woman, who is the daughter he never knew he had, appears with a "letter of introduction". It seems that she is ... See full summary »
15. Triloquist (2008)
R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror
In 1993, in Hollywood, California, a decadent ventriloquist overdoses and dies, leaving her two children to be sent to a foster house with their dummy. Their lives become a nightmare of abuse and murder, to be avenged by a wrathful dummy.
16. You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy
Larson E. Whipsnade runs a seedy circus which is perpetually in debt. His performers give him nothing but trouble, especially Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Meanwhile, Whipsnade's son ... See full summary »
17. The Nature of Nicholas (2002)
90 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
The Nature of Nicholas is a surreal fable that follows twelve-year-old Nicholas as he struggles with an intense attraction to his best friend, Bobby. Nicholas is obsessed with his friend ... See full summary »
18. Big Brown Eyes (1936)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Mystery
Sassy manicurist Eve Fallon is recruited as an even more brassy reporter and she helps police detective boyfriend Danny Barr break a jewel theft ring and solve the murder of a baby.
19. Care Bears: Adventures in Care-A-Lot (2007–2008)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family
This series features the new redesigned Care Bears with redesigned tummy symbols (now called "belly badges"). It also features a redesigned Care-a-lot. Additionally, there was initially no ... See full summary »
21. Song of the Open Road (1944)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Musical
Child film star Jane Powell, fed up with her every move being stage managed by her stage mother, runs away and joins the U.S. Crop Corps, a small army of young folks staying at youth ... See full summary »
22. Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy
Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter ... See full summary »
23. Look Who's Laughing (1941)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy
Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in enticing an aircraft manufacturer to build a factory in the small town of Wistful Vista. Based on the "Fibber McGee and... See full summary »
24. One Hour in Wonderland (1950 TV Special)
Unrated | 59 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Disney's first-ever TV production. Edgar Bergen takes Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd to a Christmas party thrown by Walt Disney. Clips of movies and animated shorts, including Disney's... See full summary »
26. I'm No Dummy (2009)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Comedy
Explores the world of ventriloquism through clips, photos and interviews with many of today's greatest vents, revealing this perceived novelty act as a great modern art form. New 2-disk edition contains 2 extra hours of material.
27. The Goldwyn Follies (1938)
Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Movie producer chooses a simple girl to be "Miss Humanity" and to critically evalute his movies from the point of view of the ordinary person. Hit song: "Love Walked In."
31. Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy
Paul Winchell is trying to tell stories to Knucklehead and Jerry Mahoney who of course are his ventriloquist props. But the Three Stooges keep inserting themselves into his tales giving them a different interpretation.
32. Suicide Bus (1998)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
A young girl named Mitsuki receives a ticket for a bus tour from his uncle. The tour appears to be normal (expect that everyone appears to be quite somber) but Mitsuki learns it's true ... See full summary »
33. Dumbstruck (2010)
PG | 85 min | Documentary
At the annual Vent Haven Convention in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, ventriloquism capital of the world, director Mark Goffman discovers five extraordinary characters straight out of a ... See full summary »
Votes: 153 | Gross: $0.02M
34. Here We Go Again (1942)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Music
It's Fibber and Molly's 20th anniversary and they want to throw a big party. But when everyone declines their invitation, they decide to go on a second honeymoon instead. After one night at... See full summary »
36. Hit the Saddle (1937)
Passed | 57 min | Romance, Western
Greedy rancher McGowan wants to have a local wild horse sanctuary closed, so he can capture and sell them while Tucson tries to break up Stony's marriage to a sexy, gold-digging saloon girl.
38. Goodbye Broadway (1938)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy
Pat and Molly Malloy, once famed vaudeville and Broadway performers, arrive to play the small town of Hamilton, Conn. with a troupe of dancers, singers, a trained dog and an educated seal. ... See full summary »
40. Double Talk (1937)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Comedy
The wealthy Mrs. Virginia Delaware is at the Bergen Orphanage to choose a child to adopt. Dr. Bergen wants Mrs. Delaware to choose the troublesome Charlie McCarthy if only to get rid of him... See full summary »
41. Cleaning House (1938)
Passed | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short
Mama has everyone working on spring cleaning, or so she thinks; in fact, everyone's slacking off in various ways. The Captain is the only one to get caught and face her wrath, though. To ... See full summary »
43. Find the Blackmailer (1943)
Passed | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
John Rhodes (Gene Lockhart)hires private detective D. L. Trees (Jerome Cowan)to track down a talking blackbird owned by Fred Molner, who uses the bird as a means of blackmailing Rhodes. ... See full summary »
44. Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy (1950 TV Short)
Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Music
In his first appearance on network television, Edgar Bergen hosts a Thanksgiving Day special featuring three of his partners in ventriloquism - Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd and Podine ... See full summary »
45. Rock River Renegades (1942)
Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Music
Recently elected Marshal Luke Graham falls under suspicion when he's unable to discover the local band of rustlers, which are really led by Jim Dawson, who is also trying to steal Grace Ross, daughter of the local newspaper editor.
48. Free and Easy (1931)
8 min | Comedy, Short
A hobo named the Professor and his son, Charlie McCarthy, believe there's money buried in an abandoned house which was previously owned by a fellow named Herbie Larkin. Pretending to be ... See full summary »
50. West of El Dorado (1949)
Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Johnny Mack returns to Pony Mesa, where his friend Alibi gives him a letter from Mary, granddaughter of his former boss Brimstone, asking Johnny to forget his quarrel with the old man and ... See full summary »