This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

List of Phyllis Diller Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
16
3
Splendor in the Grass
16
3

Splendor in the Grass is a romantic drama period film which tells the story of Bud and Deanie, who are weighed down by the expectations of their parents, and soon it also starts to affect their relationship.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Zohra Lampert, Barbara Loden
3. The Adding Machine (1969)
12
2
The Adding Machine
M
12
2

The Adding Machine is a drama film which tells the story of an accountant whose job is about to be replaced by a computer. Therefore, he starts to re-examine his life as well as re-evaluate his priorities.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Zero
Director:
Jerome Epstein
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Milo O'Shea, Billie Whitelaw, Sydney Chaplin, Julian Glover
4. Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady? (1968)
13
2
Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady?
13
2

This comedy film revolves around a woman named Agatha, who arrives in a small town in Missouri, in order to sell player pianos to the locals.  Her sales attempts end up in disaster, and she is eventually fired. She soon befriends an inventor and moves in with his family. Together, they try to sell his automatic milking machine, but nothing seems to go as planned.

As:
Cast
Role:
Agatha Knabenshu
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Denver, Jeanette Nolan, Joe Flynn, Eileen Wesson
5. The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968)
13
2
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell
G
13
2

During WWII, Sgt. Dan O’Farrell faces difficulties boosting the morale of his soldiers stationed on a South Pacific island. The American ship bringing in beer gets torpedoed by a Japanese submarine, while the batch of nurses that the crew is eagerly awaiting, delivers 6 men with one ugly nurse. Finally, O’Farrell manages to recover the beer-cans cargo and also, a Japanese sub.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Nurse Nellie Krause
Director:
Frank Tashlin
Genres:
Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Gina Lollobrigida, Mako Iwamatsu, William Christopher, Jeffrey Hunter, Mylène Demongeot
6. Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966)
12
2
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!
TV-PG
12
2

Married real-estate agent Tom Meade mistakenly dials stunning French actress Didi, who is hiding from Hollywood, after being frustrated for being typecast as a bombshell. Meade decides to help her hide in his backwoods cabin but evading the media, public, and his wife might turn out to be more difficult that he imagined. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lily
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Marjorie Lord, Cesare Danova, Elke Sommer
7. Eight on the Lam (1967)
11
2
Eight on the Lam
11
2

Henry Dimsdale, a bank-teller and widower with 7 children finds $10,000. When no one claims it for 2 weeks he buys a diamond ring for his fiancée, Ellie Barton. As his bank finds shortage of $50,000, he becomes the prime suspect. While his housekeeper protects them from her bumbling police-officer boyfriend, the family goes in hiding. Later, the children help find the culprit.

As:
Cast
Role:
Golda
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Jonathan Winters, Shirley Eaton, Jill St. John
8. Pink Motel (1982)
8
2
Pink Motel
R
8
2

This comedy film revolves around a couple owning and running a cheap motel, but they are forced to deal with the various eccentric and weird people who rent their rooms.

As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret
Director:
Mike MacFarland
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Slim Pickens, Squire Fridell, Terri Berland, Brad Cowgill
10. The Fat Spy (1966)
7
1
The Fat Spy
7
1

A mostly-deserted island, which is believed by many to be the home to the fountain of youth, is visited by several people for a scavenger hunt.  However, instead, they spend almost half of their time singing and dancing on the beach. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Camille Salamander
Director:
Joseph Cates
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jayne Mansfield, Brian Donlevy, Jack E. Leonard, Johnny Tillotson
11. West from North Goes South (2004)
13
3
West from North Goes South
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Cashier
Director:
Valerie Silver, Steve Ashlee
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tina Louise, Morris Day, Shawn David Thompson, Amelia Barrett
12. Hip! Edgy! Quirky! (2002)
13
3
Hip! Edgy! Quirky!
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Higgenbothen
Director:
Mark Haller-Wade
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Rivers, Mark Fite, Jim Holmes, Kara Zediker
13. The Last Place on Earth (2002)
10
2
The Last Place on Earth
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Slocum
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Dee Williams, Mitchell Anderson, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Dana Ashbrook
14. Everything's Jake (2006)
10
2
Everything's Jake
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Miele
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Debbie Allen, Ernie Hudson, Stephen Furst, Robin Givens
15. Unbeatable Harold (2006)
9
2
Unbeatable Harold
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ari Palitz
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Michelle Phillips, Charles Durning, Henry Winkler, Gladys Knight
16. The Boneyard (1991)
10
2
The Boneyard
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Cummins
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Ed Nelson, Norman Fell, Deborah Rose, James Eustermann
18. The Perfect Man (1993)
9
3
The Perfect Man
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mother
Director:
Wendy Hill-Tout
Star Cast:
Michele Little, Garwin Sanford, Brian Jensen
19. Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog (1989)
9
2
Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul S. Parco
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Gries, Bradford Bancroft, Sal Lopez, Lisa Zane
20. A Pleasure Doing Business (1979)
8
2
A Pleasure Doing Business
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Vagnino
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Byner, Alan Oppenheimer, Conrad Bain, Misty Rowe
21. Peoria Babylon (1997)
8
2
Peoria Babylon
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Diller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ann Cusack, Kel Mitchell, Paul Adelstein, David Drake, Matthew Pestorius
23. Motocross Kids (2004)
6
1
Motocross Kids
PG
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Gabai
Genres:
Family, Action
Star Cast:
William Gary Busey, Josh Hutcherson, Dan Haggerty, Alana Austin, Lorenzo Lamas, Robert Thomas Preston
24. Doctor Hackenstein (1988)
6
1
Doctor Hackenstein
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Clark
Genres:
Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Stacey Travis, Michael Ensign, Cathy Cahn, David Muir

TV Movie(s)

2. Jonathan Winters: On the Ledge (1987)
13
3
Jonathan Winters: On the Ledge
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan's Mother
Director:
Peter Ferrara
Star Cast:
Milton Berle, Robin Williams, Lee Meriwether, Martin Mull
3. The 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows (1999)
11
2
The 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Richard Belzer, Charlton Heston, Octavia Butler, Spalding Gray
4. Bob Hope at 100 (2003)
11
2
Bob Hope at 100
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
John Rooney
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, John Curci, Ernie Dunlevie, William Faith
5. All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy Doolittle (1986)
10
2
All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy Doolittle
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Bob Wynn
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Burns, Johnny Carson, Glen Campbell, Gerald Ford

Animation(s)

The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians (1970)
The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Benny, George Burns, George Jessel, Paul Frees
Hey Arnold! (1994)
Hey Arnold!
TV-Y7
Plot:

This animated comedy film tells the story of Arnold who hits Harold using a baseball bat. Harold swears that he will beat him the next day to take revenge, and therefore, the next day, Arnold acts crazy to prevent getting beaten.

As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Povenmire, Bert Ring, Derek Drymon, Sherm Cohen, Tuck Tucker
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Drama, Family
A Bug's Life (1998)
A Bug's Life
G
Plot:

Flik, a resourceful wannabe inventor ant, accidentally destroys the pile of food his colony amassed as annual payment for marauding grasshoppers led by Hopper, who demands double compensation for the mishap. With the entire colony threatened, he sets out to recruit warrior bugs to fight with the grasshoppers, but only finds a group of inept Circus Bugs.

As:
Cast
Role:
Queen (voice)
Director:
John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Mad Monster Party? (1967)
Mad Monster Party?
As:
Cast
Role:
The Monster's Mate (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Animation, Musical, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Boris Karloff, Gale Garnett, Allen Swift, Ethel Ennis
The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
The Nutcracker Prince
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Mousequeen (voice)
Director:
Paul Schibli
Genres:
Fantasy, Animation, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Peter O'Toole, Kiefer Sutherland, Megan Follows, Mike MacDonald
Light of Olympia (2008)
Light of Olympia
As:
Cast
Role:
Pelops (voice)
Director:
San Wei Chan
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Joey D'Auria, Tom Gibis, Dave Mallow
Cow and Chicken (1995)
Cow and Chicken
TV-Y7
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Alvarez, David Feiss, Robin Steele, Deane Taylor
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Tom Kenny, Jim Belushi, Tara Strong, Howard Morris, Dee Bradley Baker, Charlie Adler
Alice Through the Looking Glass (1987)
Alice Through the Looking Glass
G
As:
Cast
Role:
The White Queen (voice)
Director:
Andrea Bresciani, Richard Slapczynski
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation
Star Cast:
Alan Young, Mr. T, Hal Smith, Jonathan Winters, Janet Waldo
Happily Ever After (1990)
Happily Ever After
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Mother Nature (voice)
Director:
John Howley
Genres:
Fantasy, Musical, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Ed Asner, Dom DeLuise, Edward Asner, Irene Cara, Carol Channing
Casper's Scare School (2006)
Casper's Scare School
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Gravas
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy West, Jim Belushi, Bob Saget, Dan Castellaneta
The Nuttiest Nutcracker (1999)
The Nuttiest Nutcracker
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Sugar Plum Fairy (voice)
Director:
Harold Harris
Genres:
Musical, Fantasy, Animation, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Cummings, Jim Belushi, Cheech Marin, Tress MacNeille

TV Shows and Videos

The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show (1968)
The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself / ... (4 episodes, 1968)
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Victor Borge, Sonny Bono, Dimension The 5th
Uncle Croc's Block (1975)
Uncle Croc's Block
As:
Cast
Role:
Witchy Goo-Goo (16 episodes, 1975)
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Charles Nelson Reilly, Jonathan Harris, Kenneth Mars, Alan Oppenheimer
The Jeffersons (1975)
The Jeffersons
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Oz Scott, Tony Singletary, Jack Shea, Arlando Smith, Bob Lally
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rosey Grier, Sherman Hemsley, Gary Coleman, Marla Gibbs, Franklin Cover, Paul Benedict
The Phyllis Diller Show (1966)
The Phyllis Diller Show
TV-G
As:
Cast
Role:
Phyllis Pruitt (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Wickes, Paul Lynde, Ted Cassidy, Grady Sutton, Reginald Gardiner
Even Stevens (2000)
Even Stevens
TV-G
As:
Cast
Director:
David Steinberg, Peter Baldwin, Savage Steve Holland, David Brookwell, Mark Rosman
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shia LaBeouf, Naya Rivera, Danica McKellar, Christy Carlson Romano, Donna Pescow, Tom Virtue
Night Heat (1985)
Night Heat
As:
Cast
Director:
Mario Azzopardi, Jorge Montesi, René Bonnière, George Mendeluk, George Kaczender
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Kim Coates, Keanu Reeves, Danny Aiello, David Carradine, Scott Hylands, Allan Royal, Jeff Wincott
Hollywood Off-Ramp (2000)
Hollywood Off-Ramp
As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Tippi Hedren, Rita Rudner, Tony Rosato, Willie Garson
Family Dinner (2009)
Family Dinner
As:
Cast
Director:
Lauralee Bell
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Shirley Jones, Dan Cortese, Lauralee Bell