film The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films  

132k votes 5k voters 350k views 821 items Follow Embed

List Rules Vote up the most well-made comedy movies

The best comedy films of all time are listed here, in one convenient list of the top comedy movies ever. These hilarious movies are not only laugh-out-loud funny, they're considered to be some of the best movies of all time as well as some of the funniest movies ever. Itching to watch a great comedy right now? Here's what you can find currently streaming on Amazon Prime or Netflix Instant

To be called one of the greatest comedy movies of all time is kind of a big deal, and chances are, you'll think some of the comedy films on this list are more deserving of the title than others. This round-up of top comedy movies includes gross-out comedies (Dumb and Dumber, South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut), comedy parodies (Spaceballs, This is Spinal Tap), teen comedies (American Pie, Superbad), and plenty of British humor (Monty Python and the Holy Grail, History of the World: Part 1). Whatever you think is the best kind of comedy movie, it's here for you to vote on in this list of the best comedy movies.

What are the best comedy movies ever? What are the funniest movies to watch? This list is here to sort out the "HAHA" funny films from the "ha." movies that are kind of funny, but not so much. Don't see your favorite comedy movie on the list? Make to add it to this list of the greatest comedy movies so that other people will have the chance to laugh as hard as you. If you see a supposedly great comedy movie that you think stinks, make sure to vote it down to the bottom of the list of the greatest comedy films.

1
+ - 1,523 911
Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

The Best R-Rated Sex Comedies The Best Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Her

2
+ - 1,213 844
Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Airplane! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

3
+ - 975 806
Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

4
+ - 1,045 670
Blazing Saddles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Blazing Saddles Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

5
+ - 923 825
Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

6
+ - 1,003 709
Caddyshack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Caddyshack Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

7
+ - 866 693
National Lampoon's Animal Hous... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
National Lampoon's Animal House Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

8
+ - 884 668
Young Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Young Frankenstein Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

9
+ - 744 737
Life of Brian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Life of Brian George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

10
+ - 846 679
The Blues Brothers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

11
+ - 917 864
The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Hangover Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

12
+ - 762 399
Big is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

13
+ - 765 571
Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

14
+ - 923 764
Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Dumb and Dumber Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

15
+ - 729 626
Vacation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Vacation Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, John Candy

The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime 12 Romantic Comedy Cliches That Give Men False Hope

16
+ - 718 631
The Naked Gun: From the Files ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson

17
+ - 734 702
The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

18
+ - 547 220
Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

19
+ - 719 646
Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

20
+ - 700 569
Trading Places is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Trading Places Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

21
+ - 678 569
Planes, Trains and Automobiles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Planes, Trains and Automobiles Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy

22
+ - 671 661
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

23
+ - 633 591
Stripes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

24
+ - 711 633
There's Something About Mary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
There's Something About Mary Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

25
+ - 713 638
Office Space is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Office Space Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

26
+ - 549 593
Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

27
+ - 604 549
Austin Powers: International M... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

28
+ - 408 199
Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

29
+ - 630 589
Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Happy Gilmore Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant 80 Great Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree

30
+ - 639 610
Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

31
+ - 499 503
Police Academy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Police Academy Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

32
+ - 462 368
National Lampoon's Christmas V... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

33
+ - 402 125
Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

34
+ - 535 605
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

35
+ - 430 205
A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

36
+ - 482 377
The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

37
+ - 403 187
Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

38
+ - 583 567
The Jerk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Jerk Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

39
+ - 421 277
Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

40
+ - 424 305
The Money Pit is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Money Pit Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna

41
+ - 500 459
Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Tommy Boy Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

42
+ - 466 483
Monty Python's The Meaning of ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

43
+ - 493 586
The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

The Best '70s Comedy Movies The Best Psychological Thriller Movies on Netflix

44
+ - 502 524
Wayne's World is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Wayne's World Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

45
+ - 484 509
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron B... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

46
+ - 490 477
Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Mrs. Doubtfire Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

47
+ - 371 264
My Cousin Vinny is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
My Cousin Vinny Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

48
+ - 466 469
Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

49
+ - 481 454
Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Coming to America Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

50
+ - 514 469
A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
A Christmas Story Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward