The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films Films
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The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

List Criteria: 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.

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  1. 1
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    the people's #1 & most listed John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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  2. 2
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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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  3. 3
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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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  4. 4
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    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    often listed Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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  6. 6
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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

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  7. 7
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    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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  8. 8
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    Gene Hackman, Gene Wilder, Cloris Leachman

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  9. 9
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks George Harrison, John Cleese, Eric Idle

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  10. 10
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    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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  11. 11
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    Jennifer Aniston, Mike Judge, Orlando Jones

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  12. 12
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    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

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  13. 13
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    ranked low on reranks Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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  14. 14
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    Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, Anthony Michael Hall

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  15. 15
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    Julianne Moore, Tara Reid, Jeff Bridges

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  16. 16
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    O. J. Simpson, Reggie Jackson, "Weird Al" Yankovic

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  17. 17
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    ranked low on reranks Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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  18. 18
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    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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  19. 19
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    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly

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  20. 20
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    Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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  21. 21
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    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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  22. 22
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    ranked low on reranks Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy

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  23. 23
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    Joan Rivers, Mel Brooks, John Candy

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  24. 24
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    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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  25. 25
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    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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  26. 26
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    Bill Nighy, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

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  27. 27
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    Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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  28. 28
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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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  29. 29
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    Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

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  30. 30
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    Elizabeth Hurley, Carrie Fisher, Will Ferrell

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  31. 31
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    Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Tia Carrere

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    Mel Brooks, Orson Welles, Hugh Hefner

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  33. 33
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    Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline

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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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  35. 35
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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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  36. 36
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    Dan Aykroyd, Bo Derek, Rob Lowe

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    Darren McGavin, Zack Ward, Peter Billingsley

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  38. 38
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    Kat Dennings, Elizabeth Banks, Steve Carell

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

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  40. 40
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    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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  42. 42
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    James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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    Mickey Rooney, Buster Keaton, Spencer Tracy

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  44. 44
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    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Rob Reiner

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  45. 45
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    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

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  46. 46
    + 144
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    ranked low on reranks Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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  47. 47
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    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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  48. 48
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    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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  49. 49
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    Chevy Chase, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Juliette Lewis

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  50. 50
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    Billy Crystal, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jack Palance

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