The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films Films

The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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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.

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.

List Criteria: Vote up the most well-made comedy movies

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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    100
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    1980 More
    95
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    1984 More
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    1978 More
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    1993 More
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    1980 More
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    1974 More
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    1974 More
    87
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    1980 More
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    Life of Brian

    1979 More
    81
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    2009 More
    78
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    1983 More
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    Stripes

    1981 More
    77
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    1983 More
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    1999 More
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    1988 More
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    1986 More
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    1979 More
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    1994 More
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    1998 More
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    Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    1987 More
    69
  25. 25
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    1996 More
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    1981 More
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    1964 More
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  38. 38
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    1992 More
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    1963 More
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    1970 More
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    1995 More
    63
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    1990 More
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    2000 More
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    1933 More
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    1988 More
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    1993 More
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  48. 48
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    1959 More
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    1991 More
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