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. 148
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    Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Reginald VelJohnson

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  2. 154
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    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

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  3. 193
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    Miles Teller, Skylar Astin, Justin Chon

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  4. 37
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    Darren McGavin, Zack Ward, Peter Billingsley

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  5. 204
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    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Maureen O'Sullivan

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  6. 39
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    Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline

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  7. 117
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    added by AndrewW.Curley Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

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  8. 258
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    added by josephnewofcali Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Guest

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  9. 119
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx

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  10. 71
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    Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Lou Costello

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    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jim Carrey, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Simon Callow

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  13. 213
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    Christina Ricci, Anjelica Huston, Cynthia Nixon

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  14. 147
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    Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller

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  15. 227
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    Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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  17. 141
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    added by but chickens double d Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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  18. 47
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    Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid

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  19. 161
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    Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Neil Patrick Harris

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    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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  22. 152
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    Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Heather Graham

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Woody Allen, Christopher Walken, Sigourney Weaver

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    added by but chickens double d Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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  25. 120
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    ranked low on reranks Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Raymond Massey

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  26. 172
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    added by Dbo878 Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise

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    Elizabeth Hurley, Carrie Fisher, Will Ferrell

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    ranked high on reranks & added by Dbo878 Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, Will Ferrell

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  29. 233
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    often listed Jenny McCarthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Yasmine Bleeth

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    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Jason Hervey

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    added by but chickens double d Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue

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    added by but chickens double d Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Lea Thompson

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac

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  34. 203
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    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel

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  35. 200
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    Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, David Letterman

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    Donald Sutherland, Cloris Leachman, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson

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    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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  38. 131
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    Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Guest

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  39. 230
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    added by laustcawz John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Curtis Armstrong 1985

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  40. 80
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    ranked low on reranks Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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  41. 29
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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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  42. 124
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    Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi

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    ranked low on reranks Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

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  44. 113
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    Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

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  45. 246
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    often listed & added by beernbugs Rose McGowan, Kylie Minogue, Jack Black 1996

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  46. 98
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    Julie Benz, David Spade, Gary Busey

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  47. 7
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    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Pamela Anderson, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Keyes

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  49. 144
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    Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne, Kristen Wiig

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    Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Jim Carrey

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