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. 142
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    1986 More
    38
  2. 160
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    2012 More
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  3. 184
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    2013 More
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  4. 37
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    1983 More
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  5. 199
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    1937 More
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  6. 43
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    1988 More
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    1992 More
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  8. 119
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    1935 More
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  9. 66
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    1948 More
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  10. 21
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    1994 More
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  12. 219
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    1993 More
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  13. 147
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    Adventures in Babysitting

    1987 More
    37
  14. 223
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    Airheads

    1994 More
    29
  15. 2
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    1980 More
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  16. 153
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    1992 More
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    1999 More
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    1971 More
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  21. 148
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    Annie Hall

    1977 More
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  23. 245
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    1992 More
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    Arsenic and Old Lace

    1944 More
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  25. 169
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    added by: Dbo878
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    1997 More
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    1998 More
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    Back to the Future

    1985 More
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  30. 166
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    1989 More
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    Back to the Future Part III

    1990 More
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    Bad Santa

    2003 More
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  33. 195
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  34. 249
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    2005 More
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    1996 More
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    Beetlejuice

    1988 More
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  38. 127
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    2000 More
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    Beverly Hills Cop

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    1988 More
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    1999 More
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    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    1989 More
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  43. 114
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    Bio-Dome

    1996 More
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    1996
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    1996 More
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    1974 More
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  49. 106
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  50. 224
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    1988 More
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