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. 153
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    Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Reginald VelJohnson

  2. 155
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    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

  3. 37
    Up 273
    Down 143

    ranked low on reranks Darren McGavin, Zack Ward, Peter Billingsley

  4. 199
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    Down 41

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Maureen O'Sullivan

  5. 36
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    Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline

  6. 119
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    added by AndrewW.Curley Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

  7. 125
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    Down 56

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx

  8. 70
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    Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Lou Costello

  9. 21
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    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

  10. 76
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    Jim Carrey, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Simon Callow

  11. 204
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    Christina Ricci, Anjelica Huston, Cynthia Nixon

  12. 171
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    ranked low on reranks Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller

  13. 224
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    Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi

  14. 2
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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

  15. 133
    Up 39
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    added by but chickens double d Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

  16. 48
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    Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid

  17. 182
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    Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Neil Patrick Harris

  18. 44
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    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

  19. 186
    Up 32
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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

  20. 150
    Up 75
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    often listed Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Heather Graham

  21. 82
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Woody Allen, Christopher Walken, Sigourney Weaver

  22. 128
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    ranked low on reranks Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Raymond Massey

  23. 161
    Up 35
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    added by Dbo878 Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise

  24. 28
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    Elizabeth Hurley, Carrie Fisher, Will Ferrell

  25. 101
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    added by Dbo878 Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, Will Ferrell

  26. 228
    Up 27
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jenny McCarthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Yasmine Bleeth

  27. 83
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    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Jason Hervey

  28. 147
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    added by but chickens double d Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue

  29. 157
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    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Lea Thompson

  30. 117
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac

  31. 205
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    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel

  32. 197
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    Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, David Letterman

  33. 217
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    Donald Sutherland, Cloris Leachman, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson

  34. 65
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    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

  35. 129
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    Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Guest

  36. 78
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    ranked low on reranks Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

  37. 30
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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

  38. 126
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    Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi

  39. 114
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    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

  40. 113
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    Down 60

    Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

  41. 239
    Up 16
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    added by beernbugs Rose McGowan, Kylie Minogue, Jack Black 1996

  42. 111
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Julie Benz, David Spade, Gary Busey

  43. 7
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    Down 179

    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

  44. 95
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    Down 144

    Pamela Anderson, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Keyes

  45. 141
    Up 65
    Down 53

    ranked low on reranks Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne, Kristen Wiig

  46. 80
    Up 70
    Down 48

    ranked low on reranks Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Jim Carrey

  47. 234
    Up 34
    Down 44

    Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

  48. 5
    Up 486
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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

  49. 99
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Paul Reubens, Phil Hartman, Cheech Marin

  50. 35
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    Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

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