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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. 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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Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Airplane! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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Blazing Saddles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Blazing Saddles Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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Caddyshack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Caddyshack Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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National Lampoon's Animal Hous... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
National Lampoon's Animal House Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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Young Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Young Frankenstein Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

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Life of Brian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Life of Brian George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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The Blues Brothers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Hangover Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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Big is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Dumb and Dumber Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

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Vacation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Vacation Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, John Candy

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The Naked Gun: From the Files ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson

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The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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Trading Places is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Trading Places Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Planes, Trains and Automobiles Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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Stripes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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There's Something About Mary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
There's Something About Mary Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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Office Space is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Office Space Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

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Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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Austin Powers: International M... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Happy Gilmore Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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Police Academy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Police Academy Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

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National Lampoon's Christmas V... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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The Jerk is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Jerk Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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The Money Pit is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The Money Pit Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna

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Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Tommy Boy Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

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Monty Python's The Meaning of ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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Wayne's World is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Wayne's World Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron B... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Mrs. Doubtfire Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

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My Cousin Vinny is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
My Cousin Vinny Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
Coming to America Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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History of the World, Part I is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films
History of the World, Part I Mel Brooks, Orson Welles, Hugh Hefner