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. 1
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    the people's #1 & most listed John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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

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  3. 3
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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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  4. 4
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    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    often listed Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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  6. 6
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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

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  7. 7
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    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    Gene Hackman, Gene Wilder, Cloris Leachman

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    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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  10. 10
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    George Harrison, John Cleese, Eric Idle

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  11. 11
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    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

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  12. 12
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    Jennifer Aniston, Mike Judge, Orlando Jones

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  13. 13
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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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  14. 14
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    Julianne Moore, Tara Reid, Jeff Bridges

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  15. 15
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    Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, Anthony Michael Hall

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  16. 16
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    O. J. Simpson, Reggie Jackson, "Weird Al" Yankovic

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  17. 17
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    ranked low on reranks Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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  18. 18
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    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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  19. 19
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    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly

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  20. 20
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    Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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  21. 21
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    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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  22. 22
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    Joan Rivers, Mel Brooks, John Candy

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  23. 23
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    ranked low on reranks Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy

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  24. 24
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    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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  26. 26
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    Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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  27. 27
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    Bill Nighy, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

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  28. 28
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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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  29. 29
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    Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

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  30. 30
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    Elizabeth Hurley, Carrie Fisher, Will Ferrell

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  31. 31
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    Mel Brooks, Orson Welles, Hugh Hefner

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    Dan Aykroyd, Bo Derek, Rob Lowe

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    Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Tia Carrere

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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline

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    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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  38. 38
    + 251
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    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

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  40. 40
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    Darren McGavin, Zack Ward, Peter Billingsley

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    Kat Dennings, Elizabeth Banks, Steve Carell

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  42. 42
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    James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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    Mickey Rooney, Buster Keaton, Spencer Tracy

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  44. 44
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    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Rob Reiner

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  45. 45
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    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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  46. 46
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    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

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    - 132

    Billy Crystal, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jack Palance

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  48. 48
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    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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    ranked low on reranks Chevy Chase, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Juliette Lewis

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  50. 50
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

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