films The Absolute Most Hilarious Movies Ever Made

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List Rules Movies only. And not only comedies are funny... if you laughed a lot, it qualifies.

The funniest movies of all time, ranked by fans. What are the funniest movies ever made? From Airplane! to The Jerk to The 40 Year-Old Virgin, humor can be very subjective, and many great film comedies are loved and hated in equal measure. This list attempts to answer the question "What are the most funny movies of all time?" by incorporating the views and opinions of all members of the Ranker Community. What is the funniest movie ever? Nominate your picks for funniest film ever by making a list of your own. Then come back to the Master List and vote up your favorites!

Some of the leaders already include The Naked Gun, Caddyshack, the South Park musical film, This Is Spinal Tap, and The Jerk.

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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Airplane! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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The Hangover Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

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Blazing Saddles Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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Caddyshack Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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Office Space Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

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Dumb and Dumber Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

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National Lampoon's Animal House Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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Young Frankenstein Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

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Superbad Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

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There's Something About Mary Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

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Happy Gilmore Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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Vacation Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, John Candy

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson

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American Pie Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth

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Trading Places Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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The Jerk Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy

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Old School Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

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Tommy Boy Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

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Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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My Cousin Vinny Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

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Coming to America Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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Life of Brian George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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Beverly Hills Cop Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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Wedding Crashers Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher

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Beetlejuice Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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Step Brothers Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Wayne's World Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

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Elf Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

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A Christmas Story Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

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Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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Raising Arizona Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter