The Best Slapstick Movies Films

The Best Slapstick Movies

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A list of all the best slapstick movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This slapstick movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of slapstick films also contains slapstick movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This slapstick films list can also be copied to start your own.

This list, though, contains the best slapstick movies of all time, as voted on by fans of goofy, absurd, and physical comedy. This slapstick movie list wouldn't be complete without classics like Airplane! and Caddyshack. These are the top films in the slapstick genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the slapstick genre in it. Be it prat falls, crotch kicks, quick one-liners , or any other common archetype of the slapstick genre.

Slapstick humor isn't always for everyone. If you're one of those people, why are you here? Get out! Leave! If you're still here you probably like slapstick films like Dumb and Dumber and The Jerk. But which slapstick comedy is the funniest? Make your voice heard. If we missed any slapstick movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself. The films on this list cover the most famous slapstick movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about slapstick comedies. 
 
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the slapstick movies. List includes photos and slapstick movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these slapstick movies on DVD, Blu-ray, or streaming, this is a list of good slapstick movies that can be helpful in either situation to see what you might've missed. So from the latest to the greatest slapstick movies, here is the full slapstick movies list. 

Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Slapstick films, including Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton.

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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    National Lampoon's Christmas V... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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    Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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    Young Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

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    The Jerk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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    Robin Hood: Men in Tights is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle

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    There's Something About Mary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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    Liar Liar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Krista Allen

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    Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

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    Hot Shots! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Valeria Golino

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    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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    The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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    The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider

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    Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen

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    Super Troopers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Lynda Carter, Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan

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    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Frances Conroy

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    Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Jim Carrey, Sophie Okonedo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

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    Old School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

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    The Great Outdoors is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Annette Bening, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy

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    Top Secret! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

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    Val Kilmer, Omar Sharif, Peter Cushing

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    Harold & Kumar Go to White Cas... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Ryan Reynolds, Neil Patrick Harris, Malin Åkerman

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    Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

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    Grumpy Old Men is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon

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    The Pink Panther Strikes Again is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Peter Sellers

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    Blazing Saddles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

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    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    Spies Like Us is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bob Hope

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    Weekend at Bernie's is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Skeet Ulrich

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    National Lampoon's European Va... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Chevy Chase, Anthony Michael Hall, Beverly DAngelo

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    The Return of the Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Herbert Lom

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    Rat Race is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart, John Cleese

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    Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

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    Mr. Bean's Holiday is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Willem Dafoe, Rowan Atkinson, Jean Rochefort

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    See No Evil, Hear No Evil is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Kevin Spacey, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder

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    A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx

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    Abbott and Costello Meet Frank... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Lou Costello

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    Duck Soup is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

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    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx

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    The Gods Must Be Crazy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Marius Weyers, Jamie Uys, Ken Gampu

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    Hot Rod is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Isla Fisher, Sissy Spacek, Will Arnett

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    A Shot in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders

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    Joe Dirt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Christopher Walken, Kid Rock, Jaime Pressly

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    The Money Pit is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna

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    The Nutty Professor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Henry Gibson

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    Yes Man is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

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    Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey, Bradley Cooper

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    Dude, Where's My Car? is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher, Andy Dick

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    Death Becomes Her is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Slapstick Movies

    Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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