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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 comedy films 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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7,606 4,647
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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2
6,835 3,753
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Airplane! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

3
8,022 5,198
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The Hangover Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

4
5,891 2,929
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Blazing Saddles Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

5
5,553 2,843
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Caddyshack Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

6
4,878 3,199
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Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

7
6,293 3,844
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Dumb and Dumber Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

8
5,064 2,840
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Office Space Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

9
4,681 2,655
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National Lampoon's Animal House Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

10
4,994 2,878
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Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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5,116 2,784
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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4,880 3,127
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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4,596 2,607
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Young Frankenstein Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

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5,043 2,763
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Superbad Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

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4,659 2,634
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There's Something About Mary Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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4,592 2,638
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The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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4,561 2,860
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The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

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4,708 2,377
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Happy Gilmore Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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4,442 2,651
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Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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3,748 2,267
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The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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4,523 1,707
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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3,791 1,573
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Vacation Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, John Candy

23
3,850 2,061
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

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3,388 2,025
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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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3,794 2,571
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American Pie Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth

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3,225 2,070
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The Jerk Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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3,222 1,612
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Trading Places Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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3,774 2,243
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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3,878 2,017
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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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3,798 1,895
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Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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2,986 1,708
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Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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3,145 1,662
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy

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2,948 1,632
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Tommy Boy Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

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3,133 1,880
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Old School Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

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2,958 1,789
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Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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3,410 1,752
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Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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3,140 1,523
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My Cousin Vinny Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

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3,012 2,081
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Life of Brian George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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2,807 1,665
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Coming to America Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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2,703 1,525
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Beverly Hills Cop Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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2,870 1,790
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Wedding Crashers Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher

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2,673 1,861
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Beetlejuice Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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2,509 1,425
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Step Brothers Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen

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2,498 1,705
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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2,429 1,523
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Elf Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

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2,510 1,716
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Wayne's World Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

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2,384 1,449
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A Christmas Story Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

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2,128 1,625
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The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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1,891 1,695
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Raising Arizona Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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2,459 1,295
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Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy