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These are the best Australian comedies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best Australian comedies come in all shapes and sizes of hilarity. Some Australian comedy movies revolve around quirky love stories while other good Australian comedy movies include physical comedy and action. A more slapstick approach. A few of the funniest Australian comedies have even become popular all over the world.

What films will you find on this best Australian comedies list? Muriel's Wedding introduced audiences to the incomparable talent of Toni Collette. Starring as Muriel, Collette sets out to find love and happiness against the will of her oppressive father. Mental, also starring Collette, is another hilarious Australian comedy.

The Crocodile Dundee franchise features hilarious one-liners and pratfalls that are sure to generate laughs. Other good films featured on this top Australian comedies list include The Castle, The Dish and Kill Me Three Times.

Which Australian comedy do you think deserves the No. 1 spot on this list? Give the best movies a thumbs up!
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The Castle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Eric Bana, Bud Tingwell, Stephen Curry The Castle is a 1997 Australian comedy film directed by Rob Sitch. It starred Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Tiriel Mora, Stephen Curry, Sophie Lee, Eric Bana and Charles 'Bud' Tingwell. The ...more

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Crocodile Dundee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Reginald VelJohnson Crocodile Dundee is a 1986 Australian comedy film set in the Australian Outback and in New York City. It stars Paul Hogan as the weathered Mick Dundee. Hogan's future wife Linda Kozlowski ...more

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Muriel's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter Muriel's Wedding is a 1994 Australian comedy-drama film written and directed by P. J. Hogan. The film, which stars actors Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Jeanie Drynan, Sophie Lee, and Bill ...more

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Kenny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Clayton Jacobson, Shane Jacobson, Ronald Jacobson Kenny is a 2006 Australian mockumentary film starring Shane Jacobson as Kenny Smyth, a Melbourne plumber who works for a portable toilet rental company. Director Clayton Jacobson describes the ...more

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Strictly Ballroom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Sonia Kruger, Gia Carides, Bill Hunter Strictly Ballroom is a 1992 Australian romantic comedy film directed and co-written by Baz Luhrmann. The film, which was Luhrmann's first, is the first in his The Red Curtain Trilogy of ...more

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The Adventures of Priscilla, Q... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a 1994 Australian comedy-drama film written and directed by Stephan Elliott. The plot follows the journey of two drag queens and a transsexual ...more

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Crackerjack is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Rick Dial, Phillip DeVona, Joshua Mikel Crackerjack is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Bryan Coley.

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Young Einstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Mikey Robins, John Howard, David Ngoombujarra Young Einstein is an Australian comedy film directed by and starring Yahoo Serious, released in 1988. It was based loosely on the life of Albert Einstein, but relocated the theoretical physicist ...more

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Chopper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Eric Bana, Daniel Wyllie, Vince Colosimo Chopper is a 2000 Australian crime film written and directed by Andrew Dominik and based on the autobiographical books by Mark "Chopper" Read. The film stars Eric Bana as the title ...more

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The Club is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Jack Thompson, Graham Kennedy, John Howard Laurie was once a popular ball player on the Australian Rules football circuit; but now he's an ineffective coach who tries to spark a mediocre football team into winning the championship.

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Malcolm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Bud Tingwell, Colin Friels, Chris Haywood Malcolm is a 1986 Australian cult film comedy, written by the husband-and-wife team of David Parker and Nadia Tass, and directed by Nadia Tass. The film stars Colin Friels as the titular tram ...more

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The Adventures of Barry McKenz... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Peter Cook, Barry Humphries, Spike Milligan The Adventures of Barry McKenzie is a 1972 Australian film starring Barry Crocker, telling the story of an Australian 'yobbo' on his travels to the United Kingdom. Barry McKenzie was originally ...more

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The Dish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Sam Neill, Patrick Warburton, Lenka The Dish is a 2000 Australian film that tells a somewhat fictionalized story of the Parkes Observatory's role in relaying live television of man's first steps on the moon during the Apollo 11 ...more

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Red Dog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Tim Schild added Rachael Taylor, Josh Lucas, Noah Taylor Red Dog is a 2011 Australian family film directed by Kriv Stenders and produced by Nelson Woss and Julie Ryan. The film is based on a true story from the novel Red Dog by Louis de Bernieres ...more

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Puberty Blues is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Bud Tingwell, Rowena Wallace, Alan Cassell Puberty Blues is a 1981 Australian film directed by Bruce Beresford. The film is based on the 1979 novel Puberty Blues, by Gabrielle Carey and Kathy Lette, which is a protofeminist teen novel ...more

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Mary and Max is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Eric Bana, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette Mary and Max is a 2009 Australian stop motion animated comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam Elliot and produced by Melanie Coombs. The voice cast included Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni ...more

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Alvin Purple is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Jacki Weaver, Lynette Curran, Abigail Alvin Purple is an 1973 Australian comedy film starring Graeme Blundell, written by Alan Hopgood and directed by Tim Burstall. It received largely negative reviews from local film critics. ...more

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Love Serenade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Miranda Otto, Jessica Napier, Rebecca Frith Love Serenade is a 1996 Australian feature film directed by Shirley Barrett. It is a comedy film which has the tagline: "Two sisters will do anything to hook the right man." There are ...more

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Two Hands is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Rose Byrne, Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown Two Hands is a 1999 Australian comedy crime film, written and directed by Gregor Jordan. The film stars Heath Ledger as Jimmy, a young man in debt to Pando, a local gangster played by Bryan ...more

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Crocodile Dundee II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added Tatyana Ali, Colin Quinn, Paul Hogan "Crocodile" Dundee II is a 1988 Australian adventure and comedy film. It is a sequel to the 1986 film "Crocodile" Dundee, and was followed by 2001's Crocodile Dundee in Los ...more

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The Wog Boy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Nick Giannopoulos, Stephen Curry, Vince Colosimo The Wog Boy is a 2000 Australian motion picture comedy starring Nick Giannopoulos, Vince Colosimo, Lucy Bell, Abi Tucker, John Barresi, Stephen Curry, Hung Le, Geraldine Turner, Tony ...more

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Gettin' Square is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Sam Worthington, Timothy Spall, David Wenham Gettin' Square is a crime caper movie set on Australia's Gold Coast and directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. The protagonists are ex-criminals trying to keep out of trouble. Gettin' Square won ...more

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Don's Party is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Anthony J. Langford added John Hargreaves, Pat Bishop, Graham Kennedy

A wild house party in a suburban Australian neighbourhood. Don Henderson convinces his wife to have another party so that their friends can gather to watch the election

Don's Party is a 1976 comedy drama film written by David Williamson and directed by Bruce Beresford.

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Love and Other Catastrophes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Radha Mitchell, Frances O'Connor, Alice Garner Love and Other Catastrophes is a quirky 1996 Australian romantic comedy film featuring Frances O'Connor, Radha Mitchell, Alice Garner, Matthew Dyktynski, Matt Day and Kym Gyngell. The film was ...more

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The Nugget is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Eric Bana, Stephen Curry, Vince Colosimo The Nugget is a 2002 comedy film about three friends who find the world's largest nugget of gold.

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Better Than Sex is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
David Wenham, Catherine McClements, Susie Porter Better Than Sex is 2000 Australian film from director Jonathan Teplitzky starring David Wenham and Susie Porter. It is a romantic comedy of sorts, revolving around two people who have a ...more

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The Man Who Sued God is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Emily Browning, Billy Connolly, Judy Davis The Man Who Sued God is a 2001 Australian comedy film, starring Billy Connolly and Judy Davis the film was directed by Mark Joffe. The film was considered a financial success, debuting at number ...more

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Dirty Deeds is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
John Goodman, Toni Collette, Sam Worthington Dirty Deeds is a 2002 film shot in Australia. It was directed by noted fringe director David Caesar and stars Bryan Brown, Toni Collette, Sam Neill, Sam Worthington and John Goodman and produced ...more

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Any Questions for Ben? is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Tim Schild added Rachael Taylor, Josh Lawson Any Questions for Ben? is a 2012 Australian comedy film created by Working Dog Productions and directed by Rob Sitch. It stars Josh Lawson, Rachael Taylor, Felicity Ward, Daniel Henshall and ...more

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Kill Me Three Times is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Simon Pegg, Steve Le Marquand, Alice Braga

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Mental is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Australian Movies Ever Made
Liev Schreiber, Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia Mental is a 2012 Australian comedy film directed by PJ Hogan and starring Toni Collette, Rebecca Gibney, Anthony LaPaglia and Liev Schreiber. It premiered on closing night at the 2012 Melbourne ...more