This list contains information on the best campy comedy movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best campy comedy films come in many forms. Some good campy comedies are big, bold, and full of funny while other good campy comedy movies are unintentional in their hilarity. Many of the best campy comedy movies were directed by John Waters.
What films will you find on this top campy comedy movies list? Hairspray has to be near the top. This film finds misfit teen Tracy Turnblad – played by Ricky Lake – using her newfound celebrity to help promote desegregation. A play and remake were created based on the movie's campy charm. Young Frankenstein is another hilarious and campy film.
Showgirls, starring Elizabeth Berkley, started off as a drama, but its over the top camp turned it into a comedy. Other good films featured on this best camp comedy movies list include Cry Baby, Clue, and Some Like It Hot.
Which campy comedy film do you like the best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and please add any good movies we may have missed.
- 8421Clue is a 1985 American ensemble mystery comedy film based on the board game of the same... more
- 6117Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael... more
- 6622Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene... more
- 5823Hairspray is a 1988 American romantic musical comedy film written and directed by John Waters,... more
- 4715Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American comedy film set in 1929, directed by Billy Wilder,... more
- 5222The Birdcage is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, and a remake of the 1978... more
- 4820Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 American rock musical horror comedy film directed by Frank... more
- 5023This film is a 1992 American black comedy-fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and... more
- 3913Batman, often promoted as Batman: The Movie, is a 1966 film based on the Batman television... more
- 4015But I'm a Cheerleader is a 1999 satirical romantic comedy film directed by Jamie Babbit and... more
- 3714The Jerk is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin,... more
- 4624Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the... more
- 3817Pink Flamingos is a 1972 American transgressive black comedy exploitation film written,... more
- 2916Ed Wood is a 1994 American period comedy-drama biopic directed and produced by Tim Burton, and... more
- 3018Barbarella is a 1968 French-Italian science fiction film based on Jean-Claude Forest's French... more
- 3221Supergirl is a 1984 British superhero film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is based on the DC... more
- 3835Serial Mom is a 1994 American dark comedy film written and directed by John Waters, starring... more
- 2321Johnny Dangerously is a 1984 American parody of 1930s' movies. It was directed by Amy... more
- 2322Bride of Chucky is a 1998 black comedy horror film distributed by Universal Pictures. It is... more
- 3640Cry-Baby is a 1990 American teen musical romantic comedy film written and directed by John... more
- 1919Polyester is a 1981 American black comedy film directed, produced, and written by John Waters.... more
- 2529Howard the Duck is a 1986 American science fiction comedy film directed by Willard Huyck and... more
- 2124Spice World is a 1997 British-American musical comedy film directed by Bob Spiers and written... more
- 2530Showgirls is a 1995 American drama film written by Joe Eszterhas and directed by Paul... more
- 3442Flash Gordon is a 1980 British science fiction action film, based on the comic strip of the... more