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musicals The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked  

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Like spaghetti and meatballs and peanut butter and jelly, music and comedy are a match made in heaven. The best musical comedies provide movie-goers with lots of laughs and leave them with a song on their lips. This is a list of the top funny musical movies including everything from Grease to The Producers to Singin' in the Rain.

What films will you find on this list of top funny musicals? This Is Spinal Tap put a distinctly modern twist on the genre. Rob Reiner's hilarious mockumentary about a fading British heavy metal band brought us such hits as “Big Bottom,” “Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight,” and “Stonehenge.” Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, Billy Crystal, Bruno Kirby, and Fran Drescher are just a few of the cast members from the film. School of Rock is another hilarious movie that combines music and comedy. The Rocky Horror Picture Show became a cult hit thanks to its unique humor and infectious songs. Other good films featured on this best musical comedy movies list include Sing Street, Pitch Perfect, and The Wedding Singer.

Which musical comedy do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give the best films a thumbs up and share some of your favorite funny tunes in the comments section.

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Singin' in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Singin' in the Rain Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno

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The Producers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
The Producers Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Zero Mostel

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Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Hairspray John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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Mamma Mia! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Mamma Mia! Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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Grease is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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Duck Soup is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Duck Soup Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx

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School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
School of Rock Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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This Is Spinal Tap is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
This Is Spinal Tap Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston

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Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Pitch Perfect Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Harry Carey

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The Best Little Whorehouse in ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Chicago Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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Rock 'n' Roll High School is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Rock 'n' Roll High School Clint Howard, Dick Miller, Mary Woronov

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High School Musical is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
High School Musical Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

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Guys and Dolls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
pandaman added Guys and Dolls Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons

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La La Land is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
pandaman added La La Land Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend

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Moulin Rouge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Moulin Rouge Zsa Zsa Gábor, José Ferrer, Peter Cushing

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Rosie O'Donnell, Andrea Martin, Michael Pitt

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4 5
Grease 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Grease 2 Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar, Connie Stevens

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The Wedding Singer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
The Wedding Singer Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

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Sing Street is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Sing Street Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor, Maria Doyle Kennedy

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Girls Just Want to Have Fun Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Cyndi Lauper

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Johnny Suede is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Johnny Suede Brad Pitt, Samuel L. Jackson, Tina Louise

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Cry Baby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Cry Baby Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane