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Comedies 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
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
Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Zero Mostel

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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

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

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Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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Duck Soup is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
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
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
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
Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Rosie O'Donnell, Andrea Martin, Michael Pitt

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

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

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Harry Carey

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Guys and Dolls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
pandaman added Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons

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Rock 'n' Roll High School is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Clint Howard, Dick Miller, Mary Woronov

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Moulin Rouge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Zsa Zsa Gábor, José Ferrer, Peter Cushing

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The Wedding Singer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

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Sing Street is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor, Maria Doyle Kennedy

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High School Musical is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Cyndi Lauper

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La La Land is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
pandaman added Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend

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Grease 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar, Connie Stevens

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Johnny Suede is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Musical Comedies, Ranked
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
Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane