This list contains information about the best slapstick comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best slapstick comedians come in many forms. Some famous physical comedians are experts at the art of the pratfall while other slapstick comedians generate laughs from flailing movements. A few hilarious physical comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.
Who will you find on this top slapstick comedians list? Jim Carrey has to be near the top. From his early days on the stand-up stage to his roles in big films like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and The Mask, physical comedy has always been at the center of Carrey's unique sense of humor. One of his most popular In Living Color characters, Fire Marshal Bill, was often a source of hilarious physical comedy. Chevy Chase is another brilliant slapstick comedian.
Lucille Ball is hands down one of the best slapstick comedians to ever appear on television. Other funny people featured on this top slapstick comics list include Chris Farley, Melissa McCarthy, and The Three Stooges.Do you have a favorite slapstick comedian? Give the funniest acts a thumbs up and please add any good physical comics we may have missed.
- 1The General, Steamboat Bill
- 2The Gold Rush, City Lights
- 4The Lion King, Bean
The Three Stooges
- 6Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Truman Show
- 7I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show
- 8Diagnosis Murder, The Dick Van Dyke Show
- 9A Fish Called Wanda, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
- 10Tommy Boy, Beverly Hills Ninja
- 11Three's Company, Sling Blade
- 12The Nutty Professor, The King of Comedy
- 13Seinfeld, Bee Movie
- 14Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera
- 15The Carol Burnett Show, Horton Hears a Who!
- 16McHale's Navy, The Carol Burnett Show
- 17The Jerk, ¡Three Amigos!
Abbott and Costello
- 19Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera
- 20The Freshman, Safety Last!
- 21Christmas Vacation, Caddyshack
- 22The Producers, Spaceballs
- 23Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Italian Job
- 24Rudolph's Shiny New Year, Around the World in 80 Days
- 25Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian