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The Funniest Movies About Death & Dying

Updated 22 Apr 2020 465 votes 93 voters 7.4k views24 items

List RulesVote up the most hilarious comedies about dying.

Death is a topic so serious that it is rife for comedy. The top funny movies about death feature hilarious actors grappling with dying - or even with their own demise. This is a list of the greatest funny movies about death including everything from Death Becomes Her to Weekend at Bernie's to Defending Your Life.

What films will you find on this list of the funniest death movies? Monty Python's The Meaning of Life mines topics like the Grim Reaper for comedy gold. As for the meaning of life itself, the film reveals it: "Try and be nice to people, avoid getting fat, read a good book every now and then, get some walking in, and try to live together in peace and harmony with people of all creeds and nations." Beetlejuice is an absurd look at a recently deceased couple who have decided to haunt their old residence. Other good films featured on this list include Shaun of the Dead, Heathers, and Jawbreaker.

Can you pick a favorite from these comedies about death? Give your choices a thumbs up to make sure the best features end up in the top spot.

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