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The Funniest '90s Movies

Updated January 21, 2021 282.0k votes 15.6k voters 622.7k views252 items

List RulesVote up the most hilarious comedies released between 1990 and 1999.

Here are the funniest 90s movies and the best comedies of the 1990s that are ready for your votes. Nineties nostalgia exists for a reason. One of the main reasons is the unforgettable  and classic comedies that came out in movie theaters. It is also why we still constantly replay them in our homes today. Thanks to the Zucker brothers, we got the Farrelly brothers (and thereby There's Something About Mary) while the Cohen Brothers furthered their epic '90s comedy filmography with The Big Lebowski. Adam Sandler became one of the richest actors in all of Hollywood history as a result of the 1990s. In fact, his popular '90s comedy movies Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore make up his production company name today: Happy Madison. And who can forget Austin Powers' catchphrases spreading like wildfire? Kevin Smith also had two slam dunks with Clerks and Dogma, while the David Spade-Chris Farley funny, unforgettable, onscreen duo did the same with Black Sheep and Tommy Boy.

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    Happy Gilmore

    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller

    Released1996

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox

    Released1994

    Directed byTom Shadyac

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    Dumb and Dumber

    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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    Tommy Boy

    Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Segal

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    Friday

    Ice Cube, Meagan Good

    Released1995

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

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    Billy Madison

    Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

    Released1995

    Directed byTamra Davis

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    There's Something About Mary

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman

    Released1998

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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    The Waterboy

    Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates

    Released1998

    Directed byFrank Coraci

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    Mrs. Doubtfire

    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan

    Released1993

    Directed byChris Columbus, Chuck Jones

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    My Cousin Vinny

    Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci

    Released1992

    Directed byJonathan Lynn

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    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell

    Released1997

    Directed byJay Roach

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    Liar Liar

    Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly

    Released1997

    Directed byTom Shadyac

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    Wayne's World

    Alice Cooper, Mike Myers

    Released1992

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

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    The Wedding Singer

    Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler

    Released1998

    Directed byFrank Coraci

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    American Pie

    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

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    The Sandlot

    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

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    Groundhog Day

    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell

    Released1993

    Directed byHarold Ramis

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    Men in Black

    Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1997

    Directed byBarry Sonnenfeld

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    Toy Story

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

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    Home Alone

    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci

    Released1990

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Big Daddy

    Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart

    Released1999

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

    Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham

    Released1999

    Directed byJay Roach

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    A League of Their Own

    Madonna, Tom Hanks

    Released1992

    Directed byPenny Marshall

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    Clueless

    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy

    Released1995

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

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