Skip to comments.The Best Comedy Movies?
Posted on 11/24/2012 12:49:34 PM PST by MNDude
What are your three favorite comedy movies?
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines
(or about anything with the Marx Brothers)
That is a great movie. "Serpentine Shel! Serpentine!"
“A Christmas Story”
“Fright Night” (1985)
“The Longest Yard” (1974)
“It Happened One Night”
“A Guide For The Married Man”
I like the oldies:
Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House.
The More the Merrier.
A Christmas Story
Monty python Search for the Holy Grail
History of the World pt 1
So many more, but these I can watch over and over again.
I just remembered: “Young Frankenstein”
Also forgot about “The Gods Must Be Crazy” until I saw it mentioned. It was one of the few to make me laugh when I didn’t even want to.
Both Gods Must Be Crazy movies are great!
its a mad mad mad mad world is #1 and I agree with a lot of the others.
I think Tom Cruise did his best performance ever in “Tropic Thunder”
I have a difficult time saying one particular flick is funnier than another...it depends on the mood one is in. For instance, I find Woody Allen’s “Zelig” very funny, but many people would not. They’d just consider it weird.
I also like “This is Spinal Tap”, “A Mighty Wind”, “Best in Show”, and “For Your Consideration”, but some people to whom I have recommended these pictures have watched them with a straight face and never cracked a smile.
So here are a few that I have enjoyed and believe many others would, too...they’re not necessarily “niche comedy” movies.
Funny Well Known Films:
“Murder By Death”
“Monty Python & The Holy Grail”
Any Naked Gun or Airplane! film
Now...very funny films you may NOT have seen, but are good:
“Amazon Women on the Moon”
I really lost it when Shelly noticed the Kennedy signed photo with the Bay of Pigs reference.
The Gods Must Be Crazy
La Cage aux Folles
My New Partner
The Frisco Kid - Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford
I could not possibly narrow it down to three, but some not mentioned yet:
National Lampoon’s Animal House
A Fish Called Wanda
Singing in the Rain
And Now for Something Completely Different
I’m All Right Jack
“Mad Mad World” is good...it was re-made, in a sense, with a funny film called “Rat Race”...if you haven’t seen it but liked Mad Mad World, I recommend it.
Another flick, like MMW, that has lots of stars chasing after a treasure. :)
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum
The Flim Flam Man