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on 29 May 2012 08:39

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The Best Modern Comedy Films

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1. Tommy Boy (1995)
Chris Farley was a comedic genius. No one can match him in physical/slapstick comedy. Farley and Spade would have been the best comedic duo of my generation if Farley hadn't died at such a young age. R.I.P. Tommy Boy still to this day is the funniest movie I've even seen.

People who added this item 1453  Average listal rating (962 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.9 
2. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
The movie is a 90 minute dick and fart joke. and it is hilarious. some of the funniest and most quotable one liners ever are in this flick. don't miss it.
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People who added this item 2137  Average listal rating (1442 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.7 
3. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
easily the best performance of ben stillers career. he is perfect in this movie. Vince Vaughn plays himself as always but this is one of his best outings. and the supporting cast is hilarious: Justin Long, Alan Tudyk, rip torn, etc.

People who added this item 1189  Average listal rating (770 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
4. Clerks II (2006)
this movie is not only hilarious and full of dirty jokes about ass to mouth and beastiality...but it has heart too. I just now realized how funny that last sentence is when read aloud. see this movie. this is Kevin Smith at the top of his game.

People who added this item 1985  Average listal rating (1320 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.3 
5. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
easily will ferrells funniest movie by a wide margin. and the supporting cast are hilarious as well. Steve Carrell, paul rudd etc.

People who added this item 3258  Average listal rating (2177 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 7.3 
6. Borat (2006)
if you enjoy watching dumb people get fucked with and outsmarted by a comedic genius pretending to be a middle-eastern idiot...then you'll love this movie too. it's a classic.

People who added this item 1271  Average listal rating (837 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.2 
7. Old School (2003)
luke wilson, vince vaughn and will ferrell are the perfect comedic trio in this gutbustingly hilarious romp about sex, fake fraternities and moving on after getting out of shitty relationships.

People who added this item 840  Average listal rating (568 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.4 
8. The Dictator (2012)
just saw sacha baron cohens latest hilarious comedy. the guy is brilliant. he has such a unique brand of humor that can only be categorized as 'sacha baron cohen'. this film is an instant modern day classic.

People who added this item 953  Average listal rating (623 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 5.9 
9. Grown Ups (2010)
lots of people hated this movie. i thought it was pretty damn funny. and what an awesome cast: adam sandler, david spade, kevin james, chris rock and rob schneider. the movie is just about a group of old buddies hanging out over the weekend and having fun...that's it. there's no real plot or crisis in this movie. it's just about cracking jokes and having fun. more comedies should take a page from 'Grown ups' many of them try to throw together week stories and plots when they should just focus on jokes and having fun.

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10. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Jim carreys funniest movie. easily. he is so over the top in this. no other actor could have gave the performance he did in this movie. it was perfect.

People who added this item 3298  Average listal rating (2255 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
11. The Hangover (2009)
from the writer/director of road trip and old school (both of those movies are also on this list) comes a movie about a night in vegas that no one can remember..not because of binge drinking but because of....I won't spoil it for you. go see this movie. it's hilarious. the cast is like a seamless comedy machine. the worked perfectly together to make this modern day comedic master piece.

People who added this item 3369  Average listal rating (2330 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
12. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
the only reason this movie (which also happens to be my favorite movie) isn't higher on this list is because it isn't just a comedy. it's a horror/comedy. having said that this is one of the funniest movies I've ever seen. simon pegg and nick frost are my favorite comedic duo. everything they do together turns to gold. some examples other than this movie would be the british TV show Spaced, and the movies Hot Fuzz and Paul.
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13. Superbad (2007)
Easily Jonah Hill and Michael Cera's funniest movie for either of their careers. and most likely the funniest movie either one of them will ever make. I predict that at some point in their careers they will have to go back to the well and make a Superbad 2. You heard it here first. Juban22's random note on a random list. written in may 2012.

People who added this item 2552  Average listal rating (1723 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.9 
14. Hot Fuzz (2007)
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People who added this item 3648  Average listal rating (2436 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
15. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

People who added this item 3094  Average listal rating (2027 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
16. Wedding Crashers (2005)

People who added this item 1416  Average listal rating (923 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.5 
17. Road Trip (2000)

People who added this item 2570  Average listal rating (1676 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.9 
18. Rush Hour (1998)

People who added this item 4569  Average listal rating (3076 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
19. American Pie (1999)

People who added this item 1777  Average listal rating (1169 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.6 
20. EuroTrip (2004)

People who added this item 1539  Average listal rating (996 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
21. Pineapple Express (2008)

People who added this item 502  Average listal rating (363 ratings) 4.8  IMDB Rating 5.4 
22. Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)

People who added this item 1786  Average listal rating (1171 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating
23. Happy Gilmore (1996)


 

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