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My 50 All-Time Favorite Comedy Movies.

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People who added this item 4142 Average listal rating (2794 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.9
I really love the comedy movie genre, and, when trying to devise my ultimate favorite comedy movie list, I couldn't think of a movie that has made me laugh more times in my life and can still make me laugh than this movie. Jim Carrey is such a great physical comedian, and it shines in this movie.
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People who added this item 1487 Average listal rating (997 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
When Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back came out, I wasn't very schooled in the comedy of Kevin Smith. In fact, the only ViewAskew movie I had seen was Dogma, so it's no wonder that I didn't actually get that many of the characters popping up in this film were from other movies in the ViewAskewniverse. My friends and I thought this movie was hilarious; we must have watched it a hundred times the first year or so after it came out on DVD.
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People who added this item 3739 Average listal rating (2529 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
There's no denying the comedic firepower of Steve Carell, Seth Rogen, and Paul Rudd. Steve Carell pulls this role off without a hitch, a performance I don't think is hyperbole to call comic genius. So many good quotes and funny moments from this movie.
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People who added this item 909 Average listal rating (679 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.5
This is my favorite comedy of the 1980s. Eddie Murphy was in his prime and Dan Aykroyd was as funny as ever. I do enjoy the commentary this film attempts to make Nature versus Nurture and role upbringing and environment plays in the way humans make decisions and conduct themselves. Despite the underlying message, this is a very funny movie all the way through, and one I can watch over and over. (Also, I love the cameo of the Duke brothers at the end of Coming to America)
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People who added this item 521 Average listal rating (369 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
I remember the fist time I watched super troopers. I was a freshmen in college, so 19 years old or so. I remember laughing so hard all the way through. These Broken Lizard guys are really, really funny. I've thoroughly enjoyed everything they've done since (Beerfest, The Dukes of Hazzard, and The Slammin Salmon were all hilarious). I've probably seen this movie over 50 times, and it never fails to incite laughter.
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People who added this item 814 Average listal rating (543 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
Uncle Buck (1989)
To echo the note I wrote in 80s comedy list I really love John Hughes movies and any movie with John Candy. The two together is comedy gold as far as I'm concerned. This movie is so funny from start to finish; Candy brings such a comedic presence to the screen. Uncle Buck is a very close second to Trading Places as my favorite comedy from the 1980s.
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People who added this item 1002 Average listal rating (679 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.6
Idiocracy (2006)
What a great premise! I find it rare that a premise-funny movie actually delivers on the comedy all the way through, but Idiocracy definitely succeeds. Dax Shepard, Maya Rudolph, Terry Crewes are hysterical, and, for who Joe Bauers is supposed to be, Luke Wilson may have been the perfect choice. All in all, great movie!
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People who added this item 338 Average listal rating (221 ratings) 4.3 IMDB Rating 4.4
Bio-Dome (1996)
I wrote a note about this film in the list of my favorite 90s comedies. I concede that Bio-Dome may not be the 8th funniest movie of all time, and, in a vacuum, I can't say I would like this movie nearly as much as I do. Nevertheless, I love this film! We had this on VHS when I was a kid, so, needless to say, I watched it over and over. I still watch it every year on Earth Day and laugh every single time. Tribal!
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People who added this item 2648 Average listal rating (1739 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7
Knocked Up (2007)
Hard to argue that Judd Apatow isn't the king of 2000s comedy, and, as such, it shouldn't be a surprise that another Apatow flick cracks the top 10. Knocked up is so funny, and I love that so many of the actors from the Apatow universe show up in this one. This movie delivers on so many levels and delivers real laughs all the way through. Could've done without the crowning scene though...
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People who added this item 2003 Average listal rating (1284 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 6.3
This really is the best and funniest of the American Pie series. The first two were, eh, okay, but American Wedding really packs the most serious and sincere comedic punch. The characters have really grown up since the first American Pie movie, and so has the writing. It's more heartfelt and genuine, but with the same characters you love to laugh at from the first two movies. The Finch and Stifler rivalry is as funny as ever, and who can forget the scene when Stifler eats the "chocolate"? I laugh just thinking about it.
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People who added this item 167 Average listal rating (111 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6
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People who added this item 1294 Average listal rating (871 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.2
Old School (2003)
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People who added this item 349 Average listal rating (253 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
Grandma's Boy (2006)
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People who added this item 1769 Average listal rating (1218 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Office Space (1999)
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People who added this item 866 Average listal rating (554 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.5
Accepted (2006)
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People who added this item 2648 Average listal rating (1785 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Dogma (1999)
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People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.3
Out Cold (2001)
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People who added this item 542 Average listal rating (347 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.9
Joe Dirt (2001)
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People who added this item 1210 Average listal rating (798 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
Clerks II (2006)
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People who added this item 2187 Average listal rating (1497 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
Dodgeball (2004)
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People who added this item 668 Average listal rating (446 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.4
Van Wilder (2002)
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People who added this item 3164 Average listal rating (2092 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7
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People who added this item 289 Average listal rating (215 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Fletch (1985)
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People who added this item 610 Average listal rating (397 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 7
Tommy Boy (1995)
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People who added this item 482 Average listal rating (314 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
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People who added this item 1460 Average listal rating (957 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.5
Road Trip (2000)
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People who added this item 474 Average listal rating (302 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.8
Waiting... (2005)
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People who added this item 415 Average listal rating (293 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.6
BASEketball (1998)
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People who added this item 451 Average listal rating (301 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.4
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People who added this item 1818 Average listal rating (1217 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
Happy Gilmore (1996)
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People who added this item 457 Average listal rating (324 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 5.7
Encino Man (1992)
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People who added this item 250 Average listal rating (173 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
Life (1999)
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People who added this item 439 Average listal rating (272 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Half Baked (1998)
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People who added this item 1054 Average listal rating (705 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Mallrats (1995)
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People who added this item 1301 Average listal rating (835 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4
Chasing Amy (1997)
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People who added this item 189 Average listal rating (119 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.6
Son in Law (1993)
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People who added this item 1436 Average listal rating (951 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.1
The Waterboy (1998)
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People who added this item 298 Average listal rating (204 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
Black Sheep (1996)
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This is it...after compiling a list of my favorite comedy movies for the 80s, 90s, and 2000s, I've finally arrived at the final list of favorite comedy movies. Here they are, my 50 all-time favorite comedy movies.

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Posted: 4 years, 5 months ago at Nov 27 20:41
I agree with your comment on American Wedding.
You should throw Chasing Amy a lot higher ;)

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