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My 50 All-Time Favorite Comedy Movies.

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People who added this item 4326 Average listal rating (2858 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 1548 Average listal rating (1022 ratings) 6.3 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 3899 Average listal rating (2581 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
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 1009 Average listal rating (705 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 540 Average listal rating (378 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 857 Average listal rating (555 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7
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 1090 Average listal rating (705 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 355 Average listal rating (233 ratings) 4.2 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 2775 Average listal rating (1778 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 2088 Average listal rating (1310 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 177 Average listal rating (113 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6
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People who added this item 1335 Average listal rating (888 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.2
Old School (2003)
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People who added this item 367 Average listal rating (258 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
Grandma's Boy (2006)
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People who added this item 1859 Average listal rating (1245 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Office Space (1999)
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People who added this item 914 Average listal rating (563 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.5
Accepted (2006)
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People who added this item 2724 Average listal rating (1800 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Dogma (1999)
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People who added this item 92 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.3
Out Cold (2001)
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People who added this item 561 Average listal rating (354 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.9
Joe Dirt (2001)
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People who added this item 1267 Average listal rating (820 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4
Clerks II (2006)
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Dodgeball (2004)
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People who added this item 706 Average listal rating (459 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.4
Van Wilder (2002)
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People who added this item 308 Average listal rating (218 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Fletch (1985)
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People who added this item 633 Average listal rating (400 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 7
Tommy Boy (1995)
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People who added this item 511 Average listal rating (322 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
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People who added this item 1516 Average listal rating (977 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.5
Road Trip (2000)
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People who added this item 499 Average listal rating (312 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.8
Waiting... (2005)
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People who added this item 438 Average listal rating (304 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.6
BASEketball (1998)
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People who added this item 1915 Average listal rating (1247 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
Happy Gilmore (1996)
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People who added this item 478 Average listal rating (332 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 5.7
Encino Man (1992)
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People who added this item 270 Average listal rating (180 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
Life (1999)
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People who added this item 453 Average listal rating (277 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Half Baked (1998)
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People who added this item 1093 Average listal rating (721 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Mallrats (1995)
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People who added this item 1364 Average listal rating (856 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Chasing Amy (1997)
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People who added this item 201 Average listal rating (126 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.7
Son in Law (1993)
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People who added this item 1501 Average listal rating (971 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.1
The Waterboy (1998)
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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: 5 years, 7 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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