30 Great Comedy Movies

No particular order...just 30 movies that will make you laugh all from my collection.
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Dirty Work (1998)
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A loser finds success in the revenge-for-hire business. (82 mins.)
Director: Bob Saget
“ Norm's best work since SNL. Thats not saying much, but his dry sense of humor paired with Artie Lang, with cameos by Chris Farley, Chevy Chase, and many others. This movie may not the best acted or have the best plot, but you will laugh. Most likely a lot. ” - tisdalac
The Hangover (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding. (100 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ Everyone knows this one. A great movie with some actors that were not as well know before this, unless people know Zach from his hilarious stand-up. This movie really was well done and very funny. Its a joke after the next after the next, and will definitely make you laugh. And Mike Tyson sings Phil Collins, that's a reason to see it alone. ” - tisdalac
Blazing Saddles (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. (93 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ A classic comedy. If you haven't seen this, come on. Gene Wilder and Cleavon Little are fantastic. Its a great Mel Brooks movie, and if you like movies and haven't seen this yet, see it. Now. ” - tisdalac
Spaceballs (1987)
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Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them. (96 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ Same as with Blazing Saddles. Great Mel Brooks movie. You see Rick Moranis as the evil Dark Helmet. As surprising as it sounds, it works perfectly. This movie is a great spoof of Star Wars. Another one I have to say, if you like movies and haven't seen it. See it now. ” - tisdalac
Fanboys (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace before its release. (90 mins.)
Director: Kyle Newman
“ A movie about star wars geeks that travel across country to see Episode 1 of star wars before it comes out, by sneaking into Lucas' Ranch. With great cameos by William Shatner, Seth Rogen, Danny McBride just to name a few. For those star wars fans, this movie will make a lot of sense, to those who are not...you will still laugh a lot. ” - tisdalac
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
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A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ Great British comedy. The first big time movie by Nick Frost and Simon Pegg since their TV show Spaced. This zombie comedy is a wonderful spoof on the Romero "of the dead" movies. With beating a zombie to Queen to the repeat of lines in the movie that work so well throughout. This movie is one of favorites. ” - tisdalac
Club Dread (2004)
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When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it. (104 mins.)
“ Everyone knows Super Troopers. But this technically third movie by Broken Lizard, after Puddle Cruiser and Super Troopers, is a great spoof on horror movies. By makings the mistakes in all horror movies people yell at the screen for, the cast of Broken Lizard do a fantastic job of hiding the killer and waiting for the right moment to show who it is. All of the characters change their persona from Super Troopers, which makes the movie, just that much more interesting. ” - tisdalac
The Big Lebowski (1998)
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"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ The Dude Abides. We all know this movie. It wonderful, its amazing. Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buschemi. Even a Tara Reid cameo. While she is still hot and didn't completely disappear from the movie radar. See this movie. Its incredible. Grab a white russian and watch and laugh. ” - tisdalac
BASEketball (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team. (103 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
“ The guys who make South Park make a movie. And as expected, its dirty, crazy, but hilarious. They do a great job with making a movie that is clearly not about plot. Its just a fun movie. Some people may not like it at all. But if you watch it and try it, you will laugh. I am sure you will laugh. ” - tisdalac
Cool Runnings (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team. (98 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
“ This is a great movie. Its about a Jamacian bobsled team. Come on, how can you not like that. Its a very funny movie, just trust me on that. You will laugh at it. ” - tisdalac
So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
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A San Francisco poet who fears commitment suspects his girlfriend may not be who she appears. (93 mins.)
Director: Thomas Schlamme
“ On of the early Mike Myers movies. And his first playing a duel role. It's a very funny movie, and actually pretty well written. Its fun to watch, and mike myers as his own very irish father, is fantastic. I laugh everytime he talks. This may not be the most well-known movie on this list, but it will definitely make you laugh. ” - tisdalac
Airheads (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head DJ refuses to play them. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Lehmann
“ Airheads is a great movie with a lot of funny actors in it. If you don't like adam sandler's comedy, there's brendon fraiser, chris farley, even a younger david arquette. And so many more. This movie is just funny in every way. I find this as one of my favorite ever. A bunch of rockers hijack a radio station just to get their song on the air, and all hell breaks lose. Its just funny. Watch it. You will laugh. ” - tisdalac
PCU (1994)
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A high school senior visits college for the weekend, and stays at the wildest house on campus in this classic tale of anti-political-correctness. (79 mins.)
Director: Hart Bochner
“ Hilarious movie about college life. Like an animal house for the 90s. Jeremy Piven and David Spade as some polar opposite college students. One trying to enjoy the life and keep their house, the other a rich stuck up snob. Take a guess which is which. It is a funny movie that is not always the most popular. But again, it will make you laugh, and isn't that the point of a comedy. ” - tisdalac
Tommy Boy (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An incompetent, immature, and dimwitted heir to an auto parts factory must save the business to keep it out of the hands of his new, con-artist relatives and big business. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
“ Its great. Chris Farley and David Spade. Opposites that make for a great film. I can watch this movie over and over again, and I have before. Laughing each time I watch it. Those two just have such a great time together, just as in Black Sleep, but Tommy Boy is much better in my opinion. ” - tisdalac
Beer League (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An unemployed slacker inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league. (86 mins.)
“ All I can say is Artie Lange makes things funny. Hes a sarcastic ass. And it works in this movie. Simply premise, but thanks to him, it can easily make me laugh. ” - tisdalac
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The owner of a Miami restaurant indebted to the mob institutes a contest to see what waiter can earn the most money in one night. (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin Heffernan
“ Another Broken Lizard movie. I wasn't too sure when I first saw the preview, but after watching it, I was laughing hard at most of the movie. It may be another waiting table movie, but its so much better than Waiting for some of the others. It's just a great funny movie that works. Most people know Super Troopers and Beerfest from these guys, but I wanted to show the world the other two. ” - tisdalac
Saving Silverman (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman. (90 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ Steve Zahn and Jack Black are hilarious in this comedy. Jason Biggs does do a great job of being the loser who gets married to the bitch Amanda Peet. She looks great in this movie, and the duo of Black and Zahn make this movie. And make is hysterical. ” - tisdalac
Clerks (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof. (92 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
“ The Kevin Smith classic. The first sighting of Jay and Silent Bob. Its a simply made, cheap, black and white movie. But there is almost no way to watch it without laughing. It is without a doubt not for kids. A lot of the conversations are dirty and raunchy, but they are great. Any movie where a conversation about snowballing can be as funny as it is, needs to be put of this list. ” - tisdalac
Hot Shots! (1991)
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A parody of Top Gun in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers. (84 mins.)
Director: Jim Abrahams
“ Charlie Sheen before he went crazy. This spoof movie, like the naked gun movies is very funny and hilarious. Random, for sure, but you will laugh. ” - tisdalac
Idiocracy (2006)
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Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive. (84 mins.)
Director: Mike Judge
“ Alright. This movie is beyond dumb. I know this. But when luke wilson is the smartest guy on the planet with Terry Crews as the president, you have to be curious. I watched this movie when someone told me to, and I tried it. At first I was wondering why am I watching this, but after a little bit, I started to really enjoy it and laugh a lot. It is truly a funny movie, maybe not great, but funny indeed. ” - tisdalac
Up (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. (96 mins.)
“ I had to put at least one of these CGI movies on here. And this was one of my favorites. I thought it was a great movie in general, and very funny. I found my laughing at parts that I had to rewind to catch what I missed. After the first little bit of very sad movie, it really picks up and is just a very funny movie. There are lots of these types of movies that are funny, like Toy Story's, and almost all Pixar movies. Watch most of them, they are great, but watch Up first. Its great. ” - tisdalac
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off. (97 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
“ Another classic 80s comedy. It just makes me laugh. I can't really explain why sometimes, but it is hilarious. Two goofs trying to hide the fact that their boss is dead creates a great comedy. Just don't watch the second one, it is just poor. ” - tisdalac
Pineapple Express (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A process server and his marijuana dealer wind up on the run from hitmen and a corrupt police officer after he witnesses his dealer's boss murder a competitor while trying to serve papers on him. (111 mins.)
“ Ill admit, I have lost some interest in Seth Rogen as of late, but he is fantastic in this movie. However, James Franco and Danny McBride make me laugh in almost anything they are in. They are great in this movie. This movie really works, and you don't even have to be stoned to enjoy it. Its just funny, no matter what your interests are. With the cameos in it and the great acting done by everyone, it makes it a great movie. And did i mention hilarious. ” - tisdalac
Major Payne (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A recently discharged Major, finds himself commanding a group of mismatched Cadets. (95 mins.)
Director: Nick Castle
“ This movie really works for Damon Waynes. It may be more of a kids movie, but adults will love it. I watched this recently and laughed, a lot. As a strict instructor for the Junior ROTC, Waynes makes everything just great. The kids are really not all that funny, or make the movie better at all. Its all the acting of Waynes that makes this movie very funny. ” - tisdalac
Billy Madison (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In order to inherit his fed up father's hotel empire, an immature and lazy man must repeat grades 1-12 all over again. (89 mins.)
Director: Tamra Davis
“ It a classic...you all have seen it. I would hope. Its adam sandler's best in my option. Only slightly higher than Happy Gilmore. But, both are fantastic and hilarious. If you haven't seen either, watch them both. They are great and this is before adam really got serious with his movies and he enjoyed being silly and seem to actually have fun with making movies. ” - tisdalac
Bulworth (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture. (108 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
“ This movie with Warren Betty may not be a true comedy all the way through. But it will make you laugh. It is also a great movie in general. Betty being a senator that starts to lose his mind and loses control of himself. Hearing Betty rap in a campaign is just wonderful. I can't stop laughing at it. Haven't you heard of the song Ghetto Superstar. Well, this is the movie it came from. ” - tisdalac
Death at a Funeral (2007)
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Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family. (87 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ The british version is amazing. With great acting and a plot that is just out of control. With everything from drugged out naked people, to midgets, all at a funeral. It is a great movie and very funny. Thats all you need to know. See this movie. ” - tisdalac
Mars Attacks! (1996)
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Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor. (106 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Tim Burton decided to do and alien invasion movie. How can it not be good. Well, it isn't really all that good. But with all of the great actors in it. The crazy plot, and the aliens that can make you laugh. It a great cult classic, that you will either love or hate. I love it, and I think its great and very funny. ” - tisdalac
Scary Movie (2000)
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A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer. (88 mins.)
“ The one really good spoof of the horror movie genre. Scary movie two was ok, but after that, all these epic and disaster movies were just terrible. But this first scary movie was great. It was very funny and very well done. There are some parts that are just nasty and maybe not the funniest, but this movie in a whole, was hilarious. ” - tisdalac
Clue (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery. (94 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
“ Clue. Yes, based on the board game. With all of the characters. The best being Tim Curry as the Butler. He does a great job of being a little bit overly eccentric. There are a lot of great characters and actors in this movie. It is a really funny movie, that a lot of people have sadly not seen. I would recommend it. Maybe not the funniest on this list, but I'd say a must see none the less. ” - tisdalac