My Favorites: COMEDYby ferbravo2003 | created - 16 Dec 2013 | updated - 04 Feb 2014 | Public
A list of great comedy films of all sort, with a taste for fantasy.
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1. The Nutty Professor (1963)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
To improve his social life, a nerdish professor drinks a potion that temporarily turns him into the handsome, but obnoxious, Buddy Love.
Votes: 13,280 | Gross: $7.63M
2. Young Frankenstein (1974)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Votes: 125,044 | Gross: $86.30M
3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Votes: 419,381 | Gross: $1.23M
Terry Gillian, Terry Jones (Monty Python)
4. Life of Brian (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Votes: 300,131 | Gross: $20.05M
Terry Jones (Monty Python)
5. The Blues Brothers (1980)
R | 133 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
Votes: 155,193 | Gross: $57.23M
6. Airplane! (1980)
PG | 88 min | Comedy
A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.
Votes: 176,053 | Gross: $83.40M
Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
7. Trading Places (1983)
R | 116 min | Comedy
A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Votes: 113,092 | Gross: $90.40M
8. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Votes: 113,049 | Gross: $0.19M
9. Top Secret! (1984)
PG | 90 min | Comedy
Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.
Votes: 50,360 | Gross: $20.50M
Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
10. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 829,043 | Gross: $210.61M
11. The Goonies (1985)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.
Votes: 197,041 | Gross: $61.50M
12. Fright Night (1985)
R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller
When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.
Votes: 48,053 | Gross: $24.92M
13. Brewster's Millions (1985)
PG | 102 min | Comedy
A minor-league baseball player has to spend $30,000,000 in thirty days in order to inherit $300,000,000. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal.
Votes: 30,498 | Gross: $38.80M
14. House (1985)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt.
Votes: 18,918 | Gross: $19.44M
15. Evil Dead II (1987)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.
Votes: 124,960 | Gross: $5.92M
16. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
When a recently-deceased ghost couple find their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them.
Votes: 210,648 | Gross: $73.71M
17. Big (1988)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.
Votes: 165,684 | Gross: $114.97M
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Incompetent police detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
Votes: 126,043 | Gross: $78.04M
19. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
Votes: 115,041 | Gross: $63.49M
20. Amanece, que no es poco (1989)
110 min | Comedy
A village and the crazy situations encountered by its citizens.
Jose Luis Cuerda
21. Going Down in Morocco (1989)
83 min | Comedy
A girl, who lives together with her cousin who earns some money by dealing and her boyfriend who is a policeman, is regularly transporting some drugs from Morocco for her cousin. As all of ... See full summary »
22. El baile del pato (1989)
88 min | Comedy
A magazine writer Carlos, gets dumped by his girlfriend who feels she needs more experiences. in order to avoid depression he goes out with his extravagant, crazy friends and gets thrown into a million bizarre situations.
23. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.
Votes: 321,247 | Gross: $87.73M
24. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 357,860 | Gross: $285.76M
25. Delicatessen (1991)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.
Votes: 70,924 | Gross: $1.79M
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro
26. Life Stinks (1991)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy
A filthy rich businessman bets a corporate rival that he can live on the streets of L.A. without the comforts of home or money, which proves to be tougher than he thought.
Votes: 8,038 | Gross: $4.10M
27. The Addams Family (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle.
Votes: 106,349 | Gross: $113.50M
28. Stay Tuned (1992)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A husband and wife are sucked into a hellish television set and have to survive a gauntlet of twisted versions of shows they find themselves in.
Votes: 8,755 | Gross: $10.74M
29. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A San Francisco poet who fears commitment suspects his girlfriend may not be who she appears.
Votes: 29,626 | Gross: $11.59M
30. Addams Family Values (1993)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The Addams Family try to rescue their beloved uncle Fester from his gold-digging new love, a black widow named Debbie.
Votes: 63,590 | Gross: $48.92M
31. Groundhog Day (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
Votes: 490,426 | Gross: $70.91M
32. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,476,249 | Gross: $107.93M
33. El día de la bestia (1995)
R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A Catholic priest teams up with a Black Metal aficionado and an Italian connoisseur of the occult to avert the birth of the beast, and with it, the end of the world.
Votes: 14,129 | Gross: $0.02M
Alex de la Iglesia
34. The Frighteners (1996)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
After a tragic car accident kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.
Votes: 72,382 | Gross: $16.76M
35. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
Votes: 484,475 | Gross: $57.60M
36. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy
A 1960s hipster secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.
Votes: 195,068 | Gross: $53.88M
37. Liar Liar (1997)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A fast-track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after he turns his son down for the last time.
Votes: 240,669 | Gross: $181.41M
38. The Big Lebowski (1998)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
Votes: 600,695 | Gross: $17.45M
39. Crna macka, beli macor (1998)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Matko is a small time hustler, living by the river Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful gangster Dadan. Dadan has a ... See full summary »
Votes: 44,071 | Gross: $0.35M
40. There's Something About Mary (1998)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.
Votes: 261,666 | Gross: $176.48M
41. Analyze This (1999)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
A comedy about a psychiatrist whose number one patient is an insecure mob boss.
Votes: 131,371 | Gross: $106.89M
42. Muertos de risa (1999)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame.
Alex de la Iglesia
43. La comunidad (2000)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise.
Alex de la Iglesia
44. Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
R | 116 min | Comedy
A nice-guy cop with dissociative identity disorder must protect a woman on the run from a corrupt ex-boyfriend and his associates.
Votes: 198,340 | Gross: $90.57M
45. Bedazzled (2000)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Hopeless dweeb Elliot Richards is granted seven wishes by the Devil to snare Allison, the girl of his dreams, in exchange for his soul.
Votes: 86,750 | Gross: $37.88M
46. Rat Race (2001)
PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy
A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money.
Votes: 98,239 | Gross: $56.62M
47. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 594,601 | Gross: $33.23M
48. Human Nature (2001)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A woman is in love with a man in love with another woman, and all three have designs on a young man raised as an ape.
Votes: 16,157 | Gross: $0.70M
49. Love Actually (2003)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
Votes: 350,748 | Gross: $59.70M
50. Bruce Almighty (2003)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.
Votes: 322,844 | Gross: $242.83M
51. School of Rock (2003)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Music
After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band.
Votes: 226,324 | Gross: $81.26M
52. The Ladykillers (2004)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.
Votes: 89,307 | Gross: $39.80M
53. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
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.
Votes: 433,261 | Gross: $13.54M
54. 50 First Dates (2004)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
Votes: 286,238 | Gross: $120.91M
55. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.
Votes: 107,954 | Gross: $17.11M
56. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Votes: 166,760 | Gross: $51.09M
57. Hot Fuzz (2007)
R | 121 min | Action, Comedy
A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town that's harbouring a dark secret.
Votes: 389,924 | Gross: $23.64M
58. Tropic Thunder (2008)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy
Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.
Votes: 330,512 | Gross: $110.52M
59. The Hangover (2009)
R | 100 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 628,374 | Gross: $277.32M