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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

2. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, John Landis | Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

3. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

6.6
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61 Metascore

At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Writers: Drake Sather, Ben Stiller, John Hamburg | Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

4. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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90 Metascore

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

5. Wayne's World (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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53 Metascore

Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.

Writers: Mike Myers, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere

6. Hot Rod (2007)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

6.7
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43 Metascore

Self-proclaimed stuntman Rod Kimble is preparing for the jump of his life - to clear fifteen buses to raise money for his abusive stepfather Frank's life-saving heart operation.

Writer: Pam Brady | Director: Akiva Schaffer | Stars: Andy Samberg, Isla Fisher, Ian McShane, Jorma Taccone

7. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.2
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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

8. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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42 Metascore

Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.

Writers: Michael Showalter, David Wain | Director: David Wain | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau

9. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.3
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89 Metascore

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Peter Baynham, Dan Mazer, Todd Phillips | Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

10. A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy

6.2
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26 Metascore

Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.

Writers: Steve Koren, Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan | Directors: John Fortenberry, Amy Heckerling | Stars: Chris Kattan, Will Ferrell, Raquel Gardner, Viveca Paulin

11. Coneheads (1993)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Aliens with conical crania come to Earth to observe human life.

Writers: Tom Davis, Dan Aykroyd, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Robert Knott, Jonathan Penner

12. Good Burger (1997)

PG | 103 min | Comedy

5.6
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Two dim-witted teenage boys, are forced to save the fast-food restaurant they work at from going out of business, despite a new-and-improved burger joint opening across the street that want to be the "Top Dog" in the fast food industry.

Writers: Dan Schneider, Kevin Kopelow, Heath Seifert | Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad, Abe Vigoda

13. Wayne's World 2 (1993)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Music

6.1
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The inseparable duo try to organize a rock concert while Wayne must fend off a record producer who has an eye for his girlfriend.

Writers: Mike Myers, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Christopher Walken, Tia Carrere

14. Superstar (1999)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy

4.9
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42 Metascore

A nerdy Catholic schoolgirl, Mary Katherine Gallagher, dreams of superstardom.

Writers: Molly Shannon, Steve Koren | Director: Bruce McCulloch | Stars: Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell, Elaine Hendrix, Harland Williams

15. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

16. The Mighty Boosh (2003– )

27 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.4
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher

17. Bean (1997)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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52 Metascore

The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.

Writers: Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis, Robin Driscoll | Director: Mel Smith | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Pamela Reed

18. Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.8
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Elwood must reunite the old band, with a few new members, and go on another "Mission from God."

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, John Landis | Director: John Landis | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman, Walter Levine, Tom Davis

19. Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Musical, Adventure

5.1
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31 Metascore

Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make ... See full summary »

Writer: Louis C.K. | Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, J.B. Smoove, Jennifer Coolidge

20. Mama's Family (1983–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the ... See full summary »

Stars: Vicki Lawrence, Beverly Archer, Ken Berry, Dorothy Lyman

21. Little Britain (2003–2006)

29 min | Comedy

7.7
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Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain.

Stars: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker, Paul Putner

22. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Two comedians, average nobodies, and celebrity guest stars perform bizarre low-budget comedy sketches.

Creators: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Bob Odenkirk, John C. Reilly

23. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Horror

8.5
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

24. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

PG-13 | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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64 Metascore

The dimwitted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Writers: Mike Judge, Joe Stillman, Brian Mulroney | Directors: Mike Judge, Mike de Seve, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan | Stars: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Cloris Leachman

25. Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Music

5.3
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Kevin and Perry are two 15-year-old boys whose desperation to lose their virginity is so great that it inspires a sort of awe. In the rare moments when they're not thinking about girls, ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Enfield, Dave Cummings | Director: Ed Bye | Stars: Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, Rhys Ifans, Laura Fraser

26. A Mighty Wind (2003)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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81 Metascore

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.

Writers: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy | Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, Jim Moret

27. The Kids in the Hall (1988–1994)

25 min | Comedy

8.5
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The TV series of the Canadian sketch comedy troupe that, more often than not, puts bizarre, unique, and insane twists in their skits.

Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

28. Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (2010– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.5
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See Dr. Steve learn about restaurants, spend time with his family, conquer his fears, and more. Featuring guest appearances by Jan Skylar, Wayne Skylar, and David Liebe Hart.

Creators: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim | Stars: John C. Reilly, Doug Foster, Carol Kraft, Tim Heidecker

29. Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995–1998)

822 min | Comedy

8.5
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This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

Creators: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

30. The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

6.9
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Canada's most famous hosers, Bob and Doug McKenzie, get jobs at the Elsinore Brewery, only to learn that something is rotten with the state of it.

Writers: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Steve De Jarnatt | Directors: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas | Stars: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Max von Sydow, Paul Dooley

31. The Ladies Man (2000)

R | 84 min | Comedy

5.1
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22 Metascore

The Saturday Night Live character gets a big screen treatment.

Writers: Tim Meadows, Dennis McNicholas, Andrew Steele | Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Tim Meadows, Karyn Parsons, Billy Dee Williams, John Witherspoon

32. That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006– )

Comedy

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Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, James Bachman, Mark Evans

33. It's Pat (1994)

PG-13 | 77 min | Comedy

2.6
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The comedic misadventures of a person of indeterminable gender.

Writers: Julia Sweeney, Jim Emerson, Stephen Hibbert | Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Julia Sweeney, Dave Foley, Charles Rocket, Kathy Griffin

34. Little Britain USA (2008– )

Comedy | Active

7.7
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Stars: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker, Brett Gentile

35. Run Ronnie Run (2002)

R | 86 min | Comedy

6.4
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A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.

Writers: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Scott Aukerman, BJ Porter, Brian Posehn | Director: Troy Miller | Stars: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Bruce Taylor, Leon Lamar

36. The State (1993–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Each episode contains 30 minutes of extremely bizarre and funny sketch comedy performed by THE STATE, an 11 member sketch comedy troupe who wrote and starred in various sketches seen throughout the program.

Creators: Kevin Allison, Jonathan K. Bendis, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Kerri Kenney, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Michael Showalter, Steven Starr, David Wain | Stars: Kevin Allison, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek

37. Mr. D (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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Creators: Gerry Dee, Michael Volpe | Stars: Gerry Dee, Jonathan Torrens, Lauren Hammersley, Booth Savage

38. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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As the title suggests, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" is less of a specific format than a 'coat-hanger' for short sketches, starring the comical duo in various, recurring or unique roles: ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

39. And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.6
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An anthology of Monty Python's best sketches from their 1st & 2nd seasons of their original TV show.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

40. The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)

91 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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The notorious fictional town of Royston Vasey is under threat and its inhabitants are forced to leave.

Writers: Jeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith | Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Michael Sheen

41. Cheech & Chong's Animated Movie (2013)

R | 84 min | Animation, Comedy

4.6
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You're not hallucinating (but they are)... It's the legendary toker jokers Cheech & Chong as you've never seen them before -- in their very first Animated Movie. Catch the buzz as their ... See full summary »

Writers: Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin | Directors: Branden Chambers, Eric D. Chambers | Stars: Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin

42. The Groove Tube (1974)

X | 75 min | Comedy

5.9
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A collection of skits that make fun of 1970s television, featuring early appearances by Chevy Chase and Richard Belzer.

Writers: Lane Sarasohn, Ken Shapiro | Director: Ken Shapiro | Stars: Ken Shapiro, Richard Belzer, Chevy Chase, Buzzy Linhart

43. The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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A skit based show with Benny Hill, often containing smutty humour.

Stars: Benny Hill, Henry McGee, Jackie Wright, Bob Todd

44. Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)

R | 89 min | Comedy

6.8
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A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.

Writers: Norm Hiscock, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, Scott Thompson | Director: Kelly Makin | Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

45. Stella (2005– )

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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A sketch comedy show that follows the absurd adventures of Michael, Michael and David.

Creators: Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain | Stars: Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain, Heidi Neurauter

46. Jam (2000– )

24 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

8.4
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A surreal, ambient mix of bleak comedy sketches.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Amelia Bullmore, David Cann, Julia Davis

47. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

R | 77 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marty Feldman, Angus James, David Lipscomb | Directors: Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman

48. Stuart Saves His Family (1995)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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A self-help advocate struggles to put his dysfunctional family in its place.

Writer: Al Franken | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Al Franken, Laura San Giacomo, Vincent D'Onofrio, Shirley Knight

49. Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008– )

Comedy

7.3
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"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expands into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Kenan Thompson, Bill Hader

50. Mr. Bill's Real Life Adventures (1986)

Not Rated | 43 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.9
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Creator: Walter Williams | Director: Jim Drake | Stars: Peter Scolari, Christopher Burton, Shelley Duvall, Lenore Kasdorf