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1. The Princess Bride (1987)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
Votes: 293,031 | Gross: $30.86M
2. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.
Votes: 188,492 | Gross: $73.33M
3. Cheers (1982–1993)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama
The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.
4. Just Go with It (2011)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Romance
On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend.
Votes: 172,197 | Gross: $103.03M
5. The Holiday (2006)
PG-13 | 138 min | Comedy, Romance
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
Votes: 182,105 | Gross: $63.22M
6. Super Troopers (2001)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.
Votes: 75,933 | Gross: $18.49M
7. Weird Science (1985)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.
Votes: 59,706 | Gross: $16.30M
8. Freaky Friday (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.
Votes: 96,272 | Gross: $110.22M
9. Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Robin Monroe, a New York magazine editor, and the gruff pilot Quinn Harris must put aside their mutual dislike if they are to survive after crash landing on a deserted South Seas island.
Votes: 60,743 | Gross: $74.33M
10. Working Girl (1988)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Votes: 41,041 | Gross: $64.00M
11. Raising Arizona (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintupelets, their lives get more complicated than they anticipated.
Votes: 100,300 | Gross: $22.85M
12. Year One (2009)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy
After being banished from their tribe, two hunter-gatherers encounter Biblical characters and eventually wind up in the city of Sodom.
Votes: 76,614 | Gross: $43.34M
13. My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.
Votes: 97,833 | Gross: $126.81M
14. Four Rooms (1995)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Four interlocking tales that take place in a fading hotel on New Year's Eve.
Writers: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Directors: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval, Jennifer Beals
Votes: 78,027 | Gross: $4.30M
15. Heavy Weights (1995)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole run by a psycho ex-fitness instructor.
Votes: 18,713 | Gross: $17.69M
16. Cop Out (2010)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jimmy's rare baseball card is robbed. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his cop partner Paul to track down the robber, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.
Votes: 75,177 | Gross: $44.87M
17. The Nutty Professor (1996)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Grossly overweight professor Sherman Klump, desperate to lose weight, takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.
Votes: 86,199 | Gross: $128.77M
18. The Golden Child (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A private detective specializing in missing children is charged with the task of finding a special child who dark forces want to eliminate.
Votes: 39,639 | Gross: $79.82M
20. 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: 108,026 | Gross: $63.49M
21. Summer Rental (1985)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy
Jack Chester, a stressed air-traffic controller, takes his family on a beach vacation to Florida but is soon beset by problems, especially when an arrogant sailing champion shows up, who Jack challenges to a race.
R | 104 min | Comedy, Music
Two drag queens and a transsexual travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.
Votes: 36,581 | Gross: $11.06M
23. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
Votes: 89,759 | Gross: $49.23M
24. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Romance, Comedy
An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.
25. Just Like Heaven (2005)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A lonely landscape architect falls for the spirit of the beautiful woman who used to live in his new apartment.
Votes: 82,614 | Gross: $48.29M
26. Reaper (2007–2009)
TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
On his 21st birthday, Sam discovers his parents sold his soul to the devil before birth and he must now be a bounty hunter for the devil until he dies.
27. The Stepford Wives (2004)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller.
Votes: 49,613 | Gross: $59.48M
28. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
23 min | Comedy, Romance
The workplace sitcom "NewsRadio" explores the office politics and interpersonal relationships among the staff of WNYX NewsRadio, New York's #2 news radio station. Beleaguered news director ... See full summary »
29. Hudson Hawk (1991)
R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.
Votes: 43,259 | Gross: $17.22M
30. See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.
Votes: 35,759 | Gross: $46.91M
31. Arthur (1981)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she ... See full summary »
Votes: 21,296 | Gross: $95.46M
32. Forces of Nature (1999)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
A soon-to-be-married man encounters an exciting stranger after his plane suffers an accident on takeoff.
Votes: 26,637 | Gross: $52.88M
33. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime
Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.
Votes: 76,579 | Gross: $51.11M
34. Easy Virtue (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Votes: 16,397 | Gross: $2.66M
35. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A bored suburban housewife, seeking adventure to her life, accidentally gets hit on the head, wakes up with amnesia, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.
Votes: 16,306 | Gross: $27.40M
36. The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
An insurance investigator and an efficency expert who hate each other are both hypnotized by a crooked hypnotist with a jade scorpion into stealing jewels.
Votes: 31,706 | Gross: $7.50M
37. One Fine Day (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left ... See full summary »
Votes: 36,219 | Gross: $46.11M
38. Leatherheads (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.
Votes: 27,619 | Gross: $31.20M
39. Nothing to Lose (1997)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Nick Beam's life couldn't get any worse. He discovers he has been living a lie and is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. So when T. Paul, a carjacker, attempts to rob him, it is the last ... See full summary »
Votes: 36,186 | Gross: $44.46M
40. Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Votes: 12,572 | Gross: $10.98M
42. Hollywood Ending (2002)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
A director is forced to work with his ex-wife, who left him for the boss of the studio bankrolling his new film. But the night before the first day of shooting, he develops a case of psychosomatic blindness.
Votes: 21,534 | Gross: $4.84M
43. Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,427 | Gross: $35.21M
44. Small Time Crooks (2000)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Votes: 31,077 | Gross: $17.07M
45. Black Cat, White Cat (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: 40,663 | Gross: $0.35M
46. Monkey Business (1952)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy
A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.
47. Who's That Girl (1987)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.
Votes: 7,553 | Gross: $7.31M
49. The Lady Eve (1941)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.
50. Avenging Angelo (2002)
R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A woman who has just discovered she is the daughter of a murdered Mafia chieftain seeks revenge, with the aide of her father's faithful bodyguard.