Good for a laugh..by smits59 | created - 22 Apr 2011 | updated - 07 Jul 2012 | Public
Movies that will leave you with a smile
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1. Adam's Rib (1949)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.
2. 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: 88,161 | Gross: $37.88M
Has the devil ever been lovelier?
3. Blazing Saddles (1974)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Western
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
Votes: 108,992 | Gross: $119.50M
Mel Brooks makes a farce of the west
4. The Blues Brothers (1980)
R | 133 min | Adventure, 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: 158,862 | Gross: $57.23M
Ladies and gentlemen, the sound of funny
5. Cat Ballou (1965)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Votes: 11,658 | Gross: $20.67M
Lee Marvin; drunk as a skunk and funny as hell
6. Chicken Run (2000)
G | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a cockerel apparently flies into a chicken farm, the chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.
Votes: 155,908 | Gross: $106.83M
A most funny remake of Stalag 17; yes that is possible
7. The Court Jester (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king.
Once upon a time there was a funny man named Danny Kay
8. Dave (1993)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.
Votes: 43,819 | Gross: $63.27M
Just a feelgood comedy
9. Donovan's Reef (1963)
Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy.
Wayne, Marvin, a war and still lots of laughs
PG | 95 min | Comedy, War
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Votes: 393,194 | Gross: $0.28M
Intens and black, a wonderful satire
11. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.
Votes: 274,299 | Gross: $70.14M
One for the young at hearts
12. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.
Votes: 26,371 | Gross: $12.00M
Aren't they lovely? And funny too!
13. The General (1926)
Not Rated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
This goes without saying: dry whit surviving the ages
14. Ghostbusters (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Votes: 306,749 | Gross: $238.63M
Don't worry, they'll make a mess alright
15. The Great Dictator (1940)
G | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
Thank god it's just a comedy, something like this could never happen in real live (made in 1939!)
16. Groundhog Day (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
Votes: 510,726 | Gross: $70.91M
Watch again and again (what else?)
17. Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy
"Rambo" parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams.
Votes: 74,682 | Gross: $38.91M
Just too many laughs not to include in a funny list
18. The Inspector General (1949)
Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A town's corrupt officials think a fool is actually an investigator in disguise.
Who's who? Well Kay is not, or is he?
20. The Ladykillers (1955)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
Gues what the little lady does to these ugly fellows?
21. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.
Always go for the real stuff, not fakes (or remakes)
22. Modern Times (1936)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
Votes: 174,974 | Gross: $0.16M
Tragic, comic, wonderful
23. Mon Oncle (1958)
Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy
Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings.
Don't worry if you don't speak french, Tati does hardly so
24. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.
Votes: 688,476 | Gross: $289.92M
Look at these guys, not scared yet? OK your old enough to enjoy this!
25. The Mouse That Roared (1959)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose, but things don't go according to plan.
Whatch this Yanks!
26. My Cousin Vinny (1992)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime
Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.
Votes: 91,644 | Gross: $52.93M
Marisa will you marry me?
27. Your Past Is Showing (1957)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy
A very British comedy about a blackmailer and his victims.
What have you got to hide? Nothing? Are you sure? OK go ahead and watch this.
28. Never on Sunday (1960)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated.
Don't disturb the natives, they'll disturb you.
29. Paint Your Wagon (1969)
PG-13 | 164 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Two unlikely prospector partners share the same wife in a California gold rush mining town.
Votes: 10,396 | Gross: $31.68M
Heaven is goodbye, I've got to watch this movie
30. The Paper (1994)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
New York City tabloid Editor Henry is faced with tough decisions while he faces several serious life challenges, and a tempting job offer.
Votes: 11,504 | Gross: $38.82M
Stress, sabotage, Glenn getting shot? Yes this is a comedy!
31. Paper Moon (1973)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Votes: 33,680 | Gross: $30.93M
Beautiful performances by both O'Nealls, but she blows him away.
32. The Reivers (1969)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures.
Scoundrel is as scoundrel does.
33. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor.
Votes: 29,139 | Gross: $12.00M
Born to blow your skirt away Monroe plays the blond of her live
34. Shrek (2001)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.
Votes: 525,727 | Gross: $267.67M
Don't let your kids watch this, they might get ideas
35. Silver Streak (1976)
PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train.
Even the train is smiling, after some action and romance.
36. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Romance
When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
Votes: 206,139 | Gross: $25.00M
Spats Columbo heats up the lives of Lemmon and Curtis. Or could it be Monroe that does the heating?
37. Sons of the Desert (1933)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy
When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way.
Honolulu Baby where'd you get that smile? Watching Laurel and Hardy of course!
38. The Sting (1973)
PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.
Votes: 205,968 | Gross: $159.60M
Why do you think the theme-song is The Entertainer? One of the best ever!
39. Topkapi (1964)
Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A conman gets mixed up with a group of thieves who plan to rob an Istanbul museum to retrieve a jeweled dagger.
When Melina says you cheat... you cheat. Big Time!
40. The Trouble with Harry (1955)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Mystery
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what should be done with his body.
What is the world coming to if even the death don't know their proper place?
41. Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy
Monsieur Hulot comes to a beachside hotel for a vacation, where he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc.
Tati is sharp as French mustard. Don't worry about the language, it's Tati!
42. The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.
Votes: 109,589 | Gross: $56.11M
Don't know what an aardvark is? Me neither, but watch this for some strange critters.
43. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Votes: 167,778 | Gross: $92.82M
Well how can I say it? Cum and watch this?
44. Woman of the Year (1942)
Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.
And although the year is 1942, woman haven't changed much. They still want to rule us.
45. Young Frankenstein (1974)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Votes: 127,539 | Gross: $86.30M
That's Frenkensteen, not Frankenstein.