The best comedies everby swan57 | created - 01 Aug 2011 | updated - 01 Aug 2011 | Public
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1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Votes: 434,939 | Gross: $1.23M
4. Brain Donors (1992)
PG | 80 min | Comedy
Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,572 | Gross: $0.92M
5. 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: 444,158 | Gross: $13.54M
7. Still Crazy (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
"Strange Fruit" had everything that makes a legendary rockband: Money, Fame, Success, Groupies, a Singer who died of drugs and even a divine ending, when lightning struck the stage during ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,872 | Gross: $0.48M
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: 115,190 | Gross: $0.19M
9. Les apprentis (1995)
95 min | Comedy
Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn ... See full summary »
11. 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: 51,529 | Gross: $20.50M
12. Hot Shots! (1991)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy
A parody of Top Gun (1986) in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.
Votes: 87,765 | Gross: $69.47M
13. La classe américaine (1993 TV Movie)
70 min | Comedy
George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe ... See full summary »
14. La cité de la peur (1994)
93 min | Comedy
A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.
15. Les trois frères (1995)
105 min | Comedy
Three half-brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral. After being told of their inheritance they quickly spend the money, only to find out that they will not receive it after all. The... See full summary »
16. Mais qui a tué Pamela Rose? (2003)
95 min | Comedy
FBI agents, Bullit and Riper are investigating the murder of the young stripper Pamela Rose, found murdered in a hotel room in Bornsville, a small American city without stories.
19. Monsieur Gangster (1963)
105 min | Comedy, Action, Crime
Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed "The Mexican". The doomed mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some criminal business and ... See full summary »
20. Le Dîner de Cons (1998)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy
To amuse themselves at a weekly dinner, a few well-heeled folk each bring a dimwit along who is to talk about his pastime. Each member seeks to introduce a champion dumbbell. Pierre, an ... See full summary »
Votes: 32,824 | Gross: $4.07M
21. La chèvre (1981)
91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Mexico and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed, the businessman's company psychologist comes up ... See full summary »
22. Les vieux de la vieille (1960)
90 min | Comedy
Three old chums who are number ones in the business of practical jokes decide to leave their village from Vendée in France in order to go and live in a old people's nursing home. Pested off... See full summary »
24. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Votes: 249,956 | Gross: $45.51M
27. Another Stakeout (1993)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two immature detectives are joined by a pesky assistant district attorney in staking out a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading.
Votes: 11,825 | Gross: $20.21M
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
Votes: 129,201 | Gross: $78.04M
29. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Lieutenant Frank Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.
Votes: 91,990 | Gross: $86.93M
30. Bernie (1996)
87 min | Comedy
Bernie, a 30 years old orphan, decides to leave his orphanage and find his parents. After an investigation, he meets Marion, a young heroin addict and falls in love with her. He believes ... See full summary »