IMDb Poll Board Top 5 Favorite Comedy Films!

by NarniaIsAwesome | created - 7 months ago | updated - 7 months ago | Public

The members of the IMDb Poll Board have chosen their top five best comedies ever - which selection do you agree with most?

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1. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

54 Metascore

When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly, Kathryn Hahn

Votes: 280,582 | Gross: $58.24M

NarniaisAwesome's Picks:

1. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

2. A Very Brady Sequel (1996)

3. Nacho Libre (2005)

4. Last Action Hero (1993)

5. Hot Pursuit (2015)

2. Moms' Night Out (2014)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

25 Metascore

Hardworking mom Allyson has a crazy night out with her friends, while their husbands watch their children.

Directors: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin | Stars: Sarah Drew, Sean Astin, Patricia Heaton, Trace Adkins

Votes: 12,642 | Gross: $10.43M

TheMovieSmith's Picks:

1. Mom's Night Out (2014)

2. Big Trouble (2002)

3. Heaven Bound (2017)

4. Duck Soup (1933)

5. One, Two, Three (1961)

3. Top Secret! (1984)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music

68 Metascore

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.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 55,885 | Gross: $20.50M

ElM's Picks:

1. Top Secret! (1984)

2. Tootsie (1982)

3. Back to the Future (1985)

4. Lucky Luke: The Ballad of the Daltons (1978)

5. Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)

4. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

G | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

59 Metascore

A group of motorists hear about a crook's hidden stash of loot, and race against each other across the country to get to it.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 35,569 | Gross: $46.30M

Patrick Salbaing's Picks:

1. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

2. La Grande Vadrouille (1966)

3. The Party (1968)

4. Young Frankenstein (1974)

5. The Big Lebowski (1998)

5. Sherlock Jr. (1924)

Not Rated | 45 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Votes: 35,420 | Gross: $0.98M

albstein's Picks:

1. Sherlock Jr. (1924)

2. Trouble in Paradise (1932)

3. The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976)

4. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

5. Airplane! (1980)

6. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

72 Metascore

A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 551,268 | Gross: $70.91M

Paok-Kilkis' Picks:

1. Groundhog Day (1993)

2. Ted (2012)

3. Scary Movie (2000)

4. The Truman Show (1998)

5. Deadpool (2016)

7. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

78 Metascore

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 195,749 | Gross: $83.40M

joe siegel's Picks:

1. Airplane! (1980)

2. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

3. Ali G Indahouse (2002)

4. Back to the Future (1985)

5. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

8. Beetlejuice (1988)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy

70 Metascore

The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe

Votes: 241,392 | Gross: $73.71M

Ed Jones' Picks:

1. Beetlejuice (1988)

2. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

3. MASH (1970)

4. Caddyshack (1980)

5. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

9. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

93 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 473,446 | Gross: $1.23M

NDbportmanfan's Picks:

1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

2. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

3. Blazing Saddles (1974)

4. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

5. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

10. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

77 Metascore

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated with another woman.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

Votes: 51,561 | Gross: $18.25M

rubyfruit76's Picks:

1. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

2. Easy A (2012)

3. Lost in America (1985)

4. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

5. Waiting for Guffman (1996)

11. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

78 Metascore

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 195,749 | Gross: $83.40M

Mohit Mago's Picks:

1. Airplane (1980)

2. Scary Movie 3 (2003)

3. The Dictator (2012)

4. You Don't Mess With the Zohan (2008)

5. Deadpool (2016)

12. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

93 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 473,446 | Gross: $1.23M

riverotter's Picks:

1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

2. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

3. Blazing Saddles (1974)

4. The Jerk (1979)

5. Animal House (1978)

13. The Hangover (2009)

R | 100 min | Comedy

73 Metascore

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.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha, Ed Helms

Votes: 683,727 | Gross: $277.32M

Hoekkie's Picks:

1. The Hangover (2009)

2. Twins (1988)

3. Pineapple Express (2008)

4. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

5. Blue Streak (1999)

14. What's Up, Doc? (1972)

G | 94 min | Comedy

The accidental mix-up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars

Votes: 17,935

Pencho15's Picks:

1. What's Up, Doc? (1972)

2. Away We Go (2009)

3. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

4. Mister Roberts (1955)

5. Whatever Works (2009)

15. The Great Dictator (1940)

Passed | 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.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 187,339

Breumaster's Picks:

1. The Great Dictator (1940)

2. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

3. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)

4. Carnage (2011)

5. Young Frankenstein (1974)

Added May 8th, 2019.

16. Annie Hall (1977)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

92 Metascore

Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Votes: 240,631 | Gross: $39.20M

Kyle Perez's Picks:

1. Annie Hall (1977)

2. It Happened One Night (1934)

3. Some Like It Hot (1959)

4. Manhattan (1979)

5. Love and Death (1975)

Added May 8th, 2019.



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