100 Greatest Comedy Movies

  Title - (Year) (Main Actors)
  1. Duck Soup - (1933) (Marx Brothers)

  2. Some Like It Hot - (1959) (Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe)

  3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail - (1975) (Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Eric Idle, etc.)

  4. Airplane! - (1980) (Robert Hayes, Julie Hagerty)

  5. "Dr. Strangelove" - (1964) (Peter Sellers, George C. Scott)

  6. Blazing Saddles - (1974) (Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder)

  7. What's Up, Doc? - (1972) (Barbra Striesand, Ryan O'Neil)

  8. National Lampoon's Animal House - (1978) (John Belushi, Tim Matheson)

  9. A Night At The Opera - (1935) (Marx Brothers)

10. The Odd Couple - (1968) (Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau)

11. Annie Hall - (1977) (Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts)

12. The Producers - (1968) (Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn)

13. The Gold Rush - (1925) (Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray)

14. Tootsie - (1982) (Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Bill Murray)

15. Young Frankenstein - (1974) (Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle)

16. Bringing Up Baby - (1938) (Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn)

17. Arthur - (1981) (Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli)

18. Modern Times - (1933) (Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman)

19. Take The Money And Run - (1969) (Woody Allen, Janet Margolin)

20. A Shot In The Dark - (1964) (Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer)

21. Adam's Rib - (1949) (Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn)

22. No Time For Sergeants - (1958) (Andy Griffith, Mervyn LeRoy)

23. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World - (1963) (Milton Berle, Jonathan Winters)

24. M*A*S*H - (1970) (Elliott Gould, Donald Sutherland, Sally Kellerman)

25. Lost In America - (1985) (Albert Brooks, Julie Hagerty, Sylvia Farrel)

26. Sullivan's Travels - (1941) (Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake)

27. National Lampoon's Vacation - (1983) (Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo)

28. The Pink Panther - (1964) (Peter Sellers, David Niven, Robert Wagner)

29. A Day At The Races - (1937) (Marx Brothers)

30. Caddyshack - (1980) (Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight)

31. The Court Jester - (1956) (Danny Kaye, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury)

32. Bananas - (1971) (Woody Allen, Carlos Montalban)

33. Road To Morocco - (1942) (Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour)

34. This Is Spinal Tap - (1984) (Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer)

35. Ghostbusters - (1984) (Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver)

36. Groundhog Day - (1993) (Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott)

37. The Birdcage - (1996) (Robin Williams, Nathan Lane)

38. Borat - (2006) (Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian)

39. Ferris Bueller's Day Off - (1986) (Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara)

40. His Girl Friday - (1940) (Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell)

41. Tais-toi! - (2003) (Gérard Depardieu, Jean Reno)

42. The Naked Gun - (1988) (Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley)

43. Sleeper - (1973) (Woody Allen, Diane Keaton)

44. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery - (1997) (Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley)

45. Planes, Trains & Automobiles - (1987) (Steve Martin, John Candy)

46. Born Yesterday - (1950) (Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford, William Holden)

47. History of the World: Part 1 - (1981) (Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Gregory Hines)

48. The Great Dictator - (1940) (Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie)

49. The Front Page - (1974) (Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau)

50. The Inspector General - (1949) (Danny Kaye, Alan Hale, Walter Slezak)

51. Spaceballs - (1987) (Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman, John Candy)

52. The Mouse That Roared - (1959) (Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg)

53. Home Alone - (1990) (Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern)

54. Fast Times At Ridgemont High - (1982) (Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh)

55. The Big Lebowski - (1998) (Jeff Bridges, John Goodman)

56. A Fish Called Wanda - (1988) (John Cleese, Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis)

57. Trading Places - (1983) (Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd)

58. Little Miss Sunshine - (2006) (Greg Kinnear, Alan Arkin, Steve Carell)

59. City Slickers - (1991) (Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern)

60. Meet the Parents - (2000) (Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller)

61. Mrs. Doubtfire - (1993) (Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan)

62. My Cousin Vinny - (1992) (Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Fred Gwynne)

63. Harvey - (1950) (James Stewart, Josephine Hull)

64. Silver Streak - (1976) (Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh)

65. The Nutty Professor - (1963) (Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens)

66. There's Something About Mary - (1998) (Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon)

67. Good Neighbor Sam - (1964) (Jack Lemmon, Romy Schneider, Dorothy Provine)

68. Top Secret - (1984) (Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Omar Sharif)

69. Arsenic and Old Lace - (1944) (Cary Grant, Josephine Hull, Peter Lorre)

70. Beverly Hills Cop - (1984) (Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold)

71. Private Benjamin - (1980) (Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan)

72. Monty Python's Life Of Brian - (1979) (John Cleese, Eric Idle)

73. Way Out West - (1937) (Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy)

74. Cat Ballou - (1965) (Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Dwayne Hickman)

75. To Be or Not to Be - (1942) (Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack)

76. Ruthless People - (1986) (Bette Midler, Danny DeVito)

77. Bill And Ted's Excellent Adventure -(1989) (Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter)

78. Wayne's World - (1992) (Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe)

79. Superbad - (2007) (Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen)

80. Stir Crazy - (1981) (Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder)

81. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - (1989) (Chevy Chase, Randy Quaid)

82. Tommy Boy - (1995) (Chris Farley, David Spade)

83. The Bank Dick - (1940) (W.C. Fields, Shemp Howard)

84. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective - (1994) (Jim Carrey, Sean Young)

85. Office Space - (1999) (Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston)

86. The Money Pit - (1986) (Tom Hanks, Shelley Long)

87. The Jerk - (1979) (Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters)

88. Babes in Toyland - (1934) (Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy)

89. The 40 Year Old Virgin - (2005) (Steve Carell, Catherine Keener)

90. Monty Python's Meaning Of Life - (1983) (John Cleese, Eric Idle)

91. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - (1988) (Steve Martin, Michael Caine)

92. Robin Hood: Men In Tights - (1993) (Cary Elwes, Dave Chapelle, Richard Lewis)

93. Clerks. - (1994) (Brian O'Hallora, Jeff Anderson)

94. Sister Act - (1992) (Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy)

95. The Hangover - (2009) (Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Justin Bartha)

96. Dumb and Dumber - (1994) (Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels)

97. Broadcast News - (1987) (William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter)

98. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex... - (1972) (Woody Allen)

99. Juno - (2007) (Ellen Page, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman)

100. Hot Shots - (1991) (Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Lloyd Bridges)

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101. The Egg and I - (1947) (Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Percy Kilbride)

102. Shaun of the Dead - (2004) (Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield)

103. The Fortune Cookie - (1966) (Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau)

104. Up In Smoke - (1978) (Cheech & Chong)

105. It's A Gift - (1934) (W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Baby LeRoy)

106. Foul Play - (1978) (Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn)

107. Crazy, Stupid, Love. - (2011) (Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore)

108. Operation Petticoat - (1959) (Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Gavin MacLeod)

109. The Royal Tenenbaums - (2001) (Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston)

110. American Pie - (1999) (Jason Biggs, Eugene Levy)

111. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me - (1999) (Mike Myers, Michael York)

112. Tropic Thunder - (2008) (Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black)

113. Meatballs - (1979) (Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch)

114. The Family Jewels - (1965) (Jerry Lewis, Sebastian Cabot)

115. Down And Out in Beverly Hills - (1986) (Bette Midler, Nick Nolte, Richard Dreyfuss)

116. Beverly Hillbillies - (1993) (Jim Varney, Cloris Leachman, Lily Tomlin)

117. The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming - (1966) (Carl Reiner, Alan Arkin)

118. Dazed and Confused - (1993) (Jason London, Rory Cochrane)

119. Multiplicity - (1996) (Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell, Eugene Levy)

120. Bean - (1997) (Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Reed, Burt Reynolds)

121. Rush Hour - (1998) (Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker)

122. Easy Money - (1983) (Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci)

123. Three Amigos! - (1986) (Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Martin Short)

124. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy - (2004) (Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate)

125. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken - (1966) (Don Knotts, Dick Sargent)

126. My Little Chickadee - (1940) (W.C. Fields, Mae West)

127. Hot Shots! Part Deux - (1993) (Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges)

128. Wedding Crashers - (2005) (Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Christopher Walken)

129. Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein - (1948) (Abbott & Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.)

130. Happy Gilmore - (1996) (Adam Sandler, Dennis Dugan)

131. The Toy - (1982) (Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleeson)

132. Mostro, Il (aka The Monster) - (1994) (Roberto Benigni, Michel Blanc, Nicoletta Braschi)

133. George Washington Slept Here - (1942) (Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan, Hattie McDaniel)

134. Knocked Up - (2007) (Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl)

135. Oscar - (1991) (Sylvester Stallone, Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry)

136. Big Trouble - (2002) (Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Jack Kehler)

137. Parenthood - (1989) (Steve Martin, Dianne Wiest, Mary Steenburgen)

138. Scary Movie - (2000) (Keenen Ivory Wayans, Anna Faris, Shawn Wayans)

139. Kung Fu Hustle - (2004, Stephen Chow) (Stephen Chow, Xiaogang Feng)

140. Amazon Women on the Moon - (1987) (Arsenio Hall, Steve Guttenberg, Rosanna Arquette)


10 Best Comedy Movies of 2017

  1. The Death of Stalin - (Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Palin)

  2. Logan Lucky - (Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig)

  3. Girls Trip - (Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith)

  4. Going in Style - (Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman, Ann-Margret)

  5. The Little Hours - (Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci)

  6. Ingrid Goes West - (Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.)

  7. Snatched - (Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Kim Caramele)

  8. All Nighter - (Analeigh Tipton, Emile Hirsch, J.K. Simmons)

  9. The Babysitter - (Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell)

10. Father Figures - (Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, Glenn Close)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2016

  1. The Edge of Seventeen - (Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner)

  2. Captain Fantastic - (Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler)

  3. Paterson - (Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Nellie, Rizwan Manji)

  4. Hail, Caesar! - (Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes)

  5. Florence Foster Jenkins - (Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg)

  6. The Nice Guys - (Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice)

  7. Their Finest - (Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy)

  8. Everybody Wants Some!! - (Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman)

  9. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping - (Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Sarah Silverman)

10. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising - (Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2015

  1. What We Do In The Shadows - (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer)

  2. Spy - (Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jude Law)

  3. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl - (Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke)

  4. Youth - (Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz)

  5. Grandma - (Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden)

  6. The Lobster - (Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden)

  7. Tangerine - (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian)

  8. Dope - (Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons)

  9. Appropriate Behavior - (Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Halley Feiffer)

10. The Intern - (Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2014

  1. The Grand Budapest Hotel - (Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric)

  2. 22 Jump Street - (Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman)

  3. Magic in the Moonlight - (Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden)

  4. St. Vincent - (Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts)

  5. Ride Along - (Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, John Leguizamo)

  6. Hector and the Search for Happiness - (Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike)

  7. Horrible Bosses 2 - (Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston)

  8. Blended - (Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Wendi McLendon-Covey)

  9. This Is Where I Leave You - (Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver)

10. The Interview - (James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park, Lizzy Caplan)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2013

  1. The World's End - (Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman)

  2. Enough Said - (James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Catherine Keener)

  3. Saving Mr. Banks - (Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Annie Rose Buckley)

  4. Drinking Buddies - (Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick)

  5. The Way, Way Back - (Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney)

  6. This Is the End - (James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen)

  7. Don Jon - (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore)

  8. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - (Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd)

  9. We're the Millers - (Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts)

10. Warm Bodies - (Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2012

  1. Moonrise Kingdom - (Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Bruce Willis)

  2. Silver Linings Playbook - (Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro)

  3. 21 Jump Street - (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube)

  4. Men in Black 3 - (Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin)

  5. Ted - (Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane)

  6. The Five-Year Engagement - (Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt)

  7. The Dictator - (Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly)

  8. This Is 40 - (Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow)

  9. American Reunion - (Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William )

10. The Campaign - (Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2011

  1. Crazy, Stupid, Love. - (Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore)

  2. Bridesmaids - (Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne)

  3. Cedar Rapids - (Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche)

  4. Our Idiot Brother - (Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel)

  5. 30 Minutes or Less - (Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Nick Swardson)

  6. 50/50 - (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick)

  7. Horrible Bosses - (Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis)

  8. The Guard - (Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong)

  9. The Hangover Part II - (Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms)

10. Paul - (Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2010

  1. Kick-Ass - (Aaron Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloe Moretz)

  2. Due Date - (Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan)

  3. The Other Guys - (Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter)

  4. Get Him to the Greek - (Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss)

  5. Easy A - (Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley)

  6. I Love You, Phillip Morris - (Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann)

  7. Hot Tub Time Machine - (John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson)

  8. Date Night - (Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg)

  9. Greenberg - (Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Jason Leigh)

10. Dinner for Schmucks - (Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Stephanie Szostak)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2009

  1. The Hangover - (Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Justin Bartha)

  2. The Boat that Rocked - (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Michael Hadley)

  3. A Serious Man - (Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed)

  4. I Love You, Man - (Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, Jaime Pressly)

  5. Zombieland - (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone)

  6. In The Loop - (Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, James Gandolfini)

  7. Up in the Air - (George Clooney, Jason Bateman, Zach Galifianakis)

  8. It's Complicated - (Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin)

  9. Funny People - (Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana)

10. The Informant - (Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Melanie Lynskey, Joel McHale)

10 Best Comedy Movies of 2008

  1. Tropic Thunder - (Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black)

  2. Forgetting Sara Marshall - (Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Mila Kunis)

  3. Be Kind Rewind - (Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover)

  4. Zach and Miri Make a Porno - (Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson)

  5. Role Models - (Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks)

  6. Pineapple Express - (Seth Rogen, James Franco, Ed Begley Jr.)

  7. Yes Man - (Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper)

  8. Get Smart - (Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson)

  9. Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay - (John Cho, Kal Penn)

10. Step Brothers - (Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen)



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Last Updated: 2018-10-02
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Criteria: These Greatest Comedy Movies are rated by how much they make you laugh, comedic storyline and situations, witty and/or satirical dialogue, and comedic visuals. The Best Comedy Movies.