Enjoy our shortlist compilation of the top 30 funniest films of all time
What film do you consider to be the most funniest film ever? Is it on our funniest films list? If you have any to add, let us know, we all love a laugh!
A Fish called Wanda
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer – 1998
This is a downright hilarious film from 1988 about jewel thieves that misplace the bounty from their recent robbery. C0-written by John Cleese, it supplies outrageous Monty Python style wit and absurdity.
Columbia Pictures Corporation – 2003
Billie Bob Thornton plays a thief who disguises himself every year as Santa Claus, in order to rob the department store during the night. No one expects to see jolly Santa as obnoxious and bad-tempered, but a young naïve boy believes in him nonetheless.
Universal Pictures – 1978
John Belushi stars in this National Lampoon franchise classic. This movie pokes fun at the outlandish and crazy antics that take place in your typical American college fraternity.
Capella International – 1997
Mike Myers creates the ultimate spy film parody when his outrageous 1960s character is woken up from cryogenic sleep to save the world from the evil villain Dr. Evil. This riotous movie is full of hysterical catchphrases that overflow with classic British sexual innuendo.
Back to the Future
Universal Pictures – 1985
Michael J. Fox was a teen heartthrob, and this film propelled him into cult comedy status. Fox’s character travels back in time with Christopher Lloyd, who plays a mad scientist. After a bungle that could interrupt history, Fox must make sure his parents fall in love so he can be born in the future!
Columbia Pictures Corporation – 1964
A total comedy classic, bringing together the enormous joint genius of Stanley Kubrick and Peter Sellers. This movie parodies all the fears felt about the nuclear conflict during the Cold War. Peter Sellers was a comedy mastermind and played three separate roles in this film, about a deranged general needing to be stopped from creating a nuclear catastrophe.
Four by Two – 2006
You will experience as much cringe as laughter when watching this. Sacha Baron Cohen is a comic master and manages to make many social and political comments throughout his films. His character Borat boldly brings his backward eastern European ways into the assuming west, as a traveling journalist.
Coming to America
Eddy Murphy Productions – 1988
Comic genius Eddie Murphy plays an African prince who wants to find an American bride. Packed with hilarious culture clashes and endless faux pas, you will have sore sides from laughter by the end of this film.
Dumb and Dumber
New Line Cinema – 1994
Very few comedians are funnier than Jim Carrey, and in this side-splitting movie he partners up with Jeff Daniels to become a pair of utterly imbecilic friends who travel cross-country to return money to a beautiful woman. With these two idiots, there is of course non-stop comedy mayhem.
Columbia Pictures Corporation – 1984
A paranormal comedy classic starring a comedian packed cast including Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Rick Moranis and Sigourney Weaver. Never before has being spooked been so enjoyable!
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