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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!

 

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time

 


A Fish called Wanda
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer – 1998

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - A Fish called Wanda
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – A Fish called Wanda

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.

 

Bad Santa
Columbia Pictures Corporation – 2003

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Bad Santa
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Bad Santa

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.

 

Animal House
Universal Pictures – 1978

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Animal House
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Animal House

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.

 

 

 

 

Austin Powers
Capella International – 1997

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Austin Powers
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Austin Powers

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

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Back to the Future
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Back to the Future

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!

 

Dr. Strangelove
Columbia Pictures Corporation – 1964

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Strangelove
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Strangelove

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.

 

Borat
Four by Two – 2006

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Borat
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Borat

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

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Coming to America
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Coming to America

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

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Dumb and Dumber
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Dumb and Dumber

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.

 

Ghostbusters
Columbia Pictures Corporation – 1984

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Ghostbusters
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Ghostbusters

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!

 

 

Groundhog Day
Columbia Pictures Corporation – 1993

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Groundhog Day
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Groundhog Day

Your head will be left spinning with not only laughter when you watch this movie. You will also experience a constant sense of deja vu. Bill Murray stars in this romantic comedy where he can only get the girl if he repeats the same day over and over, to improve his bad attitude.

 

Happy Gilmore
Universal Pictures – 1996

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Happy Gilmore
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Happy Gilmore

Famous comedian Adam Sandler stars as a failed ice hockey player who suddenly realizes he has a forte for golf. Sandler enters a competition to win money to pay off his grandmother’s taxes and save her house.

 

Jackass: The Movie
Paramount Pictures – 2002

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Jackass: The movie
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Jackass: The Movie

Don’t try this at home! But you can wet yourself laughing over this movie in the privacy of your living room – this popular reality comedy based on the outrageous pranks of Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O an, their fellow pranksters. Jackass was originally a series on MTV.

 

 

Meet the Parents
Universal Pictures – 2000

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Meet the Parents
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Meet the Parents

In this hilarious movie, Ben Stiller’s character travels to the home of his girlfriend’s parents in order to propose. Robert De Niro plays his intimidating and critical future father-in-law, and Ben must navigate his tests and denigration in order ask permission, with hysterical results!

 

Men in Black
Columbia Pictures Corporation – 1997

Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time - Men in Black
Top 30 Funniest Films of All Time – Men in Black

Poking fun at the famous conspiracy theory, Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith play agents who regulate the population of aliens that supposedly live among us on earth.

 

 

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