This is a list of the top classic comedy movies including everything from Blazing Saddles to The Pink Panther to Duck Soup. The scene during which the Black Knight gets his arm cut off and declares it “just a flesh wound” has been tickling funny bones for generations.
Written and directed Tim Blake Nelson (who also stars), the film concerns uptight Ivy League Professor Bill Kincaid (Norton) who's spent his whole life shedding his Oklahoma heritage. The film follows the two lovable losers who, upon hearing Hollywood is making a movie based on their comic-book likeness, travel from New Jersey to California to stop the production in its tracks.
Written by and starring Dave Chappelle, the film follows a threesome of moronic stoners who concoct a series of lame-brained schemes to get their friend out of jail. Directed by Tamara Davis, the crux of the plot concerns Thurgood Jenkins (Chappelle) and his pals dealing high-grade weed that eventually upsets rival dealer Samson Simpson (Clarence Williams III).
When Dale (Roger) accidentally witnesses a murder perpetrated by his weed dealer Saul's (James Franco) boss, his life is put in direct danger. After being deported to Mexico, their search leads to unknowingly obtaining a van composed entirely of high-grade weed that they used to return to the U.S. On their heels at every turn is Narcotics Agent Sargent Students (Stacy Each).
After roughly a decade-long absence of stoner comedies in the mainstream, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle reinvigorated the subgenre while also redefining its stereotypes. While zonked out of their minds, the two besties see TV-commercial for White Castle and make an almost-sobering sojourn to eat their favorite fast food, meeting one wacky character after another along the way.
Story-wise, most of the drama centers on Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh), a teenage girl undergoing a profound sexual awakening. The bona fide cult-classic Friday isn't just a comedy with hilarious stoners in it, but the entire plot revolves around its central characters having to sell weed in 24 hours or else they'll have hell to pay.
When Smokey (Chris Tucker) convinces his recently laid-off friend Craig (Ice Cube) to smoke weed for the first time on a Friday, all seems well. Much of the focus lies on Mitch Kramer (Wiley Wiggins), a soon-to-be freshman desperate to fit in with the older crowd and avoid hazing rituals from the cruel upperclassmen.
When a big rage rat Kevin Pickford's house is canceled, the end-of-school party moves to the Austin Moon Tower where legions of stoned-out teenagers enjoy the night away. When Jeff realizes he shares the same name with a rich philanthropist, he becomes entangled in a harrowing kidnapping plot with his friends Walter (John Goodman) and Donnie (Steve Buscemi).
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically. An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
The bumbling Inspector Clouseau travels to Rome to catch a notorious jewel thief known as “The Phantom” before he conducts his most daring heist yet: a princess' priceless diamond with one slight imperfection, known as “The Pink Panther”. Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, returns from a spiritual quest to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the sacred animal of a tribe in Africa.
Incompetent police Detective Frank Robin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II. After a woman leaves a briefcase at the airport terminal, a dumb limo driver and his dumber friend set out on a hilarious cross-country road trip to Aspen to return it.
“Rambo” parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams. A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
After his auto-parts tycoon father dies, the overweight, underachieving son teams up with a snide accountant to try and save the family business. A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.
They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening. The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Male nurse Greg Locker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare. A Chicago man and his family go camping with his obnoxious brother-in-law.
Slate plays a version of herself, in effect, and embraced her character’s on-screen dilemma: after she has enthusiastic sex with a guy one night, she finds herself pregnant and considering an abortion. Like his master teacher Judd Apathy on “Freaks and Geeks,” “Knocked Up,” “Super bad” and “Pineapple Express,” Seth Rogen is a multitask er: he writes, acts, produces and directs.
He and partner Evan Goldberg developed and produced “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” director Nicholas Stroller’s raunchy, R-rated Neighbors, ” a well-constructed contemporary slapstick comedy costarring Roger and “Bridesmaids” star Rose Byrne as hip young parents with an adorable baby. When a raucous fraternity house dominated by well-muscled ringleader Zac Efron move in next door, the neighbors initially seek to get along, but are soon engaged in all-out war.
Farrell’s Ray is sweetly violent as he hangs out in Huntsville Belgium with his partner Ken (Brendan Gleeson), making mischief and mayhem while seeking an ounce of redemption. An actress who relies on her instincts on how to read a character and make her real, Jennifer Lawrence earned stardom with her Oscar-nominated role in “Winter’s Bone” and iconic action heroine Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games.” But she came into her own (and won the Oscar) in David O. Russell’s unsentimental romance Silver Linings Playbook.” In this delicately edited relationship comedy, she and Bradley Cooper play two lost, emotionally damaged yet attractive people who find comfort and kinship.
Few movies have so accurately portrayed the early days of college, and the occasionally antagonistic bond that forms between Lola Kirk and Greta Ger wig (who co-wrote the script with Baumbach) is its own kind of sisterhood. Slapstick comedy can create the type of belly laughter that is all but impossible to hold back.
The best wacky comedy films feature over-the-top characters endangering their physical well-being for a hilarious punchline. This is a list of the top classic comedy movies including everything from Blazing Saddles to The Pink Panther to Duck Soup.
Jerry Lewis starred in several of the best slapstick films of all time, including the iconic 1963 version of The Nutty Professor. Other good movies featured on this list include Bananas, City Lights, and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein, or Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein... more on Wikipedia Directed by: Buster Keaton, Clyde Brockman Mental Floss named their list The 30 Best Comedy Movies of All Time, which is guaranteed to start arguments even before you look at what's there.
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