What's the funniest movie ever?

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Funniest Movie Ever?

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
11
55%
One Flew Over the Coocoo's Nest
1
5%
Animal House
0
No votes
National Lampoons Vacation
1
5%
Dr. Strangelove
5
25%
Young Frankstein
0
No votes
The Jerk
2
10%
Arsenic and Old Lace
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 20

Postby WillyBlues » Fri Jul 02, 2004 12:33 pm

One of my favorite lines of all time, "Where the white women at" from Blazing Saddles. Melo Brookes is great, with the exception of Space Balls
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Postby sorcerer » Fri Jul 02, 2004 1:16 pm

Actually Patriot, i did make it thru Cuckoos Nest, but Nickolson doesn't make me laugh, he just depresses me. forgot about The Blues Brothers, love it! Especially thes scene with Areth Franklin in the restaurant. "I hate Illinois Nazis"
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Postby JC » Fri Jul 02, 2004 2:17 pm

I voted for Dr Strangelove because it deserves a little more credit in this poll. One of the best quotes: "There will be no fighting in the War Room!!"

Has anyone seen Monty Python's Yellowbeard? It's a little harder to find than their others, but it has Cheech&Chong, Peter Cook, others who I can't remember right now. It's about pirates. A must see for any Python fans but a lot of people haven't heard of it.[/u]
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Postby sorcerer » Fri Jul 02, 2004 2:25 pm

Hey! forgot another classic The Commitments. and yes i was actually a drummer in a garage band in the 70s "Fuckin deadly"
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Postby Hayduke » Fri Jul 02, 2004 3:42 pm

Anyone ever watched The Legend of Billie Jean? The entire soundtrack consists of one Pat Benatar song...it gets played over and over throughout the movie. It's a good flick to goof on, but only once!
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Postby crotalus01 » Fri Jul 02, 2004 6:47 pm

okay forgot to mention one....any Peter Jackson fans here? check out Meet the Feebles. its an NC-17 muppet musical. you wont believe that the guy who directed the LOTR trilogy would be capable of making this. its fucking hilarious though, a rat making porn in the basement with a couple of cats, a walrus that cheats on his hippopotamus girlfriend, a rabbit that gets VD, etc etc etc...
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gotta mention

Postby Chelly » Sat Jul 03, 2004 1:39 am

Rubin & Ed.
straaaange comedy. but very funny.
Cirspin Glover and Howard Hesseman.

and when i see belushi and akroyd thrown out there with no mention of Neighbours, it just makes me ill. blues brothers is about as funny as a gut full of pin worms.

edit for Harun:
that triumph skit is available all over kazaa. and yeah, it is very funny.
christ, what was that line, something to a pregnant Star Wars fan - she says when the baby is due, and triumph says "and that's the last time he'll ever see female genitalia. roar!
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Postby patriot » Sun Jul 04, 2004 8:42 pm

Monty Python is King!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Postby jumpseater » Tue Jul 06, 2004 1:45 am

my all time fave = planes, trains, and automobiles

honorable mentions:

old school
caddyshack
super ninjas
jackass the movie
any monty python flick
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Postby ReptilianKittenEater » Tue Jul 06, 2004 2:18 am

Are you guys on happy pills or what?

Top funny, happy, feel good movies:

Elephant (Gus Van Sant)
Bad Lietenant
Blue Velvet
Platoon
Savior
anything by the Quay Brothers
The Sweet Hereafter
anything by Guy Maddin (makes David Lynch look normal)
Oz: The Movie
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Postby crotalus01 » Tue Jul 06, 2004 3:48 am

Reptiliankittyeater....you forgot:
Osama
Sophie's Choice
Testament
Exotica
Schindler's List-
The Holocost
The Sorrow and the Pity
Leaving Las Vegas
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and whats wrong with you guys and gals? all the Python talk and no mention of A Fish Called Wanda??? i know its not true Python but its funny funny funny. and BTW - Yellowbeard is ALSO not Python like someone said earlier...
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The Big Lebowski

Postby eagle13 » Tue Jul 06, 2004 6:36 am

The Big Lebowski - John Goodman is simply brilliant in this movie.

Planes Trains is great, Blues Bros is great. Office Space is underrated.

Some Like It Hot is a classic, but the best is Plan 9 From Outer Space if you haven't seen this movie - get it, Ed Wood was a genius.
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Postby Jimbo » Tue Jul 06, 2004 8:00 am

Nobody mentioned movies by Jim Jarmusch? Down by Law, Night on Earth,Mystery Train, Stranger than Paradise...to name a few
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Postby DawnC71 » Tue Jul 06, 2004 10:28 am

Dr. Strangelove (me vote)

Followed by:
Monty Pythons Holy Grail
Private Benjamin
Raising Arizona
Catch 22
As Good As It Gets (I like Jack Nicholson)
Easy Rider (funny moments though not ENTIRELY funny, especially is sad when Jack gets Wacked by the redneck Confederate Sons of Shining Eye)
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