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

What's the funniest movie ever?

Postby patriot » Wed Jun 30, 2004 10:57 pm

Obviously some are going to be left out, so I just looked around for a while and these were some of the most common suggestions. Feel free to add your own list.
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Postby Tacos » Wed Jun 30, 2004 11:12 pm

What about Fletch? I've seen that movie 50 times and I still my laugh my ass off
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Postby patriot » Wed Jun 30, 2004 11:14 pm

There's already a Chevy Chase movie up there. But, yes, Fletch is halarious. Paging Dr. Rosenpenis...
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Innocent Blood-Vampire flick

Postby MJK » Wed Jun 30, 2004 11:22 pm

I spotted when Robert Loggia sits up on an autopsy table, pulls a meat thermometer out of his liver and pushes past a very stunned medical examiner. Also priceless was one of his henchmen commenting on the boss's return to life-"I'm tellin' ya two hours ago he was dead as a dodo....and this...THIS is NO improvement..."
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Postby MJK » Wed Jun 30, 2004 11:35 pm

Not in any order:

Trainspotting
Major League
Peewee's Big Adventure
Innocent Blood
They Call Me Bruce
Repo Man
The Gods Must Be Crazy
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai
Galaxy Quest
Up in Smoke
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Postby patriot » Thu Jul 01, 2004 12:11 am

Nobody has any input?
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Postby Dim » Thu Jul 01, 2004 12:27 am

Dr Strangelove is an interesting film - the first time you watch it, it doesn't seem very funny. It's only after a couple of viewings that you realise it's possibly the funniest movie ever made.

I also like Lolita.

And, in no particular order:

Duck Soup
Annie Hall
Bringing up Baby
Kind Hearts and Coronets (I really like those old Ealiing comedies: The Ladykillers, The Lavender Hill Mob, ect)
The Lady Eve (Probably the sexiest comedy ever made in America)
Trouble in Paradise
The Apartment
Being There
Spinal Tap
and of course
Flying High/Airplane
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Postby Texas Carnie Roadshow » Thu Jul 01, 2004 12:57 am

coldharvest wrote:Yojimbo
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I never really thought of Kurasowa's works as funny, but there were a few moments.

Supertroopers
Bad Santa
Office Space
Boondock Saints
Oh, and John Q.
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Postby Land Rover » Thu Jul 01, 2004 1:03 am

patriot wrote:Nobody has any input?


Yeah, Fletch is not funny.
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Postby patriot » Thu Jul 01, 2004 1:04 am

Yeah, Fletch is not funny.


Well you obviously don't know funny.
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Postby RYP » Thu Jul 01, 2004 2:16 am

Dumb and Dumber,
Peter Sellers on a good day,
Raising Arizona
Airplane (if you havent seen it in a while)
Life of Brian
Naked Gun
Feris Bueller
Mad, mad mad world
This is Spinal Tap

Movies that used to be funny but aren't funny any more

Woody Allen Movies
National Lampoon movies
Cat Ballou

Movies that are funny but don't actually make you laugh:
Fargo
Being There
Catch 22
Mash
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Postby Skirita » Thu Jul 01, 2004 2:17 am

I was really torn between Monty Python and Dr. Strangelove, which is more subtle, as Dim noted.
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Postby goat balls » Thu Jul 01, 2004 2:24 am

1. The Apartment

2. Being There

3. It's a Mad Mad Mad .........World

4. Any Monty Python .. even Palin traveling around the world for that TV show of his cracks me up. "It's just a flesh wound"
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Postby crotalus01 » Thu Jul 01, 2004 2:25 am

no order:
Dr. Strangelove (my vote)
Life of Brian (much funnier than Holy Grail)
CADDYSHACK (why noone has mentioned it is beyond me)
Animal Crackers (MarxBros)
The Bank Dick (Fields)
The General (Keaton)
The Gold Rush (Chaplin)
Clockwork (Lloyd)
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie
Man Bites Dog
Death Becomes Her (okay not great but overlooked)
War of the Roses
Revenge of the Nerds (fucking funny film)
Happiness of the Kakaturis (Takashi Miike - check it out)
Delicatessan (Careu / Juneau)
Smokey and the Bandit
Showgirls (yes i said it, watch it again if its not supposed to be funny it is)
Sex and Zen (good luck finding it but if you do...prepare to laugh)
Police Squad! (TV series - all 6 episodes of it)
Harold and Maude
Arthur
Porkys (not as funny as you remember but still some gutbusters)
Sextette (check out Mae West playing a horny 80-something)
and finally:
early Mel Brooks:
Blazing Saddles
The Producers
Young Frankenstein
High Anxiety
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Postby crotalus01 » Thu Jul 01, 2004 2:27 am

of course all the films mentioned in the poll go on that list as well.....
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