Top Comedy Movies


The Top Comedy Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Comedy List". Lists are calculated daily.

31. The Wedding Crashers

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Dobkin
Actors: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Christopher Walken
Plot: Two pals are crash weddings for free beer and women who love romance (and are lonely too) when one of them falls in love with his "victim."

32. City Lights

Year of Release: 1931
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Charles Chaplin
Actors: Charles Chaplin , Virginia Cherrill
Plot: A man falls in love with a blind woman who he struggles to support.

33. The Great Dictator

Year of Release: 1940
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Charles Chaplin
Actors: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner
Plot: A poor barber is confused with the great Nazi dictator and is sent into his place, unknown to the dictator.

34. Happy Gilmore

Year of Release: 1996
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Dennis Dugan
Actors: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Frances Bay, Carl Weathers
Plot: A short-tempered wannabe hockey player parlays his talent at driving a golf ball into the P.G.A. tour in order to save his grandma's house from forclosure.

35. This is Spinal Tap

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Rob Reiner
Actors: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Ed Begley Jr.
Plot: A mock rockumentary following the trials and tribulations of Spinal Tap, a British rock band trying to make their American comeback.

36. The Blues Brothers

Year of Release: 1980
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Landis
Actors: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles
Plot: Jake Blues, fresh out of prison, and his brother Elwood are on a mission from God to reunite their band, raise enough money to save their former orphanage and survive run-ins from state police, white supremicists and one angry ex-girlfriend.

37. Annie Hall

Year of Release: 1977
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Woody Allen
Actors: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Christopher Walken, Carol Kane
Plot: A New York comedian enters a break up with his girlfriend Annie Hall, as he reflects on the whole relationship - takes place during the 1970's.

38. The Goonies

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Richard Donner
Actors: Sean Astin, Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen
Plot: A tight-knit neighborhood is threatened to be torn apart when their homes may be sold from underneath them. The neighborhood kids have one last adventure by trying to find a pirates treasure.

39. Harold and Maude

Year of Release: 1971
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Hal Ashby
Actors: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack
Plot: A dying old woman obsessed with living and a living young boy obsessed with dying meet to form a bond that can't be broken.

40. Modern Times

Year of Release: 1936
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Charles Chaplin
Actors: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford
Plot: A man who struggles with life is struggling to get along in the industrial society. He finds help when he meets a homeless woman.

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