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50 Funniest Comedies Of All Time
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http://www.empireonline.com/features/50comedy/

I thought the blues brothers and groundhog day would be higher. I expected anchorman to come in number one. Top number one though

Am surprised tropic thunder and pineapple express made it.
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Better Off Dead is at least top fifty. I want my 2 dollars
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Life of Brian & Holy Grail should be 1 & 2 imo.
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fark there's now way I'm clicking through 50 pages of that. It's even worse than the old ITM snap galleries!
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anchorman was funny, but really lazy and shit in a number of was so not number 2 worthy.
big lebowski is the opposite, awesome movie, with some funny scenes, but not all that hilarious.
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dr strangelove isnt in the top ten. shit list.
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Dumb & Dumber is the movie that made me laugh the most more than any other.
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someone got a text list... that gallery is awful
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The Naked Gun and Planes, Trains and Automobiles are the keepers for mine.

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solid list. i too would have d&der at #1
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anchorman beating classic monty python flicks? i think not.
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Flying High is a pretty solid pick for number one. Easily best comedy ever.
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List form: http://www.listal.com/list/empires-t...niest-comedies
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Comedy is so subjective.

Saying that, though, this list is a piece of shit.
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tropic fucking thunder?

no likes.
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Mystery Team is good if your into that humor. Watch that all day
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and where the fuck is spaceballs?
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Some odd ones in there, seen most except some of the oldies...tried watching Annie Hall for the first time the other week, do not get what people rave about that for, I turned it off after 25-30mins, it was fucking boring, Woody Allen was just getting on my nerves
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Yea that list is shit.
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someone got a text list... that gallery is awful

this

i cant be fucked clicking each one individually.

all i care is that anchorman was in top 5

is zoolander in there? (cbf checking)
doubtful Aust is represented?, but 'the castle' should be in there


EDIT: just saw MM's post *reads list*.....

zoolander. check

tropic thunder, kingpin and dumb & dumber. are you serious?
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No room for Back To The Future part anything?
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RIP Leslie Nielsen The best
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i'd put the dictator in there. i found it freaking hilarious
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58% on Rotten Tomatoes says you're WRONG about that possibly being anywhere near top 50 Comedies of all time.

Napoleon Dynamite was better than that shit
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Woody Allen was just getting on my nerves

That's what he does. That's his thing.
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Yeah, he's pretty good at it, I'll give him that
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I remember watching Dumb & Dumber when it came out at the movies and pissing myself laughing. I watched it again last year and I had to turn it off halfway through because I thought it was about as funny as cancer.

I'm surprised Napolean Dynamite isn't on that list. Also Life Aquatic with Steve Zisou (if for no other reason than Willem Dafoe's funny as fuck performance).

Punch-Drunk Love I would've had in there, although it may not be considered a straight out comedy. Swingers, Bowfinger, and Kenny I would also have put in there.

Meh, humour's pretty subjective. So is memory. So is remembering to remember.

edit: And Bad Taste and Meet The Feebles but both of them might not be considered comedies in a strict sense.
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I remember watching Dumb & Dumber when it came out at the movies and pissing myself laughing. I watched it again last year and I had to turn it off halfway through because I thought it was about as funny as cancer.

I turned if off watching it on VHS back in the day when it was first relesed on video...it's fucking awful, cancer is actually funnier than it.
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I turned if off watching it on VHS back in the day when it was first relesed on video...it's fucking awful, cancer is actually funnier than it.




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Am I the only one who thought The Hangover was one of the biggest pieces of shit ever made? Number 6?!
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And In Bruges was a comedy!?

Dwarves are funny, but not that funny.
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Life of Brian & Holy Grail should be 1 & 2 imo.

But what would bickus dickus think of this?
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Am I the only one who thought The Hangover was one of the biggest pieces of shit ever made? Number 6?!

I liked it. I know people who hated it. I thought it was done pretty originally. The one Todd Phillips (dir. Old School, The Hangover) did after The Hangover, called Due Date (with Galifianakis and Downey jr.) was pretty painful though.

I didn't see the The Hangover II specifically because the reason why I though the first one worked was the way it was structured, this was a big part for making it funny imo.
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only one mel brooks movie? Blazing saddles, space balls, silent movie? wtf
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The one Todd Phillips (dir. Old School, The Hangover) did after The Hangover, called Due Date (with Galifianakis and Downey jr.) was pretty painful though..

Very painful. From memory i got one laugh from the whole movie. Zach Galificianicakais makes me cringe.
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Very painful. From memory i got one laugh from the whole movie. Zach Galificianicakais makes me cringe.

I like him but he mos def has a polarising sense of humour.
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only one mel brooks movie? Blazing saddles, space balls, silent movie? wtf

Those movies were hilariously funny, when I was like 10. I've tried watching them again more recently, turned off between 10 - 20 mins in.

Then again maybe my patience is just growing thin, I couldnt be arsed clicking next 50 times on that website to see the list.

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58% on Rotten Tomatoes says you're WRONG about that possibly being anywhere near top 50 Comedies of all time.

Napoleon Dynamite was better than that shit

58% of people on rotten tomatoes are either pompous people that like to argue about politics or were comparing it to borat when theyre too completely different movies.
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i'd put the dictator in there. i found it freaking hilarious

I found the Dictator to be probably the funniest movie ive seen in at least a year. Better than Borat.
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Zach Galificianicakais makes me cringe.

Zach is awesome in Bored to Death.
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After Hours & The King of Comedy are the 2 funniest films ever made. Anyone who thinks Anchorman is funny is a retard. Also how the fuck did Withnail score so low. Oh it's a list.
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fark there's now way I'm clicking through 50 pages of that. It's even worse than the old ITM snap galleries!

Yeah, plus they tell us all the good jokes.
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A better layout of the list. It's not surprise that there's so much new dross in it, people are stupid. There's some good stuff in there though. Has anyone seen Aeroplane?
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Things we now know about readers of Empire:

1. The majority are under the age of 40 and are white, with a healthy mix of middle class and heavy users of marijuana

2. The majority are retarded.

I know these lists are subjective and all but The Hangover and Dumb and Dumber in the top 10????

At least 50% of the movies were made within the last 10 years or so.

Probably the worst top 50 list I've ever seen, of anything.
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I like how you made a list about the list. I would have said people are retarded as 1 though
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downloaded big lebowski, turned it off after 25mins.

Might try and watch the rest tomorrow, but its not looking likely.
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downloaded big lebowski, turned it off after 25mins.

Might try and watch the rest tomorrow, but its not looking likely.

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