What's the funniest movie you've ever seen? Why?

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  1. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 9 years ago

    I think I'll choose Young Frankenstein. It had a great combination of wit and slapstick, in addition to some memorable one-liners!

    1. manlypoetryman profile image73
      manlypoetrymanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Classic....This one-liner always makes me laugh...Never gets old!
      http://www.ladyofthecake.com/mel/frank/images/knockers.jpg

      (Looking at the door) "What Big Knockers!"

      1. dohn121 profile image80
        dohn121posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Geez...Now this WAS FUNNY.  Thanks for reminding me of this movie, as one of my ex-co-workers borrowed this DVD and has yet to give it back!

        I fanned you by the way big_smile

  2. Lady_E profile image65
    Lady_Eposted 9 years ago

    White Chicks.

    Meet the Fockers. wink

  3. dohn121 profile image80
    dohn121posted 9 years ago

    I gotta go with Coming to America.  Classic Eddie Murphy smile

    1. hublim profile image77
      hublimposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Freeze you diseased Rhinoceros pizzle!

      So you see, my son, there is a very fine line between love and nausea.

      Just let your Soul Glo!

  4. Lisa HW profile image66
    Lisa HWposted 9 years ago

    Maybe it was just the mood I was in when I watched it, but The End (with Burt Reynolds) was one that had me and my husband laughing all through it, and "hysterically" a couple of times.

    The Chevy Chase Vacation movies (especially the first one) were also funny, I thought.

  5. profile image0
    sneakorocksolidposted 9 years ago

    Rat race.

  6. spease profile image66
    speaseposted 9 years ago

    It's hard to pick one.  I guess mine would be The Jerk with Steve Martin.

    1. Jeffrey Neal profile image83
      Jeffrey Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I've always loved that one.

      Wedding Crashers and Meet the Fockers also.

  7. dyonder profile image73
    dyonderposted 9 years ago

    A toss up between  'Young Frankenstein' & 'Say It Isn't So'

  8. Zsuzsy Bee profile image87
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 9 years ago

    'So I Married an Axe Murderer' with Mike Mires (who is an absolute hoot in this movie)

  9. profile image0
    Adnan Habibposted 9 years ago

    Gods must be crazy, the best ever.

  10. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago

    The Life of Brian
    Rhinoceros (with Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel)
    The Producers (with Gene Wilder)
    Young Frankenstein

    Hmm...there is a trend here...

  11. blaise25 profile image80
    blaise25posted 9 years ago

    White Chicks
    would be the funniest for me ;p

  12. sunforged profile image72
    sunforgedposted 9 years ago

    Life of Brian...

    blessed are the cheesemakers!

  13. Bibowen profile image96
    Bibowenposted 9 years ago

    Probably Groundhog Day with Bill Murray (it was the first one that popped in my head). Also, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, (how many times!?), World. Every time I think about Jonathan Winters and the giant W, it gets at least a smile....

  14. europewalker profile image77
    europewalkerposted 9 years ago

    The Hangover, when Mike Tyson started singing, I laughed so much I had tears rolling down my face.

  15. ediggity profile image61
    ediggityposted 9 years ago

    Clifford, with Martin Short

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lplpw9tjd_E


    Coming to America and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels are classic also.

  16. GoldiString profile image61
    GoldiStringposted 9 years ago

    Zoolander - Ben Stiller (Zoolander) & Owen Wilson (Derek). Crazy funny movie. Just want to share these lines from this movie:

    Matilda: Every day after school I would come home and you know, I'd flip through the pages of my mom's Vogue and Glamour and I'd just look at these women .. These perfect, beautiful � just unbelievable skinny women. I just couldn't - Oh, I just couldn't understand why I didn't look like them. I just didn't get it. So um... so I became--

    Hansel: What?

    Matilda: Bulimic.

    Zoolander: You can read minds?

    Zoolander: Oh, snap!!

    Derek: Listen Matil, I've been thinking a lot about that bulimia thing. And I want you to know I understand where you're coming from. I feel really bad that good-looking people like us made you throw up and feel bad about yourself. For serious.

    smile

  17. advisor4qb profile image78
    advisor4qbposted 9 years ago

    There are so many!  We used to have that movie "Freeway" with Reese Witherspoon on VHS, and we would back it up and watch the courtroom scene when Bob walks in to the courtroom again and again and again...it was so hilarious!

    More recently, I really liked that "Redneck Comedy Tour Movie" or whatever it was called.  Ron White is my favorite!

  18. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 9 years ago

    Some great films mentioned here! I loved Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,especially the scene where Rupreck asks if he can go to the bathroom.

  19. donotfear profile image89
    donotfearposted 9 years ago

    The Nutty Professor.  I laughed so hard I nearly peed in my pants.

  20. drej2522 profile image82
    drej2522posted 9 years ago

    I would have to say Monty Python and the Holy Grail. It's funnier each time I see it!

  21. profile image0
    ralwusposted 9 years ago

    Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

  22. theageofcake profile image66
    theageofcakeposted 9 years ago

    You can't go wrong with Monty Python's Life of Brian and Holy Grail.

    Airplane! is another great one.  And though its not considered one of Leslie Neilsen's best, I think Spy Hard is hilarious at times.  Naked Gun, as well.  That man has looked 70 for the past 50 years, which in itself is comedic gold.

    The Life Aquatic is also one of the funniest, though its more dramatic moments also possess a great deal of emotional sincerity.  Great movie.

  23. kwalters profile image53
    kwaltersposted 9 years ago

    Because of all the faces I didn't expect in a movie of its type I go with Airplane!

  24. Wonder_Woman profile image52
    Wonder_Womanposted 9 years ago

    HANGOVER
    Grandma's Boy
    Super Troopers
    The Wedding Singer
    Step brothers
    A Christmas Story
    Blades of glory
    Weird Science
    Ghostbusters
    The 40 Year Old Virgin
    Zoolander
    Animal House
    The Naked Gun
    Happy Gilmore
    Raising Arizona
    There's Something About Mary
    Coming to America
    Anchorman
    Bachelor party
    Tropic thunder
    Rush hour

    1. profile image0
      Adnan Habibposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      The list will be useful for me. Thanks.

  25. profile image0
    Poppa Bluesposted 9 years ago

    I would have tp say "Office Space" and "Borat". Both movies make me laugh everytime I see them!

    1. theageofcake profile image66
      theageofcakeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I can't believe I forgot Borat - a strong contender for the best comedy of the past 5 years.

  26. cassidydahustla profile image54
    cassidydahustlaposted 9 years ago

    Pinneapple Express funniest stonner movie

 
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