There are numerous comedy movies in Hollywood. Comedy movies are very popular among audiences. These type of movies received good response from public. These movies had received positive reviews from critics as well as done a good business at the box office. Movienasha brings about the list of Best Comedy Movies of all time in Holywood. Number here are in random order and doesn’t suggest the level of greatness in the movie. Please leave comment or feedback if you think differently and have something in mind which you want me to notice. After watching the movies, please mention your personal experiences. Your comments are most welcome! I hope this will entice you to watch some.
1. The Hangover (2009)
The Hangover is a American comedy movie directed and co-produced by Todd Philips. It was released on June 5, 2009 starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Mike Epps, Justin Bartha, Jeffrey Tambor. I had also watched all the hangover movies and i really enjoyed it. It is a good movie to watch and come in the category of best comedy movies of all time. It is the first movie of The Hangover trilogy. The Hangover Part II was released on May 26, 2011 and the third and final movie The Hangover Part III was released on May 23, 2013. The movie was a hit at the box office but received negative reviews from critics.
2. Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Dumb and Dumber is a American road comedy movie directed by Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly. It was released on December 16, 1994 and produced by Charles B. Wessler, Brad krevoy. The movie features Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Karen Duffy, Mike Starr, Charles Rocket, Teri Garr. It is one of the top comedy movies of Hollywood. It was made the under the budget of $17 million and grossed over $247 million worldwide. The career of the Farrelly brothers and solidified Carrey’s launched due to the success of Dumb and Dumber. The movie received negative reviews from critics.
3. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Anchorman is a comedy movies directed by Adam McKay and produced by Judd Apatow. It was released on June 9, 2004 starring Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Fred Willard. It is one of the best comedy movies of all time in Hollywood. The movie generally receivedd positive reviews from critics and grossed over $90.6 million worldwide.
4. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
It is a American romantic comedy movie directed and produced by Judd Apatow. It was released on August 19, 2005 starring Steve Carell, Catherine keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Leslie Mann, Jane Lynch. The movie is about a middle aged man’s journey to finally have sex. It features a great deal of extemporized dialogues. The movie was a summer hit at the box office and received positive reviews from critics as well as from the audiences.
5. The Princess Bride (1987)
The Princess Bride is a American romantic comedy fantasy adventure movie directed and produced by Rob Reiner. It was released on September 25, 1987 starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn and soon. It is based on the novel The Princess Bride by William Goldman. It is one of the finest and best comedy movies of all time. The movie received highly positive reviews from critics and modest success at the box office.
6. There’s Something About Mary (1998)
It is a comedy movie directed by Peter Farrelly and Robert Farrelly. It was released on July 17, 1998 starring Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Chris Elliott, Lee Evans, Lin Shaye, W. Earl Brown. Total Film magazine voted it the fourth greatest and best comedy movies of all time. Cameron Diaz won a MTV Movie Award for Best Performance, Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Actress, American Comedy Award for Best Actress and also received a nomination of Golden Globe Award. The performance of Diaz was appreciated by the audiences.
7. Airplane! (1980)
Airplane! or Flying High! is a American satirical disaster comedy movie directed y Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker. It was released on July 2, 1980 starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, Lorna Patterson and soon. The movie was critical and financial success made under the budget of $3.5 million and grossed over $130 million worldwide. It was selected as one of The 500 greatest movies and best comedy movies of all time. Airplane II: The Sequel was first released on December 10, 1982. It is really a good movie to watch.
8. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Borat is a British American mockumentary omedy movie directed by Larry Charles and produced by Sacha Baron Cohen and Jay Roach. It was released on 3 November 2006 starring Sacha Baron Cohen. The movie was a critical and commercial success. The movie was nominated for Best Motion Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay. baron Cohen won the Best Actor at 2007 Golden Globe Award. The movie was banned in all Arab countries except Lebanon and also in Russian cinemas.
9. American Pie (1999)
American Pie is a teen sex comedy movie directed and produced by brothers Paul and Chris Weitz. It was released on July 9, 1999 and co-produced by Chris Moore, Warren Zide, Craig Perry. The movie features Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Tara Reid, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Alyson Hannigan and soon. The movie was a box office hit and received mixed to positive reviews from critics. American Pie 2 was released in 2001, American Wedding was released in 2003 and American Reunion was released in 2012. The titled is borrowed from the pop song American Pie. The movie is one of the best comedy movies of all time and nominated for Favorite Actor, Favorite Actress, Best Movie, Choice Comedy, Best Comedic Performance and soon.
10. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The Grand Budapest Hotel is a comedy movie directed and produced by Wes Anderson and co-produced by Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson. It was released on 7 March 2014 starring Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jude Law, Jeff Goldblum and many others. The movie led with 11 nominations including BAFTA nominations, Best Film, Best Actor, Best Director and soon. The movie also nominated for nine Academy awards and won Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Production Design, Best Original Score.
11. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Shaun of the Dead is a British horror comedy movie directed by Edgar Wright and produced by Nira Park. It was released on 24 September 2004 starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, Penelope Wilton and Bill Nighy. The movie was a critical and commercial success and received a 92% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie was nominated for BAFTA Award. The movie is the first in Wright and Pegg’s Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy. It is one of the best comedy movies of all time which grossed $30 million worldwide.
12. Ted (2012)
Ted is a American comedy movie directed by Seth MacFarlane and produced by Scott Stuber, Seth MacFarlane, John Jacobs, Jason Clark. It was released on June 29, 2012 starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Joel McHale, Seth macFarlane, Giovanni Ribisi and soon. The movie generally received positive reviews and a commercial success. The movie also received an Academy Award for Best Original Song. A sequel Ted 2 has been released on June 26, 2015 by Universal Studios.
13. Up (2009)
Up is a American 3D computer animated adventure comedy drama movie directed by Pete Docter and produced by Jonas Rivera. It was released on May 29, 2009 starring Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson, David Kaye, Danny Mann and soon. The movie become a hit at the box office and received universal critical acclaim. The movie was highly accepted by the audiences. It is one of the best comedy movies of all time and the first Pixar’s movie to be presented in Disney Digital 3-D. The movie received five Academy Award nomination including Best Picture. It is the best reviewed animated film. It is really a good movie to watch.
14. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a British comedy movie directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. It was released on 9 April 1975 and produced by Mark Forstater and Michael White. The movie features Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin. The movie was a box office success and highest grossing any British movie in the U.S in 1975. The movie received highly positive reviews from critics. The movie was considered as one of the best comedy movies of all time in the ABC (American Broadcasting Company). It was made under the budget of $400,00 and grossed over $5 million.
15. Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)
Life of Brian is a British comedy movie directed by Terry Jones and produced by John Goldstone. It was released on 17 August 1979 starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin. The movie was a box office success and fourth highest grossing of any movie in the United Kingdom in 1979. The movie received positive reviews from critics and named as one of the best comedy movies of all time by several television networks and magazines.
16. Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Kung Fu Panda is a American computer animated comedy martial arts movie directed by John Stevenson and Mark Osborne and produced by Melissa Cobb. It was released on June 6, 2008 starring Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross and soon. It is really a good comedy movie. You will definitely watch that movie. The movie received positive reviews from critics and the highest grossing animated movie of the year worldwide. The movie was nominated for various awards including Academy Awards, 36th Annie Awards, Golden Reel Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Huabiao Awards, National Movie Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Online Film Critics Society, Golden Trailer Awards and soon. Kung Fu Panda 2 was released in 2011 and Kung Fu Panda 3 is set to be released in 2016.
17. Superbad (2007)
Superbad is a American teen comedy movie directed by Greg Mottola and produced by Judd Apatow and Shauna Robertson. It was released August 17, 2007 starring Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Seth Rogen, Bill Hader, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and soon. The movie was box office hit and received positive reviews from critics. The movie won many awards including Canadian Comedy Awards 2008, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2007, Young Hollywood Awards 2008 and also nominated for 2008 MTV Movie Awards, 2008 Peabody Awards, Empire Awards 2007 , Teen Choice Awards 2007 and soon.
18. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Silver Linings Playbook is a American romantic comedy drama movie directed by David O. Russell and produced by Donna Gigliotti, Bruce Cohen, Jonathan Gordan. It was released on November 16, 2012 starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Anupam Kher, Chris Tucker and soon. The movie is based on The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. The movie was a box office hit and received positive reveiws from critics. The movie received eight Academy Award nominations including Best Director, Best Picture and soon. The movie was nominated for Big Five Oscars and also attained four Golden Globe Award.
19. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
It is a American biographical black comedy movie directed by Martin Scorsese. It was released on December 25, 2013 starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau and soon. It is based on the book The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort. The movie was a major commercial success grossing $392 million worldwide and received positive reviews from critics. The movie was nominated for Best Actor, Best Writing, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor and soon.
20. Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)
Crazy Stupid Love is a American romantic comedy drama movie directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa and produced by Steve Carell, Denise Di Novi.It was released on July 29, 2011 starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, John Carroll Lynch, Marisa Tomei, Analeigh Tipton, Kevin Bacon and soon. The movie gained favorable reviews and was commercially successful at the box office. The movie received many accolades including BMI Film & TV Awards, Empire Awards, Golden Globe Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards, 33rd Young Artist Awards, 2012 MTV Movie Awards and many others.
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