10 Films That Are Hilariously Perfect Comedies

Are you searching for some hilarious comedies to laugh through the evening? After taking a quick poll, the internet determined these comedies to be perfect and guaranteed to produce side-splitting fits of laughter.

1. Addams Family Values (1993)

Addams Family Values. So many incredible jokes, like every line is either a punchline or the setup for a punchline. And the delivery by everyone is so darn good. Nothing else influenced my sense of comedy timing more than that movie,” someone admitted. Another added, “One of the rare movies where the sequel is better than the first. I love them both, but Joan Cusack slays.”

2. Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Dumb and Dumber. It is the gold standard of comedy, and it's not even close—so many one-liners. “So you're saying there's a chance” is a line people will quote 100 years from now. This movie is immortal,” replied one. 

“What makes Dumb and Dumber so unique is that it's only a comedy because the two main characters are so stupid,” another suggested. “Everyone else around them is in a much different, darker movie about kidnapping and extortion, yet there they are, two clueless morons, wrapped up right in the middle of it.”

3. Some Like it Hot (1959)

Some Like it Hot is Marilyn Monroe's best film and holds up surprisingly well more than 60 years later. AFI rated it as the best American film comedy of all time. Jack Lemmon later said the best scene he ever did was in Some Like it Hot, where he tells Tony Curtis he's gotten engaged to get married while tossing a pair of maracas and wearing an evening dress.”

4. The Birdcage (1996)

The Birdcage. Nathan Lane is so freaking funny in this movie. He was brilliant playing off Robin Williams, who was also brilliant. And yet Hank Azaria managed to steal scenes,” someone stated. Another claimed, “His monologue about the roads, with that deadpan delivery, is the comedic equivalent of Quint's USS Indianapolis monologue from Jaws.”

5. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

Forgetting Sarah Marshall. I love this film so much and have watched it so many times. So many funny scenes, but my favorite is him being called about an old lady crying,” someone confessed. “Jason Segel is hilarious, and I love the Dracula opera,” another replied.

6. The ‘Burbs (1989)

One person confessed, “The ‘Burbs. One of my favorite movies ever! Tom Hanks, in the end, is the best, “I've been blown up! Take me to the hospital!” Another quoted the film, “A femur just happens to be a human thigh bone, Ray. Ray, this is Walter!”

7. All of Me (1984)

“All of Me – it's a classic screwball comedy with Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin in roles that Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn could have played. It has many high and low jokes and a coherent plot: over-the-top cartoonish adversaries and sympathetic protagonists. Also, the two of them dance at the end – it's hilariously tear-jerking,” someone volunteered. 

8. Kingpin (1996)

“Kingpin,” replied one. “People dismiss it as toilet humor because many of the more memorable jokes are crass, but it has been incredibly creative and gut-busting gags and excellent comic setup and execution. For example, the part when Roy throws the hot coffee in the guy's face the second time has me dying every time. Woody Harrelson is just phenomenal, and he makes the movie what it is.”

9. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. John Candy should've gotten an Oscar,” one suggested. Another confessed, “That was my first thought. Bar none! The movie got a standing ovation at the theater after it finished. Never saw that before or after.”

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10. Airplane! (1980)

One said, “Airplane! “Yes, yes, yes!!! All the jokes would still hold up today despite being over the top. A study of the funniest comedies determined Airplane! to have more laughs per minute than any other film,” another added. 

We hope you enjoyed this Reddit picks list.

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