A funny movie is a category of movies that is loved and enjoyed by people of any age group. Whether with friends or with family it will surely be cracking you up at almost every scene. Ofcourse everybody has his own notion to define what funny actually is but there are some movies that will convince you to call them funniest ever. There are tons of funniest movies out there some are good, some are great and some are bad as well but here we have bought you a list of Top 10 funniest movies of all the time that are really, really good and funny ones. So to be exact, here you go:
10. Life of Brian
The movie is a super hit comedy written by the famous comedy group Monty Python. The movie was released in 1979 and is directed by Terry Jones. The movie is a story of a young Jew who was born on the same day as Jesus and exactly at the next door. He was mistaken as Messiah by the people. The movie faced many controversies at the time of release but it was a big success in box office. It was most popular and highest grossing movie of year at that time. Since then the movie is getting the positive reviews and is one of the highest rated movies of all the time.
9. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
The movie was directed by Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam. This British comedy movie of 1975 was also written by Monty Python Group. This was the first movie that was said to be the most proper and amazing comedy. The film is basically based on the parodies of the King Arthur’s questing to find the Holy Grail. It was the biggest success at the time of its release. The movie has 97% rating on the Rotten Tomatoes. It was the highest grossing movie of 1975. The movie is PG rated but is really amusing and extremely funny.
This is an American comedy of 2007 directed by Greg Mottola. There are two main characters in the film Seth and Evan. The characters are named same as the writers of the movie. They both have been the best friends since childhood. The writers started working on the script of the amazing movie when they were just thirteen. The script was completed in two years. The story narrates about how the two friends lament their poor social standing and virginity in high two different high schools. The movie was a blockbuster hit and earned $169,871,719 on the box office.
7. American Pie
The movie is about four high school seniors who are good friends. The movie is actually quite funny but PG rated. It’s a teen blue comedy movie of 1999 directed by two brothers Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz. American pie is the complete theatrical series and movie we are discussing here is its very first film. The movie is followed by three sequels American Pie 2, American Wedding and American Reunion. The movie was a blockbuster hit. The movie earned $235,483,004 on box office. This was an ultimate success for teen blue comedy production.
6. The Hangover
This is the most popular comedy of 2009 produced and directed by Todd Phillips. The movie was 10th highest grossing movie of the year of its release. This is also the first movie of The Hangover series. The movie won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion comedy picture of the year. The movie tells the story of three friends who went to celebrate their bachelor’s party to Las Vegas for the impending marriage of one of their friend. The movie is inspired from a real life event happened to producer of the movie. The movie earned the highest rating “Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes and $467,483,912 on box office.
It is the most famous British American combined mockumentary comedy movie of 2006. The movie was directed by Larry Charles and produced by Sacha Baron Cohen who also played the main character in the movie. The movie is about the man’s interaction and interviews with the Americans. He believes himself to be unknown to the American’s customs and culture. The movie was a super hit and earned $261,572,744 on the box office. Baron Cohen was awarded the Golden Globe Award for best Actor for this movie in 2007.
4. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad
This is the 1988 comedy and first sequel of the series The Naked Gun. Directed by David Zucker and produced by Robert K. Weiss. The movie is a big critical and box office success. Many of magazines have ranked it among the top comedy movies of all the times. The movie was produced and shot at many different locations of Los Angeles. It’s totally a slapstick comedy with uncountable puns and gags. The movie earned $78,756,177 on the box office. Same characters in the various combinations have been working in all the sequels of the famous series.
3. Dumb and Dumber
The movie is based on the famous TV series Dumb and Dumber. It is a famous American Road Buddy comedy of 1994 directed by Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly. The movie received the positive reviews overall and was a big commercial success. This movie opened the career of the directors and the cast in the film industry. The movie tells the story of two dimwitted friends who go on the trip across the country to return the briefcase of money to its owner. The movie earned $247,275,374 on the box office. The film was amazingly hit and was loved by audience since the day it was released.
2. Blazing Saddles
The movie was directed by Mel Brooks in 1974. It is the satirical western comedy produced by Michael Hertzberg. The movie presents the unforgettable comedy ever. The movie was a super hit at the time of the release and still it is memorized by the audience with huge laughter. The movie was nominated thrice in the Academy awards and has the sixth ranking in the AFI’s 100 Years 100 Laughs. The movie is a sort of funny criticism on racial differences of white and black in the west. This best and ever alive comedy had won number of awards and ofcourse our list would have been incomplete without this.
Airplane is the highest rated satirical comedy of 1980 directed by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams. The movie was an amazing financial and commercial success in the Hollywood film industry. It had been the highest grossing movie of the year of its release.
The movie won number of awards including Golden Globe Awards and has the number sixth ranking on Bravo’s 100 funniest movies of all the time. Total budget of the movie was $3.5million but it earned $83,453,539 alone in North America. In Empire magazine it is listed number 1 in funniest movie ever. It is the parody of another Paramount movie Zero Hour. The movie has an honor to be preserved in National Film Registry in 2010 by Library of Congress.