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#1 Posted on 2.3.02 0203.21
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I would personally have to say monty python and the holy grail..... but space balls would have to run a close second for me.

(i kinda got the feeling that the discussion on the jay and silent bob thread would go this route)

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#2 Posted on 2.3.02 0516.17
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I just watched The Holy Grail last night off of Kazaa. I love it, but my wife was horrified that I was laughing at the Black Knight getting hacked up. I guess it's hard for her to get British humor since she is Japanese. To me the funniest movie of all time is, Friday. And only the first time I saw it. Horror movies and Comedies are only really good the first time you see it. Unless you wait a few years before you see it again (like I did Holy Grail). Honorable mention goes to Dumb and Dumber and Something About Mary.
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#3 Posted on 2.3.02 0744.24
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Sober - This is Spinal Tap, The Muppet Movie

Not so sober - Ready to Rumble, by FAR.
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#4 Posted on 2.3.02 1150.20
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I guess I might as well throw my two cents in. In no particular order, movies I find incredibly funny:

Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back
Can't Hardly Wait
Something About Mary
American Pie 1 and 2
The Jerk
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#5 Posted on 2.3.02 1226.19
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    Originally posted by SeVen
    I just watched The Holy Grail last night off of Kazaa. I love it, but my wife was horrified that I was laughing at the Black Knight getting hacked up. I guess it's hard for her to get British humor since she is Japanese.


I know how that is. I wore a Black Knight T-shirt to Korean class and the teacher thought it was a horror movie.

As for my favorite funny movie, that'd have to be "The Pink Panther Returns" (Peter Sellers is god) for slapstick and Neil Simon's "Murder by Death" for intellectual humor.

Honorable mention goes to:
American Pie
Beavis and Butthead Do America (seriously)
Monty Python's The Life of Brian
Rush Hour 1 & 2
Nothing to Lose
Anything by Kevin Smith

Go away and never darken my theatre again goes to:
Anything by the Farrelly Brothers
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#6 Posted on 2.3.02 1541.03
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God Damn it, people have already named my two funniest movies, The Jerk and Friday. I guess I'll have to say Goonies to round out the top three.

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#7 Posted on 2.3.02 1625.28
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You poor, pathetic souls.

*The* funniest movie of all time...hands down, no contenders, nothing close--

Office Space.

There can be no debate. End of thread.

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#8 Posted on 2.3.02 1643.12
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BDC is of course correct. The Peter Gibbons speech to the Jennifer Aniston character about not working anymore is the most perfect moment in movie history. A few others though:

The Producers
Dr. Strangelove
Life of Brian
Airplane
Big Lebowski
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#9 Posted on 2.3.02 1709.13
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Happy Gilmore...

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#10 Posted on 2.3.02 1732.26
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Life of Brian is also good... but out of those two monty python movies i would say holy grail is better....

also i am a big fan of spy hard....
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#11 Posted on 2.3.02 2017.27
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Holy Grail....no contest......Except from BULWORTH!!!!!!! THE SECOND FUNNIEST MOVIE EVER. Warren Beatty is a genius in that.
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#12 Posted on 2.3.02 2333.38
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Gotta give props to bullworth. I love the scene when he's in the gheto in the pimped up car.
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#13 Posted on 3.3.02 0805.18
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Spaceballs.
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#14 Posted on 3.3.09 1010.36
I loved Eurotrip and Dude Where's My Car.
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#15 Posted on 3.3.02 1504.34
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Almost all of the Mel Brooks movies are hilarious. Spaceballs, History of the World PArt 1, Blazing Saddles, and Robin Hood Men in Tights. All of those movies rule. Monty Python and the Holy Grail is funny too.
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#16 Posted on 3.3.02 1707.59
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Funniest Movies:
-any of Clerks/Mallrats/Chasing Amy/Dogma/Jay & Silent Bob
-National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
-Spaceballs
-Super Troopers
-(not a movie) but Faulty Towers is so f'n funny!
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#17 Posted on 3.3.02 1938.47
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"What's Up Doc" (1972), directed by Peter Bogdonavich and starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O Neil.

It's the only thing Streisand has ever done that I could stomach, and it's still to me the funniest movie in the history of the world.

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#18 Posted on 3.3.02 1946.46
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Off the top of my head:

Duck Soup
Blazing Saddles
The aforementioned Holy Grail
The Producers
Bringing Up Baby

Bullitt
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#19 Posted on 4.3.02 0226.14
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*not in alphabetical order

Tommy Boy
Caddyshack
Animal House
Slap Shot
Airplane
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#20 Posted on 4.3.02 0702.54
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The ABC's of Film Comedy....

Animal House
Blazing Saddles
Caddyshack
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