Find Me A Film – Top 50 All Time Comedies!!

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Top 50 All Time Comedies – 28/05/2020

Welcome to Find Me A Film

You know there are thousands of films out there, but at times it’s just not always easy to find an excellent movie when you really need it and more so on the genre you want!

Considering there is the likes of Netflix and Amazon and Sky and cable and a whole host of variety and YET when we want to find a film to watch – what happens?

We can spend up to an hour flicking through options and then losing interest …. but there are some truly excellent films out there … so what are they in your eyes?

Todays Topical Genre is – …

Top 50 All Time Comedy Films!

Starting with the Top of the Crop and Working down into the bottom!

My thanks to the following readers for casting their votes and selections …

Angie of King Ben’s Grandma
Melanie of Sparks from a combustible mind
Gary of Bereaved Single Dad
Paula of Light Motifs II
Kristian – Tales of the mind of Kristian
16 VotesMonty Python and the Holy Grail 1975

A comedic send-up of the grim circumstances of the Middle Ages as told through the story of King Arthur and framed by a modern-day murder investigation. When the mythical king of the Britons leads his knights on a quest for the Holy Grail, they face a wide array of horrors, including a persistent Black Knight, a three-headed giant, a cadre of shrubbery-challenged knights, the perilous Castle Anthrax, a killer rabbit, a house of virgins, and a handful of rude Frenchmen.

23 VotesYoung Frankenstein 1974

Several years after living down his family reputation, Frankenstein inherits his grandfather’s castle, where he discovers a book full of his granddad’s experiments and starts reworking on them.

33 VotesThe Blues Brothers 1980

After his release from prison, Jake (John Belushi) reunites with his brother, Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) — collectively known as the “Blues Brothers.” Jake’s first task is to save the orphanage the brothers grew up in from closing, by raising $5,000 to pay back taxes. The two are convinced they can earn the money by getting their old band back together. However, after playing several gigs and making a few enemies, including the police, the brothers face daunting odds to deliver the money on time.

43 VotesSome Like It Hot 1959

When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state disguised as women in an all female band, but further complications set in.

53 VotesThere’s Something About Mary 1998

Ted, a geek, attempts to track down his high-school sweetheart Mary and hires a private detective to know her whereabouts. He soon realises that he has to compete with others in order to impress her

63 VotesBlazing Saddles 1975

When the sheriff of a small town is killed, Bart is appointed the first black sheriff of all-white Rock Ridge by the evil Hedley Lamarr, who hopes this will chase the townspeople from their homes.

73 VotesWhat’s Up, Doc? 1972

Howard Bannister travels to San Fransisco with his fiance to compete for a music research grant, when he runs into a wild, unpredictable college drop out who brings havoc into his orderly life.

The following earned a mere vote each.

Hairspray 2007
Toy Story 1995
Cars 2006
Man Up 2015
Bagdad Cafe 1987

German tourist Jasmin Munchgstettner (Marianne Sägebrecht) argues with her husband after car trouble strands them along a dusty highway in the American Southwest. Fuming, she storms off and travels by foot to the nearest outpost of civilization — the Bagdad Café. Upon arriving, she butts heads with the owner (CCH Pounder), but they soon forge an unlikely friendship. What begins as a few days’ respite becomes a prolonged stay as Jasmine finds her niche within this eccentric truck-stop community.

Galaxy Quest 1999
Baja Oklahoma 1988
Absolutely Anything 2015
Fierce Creatures 1997
Guardians of the Galaxy 1 & 2 2014 / 2017

Peter escapes from the planet Morag with a valuable orb that Ronan the Accuser wants. He eventually forms a group with unwilling heroes to stop Ronan.

After a successful mission, Quill and his team of galactic defenders meet Ego, a man claiming to be Quill’s father. However, they soon learn some disturbing truths about Ego.

A Fish Called Wanda 1988
Rustler’s Rhapsody 1985
The Big Lebowski 1998
The Jerk 1979
Grumpy Old Men 1993

Max and John are best friends turned foes, but live in the same neighbourhood. The rivalry further escalates when a woman moves into the house across the street and they both end up liking her.

Grumpier Old Men 1995
Step Brothers 2008
Analyse This 1999
Deadpool 2 2018
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004

A chauvinistic host of a top-rated American news programme is threatened with the arrival of an ambitious female reporter which starts a bitter battle of the sexes.

A young man, Brian, who was born one stable down and on the same night as Jesus, becomes intrigued by a young rebel, Judith. To try and impress her, Brian joins the independence movement against the Romans, the People’s Front of Judea. However, in an attempt to hide from the Romans, he relays some of the teachings he heard from Jesus, which ends up spurring a crowd to believe he is the Messiah. While trying to get rid of his followers and reunite with Judith, he embarks on several misadventures.

The Life of Brian 1979
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2002
Police Squad 1982
Housesitter 1992
Liar Liar 1997

A successful lawyer’s entire career is built on the basis of lies. His life takes an ugly turn when his son wishes for him to not lie for a day and his wish comes true.

When they arrive at college, socially inept freshmen Larry (Thomas Hulce) and Kent (Stephen Furst) attempt to pledge the snooty Omega Theta Pi House, but are summarily rejected. Lowering their standards, they try at the notoriously rowdy Delta Tau Chi House, and get in. The trouble is, the college dean (John Vernon) has it in for the Deltas. He has put them on “Double Secret Probation” and secretly assigned Omega’s president (James Daughton) the task of having their charter revoked.

Animal House 1978
Team America – World Police 2004
The Man with Two Brains 1983
9 – 5 1980
Groundhog Day 1993

Phil, a self-centred weatherman, goes to the town of Punxsutawney for an assignment. He is later shocked when he wakes up the next morning and realises that he is reliving the same day over and over.

A cynically selfish TV executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. With the help of the ghosts of the past, present and future, he realises that he must reform himself.

Scrooged 1988
The Gold Rush 1925
High Anxiety 1977
The Music Box 1932
Wayne’s World 2 1993

Heavy metal freaks Wayne and Garth are inspired by Jim Morrison’s ghost to stage a giant Woodstock-style rock festival. Wayne must also fend off a record producer who has his eye on his girlfriend.

When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria — the sadistic secret police chief. As they bumble, brawl and back-stab their way to the top, the question remains — just who is running the government?

The Death of Stalin 2017
The Man in the White Suit 1951
Don’t Lose Your Head 1967
The Lego Batman Movie 2017
The Naked Gun Trilogy 1988/1991/1994

Frank Drebin, an inept police detective, and Jane Spencer set out to impede Vincent Ludwig’s plan to brainwash people into assassinating the Queen of England.

Frank is on a mission to find a scientist promoting solar energy who has been kidnapped. In the process, he meets his former girlfriend and realises that her new partner is involved in the conspiracy.

Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.

After snitching on his boss, mafia boss Giovanni and his family are sent to Normandy as a part of the witness protection programme. But they struggle to give up on their old habits and start afresh.

The Family 2013
Did You Hear About The Morgans 2010
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 1988
RV 2006
Two Weeks Notice 2002
Book Club 2018
We’re The Millers 2013
Saving Grace 2000

Brenda Blethyn stars as Grace Trevethen, whose late husband jumped out of a plane without a parachute. Grace has been left with a manor on the Cornish Coast – and the massive, suffocating mountain of debt her husband had been secretly amassing. Now, with creditors and repossessors on her heels, Grace is faced with the prospect of losing everything. Desperate times call for desperate measures, so when Grace is asked to tend an ailing, if illicit, plant she gets an outrageous idea.

So there we go folks our Top 50…ish Great Comedies! Were your choices in here? What would your choices be?

16 thoughts on “Find Me A Film – Top 50 All Time Comedies!!

  1. A couple of my choices made the list. Here are my top favorite comedies:

    Step Brothers
    Strange Wilderness
    Young Frankenstein
    Blazing Saddles
    Abbot & Costello Meet Frankenstein
    When Harry Met Sally (A romantic comedy)
    Leap Year
    Going The Distance
    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
    Monty Python & The Holy Grail
    History of The World
    Kung Pow
    Kung Fu Hustle
    Role Models
    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
    Wayne’s World
    The Blues Brothers
    The Emperor’s New Groove
    Grandma’s Boy
    Back To The Future
    Drop Dead Fred
    Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby
    Duck Soup
    Shawn of The Dead
    The Heat
    The Other Woman
    The Sasquatch Gang

    I’ll leave it at that… lol.

    1. A good list Madam K and when we come to making the next Comedy List which will be a 75 l can see some of these making the cut 🙂

      Some of my favourites are:

      What About Bob
      Dead To Me
      Hot Fuzz
      Shaun of the Dead
      Mrs Doubtfire
      Austin Powers
      Mickey Blue Eyes
      Local Hero
      Get Smart [Original TV series and remake films
      School of Rock
      California Man
      Bedazzled [Original]
      Three Amigos
      Jump Street

      I will leave it there also 🙂

  2. Good choices! I love that there are so many classics in the list. My Big Fat Greek Wedding always gives me a LoL! 🤣

  3. I like that others named great movies I’d not forgotten, but didn’t remember… ya know? Anyway, great list…especially when you add Kristian’s in too!
    Ben loves the Will Ferrell movies. Blades Of Glory was on repeat for a few weeks.😉😂😂

  4. Holy Grail is just a timeless work of pure genius. Often the cartoon based movies are overlooked comedy masterpieces. Ice Age, Monsters Inc, Penguins of Madagascar, Chicken Run, Lego Movies, Were – Rabbit, Despicable Me…..

  5. Not sure if it’s the new editor or my iPad but this post took longer to load up and some of the number formatting was out a little. I had to pull one post yesterday as it looked ok but when I posted it the live version was format hell. The new editor is clearly working well or maybe I’m just getting old….

    1. Just checked on my iPad also, seems to load well … l am still not overly happy with the laggy aspect or the way it freezes and refuses to acknowledge saving … but thanks for the heads up 🙂

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