The Best Comedy Movies Of All Time

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The sheer awesomeness of comedy movies in Hollywood has always been a secret that is well known to few. Some of the most hilarious comedy movies ever made have been directed by some of the greatest comedy filmmakers of all time. These directors are responsible for helping make the magic work and for giving us some of our favorite comedy movies ever. Here is a list of some of the best comedy movies ever made in Hollywood.

One of the greatest comedy movies ever made was Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Starring Eric Stoltz and John Aston, this is a hilarious romantic comedy that was directed by Rob Reiner. The movie itself was an instant hit and remains a favorite with both young and old alike. The movie was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Comedy Feature.

Knockaround Guys

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Another great comedy movie that stars Matt Damon and Ben Affleck is called Knockaround Guys. This movie depicts a group of friends who go on a mission to save a group of women from a drug dealer. This movie was directed by none other than Bruce Almighty. It is sure to enchant the young crowds and thrill the adults to no end. Affleck also had a memorable role to play as David Kleinfeld, the head of the agency that tries to broker deals for the guys.

In the mid 90s, the world was introduced to another classic comedy gem when it was released Finding Nemo. This movie takes place in the great oceanic waters of Florida and follows the life of the cute Marlin. Along with his son Dory, Nemo also has his friend Gill. They are the last known living fish in the world and it is up to Marlin and his son to take care of them. The storyline of the movie really captures the audience and will no doubt bring back fond memories for many viewers.

Office Space

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One movie that must be mentioned within the hallowed halls of Hollywood is Office Space. Starring in this movie is one of the few comedy actors of the millennium, Bruce Willis. He plays a job applicant who ends up getting the job at the company he is applying to. With the help of an over confident and energetic guy, he gets the position. Within the first few minutes of the movie you can tell that this film was tailor made for the screen and was well planned out.

The late Michael Douglas also had a role to play in one of the best comedy movies of all time. Seabiscuit was set to star alongside him and turned out to be one of the best films of all time. Michael Douglas plays a deep sea diver who finds himself stranded on an island for reasons which are only understood by the character he stars in. This film has an absolutely amazing soundtrack and is a definite must see movie. Another movie that is sure to be on the top of the list is Sung.


Sing is one of the more hilarious movies you will ever have the pleasure of watching. Directed by Wes Anderson, the movie’s storyline takes place all over again in San Francisco as a married couple moves into a new home. What makes this movie so likable is the chemistry between Anderson and his co-stars. You simply cannot take your eyes off of Edward Norton. He plays the role of a man with autism, so true to form, and it is quite heartbreaking when he falls in love with his wife. This movie is sure to be on the top of the list when it comes to best comedy movies.

There are many other movies that you could choose from when looking to find the best comedy flicks. The list is seemingly endless, but the majority of the movies fall within the genre of comedy.

Final Words

If you have a disc jockey who likes to play songs from all genres, listen to some of the favorites. Maybe even catch a comedy show on television or rent a few videos. If nothing else works, then look towards the internet. There is plenty of information on the internet that can help you find exactly what you are looking for.

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