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Bravo's 100 Funniest Films
Message #231.1 
Posted by BostonDotCom on 7/25/06 3:44 PM
Bravo compiled a list of the 100 funniest films.  What do you think?

Here are photos of the top 25 picks.

100. Anchorman
99. The Birdcage
98. School of Rock
97. Happy Gilmore
96. Four Weddings and a Funeral
95. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
94. Waiting for Guffman
93. The Aristocrats
92. Father of the Bride
91. Revenge of the Nerds
90. Clueless
89. Slapshot
88. Team America
87. The Kentucky Fried Movie
86. Zoolander
85. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
84. Silver Streak
83. Sister Act
82. Tootsie
81. Half Baked
80. Lost in America
79. Three Amigos
78. Bananas
77. Flirting with Disaster
76. Ghostbusters
75. Dumb and Dumber
74. Trading Places
73. City Slickers
72. Moonstruck
71. Roxanne
70. The Nutty Professor (Eddie Murphy)
69. The Blues Brothers
68. Broadcast News
67. Kingpin
66. Dazed and Confused
65. Office Space
64. This is Spinal Tap
63. Manhattan
62. The Pink Panther
61. Election
60. When Harry Met Sally
59. Police Academy Series
58. Private Benjamin
57. Swingers
56. Young Frankenstein
55. Bull Durham
54. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
53. Dr. Strangelove
52. Meet the Parents
51. National Lampoon's Vacation
50. The Princess Bride
49. American Pie
48. American Graffiti
47. 9 to 5
46. The Incredibles
45. Raising Arizona
44. Sixteen Candles
43. What About Bob?
42. Harold and Maude
41. Austin Powers
40. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
39. Mrs. Doubtfire
38. Best In Show
37. Dodgeball
36. Good Morning Vietnam
35. Beetlejuice
34. Rushmore
33. Clerks
32. Groundhog Day
31. The Big Lebowski
30. The 40 Year Old Virgin
29. Legally Blonde
28. Annie Hall
27. A Fish Called Wanda
26. Wayne's World
25. Meet the Fockers
24. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
23. Big
22. Beverly Hills Cop
21. Shampoo
20. The Jerk
19. Wedding Crashers
18. Stripes
17. M*A*S*H
16. Old School
15. Fast Times At Ridgemont High
14. Napoleon Dynamite
13. Naked Gun Series
12. The Producers
11. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure
10. Arthur
9. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
8. Blazing Saddles
7. The Wedding Singer
6. Airplane
5. South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut
4. There's Something About Mary
3. Shrek
2. Caddyshack
1. Animal House

Do you agree with their picks?  Which movies got left out?  And which ones would have been better left on the cutting room floor? What would your list be like? 

View photos of the top 25 picks

Message #231.2  in response to #231.1
Posted by girl.shy (chipp38) on 7/26/06 8:53 AM
Absolutely ridiculous.  No Chaplin?  No Marx Brothers?  Sudpidest list I've ever seen.

Message #231.3  in response to #231.1
Posted by austengirl on 7/26/06 9:00 AM

A couple that are obviously left off for stupid humor...Tommy Boy and SuperTroopers

Second how does Ferris Bueller, 4 Weddings and a Funeral and Office Space get placed so far down the list - these are true top 25 funniest movies



Message #231.4  in response to #231.1
Posted by JohnnyJohnJohn on 7/26/06 9:02 AM
Can't believe 3 Amigos made it and Fletch isn't on here!  Probably Chevy Chase's funniest work!

Message #231.5  in response to #231.2
Posted by jpgcne on 7/26/06 9:02 AM
Marx brothers?  yuck sorry but that is just not funny to me


Message #231.6  in response to #231.2
Posted by NotNalb on 7/26/06 9:04 AM
I completely agree, no "Duck Soup" or "Night at the Opera?"  These should both be in the top 10, but they're not even on the list.  I thought "Shrek" was funny, but the third funniest movie ever?  That's just ridiculous.  Completely random list.


Message #231.7  in response to #231.1
Posted by havana_joe on 7/26/06 9:04 AM

Hmmm... Not a bad list, overall... But any list without "Murder by Death" is incomplete! Also, I would have moved "The Princess Bride" into the top 20... And "Old School" should probably be in the top 5!!!

 



Message #231.8  in response to #231.1
Posted by ennui on 7/26/06 9:06 AM
I can't believe My Cousin Vinny did not make the top 100. No matter how many times I watch that movie, it's still funny. 
 
 


Message #231.9  in response to #231.1
Posted by jjmcs on 7/26/06 9:08 AM
Hate to sound like an old fart (because I am still in my 30's)  but this list is way too heavily skewed to the movies in the past fifteen years. 

There's no way that many of the sophmoric comedies listed can hold a candle to the greats in the past (Some like it hot, It's a mad mad mad mad world, The Russians are coming, the Russians or any of the great Abbott & Costello or Hope and Crosby flicks:  just to name a few).

Agree with the first two choices -- but Holy Grail and Young Frankenstein are top ten material.


Message #231.10  in response to #231.2
Posted by SomervilleMAMike on 7/26/06 9:09 AM

Marx Brothers?  Should we include the Odd Couple too, come on, neither one of them are funny at all. 

 

Missing Fletch, should be very high on the list.



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