Top Comedy Movies


The Top Comedy Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Comedy List". Lists are calculated daily.

1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Year of Release: 1975
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Terry Gilliam
Actors: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle
Plot: King Arthur is on a quest for the holy grail. Little do they know that they will encounter many stupid obsticles, and must complete the tasks at hands to find it. Join Gallahead, Robin, and the Knights of the Round Table as they follow their king on this quest.

2. Office Space

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mike Judge
Actors: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, Gary Cole, David Herman
Plot: Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) hates his job, but a botched hypnotherapy session has him seeing things in a new way. When the layoffs start to happen him and his coworkers decide to create a computer program that will rip off the company.

3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Year of Release: 1986
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: John Hughes
Actors: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Jeffrey Jones, Mia Sara
Plot: This teenager has it all. He owns the school, he is funny, witty and charming. Now all he needs is to not get caught skipping school. The principal is on to his plan and is determined to catch him in the act.

4. Young Frankenstein

Year of Release: 1974
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Mel Brooks
Actors: Gene Wilder, Teri Garr, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman
Plot: Young Dr. Frankenstein inherits his grandfather's (the famous Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein) castle - along with a few employees. Always trying to live down the family name, he changes his mind when he discovers his seemingly mad grandfather's notes on reanimation.

5. Shaun of the Dead

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Edgar Wright
Actors: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis
Plot: A man needs to sort out his life: with his girlfriend, his mother and step-father, his job and his best friend. Oh, and the recently deceased are now rising from the dead and trying to eat everyone.

6. Superbad

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Adventure
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Greg Mottola
Actors: Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Plot: Two co-depended teens split up to get alcohol so they can get laid before they go to college. As the night goes on the two find themselves having separation anxiety and getting laid takes a backseat to finding each other.

7. The 40 Year-Old Virgin

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Judd Apatow
Actors: Steve Carrell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Seth Rogan
Plot: When a group of employees find out their 40-year old co-worker is still a virgin, they band together to help him with this problem.

8. Airplane!

Year of Release: 1980
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jim Abrahams & David Zucker
Actors: Robert Hays, Leslie Nielsen, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves
Plot: When the crew and many passengers of an airliner fall sick, it's up to an ex-war pilot to land them safely. A spoof of airline disaster movies .

9. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Adam McKay
Actors: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Fred Willard
Plot: Ron Burgundy is a chauvinistic local news anchor that gets into a hilarious feud when the station pairs him up with a female anchor.

10. Blazing Saddles

Year of Release: 1974
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Western
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mel Brooks
Actors: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Madeline Kahn
Plot: A small town of Rock Ridge stands in the way of a railroad and nefarious businessman Hedley Lemarr is willing to do anything to make them leave.

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