Rotten Tomatoes - 100 Essential Comedy Movies

The best-reviewed lists we normally publish involve thousands of movies sorted by Adjusted Tomatometer to best distill the professional critics' consensus, a soothing balm of agreement in the internet age. This is not that kind of list. This is 100 Essential Comedy Movies, funny flicks hand-picked by Rotten... read more
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Avg. score: 42 of 100 (42%)
Required scores: 1, 20, 31, 46, 61   
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Modern Times (1936)
2
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
3
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
4
The Lady Eve (1941)
5
Playtime (1967)
6
The Odd Couple (1968)
7
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
8
It Happened One Night (1934)
9
City Lights (1931)
10
His Girl Friday (1940)
11
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
12
Annie Hall (1977)
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13
Airplane! (1980)
14
Ghostbusters (1984)
15
The Princess Bride (1987)
16
Safety Last! (1923)
17
Defending Your Life (1991)
18
Life of Brian (1979)
19
Some Like It Hot (1959)
20
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
21
Groundhog Day (1993)
22
Being There (1979)
23
Midnight Run (1988)
24
Back to the Future (1985)
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25
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
26
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
27
Duck Soup (1933)
28
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
29
Dazed and Confused (1993)
30
Withnail & I (1987)
31
In the Loop (2009)
32
The Apartment (1960)
33
Young Frankenstein (1974)
34
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
35
The General (1926)
36
Being John Malkovich (1999)
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37
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
38
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
39
The Producers (1967)
40
Hot Fuzz (2007)
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