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Rotten Tomatoes' 100 Best Essential Comedy Movies

This is 100 Essential Comedy Movies, funny flicks hand-picked by Rotten Tomatoes editors to best represent our tastes and, hey, probably yours, too.
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avg. score: 43 of 100 (43%)
required scores: 1, 18, 33, 54, 64 

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Modern Times (1936)
Modern Times (1936)
2
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
3
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
4
The Lady Eve (1941)
The Lady Eve (1941)
5
Playtime (1967)
Playtime (1967)
6
The Odd Couple (1968)
The Odd Couple (1968)
7
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
8
It Happened One Night (1934)
It Happened One Night (1934)
9
City Lights (1931)
City Lights (1931)
10
His Girl Friday (1940)
His Girl Friday (1940)
11
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
12
Annie Hall (1977)
Annie Hall (1977)
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13
Airplane! (1980)
Airplane! (1980)
14
Ghostbusters (1984)
Ghostbusters (1984)
15
The Princess Bride (1987)
The Princess Bride (1987)
16
Safety Last! (1923)
Safety Last! (1923)
17
Defending Your Life (1991)
Defending Your Life (1991)
18
Life of Brian (1979)
Life of Brian (1979)
19
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
20
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
21
Groundhog Day (1993)
Groundhog Day (1993)
22
Being There (1979)
Being There (1979)
23
Midnight Run (1988)
Midnight Run (1988)
24
Back to the Future (1985)
Back to the Future (1985)
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25
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
26
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
27
Duck Soup (1933)
Duck Soup (1933)
28
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
29
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
30
Withnail & I (1987)
Withnail & I (1987)
31
In the Loop (2009)
In the Loop (2009)
32
The Apartment (1960)
The Apartment (1960)
33
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
34
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
35
The General (1926)
The General (1926)
36
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
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37
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
38
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
39
The Producers (1967)
The Producers (1967)
40
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Hot Fuzz (2007)
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