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Good comedy movies

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Tym2cu_bass, Apr 6, 2004.

  1. hey, i like good comedy movies, i've seen some good ones lately...

    my favorites are:
    Corky Ramono :rolleyes:
    Mr. Deeds :smug:
    Happy Gilmore :p

    there are some other funny ones i cant think of right now... anyway any other comedy movies on that line you can think of?
  2. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    Happy Gilmour
    Bruce Almighty
    Planes, Trains and Automobiles
    Liar Liar
    Ace Ventura 1 and 2
    Pooty Tang
    Ferris Bueler's Day Off
    The Ladykillers
    Scary Movie 1, 2 and 3
    American Pie 1 and 2...

    I'll think of more later... :)
  3. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    Dr. Strangelove :cool:
  4. Spaceballs.

    Can't think of anymore at the moment.
  5. ya, scary movies 1, 2, and 3 are funny... it just makes me mad that they took out the matrix part of scary movie 3 :meh:
  6. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Even though dated, some WC Fields movies break me.

    One little-known gem is "International House." In it, Cab Calloway's band plays "Reefer Man" (yeah, the movie is from 1933 and the "reefer" reference is just what you think it is), and the doghouse bassist plays a solo that is just amazing!!!....."Det boy's on dat reefah!"

    "The Bank Dick" and "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break" are also great Fields' classics.

    For a more contemporary bent, I like "Office Space" with Jeniffer Aniston. It's modeled on the "Dilbert" comic strip.

    If you can handle the bizarre, Frank Zappa's "200 Motels" is a riot.......but if you haven't been in the rock business, you may not get a lot of the humor. It has the Who's Keith Moon and a topless Bonnie Raitt among other rock stars of the period. "Spinal Tap" and "A Mighty Wind" just had too many lame/unfunny moments for me.

    So many more, but don't want to bore you.
  7. Super Troopers
    Strange Brew
    Videodrome (It's extremely weird and disturbing, but funny too, especially on repeat viewings)
    The Big Lebowski
    The Ladykillers (just saw the new one - hilarious! "But I can't really play the buttsack!" You should make sure you know what Bob Jones University is about before you see it)
    Dazed and Confused
    Hot Shots
    The Naked Gun
    Pretty much anything with the Marx Brothers
  8. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    Strange Brew
    Office Space
    Black Knight

  9. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    These were our 'dorm movies' last year:

    Office space
    Strange brew
    Jay and silent bob strike back
    Super troopers
  10. Just about anything from Mel Brooks or the Monty Python bunch.
    Peter Sellers movies rock too.
  11. whiteshadow


    Jul 3, 2001
    Pulp Fiction (not a comedy, but i crack up every time)
    Dawn of the Dead (old one, so bad it's funny)
  12. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003
    Horrible, horrible movie...sadly it is one of his most popular. I just don't understand, that and Mallrats were garbage, and Kevin Smith has admitted it, and still they are popular. Oh well, whatever floats your boat I guess.

    My favourite comedy just happens to be a Kevin Smith movie:
    Clerks. All that stupid banter/comedy appeals to me for reasons I am stll unaware of.

    Dogma was great too.

    Billy Madison was pretty good too.
  13. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Office space
  14. Mike Money

    Mike Money In Memoriam

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    in no particular order:

    Monty P and the Holy Grail

    History of the World part 1

    Full Metal Jacket (To me, its comedy.)

    Happy Gilmore

    Billy Madison

    The Meaning of Life

    Mrs. Doubtfire


    IT (Another movie of a genre that is not comedy that i call comedy)



    Blazing Saddles

    Major Payne
  15. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Remember, the movies I listed were 'dorm movies' it doesn't matter if they are good or not, they end up being hilarious.

    that aside, jay and silent bob strike back was pretty awesome imo, mainly because of all the excellent star wars references, and will ferrell, and that low bass slide thing that happens like 15 times throughout the movie (mmmmwoooooommm)
  16. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Office Space
    Blazing Saddles
    Young Frankenstein
    Major League
    Naked Gun (all of them)
    Top Secret
    Monty Python and th Life of Brian
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    Animal House
    Some Like It Hot
    Spinal Tap
    Raising Arizona
    The Big Lebowski
    Kevin Smith's movies

    and so on.
  17. My all time fave is RAISING ARIZONA
  18. Killdar


    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine

    The best line EVER: "........."

    That Silent Bob's a genious I tell ya!
  19. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    The Blues Brothers.
  20. Adam Sandler and Jim Carrey are where it's at. Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, Ace Ventura 1 and 2, The Mask, all classics.

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