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Top Comedies (#1-100)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Singin' in the Rain 1952 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 8
2 Some Like It Hot 1959 Billy Wilder 9
3 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 Stanley Kubrick 10
4 Annie Hall 1977 Woody Allen 15
5 The Graduate 1967 Mike Nichols 45
6 Toy Story 1995 John Lasseter 47
7 The General 1926 Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton 51
8 Back to the Future 1985 Robert Zemeckis 56
9 City Lights 1931 Charles Chaplin 60
10 Bringing Up Baby 1938 Howard Hawks 64
11 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder 65
12 His Girl Friday 1940 Howard Hawks 80
13 Duck Soup 1933 Leo McCarey 82
14 The Rules of the Game 1939 Jean Renoir 84
15 This Is Spinal Tap 1984 Rob Reiner 85
16 It Happened One Night 1934 Frank Capra 87
17 Modern Times 1936 Charles Chaplin 88
18 Groundhog Day 1993 Harold Ramis 98
19 Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones 99
20 La Dolce Vita 1960 Federico Fellini 100
21 The Big Lebowski 1998 Joel Coen 105
22 Nashville 1975 Robert Altman 108
23 The Princess Bride 1987 Rob Reiner 110
24 Amélie 2001 Jean-Pierre Jeunet 117
25 The Gold Rush 1925 Charles Chaplin 127
26 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen 130
27 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor 131
28 Life of Brian 1979 Terry Jones 141
29 Airplane! 1980 Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and David Zucker 158
30 Sullivan's Travels 1941 Preston Sturges 160
31 The Lady Eve 1941 Preston Sturges 161
32 When Harry Met Sally… 1989 Rob Reiner 170
33 Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949 Robert Hamer 190
34 A Hard Day's Night 1964 Richard Lester 199
35 Stairway to Heaven 1946 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 200
36 Harold and Maude 1971 Hal Ashby 201
37 M*A*S*H 1970 Robert Altman 210
38 Blazing Saddles 1974 Mel Brooks 211
39 Withnail & I 1987 Bruce Robinson 213
40 Ghostbusters 1984 Ivan Reitman 220
41 The Producers 1967 Mel Brooks 225
42 Sherlock, Jr. 1924 Buster Keaton 229
43 Meet Me in St. Louis 1944 Vincente Minnelli 233
44 Finding Nemo 2003 Andrew Stanton 237
45 Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 Blake Edwards 238
46 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra 244
47 Top Hat 1935 Mark Sandrich 245
48 Young Frankenstein 1974 Mel Brooks 251
49 Being John Malkovich 1999 Spike Jonze 255
50 Mary Poppins 1964 Robert Stevenson 256
51 Roman Holiday 1953 William Wyler 260
52 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 1972 Luis Buñuel 267
53 To Be or Not to Be 1942 Ernst Lubitsch 268
54 Life Is Beautiful 1997 Roberto Benigni 274
55 American Graffiti 1973 George Lucas 283
56 Rushmore 1998 Wes Anderson 287
57 Shaun of the Dead 2004 Edgar Wright 290
58 The Great Dictator 1940 Charles Chaplin 292
59 Toy Story 2 1999 John Lasseter 297
60 A Night at the Opera 1935 Sam Wood 299
61 Playtime 1967 Jacques Tati 300
62 Ferris Bueller's Day Off 1986 John Hughes 301
63 Tootsie 1982 Sydney Pollack 303
64 Shrek 2001 Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson 304
65 Animal House 1978 John Landis 314
66 The Blues Brothers 1980 John Landis 316
67 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 1943 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 317
68 Amarcord 1973 Federico Fellini 318
69 Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988 Robert Zemeckis 321
70 Trouble in Paradise 1932 Ernst Lubitsch 327
71 The Iron Giant 1999 Brad Bird 331
72 The Sting 1973 George Roy Hill 341
73 Clerks. 1994 Kevin Smith 343
74 Ninotchka 1939 Ernst Lubitsch 345
75 Day for Night 1973 François Truffaut 356
76 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975 Jim Sharman 359
77 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
78 Four Weddings and a Funeral 1994 Mike Newell 365
79 The Ladykillers 1955 Alexander Mackendrick 366
80 Jerry Maguire 1996 Cameron Crowe 372
81 Y tu mamá también 2001 Alfonso Cuarón 373
82 Dazed and Confused 1993 Richard Linklater 377
83 South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut 1999 Trey Parker 381
84 Up 2009 Pete Docter 383
85 Evil Dead II 1987 Sam Raimi 391
86 The Shop around the Corner 1940 Ernst Lubitsch 394
87 Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 Woody Allen 395
88 An American Werewolf in London 1981 John Landis 397
89 The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 Wes Anderson 404
90 Shakespeare in Love 1998 John Madden 407
91 Clueless 1995 Amy Heckerling 416
92 Mr. Hulot's Holiday 1953 Jacques Tati 420
93 Election 1999 Alexander Payne 421
94 Almost Famous 2000 Cameron Crowe 427
95 Pretty Woman 1990 Garry Marshall 428
96 Caddyshack 1980 Harold Ramis 434
97 The Breakfast Club 1985 John Hughes 437
98 Ed Wood 1994 Tim Burton 438
99 The Kid 1921 Charles Chaplin 439
100 A Fish Called Wanda 1988 Charles Crichton 447
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