Funniest Movies of All Time – Part 3

Posted on 6 Nov 00:00

Comedy is the one genre of movie loved equally by movie goers. Comedy entertains us all and the added benefit of comedy is that it can be made a part of every sort of movie from romantic to drama and crime thrillers and even horror. Movies are made funny by the characters or the plot of the story but whatever the case might be a good comedy movie is always worth watching. With all the thousands of comedy movies out there, it can sometimes be difficult to choose one to watch. To make that easy for you, here’s an introduction to some of the funniest movies of all time that you can go through and select the one you want to watch.

1.  Girls Trip (2017)

This is an comedy  directed by Malcolm D. Lee, and was written by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver. The story is about four girls who are best friends, but time has moved them apart. When one of the girls gets a chance of being the keynote speaker at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, she invites the remaining three to accompany her on her work-leisure trip. The girl trip soon reveals the wild side of the four girls as they indulge in drinking, partying and romancing down the road to New Orleans.

2.  Groundhog Day (1993)

This is an fantasy comedy. The movie was directed by Harold Ramis and  written by Danny Rubin and Harold Ramis. This movie is about a weatherman of a TV channel Phil Connors (Bill Murray) who realizes that he is living the same day over and over again since the time he arrived in a small town, Punxsutawney, to cover their annual Groundhog Day. The unusual condition drives him crazy until he comes up with an idea to use the situation to his favor.

3.  Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

'Kung Fu Hustle' is an action comedy produced, directed and written by Stephen Chow. The story is about a hapless man, Sing (Stephen Chow, and his best friend, a dumb person, Bone (Feng Xiaogang). The two try to pull off a scam on the residents of the area of Pig Sty Alley. They try to convince the people that they are members of the Axe Gang, a crime organization greatly feared. While they are trying to stake their claim, the true gangsters arrive in Shanghai to strengthen the town’s fear of them in the area. However, the gang leader, Brother Sum (Chan Kwok-Kwan) is oblivious of the fact that three Kung Fu masters (Yu Xing, Dong Zhihua, Chiu Chi-ling) are living their retired lives in the area and don’t easily welcome gangsters in their domain.

4.  Mean Girls (2004)

This is an teen comedy directed by Mark Waters. The main character of the story is a teenager Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan). Cady received her basic education from her scientist parents in Africa. Her family then moves to a suburban area in Illinois where Cady gets the chance to attend a public high school. Cady knows the unforgiving tactics of being famous and soon divides her class into tightly knit cliques. She becomes a part of a group of cool school students dubbed “the plastics.” However, a short time with the plastics makes Cady realize how shallow her friendship is with her new group of friends, and understands how they earned this name. Now, it is time for Cady to find some real friends in the school who are not shallow.

5.  Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' is a 1975 British comedy, which is considered as one of the classic movies of all time. The story is adopted from the Arthurian legend which was written and performed by the comedy group Monty Python. The movie was directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. The movie is basically a comic send-up of the stern circumstances of the Middle Ages inspired by the story of King Arthur and portrayed as a modern-day murder investigation. The story is about a mythical British king leading his knights to find the Holy Grail. On the quest, they are constantly disturbed by a number of horrors. The party has to face a three-headed giant, a persistent Black Knight, a cadre of shrubbery-challenged knights, a killer rabbit, the perilous Castle Anthrax, a handful of rude Frenchmen and a house of virgins before they can succeed in getting to their goal.

6.  Office Space (1999)

This is a black comedy directed and written by Mike Judge. Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) is a corporate drone who works at Initech, a software firm, and despises his job. Peter goes for a hypnotherapy session and is stuck in a blissful state as his therapist dies in the middle of the procedure. Peter’s life entirely changes after that. He quits working overtime, spends his time at the desk playing games and unintentionally convinces two consultants to be placed on the fast-track of the management. Peter’s friends and colleagues soon learn they are going to be fired in the upcoming downsizing and concoct a plan of avenging their jobs by carrying out a plot against the company adopted from “Superman III.”

7.  The Princess Bride (1987)

'The Princess Bride' is a fantasy adventure comedy. The movie was directed by Rob Reiner who also co-produced the movie. The movie’s story is based on William Goldman’s novel, 'The Princess Bride'. The movie is a fairy tale adventure of a young charming woman Buttercup (Robin Wright) and her one true lover. The two are separated by time and now her lover must find a way to locate her, rekindle their love and save her. The couple must battle the evils of the fantasy kingdom of Florin before they can be reunited and live together happily.

8.  Young Frankenstein (1974)

This is a comedy-horror film that was directed by Mel Brooks. The story is centered on a respected lecturer on medicine, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder). At the start of the movie, Frederick, who hates his infamous grandfather, the mad scientist. He discovers that he has inherited an estate from his grandpa and goes to take possession of the property. Arriving at the castle he has inherited; it doesn’t take long for Frederick to begin experimenting the same as his grandfather did. With help from servants at the castle, Igor (Marty Feldman), Inga (Teri Garr) and Frau Blücher (Cloris Leachman), Frederick succeeds to create his monster (Peter Boyle). Things get further complicated when the doctor’s fiancée, Elizabeth (Madeline Kahn), arrives at the scene.

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