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The 20 Funniest Movies of All Time



Which are the funniest movies of all time?

Laughter is a sort of joy that comes with great health benefits.

If you would love to know the best movie to laugh away your sorrows, then this page is the right place to be.

There are thousands of funny movies which are rated good and satisfactory to watch. Nevertheless, quality and popularity separate the average funny movies from the best ones.

In this post, we will be dealing with the best funniest of all time.

Scroll down for more information on the topic.

#20. American Pie

Kicking off the list of the funniest movies of all time is American Pie.

The movie is written by Adam Herz and plots about 5 college students who agreed to lose their moral purity before graduating.

19. Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore is directed by Dennis Dugan and was released in 1996.

The movie plots about an ineffective hockey sport-man who realizes he has a calling in golf.

The funny film earned an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight.

18. Superbad

Superbad is the 18th funniest movie in history.

The movie is an American teen comedy that is directed by Greg Mottola.

The movie plots about two guys who were invited to a party to catch fun. Along the way, they (both) discovered some gorgeous ladies. In a bid to impress, things get out of hand.

17. Elf

Elf is 2003 movies that cast Will Ferrell,
Bob Newhart, Ed Asner and others.

The movie plots the adventure of an elf who was determined to find his father at all cost.

16. Shaun of the Dead

We rarely hear of horror funny movies however, Shaun of the Dead is a comedy eyesore film.

It plots about a period in London where zombies were on a loose to destroy and kill everyone on sight.

15. There’s Something About Mary

There’s Something About Mary is one of the funniest movies of all time.

The romance-comedy was commercially released in 1998.

The movie plots about a dude who tries to track down his college lover to start things anew.

14. The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski is an American comedy classic that was released in 1998.

The movie is scripted and directed by the pair: Joel and Ethan Coen.

It plots around Jeffery who was a jobless guy. He was mistaken for another rich businessman who bore the same name.

When the rich man wife got abducted, poor Jeffery is sent on a rescue mission. 

13. Office Space

Office Space is the 13th funniest movies of all time.

The movie was released in 1999 and is scripted by Mike Judge.

It tells the story is software workers who did not feel like working anymore.

12. The 40-Year-Old Virgin

One of our favourite funny movies on the list is The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

The movie is an American sex comedy that was released in 2005.

It pots about a 40-year-old guy who gets pressurised by his pals to end the path he had long chosen.

11. Borat

Borat is the 11th funniest movie of all time.

The movie was released in 2006 and plots about a mythical reporter from Kazakhstan.

The journalist explores the urban regions of the United States to report real-life stories.

10. This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap is one of the funniest movies of all time.

The movie was released in 1984 and the funny film plots about a British band.

The movie earned a cult and is directed by Rob Reiner. 

9. Dumb and Dumber

Dumb and Dumber is one of Jim Carrey’s best movies.

The movie is an American comedy film that was released in 1994.

The movie plots about two close colleagues who were on a mission to retrieve a briefcase stacked with enough money. What happens next? Watch out!

8. Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein is a comedy-horror movie that was released in 1974.

The movie is directed by Mel Brooks and is about a guy who continued an experiment with his grandfather.

He succeeds and builds a monster but things fall about.

7. The Hangover

The Hangover is a comedy movie that was directed by Todd Phillips.

The film was released in 2009 and plots about four colleagues who travelled to Los Angeles to commemorate a marriage.

The journey created an entirely different story on its own.

6. Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is one of the most interesting movies of all times.

The movie was released in 1993 and plots about a Television weather broadcaster that was specially assigned on a duty to document on the annual Groundhog Day. 

However, events did not favour him as he became trapped in a strange time circle.

5. Caddyshack

Caddyshack is the 5th funniest movies of all time.

The 1980 movie is an American sports comedy film that is directed by Brian Doyle Murray.

The movie plots about a fresh candy who took up a role in a region. His main target is to save for school education but along the way, hilarious scenarios manifest.

4. Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles is among the “top four” funniest movies of all time.

The western Comedy movie was commercially released in 1974.

The film follows a black sheriff who was the first of his kind to assume such a position in a community called Rock Ridge.

He struggled to get along with the residents as they disliked him but little did they know that this force-man had good intentions.

3. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is one of the best funniest movies of all time.

The movie follows Ron Burgundy and his toils with his just-arrived female colleague.

2. Airplane

Missing the top spot on the list, Airplane is the second funniest movies of all time.

The movie plots about a pilot who took centre stage along with his former lover to safe-land.

Before the event, they fought but fate decided to play a trick on them as they both met in a jet with one being a pilot and the other, a stewardess.

1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail

The crown for the funniest movie of all time goes to Monty Python and the Holy Grail. It is also one of the greatest movies.

The comic classic is a British movie that was released in 1975.

The movie has a host of prominent comedy producers to its name like Graham Chapman, John Cleese and so on.

The movie plots about King author who was determined to locate the Holy Grail.

To do this, he assembled his Knights of The Round Table and sets out on a mission whose follow-up is full of laughter.


If you think that it’s high time to drop an action movie and pick up something to light up your mood, then this list is for you.

The aforementioned films will deliver laughter to any viewer.

Just sit back, pick the one that your heart desires and give it a try!

Listed below is a timely reminder of the 20 funniest movies of all time:

  1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  2. Airplane
  3. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  4. Blazing Saddles
  5. Caddyshack
  6. Groundhog Day
  7. The Hangover
  8. Young Frankenstein
  9. Dumb and Dumber
  10. This Is Spinal Tap
  11. Borat
  12. The 40-Year-Old Virgin
  13. Office Space
  14. The Big Lebowski
  15. There’s Something About Mary
  16. Shaun of the Dead
  17. Elf
  18. Superbad
  19. Happy Gilmore
  20. American Pie

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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