These Greatest Comedy Movies are rated by how much they make you laugh, comedic storyline and situations, witty and/or satirical dialogue, and comedic visuals. Hollywood comedy movies are the one and only category of movies which all individuals from a kid to an aged person loved to watch. We would like to present you the collection of top Hollywood comedy movies of all time favorite. Over the decade people’s preferences and taste has changed a lot, but when it comes to comedy movies the preference remains the same even today. People love to see those Charlie Chaplin even today with same craze as it was previously. Let’s check out some of the list of top Hollywood comedy movies of all time and Best Comedy Movies.
Top Hollywood Comedy Movies List of All Time
Here is a list of greatest hits Top Hollywood Comedy Movies of all time………..
1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail : Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1974 British BBC comedy film, written and performed by the comedy group Monty Python, and directed by Gilliam and Jones. It was conceived during the gap between the third and fourth series of their popular BBC television programme Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
2. It Happened One Night : The movie got released in the year 1934 and is a comedy of screwball type which became very popular in the 30′s and 40′s. The film featured Clark Gable and Lily Claudette Chauchoin, who were very famous for their acting skill in comedy during that period. The movie bagged the Academy award for best director and best picture. Apart from these it all won Academy awards for best actor and actress. It is a romantic love comedy of a rich spoiled daughter and a reporter who was out of his job. They met each other in a funny situation and feel in love in spite of being from two different poles.
3. Duck Soup : The film was released in the year 1933. The story was written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. The film featured Groucho, Harpo, Chico and the great Zeppo. Duck soup is considered a masterpiece and one of the finest comedy films of Marx Brothers. It is the story of a wealthy Mrs. Teasdale, who insists Rufus T. Firefly to be appointed as the lead man of the bankrupt and small country of Freedonia, before providing the required money for financial support. The neighboring country Sylvania makes an attempt to take control over Freedonia by sending two funny spies Chicolini and Pinky.
4. Some like It Hot : Some like It Hot got enlisted in the list of all times favorite comedy by the American film institute in the year 2000. It is a story of two musicians who un luckily witnessed a killing, for which they became most wanted by the gang leader. They planned to leave Chicago in the disguise of two women. How they managed to make a funny escape from the hands of the gang leader made the rest part of the story. The film features Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon along with Marilyn Monroe.
5. Monty Python’s Life of Brian : It is a British comedy film of 1979, written by a famous British comedy group named “Monty Pythons.” It was story of Christian culture, where three wise men from different parts of the world came to see Jesus on the day he was born. The three wise men mistakenly reached the baby Brian who was also born on the same day. The Jews who desperately hated the roman people, thought Brian as Jesus while searching for Jesus. The story centers round how Brian tried hard to make them believe that he was not Jesus and failed to convince them. Graham Chapman played the lead role of Brian and the movie was a block buster British hit film of all time.
6. City Lights : The legend of comedy the great Charlie Chaplin acted and directed the movie City Lights. He was also the writer and music composer of the movie. It was a silent film. This is a story of a blind girl who sells flower in the street. She thought Chaplin as a rich man. Chaplin kept his identity undisclosed and starts collecting money for the operation of the eyes of the girl. At the end moment he was caught by the police on the charge of theft and was send to jail. The ending of the movie was unforgettable when the girl recognized Chaplin by touching the hands.
7. Life as We Know It : It is a comedy movie of 2010 with star cast Josh Duhamel and Katherine Heigl. The story reveals the experience of first date of Holly Berenson an upcoming caterer by profession and Eric Messer a successful network sports director. It was a disastrous date which ended in knowing each other’s dislikes than likes. It also revealed their love for their god daughter, Sophie. After entering the world all where with Sophie, they were forced to keep aside their dislikes. Great ambition and stupendous competition with hard social life motivate them to find a common ground for staying together under one roof. this comedy movies was a box office hit of all time.
8. American Graffiti : The movie is directed by George Lucas. The film won nominations in five categories of the Academy awards. The story is based on the life of four young in the verge of starting their college life. The characters are Curt, Steve, Terry and John of different natures. They got involved in some funny incidents on the last night of summer vacations. It is considered as one of the best comedy movies of all time.
9. National Lampoon’s Animal House : This was a story of a group of students of college who were highly disliked by all and the dean planned to get them out of the campus at any cost. This movie is quite popular still know among the college students. It introduced the concept of “Toga party.” It is one of the successful comedy movies of Hollywood.
10. A Night At The Opera : A Night at the Opera is a 1935 American comedy film starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx and Harpo Marx, and featuring Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones, Margaret Dumont, Sig Ruman, and Walter Woolf King. It was the first film the Marx Brothers made for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer after their departure from Paramount Pictures, and the first after Zeppo left the act. The film was adapted by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, and Al Boasberg from a story by James Kevin McGuinness. It was directed by Sam Wood.