Wondering what to pick for your next movie night? Grab your popcorn and hot chocolate and sit down to watch some of the funniest, most well-crafted comedies of all time. This article brings you a range of of comedies to laugh and learn from and there is something for everyone. They feature well written stories, with, humour and a diverse and talented cast that will leave you laughing for hours.
1.Toy Story (1995):
This children’s movie is both heartwarming and hilarious making it the perfect movie to watch and rewatch with kids and adults alike. The first film which started of the iconic series, it set new standards for animated films. The family friendly film has amazing characters, great animation and a story that you will remember for the years to come. It is lighthearted and funny while dealing with topics such as friendship and loyalty.
2.The Big Lebowski (1998):
Jeffrey Lebowski is mistaken for a millionaire by the same name and hilarity and chaos ensues. This comedy is part western, part bowling, part road trip into the seediest underworld of LA. Directed by the Coen brothers with an all-star cast including Steve Buscemi, John Goodman, Jeff Bridges, this film is unforgettable with rave reviews from viewers and critics alike.
3. American Pie (1999):
This movie takes viewers to a typical American high school where they can see the shenanigans of teenage characters of this film. This teen flick is remembered for its iconic lines and endearing characters who are thwarted in all their endeavors. This comedy is also known for its stellar casting with stars such as Alyson Hannigan and Jason Biggs.
4. The Hangover (2009):
An exciting bachelor party goes south and becomes a search investigation for a missing person when the three hapless and inept friends end up losing the groom. This movie is insane, incredulous and ultimately extremely funny. Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, and Bradley Cooper have great chemistry and dynamic which can be seen by the manic energy displayed in the movie. This film take you along for a wild ride as the friends try to remember the crazy events that occurred after a night of drugs, alcohol and mad partying.
5. Ghostbusters (1984):
Some comedies are meant to leave their mark. The cast and writers of this film created something different for everyone to enjoy. Full of rich subtle humour and great characters, which the adults will enjoy and straight up funny jokes which the kids will love, Ghostbusters is a brilliant take on the spooky, the scary and the funny.
6. Harold and Kumar go to White Castle (2004):
This stoner comedy is strictly for grownups and will take you on a wild ride. Kal Penn and John Cho have great comic timing and play off each other very well. This movie is simple fun and is as addictive as the drugs in the film. To top things off, Neil Patrick Harris plays an exaggerated and hysterical parody of himself. This film and the others in the series will have you laughing till your sides hurt.
7. Duck Soup (1933):
This film by Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmar was years ahead of its time. It is a satirical, anti-war comedy that pokes fun at how quickly nations can go to war just years before World War 2. The film brings you the Marx brothers at their wildest and craziest. This film has several funny and witty lines and awesome gags that make this comedy a classic film. It is one of those films you just can’t miss.