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Best Classic Comedy Movies

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The best Classic Comedies of all time.

Rated 1 point - posted 10 years ago by kris in category Movies.
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It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) Report Abuse
The comedy has to be great in this movie in order for people to sit for the run time. There have been numerous movies since they have tried to recreate the comic genius found in this movie.
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Some Like it Hot (1959) Report Abuse
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Groundhog Day Report Abuse
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A Night at the Opera (1935) Report Abuse
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The Wrong Box (1966) Report Abuse
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Operation Petticoat (1959) Report Abuse
It was always said that it was bad luck to have a woman on a ship, that must apply to navy submarines as well, because it lends limitless comedy in this movie.
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Young Frankenstein (1974) Report Abuse
The laughs in this movie are nonstop as Frankenstein’s heir tries desperately to escape the legacy of his family, but finds himself unable to resist.
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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Report Abuse
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It Happened One Night (1934) Report Abuse
This screwball comedy was the first to ever win all five of the major academy awards. It may be old but the laughs are universal.
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A Shot in the Dark (1964) Report Abuse
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What's Up, Doc? Report Abuse
Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn. Screwball comedy!
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The Great Dictator (1940) Report Abuse
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The Twelve Chairs (1970) Report Abuse
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The Pink Panther (1963) Report Abuse
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Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944) Report Abuse
This movie has the best of what wartime cinema had to offer while skipping out on its faults. Laden with satire this movie manages to be fun and entertaining at the same time.
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The Flim-Flam Man (1967) Report Abuse
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Dr. Strangelove (1964) Report Abuse
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Life with Father (1947) Report Abuse
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Born Yesterday (1950) Report Abuse
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What’s New, Pussycat? (1965) Report Abuse
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The Awful Truth (1937) Report Abuse
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We’re No Angels (1955) Report Abuse
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