The 100 best comedy movies

We count down the 100 best comedy movies as voted for by more than 200 experts from the world of film, TV and comedy

Here are the 100 best comedy movies, as chosen by more than 200 people whose job it is to make you laugh. We spoke to dozens of comedy writers, comedy directors, comic actors and stand-up comedians – including Dan Aykroyd, Richard Curtis, Edgar Wright, Kim Noble, Stephen Merchant, Jo Brand and many, many more – and asked them to share with us their favourite comedy films of all time. Can you guess which film emerged as the number one choice?

By Tom Huddleston, David Jenkins, Adam Lee Davies, Derek Adams, Edward Lawrenson, Wally Hammond, Ben Walters, Gabriel Tate and Phil Harrison

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10 comments
sagvan
sagvan

i not have seen the movie spinal tap but it is best ever movie i love it it deserve to be no 1 , although i am not able to watch this movie yet i know everybody will agree with me , what not agree go to toilet and relax and think again

phil
phil

this is garbage - worst list ever compiled - how can spinal tap be No1 comedy film - should get no star rating but there isnt an option for me to do this

Peggy
Peggy

Tropic Thunder !!

elearning consultant
elearning consultant

Are you shitting me, one of the worst list ever. How could 200 people come up with this horrible a list, "This is Spinal Tap" is the best movie????????

malek modest
malek modest

only old movies .. and thy're not really funny so this list can't actually exsist ...

munsif ali
munsif ali

munsif ali mahla shmsha khel of swabi of pakistan

edd
edd

the worst ever films i will never watch any of them the oldest films i ever imagined