The Last Laugh: The Observer's 50 Funniest Comedies

Conclusion: Observer readers have no taste.

Ratings by Sam.

Title Year Rating
General, The 1927 9
The Music Box 1932
Duck Soup 1933 7
A Night at the Opera 1935 9
Way Out West 1937
Bringing Up Baby 1938 8
Arsenic and Old Lace 1944 10
Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949 8
Monsieur Hulot's Holiday 1953 7
Ladykillers, The 1955 8
Some Like It Hot 1959 9
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World 1963 5
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 10
Producers, The 1968 8
Odd Couple, The 1968 7
Sleeper 1973
Blazing Saddles 1974 7
Young Frankenstein 1974 7
Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 10
Love and Death 1975 8
Annie Hall 1977 7
Life of Brian 1979 8
Flying High 1980 7
Blues Brothers, The 1980 10
Stir Crazy 1980
Tootsie 1982 8
Man with Two Brains, The 1983
Trading Places 1983 8
This Is Spinal Tap 1984 8
Withnail & I 1987 7
Planes, Trains & Automobiles 1987
Raising Arizona 1987 8
A Fish Called Wanda 1988 8
Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The 1988 8
Uncle Buck 1989
Groundhog Day 1993 8
Dumb & Dumber 1994 6
Kingpin 1996
Big Lebowski, The 1998 7
There's Something About Mary 1998
American Pie 1999
South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut 1999
Best in Show 2000
Shrek 2001 8
Shaun of the Dead 2004 8
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004 7
Team America: World Police 2004 4
Meet the Fockers 2004 4
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan 2006 5
Hot Fuzz 2007 8