The best comedy films of all time, according to viewers [RANKING]

Would you rather laugh than be sad? Do you prefer comedies over dramas? Then you will like our new classification! We checked on IMDb for the highest-rated comedies in history and there are a lot of surprises. It turns out that viewers don’t just want to laugh, they also want to… feel something.





The best comedies of all time according to IMDb

Our list includes: comedyWhich received the highest ratings from users IMDbthe world’s most popular movie site (note these ratings are as of May 23 and are subject to change).




We just chose Feature films (So ​​we omitted the cartoons) And only those titles with more than 200,000 ratings on IMDb. In addition, we also offer a percentage Critics rating From the Opinion Formation Complex Rotten tomatoes And viewers from the Polish site filmweb.

To start, place 20-11 in order from lowest to highest:

  • Grand Budapest Hotel (2014, 8,1/10)
  • Big Lebowski (1998, 8,1/10)
  • stand by me (1986, 8,1/10)
  • Half joking, half serious (1959, 8,2/10)
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, 8,2/10)
  • Green book (2018, 8,2/10)
  • to cheat (2000, 8,2/10)
  • The Truman Show (1998, 8,2/10)
  • Well like Wall Street (2013, 8,2/10)
  • Rain song (1952, 8,3/10)





What are the films that received the highest ratings? Here are the 10 best comedies of all time, according to viewers.

10. The Sting (1973)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,3/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 93 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 8,1/10

Something for the fans Crime comedy. The famous film “The Sting” was directed by Gorja vision of Hilla happening in chicago The film dates back to the 1930s and is based on real characters: the brilliant conmen and brothers Fred and Charlie Gondorff. The clever crooks are brilliantly played by two icons of American cinema: Robert Redford I Paul Newman. As two friends, they decide to take revenge on the gangster for their friend’s death and come up with the scam of all time.





The effect is attractive and funny. “The Sting” was nominated for ten films Oscars It won seven, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Editing, and Best Original Screenplay. To this day, it is one of the best works of its kind, which, apparently, was appreciated by the audience as well.

9. Amelia (2001)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,3/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 90 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 7,5/10

French cult film Jean Pierre Junita It tells the story of a young waitress from… ParisAmelia (Audrey Tautou), a lonely introvert with an extraordinary imagination who prefers to observe life from the sidelines. When she gives a strange man a valuable box of souvenirs she found in her own bathroom, she makes a decision: she will make people happy.





Immersed in the aesthetics of magical realism “Amelia” by Audrey Tautouis almost a modern fairy tale and certainly not a typical comedy, but more of a comedy-drama – really French, and at times a bit silly. It’s also a beautiful love story. Jeunet’s film has the ability to enhance the humor, which viewers seem to appreciate.

8. The Dictator (1940)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,4/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 92 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 8/10

“Dictator” It is a famous work Charlie Chaplin, which did not last and sharply mocked the leader of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler (and Benito Mussolini), as well as the entire Nazi fascist policy. This is his first sound film and it was nominated for five Oscars.





Chaplin plays the ruthless, anti-Semitic dictator Adenoid Hinkle, an inconspicuous Jewish hairdresser who bears a striking resemblance to the tyrant. There are many funny moments in the film that perfectly showcase Chaplin’s talent for physical comedy and his great sense of humor at its best. But “The Dictator” will forever be famous for its climactic speech in which a barber impersonating Hinkle speaks from the heart.

It is worth noting that Chaplin admitted in his 1964 autobiography that if he had known at the time the true horror of Nazi concentration camps, he would never have made this comedy.





7. Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,4/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 98 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 8/10

“Dr. Strangelove, or How I Stopped Worrying and Loved the Bomb” It is a cinematic classic from Mr Stanley Kubrick. It’s an uncompromising satire of the Cold War that hit theaters just a year after the Cuban Missile Crisis and depicts a comedic escalation of tensions between the two countries. United States of America And the Soviet Union. When an American general acts on his own initiative and sends B-52 bombers to attack Russia, politicians and military officials frantically try to resolve the situation.





It is worth noting that Peter Sellers played in “Dr. Strangelove” Up to three different roles, including a former Nazi scientist with a very enthusiastic approach to nuclear war. Ruthlessly satirical and critical of politicians in power, this black comedy is not only one of the best comedies ever made, but also a sustained masterpiece that shows… humanity’s eternal self-destruction.

6. The Three Idiots (2009)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,4/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 100 Brook.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 7,7/10

It’s time for Indian cinema. “Three idiots” It is a comedy-drama directed by the director Rajkumar HiraniWhich shows the fate of three friends: in modern times and ten years ago, when they were students in an engineering field. On this hilarious first plane (R Madhavan(And Raju)Sharman JoshiThey set off to search for their missing friend Rancho.Aamir Khan). What happened to him?

“Three Idiots” is not only incredibly funny, but is also a sustained satire of Indian education and the social pressures associated with it. The film was a huge hit and one of the highest-grossing Indian productions of the 2000s, and was critically acclaimed as well (not a single bad review on Rotten Tomatoes!). It even got a Chinese remake.

5. The Modern Age (1936)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,5/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 98 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 8,1/10

Another movie Charlie ChaplinWhich is not surprising on the list The best comedy in history. “These days” It is considered one of the best silent films (and films in general) in history, and it is the last appearance of the legendary American actor in his distinctive role as the Tramp.

Chaplin’s comedy tells the story of a laid-off factory worker who struggles to adapt to a rapidly advancing industrial America. He becomes friends with a young homeless woman and they both try to find their place in the modern world where progress is the most important thing. “For Now” is a brilliant (and still relevant) social critique, and will have the viewer laughing and thinking during the viewing.

4. The Untouchables (2011)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,5/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 76 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 8,6/10

“the intangible” Directed by Erica Toledano I Oliveira Nakachejo It’s a French comedy so successful and beloved that it has grossed over $426 million worldwide and received a (moderately successful) American remake of “In the Mood for Life.” In addition, she made z Omar C a star. But this is again an unclear title, because it is a comedy-drama with disability at the forefront. But how to scale up Give a positive kick.

The French film, inspired by a true story, tells the story of a black man named Driss, who comes from a poor area in Paris and tries to find a way to collect benefits. The man does not care about his job, but rather about the signature of a paralyzed billionaire (François Cluzet). However, Driss gets a job as a rich man’s assistant, which becomes the beginning of an unusual friendship.

3. Django (2012)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,5/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 87 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 8,3/10

“Django”bloody movie with Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltzeim, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson I Kerry Washington It is modern Western and at the same time imitating it. So expect typical Quentina Tarantino Black, brutal and absurd humour.

It is the story of bounty hunter Schultz and former slave Django, who in 1858 set out on a dangerous journey to rescue the latter’s wife from the hands of the ruthless Calvin Candy. “Django” scored two goals in total Oscars (for Tarantino’s original screenplay and Waltz’s supporting role) and earned $426 million worldwide.

2. Back to the Future (1985)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,5/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 93 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 7,5/10

Cult film Robert Zemeckis It’s supposed to be a sci-fi family movie, but it’s also a great comedy. “Back to the future”which spawned an entire series (but nothing that can compare to the first series…) and a pop culture franchise, was a huge success, and today is a timeless classic that entertains us even during the ninth viewing.

The film takes place in 1985 and revolves around Marty McFly.Michael J Fox), a teenager who is accidentally sent to the year 1955 in a time travel car. The machine was built by his eccentric scientist friend Emmett “Doc” Brown (Christopher Lloyd). Due to Marty’s mistake, the hero must reunite with his parents so as not to erase his own existence, and then… somehow return to the future.

1. Life is Beautiful (1997)

  • Rating on IMDb: 8,6/10
  • Critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 81 Proc.
  • Rating of Polish viewers on Filmweb: 8,4/10

This is the first place according to IMDb users. Not very clear, because “Life is beautiful” It’s… a movie about the Holocaust. This will make you shed a lot of tears. But nevertheless, an Italian work that won three Oscars Roberto Benigni It’s still a comedy-drama and a title that can lift your spirits – full of warmth and humour.

When Guido, an Italian Jew, ends up in a concentration camp with his son, he decides to protect him from this inhuman nightmare. So he tells little Giusei that the death camp is a game for adults and the boy must do everything to win. “Life is Beautiful” shows what loving parents will do to protect their children from harsh reality. Even at the expense of your suffering.


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