Are you searching for films to make you laugh out loud? Then, we got you covered. A movie forum nominated these films as mandatory laugh viewings. Do you agree?
1. The Birdcage (1996)
This award-winning comedy by Mike Nichols is about a gay man, Armand (Robin Williams), and his partner, Albert (Nathan Lane), who have to pose as straight men for Armand’s son. He has to introduce his fiancée’s parents, who are big-shot political figures. Even though they try hard to be a typical family, inevitable mishaps sabotage their plan.
2. Young Frankenstein (1974)
This horror comedy is based on the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Brooks considers this his finest piece as a writer/director. Dr. Fredrick Frankenstein is a well-known physician and researcher who has to visit his old estate in a small town in Transylvania, where he discovers a secret passage to his grandfather’s lab leading to his journals. He restarts his experiments and creates a monster, which leads to his fiancée leaving him for the latter.
3. Liar Liar (1997)
This satirical fantasy film follows the life of an impulsive liar/lawyer, Fletcher, whose son, Max, asks him to stop lying for 24 hours as a birthday wish. Fletcher faces embarrassing incidents, making him realize he can’t lie anymore, so much so that even his body resists writing a false statement on the day of his most significant case.
4. Game Night (2018)
It’s another dark comedy with an excellent cast, including Rachel McAdams, Jason Bateman, and Sharon Horgan, making it worth watching. Max and Annie host weekly game nights with friends. But this thriller takes a surprising twist when Max’s brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party with proper cosplay and members.
5. Bridesmaids (2011)
Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman leading a messy life who gets to serve as a maid of honor for her long-time best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph). As expected, she finds herself in rivalry with another maid of honor. Their cons and games almost ruin the perfect day, but as in all rom-coms, the enemies become friends and finally save the day.
6. Happy Gilmore (1996)
In this classic sports comedy film, Happy Gilmore (Adam Sandler) wants to play hockey as a kid, but he’s unsuccessful, making him frustrated and angry. A mishap happens when the IRS seizes his Grandmother’s house and possessions. So he shoulders the responsibility of saving it all by being someone he’s worst at a hockey player.
7. Meet the Parents (2000)
Meet the Parents is another rom-com starring Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) as a prospective groom who has to meet his fiancée’s parents. So he flies with her to her sister’s wedding. He learns that Pam’s father is a retired CIA psychological profiler, making him do the most straightforward tasks incorrectly.
8. Role Models (2008)
Role Models is a comedy film starring Paul Rudd and Seann William. The film follows two salesmen, Danny (Rudd) and Wheeler (William). Danny is a pessimist, while his colleague is the opposite. They are ordered to perform 150 hours of community service as punishment for misbehaving during a parking incident, which brings many changes in their lives.
9. The Money Pit (1986)
The Money Pit is an American comedy starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long as a couple who need a house urgently. They find a mansion with a low price, but the only con is that they need to do the renovation, which is almost double the cost they paid for the house.
10. Deadpool (2016)
Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is an ex-Special Forces operative who works as a mercenary. His world falls apart when an evil scientist, Ajax (Ed Skrein), transforms him into Deadpool, giving him healing powers and a twisted sense of humor. He uses his new skills to hunt down the Ajax for ruining his life.
11. Father of the Bride (1991)
George Banks (Steve Martin) and his wife Nina (Diane Keaton) are the proud parents of Annie (Kimberly Williams), who is studying abroad. But their pride and happiness are downturned when she returns home engaged to a man she has known only for three months. What’s a love marriage without a fussy family anyway?
12. We’re the Millers (2013)
We Are the Millers is a crime comedy starring Jennifer Anniston as Rose, Emma Roberts as Casey, and Jason Sudeikis as David. David is a pot dealer looted by thugs while helping some teens. He falls into an enormous debt to his supplier.
To fix it, he has to go to Mexico to pick up the guy’s latest shipment. Dave needs a foolproof plan (read: perfect family) to cross the Mexican border. He heads towards Mexico for a weekend that none of them will forget.
13. Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil (2010)
In this black-comedy horror film, Tucker (Alan Tudyk ) and Dale (Tyler Labine)are two sweet hillbillies who are out to vacation in their cabin. When they come across a group of college kids, they think they are chainsaw-wielding killers, just like their appearance. The holiday takes a bloody and hilarious turn for them.
14. Wedding Crashers (2005)
It’s a rom-com where Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) and John (Owen Wilson) crash weddings for free drinks and women. They must crash this high profile wedding of Secretary of the Treasury William Cleary (Christopher Walken)’s daughter. But all goes awry when he meets Claire (Rachel McAdams).
15. There’s Something About Mary (1998)
Here’s another rom-com by Peter and Bobby Farrelly. Ted (Ben Stiller) is a techie who hires a PI to track down his high school sweetheart, Mary (Cameron Diaz), but he’s not the only one looking for her attention.
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