With so many laugh-out-loud hits throughout the years, it can be hard to narrow down the best comedy movies of all time. Thankfully, we’ve put together a list of the funniest films of all time, regardless of genre. Whether you’re a fan of classic comedies of the silent film era or modern blockbusters, there’s something here for everyone. So put on a funny face, get comfortable, and let’s take a look at the top comedy movies of all time.

The King of Comedy (1982)

The King of Comedy is a dark comedy classic directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, and Sandra Bernhard. De Niro plays a desperate stand-up comedian who kidnaps a late-night talk show host (Lewis) in an attempt to land the coveted spot on his show. Hilarious, bizarre, and surprisingly poignant, The King of Comedy is one of Scorsese’s most underrated films.

Groundhog Day (1993)

Groundhog Day is an iconic comedy starring Bill Murray as weatherman Phil Connors, a jaded and depressed television personality who is forced to relive the same day over and over again in a small Pennsylvania town. As Phil learns to accept his fate and make the most of every day, he discovers an appreciation for life that he never knew before.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

This classic comedy-adventure was the first and most famous of the Monty Python films, and it’s still one of the funniest movies of all time. Starring the entire Monty Python troupe, this low-budget Arthurian spoof is packed with nonstop gags and outrageous plotlines, making it an enduring cult classic.

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Starring Gene Wilder and Peter Boyle as the hapless Dr. Frankenstein and his monstrous creation, Young Frankenstein is a madcap homage to classic horror films from director Mel Brooks. With a string of memorable one-liners, genius sight gags, and some of the most iconic characters in film history, this horror spoof is sure to have you in stitches.

Airplane! (1980)

Airplane! is an outrageous parody of the disaster movie genre. It stars Leslie Nielsen as an ex-pilot struggling to keep a jumbo jet in the air while facing a series of increasingly ridiculous obstacles. With a delightful mix of slapstick, puns, and truly bizarre scenarios, it’s no wonder that Airplane! has become a classic.

Duck Soup (1933)

It may be a bit dated by today’s standards, but Duck Soup is still one of the most beloved comedies of the classic era. Written by brothers Leo and Max McCarey, this zany political satire stars the Marx Brothers as six chaotic politicians in the tiny, poverty-stricken nation of Freedonia.

Ghostbusters (1984)

This 80s cult classic stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson as four friends who open a ghost-hunting business. Loaded with unforgettable moments and quotable lines, this paranormal comedy is an enduring fan favorite.

Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb (1964)

Stanley Kubrick’s comically absurd commentary on nuclear warfare is one of the best comedies of all time. Starring Peter Sellers in three distinct roles, this oft-quoted black comedy is rooted in the grim reality of the cold war.

Clerks (1994)

This low-budget comedy centers around two slackers who work in a convenience store in New Jersey. Filled with potty humor, stoner wit, and plenty of pop culture references, Clerks marked the beginning of Kevin Smith’s career and set the tone for contemporary independent films.

Blazing Saddles (1973)

Mel Brooks’ classic western satire stars Cleavon Little as a black sheriff in a small, rundown town. It’s packed with memorable scenes, manic energy, and some of the best one-liners in film history. If you’re looking for a laugh-out-loud comedy with a dangerous edge, Blazing Saddles is the film for you.

The Hangover (2009)

This raunchy comedy follows three groomsmen (played by Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis) as they search for their lost friend after a wild night in Las Vegas. It’s a wild ride from start to finish, complete with puking, a tiger, and a baby.

This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, and Michael McKean star in this hilarious mockumentary about an aging metal band on the road. With surprise cameos, memorable songs, and plenty of rock ‘n’ roll absurdity, This is Spinal Tap is essential viewing for any fan of comedy.

Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Will Ferrell’s most iconic character, Ron Burgundy, stars in this laugh-out-loud twist on the 1970s newsroom comedy genre. With a stellar supporting cast and enough outrageous quotes for a lifetime, Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy is an unforgettable comedy that still has us saying “Stay classy, San Diego.”

Office Space (1999)

This classic office comedy stars Ron Livingston as an average 9-to-5 employee who finally snaps after being passed over for a promotion. With an all-star cast featuring Jennifer Aniston and Stephen Root, Office Space is as much of a study in cubicle culture as it is an unforgettable comedy.

Tropic Thunder (2008)

Led by an all-star cast that includes Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., and Matthew McConaughey, Tropic Thunder is a wild send up of the action-movie genre. With fake trailers, night-vision goggles, and one unforgettable Colonel, this war comedy is a must-see for fans of big-budget cinematic absurdity.

There you have it; the best comedy movies of all time. Now all that’s left to do is grab a bowl of popcorn, settle in, and enjoy these laugh-filled favorites. No matter what kind of comedy you’re into, there’s something for everyone on this list. So grab your friends, stock up on snacks, and get ready for a night filled with sidesplitting laughter.