Comedy movies are so often "throwaway" films. They can be a lightweight romcom, a slapstick comedy or a parody of other films. They raise a few chuckles but very rarely stay in the viewer's mind. However, the greatest comedies of all time are unforgettable because of the extra effort the makers took to make us laugh or smile.

Top 10 Comedy Movies: All Time

These movies have come back from the past to make you laugh. Are any of your favorite comedies included in this countdown?

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

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Monty Python can be very hit or miss; but this was a hit. This and Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) are two of the greatest comedies ever made.

Caddyshack (1980)

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Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield and Bill Murray prove that films about golf can be fun. Carl Spackler (Murray) loses a battle of wits...with a gopher!

Dr. Strangelove (1964)

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Peter Sellers played three major roles in this darkest of comedies. Behind the camera was none other than Stanley Kubrick, creating yet another masterpiece!

Ghostbusters (1984)

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A comedy with Bill Murray is always a good sign (Groundhog Day is another great comedy). Written by Dan Aykroyd (Ray Stantz) and Harold Ramis (Egon Spengler).
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