Watching funny, humorous movies is always fun! With silly goof-ups and perfect comic timing among the actors, some of the comedy movies have turned out to be the highest grosser. Here’s a round-up of some of the funniest movies that have been made.
The Hangover (2009) – Directed by Todd Philips, The Hangover is a story of four friends set out for a bachelor party in Las Vegas. After a drunken night-out, the three friends realise that the groom who is supposed to walk down the aisle in a few hours is missing. With no memory of the previous night, the trio set out to find the groom. The rescue turns out to be a journey to remember. Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, and Heather Graham, the Hangover will make you laugh like you never did.
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) – Directed by Adam McKay, Anchorman is the story of Ron Burgundy who happens to be a top journo of the male dominated 70’s. But everything is set to change when the channel hires an ambitious female anchor.
Superbad (2007) – This American comedy was directed by Greg Mottola and starred Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The story involves two high school lads who suffer from separation anxiety when a planned booze party goes terribly wrong.
The 40-year Old Virgin (2005) – Written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, the 40-year Old Virgin is the story of a geek who has never had sex. Provoked by friends, he only finds the job difficult when he meets a single mother, Trish. The two start liking each other. The movie was a huge success.
21 Jump Street (2005) – High school pals and under achieving cops, Schmidt and Jenko are sent to high school again in order to infiltrate a gang who is supplying drugs to the young folks. Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, 21 Jump Street was a huge box office success.
Pineapple Express (2008) – The story revolves around one process clerk, a drug dealer and a notorious crooked cop. As it turns out, Dale, the clerk, becomes the only witness of a murder committed by the crooked cop who also happens to be a drug lord. The drug dealer and the process clerk quickly realise that the cop wants to kill them both. Hence, they are on the run.
Shaun of the Dead (2004) – Directed by Edgar Wright, Shaun of the Dead is the story of Shaun who decides to turn his life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend and reconciling the mother-son relationship. In the midst of all this, there is a zombie apocalypse and Shaun decides that the only way to prove his worth is to stay alive by fighting the zombies.
Knocked-up (2007) – Directed by Judd Apatow, Knocked-up is the story of Allison and Ben. The two meet in a disc while Alison was celebrating her success with elder sister, Debbie. Allison and Ben end up having a one-night stand and exactly eight weeks later Allison turns up on Ben’s doorstep to break the news. The two decide to give it a shot and welcome the new baby. However, pothead Ben needs to grow up in order to start a family.
Bridesmaids (2011) – Directed by Paul Feig, Bridesmaid is a funny story of a bridesmaid and the maid of honour. Competition heats up when a gang of girls try to prove who the bride’s best friend is.
Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) – The life of a middle aged husband dramatically changes when his wife seeks divorce. With the help of a new friend, Jacob, the husband tries to learn the art of picking up girls from bars. Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, Crazy, Stupid, Love, is a class-apart from mainstream comedy, but surely worth a watch.