Though unabashedly silly and immature, “Airplane!” is a silly spoof of a disaster movie for those who love wordplay. This comedy first came out in 1980, but its quotable one-liners and slapstick stunts endure to this day. “Airplane!” received universal acclaim from critics and is widely regarded as one of the best films of 1980.
Since its release, its reputation has grown substantially. It was ranked 6th on Bravo’s 100 Funniest Movies. As a brilliant spoof of disaster movies, the film serves up a delicious dose of wordplay that tickles the funny bones of comedy enthusiasts everywhere.
It's not often that we come across a movie that bears the name of a well-known holiday and literally redefines it. It's almost been a few decades since its release, and the jokes still land just as well now as they did then. "Groundhog Day" is an enduring masterpiece that effortlessly weaves humor and introspection into its compelling narrative.
Bill Murray's impeccable comedic timing and endearing performance make the film an absolute joy to watch, no matter the era. But what makes "Groundhog Day" so memorable after all this time? Maybe it remains relevant as life is about smiling through the painfully boring days when the world around you feels like a blur.
Some Like It Hot
This classic romantic comedy stars the legendary Marilyn Monroe and is widely regarded as one of the best films of all time. It tells the story of two musicians who must dress in drag to hide from the mafia after they wind up accidentally witnessing a crime.
"Some Like It Hot" was a huge success with critics and at the box office. It was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Director. In 2000, the American Film Institute named it number one on their list of 100 Years of 100 Laughs.
Fun With Dick and Jane
Quite true to its name, this film is a whole lot of fun with Jim Carrey and Téa Leoni, who resort to a life of crime after losing all their money. Mostly, they're just really bad at pulling off heists but manage to steal plenty of laughs. Carrey showcases his talent as a multi-dimensional character who can be heartfelt and cartoonish.
Fun with Dick and Jane" lives up to its promise of endless amusement, and despite the character's lack of criminal finesse, their escapades are a riotous delight that will leave you in stitches.
With a brilliant cast of characters and an incredibly silly-but-smart script, "Bridesmaids" surpasses all expectations as a female-driven comedy. This movie certainly knocks the laughs right out of the park with a healthy portion of black humor that's perfectly balanced with a serving of juvenile gags.
From the moment the movie starts, you know you're in for a hilarious ride, and boy, does it deliver! Melissa McCarthy's portrayal of the outrageous and unfiltered Megan steals the show, leaving the audience in stitches with her bold antics and side-splitting one-liners. The movie manages to tackle serious topics while maintaining a light-hearted and entertaining tone, making it a true gem in the realm of female-led comedies.