BBC Poll: 100 Greatest Comedies of All-Time (253 Film Critics Polled)

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"The critics who participated come from 52 countries and six continents, and the makeup of the group of 118 women and 135 men, all from reputable outlets across the globe. They were asked to create a list of the 10 best comedies of all time, and the results were then tabulated to result in this here combined list."
Check out the Top 50 below and click here to see the full list at BBC.
50. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Pedro Almodóvar, 1988)
49. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel, 1972)
48. Trouble in Paradise (Ernst Lubitsch, 1932)
47. Animal House (John Landis, 1978)
46. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
45. Big Deal on Madonna Street (Mario Monicelli, 1958)
44. Bridesmaids (Paul Feig, 2011)
43. M*A*S*H (Robert Altman, 1970)
42. The Awful Truth (Leo McCarey, 1937)
41. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (Larry Charles, 2006)
40. The Producers (Mel Brooks, 1967)
39. A Night at the Opera (Sam Wood and Edmund Goulding, 1935)
38. The Philadelphia Story (George Cukor, 1940)
37. Sullivan’s Travels (Preston Sturges, 1941)
36. A Fish Called Wanda (Charles Crichton and John Cleese, 1988)
35. Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, 1952)
34. Clueless (Amy Heckerling, 1995)
33. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (Adam McKay, 2004)
32. Raising Arizona (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1987)
31. Tootsie (Sydney Pollack, 1982)
30. Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday (Jacques Tati, 1953)
29. When Harry Met Sally… (Rob Reiner, 1989)
28. It Happened One Night (Frank Capra, 1934)

27. Annie Hall (Woody Allen, 1977)27. The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960)
26. Mon Oncle (Jacques Tati, 1958)
25. The Gold Rush (Charlie Chaplin, 1925)
24. Withnail and I (Bruce Robinson, 1987)
23. The Party (Blake Edwards, 1968)
22. Young Frankenstein (Mel Brooks, 1974)
21. City Lights (Charlie Chaplin, 1931)
20. Blazing Saddles (Mel Brooks, 1974)
19. The Lady Eve (Preston Sturges, 1941)
18. Sherlock Jr (Buster Keaton, 1924)
17. Bringing Up Baby (Howard Hawks, 1938)
16. The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin, 1940)
15. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, 1975)
14. His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks, 1940)
13. To Be or Not To Be (Ernst Lubitsch, 1942)
12. Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin, 1936)
11. The Big Lebowski (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1998)
10. The General (Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton, 1926)
9. This Is Spinal Tap (Rob Reiner, 1984)
8. Playtime (Jacques Tati, 1967)
7. Airplane! (Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker, 1980)
6. Life of Brian (Terry Jones, 1979)
5. Duck Soup (Leo McCarey, 1933)
4. Groundhog Day (Harold Ramis, 1993)
3. Annie Hall (Woody Allen, 1977)
2. Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Stanley Kubrick, 1964)
1. Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, 1959)


BY THE DECADE
1970s
Life of Brian (Terry Jones, 1979)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, 1975)
Blazing Saddles (Mel Brooks, 1974)
Young Frankenstein (Mel Brooks, 1974)
M*A*S*H (Robert Altman, 1970)
Animal House (John Landis, 1978)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel, 1972)
Harold and Maude (Hal Ashby, 1971)
Love and Death (Woody Allen, 1975)
Amarcord (Federico Fellini, 1973)

1980s
Airplane! (Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker, 1980)
This Is Spinal Tap (Rob Reiner, 1984)
Withnail and I (Bruce Robinson, 1987)
When Harry Met Sally... (Rob Reiner, 1989)
Tootsie (Sydney Pollack, 1982)
Raising Arizona (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1987)
A Fish Called Wanda (Charles Crichton and John Cleese, 1988)
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Pedro Almodóvar, 1988)
The Blues Brothers (John Landis, 1980)
Broadcast News (James L Brooks, 1987)

1990s
Groundhog Day (Harold Ramis, 1993)
The Big Lebowski (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1998)
Clueless (Amy Heckerling, 1995)
Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
The Dinner Game (Francis Veber, 1998)
Office Space (Mike Judge, 1999)
There's Something About Mary (Bobby and Peter Farrelly, 1998)
Waiting for Guffman (Christopher Guest, 1996)
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (Trey Parker, 1999)
Rushmore (Wes Anderson, 1998)

2000s
Anchorman (Adam McKay, 2004)
Borat (Larry Charles, 2006)
Best in Show (Christopher Guest, 2000)
Mean Girls (Mark Waters, 2004)
Shaun of the Dead (Edgar Wright, 2004)
Team America: World Police (Trey Parker, 2004)
Step Brothers (Adam McKay, 2008)
Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright, 2007)
In the Loop (Armando Iannucci, 2009)
The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson, 2001)

2010s
Bridesmaids (Paul Feig, 2011)
What We Do in the Shadows (Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, 2014)
Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade, 2016)
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