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The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Huckleby » Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:45 pm

The funniest movie ever made is "The Inlaws" with Alan Arkin & Peter Falk.

What do you nominate for runner up?

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby fennel » Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:43 pm

I haven't yet seen The Inlaws, but I'm very fond of Young Frankenstein.

"What hump?"

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Huckleby » Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:52 pm

fennel wrote:I haven't yet seen The Inlaws, but I'm very fond of Young Frankenstein.

"What hump?"


That movie is damn funny if you are in a silly mood. Funny movies are like sex, mood is everything.

BTW, "Inlaws" is showing on Sundance channel. I just saw it, which probably why it soared to #1. "A Fish Called Wanda" is up there. I first saw it at a free screening at the large Memorial Union theater with a couple thousand people. Funniest time I ever had at a movie.

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby fennel » Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:04 pm

Huckleby wrote:"A Fish Called Wanda" is up there.
If only Little Bush had seen this before the Cheney ate his unknowing heart. Jamie would have set him on the righteous path.

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Sandi » Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:24 pm

The Villian AKA Cactus Jack with Kirk Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger has to be near the top.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoqmSIYKkJ4

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby wesconsin » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:36 am

The Big Lebowski


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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby fisticuffs » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:38 am

wesconsin wrote:The Big Lebowski


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I'd consider that the best MOVIE not just best comedy. Anyone sen Brain Donors with John Turturo? It's pretty cheesy but the Opera seen at the end might be one of the funniest things on film.

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Huckleby » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:06 pm

fisticuffs wrote:
wesconsin wrote:The Big Lebowski


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I'd consider that the best MOVIE not just best comedy. Anyone sen Brain Donors with John Turturo? It's pretty cheesy but the Opera seen at the end might be one of the funniest things on film.


There is no such thing as a bad movie with John Turturo in it. I will have to check that one out.

Lovers of "The Big Lebowski" probably also saw "Barton Fink", an even darker comedy by the Coen brothers with John Goodman and John Turturo. Both great movies.

A John Turturo comedy that I like is "Box of Moon Light." Turturo is screamingly funny in an Alan Arkin sorta role.

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Zoti Bemba » Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:42 pm

fennel wrote:I haven't yet seen The Inlaws, but I'm very fond of Young Frankenstein.

"What hump?"


"Werewolf?"
"There! Wolf!"

With Curse of the Werewolf at Cinematheque last week that joke got stuck in my head like a peppy jingle. In the end I didn't go. Which was probably just as well -- it would have been hard not to snicker.

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Beaver » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:08 pm

"Airplane!" by Madison's own Zucker brothers. Blue's Brothers, Stripes, "Planes, Trains and Automobiles", The Jerk, Banana's, Sleeper.

Animal House, 40 yr old Virgin, Austin Powers, Monty Python, Blazing saddles, The producers, Mrs Doubtfire.

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Average Joe » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:46 pm

Flirting with Disaster

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Huckleby » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:58 pm

Beaver wrote: "Planes, Trains and Automobiles", The Jerk

I am a big sucker for both John Candy and Steve Martin, both those are great. I thought "Uncle Buck" was hilarious. "Dirty Rotten Scoundrals" "Bowfinger" is a sleeper.

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Re: The Second Funniest Movie Ever Made

Postby Huckleby » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:00 pm

Average Joe wrote:Flirting with Disaster


I remember that for great cast and acting more than laugh-out-loud. But after about 10 years I remember very little, so time to try again.


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