Every time you are able to find something good to laugh in a difficult situation, you win. It is said, laughter is the best medicine for your health. Everyone loves to have a good laugh. Consider, a cozy Saturday afternoon with your friends or loved ones; watching a comedy movie and giving you a good belly laugh. Sounds exciting, isn’t it? “Dying is very easy, comedy is hard,” said one of the famous actors, Edmund Kean.
From hilarious lines to even crude jokes, comedy has it all. So here are top 5 hilarious comedy movies, that will split one’s side and may leave you rolling on the floor laughing out loud.
1) Meet the Parents (2000)
Directed by Jay Roach, this movie is a winner from opening frame to fade out. Sometimes meeting your girlfriend’s parents can be very exhausting but Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) has it worst. His prospective cat-loving father-in-law, Jacks Byrnes (Robert De Niro) is a former CIA agent and is very paranoid about his profession as a Male Nurse. He constantly scrutinizes him and even has a lie detector at his disposal. De Niro has never been better and funnier. This is a must-watch movie if you want to tickle your funny bone. Often times you can find the movie at your local Redbox machine too so you could grab it for only a $1.50! You could even get it free by checking out the Redbox Codes page on CouponDad.net.
2) Mean Girls (2004)
This movie directed by Mark Waters is based Rosaling Wiseman’s self-help book “Queen Bees and Wannabes”. This movie features a sweet spirited teenage girl of zoologists, 15-year-old Cady (Lindsay Lohan) shifts from home tutoring to a high school in California. As she discovers the dynamics of the cafeteria, she is set on an undercover mission to filter the association The Plastics led by Regina George (Rachel McAdams). It is fully loaded with laughter bombs and also portrays some school social cliques of females and the adverse effects it can have on girls.
3) The Hangover (2009)
Four Friends travel to Las Vegas to celebrate a bachelor party of one of them. Next morning, three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory or an idea of what happened the night before. The groom, Doug Billings (Justin Bartha) goes missing and his friends Phil Wenneck (Bradley Cooper), Dr Stu Price (Ed Helms) and Alan Garner (Zach Galifianakis) attempt to get him to the wedding on time. The friends set out in a very foggy attempt to retrace their paths and discover exactly where things went wrong. This movie will treat you with its rambunctious comedy.
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4) Adventureland (2009)
This movie directed by Greg Mottola, has given us a hilarious story with a touch of well-chosen cultural references. James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg) is seen as a bright and smart boy who passes all the way through college staying a virgin. He is an occasional marijuana smoker. He has big plans of traveling to Europe and also attends graduate school for a career in journalism. To earn money for his graduate school fees, he takes up a weird job at a run-down amusement park in Pennsylvania, called AdventureLand. There, he develops a quick rapport with his fellow worker, Emily (Kristen Stewart) and falls in deep love with her. This movie is a mixture of emotional and romantic transitions with great laughs.
5) We are the Millers (2013)
This movie Directed by Rawson Marshall Thunder, features a part-time drug dealer, David Clark (Jason Sudeikis) who creates a whole new fake family to move a huge shipment of weed from Mexico to the US. He plans to hire an RV and three misfits, so that he won’t get stopped at the border by the police as they would pose like a clean family. Rose (Jennifer Aniston) is a lap-dancer who poses as his wife. Casey (Emma Roberts) a petty thief and a runaway pose as his daughter. His 18-year-old teen neighbor Kenny (Will Poulter) poses as his son. And all together they portray as a fake family called “Millers”. It is a very hilarious road movie that will make you laugh even after it has ended.
Comedy is subjective, so is art. And of course, comedy is an art. With so many good quality comedy movies available on your fingertips, one can have a great time at home. It is said, “Those who laughs last, laughs longest”. So make your weekends amazing and memorable with some good gags, popcorn and friends. Let there be more laughs than frowns in this world. Enjoy!