It doesn't get much attention, but I thought The Money Pit, with Tom Hanks and Shelley Long, was hilarious. Love Mean Girls as well. "You smell like a baby prostitute."
I loved The Money Pit! Such great physical comedy! The turkey scene, the scene where Walter falls through the floor, and my favorite is when the bathtub falls through the floor. Tom Hanks' laugh is one of the singlemost hysterically funny laughs of all times IMO.
Here lies Walter Fielding. He bought a house. And it killed him.
Most of my favourites have already been mentioned:
The Full Monty - one of my all-time favourites in any category. Gentle, sweet, sad funny, understated. The scene in the dole line and the audition ("that's why they call him Horse") are some of my favourites.
The Princess Bride - I never get tired of it. "Have fun storming the castle".
Galaxy Quest - just perfect, I love it!
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When Harry Met Sally
The Austin Powers movies are a guilty pleasure. You would maybe like to think that you are 'too sophisticated' ..but you can't help it - it's FUNNY.
I admit to having something of a crush on Mike Myers. You hope that he won't go for that joke....but he goes for it...and you laugh..
I also love the Shrek movies, funny, sweet, smart, and yes sometimes about bodily functions.
I think it is as another poster already said about comedy - for me what makes it funny is if it is still kind.
I hate to see people hurt or humiliated, animals tossed or thrown - even if it is computer generated, it doesn't matter.
My husband LOVES Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and watches and rewatches it...
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And my fave line, "It's a helluva day at sea, Sir!"
We were doing the mailboat run to Monhegan Island from Port Clyde ME and it was a perfect early June day-cloudless, calm, bald eagles and puffins flying about, seals and porpoises spotted, and as we disembarked at Monhegan the Cap'n asked me how the trip was. To which I replied, couldn't help myself, "Its a helluva day at sea, Sir!"