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Postby farfalla » Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:16 am

agree about "The Big L" ^ - the Coen brothers are great

"Oh Brother" also very funny and "Raising Arizona"

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Postby Taidje Khan » Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:13 pm

Jesus Camp. Seriously . . .

Also, has anyone here seen the original "Reefer Madness" propaganda film? It's actually pretty chuckle-tastic.

I really think it's silly to pretend that the Monty Python movies don't win this competition though. Monty Python is the Michael Jordan of comedy.
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Postby pieces o'nine » Thu Feb 07, 2008 12:28 am

Ah, Reefer Madness, an excellent example of how spectacularly hysterical, ill-informed propaganda backfires when unleashed upon a non-credulous public. Too bad the morality-mongers never learn.

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Postby lordpunkmonk » Sun Feb 17, 2008 10:47 am

SLC Punk seriously rent it
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Postby Wawizzle » Mon Feb 18, 2008 12:58 pm

I absolutely loved "Borat" and "Waiting"

but thats from my crude sense of humor :D

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Postby Lord of Numa » Mon Feb 18, 2008 3:32 pm

Taidje Khan wrote:Jesus Camp. Seriously . . .

:? That movie scared me just a wee bit

If I had to choose from recent movies, I would say Superbad, Juno, and Knocked Up. However, I did just watch Scream today, and that was pretty funny too. I cannot think of the others...
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Postby ~NoodleDemon~ » Mon Feb 18, 2008 3:38 pm

The original Pink Panther and its sequels. Pure comedy slapstick at its best.

New one wasn't too bad.
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Postby Samantha » Sat Mar 08, 2008 12:27 am

Young Frankenstein has to be up there on the list.

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Postby Draconic » Sat Mar 08, 2008 1:50 am

Either Monty Python's Now for Something Completely Different or A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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Postby Aagfed » Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:35 am

Gassho.

The Jerk with Steve Martin...

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Postby Rainswept » Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:58 pm

I just saw Kung Fu Hustle for the first time. I laughed my ass off.
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Wed Mar 12, 2008 1:57 am

Draconic wrote:Either Monty Python's Now for Something Completely Different or A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Yes.

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Postby Aagfed » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:00 am

Rainswept wrote:I just saw Kung Fu Hustle for the first time. I laughed my ass off.


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