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Desert Island Comedies…

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Best In Show
Groundhog Day
What About Bob
Ferris Beuller’s Day Off

They asked 22 funny people the same question. I had others too; PeeWee’s Big Adventure, any other Christopher Guest movie, All of Me, Back To The Beach. So tough to get it down to five, but this is a well-rounded list, I think. I’d NEVER tire of any of these movies.

Some of the answers in that article were odd, I found. Though they were extremely funny, I wouldn’t count Fargo or The Big Lebowski as huge comedies. And I say that with no disrespect. Those movies are both in my Top 10 All Time. Maybe our humour changes with the times, because I laughed a lot more watching Happy Gilmour than I did at Fargo.

So, what’s your All Time Favourite Top Five Desert Island Movies?

Discussion

8 Responses to “Desert Island Comedies…”

  1. Tommy Boy is a classic…I’m blanking on others…I don’t get to watch many movies :)

    Posted by Angella | November 13, 2006, 10:10 am
  2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Little Miss Sunshine, Life is Beautiful, FUBAR and Napoleon Dynamite. And maybe an episode or two of corrie ;)

    Posted by Martha | November 13, 2006, 11:31 am
  3. Napoleon Dynamite = Funny

    Posted by reddirtroad | November 13, 2006, 11:42 am
  4. Dumb and Dumber
    So I Married an Axe Murderer
    Happy Gilmour
    Anchorman
    Zoolander

    What does that say about me? :)

    Posted by Amanda | November 13, 2006, 1:56 pm
  5. I’m trying to visit as many of the NaBloPoMo blogs as I can and I thought I’d say hi, I liked your blog.. :) Ferris Bueller is one of my all time faves ;) and I love Groundhog Day ;) I could just take that one to the desert island, that’s all I’d need ;)

    Posted by Snoskred | November 13, 2006, 2:29 pm
  6. Wizard of Oz
    Magnolia
    Moulin Rouge

    And, um, Newsies and The Incredibles, for sentimental reasons.

    Posted by Leah | November 14, 2006, 2:56 pm
  7. Wait. I missed the part about “comedies.” I was wondering why y’all shunned the dramas.

    So, um, I don’t think any of mine count.

    Posted by Leah | November 14, 2006, 2:57 pm
  8. At first it would appear that we are all funny people and no one likes dramas. But that’s not the case. The Incredibles could be considered a comedy, though.

    Posted by reddirtroad | November 14, 2006, 4:06 pm

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