Top Movies – Favorite 40 Comedies (& 10 Action Series)

Comedies – I laughed a lot and the story/message was touching (top 10 in rank order, the remainder in alpha order) Note: If we go back and watch some of these movies there will be moments where the humor is no longer appropriate in today’s culture.

1 Tommy Boy

2. Elf

3. Ghostbusters 

4. Guardians of the Galaxy (x2)

5. Meet the Parents/Fockers

6. Monty Python & the Holy Grail

7. National Lampoon’s Vacation(s) 

8. Night at the Museum(s)

9. The Other Guys

10. Stepbrothers


Beverly Hills Cop

Blades of Glory


Bruce Almighty

The Campaign


Dumb and Dumber



The Great Outdoors

The Hangover (x3)



How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Identity Thief

I Love You, Man

Mall Cop

Mama Mia

Mrs Doubtfire

Nacho Libre

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles

Princess Bride

The Proposal


Stranger than Fiction

Talladega Nights 

This is 40



Action – While I like action movies, their messages don’t stay with me as long as their attention-grabbing action (tried to put them all in rank order)

  1. Jason Bourne (x5)
  2. Mission Impossible (x6)
  3. Marvel (all minus Thor series)
  4. Batman Movies (x10)
  5. Taken (x3)
  6. X-Men (x10)
  7. Hunger Games (x4)
  8. Rocky (x8)
  9. Rambo (x5)
  10. Die Hard (x5)

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