What Are Some Funny Comedy Movies?


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Some of the funny comedy movies are "Annie Hall," "Blazing Saddles," and "Duck Soup." These films were created by Woody Allen, Mel Brooks and the Marx Brothers, respectively, all of whom are well-known for their comedy movies.

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There are many different kinds of comedy films. Some, such as "Dr. Strangelove" and "The Graduate," draw their humor from unpleasant situations or subjects, such as sex and violence. Other films, such as "Airplane!" and "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," draw their humor from puns, gags and light-hearted slapstick. Comedy movies came to prominence in the silent-film era, when comedians such as Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton developed physical comedy to make up for the lack of sound in film.

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