What Are the Top Ten Comedy Movies?


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The website Box Office Mojo ranks the top grossing movies, broken down by genre.�As of March 2015,�the top comedy movie, as determined by its success at the box office, is "The Hangover." It was released in 2009 and since then has grossed over $277 million.

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For comedies, the site displays movies released from 1978 until the present day. Here is the top 10:

  • "The Hangover" �� made almost $45 million when it opened in 2009.
  • "The Hangover Part II" �� the second installment in "The Hangover" franchise makes it to number two on the list. It was released in 2011 and has made over $254 million.
  • "Wedding Crashers" �� released in 2005, the movie has made over $209 million
  • "22 Jump Street" �� this is the most recent movie from the top 10. It was released in 2014 and has made over $191 million.
  • "There's Something About Mary" �� this movie was released back in 1998. Since then, it has made $176 million.
  • "Scary Movie" �� Scary Movie has made over $157 million�since it was released in 2000.
  • "Neighbors" �� since its release in 2014, "Neighbors" has made over $150 million.
  • "Knocked Up" �� in terms of revenue, "Knocked Up" is not far behind its closest rival on this list. It was released in 2007 and has made over�$148 million.
  • "American Pie 2" �� the sequel to "American Pie" beats the original�in terms of revenue, making over�$145 million�since its release in 2001.
  • "National Lampoon's Animal House" �� the final movie on the list is also the oldest. It was released in 1978 and has made over $141 million since then.
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