Choose Your Favorite From This List Of Great Comedy Movies
What Makes A Great Comedy Movie?
In really funny movies you nearly always find a combination of these four different types of humor…
Character Comedy – The characters are naturally funny, it’s hard to know why but their mannerisms, their weaknesses, their social indiscretions and their timing just make them funny.
Situational Comedy – Situations can provide us with a huge amount of comedy, normally these juxtapose the hilarious, the inappropriate, the expected or the irreverent with the serious moments in life… creating a funny and yet painful situation.
Physical Comedy – The way people move, the way they interact with others and/or their environment can also provide much hilarity.
Gag Comedy – The way the characters speak, the quips, the gags and the language they use to relate to each other is also very funny.
A good comedy needs a combination of these different types of humor but it also needs something else… it needs pain.
Humor is a holy anesthetic for the pain of being, and an acknowledgment of this pain gives great comedy movies their heart.