The big ones comedy movies they come in a wide variety of forms. Some comedies are just super-efficient delivery of jokes, and others weave a deeper or more intricate story between all the punch lines. What unites them all, however, is that they have stars at the top of their shape that are giving it their all.
All these movies also have a similar effect. They can lift you up when you’re feeling down and remind you that laughter is one of the best things about being alive. Picking just five was an intense test, and naturally means there are tons of movies that didn’t make the final list. With that in mind, here are five of the best comedy movies ever made.