What Are Your Choices for Worst Comedy Films Of All Time?

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I'm not a fan of Jim Carey; he's like a less funny version of Bruce Campbell. Chevy Chase I like - I'm not sure why, but I just find him funny.
 

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Epic Movie, Superhero Movie...pretty much that whole franchise. Scary Movie 1-4, I thought, had their moments. I'd prefer Mystery Science Theater commentary to most parody films. On the other hand, I liked the movie Mafia! (1998) even though no one else seems to.

I kind of have a soft spot for Epic Movie .:D
 
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Frankly I never liked Chevy Chase. I thought the Vacation films were a joke and not in a funny way.

Im not a fan of his comedy but , I do think he's a very good actor.
 

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Recently watched couple of Matt Helm movies (The Wrecking Crew and The Silencers). Pretty lame and proof that Dean Martin can’t act (and not a very good singer either). I also hate the way the music incorporates a Dean Martin croon every time he has a scene with a pretty woman. He probably had that written into his contract.
 

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That's the one I was thinking of, reiver. Hideous excuse for a comedy. Should be rebranded as a tragedy.
 

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i cannot believe the story that the studio refused to let them make that film until they could find a family with that surname, has no one in Hollywood heard of a certain German aircraft manufacturer?
 

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I thought he was funny the first time. Now I just want to punch him.
Watch Dead pool and see Clint Eastwood’s Harry Callahan investigate the murder of a pop star played by a young James Carey.
 

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I've often found a big difference between what is found funny on one side of the pond compared to the other. As such, some American comedy films fall flat for me and I expect some British (and/or European comedies) do the same for the American audience.

Comedy is often very subjective, that's why Christmas cracker jokes are always bad because everyone, whatever their background, can recognise a bad joke but not everyone will appreciate a good one. I'm a big fan of Carry On movies, a series that is often now reviled for content. Yet, if you listen to them close some of the quips are so very subtle that I'm spotting new ones ever today after 40 years of watching them.

The biggest turn off me for is any movie that tries too hard without being ironic in doing so. The last one that failed for me was The Hitman's Bodyguard. It had the star names but the cliché comedy fell flatter than a dead frog from on the highway.

Although you could say that I shouldn't be tossing around pebbles in a greenhouse seeing as much of my writing contains awful and contrived humour :)
 

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Young Einstein staring Yahoo Serious A comedy film that makes Caddy Shack look good and that's no small achievement.
 

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Bio - Dome 1996 Staring Pauly Shore. This film make Young Einstein look good .
 

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Wrongfully Accused This film is a parody of The Fugitive tv series and movie It stared Leslies Nielsen and Richard Crenna . This one could have been good but fell completely flat.
 

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Wrongfully Accused This film is a parody of The Fugitive tv series and movie It stared Leslies Nielsen and Richard Crenna . This one could have been good but fell completely flat.
Rather like Nielsen’s take on the Exorcist, Repossessed?
 

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Rather like Nielsen’s take on the Exorcist, Repossessed?

Godawful film . Also the Alien spoof that he did , The Creature Wasn't Nice was also pretty dire.

Neilson also failed miserably in Mr Magoo.
 

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