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

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Troop Beverly Hills. Irritating , pointless and unfunny
 

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Master of Disguise 2002 with Dana Carvey This film with a good script and story actually had possibilities as comedy . Instead ended up with godawful unfunny comedy film.
 

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Pluto Nash 2002. The less said , the better.
 
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Thunder Force was just a mess. I get the whole idea but it was horrible! The jokes ran dry and there was no comedy. So yeah, not a fan.

The script was secretly written and approved of by a cabal of movie studio executives with writing aspirations.;)
 

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Hexed 1993 This was supposed to be a comedy , really ?
 

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I recently endured Austin Powers. The Spy Who Shagged Me as the first movie of a 30 hour SF Marathon.
I sincerely wish that it had been later in the schedule so that I could have caught up on sleep.
More than just unfunny, Teeth gritting horrible. Even Heather Graham as eye candy didn't redeem it.
 

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I have never seen Porky's but the big joke is that due to Canada's liberal funding policies at the time-an American director could make a film in Florida about Americans and the film would be designated Canadian. So it is Canada's biggest English-language box office hit.
They have tried to erase that by claiming Good Cop, Bon Cop and Resident Evil: Whatever 4 is actually the top champ but that doesn't work because the first film was only a hit in Quebec (ticket price increase may be a factor too) and the latter is a co-production with different countries so no prize.
Porky's was all Canadian production in funding. The taxpayers of Canada funded it and Bob Clark said the only reason he made films in Canada was because of the easy finance rules.
And because they changed funding rules in 1986, Porky's remained the top-grossing movie because nothing else was exploitation-friendly enough to be attractive to large audiences.

I watched What's New Pussycat? and Casino Royale recently--and I found them to be an almost complete laugh-absent experiences.
Comedy can be so subjective but it seems to date terribly fast in some cases.
I generally avoid them unless there is a genre element or technical reason to watch it (cast, fancy sets).
 

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I recently endured Austin Powers. The Spy Who Shagged Me as the first movie of a 30 hour SF Marathon.
I sincerely wish that it had been later in the schedule so that I could have caught up on sleep.
More than just unfunny, Teeth gritting horrible. Even Heather Graham as eye candy didn't redeem it.
Since I can't stand more than 10 minutes of Mike Myers, neither this one nor the first one appealed to me.
 

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Anything with the following actors:
Will Ferrel, Dan Akroyd, Chevy Chase, Jim Carrey, Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller. Some of these people literally make my gorge rise.
 

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Soup to Nuts 1930 with Ted Healey and his Stooges was not a very good comedy film at all.
 

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I watched What's New Pussycat? and Casino Royale recently--and I found them to be an almost complete laugh-absent experiences.
Comedy can be so subjective but it seems to date terribly fast in some cases.
I generally avoid them unless there is a genre element or technical reason to watch it (cast, fancy sets).

Date fast and be culturally and socially alienated from us too. Who for instance thinks the output of Mancunian Films are worth watching for any reason today? At the time they put more bums on seats in the North of England than many Hollywood productions. I think I'm right in saying a Frank Randell comedy they produced out sold Gone With the Wind when it was first released in the mainly working class, industrial North. I watched a couple once out of some misguided family loyalty - apparently he was a distant relation. They stank. Desperately unfunny.
 

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The Bed Sitting Room 1969 The hour in this now was lost on me,
 
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Mulligan was from a period when absurdism (I think this a more accurate description than surrealism) was at its height in British comedy. Marty Feldman, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers were masters of the art. Don't look for hidden meaning in their style of comedy because it (usually) wasn't there.

Bed Sitting Room is an example of what it must have been like to live inside Spike Milligan's head. Personally it was just too bizarre for my tastes.
 

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