We rescued some of the best comedies in the history of cinema so you can savor them and benefit from the best medicine: laugh out loud, it’s free! Here you have up to 11 humorous movies to enjoy.
Charles Chaplin became famous for saying that “a day without laughter is a day wasted” and as he is right, in TICbeat they have paid tribute to those cinematographic comedies that have been shining for years, and even decades, in the sky of the seventh art as luxury guests or small jewels that shine again with each viewing.
Within the genre of comedy there are numerous subtypes: from Capra’s romantic to Chaplin’s burlesque, through parodies, black humor, the absurdity of the Monty Phytons or the sophisticated comedy of Woody Allen.
Today we take a short tour of some of the 11 best comedies and laughs in history. Among them you will find from great masterpieces of Hollywood stardom to national first operas streaked with charm. Let’s go there!
With skirts already crazy (1959)
One of the masterpieces of Billy Wilder , director also of films such as Twilight of the Gods or The Apartment. Starring the iconic Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis, it tells the story of how, in the middle of Prohibition, two small-time musicians are forced to escape after witnessing a settling of accounts between two gangsters.
To escape persecution they resort to the trick of disguising themselves as women. One of them, Joe, appears to be a helpless manager to win over the singer, while the other, Jerry, receives the courtship of a famous millionaire.
The vampire dance (1967)
Without a doubt, the best parody of vampire cinema , mixing a clever plot that combines the comedy and horror genres. Roman Polanski directs a story in which Dr. Abronsius and his assistant Alfred travel through Transylvania to confirm the real existence of vampires.
When they stop at an inn full of garlic, they kidnap the innkeeper’s daughter and he begins to behave in a strange way, the two colleagues decide to go to the castle.
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Directed by Mel Brooks with Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle and Marty Feldman in the cast, this is a delusional parody of the Mary Shelley classic. today catapulted as a cult film of horror and laughter in equal measure .
In this film, Frederick Frankenstein, a young American neurosurgeon, wants to leave behind the stigma that was the monstrous creation of his grandfather, years ago. However, after inheriting Frankenstein’s castle and finding a mysterious scientific manual with guidelines to follow, he begins to create his own monster.
Brian’s Life (1979)
Who hasn’t sung ” always look on the bright side of life ?” The most famous Monty Phyton film is a hilarious parody of a particular version of the New Testament, starring Brian, born on the same day as Jesus Christ and who leads a life parallel to the Son of God, but in a decadent version.
Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and other biblical characters dot this collection of delirious gags, a star symbol of the absurd humor of their authors.