The funniest movie ever

The wife was sleeping, the kids were sleeping, so two nights ago I dragged myself to see “The Hangover”—which everyone seems to agree is the funniest movie ever. Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha. ha …

I hated it.

Eh, “hated” is too strong. But I didn’t like it. Predictable, recycled, unimaginative, bargain-basement humor. A distant cry from what I consider to be the funnest movie ever made; a movie that causes me to laugh and laugh and laugh—even though I’ve seen it dozens of times.

Ladies and gentlemen, the comedy to end all comedies …

9 thoughts on “The funniest movie ever”

  1. I’m right with you sir. The Hangover was funny, but the humor was predictable and slapstick-ish. The only thing missing was the laughtrack. I don’t know if I can elevate the Cable Guy into the comedy movie pantheon, but it definitely was a thinking man’s comedy if that makes sense

  2. Good call. I love this movie.

    Sometimes I offer my 1-year-old daughter some “jwisss” (you know, juice) in the morning.

    My wife hates it.

  3. I agree with Andrew. What is wrong with you? Lately, your negativity is making me depressed. Go on a beach vacation to Turks & Caicos to recharge your batteries. You are better than that.

  4. Top Ten Comedies (in alphabetical order)

    Animal House
    Babe
    Bull Durham
    Caddyshack
    Fast Times at Ridgemont High
    Happy Gilmore
    Shakes the Clown
    (This is) Spinal Tap
    Used Cars
    Yellowbeard

    No. 11 – Hardbodies
    No. 12 – Last American Virgin

  5. Thanks, I know now the Hangover will be fantastic.

    Cable Guy as funniest movie ever? It probably wasn’t even the funniest Jim Carrey movie that year.

  6. Not funny? I went into “The Hangover” not expecting it to live up to the massive hype it has been receiving the past couple months. I was very surprised. I laughed my ass off the whole time. It was hilarious.

  7. Comedy is extremely subjective. That said, Cable Guy is very underrated. It’s a really good comedy. The Medevial Times scenes rank among my all-time favorites. But best comedy ever? Not by a longshot. But that’s just my opinion.

    Haven’t seen The Hangover yet, but I doubt it sucks as much as you say it does, Jeff.

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