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  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

    18 69.23%
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    8 30.77%
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    Mine would be close, maybe:

    1. Bringing Up Baby
    2. Duck Soup
    3. Some Like It Hot
    4. Groundhog Day
    5. Annie Hall

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo View Post
    Mine would be close, maybe:

    1. Bringing Up Baby
    2. Duck Soup
    3. Some Like It Hot
    4. Groundhog Day
    5. Annie Hall
    Duck Soup probably would be my No. 6

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    These films are probably not mainstream enough to gain votes from people (which is why I didn't bother nominating them), but I do think they are amongst the greatest comedy films out there...

    1. Sideways (2004).
    2. I soliti ignoti (1958).
    3. Sátántangó (1994).
    4. La Grande Vadrouille (1966).
    5. Modern Times (1936).

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    I need to check out La Grande Vadrouille, but Big Deal on Madonna Street is indeed great.

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    I posted early in the tournament that we should just cancel all voting and give the title to Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
    So, yeah. I'm a bit happy over these scores.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I posted early in the tournament that we should just cancel all voting and give the title to Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
    So, yeah. I'm a bit happy over these scores.
    You have a way with polls!

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    I actually think Life of Brian is the superior Monty Python movie... But that's just me!
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Dogz_AK47 View Post
    These films are probably not mainstream enough to gain votes from people (which is why I didn't bother nominating them), but I do think they are amongst the greatest comedy films out there...

    1. Sideways (2004).
    2. I soliti ignoti (1958).
    3. Sátántangó (1994).
    4. La Grande Vadrouille (1966).
    5. Modern Times (1936).
    Sideways would have gotten some votes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I posted early in the tournament that we should just cancel all voting and give the title to Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
    So, yeah. I'm a bit happy over these scores.
    What would be your top five comedies from the nominee list?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Odetta View Post
    I actually think Life of Brian is the superior Monty Python movie... But that's just me!
    Would have been interesting if they were in the final together...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I posted early in the tournament that we should just cancel all voting and give the title to Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
    So, yeah. I'm a bit happy over these scores.
    What would be your top five comedies from the nominee list?
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail (obviously )
    Clerks
    Kingpin
    Anchorman
    Spaceballs


    Yours?

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    And so just like that, our Best Comedy Film of All Time is: Monty Python and the Holy Grail!

    I'm sure some expected this result (I didn't), and some wish other movies had made it this far, but it's the journey that's the point. Hopefully, many of the participants discovered some titles (especially during the nominations and the early rounds) that they'll seek out now, since some of us deemed them to be worthy enough.

    To cap things off, here's an appropriately timed video, from about a month back:


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    A worthy champion!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I posted early in the tournament that we should just cancel all voting and give the title to Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
    So, yeah. I'm a bit happy over these scores.
    What would be your top five comedies from the nominee list?
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail (obviously )
    Clerks
    Kingpin
    Anchorman
    Spaceballs


    Yours?
    Read my post #50 in this thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Dogz_AK47 View Post
    These films are probably not mainstream enough to gain votes from people (which is why I didn't bother nominating them), but I do think they are amongst the greatest comedy films out there...

    1. Sideways (2004).
    2. I soliti ignoti (1958).
    3. Sátántangó (1994).
    4. La Grande Vadrouille (1966).
    5. Modern Times (1936).
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