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The Funniest Movies Of The Decade (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 12/08/10 03:11 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

With the decade officially coming to an end on December 31st, 2010, we thought it would be appropriate to take a look back at some of the funniest movies from the last ten years. Comedy superstars have risen and fallen, new genres have emerged and and inventive film-making has lit up the screen, resulting in a decade of some of the funniest films of all time. Here's a fairly comprehensive list of the funniest movies from 2001-2010 that cross audiences and boundaries. Vote for which one made you laugh the most!

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  • The Other Guys (2010)

    Captain Gene Mauch: "You know what, I'm going to hang onto the wooden gun." Allen Gamble "To give me back my real gun?" Captain Gene Mauch: "No. I'm going to give you this... It's a rape whistle. You blow that if you're in any trouble, and someone with an actual gun will come and help you out." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb</a>)

  • The Hangover (2009)

    Alan: "Counting cards isn't illegal. It's frowned upon, like masturbating on an airplane." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">Fused Film</a>)

  • Get Him To The Greek (2010)

    Aldous Snow: "What you did was very spiteful, but it was also very brave and very honest and I respect you for doing that. But the content of what you said has made me hate you. So there's a layer of respect, admittedly, for your truthfulness, but it's peppered with hate. Hateful respect." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb</a>)

  • Anchorman (2004)

    Ron Burgandy: "I love scotch. Scotchy, scotch, scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">The Film Stage</a>)

  • Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

    Gene: "Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">Comedy Central Insider</a>)

  • Borat (2006)

    "I arrived in America's airport with clothings, U.S. dollars, and a jar of gypsy tears to protect me from AIDS." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">Bumpshack</a>)

  • Shaun Of The Dead (2004)

    Shaun: [To the group] "As Bertrand Russell once said, 'The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.' I think we can all appreciate the relevance of that now." Liz: "Was that on a beer mat?" Shaun: "Yeah, it was Guinness Extra Cold." Liz: "I won't say anything." Shaun: "Thanks." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">Thoughts On Cinema</a>)

  • Wedding Crashers (2005)

    Jeremy Grey: "Tattoo on the lower back? Might as well be a bullseye." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">IGN</a>)

  • Zoolander (2001)

    "I'm pretty sure there's a lot more to life than being really, really, ridiculously good looking. And I plan on finding out what that is." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">Guardian</a>)

  • The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

    Richie: "I wrote a suicide note." Chas: "You did?" Richie: "Yeah, right after I regained consciousness." Chas: "Well what does it say? Is it dark?" Richie: "Of course it's dark, it's a suicide note." Chas: "Can I read it?" Richie: "No." Chas: "Well could you at least summarize it for us?" (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDB</a>)

  • Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

    Grandma: "How was school?" Napoleon Dynamite: "The worst day of my life, what do you think?" (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">Fan Pop</a>)

  • Team America: World Police (2004)

    Gary Johnston: "Your skills are fading with age, Mrs. Sarandon." Susan Sarandon: "You will die a peasant's death!" (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDB</a>)

  • Knocked Up (2007)

    Alison Scott: [to Debbie] "What do you think? He's funny, right?" Ben Stone: [to Debbie's kids] "Fetch!" Debbie: [to Alison] "He's playing fetch... With my kids... He's treating my kids like they're dogs." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">Blogadilla</a>)

  • Saved! (2004)

    Cassandra: "There's only one reason Christian girls comes down to the Planned Parenthood." Roland: "She's planting a pipe bomb?" Cassandra: "Okay, two reasons." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">MightyGodKing</a>)

  • Harold And Kumar Go To White Castle (2004)

    Harold: "Did Doogie Houser just steal my fucking car?" (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">cia</a>)

  • The Aristocrats (2005)

    Sarah Silverman: "Joe Franklin loved The Aristocrats. He was like our rehearsal director when dad and my brother weren't there, and my mother and my nana weren't there. I was on his show... He said it wasn't a taped show, but we, like, did a show... Yeah, it was his office. But he had a bed in it, like a couch... that he called 'Uncle Joe's Bed for Little People', because a couch is like a bed for little people, y'know... Joe Franklin raped me." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">The Movie Spoiler</a>)

  • Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

    Olive: "I'd like to dedicate this to my grandpa, who showed me these moves." Pageant MC: "Aww, that is so sweet." [Audience applauds] Pageant MC: "Is he here? Where's your grandpa right now?" Olive: "In the trunk of our car." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">cia</a>)

  • Ghost World (2001)

    Rebecca: "This is so bad it's almost good." Enid: "This is so bad it's gone past good and back to bad again." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">aboutfilm</a>)

  • Idiocracy (2006)

    Woman at Carl's Jr.: "Come on! My kids are starvin'!" Carl's Jr. Computer: [woman kicks the computer, and it sprays a tranquilizer in her face] "This should help you calm down. Please come back when you can afford to make a purchase. Your kids are starving. Carl's Jr. believes no child should go hungry. You are an unfit mother. Your children will be placed in the custody of Carl's Jr. Carl's Jr... 'Fuck You, I'm Eating.'" (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDB</a>)

  • Snakes On A Plane (2006)

    "Enough is enough! I have had it with these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane!" (Via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>)

  • Up (2009)

    "I hid under your porch because I love you." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">bright lights film</a>)

  • Mean Girls (2004)

    Cady: "Half the people in this room are mad at me, and the other half only like me because they think I pushed somebody in front a bus, so that's not good." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">room over the garage</a>)

  • Old School (2003)

    Mitch: "True love is hard to find, sometimes you think you have true love and then you catch the early flight home from San Diego and a couple of nude people jump out of your bathroom blindfolded like a goddamn magic show ready to double team your girlfriend..." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">fanpop</a>)

  • Bad Santa (2003)

    Sue: "I've always had a thing for Santa Claus. In case you didn't notice. It's like some deep-seeded childhood thing." Willie: "So is my thing for tits." (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">stardust trailers</a>)

  • Ratatouille (2007)

    Django: "Food is fuel. You get picky about what you put in the tank, your engine is gonna die. Now shut up and eat your garbage." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">Movie Mobsters</a>)

  • Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)

    Joel: "He's seducing my girlfriend with MY words and MY things. He stole a pair of her underwear! Jesus Christ, he stole her underwear." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">Nerdy Heartbeat</a>)

  • Juno (2007)

    Juno: "I think I'm in love with you." Paulie Bleeker: "You mean as friends?" Juno: "No... I mean for real. 'Cause you're, like, the coolest person I've ever met, and you don't even have to try, you know..." Paulie Bleeker: "I try really hard, actually." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">Film School Rejects</a>)

  • Superbad (2007)

    "McLovin? What kind of a stupid name is that, Fogell? What, are you trying to be an Irish R&B singer?" (via <a href=",,20051847,00.html" target="_hplink"></a>)

  • The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

    Andy: "So none of the girls here eat anything?" Nigel: "Not since two became new four and zero became the new two." Andy: "Well, I'm a six..." Nigel: "Which is the new fourteen." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">ShoeShoeOnline</a>)

  • The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

    Dave: "Of course it's horrible. It's suffering and it's pain and it's... You know, you lose weight and then you put back on weight, and then you, you know, you call them a bunch of times and you try and email, and then they move or they change their email, but that's just love." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">Moviefone</a>)

  • Pootie Tang (2001)

    Biggie Shorty: "Just because a woman likes to dress fancy and stand on the corner next to a bunch of prostitutes don't make her a hooker!" (via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>)

  • Super Troopers (2001)

    Farva: "Gimme a liter o' cola." Dimpus Burger Guy: "What?" Farva: [Annoyed] "A liter o' cola." Dimpus Burger Guy: [into mic] "Litercola? Do we sell litrecola?" Thorny: "Will you just order a large, Farva?" Farva: "I don't want a large Farva. I want a goddamn liter o' cola!" (via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>)

  • The Sweetest Thing (2002)

    Gramps: "Fuck Grandma." (via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>)

  • Black Dynamite (2010)

    Black Dynamite: "First Lady, I'm sorry I pimp-slapped you into that china cabinet. I used excessive force. Often times, I cross the line, but I try to do so in the name of what's right. Most of the time, the ends justifies the means. But in this case I feel like I betrayed my own code of ethics. And for that, sugar, I apologize. (via <a href="" target="_hplink">Premium Hollywood</a>)

  • In The Loop (2009)

    Malcolm Tucker: Fucking hung up, haven't you? You fucking hoity-toity fucking... Tourist: Hey, buddy? Enough with the curse words, all right? Malcolm Tucker: Kiss my sweaty balls, you fat fuck. (via <a href="" target="_hplink">IGN</a>)

  • Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

    Lou: "It's called male bonding okay. Haven't you even seen 'Wild Hogs'?" (via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb</a>)

  • MacGruber (2010)

    Col. James Faith: "They were nice funerals." MacGruber: "Yeah. What did you think of my eulogies?" Col. James Faith: "Very touching. I might have cut back on the F-words a little." MacGruber: "Well, they were fucking great guys. And this is a fucking asshole of a day." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb</a>)

  • Four Lions (2010)

    Omar: "Invisible? Right. Like the time you got on the local news for baking a Twin Towers cake and leaving it at the synagogue on 9/11?" (via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb</a>)

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)

    Wallace Wells: "If you want something bad, you have to fight for it. Step up your game, Scott. Break out the L-word." Scott Pilgrim: "Lesbian?" Wallace Wells: "The other L-word." Scott Pilgrim: "Lesbians?" (via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb</a>)

  • The School of Rock (2003)

    Dewey Finn: "Ok, here's the deal. I have a hangover. Who knows what that means?" Frankie: "Doesn't that mean you're drunk?" Dewey Finn: "No. It means I was drunk yesterday." (via <a href="" target="_hplink">Ace Showbiz</a>)

  • Tropic Thunder (2008)

    Kirk Lazarus: "I know what dude I am. I'm the dude playin' the dude, disguised as another dude!" (Via <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDB</a>)


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