MOVIES TO HAVEby buzzybuzzbourne | created - 09 Jul 2017 | updated - 09 Jul 2017 | Public
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1. Better Off Dead... (1985)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A teenager has to deal with his girlfriend dumping him among family crises, homicidal paper boys, and a rival skier.
Votes: 39,897 | Gross: $10.30M
2. Club Paradise (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy
A retired Chicago fireman partners with a reggae singer to turn a seedy Caribbean nightclub into a resort for affluent tourists. A crazy comedy co-starring Rick Moranis, Peter O'Toole, Eugene Levy, more.
Votes: 5,648 | Gross: $12.31M
3. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime
Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of fifty thousand dollars first.
Votes: 61,583 | Gross: $42.04M
4. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A San Francisco poet who fears commitment suspects his girlfriend may have a knack for killing off her significant others.
Votes: 32,035 | Gross: $11.59M
5. Blazing Saddles (1974)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Western
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
Votes: 120,197 | Gross: $119.50M
9. Grumpy Old Men (1993)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street.
Votes: 41,257 | Gross: $70.17M
10. Parenthood (1989)
PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama
The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.
Votes: 42,694 | Gross: $100.05M
12. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
Votes: 116,263 | Gross: $49.53M
13. Fletch (1985)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Irwin M. "Fletch" Fletcher is a newspaper reporter being offered a large sum to off a cancerous millionaire, but is on the run, risking his job and finding clues when it's clear the man is healthy.
Votes: 45,546 | Gross: $50.61M
14. Tommy Boy (1995)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy
After his auto-parts tycoon father dies, the overweight, underachieving son teams up with a snide accountant to try and save the family business.
Votes: 73,170 | Gross: $32.70M
15. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
R | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.
Votes: 91,358 | Gross: $61.40M
16. Blind Date (1987)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
A workaholic needs a date for a dinner with new important clientele, but who his brother sets him up with could lead to disaster.
Votes: 19,943 | Gross: $39.32M
18. Young Frankenstein (1974)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Votes: 137,510 | Gross: $86.30M
19. EuroTrip (2004)
R | 92 min | Comedy
Dumped by his girlfriend, a high school grad decides to embark on an overseas adventure in Europe with his friends.
Votes: 187,779 | Gross: $17.72M
20. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy
A Korean-American office worker and his Indian-American stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.
Votes: 176,716 | Gross: $18.23M
21. Beerfest (2006)
R | 110 min | Comedy
Two brothers travel to Germany for Oktoberfest, only to stumble upon a secret, centuries-old competition described as a "Fight Club" with beer games.
Votes: 62,371 | Gross: $19.19M
22. Up in Smoke (1978)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Music
Two stoners unknowingly smuggle a van - made entirely of marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with incompetent Sgt. Stedenko on their trail.
Votes: 34,525 | Gross: $44.36M
23. Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006)
R | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
To become the greatest band of all time, two slacker, wannabe-rockers set out on a quest to steal a legendary guitar pick that gives its holders incredible guitar skills, from a maximum security Rock and Roll museum.
Votes: 98,976 | Gross: $8.32M
25. The Rocker (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Music
In the 1980s, a drummer is abandoned by his band just before they become rock superstars. Twenty years later, the drummer sees his second chance at stardom arise when he is asked to perform with his teenage nephew's high school rock band.
Votes: 35,997 | Gross: $6.41M
27. Monster-in-Law (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.
Votes: 54,310 | Gross: $82.93M
28. Friday (1995)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night.
Votes: 94,467 | Gross: $27.47M