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American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Laughs

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  1. The Seven Year Itch (DVD DRAMA SEV)  1955.  Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell.
  2. Ninotchka (DVD DRAMA NIN)  1939.  Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas.
  3. Arthur (DVD COMEDY ART)  1981.  Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli and John Gielgud.
  4. The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (DVD COMEDY MIR)  1944.  Eddie Bracken and Betty Hutton.
  5. The Lady Eve (DVD COMEDY LAD)  1941.  Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda.
  6. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (DVD COMEDY BES: The Best of Abbott and Costello, Vol. 3)  1948.  Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.
  7. Diner (DVD DRAMA DIN)  1982.  Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Tim Day, Kevin Bacon, Mickey Rourke and Ellen Barkin.
  8. It’s a Gift (DVD COMEDY ITS)  1934.  W.C. Fields.
  9. A Day at the Races (DVD COMEDY DAY)  1937.  The Marx brothers.
  10. Topper (DVD COMEDY TOP)  1937.  Cary Grant and Constance Bennett.
  11. What’s Up, Doc? (DVD COMEDY WHA)  1972.  Barbra Streisand and Ryan O’Neal.
  12. Sherlock, Jr. (DVD COMEDY OUR, found under title Our Hospitality)  1924.  Buster Keaton.
  13. Beverly Hills Cop (DVD COMEDY BEV)  1984.  Eddie Murphy.
  14. Broadcast News (DVD DRAMA BRO)  1987.  Holly Hunter, Albert Brooks and William Hurt.
  15. Horse Feathers (DVD COMEDY HOR)  1932.  The Marx brothers.
  16. Take the Money and Run (DVD COMEDY TAK)  1969.  Woody Allen.
  17. Mrs. Doubtfire*  1993.  Robin Williams and Sally Field.
  18. The Awful Truth (DVD COMEDY AWF)  1937.  Cary Grant and Irene Dunne.
  19. Bananas (DVD COMEDY BAN)  1971.  Woody Allen and Louise Lasser.
  20. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (DVD COMEDY MR.)  1994.  Gary Cooper and Jean Arthur.
  21. Caddyshack (DVD COMEDY CAD)  1980.  Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield and Bill Murray.
  22. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (DVD COMEDY MR)  1948.
  23. Monkey Business (DVD COMEDY MON)  1931.  The Marx brothers.
  24. Nine to Five (DVD COMEDY NIN)  1980.  Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton.
  25. She Done Him Wrong (DVD COMEDY SHE)  1933.  Mae West.
  26. Victor Victoria (DVD COMEDY VIC)  1982.  Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston and Lesley Ann Warren.
  27. The Palm Beach Story (DVD COMEDY PAL)  1942.  Joel McCrea and Claudette Colbert.
  28. Road to Morocco (DVD COMEDY ROA or DVD COMEDY BOB, found under title Bob Hope Thanks for the Memories Collection)  1942.  Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour.
  29. The Freshman (DVD COMEDY FRE or DVD COMEDY HAR, found under title Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection)  1925.  Harold Lloyd.
  30. Sleeper (DVD COMEDY SLE)  1973.  Woody Allen and Diane Keaton.
  31. The Navigator  (DVD COMEDY NAV)  1924.  Buster Keaton.
  32. Private Benjamin (DVD COMEDY PRI)  1980.  Goldie Hawn and Eileen Brennan.
  33. Father of the Bride (DVD COMEDY FAT)  1950.  Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett and Elizabeth Taylor.
  34. Lost in America (DVD COMEDY LOS)  1985.  Albert Brooks and Julie Hagerty.
  35. Dinner at Eight (DVD COMEDY DIN)  1933.  John Barrymore, Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery.
  36. City Slickers (DVD COMEDY CIT)  1991.  Billy Crystal, Bruno Kirby, Daniel Stern and Jack Palance.
  37. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (DVD COMEDY FAS).  1982.  Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold and Phoebe Cates.
  38. Beetlejuice (DVD COMEDY BEE)  1988.  Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis and Winona Ryder.
  39. The Jerk (DVD COMEDY JER)  1979.  Steve Martin.
  40. Woman of the Year (DVD COMEDY WOM)  1942.  Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.
  41. The Heartbreak Kid*  1972.  Charles Grodin, Jeannie Berlin and Cybill Shepherd.
  42. Ball of Fire (DVD COMEDY BAL)  1941.  Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck.
  43. Fargo (DVD DRAMA FAR)  1996.  Frances McDormand and William H. Macy.
  44. Auntie Mame (DVD COMEDY AUN)  1958.  Rosalind Russell and Forrest Tucker.
  45. Silver Streak (DVD COMEDY SIL)  1976.  Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh and Richard Pryor.
  46. Sons of the Desert*  1933.  Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.
  47. Bull Durham (DVD DRAMA BUL)  1988.  Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins.
  48. The Court Jester (DVD COMEDY COU)  1956.  Danny Kaye.
  49. The Nutty Professor (DVD COMEDY NUT)  1963.  Jerry Lewis.
  50. Good Morning, Vietnam (DVD COMEDY GOO)  1987.  Robin Williams

* Currently not in the collection and unavailable