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Old Aug 22nd 2010, 11:29 am
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The list suggested here is pretty disappointing...

http://uk.movies.yahoo.com/blog/arti...-comedies.html

Here is a much better list...

http://www.top10films.co.uk/archives/974

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Old Aug 22nd 2010, 11:42 am
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Gotta have:

Lock Stock
Snatch
Trainspotting
A Shot in the Dark
Borat
A Private Affair
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Gotta have:

Lock Stock
Snatch
Trainspotting
A Shot in the Dark
Borat
A Private Affair
Shaun of the Dead
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And
Hot Fuzz!
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Old Aug 22nd 2010, 3:23 pm
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Was Trainspotting a comedy?
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Was Trainspotting a comedy?
A handful of laughs, maybe...Good movie, but still...
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What idiot wrote the original list? Ladykillers, I agree, but no Italian Job? No Morecambe and Wise films? (yes I'm serious!) Even Norman Wisdom and a few of the Carry ons.
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What idiot wrote the original list? Ladykillers, I agree, but no Italian Job? No Morecambe and Wise films? (yes I'm serious!) Even Norman Wisdom and a few of the Carry ons.
ah I used to love Norman Wisdom, is he still alive?
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Tony Hancock "The Rebel". Hang dog and put upon, he puts pretension into its place.

Recent British "comedies" leave me wondering are we are laughing more at the director's and writer's clunkiness than the content of the film
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ah I used to love Norman Wisdom, is he still alive?
No he's not. Bless.
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monty python -
Yellowbeard
Holy Grail
Life of Brian
Mr Bean
Jonny English
Up Pompei
Carry on Up the Kyber
Was the old Pink panther english film?
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The Full Monty
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No he's not. Bless.
I think you'll find he's still alive and kicking. He used to live near me in Epsom but think he's permanent on the IOM now. He's got to be around 95 now. Lovely guy.
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Is he?? Dear me. Thought he was a dead'un
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Is he?? Dear me. Thought he was a dead'un
SKY screwed up a few years ago and ran an obituary, but he was very much alive!
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