Sometimes, when we have a bad day, all we have to do is indulge in some pleasant activities. Here are 10 cult comedies that are guaranteed to brighten your day.
1. Airplane (1980, Jim Abrahams)
A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.
2. Young Frankenstein (1974, Mel Brooks)
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
3. Bring up Baby (1938 Howard Hawks)
While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.
4. Withnail And I (1987, Bruce Robinson)
In 1969, two substance-abusing, unemployed actors retreat to the countryside for a holiday that proves disastrous.
5. The Big Lebowsky (1998, the Coen brothers)
“The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
6. Dr. Strangelove (1964, Stanley Kubrick)
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
7. Annie Hall (1977, Woody Allen)
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.
8. This Is Spinal Tap (1984, Rob Reiner)
Spinal Tap, one of England’s loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
9. Monty Python And The Holy Grail (1975, Terry Gilliam)
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
10. Duck Soup (1933, Leo McCarey)
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.
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