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Funniest movies of the 80s: Nos. 41-50



The countdown of the Top 50 funniest movies of the 80s begins today, starting with numbers 41-50. Michael Keaton and Steve Martin are the co-stars today, with two movies each so far. (Click here to read how we compiled the list)

41. Night Shift (1982): Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton. "What if you mix the mayonnaise in the can, WITH the tunafish? Or...hold it! Chuck! I got it! Take LIVE tuna fish, and FEED 'em mayonnaise!"

42. Earth Girls are Easy (1988): Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum. "Just because they're aliens doesn't mean they can't be dates."

43. The Man with Two Brains (1983): Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner. "I'm making a citizen's annulment. Ipso facto coitus interruptus."

44. Mr. Mom (1983): Michael Keaton, Teri Garr. "I yelled at Kenny for coloring outside the lines! Megan and I are starting to watch the same TV shows. I'm liking them. I'm losing it! "

45. Midnight Run (1988): Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin. "I'll tell you what: if you don't cooperate, you're gonna suffer from "fistophobia."

46. Good Morning Vietnam (1987): Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker: "Seeing as how the V.P. is such a V.I.P., shouldn't we keep the P.C. on the Q.T.? 'Cause if it leaks to the V.C. he could end up M.I.A., and then we'd all be put out in K.P."

47. Stir Crazy (1980): Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor. "Yea, that's right! That's right! We bad!"

48. Strange Brew (1983): Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas. "My brother and I used to say that drownin' in beer was like heaven, eh? Now he's not here, and I've got two soakers... this isn't heaven, this sucks."

49. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984): Peter Weller, John Lithgow. "Buckaroo, The White House wants to know is everything ok with the alien space craft from Planet 10 or should we just go ahead and destroy Russia?"

50. All of Me (1984): Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin. "I want my body back. And I want my freedom and my privacy. And most of all, I'd like to be able to take a leak without being fondled."

Tune in Friday for the next 10 in the list. A sneak preview: Monty, Eddie and two brothers from Chicago.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:18pm]


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