10 Best Comedy DVD Rentals

Tuesday, November 23 by Shawn Lealos

When visiting the video rental store, there are thousands of movies to search through to find the 10 best comedy DVD rentals available. Comedy troupes and legends of cinema alike have a number of funny movies available with some great special features for any comedy fan’s movie night.

  1. “Super Troopers” – The Broken Lizard comedy troupe released this movie in 2001 and, while it did not see the box office on fire, became one of the best comedy DVD rentals. The movie follows a group of misfit Vermont state police troopers who end up competing with a rival police department in tracking down a drug lord.
  2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail” – This 1975 comedy by the Monty Python comedy troupe lives on in DVD format and is one of the best comedy DVD rentals you will find. The movie follows King Arthur and his knights as they search out the Holy Grail, only to find themselves beset by numerous ridiculous situations.
  3. “Zoolander” – Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell star in this spoof set in the world of supermodels as Stiller and Wilson portray rival male models competing for the VH1 Model of the Year. There are numerous ridiculous moments and the movie remains one of the best comedy DVD rentals you will find.
  4. “Mallrats” – While “Clerks” remains Kevin Smith’s seminal comedy and “Chasing Amy” is his most acclaimed one, “Mallrats” is the movie that became famous only after it hit DVD. The movie was ahead of its time, a precursor to the “American Pie” comedies of the ‘90s and remains one of the best comedy DVD rentals fans of Kevin Smith will find.
  5. “The Hangover” – “The Hangover” was a huge box office success and remains one of the best comedy DVD rentals thanks to its special features. The DVD features both the unrated and rated versions of the film, even more pictures from the missing camera at the end and a number of hilarious features.
  6. “Hot Fuzz” – Edgar Wright’s second movie is a loving homage to the buddy cop genre and the DVD is loaded with hours of extras. This is one of the best comedy DVD rentals you will find and includes five commentary tracks and an entire second DVD of extra features covering everything you could ever want to know about the movie.
  7. “This is Spinal Tap”Rob Reiner created this mockumentary in 1984, starring the comedy troupe that went on to create movies such as “Best in Show” and “For Your Consideration.” The movie remains a DVD discovery for youngsters now and is one of the best comedy DVD rentals of all time.
  8. “(500) Days of Summer” – “(500) Days of Summer” is a 2009 comedy debut directed by the new “Spider-Man” director Marc Webb. The movie remains one of the best comedy DVD rentals, including a wonderful music video and numerous special features detailing the making of a movie about lost love.
  9. “Dr. Strangelove” – Legendary director Stanley Kubrick directs this comedy about a fictional world war that has been re-released numerous times on DVD and is one of the best comedy DVD rentals you will find. The most recent release includes a feature length documentary about the making of the film and a number of fun features.
  10. “Blazing Saddles” – One of Mel Brooks greatest spoofs, “Blazing Saddles” is a cult favorite that remains one of the best comedy DVD rentals of all time. The movie spoofs the western genre and continuously breaks the fourth wall. After years of living as a vanilla DVD, the 30th anniversary edition includes commentary and documentary.
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