The Definitive Ranking Of The Best '90s Comedies

We polled BuzzFeed readers to find out which classic ’90s comedy is their all time favorite. Here are the results:

18. Half Baked

Universal Pictures

Why it’s timeless: A stoner movie written by Dave Chapelle? God bless the ’90s.
Memorable line: “Marijuana is not a drug. I used to suck dick for coke. Now that’s an addiction. You ever suck some dick for marijuana?”

17. What About Bob?

Buena Vista Pictures

Why it’s timeless: Nothing better than a neurotic Bill Murray.
Memorable line: “So, what you’re saying is that even though you are an almost-paralyzed, multiphobic personality who is in a constant state of panic, your wife did not leave you, you left her because she … liked Neil Diamond?”

16. The Waterboy

Buena Vista Pictures

Why it’s timeless: It’s an underdog story for the ages.
Memorable line: “Bobby, they ever catch that gorilla that busted outta the zoo and punched you in the eye?”
“No Mama, the search continues.”

15. My Cousin Vinny

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Why it’s timeless: Joe Pesci is comically perfect in this film, but Marisa Tomei stole the show.
Memorable line: [During opening statements] “Uh … everything that guy just said is bullshit. Thank you.”

14. Tommy Boy

Paramount Pictures

Why it’s timeless: Chris Farley and David Spade are cinema’s greatest odd couple.
Memorable line: “I can get a good look at a T-bone by sticking my head up a bull’s ass, but I’d rather take a butcher’s word for it.”

13. Groundhog Day

Columbia Pictures

Why it’s timeless: Honestly, did you care about Groundhog Day before this movie?
Memorable line: “Do you ever have déjà vu, Mrs. Lancaster?”
“I don’t think so, but I could check with the kitchen.”

12. Friday

New Line Cinema

Why it’s timeless: It kicked off the trilogy!
Memorable line: “Weed is from the earth. God put this here for me and you. Take advantage man, take advantage.”

11. Liar Liar

MCA/Universal Pictures

Why it’s timeless: Fantasy subplots ruled the ’90s.
Memorable line: “My teacher tells me beauty is on the inside.”
“That’s just something ugly people say.”

10. Happy Gilmore

Universal Pictures

Why it’s timeless: Bob Barker’s cameo is the cameo to end all cameos.
Memorable line: “You’re in big trouble though, pal. I eat pieces of shit like you for breakfast!”
“You eat pieces of shit for breakfast?”

9. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Warner Bros.

Why it’s timeless: This is peak Carrey.
Memorable line: “If I’m not back in five minutes… just wait longer.”

8. Billy Madison

Universal Pictures

Why it’s timeless: Finally, a victory for the lazy man.
Memorable line: “If peeing your pants is cool, consider me Miles Davis.”

7. Wayne’s World

Paramount Pictures

Why it’s timeless: It was the highest grossing Saturday Night Live crossover film of all time. Shyeah!
Memorable line: “Garth, marriage is punishment for shoplifting in some countries.”

6. The Big Lebowski

Gramercy Pictures

Why it’s timeless: You have to admit the rug really tied the room together.
Memorable line: “Nihilists! Fuck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it’s an ethos.”

5. Big Daddy

Columbia Pictures

Why it’s timeless: Inept parenting is never not funny.
Memorable line: “He has a five year plan.”
“What is it? Don’t die?”

4. Office Space

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Why it’s timeless: The photocopier execution scene.
Memorable line: “No one in this country can ever pronounce my name right. It’s not that hard: Na-ghee-na-na-jar. Nagheenanajar.”
“Yeah, well, at least your name isn’t Michael Bolton.”

3. Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery

Why it’s timeless: We didn’t know we need a James Bond parody until Mike Myers showed us.
Memorable line: “Allow myself to introduce … myself. My name is Richie Cunningham, and this is my wife Oprah.”

2. Dumb and Dumber

New Line Cinema

Why it’s timeless: It’s either the smartest dumb comedy or the dumbest smart comedy to ever exist.
Memorable line: “We got no food, we got no jobs… our PETS’ HEADS ARE FALLING OFF!”

1. Mrs. Doubtfire

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Why it’s timeless: This movie secured Robin Williams as an absolute legend of comedy.
Memorable line: “Look at this! My first day as a woman and I’m getting hot flashes.”

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