Airplane Funniest Film Ever, Research Finds
which features classic one liners such as 'I am serious and
don't call me Shirley' came out top in research conducted
by a panel of members of movie subscription service Lovefilm.
the precise number of 'laughs a minute' for the top 10 comedies
chosen by Lovefilm members.
The panel recorded
the total number of times each film generated a laugh, before dividing
it by the films' total length in minutes to calculate the precise
'laugh a minute' rating for each movie.
With a 'laugh
A minute' score of three, Airplane beat nine rival comedies
to top the list which has been created to mark The
Hangover becoming available to stream on Lovefilm Instant.
The Las Vegas
man-movie featuring the bachelor party to end all bachelor parties
marked its arrival onto the Lovefilm Instant service by scoring
a 'Laugh A Minute' rating of 2.4.
Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad completed the
top three with a 'laugh a minute' score of 2.3.
managed a 'laugh a minute' score of 1.9, followed closely by the
outrageous and least politically correct movie ever made, Borat,
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