Ten Comedies That Won’t Insult Your Intelligence

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Nick Frost and Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead (2004) Movie Image

Comedy and intelligent are not exactly synonymous, or at least not anymore. The era of sex /gross-out comedies and parodies is here, and it seems that any truly funny movie you can show to your friends or family and still feel cultured and intelligent is just a dream. Judd Apatow and his crew are doing a lot of good for the comedy world, with surprisingly sharp writing and even gaining critical acclaim (something almost unheard of with sex comedies), but can their films really be considered classy and smart? Well there’s good news. You can be pretentious and elegant but still have your laughs at the same time.

Here are the top ten films (in no particular order; we’re on the internet, I don’t want to start any trouble here) that prove this to be true…

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