saturday night live The first half of the 48th season concludes in 2022 and December 17th, with host Austin Butler and musical guest Lizzo. Notably, the seminal sketch comedy series is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary in just two years. With over 900 episodes, SNL was a staple of American comedy, launching the careers of some of the most prolific comedy actors and writers.Many have continued on TV, while others have struck out on film, creating hilarious hits like Shrek, mean girlsWhen come to america.
from 163 SNL Both current and alumni cast members have no shortage of incredibly beloved comedies in which they’ve starred. So it’s hard to narrow down the best, but Ranker users have taken it upon themselves.
10/10 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
following his stint SNLMike Myers, Austin Powers Trilogy starting in 1997 Austin Powers: International Man of MysteryIn addition to starring as a classic parody of James Bond and his nemesis Doctor Evil, Myers also wrote and executive produced the film. Will Ferrell also appears as the evil minion Mustafa, SNL.
It’s a classically goofy and flirtatious film that relies heavily on Meyer’s talents to develop hilarious and distinctive characters.It was still the gold standard for a strong parody movie in its own right. Gold Member Austin Powersthere is hope that Myers can return for a fourth film to satirize Daniel Craig’s tenure as Agent 007.
9/10 The Blues Brothers (1980)
some of the best movies starring SNL Alumni were born via the show.no more examples blue brothersOriginal cast members Dan Aykroyd and the late John Belushi star as Jake “Joliet” and Elwood Bruce, a musical duo reunited to stop the closure of the orphanage where they grew up. A destructive car chase.
the blues brothers It was a notable film for its supporting cast, including music and film legends like Carrie Fisher, Steven Spielberg, Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, and John Candy.Song ranking the blues brothers As one of the best movie musicals, the comedy shined through the duo’s physicality, deadpan humor, visual gags, and star quality. It’s a cult classic, and it’s no surprise it made it into the top ten here.
8/10 Groundhog Day (1993)
marmot day Not only was it an outwardly entertaining film, but it was quite a departure for Bill Murray compared to his previous work.in a year with something like Jurassic Park, Mrs. DoubtfireWhen schindler’s list, marmot day It was also acclaimed as one of the highest-grossing films of 1993, making it a touchstone for classic comedies.
Murray is Phil Connors, a weatherman trapped in a time loop and joined by a buddy. SNL Alum Chris Elliott as photographer. Thanks to that time loop, marmot day Murray’s irony, often deadpan comedy style shines through, allowing events to repeat itself in new and entertaining ways.
7/10 Caddyshack (1980)
in the meantime marmot day It was the last collaboration between Bill Murray and director Harold Ramis, and their creative partnership began in the 1980s. caddy shackMurray is remembered for his role as Carl Spackler, the Greenkeeper who takes revenge on the gophers, especially for his hilarious “Cinderella Story” monologue, an iconic film quote that was completely improvised during filming. increase.
Bill Murray’s brother Brian Doyle Murray SNL as a writer and performer, and did the same caddy shack,another SNL The Chevy Chase stalwart played the lead role. Interestingly, caddy shack It was not particularly well received by critics for its disorganization, but it was appropriately praised for its comedic performances. Along with Murray’s antics as Spuckler and Chase’s slapstick comedy, stand-up comedian Rodney Dangerfield’s memorable character Al Chervik has undoubtedly solidified. caddy shack as a cult classic.
6/10 National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)
Another Chevy Chase-led and Harold Ramis-directed film that remained entertaining was National Lampoons VacationIt was also remembered for its equally hilarious sequel National Lampoon’s European Vacation, National Lampoon’s Christmas Holidays, vacation in las vegasand most recently in the 2015s holidayChase appeared in them all as Clark Griswold, and Randy Quaid, who appeared in Season 11, was SNL, played cousin Eddie. Brian Doyle Murray also appeared as Clark’s boss.
National Lampoons Vacation Thanks to its simple premise, it’s very relatable to many viewers, made all the more interesting by the screwball hijinks the Griswolds endure just by trying to get to the amusement park. A mixture of irreverent humor, relatively low stakes, and a family setting helped National Lampoons Vacation Stand out from the crowd.
5/10 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Certain characters come to define the performer.For Will Ferrell, for many it was 2004’s Ron Burgundy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundyhe revisited Ron Anchorman 2: The Legend Continuesand he continued to portray the character ron burgundy podcastFrom its premise to its agile nature, Anchorman felt like SNL A sketch that developed into a feature film in the funniest possible way.
It shone thanks to the clear characterization and wit of the main crew, from Champ Kindley’s inappropriate comments to Brick Tamland’s bizarre obsessions. It enhanced its inherent comedy with a climactic fight sequence full of funny gags and various comedians and other special appearances. SNL Alumni including Ben Stiller.All in all, that’s what made Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy One of Will Ferrell’s most rewatchable films.
4/10 Waynes World (1992)
Wayne’s world It was the best example of making a movie out of an idea that was born out of. SNLTaking a sketch of a teenager running a public access TV show and turning it into one of the most beloved and consistently funny comedy films is quite the feat. Even in its longer form, it never deviated from what made the sketches so interesting, especially the characters, and their mannerisms and colloquialism.
While gags and catchphrases are still remembered in pop culture, Wayne’s world Playfully picked up the meta-humor. For example, the ending was played over and over again until I was satisfied with the final version.Its success helped pave the way for other films based on SNL sketches, but none reach the same height Wayne’s world.
3/10 Ghostbusters (1984)
Ghost Busters It was a great movie written by a cast member and often the format of many movies made by ex. SNL figure.like the blues brothersDan Aykroyd both starred and wrote the scripts Ghost BustersBill Murray’s comedy chops are again excellent as Peter Venkman, pitching well against his co-stars, especially Aykroyd’s turn as Ray Stutz and Sigourney Weaver as Dana Barrett.
In addition to being consistently entertaining throughout, Ghost Busters It has become a touchstone of pop culture. It was a perfect example of fast-paced action and creative visual effects combined with a variety of comedy styles.This was the predecessor of what has become the standard for movies best embodied by the MCU that Murray is set to join Ant-Man & Wasp: Quantumanias next year.
2/10 Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
eddie murphy is new SNL The cast introduced in the 1980s helped save the show following a tumultuous creative restriction.While still in the cast in 1984, Murphy starred in Beverly Hills Cop as the hilarious Axel Foley. It catapulted him to movie stardom and became the highest-grossing film of the year, even though it only came out in December.
Axel Foley was one of Murphy’s most famous and defining roles, thanks to his charming confidence and quick-witted counterpart. Nearly 40 years after its release, Beverly Hills Cop It’s held up just as well as it does at the moment, so it’s no wonder it holds the top spot on this ranker list.
1/10 Trading Place (1983)
Currently, Ranker Exchange Best movie to star in SNL A cast member that brings together two powerhouses: Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd. Billy Ray Valentine, who plays Murphy, and Louis Winthorpe III, who plays Aykroyd, bet on who can outlast the other.
Individually, Murphy and Aykroyd’s characters were effortlessly funny and likable on their own, but when they interact and play with each other, they become funnier and more fun. We emulated the antics of , but placed its characteristics in a contemporary setting that was both humorous and very upbeat.
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