Top 50 funniest movies of all time
6. The Big Lebowski (1998)
Memorable quote: "That rug really tied the room together."
Laugh factor: Following their Oscar-winning breakthrough drama "Fargo," the brother duo of Joel and Ethan Coen wrote and directed this half-sports-comedy/half-whodunit, which promptly toiled in relative obscurity. But it slowly gained cult status through a steady stream of one-liners told in bars and dorm rooms. Now, it inspires festivals throughout the country and may as well be considered its generation's "Caddyshack." Just swap out golf for bowling and let the quotes fly.