Top 10 Funniest Movies Ever (As Measured In Laughs Per Minute) – Forbes

Scientific formula for calculating laughs per minute.

Lovefilm, the London-based video streaming and DVD subscription service, polled its members for the 10 movies that made them laugh most. Then, says spokesperson Helen Cowley, the company convened a panel to watch the movies and note “how many times [each film] made us giggle.” Divide the number of laughs by the film’s length in minutes, and voilà: the Laugh a Minute score.

Airplane! tops the list, followed by the Hangover and the original Naked Gun movie.

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