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Believe it or not, there was a time when Eddie Murphy wasn't just funny -- he was groundbreaking.
Yes, before starring in films like "The Adventures of Pluto Nash," "Meet Dave" and "Norbit," Murphy was the king of X-rated humor that focused on taboos like race and sexuality (all pretty normal from a comic nowadays).
So with his lighthearted "A Thousand Words" opening this weekend, let’s look back at his early work that didn't just pave the way for comics like Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle, but made Eddie Murphy one of the funniest people on the planet. Get More »
Steve Martin hasn't exactly been cranking out the comedies this century. So if you're, say, under 25, you'd be forgiven (maybe) for referring to the guy merely as "the white-haired guy" in the new laugher "The Big Year."
Sure, Steve Martin may be older than your average "Twilight" star, but the dude was and still is hee-larious. He's been cracking up movie audiences for over 30 years.
From cursing out a rental car agent in "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" to singing about the joys of molar extractions in "Little Shop of Horrors" to marveling over the great wonders of phone books in "The Jerk," these are 10 of Steve Martin's funniest movie moments (plus a few extras). Fair warning: This list might inspire you to dust off your parents' VHS collection. We approve. Get More »