February 19, 2012 2 Comments
A comedy movie can either be a complete success, or a complete disaster, and there are a lot of factors that contribute to this.
Obviously having a really funny lead actor is very important, but the best comedy movies consist of one simple characteristic.
Having TWO funny/great actors who can play off each other and amplify how funny the other one is.
Chemistry is key when it comes to a successful cinematic comedy consisting of a dynamic duo. When the duo has that special bond, it only takes little sparks to ignite eruptions of laughter.
We have seen some great duos with amazing chemistry in the past like Cheech and Chong, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor, and Abbot and Costello.
The 90′s and 2000′s have had their share of comedy duos as well, and I created a list of the funniest in this era of Comedy. Read more of this post