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Best/Worst Parody Movie?

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Love 'em, tolerate 'em, hate 'em, they’re definitely a thing!

I’ve noticed a few specific movie-themed threads coming up so I thought I’d pose this question as a thread in the hopes of getting more responses. What is your favorite parody movie, and why? If you are more inclined to respond to someone else’s and further that discussion than talk about your favorite, don’t be afraid to do that either.

The way I respond to parody I like tends to be a strong first reaction and fond memories, but no desire to go back to it unless I’m getting to show it to someone else for their first time.

Airplane! and Hot Shots: Part Deux are probably my favorites. Airplane! has better genre humor overall and will probably be better remembered than most movies it parodies, but I also enjoy Hot Shots for some of its specific lifts from some of my legitimately favorite movies.

As for worst, I assume I haven’t seen the worst. The duo behind Epic Movie I know did a ton more after that and I didn’t like that movie at all.

A Goon in a Gaggle of 'em

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Some good ones:

Casino Royale, Austin Powers, Naked Gun, Spies Like Us, Young Frankenstein

I agree with OP on the relative merits of Airplane! and Epic Movie

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Galaxy Quest is pretty up there for me.

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Creepin’ is the worst parody I’ve ever seen. Airplane’s probably the best.

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Monty Python and The Holy Grail for me (as best), though haven’t seen it for a few years now - may have to give that a re-watch.

As worst… ‘Debbie Does Dishes’ - not the sequel / parody I was expecting… (turns out they were not referring to the US town of Dishes).
 

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If Naked Gun movies are parodies, then they are the best. Other than that, Hot Shots 1 & 2.

Except the first Scary Movie, which was a somewhat fun Scream parody, pretty much every Movie is your pick for the worst. I saw Superhero Movie and it was terrible.

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