15 of the Funniest Jokes About Hollywood Blockbusters
Springtime and fall can go scratch because the best season is summer movie season. Growing up, it was the cherry on top of summer vacations, granting kids the gift of seeing big-screen action with an endless supply of junk food inside a nice, dark, air-conditioned room.
Well, while comedians love a blockbuster as much as the next person (especially when they’re making the big bucks playing the comic relief in it), they also know how to take it down a peg. Below are some of the funniest jokes, sketches and moments regarding the biggest box-office draws in Hollywood...
Brian Posehn Went to Therapy Over ‘Star Wars’
‘Saturday Night Live’s ‘Jurassic Park’ Auditions
Dave Waite Regrets Loving ‘Indiana Jones’
Dean Edwards Didn’t Watch ‘Black Panther’ Immediately
“If something Black comes out and you don’t support it, you gotta keep that on the low. Otherwise, Black people think you sold out — at least, that’s what they said at the meetings.”
Paul Chowdhry Discusses His ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Audition
Patton Oswalt Will Use Time Travel to Stop ‘Star Wars’ Prequels
Oswalt deconstructs why the prequels didn’t work for him via a fake conversation with George Lucas, who carries rock salt for some reason. No wonder why Oswalt wants to kill him with a shovel.
‘Avatar’ Is Just Blue Rabbits Banging
Myq Kaplan Breaks Down the ‘Fast & the Furious’ Franchise
Mike Lawrence Has Opinions About ‘The Lion King’
Lawrence: Does anyone remember who the villain of The Lion King was?
Lawrence: You think so? I don’t think it was. I think it was the asshole parents who named their child “Scar” after he was born with a scar on his face.
‘Saturday Night Live’ Talks ‘Frozen 2’ Social Justice
‘Robot Chicken’ Explores ‘Toy Story’
Pete Holmes’ Badman
With Front Page Films and College Humor, Holmes did his own rendition of a scene from Dark Knight Rises.
Hawkeye Runs Out of Arrows on ‘SNL’
Listen, he can only hold 12 arrows at the most; lay off Hawkeye.
Key & Peele Explain ‘Gremlins 2’
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele didn’t even have to make jokes to pull off a hilarious brainstorming sketch; they just had to point out details that were actually a part of Gremlins 2: The New Batch.
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