Top 10 Funniest Music Videos

Script written by Sean Harris. They’re fast becoming an art form in their own right, and these are the most amusing audio-visual masterpieces out there! For this list, we’ve looked at music videos from all genres, and we’ve selected the ones that made us smile or laugh-out-loud the most. We’re excluding parodies, covers and comedy-focused acts, like Weird Al, Tenacious D and so on. And if you didn’t see a video you think should be here, be sure to check our lists of the Top 10 Ridiculous Music Videos of the 1980s and 1990s. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 Funniest Music Videos. Special thanks to our users Richie95, Steven Garcia, TheNashNetwork and WatchDogsFan47 for submitting the idea on our Suggest Page at WatchMojo.comsuggest
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Script written by Sean Harris.

They’re fast becoming an art form in their own right, and these are the most amusing audio-visual masterpieces out there! Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 Funniest Music Videos.

For this list, we’ve looked at music videos from all genres, and we’ve selected the ones that made us smile or laugh-out-loud the most. We’re excluding parodies, covers and comedy-focused acts, like Weird Al, Tenacious D and so on. And if you didn’t see a video you think should be on here, be sure to check our lists of the Top 10 Ridiculous Music Videos of the 1980s and 1990s.

#10: “Hopeless Wanderer” (2013)
Mumford and Sons

When you think hilarity in music, Mumford and Sons might not be your first port of call... The London lads can sure have a laugh though! In this video, they substitute themselves for famous comedians, and a folky frenzy ensues. Ed Helms, Jason Sudeikis, Jason Bateman and Will Forte capture the waist-coated wanderers almost to perfection, as they poke just enough fun to be funny. And the banjo-bashing finale is just brilliant!

#9: “So What” (2008)
Pink

In our next video, the ‘couldn’t care less’ lyrics are directly translated into film. Pink’s cut a reputation by sprinkling the mainstream charts with a little bit of chaos every now and then, and that’s exactly what she does here! Whether she’s getting a defunct tattoo, urinating into beer bottles, throttling her husband, or driving a lawnmower through the city, it’s an offensive hand signal to her pop peers and a silly take on celebrity culture.

#8: “Weapon of Choice” (2001)
Fatboy Slim

The Torrance Community Dance Group put on an absurdly entertaining show for “Praise You,” but “Weapon of Choice” is Fatboy Slim at his funniest! Everything about this Christopher Walken dance routine is awesome - the suit, the setting, the hip gyrations... The guy who we’d usually associate with guns and gangs shows he has rhythm and style. You don’t see it coming, but you don’t want it to ever stop! It’s toe-tapping, jaw-dropping, side-splitting genius.

#7: “Got Your Money” (1999)
Ol’ Dirty Bastard feat. Kelis

At 7, the comedy cuts a little deeper, as Ol’ Dirty Bastard heavily features the Blaxploitation movie, “Dolemite.” In the film, the title character is framed for drug pushing and robbery, and in the music video, there is continuous, repetitive mention of money. The two just seem to flow together, and ODB’s subtitles fit seamlessly. The twenty-four years that exist between their releases do nothing to dispel the relevance.

#6: “Hash Pipe” (2001)
Weezer

Sumos just got sexy! Wrestling their way onto our countdown is Weezer, and a video that leaves absolutely nothing to the imagination! The rippling body fat is one thing, but the constant close-up crotch shots...? The band couldn’t have picked a venue in which they looked more out of place, but the sumo singing is sensational! Also, slow motion has never looked this good - bullet-time just got blubbery, and oddly beautiful!

#5: “The Real Slim Shady” (2000)
Eminem

Eminem is a master at making us laugh with his lyrics, but also in his videos. His outing as Rap Boy for “Without Me” was wonderful, but this close-to-the-bone classic is as riotous as rap music gets! Often imitated, but never bettered, “The Real Slim Shady” is top quality toilet humor! Britney gets a battering, Christina’s cut down to size, and Pamela Anderson’s parodied to perfection. No one’s safe, and everyone is smiling.

#4: “The Bad Touch” (1999)
Bloodhound Gang

Next, we have some footage of grown men dancing around Paris in MonkeyRat costumes with oversized ears... It’s a simple enough concept, and a seriously funny video! Mammals and man switch places for a vague political message about animal cruelty, and a clear, comical look at society. The band rounds up some exotic human beings, and they point and laugh at them in their cage... It’s like Planet of the Apes after one too many drinks.

#3: “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)” (1987)
The Beastie Boys

They made us laugh with 2011’s cameo-filled “Make Some Noise”, but it’s this ‘80s music video that is pure Beastie Boys brilliance. Providing us all with one of life’s lessons, the band is not about to let a good party peter out. ‘Baad people’ certainly showed up, and they screamed, shouted and smashed their way into popular culture for years to come. There’s a whole lot of drinking, a whole lot of making out, and a whole lot of pie to a whole lot of faces. It’s brash, basic anarchy, and it’s hilarious!

#2: “What’s My Age Again?” (1999)
Blink-182

These boys boast a particularly funny filmography. The boy-band bashing in “All the Small Things” and the hot girl hunting in “Josie” could’ve made our list, but for sheer naked ambition, this video takes it! It’s less ‘what’s my age again?’ and more ‘where’re my clothes again?’ as Blink-182 bounces around town in nothing but their birthday suits. Los Angeles is used to the scantily clad, but this is something else entirely... And we love it!

Before we unveil our top pick, here are a few honorable mentions.
- “Gay Bar” (2003)
Electric Six
- “I Want to Break Free” (1984)
Queen
- “Me & My Wine” (1981)
Def Leppard
- “Labrador” (2012)
Aimee Mann
- “Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody” (1985)
David Lee Roth

#1: “Learn to Fly” (1999)
Foo Fighters

This video’s our winner, but “Everlong” and “Big Me” could’ve taken top spot as well. Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters are masters of the funny, and here they fly to the top of our charts, fat-suits and all. The Tenacious D cameo holds the key to the chaos, as coffee is spiked, and pilots pass out. But, it’s all about the minor characters - the cute girl, the cry-baby and the camp steward – cause it’s those that have us howling with hallucinogenic laughter!

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