'This Is Spinal Tap' ranked greatest-ever comedy

Spoof music documentary 'This Is Spinal Tap' has been ranked the greatest comedy movie of all time.

Spoof music documentary 'This Is Spinal Tap' has been ranked the greatest comedy movie of all time.

The 1984 film is number one in a poll for Time Out magazine ahead of Airplane and Life Of Brian.

A panel of comedy stars including Dan Aykroyd and Stephen Merchant compiled the top 100.

The full list is at timeout.com/01comedymovies. The top ten is:

1. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

2. Airplane! (1980)

3. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

4. Annie Hall (1977)

5. Monty Python And The Holy Grail (1975)

6. Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004)

7. Withnail And I (1987)

8. Groundhog Day (1993)

9. Some Like It Hot (1959)

10. The Jerk (1979)

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