The Five Funniest Movie Scenes Starring Al Pacino

Funny and Al Pacino don’t seem to go hand in hand. There are funny scenes with him in it but they’re kind of few and far between since he’s almost all drama and some kind of action and very little comedy. The chances are good that you’ve laughed at some of his acting but it’s also very possible that the moment wasn’t supposed to be funny at all, it just happened that way. In any case, Pacino isn’t a comedian obviously, but he can pull a quip out of the air from time to time and make it work for him.

5. Scent of A Woman

Several of these are more dramatic than I might be giving them credit for but this one, oh this one, this is a classic speech that had me in tears as I laughed my way through it not because it was hilarious, but because it was so true. Watching an uptight dean of a school get dressed down by a broken down blind man is a bonus with this clip since it shows just how little people seem to understand that other folks are just as capable a they are despite a handicap. This is always a pleasure to watch.

4. Scarface

Unless you have a really sick and twisted sense of humor this movie isn’t really funny at all. But this scene right here when he tells Manny he should have just kept his mouth shut is pretty funny. For the record Manny was a good character but he didn’t have a big personality. He was all about women, making money, his friends, and women. Yes, he really, REALLY liked women. But he was a stand up kind of guy for a drug smuggler.

3. Stand Up Guys

Pacino plays the kind of friend in this movie that most people would wonder why they keep him around when all he does is cause trouble. The answer is simple, because he’s a good friend no matter how messed up he gets or how much trouble he causes. Plus the small group of friends has one of the best sayings that’s ever been heard in the movies, and you listen to it again and again on this clip.

2. The Devil’s Advocate

In many ways this movie is funny simply because Pacino upstages Reeves without much of an effort. I like Keanu Reeves but in this movie he felt woefully short of the mark that Pacino had set. He got in a handful of lines for every speech that Pacino snapped off in his customary fashion of laughing now and again during the telling. That’s how good this guy is, he can pause at just the right time and make you laugh and then keep going with his story.

1. Heat

This obviously wasn’t meant to be a funny moment in the movie but it made me laugh all the same. I mean come on, you can take a guy’s wife, his home, but don’t you dare take his TV. That’s just crossing a line you don’t want to know about.

Al Pacino is his own kind of funny.


Add Comment

The 10 Best Presidential Clips From The Simpsons
Mark Millar The Magic Order Comic
Why We’ll Be Watching Netflix’s The Magic Order
game of thrones emilia clarke
Which Game of Thrones Actor Will Be the Most Successful Post Series?
Chrisley Knows Best
Why The Show “Growing up Chrisley” is Bad for Television
Crawl
Can New Alligator Movie “Crawl” Make up For All Bad Alligator Horror Movies?
apocalypse now memorial day movie
Five Awesome Movies to Watch on Memorial Day
Pattinson The Batman
Why We Think Robert Pattinson Will Thrive as The Batman
Chris Rock Pookie
Why We Love Chris Rock Doing a Saw Spinoff Film
Janet Jackson
Five Actresses Who Should Play Janet Jackson in a Biopic
Best Room Wins
10 Things You Didn’t Know about “Best Room Wins”
Garner Movies
20 Things You Didn’t Know about Jennifer Garner
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Norah O’Donnell
Alan Moore Comic Book Writer
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Alan Moore
Squirrel Girl
Why Squirrel Girl Deserves Her Own Featured Film
10 Things You Never Knew about Batman’s Logo
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Doctor Strange’s Dormammu
What Exactly is the Goku Ultra Instinct Form?
20 Things You Didn’t Know about Goblin Slayer
The History and Evolution of AnimeJapan
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Astra Lost in Space
Georgia Setting
Is The Best ‘Walking Dead’ Story In A Video Game?
marvels iron man vr hero banner
Five Upcoming Superhero Video Games We’re Psyched For
Final Fantasy VII
Square Enix Finally Gives a Final Fantasy VII Update
Star Citizen
Will Gamers Ever Get to Play Star Citizen?