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The following sources were used to compile the May 2018 edition of the 100 Great Comedies Films list. Each source was added to a formula, and weighted on both critical value and recency.

Academy Award Best Picture Winners & Nominees (1929-2018)
AFI Awards (2000 - 2017)
BFI Screen Guide to 100 Documentary Films (2012)
The Black Film Canon (2016)
Cinema Fanatic's A Year With Women (2015)
Domestic Box Office by Tickets Sold (2018)
IMDb Highest Rated Documentaries (2018)
Little White Lies' 100 Great Movies by Female Directors (2015)
Palme d'Or Winners (1955 - 2017)
Roger Ebert's Great Movies (2013)
Sight & Sound Critics Poll (2012)
Sight & Sound Directors Poll (2012)
Sight & Sound Greatest Documentaries Critic's Poll (2017)
Sight & Sound Greatest Documentaries Directors' Poll (2017)
TimeOut's The 50 best documentaries of all time (2016)

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