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    13 Absolutely Hilarious Jokes Told In Movies

    We're not talking about funny lines, but actual jokes!

    Usually, when we laugh at a movie it’s because of the dialogue or situations the characters get themselves into. But sometimes, a character will stop and tell an actual joke with a setup and punchline! Here are some of the best examples:

    1. When Nick (Jason Bateman) told the sloth this knee-slapper at the DMV:

    Here's the joke in the movie:

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    2. In Jurassic Park, when Tim (Joseph Mazzello) tells this very on-point joke considering where they are:

    Here's the joke in the movie:

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    3. In A Prairie Home Companion, when Lefty (John C. Reilly) tells Dusty (Woody Harrelson) this one while performing the song "Bad Jokes":

    Here's the joke (and a whole bunch more) in the movie:

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    4. In Coming to America, when Saul (Eddie Murphy) tells the guys at the barbershop this golden oldie:

    Here's the joke in the movie:

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    5. In Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, when Perry (Val Kilmer) directed this angry joke at Harry (Robert Downey Jr.):

    Here's the joke in the movie (starting at 2:30):

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    6. When the android Andrew (Robin Williams) told this joke in Bicentennial Man:

    Here's the joke in the movie (quickly followed by a number of others):

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    7. In Pulp Fiction, when Mia (Uma Thurman) told this joke:

    Here's the joke in the movie:

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    8. In Her, when Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) told his A.I. virtual assistant Samantha this one:

    Here's the joke in the trailer for the movie (starting at 1:59):

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    9. In 28 Days Later, when Mark (Noah Huntley) tells this animal-themed joke:

    Here's the joke in the movie:

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    10. In Fargo, when Marge (Frances McDormand) told this yucker:

    Here's the joke in the movie:

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    11. In Mary Poppins, when Uncle Albert (Ed Wynn) told this funny one that started out sad:

    12. In The Pursuit of Happyness, when Chris Jr. (Jaden Smith) told this joke that'll make you think:

    Here's the joke in the movie:

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    13. And in What About Bob?, when Bob (Bill Murray) gets the whole hospital laughing:

    Here's the joke in the movie:

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