50 Best Comedy Movies

Boredom consumes all people sooner or later. In order to escape from that, here is a list of best comedy movies arranged from ‘average’ to ‘must watch’.

50. CHIPS (2017)                                       6.0/10

A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involve some crooked cops.

Director: Dax Shepard
Screenplay: Rick Rosner, Dax Shepard
Actors: Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Vincent D’Onofrio | See full cast & crew

grown ups49. Grown Ups (2010)                               6.0/10

Five friends reunite for their high-school coach’s funeral. Despite their individual problems, they take their families to the lake house where they celebrated their championship win.

Director: Dennis Dugan
Screenplay: Adam Sandler, Fred Wolf
Actors: Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Kevin James | See full cast & crew


Daddy's home48. Daddy’s Home (2015)                          6.1/10

Radio executive Brad Taggart attempts to be a good father to his stepchildren but his problems increase multifold when their biological father, Dusty Mayron, suddenly comes back into their lives.

Director: Sean Anders
Screenplay: Brian Burns, Sean Anders, John Morris
Actors: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini | See full cast & crew

johmmy English 47. Johnny English (2003)                          6.2/10

After a sudden attack on the MI5, Johnny English, Britain’s most confident yet unintelligent spy, becomes Britain’s only spy.

Director: Peter Howitt
Screenplay: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, William Davies
Actors: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia | See full cast & crew


ride along46. Ride Along (2014)                                   6.2/10

Ben, a security guard, is in love with police officer James’ sister. In order to win the top cop’s heart, he rides along with him on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta.

Director: Tim Story
Screenplay: Greg Coolidge, Jason Mantzoukas,
Actors: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter | See full cast & crew


45. Date Night (2010)                                 6.3/10

Phil and Claire lead a routine, almost dull life of a suburban couple with kids. An attempt to spice up the date night with a bit of excitement and glamour turns into more thrills than they asked for.

Director: Shawn Levy
Screenplay: Josh Klausner
Actors: Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg | See full cast & crew


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44. Johnny English Reborn (2014)             6.3/10

A bumbling British secret agent is sent to fight an international group of assassins and unravel a conspiracy involving the Russian secret police, the CIA and the MI-7 itself.

Director: Oliver Parker
Screenplay: Hamish McColl, William Davies
Actors: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West | See full cast & crew


american wedding43. American Wedding (2003)                 6.3/10

It’s the wedding of Jim and Michelle and the gathering of their families and friends, including Jim’s old friends from high school and Michelle’s little sister.

Director: Jesse Dylan
Screenplay: Adam Herz
Actors: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William | See full cast & crew


the change up42. The Change Up (2011)                         6.3/10

Best friends Dave, a married lawyer, and Mitch, a playboy, envy each other’s lives. When their bodies are swapped, they realise that life on the other side is not as rosy as they imagined.

Director: David Dobkin
Screenplay: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Actors: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Olivia Wilde | See full cast & crew


Meet the Fockers41. Meet the Fockers (2004)                     6.3/10

Greg Focker and his fiancee Pam decide to make their respective parents meet before their wedding. However, the Fockers’ hyper-relaxed attitude doesn’t go down with Pam’s family.

Director: Jay Roach
Screenplay: Jim Herzfeld, John Hamburg
Actors: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner | See full cast & crew


central intelligence40. Central Intelligence (2016)                6.3/10

Accountant Calvin Joyner’s life changes drastically after Bob Stone, his classmate in high school, drags him into a dubious covert operation.

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurbar
Screenplay: Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen, Rawson Marshall Thurbar
Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Danielle Nicolet | See full cast & crew

Horrible Bosses 239. Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)                   6.3/10

Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start a new business. They quit their jobs and partner up to start a new company. But soon find themselves in trouble after their investor pulls out.

Director: Sean Anders
Screenplay: Sean Anders, John Morris
Actors: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day


The Dictator38. The Dictator (2012)                            6.4/10

Aladeen, a dictator, travels to New York in order to address The United Nations Security Council. But his plans get messed up when he gets kidnapped.

Director: Larry Charles
Screenplay: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer
Actors: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Farris | See full cast & crew


37American Pie 2. American Pie 2 (2001)                       6.4/10

Having spent a year apart after joining college, a group of friends decide to reunite at a beach house. In their efforts to have a nice time, they land up encountering troublesome situations.

Director: J.B. Rogers
Screenplay: Adam Herz, David H. Steinberg
Actors: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth | See full cast & crew


the longest yard36. The Longest Yard (2005)                   6.4/10

A famous professional football player lands up in jail where the warden is a football fan. He asks him to put a football team together consisting of prison inmates to challenge the prison guards.

Director: Peter Segal
Screenplay: Tracy Keenan Wynn, Sheldon Turner
Actors: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock | See full cast & crew

35. Click (2006)                                         6.4/10

An architect discovers a universal remote that permits him to fast-forward and rewind to certain portions of his life. Complexities emerge when the remote begins to override his preferences.

Director: Frank Coraci
Screenplay: Steve Koren, Mark O’Keefe
Actors: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken


the hangover part 234. The Hangover Part II (2011)             6.5/10

Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu’s wedding. Stu’s plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry.

Director: Todd Phillips
Screenplay: Craig Mazin, Scot Armstrong, Todd Phillips
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms | See full cast & crew


Accepted33. Accepted (2006)                                 6.5/10

A high school slacker who’s rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.

Director: Steve Pink
Screenplay: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Mark Perez
Actors: Justin Long, Blake Lively, Jonah Hill


Road trip32. Road Trip (2000)                              6.5/10

When Josh accidentally mails a controversial tape to his girlfriend, he has to travel across cities to save his relationship. Three of his friends tag along with him on this trip.

Director: Todd Phillips
Screenplay: Todd Phillips, Scot Armstrong
Actors: Breckin Meyer, Amy Smart, Seann William Scott | See full cast & crew


Let's be cops31. Let’s Be Cops (2014)                           6.5/10

Two best friends, Ryan and Justin, attend their college reunion dressed up as cops. However, trouble ensues when they are presumed to be actual police officers and are made to fight gangsters.

Director: Luke Greenfield
Screenplay: Luke Greenfield, Nicholas Thomas
Actors: Jake Johnson, Rob Riggle, Damon Wayans | See full cast & crew

the interview30. The Interview (2014)                          6.6/10

Aaron and Dave, who run the show ‘Skylark Tonight’, get a chance to interview Kim Jong-un. The CIA orders them to use the opportunity to assassinate the North Korean dictator.

Director: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Screenplay: Dan Sterling
Actors: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park | See full cast & crew



29. EuroTrip (2004)                                   6.6/10

In order to help mend his broken heart, a high school graduate decides to take an adventurous trip to Europe with his friends.

Director: Jeff Schaffer
Screenplay: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer
Actors: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg | See full cast & crew


going in style28. Going In Style (2017)                          6.6/10

Joe, Willie and Albert, three lifelong friends, plan to rob the bank that swindled them out of their pension money in order to come through for themselves and their loved ones.

Director: Zach Braff
Screenplay: Theodore Melfi
Actors: Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman | See full cast & crew


This is the End27. This is the End (2013)                     6.6/10

While attending a party at James Franco’s house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the Biblical Apocalypse.

Director: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Screenplay: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Actors: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen


due date26. Due Date (2010)                            6.6/10

Peter Highman must reach Los Angeles to make it in time for his child’s birth. However, he is forced to ride with Ethan, who frequently lands him in trouble.

Director: Todd Phillips
Screenplay: Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, Adam Sztykiel, Todd Phillips
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan | See full cast & crew

Zoolander25. Zoolander (2001)                          6.6/10

Derek loses hope when his rival Hansel wins a pageant. A fashion designer hires Derek for a movie, but instead convinces him to kill the Malaysian Prime Minister.

Director: Ben Stiller
Screenplay: Drake Sather, Ben Stiller, John Hamburg
Actors: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson | See full cast & crew


The Heat24. The Heat (2013)                              6.6/10

FBI agent Sarah comes to Boston to track an elusive drug lord and bag a promotion for herself. However, before she can interrogate a lead, she must deal with Mullins, another cop who likes to go solo.

Director: Paul Feig
Screenplay: Katie Dippold
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy | See full cast & crew


The Wedding Ringer23. The Wedding Ringer (2015)           6.7/10

Two weeks shy of his wedding, a socially awkward guy enters into a charade by hiring the owner of a company that provides best men for grooms in need.

Director: Jeremy Garelick
Screenplay: Jeremy Garelick, Jay Lavender
Actors: Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco | See full cast & crew


Project X22. Project X (2012)                               6.7/10

3 high school seniors throw a birthday party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.

Director: Nima Nourizadeh
Screenplay: Matt Drake, Michael Bacall
Actors: Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper, Jonathan Daniel Brown | See full cast & crew


American Reunion21. American Reunion (2012)               6.7/10

A group of friends visit their hometown after a decade. While they reminisce over their school life and await the upcoming reunion, another high school senior is on the lookout for the perfect date.

Director: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Screenplay: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Actors: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott | See full cast & crew


Bruce Almighty20. Bruce Almighty (2003)                          6.7/10

A furious TV reporter demands an explanation from God for the injustice done to him. The Almighty gives him the power to run the world for a while, to teach him how difficult it is.

Director: Tom Shadyac
Screenplay: Steve Koren, Mark O’Keefe, Steve Oedekerk
Actors: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman | See full cast & crew


Bridesmaids19. Bridesmaids (2011)                              6.8/10

Annie, a jobless chef, is asked by her best friend Lillian to be her maid of honor. Issues evolve when she ruins the wedding rituals in a rage of conflict with one of the bridesmaids.

Director: Paul Feig
Screenplay: Kristen Wigg, Annie Mumolo
Actors: Kristen Wigg, Maya Rudoplh, Rose Byrne | See full cast & crew


Liar Liar18. Liar Liar (1997)                                     6.9/10

A successful lawyer’s entire career is built on the basis of lies. His life takes an ugly turn when his son wishes for him to not lie for a day and his wish comes true.

Director: Tom Shadyac
Screenplay: Paul Guay, Stephen Mazur
Actors: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Amanda Donohoe | See full cast & crew


Michael Bryce, a protection agent, is called upon to protect Darius Kincaid, one of the world's most infamous assassins. They must set aside their differences to tackle several dangerous events.17. The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)       6.9/10

Michael Bryce, a protection agent, is called upon to protect Darius Kincaid, one of the world’s most infamous assassins. They must set aside their differences to tackle several dangerous events.

Director: Patrick Hughes
Screenplay: Tom O’Connor
Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman | See full cast & crew


Horrible Bosses16. Horrible Bosses (2011)                       6.9/10

Nick, Dale and Kurt have personal grudges against their bosses. After a night of drunken revelry, they decide to hire a hitman and assassinate their bosses. However, things don’t go quite as planned.

Director: Seth Gordon
Screenplay: Michael Markowitz, John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Actors: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis

Meet the parents15. Meet the Parents (2000)                    7.0/10

Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend’s parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date’s worst nightmare.

Director: Jay Roach
Screenplay: Jim Herzfeld, John Hamburg
Actors: Ben Stillers, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo | See full cast & crew


Wedding Crashers14. Wedding Crashers (2005)                  7.0/10

John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary.

Director: David Dobkin
Screenplay: Steve Faber, Bob Fisher
Actors: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams | See full cast & crew

Ted13.Ted (2012)                                              7.0/10

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.

Director: Seth MacFarlane
Screenplay: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane | See full cast & crew


American Pie12. American Pie (1999)                            7.0/10

In a bid to end their misfortune with women, four friends, Jim, Oz, Finch and Kevin, try every trick in the book to ensure that they lose their virginity before prom night

Director: Paul Weitz
Screenplay: Adam Herz
Actors: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas | See full cast & crew


We’re the Millers11. We’re the Millers (2013)                      7.0/10

David, a drug dealer, is forced by his boss to smuggle drugs from Mexico. He hires a stripper, a petty thief and a teenage neighbour and forms a fake family to help him smuggle the drugs.

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Screenplay: Bob Fisher, Steve Faber, Sean Anders, John Morris
Actors: Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Anniston, Emma Roberts | See full cast & crew


22 Jump Street10. 22 Jump Street (2014)                         7.0/10

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Director: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Screenplay: Micheal Bacall, Oren Uziel, Rodney Rothman
Actors: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube | See full cast & crew


Bad Santa9. Bad Santa (2003)                                    7.1/10

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid.

Director: Terry Zwigoff
Screenplay: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Actors: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham | See full cast & crew


Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle8. Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle     7.1/10


Stoners Harold and Kumar figure that the only way to deal with the munchies is to indulge in the delicious burgers from White Castle. But their journey to the outlet is filled with crazy obstacles.

Director: Danny Leiner
Screenplay: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Actors: John Cho, Kal Penn, Ethan Embry | See full cast & crew

21 Jump Street7. 21 Jump Street (2012)                            7.2/10

Schmidt and Jenko are high school friends who go onto become police officers. The two rookie cops go undercover as students in order to bust a drug ring and find the source of a synthetic drug.

Director: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Screenplay: Micheal Bacall
Actors: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube | See full cast & crew


Superbad6. Superbad (2007)                                     7.6/10

Two high school boys want to enjoy their lives to the fullest before they go to different colleges. Unfortunately, their debauchery lands them in trouble.

Director: Greg Mottola
Screenplay: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Actors: Micheal Cera, Johah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse | See full cast & crew


the hangover

5. The Hangover (2009)                            7.7/10

Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.

Director: Todd Phillips
Screenplay: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Actors: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha | See full cast & crew

Hot Fuzz4. Hot Fuzz (2007)                                      7.9/10

Police officer Nicholas Angel is known to be the best across London. His seniors, who are jealous of his achievements, transfer him to a remote village where he encounters various challenges.

Director: Edgar Wright
Screenplay: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg
Actors: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman | See full cast & crew



3. Deadpool (2016)                                     8.0/10

Mercenary Wade Wilson, subjected to an experiment to heal himself of cancer, obtains healing powers, but at the cost of becoming awfully disfigured. He then adopts the alter ego of Deadpool.

Director: Tim Miller
Screenplay: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller |See full cast & crew

2. Deadpool 2 (2018)                                 8.1/10

Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg, Cable.

Director: David Leitch
Screenplay: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Ryan Reynolds
Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Josh Brolin | See full cast & crew

The Wolf of Wall Street1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)            8.2/10

Introduced to life in the fast lane through stockbroking, Jordan Belfort takes a hit after a Wall Street crash. He teams up with Donnie Azoff, cheating his way to the top as his relationships slide.

Director: Martin Scorsesse
Screenplay: Terence Winter
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie | See full cast & crew

The above movies are some of the best comedy movies to my knowledge. If I missed something or you guys wanna add something to the list, please feel free to comment.

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