Best Comedy Movies

22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

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. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don\'t have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them.

21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street
IMDb: 7.2
109 min

In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.

The Hangover

The Hangover

The Hangover
IMDb: 7.7
100 min

When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can\'t seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who\'s supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.

Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz
IMDb: 7.8
121 min

Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. It is addressed as an accident, but Angel isn\'t going to accept that, especially when more and more people turn up dead.

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Genre: Best Comedy
Shaun Of The Dead

Shaun Of The Dead

Shaun Of The Dead
IMDb: 7.9
99 min

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.

Kung Fu Hustle

Kung Fu Hustle

Kung Fu Hustle
IMDb: 7.7
99 min

Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Sing\'s actions eventually cause the Axe Gang and the slumlords to engage in an explosive kung-fu battle. Only one side will win and only one hero will emerge as the greatest kung-fu master of all.

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Genre: Best Comedy
Man On The Moon

Man On The Moon

Man On The Moon
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.

Genre: Best Comedy
South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut
IMDb: 7.7
81 min

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced \"corrupted\", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

Office Space

Office Space

Office Space
IMDb: 7.7
89 min

Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.

Genre: Best Comedy
Clerks

Clerks

Clerks
IMDb: 7.7
92 min

Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.

Genre: Best Comedy
Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day
IMDb: 8.0
101 min

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

Army Of Darkness

Army Of Darkness

Army Of Darkness
IMDb: 7.5
81 min

A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.

Genre: Best Comedy
The Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad

The Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad

The Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad
IMDb: 7.6
85 min

When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.

Genre: Best Comedy
Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Planes, Trains & Automobiles
IMDb: 7.6
93 min

A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.

Genre: Best Comedy
The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride
IMDb: 8.1
98 min

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can\'t stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II
IMDb: 7.8
84 min

Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda’s body.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
IMDb: 7.8
103 min

A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.

Genre: Best Comedy
Airplane

Airplane

Airplane
IMDb: 7.7
88 min

Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker\'s vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.

Genre: Best Comedy
Life Of Brian

Life Of Brian

Life Of Brian
IMDb: 8.1
94 min

Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he\'s not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the pompous Pontius Pilate and acronym-obsessed members of a separatist movement. Rife with Monty Python\'s signature absurdity, the tale finds Brian\'s life paralleling Biblical lore, albeit with many more laughs.

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Drunken Master

Drunken Master

Drunken Master
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

A mischievous young man is sent to hone his martial arts skills with an older, alcoholic kung fu master.

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Genre: Best Comedy
Monty Python and The Holy Grail

Monty Python and The Holy Grail

Monty Python and The Holy Grail
IMDb: 8.2
91 min

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as \"it is a silly place\".

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Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein
IMDb: 8.0
106 min

A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather was delusional, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind.

Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles
IMDb: 7.7
93 min

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

And Now for Something Completely Different

And Now for Something Completely Different

And Now for Something Completely Different
IMDb: 7.6
88 min

And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python\'s Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.

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Genre: Best Comedy
The Producers

The Producers

The Producers
IMDb: 7.6
88 min

Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will actually cost, and then put on a sure-fire flop, so nobody will ask for their money back – and what can be a more certain flop than a tasteless musical celebrating Hitler.

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot
IMDb: 8.2
122 min

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they leave on a tour. To make their getaway they must first disguise themselves as women, then keep their identities secret and deal with the problems this brings - such as an attractive bandmate and a very determined suitor.

Genre: Best Comedy
Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets
IMDb: 8.0
106 min

Louis Mazzini\'s mother belongs to the aristocratic family D\'Ascoyne, but she ran away with an opera singer. Therefore, she and Louis were rejected by the D\'Ascoynes. Once adult, Louis decides to avenges his mother and him, by becoming the next Duke of the family. Murdering every potential successor is clearly the safest way to achieve his goal.

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Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux
IMDb: 7.9
124

The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.

Arsenic And Old Lace

Arsenic And Old Lace

Arsenic And Old Lace
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

Mortimer Brewster is a newspaperman and author known for his diatribes against marriage. We watch him being married at city hall in the opening scene. Now all that is required is a quick trip home to tell Mortimer\'s two maiden aunts. While trying to break the news, he finds out his aunts\' hobby; killing lonely old men and burying them in the cellar. It gets worse.

Genre: Best Comedy
To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be
IMDb: 8.2
99 min

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier\'s efforts to track down a German spy.

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve
IMDb: 7.8
97

It's no accident when wealthy Charles falls for Jean. Jean is a con artist with her sights set on Charles' fortune. Matters complicate when Jean starts falling for her mark. When Charles suspects Jean is a gold digger, he dumps her. Jean, fixated on revenge and still pining for the millionaire, devises a plan to get back in Charles' life. With love and payback on her mind, she re-introduces herself to Charles, this time as an aristocrat named Lady Eve Sidwich.

The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator
IMDb: 8.4
125 min

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel\'s regime.

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday
IMDb: 7.9
92 min

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she\'s engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can\'t let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby
IMDb: 7.9
102 min

David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby.

Genre: Best Comedy
Way Out West

Way Out West

Way Out West
IMDb: 7.6
64 min

Stan and Ollie try to deliver the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. Unfortunately, the daughter\'s evil guardian is determined to have the gold mine for himself and his saloon-singer wife.

My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey
IMDb: 8.0
95 min

Fifth Avenue socialite Irene Bullock needs a \"forgotten man\" to win a scavenger hunt, and no one is more forgotten than Godfrey Park, who resides in a dump by the East River. Irene hires Godfrey as a servant for her riotously unhinged family, to the chagrin of her spoiled sister, Cornelia, who tries her best to get Godfrey fired. As Irene falls for her new butler, Godfrey turns the tables and teaches the frivolous Bullocks a lesson or two.

Modern Times

Modern Times

Modern Times
IMDb: 8.5
87 min

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera
IMDb: 7.9
91

The Marx Brothers take on high society and the opera world to bring two lovers together. A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

Duck Soup

Duck Soup

Duck Soup
IMDb: 7.8
68 min

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Trouble in Paradise

Trouble in Paradise

Trouble in Paradise
IMDb: 8.0
83

Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the alias of Monsieur Laval, Gaston uses his position as Mariette's personal secretary to become closer to her. However, he takes things too far when he actually falls in love with Mariette, and has to choose between her and Lily.

Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers
IMDb: 7.6
68 min

Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley U, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin U.

City Lights

City Lights

City Lights
IMDb: 8.5
87 min

City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in love with a flower girl. The film was a great success and today is deemed a cult classic.

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Steamboat Bill, Jr.
IMDb: 7.9
70

The just out of college effete son of a no-nonsense steamboat captain comes to visit his father whom he's not seen since he was little.

The Circus

The Circus

The Circus
IMDb: 8.1
71 min

Charlie, a wandering tramp, becomes a circus handyman and falls in love with the circus owner\'s daughter. Unaware of Charlie\'s affection, the girl falls in love with a handsome young performer. Charlie\'s versatility makes him star of the show when he substitutes for an ailing tightwire walker. He is discharged from the company when he protects the girl from her father\'s abuse, but he returns and appeals to the handsome performer to marry the girl. After the wedding the father prevails upon them to rejoin the circus. Charlie is hired again, but he stays behind when the caravan moves on.

The General

The General

The General
IMDb: 8.1
79 min

During America’s Civil War Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray\'s beloved locomotive The General - his lady love, Annabelle Lee, aboard an attached boxcar - and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle. Released throughout most of the world in 1927, this Silent comedy-action film flopped when originally released, but now is regarded as one of the great American motion pictures. The story is based on actual historic events.

The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush
IMDb: 8.2
95 min

A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia. He tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

Seven Chances

Seven Chances

Seven Chances
IMDb: 7.9
56

Struggling stockbroker Jimmie Shannon learns that, if he gets married by 7 p.m. on his 27th birthday -- which is today -- he'll inherit $7 million from an eccentric relative.

The Navigator

The Navigator

The Navigator
IMDb: 7.7
59

The wealthy and impulsive Rollo Treadway decides to propose to his beautiful socialite neighbor, Betsy O'Brien. Alhough Betsy turns Rollo down, he still opts go on the cruise that he intended as their honeymoon. When circumstances find both Rollo and Betsy on the wrong ship, they end up having adventures on the high seas.

Sherlock, Jr.

Sherlock, Jr.

Sherlock, Jr.
IMDb: 8.2
45

A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

Safety Last!

Safety Last!

Safety Last!
IMDb: 8.1
70

When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.

The Kid

The Kid

The Kid
IMDb: 8.3
68 min

Considered one of Charlie Chaplin\'s best films, The Kid also made a star of little Jackie Coogan, who plays a boy cared for by The Tramp when he\'s abandoned by his mother, Edna. Later, Edna has a change of heart and aches to be reunited with her son. When she finds him and wrests him from The Tramp, it makes for what turns out be one of the most heart-wrenching scenes ever included in a comedy.