200 Greatest Hollywood Comedy Movies

200 Most Hilarious Hollywood Comedy Movies

200 Greatest Hollywood Comedy Movies
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Comedy films are popular with global audiences because they bring to life varied aspects that make you laugh. This article showcases a diverse list of best Hollywood comedy movies

Getting an audience to laugh is by no means an easy task. While comedy as a film genre is easy on the eyes and mind, the genre is complex in nature. Comedy films refer to discourse of work which intends to be funny, humorous, amusing or satirical by inducing laughter. Comedy movies are preferred by different age groups because there is something for everyone. You never really get bored watching a comedy. What’s noteworthy is the fact that movie buffs love to watch comedy movies over and over again.

You may have watched a comedy film a number of times, but you can be goddamn sure you are going to watch it another time.

Different types of Comedy Movies

There are different elements that make you laugh. Different types of gags and situational comedy is loved by fans of comedy. A number of Hollywood comedy movies emphasize of various facets of humor. Over the years exaggerated characters have become exceedingly popular in comedies. While different forms of comedy have been showcased in films, some of the popular forms and subgenres in comedy are…

  • Satire Films
  • Political Satire Films
  • Parody/Spoof Films
  • Romantic Comedy Films
  • Slapstick Films
  • Comedy of Manners
  • Gross Out Films
  • Sex Comedy
  • Fantasy Comedy
  • Comic Science Fiction
  • Screwball Comedy Films
  • Race Humor Films
  • Teen Comedy
  • Black Comedy Films
  • Military Comedy
  • Comedy Thriller
  • Fish Out of Water Comedy
  • Scatological Films
  • Action Comedy Films
  • Comedy Horror Films

Characters in comedy movies are depicted in myriad ways. Over the top or whacky characters with an endearing soul are often aesthetically showcased in different types of comedy films. Humor that stems from darker aspects has been tastefully portrayed in black comedies. Awkward situations and funny characters form the core in comedy films. Mannerisms and behavioral patterns of characters in comedies have become epic in every sense. Some comedy movies have not achieved a great deal of commercial success but have gone onto to become cult favorites among movie buffs.

Different aspects that include love, romance, tragedy, pain, and breakups have been brought to life with a funny twist in comedies. Individual performances by actors and actresses often stand out in comedy movies. While the content in comedy films may vary drastically the intent is to amuse audiences and make them laugh. Hollywood comedy movies are known for their fiery brand of humor and sarcasm in films. In recent years teen comedies have become a rage with young audiences globally. Mixed formats that derive from different movie genres have become exceptionally popular in a wide genre of comedy films.

The lines below showcase a diverse list of comedy films from different genres.

200 Greatest Hollywood Comedy Movies

  1. The Big Lebowski (1998)
  2. Superbad (2007)
  3. Borat (2006)
  4. Police Academy (1984)
  5. A Serious Man (2009)
  6. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  7. Big (1988)
  8. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
  9. The Hangover (2009)
  10. Airplane! (1980)
  11. Dr.Strangelove (1964)
  12. The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
  13. Tootsie (1982)
  14. After Hours (1985)
  15. National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)
  16. Wedding Crashers (2005)
  17. Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
  18. There’s Something about Mary (1998)
  19. Scary Movie (2000)
  20. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  21. The Loved One (1965)
  22. Blazing Saddles (1974)
  23. Dumb and Dumber (1994)
  24. Knocked Up (2007)
  25. Burn After Reading (2008)
  26. MASH- (1970)
  27. American Pie (1999)
  28. The King of Comedy (1982)
  29. His Girl Friday (1940)
  30. We’re The Millers (2013)
  31. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
  32. Brazil (1985)
  33. Mud and Sand (1922)
  34. Ted (2012)
  35. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
  36. It Happened One Night (1934)
  37. EuroTrip (2004)
  38. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
  39. Heathers (1988)
  40. Bridesmaids (2011)
  41. Starsky & Hutch (2004)
  42. Groundhog Day (1993)
  43. The Thin Man (1934)
  44. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  45. Paul (2011)
  46. Meet The Parents (2000)
  47. 48 Hrs. (1982)
  48. Being John Malkovich (1999)
  49. Annie Hall (1977)
  50. The Ladykillers (1955)
  51. Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)
  52. Horrible Bosses (2011)
  53. Midnight Run (1988)
  54. 21 Jump Street (2012)
  55. Bruce Almighty (2003)
  56. Keeping Mum (2005)
  57. Tropic Thunder (2008)
  58. Spaceballs (1987)
  59. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  60. Charade (1963)
  61. Tully (2018)
  62. The Dictator (2012)
  63. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
  64. Click (2006)
  65. Step Brothers (2008)
  66. Old School (2003)
  67. Porky’s (1982)
  68. Some Like it Hot (1959)
  69. 50 First Dates (2004)
  70. Easy A (2010)
  71. The War of the Roses (1989)
  72. Rush Hour (1998)
  73. In Bruges (2008)
  74. Evolution (2001)
  75. Silver Streak (1976)
  76. Galaxy Quest (1999)
  77. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
  78. Love, Simon (2018)
  79. The Jerk (1979)
  80. Duck Soup (1933)
  81. Blockers (2018)
  82. Trainwreck (2015)
  83. Ghostbusters (1984)
  84. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
  85. Bad Boys (1995)
  86. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  87. Night At the Museum (2006)
  88. Young Frankenstein (1974)
  89. What’s Up, Doc? (1972)
  90. The Heat (2013)
  91. Men in Black (1997)
  92. Book Club (2018)
  93. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  94. Innerspace (1987)
  95. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2018)
  96. This is the End (2013)
  97. Buck Privates (1941)
  98. Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World (2010)
  99. Neighbors (2014)
  100. The Goonies (1985)
  101. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
  102. Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983)
  103. Kick-Ass (2010)
  104. The World’s End (2013)
  105. Lady Bird (2017)
  106. Super Troopers 2 (2018)
  107. Mars Attacks! (1996)
  108. Zombieland (2009)
  109. Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
  110. Deadpool 2 (2018)
  111. Office Space (1999)
  112. The Other Guys (2010)
  113. Game Night (2018)
  114. 22 Jump Street (2014)
  115. Pineapple Express (2008)
  116. Road Trip (2000)
  117. The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2018)
  118. The Kissing Booth (2018)
  119. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
  120. Deadpool (2016)
  121. Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle (2004)
  122. Death At A Funeral (2007)
  123. When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  124. American Reunion (2012)
  125. Overboard (1987)
  126. She’s The Man (2006)
  127. Dazed and Confused (1993)
  128. The Longest Yard (2005)
  129. Project X (2012)
  130. Get Him To the Greek (2010)
  131. Due Date (2010)
  132. Along Came Polly (2004)
  133. The Ugly Truth (2009)
  134. Pitch Perfect (2012)
  135. The Wedding Ringer (2015)
  136. Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
  137. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  138. National Lampoon’s Van Wilder (2002)
  139. Yes Man (2008)
  140. School of Rock (2003)
  141. Logan Lucky (2017)
  142. The Death of Stalin (2017)
  143. Girls Trip (2017)
  144. Big Stan (2007)
  145. Just Go With It (2011)
  146. Elf (2003)
  147. Rush Hour 2 (2001)
  148. St. Vincent (2014)
  149. The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)
  150. American Pie 2 (2001)
  151. Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006)
  152. Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
  153. How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017)
  154. The Campaign (2012)
  155. American Wedding (2003)
  156. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
  157. Last Vegas (2013)
  158. Central Intelligence (2016)
  159. Keanu (2016)
  160. Mean Girls (2004)
  161. Ted 2 (2015)
  162. Get Hard (2015)
  163. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
  164. Sing (2016)
  165. Grandma’s Boy (2006)
  166. Youth in Revolt (2009)
  167. You Don’t Mess With the Zohan (2008)
  168. The Breakfast Club (1985)
  169. Here Comes the Boom (2012)
  170. Accepted (2006)
  171. Big Daddy (1999)
  172. War Dogs (2016)
  173. Please Stand By (2017)
  174. Me Myself & Irene (2000)
  175. The Duff (2015)
  176. Notting Hill (1999)
  177. Birdman (2014)
  178. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
  179. 30 Minutes Or Less (2011)
  180. The Other Woman (2014)
  181. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
  182. The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
  183. About Time (2013)
  184. Hangover 2 (2011)
  185. Daddy’s Home (2015)
  186. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
  187. A Million Ways to Die in the West (2017)
  188. Chips (2017)
  189. Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil (2010)
  190. Ride Along (2014)
  191. Blended (2014)
  192. Clueless (1995)
  193. The Rocker (2008)
  194. Just Friends (2005)
  195. I Am Not An Easy Man (2018)
  196. Grown Ups (2010)
  197. Casper (1995)
  198. Super (2010)
  199. Animal House (1976)
  200. Goon (2011)

Other Notable Hollywood Comedy Movies

  • The Slammin’ Salmon (2009)
  • 17 Again (2009)
  • The Big Sick (2017)
  • Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
  • Kick Ass 2 (2013)
  • Meatballs (1979)
  • Caddyshack (1987)
  • The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
  • Beetlejuice (1988)
  • Happy Gilmore (1997)
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
  • Meet The Fockers (2004)
  • Measure of a Man (2018)
  • Hairspray (2007)
  • What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
  • Let’s Be Cops (2014)
  • Scary Movie 2 (2001)
  • The Night Before (2015)
  • Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
  • Raising Arizona (1987)
  • Gringo (2018)
  • Friends With Benefits (2011)
  • Coming to America (1988)
  • Bad Grandpa (2013)
  • Rush Hour 3 (2007)
  • Hocus Pocus (1993)
  • Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989)
  • The Little Rascals (1994)
  • Toc Toc (2017)
  • Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
  • Going in Style (2017)
  • 500 Days of Summer (2009)
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
  • Bad Moms (2016)
  • Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
  • The Square (2017)
  • The Intern (2015)
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
  • About Last Night (2014)
  • Eighth Grade (2018)
  • Back To School (1986)
  • Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
  • Zoolander (2001)
  • Lucky (2017)
  • Midnight in Paris (2011)
  • Friday (1995)
  • The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
  • How To be Single (2016)
  • The Lost Boys (1987)
  • The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
  • Bachelor Party (1984)
  • Flipped (2010)
  • Three Amigos (1986)
  • Don Jon (2013)
  • Life of Brian (1979)
  • Liar Liar (1997)
  • The Change Up (2011)
  • The Lobster (2015)
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
  • 13 Going On 30 (2004)
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
  • The Interview (2014)
  • She’s Out of My league (2010)
  • Weird Science (1985)
  • Home Alone (1990)
  • Bill & Teds Bogus Journey (1991)
  • Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
  • Blades of Glory (2007)
  • No Strings Attached (2011)
  • Legally Blonde (2001)
  • Why Him? (2016)
  • Idiocracy (2006)
  • Sixteen Candles (1984)
  • Brad’s Status (2017)
  • As Good As it Gets (1997)
  • Ideal Home (2018)
  • Dodgeball:  A True Underdog Story (2004)
  • Uncle Buck (1989)
  • Dear White People (2014)
  • Super Troopers (2001)
  • 27 Dresses (2008)
  • The Birdcage (1996)
  • The Proposal (2009)
  • Chef (2014)
  • Ingrid Goes West (2017)
  • Scouts Guide To the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
  • The Sandlot (1993)
  • Magic Mike (2012)
  • The Waterboy (1998)
  • American Graffiti (1973)
  • Waitress (2007)
  • The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
  • Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
  • The Truman Show (1998)
  • Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
  • Daddy’s Home 2 (2017)
  • Stripes (1981)
  • The Girl Next Door (2004)
  • Love, Rosie (2014)
  • Can’t Buy Me Love (1987)

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This is a long list. Ones I have watched and liked and are on your list include: Police Academy, The 40 year Old Virgin, American Pie, Bruce Almighty, Click, Easy A, Rush Hour, Bad Boys, Men in Black, Rush Hour 2, Accepted, Ride Along, Clueless, Beetlejuice, Meet the Fockers, Hairspray, Friends with Benefits, Coming to America, Rush Hour 3, Hocus Pocus, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, The Little Rascals, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Devil wears Prada, She's Out of my League, Home Alone, The Proposal, and Magic Mike. Whew!!!!

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Wow!! That's a long list. Surprisingly I have seen only a handful of them. But there are others which I have watched but are missing here. Thanks for writing. I am looking forward to watching more of them to tickle my funny bone

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