Top Comedy Movies


The Top Comedy Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Comedy List". Lists are calculated daily.

71. Harvey

Year of Release: 1950
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Henry Koster
Actors: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow, Jesse White
Plot: A man who claims to see a full size bunny as his friend, has his family try to commit him to an insane asylum only to have themselves committed. Comedy.

72. It's Such a Beautiful Day

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.6 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Comedy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Don Hertzfeldt
Actors: Don Hertzfeldt

73. Dazed and Confused

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Linklater
Actors: Jason London, Rory Cochrane, Wiely Wiggins, Adam Goldberg
Plot: The last day of school in 1976 - when the incoming freshman are hazed and the seniors plan the party of the year. Whether you're a stoner, jock, brain or that one guy who graduated years ago but still hangs around - it's sure to be an unforgettable night.

74. Arsenic and Old Lace

Year of Release: 1944
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Mystery
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Frank Capra
Actors: Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Josephine Hull, Jean Adair
Plot: A nephew of two aunts comes home to find that his aunts may have been killing people and storing them in the basement, as if it was normal - he finds out on his wedding day.

75. Edward Scissorhands

Year of Release: 1990
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Tim Burton
Actors: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Kathy Baker, Anthony Michael Hall
Plot: A man that has scissors for hands tries to fit into a rich suburban neighborhood.

76. Pineapple Express

Year of Release: 2008
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Gordon Green
Actors: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Bill Hader, James Remar
Plot: A comedy along the likes of Superbad meets The Big Lebowski meets Knocked up follows a couple of like minded losers in which one of them happens to witness a horrible crime. While one tells the other of what he just saw and how he was chased and almost killed, they take it upon themselves to get revenge, trust themselves, and try to solve the mystery on their own. In the end they find themselves running for their lives and that thug life is not as easy as it seems.

77. Rushmore

Year of Release: 1998
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Wes Anderson
Actors: Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Olivia Williams, Brian Cox
Plot: A gifted yet rebellion teen and a steel tycoon vie for the attention of a 1st-grade teacher at the elite Rushmore Academy.

78. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Year of Release: 1998
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Terry Gilliam
Actors: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Gary Busey, Christina Ricci
Plot: Movie adaptation of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson & his lawyer's journey to find the "real America" in Las Vegas.

79. Silver Linings Playbook

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David O. Russell
Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Julia Stiles
Plot: After eight months in an institution, Pat Solitano moves in with his parents, wanting nothing more to get his life back in order, starting with re-connecting with he ex-wife. He meets a young woman with challenges of her own who promises to help him, as long as he does something for her in return. Yet as the plan comes together, these two damaged individuals begin to form their own bond.

80. In Bruges

Year of Release: 2008
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Martin McDonagh
Actors: Rudy Blomme, Olivier Bonjour, Mark Donovan, Colin Farrell
Plot: Two hitmen find themselves living in Bruges, Belgium where they disagree on life's final consequences: death and happiness.

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