A list of 20 enjoyable and highly recommended comedy movies. Feel free to recommend some of your own favorites in the comments section.
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At a Los Angeles party, Harry Lockhart recounts recent events. Fleeing a botched burglary, Harry's friend is shot, forcing Harry to evade police by ducking into an audition. Harry unintentionally impresses the producers with an outburst of remorse they mistake for method acting. At a Hollywood party... Wikipedia (CC)
A comedy movie starring Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, and Justin Long. It shows the daily lives of the employees of a small restaurant as they try to kill boredom and deal with their personal problems.
Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock) is an executive editor in chief of a book publishing company. After learning she is about to be deported to Canada because of an expired visa, she persuades her assistant, Andrew Paxton (Ryan Reynolds), to marry her. Mr. Gilbertson (Denis O'Hare), a U.S. immigration ag... Wikipedia (CC)
Peter Gibbons, a disgruntled programmer at Initech, spends his days "staring at his desk" instead of actually working. His co-workers include Samir Nagheenanajar, who is annoyed by the fact that nobody can pronounce his last name correctly; Michael Bolton, who loathes having the same name as the f... Wikipedia (CC)
Detective Allen Gamble (Will Ferrell) is a mild-mannered forensic accountant. Hot-tempered detective Terry Hoitz (Mark Wahlberg) has been stuck with Allen as his partner ever since he mistakenly shot Derek Jeter during the World Series. Allen and Terry often receive no respect from the other officer... Wikipedia (CC)
Celebrating his upcoming marriage to Tracy Garner (Sasha Barrese), Doug Billings (Justin Bartha) travels with his best friends Phil Wenneck (Bradley Cooper), Stu Price (Ed Helms), and Tracy's brother and Doug's future brother-in-law Alan (Zach Galifianakis) to Las Vegas in Alan's father's Mercedes-B... Wikipedia (CC)
On the last day of British rule in Hong Kong, Detective Inspector Lee (Jackie Chan) of the Hong Kong Police Force leads a raid at a shipping bar wharf, hoping to arrest the mysterious crime lord Juntao. He finds only Sang (Ken Leung), Juntao's right hand man, who manages to escape. However, Lee succ... Wikipedia (CC)
Frank Allen (Ryan Reynolds) is an expert speaker on time management, who's life unravels, when his wife gets an impression that he is having an affair.
In the mid-1970s, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is the famous anchorman for a local San Diego television station, fictional KVWN channel 4. He works alongside his friends on the news team: lead field reporter Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd), sportscaster Champ Kind (David Koechner), and intellectually disa... Wikipedia (CC)
The story, set in the American Old West, is a first-person account by wisecracking gambler Bret Maverick (Mel Gibson), of his misadventures on the way to a major five-card draw poker tournament. Besides wanting to win the tournament for the prize money, he also wants to prove, once and for all, tha... Wikipedia (CC)
The day prior to the events of ''Clerks'', co l lege student T.S. Quint (Jeremy London) is preparing for a trip to Universal Studios in Florida with Brandi Svenning, during which he plans to propose to her; however, Brandi tells him she cannot go because she has volunteered to fill in as a contestant ... Wikipedia (CC)
John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn) are divorce mediators in Washington D.C. The two friends frequently "crash" wedding parties to meet and bed women, working from a set of rules taught to them by a retired crasher, Chazz Reinhold (Will Ferrell). The duo always has cover sto... Wikipedia (CC)
Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky (Matthew Perry) is a Quebec dentist from Chicago, trapped in a miserable marriage to the daughter of his late ex-partner. His wife Sophie (Rosanna Arquette) and mother-in-law (Carmen Ferlan) hate him, and his deceased father-in-law has saddled him with a lot of debt. He can... Wikipedia (CC)
A dark comedy movie about a conman (Billy Bob Thornton), who works as Santa Claus in malls in order to get around their security systems.
Cameron James (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a new student at Padua High School, is given a tour of the school by Michael Eckman (David Krumholtz), an audiovisual geek. During the tour, Cameron notices the beautiful and popular Bianca Stratford (Larisa Oleynik) and he is immediately smitten with her. Micha... Wikipedia (CC)
In Los Angeles, California Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey) is a career-focused lawyer and divorced father. He loves spending time with his young son Max (Justin Cooper); they often play a game where Fletcher makes his hand into "the Claw" and pretends to chase Max with it. But Fletcher has a habit of... Wikipedia (CC)
Hook-handed Vietnam veteran John "Four Leaf" Tayback's (Nick Nolte) memoir, ''Tropic Thunder'', is being made into a film. With the exception of newcomer supporting actor Kevin Sandusky (Jay Baruchel), the castâ??fading action hero Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller), five-time Academy Award-winning A... Wikipedia (CC)
The film takes place in 2000 in the fictional town of Spurbury, Vermont, near the Canadian border. The plot centers on five Vermont State Troopers who seem to have more of a knack for pranks than actual police work. The experienced Troopers, Thorn, Mac, and Foster, spend most of their time devising... Wikipedia (CC)
Peter Highman (Robert Downey, Jr.) is on a plane, flying home to be with his wife Sarah (Michelle Monaghan), who is due to give birth. When an actor sitting behind Peter, Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis), misuses the words "terrorist" and "bomb", Peter and Ethan are both escorted off the plane... Wikipedia (CC)
Beck (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) is a "retrieval expert", a bounty hunter who collects debts for a man named Walker (William Lucking). He is dispatched to a nightclub to retrieve a championship ring from a football player, and after doing so is assaulted by one of Walker's other collectors. An... Wikipedia (CC)