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COMEDY MOVIES to watch when you are craving for some light humour!

Movies have different genres. Everyone has a different taste when it is about them. In addition, one changes their preferences for movies according to moods. Many a time, there are sudden urges to watch a specific genre and one does so. However, comedy movies are one of the genres that everybody tends to like!

Comedy movies are funny and help lighten the mood.
COMEDY MOVIES to watch when you are craving for some light humour!

Firstly, comedy is not only a genre of entertainment but an element itself. Secondly, it is a very wide genre. It is because it has many types within it. These types have many ranges and they can go on and on. In addition, many genres are sub-combined with comedy to form a story. A few of themes that include comedy, are:

  • PARODY: It is an imitation of a non-comedy movies to make it funny.
  • ROM-COM: It is genre that has romantic and comedy sides equally.
  • DARK COMEDY: It is a genre that adds humour to serious subjects.
  • HORROR-COMEDY: It is a genre that has comedy along with the horror dimension.

There are many other genres like comedy with the science-fiction, zombie related and many other. In other words, there is not a defined list of the genres having comedy. A comedy movie can be funny from a range of light humour to even war-related humour.

Comedy movies are generally the ones having a happy ending and they lighten the mood. Though, they may differ from their sub-themes but the good ones always make us happy! Don’t they?

Considering that you must have seen or heard about: Hangover, Johnny English, The Dictator,We’re the Millers, American Pie, Scary Movies and Rush Hour,


The Heat (2013)

  • Duration: 1h 57min
  • IMDb rating: 6.6
  • Rotten Tomatoes:65% 


  • Firstly, this movie would be loved by the ones who love buddy-cop movies.
  • Secondly, it is an entertaining and a funny movie in its own way. The conversations are filled with sarcastic comments and laughs.
  • Thirdly, it has the sub-elements of action and friendship, as well.
  • It is a very light-hearted movie about an innocent cop and a foul-mouthed cop. In other words, it is simply hilarious.
  • Moreover, the unlikely duo of the two women makes it more enjoyable.

Horrible Bosses (2011)

  • Duration: 1h 38min
  • IMDb rating: 6.9
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 69% 


  • Firstly, it is a very funny “nothing goes right” kind of a movie.
  • Secondly, the movie revolves around the employer-employee relationship in a humorous way.
  • Thirdly, it is a short and light movie to binge any time!
  • It is entertaining and fast-paced. The errors and the characters of the trio is the major element of the story.
  • If you are looking for a short comedy movie, this one is a good-watch. Also, you will enjoy the second part too!

Tag (2018)

  • Duration: 1h 40min
  • IMDb rating: 6.5
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 56%


  • Firstly, the movie is based on a real story and is presented in a very funny way.
  • Secondly, it is not predictable. In other words, it is actually an unexpected yet humour-filled ride.
  • Thirdly, it really delivers many laugh-outs because of the surprises, it has.
  • The friendship and the silly comedy are another sub-parts of the movie.
  • If you are looking for an energetic and funny piece, this is the one to watch!

21 Jump Street (2012)

  • Duration: 1hr 49min
  • IMDb rating: 7.2
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 84%


  • Firstly, this comedy movie is a very youthful and playful one.
  • Secondly, it has the sub-elements of action and adventure.
  • Thirdly, it is amazingly funny and entertaining. In addition, it is not too long!
  • It is a fresh and a light comedy to binge. If you are looking for some action-friendship comedy, this is the one.
  • There is also a sequel to it, try that too!

Vacation (2015)

  • Duration: 1hr 39min 
  • IMDb rating: 6.1
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 27%


  • Firstly, it is one of those road trip movies!
  • Secondly, the mistakes and family relations add more fun to it.
  • Thirdly, there is some below the belt humour in it, as well.
  • Moreover, there are some laughing out loud moments.
  • If you are looking for some comedy related to on-going adventures, this is the one!

This is the End (2013)

  • Duration: 1hr 47min
  • IMDb rating: 6.6 
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 83%


  • Firstly, this is an apocalyptic comedy movie with a fantasy theme!
  • Secondly, the best part about this movie is that every actor plays their own role. The vibe, throughout, is really energetic and different.
  • Thirdly, it is satisfyingly very funny. It really gives loads of laughs.
  • It has the sub themes of meaningful friendships and is not so much into fantasies.
  • If you are looking for suspenseful comedy, go for this!

Game Night (2018)

  • Duration: 1hr 40min
  • IMDb rating: 6.9
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 84%


  • Firstly, it is genuinely entertaining and mysterious in its own way.
  • Secondly, it has some thriller elements along with comedy ones too.
  • Thirdly, the craziness along with the twisted plot makes it more funny.
  • There is a game-like vibe, the entire movie.
  • If you are looking for a mystery and game-related movies, this will be the best choice!

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

  • Duration: 1hr 39min
  • IMDb rating: 7.9
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 92%


  • Firstly, the movie is a hilarious zombie one! It has many funny characters.
  • Secondly, it is more like a parody with action scenes, too!
  • Thirdly, the combination of horror plus comedy is amazingly portrayed throughout.
  • If you are fond of zombie movies and are looking for a comedy right now, VOILA!

EuroTrip (2004)

  • Duration: 1hr 32min
  • IMDb rating: 6.6
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 47%


  • Firstly, this is a very short and light comedy.
  • Secondly, it is kind of a teenager themed funny movie.
  • Thirdly, it has an adventurous theme too.
  • It certainly has some funny moments because of the funny characters.
  • If you are looking for a feel-good comedy film, this can be the right option!

The Interview (2014)

  • Duration: 1hr 52min
  • IMDb rating: 6.5
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 52%


  • Firstly, it is throughout hilarious and entertaining.
  • Secondly, it is about an interview with Kim Jong-un.
  • Thirdly, it has a sub-theme of being slapstick comedy!
  • There are plenty of below the belt jokes.
  • Also, it has a some scenes of action. It is a good-watch!

Comedy Movies are of many types. Moreover, we all prefer them differently. They make us laugh and engage into the story at the same time!

In addition, we like different sub-themes along with comedy. This was a list of a few comedy movies, do try them! If there is any other film you like of this genre, do share!



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Ridhi Verma
Ridhi Verma
A student and a learner, who loves to read and write. I have a keen interest in content-editing, psychology and cooking.


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