The Best Comedy Movies of 2012 Films
+Vote List
by  tags 4,455 votes 669 voters 38,284 views 40 items f p @

The Best Comedy Movies of 2012

List Criteria: Movies must have been released in 2012.

The best comedy movies of 2012 kept audiences laughing as they hit the theaters throughout the year. These comedy films feature some of the best and most talented actors as well as witty writing, both of which combined to create comedic blockbusters. So grab some popcorn, sit back, and prepare to laugh your butts off with the best comedy movies of 2012.

The 2012 year in comedy movies brought us a number of original movies, adaptations, remakes and sequels. Many of the remakes and sequels got the most buzz, such as the remake of 21 Jump Street, the new installment of Men in Black III and American Reunion, which reunited the American Pie cast for one more adventure. But there were also plenty of original movies and adaptations that entertained viewers all year long.

Butter introduced the highly competitive world of butter sculpting, Friends with Kids showed us a different side of parenting, and For a Good Time, Call... allowed us to live vicariously through two phone sex operators. 2012 also brought us a bevy of hilarious characters such as Ted, a foul-mouthed teddy bear, The Dictator, the latest personality from Sacha Baron Cohen, and the five very different women of What to Expect When You're Expecting.

These comedy films are just a handful of those released in 2012 but highlight the funniest movies of the year. Think one movie is better than the rest? Want to add something not already listed or put this list in your own order? Do all of that and more below on this list of the best 2012 comedy movies.

Be sure to also check out the All-Time Best Comedies, The Best Romantic Comedies, and The Best Stand Up Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant, The Best Comedy Films on Amazon Prime, and the Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant

  • 5 ReRanks
  • See list ranked by
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
2rerank list
  1. 13
    + 64
    - 60

    Willam Belli, Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn

    ) open buy @ amazon
  2. 5
    + 110
    - 85

    Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith

    ) open buy @ amazon
  3. 15
    + 44
    - 50

    Laura Haddock, Anthony Head, Theo James

    ) open buy @ amazon
  4. 23
    + 43
    - 59

    Sofía Vergara, Kate Upton, Nicole Polizzi

    ) open buy @ amazon
  5. 25
    + 35
    - 49

    added by Walter Graves Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Ariel Winter

    ) open buy @ amazon
  6. 35
    + 21
    - 48

    Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Elisabeth Shue

    ) open buy @ amazon
  7. 11
    + 40
    - 26

    added by PeteBoyle Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro

    ) open buy @ amazon
  8. 29
    + 26
    - 44

    Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth

    ) open buy @ amazon
  9. 27
    + 36
    - 55

    Jennifer Aniston, Malin Åkerman, Paul Rudd

    ) open buy @ amazon
  10. 30
    + 2
    - 7

    added by but chickens double d Paul Giamatti, Doug Jones, Clancy Brown

    ) open buy @ amazon
  11. 21
    + 37
    - 49

    Salma Hayek, Arianny Celeste, Kevin James

    ) open buy @ amazon
  12. 9
    + 66
    - 54

    Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler, Snoop Dogg

    ) open buy @ amazon
  13. 36
    + 18
    - 47

    Seth Rogen, Kevin Smith, Justin Long

    ) open buy @ amazon
  14. 8
    + 82
    - 69

    Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow

    ) open buy @ amazon
  15. 22
    + 48
    - 65

    Susan Sarandon, Jason Segel, Judy Greer

    ) open buy @ amazon
  16. 3
    + 120
    - 91

    Will Ferrell, Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman

    ) open buy @ amazon
  17. 31
    + 23
    - 47

    Megan Fox, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

    ) open buy @ amazon
  18. 40
    + 16
    - 54

    Olivia Wilde, Ashley Greene, Jennifer Garner

    ) open buy @ amazon
  19. 6
    + 92
    - 70

    Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Neil Patrick Harris

    ) open buy @ amazon
  20. 16
    + 18
    - 18

    added by wiabux Reese Witherspoon, Laura Vandervoort, Tom Hardy

    ) open buy @ amazon
  21. 37
    + 17
    - 48

    Victoria Justice, Chelsea Handler, Jane Levy

    ) open buy @ amazon
  22. 19
    + 46
    - 59

    Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Rudd

    ) open buy @ amazon
  23. 38
    + 1
    - 9

    added by willyboymcoy Katherine Heigl, Debbie Reynolds, Sherri Shepherd

    ) open buy @ amazon
  24. 32
    + 25
    - 52

    Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Brooklyn Decker

    ) open buy @ amazon
  25. 4
    + 129
    - 103

    Megan Fox, Anna Faris, Edward Norton

    ) open buy @ amazon
  26. 33
    + 19
    - 44

    Emma Roberts, Rashida Jones, Chris Pine

    ) open buy @ amazon
  27. 34
    + 23
    - 51

    Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

    ) open buy @ amazon
  28. 17
    + 44
    - 53

    Keira Knightley, Steve Carell, Connie Britton

    ) open buy @ amazon
  29. 28
    + 13
    - 21

    added by PeteBoyle Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Olga Kurylenko

    ) open buy @ amazon
  30. 39
    + 20
    - 56

    Will Ferrell, Génesis Rodríguez, Gael García Bernal ...

    ) open buy @ amazon
  31. 7
    + 84
    - 66

    Liev Schreiber, Eugene Levy, Alison Pill

    ) open buy @ amazon
  32. 26
    + 39
    - 55

    Alison Brie, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel

    ) open buy @ amazon
  33. 10
    + 82
    - 72

    Jimmy Kimmel, Alexis Knapp, Jillian Reynolds

    ) open buy @ amazon
  34. 2
    + 247
    - 74

    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

    ) open buy @ amazon
  35. 24
    + 40
    - 56

    added by Olivia Peterman Matthew McConaughey, Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine

    ) open buy @ amazon
  36. 14
    + 54
    - 55

    added by KingDDK Adam Sandler, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon

    ) open buy @ amazon
  37. 1
    + 309
    - 102

    Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Laura Vandervoort

    ) open buy @ amazon
  38. 20
    + 26
    - 33

    added by BriBurke-Carroll Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

    ) open buy @ amazon
  39. 18
    + 46
    - 58

    added by Walter Graves Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green

    ) open buy @ amazon
  40. 12
    + 73
    - 63

    Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

    ) open buy @ amazon
41 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists