films The Best Comedy-Drama Movies

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List Rules Vote for your personal favorite comedy-drama films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of over 100 of the best comedy-drama movies ever made, many of which are currently streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. See all if your favorite movies are on The Best Comedy Films on Amazon Prime and The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant

This comedy-drama movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of comedy-drama films also contains comedy-drama movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This comedy-drama films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best comedy-drama movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films. This comedy-drama movie list can be sorted alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make this one count by downvoting the worst movies on this list.

Dramatic movies aren't ever the best things to watch when you're sad, so maybe you can split the difference by choosing some of the fun indie dramedies on here (a "dramedy" is a dramatic comedy). 

Anyway, this list of comedy-drama films includes comedy-drama movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Make this list even more social by re-ranking it to fit your opinions, making it votable then sharing it with your friends on social networks.

These are the top films in the comedy-drama genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the comedy-drama genre in it. Be it the motifs of the comedy-drama genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

When checking out this list and making your votes, think competitively, for example: is The Truman Show better than The Descendants? If we missed any comedy-drama movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list, which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous comedy-drama movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about comedy-drama movie lists.
 
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the comedy-drama movies. List includes photos and comedy-drama movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List of comedy dramas include Little Miss Sunshine, The Breakfast Club, and many more funny dramas and serious comedies. 

Whether you're at home and want to watch these comedy-drama movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray, or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good comedy-drama movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest comedy-drama movies, here is the full comedy-drama movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Comedy-drama films, including Forest Whitaker and Gene Kelly.

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston Toni Collette

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The Breakfast Club Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald Anthony Michael Hall

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50/50 Anna Kendrick, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Bryce Dallas Howard

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito Christopher Lloyd

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Good Morning, Vietnam Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker J. T. Walsh

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Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page Jason Bateman

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Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder Vincent Price

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The Truman Show Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti Ed Harris

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The Bucket List Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman Sean Hayes

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The Help Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain Bryce Dallas Howard

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The Sandlot James Earl Jones, Denis Leary Karen Allen

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As Good as It Gets Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt Julie Benz

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler Olivia Cooke

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Patch Adams Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman Monica Potter

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst Jim Carrey

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The Devil Wears Prada Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum Meryl Streep

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Breakfast at Tiffany's Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney Mel Blanc

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Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger Aaron Eckhart

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Almost Famous Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson Anna Paquin

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Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert Liam Neeson

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Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray Anna Faris

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Big Fish Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor Marion Cotillard

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The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore Julie Andrews

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Jerry Maguire Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu Renée Zellweger

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My Girl Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin Dan Aykroyd

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The Terminal Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks Zoe Saldana

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A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks Rosie O'Donnell

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Boogie Nights Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg Heather Graham

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Secondhand Lions Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment Michael Caine

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City Slickers Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal Danielle Harris

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(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly Chloë Grace Moretz

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In Bruges Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes Matt Smith

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Blake Lively, America Ferrera Nancy Travis

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Sideways Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen Thomas Haden Church

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The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale David Niven

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About a Boy Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant Toni Collette

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The Royal Tenenbaums Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin Bill Murray

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Pretty in Pink James Spader, Gina Gershon Molly Ringwald

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Rango Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher Alfred Molina

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Risky Business Tom Cruise, Megan Mullally Rebecca De Mornay

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Say Anything... John Cusack, Jeremy Piven Joan Cusack

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Crimes and Misdemeanors Woody Allen, Daryl Hannah Mia Farrow

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Parenthood Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin Bryce Dallas Howard

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Amadeus Jeffrey Jones, Cynthia Nixon Christine Ebersole

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Babe Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell Miriam Margolyes

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The Holiday Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz Kate Winslet

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Dazed and Confused Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich Matthew McConaughey

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Terms of Endearment Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito John Lithgow

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The Big Chill Glenn Close, Kevin Kline Jeff Goldblum