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The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s

Updated October 14, 2020 2.9k votes 614 voters 65.1k views35 items

List RulesVote up your favorite African American comedy films that were released in the 2000s.

The 2000s were a golden age for comedies starring African American actors. This list ranks '00s Black comedy movies from best to worst, so your votes decide whether Ice Cube, Will Smith, or Eddie Murphy films are the finest that the decade had to offer. Murphy ruled previous decades, but in the 2000s, Black comedy movies presented him with plenty of competition.

What are some of the top '00s Black comedy movies? Barbershop has to be part of the conversation about African American films from the 2000s. Ice Cube stars as the film's protagonist, but Cedric the Entertainer steals every scene he's in as the veteran barber in residence, Eddie. Other funny Ice Cube movies like Next Friday and Are We There Yet? appear on this great '00s Black comedy film list as well.

Big Momma's House and Down to Earth starring Martin Lawrence and Chris Rock, respectively, are also funny Black comedies that were released in the 2000s. Pootie Tang was a box office flop when it was originally released in 2001, but has gone on to become a cult classic over the years.

How many '00s Black comedy films have held up as well as Pootie Tang? Let the world know by voting up the best '00s Black comedy movies and voting down the comedies that just aren't worth revisiting. If you've seen all of them, then help out your fellow movie lovers by reranking and creating your own 2000s Black comedy movies list!

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  • 1
    Next Friday is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Next Friday

    Ice Cube, Chris Tucker

    Released2000

    Directed bySteve Carr

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    Friday After Next is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Friday After Next

    Ice Cube, Terry Crews

    Released2002

    Directed byMarcus Raboy

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    Hitch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Hitch

    Will Smith, Eva Mendes

    Released2005

    Directed byAndy Tennant

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  • 4
    How High is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    How High

    Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan

    Released2001

    Directed byJesse Dylan

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    Rush Hour 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Rush Hour 2

    Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

    Released2001

    Directed byBrett Ratner

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    White Chicks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    White Chicks

    Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans

    Released2004

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

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    All About the Benjamins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    All About the Benjamins

    Eva Mendes, Ice Cube

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Bray

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    Big Momma's House is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Big Momma's House

    Paul Giamatti, Martin Lawrence

    Released2000

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

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    Bad Boys II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Bad Boys II

    Megan Fox, Will Smith

    Released2003

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    Johnson Family Vacation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Johnson Family Vacation

    Shannon Elizabeth, Kat Graham

    Released2004

    Directed byChristopher Erskin

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  • 11
    Norbit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Norbit

    Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton

    Released2007

    Directed byBrian Robbins

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    Head of State is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Head of State

    Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan

    Released2003

    Directed byChris Rock

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    Barbershop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Barbershop

    Ice Cube, Eve

    Released2002

    Directed byTim Story

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    The Wash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    The Wash

    Eminem, Shaquille O'Neal

    Released2001

    Directed byDJ Pooh

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    The Brothers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    The Brothers

    Gabrielle Union, Julie Benz

    Released2001

    Directed byGary Hardwick

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    Are We There Yet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Are We There Yet

    Ice Cube, Nia Long

    Released2005

    Directed byBrian Levant

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    Black Knight is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Black Knight

    Martin Lawrence, Tom Wilkinson

    Released2001

    Directed byGil Junger

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    Madea's Family Reunion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Daddy Day Care is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Daddy Day Care

    Eddie Murphy, Lacey Chabert

    Released2003

    Directed bySteve Carr

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    What's the Worst That Could Ha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    What's the Worst That Could Happen?

    Danny DeVito, Martin Lawrence

    Released2001

    Directed bySam Weisman

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    The Hustle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    The Hustle

    Bai Ling, Brigitte Nielsen

    Released2010

    Directed byDeon Taylor

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    Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Scary Movie

    Carmen Electra, Anna Faris

    Released2000

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

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    Black Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Black Dynamite

    Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall

    Released2009

    Directed byScott Sanders

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    Mr. 3000 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    Mr. 3000

    Carmen Electra, Jay Leno

    Released2004

    Directed byCharles Stone III

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    The Adventures of Pluto Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Comedy Movies Of The 2000s
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    The Adventures of Pluto Nash

    Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin

    Released2002

    Directed byRon Underwood

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