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The Best Comedy Movies of 2009

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List of the best 2009 comedy movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These are all the comedy movies that defined the year 2009, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

This list is made up of a variety of movies, including World's Greatest Dad and Good Hair. This isn't necessarily a list of all comedy movies from 2009, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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    Night at the Museum: Battle of is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009

    Released2009

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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    Paul Blart: Mall Cop is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Paul Blart: Mall Cop

    Kevin James, Jayma Mays

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Carr

    Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Proposal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    The Proposal

    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2009

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

    The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne... more on Wikipedia

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    Up is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Up

    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner

    Released2009

    Directed byPete Docter

    Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar... more on Wikipedia

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    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatba is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

    Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2009

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a 2009 American computer-animated science fiction comedy... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and... more on Wikipedia
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    Fantastic Mr. Fox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    George Clooney, Meryl Streep

    Released2009

    Directed byWes Anderson

    Fantastic Mr. Fox is a 2009 American stop-motion animated comedy film based on the Roald Dahl... more on Wikipedia

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    17 Again is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    17 Again

    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg

    Released2009

    Directed byBurr Steers

    17 Again is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Burr Steers. The film follows 37-year-old... more on Wikipedia

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    Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

    Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay... more on Wikipedia

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    Funny People is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Funny People

    Eminem, Adam Sandler

    Released2009

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    Funny People is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd... more on Wikipedia

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    3 idiots is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    3 idiots

    Kareena Kapoor, Aamir Khan

    Released2009

    3 Idiots is a 2009 Indian coming of age comedy-drama film co-written, edited and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    He's Just Not That Into You is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    He's Just Not That Into You

    Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2009

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken... more on Wikipedia

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    I Love You, Man is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    I Love You, Man

    Rashida Jones, Paul Rudd

    Released2009

    Directed byJohn Hamburg

    I Love You, Man is a 2009 American bromantic comedy film originally titled Let's Be Friends... more on Wikipedia

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    Written By is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Written By

    Sean Lau, Jo Kuk

    Released2009

    Directed byWai Ka-fai

    Written By is a 2009 Hong Kong fantasy drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Wai... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Bride Wars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Bride Wars

    Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson

    Released2009

    Directed byGary Winick

    This film is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by Gary Winick and written by Greg... more on Wikipedia

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    The Ugly Truth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    The Ugly Truth

    Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert Luketic

    The Ugly Truth is a 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard... more on Wikipedia

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    Penguins of Madagascar: New to is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Released2009

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    The Little Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    The Little Shop of Horrors

    Jack Nicholson, Dick Miller

    Released1960

    Directed byRoger Corman

    The Little Shop of Horrors is a 1960 American comedy horror film directed by Roger Corman.... more on Wikipedia

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    How To Seduce Difficult Women is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    How To Seduce Difficult Women

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    World's Greatest Dad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    World's Greatest Dad

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    The Men Who Stare at Goats is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Cold Souls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    The Boat That Rocked is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    The Boat That Rocked

    Gemma Arterton, January Jones

    Released2009

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    The Boat That Rocked is a 2009 British comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis,... more on Wikipedia
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    All The Best: Fun Begins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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    Good Hair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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