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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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Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman
Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Pete Docter, the film centers on an ...more

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Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, and starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest ...more

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#500 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #83 of 262 The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids #96 of 116 The Best Native American Movies

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Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray
Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma ...more

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#62 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #93 of 409 The Best Rainy Day Movies #286 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Kevin James, Jayma Mays, Bobby Cannavale
Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and co-written by Kevin James, who stars as the title character, Paul Blart. Filming began in February ...more

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Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham
The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. It is the first film of The Hangover trilogy. The film stars ...more

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#94 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #59 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time #11 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
Fantastic Mr. Fox is a 2009 American stop-motion animated comedy film based on the Roald Dahl children's novel of the same name. The film is about a fox who takes food each night from three mean ...more

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Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White
The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Peter Chiarelli, the film features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the ...more

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Rashida Jones, Paul Rudd, Jaime Pressly
I Love You, Man is a 2009 American bromantic comedy film originally titled Let's Be Friends and written by Larry Levin before John Hamburg rewrote and directed the film. It stars Paul Rudd and ...more

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#836 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #159 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #299 of 1,203 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry
17 Again is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Burr Steers. The film follows 37-year-old Mike who becomes a 17-year-old high school student after a chance incident. The film also features ...more

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Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a 2009 American computer-animated science fiction comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation, distributed by Columbia Pictures, and released on ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly
He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken Kwapis, based on the self-help book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. This Baltimore-set movie of ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Chris Pratt
This film is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by Gary Winick and written by Greg DePaul, June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson. The film stars Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice ...more

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Kareena Kapoor, Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan
3 Idiots is a 2009 Indian coming of age comedy-drama film co-written, edited and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, and screenplay by Abhijat Joshi. It was loosely ...more
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Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson
The Ugly Truth is a 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler. The film was released in North America on July 24, 2009 by Columbia Pictures.

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Eminem, Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman
Funny People is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, and starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Leslie Mann. The film was released on July 31, 2009 in ...more

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#944 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #1,002 of 1,203 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #4 of 16 Movies That Took A Hard Turn And Left Audiences Completely Baffled

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Sean Lau, Jo Kuk, Kelly Lin
Written By is a 2009 Hong Kong fantasy drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Wai Ka-Fai, and starring Lau Ching-Wan and Kelly Lin. Lau plays a lawyer who is killed in an accident, ...more
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World's Greatest Dad is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2009
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Tom McGrath, Jeff Bennett, Kevin McDonald
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Gemma Arterton, January Jones, Emma Thompson
The Boat That Rocked is a 2009 British comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis, with pirate radio in the United Kingdom during the 1960s as its setting. The film has an ensemble cast ...more
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Isla Fisher, John Goodman, John Lithgow
Confessions of a Shopaholic is a 2009 American romantic comedy film based on the Shopaholic series of novels by Sophie Kinsella. Directed by P. J. Hogan, the film stars Isla Fisher as the ...more

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