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The Best Comedy Movies for 8 Year Old Kids

Updated May 14, 2019 579 votes 22 voters41 items

List RulesVote up the best G and PG-Rated comedy movies for eight year old kids to watch.

Is there any more joyful sound than a child’s laughter? This list of comedy movies for 8 year old kids is sure to make young children giggle with delight. Here are good comedy movies for 8 year old kids. While all kids movies are funny, these ones are aimed to make you and your kids laugh. If you've ever asked yourself, "what funny movies should eight year olds watch?" Then this list is for you.

The Pixar classic Toy Story and one of its sequels Toy Story 3 have to be considered two of the funniest animated films ever made. A couple of live action funny flicks made the cut as well. The original Mary Poppins may have been released decades ago, but it still retains all of its charm and fun, even for modern day audiences.

Which do you think are the best comedy films for 8 year olds? Vote up all your favorites. Don’t see an appropriate kids comedy that promises to deliver belly laughs for days, then go ahead and add it to the list.

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    Ratatouille

    Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo

    Released2007

    Directed byBrad Bird, Jan Pinkava

    Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written and...  more
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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    Keri Russell, Allison Mack

    Released1989

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a 1989 soft science fiction-family film. The directorial debut of Joe Johnston and produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it tells the story of an inventor who accidentally...  more
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    Home Alone

    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci

    Released1990

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is...  more
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    Toy Story

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

    Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the first...  more
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    Finding Nemo

    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

    Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it...  more
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    11
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    Toy Story 3

    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2010

    Directed byLee Unkrich

    Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed...  more
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    Dennis the Menace

    Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

    Released1993

    Directed byNick Castle

    Dennis the Menace is a 1993 live-action American family film based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name. This, however, is not the first live-action Dennis the Menace film: The first...  more
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    Chicken Run

    Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall

    Released2000

    Directed byPeter Lord, Nick Park

    Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studios and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. Chicken Run received positive reviews,...  more
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    Night at the Museum

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993 children's book of the same name by Milan Trenc. It follows a divorced father trying to settle down, impress his...  more
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    Mr. Magoo

    Jennifer Garner, Malcolm McDowell

    Released1997

    Directed byStanley Tong

    Mr. Magoo is a 1997 live-action comedy film based on the original cartoon of the same name. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and starred Leslie Nielsen as the title character, along...  more
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    Ella Enchanted

    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum

    Released2004

    Directed byTommy O'Haver

    Ella Enchanted is a 2004 British–American–Irish fantasy romantic comedy film loosely based on Gail Carson Levine's 1997 novel of the same name. The film stars Anne Hathaway as Ella and Hugh Dancy as...  more
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    Horton Hears a Who!

    Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey

    Released2008

    Directed bySteve Martino, Jimmy Hayward

    Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the Dr. Seuss' book of the same name. The film was directed by Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, and...  more
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    101 Dalmatians

    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close

    Released1996

    101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Stephen Herek. It is the second adaptation of Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians...  more
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    Mary Poppins

    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1964

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill Walsh...  more
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    The Princess Diaries

    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore

    Released2001

    Directed byGarry Marshall

    The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American comedy film produced by singer and actress Whitney Houston and directed by Garry Marshall. It is based on Meg Cabot's 2000 novel of the same name. The film...  more
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    Mr. Bean's Holiday

    Willem Dafoe, Rowan Atkinson

    Released2007

    Directed bySteve Bendelack

    Mr. Bean's Holiday is a 2007 British comedy film, directed by Steve Bendelack and starring Rowan Atkinson, Max Baldry, Emma de Caunes and Willem Dafoe. It is the second film based on the television...  more
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    Elf

    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell

    Released2003

    Directed byJon Favreau

    Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was released in...  more
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    Charlotte's Web

    Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey

    Released2006

    Directed byGary Winick

    Charlotte's Web is a 2006 American live-action/computer-animated feature film based on the popular book of the same name by E. B. White. It is directed by Gary Winick and produced by Paramount...  more
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    A Cinderella Story

    Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Rosman

    A Cinderella Story is a 2004 American teen romantic comedy film. The film stars Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Jennifer Coolidge, and Regina King and was directed by Mark Rosman. The film's plot...  more
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    Herbie: Fully Loaded

    Lindsay Lohan, Anna Faris

    Released2005

    Directed byAngela Robinson

    Herbie: Fully Loaded is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Angela Robinson and produced by Robert Simonds for Walt Disney Pictures. It stars Lindsay Lohan as the youngest member of an...  more
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    Shrek

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy

    Released2001

    Directed byAndrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

    Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks, released by DreamWorks Pictures, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, featuring the voices of Mike...  more
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    The Santa Clause

    Tim Allen, Frank Welker

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Pasquin

    The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is the first installment in The Santa Clause trilogy and it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ordinary...  more
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    Ice Age

    Jack Black, Ray Romano

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

    Ice Age is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Carlos Saldanha and Chris Wedge from a story by Michael J. Wilson. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed...  more
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    Alvin and the Chipmunks

    Jane Lynch, David Cross

    Released2007

    Directed byTim Hill

    Alvin and the Chipmunks is a 2007 American live-action comedy film directed by Tim Hill. Based on the characters of the same name created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., the film stars Jason Lee, David...  more
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    Freaky Friday

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released2003

    Directed byMark Waters

    Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It stars Lindsay Lohan as Anna Coleman and Jamie Lee Curtis as her mother. In the film their souls are...  more