Comedy

The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time  

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List Rules Only live action franchises with at least 3 films that were released in theaters. No animated franchises. Vote on each series as a whole.

Here are the best comedy film series of all time. Featuring raunchy comedies, parodies, black comedies, and more, the most popular comedy franchises are also some of the most hilarious movies ever. What are the best comedy movie series? 

You can't rank the funniest comedy series without the American Pie movies and the Scary Movie series. Other funny comedy franchises include the Austin Powers trilogy, The Naked Gun movies, and The Hangover series. 

Vote up the best comedy film franchises. Feel free to add any good comedy film series missing from the list.

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Barbershop Franchise is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time

Barbershop (2002)
Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)

Barbershop is an American comedy film series that started in 2002 with Barbershop, directed by Tim Story. Barbershop 2: Back in Business was directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan and released in ...more
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Look Who's Talking Franchise is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time

Look Who's Talking (1989)
Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

Look Who's Talking is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Amy Heckerling, and stars John Travolta and Kirstie Alley.Bruce Willis plays the voice of Mollie's son, ...more
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Bridget Jones Franchise is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)

Bridget Jones is a British-American romantic comedy film series based on Helen Fielding novels of the same name. The series consists of Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Bridget Jones: The Edge of ...more
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Big Momma Franchise is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time

Big Momma's House (2000)
Big Momma's House 2 (2006)
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)

Big Momma's House is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell, written by Darryl Quarles and Don Rhymer, and starring Martin Lawrence as FBI agent Malcolm Turner.[1] The ...more
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Madea Franchise is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time

Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
A Madea Christmas (2013)
Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (2017)
A Madea Family Funeral (2018)

Mabel "Madea" Simmons is a fictional character created and portrayed by Tyler Perry. The character is a tough elderly black woman. Vindictive in nature, Madea gets even in a bad way;in ...more
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Meatballs Franchise is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time

Meatballs (1979)
Meatballs Part II (1984)
Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986) 
Meatballs 4 (1992)

Meatballs is a 1979 Canadian comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman. It is noted for Bill Murray's first film appearance in a starring role and for launching the directing career of Reitman whose ...more
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House Party Franchise is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time

House Party (1990)
House Party 2 (1991)
House Party 3 (1994)

House Party is a 1990 American comedy film released by New Line Cinema. It stars Kid and Play of the popular hip hop duo Kid 'n Play, and also stars Paul Anthony, Bow-Legged Lou, and B-Fine from ...more