comedies 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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American Pie Franchise is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
American Pie Franchise

American Pie (1999)
American Pie 2 (2001)
American Wedding (2003)
American Reunion (2012)

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Austin Powers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Austin Powers Franchise

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

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The Naked Gun Franchise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
The Naked Gun Franchise

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)

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Vacation Franchise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Vacation Franchise

National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Vacation (2015)

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The Hangover Franchise is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
The Hangover Franchise

The Hangover (2009)
The Hangover Part II (2011)
The Hangover Part III (2013)

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The Fockers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
The Fockers Franchise

Meet the Parents (2000)
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Little Fockers (2010)

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Scary Movie Franchise is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Scary Movie Franchise

Scary Movie (2000)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Scary Movie 5 (2013)

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Friday Franchise is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Friday Franchise

Friday (1995)
Next Friday (2000)
Friday After Next (2002)
Last Friday (2018)

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The Muppets Franchise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
The Muppets Franchise

The Muppet Movie (1979)
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
​​​​​​Muppets from Space (1999)
The Muppets (2011)
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

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Pitch Perfect Franchise is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Pitch Perfect Franchise

Pitch Perfect (2012)
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)

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Back to the Future Franchise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Back to the Future Franchise

Back to the Future (1985)
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Back to the Future Part III (1990)

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Police Academy Franchise is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Police Academy Franchise

Police Academy (1984)
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (1988)
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)

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Night at the Museum Franchise is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Night at the Museum Franchise

Night at the Museum (2006)
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)

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Home Alone Franchise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Home Alone Franchise

Home Alone (1990)
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Home Alone 4 (2002)
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012)

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Rush Hour Franchise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Rush Hour Franchise

Rush Hour (1998)
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Rush Hour 3 (2007)

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Men in Black Franchise is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Men in Black Franchise

Men in Black (1997)
Men in Black II (2002)
Men in Black 3 (2012)

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Ocean's 11 Franchise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Ocean's Trilogy

Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

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Pirates of the Caribbean Franc... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

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The Pink Panther Franchise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
The Pink Panther Franchise

The Pink Panther (1963)
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Inspector Clouseau (1968)
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)
Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
The Pink Panther (2006)
The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

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Major League Franchise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Major League Franchise

Major League (1989)
Major League II (1984)
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)

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Bridget Jones Franchise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Bridget Jones Franchise

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

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Barbershop Franchise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Barbershop Franchise

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

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Madea Franchise is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Madea Franchise

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)

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Oh, God! Franchise is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Oh, God! Franchise

Oh, God! (1977)
Oh, God! Book II (1980)
Oh, God! You Devil (1984)

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Beverly Hills Cop Franchise is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Beverly Hills Cop Franchise

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

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

Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Dumb and Dumber To (2011)

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Big Momma Franchise is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Big Momma Franchise

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

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Look Who's Talking Franchise is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Look Who's Talking Franchise

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

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House Party Franchise is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
House Party Franchise

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

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Meatballs Franchise is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Meatballs Franchise

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

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Porky's Franchise is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Comedy Film Franchises of All Time
Porky's Franchise

Porky's (1981)
Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
Porky's Revenge! (1985)
Pimpin' Pee Wee (2009)