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The Best Comedy Movies Of 2021

Updated October 21, 2021 1.4k votes 244 voters 26.7k views130 items

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The best comedies of 2021 are going to have you holding your sides to keep them from splitting. These 2021 funny movies are some of the best new films of this year. The French Dispatch is bound to have Wes Anderson fans chuckling to themselves without end while Coming 2 America is sure to be a laugh riot. With so many great comedy films coming out soon, it is definitely going to be difficult say which one is the absolute best of the year. That's where you and your votes come into play.

What do you think are the best 2021 comedy films? Be sure to vote up your favorite 2021 comedies so other users know which one is the funniest movie of the year. You should also vote down any movies that failed to make you laugh, that way other comedy fans will know which new comedies to skip.

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  • 1
    Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride
    39
    26

    Directed byMike Rianda

    The Mitchells vs. The Machines (aka Connected) is a 2020 American computer-animated science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Rianda. Soon to be college freshman, Katie Mitchell (Abbi Jacobson)  ...more
  • 2
    Eric Andre, Lil Rel Howery
    57
    50

    Directed byKitao Sakurai

    Bad Trip is a 2020 American hidden camera comedy directed by Kitao Sakurai. It features two friends (Eric Andre, Lil Rel Howery) who embark on a cross-country road trip where they prank people using  ...more
  • 3
    John Ratzenberger, Drake Bell
    24
    11

    Directed byEnrico Casarosa

    Luca is a 2021 American animated fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Enrico Casarosa. On the Italian Riviera, an unlikely but strong friendship grows between a human being and a sea monster  ...more
  • 4
    Edi Patterson, Jacob Vargas
    24
    13

    Directed byNatalie Morales

    Plan B is a 2020 American comedy film directed by Natalie Morales. A straight-laced high school student and her slacker best friend have 24 hours to hunt down a Plan B pill in America's heartland  ...more
  • 5
    Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek
    24
    13

    Directed byPatrick Hughes

    The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard is a 2021 American action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes, and the sequel to the 2017 film, The Hitman's Bodyguard. After the events of the original film,  ...more
  • 6
    Kevin Hart, Alfre Woodard
    17
    6

    Directed byPaul Weitz

    Fatherhood is a 2021 American drama film directed by Paul Weitz, based on the memoir of Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love by Matthew Logelin. A father (Kevin Hart) brings up his baby  ...more
  • 7
    Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham
    31
    24

    Directed byEmerald Fennell

    Promising Young Woman is a 2020 American black comedy thriller film directed by Emerald Fennell. After a mysterious traumatic event, a cunning, young woman named Cassie (Carey Mulligan) lives a  ...more
  • 8
    Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo
    26
    19

    Directed byJosh Greenbaum

    Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar is a 2021 American comedy film directed by Josh Greenbaum. Lifelong friends Barb (Annie Mumolo) and Star (Kristen Wiig) embark on the adventure of a lifetime when  ...more
  • 9
    Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramírez
    27
    21

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

    Yes Day is a 2021 American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta, based on the children's book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld. Always feeling like they have to say "no" to their kids,  ...more
  • 10
    Rachel Sennott, Molly Gordon
    10
    0

    Directed byEmma Seligman

    Shiva Baby is a 2020 comedy film directed by Emma Seligman. While at a Jewish funeral service with her parents, a college student has an awkward encounter with her sugar daddy and her ex-girlfriend.  ...more
  • 11
    Rosamund Pike, Eiza González
    29
    24

    Directed byJ Blakeson

    I Care a Lot is a 2020 American black comedy thriller film directed by J Blakeson. A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to  ...more
  • 12
    Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen
    13
    4

    Directed byIan Samuels

    The Map of Tiny Perfect Things is a 2021 American sci-fi romantic dramedy film directed by Ian Samuels, based on a short story by Lev Grossman. Two teens who live the same day repeatedly, enabling  ...more
  • 13
    Nita-Josee Hanna, Owen Myre
    11
    3

    Directed bySteven Kostanski

    Psycho Goreman (aka PG: Psycho Goreman) is a 2021 Canadian sci-fi fantasy horror-comedy film directed by Steven Kostanski. After unearthing a gem that controls an evil monster looking to destroy the  ...more
  • 14
    Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson
    10
    1

    Directed byWill Gluck

    Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (also known as Peter Rabbit 2) is a 2020 American live-action/computer-animated comedy film directed by Will Gluck. Peter Rabbit (James Corden) runs away from home while  ...more
  • 15
    Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson
    9
    0

    Directed byJeremy Sims

    Rams is a 2020 Australian comedy-drama film directed by Jeremy Sims, based on the Icelandic drama film Rams (2015) by Grímur Hákonarson. Two estranged brothers must set aside their differences when a  ...more
  • 16
    Nicolas Cage, Beth Grant
    17
    11

    Directed byKevin Lewis

    Willy's Wonderland (aka Wally's Wonderland) is a 2021 American comedy horror film directed by Kevin Lewis. A quiet drifter (Nicolas Cage) is attacked by eight animatronic characters after he agrees  ...more
  • 17
    Hadley Robinson, Lauren Tsai
    20
    16

    Directed byAmy Poehler

    Moxie is a 2021 American comedy-drama film directed by Amy Poehler, based on the novel by Jennifer Mathieu. A teenager who lives in Texas organizes a feminist revolution at her high school.  ...more
  • 18
    Olivia Cooke, Ben Hardy
    10
    3

    Directed byBarnaby Thompson

    Pixie is a 2021 British black comedy crime thriller film directed by Barnaby Thompson. To avenge her mother's death, a young woman masterminds a heist but must flee across Ireland from gangsters,  ...more
  • 19
    Emma Stone, Mark Strong
    14
    9

    Directed byCraig Gillespie

    Cruella is a 2021 American crime comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie,,based on the character Cruella de Vil introduced in Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians and Walt Disney’s  ...more
  • 20
    Margot Robbie, Idris Elba
    9
    1

    Directed byJames Gunn

    The Suicide Squad is a 2021 American superhero film directed by James Gunn. It is intended to act as a standalone sequel to the 2016 film, Suicide Squad, drawing inspiration from the 1980's Suicide  ...more
  • 21
    Julia Fox, Peter Vack
    9
    1

    Directed byBen Hozie

    PVT Chat is a 2020 American erotic comedy drama film directed by Ben Hozie. An internet gambler living in NYC who becomes obsessed on a cam girl from San Francisco, but he sees her on a rainy day  ...more
  • 22
    Rose Matafeo, Matthew Lewis
    7
    0

    Directed byCurtis Vowell

    Baby Done is a 2021 New Zealand comedy film directed by Curtis Vowell. When a wannabe-adventure-influencer gets pregnant, she freaks out and attempts to rush through her bucket list before the baby  ...more
  • 23
    Monica Dolan, Earl Cave
    7
    0

    Directed bySimon Bird

    Days of the Bagnold Summer is a 2020 British comedy film directed by Simon Bird, based on the 2012 novel by Joff Winterhart. A teenager spends his summer listening to heavy metal music and trying to  ...more
  • 24
    Álvaro Cervantes, Luis Zahera
    7
    0

    Directed byDani de la Orden

    Crazy About Her (aka Loco por ella) is a 2021 Spanish romantic dark comedy film directed by Dani de la Orden. After spending a magical night together, a man discovers the only way to see his new  ...more
  • 25
    Rich Price, Greg Naughton
    7
    0

    Directed byGreg Naughton

    The Independents is a 2018 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Greg Naughton, which was released 3 years later in 2021. Based on the formation of the real-life band, The Sweet Remains,  ...more