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List of the best comedy movies of 2013, as ranked by film enthusiasts and movie critics. 2013 was a great year for comedy films. The comedy genre featured some of the best comedic performances, most original plot concepts, funniest one-liners, and overall best comedy scripts. It also had some truly funny, much anticipated comedy sequels, which is usually unheard of, including The Hangover 3, Monsters University, and Anchorman 2. Some of the films were action packed, while others were really heartwarming. The one thing all these films had in common was that they were among the funniest movies of 2013.

This list features the funniest films of 2013 for people of all age. In the family friendly genre there were films like Despicable Me 2 and The Croods. Fans of SNL-style comedy and alumni surely enjoyed Grown Ups 2 and We’re the Millers. The spoof genre also had a few great additions in 2013, including Scary Movie 5 and A Haunted House.

What are the best comedy movies of 2013? No matter what genre or performers you usually enjoy, there was sure to be a few comedies in the year 2013 that had you curled over laughing. To vote on more films, check out Ranker's list of the best movies of 2013.

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We're the Millers Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Molly Quinn We're the Millers is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. It stars Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter, Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, and Ed ...more

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The Heat Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marlon Wayans The Heat is a 2013 American buddy cop comedy film written by Katie Dippold and directed by Paul Feig. The plot centers on Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy as FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn ...more

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Despicable Me 2 Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig Despicable Me 2 is a 2013 computer animated comedy film written by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul.

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reelinspiration added This Is the End Emma Watson, James Franco, Channing Tatum The comedy "This is the End" follows six friends trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling ...more

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Monsters University Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal Monsters University is a 2013 animation adventure comedy film directed by Dan Scanlon.

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Warm Bodies Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco Warm Bodies is a 2013 drama horror romance film written by Jonathan Levine and Isaac Marion and directed by Jonathan Levine.

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The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
gschwayze added The Wolf of Wall Street Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese. The screenplay by Terence Winter is adapted from the eponymous memoir by Jordan Belfort and ...more

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatba... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
but chickens double d added Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, James Caan Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is a 2013 American computer-animated comic science fiction comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The film is ...more

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The Way Way Back Steve Carell, Amanda Peet, AnnaSophia Robb The Way, Way Back is a 2013 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash in their directorial debut. The film stars Liam James, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison ...more

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Ride Along is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
romantraspence added Ride Along Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Laurence Fishburne Ride Along is a 2014 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and starring Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Bryan Callen, Tika Sumpter and Laurence Fishburne. Greg Coolidge, Jason ...more

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The World's End Pierce Brosnan, Rosamund Pike, Martin Freeman The World's End is a 2013 science fiction comedy directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike and ...more

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The Croods Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, ...more

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The Internship Will Ferrell, Rose Byrne, Vince Vaughn The Internship is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, written by Vince Vaughn and Jared Stern, and produced by Vaughn and Levy. The film stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in ...more

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 2013 romantic adventure comedy-drama cult film directed by, produced by, and starring Ben Stiller. Gore Verbinski served as executive producer. This is the ...more

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Grown Ups 2 Salma Hayek, Shaquille O'Neal, Adam Sandler Grown Ups 2 is a 2013 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and also produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. It is the sequel to the 2010 film Grown Ups. The film ...more

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The Hangover Part III Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham, John Goodman The Hangover Part III is a 2013 American comedy film produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the sequel to 2009's The Hangover and 2011's The Hangover Part ...more

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Kanye West, Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. As with the original film, it is directed by Adam McKay, ...more

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Pain & Gain Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Ed Harris Pain & Gain is a 2013 American crime comedy film directed by Michael Bay and starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie. The film is loosely based on a story published in a ...more

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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, Steve Carell The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Don Scardino and written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Chad Kultgen & Tyler ...more

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R.I.P.D. Ryan Reynolds, Marisa Miller, Jeff Bridges R.I.P.D. is a 2013 American science fiction action-comedy film starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. Robert Schwentke directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the comic book Rest ...more

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Last Vegas Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas Last Vegas is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub, starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Kline. The film was released to theaters on November 1, ...more

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Much Ado About Nothing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
reelinspiration added Much Ado About Nothing Kate Beckinsale, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves Much Ado About Nothing is a 1993 British/American romantic comedy film based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name. It was adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh who ...more

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Superman: The Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
romantraspence added Superman Man of Steel Superman: The Man of Steel is a monthly American comic book series that ran 136 issues from 1991 to 2003, published by DC Comics, featuring Superman. As a result of introducing this series ...more

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Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
reelinspiration added Nebraska Bruce Dern, Will Forte, Bob Odenkirk Nebraska is a 2013 American comedy-drama black-and-white road film directed by Alexander Payne and written by Bob Nelson. It stars Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, and Bob Odenkirk. The film ...more

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Enough Said Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Toni Collette, James Gandolfini Enough Said is a 2013 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. The film stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener, Toni Collette and Ben ...more

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Philomena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
reelinspiration added Philomena Judi Dench, Michelle Fairley, Steve Coogan Philomena is a 2013 drama film directed by Stephen Frears, based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by journalist Martin Sixsmith. Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, it tells the ...more

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In a World... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
reelinspiration added In a World... Cameron Diaz, Eva Longoria, Geena Davis In a World... is a 2013 American comedy film written, directed and co-produced by Lake Bell. The film stars Bell as Carol Solomon, a vocal coach intent on doing voice-over work for film ...more

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The Way Back is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
reelinspiration added The Way Back Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan, Ed Harris The Way Back is a 2010 epic drama film directed by Peter Weir, from a screenplay by Weir and Keith Clarke. The film is inspired by The Long Walk, the memoir by former Polish POW Sławomir Rawicz, ...more

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Delivery Man is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
Delivery Man Cobie Smulders, Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt Delivery Man is a 2013 American comedy-drama film directed by Ken Scott, produced by DreamWorks Pictures, and starring Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, and Cobie Smulders. The film was released by ...more

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A Haunted House is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
A Haunted House Marlon Wayans, Nick Swardson, David Koechner From the creators of "Scary Movie" comes another hilarious horror spoof, a parody of the "Paranormal Activity" franchise. When newlyweds Malcolm (Marlon Wayans) and Kisha ...more

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Stand Up Guys is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
Stand Up Guys Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Julianna Margulies Stand Up Guys is a 2012 crime comedy film written by Noah Haidle and directed by Fisher Stevens.

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The To Do List Rachel Bilson, Aubrey Plaza, Connie Britton The To Do List is a 2013 American comedy film, released on July 26, 2013. Written and directed by Maggie Carey in her feature film directorial debut, the film stars Aubrey Plaza, Christopher ...more

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Scary Movie 5 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
Scary Movie 5 Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen, Mike Tyson Scary Movie 5 is a 2013 American comedy film and the fifth installment of the Scary Movie franchise. It was distributed by Dimension Films, a division of The Weinstein Company. The film is ...more

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John Dies at the End is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
John Dies at the End Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Doug Jones John Dies at the End is a 2012 American dark comedy horror film written and directed by Don Coscarelli, based on David Wong's novel of the same name. Principal photography began in October 2010, ...more

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Admission is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
Admission Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Lily Tomlin Admission is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Paul Weitz and starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd. The film was released in the United States and Canada on March 22, 2013. It is ...more

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A Madea Christmas Chad Michael Murray, Sweet Brown A Madea Christmas is a Christmas comedy film directed, written, produced by and starring Tyler Perry. This is the first Christmas themed film from the prolific writer-director; and also adapted ...more

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The Best Man is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
The Best Man Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan The Best Man is a 1999 American romantic comedy-drama film, written and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. It was produced by 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, with Lee's cousin, Spike Lee, serving as ...more

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Tyler Perry Presents Peeples is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
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Struck by Lightning Christina Hendricks, Sarah Hyland, Rebel Wilson Struck by Lightning is a 2012 comedy directed by Brian Dannelly.