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The Best Comedy Movies of 2013  

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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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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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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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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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Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal
Monsters University is a 2013 animation adventure comedy film directed by Dan Scanlon.
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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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The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
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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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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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Ride Along is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
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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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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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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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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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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatba... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
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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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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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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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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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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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Kanye West, Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Adam McKay, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. With the 1970s behind them, San ...more
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Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Ed Harris
Pain & Gain is a 2013 American 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 1999 ...more
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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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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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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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Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
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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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In a World... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2013
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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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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