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The Best Comedy Movies of 2019  

Jason Bancroft
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List Rules Vote up the best comedic movies of 2019.

UPDATE: Check out the top comedies of 2020!

Here are the best 2019 comedy movies. Featuring horror comedies, action comedies, animated movies, and dark comedy films, this list of new comedies has it all. What are the funniest movies of 2019? 

Good 2019 comedies include several sequels to successful film franchises such as Zombieland: Double Tap, Men in Black: International, Toy Story 4 and The Secret Life of Pets 2 among others. There are also original comedies such Isn't It Romantic, The Beach Bum, Yesterday, and Fighting with My Family. In short, there are plenty of new funny movies for you to check out.

Which of these 2019 comedy movies deserves to be at the top of the list? Vote up the comedies that made you laugh out loud, and vote down the movies that you didn't find funny at all. Your votes will determine the best comedy movie of this year.

You might also like this list of best 2019 musical movies and the best comedy mystery movies.

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Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, Hugh Dancy

Directed by: Nisha Ganatra

Late Night is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Nisha Ganatra. A Late-night talk show host, Katerine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is about to lose her show but teams up with a new female ...more
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Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Leslie Jones

Directed by: Thurop Van Orman

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (a.k.a. Angry Birds 2) is a 2019 computer-animated action comedy film directed by Thurop Van Orman, based on Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds video game series. The ...more
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Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, Regina Hall

Directed by: Tina Gordon Chism

Little is a 2019 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Tina Gordon Chism. When a tech mogul (Regina Hall) magically transforms into her younger self (Marsai Martin), her long-suffering ...more
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Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Harley Quinn Smith

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Kevin Smith. After losing the legal rights to their names, Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) return to Hollywood ...more
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Patricia Arquette, Angela Bassett, Felicity Huffman

Directed by: Cindy Chupack

Otherhood is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Cindy Chupack, based on the novel Whatever Makes You Happy by William Sutcliffe. Three Suburban moms (Felicity Huffman, Patricia Arquette, ...more
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Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater, based on the novel by Maria Semple. After her anxiety-ridden mother (Cate Blanchett) disappears, ...more
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Tim Heidecker, Gregg Turkington, Curtis Webster

Directed by: Eric Notarnicola

Mister America is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Eric Notarnicola, based on the video series On Cinema at the Cinema. Tim Heidecker plays a fictionalized version of himself as he sets ...more
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Last Christmas
Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson

Directed by: Paul Feig

Last Christmas is a 2019 British romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig. Working as an elf in a Christmas shop, a woman (Emilia Clarke) encounters a man (Henry Golding) who may be exactly ...more
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The Professor
Johnny Depp, Zoey Deutch, Rosemarie DeWitt

Directed by: Wayne Roberts

The Professor is a 2019 American dark comedy film directed by Wayne Roberts. A buttoned-down college professor (Johnny Depp) decides to lead a crusade against authority and hypocrisy after he is ...more
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Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, Kathy Baker

Directed by: Simon Curtis

The Art of Racing in the Rain is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Simon Curtis based on the novel by Garth Stein. Enzo, a dog owned by Denny (Milo Ventimiglia) and Eve Swift (Amanda ...more
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Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

The Dead Don't Die is a 2019 American zombie horror comedy film, written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert must band together ...more
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Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace

Directed by: David Robert Mitchell

Under the Silver Lake is a 2018 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by David Robert Mitchell. An affable but aimless young man (Andrew Garfield) investigates the mysterious ...more
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Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Yesterday is a 2019 British musical comedy film directed by Danny Boyle. A struggling musician, Jack Malik (Himesh Patel), discovers that the whole world has forgotten who the Beatles are and ...more
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Adam DeVine, Alexandra Shipp, Ron Funches

Directed by: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

Jexi (a.k.a. Lexi) is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. Phil (Adam DeVine) has no friends and not much of a life because he’s severely addicted to his phone but ...more
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Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman

Directed by: Neil Burger

The Upside is a 2017 American comedy drama film directed by Neil Burger, based on the 2011 French film The Intouchables. A paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston) strikes up an unlikely ...more
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Taraji P. Henson, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Max Greenfield

Directed by: Adam Shankman

What Men Want is a 2019 romantic fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman. A woman (Taraji P. Henson) is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge ...more
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Diane Keaton, Pam Grier, Charlie Tahan

Directed by: Zara Hayes

Poms is a 2019 American comedy dance film, directed by Zara Hayes. A group of women at a retirement community form a cheer leading squad.
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Marchánt Davis, Anna Kendrick, Danielle Brooks

Directed by: Chris Morris

The Day Shall Come is a 2019 British-American satirical black comedy thriller film directed by Chris Morris. Moses (Marchánt Davis), the impoverished leader of a small Hebrew Israelite ...more
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Masataka Kubota, Nao Ōmori, Shōta Sometani

Directed by: Takashi Miike

First Love (a.k.a. Hatsukoi) is a 2019 British-Japanese drama film directed by Takashi Miike. A young boxer, Leo (Masataka Kubota) and a call girl, Monica (Sakurako Konishi) meet one night in ...more
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Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons, Andy Berman

Directed by: Jhonen Vasquez, Jake Wyatt

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus! is a 2019 American animated film directed by Jhonen Vasquez and Jake Wyatt, based on the animated television series Invader Zim. Zim (Richard Steven Horvitz) ...more
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Jillian Bell, Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar

Directed by: Paul Downs Colaizzo

Brittany Runs a Marathon is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Paul Downs Colaizzo. A 27-year-old New York woman, Brittany Forgler (Jillian Bell) takes up running as a way to find direction ...more
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Seth Green, Randy Orton, Breckin Meyer

Directed by: Seth Green

Changeland is a 2019 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Seth Green. While visiting Thailand, two estranged friends realize there's no rule book for finding purpose and meaning in
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John Cena, Brianna Hildebrand, Judy Greer

Directed by: Andy Fickman

Playing with Fire is a 2019 American family comedy film directed by Andy Fickman. A crew of rugged firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Cena, John Leguizamo) attempts to rescue three ...more
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Douglas Booth, Machine Gun Kelly, Daniel Webber

Directed by: Jeff Tremaine

The Dirt is a 2019 American biographical-drama directed by Jeff Tremaine. The story of how Mötley Crüe came to be one of the most notorious rock 'n roll groups in history.
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Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr.

Directed by: McG

Rim of the World is a 2019 American science fiction, adventure film directed by McG. Four misfit teenagers get stranded at a summer camp, they must overcome their differences and go on an epic ...more