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The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked

Updated June 9, 2020 3.5k votes 370 voters 20.6k views62 items

List RulesVote up the funniest movies about crimes.

This list contains information on the best crime comedy movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best crime comedy films come in many forms. Some crime comedy movies find the funny with physical comedy while other good crime comedy films feature hilarious dialog. A few of the best crime comedy films even took home Academy Awards.

What films will you find on this top crime comedy movies list? Pulp Fiction has to be at the top. Mob men and gangsters are the leading characters of this 1994 Quentin Tarantino masterpiece. While terrifying in their criminality, these characters are hilarious when it comes to snappy banter. The Big Lebowski is another great film that seamlessly combines comedy and crime.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine – provides a hilarious look inside the lives of a pair of con men. Other good films featured on this best crime comedies list include Fargo, Bernie, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.

Which crime comedy is your favorite? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good movies we may have missed.

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    Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Pulp Fiction

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis

    Released1994

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob... more
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    The Nice Guys is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    The Nice Guys

    Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling

    Released2016

    Directed byShane Black

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    Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    Beverly Hills Cop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Beverly Hills Cop

    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans

    Released1984

    Directed byMartin Brest

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    Ocean's Eleven is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Ocean's Eleven

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

    Released2001

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film... more

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    Snatch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Snatch

    Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro

    Released2000

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    Snatch is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, featuring an ensemble cast.... more
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    Catch Me If You Can is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Catch Me If You Can

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Kingsman: The Secret Service is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Lady Gaga, David Beckham

    Released2015

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

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    The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    The Wolf of Wall Street

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2013

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    21 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    21 Jump Street

    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum

    Released2012

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

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    We're the Millers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    We're the Millers

    Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts

    Released2013

    Directed byRawson Marshall Thurber

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    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Fargo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Fargo

    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy

    Released1996

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    Fargo is a 1996 American neo-noir dark comedy crime film written, produced, edited, and... more

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    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Ba is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Released1998

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

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    A Fish Called Wanda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    A Fish Called Wanda

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Cleese, Charles Crichton

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    Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Baby Driver

    Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer

    Released2005

    Directed byShane Black

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    Stuber is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Stuber

    Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Dowse

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    22 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    22 Jump Street

    Channing Tatum, Anna Faris

    Released2014

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

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    Horrible Bosses is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Horrible Bosses

    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey

    Released2011

    Directed bySeth Gordon

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    Raising Arizona is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Raising Arizona

    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman

    Released1987

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Bad Santa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Bad Santa

    Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton

    Released2003

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

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    Knives Out is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Knives Out

    Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

    Released2019

    Directed byRian Johnson

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    The Sting is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    The Sting

    Paul Newman, Robert Redford

    Released1973

    Directed byGeorge Roy Hill

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    Ocean's Thirteen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
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    Ocean's Thirteen

    Brad Pitt, George Clooney

    Released2007

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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