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The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked 

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Updated June 9, 2020 2.7k votes 345 voters 19.4k views 62 items

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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
John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

Released: 1994

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

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Snatch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

Released: 2000

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Snatch is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, featuring an ensemble cast. Set in the London underworld, the film contains two intertwined plots: one dealing with the search ...more

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Ocean's Eleven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

Released: 2001

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film of the same name. The 2001 film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and features an ensemble cast ...more

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Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

Released: 2007

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. The film follows two police officers attempting ...more

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Catch Me If You Can is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams, Jennifer Garner

Released: 2002

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of Frank Abagnale, who, before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars by ...more

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The Nice Guys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe

Released: 2016

Directed by: Shane Black

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Beverly Hills Cop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

Released: 1984

Directed by: Martin Brest

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21 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

Released: 2012

Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller

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The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles ...more

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Lock, Stock and Two Smok... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones

Released: 1998

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

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Kingsman: The Secret Ser... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Lady Gaga, David Beckham, Elton John

Released: 2015

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Kingsman: The Secret Service is a 2014 action spy comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn. A street kid (Taron Egerton) is recruited into an elite agency's training program, just as a tech genius ...more

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The Wolf of Wall Street ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie

Released: 2013

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

Released: 1996

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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We're the Millers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Molly Quinn

Released: 2013

Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber

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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Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James

Directed by: Edgar Wright

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

Released: 2005

Directed by: Shane Black

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A Fish Called Wanda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry

Released: 1988

Directed by: John Cleese, Charles Crichton

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22 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Channing Tatum, Anna Faris, Queen Latifah

Released: 2014

Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller

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Horrible Bosses is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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Stuber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais

Released: 2019

Directed by: Michael Dowse

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Raising Arizona is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

Released: 1987

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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The Sting is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Released: 1973

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Bad Boys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

Released: 1995

Directed by: Michael Bay

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Ocean's Thirteen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Al Pacino

Released: 2007

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

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Seven Psychopaths is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Crime Comedy Movies, Ranked
Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken

Released: 2012

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

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