Comedy The Best Hood Comedy Movies  

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The best hood comedies keep you in stitches the entire time. They have larger than life characters, wacky situations, and, sometimes, an important social perspective. Funny hood movies emerged during the 1990s as a response to heavier urban dramas like Boyz N the Hood. From House Party to Friday, the top hood comedy movies have entertained audiences of all sorts with their sharp writing and skillful performances. Big stars like Kevin Hart and Jamie Foxx got early screen roles in these pictures.

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House Party is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Martin Lawrence, George Clinton, Paul O'Grady
House Party is a 1990 American comedy film released by New Line Cinema. It stars Kid and Play of the popular hip hop duo Kid 'n Play, and also stars Paul Anthony, Bow-Legged Lou, and B-Fine from ...more
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Friday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long
Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more
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Dope is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons
Dope is a 2015 American comedy-drama coming-of-age film written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa. Malcolm (Moore), a high school "geek" living in the crime-frequent Inglewood, California ...more
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I Got the Hook Up is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Master P
I Got the Hook-Up is a 1998 U.S. crime comedy film, starring Anthony Johnson, Master P, Ice Cube, C-Murder and directed by Michael Martin. This was No Limit Records' first theatrical release. ...more
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Friday After Next is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Ice Cube, Terry Crews, Katt Williams
Friday After Next is a 2002 comedy film directed by Marcus Raboy, starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps. It is the third film in the Friday series, and the sequel to the 2000 film Next Friday. As of ...more
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Don't Be a Menace to South Cen... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Vivica A. Fox, Bernie Mac, Damon Wayans
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Paris Barclay, and produced by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written by Wayans ...more
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How High is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan, Lark Voorhies
How High is a 2001 stoner film starring Method Man and Redman, written by Dustin Lee Abraham, and director Jesse Dylan's debut feature film. Despite negative reviews from critics, the film ...more
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Next Friday is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Mike Epps
Next Friday is a 2000 American stoner comedy film, and the sequel to the 1995 film Friday. This is the first film to be produced by producer Ice Cube's film production company Cubevision. The ...more
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Barbershop is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Ice Cube, Eve, Janina Gavankar
Barbershop is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story, produced by State Street Pictures and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on September 13, 2002. Starring Ice Cube, Cedric the ...more
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CB4 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Halle Berry, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Rock
CB4 is a 1993 American comedy film directed by Tamra Davis, and starring Chris Rock. The film follows a fictional rap group named 'CB4', named after the prison block in which the group was ...more
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White Men Can't Jump is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes, Rosie Perez
White Men Can't Jump is a 1992 American sports buddy comedy film written and directed by Ron Shelton, starring Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson as streetball hustlers. The film was released in ...more
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The Wash is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Eminem, Shaquille O'Neal, Snoop Dogg
The Wash is a hip hop-styled film written and directed by DJ Pooh and starring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and DJ Pooh, with appearances by Eminem, Ludacris and Xzibit. The film was released on November ...more
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Paper Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Stacey Dash, Michael Rapaport, Patrice O'Neal
Paper Soldiers is an urban crime comedy released in 2002. It stars Kevin Hart, Beanie Sigel, Stacey Dash, Kamal Ahmed, and rapper Jay-Z appears in a cameo role. It was produced by Roc-A-Fella ...more
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Car Wash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Danny DeVito, Richard Pryor, George Carlin
Car Wash is a 1976 American comedy film released by Universal Pictures. The Art Linson Production was directed by Michael Schultz from a screenplay by Joel Schumacher. Starring Franklyn Ajaye, ...more
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3 Strikes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Meagan Good, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, David Alan Grier
3 Strikes is a 2000 American screwball comedy film, written and directed by DJ Pooh. The film stars Brian Hooks as Rob Douglas, a man just released from a one-year sentence in jail, who already ...more
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Barbershop 2: Back in Business is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Eve
Barbershop 2: Back in Business is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on February 6, 2004. A sequel to 2002's Barbershop, also ...more
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The Players Club is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube, Terrence Howard
The Players Club is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Ice Cube, who made his directorial debut and also has a small role in the film. The film stars Bernie Mac, Jamie ...more
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Janky Promoters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Ice Cube, Young Jeezy, Mike Epps
Janky Promoters is a 2009 comedy film, re-teaming Ice Cube and Mike Epps who play as "janky" promoters who book rapper Young Jeezy to play at their concert, only to fail at doing it ...more
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Trippin' is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Naomi Campbell, Anthony Anderson, Donald Faison
Trippin' is a 1999 comedy film starring Deon Richmond, Maia Campbell, Donald Faison, and Guy Torry. The film provided one of Anthony Anderson's earliest film roles. It was directed by David
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Barbershop: The Next Cut is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall
Barbershop: The Next Cut is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee and written by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver. It is the sequel to 2004's Barbershop 2: Back in Business and the ...more
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Ride is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Snoop Dogg, Cedric the Entertainer, Malik Yoba
Ride is an American comedy film, written and directed by Millicent Shelton. The film stars Fredro Starr, Malik Yoba, and Melissa De Sousa. The film is sometimes confused with The Ride, another ...more
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Beauty Shop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Alicia Silverstone, Queen Latifah, Kevin Bacon
Beauty Shop is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Bille Woodruff. The film serves as both a third installment and a spin-off of the Barbershop film franchise, and stars Queen Latifah as ...more
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Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Warwick Davis, Laz Alonso, Keesha Sharp
Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood is a 2003 American direct-to-video comedy horror film written and directed by Steven Ayromlooi. It is the sixth installment of the Leprechaun series, and as of 2015, ...more
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Booty Call is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Jamie Foxx, Vivica A. Fox, Bernie Mac
Booty Call is a 1997 comedy film, written by J. Stanford Parker and Takashi Bufford, and directed by Jeff Pollack. The film stars Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, Vivica A. Fox and Tamala Jones.
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Def Jam's How to Be a Player is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hood Comedy Movies
Gilbert Gottfried, Bernie Mac, Lark Voorhies
Def Jam's How to Be a Player is a 1997 comedy film, starring Bill Bellamy, Natalie Desselle and Bernie Mac. The film was directed by Lionel C. Martin, and written by Mark Brown and Demetria ...more