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The Best New Comedy Movies Of The Last Few Years

Updated November 2, 2020 11.6k votes 1.5k voters 24.9k views119 items

List RulesVote up your favorite comedies that were released on or after January, 1 2018.

The world can be a pretty scary place sometimes, so thank goodness we have funny movies to make us laugh. A number of recent comedy movies have done just that. The last four or five years have given audiences some truly hilarious films that are already on their way to achieving "classic" status. Other recently released comedies may not quite get elevated to that lofty level, but they provide a few hours of escapist entertainment nonetheless. The best new top comedy movies make you forget your problems for a little while at least. They send you away feeling upbeat and happy. Such an experience is always worth the price of a ticket or a rental fee.

Every generation produces its own stars. Modern comedies are driven by immensely talented performers such as Melissa McCarthy, Seth Rogen, Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, and Amy Schumer, to name just a few. These are the people who are making their mark on cinematic humor in this decade. 

Vote up your favorites from this list of new and current comedy movies. Check back later as the latest comedy movies are added to the list once they are released.

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    Deadpool 2
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    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin

    Released2018

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    Game Night
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    Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams

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    Jojo Rabbit
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    Shazam!
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    Zachary Levi, Mark Strong

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    Good Boys
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    Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams

    Released2019

    Directed byGene Stupnitsky

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    Crazy Rich Asians
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    Constance Wu, Henry Golding

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    John David Washington, Adam Driver

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    Booksmart
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    Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein

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    Zombieland: Double Tap
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    Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg

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    Blockers
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    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt

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    Yesterday
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    The Grinch
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    Jumanji: The Next Level
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    Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black

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    Hubie Halloween
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    Peyton List, Adam Sandler

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    Palm Springs
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    Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
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    Meryl Streep, Lily James

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    Sorry to Bother You
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    The Week Of
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    Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

    Released2018

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    On the Rocks
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    Released2020

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