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The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite funny movies set in a science fiction universe.

This list contains information on the best sci fi comedy movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best sci fi comedy films come in many forms. Some good sci fi comedies involve alien invaders while other good sci fi comedy movies explore the depths of time travel. Many of the best sci fi comedy movies have produced sequels and spin-offs.

 

What films will you find on this top science fiction comedy movies list? Ghostbusters has to be near the top. With an all-star cast featuring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and more, the original Ghostbusters is full of as many laughs as it is supernatural haunts. The time travel comedy, Back to the Future – with its endlessly quotable characters – is another hilarious film that combines elements of comedy and science fiction.

 

Mike Judge's vision of the future is bleak and brain-dead in his funny 2006 sci-fi satirical film, Idiocracy. Other good sci fi comedy movies featured on this list include Guardians of the Galaxy, Men in Black, and Young Frankenstein. Which sci fi comedy do you like the best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and please add any good movies we may have missed.

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Ghostbusters II is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd
Ghostbusters II is a 1989 American science fiction fantasy comedy film produced and directed by Ivan Reitman. It is the sequel to the 1984 film Ghostbusters and follows the further adventures of ...more
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The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
booblehead added Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss
The Matrix is a 1999 American-Australian science fiction action film written and directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe ...more
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Men in Black 3 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith
Men in Black 3 is a 2012 American 3D comic science fiction-action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin. It is the third installment in the ...more
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Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons, Andy Berman
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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Big Hero 6 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph, Génesis Rodríguez
Big Hero 6 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated superhero action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 54th film in the Walt ...more
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Monsters vs. Aliens is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger
Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was DreamWorks ...more
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Coneheads is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, William Shatner
Coneheads is a 1993 American science fiction comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketches about the Coneheads. The film was directed by Steve Barron and produced by Lorne Michaels. It ...more
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They Live is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Roddy Piper, Keith David, Tommy Morrison
They Live is a 1988 American science fiction film written and directed by John Carpenter. The film stars Roddy Piper, Keith David, and Meg Foster. It follows a nameless drifter referred to as ...more
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie is a 1996 film adaptation of the television series Mystery Science Theater 3000, produced and set between seasons 6 and 7 of the show. It was distributed ...more
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Space Jam is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird
Space Jam is a 1996 American live-action/animated sports family/comedy film starring basketball player Michael Jordan and featuring the Looney Tunes characters. The film was produced by Ivan ...more
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Flubber is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Wil Wheaton
Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les Mayfield. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and stars Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, ...more
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Airplane II: The Sequel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Chic Barna added William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Sonny Bono
Airplane II: The Sequel is a 1982 sequel to the 1980 American comedy film Airplane!. First released on December 10, 1982, the film was written and directed by Ken Finkleman and stars Robert ...more
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Honey, I Blew Up the Kid is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Keri Russell, Rick Moranis, Julia Sweeney
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid is a 1992 American comic science fiction film and the sequel to the 1989 film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Directed by Randal Kleiser and released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more
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Repo Man is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jimmy Buffett, Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton
Repo Man is a 1984 American science fiction comedy film directed by Alex Cox. It was produced by Jonathan Wacks and Peter McCarthy, with executive producer Michael Nesmith, and stars Harry Dean ...more
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Hot Tub Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan
Hot Tub Time Machine is a 2010 American science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Steve Pink. It stars John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Crispin Glover, Lizzy Caplan, ...more
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Barbarella is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jane Fonda, Anita Pallenberg, Ugo Tognazzi
Barbarella is a 1968 French-Italian science fiction film based on Jean-Claude Forest's French Barbarella comics. The film stars Jane Fonda in the title role and was directed by Roger Vadim, who ...more
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Explorers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, James Cromwell
Explorers is a 1985 family-oriented science-fiction fantasy film written by Eric Luke and directed by Joe Dante. The film stars Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix as teenage schoolboys who build a ...more
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Short Circuit 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ally Sheedy, Michael McKean, Cynthia Gibb
Short Circuit 2 is an American 1988 comic science fiction film, the sequel to 1986's film Short Circuit. It was directed by Kenneth Johnson, and starred Fisher Stevens as Ben Jahveri, Michael ...more
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Earth Girls Are Easy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Jim Carrey, Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum
Earth Girls Are Easy is a 1988 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Julien Temple and stars Geena Davis, Julie Brown, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, and Jim Carrey. The plot is based ...more
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Frequently Asked Questions Abo... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Anna Faris, Chris O'Dowd, Marc Wootton
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel is a 2009 comic science fiction film directed by Gareth Carrivick from a script by Jamie Mathieson, starring Anna Faris, Chris O'Dowd, Marc Wootton ...more
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The Stepford Wives is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken, Bette Midler
The Stepford Wives is a 2004 American sci-fi dramedy film. It was directed by Frank Oz from a screenplay by Paul Rudnick and stars Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Christopher ...more
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The Watch is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ben Stiller, Willam Belli, Vince Vaughn
Neighborhood Watch is a 2013 comedy science fiction film directed by Akiva Schaffer
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Attack the Block is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Nick Frost, John Boyega, Luke Treadaway
Attack the Block is a 2011 British science fiction comedy film. The film was written and directed by Joe Cornish and stars Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Nick Frost and Luke Treadaway. Attack the ...more
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Multiplicity is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
Julie Bowen, Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell
Multiplicity is a 1996 comedy film, starring Michael Keaton and Andie MacDowell. The film was co-produced and directed by Harold Ramis. The original music score was composed by George Fenton.
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Kin-Dza-Dza is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked
kotbayun added Yevgeny Leonov, Yury Yakovlev, Stanislav Lyubshin
Kin-dza-dza! is a 1986 Soviet sci-fi dystopian black comedy cult film released by the Mosfilm studio and directed by Georgiy Daneliya, with a story by Georgiy Daneliya and Revaz Gabriadze. The ...more