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The Best Sci Fi Comedy Movies, Ranked

Updated February 19, 2021 5.8k votes 470 voters 17.5k views102 items

List RulesVote 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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    Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres

    Released1993

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  • Big Hero 627
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    Big Hero 6

    Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph

    Released2014

    Directed byChris Williams, Don Hall

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    Roddy Piper, Keith David

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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  • Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie29
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    Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson

    Released1996

    Directed byJim Mallon

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  • Airplane II: The Sequel30
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    Airplane II: The Sequel

    William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen

    Released1982

    Directed byKen Finkleman

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  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid31
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    Keri Russell, Rick Moranis

    Released1992

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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  • Flubber32
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    Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden

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  • Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus!33
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    Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

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    Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes

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    Directed byRichard Starzak

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  • Repo Man35
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    Repo Man

    Jimmy Buffett, Emilio Estevez

    Released1984

    Directed byAlex Cox

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  • Space Jam36
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    Space Jam

    Michael Jordan, Bill Murray

    Released1996

    Directed byJoe Pytka

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  • Explorers37
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    Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix

    Released1985

    Directed byJoe Dante

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  • Multiplicity38
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    Multiplicity

    Julie Bowen, Michael Keaton

    Released1996

    Directed byHarold Ramis

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  • Hot Tub Time Machine39
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    Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca

    Released2010

    Directed bySteve Pink

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel40

    Released2009

    Directed byGareth Carrivick

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  • Earth Girls Are Easy41
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    Jim Carrey, Geena Davis

    Released1988

    Directed byJulien Temple

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  • The Stepford Wives42
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    The Stepford Wives

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken

    Released2004

    Directed byFrank Oz

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  • Barbarella43
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    Barbarella

    Jane Fonda, Anita Pallenberg

    Released1968

    Directed byRoger Vadim

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    Ben Stiller, Willam Belli

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  • Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future45
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    Leonid Gaidai, Yury Yakovlev

    Released1973

    Directed byLeonid Gaidai

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    Ally Sheedy, Michael McKean

    Released1988

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    Jack Riley, Eric Christmas

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn De Bello

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  • Howard the Duck48
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    Howard the Duck

    Tim Robbins, Jeffrey Jones

    Released1986

    Directed byWillard Huyck

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    Nick Frost, John Boyega

    Released2011

    Directed byJoe Cornish

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    Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz

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