nature The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals  

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Anyone who owns a pet knows that animals can be hilarious. The funniest comedy movies about animals feature four-legged friends befriending - and maybe getting the best of - their human companions. This is a list of the greatest funny movies about animals including everything from Ace Ventura: Pet Detective to Who Framed Roger Rabbit to Howard the Duck.

What films will you find on this list of animal comedy movies? Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy co-wrote Best in Show, a mockumentary about the participants of a prestigious dog show. Catherine O'Hara, Michael McKean, Parker Posey, Jane Lynch, and more are incredibly funny in the movie. Ratatouille is one of the best animated animal comedies of all time. Eddie Murphy brings his trademark wit to the animal-driven feature Dr. Dolittle. Other good films on this funny animal movies list include Air Bud, Bee Movie, and Turner & Hooch.

Do you have a favorite comedy about animals? Vote the best movies up to the top of this list and please add any good films that are missing.

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Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett
Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written ...more
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Marmaduke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Emma Stone, Fergie, Kiefer Sutherland
Marmaduke is a summer 2010 comedy film based upon long-running comic strip of the same name which features misadventures of Marmaduke, the loveable great dane dog and the family he lives with. ...more
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Best in Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey
Best in Show is a 2000 American improvisational comedy film written and directed by Christopher Guest. The film follows five entrants in a prestigious dog show and focuses on the slightly ...more
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The Adventures of Milo and Oti... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Dudley Moore, Shigeru Tsuyugushi
The Adventures of Milo and Otis is an Japanese adventure comedy-drama film about two animals, the titular characters, Milo and Otis. The original English version was released on June 27, 1986, ...more
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Bee Movie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock
Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more
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Hotel for Dogs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Emma Roberts, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle
Hotel for Dogs is a 2009 American family comedy film based on the 1971 Lois Duncan novel of the same name. The film, directed by Thor Freudenthal and adapted by Jeff Lowell, Bob Schooley, and ...more
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Fantastic Mr. Fox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
Fantastic Mr. Fox is a 2009 American stop-motion animated comedy film based on the Roald Dahl children's novel of the same name. The film is about a fox who takes food each night from three mean ...more
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Dunston Checks In is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Faye Dunaway, Jason Alexander, Paul Reubens
Dunston Checks In is a 1996 American comedy film starring Eric Lloyd, Graham Sack, Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Rupert Everett, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix, and introducing Sam the Orangutan as ...more
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Garfield: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bill Murray, Debra Messing
Garfield: The Movie, or simply Garfield, is a 2004 American live-action comedy film directed by Peter Hewitt based on the Jim Davis comic strip of the same name. It stars Breckin Meyer as Jon ...more
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Beverly Hills Chihuahua is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Drew Barrymore, Jamie Lee Curtis, Piper Perabo
Beverly Hills Chihuahua is a 2008 American adventure comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures, the first in the Beverly Hills Chihuaha series. It is directed by Raja Gosnell and was released ...more
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Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney
Alvin and the Chipmunks is a 2007 American live-action comedy film directed by Tim Hill. Based on the characters of the same name created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., the film stars Jason Lee, ...more
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Zookeeper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler
Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. ...more
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Dog Days is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Eva Longoria, Nina Dobrev, Vanessa Hudgens
Dog Days is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Ken Marino. A group of interconnected people in Los Angeles are brought together by their lovable canine counterparts.
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Nine Lives is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Nine Lives Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Bob Hoskins
Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated fantasy-comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis. The screenplay by Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman is based on Gary K. Wolf's ...more
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Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Duchovny, Patricia Heaton
Beethoven is a 1992 family comedy film, directed by Brian Levant and starring Charles Grodin as George Newton and Bonnie Hunt as Alice Newton. The film is the first in the Beethoven film series. ...more
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Ice Age is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski
Ice Age is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Carlos Saldanha and Chris Wedge from a story by Michael J. Wilson. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more
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MouseHunt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Christopher Walken, Nathan Lane, Lee Evans
MouseHunt is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Gore Verbinski, written by Adam Rifkin and starring Nathan Lane and Lee Evans. It was the first family film to be released by DreamWorks. In ...more
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is a 1994 American comedy detective film directed by Tom Shadyac, and co-written by and starring Jim Carrey. It was developed by the film's original writer, Jack ...more
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Turner & Hooch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Tom Hanks, Craig T. Nelson, Mare Winningham
Turner & Hooch is a 1989 American comedy-thriller film starring Tom Hanks and Beasley the Dog as the eponymous characters, Turner and Hooch respectively. The film also co-stars Mare ...more
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Keanu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Keanu Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Tiffany Haddish
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Air Bud is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Mark Jackson, Kevin Zegers, Michael Jeter
Air Bud is a 1997 American family comedy film that sparked the franchise centered on the real-life dog, Buddy, a Golden Retriever. The film was financially successful, grossing $4 million in its ...more
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Dr. Dolittle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock
Dr. Dolittle is a 1998 American family comedy film starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to animals. The film was inspired by the series of children's ...more
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Howard the Duck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Tim Robbins, Jeffrey Jones, Lea Thompson
Howard the Duck is a 1986 American science fiction comedy film directed by Willard Huyck and starring Lea Thompson, Tim Robbins, and Jeffrey Jones. Produced by Gloria Katz and George Lucas and ...more
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K-9 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Animals
Jim Belushi, Ed O'Neill, William Sadler
K-9 is a 1989 American action-comedy film starring James Belushi and Mel Harris. It was directed by Rod Daniel, written by Steven Siegel and Scott Myers, produced by Lawrence Gordon and Charles ...more