Comedies The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops  

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List Rules Vote up the most hilarious comedies about police officers, detectives, and law enforcement.

Upholding the law is serious business, but some of the funniest movies ever made are about cops. The top funny movies about police feature hilarious actors cracking wise while fighting crime. This is a list of the greatest police comedies including everything from Beverly Hills Cop to 21 Jump Street to The Naked Gun.

What films will you find on this list of the funniest cop movies? In the offbeat comedy Hot Fuzz, Simon Pegg's big city cop uncovers a bizarre wave of crime in a quaint English village. The Other Guys is another funny movie about police officers solving crimes. Kindergarten Cop puts an especially adorable spin on the genre, thanks to Arnold Schwarzenegger's pint-sized co-stars. Other good films featured on this list include Police Academy, Big Momma's House, and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot.

Which funny cop movie do you think is the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of the list and please add any good films that are missing.

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21 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
21 Jump Street Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube 21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, executive produced by and starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, and scripted by Michael ...more

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Rush Hour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Rush Hour Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by ...more

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Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Hot Fuzz Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. The three and the film's producer Nira Park had ...more

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Let's Be Cops is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Let's Be Cops Nina Dobrev, Andy Garcia, Natasha Leggero Let's Be Cops is a 2014 American buddy cop comedy film written and directed by Luke Greenfield, and co-written with Nicholas Thomas. The film stars Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans, Jr. as two ...more

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Police Academy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Police Academy Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith Police Academy is a 1984 comedy film directed by Hugh Wilson, and starring Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, and G.W. Bailey. It grossed approximately $146 million worldwide and spawned six more ...more

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Beverly Hills Cop is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Beverly Hills Cop Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser Beverly Hills Cop is a 1984 American action comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street-smart Detroit cop who heads to Beverly Hills, California to ...more

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The Other Guys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
The Other Guys Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg The Other Guys is a 2010 action comedy film directed and co-written by Adam McKay, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and featuring Michael Keaton, Eva Mendes, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, ...more

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Super Troopers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Super Troopers Lynda Carter, Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan Super Troopers is a 2001 crime-comedy film directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, written by and starring the Broken Lizard comedy group. Marisa Coughlan, Daniel von Bargen and Brian Cox co-star while ...more

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Ride Along is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Ride Along Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Laurence Fishburne Ride Along is a 2014 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and starring Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Bryan Callen, Tika Sumpter and Laurence Fishburne. Greg Coolidge, Jason ...more

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White Chicks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
White Chicks Evangeline Lilly, Jaime King, Jennifer Carpenter White Chicks is a 2004 American buddy cop comedy film written, produced and directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written and produced by Wayans brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans, who also ...more

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Cop Out is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Cop Out Bruce Willis, Michelle Trachtenberg, Rashida Jones Cop Out is a 2010 American buddy cop comedy film directed and edited by Kevin Smith, and also written by Cullen brothers Mark and Robb Cullen, and starring Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, Kevin ...more

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Kindergarten Cop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Kindergarten Cop Arnold Schwarzenegger, Odette Annable, Angela Bassett Kindergarten Cop is a 1990 American comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as John Kimble, a tough police detective, who must go undercover and pose as a ...more

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The Naked Gun: From the Files ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! is a 1988 American comedy film. It is the first in The Naked Gun series of films starring Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, and O. ...more

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Paul Blart: Mall Cop is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Paul Blart: Mall Cop Kevin James, Jayma Mays, Bobby Cannavale Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and co-written by Kevin James, who stars as the title character, Paul Blart. Filming began in February ...more

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a 2005 American neo-noir dark comedy crime film written and directed by Shane Black, and starring Robert Downey, Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan and Corbin Bernsen. The ...more

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National Security is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
National Security Martin Lawrence, Eric Roberts, Jeff Ross National Security is a 2003 action comedy film, directed by Dennis Dugan, starring Martin Lawrence and Steve Zahn. In addition to Lawrence and Zahn, National Security boasts an additional cast ...more

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48 Hrs. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
48 Hrs. Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole 48 Hrs. is a 1982 American action comedy film directed by Walter Hill, starring Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy as a cop and convict, respectively, who team up to catch a cop-killer. The title ...more

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Turner & Hooch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Turner & Hooch 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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Ride Along 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
FastStone added Ride Along 2 Olivia Munn, Kevin Hart, Ken Jeong Ride Along 2 is an upcoming 2016 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi, a sequel to the 2014 film Ride Along. The film stars Ice Cube, Kevin ...more

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Big Momma's House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Big Momma's House Paul Giamatti, Martin Lawrence, Nia Long Big Momma's House is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell, written by Darryl Quarles and Don Rhymer, and starring Martin Lawrence as FBI agent Malcolm Turner. The majority of the ...more

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Dragnet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Dragnet Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer Dragnet is an American radio, television and motion picture series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name ...more

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K-9 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
K-9 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

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Kuffs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Howard Arnn added Kuffs Milla Jovovich, Ashley Judd, Christian Slater Kuffs is a 1992 action-comedy film directed by Bruce A. Evans and produced by Raynold Gideon. It stars Christian Slater and Tony Goldwyn. The film also features Milla Jovovich as well as Ashley ...more

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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Sylvester Stallone, Ving Rhames, Estelle Getty Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot is a 1992 American buddy cop comedy film directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Estelle Getty. The film was released in the United ...more

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The Hard Way is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Cops
The Hard Way Christina Ricci, LL Cool J, Michael J. Fox The Hard Way is a 1991 action-comedy film directed by John Badham, and starring Michael J. Fox and James Woods. Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra, Luis Guzmán, LL Cool J, Delroy Lindo, ...more