Comedies The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family  

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Family can be a funny thing. The top comedy movies about families feature miscommunications, mishaps, and love that can survive even the worst vacation. This is a list of the funniest movies about family including everything from Parenthood to Mrs. Doubtfire to Home Alone.

What films will you find on this list of the best family comedies? In National Lampoon's Vacation, Clark Griswold revs up the family truckster for an unforgettable road trip to Walley World. Car troubles, thefts, and multiple deaths force Clark to the end of his rope in this 1983 comedy. A Christmas Story is another hilarious movie about an American family. Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly generate lots of laughs as a pair of reluctant siblings by marriage in Step Brothers. Other films featured on this list include Meet the Parents, Jack and Jill, and We're the Millers.

Do you have a favorite funny family film? Give the best movies a thumbs up to move them towards the number-one spot, and please add any good comedies that are missing.

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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is ...more

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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 American comedy film, starring Robin Williams and Sally Field and based on the novel Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. It was directed by Chris Columbus and ...more

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We're the Millers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Molly Quinn We're the Millers is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. It stars Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter, Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, and Ed ...more

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Daddy's Home is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini Daddy's Home is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Sean Anders and written by Brian Burns, Anders and John Morris. The film is about a mild-mannered executive named Brad (Will Ferrell) who ...more

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 musical fantasy film directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. The film, a film adaptation of the 1964 novel Charlie and ...more

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Vacation is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, John Candy National Lampoon's Vacation, sometimes referred to as Vacation, is a 1983 Technicolor comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Dana Barron, ...more

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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The screenplay was written by Chris Columbus from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg. The film's ...more

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Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. The screenplay was written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, from a story written by them ...more

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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film written by Jim Herzfeld and John Hamburg and directed by Jay Roach. Starring Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller, the film chronicles a series of ...more

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Grown Ups 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
s..and..a added Salma Hayek, Shaquille O'Neal, Adam Sandler Grown Ups 2 is a 2013 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and also produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. It is the sequel to the 2010 film Grown Ups. The film ...more

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Grown Ups is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
s..and..a added Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more

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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack Sixteen Candles is a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling and Anthony Michael Hall. It was written and directed by John Hughes.

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Liar Liar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Krista Allen Liar Liar is a 1997 American comedy film written by Paul Guay and Stephen Mazur, directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Jim Carrey who was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance ...more

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Are We Done Yet? is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Magic Johnson, Ice Cube, Nia Long Are We Done Yet? is a follow-up to Revolution Studios’ hilarious 2005 family comedy Are We There Yet? and picks up where the last story left off. Now married to Suzanne (Nia Long), Nick Persons ...more

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A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film based on the short stories and semi-fictional anecdotes of author and raconteur Jean Shepherd, based on his book In God We Trust: All ...more

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Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard Parenthood is a 1989 comedy-drama film with an ensemble cast that includes Steve Martin, Tom Hulce, Rick Moranis, Martha Plimpton, Joaquin Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, ...more

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Sweet Home Alabama is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant, starring Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey and Candice Bergen. The film was released by ...more

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Adult Life Skills is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Jodie Whittaker, Ozzy Myers, Brett Goldstein Adult Life Skills is a 2016 British comedy film (2019 US theatrical release) written and directed by Rachel Tunnard. 29-year-old Anna (Jodie Wittaker) moves into her mum's shed and refuses to ...more

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Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston The Addams Family is a 1991 American fantasy comedy film based on the characters from the cartoon of the same name created by cartoonist Charles Addams. The movie was originally developed at ...more

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Instant Family is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner Instant Family is a 2018 comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Couple Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.

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Our Idiot Brother is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones Our Idiot Brother is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The script was written by Evgenia ...more

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Clara's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Paula Niedert Elliott, Chris Elliott, Abby Elliott Clara's Ghost is a 2018 horror comedy-drama film directed Bridey Elliott. Fed up with constant ribbing from her self-absorbed showbiz family, Clara (Paula Niedert Elliott) finds solace in and ...more

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Fighting with My Family is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost Fighting with My Family is a 2019 comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Merchant, based on the the life of WWE wrestler Paige. The Bevis family, who all are professional wrestlers, try to work ...more

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National Lampoon's Christmas V... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Carly Kiel added Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is a 1989 Christmas comedy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It is the third installment in National Lampoon's Vacation film series, and was written by ...more

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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Family
Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Wanda Sykes The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps is a 2000 American romantic comic science fiction film directed by Peter Segal. It is a sequel to the 1996 film The Nutty Professor and stars Eddie Murphy. As ...more