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The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage 

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Updated February 14, 2020 1.6k votes 266 voters 28.2k views 38 items

List Rules Vote up the most hilarious comedies about married couples.

 

From the wedding day to the silver anniversary, movie marriages are full of enough funny to last a lifetime. The top marriage comedy movies feature hilarious couples bickering about everything big and small. This is a list of the funniest comedies about marriage including everything from When Harry Met Sally to The Wedding Singer to Moonstruck.

What films will you find on this list of the best funny marriage movies? In Meet the Parents, Ben Stiller has to win over his future in-laws. Jay Roach directed this 2000 film, which also stars Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson, and Teri Polo. My Best Friend's Wedding is another great comedy about marriage. Judd Apatow found the funny in marriage with his film This Is 40, which stars his real-life wife Leslie Mann. Other good films featured on this list include Just Married, Couples Retreat, and Four Christmases.

Which funny marriage movie do you like the best? Give your favorites at thumbs up and add any hilarious films that are missing. And if you like these movies, check out the best wedding movies too.

 

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Couples Retreat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman, Vince Vaughn

Released: 2009

Directed by: Peter Billingsley

Couples Retreat is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Peter Billingsley with contributions to the script by Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Dana Fox, Curtis Hanson, and Greg ...more

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Date Night is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey

Released: 2010

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Date Night is a 2010 comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. It was released in the United States on April 9, 2010. For a time it was marketed as Crazy Night ...more

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This Is 40 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Rudd

Released: 2012

Directed by: Judd Apatow

This Is 40 is a 2012 American spin-off comedy film written, co-produced and directed by Judd Apatow. It is a stand-alone sequel to the 2007 film Knocked Up and stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann. ...more

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone

Released: 2002

Directed by: Joel Zwick

My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a 2002 Canadian-American romantic comedy film written by and starring Nia Vardalos and directed by Joel Zwick. The film is centered on Fotoula "Toula" ...more

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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jay Roach

Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach. Male nurse Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father (robert De ...more

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When Harry Met Sally... ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1989

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard

Released: 1989

Directed by: Ron Howard

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Crazy, Stupid, Love. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling

Released: 2011

Directed by: John Requa, Glenn Ficarra

Crazy, Stupid, Love is a 2011 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, and written by Dan Fogelman. It stars Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma ...more

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The Birdcage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Hank Azaria

Released: 1996

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen

Released: 2014

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Neighbors is a 2014 American comedy film, directed by Nicholas Stoller and written by Andrew Cohen and Brendan O'Brien. The film stars Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, with Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, and ...more
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Meet the Fockers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jay Roach

Meet the Fockers is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach and the sequel to Meet the Parents. The film stars Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand, Blythe ...more

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My Best Friend's Wedding... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Rupert Everett

Released: 1997

Directed by: P. J. Hogan

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Raising Arizona is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

Released: 1987

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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So I Married an Axe Murd... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Allyson Mitchell added Mike Myers, Phil Hartman, Michael Richards

Released: 1993

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

This film is a 1993 American romantic comedy thriller film starring Mike Myers and Nancy Travis. Myers plays Charlie McKenzie, a man afraid of commitment until he meets Harriet, who works at a ...more

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True Lies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Allyson Mitchell added Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

Released: 1994

Directed by: James Cameron

True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead roles with Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, ...more

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Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

Released: 2003

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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The War of the Roses is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

Released: 1989

Directed by: Danny DeVito, Thomas Lofaro

This film is a 1989 American black comedy film based upon the 1981 novel of the same name by Warren Adler. The film follows a wealthy couple with a seemingly perfect marriage. When their ...more

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Fools Rush In is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Salma Hayek, Matthew Perry, Jill Clayburgh

Released: 1997

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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Moonstruck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello

Released: 1987

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by John Patrick Shanley. It stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, Danny Aiello, Vincent Gardenia, and Olympia ...more

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Why Did I Get Married? ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, Jill Scott

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tyler Perry

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Four Christmases is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn

Released: 2008

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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Downhill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Downhill Will Ferrell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Miranda Otto

Released: 2020

Directed by: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Downhill is a 2020 American black comedy-drama film directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, it is a remake of the 2014 Swedish film Force Majeure. After escaping an avalanche, a married couple must ...more

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The Philadelphia Story ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart

Released: 1940

Directed by: George Cukor

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A Simple Wedding is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Tara Grammy, Christopher O'Shea, Shohreh Aghdashloo

Released: 2020

Directed by: Sara Zandieh

A Simple Wedding is a 2020 American romantic comedy directed Sara Zandieh. Nousha (Tara Grammy) is an Iranian-Amercian woman who sabotages her relations which frustrates her parents who hope to ...more
25
The Farewell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage
Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin

Released: 2019

Directed by: Lulu Wang

The Farewell is a 2019 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lulu Wang. Over the objections of her parents, a Chinese-American woman named Billi (Awkwafina) returns to China after ...more

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