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The Funniest Movies About Marriage

Updated March 19, 2021 2.3k votes 333 voters 43.2k views59 items

List RulesVote 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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  • 1

    Parenthood

    Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin
    103
    24

    Released1989

    Directed byRon 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, and...  more
  • 2

    My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin
    83
    45

    Released2002

    Directed byJoel 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" Portokalos, a middle...  more
  • 3

    This Is 40

    Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy
    72
    36

    Released2012

    Directed byJudd 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
  • 4

    When Harry Met Sally...

    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal
    57
    26

    Released1989

    Directed byRob Reiner

    When Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally. The story follows the title...  more
  • 5

    Date Night

    Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn
    64
    34

    Released2010

    Directed byShawn 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 in...  more
  • 6

    Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    Emma Stone, Julianne Moore
    51
    23

    Released2011

    Directed byJohn 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
  • 7

    Meet the Parents

    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller
    63
    36

    Released2000

    Directed byJay 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 Niro)...  more
  • 8

    Couples Retreat

    Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman
    62
    38

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter 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
  • 9

    Raising Arizona

    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman
    32
    19

    Released1987

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    Raising Arizona is a 1987 American comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen brothers, and starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, and...  more
  • 10

    The Birdcage

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman
    42
    32

    Released1996

    Directed byMike Nichols

    The Birdcage is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, and a remake of the 1978 Franco-Italian film La Cage aux Folles by Édouard Molinaro. A gay cabaret owner (Robin Williams) and his...  more
  • 11

    Neighbors

    Zac Efron, Rose Byrne
    34
    25

    Released2014

    Directed byNicholas 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
  • 12

    Just Married

    Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy
    39
    32

    Released2003

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Just Married is a 2003 American romantic comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, and was written by Sam Harper, and starring Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy. Produced by Robert Simonds, the film...  more
  • 13

    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert
    32
    24

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis. The screenplay delves into different aspects of love as shown through ten separate...  more
  • 14

    Meet the Fockers

    Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand
    40
    33

    Released2004

    Directed byJay 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 Danner...  more
  • 15

    My Best Friend's Wedding

    Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney
    37
    31

    Released1997

    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan. When a woman's long-time friend (Dermot Mulroney) reveals he's engaged, she (Julia Roberts) realizes she loves...  more
  • 16
    Scott Merritt added

    Overboard

    Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell
    13
    2

    Released1987

    Directed byGarry Marshall

    Overboard is a 1987 American romantic comedy film starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. It was directed by Garry Marshall, produced by Roddy McDowall, and loosely inspired by the 1974 Italian film...  more
  • 17

    The War of the Roses

    Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito
    29
    28

    Released1989

    Directed byDanny 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 marriage...  more
  • 18
    Allyson Mitchell added

    So I Married an Axe Murderer

    Mike Myers, Phil Hartman
    20
    17

    Released1993

    Directed byThomas 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
  • 19

    Fools Rush In

    Salma Hayek, Matthew Perry
    28
    28

    Released1997

    Directed byAndy Tennant

    Fools Rush In is a 1997 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek star....  more
  • 20

    Did You Hear About the Morgans?

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant
    25
    25

    Released2009

    Directed byMarc Lawrence

    Did You Hear About the Morgans? is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed and written by Marc Lawrence. Golden Globe winners Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker portray the film's...  more
  • 21
    Scott Merritt added

    Bride Wars

    Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson
    9
    4

    Released2009

    Directed byGary Winick

    This film is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by Gary Winick and written by Greg DePaul, June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson. The film stars Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen,...  more
  • 22
    Allyson Mitchell added

    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku
    18
    17

    Released1994

    Directed byJames 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, Eliza...  more
  • 23
    Scott Merritt added

    Nadine

    Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges
    8
    4

    Released1987

    Directed byRobert Benton

    Nadine is a 1987 comedy film directed by Robert Benton that stars Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger....  more
  • 24
    Scott Merritt added

    Hannah and Her Sisters

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen
    8
    4

    Released1986

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The film...  more
  • 25

    Moonstruck

    Nicolas Cage, Cher
    24
    26

    Released1987

    Directed byNorman 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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