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The Funniest Movies About Marriage

Updated April 22, 2020 2.0k votes 286 voters 34.6k views57 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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    My Big Fat Greek Wedding
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    My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin

    Released2002

    Directed byJoel Zwick

    My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a 2002 Canadian-American romantic comedy film written by and... more on Wikipedia
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    Date Night
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    Date Night

    Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn

    Released2010

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Date Night is a 2010 comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and starring Steve Carell and Tina... more on Wikipedia
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    This Is 40
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    This Is 40

    Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy

    Released2012

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    This Is 40 is a 2012 American spin-off comedy film written, co-produced and directed by Judd... more on Wikipedia
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    Couples Retreat
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    Couples Retreat

    Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Billingsley

    Couples Retreat is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Peter... more on Wikipedia

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    When Harry Met Sally...
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    When Harry Met Sally...

    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal

    Released1989

    Directed byRob Reiner

    When Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and... more on Wikipedia
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    Meet the Parents
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    Meet the Parents

    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller

    Released2000

    Directed byJay Roach

    Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach. Male nurse Greg Focker... more on Wikipedia
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    Crazy, Stupid, Love.
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    25

    Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    Emma Stone, Julianne Moore

    Released2011

    Directed byJohn Requa, Glenn Ficarra

    Crazy, Stupid, Love is a 2011 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Parenthood
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    23

    Parenthood

    Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Howard

    Parenthood is a 1989 comedy-drama film with an ensemble cast that includes Steve Martin, Tom... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    The Birdcage
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    31

    The Birdcage

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman

    Released1996

    Directed byMike Nichols

    The Birdcage is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, and a remake of the 1978... more on Wikipedia
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    Raising Arizona
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    Raising Arizona

    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman

    Released1987

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    Raising Arizona is a 1987 American comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen... more on Wikipedia
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    Neighbors
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    Neighbors

    Zac Efron, Rose Byrne

    Released2014

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

    Neighbors is a 2014 American comedy film, directed by Nicholas Stoller and written by Andrew... more on Wikipedia

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    Meet the Fockers
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    Meet the Fockers

    Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand

    Released2004

    Directed byJay Roach

    Meet the Fockers is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach and the sequel to Meet... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Love Actually
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    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    My Best Friend's Wedding
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    My Best Friend's Wedding

    Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney

    Released1997

    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan. When... more on Wikipedia

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    So I Married an Axe Murderer
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    So I Married an Axe Murderer

    Mike Myers, Phil Hartman

    Released1993

    Directed byThomas Schlamme

    This film is a 1993 American romantic comedy thriller film starring Mike Myers and Nancy... more on Wikipedia

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    True Lies
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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

    Released1994

    Directed byJames Cameron

    True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and... more on Wikipedia

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    The War of the Roses
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    The War of the Roses

    Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Fools Rush In
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    Fools Rush In

    Salma Hayek, Matthew Perry

    Released1997

    Directed byAndy Tennant

    Fools Rush In is a 1997 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. Matthew Perry and Salma... more on Wikipedia
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    Moonstruck
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    Moonstruck

    Nicolas Cage, Cher

    Released1987

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by... more on Wikipedia

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    Downhill
    5
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    Downhill

    Will Ferrell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Released2020

    Directed byNat Faxon, Jim Rash

    Downhill is a 2020 American black comedy-drama film directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, it is... more on Wikipedia

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    Why Did I Get Married?
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    Why Did I Get Married?

    Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry

    Released2007

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Why Did I Get Married? is a 2007 comedy-drama film adaptation written, produced, directed, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Holly Slept Over
    4
    4

    Holly Slept Over

    Nathalie Emmanuel, Josh Lawson

    Released2020

    Directed byJoshua Friedlander

    Holly Slept Over is a 2020 American comedy directed by Joshua Friedlander. A married couple... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    The Philadelphia Story
    16
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    The Philadelphia Story

    Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant

    Released1940

    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor,... more on Wikipedia
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    Four Christmases
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    Four Christmases

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall

    Released2008

    Directed bySeth Gordon

    Four Christmases is a Christmas-themed romantic comedy film about a couple visiting all four... more on Wikipedia

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    She's Having a Baby
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    She's Having a Baby

    Alec Baldwin, Magic Johnson

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Hughes

    She's Having a Baby is a 1988 American romantic comedy film directed by John Hughes. The film... more on Wikipedia