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The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies

Updated August 28, 2020 28.0k votes 1.5k voters 23.7k views142 items

List RulesComedy movies that you've watched multiple times and continue to enjoy

Comedy films are some of the best comfort movies and often the ones we end up quoting the most. This is a list of comedy movies we keep watching (and laughing at) even when there are newer, funnier, or overall better comedies to watch. Because it doesn't have to be good to be a rewatchable comedy movie, you just have to love it.

These are the funny movies we own multiple copies of, so if they're not available on streaming, we can still get our fix. Some of the greatest comedy movies, like The Hangover and Office Space, have obvious rewatch value. Or, you love Bill Murray so you end up watching Rushmore as often as Caddyshack. But then there are cult comedies like The Big Lebowski that you basically have memorized.

It doesn't matter why you like rewatching comedy movies, only that you love to watch them again and again. What comedies do you think are the best to rewatch?

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    Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Groundhog Day

    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell

    Released1993

    Directed byHarold Ramis

    Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis. A derisive... more
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    Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Coming to America

    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Landis

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    Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Airplane!

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen

    Released1980

    Directed byJerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

    Airplane! is a 1980 American satirical disaster comedy film directed and written by David... more

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    Caddyshack is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Caddyshack

    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase

    Released1980

    Directed byHarold Ramis

    Caddyshack is a 1980 American sports comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Brian... more
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    Office Space is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Office Space

    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Judge

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    Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Dumb and Dumber

    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff... more
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    Elf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Elf

    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell

    Released2003

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

    Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David... more
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    Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Deadpool

    Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin

    Released2016

    Directed byTim MIller

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    Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Tommy Boy

    Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Segal

    Tommy Boy is a 1995 American road comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by Bonnie and... more
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    Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Spaceballs

    Joan Rivers, John Hurt

    Released1987

    Directed byMel Brooks

    Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring... more
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    The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and... more
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    Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Happy Gilmore

    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller

    Released1996

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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    Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Step Brothers

    Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam McKay

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    Wayne's World is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Wayne's World

    Alice Cooper, Mike Myers

    Released1992

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

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    Trading Places is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Trading Places

    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Landis

    Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Dan Aykroyd... more
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    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and... more

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    Super Troopers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Super Troopers

    Lynda Carter, Brian Cox

    Released2001

    Directed byJay Chandrasekhar

    Super Troopers is a 2001 comedy film directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, written by and starring... more
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    Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Wedding Crashers

    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

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    Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    My Cousin Vinny is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    My Cousin Vinny

    Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci

    Released1992

    Directed byJonathan Lynn

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    Superbad is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Superbad

    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen

    Released2007

    Directed byGreg Mottola

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    Clueless is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Clueless

    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy

    Released1995

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

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    Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Bridesmaids

    Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm

    Released2011

    Directed byPaul Feig

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    Beverly Hills Cop is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    Beverly Hills Cop

    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans

    Released1984

    Directed byMartin Brest

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    The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies
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    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright

    Released1987

    Directed byRob Reiner

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