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Hilarious action films, raunchy teen comedies, and female-led casts dominated the funniest films of 2016. The best 2016 comedy movies brought in millions at the box office while offering movie goers lots of laughs at the theater. This is a list of the best comedy movies of 2016 featuring everything from The Nice Guys to War Dogs to Sausage Party.

What films will you find on this list of the top comedy movies of 2016? Comic book fans might vote Deadpool to the top. Usually, superhero movies are serious action dramas, but the title character's foul-mouthed sense of humor made this film a laugh-out-loud success. The film's lead actors – Ryan Reynolds and T.J. Miller – both showcased their comedy roots throughout the adventure. The updated version of Ghostbusters was also one of the most popular comedy movies of the year. Richard Linklater provided fans with the funny with Everybody Wants Some!!, the spiritual successor to Dazed and Confused. Other good films featured on this roundup of the funniest 2016 movies include How to Be Single, Why Him?, and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.

Which 2016 comedy did you like the best? Take a look at this list and give your favorites a thumbs up to make sure they land in the number one spot.

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Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Deadpool Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Stefan Kapicic

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62 41
The Nice Guys is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Nice Guys Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe

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Bad Moms is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Bad Moms Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell

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65 46
Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Finding Dory Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks

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46 30
Why Him? is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Why Him? James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch

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54 38
Central Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Central Intelligence Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan

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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dat... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza

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Dirty Grandpa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Dirty Grandpa Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch

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40 34
Keanu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Keanu Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Tiffany Haddish

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30 27
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stop... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer

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32 31
War Dogs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
War Dogs Alastair Duncan, Vincent Riotta, Emma Croft

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50 54
Sausage Party is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Sausage Party Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill

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The Boss is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Boss Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage

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The Brothers Grimsby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Brothers Grimsby Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson

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25 28
How to Be Single is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
How to Be Single Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Leslie Mann

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Captain Fantastic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Captain Fantastic Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler

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Everybody Wants Some is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Everybody Wants Some!! Tyler Hoechlin, Zoey Deutch, Ryan Guzman

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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Ghostbusters Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones

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19 28
Hail, Caesar! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Hail, Caesar! Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich

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20 30
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman

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10 21
The Hollars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Hollars Anna Kendrick, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Krasinski

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Barbershop: The Next Cut is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Barbershop: The Next Cut Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall

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Cafe Society is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Café Society Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart

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The Intervention is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Intervention Melanie Lynskey, Jason Ritter, Natasha Lyonne

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha