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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 Deadpool is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Directed by Tim Miller, it is intended to be the eighth installment in the X-Men film ...more

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Why Him? is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Why Him? James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch

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The Nice Guys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Nice Guys Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe

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Central Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Central Intelligence Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan Central Intelligence is a 2016 American action-spy comedy film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and written by Thurber, Ike Barinholtz and David Stassen. The film stars Kevin Hart and Dwayne ...more

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Bad Moms is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Bad Moms Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell Bad Moms is a 2016 American comedy film directed and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore.

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Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Finding Dory Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks Finding Dory is an upcoming 3D computer-animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a sequel to the 2003 Pixar film Finding Nemo. Andrew ...more

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War Dogs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
War Dogs Alastair Duncan, Vincent Riotta, Emma Croft War Dogs is a 1994 action film written by Daniel Stone and directed by Stelvio Massi.

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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dat... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Jake Szymanski. Mike and Dave (Zac Efron and Adam DeVine) put out an ad for dates to their sister's wedding, and ...more

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Dirty Grandpa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Dirty Grandpa Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch Dirty Grandpa is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Dan Mazer and written by John Philips. The film stars Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch, Aubrey Plaza and Dermot Mulroney. It was ...more

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Keanu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Keanu Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Tiffany Haddish Keanu is a 2016 American action comedy film directed by Peter Atencio. The film stars Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key as cousins searching for a kitten who was stolen from a drug dealre. The ...more

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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stop... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a 2016 American mockumentary comedy film directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone and written, produced by and starring Andy Samberg, Schaffer and ...more

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Sausage Party is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Sausage Party Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill Sausage Party is a 2016 American adult computer-animated comedy thriller film directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon and written by Kyle Hunter, Ariel Shaffir, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. ...more

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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 The Boss is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Ben Falcone, released on April 8, 2016, by Universal Pictures. The story follows Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy), a titan of industry who ...more

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Captain Fantastic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Captain Fantastic Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler Captain Fantastic is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Matt Ross and starring Viggo Mortensen. The story centers on a family who are forced by circumstances to ...more

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The Brothers Grimsby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Brothers Grimsby Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson

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Everybody Wants Some is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Everybody Wants Some!! Tyler Hoechlin, Zoey Deutch, Ryan Guzman

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How to Be Single is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
How to Be Single Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Leslie Mann How to Be Single is a 2016 American romantic comedy film directed by Christian Ditter and written by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein, based on the novel of the same name by Liz Tuccillo. It stars ...more

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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 Ghostbusters (alternatively known as Ghostbusters: Answer the Call and marketed as such on home release) is a 2016 American supernatural action comedy horror film directed by Paul Feig. It is ...more

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is a 2016 American biographical war comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, and written by Robert Carlock, based on the memoir The Taliban Shuffle: ...more

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Hail, Caesar! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Hail, Caesar! Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich Hail, Caesar! is an upcoming comedy film directed, written, produced, and edited by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film is set to star Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, and ...more

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Cafe Society is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Café Society Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart Café Society is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The plot follows a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) who moves to 1930s Los Angeles to work for ...more

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The Hollars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Hollars Anna Kendrick, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Krasinski

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The Intervention is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
The Intervention Melanie Lynskey, Jason Ritter, Natasha Lyonne

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Barbershop: The Next Cut is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2016
Barbershop: The Next Cut Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall Barbershop: The Next Cut is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee and written by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver. It is the sequel to 2004's Barbershop 2: Back in Business and the ...more

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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