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The Best Comedy Movies of 2017  

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When ranking the best comedy movies of 2017, it's all about the jokes and laughs. The best 2017 comedies feature your favorite stars getting wild at a bachelorette party, hosting an illegal casino, and even saving the world. What is the funniest movie of 2017? Perhaps some will become the best comedies of all time.

Along with being great action movies, Marvel superhero movies, like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, are also hilarious comedies. 2017's best comedies also include animated movies (The Lego Batman Movie, The Boss Baby) and raunchy comedies (Rough Night, Baywatch).

Vote up the best comedy movies of 2017. Feel free to add any 2017 comedies missing from the list. And if you love comedy, check out this list of recent comedy TV shows and vote on your favorites.

If you want to see more comedies, check out The Best Comedy Movies of 2019 list.

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Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a 2017 American 3D action dark fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn ...more
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Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family ...more
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Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett
Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after the events of Thor: The Dark World, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must win a gladiatorial duel against an ...more
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Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman
The Hitman's Bodyguard is a 2017 action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes. A bodyguard takes his former enemy, a hit man, as a client so they can defeat a dictator.
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Colby Dudal added Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini
Daddy's Home 2 is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Father Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepfather Brad (Will Ferrell) must deal with their respective fathers Kurt (Mel Gibson) ...more
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Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Jamie Foxx
Baby Driver is a 2017 British-American action thriller film written and directed by Edgar Wright. A young talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) who works for different hooligans gets in trouble ...more
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Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya
Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. Peter Parker (Tom Holland) balances his life as an ordinary high school ...more
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Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish
Girls Trip is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee and written by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, from a story by the pair and Erica Rivinoja. It follows a group of four friends ...more
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Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin
Going in Style is a 2017 American heist comedy film directed by Zach Braff. It is remake based on the 1979 film of the same name and stars Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Joey King, ...more
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Ferdinand John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Anthony Anderson
Ferdinand is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha. After Ferdinand (John Cena), a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured ...more
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Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker
Despicable Me 3 is a 2017 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Despicable Me film series. Gru (Steve Carell) faces off ...more
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Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Christina Hendricks
Fist Fight is a 2017 comedy film directed by Richie Keen. It is a loose remake of the 1987 teen comedy film Three O'Clock High. After high school teacher Andy Campbell (Charlie Day) accidentally ...more
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Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Ryan Simpkins
The House is an American comedy film directed by Andrew J. Cohen, who co-wrote it with Brendan O'Brien. Scott (Will Ferrell) and his wife Kate (Amy Poehler) team up with their neighbors to start ...more
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Baywatch Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario
Baywatch is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, based on the television series of the same name. Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) is the no-nonsense leader of an elite ...more
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Pitch Perfect 3 Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson
Pitch Perfect 3 is a 2017 American musical comedy film directed by Trish Sie. Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at ...more
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Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn
A Bad Moms Christmas is a 2017 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. The sequel follows moms Amy (Mila Kunis), Kiki (Kristen Bell), and Carla (Kathryn Hahn) ...more
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The Disaster Artist James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen
The Disaster Artist is a 2017 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by James Franco. The film depicts the early friendship of Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) and Tommy Wiseau (James ...more
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Dax Shepard, Michael Peña, Vincent D'Onofrio
CHiPs is a 2017 action comedy buddy cop film written and directed by Dax Shepard, based on the 1970s television series of the same name. Two middle-aged LA motorcycle cops, Officer Jon Baker ...more
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The Boss Baby Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Tobey Maguire
The Boss Baby is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tom McGrath, loosely based on the 2010 book by Marla Frazee. A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby (Alec Baldwin) ...more
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The Lego Batman Movie Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes, Rosario Dawson
The Lego Batman Movie is a 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Chris McKay. A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne (Will Arnett) must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to ...more
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Logan Lucky Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, Seth MacFarlane
Logan Lucky is an upcoming 2017 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh from a screenplay by Rebecca Blunt. It features an ensemble cast consisting of Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, ...more
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Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter
The Big Sick is a 2017 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Showalter, from a screenplay by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. It is based on the real courtship of Nanjiani and ...more
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egecko22 added Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright
Wonder Woman is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Patty Jenkins, based on the DC Comics character. When a pilot (Chris Pine) crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana ...more
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Thomas Sutherland added Margot Robbie, Caitlin Carver, Sebastian Stan
I, Tonya is a 2017 American biographical sports black comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie. The film tells the story of the 1994 attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan orchestrated by Tonya ...more
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aabcc added Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts
Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a young woman (Saoirse Ronan) living in Northern California for a year.