comedies 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?

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. 

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Thor: Ragnarok 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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The Hitman's Bodyguard 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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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy. It is the sequel to 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy and the ...more

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Baby Driver Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Jamie Foxx Baby Driver is a 2017 British-American action crime thriller film written and directed by Edgar Wright. A young talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) who works for different bank robbers gets ...more

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character. It is the second reboot of the Spider-Man film franchise and the 16th film of the Marvel Cinematic ...more

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Girls Trip 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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Colby Dudal added Daddy's Home 2 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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Going in Style 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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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 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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The Big Sick 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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Fist Fight 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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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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The House 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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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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Despicable Me 3 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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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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CHiPs 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 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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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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The Boss Baby Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Tobey Maguire The Boss Baby is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy film loosely based on the 2010 picture book of the same name written and illustrated by Marla Frazee.[2] Produced by DreamWorks ...more

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Rough Night Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Kate McKinnon Rock That Body is a 2017 comedy film directed by Lucia Aniello. Five friends from college (Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, and Zoë Kravitz) reunite when they ...more

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A Bad Moms Christmas 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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Snatched Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Joan Cusack Snatched is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Jonathan Levine and written by Katie Dippold. A mother and daughter become part of an unexpected adventure when a vacation goes wrong.

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Father Figures Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons Father Figures is a 2017 American road trip buddy mystery comedy film directed by Lawrence Sher. Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased ...more

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Angry Birds is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
Mh.ghodusi added Angry Birds Peter Dinklage, Maya Rudolph, Jason Sudeikis Angry Birds could be turned into a major motion picture, the development house behind the hit iPhone game has revealed. Rovio's Mikael Head disclosed that negotiations are underway with ...more

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How To Be A Latin Lover Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe How to Be a Latin Lover is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Ken Marino. Having made a career of seducing rich older women, Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) is dumped by a much older wealthy woman ...more

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Battle of the Sexes Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough Battle of the Sexes is an American sports comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. It is loosely based on the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

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I, Tonya is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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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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Downsizing Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau Downsizing is a 2017 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne. After scientists discover a safe yet permanent procedure to shrink humans, everyman Paul (Matt Damon) ...more

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Colossal Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens Colossal is a 2016 science fiction comedy film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo. Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an unemployed writer struggling with alcoholism. After moving back to her ...more

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Just Getting Started Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones, Rene Russo Just Getting Started is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Ron Shelton. An ex-FBI agent (Tommy Lee Jones) and an ex-mob lawyer in the witness protection program (Morgan Freeman) must ...more

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The Little Hours Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci The Little Hours is an American comedy film written and directed by Jeff Baena. A young servant (Dave Franco) flees from his master (Nick Offerman) and takes refuge at a convent full of nuns.

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (or simply Captain Underpants) is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated superhero adventure comedy film based on the children's novel series of the same ...more

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Mr. Roosevelt Noël Wells, Nick Thune, Britt Lower Mr. Roosevelt is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Noël Wells. Struggling comedian Emily Martin (Noël Wells) returns to her hometown, attempts to come to terms with her past, and ...more

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Cook Off! Cathryn Michon, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey Cook Off! is a 2017 American mockumentary comedy film directed by Cathryn Michon and Guy Shalom. A group of quirky people fiercely compete in a famed cooking contest for the grand prize of one ...more

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The Outcasts Eden Sher, Victoria Justice, Ashley Rickards The Outcasts is a 2017 American teen comedy film directed by Peter Hutchings. The film follows a group of misfit teenagers who band together to overthrow the popular clique at their high school.

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Mayhem Steven Yeun, Samara Weaving, Steven Brand Mayhem is a 2017 American action horror comedy film directed by Joe Lynch. A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses.

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Cars 3 Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar. After being trounced in many races by hightech racer Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer), many begin to wonder if the ...more

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Wilson Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Isabella Amara Wilson is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Craig Johnson, based on the graphic novel of the same name by Daniel Clowes. A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man ...more

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Landline Jenny Slate, Edie Falco, Abby Quinn Landline is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Gillian Robespierre and written by Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm. Two sisters come of age in '90s New York when they discover their dad's ...more

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4021322 added Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely Boo 2! A Madea Halloween is a 2017 American comedy horror film written and directed by Tyler Perry. Madea (Perry), Bam (Cassi Davis), and Hattie (Patrice Lovely) venture to a haunted campground ...more

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War Machine Brad Pitt, Anthony Michael Hall, Anthony Hayes War Machine is a 2017 American satirical war film directed by David Michôd, based on the nonfiction book The Operators by Michael Hastings. An idiosyncratic general (Brad Pitt) confronts ...more

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The Incredible Jessica James Jessica Williams, Chris O'Dowd, Noël Wells The Incredible Jessica James is a 2017 American comedy film written and directed by James C. Strouse. An aspiring playwright in New York, fresh from a break up, strikes up a new relationship ...more

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Paris Can Wait Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin, Arnaud Viard Paris Can Wait is a 2016 American-British comedy film directed by Eleanor Coppola.

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The Emoji Movie T.J. Miller, Anna Faris, James Corden The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated buddy adventure comedy film written and directed by Tony Leondis. Gene (T.J. Miller), a multi-expressional emoji who lives in a phone, ...more