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? 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. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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aabcc added Daniel Kaluuya, Catherine Keener, Allison Williams Get Out is a 2017 satirical horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. A young African American man visits his white girlfriend's family estate where he learns that many of its residents, ...more

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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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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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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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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.

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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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aabcc added Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a 2017 film directed by Martin McDonagh. A woman (Frances McDormand) takes a stand against the police, using three billboards, in her Missouri town ...more

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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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Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough Battle of the Sexes is a 2017 American biographical sports comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one ...more

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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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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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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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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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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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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4021322 added 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Take me is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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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 Trip to Spain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
Daniel Carin added The Trip to Spain Steve Coogan, Claire Keelan, Rob Brydon Steve and Rob sample the restaurants and hotels of the Spanish coastline, trading jokes and impressions over their lunches.

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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