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The Best Comedy Movies of 2017

Updated May 12, 2020 32.0k votes 7.8k voters 958.8k views50 items

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 top comedy movies of 2020 list.

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    The Big Sick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    The Big Sick

    Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan

    Directed byMichael Showalter

    The Big Sick is a 2017 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Showalter, from a... more on Wikipedia
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    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart

    Directed byScott Rosenberg

    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a 2017 American 3D action dark fantasy adventure comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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    Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2017

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    The Hitman's Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    The Hitman's Bodyguard

    Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byPatrick Hughes

    The Hitman's Bodyguard is a 2017 action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes. A bodyguard... more on Wikipedia
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    Daddy's Home 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Daddy's Home 2

    Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg

    Directed bySean Anders

    Daddy's Home 2 is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Father Dusty (Mark... more on Wikipedia
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    Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Baby Driver

    Ansel Elgort, Lily James

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    Cars 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Cars 3

    Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo

    Directed byBrian Fee

    Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar. After being... more on Wikipedia

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    Father Figures is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Father Figures

    Owen Wilson, Ed Helms

    Directed byLawrence Sher

    Father Figures is a 2017 American road trip buddy mystery comedy film directed by Lawrence... more on Wikipedia
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    Girls Trip is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Girls Trip

    Regina Hall, Queen Latifah

    Released2017

    Directed byMalcolm D. Lee

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    Three Billboards Outside Ebbin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson

    Released2017

    Directed byMartin McDonagh

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    Going in Style is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Going in Style

    Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine

    Directed byZach Braff

    Going in Style is a 2017 American heist comedy film directed by Zach Braff. It is remake based... more on Wikipedia
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    Fist Fight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Fist Fight

    Ice Cube, Charlie Day

    Directed byRichie Keen

    Fist Fight is a 2017 comedy film directed by Richie Keen. It is a loose remake of the 1987... more on Wikipedia
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    Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Despicable Me 3

    Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

    Directed byPierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

    Despicable Me 3 is a 2017 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination... more on Wikipedia

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    Baywatch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Baywatch

    Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron

    Directed bySeth Gordon

    Baywatch is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, based on the... more on Wikipedia
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    The House is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    The House

    Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler

    Directed byAndrew J. Cohen

    The House is an American comedy film directed by Andrew J. Cohen, who co-wrote it with Brendan... more on Wikipedia
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    Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Ferdinand

    John Cena, Kate McKinnon

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha

    Ferdinand is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha.... more on Wikipedia
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    Pitch Perfect 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Pitch Perfect 3

    Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp

    Directed byTrish Sie

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    A Bad Moms Christmas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    A Bad Moms Christmas

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell

    Directed byScott Moore and Jon Lucas

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    The Little Hours is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    The Little Hours

    Alison Brie, Dave Franco

    Directed byJeff Baena

    The Little Hours is an American comedy film written and directed by Jeff Baena. A young... more on Wikipedia
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    CHiPs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    CHiPs

    Dax Shepard, Michael Peña

    Directed byDax Shepard

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    The Disaster Artist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    The Disaster Artist

    James Franco, Dave Franco

    Directed byJames Franco

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    The Boss Baby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    The Boss Baby

    Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi

    Released2017

    Directed byTom McGrath

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    Boo 2! A Madea Halloween is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

    Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis

    Directed byTyler Perry

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    The Lego Batman Movie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies of 2017
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    The Lego Batman Movie

    Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2017

    Directed byChris McKay

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