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The Best Comedy Movies of 2017

Updated May 12, 2020 32.0k votes 7.8k voters 959.8k 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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  • Despicable Me 31
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    Despicable Me 3

    Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

    Directed byPierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

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  • The Disaster Artist2
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    The Disaster Artist

    James Franco, Dave Franco

    Directed byJames Franco

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  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle3
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    Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart

    Released2017

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  • Thor: Ragnarok4
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    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 25
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    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2017

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    The Hitman's Bodyguard

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    Released2017

    Directed byPatrick Hughes

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    Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn

    Released2017

    Directed byJonathan Levine

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    Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo

    Directed byBrian Fee

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

    Owen Wilson, Ed Helms

    Released2017

    Directed byLawrence Sher

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    Baby Driver

    Ansel Elgort, Lily James

    Released2017

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    Girls Trip

    Regina Hall, Queen Latifah

    Released2017

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    Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson

    Released2017

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    Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine

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    Directed byZach Braff

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    Directed byDavid Soren

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    Colossal

    Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis

    Released2016

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    Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron

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    Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler

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    John Cena, Kate McKinnon

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    Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp

    Released2017

    Directed byTrish Sie

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  • The Little Hours20
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    Alison Brie, Dave Franco

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  • Battle of the Sexes21
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    Emma Stone, Steve Carell

    Released2017

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    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell

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