Do you love to laugh? If so, then you're likely aware of the comedic powerhouse that is Kevin Hart. Ever since his breakout role in Scary Movie 3, Hart has been a Hollywood force to be reckoned with, and his hundreds of millions of followers on social media are a testament to his immense popularity.
Initially known for his stand-up comedy, Hart has since starred in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows and even released several successful comedy albums. He also created and starred as a fictionalized version of himself in Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013-2016). In 2017, he took his comedic talents to the next level by launching the Laugh Out Loud Network, a subscription video streaming service in partnership with Lionsgate. He's often seen with some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including The Rock.
Whether you're a die-hard fan or just getting to know him now, there are some must-see movies that genuinely capture Hart's signature style and charisma. If you're looking for your next funny movie night pick or want a better sense of what makes Kevin Hart so great at making people laugh out loud, this list is for you! This list features the best films featuring this talented comedian – from classic comedies like Ride Along 2 to more recent releases, including Fatherhood. Let's dive into the best Kevin Hart movies!
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Ride Along 2
In Ride Along 2, Ben Barber (Hart) and James Payton (Ice Cube) team up for a wild ride around Miami as they try to take down a drug lord and save the city.
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Get Hard is a 2015 film starring Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell. Hart plays Darnell Lewis, a car wash owner wrongly accused of fraud and sentenced to jail time. To prepare for his impending prison sentence, he hires millionaire James King (Ferrell) to toughen him up. The two then go through a series of hilarious misadventures in preparation for prison life. With an all-star cast including Craig T. Nelson, Alison Brie, and Edwina Findley, this film is sure to have you laughing out loud.
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Kevin Hart plays Franklin "Mouse" Finbar in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. He is a zoology professor who has been stuck in the game since 1996 and desperately wants his freedom. In the movie, four high school students find an old video game console and are suddenly sucked into the world of Jumanji, where they become their avatars, Hart stars alongside Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan. It's up to them to finish the adventure before they can get back home in one piece!
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In this role, Hart plays Calvin Joyner, a former high-school star athlete who is now an accountant, but when his old friend Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) contacts him out of the blue, he finds himself drawn into a world of espionage and international intrigue.
Ride Along is a buddy cop comedy directed by Tim Story, starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. In Ride Along, Hart plays Ben Barber, an enthusiastic security guard who desperately wants to be an Atlanta police officer. He then goes on a ride-along with James Payton (Ice Cube) to prove himself worthy of becoming an officer. Hilarious hijinks ensue as they battle criminals and bicker along the way.
Kevin Hart reprises his role as "Franklin 'Mouse' Finbar," a video game avatar of one of the four main characters in the film. His comedic timing and delivery are on full display as he navigates through dangers such as animals, puzzles, and enemies while trying to save Jumanji from destruction. Along with him are fellow avatars played by Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, and Jack Black.