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The Best Comedy-Drama Movies 

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Updated August 7, 2020 11.5k votes 1.4k voters 239.5k views 158 items

List Rules Vote for your personal favorite comedy-drama films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of over 100 of the best comedy-drama movies ever made, many of which are currently streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. See all if your favorite movies are on The Best Comedy Films on Amazon Prime and The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant

This comedy-drama movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of comedy-drama films also contains comedy-drama movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This comedy-drama films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best comedy-drama movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films. This comedy-drama movie list can be sorted alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make this one count by downvoting the worst movies on this list.

Dramatic movies aren't ever the best things to watch when you're sad, so maybe you can split the difference by choosing some of the fun indie dramedies on here (a "dramedy" is a dramatic comedy). 

Anyway, this list of comedy-drama films includes comedy-drama movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Make this list even more social by re-ranking it to fit your opinions, making it votable then sharing it with your friends on social networks.

These are the top films in the comedy-drama genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the comedy-drama genre in it. Be it the motifs of the comedy-drama genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

When checking out this list and making your votes, think competitively, for example: is The Truman Show better than The Descendants? If we missed any comedy-drama movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list, which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous comedy-drama movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about comedy-drama movie lists.

You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the comedy-drama movies. List includes photos and comedy-drama movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List of comedy dramas include Little Miss Sunshine, The Breakfast Club, and many more funny dramas and serious comedies. 

Whether you're at home and want to watch these comedy-drama movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray, or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good comedy-drama movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest comedy-drama movies, here is the full comedy-drama movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Comedy-drama films, including Forest Whitaker and Gene Kelly.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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The Breakfast Club is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Little Miss Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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The Truman Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Juno is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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50/50 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Eternal Sunshine of the ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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The Help is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Good Morning, Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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The Devil Wears Prada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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The Bucket List is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Breakfast at Tiffany's ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Erin Brockovich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Patch Adams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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My Girl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies
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Me and Earl and the Dyin... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy-Drama Movies