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The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires 

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Updated October 11, 2019 1.7k votes 307 voters 10.5k views 28 items

 

When horror and comedy combine, movie-goers might laugh until they scream. The best zombie vampire comedies feature hilarious jokes and characters who are back from the dead. This is a list of the greatest funny monster movies including everything from The Lost Boys to Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Fright Night.

What films will you find on this list of funny zombie vampire movies? In Shaun of the Dead, Shaun (Simon Pegg) drifts through his mundane life until a zombie uprising overtakes his sleepy London neighborhood. Pegg co-wrote this 2004 comedy with director Edgar Wright. This Is the End is another funny movie with monster co-stars. Quentin Tarantino's snappy dialogue added some humor to the vampire-filled thriller From Dusk Till Dawn. Other good films featured on this list include Zombieland and Dracula: Dead and Loving It.

Which funny zombie and vampire movies are your favorites? Give your personal picks a thumbs up and please add any good films that are missing.

 

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Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

Released: 2004

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get ...more

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Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma ...more

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What We Do in the Shadow... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Jemaine Clement, Rhys Darby, Taika Waititi

Released: 2014

Directed by: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement

What We Do in the Shadows is a 2014 New Zealand mockumentary comedy horror film about a group of vampires who live together in Wellington. Directed and written by Taika Waititi and Jemaine ...more

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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

Released: 1987

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

The Lost Boys is a 1987 American teen horror film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander, ...more

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From Dusk till Dawn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

Released: 1996

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez, Sarah Kelly

From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 American horror-crime thriller film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. It stars George Clooney, Tarantino, Harvey Keitel and Juliette ...more

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Warm Bodies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Warm Bodies is a 2013 drama horror romance film written by Jonathan Levine and Isaac Marion and directed by Jonathan Levine.

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Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon

Released: 1985

Directed by: Tom Holland

Fright Night is a 1985 American horror comedy film written and directed by Tom Holland and produced by Herb Jaffe. It stars William Ragsdale, Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall and Amanda Bearse. ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank, Donald Sutherland

Released: 1992

Directed by: Fran Rubel Kuzui

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl cheerleader named Buffy who learns that it is her fate to hunt vampires. The film starred Kristy ...more

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This Is the End is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
James Franco, Jonah Hill, Rogen

Released: 2013

Directed by: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

This Is the End is a 2013 American disaster comedy film directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and an adaptation of their 2007 short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse. After a series of ...more

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Dracula: Dead and Loving... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Mel Brooks, Leslie Nielsen, Amy Yasbeck

Released: 1995

Directed by: Mel Brooks

This film is a 1995 satirical comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Leslie Nielsen. It is a spoof of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula, and of some of the films it inspired. As of ...more

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Once Bitten is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Jim Carrey, Megan Mullally, Lauren Hutton

Released: 1985

Directed by: Howard Storm

Once Bitten is a 1985 American horror comedy film starring Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey and Karen Kopins. Carrey stars as Mark Kendall, an innocent and naive high school student who is seduced in a ...more

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Fido is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, Alexia Fast

Released: 2006

Directed by: Andrew Currie

Fido is a 2006 Canadian zombie comedy film directed by Andrew Currie and written by Robert Chomiak, Currie, and Dennis Heaton from an original story by Heaton. It was produced by Blake Corbet, ...more

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Vampire in Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Joanna Cassidy

Released: 1995

Directed by: Wes Craven

Vampire in Brooklyn is a 1995 American horror comedy film directed by Wes Craven, and starring Eddie Murphy and Angela Bassett. Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison, John Witherspoon, Zakes Mokae, and ...more

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An American Werewolf in ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Julie Bowen, Julie Delpy, Tom Everett Scott

Released: 1997

Directed by: Anthony Waller

An American Werewolf in Paris is a 1997 comedy-horror film directed by Anthony Waller and starring Tom Everett Scott and Julie Delpy. The film was in development for 6 years and follows the ...more

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Cooties is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Cooties Elijah Wood, Nasim Pedrad, Alison Pill

Released: 2014

Directed by: Cary Murnion, Jonathan Milott

A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their
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Cockneys vs Zombies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Kari Castanza added Honor Blackman, Michelle Ryan, Richard Briers

Released: 2012

Directed by: Matthias Hoene

Cockneys vs Zombies is a 2012 British zombie comedy film directed by Matthias Hoene and written by James Moran and Lucas Roche. The plot centres on a group of Cockneys who arm themselves to ...more

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Life After Beth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly

Released: 2014

Directed by: Jeff Baena

Life After Beth is a 2014 American zombie comedy film written and directed by Jeff Baena. The film stars Aubrey Plaza, Dane DeHaan, Anna Kendrick, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines, Paul Reiser, ...more
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My Boyfriend's Back is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Released: 1993

Directed by: Bob Balaban

My Boyfriend's Back is a 1993 American romantic black comedy film directed by Bob Balaban which tells the story of Johnny Dingle, a teenage boy who returns as a zombie to meet Missy McCloud, the ...more

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The Fearless Vampire Kil... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate, Alfie Bass

Released: 1967

Directed by: Roman Polanski

The Fearless Vampire Killers, or Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck is a 1967 comedy horror film directed by Roman Polanski, written by Gérard Brach and Polanski, produced by Gene ...more

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The Dead Don't Die is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

The Dead Don't Die is a 2019 American zombie horror comedy film, written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert must band together ...more
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Little Monsters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Lupita Nyong'o, Josh Gad, Stephen Peacocke

Released: 2019

Directed by: Abe Forsythe

Little Monsters is a 2019 Australian-American-British zombie comedy film directed by Abe Forsythe. After a recent breakup, Dave (Alexander England) jumps at the chance to chaperone a ...more
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Burying the Ex is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Tony Boughton added Anton Yelchin, Ashley Greene, Alexandra Daddario

Directed by: Joe Dante

Burying the Ex is a 2014 American comedy horror film directed by Joe Dante and written by Alan Trezza. Nice guy and horror fanatic Max (Anton Yelchin) is dating the beautiful-but-manipulative ...more
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Anna and the Apocalypse ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Mark Benton

Released: 2018

Directed by: John McPhail

Anna and the Apocalypse is a 2017 British Christmas zombie musical film directed by John McPhail. When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven at Christmas, teenager Anna ...more
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Vamps is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Tony Boughton added Alicia Silverstone, Sigourney Weaver, Krysten Ritter

Released: 2012

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Vamps is a 2012 American comedy horror film that reunites Clueless director Amy Heckerling with actors Alicia Silverstone and Wallace Shawn and was released on November 2, 2012.
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Vampires is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampires
Alex Malkavian added Alexandra Kamp, Julien Doré, Thomas Coumans

Released: 2010

Directed by: Vincent Lannoo

"The mockumentary format has now taken on the more sophisticated, eloquent branch of the undead, as a camera crew follows a family of vampires. ‘Living’ in Belgium, a place the head of the ...more