Best American Comedy Movies

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Best American Comedy Movies
Best American Comedy Movies
TOP Movies: The Hangover (2009), Superbad (2007), Due Date (2010), American Pie (1999), Why Him? (2016), We're the Millers (2013), Grown Ups (2010), Deadpool (2016), 21 Jump Street (2012), 22 Jump Street (2014), Tag (2018), The Change-Up (2011), That's My Boy (2012), The Dictator (2012), Just Go with It (2011), The Proposal (2009), Ted 2 (2015), Neighbors (2014), Vacation (2015), Grown Ups 2 (2013).

List of Best Movies

 7.7
 775K
The Hangover (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: party, memory loss, hung over, buddies, bachelor party, nothing goes right, friends, comedy of errors, weirdo, friendship between men, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: las vegas, usa, north america, los angeles, california
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 7.6
 571K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: teen sex comedy, funny, sex comedy, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenager, high school, nerd, party, coming of age, adolescence, youth, teenage life, dumb, pig, loss of virginity, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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 6.5
 342K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, road movie, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: road trip, weed, hitchhiker, marijuana, stupidity, slacker, stoners, unlikely friendships, getting home, screwball, bonding, hitchhiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, dallas texas, california, usa, arizona ...
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 7.0
 403K
American Pie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: teen sex comedy, sex comedy, funny, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, coming of age, party, virginity, teenage sexuality, looking for sex, masturbation, teenage life, adolescence, loss of virginity, teenage sex, high school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, usa
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 6.2
 113K
Why Him? (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter's young rich boyfriend.
Style: funny, entertaining, ridiculous, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: billionaire, awkward situation, family, holiday, happy ending, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, birthday party, christmas, family relations, hipster, technology, male objectification ...
Place: usa, california
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We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, ridiculous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: road trip, on the road, journey, nothing goes right, adolescence, smuggling, drug dealing, pretense, stripper, parenthood, dishonesty, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, tucson arizona, denver colorado
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 5.9
 251K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: funny, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining, buddy comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: vacation, friendship, friends, family life, old friends reunited, foul language, teenager, family relations, buddies, eccentric family, reunited friends, stupidity ...
Time: 2010s, year 1978, contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa
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 8.0
 1.0M
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, stylized, parody, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: superhero, revenge, immortality, dark hero, mutant, superhuman powers, escapades, dark humor, violence, breaking the fourth wall, regeneration, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.2
 552K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover cop, working undercover, high school life, partners against crime, geek, party, buddy cop, drug dealer, police investigation, friendship, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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 7.0
 374K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, funny, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, high school, dimwit, friendship, police, police investigation, undercover, teenager, farce, police officer, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, new orleans, usa, mexico
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 6.5
 132K
Tag (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade. This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: group of friends, chase, best friends, rivalry, game, wedding, escapades, buddies, classmate, lifestyle, friendship, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, year 1983
Place: usa, portland oregon, denver colorado
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 6.3
 182K
The Change-Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: body swapping, womanizer, couple relations, life turned upside down, sex, switching roles, singleness, transformation, couples, marriage, buddies, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
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 5.5
 100K
That's My Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's ...
Style: humorous, parody, absurd, sex comedy, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: brother sister sex, incest, female pedophile, parents and children, family relations, cheating fiancee, deadbeat dad, disorder, older woman younger man relationship, teacher student relationship, meet the parents, stripper ...
Time: year 1984, 2010s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new jersey
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 6.4
 304K
The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: funny, parody, absurd, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: satire, dictator, dark humor, farce, un, culture clash, death, society, prejudice, head of state, megalomaniac, dissident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2010s, year 1973 ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, middle east ...
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 6.4
 243K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, pretense, love and romance, couple relations, couples, single mother, love, marriage, office romance, deception, family relations ...
Time: year 2011, contemporary, year 1992, year 1988, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
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 6.7
 325K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love story, happy ending, initially antagonists, opposites attract, relationships, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, fake marriage, boss and employee, pretend relationship, marriage of convenience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, new york, canada, usa, boston
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 6.3
 207K
Ted 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, not serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: teddy bear, silly humor, lawyer, adoption, marijuana, anthropomorphism, vulgarity, foul language, buddies, odd couple, friends, buddy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 309K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: funny, not serious, entertaining, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fraternity, youth, stupidity, neighbor neighbor relationship, party, college, plan gone awry, high school, satire, friendship, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 1930s, 70s ...
Place: usa
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 6.1
 111K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, family vacation, vacation, amusement park, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, grand canyon, brother brother relationship, family, family relations, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, memphis, arizona
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 154K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, funny, buddy movie, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adulthood, farce, friends, party, family, unlikely friendships, stupidity, midlife crisis, parenthood, family relations, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 79K
Blockers (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When three parents discover their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.
Style: funny, teen sex comedy, ridiculous, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: prom, loss of virginity, parent child relationship, chase, friendship, lesbian, father daughter relationship, virgin, sex scene, teenager, lgbt, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 132K
Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: funny, feel good, light, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, love and romance, opposites attract, youth, family, children, single father, family vacation, happy ending, love story, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, africa, south africa, usa
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Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, ridiculous, funny, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, meet the parents, family gatherings, parents and children, family disapproval, marriage, comedy of errors, jewish, dysfunctional family, sarcasm, parenthood, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.6
 209K
EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: teen sex comedy, funny, sex comedy, road movie, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, boys' night
Plot: travel, nudity (full frontal - brief), nothing goes right, youth, marijuana, culture clash, nude beach, hitchhiking, obsessive quest, stereotypes, sexual humor, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: paris france, berlin germany, amsterdam, europe, germany ...
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 75K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: college, friends, youth, college life, nothing goes right, college student, buddies, plan gone awry, high school, birthday, party, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mike and Dave are young, adventurous, fun-loving brothers who tend to get out of control at family gatherings. When their sister Jeanie reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the rest of the Stangles insist that the brothers bring respectable dates. ...
Style: funny, sex comedy, humorous, absurd, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: wedding, pretending to be someone else, brother brother relationship, sex scene, erotic massage, seductive woman, party, stupidity, sexual humor, friendship, deception, family ...
Place: hawaii
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 318K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: neo noir, buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, investigation, father daughter relationship, private investigator, murder, corruption, teenage girl, party, alcoholic, single father, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: ridiculous, humorous, exciting, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: hidden identity, farce, follow your dream, culture clash, couples, taxi, starting over, american dream, vengeance, faked death, superhuman, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: funny, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, meet the parents, eccentric family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, father in law son in law relationship, wedding, family, farce, jewish, family bonds, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 603K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, witty, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, investigation, murder investigation, mansion, murder, eccentric family, mystery killer, large family, private detective, crimes, death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
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