Top 18 Hollywood’s Funniest Comedy Movies Of All Time

Laughter is the best medicine, right? To take this medicine, you should watch movies that will make you laugh. And Hollywood has produced some classic comedies of the century.

In this post, we dive into the plots of eighteen iconic comedy films, highlighting the original cast that brought these stories to life. These movies have left audiences laughing out loud, thanks to their clever plots and unforgettable characters.

1. Superbad

Superbad follows high school friends Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) who want to enjoy their remaining time before college. They plan to attend a party and lose their virginity. With their friend Fogell (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) getting a fake ID, they aim to buy alcohol, but their plan leads to a series of unexpected events.

2. War Dogs

War Dogs tells the story of David Packouz (Miles Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill), two friends living in Miami during the Iraq War who exploit a government initiative. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and living the high life until they land a $300 million deal to arm the Afghan Military.

3. Going in Style

Going in Style revolves around three lifelong friends, Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine), and Albert (Alan Arkin), who decide to buck retirement and step off the path for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. They plan to rob the very bank that absconded with their money.

4. American Pie

American Pie follows high school seniors Jim Levenstein (Jason Biggs), Chris “Oz” Ostreicher (Chris Klein), Kevin Myers (Thomas Ian Nicholas), Paul Finch (Eddie Kaye Thomas), and Steve Stifler (Seann William Scott) as they make a pact to lose their virginity by prom night, leading to a series of awkward and funny situations.

5. Good Boys

Good Boys centers on three sixth-grade boys, Max (Jacob Tremblay), Lucas (Keith L. Williams), and Thor (Brady Noon), who ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.

6. We’re the Millers

We’re the Millers features a small-time pot dealer David Clark (Jason Sudeikis) who creates a fake family with his neighbors—stripper Rose (Jennifer Aniston), shy teenager Kenny (Will Poulter), and runaway Casey (Emma Roberts)—to move a huge shipment of weed from Mexico to the U.S. as part of a plan to clear his debt.

7. Knocked Up

Knocked Up follows the aftermath of a one-night stand between slacker Ben Stone (Seth Rogen) and career woman Alison Scott (Katherine Heigl), which results in an unexpected pregnancy. Together, they decide to try to make their relationship work for the sake of the child.

8. Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz stars Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg), a top London cop who is transferred to a quiet English village. Along with his new, bumbling partner Danny Butterman (Nick Frost), they uncover a series of bizarre murders and a deep conspiracy within the seemingly peaceful town.

9. Wedding Crashers

Wedding Crashers features John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn), divorce mediators who crash weddings to meet women. Their plans hit a snag when John falls for Claire Cleary (Rachel McAdams) and they end up spending a weekend at her family’s estate.

10. Scary Movie

Scary Movie is a parody of the horror, slasher, and mystery film genres. It follows Cindy Campbell (Anna Faris) and her friends as they are stalked by a killer after accidentally hitting a man with a car and disposing of the body. The film mocks various movies such as “Scream” and “I Know What You Did Last Summer.”

11. She’s the Man

She’s the Man is about Viola Hastings (Amanda Bynes) who disguises herself as her twin brother Sebastian (James Kirk) to play soccer at his boarding school. Complications arise when she falls for her roommate Duke (Channing Tatum), who is in love with Olivia (Laura Ramsey), who in turn falls for Sebastian.

12. Rush Hour

Rush Hour pairs a Hong Kong detective, Inspector Lee (Jackie Chan), with a fast-talking LAPD detective, James Carter (Chris Tucker), to rescue the Chinese Consul’s kidnapped daughter. Despite their differences, they discover they make a formidable team.

13. Easy A

Easy A tells the story of Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone), a high school student who lies about losing her virginity and decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. However, her plan spirals out of control, affecting her relationships with friends and family.

14. Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents centers on Greg Focker (Ben Stiller), who plans to propose to his girlfriend Pam Byrnes (Teri Polo) but must first win over her intimidating father, Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro), a former CIA agent with a penchant for lie detection.

15. 21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street follows two former high school foes turned rookie cops, Morton Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Greg Jenko (Channing Tatum), who go undercover as students to bust a drug ring within a high school, only to find that high school has changed significantly since they left.

16. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle tracks the misadventures of Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) as they set out on a quest to satisfy their craving for White Castle burgers, leading them on a wild journey filled with bizarre obstacles.

17. Coming to America

Coming to America stars Akeem (Eddie Murphy), an African prince from Zamunda, who travels to Queens, New York, with his servant Semmi (Arsenio Hall) to find a wife who will love him in spite of his royal title.

18. Borat

Borat features Borat Sagdiyev (Sacha Baron Cohen), a fictitious Kazakh journalist who travels to the United States to make a documentary about American society and culture, encountering a series of misunderstandings and comedic situations.

Whether you’re revisiting these classics or discovering them for the first time, each film promises a delightful escape filled with laughter and entertainment.

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