Hello readers or I must say movie fanatics, previously I have talked about best Hindi comedy movies that you must watch to have a laugh. I am here with another post in which I will talk about some of the most hilarious Hollywood comedy movies. They are so humorous that even your laugh would definitely have a laugh. I have been watching these comedy movies for years now, and for your convenience, I have shortlisted 9 Hollywood comedy movies for you.
Comedy is a type of genre which is for everyone whether we consider an adult, a child or an aged person. Everyone is comfortable with “Comedy”. If we look more deeply, we will find that “comedy” has the tendency of uniting everyone. When we laugh with other people, we have a sense of connectedness which is good for humanity. Also from the health perspective, laughing at comedy movies, entertainment shows or stand-up comedies can improve our blood flow. Also, it helps in reducing blood pressure which decreases the chances of heart diseases. We, humans, are trapped in a monotonous schedule of our work, thus watching comedy can be a liberation for many.
So, here I am with 9 Hollywood comedy movies that you can watch with your family and friends. I have shortlisted best evergreen comedies for you that you can’t afford to miss. If you haven’t watched these movies, you have watched nothing.
9 Must Watch Hollywood Comedy Movies
“Ace Ventura” is a story of a pet detective named Ace Ventura who specializes in finding lost animals. The story revolves around a dolphin named Snowflake who is considered as a lucky charm for the football team. In order to find Snowflake, Ace is hired. The Character Ace Ventura is played by Jim Carrey whose impressive acting and face expressions throughout the movie makes the movie memorable.
Director: Tom Shadyac
Writers: Jack Bernstein, Jack Bernstein
Cast: Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young
“The Mask” revolves around a character named Stanley, a bank employee who is transformed into a green skin guy after wearing a wooden mask. The mask helps him to play out his wildest fantasies. Jim Carrey has played his character with so honesty and dedication that you started admiring him for his role after watching the movie.
Director: Chuck Russell
Writers: Michael Fallon, Mark Verheiden
Cast: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert
Scary Movies Series
This series is a collection of horror hollywood comedy movies made by Keenen Ivory with his younger brothers. Scary movies are one of the best movies of horror comedy. Anna Faris and Regina Hall only appeared in the first four installments of Scary Movie Series. The Fifth installment of this series featured Ashley Tisdale and Simon Rex. Scary Movies, as the name suggests are not at all scary rather they are funny. They are so funny that you find yourself rolling on the floor laughing after watching some of their scenes.
Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Writers: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans
Cast: Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Marlon Wayans
Johnny English is a confident and unintelligent spy, who becomes the only hope of the country after all the top agents are killed. His job is to prevent the smuggler to steal the Crown jewel of United Kingdom. “Johnny English” is a parody of James Bond Movies. Johnny English is played by Rowan Atkinson whom you know from Mr. Bean TV Series. “Johnny English” is the first installment of series followed by “Johnny English Reborn” and “Johnny English Strikes Again”. It is one of the funniest movies you will ever watch.
Director: Peter Howitt
Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade
Cast: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia
Superbad is a 2007 adult teen comedy in which two characters named Seth and Evan wanted to join parties and lose their virginity before graduating high school. Unfortunately, their involvement in sex, drugs, and alcohol leads them to trouble. The names of the two characters are same as the writers of the movie that is Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. This movie is hilarious and decent at the same time. This is one of the best teen movie ever made.
Director: Greg Mottola
Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Cast: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
The Hangover Series
“The Hangover” is a story of three friends Phil Wenneck, Stu Price, and Alan Garner who travels to Las Vegas to have a bachelor’s party of their friend Doug. Unfortunately, they undergo some misadventures and wake up with their memory of previous night gone and Doug missing. The Hangover is the first installment of “The Hangover Series” followed by “The Hangover Part II” and “The Hangover Part III”.
Director: Todd Phillips
Writers: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Cast: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha
The Other Guys
“The Other Guys” is a story focuses on two detectives Allen and Terry who are struggling to prove their mettle for years. They idolize two top cops played by Samuel L Jackson and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. After unforeseen circumstances, the department has to bring two new cops. Thus, these mismatched detectives finally get a chance to show their skills without getting each other killed.
Director: Adam McKay
Writers: Adam McKay, Chris Henchy
Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter
21 Jump Street
It is a story of two high school friends Schmidt and Jenko who go on to be in the same team of police officers. The two go undercover as college students to find the source of the drug chain. Schmidt and Jenko are played by Tatum and Jonah. The Chemistry between Tatum and Jonah is so amazing. “21 Jump Street” is followed by its second installment “22 Jump Street”.
Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Writers: Michael Bacall, Michael Bacall
Cast: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube
The Big Sick
“The Big Sick” is a story of Pakistani Comedian named Kumail who used to do stand-up shows. At one of his shows, he meets an American graduate named Emily. Thereafter, they share a strong bond and feelings for each other. When Emily suddenly comes with an illness that leads her into the coma, Kumail finds himself developing a sense of deep attachment with her parents. This Movie is hilarious and heartfelt at the same time. Intelligent Screenplay and a must watch.
Director: Michael Showalter
Writers: Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani
Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter
So, above is my shortlisted Hollywood comedy movies that you must watch to find humor. There are some comedies too which are equally hilarious. But the mentioned movies are the best of all. Comment below your reviews on these movies and also write down your own list of comedies. You can also comment below some scenes from these movies which you find most hilarious. See you all in my next post.