Having a Bad Day? Here's a List of Funny Movies to Watch

Funny Movies to Watch
Movies become funny and entertaining only when the plot, storyline, characters, dialogs, and situations merge effortlessly. Of course, there are countless movies that provide comic relief to one and all. So if you're searching for an escape from the hustle and bustle of your daily routine, here's a list of movies that can bring laughter into your living room...
Entertainism Staff
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2018
It's no surprise that comedy movies are loved by all, irrespective of one's age. Comedy movies, with their brilliant dialogs and characters, and the inexplicable humorous situations in which these characters find themselves, provide respite to many of us from the daily grind and pains of life. Whenever you've had a tough day, it's a good habit to just sit back, relax, and find ways to enjoy the simpler things in life. Which is why, watching funny movies is a great way to relieve stress. Keeping that thought in mind, we've compiled a list of funny movies to watch in your free time. The movies have been categorized into 3 sections - must watch, pretty good, and not bad. This way, you know which movies to watch first.

"Must Watch" Movies 


  • (500) Days of Summer - 2009
  • 21 Jump Street - 2012
  • 50/50 - 2011
  • A Christmas Story - 1983
  • A Night at the Opera - 1935
  • Airplane! - 1980
  • American Pie - 1999
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy - 2004
  • Annie Hall - 1977
  • As Good as It Gets - 1997
  • Austin Powers (series)
  • Back to the Future - 1985
  • Being John Malkovich - 1999
  • Beverly Hills Cop - 1984
  • Big - 1988
  • Billy Elliot - 2000
  • Borat - 2006
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's - 1961
  • Caddyshack - 1980
  • Cars - 2006
  • Christmas Vacation - 1989
  • Clerks (series)
  • Crazy, Stupid, Love. - 2011
  • Death at a Funeral - 2007
  • Despicable Me - 2010
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - 1988
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb - 1964
  • Drunken Master - 1978
  • Dumb & Dumber - 1994
  • Easy A - 2010
  • Ed Wood - 1994
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox - 2009
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off - 1986
  • Finding Nemo - 2003
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall - 2008
  • Forrest Gump - 1994
  • Frankenweenie - 2012
  • Friday - 1995
  • Ghostbusters - 1984
  • Groundhog Day - 1993
  • Harold and Maude - 1971
  • Home Alone - 1990
  • Hot Fuzz - 2007
  • Hot Shots (series)
  • How to Train Your Dragon - 2010
  • In Bruges - 2008
  • Juno - 2007
  • Kick-Ass - 2010
  • Knocked Up - 2007
  • Kung Fu Hustle - 2004
  • Kung Fu Panda (series)
  • Little Miss Sunshine - 2006
  • Love Actually - 2003
  • Man on the Moon - 1999
  • Meet the Parents - 2000
  • Men in Black - 1997
  • Modern Times - 1936
  • Monsters, Inc. - 2001
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail - 1975
  • Monty Python's Life of Brian - 1979
  • Moonrise Kingdom - 2012
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? - 2000
  • Office Space - 1999
  • Old School - 2003
  • Paul - 2011
  • Pineapple Express - 2008
  • Religulous - 2008
  • Roman Holiday - 1953
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World - 2010
  • Shaolin Soccer - 2001
  • Shaun of the Dead - 2004
  • Shrek (series)
  • Sideways - 2004
  • Some Like It Hot - 1959
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut - 1999
  • Superbad - 2007
  • Team America: World Police - 2004
  • Ted - 2012
  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin - 2005
  • The Big Lebowski - 1998
  • The Blues Brothers - 1980
  • The Gold Rush - 1925
  • The Goonies - 1985
  • The Great Dictator - 1940
  • The Hangover - 2009
  • The Legend of Drunken Master - 1994
  • The Party - 1968
  • The Princess Bride - 1987
  • The Simpsons Movie - 2007
  • The Sting - 1973
  • There's Something About Mary - 1998
  • This is Spinal Tap - 1984
  • Toy Story (series)
  • Trading Places - 1983
  • Tropic Thunder - 2008
  • Tucker and Dale vs Evil - 2010
  • Up - 2009
  • Wreck-It Ralph - 2012
  • Young Frankenstein - 1974
  • Zombieland - 2009

"Pretty Good" Movies


  • 50 First Dates - 2004
  • A Fish Called Wanda - 1988
  • Accepted - 2006
  • Ace Ventura (series)
  • Animal House - 1978
  • Beetlejuice - 1988
  • Blades of Glory - 2007
  • Blazing Saddles - 1974
  • Bridesmaids - 2011
  • Bruce Almighty - 2003
  • Date Night - 2010
  • Dazed and Confused - 1993
  • Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story - 2004
  • Due Date - 2010
  • Election - 1999
  • Elf - 2003
  • French Kiss - 1995
  • Get Smart - 2008
  • Ghost Town - 2008
  • Ice Age (series)
  • Hitch - 2005
  • Horrible Bosses - 2011
  • I Love You, Man - 2009
  • In the Loop - 2009
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World - 1963
  • Jackass: The Movie - 2002
  • Just Go With It - 2011
  • Lars and the Real Girl - 2007
  • Liar Liar - 1997
  • M*A*S*H - 1970
  • Madagascar (series)
  • Magic Mike - 2012
  • Manhattan - 1979
  • Me, Myself & Irene - 2000
  • My Cousin Vinny - 1992
  • Napoleon Dynamite - 2004
  • One, Two, Three - 1961
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles - 1987
  • Police Academy - 1984
  • Raising Arizona - 1987
  • Role Models - 2008
  • Run, Fatboy, Run - 2007
  • Rush Hour (series)
  • Rushmore - 1998
  • Scary Movie (series)
  • Stranger Than Fiction - 2006
  • Super Troopers - 2001
  • Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny - 2006
  • Thank You for Smoking - 2005
  • The Gods Must Be Crazy - 1980
  • The Inbetweeners Movie - 2011
  • The Jerk - 1979
  • The King of Comedy - 1983
  • The Last Detail - 1973
  • The Mask - 1994
  • The Naked Gun (series)
  • The Other Guys - 2010
  • The Producers - 1968
  • The Proposal - 2009
  • The Trip - 2010
  • Tootsie - 1982
  • Wayne's World - 1992
  • What About Bob? - 1991
  • When Harry Met Sally... - 1989
  • Yes Man - 2008
  • Zoolander - 2001

"Not-So-Bad" Movies


  • 17 Again - 2009
  • 27 Dresses - 2008
  • 30 Minutes or Less - 2011
  • Airheads - 1994
  • Balls of Fury - 2007
  • Barbershop - 2002
  • Bedazzled - 2000
  • Big Daddy - 1999
  • Blue Streak - 1999
  • Bridget Jones's Diary - 2001
  • Caddyshack - 1980
  • Cheaper by the Dozen - 2003
  • Chicken Little - 2005
  • Coming to America - 1988
  • Daddy Day Care - 2003
  • Fun with Dick and Jane - 2005
  • Hancock - 2008
  • Hot Rod - 2007
  • I Heart Huckabees - 2004
  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry - 2007
  • Johnny English - 2003
  • Legally Blonde - 2001
  • Lost in America - 1985
  • Mars Attacks! - 1996
  • Mean Girls - 2004
  • Miss Congeniality - 2000
  • Monster-in-Law - 2005
  • Mousehunt - 1997
  • My Bit Fat Greek Wedding - 2002
  • Night at the Museum (series)
  • Our Idiot Brother - 2011
  • Role Models - 2008
  • Sgt. Bilko - 1996
  • Shallow Hal - 2001
  • Shanghai Noon - 2000
  • She's the Man - 2006
  • Silent Movie - 1976
  • Sister Act - 1992
  • Starsky & Hutch - 2004
  • Stripes - 1981
  • Take Me Home Tonight - 2011
  • The Big Year - 2011
  • The Birdcage - 1996
  • The Campaign - 2012
  • The Dictator - 2012
  • The Green Hornet - 2011
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou - 2004
  • The Nutty Professor - 1996
  • The Pink Panther - 2006
  • The Spy Next Door - 2010
  • The Watch - 2012
  • Tommy Boy - 1995
  • Van Wilder - 2002
  • Wet Hot American Summer - 2001
  • What Happens in Vegas - 2008
  • White Chicks - 2004
  • Wild Hogs - 2007
  • You Don't Mess with the Zohan - 2008
Watching these movies is a treat in itself and a great way to beat your blues. Get the DVDs of your favorite movies (or the ones you haven't seen yet), invite family and friends over, make popcorn, and host a movie marathon. Trust me, you won't regret it.