Laughter is the best medicine and in such trying times, we could all use some comic relief. With the year coming to an end, it’s time to look back and appreciate the movies that made us laugh and forget our worries. Here are the top 10 comedy movies of the year that are guaranteed to tickle your funny bone.
1. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Sacha Baron Cohen returns as the iconic Kazakh journalist, Borat, in this sequel that’s just as hilarious and outrageous as the first. With its timely political commentary and absurd antics, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is a must-watch.
2. Palm Springs
This Groundhog Day-esque rom-com starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti is a refreshing take on the genre. It’s witty, charming, and will leave you smiling from ear to ear.
3. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams play Icelandic singers competing in the Eurovision Song Contest in this musical comedy that’s both silly and heartwarming. It’s a fun ride from start to finish.
4. The King of Staten Island
Pete Davidson stars in this semi-autobiographical film about a young man trying to find his purpose in life. It’s a poignant and funny movie that showcases Davidson’s talent as both an actor and a comedian.
This Pixar movie about two elf brothers on a quest to see their deceased father one last time is not only visually stunning but also genuinely hilarious. It’s a movie that will make you laugh and cry.
6. The Lovebirds
Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae play a couple who accidentally get caught up in a murder mystery in this rom-com that’s equal parts thrilling and funny. It’s a movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat while also making you laugh out loud.
7. Bad Boys for Life
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reprise their roles as Miami detectives in this action-packed comedy that’s full of laughs and heart. It’s a movie that’s sure to please fans of the franchise.
8. Happiest Season
Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis play a couple who visit the latter’s family for the holidays in this charming and relatable rom-com. It’s a movie that celebrates love, family, and the holiday spirit.
9. The Forty-Year-Old Version
Radha Blank writes, directs, and stars in this autobiographical movie about a struggling playwright who reinvents herself as a rapper at the age of 40. It’s a funny and heartfelt movie that showcases Blank’s talent as a filmmaker.
10. An American Pickle
Seth Rogen plays a man who’s preserved in a pickle vat for 100 years and wakes up in modern-day Brooklyn in this quirky and endearing comedy. It’s a movie that’s both absurd and charming.