Best Comedy Movies of 2007

1.

Ratatouille

6.7
8.0/10

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

Starring: Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, Lou Romano, Brian Dennehy, Peter Sohn
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 2007-06-22
2.

Hot Fuzz

6.3
7.8/10

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Rafe Spall
Directed by: Edgar Wright
Release date: 2007-02-14
3.

Superbad

6.0
7.6/10

Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.

Starring: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bill Hader, Seth Rogen
Directed by: Greg Mottola
Release date: 2007-08-17
4.

The Simpsons Movie

6.0
7.3/10

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria
Directed by: David Silverman
Release date: 2007-07-26
5.

Juno

6.0
7.4/10

A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.

Starring: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney
Directed by: Jason Reitman
Release date: 2007-12-05
6.

The Bucket List

5.9
7.4/10

Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing everything they ever wanted to do and an unrealized need to come to terms with who they are. Together they embark on the road trip of a lifetime, becoming friends along the way and learning to live life to the fullest, with insight and humor.

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Alfonso Freeman
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 2007-12-25
7.

The Darjeeling Limited

5.9
7.2/10

Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray).

Starring: Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Adrien Brody, Bill Murray, Anjelica Huston
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 2007-09-07
8.

Meet the Robinsons

5.7
6.8/10

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest until the mysterious Wilbur Robinson shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner and his mom.

Starring: Tom Selleck, Laurie Metcalf, Angela Bassett, Nicole Sullivan, Harland Williams
Directed by: Stephen J. Anderson
Release date: 2007-03-23
9.

Hairspray

5.5
6.7/10

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show.

Starring: John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, James Marsden, Queen Latifah
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Release date: 2007-07-13
10.

Shrek the Third

5.4
6.0/10

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas
Directed by: Chris Miller
Release date: 2007-05-17
11.

Futurama: Bender's Big Score

5.4
7.7/10

The Planet Express crew return from cancellation, only to be robbed blind by hideous "sprunging" scam artists. Things go from bad to worse when the scammers hack Bender, start traveling through time, and take Earth over entirely! Will the crew be able to save the day, or will Bender's larcenous tendencies and their general incompetence doom them all?

Starring: John DiMaggio, Al Gore, Billy West, Katey Sagal, Phil LaMarr
Directed by: Dwayne Carey-Hill
Release date: 2007-11-27
12.

Surf's Up

5.3
6.7/10

Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey, he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are, and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and fortune.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder, James Woods
Directed by: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck
Release date: 2007-06-08
13.

Lars and the Real Girl

5.3
7.3/10

Extremely shy Lars finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size plastic woman. On the advice of a doctor, his family and the rest of the community go along with his delusion.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, Kelli Garner, Patricia Clarkson
Directed by: Craig Gillespie
Release date: 2007-10-12
14.

Rush Hour 3

5.2
6.2/10

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother.

Starring: Chris Tucker, Jackie Chan, Hiroyuki Sanada, Max von Sydow, Yvan Attal
Directed by: Brett Ratner
Release date: 2007-08-08
15.

Bee Movie

5.1
6.1/10

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue us.

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Jim Cummings, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton
Directed by: Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith
Release date: 2007-10-28
16.

Charlie Wilson's War

5.1
7.0/10

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Om Puri
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 2007-12-19
17.

Son of Rambow

5.0
7.0/10

Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) is looking for an escape from his family's stifling home life when he encounters Lee Carter (Will Poulter), the school bully. Armed with a video camera and a copy of "Rambo: First Blood", Lee plans to make cinematic history by filming his own action-packed video epic. Together, these two newfound friends-turned-budding-filmmakers quickly discover that their imaginative ? and sometimes mishap-filled ? cinematic adventure has begun to take on a life of its own!

Starring: Neil Dudgeon, Asa Butterfield, Bill Milner, Jessica Hynes, Anna Wing
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Release date: 2007-01-22
18.

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

5.0
6.0/10

Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core – which is why, when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things get dicey when a bureaucrat comes calling, and the boys are forced to present a picture of domestic bliss.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Dan Aykroyd, Ving Rhames
Directed by: Dennis Dugan
Release date: 2007-07-12
19.

Waitress

5.0
7.0/10

Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

Starring: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Andy Griffith, Cheryl Hines, Eddie Jemison
Directed by: Adrienne Shelly
Release date: 2007-05-25
20.

Wild Hogs

4.9
5.8/10

Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.

Starring: Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence, William H. Macy, Ray Liotta
Directed by: Walt Becker
Release date: 2007-03-02

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