Best Comedy Movies of 2014

1.

Big Hero 6

6.7
7.8/10

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Starring: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung
Directed by: Don Hall, Chris Williams
Release date: 2014-10-24
2.

How to Train Your Dragon 2

6.6
7.8/10

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera
Directed by: Dean DeBlois
Release date: 2014-06-09
3.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

6.6
8.1/10

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 2014-02-26
4.

The Lego Movie

6.4
7.8/10

An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman
Directed by: Christopher Miller, Phil Lord
Release date: 2014-02-06
5.

What We Do in the Shadows

6.3
7.7/10

Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.

Starring: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, Jonny Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stuart Rutherford
Directed by: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi
Release date: 2014-06-19
6.

Birdman

6.2
7.7/10

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, Naomi Watts
Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Release date: 2014-08-27
7.

Love, Rosie

6.1
7.2/10

Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different directions. As each navigates the complexities of life, love, and everything in between, they always find their way back to each other - but is it just friendship, or something more? Based on Cecelia Ahern's bestselling novel, LOVE, ROSIE is a heart-warming, modern comedy-of-errors posing the ultimate question: do we really only get one shot at true love?

Starring: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Christian Cooke, Tamsin Egerton, Suki Waterhouse
Directed by: Christian Ditter
Release date: 2014-10-16
8.

The Book of Life

6.1
7.3/10

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Starring: Diego Luna, Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Christina Applegate, Eugenio Derbez
Directed by: Jorge R. Gutierrez
Release date: 2014-10-01
9.

Paddington

6.0
7.2/10

A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a new home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family.

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Samuel Joslin, Madeleine Harris
Directed by: Paul King
Release date: 2014-11-28
10.

Chef

5.9
7.3/10

When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen -- and zest for life and love.

Starring: Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara, Emjay Anthony, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2014-05-08
11.

St. Vincent

5.9
7.2/10

A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.

Starring: Bill Murray, Jaeden Martell, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O'Dowd
Directed by: Theodore Melfi
Release date: 2014-10-09
12.

22 Jump Street

5.8
7.0/10

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them.

Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Peter Stormare, Ice Cube, Amber Stevens
Directed by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Release date: 2014-06-05
13.

Feast

5.8
8.3/10
Feast
This Oscar-winning animated short film tells the story of one man's love life as seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, Winston, and revealed bite by bite through the meals they share.
Starring: Tommy Snider, Katie Lowes, Ben Bledsoe, Stephen Apostolina, Kirk Baily
Directed by: Patrick Osborne
Release date: 2014-11-07
14.

Pride

5.7
7.8/10

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.

Starring: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Andrew Scott
Directed by: Matthew Warchus
Release date: 2014-09-12
15.

The Boxtrolls

5.6
6.8/10

An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Dee Bradley Baker, Toni Collette
Directed by: Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi
Release date: 2014-09-10
16.

Penguins of Madagascar

5.6
6.7/10

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.

Starring: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Conrad Vernon, John Malkovich
Directed by: Simon J. Smith, Eric Darnell
Release date: 2014-11-22
17.

Inherent Vice

5.5
6.7/10

In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon
Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
Release date: 2014-12-25
18.

Rudderless

5.4
7.5/10

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

Starring: Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman, Selena Gomez, Laurence Fishburne
Directed by: William H. Macy
Release date: 2014-10-17
19.

Blended

5.4
6.5/10

After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Bella Thorne, Terry Crews
Directed by: Frank Coraci
Release date: 2014-05-21
20.

Magic in the Moonlight

5.4
6.6/10

Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.

Starring: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Hamish Linklater, Marcia Gay Harden, Jacki Weaver
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 2014-07-25

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