Best Comedy Movies of 2016

1.

Zootopia

6.9
8.0/10

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira, Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer
Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore
Release date: 2016-02-11
2.

Deadpool

6.8
8.0/10

Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Gina Carano
Directed by: Tim Miller
Release date: 2016-02-09
3.

La La Land

6.6
8.0/10

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Release date: 2016-11-29
4.

Sing Street

6.5
8.0/10

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor
Directed by: John Carney
Release date: 2016-03-11
5.

Moana

6.5
7.6/10

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Starring: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement
Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker
Release date: 2016-11-23
6.

Captain Fantastic

6.5
7.9/10

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Nicholas Hamilton
Directed by: Matt Ross
Release date: 2016-07-02
7.

Finding Dory

6.3
7.3/10

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O'Neill, Diane Keaton
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Release date: 2016-06-16
8.

Sing

6.0
7.1/10

A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Release date: 2016-11-23
9.

The Nice Guys

6.0
7.4/10

A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley
Directed by: Shane Black
Release date: 2016-05-15
10.

Eddie the Eagle

6.0
7.4/10

The feel-good story of Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself—even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

Starring: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Ania Sowinski, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Release date: 2016-02-26
11.

The Fundamentals of Caring

6.0
7.3/10

Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the western states. The folks they collect along the way will help them test their skills for surviving outside their calculated existence. Together, they come to understand the importance of hope and the necessity of true friendship.

Starring: Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Ehle, Megan Ferguson
Directed by: Rob Burnett
Release date: 2016-06-16
12.

The Edge of Seventeen

5.9
7.3/10

Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.

Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick
Directed by: Kelly Fremon Craig
Release date: 2016-11-18
13.

Kung Fu Panda 3

5.9
7.1/10

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Starring: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons
Directed by: Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Alessandro Carloni
Release date: 2016-01-23
14.

Ballerina

5.7
6.8/10

Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maddie Ziegler, Mel Brooks
Directed by: Éric Warin, Eric Summer
Release date: 2016-12-14
15.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

5.7
7.9/10

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House, Rhys Darby
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Release date: 2016-03-31
16.

Swiss Army Man

5.7
7.0/10

Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new “friend” and an unusual bag of tricks, the duo go on an epic adventure to bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

Starring: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Timothy Eulich, Shane Carruth
Directed by: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Release date: 2016-06-24
17.

War Dogs

5.7
7.1/10

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Starring: Miles Teller, Jonah Hill, Ana de Armas, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Pollak
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Release date: 2016-08-17
18.

Demolition

5.6
7.0/10

An emotionally desperate investment banker finds hope through a woman he meets in Chicago.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper, Judah Lewis, C.J. Wilson
Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée
Release date: 2016-04-06
19.

Storks

5.6
6.8/10

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl...

Starring: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele
Directed by: Doug Sweetland, Nicholas Stoller
Release date: 2016-09-22
20.

Now You See Me 2

5.6
6.5/10

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Daniel Radcliffe
Directed by: Jon M. Chu
Release date: 2016-06-02

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