The 15 Best Comedy Movies of 2020 | Funniest Films of the Year

If there’s one thing we can all agree on in 2020, it’s that we could use a laugh! If you’re feeling the pandemic stress, overwhelmed by the news, or missing your get-togethers during the holiday season, taking a break from the world with a lighthearted movie is a great way to lift your spirits. To help you in your quest for humor, we’ve put together a guide to the 15 best comedy movies in 2020.

Bad Boys For Life

Will Smith and Jamie Fox reprise their hilarious roles in 2020’s sequel to Bad Boys. This action-packed comedy will keep you laughing through its 2+ hour runtime.

Where to watch: Catch Bad Boys for Life on AppleTV, Fandango Now, Vudu, Starz, Hulu Premium, YouTube, Sling TV, or Prime Video.

Yes, God, Yes

This comedy-drama film has serious Saved (2004) vibes and is a must-watch especially for anyone who graduated from catholic school.

Where to watch: It’s available on Netflix, or to rent/buy on Vudu, Youtube, Google Play, or Amazon Prime.

Guns Akimbo

If you’re looking for the best new comedy movies by Daniel Radcliffe, Guns Akimbo is an offer-the-wall yet charming and humorous film. This face-paced action film keeps the laughs coming.

Where to watch: It’s free on Amazon prime, or you can rent/buy on Youtube, Google Play, or Vudu.

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This super-silly comedy stars Will Ferrel and Rachel Mcadams with Scandinavian accents plus lots of crazy costumes and musical numbers.

Where to watch: Eurovision is a Netflix Original, so it’s only available on that platform for now.


Steve Carrel and Rose Byrne are hilarious in this new political comedy.

Where to watch: Irresistible is available to rent or buy on Youtube, Google Play and Vudu.

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

This comedy movie won’t distract you from the news of the world, but it manages to still be outrageously funny while critiquing the current state of affairs.

Where to watch: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is an Amazon Original and can be viewed only on Amazon Prime currently.

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Like a Boss

This female-focused comedy has an all-star lineup of leading ladies including Salma Hayek, Tiffany Haddish, and Rose Byrne.

Where to Watch: You can rent or buy Like a Boss on Youtube, Sling, Amazon Prime, Google Play, and Vudu.

The Gentlemen

Directed by Guy Ritchie, this film stars Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Colin Ferrel, Hugh Grant, and Henry Golding. If you’re searching for the best action-packed comedy movies, this film is worth watching just for the eye-candy.

Where to watch: You can watch The Gentlemen on Hulu premium, Vudu, Youtube, or Youtube TV.

The Lovebirds

The Lovebirds combines murder-mystery and comedy, so it’s perfect for true-crime fans that need a little break from the heavy stuff.

Where to watch: It’s a Netflix original; you’ll need to watch on the platform.


This 2020 adaption of the classic Jane Austen movie is heavy on humor and has beautiful historical costumes and scenery to add to the escapism factor.

Where to watch: Buy or rent Emma on HBO Max, Hulu Premium, Amazon Prime, Youtube, or Vudu.

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The Personal History of David Copperfield

Like Emma, The Personal History of David Copperfield is a classic inspired by a novel — this one by Charles Dickens. Dev Patel and Hugh Laurie are charming and quite funny in this British comedy movie.

Where to watch: It’s available to rent on Google Play.

Bill & Ted Face the Music

Starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, this long-anticipated funny movie combines science-fiction, comedy, and throwback vibes.

Where to watch: Bill & Ted Face the Music is available to rent or buy on Amazon Prime, Google Play, AppleTV, Youtube, and Vudu.

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The Binge

The Binge is a classic teen comedy film for the 2020 set. It’s raunchy, ridiculous, and very, very funny.

Where to watch: Hulu.


This 2020 Pixar adventure comedy is the perfect family-friendly watch.

Where to watch: You can watch Onward for free with a Disney+ subscription, or rent or buy the movie on Amazon Prime, Youtube, Google Play and Vudu.

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The King of Staten Island

Pete Davidson and Judd Apatow collaborated on The King of Staten Island, a poignant comedy-drama that delivers on a range of emotions.

Where to watch: Rent or buy on Amazon Prime, Vudu, Youtube, or Google Play.

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