Watching comedy movies keeps you glued to the screen and is the perfect way to spend your leisure time. They are a great way to relax and laugh with friends and family. Comedies have also been proven to relieve and reduce stress and anxiety in people as they transfer you into an alternate world full of laughter and enjoyment. They make you forget about any worries you might have.
Even if you aren’t much of a ‘laugher,’ these comedy movies are sure to make you giggle. These are our pick of must watch comedy movies in modern times.
Must Watch Comedy Movies
Superbad follows high-school seniors Seth, Evan, and Fogell on their awkward adventures as they try to party and become part of the ‘cool-kids’ before graduation. Audiences love this movie because of the authentic, awkward high schooler vibes. It takes us back to our own experiences and friends from high school. Written by and also starring Seth Rogen, the bromance of the two main stars and the iconic ‘Mclovin’ as they try to score alcohol and girls for the party of their lives.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
The great minds behind Shaun of the Dead take on a buddy cop movie. Hot Fuzz is an incredible satirical action comedy parodying the world of action movies amazingly. The film follows Officer Nicholas Angel, one of the best cops in London, as he is transferred to a remote village and partnered up with a well-meaning knucklehead, Office Nick Frost. The movie is so great because director Edgar Wright parodies the cliches of action movies while also celebrating and embracing them completely.
School of Rock (2003)
One of the catchiest and funniest movies of all time, School of Rock is a must-watch comedy for all. An aspiring star and guitarist, Dewey Finn, gets thrown out of his band and, looking for a new job, ends up posing as a substitute music teacher at a private school. Dewey Finn, played by Jack Black, exposes and teaches his new students the greatness of music and hard rock while giving us hard laughs and great music along the way.
Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Harold and Kumar, two stoners, get the munchies, and the only thing that will satisfy both of them is some sliders from White Castle. It is a hilarious movie for both cannabis users and non-users alike! Follow the two lovable stoners on their epic and hilarious adventures on their way to indulge their munchies with some delicious White Castle burgers.
Mean Girls (2004)
With a cast of Lindsey Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, and Lizzy Caplan, this movie is something you wouldn’t want to miss. What’s even crazier is that, apart from Lindsey Lohan, this movie put all the other stars on the map. One of the greatest female-led and driven comedies of modern times, Mean Girls, shows the world of high school and the ridiculousness of the dramas during it. Written by Tina Fey, Mean Girls showcases teen stereotypes, popularity in schools, and the different cliques in public schools.