We listed the 30 best comedy movies from the 2000s that will take you back in time. Comedy movies not only entertain, but laughing can relax muscles, stimulate the brain, and boost the immune system. So, pick one of the best comedy movies to watch from the 2000s and have a good laugh.
30. Anger Management (HBO Max)
A mild-mannered man gets caught in a situation aboard a plane that leads him to be sent to anger management classes to avoid being sent to jail. The teacher of the course is a bit aggressive and ends up moving in with him to fight his inner demons.
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29. Bruce Almighty (Starz)
Bruce Almighty is about Bruce, whose TV career has been on hold for a while; when he is passed over for the anchorman position, he loses it and blames god for it. Not long after, God contacts Bruce and offers him all his powers. He uses his powers for selfish reasons and soon realizes that the world’s prayers are going unanswered.
28. Mr. Beans Holiday (Netflix)
Mr. Bean is going on a holiday trip to the south of France. His journey isn’t going as smoothly as he had hoped and he must face numerous misunderstandings that result in unfortunate coincidences.
27. Road Trip (Showtime)
A group of college students go on an epic road trip from New York to Texas to help save their friend’s relationship. The young man picks up a girl from a fraternity party and films their night together. The movie they made ends up getting mailed to his girlfriend in Texas. He prays to get the tape back before his girlfriend receives it.
26. Waiting… (Cinemax)
Waiting is about staffers who work at Shenaniganz who engage in various pranks and games on and off the clock. One of the staffers, Dean, must decide whether to take a promotion as a manager or go off and find greater meaning in life.
25. Scary Movie (HBO Max)
Scary Movie uses scenes from popular scary movies and dramatically recreates them in funny, hilarious ways.
24. Inspector Gadget 2 (Disney Plus)
The officials are looking to replace human-robot Inspector Gadget with an updated model. The new inspector must catch master criminal Claw, who busted out of prison and wants to pull off a big heist.
23. Get Smart (Hulu)
Get Smart is about Maxwell Smart, a highly intellectual bumbling spy who works for a control agency tasked with preventing terrorist attacks.
22. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (Showtime)
Talladega Nights is about NASCAR superstar Ricky Bobby who is at the top of his game. Suddenly he loses that status as French Formula One champion Jean comes busting in. With the help of his ruthless father, he looks to restore his form on the racetrack.
21. Mean Girls (Netflix)
Mean Girls is about Cady, who just moved to Illinois and public school. With a focus on the tightly knit cliques that exist in high school. She hits it off with the popular girls but realizes how shallow her new friends are.
20. Elf (HBO Max)
Elf is about Buddy, who was accidentally transported to the North Pole and raised to adulthood by Santa’s elves. Buddy travels to New York to find his birth father in an elf outfit. A DNA test proves that Walter Hobbs, a cynical businessman, is Buddy’s father.
19. Sideways (HBO Max)
Two men embark on a week-long trip through California’s wine country just before one is about to take a trip down the aisle. Things end up going sideways along the way.
18. Miss Congeniality (Netflix)
Miss Congeniality is a classic comedy and action movie. It is about an FBI agent who goes undercover as a contestant in the Miss United States pageant after a terrorist threatens it. Unfortunately, Gracie doesn’t fit in and must undergo a makeover. She is horrified at the idea of becoming a girly girl.
17. Knocked Up (Netflix)
Knocked up is about Ben Stone, a party animal who never expects that the woman will show up on his doorstep eight weeks pregnant after his one-night stand. You see how they maneuver into parenthood that provides funny viewpoints from each side.
16. Hot Fuzz (Starz)
Hot Fuzz is about police officer Nicholas Angel who smells foul play when residents of a sleepy village start to die in terrible accidents. He knows something is happening and must work with a local to find out what is happening.
15. Tropic Thunder (Prime Video)
Tropic Thunder is about a director who wants to liven up the war move he is directing by putting his actors in the middle of a real jungle. The actors have no idea when a series of unfortunate events lead them to the middle of a real war zone.
14. A Serious Man (Prime Video)
A Serious Man is about a midwestern physics teacher who watches his life unravel in multiple sudden incidents. He seeks answers within his turmoil, but he seems to keep sinking no matter how hard he tries. Larry seeks advice from three rabbis; the question is if anyone can help him overcome his problems.
13. 50 First Dates (Vudu)
50 First Dates is about Henry, a playboy, that is until he meets Lucy. She suffers from short-term memory loss and can’t remember anything that happened the day before. So, every morning, Henry must woo her again. Henry must convince her protective friends and family that he is in it for love.
12. Freaky Friday (Disney Plus)
Tess is a single mother of two kids a young boy who is ten years old and a teenage daughter. Anna gives her mother a tough time, and they drive each other crazy. They receive cryptic fortunes at a Chinese restaurant and wake up the next day switched in each other’s bodies, making up for a freaky Friday.
11. I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (iQIYI)
Chuck and Larry are firefighters and best friends. Larry, a widower, learns he can’t keep his children as beneficiaries on his life insurance policy, so he comes up with an idea. Larry and Chuck get married, and it happens to become front-page news and must carry on the charade so his kids can have his beneficiary.
10. Horrible Bosses (Prime Video)
Horrible bosses are about three friends who conspire to murder their awful bosses. They realize the job, and their bosses stand in the way of their happiness.
9. Step Brothers (Hulu)
Brennan and Dale are step brothers who have one thing in common: they are both lazy, unemployed leeches that still live with their parents. They become stepbrothers when Brennan.
Mom marries Dale’s father, which turns the outgrown boys against each other, pulling the new family apart. They must work together to reunite their parents.
8. Dodgeball (HBO Max)
Dodgeball is based on a true story about a fancy competing gym about to put Average Joe’s Gym out of business unless Peter, the owner, can raise fifty thousand to keep his mortgage. To save the gym, Peter and a group of Average Joe’s members and employees enter a dodgeball contest that has a big cash prize that can save the gym.
7. Meet the Parents (Hulu)
Meet the Parents is precisely what it sounds like. A young man his girlfriend’s parents for the first time, and it turns into a nightmare. He hopes the weekend can make up for it so he can ask his girlfriend’s dad for permission to marry her.
6. The Other Guys (Netflix)
The Other Guys is about two desk-bound NYPD detectives, Gamble, a paper pusher, and Hoitz itches to get on the street and make a name for himself. When a minor case turns into a major one, these two cops prove to their comrades that they know what they are doing.
5. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (Starz)
Andy is a single, 40-year-old virgin who works at a big box store. He spends his time playing video games and collecting action figures. Despite his age, Andy has never had sex, so his friends help him overcome his awkwardness around females.
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4. The School of Rock (Prime Video)
The School of Rock is about Dewey, after being kicked out of his rock band, he goes and becomes a substitute teacher. He starts teaching at a private school but turns his class into a rock band.
3. Wedding Crashers (HBO Max)
John And Jeremy are two friends who are wedding crashers and take advantage of the romance that’s in the air at weddings. Until John ends up meeting Claire, whom he falls for. It looks like all the crashing of weddings; John might have found the one.
2. Superbad (Hulu)
Superbad is about two best friends who try to navigate the last weeks of high school and get invited to a gigantic house party. Together the two friends go on a mission to get enough alcohol to supply the party and have the best night of their lives.
1. The Hangover (HBO Max)
The Hangover is about Doug and his three friends driving to Las Vegas for a memorable bachelor party. When the three groomsmen wake up the next day, they have no memory of what happened the previous night and don’t know where Doug is the groom. They retrace their steps to find Doug and get him back to Los Angeles in time to get married.