Top 5 Best US Comedy Movies

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The comedy genre is always in the favorite list of movie-fans because it’s entertaining and mentally relaxing. The following humorous movies and humane stories below will satisfy all your entertainment needs.


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#1: Home Alone 1, 2 (1990/1992)

Length: 1 hour 43 minutes

Main characters: Macaulay Culkin (Kevin McCallister), Joe Pesci (Harry Lyme), Daniel Stern (Marv Merchants),…


This is the first two parts of the Home Alone series includes five seasons. However, Home Alone 1 and 2 are still the ones that leave the biggest impression in the audience’s minds.

The main content of two movies all revolves around the character Kelvin, an 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind in Christmas holiday trips of his family.

At first, he is happy to be left alone. The actual problems happen when the two thieves try to break into his house (in part 1) and return to revenge him (in part 2). With his intelligence and cunning, Kevin tried his best to protect the things he treasures the most.


The film is attractive and amusing in scenes of barriers and traps that Kevin had set up to resist the intrusion of thieves.

It is famous not only for humorous situations in the film but also in the humanistic sense of family affection. So, this is considered the most favorite comedy series in the Christmas season in the US.

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#2: Game Night (2018)

Length: 1 hour 40 minutes


Main characters: Jason Bateman (Max), Jesse Plemons (Gary), Rachel McAdams (Annie), Kyle Chandler (Brooks)

The couple Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams) are passionate about board games. They invite friends to the house every night to play a puzzle, words guessing …

As Brooks (Kyle Chandler)-Max’s rich brother-arrives, the mood is shaken. Brooks speaks boringly and encourages the group to take a risky game. Someone appears to have been abducted and the party will obey the rescue signs.

A few minutes later, the strangers took Brooks down and took it away. The Max pair split up to search for four mates. However, it becomes difficult when real criminal groups are involved in the kidnapping. The details from here rotate continuously to contribute to an unexpected conclusion.
The kidnapping and illegal activities are the focus of the story, but they are made into a humorous topic. Ironical situations arise from the confusion between fake (orchestrated games) and real violence.


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#3: A Thousand Words (2012)

Length: 1 hour 31 minutes

Main characters: Eddie Murphy (Jack McCall), Kerry Washington (Caroline McCall), Cliff Curtis (Dr. Sinja),…

Jack McCall is a talkative collaborator in Hollywood. One day, he accidentally met a psychic, Dr. Sinja and got a curse from him.

After he went back to his house, he realized that there was a bodhi tree grows in the back garden and it had exactly 1,000 leaves. Each represents a word that McCall said. If all the leaves fell, he would die.

That event completely changed McCall’s personality. From a talkative person anytime anywhere, Jack suddenly became “speechless” and only spoke very selectively, so that he could not use all 1,000 words.


He tried to change his way of life, but was that enough to change the curse?

The film starred the famous black monologue who stormed the movie box office in the 1980s and 1990s: Eddie Murphy.

A Thousand Words (2012)/ Source:

#4: Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Length: 1 hour 53 minutes

Main characters: Jim Carrey (Lloyd Christmas), Jeff Daniels (Harry Dunne), Lauren Holly (Mary Swanson)

The movie tells the story of two idiots Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne. They live in the same apartment in the city of Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

In the movie duo, Lloyd and Harry must travel to return a suitcase containing ransom to save the husband of a beautiful girl which they had mistakenly held at the airport.

So, what happens when a fool meets a great fool? Those will definitely be bursting laughter.
As Lloyd Christmas – a good guy with silly hair Jim Carrey has made a deep impression on the audiences’ minds. Similar to Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels is a veteran actor with 38 years of experience in theater, film, and television.

The film entered the list of 15 best comedies of all time by the readers of Total Film, the best-selling film magazine in the UK.

Dumb and Dumber (1994)/ Source:

#5: Midnight in Paris (2011)

Length: 1 hour 40 minutes

Main characters: Owen Wilson (Gil), Rachel McAdams (Inez)

Gil, an American writer, and beautiful fiancee Inez came to Paris on a vacation. No doubt that his life changed completely here.

One day while walking down the street in the middle of the night an old Peugeot took him back to Paris in the 1920s. At that time he came across famous characters he never expected such as Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, Pablo Picasso, Cole Porter …

In splendid sumptuous and poetic Paris, they had a reunion casually together. The next few days, until midnight, Gil climbed into the old car and returned to enjoy the harmony he always wanted.

Do not have loud laughter but it will make you comfortable by the pleasant and relaxing scenes.

The film, directed by Woody Allen, takes the viewer into a classic, sweet, hearty atmosphere with the “romantic festival” of a fanciful Paris and full of nostalgia. The film received an Oscar for “Best Screenplay”.

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In Conclusion

So, if you want to find a film convergence of two elements of relaxing humor that still have a deep human meaning, I’m pretty sure these top 5 Best US Comedy Movies will satisfy you. Or you can visit to see full the latest movies update.

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