Sometimes all you need is a good laugh – mainly when you have a lot on your mind, or are dealing with family drama, or are stressed when life is giving you a hard time. It becomes difficult to relax and find peace of mind.
However, watching a good comedy can do just that! While also boosting your serotonin levels, comedy movies with your best friends becomes a best respire from everyday stress. What are you waiting for? Here are the best comedy movies of 2023, from humorously witty flicks to sentiment-infused comedy. Read more on silverflick.com.
1. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Director: Rian Johnson
Writer: Rian Johnson
Starcast: Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson
IMDB rating: 8.0
Runtime: 2 hrs.19 mins
This murder mystery is a delight with sly humor for the fans. It received positive reviews from critics who got excited for Benoit Blanc’s return for yet another tremendously fascinating mystery, complemented by a superb ensemble cast. The movie received an Audience Choice Award for Feature Film.
Benoit Blanc, a famous investigator from the South, travels to Greece to solve his latest case.
2. Minions: The Rise of Guru
Director: Kyle Balda, Brad Abelson, Jonathan del Val
Writer: Matthew Fogel, Brian Lynch
Starcast: Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin, Alan Arkin
IMDB rating: 6.6
Runtime: 1 hr.27 mins
It is a 2023 American animated comedy film that serves as a followup to the forerunner Minions and the fifth part in the Despicable Me film series. With tons of screaming, cartoon fighting, and laughter – the film is packed with minion-based adventures for which the franchise has gained a reputation. Critics considered it an improvement over the last model. Just like its predecessors, this one was also a financial triumph.
A 12-year-old boy’s untold story of wanting to become the world’s largest supervillain.
3. Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Director: Dean Fleischer-Camp
Writer: Dean Fleischer-Camp, Elisabeth Holm, Nick Paley
Starcast: Jenny Slate, Dean Fleischer-Camp, Isabella Rossellini
IMDB rating: 7.9
Runtime: 1 hr.30 mins
This emotional, thought-provoking, and wonderful drama is modeled on the series of shorts with the same title created by Slate and Fleischer Camp. The movie won many hearts and got favorable reviews from critics, earning a minor box office success.
Like the shorts, this picture centers on Marcel, a little shell (yes, he wears shoes!) who longs to venture into the world and locate his family.
4. Good Luck to you, Leo Grande
Director: Sophie Hyde
Writer: Katy Brand
Starcast: Emma Thompson, Daryl McCormack, Isabella Laughland
IMDB rating: 7.2
Runtime: 1 hr.37 mins
It’s an American erotic comedy movie that digitally premiered in the US by Searchlight Pictures as a Hulu original film. It was regarded as a profoundly expressive movie. As per critics, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande is a commendably subversive and delightfully hilarious work of fiction. The film earned an Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature.
The former teacher Nancy Stokes is itching for some excitement and romance. Additionally, she plans to recruit a youthful male escort by the name of Leo Grande.
5. The Bob’s Burger Movie
Director: Loren Bouchard, Bernard Derriman
Writer: Nora Smith, Tony Gennaro
Starcast: H. Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal, Dan Mintz
IMDB rating: 7.0
Runtime: 1 hr.42 mins
This American animated musical comedy from 2023 is modeled on the award-winning animated Bob’s Burgers TV show. When it was first released, critics unanimously acknowledged that the movie had a gratifying balance of laugh-out-loud humor and a meaningful narrative. Critics gave it high marks, and it made $34 million globally. The film was nominated for HMMA Award for Best Original Song – Animated Film.
As a sinkhole develops close to the restaurant – the Belchers struggle to prevent their restaurant from closing as their children work to unravel a secret that might help.
6. Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Director: Akiva Schaffer
Writer: Dan Gregor, Doug Mand
Starcast: Andy Samberg, John Mulaney, KiKi Layne
IMDB rating: 7.0
Runtime: 1 hr.37 mins
A continuation of the animated TV show of the same title, this 2023 American animated action-adventure comedy is modeled on the characters Chip and Dale. This film attempts to combine humor, action, adventure, mystery, and a nostalgic sense into a movie with many jokes that might not be for younger audiences. Interestingly, one of the most attention-grabbing appearances was the ugly version of sonic in the film. The movie took up the award for Outstanding Television Movie at the 74th Primetime Emmys.
Chip and Dale from the famous television program now lead vastly different lifestyles thirty years after it finished. The two must reconnect to save their comrade after a cast member from the first season inexplicably vanishes.
7. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talents
Director: Tom Gormican
Writer: Tom Gormican, Kevin Etten
Starcast: Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Tiffany Haddish
IMDB rating; 7.0
Runtime: 1hr. 47mins
It’s an American action comedy considered one of the more unusual and hilarious titles on the list. The film has been hailed by numerous critics as one of Cage’s best performances in years – all while succeeding in being truly humorous at the same time. Could this signal the beginning of
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In this action-filled comedy, Nicholas Cage portrays Nick Cage – channeling his legendary roles as he gets stuck between a fan and a CIA officer.
8. Turning Red
Director: Domee Shi
Writer: Domee Shi, Julia Cho, Sarah Streicher
Starcast: Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Ava Morse
IMDB rating: 7.0
Runtime: 1 hr.40 mins
It is an American animated fantasy comedy and among the most recent films by Pixar Studios. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that this film is on the list – as Pixar continually produces some of the highest-caliber, award-winning animated films of all time. The plot balances silly gags with more somber family drama, considered one of Pixar’s finest in recent memory. The movie was also put forward for the HCA Award for Best Picture.
Its story follows Meilin, a 13-year-old girl; when she becomes overexcited, she morphs into a massive red panda.
9. Bullet Train
Director: David Leitch
Writer: Zak Olkewicz, Kôtarô Isaka
Starcast: Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
IMDB rating: 7.3
Runtime: 2 hrs.7 mins
The two-hour adrenaline-ride Bullet Train is packed with action and laughter. The critics said the cast was great, but the cameos were incredible. The primary character, Ladybug, played by Brad Pitt, was excellent. The film was an adaptation of the novel Maria Beetle, written by Ktar Isaka and translated by Sam Malissa.
This action comedy depicts the tale of five assassins, and the twist is that their mission has something in common.
10. Everything Everywhere All at Once
Director: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Writer: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Starcast: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis
IMDB rating: 8.1
Runtime: 2 hrs.19 mins
A 2023 American absurdist comedy-drama that does a fantastic job of striking a balance between its absurdly random humor and its characters’ grounded and realistic representations. It was hailed as having a unique premise, strong acting, and a truly funny comedy. Globally, it generated more than $100 million. The film went on to win the Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Film.
An old immigrant from China gets drawn into a bizarre adventure in which she is the only person who can defend the cosmos. She needs to visit different universes and establish relationships with the possible lives she might have lived.