Best Comedy Movies, at your door step!!
When we full of stress with our workloads, professional life and personal life, that time we seek for something stress buster. And nothing could beat comedy movies in terms of stress bursting. So, here we have brought you best comedy movies of this running session 2017-18.
Comedy genre is the best genres out of all, because it consists almost everything, we need for entertainment. This genre includes lots of in it like drama, romance, music, dance, and fantasy, which makes its suitable for all age group. Today, here we are going to discuss about those best comedy movies, which are ready to entertain us in 2017-18. Form the heap of almost many comedy movies, we have selected 10 best comedy movies, which you shouldn’t miss in this running session.
These 10 best comedy movies are those movies, which are either most anticipated or their star cast is teamed up with the best comedians of current time. So, now we are going to begin our comedy show of 2017-18.
Here are the 10 best comedy movies: –
|Pitch Perfect 3||Rebel Cannon, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Hailee Steinfeld||Universal Pictures|
|Paddington 2||Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters||StudioCanal|
|Madagascar 4||Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett||DreamWorks Animation|
|Bastards||Owen Wilson, J.k. Simmons, Ed Helms, Katt Williams||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Logan Lucky||Channing Tatum, Seth MacFarlane, Adam Driver, Katie Holmes||Fingerprint Releasing, Bleecker Street|
|Downsizing||Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Alec Baldwin, Christoph Waltz||Paramount Pictures|
|Game Night||Jason Bateman, Kyle Chandler, Jeffrey Wright, Rachel McAdams||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Life of the Party||Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Julie Bowen, Debby Ryan||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Benedict Cumberbatch||Universal Pictures|
|Isle of Dogs||Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Jeff Goldblum, Bryan Cranston||Fox Searchlight Pictures|
1. Pitch Perfect 3 – Perfect pitch of comedy and music
It will be the third instalment of Pitch Perfect series, which was started on 28 September, 2012. This movie is one of the best musical comedy movies of all time.
Pitch Perfect series is based on a non-fiction novel named as Pitch Perfect – The Quest for Collegiate a Cappella Glory, which is written by Mickey Rapkin.
This movie is going to be directed by Trish Sie and its producers are Max Handelman, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Brooks. The script of Pitch Perfect 3 has been penned by Kay Cannon, Dana Fox and Mike White.
Pitch Perfect 3 Main Star Cast
The main star cast of Pitch Perfect 3 has been revealed with some new entries like Ruby, John Lithgo and Matt Lanter. The name of these three characters are still kept in curtain to increase anticipation among the fans of this franchise.
Here we have the list of all the main stars: –
- Anna Kendrick – Beca
- Elizabeth Banks – Gail
- Hailee Steinfeld – Emily
- Anna Camp – Aubrey
- Brittany Snow – Chole Beale
- Alexis Knapp – Stacie Conrad
- Hanna Mae Lee – Lilly
- Kelley Jakle – Jessica
- Juan Gaspard – Vendor
- Rebel Wilson – Amy and many more.
Pitch Perfect 3 Possible Storyline
We have already seen the musical life of Barden Bellas in a comic way in both the previous parts. Probably the story of this sequel will follow the footprints of its prequels.
Currently, the storyline of this movie is still kept secret, because after getting awesome results from both the previous movies, once again the family of Pitch Perfect wants a big hit.
But, this is confirmed that in Pitch Perfect 3 all the girls will enter in the final year of graduation and will definitely rock their college with their performance.
This is sure that they will try their best to live upon the expectations of fans. Likewise, they did in both previous parts.
Pitch Perfect Series Performance of Box Office
Both the previous movies of this series have done a great job on box office and collected a huge amount of profit against their budget. Till now this franchise have grossed $402, 854, 620 against the budget of $46, 000, 000.
Apart from their earnings they have not only amazed their fans, but also left a positive impression on the minds of critics and grabbed good ratings and reviews. IMDb has given it 7.2 rating point out of 10, 80% fresh tomatoes by Rotten Tomatoes and 4.5 out of 5 by iTunes.
Current Updates of Pitch Perfect 3
The shooting of one of the best comedy movies Pitch Perfect 3 has been wrapped up on 3 April, 2017, which was started on 5 January, 2017. All the schedules of this movie have taken place in Atlanta Georgia.
Production of Pitch Perfect has been completed under the banners of Gold Circle Films and Brownstone Productions.
Pitch Perfect 3 Release Date
The official release date of Pitch Perfect 3 has been announced. This movie is going to be released on 22 December, 2017 by Universal Pictures.
2. Paddington 2 – What will be the present of Aunt Lucy’s birthday
After entertaining all of us with his innocence, now Paddington is getting ready to entertain us once again. Yes, the brown bear of Brown family, Paddington is set for its sequel named as Paddington 2.
Second movie of our list of best comedy movies is Paddington 2, which is the second instalment of family-comedy movie Paddington, which was released on 28 November, 2014. This movie is going to be directed and written by Paul King and David Heyman is invest his money as a chief producer.
Paddington 2 Star Cast
The final starcast of this movie has been revealed with two new entries of Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson. Here we the list of complete stars: –
- Ben Whishaw – Voice of Paddington
- Imelda Staunton – Aunt Lucy
- Hugh Grant – Phoenix Buchanan
- Peter Capaldi – Mr. Curry
- Julie Walters – Mrs. Bird
- Sally Hawkins – Mary Brown
- Jim Broadbent – Mr. Gruber
- Hugh Bonneville – Henry Brown
- Daniel Stisen – Bank Robber
- Tom Davis – T-Bone and many more.
Paddington 2 Possible Storyline
As we have seen in the first part, that Paddington has won the hearts of Brown family and now he has become the permanent member of Brown family.
Now, it is the 100th birth anniversary of Aunt Lucy and Paddington has decided to gift something special, something precious to his aunt.
He has chosen a unique book in an antique shop of Mr. Gruber’s shop. After lots of efforts he gets success in buying that book as gift. But now there is a problem, that book has been stolen.
In this sequel we will see Paddington, chasing the culprit behind the steal of book. It will be fun to see the chase of Paddington in this sequel.
Performance of Paddington
First part of this movie was released on 28 October, 2014. This was directed and written by Paul King and produced by David Heyman.
The adventures, innocence and adorable works of Paddington was not only attracted the viewers but also attract critics towards themselves and got positive and good reviews and ratings.
IMDb gave it 7.2 rating point out of 10, 98% of fresh tomato by Rotten Tomatoes and 77% score by Metacritic.
Apart from good reviews and ratings it has grossed a huge amount of profit $268 million against an average budget of $268 million.
Current Updates of Paddington 2
This sequel was confirmed in April, 2015 by David Heyman and on the same day it was also announced that once again Paul King will return as director and writer.
Just after completing the casting of Paddington 2 in October, 2016. The first schedule also took place in same month. First three days of shooting was completed in Little Venice and some schedules have been completed in Shepton Mallet Prison.
Paddington 2 Release Date
The production of this movie is taking place under the banners of Heyday Films and StudioCanal and they have announced the official release date of this movie. This movie is going to be released on 10 November, 2017.
3. Madagascar 4 – Adventures of Alex, Gloria, Marty and Melmon
One of the best comedy movies and the beautiful tale of four animals Madagascar is going to release its next instalment or we can say the fourth part of Madagascar franchise as Madagascar 4.
Tom McGrath and Eric Darnell created Madagascar was debuted in 2005 till now its three parts have been released as Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. Apart from this series one of its spinoff has also been released with the most lovable characters of this movie Penguins, which was named as Penguins of Madagascar.
Currently, the DreamWorks Animation is concerning over the release date of this movie, but if we had a look on the wordings of Tom McGrath, who is the creator of this beautiful franchise, which were – “There are things in the works, nothing is announced yet, but I think they’ll show their faces once more…”
With these wordings, we can have an idea that we will surely get the chance to watch them once again.
Madagascar 4 Possible Voice cast
There is still not any kind of official announcement regarding the final starcast and characters of this movie but, this is sure that there are some characters, whose entries are confirmed. Here we those names: –
- Ben Stiller – Alex
- David Schwimmer – Melmon
- Chris Rock – Marty
- Jada Pinkett Smith – Gloria
- Jessica Chastain – Gia
- Sacha Baron Cohen – King Julien XIII
- Tom McGrath – Skipper
Possible Storyline of Madagascar 4
Currently, till the confirmation of Madagascar 4, its plot is still under curtains. But as we look back towards the storyline of last sequel, which was Madagascar 3 then we can have an idea that, what we can see in next part.
We have seen a new entry in this franchise as Gia, who is now the girlfriend of Alex. So, probably in this part, we might come to see the love story of them. This is only prediction, which we can make till its confirmation.
Madagascar 4 Release Date
Previously, on 12 June, 2014 it was announced that Madagascar 4 is going to be released on 18 May, 2018. But due to some reconstruction of DreamWorks Animation, in January of 2015 this release date was removed from the panel.
So, now we just can assume it to be released till the end of 2018. And if there will be any official announcement regarding the release date of Madagascar 4, we will make you an update about it.
4. Bastards – Who’s Your Daddy
After giving some of the best comedy movies of all time like Night at the Museum, Zoolander series and Lost in London now Owen Wilson has teamed up Ed Helms to give another comedy movie named as Bastards. Bastards is an upcoming American comedy movie, which is going to be directed by Lawrence Sher and its producers are Ivan Reitman, Ali Bell, Broderick Johnson and Andrew A. Kosove. The script of this movie has been penned by Justin Malen.
The production of this movie is taking place under the banners of Alcon Entertainment and The Montecito Picture Company production houses.
Bastards Revealed Starcast
The final starcast of this movie has been revealed after completing the casting, which was started on 15 July, 2015. The last schedule of this casting was conducted on 22 October, 2015 and Zachary Haven was signed on the last day. Here we the names of all the main stars of this movie: –
- Owen Wilson – Kyle
- Ed Helms – Peter
- Katie Aselton – Sarah
- Retta – Annie
- Glenn Close – Helen
- K. Simmons – Ronald Hunt
- Ving Rhames – Rod Hamilton
- Harry Shearer – Gene
- Brian Huskey – Joel and many more.
Bastards Possible Storyline
The story of this movie revolves around the life of twin’s brother Kyle (Owen Wilson) and Peter (Ed Helms). Both the brothers have been told by their mother, that their father has been defuncted many years ago.
But as the story moves forward they came to know that their father is alive, and now they have started searching him. This search of their father includes many comic twist and turns and that’s why we have include this movie in our list of best comedy movies.
Current Updates of Bastards
The shooting of this movie has been completed. Its first schedule was conducted on 5 October, 2015 in Atlanta Georgia and some other was completed in Miami. And its shooting was wrapped up on 5 December, 2015.
Some of its scenes was not perfect as they should, so in order to bring them in perfection they were re-shot in April 2017 in Rutledge GA.
Previously, this movie was announced to be distributed by Paramount Pictures but because of some reasons they left this project.
One of the most interesting news regarding Bastards is that, with this movie Lawrence Sher is stepping into the world of direction.
Bastards Release Date
So, finally the release date of this movie has been announced. This movie is going to be released on 22 December, 2017 in United States of America and it will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
5. Logan Lucky – The Luckiest Race of Logan
Another name in our list of best comedy movies is Logan Lucky. We have seen Daniel Craig as James Bond 007 and in other intense role but this time in Logan Lucky, we are going to see his funniest side.
Logan Lucky is an upcoming comedy movie, which is going to be directed by Steven Soderbergh and its producers are Gregory Jacobs, Mark Johnson, Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin. The script of this movie has been penned by Rebecca Blunt.
This time Daniel Craig is teamed up with one of the most versatile actors of Hollywood Channing Tatum. We have already seen Channing Tatum in almost every kind of role, it doesn’t matter to him that weather it is an action role, romantic role of comedy role, he performs it with full perfection.
Logan Lucky Cast
Final star cast of this movie has been revealed after completing casting schedules. Here we have all the names of its stars with their character name: –
- Channing Tatum – Jimmy Logan
- Adam Driver – Clyde Logan
- Katherine Waterson – Sylvia Harrison
- Katie Holmes – Bobbie Jo Logan Chapman
- Daniel Craig – Joe Bang
- Riley Keough – Mellie Logan
- Seth MacFarlane – Max Chilblain
- David Denman – Moody
- Sebastian Stan – Dayton White
- William Mark McCullough – Bobo and many more.
Logan Lucky Plot
The story of this movie focused on a cursed life of Logan Brothers. They are trying to get rid of that curse. This story is full of fun and wow moment, because getting rid out of a curse with a robbery is itself a wow factor of this movie.
In order reverse that curse they plan to rob somewhere. At last they decide to execute this robbery during a one of the most famous race named as Coco-Cola 600 race, which is going to be organised at North Carolina.
Current Updates of Logan Lucky
The official first schedule of this movie took place on 24 August, 2016. One of the most interesting thing about this movie is that, all the schedules of this movie has been completed in just 35 days.
Official trailer of Logan Lucky has been uploaded to the YouTube on 28 May 2017. And within just two weeks it has been watched more than 3 million times, which shows the anticipation of this movie amongst the fans of best comedy movies.
Here we have its official trailer, till the release of this movie enjoy it.
Logan Lucky Release Date
Finally, the official distributors of this movie Fingerprint Releasing and Bleeker Street has announced the release date of this movie. Logan Lucky is schedule to be released on 18 August, 2017.
6. Downsizing – Comedy science
Comedy movies are itself enough to describe entertainment, but the fusion of Sci-Fi in these movies gives us best out of best comedy movies. And now we are going to watch one of such movies, which is named as Downsizing.
Downsizing is an upcoming Sci-Fi, drama and comedy movie, which is going to be directed, written and produced by Alexander Payne. Mark Johnson is attached to this movie as producer and Jim Tylor as script writer.
The production of this movie is taking place under the banners of Ad Hominem Enterprises and Annapurna Pictures.
Currently, only the name of the stars has been revealed, their character names and roles are still kept secret to increase suspense amongst audience. Here we have the name of the stars: –
- Matt Damon
- Kristen Wiig
- Christoph Waltz
- Laura Dern
- Jason Sudeikis
- Neil Patrick James
- Niecy Nash
- Maribeth Monroe
- Rolf Lassgard
- Donna Lynne Champlin
The plot of this is quite different form, what we have ever seen in comedy movies. Use of technology make this comedy movie pretty awesome.
This is the story of couple Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, who is just fed up with lives and now they want to do something to bring back joy.
Both of them are professional therapist and has a good hand in technology as well. So, they make a formula to shrunk down. And they get succeed too, but just after a minute his wife get back to her original size but he remains downsized.
From now, this story takes a new turn and their comic journey beings.
Current updates of Downsizing
The shooting of this movie has been started on 1 April, 2016. All the schedules of this movie have been shot at different locations like Ontario, Toronto, Canada, New York City, Los Angeles, Omaha, and Trollfjorden, which is situated in Norway.
In the beginning of this project it was announced that Witherspoon will the lead role in this movie, but on 26 March, 2016 she was replaced by Kristen Wiig, due to some collision of schedules.
Downsizing Release Date
The official release date of this movie has been announced. Downsizing is scheduled to be released on 22 December, 2017 and it will be distributed by Paramount Pictures.
7. Game Night – Funny Nights to Murdery Mystery
Thriller movies has its own charm, but this charm gets modified with the touch of comedy. And now we are going to watch one of such kind of movie, which is named as Game Night.
Game Night is an upcoming comedy thriller movie, which is going to be directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. Jason Bateman, John Davis and John Fox are the producers of this movie.
Its screenplay has been pitched by John Francis Daley, Johnathan Goldstein, Mark Perez and Dana Fox.
Game Night Cast
- Rachel McAdams – Annie
- Kyle Chandler – Brooks
- Jason Bateman – Max
- Billy Magnussen – Ryan
- Kylie Bunbury – NA
- Sharon Horgan – Sarah
- Joshua Mikel – Colin
- Kabby Borders – Hot Date
- Michael Cyril Creighton – Bill
- Natasha Hall – Madison and many more.
Game Night Plot
This is the story of some friends, who mostly hangouts with each other at night to play games. All the friends choose different locations for games.
Their regular game parties, turns into a horrible, when they found a dead body at their site. Now their game turns into murder mystery, and all of them starts to find the main convict behind this murder in a comic way.
Now it will be interesting to see that, weather this comedy mystery will get the same appreciation likewise all other gets.
Current Updates of Game Night
Previously, the story of this movie was something else, which wasn’t find good enough to impress the production house.
So, after sometime New Line Cinema, asked Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley to re-pitched the script of this movie.
The production of this movie is taking place under the banners of Aggregate Films, Davis Entertainment and New Line Cinema. Its shooting has been in April 2017, and some of its schedules also have been completed.
Game Night Release Date
Lastly the release date of this movie has been officially announced. This is scheduled to be released on 14 February, 2018 in United States.
8. Life of the Party – This party is going is mad
We can’t imagine our lives without party. It is that thing, which didn’t ask for any occasion. This is kind of festival, which everyone wants to celebrate. Party becomes special, when we get the chance to live it on screen, and thus we are going to live it up on big screen.
The next name is our list of best comedy movies is party movie, which is named as Life of the Party. It is an upcoming comedy movie, which is based on the beautiful life of parties.
Life of the party is going to be directed, written and produced by Ben Falcone. Melissa McCarthy David Siegel are the co-producers of this movie and Melissa McCarthy also given her thoughts in the script writing of this comedy movie.
Production of this one of the best comedy movies is taking place under the banners of New Line Cinema and On the Day Productions.
Life of the Party Cast
The casting of this movie was started on 8 July, 2016 and on that day Gillian Jacobs was signed for playing the role of Helen. Last schedule of this movie was conducted is September of 2016 and Luke Benward was the lastly signed actor for this movie and his character is still under wraps. Here we have the complete list of final cast: –
- Adira Arjona – Amanda
- Gillian Jacobs – Helen
- Debby Ryan – Jennifer
- Julie Bowen – NA
- Stephen Root – Mike
- Maya Rudolph – Christine
- Shannon Purser – Connie
- Christina Aguilera – NA
- Melissa McCarthy – Deanna
- Jimmy O. Yang – Tyler and many more.
Life of the Party Plot
As we know that the name of this movie is based on party. So, probably its story will revolve around parties. Currently there is no news regarding the possible story line of this movie.
But we assure you that this party is really going to be awesome. There are many signs, which indicates that this movie is completely about parties. Like one of the best singers of Hollywood, Christina Aguilera is the part of this movie, so its party songs will definitely be going to rocking.
Now, it will be interesting to see that, weather this movie will be able to live upon expectations of fans of comedy movies or not.
Current updates of Life of the Party
The shooting of this movie has been started in August of 2016. All the schedules of this movie have been set to be shot in Atlanta, Georgia.
With the completion of this movie, the actor, producer and writer Melissa McCarthy is completing her other upcoming projects.
She has two more movies in her pipeline. Her movies are Can You Ever Forgive Me? And B.O.O: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations. Both of these movies are set to be released till the end of 2018.
Life of the Party Release Date
The distributor of this movie has finally announced its release date. This movie is going to be released on 11 May, 2018 by Warner Bros. Pictures.
9. How Grinch stole the Christmas – Let us Know
There are many of the novels in this world, which has already got fame at there original release but many of the production houses have now started converting them into movies too get more profit. Now once again we are going to have such movie but in animated way.
Another movie of our list of best comedy movies is, How the Grinch Stole Christmas is an upcoming 3D-animated comedy movie, which is going to be directed by Peter Candeland and Yarrow Cheney.
This movie is going to be produced by Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy and Scott Mosier. The script of this comedy movie has been penned by Michael LeSieur.
This movie is probably going to be one of the best comedy movies, because as we know that this movie is the adaption of a novel of same name. This book was published on 25 December, 1956 and it was re-publised on 24 December 1957.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Cast
Till now it’s voice cast is still not revealed. Only the single and main voice has been revealed as Benedict Chamberbatch, who is giving his voice to the main character of this movie named as The Grinch.
How the Grinch Stole the Christmas Plot
As this movie is based on the novel of same name so, probably the storyline of this movie will follow the footprints of original story.
This is the story of green creature, named as The Grinch, who lives in a cave with his loyal dog. He lives away from the main city of Whoville.
He often sees the people of Whoville celebrating different festivals. So, he decides to stole the Christmas from the Whoville.
Fans have great expectations with this movie, because already the novel of the same name had done a tremendous job. So, fans are expecting same performance with this movie.
Current updates of How the Grinch stole the Christmas
This movie was announced in February 2013. And now this movie is currently under production and there is also a buzz that half of this movie also have been completed.
The production of this movie is taking place under the banner of Illumination Entertainment production house.
How the Grinch stole Christmas Release Date
Previously it was announced that, this movie will release on 10 November, 2017. But due to some change in scheduling now this movie is going to hit the silver screen on 9 November, 2018 and it will distributed by Universal Pictures.
10. Isle of Dogs – Where this search will end
The last movie in our list of best comedy movies is a stop-motion animated movie. This movie is named as Isle of Dogs.
Isle of Dogs is an upcoming stop-motion American comedy animated movie, which is going to be directed, produced and written by Wes Anderson. Megan Ellison, Scott Rudin, Wes Anderson, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson are sharing the investment of this movie as producers.
The production of this comedy movie is taking place under the banners of Annapurna Pictures, Soott Rudin Productions, Indian Paintbrush and American Empirical Pictures.
Isle of Dogs Voice Cast
All the voice cast of this movie has been revealed with the help of a video, which was made by Wes Anderson for the promotion of this stop-motion comedy movie. Here we have the name of all the main voice cast of this movie: –
- Bill Murry
- Scarlett Johansson
- Bryan Cranston
- Tilda Swinton
- Liev Schreiber
- Edward Norton
- Greta Gerwig
- Kara Hayward
- Frances MsDormand
- Jeff Goldblum and many more.
Isle of Dogs Plot
By the name of this movie we can easily recognised that this movie should be set in Japan. We have watched many movies, which is based on dogs, but this is quite different from those movies.
This movie is based on boy (whose character name is still under curtain), whose dog has been lost somewhere. In this whole movie, he seeks for his dog.
Isle of Dogs is perfect movie because it consists everything adventure, action, thrill and most important thing, which makes it suitable for our list is lots of comedy.
Current updates of Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs gets the confirmation from its director, producer and writer Wes Anderson in October 2015. The shooting of this one of the best comedy movies has been started in October 2016. Its production is taking place in England.
Isle of Dogs Release Date
On December 23, 2016, all the permits and rights to release this movie worldwide was accrued by its distributors. On the same day, it was announced that this movie is going to be released on 23 March, 2018.
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