Movies are a great way to escape dull life, make us feel a lot, and leave a deep imprint on our hearts. Fortunately, there is no lack of movies. The point is to pick the genre you love.
If you are fond of comedy movies, you are in the right spot. Today’s blog lists the top 100 best comedy movies with their plot overview. This list of comedy films will make you laugh, cry, and be genuinely touched.
1) Hera Pheri (2000)
In this movie, three unemployed men seek solutions to solve their money issues. The golden opportunity does come on their way, but will they know how to take advantage of it?
2) 3 Idiots (2009)
This is one of the craziest comedy movies that revolves around two friends searching for their long-lost companion. They revisit their college days and remember the memories of their friend. As a result, the rest of the world calls them idiots for this.
3) Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006)
In this movie, a retired middle-class man tries to get this property back from the deceptive property dealer with the help of his sons and friends.
4) Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
This is one of the coolest old comedy movies, which revolves around two idlers competing to gain love from an heiress. Two end up becoming a saviour of an heiress from malevolent criminal.
5) PK (2014)
In this movie, Amir Khan plays the role of an alien who lost his device, which serves as a communication tool with his spaceship. His innocent questions force the country to introspect the impact of religion on its people.
6) OMG: Oh My God (2012)
This one of the best comedy movies centres around a shopkeeper taking God to the court of law when his shop gets destroyed by an earthquake. It is interesting to watch.
7) Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
It’s a comedy and drama movie which is about a rowdy gangster wanting to fulfil his father’s wish of him becoming a doctor.
8) Lage Raho, Munna Bhai (2006)
In this movie, Munna Bhai walks in the footsteps of Mahatama Gandhi to fight against a corrupt property dealer. It is one of those comedy moviesthat will keep you laughing.
9) Chhichhore (2019)
In this almost new comedy movie, Anirudh walks down memory lane while reminiscing his college days with his friends, who were branded as losers.
10) Badhaai Ho (2018)
In this movie, an adult man is embarrassed when he finds out his mother is pregnant.
11) Padosan (1968)
This is one of the old funny movies that revolves around a simple village man falling in love with his new neighbour. To win her love, he takes the help of his friends to win her love, while the neighbour’s music teacher is trying to do the same.
12) Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1968)
If you are a lover of old comedy movies, you shouldn’t skip this movie about three brothers. The eldest one is betrayed by a woman and teaches his younger siblings to stay away from women. But things change when the two fall in love.
13) Victoria No. 203 (1972)
This comedy romp centres on a female Victoria-carriage driver who dresses and behaves like a boy and the hunt for diamonds hidden in her Victoria.
14) Bawarchi (1972)
In this movie, a dysfunctional middle-class family is transformed owing to the influence of a multi-talented servant who seems too good to be true.
15) Hindi Medium (2017)
A couple from Chandni Chowk wishes to give their daughter a quality education so that they become a part of the elite Delhi class. It is one of the funniest movies of all time with a hint of drama.
16) Pyar Ka Punchnama (2011)
In this movie, Nishant starts dating Charu while his roommates already have girlfriends. Their relationship goes smoothly until these men start realizing their girlfriends are dominating. You won’t get disappointed with these comedy movies to watch!
17) Stree (2018)
The movie goes like this: All the menfolk of Chanderi live in fear of a horrible spirit, “Stree”, who kidnaps men at night. It is one of the best comedy movies of all time, which you should add to your list.
18) Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015)
This movie is a blend of comedy, drama, and romance, where the couple’s marriage collapses. The adventure begins when Manu meets Tanu’s doppelgänger.
19) Delhi Belly (2011)
Three struggling roommates become the prey of a ruthless gangster. Do not miss out on one of these best comedy movies of all time.
20) Bheja Fry (2007)
Ranjit, who makes fun of idiots, gets irritated when he invites a singer and tax inspector to his house.
21) Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017)
Bitti Mishra lives her life on her terms but is constantly blamed for being rejected by potential suitors by her mother. Her life changes when she meets Chirag and Pritam. This movie is a gem among other comedy films.
22) Hanky Panky (1979)
In this old movie, a man lies to his boss to secure his job, but lies become more complex when the orthodox boss becomes suspicious.
23) Bombay to Goa (1972)
The movie revolves around Mala, who aspires to become a promising actress. Her dreams begin manifesting when Mr Sharma and his assistant approach her. This movie is worth watching, and you should add it to your comedy movie list.
24) Chor Ke Ghar Chor (1978)
In this movie, Devi Maa’s murti gets stolen, and that incident jeopardizes the civil family. It is one of the best old comedy movies.
25) The Runaways (1975)
The two men escaping from murderers disguise themselves as women and join the girl band. If you want the best comedy movies in Hollywood, you can watch Luck, Bullet Train, etc.
26) Seeta Aur Geeta (1972)
The movie features Seeta, who is mistreated by her aunt and is reunited with her long-lost twin Geeta, a street performer. One day, both Seeta and Geeta swap places unintentionally. Watch the whole movie to know what happens next.
27) Chachi 420 (1997)
In this comedy-drama movie, a divorced man wanting to be with his only child takes the appearance of a nanny. Fun ensues when the child’s maternal grandfather falls in love with his disguised ex-son-in-law.
28) Main Sundar Hoon (1971)
Sundar (waiter) falls in love with Radha but doesn’t have enough courage to express his love. After he becomes a well-known comedian, he confesses his love for Radha, but finds out that she is already in love with someone else.
29) Mr X in Bombay (1964)
Shobha’s dad(a scientist) gets into trouble after his experiment goes wrong, and he murders his employee.
30) Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
Prem is forced into marriage with an overweight woman. How they turn their feelings from hatred to loves forms the rest of the movie. Do not skip one of these latest comedy movies.
31) Jolly LLB (2013)
A lawyer, who wishes to earn fame and good luck, files a PIL for an infamous hit-and-run and thus learns what it takes to be a lawyer.
32) Hungama (2003)
The movie features misfits who have blurred knowledge of each other’s backgrounds, and this misinformation ends up in comedy and chaos. The comedy movie name says everything.
33) Bala (2019)
It tells the story of a man who has male pattern baldness. Watch the full movie to see how he copes with the situation.
34) Angrezi Medium (2020)
In this movie, a Rajasthani businessman works hard to fulfil his daughter’s dream to study in London.
35) 102 Not Out (2018)
It is a comedy and drama film in which 102 years old man wants to break the record of being the oldest man alive.
36) Peepli Live (2010)
In this movie, a farmer threatens to end his life, and he garners the attention of politicians and the media.
37) Golmaal Fun Unlimited (2006)
This action, comedy, and drama movie are worth watching. It shows four runaway crooks taking shelter in a bungalow owned by a bling couple.
38) Pyar Ka Punchnama 2 (2015)
Three young gentlemen fall in love, and this changes their entire lives.
39) Ishqiya (2010)
The movie shows a man and his nephews running away from goons, and while on the run, they fall in love with the kidnapper’s seductive widow.
40) Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
In this movie, an NRI and his wife decide to stay in their ancestral home, giving zero attention to the warnings about the ghosts. Soon, strange happenings push him to seek the help of a psychiatrist.
41) Dhamaal (2007)
The movie revolves around four jobless and homeless friends discovering the secret of a hidden treasure from a dying thief and later raving on the journey of finding the buried treasure. There is a little twist in the story–a police officer follows those four buddies so that he can keep the treasure to himself.
42) Joly LLB 2 (2017)
The movie revolves around a lawyer whose life throws the most complicated court case at him. You won’t get disappointed with this comedy drama.
43) Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)
A woman threatens to leave her husband if he fails to install a toilet in the washroom. To gain her love and respect, he tries hard to fight against the backward society.
44) Tere Bin Laden (2010)
This fascinating movie revolves around a reporter who features a fake Bin Laden in his video message to America for immigration.
45) Dream Girl (2019)
In this movie, Ayushman Khuranna plays the role of “Dream Girl”. This movie features a usual love story, where one party tries hard to win the love of other party.
46) Dedh Ishqiya (2014)
The movie features two terrible crooks who enjoy paradise in the seven stages of love. This comedy, drama, and romance are worth watching.
47) Khichdi: The Movie (2010)
To make his love last for eternity, a groom plans to create conflict between his and his bride-to-be’s families.
48) Manchali (1973)
The story is about a rich spoiled girl who refuses to tie the knot with someone and hires a husband.
49) Pyar Kiyee Ja (1966)
A widower struggles to find wealthy husbands for his daughters and control his son, who is madly obsessed with films. One of his employees starts a protest against him in front of his house.
50) Angoor (1982)
This comedy movie was inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘A Comedy of Errors’. Enjoy the movie about identical twins and mistaken identities.
51) Baadshah (1999)
A small-time detective is mistaken as a CBI agent and gets embroiled in a deadly mission to save the chief minister from a murder attempt. This movie is a perfect blend of action, comedy, and crime.
52) Ishq (1997)
In this movie, two rich friends, who hate the poor, are challenged by their children’s love lives. You won’t regret watching the war between love and money.
53) Chalo Dilli (2011)
The movie revolves around a female executive and a middle-class, talkative male on the plane. Watch the movie to unearth the exciting conversation between the two of them.
54) Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
In this movie, Manu comes to India for a bride and falls in love with Tanu at first sight. Watch the full movie to see if Tanu marries Manu and how their marriage goes.
55) Welcome (2007)
The movie is a mixture of comedy, crime, and drama, where a man falls in puppy love with a stunning woman and later finds out that her brother is a rowdy gangster.
56) Chup Chup Ke (2006)
In this movie, a young man tries to commit suicide due to his inability to pay the debt, but he gets rescued, and his luck takes a right turn. Watch the full movie to see how he gets rescued.
57) Pyar Ke Side Effects (2006)
Acommitment-phobic man finally marrying his girlfriend and encounters a series of mishaps, which makes him question his decision to marry.
58) Garam Masala (2005)
Watch this mind-blowing flick of two flirty boys flirting with women. One of the boys is already engaged, and the drama begins when his bride-to-be finds out about his cheating secret.
59) Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004)
A short-tempered Sameer moves to Goa, where he falls in love with Rani, but Sunny(Sameer’s roommate) has some plans. Watch the full movie to see his plans.
60) Style (2001)
Two naughty men who woo rich women become the main suspect in the murder of a woman.
61) Deewana Mastana (1997)
The movie shows a thief and a mental patient trying to win the love of a beautiful psychiatrist.
62) De De Pyaar De (2019)
This movie revolves around a single 50-year-old father falling in love with 26-year-old woman. The problem arises when the man faces disapproval from his family and ex-wife.
63) Go Goa Gone (2013)
Have you ever heard of zombies? You will see them in this movie, which is a blend of horror and comedy. In this movie, a group of friends go to a party on a remote island in Goa and find that the island is full of zombies. Will they be able to escape?
64) No Entry (2005)
Prem introduces a hooker named Bobby to his friends Kishan and Sunny, which leads to a cobweb of lies and confusion.
65) Chamatkar (1992)
When Sunder loses everything, he visits the graveyard and becomes friends with a ghost. Should we say anything else?
66) Fukrey Returns (2007)
A female don is released from jail and takes revenge on the people who conned her.
67) Athithi Tum Kab Jaoge (2010)
Imagine a guest staying in your life for a long period. This comedy movie is about the similar theme.
68) Bhagam Bhaag (2006)
If you are fond of comedy and mystery movies, Bhagam Bhaag is the right choice for you. In this flick, a drama troupe gets into trouble when they are framed for a murder. The situation worsens when the actress commits suicide, which has some link with the murder.
69) Dhol (2007)
In this movie, four lazy friends try to chase and impress a rich girl, but their plans go wrong when they argue or conflict with a rowdy criminal.
70) Masti (2004)
Meet, Prem, and Amar reunite after many years and decide to have an extra-marital affair. Their fun turns into trouble when they become prime suspects in a murder investigation.
71) Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)
This comedy flick involves a dentist’s life turning upside down when he is unluckily entangled among gangsters.
72) Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999)
Two brothers are thrown out of the house by their father for being highly irresponsible. But instead of apologising, they try to woo women from rich families to marry them. This is one of the funnies and old comedy moviesyou would have ever watched.
73) Coolie No. 1 (1995)
In this movie, Hoshiarchand Choudhary insults Pandit Shaadiram Gharjodhe. So, to take revenge, Pandit Shaadiram Gharjodhe asks Raju(a coolie) to disguise himself as a rich man and marry Choudhary’s daughter.
74) Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami (2014)
In this movie, two brothers try hard to fulfil their father’s last wish. Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami is one of the best comedy movies to watch.
75) All The Best: Fun Begins (2009)
A Goan male’s life seems to take a complicated turn with the unexpected advent of his NRI brother.
76) Kyaa Kool Hain Hum (2005)
Karan and Rahul are poor fashion designers who survive on the food of parties and functions. Their life takes a different turn due to some twists and confusion.
78) Hero No. 1 (1997)
Rajesh Malhotra meets Meena in a foreign country and decides to marry her. But Meena’s parents refuse due to an unpleasant incident with Rajesh’s father. Watch the full movie to see how Rajesh Malhotra impresses them.
79) Heyy Babyy (2007)
Three bachelors who are overly flirtatious find their lives changing when they find a baby at their doorstep.
80) Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega (2001)
A comedy movie with a criminal angle. In this film, three men kidnap women for money.
81) Aloo Chat (2009)
In this movie, a Hindu guy tries to convince his orthodox family to accept his Muslim girlfriend so that they can get married.
82) Jodi No. 1 (2001)
Jai and Veeru target a rich businessman. The story takes a different turn when the two of them fall in love with the businessman’s daughters.
83) Kis Kisko Pyaar Karu (2015)
A flick involving a married man with three wives and his girlfriend.
84) Singh Is Kinng (2008)
A Punjabi guy goes through a series of misfortunes and mishaps and becomes the king of the Australian underworld.
85) Partner (2007)
The movie orbits around a love guru wooing a widowed single mother, who happens to be a famous journalist.
86) Crazy Mad Lover (2011)
In this movie, a married Canadian moves to India for a reunion with his family but faces several challenges and problems.
87) Khatta Meetha (2010)
Watch how a corrupt petty contractor faces issues and challenges from the municipality, his employee, his family and his former girlfriend.
88) Dhoondte Reh Jaoge (2006)
Dhoondte Reh Jaoge is that film that talks about making film.
89) 36 China Town (2006)
Someone murders a wealthy woman in her mansion, and detectives find out suspects, each suspect having a unique motive to commit a crime.
90) Maine Pyaar Kyu Kiya (2005)
Samir is in love with someone to whom he lied about his marriage. He asks Naina (a nurse at his clinic) to play the role of his wife to help him out of the mess he created.
91) Hum Hain Kamaal Ke (1993)
Nilamber and Pitamber, who are deaf and blind, respectively, try to solve the murder mystery, and it leads to funny mishaps.
92) Lakhon Mein Ek (1971)
An abused homeless male and a mentally disabled woman become friends. Watch the full movie to see where their friendship goes.
93) Judwaa (1997)
In this flick, two brothers are separated soon after their birth. When they grow up, they are reunited through sheer dumb luck and join forces to defeat their common enemy.
94) Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998)
Arjun and Pyare are two policemen who face blame due to the crimes committed by their doppelgangers.
95) Malamaal Weekly (2006)
Lilaram sells lottery tickets, and one customer has hit the jackpot, but he dies out of jackpot shock. Watch the full movie to discover how people, including Lilaram try to carry away the jackpot.
96) Sadhu Aur Shaitaan (1968)
Sher Khan robs the bank, and the blame for the robbery is on the shoulders of Sadhu Raam. Sher Khan gets murdered, and his body gets discovered in Bajrang’s taxi. Now, Sadhuraam and Bajrang are running away from the police.
97) Bhoot Bangla (1965)
The movie is about a house haunted by ghosts and spirits.
98) Bol Bachan (2012)
A Muslim man breaks a temple lock to save a little child. For his safety, he takes a Hindu name and starts a web of lies.
99) Housefull (2010)
A man thinks he’s a victim of the evil eye and tries to find true love but gets caught in the cobweb of lies.
100) Zindagi Na Milegi Dubara (2011)
Three friends head to Spain for a bachelor party when their friend gets engaged. Several things happen on this trip, making it a must-watch.
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Comedy movies help you relax and bid farewell to stress… at least for a while. So, take that much-needed break from constant stress with one of these movies. Some are a blend of comedy, drama and mystery/murder. Enjoy these Indian and English comedy movies.