15 Best Comedy Movies on HBO

Looking to watch some of the best comedy movies on HBO Go? You’ve come to the right place. HBO Go has a pretty good selection of comedies to choose from. This list should help you narrow it down to the best ones.

The list will be regularly updated as new comedy movies are added or removed from this streaming service. That way, you can keep coming back to this list and it will always contain the currently available comedies.

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Here is the list of 15 best comedy movies on HBO Go that you should add to your watchlist right now (ordered by release date):

1. Blind Date (1987)

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Kim Basinger, Bruce Willis, John Larroquette

To the workaholic Walter Davis (Bruce Willis) his job is everything. That is why he decides to bring a dazzling Nadia Gates (Kim Basinger), a woman his brother pairs him with, to an important corporate dinner in order to amaze and sway his business partners. However, Nadia’s love for booze and her ex-boyfriend driven by jealousy will for sure bring a challenge to Walter’s professional and private life.

2. Hudson Hawk (1991)

Genre: Comedy, Action
Director: Michael Lehmann
Starring: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell

Hudson Hawk (Bruce Willis) decides to end his career as a skillful cat burglar once he gets out of prison. His plans are soon foiled by a couple who blackmails him into stealing three valuable Da Vinci artifacts by threats of killing his friend (Danny Aiello). To make matters more confusing, an undercover nun (Andie MacDowell) enters the picture, giving Hawk another reason to jump on the bandwagon.

3. Groundhog Day (1993)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Directors: Harold Ramis
Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott

During an assignment covering the annual Groundhog Day event, television weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) finds himself stuck in time, endlessly reliving the same day. An advantage: he can find out what a woman is looking for in a man, and then the “next” day behave in exactly the right way to impress her. Her name is Rita (Andie MacDowell), and she is Phil’s producer. Finally, Phil will be able to improve his behavior and see the errors he made before and when she starts to like him, Groundhog Day will be over.

4. U Turn (1997)

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director: Oliver Stone
Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte

When Bobby Cooper’s (Sean Penn) car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, he is forced to look for help in a nearby small town. Penniless and on the run from his troubling past, he meets a married couple, Grace (Jennifer Lopez) and her husband Jack (Nick Nolte) who will both give him a mad proposal: to kill the other spouse and thus get the money he so desperately needs.

5. Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

Genre: Comedy
Director: Mike Mitchell
Starring: Rob Schneider, William Forsythe, Eddie Griffin

Deuce Bigalow (Rob Schneider) is a fish tank cleaner who loves his job. His life will dramatically change when he runs into Antoine, a male gigolo. Antoine needs to go away for some time and he asks Deuce to stay at his place and look after his fish. After completely wrecking the gigolo’s apartment, and being in need of quick money to repair it, Deuce will answer Antoine’s phone and start working as a gigolo.

6. Snatch (2000)

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director: Guy Ritchie
Starring: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro

The film presents us with an interconnected plotline: from transporting a huge chunk of a diamond and getting it lost along the way, to rigged boxing matches and criminal milieu. Turkish and his friend Tommy will try to navigate their trip through these rough waters of danger and uncertainty, dealing with cruel mobsters, Irish Gypsy families, and a couple of quite unstable gunmen. Add a goofy dog (which will play a significant part as well) to this plot and you’ve got yourself a hilarious and outstanding comedy.

7. Miss Congeniality (2000)

Genre: Comedy, Action
Director: Donald Petrie
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt

Sandra Bullock stars in this comedy as an FBI agent who must go undercover as a participant in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a terrorist from bombing the event. The real problem is that she is kind of a tomboy and impersonating a beauty pageant contestant is not an easy task for her.

8. The Longest Yard (2005)

Genre: Comedy, Sport
Director: Peter Segal
Starring: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock

An ex-football superstar Paul Crewe (Adam Sandler) ends up in prison for drunk driving. While in there, he will become a pawn in the warden’s plan to organize a fixed football game between prison guards and prisoners. Eventually, Crewe will decide to go against the warden and lead the team to win.

It is a remake of the movie from 1974 with the same name.

9. Night at the Museum (2006)

Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Director: Shawn Levy
Starring: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Ricky Gervais

The film stars Ben Stiller as Larry Daley who takes the night watchman job at New York’s American Museum of Natural History. All seems to go well for Larry until everything within the Museum starts to come to life, including Teddy Roosevelt, Attila the Hun, and a massive T-Rex skeleton. Now it’s either finding another job or managing everything that comes to life.

The movie was a huge commercial success grossing $574 million.

10. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Director: Shawn Levy
Starring: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams

In this second installment of the Night at the Museum saga, night watchman Larry Daily must save his formerly inanimate friends who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

11. You Again (2010)

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director: Andy Fickman
Starring: Kristen Bell, Odette Annable, Sigourney Weaver

Marni, a young woman with thriving professional success discovers that her future sister-in-law is going to be the same mean girl who humiliated her whenever she had the chance back in high school. Coincidentally, Marni’s mum suffered the same fate at the hands of the obnoxious girl’s aunt. Despite all goodwill efforts to put the past behind now that they are becoming a family, Marni decides to give way to old resentment and bitterness and reveal the true face of the bride-to-be.

12. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Genre: Comedy
Director: Wes Anderson
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric

In yet another Wes Anderson’s ingenious creations, we follow the comic adventures of a hotel concierge, Mr Gustave, and his lobby boy, Zero, while on a quest to attain and keep a very valuable work of art rightfully left to Mr. Gustave by one of his many elderly mistresses. They will try to fight off a powerful and greedy family and their threatening associates in this visually stunning movie, critically praised as well.

13. Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)

Genre: Comedy
Director: Sean Anders
Starring: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day

Nick, Dale, and Kurt are fed up with answering to higher-ups and they decide to start their own business. Things don’t go as planned because a slick investor screws them over on a business deal. Now, without a legal resource and desperate, the three hatch a plan to kidnap the investor’s son and ransom him so they can regain control of their lost company. The crazy thing is that the guy actually wants to play along.

14. Green Book (2018)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Biography
Director: Peter Farrelly
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

The film is set in 1962 and tells the story of an Italian-American bouncer who takes on a job as a driver and bodyguard for an African-American classical pianist. Dr Don Shirley is on a concert tour throughout the racially charged American South. Tough-talking bouncer Tony Lip is hired to be his protection. Despite their differences, the two will develop a unique friendship.

Green Book won several rewards, including: Oscars for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, and Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

The movie grossed $328 million worldwide.

15. Tag (2018)

Genre: Comedy
Director: Jeff Tomsic
Starring: Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson

Every year, for one month, a group of five friends plays the game of no-holds-barred tag. They risk their jobs, relationships, and their neck just to take each other down. They have been doing this for 30 years. This year, the game happens to be on the same day when the only undefeated player is getting married. The rest of the group believes that this is their moment and that he should be an easy target. But he knows they’re coming.

Apparently, the movie is based on a true story that was published in The Wall Street Journal.

10 Best Comedy Movies on HBO Go According to IMDb

According to IMDb, these are the 10 best comedy movies on HBO Go (from the list above):

  • Snatch (2000) – 8.3
  • Green Book (2018) – 8.2
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) – 8.1
  • Groundhog Day (1993) – 8.0
  • U Turn (1997) – 6.8
  • Tag (2018) – 6.5
  • Night at the Museum (2006) – 6.4
  • The Longest Yard (2005) – 6.4
  • Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) – 6.3
  • Miss Congeniality (2000) – 6.2

10 Best Comedy Movies on HBO Go According to Box Office

  • Night at the Museum (2006) – $574 million
  • Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) – $413 million
  • Green Book (2018) – $328 million
  • Miss Congeniality (2000) – $213 million
  • The Longest Yard (2005) – $190 million
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) – $173 million
  • Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) – $108 million
  • Hudson Hawk (1991) – $97 million
  • Snatch (2000) – $84 million
  • Tag (2018) – $78 million