10 Best Comedy Movies of 2023

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Did you achieve all your goals for 2023? It’s great that you did but if you didn’t. how about you ease off the tension by checking out some of the best comedy movies of 2023?

So, without wasting any time, let’s quickly go over our list of the best comedy movies of 2023.

10. Bottoms

Bottoms was one of the biggest comedic surprises of the year, starring two of the most promising young actors: Ayo Edebiri from The Bear and Rachel Sennott from Shiva Baby. In the Emma Seligman LGBTQ+ film, two females set out to lose their virginity to cheerleaders by starting a fight club. Although this succeeds at first, when their plot is discovered, PJ and Josie try to figure out how to get out.

Release Date: August 25, 2023

Director: Emma Seligman

9. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

This is a delightful story that presents adolescence truthfully and also brings to the spotlight themes like religion, puberty, identity, and other universal subjects. The narrative centers on the 11-year-old Margaret (Abby Ryder Fortson), who must leave her life in New York City and relocate to the suburbs of New Jersey. Through puberty, Margret makes new acquaintances at a new school and always turns to her mother for assistance, despite her challenges.

Release Date: April 28, 2023

Director: Kelly Fremon Craig

8. Beau is Afraid 

The latest feature film from Ari Aster is more of a tragicomedy by fusing comedy, horror, and drama. This movie centers on a middle-aged guy, Joaquin Phoenix who suffers from anxiety and sets out on a terrifying journey to return home to his mother.

Release Date: April 21, 2023

Director: Ari Aster

7. No Hard Feelings 

This comedy movie starring Jennifer Lawrence is hilarious from beginning to end. She plays Maddie in the movie, a lady who is on the verge of losing her childhood home due to one unpaid bill. When an affluent couple publishes an ad seeking a date for their 19-year-old son, her luck changes. Maddy applies for the job after getting some encouragement from her friends, but she soon finds that it’s more work than she had anticipated.

Release Date: June 23, 2023

Director: Gene Stupnitsky

6. The Holdovers

The truth is that nobody wants to be alone during the holidays. However, a group of abandoned prep-school children in Alexander Payne’s The Holdovers are almost compelled to, until their grumpy instructor volunteers to watch them. This film follows the group on their winter break and is set in 1970, during the Vietnam War. The Holdovers is an emotional story about friendship and family, getting over adversity, and finding healing. Its portrayal of loneliness and solitude during this cherished time of year is what sets it apart.

Release Date: November 10, 2023

Director: Alexander Payne

5. Joy Ride

In Joy Ride, Ashley Park plays Audrey, a young woman who goes to Asia in search of her biological mother. She meets up with her college roommate and extended family before the trip, and they all promise to find her mother. The main problem began when they ran into an insane drug dealer along the way.

Release Date: July 7, 2023

Director:  Adele Lim

4. American Fiction 

American Fiction centers around Monk, a writer fed up with Black people being taken advantage of by publishers. Monk uses his editor’s request that he produce a “Black book” as an excuse to pen an absurd tale rife with derogatory stereotypes. Though he believes the book won’t sell nevertheless, he publishes it under a pen name, and it soon becomes a bestseller.

Release Date: December 22, 2023

Director: Cord Jefferson

3. Asteroid City

Asteroid City, Wes Anderson’s most recent dramedy, is among his greatest to date. This movie is based on a play by Edward Norton about a grieving father (Jason Schwartzman) who goes to a small rural city with his family to compete in a junior stargazing event. The play is set in a fictional American desert town in 1955.

Release Date: June 23, 2023

Director: Wes Anderson

2. Barbie 

Barbie, portrayed by Greta Gerwig, will inspire you to go back and embrace your inner child. Barbie and Ken, two dolls who leave Barbieland when it starts to fall apart, are the focus of the movie. Barbie has to identify her human owner to fix her house, but she quickly learns that people are more complicated than she had thought.

Release Date: July 21, 2023

Director: Greta Gerwig

1. Poor Things

Poor Things is an intriguing movie that lingers in your memory, long after you’ve watched it. This movie narrates the tale of Victorian young lady Bella Baxter, who commits suicide and is resurrected by a scientist (Willem Dafoe), arguably one of Emma Stone’s most memorable and difficult roles. She then takes off on a journey of self-discovery and sexual liberty with a lawyer, Mark Ruffalo.

Release Date: September 1, 2023

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Now that we have a few days before 2023 is over, there has never been a better opportunity to appreciate some of the funniest movies of the year.

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