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Top rated 18 sheer genius movies with Comedy

Check out today’s highest ranked sheer genius Comedy movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best sheer genius Comedy movies, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jan 26 2021

1 Knives Out (2019)

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

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2019-11-27 | Mystery / Comedy

Cast

Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    losing interest quickly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    different spin

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2 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incisive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    symmetrical directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    downtrodden character

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3 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos, whom he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriending the Grinch.

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2000-11-17 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mean streaked
  2. Ranked #2 for
    rotten to the core
  3. Ranked #2 for
    stretched to breaking point

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4 Home Alone (1990)

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before Christmas Day.

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1990-11-16 | Comedy / Family

Cast

Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    barrel of laughter
  2. Ranked #5 for
    cracking up
  3. Ranked #6 for
    hugely entertaining

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5 Being John Malkovich (1999)

One day at work, unsuccessful puppeteer Craig finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters its mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

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1999-10-29 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

John Cusack, Cameron Diaz

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    delirious subject
  2. Ranked #2 for
    outlandish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    completely insane

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6 Big Hero 6 (2014)

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

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2014-10-24 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely adorable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    recognizable cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    girly

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7 Inside Out (2015)

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley's guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—live in Headquarters, the control centre inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life and tries to keep things positive, but the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

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2015-06-09 | Animation / Family

Cast

Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    educational
  2. Ranked #1 for
    down-in-the-dumps character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    creative and original directing

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8 Wonder Boys (2000)

Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years—not since he wrote his award winning 'Great American Novel' 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.

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2000-02-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    laidback atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most talented
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dynamite

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9 The Truman Show (1998)

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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1998-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    source of entertainment
  2. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    little serious atmosphere

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10 3 Idiots (2009)

In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold. Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like "Rancho." From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down—along with the lives of his two newfound best friends. Together, they make life miserable for "Virus," the school’s uptight and heartless dean. But when Rancho catches the eye of the dean's sexy daughter, Virus sets his sights on flunking out the "3 idiots" once and for all.

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2009-12-23 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mighty fine
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lisp voice
  3. Ranked #3 for
    supremely talented director

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FAQ

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