2016 was a big year for movies. A ton of different movies were released and some may just go on to be some of the top movies of all time. There were tons of different categories and genres and below are just five of the top comedy movies from 2016.
1. Sausage Party
Although Sausage Party was a cartoon it was definitely geared for adults. Sausage Party is an animated movie that was released on August 12th 2016. It was directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan and included an all star cast of voice-over actors. Some of the voice-over characters include Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, and Jonah Hill. The movie centers around grocery items such as hot dogs that live a fun happy life in the supermarket but soon learn what will become of them when they are taken home to be eaten. It was one of the oddest yet funniest movies of 2016 and will certainly make you think of your food in a totally different way after seeing it.
Although Deadpool is actually a superhero movie it was one of the top comedies of 2016. Deadpool was released on February 12th 2016 and was directed by Tim Miller. The cast included big names such as Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, and TJ Miller. The story follows former special force operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson who was subjected to a rogue experiment that left him with a ton of different healing powers. He adopts the alter ego Deadpool and is armed with a variety of new abilities as well as a dark sense of humor and sets out to find the man who almost destroyed his life. Deadpool was known for its variety of raunchy jokes and great physical comedy.
Ghostbusters which was a remake of the old classic premiered on July 11th 2016 and was directed by Paul Feig. It included an All-Star cast such as Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon. Following a ghost invasion taking place in Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts and Ghostbusters Erin and Abby work together with Jillian and Subway worker Patty to band together to stop the Paranormal threat. It was one of the top comedies of 2016 and was one of the most anticipated movies of all time.
4. Hail Caesar
Hail Caesar was a comedy movie that premiered on February 1st 2016 and was directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. The movie was narrated by Michael Gambon featured an All-Star cast. Some of the top cast members included Josh Brolin, George Clooney, and Alden Ehrenreich. Hail Caesar follows the day in the life of a Hollywood fixer in the 1950s who cleans up and solves problems for some of the biggest names in the industry. When one of the studio stars is kidnapped and held for ransom the cast must go on a wild goose chase to help get the star back. It is one of the funniest movies of 2016 and was nominated for a variety of different awards.
5. Dirty Grandpa
Dirty grandpa is a movie that was released on January 21st 2016 and was directed by Dan Mazer. Dirty Grandpa featured a cast of big name actors including Robert DeNiro, Zac Efron, and Zoey Deutch. The movie follows Jason Kelly who lost his grandmother two weeks before his wedding. In an effort to assist his grandfather and console him during his loss he tricks his grandfather into taking a spring break road trip of a lifetime. The boys set out on a wild adventure that they are sure to never forget. The movie is filled with laughs as well as a few moments that will make you cry.
Although there were tons of different comedy movies released in 2016 these are just five of the top comedies. All of these movies are filled with an outstanding cast that offers lots of laughs and good wholesome fun.