Funniest Movies Of The 21st Century

Tuesday, August 9 by Layla Sinclair

The funniest movies of the 21st century are recent releases that quickly made fans out of their viewers. This list chronicles the funniest movies from the decade of 2000-2010. If you’re ready to laugh, grab a few of these movies and watch them with your friends.

  1. “Anchorman” Will Ferrell’s performance in this funniest movie of the 21st century is hilarious. As egotistical 1970’s anchorman, Ron Burgundy, Ferrell throws out one classic one-liner after another. Keep it classy and rent this great comedy from 2004.
  2. “Superbad” This buddy comedy released in 2007 easily makes the list of funniest movies of the 21st century. Michael Cera and Jonah Hill star at high school friends who attempt to score by the end of their senior year.
  3. “The Hangover” Another great guy comedy, “The Hangover” revolves around a bachelor party gone wrong in Las Vegas. The groom ends up missing, and it is up to a group of mismatched friends to find him in time for the wedding. Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis star in this funniest movie of the 21st century, which came out in 2009.
  4. “Knocked Up” This funniest movie of the 21st century features Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl as an unlikely couple who find themselves expecting. What started at as a one-night stand turns into a hilarious adventure in parenting. Judd Apatow directed this 2007 comedy. 
  5. “Old School” Released in 2003, this funniest movie of the 21st century boasts a number of comedians, including Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, and Luke Wilson. The actors play men who decide to relive the glory days of college by beginning an adult fraternity near campus.
  6. “Borat” Sacha Baron Cohen stars in this controversial, but funniest movie of the 21st century. In this 2006 film, he plays Borat, an ambassador from a fictitious Middle Eastern country. He soon goes on a politically incorrect and hilarious campaign to explore America and kidnap Pamela Anderson.
  7. “The 40 Year Old Virgin” Released in 2005, this funniest move of the 21st century features Steve Carell as an older virgin, who decides to finally carry out the act. He enlists the help of his friends, played be Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen, who instead just place him in hilariously awkward situations.
  8. “Mean Girls” In this funniest movie of the 21st century, a younger Lindsay Lohan stars as a recent transfer who finds herself in the jungle of high school drama. This 2004 movie offers a smart script and stars other young talents including Rachel McAdams and Amanda Seyfried.
  9. “Tropic Thunder” A 2008 comedy, this entertaining movie stars Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr. and Jack Black as spoiled, eccentric actors who find themselves in the midst of real battle while filming a war movie. The actors in this funniest movie of the 21st century are well-defined and hilarious.
  10. “Road Trip” This funniest movie of the 21st century came out back in 2000 and is a must-see for college students who want to watch an entertaining comedy. The plot revolves around a college student who must race against the postal service to intercept a tape of him cheating on his girlfriend. Seann William Scott, Tom Green, and Amy Smart co-star in this film.