Goofy Comedy Movies to Watch with Tweens and Teens

Wondering what to watch with your kids once they say they're too grown up for Pixar and Disney but aren't quite ready for R-rated movies? See what happens when you introduce them to these comedies. While many of these picks have had families cracking up for generations, some have jokes that can feel a bit dated, inappropriate, or awkward. So make sure to check our individual reviews to find what's right for your family. And be warned: Lots of these movies have moments that are so downright dumb you'll find yourself embarrassed as you stifle a laugh. But that's all part of the fun! 

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Galaxy Quest Movie Poster Image
Hilarious, fast, funny, fresh fun for the family.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Thunderpants Movie Poster Image
Fart jokes galore in warmhearted kids fantasy adventure.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Poster Image
Adorable comedy about middle-school anxieties...and farts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Bill & Ted Face the Music Movie Poster Image
Funny, satisfying threequel wraps series with family focus.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Good Burger Movie Poster Image
Good-natured '90s comedy loaded with pratfalls, silliness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Home Alone Movie Poster Image
Slapstick comedy is funny but full of iffy stuff.
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(Release Year: 1990)
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Sister Act Movie Poster Image
'90s musical comedy has violence, cursing.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Movie Poster Image
Silly time-capsule comedy ideal for older tweens.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Nacho Libre Movie Poster Image
Offbeat movie has lots of potty humor, comic action.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Poster Image
Fun update on classic has lots of ghosts + girl power.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Hairspray (2007) Movie Poster Image
Infectiously fun musical with a message.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Napoleon Dynamite Movie Poster Image
One-of-a-kind high school comedy for the family.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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School of Rock Movie Poster Image
Standout Jack Black in nerds-become-cool comedy.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Three Amigos! Movie Poster Image
Spoofy send up of Western films is OK for mature tweens.
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(Release Year: 1986)
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13 Going on 30 Movie Poster Image
Touching, hilarious Jennifer Garner romcom.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Movie Poster Image
Martin and Caine scam women in sly '80s comedy.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Legally Blonde Movie Poster Image
Fun romp has some sexual references and salty language.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Mrs. Doubtfire Movie Poster Image
You'll laugh, you'll cry. Best divorce movie.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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She's the Man Movie Poster Image
Cute but crass comedy based on Shakespeare play.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Spaceballs Movie Poster Image
Goofy '80s parody has cursing, violence, innuendo.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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What About Bob? Movie Poster Image
Appealingly silly romp for kids and adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Young Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
Brooks' corniness still yields plenty of belly laughs.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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Adventures in Babysitting Movie Poster Image
'80s comedy has lots of profanity, peril, innuendos.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Dumb and Dumber Movie Poster Image
The caviar of low-brow, gross-out comedy.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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Knives Out Movie Poster Image
Expert, effortlessly entertaining all-star mystery-comedy.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Miss Congeniality Movie Poster Image
Pleasant and entertaining; some innuendo and profanity.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail Movie Poster Image
Nonstop hilarity for families; some bawdy humor, profanity.
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(Release Year: 1975)
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Real Genius Movie Poster Image
'80s college comedy with some sex jokes, cursing.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Movie Poster Image
Engaging teen romcom has underage drinking, language.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Wedding Singer Movie Poster Image
Silly Adam Sandler romcom has profanity, drunken antics.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Movie Poster Image
Think Bad News Bears crossed with Happy Gilmore.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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The DUFF Movie Poster Image
High school comedy is racy but unexpectedly insightful.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Happy Gilmore Movie Poster Image
Adolescent humor at its best/worst. Lots of profanity.
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(Release Year: 1996)
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History of the World, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
Dirty jokes, some sparkle in uneven Mel Brooks classic.
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(Release Year: 1981)
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Pitch Perfect Movie Poster Image
Edgy, teen-friendly musical comedy uplifts with song, heart.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Zoolander Movie Poster Image
Surprisingly entertaining modeling spoof has sex, swearing.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Blazing Saddles Movie Poster Image
Kids may not get all of Brooks' classic Old West parody.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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Anchorman Movie Poster Image
Silly comedy that's definitely not for kids
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Coming to America Movie Poster Image
Silly but dated '80s Eddie Murphy comedy; cursing, sex.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Movie Poster Image
Silly comedy about superficial pals has lots of profanity.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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Shaun of the Dead Movie Poster Image
Zombie horror-comedy has lots of gore, cursing.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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A Fish Called Wanda Movie Poster Image
Crime caper has a wicked edge, lots of mature humor.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Dazed and Confused Movie Poster Image
Edgy coming-of-age tale has underage drinking and drug use.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Hot Rod Movie Poster Image
Awesomely dumb slapstick is for teens and adults only.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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The Jerk Movie Poster Image
Classic Steve Martin comedy with frequent profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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Superbad Movie Poster Image
Super bawdy, super profane -- and super funny.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Tommy Boy Movie Poster Image
Raunchy, funny, and not for younger kids.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Teenage Badass Movie Poster Image
Fun, authentic band comedy has underage substance abuse.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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