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 the dark stuff that comes with lots of R-rated movies? See what happens when you introduce them to these comedy classics. 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: Nearly all of these movies have moments that are so downright dumb you'll find yourself embarrassed as you stifle a laugh ("Merman, Dad. Mer-MAN"). 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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Napoleon Dynamite Movie Poster Image
One-of-a-kind high school comedy for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Three Amigos! Movie Poster Image
Spoofy send up of Western films is OK for mature tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Clue Movie Poster Image
Tedious movie based on board game; some innuendo, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Movie Poster Image
Martin and Caine scam women in sly '80s comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Spaceballs Movie Poster Image
Goofy '80s parody has cursing, violence, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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Bring It On Movie Poster Image
Smart, sassy movie, but expect raunchy humor, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail Movie Poster Image
Nonstop hilarity for families; some bawdy humor, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1975)
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Real Genius Movie Poster Image
'80s college comedy with some sex jokes, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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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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Dinner for Schmucks Movie Poster Image
Slapstick comedy feasts on the nerdiness of others.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Movie Poster Image
Think Bad News Bears crossed with Happy Gilmore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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History of the World, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
Dirty jokes, some sparkle in uneven Mel Brooks classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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National Lampoon's Vacation Movie Poster Image
Funny family comedy is dated and risqué.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Rat Race Movie Poster Image
Vulgar and lowbrow, but very funny.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Zoolander Movie Poster Image
Surprisingly entertaining modeling spoof has sex, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Blazing Saddles Movie Poster Image
Kids may not get all of Brooks' classic Old West parody.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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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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Anchorman Movie Poster Image
Silly comedy that's definitely not for kids
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Coming to America Movie Poster Image
Silly, curse-happy '80s Eddie Murphy vehicle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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A Fish Called Wanda Movie Poster Image
Crime caper has a wicked edge, lots of mature humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Hot Rod Movie Poster Image
Awesomely dumb slapstick is for teens and adults only.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Tommy Boy Movie Poster Image
Raunchy, funny, and not for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Shaun of the Dead Movie Poster Image
Zombie horror-comedy has lots of gore, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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