In the recent years, it seems like there have been a ton of comedy movies coming out. Every comedy movie seems to be better than the other. But, comedy was just as good a few years ago, as it is now. Using movie and comedy websites like cracked.com, supcomedy.com and others , we have created a list of the five best comedy movies that were made before 2010.
The first comedy movie made before 2010, on our list is Elf. Elf chronicles the life of Buddy. Buddy is a human, who accidentally ended up in the North Pole. Instead of going back to his family, an elf raised Buddy. But, one day Buddy realizes that he isn’t an elf. Determined to find his parents, Buddy travels to New York City (in his elf uniform). Watch Will Ferrell play an adult, who only knows his elf customs, navigate the Big Apple in this hilarious movie.
2.) She’s the Man
The next comedy movie made before 2010, on our list, is She’s the Man. In this romantic comedy, Amanda Bynes plays Viola Johnson. Viola is a soccer superstar who wants to play on the men soccer team, instead of the female soccer team. When her brother Sebastian decides to bail on going to soccer boarding school, he asks Viola to call the school and say he is sick. Instead of doing that, Viola decides to pose as Sebastian. But, after a series of events, Viola realizes that it isn’t as easy as she thought it would be.
3.) Forgetting Sarah Marshall
The third comedy movie made before 2010, on our list, is Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Forgetting Sarah Marshall opens with struggling musician Peter Bretter. Although his career seems to be suffering, Bretter seems to have the perfect relationship with TV star Sarah Marshall. But, unexpectedly, Sarah Marshall dumps Peter Bretter. Feeling alone and lost, Peter decides to go on a vacation to Hawaii. But, to his dismay, Sarah is staying at the same hotel with her new boyfriend. This hilarious comedy features Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, and Russell Brand.
4.) Meet the Parents
The next comedy movie made before 2010, on our list, is Meet the Parents. Meet the Parents encompasses everything that could possibly go wrong while meeting your future in laws. Ben Stiller plays the clean cut Greg Focker. Greg Focker just proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Pamela Byrnes. So, in proper fashion, Greg and Pamela go on a trip to visit Pamela’s parents. But, to Greg’s dismay, meeting Pamela’s parents is not as easy as he thought it would be. Between Pamela’s dad, Jack Byrnes (played by Robert De Niro) and Pamela’s ex-boyfriend (played by Owen Wilson), and the various antics that surround them, you won’t be able to stop laughing.
Finally, the last comedy movie made before 2010, on our list, is Superbad. Superbad follows Seth and Evan, who are high school seniors. Despite being high school seniors, Seth and Evan have not never been to a party. So, when Seth’s crush invites them to a party, and Seth promises to bring alcohol, Seth and Evan go on a wild adventure to score the alcohol and get to the party. One of the best parts of this movie is Fogell’s relationship with the two disruptive police officers.