The Definitive List of the 150 Best 80s Comedy Movies

There has never been a better decade for comedy movies than the 1980s. So we ranked every single comedy from 1980 up until the end of 1989, all of them and here are the top 150.

Brewster's Millions (1985) comedy movie

150 – Brewster’s Millions (1985)

Comedy
6.6
5.5
6.12
AVERAGE-SCOREV3
6.07

Brewster (Richard Pryor), an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he’s up to… A task that’s a lot harder than it sounds!

The Money Pit (1986) movie backdrop

149 – The Money Pit (1986)

Comedy | Romance
6.4
5.8
6.04
AVERAGE-SCOREV3
6.08

Young lovers Walter (Tom Hanks) and Anna (Shelley Long) are house-sitting the New York City apartment owned by Max (Alexander Godunov), Anna’s ex-husband, who suddenly decides to toss them out. Needing a new home, they settle on buying a country estate outside the city, which is available for a suspiciously low price. It soon becomes apparent why, as doors fall off their hinges, staircases come tumbling down and a bathtub falls through the floor. The couple’s relationship suffers similarly.

Remo Williams- The Adventure Begins (1985) 80s movie backdrop
148 – Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
Comedy | Action | Adventure | Thriller
6.5
5.8
5.94
AVERAGE-SCOREV3
6.08

A New York cop who wakes up from a mysterious accident with a new identity. He finds himself in the employ of a secret unit which was set up to investigate a dangerous industrialist whose organisation has secured several government armaments contracts, including a top-secret strategic defence system.