60 Best Action Comedy Movies of All Time (2022 Update)

Best Action Comedy Movies

Looking for a movie that will make you laugh and keep you on the edge of your seat? Look no further than action-comedy movies! These films are a blend of two of the most popular genres in cinema, and they always deliver an entertaining experience. In this article, we will take a look at 60 of the best action-comedy movies ever made. Whether you’re looking for something new to watch or just want to reminisce about some classic films, you’re sure to find something on this list that appeals to you! Let’s look at the best action comedies ever made.

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1. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

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The first action-comedy movie on our list is Beverly Hills Cop. This film stars Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a Detroit police officer who follows a lead to Beverly Hills to investigate the murder of his friend. While in Beverly Hills, he takes matters into his own hands to solve the case. Beverly Hills Cop is a fast-paced and action-packed movie that will leave you laughing from start to finish.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

2. Beverly Hills Cop 2 (1987)

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The sequel to Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop 2 is also a great action-comedy movie. In this movie, Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help catch an international gun smuggler. Alongside Detective Billy Rosewood and Sergeant Harold Lutz, he ends up getting caught in the middle of dangerous situations. If you liked the first Beverly Hills Cop movie, you’re sure to enjoy this one as well.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

3. Beverly Hills Cop 3 (1994)

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The third and final installment in the Beverly Hills Cop trilogy is Beverly Hills Cop III. In this movie, Axel Foley once again ends up in Beverly Hills after his boss has been murdered. This action-comedy film is filled with laughs and excitement, and it’s a great way to cap off the trilogy.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

4. Bad Boys (1995)

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Bad Boys is an action-comedy movie that follows Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence), and Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) as two Miami detectives who have to track down a stolen shipment of heroin. Things get somewhat complicated for their private lives when they need to switch their identities in order to keep a lead witness safe. Fun and action-packed movie from start to finish.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

5. Bad Boys 2 (2003)

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The sequel to Bad Boys, Marcus Burnett, and Mike Lowrey are back on the case, this time investigating the case of ecstasy drug dealing. Oh, and Marcus’s sister is in town and she and Mike got some news Marcus will probably not like. Fun and enjoyable just like the first one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

6. Bad Boys For Life (2020)

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The third and final installment of the Bad Boys trilogy. Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector, and Mike Lowrey is struggling with some private issues. They have to break generational curses as they team up with an elite team AMMO in order to take down a ruthless cartel boss.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

7. RED (2010)

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Frank Moses, an ex-CIA agent is gathering retired spies in order to resolve the conspiracy involving a Vice-president while preventing being killed in the process. Amazing cast, a lot of action, and is fun to watch.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

8. RED 2 (2013)

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The sequel to RED. Frank Moses and his team are now being targeted by an international assassin as they hunt down a missing portable nuclear device. Just as action-packed, if not more, than the first one with an amazing cast yet again.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

9. 21 Jump Street (2012)

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Schmidt and Jenko are two underachieving cops and they’re given a chance to redeem themselves by going undercover as high school students to track down a drug ring. They end up learning more about themselves and each other during their investigation. A hilarious action-comedy that will have you laughing from start to finish.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

10. 22 Jump Street (2014)

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The sequel to 21 Jump Street. Schmidt and Jenko are now undercover as college students and they’re tasked with investigating the source of a new drug that’s sweeping the campus. They once again have to deal with their own issues while trying to solve the case. Just as fun and action-packed as the first one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

11. Rush Hour (1998)

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Lee and Carter are two detectives from different cultures who have to team up to track down a Chinese ambassador’s kidnapped daughter. Their different detective methods often lead them to trouble. There are action, comedy, and some great martial arts sequences that are sure to entertain.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

12. Rush Hour 2 (2001)

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The sequel to Rush Hour. In this movie, Carter and Lee travel to Hong Kong to track down a Triad crime lord after the US embassy bombing. Just as action-packed and funny as the first movie.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

13. Rush Hour 3 (2007)

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The third and final installment of the Rush Hour trilogy. In this movie, Carter and Lee have to protect a mysterious woman who might hold some important information about the Triads. This time their path leads to Paris, France. Another great action-comedy that’s sure to entertain.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

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14. Tropic Thunder (2008)

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A group of actors is making a Vietnam War film and things start to go wrong when they’re forced to deal with some real-life action they were just not prepared for. This eventually leads to them truly finding themselves while making a convincing movie in the process. Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr. are great in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

15. The Other Guys (2010)

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Two unpopular detectives grab the opportunity to leave their desk jobs and team up to solve a real field case. Their relationship is somewhat turbulent because of their opposite tempers. However, through thick and thin, they end up uncovering a much bigger conspiracy than they initially thought. A hilarious action-comedy with a great cast.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

16. Johnny English (2003)

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Johnny is an unusual secret agent and is the only one left who can save the day after a devastating attack on MI-seven. He’s not exactly the best at his job and his judgment is not always on point, but he’s determined to accomplish the mission. A funny action movie that’s sure to entertain.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

17. The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

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Audrey and Morgan are two best friends who end up getting caught up in an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend dumps her and he turns out to be a spy. It only gets worse from there as these two friends have to go to Europe and help save the day. An action comedy that’s filled with laughs and some great action sequences with great chemistry between the main characters.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

18. Central Intelligence (2016)

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Two high school colleagues who haven’t seen each other since high school are reunited when one of them contacts the other out of the blue. As it turns out, one of them is now a CIA operative and they end up going on a wild adventure involving international espionage. An action-comedy that will keep you entertained from start to finish.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

19. Spy (2015)

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Susan Cooper works as a CIA desk operative and helps his partner when he’s on the field. After her partner is killed and other agents are compromised, she volunteers to go undercover as she is the only agent whose identity the enemy doesn’t know. The only problem is, it’s been years since she’s been on the field…

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

20. Get Smart (2008)

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Maxwell Smart is an analyst at CONTROL who dreams of becoming a field agent. His chance comes when the identities of all the field agents are compromised so his boss has to promote him to a field agent as he’s the only one who can get by unnoticed. A hilarious action-comedy that’s sure to entertain.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

21. The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)

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Michael Bryce is a bodyguard who is tasked with protecting a hitman so that he can testify at the International Court of Justice. They don’t exactly get along but they have to put their differences aside if they’re going to make it out alive. An action comedy that’s filled with laughs and some great action sequences.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

22. Ride Along (2014)

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Ben is a high school security guard who dreams of becoming a police officer. He goes on a ride along with his future brother-in-law, a hotshot detective, in order to prove that he’s worthy of becoming a police officer. Ben wants nothing more than to impress his future brother-in-law, but things quickly go sideways and they end up having to deal with a real case. A hilarious action comedy that’s sure to entertain.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

23. Ride Along 2 (2016)

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The sequel to Ride Along. In this movie, Ben and his future brother-in-law James are back and they’re dealing with a new case. They’re also joined by a new partner, Detective Maya Cruz who’s not afraid to speak her mind. Another action comedy where Ben is trying to prove that he’s worthy of being a detective but just can’t catch a break.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

24. The Heat (2013)

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A by-the-book FBI agent is paired up with an unconventional Boston cop in order to take down a drug lord. They don’t exactly see eye to eye but they have to learn to work together if they’re going to be successful. A funny action movie that’s filled with laughs and some great action sequences. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy have great charisma in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

25. Miss Congeniality (2000)

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Gracie Hart is an FBI agent who goes undercover as a beauty pageant contestant in order to catch a terrorist. She doesn’t exactly fit in but she manages to make the best of it. A funny action movie that’s filled with laughs and some great action sequences. Sandra Bullock is at her best in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

26. The Italian Job (2003)

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A group of criminals teams up to pull off a heist but things quickly go wrong and they end up getting double-crossed. They then plot their revenge on the man who betrayed them as they try to get back what’s rightfully theirs. An action-packed movie with a great cast and filled with laughs, suspense, and some great action sequences.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

27. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

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A group of teenagers finds a video game that ends up transporting them into the game. They then have to finish the game in order to return to the real world. An action-packed movie with some great action sequences and some hilarious moments. Another Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart collaboration that will make you laugh for sure.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

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28. The Interview (2014)

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A talk show host and his producer end up getting roped into a CIA plot to assassinate the leader of North Korea. They then travel to North Korea in order to carry out the mission. However, Jong-Un Kim seems to be getting along very well with these two so the mission gets somewhat disrupted. An action comedy that’s filled with laughs and some great action sequences. James Franco and Seth Rogen are great in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

29. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

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Jack Burton is a truck driver who gets caught up in the middle of a battle between good and evil. He then has to help his friend’s girlfriend who has been kidnapped by a Chinatown crime lord. An action-packed movie that’s filled with laughs, suspense, and some great action sequences. Kurt Russell is at his best in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

30. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

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A secret service organization recruits a teenage kid into his organization while at the same time an evil billionaire is plotting to kill millions of people in order to prevent global warming. Kingsman organization has to use all their skills and training to stop him.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

31. Game Night (2018)

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A group of friends gets together for an occasional game night, but things get out of hand as they get caught up in a real-life murder mystery. They have to use all their skills and wit to survive as they’re being pursued by people who want them dead. A hilarious action comedy that’s sure to entertain.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

32. Men in Black (1997)

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Agents J and K are part of a secret organization that monitors and deals with extraterrestrial activity on Earth. When an alien threat that could destroy the world emerges, they must give their best to prevent that from happening. An action-packed movie that’s filled with laughs, suspense, and some great action sequences. Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones make a funny duo.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

33. Men in Black 2 (2002)

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The sequel to the first movie sees agents J and K teaming up again to stop an alien threat. This time, they have to deal with an alien disguised as Victoria’s Secret model. An action-packed movie that’s filled with laughs, suspense, and some great action sequences. Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones make a funny duo once again.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

34. Men in Black 3 (2012)

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The third installment of the popular franchise sees Agent J going back in time to save Agent K from being killed by an alien Boris. Agent J finally gets to know Agent K and his private life more than he ever thought he would. Action-packed and funny just like the previous 2 installments.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

35. Zombieland (2009)

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A group of survivors tries to make their way across the country in a world that’s been overrun by zombies. They have to deal with both the zombies and other obstacles on their way. Funny movie with action scenes and a great cast also.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

36. The Man from U.N.C.L.E (2015)

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Set during the Cold War, two agents from rival organizations and different backgrounds have to team up in order to stop a criminal organization from using nuclear weapons. Their usage of different spy methods and gadgets makes this movie entertaining and appeals to action movie lovers. Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer are great in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

37. Men in Black: International (2019)

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The fourth installment of the popular franchise sees Agents H and M as they go on a global adventure to save the world from an alien threat. They’re joined by some new faces along the way as they battle aliens in different parts of the world. If you liked the first three movies, this one will also entertain you.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

38. Guardians of The Galaxy (2014)

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This action-comedy follows the story of a group of space criminals who must work together to save the galaxy from an evil threat. This unusual squad provides us with some great action scenes and humorous lines from these characters will surely leave you with a smile on your face. Marvel Cinematic Universe at its finest.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

39. Guardians of The Galaxy 2 (2017)

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The second installment in the Guardians of The Galaxy franchise is just as good as the first. Star Lord and his team are facing a very powerful enemy who also happens to be Star Lord’s father. If you loved the first film, you will surely enjoy this one just as much!

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

40. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

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The third Thor movie is probably the funniest of all the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. Thor must team up with Loki to stop Hela, the goddess of death, and her rise to power. We also get to see the Hulk cracking jokes. This film is packed with action and comedy, and it’s sure to please fans of both genres.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

41. Deadpool (2016)

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This action-comedy follows the story of Wade Wilson, a.k.a Deadpool. When he is diagnosed with cancer, he agrees to undergo an experimental treatment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers. However, this treatment also comes with some serious side effects… This film is filled with action, humor, and plenty of moments that will leave you entertained.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

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42. Deadpool 2 (2018)

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The sequel to Deadpool is just as action-packed and funny as the first film. Wade Wilson must deal with Cable, a time-traveling soldier from the future who came to kill a teenage mutant. Deadpool is hilarious in this one just like in the first movie, so if you liked the first one, you’ll like this one also.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

43. Ant-Man (2015)

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This action-comedy follows the story of Scott Lang, a thief who came to possession of a suit that gives him the ability to shrink in size while also increasing his strength. Scott must use his new abilities to stop Darren Cross from completing his own version of the suit. This film is filled with action and humorous dialogue as well.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

44. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

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The sequel to Ant-Man is just as action-packed and funny as the first film. Scott Lang must deal with Ghost, a villain who wants to steal his suit in order to complete her own mission. Scott is hilarious in this one just like in the first movie, so if you liked the first one, you’ll like this one also.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

45. Kick-Ass (2010)

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This action-comedy follows the story of Dave Lizewski, an ordinary high school student who decides to become a superhero. However, he soon discovers that being a superhero is not as easy as it seems. This film is filled with action and humor, and it’s sure to please fans of both genres.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

46. Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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The sequel to Kick-Ass is just as action-packed and funny as the first film. Dave Lizewski must deal with Red Mist, a villain who wants revenge for his father’s death. Dave encouraged others to also give it a try in that superhero life so this sequel is packed with action, superheroes and laughter.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

47. Blue Streak (1999)

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This action-comedy follows the story of Miles Logan, a jewel thief who hides a stolen diamond on a construction site. When he goes back to retrieve it, he discovers that the site has been turned into a police station. Miles decides to present himself as a detective in order to retrieve the diamond. What could possibly go wrong…

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

48. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

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This action-comedy follows the story of John and Jane Smith, a married couple who discover that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies. When they are assigned to kill each other, they must decide whether to complete their missions or save their marriage. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have great chemistry in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

49. Tango & Cash (1989)

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Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are two LAPD detectives who are framed by a drug lord. Because of it they are sent to prison alongside criminals they once arrested. So, besides having to put up with each other, they also have to find a way to escape prison and get their revenge on the person who framed them. Silvester Stalone and Kurt Russell are great in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

50. National Security (2003)

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Earl and Hank are two bumbling security guards who are constantly messing up on the job. But when they accidentally foil a terrorist plot, they are eager to solve that case. However, no one believes in them, not even the L.A.P.D. This action-comedy film stars Martin Lawrence and Steve Zahn as the hilarious duo, and it’s sure to have you laughing from start to finish.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

51. I Spy (2002)

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Eddie Murphy stars as a professional boxer who is recruited by the government to go on a mission to Russia to retrieve a stolen stealth plane. He is teamed up with Alex (Owen Wilson) and these two have some getting along issues. But, they must put their differences aside and prevent an arms dealer from carrying out his plans. Very funny with decent action bits.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

52. The Bounty Hunter (2010)

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After finding out that his next target is his ex-wife, a bounty hunter gladly takes the job in order to collect the reward. These two are consistently trying to outsmart each other, making for a very action-packed and hilarious ride. Gerard Butler and Jenifer Anniston go well together in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

53. This Means War (2012)

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Two best friends and top CIA operatives find out that they are dating the same woman. In order to keep her for themselves, they begin to sabotage each other’s dates with her. She eventually has to decide between them while at the same time staying alive between gunshots and chase. This action-comedy has a little bit of everything, and you’re sure to find yourself laughing out loud at some of the scenes.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

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54. Knight and Day (2010)

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An action-comedy that follows a woman who gets caught up in the world of espionage after she meets a charming stranger. He claims to be a secret agent and soon she finds herself on the run with him, wanted by the government. Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz have great on-screen chemistry and the action sequences are well done.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

55. Killers (2010)

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This action-comedy follows a retired CIA agent who is trying to enjoy a quiet life with his wife. However, his past comes back to haunt him years later when he discovers that someone has put a hit out on him. He must find out who wants him dead and why all while keeping his family safe. However, the potential killer could be absolutely anybody as the bounty on his head is very high. Entertaining and action-packed.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

56. My Spy (2020)

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An action-comedy that was very well received by critics. It follows a hardened CIA operative who is on an assignment to track down a dangerous terrorist. In order to do so, he must go undercover and gain the trust of a young girl and her family. This heartwarming action-comedy is sure to leave you with a smile on your face.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

57. Stuber (2019)

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An action-comedy that follows a mild-mannered Uber driver who picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer. As they race through the city, they have to put aside their differences in order to take him down. Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani have a great chemistry in this one.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

58. Murder Mistery (2019)

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A married couple goes on a vacation in Europe and accidentally ends on a rich family’s yacht. When the ‘head’ of that family turns up dead, it soon becomes clear that there is a murderer in their midst. They all have to work together in order to figure out who did it before anyone else gets killed. An enjoyable watch with plenty of twists and turns.

Where to watch: Netflix

59. Red Notice (2021)

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An action-comedy that follows an FBI’s top profiler who is on the hunt for the world’s most wanted art thief. In order to catch her, he has to team up with another criminal. However, things are never as they seem in this movie as it is full of suspense and twists. Funny and interesting movie with a great cast.

Where to watch: Netflix

60. Free Guy (2021)

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Free Guy is a movie that follows a bank teller who discovers that he is actually a background character in a video game. As he realizes his potential, he decides to take on the villain in order to save the world. A very fun and unique movie that will leave you entertained.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

The action-comedy genre is always a good choice if you’re looking for a fun and entertaining movie. These are just some of the best action-comedy movies of all time, so be sure to check them out! You won’t be disappointed.

  • Josip is a law student who is a big fan of the Marvel and DC Universe. He loves anything related to superheroes, and in his free time, he enjoys spending time with his dog and conversing about complex topics over a pitcher of beer.