Last Updated on 20 September 2023

The following list is the Official Definitive List of the 250 best action comedies of all time.

I found 13 different ranked lists online of “best comedy action movies of all time” and pulled them all into Excel and merged them all to get this definitive compilation.  See my Methodology page for the research process that was used, including links to all 13 lists that were averaged. Below is a checklist you can print to track which ones you’ve seen, followed by the ranked list.

  1. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  2. Deadpool (2016)
  3. 21 Jump Street (2012)
  4. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  5. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
  6. The Nice Guys (2016)
  7. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
  8. Men in Black (1997)
  9. Midnight Run (1988)
  10. Tropic Thunder (2008)
  11. True Lies (1994)
  12. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
  13. Pineapple Express (2008)
  14. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  15. 48 Hrs. (1982)
  16. The Suicide Squad (2021)
  17. Rush Hour (1998)
  18. Kick-Ass (2010)
  19. Bad Boys (1995)
  20. The Other Guys (2010)
  21. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
  22. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
  23. Lethal Weapon (1987)
  24. Spy (2015)
  25. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  26. In Bruges (2008)
  27. Snatch (2000)
  28. RED (2010)
  29. The General (1926)
  30. Deadpool 2 (2018)
  31. Shazam! (2019)
  32. Ghostbusters (1984)
  33. The Blues Brothers (1980)
  34. 22 Jump Street (2014)
  35. Three Kings (1999)
  36. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
  37. Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)
  38. The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
  39. Black Dynamite (2009)
  40. Bad Boys for Life (2020)
  41. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  42. The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
  43. Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
  44. The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)
  45. Shaolin Soccer (2001)
  46. Romancing the Stone (1984)
  47. Game Night (2018)
  48. The World’s End (2013)
  49. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
  50. The Gentlemen (2019)
  51. Free Guy (2021)
  52. Tango & Cash (1989)
  53. Zombieland (2009)
  54. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
  55. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
  56. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  57. The Umbrella Academy (2019)
  58. Ant-Man (2015)
  59. The Heat (2013)
  60. Shanghai Noon (2000)
  61. Central Intelligence (2016)
  62. Drunken Master (1978)
  63. Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
  64. The Interview (2014)
  65. Bad Boys II (2003)
  66. The Rundown (2003)
  67. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
  68. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
  69. The Incredibles (2004)
  70. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
  71. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
  72. The Paper Tigers (2020)
  73. American Made (2017)
  74. Something Wild (1986)
  75. Rush Hour 2 (2001)
  76. Ghostbusters II (1989)
  77. The Italian Job (1969)
  78. Free Fire (2016)
  79. Shanghai Knights (2003)
  80. All About the Benjamins (2002)
  81. Supercop (1992)
  82. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
  83. Project A (1983)
  84. 2 Guns (2013)
  85. Guns Akimbo (2019)
  86. The Last Boy Scout (1991)
  87. Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
  88. Knight and Day (2010)
  89. Team America: World Police (2004)
  90. Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
  91. The Tuxedo (2002)
  92. 30 Minutes or Less (2011)
  93. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
  94. Night at the Museum (2006)
  95. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
  96. Wild Wild West (1999)
  97. Cop Out (2010)
  98. Logan Lucky (2017)
  99. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
  100. Birds of Prey (2020)
  101. Men in Black II (2002)
  102. Baby Driver (2017)
  103. Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
  104. Last Action Hero (1993)
  105. Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
  106. Mystery Men (1999)
  107. Pain & Gain (2013)
  108. Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
  109. Dick Tracy (1990)
  110. Hot Shots! (1991)
  111. Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (2021)
  112. Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
  113. Hudson Hawk (1991)
  114. It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)
  115. Get Smart (2008)
  116. Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
  117. Police Story (1985)
  118. The A-Team (2010)
  119. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)
  120. Johnny English (2003)
  121. Gross Pointe Blank (1997)
  122. Sneakers (1992)
  123. Stuber (2019)
  124. The Boondoock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)
  125. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
  126. Tag (2018)
  127. This Means War (2012)
  128. Wasabi (2001)
  129. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
  130. Shoot ‘Em Up (2007)
  131. The Big Hit (1998)
  132. A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
  133. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
  134. The Good the Bad the Weird (2008)
  135. Men in Black 3 (2012)
  136. Miss Congeniality (2000)
  137. Baywatch (2017)
  138. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension! (1984)
  139. Keanu (2016)
  140. The Mask of Zorro (1998)
  141. The Mummy (1999)
  142. The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
  143. Kung Phooey! (2003)
  144. Tower Heist (2011)
  145. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
  146. Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
  147. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
  148. The In-Laws (1979)
  149. Kill Buljo: The Movie (2007)
  150. Innerspace (1987)
  151. MacGruber (2010)
  152. Maverick (1994)
  153. The Fifth Element (1997)
  154. Attack the Block (2011)
  155. Bunny Whipped (2007)
  156. The Stunt Man (1980)
  157. Bloody Mallory (2002)
  158. Rush Hour 3 (2007)
  159. The Mask (1994)
  160. Red Notice (2021)
  161. Men in Black: International (2019)
  162. Silver Streak (1976)
  163. Charlie’s Angels (2000)
  164. Coffee and Kareem (2020)
  165. Speedy (1928)
  166. Air America (1990)
  167. Formula 51 (2001)
  168. Incredibles 2 (2018)
  169. Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1986)
  170. Red Heat (1988)
  171. Iron Sky (2012)
  172. Outrageous Fortune (1987)
  173. Spies Like Us (1985)
  174. Small Soldiers (1998)
  175. Who’s the Man? (1993)
  176. Cheerleader Ninjas (2002)
  177. The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
  178. You Don’t Mess With Zohan (2008)
  179. Blue Streak (1999)
  180. Ninja Academy (1989)
  181. Spenser Confidential (2020)
  182. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)
  183. Extreme Dating (2005)
  184. The Three Musketeers (2011)
  185. Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
  186. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
  187. Here Comes the Boom (2012)
  188. The Three Musketeers (1973)
  189. Super (2010)
  190. Police Story 2 (1988)
  191. Wild Hogs (2007)
  192. The Green Hornet (2011)
  193. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
  194. Sahara (2005)
  195. The Last Dragon (1985)
  196. Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
  197. The Cannonball Run (1981)
  198. Wheels on Meals (1984)
  199. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
  200. Bad Taste (1987)
  201. Big Momma’s House (2000)
  202. Rocknrolla (2008)
  203. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
  204. Killers (2010)
  205. Megamind (2010)
  206. R.I.P.D. (2013)
  207. Hopscotch (1980)
  208. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
  209. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
  210. The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
  211. Dragons Forever (1988)
  212. The Pacifier (2005)
  213. Taxi (1998)
  214. After the Sunset (2004)
  215. The Four Musketeers: Milady’s Revenge (1974)
  216. Showtime (2002)
  217. National Security (2003)
  218. The Toxic Avenger (1984)
  219. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
  220. Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
  221. I’m Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
  222. George of the Jungle (1997)
  223. A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
  224. Superhero Movie (2008)
  225. The Golden Child (1986)
  226. Spy Kids (2001)
  227. Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
  228. Bulletproof Monk (2003)
  229. Operation Condor (1991)
  230. Bad Company (2002)
  231. The Mercenary (1968)
  232. I Spy (2002)
  233. The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976)
  234. Hancock (2008)
  235. Ichi the Killer (2001)
  236. 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
  237. Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
  238. The Mighty Ducks (1992)
  239. Lake Placid (1999)
  240. The Hard Way (1991)
  241. Into the Night (1985)
  242. Any Which Way You Can (1980)
  243. North to Alaska (1960)
  244. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
  245. Fletch Lives (1989)
  246. Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow (1978)
  247. Versus (2000)
  248. Who Am I? (1998)
  249. Sholay (1975)
  250. Project A 2 (1987)

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