Last Updated on 19 September 2023

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

I found 14 different ranked lists online of “best crime comedy movies of all time” and pulled them 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 14 lists that were averaged. Below is a checklist you can print to track which ones you’ve seen, followed by the ranked list.

  1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  2. The Big Lebowski (1998)
  3. Snatch (2000)
  4. The Sting (1973)
  5. Fargo (1996)
  6. Knives Out (2019)
  7. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
  8. Layer Cake (2004)
  9. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
  10. Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
  11. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
  12. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  13. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
  14. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
  15. In Bruges (2008)
  16. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
  17. Raising Arizona (1987)
  18. The Ladykillers (1955)
  19. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
  20. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  21. The Nice Guys (2016)
  22. The Usual Suspects (1995)
  23. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
  24. Larceny, Inc (1942)
  25. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
  26. Clue (1985)
  27. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  28. Trouble in Paradise (1932)
  29. How to Steal a Million (1966)
  30. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
  31. The Con Artists (1976)
  32. My Cousin Vinny (1992)
  33. Seven Psychopaths (2012)
  34. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
  35. Bottle Rocket (1996)
  36. The Gentlemen (2019)
  37. The Thin Man (1934)
  38. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  39. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
  40. Paper Moon (1973)
  41. Chungking Express (1994)
  42. Ernest & Celestine (2012)
  43. Death on the Nile (1978)
  44. Red Notice (2021)
  45. True Romance (1993)
  46. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
  47. Out of Sight (1998)
  48. Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
  49. Logan Lucky (2017)
  50. The Pink Panther (1963)
  51. Bad Santa (2003)
  52. After Hours (1985)
  53. Four Lions (2010)
  54. Gosford Park (2001)
  55. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  56. The Departed (2006)
  57. Get Shorty (1995)
  58. Band of Outsiders (1964)
  59. War Dogs (2016)
  60. Take the Money and Run (1969)
  61. RocknRolla (2008)
  62. Analyze This (1999)
  63. The Italian Job (1969)
  64. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
  65. We’re the Millers (2013)
  66. Old Men: Robbers (1972)
  67. The Last of Sheila (1973)
  68. Glass Onion (2022)
  69. The Long Goodbye (1973)
  70. Ocean’s 8 (2018)
  71. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
  72. The Player (1992)
  73. 22 Jump Street (2014)
  74. The Italian Job (2003)
  75. Once Upon a Crime… (1992)
  76. It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)
  77. After the Thin Man (1936)
  78. Midnight Run (1988)
  79. Mystery Train (1989)
  80. Goodfellas (1990)
  81. Crooked House (2017)
  82. Flickering Lights (2000)
  83. Murder by Death (1976)
  84. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
  85. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
  86. Going in Style (2017)
  87. The Name of the Rose (1986)
  88. To Die For (1995)
  89. Bernie (2011)
  90. Masterminds (2016)
  91. Game Night (2018)
  92. Murder Mystery (2019)
  93. The Irishman (2019)
  94. Time of the Gypsies (1988)
  95. Heathers (1988)
  96. 21 Jump Street (2012)
  97. Cruella (2021)
  98. Chicago (2002)
  99. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
  100. Peaky Blinders (2016)
  101. Zootopia (2016)
  102. Brick (2005)
  103. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
  104. Tangerine (2015)
  105. The Guard (2011)
  106. To Catch a Thief (1955)
  107. Radioland Murders (1994)
  108. The Way of the Gun (2000)
  109. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
  110. Sugar & Spice (2001)
  111. Burn After Reading (2008)
  112. Sneakers (1992)
  113. We’re No Angels (1955)
  114. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
  115. Now You See Me (2013)
  116. Go (1999)
  117. Fletch (1985)
  118. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
  119. Jackie Brown (1997)
  120. Ball of Fire (1941)
  121. The Heist of the Century (2020)
  122. Horrible Bosses (2011)
  123. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
  124. 48 Hrs. (1982)
  125. The Blues Brothers (1980)
  126. Baby Driver (2017)
  127. Tower Heist (2011)
  128. Female Trouble (1974)
  129. I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017)
  130. Repo Man (1984)
  131. Bad Boys (1995)
  132. Trainspotting (1996)
  133. The Love Punch (2013)
  134. Precious Cargo (2016)
  135. The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
  136. JCVD (2008)
  137. Billion (2019)
  138. Small Time Crooks (2000)
  139. The King of Comedy (1982)
  140. Ruthless People (1986)
  141. Robot & Frank (2012)
  142. Three Fugitives (1989)
  143. Suicide Kings (1997)
  144. Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (1997)
  145. Police Story (1985)
  146. Vabank (1981)
  147. Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
  148. Hudson Hawk (1991)
  149. Focus (2015)
  150. Down by Law (1986)
  151. The Hustle (2019)
  152. Hell (2010)
  153. Kick-Ass (2010)
  154. Little Man (2006)
  155. Blue Streak (1999)
  156. The Ladykillers (2004)
  157. Despicable Me (2010)
  158. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
  159. Identity Thief (2013)
  160. Supercon (2018)
  161. National Security (2003)
  162. All or Nothing (2018)
  163. Fallen Angels (1995)
  164. Home Alone (1990)
  165. Shaft (2019)
  166. Bad Genius (2017)
  167. Closer to the Moon (2014)
  168. Man Bites Dog (1992)
  169. And Justice for All (1979)
  170. The Thieves (2012)
  171. Uncut Gems (2019)
  172. Heartbreakers (2001)
  173. Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (2021)
  174. Parasite (2019)
  175. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015)
  176. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
  177. The Con Is On (2018)
  178. The Heat (2013)
  179. Good Time (2017)
  180. The Big Short (2015)
  181. Calvary (2014)
  182. Family Heist (2017)
  183. Spenser Confidential (2020)
  184. American Hustle (2013)
  185. Bad Trip (2021)
  186. Mad Money (2008)
  187. 30 Minutes or Less (2011)
  188. Atlantic City (1980)
  189. The Kitchen (2019)
  190. Quick Change (1990)
  191. Topkapi (1964)
  192. Delhi Belly (2011)
  193. Kajillionaire (2020)
  194. The Art of Self-Defense (2019)
  195. Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993)
  196. How to Rob a Bank (and 10 Tips to Actually Get Away with It) (2007)
  197. A New Leaf (1971)
  198. In Security (2013)
  199. Say Your Prayers (2020)
  200. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
  201. Hustlers (2019)
  202. Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
  203. Stark Raving Mad (2002)
  204. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
  205. The Bank Dick (1940)
  206. Mortdecai (2015)
  207. Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
  208. Gentlemen Broncos (2009)
  209. Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole (1991)
  210. Blindspotting (2018)
  211. Dom Hemingway (2013)
  212. Innerspace (1987)
  213. Ruby & Quentin (2003)
  214. Akilla’s Escape (2020)
  215. Speedy (1928)
  216. Trust (1990)
  217. Mindhorn (2016)
  218. Wild Tales (2014)
  219. 68 Kill (2017)
  220. The Day Shall Come (2019)
  221. Gringo (2018)
  222. Megamind (2010)
  223. Prizzi’s Honor (1985)
  224. Rough Night (2017)
  225. A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
  226. Despicable Me 2 (2013)
  227. Breaking News in Yuba County (2021)
  228. Matchstick Men (2003)
  229. Me, You, Madness (2021)
  230. Pixie (2020)
  231. Locked Down (2021)
  232. The Kid Brother (1927)
  233. Extreme Job (2019)
  234. Psych: The Movie (2017)
  235. Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
  236. Come to Daddy (2019)
  237. In China They Eat Dogs (1999)
  238. Kill Me Three Times (2014)
  239. The Other Guys (2010)
  240. La Chèvre (1981)
  241. So I Married an Axe Murder (1993)
  242. The Comeback Trail (2020)
  243. Die in a Gunfight (2021)
  244. Mama Weed (2020)
  245. Windfall (2022)
  246. Pink Flamingos (1972)
  247. Top Secret! (1984)
  248. Bugsy Malone (1976)
  249. Johnny Dangerously (1984)
  250. T2 Trainspotting (2017)

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