Best Comedy Action Movies

The plot of action films does not have to be accompanied by cruel scenes and bloody showdowns – sometimes such films are funny. To make sure of this, check out the list of the best action comedies of the 2000s.

Bad Boys Forever (2020)

The top of the best action comedies of 2020 is headed by the third part of the popular action movie. This time around, detectives Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowry face off against an enemy from the past. The criminal Isabel escapes from prison and wants to take revenge on those involved in her arrest 24 years ago. The list included Mike Lowry, who was then an undercover agent.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Original title:
Bad Boys for Life

Actors:
Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Ann Hudgens…

Country:
USA, Mexico

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.6

Age restrictions:
18+


His Dog Business (2017)

Sunny Los Angeles. Steve Ford was a successful private investigator some time ago, but now his professional life is cracking. However, not all is well with the hero of this comedy tape and on the personal front.

The detective understands that a black streak has clearly come when, to all other troubles, the daring kidnapping of Buddy’s beloved dog is added. Steve starts searching for a dog, and for this, the former detective will have to cooperate with a dangerous criminal gang.

Original title:
Once Upon a Time in Venice

Actors:
Bruce Willis, Jason Momoa, John Goodman…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.7, IMDb – 5.3

Age restrictions:
18+


Mission to Miami (2016)

One of the funniest movies on this list of the best action comedies is about police school graduate Kevin and Detective James. The partners have to go from Atlanta to Miami to get on the trail of an influential drug cartel .

On the suspicion of the police, the organization is headed by a well-known and respected businessman. Suddenly, Kevin and James’ plans are thwarted by the wedding of a relative of one of them.

Original title:
Ride Along 2

Actors:
Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.9

Age limit:
16+


Spies Next Door (2016)

Spouses Jeff and Karen Gaffney learn that new neighbors have settled next to them. The exemplary behavior of visitors begins to seriously alarm the couple.

Tim Jones is a glassblowing and travel writer, and wife Natalie is a social media consultant who helps orphans and runs a food blog. Despite the impeccable reputation of the neighbors, it turns out that the Gaffneys were not mistaken in their suspicions.

Original title:
Keeping Up with the Joneses

Actors:
Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.9, IMDb – 5.9

Age restrictions:
16+


Kill Gunther (2016)

Among the professional killers there is one who has long been considered the best in his field – a certain Gunther became him. Everyone knows that it is better not to mess with this guy, but no one knows where he lives, what he looks like and who he communicates with.

Killer Blake also heard about the “invisible” leader, who wants to change the current situation and put an end to Gunther, who is gradually becoming a legend. For the sake of his goal, the killer gathers a company of mercenaries, which included very extraordinary personalities: the daughter of a terrorist, a hacker, a poison specialist, and others.

Original title:
Killing Gunther

Actors:
Taran Killam, Hannah Simon, Bobby Moynahan, Arnold Schwarzenegger …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.8, IMDb – 4.8

Age limit:
16+


Agents of A.N.C.L. (2015)

In the list of the best films that combine comedy and action, there is a story of two remarkable characters – CIA agent Napoleon and KGB representative Ilya. The American is considered one of the best in his field, however, and the Soviet agent is not inferior in professionalism.

Gradually, the confrontation is gaining unprecedented momentum, and at the same time, none of them wants to give in. Circumstances are developing in such a way that irreconcilable enemies have to act in concert, speaking out against an international criminal corporation planning to inflict a nuclear strike on humanity.

Original title:
The Man from UNCLE

Actors:
Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Hugh Grant …

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 7.3

Age restrictions:
12+


Grab and Run (2012)

The final representative of the list of the best foreign action comedies was a film about the former robber Charlie, who decided to make a deal with law enforcement officers. Now the guy lives with his beloved in a small provincial town.

The girl dreams of getting a job in Los Angeles, and when she is invited for an interview, she asks the main character to violate the rules of the witness protection program and take her to the interview. Yielding to Annie’s persuasion, the guy brings himself into big trouble: Charlie’s former accomplices, who still have a lot of questions, are on their trail. In addition, the couple comes to the attention of Annie’s ex-boyfriend, distraught with jealousy.

Original title:
Hit and Run

Actors:
Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Bradley Cooper …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.5, IMDb – 6.1

Age restrictions:
16+


Green Hornet (2011)

Britt Reed dreamed of becoming a superhero as a child , but a lot has changed since then. Now the young man spends his days aimlessly, living in his father’s luxurious mansion. Quarrels often break out in the house, but Britt does not respond to criticism. Everything changes when his father dies and Reed finally realizes how empty his life is.

Reed fires all the servants, leaving only Kato to prepare coffee for him. One day, they both witness a crime. Britt finds out that the servant has unusual abilities, and invites him to become superheroes who fight criminal personalities using their own methods.

Original title:
The Green Hornet

Actors:
Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.0, IMDb – 5.8

Age restrictions:
12+


Kick-Ass (2010)

Do you like films that combine the genres of action, comedy and action? Then you’ll love the story of Dave Lizewski, who loves comics and dreams of one day becoming a superhero. The teenager does not understand why no one is trying to live a superhero life, and decides to start the change with himself.

Dave buys a bright wetsuit and gets an unusual mask. Assigning himself the name Kick-Ass, he is preparing to confront evil. Two other characters – a young avenger with a sword and the son of a gangster – are trying to figure out who this strange guy is hiding behind a yellow-green suit.

Original title:
Kick-Ass

Actors:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Nicolas Cage…

Country:
Great Britain, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 7.6

Age restrictions:
18+


Cops in Deep Reserve (2010)

Christopher Danson and P.K. Highsmith are famous cops in the area who manage to solve some of the toughest cases and catch the most dangerous criminals. The entire city is plunged into grief when partners accidentally die. Allen Gamble and Terry Heutz, who previously worked in accounting, are replacing the stars of the department.

Allen was quite satisfied with his former paper work and does not at all strive for risky everyday life. At the same time, Terry is convinced that he was once underestimated, and now he has a chance to prove himself. Colleagues are skeptical about this appointment, but the partners intend to prove that they are capable of becoming excellent law enforcement officers.

Original title:
The Other Guys

Actors:
Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 6.6

Age restrictions:
12+


Random Spy (2000)

Any lists and ratings of the best action comedies of all time are unthinkable without movies with Jackie Chan . The plot focuses on Buck Yuen working in a sporting goods store. He has no parents, but he constantly stumbles upon suspicious facts from the life of his father, whom he has never seen.

As an ordinary salesman, Buck’s dream is to become a special agent. One day, while having lunch at a mall, Yuen notices the robbers and prevents the crime. This case attracts media attention and dramatically changes the life of the protagonist.

Original title:
Dak miu mai shing

Actors:
Jackie Chan, Eric Tsang, Vivian Xu …

Country:
Hong Kong

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.1, IMDb – 5.9

Age limit:
12+

What action comedies do you like? Add to the list of films in the comments!

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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