It's a new year and that means a slew of blockbusters like Justice League and Star Wars: Episode VIII will be filling up movie theaters across the nation, but we also need to remember to take a break from big explosions and CG, and remember to laugh. Thankfully this year has some comedies coming out that are sure to help. Here are the five most anticipated funny movies coming out in 2017.
California motorcycle cops (Dax Shepard, Michael Peña) take down a criminal organization.
Release Date: March 24, 2017
2. Fist Fight
On the last day of the year, mild-mannered high school English teacher Andy Campbell (Charlie Day) is trying his best to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration, and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. But things go from bad to worse when he accidentally crosses his much tougher and deeply feared colleague, Ron Strickland (Ice Cube), who challenges Campbell to an old-fashioned throwdown after school.
Release Date: February 17, 2017
3. The LEGO Batman Movie
There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
Release Date: February 10, 2017
Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) and a brash new recruit (Zac Efron) uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.
Release Date: May 26, 2017
Snatched is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Jonathan Levine and written by Amy Schumer, Katie Dippold, and Kim Caramele.
Release Date: May 11, 2017
Brothers Kyle (Owen Wilson) and Peter (Ed Helms) Reynolds were raised to believe that their dad died when they were young. They're shocked to discover that their mother (Glenn Close) lied about his death because she never knew who the biological father was.
Release Date: January 27, 2017
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