New Comedy Movies in 2023 with Release Date

Do you prefer to spend some quality time with loved ones, and share endless laughter and joy after a tiring week? What’s a better idea for introverts than watching a new comedy movie in 2023 on your favorite channel and chill at home? If watching movies and relaxing is included in your weekend plan, then this article encompasses all the best comedy movies that you should watch in 2023.

From timeless classics to modern hits, comedy movies continue to entertain audiences with their witty storytelling and comedic brilliance. Embrace the laughter with the latest batch of new comedy movies, promising delightful moments and belly-aching laughs for everyone to enjoy. With our curated list discover the all-time best comedy movies that have stood the test of time, earning their place as cinematic treasures cherished for their comedic excellence.

Shotgun Wedding

shotgun wedding film
Release date: January 27, 2023
Directed by:Jason Moore
Main Cast:Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel, Lenny Kravitz, Jennifer Coolidge, Sonia Braga, Steve Coulter, Callie Hernandez, Desmin Borges, Selena Tan, Alberto Issac.
IMDb Rating:6.0/10

Shotgun Wedding is a movie that follows a couple who gather their families for their wedding, however, things take a huge turn on a whole new level. There are some twists, gags, and funny turns of events. Moreover, the unexpected arrival of Darcy’s ex-boyfriend spices up their wedding day. The film features some solid comedy scenes and moments that will make you laugh out loud. The Shotgun Wedding is a fun-filled and romantic comedy genre of 2023. Moreover, people are liking it’s decent storyline due to its cute couple comedy.

Your Place or Mine

your place or mine
Release date:February 10, 2023
Directed by:Aline Brosh McKenna
Main Cast:Jesse Williams, Ashton Kuther, Wesley Kimmel, Rebecca Bloom, Tig Notaro, Zoe Chao, Reese Witherspoon and more.
IMDb Rating:5.7/10

The storyline dictates the story of two legends – Witherspoon and Kutcher – who play the role of long-distance best friends for 20 years. The movie shows the struggles of both friends, especially when Debbie (from Los-Angeles) decides to go after her dream. On the other hand, Peter from New York City keeps his eye closed on his son due to some reasons. Their life seems to be changed rapidly with many turns of events while both experience romantic tension between them.

A Family Affair

a family affair
Release date:November 17, 2022 (initial date)
Directed by:Richard LaGravenese
Main Cast:Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Kathy Bates, Joey King, Liza Koshy and more.
IMDb Rating:yet to release

A Family Affair revolves around a comic trio that comprises passionate workaholic Zara, her mother (widowed), and her boss Chris Cole. Zara finds her boss and mom dating, when she decides to quit her job due to his boss who’s actually a narcissist and a movie star. What do you think will happen next?

We Have a Ghost

we have a ghost
Release date:February 24, 2023
Directed by:Christopher Landon
Main Cast:David Harbour, Anthony Mackie, Jahi Winston, Erica Ash, Ariel Yasmine, Jennifer Coolidge, and Trig Notaro.
IMDb Rating:6.1/10

This is a Netflix comedy that gives typical horror movies scenarios but with a fun thrill, when a new family shifts to a new house, actually the creepiest horror house where they realize there’s another entity living with them. However, when the youngest kid Kevin becomes best friends with the spirit (Ernest), the kid gets to know about the truth and story behind the ghost’s murder. Moreover, the viral video brings the CIA to the newly shifted family’s house. The story sounds interesting and comedic at the same time. What do you think will happen after that?

Murder Mystery 2

jennifer aniston adam sandler murder mystery 2
Release date:March 31, 2023
Directed by:Jeremy Garelick
Main Cast:Jennifer Aniston, Mark Strong, Adam Sandler, Jodie Turner-Smith and Melaine Laurent.
IMDb Rating:5.7/10

A comedy story about an unusual wedding in which the groom gets kidnapped for ransom and everyone present in the wedding – guests, family members and even bride – becomes suspect. The pair Audrey Spitz and Nick, being full-time detectives, put their tireless efforts to get to the core of the cause. These comedy movies offer many scenarios to giggle on while you can enjoy the real suspenseful thrill out of it.


Elemental Wade and Ember
Release date:June 16, 2023
Directed by:Peter Sohn
Main Cast:Mamoudou Athie and Leah Lewis
IMDb Rating:7.1/10

The movie is based on a decent storyline that you might have never seen before. Elemental is determined to take you to another world with Element City where land, water, fire and air, being residents live together. Moreover, the story follows the laid-back friendship of the smart fire resident, Ember (Lewis) , with water resident, Wade (Athie) while she looks closely at the world with different perspective where she lives in. The movie has a unique outlook about life and it is definitely a must-watch movie for those who are always on a hunt for out-of-box and unique content.

No Hard Feelings

no hard feelings
Release date:June 23, 2023
Directed by:Gene Stupnitsky
Main Cast:Natalie Morales, Scott MacArthur, Andrew Barth Feldman, Matthew Broderick, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Laura Benanti, Jordan Mendoza and more.
IMDb Rating:6.7/10

This comedy movie’s storyline revolves around Jennifer Lawrence who is hired by a very rich couple for their socially awkward and extremely introverted child. Lawrence also had a successful career in performing for “Don’t Look Up” and now she’s ready to bless your screens with a new comedy storyline that shows more of her acting skills.

They Cloned Tyrone

They Cloned Tyrone
Release date:July 21, 2023
Directed by:Juel Taylor
Main Cast:John Boyega, Kiefer Sutherland, Teyonah Parris, Jamie Foxx, and J. Alphonse Nicholson.
IMDb Rating:6.7/10

They Cloned Tyrone is an upcoming American sci-fi comedy mystery-based movie which is directed by Juel Taylor. The movie follows an unlikely trio that dive deeper into the investigation of a government conspiracy. It is said that it is the most comedy upcoming movie that’s about to hit our screens in 2023 mid-year.  

The Out-Laws

the outlaws on netflix
Release date:June 30, 2023
Directed by:Tyler Spindel
Main Cast:Adam DeVine, Pierce Brosnan, Ellen Barkin, Nina Dobrev, Michael Rooker, Poorna Jagannathan, Julie Hagerty, Richard Kind, Lil Rel Howery, and Blake Anderson
IMDb Rating:5.4/10

The Out-Laws is a comedy movie that follows Owen. A straight-laced bank manager who is about to marry the love of his life. However, his world turns upside down when his bank is targeted by the notorious Ghost Bandits on the eve of his wedding. To make matters worse, Owen suspects that his newly arrived future in-laws, portrayed by Bronson and Barkin, might actually be the outlaws responsible for the heist. Packed with hilarious moments and unexpected twists, it promises to be one of the best comedy movies of 2023 available on Netflix.

Wrap Up

Movies are a great source of uplifting your mood really quickly. Not only do you get entertainment out of these movies, but a quality movie will also provide you with tons of information on diverse areas of life.

So, without any further delay, search one of the above mentioned best new comedy movies in 2023, gather your pals at your place while you ask them to bring some crispy snacks on their way to your place. Choose a nice comedy drama series on Netflix in 2023 that turns your house into the laughter club. Have a hilarious cinematic ride of comedy movies 2023, as filmmakers bring a fresh dose of laughter and humor to the big screen.

Anoosha Khan
Anoosha Khan

Anoosha Khan is a film critic and entertainment editor based in the UK. She has been reporting about celebs and movies for WatchinUK for the past year.

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