Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Comedy

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The Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Comedy is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

List of winners and nominees[edit]


Year Winner Director(s)
2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Judd Apatow
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Shane Black
Mrs Henderson Presents Stephen Frears
The Producers Susan Stroman
Wedding Crashers David Dobkin
2006 Borat Larry Charles
The Devil Wears Prada David Frankel
For Your Consideration Christopher Guest
Little Miss Sunshine Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
Thank You for Smoking Jason Reitman
2007 Juno Jason Reitman
Dan in Real Life Peter Hedges
Hairspray Adam Shankman
Knocked Up Judd Apatow
Superbad Greg Mottola
2008 Tropic Thunder Ben Stiller
Burn After Reading Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Forgetting Sarah Marshall Nicholas Stoller
Role Models David Wain
Vicky Cristina Barcelona Woody Allen
2009 The Hangover Todd Phillips
(500) Days of Summer Marc Webb
It's Complicated Nancy Meyers
The Proposal Anne Fletcher
Zombieland Ruben Fleischer


Year Winner Director(s)
2010 Easy A Will Gluck[1]
Cyrus Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass
Date Night Shawn Levy
Get Him to the Greek Nicholas Stoller
I Love You Phillip Morris Glenn Ficarra and John Requa
The Other Guys Adam McKay
2011 Bridesmaids Paul Feig
Crazy, Stupid, Love Glenn Ficarra and John Requa
Horrible Bosses Seth Gordon
Midnight in Paris Woody Allen
The Muppets James Bobin
2012 Silver Linings Playbook David O. Russell
21 Jump Street Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Bernie Richard Linklater
Ted Seth MacFarlane
This Is 40 Judd Apatow
2013 American Hustle David O. Russell
Enough Said Nicole Holofcener
The Heat Paul Feig
This Is the End Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
The Way, Way Back Nat Faxon and Jim Rash
The World's End Edgar Wright
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson
22 Jump Street Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Birdman Alejandro G. Iñárritu
St. Vincent Theodore Melfi
Top Five Chris Rock
2015 The Big Short Adam McKay[2]
Inside Out Pete Docter
Joy David O. Russell
Sisters Jason Moore
Spy Paul Feig
Trainwreck Judd Apatow
2016 Deadpool Tim Miller
Central Intelligence Rawson Marshall Thurber
Don't Think Twice Mike Birbiglia
The Edge of Seventeen Kelly Fremon Craig
Hail, Caesar! Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
The Nice Guys Shane Black
2017 The Big Sick Michael Showalter[3]
The Disaster Artist James Franco
Girls Trip Malcolm D. Lee
I, Tonya Craig Gillespie
Lady Bird Greta Gerwig
2018 Crazy Rich Asians Jon M. Chu[4]
Deadpool 2 David Leitch
The Death of Stalin Armando Iannucci
The Favourite Yorgos Lanthimos
Game Night John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein
Sorry to Bother You Boots Riley
2019 Dolemite Is My Name Craig Brewer[5]
Booksmart Olivia Wilde
The Farewell Lulu Wang
Jojo Rabbit Taika Waititi
Knives Out Rian Johnson


Year Winner Director(s)
2020 Palm Springs Max Barbakow
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm Jason Woliner
The 40-Year-Old Version Radha Blank
The King of Staten Island Judd Apatow
On the Rocks Sofia Coppola
The Prom Ryan Murphy
2021 Licorice Pizza Paul Thomas Anderson
Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar Josh Greenbaum
Don't Look Up Adam McKay
Free Guy Shawn Levy
The French Dispatch Wes Anderson
2022 Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Rian Johnson
The Banshees of Inisherin Martin McDonagh
Bros Nicholas Stoller
Everything Everywhere All at Once Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert
Triangle of Sadness Ruben Östlund
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent Tom Gormican
2023 Barbie Greta Gerwig
American Fiction Cord Jefferson
Bottoms Emma Selingman
The Holdovers Alexander Payne
No Hard Feelings Gene Stupnitsky
Poor Things Yorgos Lanthimos

Multiple wins[edit]

Multiple nominations[edit]


  1. ^ Enk, Bryan. "'The Social Network' Wins Big At Critics' Choice Movie Awards". MTV News.
  2. ^ staff, T. H. R. (January 17, 2016). "Critics' Choice Awards: The Complete Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ "Critics' Choice Awards 2018: The Complete Winners List". January 12, 2018.
  4. ^ Crist, Allison (January 13, 2019). "Critics' Choice Awards: 'Roma,' 'Americans,' 'Mrs. Maisel' Top Winners". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ Howard, Kimberly Nordyke,Annie; Nordyke, Kimberly; Howard, Annie (January 12, 2020). "Critics' Choice Awards: 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Named Best Picture; Full Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)