33 Comedy Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

Is there a better genre than comedy? Comedy movies are suitable for people of all ages to sit down and enjoy together, just like our comedy movie trivia questions and answers!

To ensure everyone gets a fair shot of being crowned the comedy King or Queen, we have split our comedy movie trivia into age-appropriate sections, as well as a general knowledge round. There’s also a super-fun name the movie part, featuring some of the very best films to date. 

Comedy movies have been around for decades and are going nowhere fast. With iconic actors we all love to watch, and from slap-stick to mockumentary to romantic comedy, there’s bound to be a comedy movie at the top of your watch list. 

See if your favorite can be found in our comedy movie trivia!

Ready to play?

Let’s go! 

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General Comedy Movie Trivia Questions and Answers 

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We will start our comedy movie trivia with a general knowledge round to ease everyone in. 

This section is suitable for all players and will reveal some surprising facts behind the movie genre and test the memories of those taking part.

Questions here will be generally related to comedy movies. 

If you’re an avid movie watcher, then you’re going to shine in this part of our comedy movie trivia. 

Good luck to all! 

1: What is the number 1 rated comedy movie of all time according to the movie review website, Rotten Tomatoes?
It Happened One Night (1934).
2: Who is the richest comedian in the USA?
Jerry Seinfeld (with an estimated $920 million net worth).
3: How much did comedy actor Will Ferrell turn down to do an Elf Movie 2?
$29 million.
4: Which F.R.I.E.N.D.S actor starred alongside Gwyneth Paltrow in the 1996 rom-com 'The Pallbearer'?
David Schwimmer.
5: What is the first comedy movie Adam Sandler has starred in, directed, and written?
The Waterboy (1998).
6: What comedy genre are the following comedy movie actors notable for: Steve Carell, Larry David, Ricky Gervais, and Bob Saget?
Cringe Comedy.
7: What is the highest-grossing comedy movie of the 2000s?
Meet the Parents.
8: Who plays Sherman Klump in The Nutty Professor (1996)?
Eddie Murphy.
9: What comedy movie franchise do Jim Carrey and Harry Dunne play intelligently-challenged characters?
Dumb and Dumber.
10: What job does Bill Murray have in the comedy movie 'Groundhog Day?
Meteorologist.
11: Name the 2016 animated comedy movie that features voices from Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, and Scarlett Johansson.
Sing.

Adult Comedy Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

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Adult comedy movies relate to genres that tend not to be the most child-friendly or with contexts that just go above a child’s head. 

These movies could include black comedy, observational humor, sex comedy, parodies, horror-comedy, and spoofs, to name a few. 

While not all adult comedies are inappropriate for children, they’re certainly targeting an older audience, which is what this round of our comedy movie trivia will also be doing. 

We promise there will be nothing explicit here, so children can play along, but this won’t really be their jam! 

Adults, get your thinking caps on; here we go! 

1: Name the 2009 comedy movie where 3 buddies wake from a Las Vegas bachelor party, with no memory and no bachelor!
The Hangover.
2: What 2005 comedy movie did Steve Carrell, Paul Rudd, and Seth Rogan play lead roles?
The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
3: Can you name the full title of the Sacha Baron Cohen 2006 controversial comedy movie?
'Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.'
4: What year was the movie 'Big' released?
1988.
5: Name the musical comedy movie to star singers Aretha Franklin, James Brown, and Ray Charles, alongside actors John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd?
The Blues Brothers.
6: In the comedy movie 'This is 40,' who plays Debbie and Pete?
Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd.
7: Who played Mary in the movie 'There's Something About Mary'?
Cameron Diaz.
8: What comedy genre is Jim Carrey and Renee Zellweger's 2000 movie 'Me, Myself & Irene?
Black comedy.

Kids Comedy Movie Trivia Questions and Answers 

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Even comedy movies designed especially for children can make grown-ups laugh too! 

Family-friendly comedies are the only genre where generations can sit together and take something different from the story. Maybe the inspiring and moral messages will be a little deep for very young children, but they’ll get the teens. 

Conversely, the slap-stick antics might not raise a smile from the teens but have the younger kids in hysterics. And, there’s always going to be that one line specially written for Mom and Dad! 

Although this part of our comedy movie trivia is aimed at children, everyone can play along. 

Find out who knows the most in your family! 

1: In what movie do we see a baby wearing a suit behaving like a baby in front of Mom and Dad, but it's a different story around older brother Tim!
Boss Baby.
2: What movie is based around the life and antics of a giant St. Bernard dog?
Beethoven.
3: What kind of creature owns Hotel Transylvania?
A vampire.
4: 'Space Jam: A New Legacy' also goes by another title. What is this?
Space Jam 2.
5: How many 'Despicable Me' movies have there been so far?
3.
6: Name the movie where Max, a Jack Russell Terrier, lives with his owner Katie in a New York apartment happily until humongous mutt Duke moves in!
The Secret Life of Pets.
7: What are Bob and Helen Parr, otherwise known as in 'The Incredibles'?
Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl.

Name the Comedy Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

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In this quick-fire section, we will ask you to name the comedy movie as each answer; the answers will always be a movie title, no tricks

It may be an actor, a famous scene, or an iconic line given as a clue to the title we are looking for, and the movie will always be a comedy one. 

Here you will find a great selection of titles to add to your watch list. 

Ready to begin?

Let’s go! 

1: Name the comedy movie that features the hilarious line: 'Santa, I know him!'
Elf.
2: Which comedy movie sees Terry Crews singing and dancing to 'A thousand miles' by Vanessa Carlton?
White Chicks.
3: In which movie do we see 2 grown-up men pleading with their parents whether they can turn their beds into bunk beds? (the results weren't great!)
Stepbrothers.
4: Name the comedy movie where we hear the iconic line: 'Run, Forrest, Run'
Forrest Gump.

True or False Comedy Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

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How well are you doing with our comedy movie trivia so far? If scores are close, then this could be the deciding round! 

Similarly to the above, the answers will only ever be true or false; basically, you have a 50% chance of getting every question right! 

You’ll also learn some cool facts about comedy movies, so it’s a win-win

Good luck! 

1: The great late comedy movie veteran, Robin Williams, visited an adult store dressed as Mrs. Doubtfire and got recognized by the clerk.
True!
2: In Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Jim Carrey improvised and used his famous catchphrase 'Alrighty then' to improve the script.
True.
3: It took the makeup department an hour per day to create Eddie Murphy's transformation for The Nutty Professor.
False; it took 3.

More Comedy Movie Trivia – Video Quiz 

That’s a wrap, people! How did you do with our comedy movie trivia? We hope you enjoyed it and have a few new titles to add to your watch list. If you want to play another trivia, here’s a few you may like:

Thank you for playing our comedy movie trivia. Hopefully, you have a clear winner taking the crown for comedy king or queen trivia winner! If not, take on one of the challenges above, and let’s go again! 

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