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Hello, movie buffs and everyone ! As I have promised in my previous blog, that another list of movies in the crime comedy genre I will provide. Now, these movies will make you laugh but simultaneously also give the thrill of crime,cop-criminal chase, heist. So without further ado I should give you the list. If you like my list please let me know by commenting below. If you want to add in this list, comment below. 

List

These are comedy crime movies, but fully enjoyable. At the end there are 3(three) “Special Mention”s also. Don’t forget to read them.

NO.7

The Hustle (2019)

IMDB score: 5.4/10

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Don’t let the IMDB score misguide you. This is a fine movie of two female con artists with subtle but evident touches of comedy. Rebel Wilson is at her best in this movie. Anne Hathaway is as usual impeccable. The  cons in this movie are very delicate  and fun to watch.

  • Fashion and visualisation are also two great factors in this movie.
  • Director Chris Addison has 2 Primetime Emmys.

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No.6

WE’RE THE MILLERS (2013)

IMDB Rating: 7/10

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This movie is a story of smuggling drugs from Mexico to the USA in the masquerade of a fake family, starring  Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts & Will Poulter who had done a fabulous work in this movie. You will find Ed Helms in a special role.

  • This movie is focused on lighter crime.
  • It made $270 million out of $37 million budget.
  • This movie is a laughing machine that makes you grin for the whole time.

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No.5

THE OTHER GUYS (2010)

IMDB Rating: 6.6/10

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When a movie starts with special cameos from both Samuel L. Jackson & Dwayne Johnson, you can imagine this film is going to be a special one. Will Ferrell & Mark Wahlberg are two underdog cops paired to investigate a corporate case while these two cops belonging from opposite poles of mindset.

  • A perfect mixture of high budget car chasing, dishonest capitalist and hilarious punchlines, and perfect acting.
  • Adam McKay is the director of Oscar winning movie ‘Vice’, ‘The Big Short’ .
  • This movie is the first of three movies where Ferrell & Wahlberg acted together.

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No.4

WILD TARGET(2010)

IMDB score: 6.8/10

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BAFTA award winner Director Jonathan Lynn has gifted us this fabulous crime/black comedy movie with a unique storyline. The story revolves around a professional assassin, a beautiful con, and an aimless nomad and lots of murders. The lead actors Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt and Rupert Grint all are so convincing in their roles. This movie also gives a feel-good feeling. The crime here is light but obvious and the humour is very enjoyable.

  • You will find Rupert Grint doing a fine Job after Harry Potter. Here he is just flawless.
  • Martin Freeman and Eileen Atkins are also in two interesting roles.
  • The script is entertaining, especially some of the dialogues are.
  • The film is based on a 1993 French movie of the same name.

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No.3

A FISH CALLED WANDA (1988)

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

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This seems like an old movie, but the script and acting still can make you mesmerize. You can’t leave the movie without finishing it. The crime is lighter here but the comedy is unique. For a good laugh watch this crime/comedy film.

  • Watch this movie for vibrant Jamie Lee Curtis and flawless John Cleese.
  • Maria Aitken, Michael Palin, surprise us also.
  • Kevin Kline won the Oscar for this movie.
  • The movie also got nominations for best direction and best screenplay.
  • It made $177.9 million out of $ 8 million budget!

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No.2

HERA PHERI(2000)

IMDB score : 8.2/10

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This Indian masterpiece Hindi language film is a real gem in this category. It is more than twenty years old but still refreshing.  A kidnapping and three unemployed men (  a landlord and his two tenants)- this is the main storyline where the problem starts and ends with money.  Top-notch acting performance, epic script, and fast pace are the assets of this movie. Even with subtitle, you will enjoy the movie thoroughly if you don’t know the language.

  • Director Priyadarshan is an eminent personality in Indian cinema.
  • Paresh Rawal is the real hero of this movie, just watch him performing.
  • This movie has made INR 214 mn out of the INR75mn budget.

Trailer:

No.1

LOGAN LUCKY (2017)

IMDB Rating: 7.0/10

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As we are talking about Crime comedy movies, so I think No.1 should be the one where both are balanced and you don’t forget that it’s a crime movie.Hence I present you the No.1: “LOGAN LUCKY”.

Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and Daniel Craig this trio has made the movie perfect. It is a heist/comedy movie. You will rediscover Channing Tatum here, he is the leader. Daniel Craig was also very special. But Adam driver’s expressions were priceless.

  • Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh directed this movie
  • Two time oscar winner Hilary Swank is a police officer here.
  • Explosives are made in a different way here!!

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Special Mention

KNIVES OUT (2019)

IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

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Now it’s time for a Mystery/crime/comedy movie and “Knives Out “ is perfect for that genre. This Multi starrer movie surely glues you on your sofa. The subtlety of the script will make you smile and the twist will let you think. Captain America is in a new avatar here.

  • After Bond Movies and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Daniel Craig again played the role of a investigator here.
  • Knives Out had been nominated for Oscar in the category of “Best Original Screenplay”.
  • This movie is a super-hit movie. It made $309.2 million out of $40 million budget only.
  • A sequel is in development.

Trailer:

UNCUT GEMS (2019)

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

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This movie is really an uncut Gem. Talented director cum brother duo Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie created this beautiful Crime Comedy movie. Well, this movie is a little bit dark but a perfect amalgamation of Crime and Comedy. Protagonist Adam Sandler nailed the role of Howard Ratner, a jeweler with a addiction to gambling. You won’t like /predict the ending, but this is a DARK Comedy Crime movie.

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21 & 22 JUMP STREET

These two famous movies are laughter riots. Watch these blockbusters for the onscreen chemistry among  Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube.  there are light touches of crime also. Watch these movies for fun not for the crime. Actually these two movies needs no introduction.

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