Love to Laugh? These Are the Most Anticipated Upcoming Comedy Movies—Plus, a Full Release Schedule

Sometimes you just need to laugh. In fact, according to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, a little bit of laughter is good for your health, especially when it comes to stress relief. What they say is actually true: Laughter really is the best medicine—and we've got your prescription with the following list of new comedy movies, including their release dates!

While there are many ways to have a good laugh, a funny movie is always a surefire way to get the giggles. If you're always down to watch some slapstick, then you're going to love these upcoming comedy releases.

The comedy landscape is looking spectacularly funny throughout the rest of 2022. It's full of rom-coms, remakes and kids' fare, and we're so here for it. Below, check out our roundup of the most anticipated and best new comedy movies coming out soon, plus a full release schedule of upcoming comedies

Best upcoming comedy movies in 2022

Enjoy these flicks that are sure to bring smiles.

New comedy movies coming out in October 2022


Release Date: October 7
Where to watch: In theaters

Categorized as a "period mystery comedy thriller," this film has an all-star cast including Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, Anya Taylor-Joy, John David Washington, Taylor Swift and more.

Lyle, Lyle Crocodile

Based on the children's book by Bernard Waber about a crocodile who lives in New York City, the movie stars Shawn Mendes, Constance Wu, Javier Bardem and Winslow Fegley.


Release Date: October 14
Where to watch: Hulu

This hilarious retelling of the infamous Romeo and Juliet story is from the perspective of Romeo's jealous ex, Rosaline (played by Booksmart's Kaitlyn Dever).

Ticket to Paradise

Release Date: October 21
Where to watch: In theaters

Julia Roberts and George Clooney play exes who have to play nice and team up to stop their daughter's (played by Rosaline's Kaitlyn Dever!) upcoming wedding.

New comedy movies coming out in November 2022

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Release Date: November 4
Where to watch: The Roku Channel

Bar Fight!
Release Date: November 11

The People We Hate at the Wedding
Release Date: November 18

Release Date: November 24
Where to watch: Disney+

New comedy movies coming out in December 2022

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Release Date: December 21

New comedy movies coming out in 2022-2023 (dates TBA)

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