If you’re in the mood for a good laugh, then black comedies are the way to go! These films are funny and entertaining, while also tackling some tough topics. In this blog post, we will take a look at 10 great black comedies from the 2000s. Some of these films were box office hits, while others flew under the radar. But all of them are worth watching! So put on your favorite comedy and get ready to laugh your butt off!
How High 
Two average guys, Jamal and Silas are in a race against time when it comes to not flunking out of Harvard. They’re not worried though because they have magical weed that can help them study smarter or smoke more efficiently! But things take an interesting turn from there…
Undercover Brother 
When ‘The Man’ starts a plot to control the world with a mind-control serum, it’s up to the Undercover Brother (Eddie Griffin) and his team of secret agents to stop him. This movie is a hilarious spoof of blaxploitation films and features an all-star cast, including David Chappelle, Denise Richards, and Neil Patrick Harris.
Soul Men 
When two of the country’s top musical duos break up, it is clear that old animosities will never go away. Twenty years later when these former enemies are thrust together on a cross-country trip to take part in an event honoring their late band leader at his own Apollo Theater performance–they have five short days before performances start for them not mess things up again by getting into some sort or another fight!
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins 
RJ Stevens (Martin Lawrence) family has always made jokes about how awkward he is. Now, as a successful talk show host with millions of viewers every day, RJ vows to show everyone he’s not the same lame kid he used to be. However, things take a turn for the worse.
All About The Benjamins 
Bounty hunting is always a tough job, but are you willing to team up with an unlikely partner in order get ahead? In All About The Benjamins, Bounty Hunter Bucum Jackson (Ice Cube) teams up with con-artist Reggie Wright (Mike Epps) as they embark together towards their final destination- diamonds worth millions of dollars!
Having always had it rough, Norbit (Eddie Murphy) is at wit’s end when he is forced to marry Rasputia. But atlas, his childhood sweetheart has moved back in town. He tries everything from charm school to get back with the girl of his dreams.
Death At a Funeral 
The worst day of Aaron’s life is coming and he has to prepare for it. The whole family will be there, but things are not going smoothly with just a little sibling rivalry between two brothers who both want their father remembered as the best man ever; some meddlesome members trying out different procedures on how they think this memorial should go down in order (or not); plus an unknown stranger that might hold all these secrets… or maybe something else entirely?
Soul Plane 
After winning an expensive settlement payout following his dog’s death, Nashawn (Kevin Hart) sets out onto entrepreneurship by making the flying experience better for African-Americans.
Rush Hour II 
Detective James Carter (Chris Tucker) is vacationing in Hong Kong with Detective Inspector Lee (Jackie Chan). They become wrapped up in a case involving the Triads and an illegal smuggling operation. The two detectives must put aside their differences and work together to solve the case.
Next Friday 
Craig (Ice Cube) takes a stand for his friend and survives an encounter with Debo, the neighborhood bully. Two years later, Debo is being released from jail and Craig is forced to move in with his Uncle Elroy (Don “D.C.” Curry).
These are just a few of the great black comedy movies that are out there. If you haven’t seen them, we highly recommend that you check them out! We’re sure you’ll enjoy them as much as we did. Thanks for reading and happy watching!
What are some of your favorite black comedy films? Let us know in the comments below! And be sure to check out our other blog posts for more content.
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