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Top franchise comedy films ever made - List hai toh hit hai
Nikhil Kumar
Jan 11, 2022
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Welcome to the special theme-based podcast List hai toh hit hai, i'm your host Nikhil

What comes to your mind when I say comedy films? They are sources of uninhibited fun, loud guffaws, and belly-aching laughs for viewers of all ages. However, only a handful of movies stand the test of time. Let's see what's on our list today — the best franchise comedy films ever made. 


The Hindi comedy movie franchise is directed by Rohit Shetty. The first film, released in 2006, was a superhit and was followed by three more sequels surrounding the lives of four friends who get mired in one trouble after another. The series has hilarious dialogues and great music.

Golmaal : Fun Unlimited in 2006

Golmaal Returns in 2008

Golmaal 3 in 2010

Golmaal Again in 2017

OTTplay Rating - 7.5

Available - Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, Vi, MXplayer, Airtel Xstream

The Naked Gun

The Naked Gun is an American crime comedy series, directed by Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker. In every movie, there is a police officer named Frank Drebin who gets assigned to undercover operations to stop assassinations from taking place. 

The Naked Gun: From the files of the Police Squad in 1988

The Naked Gun 2 ½: The smell of fear in 1991

The Naked Gun 33 ½: The final insult in 1994

OTTplayer Rating - 7.3

Available - YouTube, iTunes, Google Play

Police Academy

The is an American crime comedy film franchise by Hugh Wilson. The movies are based on the Police Squad. Facing shortage of officers, the police department comes up with a recruitment policy to hire new police officers. 

Police Academy in 1984

Police Academy 2 in 1985

Police Academy 3 in 1986

Police Academy 4 in 1987

Police Academy 5 in 1988

Police Academy 6 in 1989

OTTplay Rating - 6.2

Available - Google Play, YouTube, iTunes, Hungama, Vi

Pink Panther

Pink Panther is an American comedy-mystery film franchise owned by MGM Studios. The story centers around a French detective, Inspector Clouseau, and his hilarious ways to solve cases. Though he is clueless about what happens around him, he is always able to crack a case open. Few hit movies are 

The Pink Panther in 1964

A shot in the dark in 1964

Inspector Clouseau

The Pink Panther 2

The Return of Pink Panther

OTTplay Rating - 5.5

Available - Tubi

Austin Powers

Austin Powers is an American Sci-fi comedy series released between 1997 and 2002, directed by Jay Roach, and starred Mike Myers in a double role as Austin Powers and Dr. Evil. This spy series is a spoof of the James Bond genre. Though not attractive, Austin Powers gets all-female characters' attention.

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery in 1997

Austin Powers: The Spy who shagged me in 1999

Austin Powers in Goldmember in 2002

OTTplay Rating - 7.4

Available - Apple TV+ , Hungama

Scary Movie

Scary Movies is an American series of parody films. The five films are spoofs of popular horror tropes in Hollywood. This series juggled humor and horror with equal ease. 

Scary Movie, Scary Movie2, Scary Movie3, Scary Movie4, Scary Movie5

OTTplay Rating - 6.5

Available - Disney + Hotstar, iTunes, Tubi


Fockers is an American comedy film franchise directed by Jay Roach. The story is of soon-to-be in-laws the Fockers and the Byrneses, who are completely incompatible with each other, no matter how hard their children Greg and Pam try to patch them up.

Meet the Parents in 2000

Meet the Fockers 2004

Little Fockers 2010

OTTplay Rating - 7.4

Available - Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, iTunes, Jio

That's the special theme-based podcast List hai toh hit hai comedy film franchise, I shall be back again with a new theme, I'm your host Nikhil signing off.

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