A great comedy can soothe the soul. Even as theatrical comedy movies seem to be rarer and rarer, there are still a few films every year that can make you laugh so hard you’ll forget whatever it is you were grumbling about when you walked into the theater. 2022 had some great comedies, and a few that may even have been among the best movies of the year.
It remains to be seen whether 2023 can repeat that feat, but there are certainly a number of titles coming down the pike that have us excited. These are our five most anticipated comedies of 2023, including at least one that features Nicolas Cage wearing some pretty major fake teeth.