Top 10 Hilarious Kevin Hart Moments
Script written by Mark Sammut
Comedy has no height restriction. From his appearances on late night talk shows, to his hilarious stand up routines, Kevin Hart never stops making us laugh. WatchMojo is counting down this comedian's most hilarious moments!
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Script written by Mark Sammut
Top 10 Hilarious Kevin Hart Moments
Comedy has no height restriction. Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the Top 10 Kevin Hart Moments.
For this list, we’re looking at the actor’s greatest skits and pop-culture appearances. Rather than just listing Kevin Hart’s funniest movies; only unforgettable and/or hilarious moments from talk-shows, press tours, and other social events will be considered. By extension, this means any film outtakes – like the hilarious “Jumanji” behind-the-scenes footage – will be excluded.
#10: Drop the Mic
“The Late Late Show with James Corden” (2015-)
While Kevin Hart knows how to tell a joke, the comedian can also take one. During an episode of "The Late Late Show with James Corden," the Philadelphia actor went toe-to-toe with the English host in a closely contested rap battle. After Corden landed a couple of low blows by mocking the celebrity's height, Kevin Hart retaliated by comparing bank accounts and casting the host as the "Ghostbusters'" new Marshmallow man. While both celebrities left everything on the floor, there was only ever going to be one winner - and the audience picked Kevin Hart.
#9: Kevin Hart & the NBA
NBA All –Star Celebrity Games
If this comedy thing failed to work out, Kevin Hart could have launched a career as a basketball superstar; well, maybe if the actor was slightly taller. The NBA loves the Philadelphia born and raised celebrity, so much so, that Hart was invited to take part in six different celebrity All-Star games. While Arne Duncan repeatedly recorded the most points, Kevin Hart ended up winning four consecutive MVP awards before retiring in 2015, although that decision lasted for less than a year. In 2018, Kevin Hart introduced the NBA All-Star Game with a long sketch and a quick roast for every involved player.
#8: “What the Fit”
“Kevin Hart: What the Fit” (2018)
Announced as part of YouTube's celebrity-driven original programming, Kevin Hart's "What the Fit" added a dash of humor to working out and exercising. Pitting the host with an array of famous faces, each episode sees a duo put through a rigorous but strange fitness routine designed to test Hart's physical prowess and patience. Ranging from sumo wrestling with Conan O'Brien to gymnastics with Terry Crews, each episode is funny and entertaining. If Kevin Hart and Ken Jeong practicing ballet doesn’t motivate you to sign up for a gym, then nothing will!
#7: Riding a Roller Coaster with Jimmy Fallon
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (2014-)
Courage is action in the face of fear; so, with that said, a reluctant Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon rode the "Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit" at Universal Orlando. Pushed to conquer the massive rollercoaster by the talk-show host, Hart looked like he would rather be anywhere else but Orlando. After nearly failing to reach the required height, the pair shrieked through the ride but came out the other side in one piece. Unfortunately, the relief proved to be short-lived, as Hart and Fallon set out on a repeat trip.
#6: 2015 “SNL” Opening Monologue
“Saturday Night Live” (1975-)
For the most part, Kevin Hart and Lorne Michaels' variety show seem to blend together like peanut butter and jelly. Hosting SNL a total of three times, the comedian nearly always gets the show started on the right note. Arguably, the host's brightest opening monologue moment was in 2015, when he talked about an arrogant thug raccoon that decided to stake out Hart's new house before trying to jimmy the lock. Whether detailing a strange encounter with a homeless man or suburban wildlife, Hart's high-energy delivery is a regular crowd-pleaser.
#5: Teaching a Student Driver
Conan knows how to bring out the best in Kevin Hart, so comedy gold was bound to happen when the actor and Ice Cube assisted the TV host in teaching a staff member how to drive. What starts as a pretty entertaining riff session erupts into full-blown hilarity when Hart steps into the passenger seat and launches into a tirade against another driver for allegedly cutting them off. Things only get better when the four set out to buy a pinata's worth of weed and end up getting pulled over by a bike cop.
#4: Aspiring to Be a Rapper
“Kevin Hart: I'm a Grown Little Man” (2009)
Inspired by the comedian's own life and aspirations, Kevin Hart's stand-up tends to incorporate quite a bit of self-deprecating humor, largely due to the actor's less than intimidating voice or physique. 2009's "I'm A Grown Little Man" special took this idea and ran with it, with Hart expressing a desire to be a rapper before detailing why it would simply not work. If the sound of the comedian's soft voice threatening to kill everybody fails to elicit a laugh, then Hart's impersonation of a freestyle battle should be more than capable of picking up the slack.
#3: Justin Bieber’s Roast
“Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber” (2015)
In 2015, celebrities lined up to take pot shots at the controversial pop star, but the best of the night arguably fell at the feet of Kevin Hart. Serving as the Roast's host, the comedian tore into Justin Bieber from nearly every angle imaginable. Berating the singer for attempting to be a gangster and buying then abandoning a monkey at a German airport, Hart brought his A-game to the event. While Bieber took on the brunt of the punches, the Roast Master hardly neglected the show's other guests, specifically: Shaq, Snoop Dogg, and Martha Stewart.
#2: ‘Playground Insults’ with The Rock
“Scott Mills” (2004-)
This is what happens when a wisecracking force meets an immovable object. What better way to promote "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" than to have Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson hurl insults at each other on Scott Mills' BBC radio show. With enough charisma to light up a small village, these two superstars proved their on-screen chemistry came naturally. From the origin story of the Rock's iconic eyebrow to Kevin Hart's best films, this standoff suggested that – maybe – Johnson and Hart are spending too much time together. Cue the Rock impression.. now!
Before we unveil our top pick, here are a few honorable mentions.
Dance Off with Josh Gad
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (2003-)
Pissing Off Michael Jordan
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (2003-)
‘What the Heckle’
“Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out” (2005-)
#1: Grandpa Stare
“Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny” (2010)
This is a joke that transcended stand-up comedy and transformed into a meme. During Kevin Hart's "Seriously Funny" show, the comedian went on a tangent about grandparents and the hilarious things they do and say. After reminiscing over the time the celebrity's grandpa recounted his last booty call, Hart launched into a routine that ended with the iconic "grandpa stare." Holding the expression for what seems like forever, the audience's appreciation slowly builds before erupting into huge applause. Hart's "stare" capped an excellent stand-up show and marked a seriously funny moment in the comedian's career.