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Funny Charades Ideas

Funny Charades Ideas That'll Make the Game Intensely Compelling

This fun-filled game becomes more interesting and enjoyable when you have some cool topics to present before your opponent team. We have explained you the ways to retain the fervor of the game till the end (i.e. to keep you entertained till the party ends) as well as some topics for playing charades.
Saptakee Sengupta
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2018
Charades, one of the most entertaining of all games. The best idea to stir up everyone's mood and energy while attending a party is, playing charades. Assort all the ideas you have in your mind and come up with variety of topics ranging from movies, cartoons, music, etc. in order to make this pantomime game intensely enjoyable and thrilling. You can play this game even with your kids or when you have gathered with your friends. We have explained you some really cool ideas to make the game funny.
Basic Rules
The more the number of people, the better the fun. Form two groups with equal number of participants. Then you call one of your opponent team members and disclose the theme he is supposed to enact before everyone. You can also jot down the charades themes on cards/chits and present it to the tagged person. Remember it's a mime show and therefore, you have to explain everything through gestures within a specific time. If your opponent team recognizes the act and gives the right answer, then they get points. The next chance will be yours. The game continues this way.
Bonus Rounds
You can twist the basic ways of playing the game and incorporate new themes to boost up your self-expression skills. Include a bonus round for the other team when its opponent fails to give the right answer. Keep the charades topics little tough for bonus rounds. For example, you can pick up famous dialogs from movies and shows, quotes from books and renowned people, historical events, proverbs, etc. The topic will be given to the tagged person of your team by your opponents. Discuss the underlying meaning behind your gestures and body movements with your team members before acting it out. If your opponent team loses the chance and you answer correctly in the bonus round, then your points double.
Make it Easy for Kids
Kids get bored very easily if you fail to entertain them. Therefore, you should simplify the rules to make charades interesting for kids. Kids are fond of songs, cartoons and the rhymes they learn. What you can do is purchase masks of cartoon characters and soft toys. These things will serve as a hint for them. Allow them to dance, enact and express in their own way (expect speaking out). Draw images of animals, cartoon characters, spaghetti, smoothies, cakes, pizzas, chocolates, and other things they are utterly fond of on the charades cards. This enhances the visual appeal of the objects which further absorbs them in the game. They start liking the game, make merry and act diligently to win the prize.
Charades Topics for Adults
  • Avatar
  • Music and Lyrics
  • Batman
  • Scream
  • Mission Impossible
  • 10 Things I Hate about You
  • Lot like Love
  • Twilight Series
  • Calendar Girls
  • The Godfather
  • The Last House on the Left
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • Dexter Morgan
  • Rocky Balboa
  • Selina Kyle
  • James Bond
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Rachel Green
  • Captain Jack Sparrow
  • Nutty Professor
  • Dr. Gregory House
  • Joker, Batman
  • Forrest Gump
  • Bridget Jones
  • Vogue ~ Madonna
  • Oops I did it again ~ Britney Spears
  • Smooth criminal ~ Michael Jackson
  • Truly madly deeply ~ Savage Garden
  • Irreplaceable ~ Beyonce Knowles
  • Wannabe ~ Spice Girls
  • Stop right now ~ Will Young
  • Hips don't lie ~ Shakira
  • World of our own ~ Westlife
  • Born this way ~ Lady Gaga
  • The one that got away ~ Katy Perry
  • This is Love ~

Charades Topics for Kids
  • Harry Potter
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • The Lion King
  • Ice Age
  • Shrek
  • The Lion King
  • Home Alone
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Madagascar
  • Princess Diaries
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Tintin
  • Simba
  • Ben 10
  • King Kong
  • Alvin Seville
  • Spiderman
  • Homer Simpsons
  • Spiderman
  • Rapunzel
  • Garfield
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Ants in your pants ~ Mr. Billy
  • What a wonderful world ~ Louis Armstrong
  • Hakuna Matata ~ The Lion King
  • Real in Rio - The Rio Singers
  • Somewhere over the rainbow ~ Jewel
  • Witch doctor ~ Alvin and The Chipmunks
  • He rules ~ Stuart Little
  • I want a hippopotamus for Christmas ~ Gayla Peevey
  • Livin la vida loca ~ Shrek 2
  • One and the same ~ Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato
  • Where the sunbeams play ~ Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

Charades is itself an immensely enjoyable game. It is really funny to see the person going mental to explain the topic and putting all efforts to present the clues in the best possible way before his team. Keep the topics ready and there you go playing charades.