Who doesn’t love popcorn? It’s a light, tasty snack, perfect for curling up with whilst watching a movie. But did you know, popcorn can actually be pretty funny? Whether you base your jokes on the final product, or the sweetcorn that makes up this delicious little nibble, you can make a pun out of popcorn. Popcorn puns can keep you and your friends entertained for hours (just make sure you don’t talk over the film!)
Best Popcorn Puns
1 Oh, I just thought of a popcorn pun! But I won’t say it; it’s just a bit too corny.
2 My server got annoyed when I asked for sweet popcorn. I thought it was a reasonable request, but maybe they were a bit too salty.
3 Did you know popcorn has its own army? The highest rank is the Kernel.
4 Why does popcorn grow at such high altitudes? Because that’s where the ears start popping.
5 Want to know a really good way to make your cremation go off with a bang? Eat a whole bag of unpopped popcorn just before you die. (Sorry!)
6 Some popcorn gets bullied and picked on a lot. They spend a lot of their time feeling a-salted.
7 Breaking news! A popcorn maker has been charged today by prosecutors! The charges were a-salt and buttery.
8 What would you call the father of all the bad jokes? Pop Corn.
9 It’s easy to invite popcorn over for a drink or a hang out. Just message them saying “Do you want to pop over?”
10 Try to avoid stealing things from the cinema, especially from the popcorn stand. There will be cornsequences.
11 My sweetcorn kernels ran away from home last night. They want to pursue a new career as pop stars.
12 When you are out harvesting sweetcorn to make popcorn, watch out for the field. It can turn into a maize.
13 Sweetcorn farmers tell the most terrible puns. They are always so corny.
14 So, you’re trying to chat up the popcorn seller at the cinema? That’s fine. Just don’t butter her up too much.
15 You may be struggling to get anywhere with this popcorn seller. It may be that they are just too pop-ular.
16 You just can’t watch a movie without popcorn. It really is the corn-erstone of any good film night.
17 Why does popcorn have such great vision? Their corn ears are incredibly healthy.
18 The best way to deal with aggressive popcorn is to be nice to them. Kill them with cornedness, if you will.
19 It is really hard to hide from popcorn! They are always watching you out of the corner of their eyes.
20 Cats like popcorn too, did you know that? But they call it pawpcorn.
21 What do you call a cow full of cinema snacks? Popcorned beef.
22 Have you heard about the new fake cinema snacks doing the rounds? They’re called Corn-on-the-con.
23 I went to the cinema the other day, and was astonished to see some of the snacks jumping up and down. Apparently they’re called Hopcorn.
24 There’s a special number you have to call if you choke to death while eating popcorn. You need to search for the pop-coroner.
25 I am considering filing a lawsuit against my local restaurant for false advertising. I ordered the popcorn shrimp, and there was not even one piece of popcorn in it!
26 It can be really awkward to touch hands with someone else while eating popcorn at the cinema. Especially if they don’t know you’re eating their popcorn.
27 Did you know, zombies don’t eat popcorn with their fingers? They like to eat their fingers separately.
28 I was thrown out of the cinema recently for throwing popcorn at the customers. I also lost my job on the popcorn counter.
29 Cheddar popcorn is the worst joke in the world. It is both cheesy AND corny.
30 Want to know the best way to burn 400 calories? Leave the popcorn in the microwave for too long.
31 Why did the popcorn visit the optician? He had a problem with his corn ear.
32 Why did the popcorn visit the hearing specialist? His ears weren’t working very well.
33 There is a word for the biggest pile of popcorn you ever saw: Corn-ucopia.
34 Some types of popcorn are better suited to trips to the seaside. The salty ones definitely enjoy it more.
35 I tried to grow my own popcorn at the allotment last year. I was amaized at the results.
36 Corn kernels can be really scary to play hide and seek with. Sometimes they just pop up.
37 What is the best snack ever? Popcorn, of course. There really is no corntest.
Popcorn is a great little snack food, and one that pairs itself so well with a movie night, at home or at the cinema. The next time you are off out to watch a film with family or friends, you can keep them all entertained on the way and the way back with your popcorn puns! Just don’t try to keep them entertained DURING the movie. This will probably make you very unpopular!