The 25 best comedies on Netflix

Laughter is always the best medicine for a long and tiresome day at work or when you’re out at school. Netflix offers a wide selection of comedies and comedians to entertain you. We’ve made a selection of the best comedies on Netflix that are available for streaming right now. The list is a mix of standup comedies, romantic comedies, scary comedies and satirical movies!

Get yourself ready for an overdoses fun and laughter with the best comedians and comedies on Netflix.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. Starring Johnny Depp.



The Interview (2014)

The Interview is a 2014 American political satire comedy film. When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.



Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)

In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.



Hitch (2005)

Starring Will Smith as a professional "date doctor" who finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.



Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006)

A great and funny live show from Jeff Dunham and his characters Walter, Peanut, José Jalapeño, Bubba J, and Sweet Daddy Dee.



Snoop Dogg Presents The Bad Girls of Comedy (2012)

Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg presents the most outrageously talented "bad girls" in this stand-up showcase event. Hilarious veteran women of comedy are hand picked by Snoop for their rare and raw true comedy talent. It deserves a place on the list of best comedies on Netflix.


Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Four Weddings and a Funeral is a British romantic comedy. It was made in six weeks and cost under £3 million, becoming an unexpected success and the highest-grossing British film in cinema history at the time. And receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture


The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

An American comedy starring Leslie Nielson as a bumbling police lieutenant. Incompetent cop Frank Drebin has to foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.



Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014)

Based on the Canadian television series Trailer Park Boys, a mockumentary comedy crime series. Recently out of jail and completely broke, Julian has a plan to get outrageously rich.



Trading Places (1983)

It tells the story of an upper-class commodities broker and a homeless street hustler whose lives cross paths when they are unknowingly made part of an elaborate bet.  The comedy finished as the fourth highest earning film of the year and the second highest earning R-rated film of 1983.


Trainspotting (1996)

The Academy Award nominated screenplay follows a group of heroin addicts in a late 1980s. The film has been ranked 10th by the British Film Institute (BFI) in its list of Top 100 British films of all time. In 2004 the film was voted the best Scottish film of all time in a general public poll.


Much Ado About Nothing (2013)

An American romantic comedy. The Movie premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.



They came together (2014)

They came together is a parody of romantic comedies infused with Showalter and Wain's absurd approach. It has generally positive reviews from critics.



School of Rock (2003)

The American comedy follows a struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey Finn (portrayed by Black), who is kicked out of his band and subsequently disguises himself as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. The film was nominated for several awards, including Black receiving Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor and winning an MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance


Teacher of the year (2014)

Teacher of the Year is a smart and funny movie that manages to pull off one of the more difficult balancing acts in filmmaking; it actually is smart while still being funny. The comedy is available on Netflix and won awards on the Chicago Comedy Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival and the West Virginia Filmmakers Film Festival.


Hot Fuzz (2007)

A top London cop who is so good at his job that he makes his fellow officers look like slackers by comparison is "promoted" to serve in the sleepy village of Sandford in this contemporary action comedy from the creators of Shaun of the Dead.


Save the Date (2012)

Comedy fanatics will love seeing Lizzy Caplan, Alison Brie, and Martin Starr in the same low-budget romantic comedy. It won the Achievement Award at the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.


Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Not a true comedy but definitely a movie with a good doses of humor, which deserves a place on the list of best comedies on Netflix. Although not everyone may like Quentin Tarantino’s sense of humor, it received multiple awards and nominations, among them eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.


The Big Lebowski (1998)

A funny crime comedy.  Reviews have tended towards the positive over time and the film has become a cult favorite. "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.


Bad Santa (2003)

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.



Team America: World Police (2004)

An American satirical action comedy. "Team America: World Police", attempt to save the world from a violent terrorist plot led by Kim Jong-il.



Chasing Amy (1997)

Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's gay. The film won two awards at the 1998 Independent Spirit Awards.


Airplane (1980)

An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. In 2008 the satirical comedy ‘Airplane’ was selected by Empire magazine as one of The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time and in 2012 was voted No. 1 in The 50 Funniest Comedies Ever poll.


I Give It a Year (2013)

A romantic comedy which is totally unpredictable but still very cute. The comedy was Mazer's directorial debut. He was previously been best known for co-writing the Sacha Baron Cohen films Borat and Brüno.



Thanks For Sharing (2012)

A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction.