Netflix always has something to offer in drama or thriller, but the Comedy genre is often understated, and you have to invest a lot of time in finding the best one for you. If you want to chill while watching a light heart comedy movie, then you are in the right place because in this article we will be mentioning some of the best comedy movies on Netflix.
Director: Jon Favreau
Producer: Jon Berg, Todd Komarnicki and Shauna Robertson
Year of Release: 2003
Elf is an American Christmas comedy that revolves around a character named Buddy who has been parented by Elves. In this movie, you will encounter his journey of meeting his birth father and how he finds happiness.
The movie was a great success, and Will Ferrell’s performance as Buddy received applause from critics. The movie was awarded Best Comedy film and Top Box Office Films in 2004.
Directed by: Harold Ramis
Produced by: Trevor Albert and Harold Ramis
Year of Release: 1993
Groundhog Day is a fantasy comedy movie starring Bill Murray as Phil Connors, who is covering an event in Pennsylvania. Connors gets trapped in a time loop of one constant day (February 2) and lives that day repeatedly.
The movie was a huge hit and became the greatest blockbuster of 1993. The movie was awarded as a Best Original Screenplay from BAFTA and received multiple nominations.
Directed by: Michael McCullers
Produced by: Lorne Michaels
Released in: 2008
This movie revolves around two characters named Tina and Amy. The former is a workaholic woman trying to become a mother, but she cannot become pregnant because of a medical issue. In this process, she meets Angie, a surrogate mother, who manipulates Tina. The drama goes on with both of them becoming best friends.
The movie received mixed reviews from the critics, and this movie has always been considered a lightweight comedy.
Directed by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker
Produced by: Jon Davison
Released in: 1980
This movie is a mockery of Paramount’s 1957 film “Zero Hour” by Paramount. The movie is considered a classic in the comedy genre with its unusual comedy and uncertain humor.
The movie was a great hit at the box-office and received the award for “Best Adapted Comedy” by Writers Guild of America and got multiple nominations.
The Death of Stalin
Directed by: Armando Lannucci
Produced by: Yann Zenou, Laurent Zeitoun, Nicolas Duval Adassovsky and Kevin Loader
Released in: 2017
The Death of Stalin is a dark comedy revolving around the power battle after the demise of Joseph Stalin, a Soviet Leader. This movie represents surreal comedy and terrifying horror at the same time. This movie depicts the fragility of human life.
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Directed by: Jake Kasdan
Produced by: Judd Apatow, Jake Kasdan, and Clayton Townsend
Released in: 2007
Walk Hard is the funny imitation of a fictitious musician character played by John Reilly. The movie depicts the lives of famous musicians and portrays the style of 70s rock music. It is considered one of the most iconic films of all time.
The movie was not a hit on the box-office but later gained the title of a Cult Classic.
Directed by: Greta Gerwig
Produced by: Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Evelyn O’Neill
Released in: 2017
The story revolves around a senior year student who struggles with boys, money, and friendships and parents, specifically her mother. The movie depicts the deep emotional bond between a mother and a daughter with some intensely funny moments.
Lady Bird received various nominations and won an award for “Best Motion Picture.”
Directed by: Amy Heckerling
Produced by: Scott Rudin, Robert Lawrence
Released in: 1995
Clueless has a tag of one of the best teen movies ever made because Amy, the director, studied the real-life students of Beverly Hills to come up with the most realistic representation of teens. The movie plot revolves around a rich and beautiful girl who decides to give a makeover to her new friend, Tai Fraiser.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Directed by: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Produced by: Pam Marsden
Released in: 2009
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is an animated Sci-Fi comedy film based on a book with the same title. The movie plot revolves around a scientist whose invention converts water into food. But due to malfunctioning, the machine is creating food beyond control, and he has to stop the machine to save everyone. Thanks to the cinematography of the movie, the movies received applause from critics.
The list contains ten movies, but every film is worth binge-watching at least once. So, grab your snacks, pick your favorite movie and be prepared to have some laughs.