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The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime 

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The best comedy movies on Amazon Prime is a complete streaming list for your perusal. All the best comedies on Amazon Prime are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Amazon Prime service to find funny flicks that'll entertain you for days. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Amazon Prime so you can catch up on new hit movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

This Amazon Prime streaming list of comedies has nearly as many of the greatest comedy films to watch as a traditional movie store would offer. Academy Award winners are available on Amazon Prime streaming, as are classics like Pretty in Pink. There are also plenty of new fan favorite comedies like Superbad, The Lobster, and What We Do in the Shadows that can be viewed on the Amazon Prime instant service. Other comedy favorites available on Prime include The Big Sick, Spaceballs, New In Town, and so many more.

What are the best Amazon Prime comedy movies? What comedies are available on the Amazon Prime movie selection? Are there new comedy movies on Amazon Prime instant? This Amazon Prime streaming list of comedy films is here to get you started on the best Amazon Prime streaming movies has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite comedy movie isn't on this list of Amazon Prime comedy movies, make sure to add it so other Amazon Prime users can find the funniest movies on Amazon Prime instant.

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Seven Psychopaths is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken

Released: 2012

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Seven Psychopaths is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Martin McDonagh.

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His Girl Friday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy

Released: 1940

Directed by: Howard Hawks

His Girl Friday is a 1940 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, from an adaptation by Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur of the play The Front Page by Hecht and ...more

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The Big Sick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter

Directed by: Michael Showalter

The Big Sick is a 2017 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Showalter, from a screenplay by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. It is based on the real courtship of Nanjiani and ...more
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The Dressmaker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth

Released: 2015

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

The Dressmaker is a 2015 Australian revenge comedy-drama film directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, based on the novel by Rosalie Ham. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, a glamorous woman ...more
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Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

Released: 2010

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Kick-Ass is a 2010 British-American superhero action comedy film based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. The film was directed by Matthew Vaughn, who ...more

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The Disaster Artist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
The Disaster Artist James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen

Directed by: James Franco

The Disaster Artist is a 2017 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by James Franco. The film depicts the early friendship of Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) and Tommy Wiseau (James ...more

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The Spy Who Dumped Me is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Sam Heughan

Released: 2018

Directed by: Susanna Fogel

The Spy Who Dumped Me is a 2018 American action comedy film directed by Susanna Fogel. Best friends Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon) get involved in an undercover mission after ...more
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McLintock! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers

Released: 1963

Directed by: John Wayne, Andrew V. McLaglen

McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring John Wayne, with co-stars including Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne De Carlo, and Wayne's son Patrick Wayne. The film, ...more

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Lady Bird is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts

Released: 2017

Directed by: Greta Gerwig

Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a young woman (Saoirse Ronan) living in Northern California for a year.

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Stranger than Fiction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

Released: 2006

Directed by: Marc Forster

Stranger than Fiction is a 2006 American comedy-drama-fantasy film directed by Marc Forster, written by Zach Helm, and starring Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah, ...more

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What If is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Daniel Radcliffe, Oona Chaplin, Adam Driver

Released: 2013

Directed by: Michael Dowse

What If is a 2014 romantic comedy film written by Elan Mastai and directed by Michael Dowse.

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The Kings of Summer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Alison Brie, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts

The Kings of Summer is a 2013 comedy film written by Chris Galletta and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

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Logan Lucky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Logan Lucky Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, Seth MacFarlane

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Logan Lucky is an upcoming 2017 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh from a screenplay by Rebecca Blunt. It features an ensemble cast consisting of Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, ...more
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Paterson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Barry Shabaka Henley

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Paterson is a 2016 drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. The film stars Adam Driver as a bus driver and aspiring poet named Paterson and Golshifteh Farahani as his wife who dreams of ...more
15
Overboard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Overboard Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria

Released: 2018

Directed by: Bob Fisher, Rob Greenberg

Overboard is a 2018 American film directed by Bob Fisher and Rob Greenberg, and is a remake of the 1987 movie. A spoiled playboy (Eugenio Derbez) from a wealthy Mexican family winds up with ...more

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Eighth Grade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson

Released: 2018

Directed by: Bo Burnham

Eighth Grade is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Bo Burnham. An eighth grader (Elsie Fisher) struggles to finish her last week of classes before embarking for high school.

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Holiday Inn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin

Released: 1942

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Holiday Inn is a 1942 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. With music by Irving Berlin, the film has twelve songs written expressly for the ...more
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Cafe Society is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg

Directed by: Woody Allen

Café Society is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The plot follows a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) who moves to 1930s Los Angeles to work for ...more
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Greenfingers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Lucy Punch

Released: 2001

Directed by: Joel Hershman

Greenfingers is a 2000 British comedy film directed and written by Joel Hershman. It is loosely based on a true story about the award-winning prisoners of HMP Leyhill, a minimum-security prison ...more
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Gringo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried

Released: 2018

Directed by: Nash Edgerton

Gringo is a 2018 American action comedy film directed by Nash Edgerton. After being sent to Mexico for work, mild-mannered businessman Harold (David Oyelowo) finds himself entangled with ...more
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Iron Sky is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Charlie Chaplin, Udo Kier, Julia Dietze

Released: 2012

Directed by: Timo Vuorensola

Iron Sky is a 2012 Finnish-Australian-German comic science fiction action film directed by Timo Vuorensola and written by Johanna Sinisalo and Michael Kalesniko. It tells the story of a group of ...more

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If I Were You is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Marcia Gay Harden, Aidan Quinn, Leonor Watling

Released: 2011

Directed by: Joan Carr-Wiggin

If I Were You is 2011 comedy drama film written and directer by Joan Carr-Wiggin.

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Salmon Fishing in the Ye... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor, Kristin Scott Thomas

Released: 2011

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a 2012 drama film directed by Lasse Hallström.

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Daddy's Home 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Daddy's Home 2
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Morning Glory is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Films On Amazon Prime
Eva Longoria, George Clooney, Rachel McAdams

Released: 2010

Directed by: Roger Michell

Morning Glory is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Roger Michell, written by Aline Brosh McKenna and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. It stars Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, and ...more

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