films The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant  

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List Rules Must be comedy movies available on Netflix Instant

This list of the best comedy movies on Netflix Instant should help you narrow down and decide which comedies you want to throw in your Netflix queue to watch next. All the best comedies on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully use your Netflix service and stop watching Tucker & Dale vs. Evil over and over for lack of better options. It's time to branch out! There are other funny movies on Netflix! Some of the best movies of all time are now available so you can catch up on new hit movies, funny comedies, feel good movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

This Netflix streaming list of comedies has nearly as many of the greatest comedy films to watch as the regular DVD service offers. Best Picture Oscar winners like Shakespeare in Love are available as are new classics like Tropic Thunder and The Waterboy. There are also plenty of fan favorite comedies like Hot Fuzz, Superbad, White Chicks (one of the funniest movies on Netflix that you've probably never seen), and Big Daddy that can be viewed on the Netflix instant service.

What are the best Netflix Instant comedy movies? What good comedies are available on the Netflix streaming selection? Are there new comedy movies on Netflix instant? This Netflix streaming list of comedy films is here to get you started on the best Netflix streaming movies has to offer.

Vote up your favorite streaming comedies. And remember, if you know your favorite comedy movie is on Netflix Instant but isn't on this list of Netflix instant comedy movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the funniest movies on Netflix Instant.

Be sure to also take a peek at the Best Comedies on Amazon Prime, The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films, The Best Romantic Comedies of All Time, and the Best Stand-Up Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant

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Big Daddy Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi Big Daddy is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler. The film was produced by Robert Simonds and released on June 25, 1999, by Columbia Pictures where it ...more

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Adventureland Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig Adventureland is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Mottola, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and co-starring Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, Martin Starr, and ...more

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White Chicks Evangeline Lilly, Jaime King, Jennifer Carpenter White Chicks is a 2004 American buddy cop comedy film written, produced and directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written and produced by Wayans brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans, who also ...more

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Heathers Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.

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Tucker & Dale vs. Evil Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons "“The hillbillies from the store captured Alison!” Tucker and Dale, two hillbillies heading to their “fixer-upper” cabin for some relaxin’, discover they ain’t alone in them woods. They ...more

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Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more

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The Waterboy Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter ...more

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The Cobbler Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, Steve Buscemi The Cobbler is a 2014 comedy film written by Thomas McCarthy, Paul Sado and directed by Thomas McCarthy.

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The Switch Jennifer Aniston, Jeff Goldblum, Juliette Lewis The Switch is a 2010 American romantic comedy film, directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck. Based on a screenplay written by Allan Loeb, the film, formerly titled The Baster, was inspired by the ...more

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Chef Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, Robert Downey Jr. Chef is a film in post-production phase to be released in 2014.

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The Benchwarmers James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider The Benchwarmers is a 2006 American sports-comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan. It stars Rob Schneider, David Spade, and Jon Heder. It is produced by Revolution Studios and Happy Madison ...more

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Goon Liev Schreiber, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill Goon is a 2011 Canadian-American action sports comedy-drama film directed by Michael Dowse, written by Jay Baruchel and Evan Goldberg, and starring Seann William Scott and Liev Schreiber. The ...more

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Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton Moonrise Kingdom is a 2012 American film directed by Wes Anderson, written by Anderson and Roman Coppola. Described as an "eccentric pubescent love story", it features newcomers Jared ...more

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Wet Hot American Summer Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, ...more

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Keira Knightley, Steve Carell, Connie Britton Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is a 2012 comedy-drama film written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, in her directorial debut. The film stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley. The ...more

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TiMER JoBeth Williams, Michelle Borth, Emma Caulfield TiMER is a 2009 film directed by Jac Schaeffer. "In the near future, Internet dating sites are a thing of the past thanks to TiMER, a small digital counter implanted on the wrist. It ...more

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Stretch Jessica Alba, Brooklyn Decker, David Hasselhoff Stretch is a 2014 action comedy thriller film written and directed by Joe Carnahan.

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Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Amélie is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Written by Jeunet with Guillaume Laurant, the film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in ...more

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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Amy Adams, Mark Strong, Frances McDormand Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Bharat Nalluri. The screenplay by David Magee and Simon Beaufoy is based on the 1938 novel of the same name by Winifred ...more

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Frank Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Domhnall Gleeson Frank is a 2014 comedy-drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and starring Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy and Michael Fassbender as the title character. The film premiered ...more

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Super Liv Tyler, Ellen Page, Kevin Bacon Super is a 2010 American superhero dark comedy-drama film written and directed by James Gunn, starring Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon and Nathan Fillion. The film premiered at ...more

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Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard. The film depicts an imaginary love affair ...more

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The Inbetweeners 2 Freddie Stroma, Daisy Ridley, Tamla Kari The Inbetweeners 2 is a 2014 British comedy film and sequel to The Inbetweeners Movie, which is based on the E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners. It was written and directed by series creators Damon ...more

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The Trip Ben Stiller, Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon The Trip is a 2010 comedy film directed by Michael Winterbottom. "Prolific British director Michael Winterbottom never ceases . . . to amaze. A restless whiz, he’s frequently wandered from ...more

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Drinking Buddies Olivia Wilde, Anna Kendrick, Jason Sudeikis Drinking Buddies is a 2013 American film written and directed by Joe Swanberg, and starring Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick and Ron Livingston. The film is about two co-workers at a ...more

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Frances Ha Greta Gerwig, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen Frances Ha is a 2013 American comedy-drama film directed by Noah Baumbach and written by Baumbach and Greta Gerwig. Gerwig also plays the title role. The film premiered at the Telluride Film ...more

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Kill Me Three Times Simon Pegg, Steve Le Marquand, Alice Braga

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Zombeavers Bill Burr, Rex Linn, Brent Briscoe Zombeavers is a 2014 horror comedy film directed by Jordan Rubin.

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Happy Christmas Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham, Melanie Lynskey Happy Christmas is a 2014 comedy-drama film written and directed by Joe Swanberg.

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Sleepwalk with Me Amy Schumer, Lauren Ambrose, Carol Kane Sleepwalk with Me is a 2012 American independent comedy film written by, directed by, and starring comedian Mike Birbiglia. The film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and won the Best ...more

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World's Greatest Dad Robin Williams, Krist Novoselic, Bobcat Goldthwait World's Greatest Dad is a 2009 American black comedy film written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait. It stars Robin Williams, Daryl Sabara, and Alexie Gilmore. The film was released on July 24 ...more

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Someone Marry Barry Lucy Punch, Damon Wayans^! Jr., Thomas Middleditch Someone Marry Barry is a romantic comedy film directed by Rob Pearlstein.

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The Magic of Belle Isle Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen, Kenan Thompson The Magic of Belle Isle is a 2012 drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Guy Thomas. The film's cast includes Morgan Freeman and Virginia Madsen.

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Wetlands Meret Becker, Axel Milberg, Edgar Selge Wetlands is a 2013 German drama film and directed by David Wnendt. It is based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Charlotte Roche. The film premiered in International competition at the 2013 ...more

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Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Will Ferrell, Jeff Goldblum, Zach Galifianakis Tim and Eric are given a billion dollars to make a movie by the Schlaaang corporation, but waste it. Their lives at stake, the guys skip town in search of a way to pay the money back. They try ...more

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Filth James McAvoy, Imogen Poots, Jamie Bell Filth is a 2013 British crime comedy-drama film written and directed by Jon S. Baird, based on Irvine Welsh's novel Filth. The film was released on 27 September 2013 in Scotland, 4 October 2013 ...more

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Kid Cannabis Ron Perlman, Amanda Tapping, Julia Benson Kid Cannabis is a 2014 American biographical comedy-drama film. It is based on the true story of an Idaho teen dropout who builds a multimillion-dollar marijuana ring by trafficking drugs ...more

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The Good, the Bad, the Weird Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Song Kang-Ho The Good, the Bad, the Weird is a 2008 South Korean western film, directed by Kim Jee-woon, starring Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, and Jung Woo-sung. It was inspired by Sergio Leone's The Good, ...more

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Alpha House D.C. Douglas, Mindy Robinson, Jean Louise O'Sullivan

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Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons Shu Qi, Show Luo, Huang Bo Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons is a 2013 fantasy comedy film co-written, produced, and directed by Stephen Chow. The movie was first announced in July 2011 and was released on ...more

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Better Living Through Chemistry Olivia Wilde, Jane Fonda, Judi Dench Better Living Through Chemistry is an American comedy drama film directed and written by David Posamentier and Geoff Moore. The film stars Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Monaghan and Ray ...more

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Teacher of the Year Matt Letscher, Keegan-Michael Key, Sunny Mabrey Teacher of the Year is a comedy film directed by Jason Strouse.

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Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr. Tropic Thunder is a 2008 American action satire comedy film written, produced and directed by Ben Stiller.

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All Cheerleaders Die Bonnie McKee, Jesse Hlubik, Jennifer Grant All Cheerleaders Die is a 2001 film written and directed by Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson.

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Liberal Arts Zac Efron, Elizabeth Olsen, Allison Janney Liberal Arts is an American comedy-drama film. The second film directed by, written by, and starring Josh Radnor, it tells the story of 35-year-old Jesse who has a romantic relationship with ...more

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The History of Future Folk Dee Snider, April Lee Hernández, Julie Ann Emery The History of Future Folk is a 2012 comedy, music and science fiction film written by John Mitchell and directed by John Mitchell and Jeremy Kipp Walker.

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A Fantastic Fear of Everything Simon Pegg, Sheridan Smith, Paul Freeman A Fantastic Fear of Everything is a 2012 British horror comedy film starring Simon Pegg, written and directed by Crispian Mills with Chris Hopewell as co-director. It is based on the novella ...more

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2 Days in New York Chris Rock, Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl 2 Days in New York is a 2012 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Julie Delpy. It is a sequel to Delpy's 2007 film 2 Days in Paris.