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The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix 

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This list of the best comedy movies on Netflix 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. 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. There are also plenty of fan favorite comedies that can be viewed on Netflix as well as new comedies you've probably never seen. 

What are the best Netflix comedy movies? What good comedies are available on the Netflix streaming selection? Are there new comedy movies on Netflix? 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 but isn't on this list of Netflix comedy movies, make sure to add it so other users can find the funniest movies on Netflix.

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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Goon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Liev Schreiber, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michael Dowse

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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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

Released: 1988

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.

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The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider

Released: 1998

Directed by: Frank Coraci

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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Frances Ha is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Greta Gerwig, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen

Released: 2012

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

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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Scary Movie 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Anna Faris, Tim Curry, James Woods

Released: 2001

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Scary Movie 2 is a 2001 American horror comedy film and the second film in the Scary Movie franchise. The film stars Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans (all reprising their ...more

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The Do Over is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
The Do Over Adam Sandler, Paula Patton, Luis Guzmán

Directed by: Steven Brill

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Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Released: 2008

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Pineapple Express is a 2008 American buddy stoner action comedy film directed by David Gordon Green. A process server (Seth Rogen) and his marijuana dealer (James Franco) are forced to flee from ...more

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Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker

Directed by: Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

Despicable Me 3 is a 2017 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Despicable Me film series. Gru (Steve Carell) faces off ...more

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Masterminds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig

Directed by: Jared Hess

Masterminds is a 2016 American comedy film based on the 1997 Loomis Fargo Robbery in North Carolina. Directed by Jared Hess, the film stars Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig and Jason ...more

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The Ridiculous 6 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia

Directed by: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead

The Ridiculous 6 is a 2015 American Western comedy film directed by Frank Coraci and written by Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler. It stars Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia, Taylor Lautner, Rob ...more

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Incredibles 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Incredibles 2 Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell

Released: 2018

Directed by: Brad Bird

Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) is out ...more

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Paul Blart: Mall Cop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Kevin James, Jayma Mays, Bobby Cannavale

Released: 2009

Directed by: Steve Carr

Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and co-written by Kevin James, who stars as the title character, Paul Blart. Filming began in February ...more

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The Dukes of Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Jessica Simpson, Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar

The Dukes of Hazzard is a 2005 American action comedy film based on the American television series of the same name. The film was directed by Jay Chandrasekhar and released on August 5, 2005 by ...more

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Game Over, Man! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson

Released: 2018

Directed by: Kyle Newacheck

Game Over, Man! is a 2018 Netflix action comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. Three friends (Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson) are on the verge of getting their video game ...more
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Father of the Year is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Father of the Year David Spade, Nat Faxon, Bridgit Mendler

Released: 2018

Directed by: Tyler Spindel

Father of the Year is an 2018 American comedy film directed by Tyler Spindel. When a drunken debate about whose father would in a fight is taken too seriously, two friends must come to grips ...more
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Starsky & Hutch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra, Will Ferrell

Released: 2004

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American action comedy film directed by Todd Phillips. The film stars Ben Stiller as David Starsky and Owen Wilson as Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and is a film ...more

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the Wo... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Released: 2010

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. It stars Michael Cera ...more

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Burn After Reading is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
William Patrick Riley, Sasha Formoso, Damatri Crayton

Released: 2008

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Burn After Reading is a 2008 black comedy film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and ...more

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Always Be My Maybe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves

Released: 2019

Directed by: Nahnatchka Khan

Always Be My Maybe is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Nahnatchka Khan. Childhood friends Sasha (Ali Wong) and Marcus (Randall Park) find themselves in vastly different socioeconomic ...more

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Dumplin' is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Jennifer Aniston, Danielle Macdonald, Odeya Rush

Released: 2018

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Dumplin' is a 2018 American musical comedy film directed by Anne Fletcher, based on the young adult novel by Julie Murphy. Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald), the plus-size teenage daughter of a ...more
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The Package is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Daniel Doheny, Eduardo Franco, Geraldine Viswanathan

Released: 2018

Directed by: Jake Szymanski

The Package is a 2018 black comedy film directed by Jake Szymanski. When a group of teenage friends goes on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to ...more
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Despite Everything is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Despite Everything

After their mother's death, four sisters learn a shocking family secret and embark on an adventure to discover the truth about their genealogy.

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Evolution is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Julianne Moore, Sarah Silverman, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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Bachelorette is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Bachelorette Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

Released: 2012

Directed by: Leslye Headland

Bachelorette is a 2012 American comedy film written and directed by Leslye Headland, adapted from her play of the same name. It stars Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Isla Fisher as three ...more
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Alex Strangelove is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale, Joanna Adler

Released: 2018

Directed by: Craig Johnson

Alex Strangelove is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Craig Johnson. Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend (Madeline Weinstein), ...more