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The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix

Updated May 12, 2020 10.0k votes 9.2k voters 1.7m views33 items

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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    Heathers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Heathers

    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty

    Released1988

    Directed byMichael Lehmann

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    Goon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Goon

    Liev Schreiber, Jay Baruchel

    Released2011

    Directed byMichael Dowse

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    Frances Ha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Frances Ha

    Greta Gerwig, Adam Driver

    Released2012

    Directed byNoah Baumbach

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    The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    The Waterboy

    Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates

    Released1998

    Directed byFrank Coraci

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    Scary Movie 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Scary Movie 2

    Anna Faris, Tim Curry

    Released2001

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

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    Dumplin' is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Dumplin'

    Jennifer Aniston, Danielle Macdonald

    Released2018

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

    Dumplin' is a 2018 American musical comedy film directed by Anne Fletcher, based on the young... more on Wikipedia
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    Incredibles 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Incredibles 2

    Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter

    Released2018

    Directed byBrad Bird

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    Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Pineapple Express

    Seth Rogen, James Franco

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

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    Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Despicable Me 3

    Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

    Directed byPierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

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    Masterminds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Masterminds

    Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson

    Directed byJared Hess

    Masterminds is a 2016 American comedy film based on the 1997 Loomis Fargo Robbery in North... more on Wikipedia

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    The Do Over is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    The Do Over

    Adam Sandler, Paula Patton

    Directed bySteven Brill

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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans

    Released2010

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    The Ridiculous 6 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    The Ridiculous 6

    Adam Sandler, Terry Crews

    Directed byJustin Benson and Aaron Moorhead

    The Ridiculous 6 is a 2015 American Western comedy film directed by Frank Coraci and written... more on Wikipedia

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    The Dukes of Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    The Dukes of Hazzard

    Jessica Simpson, Willie Nelson

    Released2005

    Directed byJay Chandrasekhar

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    Always Be My Maybe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Always Be My Maybe

    Ali Wong, Randall Park

    Released2019

    Directed byNahnatchka Khan

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    Paul Blart: Mall Cop is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Paul Blart: Mall Cop

    Kevin James, Jayma Mays

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Carr

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    Game Over, Man! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Game Over, Man!

    Adam DeVine, Anders Holm

    Released2018

    Directed byKyle Newacheck

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    Alex Strangelove is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Alex Strangelove

    Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale

    Released2018

    Directed byCraig Johnson

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    Starsky & Hutch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Starsky & Hutch

    Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra

    Released2004

    Directed byTodd Phillips

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    Evolution is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Evolution

    Julianne Moore, Sarah Silverman

    Released2001

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs the Reverend

    Daniel Radcliffe, Jane Krakowski

    Released2020

    Directed byClaire Scanlon

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    Father of the Year is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Father of the Year

    David Spade, Nat Faxon

    Released2018

    Directed byTyler Spindel

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    The Informant! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    The Informant!

    Matt Damon, Patton Oswalt

    Released2009

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    The Informant! is a 2009 American biographical-comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It... more on Wikipedia

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    Someone Great is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Someone Great

    Gina Rodriguez, Brittany Snow

    Released2019

    Directed byJennifer Kaytin Robinson

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    Bachelorette is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Bachelorette

    Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher

    Released2012

    Directed byLeslye Headland

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