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The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix

Updated October 28, 2020 892 votes 9.2k voters 1.7m views45 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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    Dumplin' is listed (or ranked) 1 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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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 2 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

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar... more on Wikipedia

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    Always Be My Maybe is listed (or ranked) 3 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

    Always Be My Maybe is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Nahnatchka Khan. Childhood... more on Wikipedia
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    Alex Strangelove is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Alex Strangelove

    Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale

    Released2018

    Directed byCraig Johnson

    Alex Strangelove is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Craig Johnson. Alex Truelove... more on Wikipedia
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    Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Pineapple Express

    Seth Rogen, James Franco

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

    Pineapple Express is a 2008 American buddy stoner action comedy film directed by David Gordon... more on Wikipedia

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    The Do Over is listed (or ranked) 6 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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    Someone Great is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Someone Great

    Gina Rodriguez, Brittany Snow

    Released2019

    Directed byJennifer Kaytin Robinson

    Someone Great is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson. An... more on Wikipedia
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    The Ridiculous 6 is listed (or ranked) 8 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 Lobster is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    The Lobster

    Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz

    Released2015

    Directed byYorgos Lanthimos

    The Lobster is a 2015 science fiction romantic comedy-drama film directed by Greek director... more on Wikipedia

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    The Dukes of Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 10 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

    The Dukes of Hazzard is a 2005 American action comedy film based on the American television... more on Wikipedia
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    Paul Blart: Mall Cop is listed (or ranked) 11 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

    Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and... more on Wikipedia

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    Game Over, Man! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Game Over, Man!

    Adam DeVine, Anders Holm

    Released2018

    Directed byKyle Newacheck

    Game Over, Man! is a 2018 Netflix action comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. Three friends... more on Wikipedia

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    Starsky & Hutch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Starsky & Hutch

    Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra

    Released2004

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American action comedy film directed by Todd Phillips. The film... more on Wikipedia
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    Father of the Year is listed (or ranked) 14 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

    Father of the Year is an 2018 American comedy film directed by Tyler Spindel. When a drunken... more on Wikipedia
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    Bachelorette is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Bachelorette

    Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher

    Released2012

    Directed byLeslye Headland

    Bachelorette is a 2012 American comedy film written and directed by Leslye Headland, adapted... more on Wikipedia
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    The Package is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    The Package

    Daniel Doheny, Eduardo Franco

    Released2018

    Directed byJake Szymanski

    The Package is a 2018 black comedy film directed by Jake Szymanski. When a group of teenage...
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    Despite Everything is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    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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    The Last Summer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    The Last Summer

    KJ Apa, Maia Mitchell

    Released2019

    Directed byWilliam Bindley

    The Last Summer is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by William Bindley. A group... more on Wikipedia
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    Set It Up is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Set It Up

    Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell

    Released2018

    Directed byClaire Scanlon

    Set It Up is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Claire Scanlon. Coworkers hatch a plan to... more on Wikipedia
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    Dinner for Schmucks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Dinner for Schmucks

    Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

    Released2010

    Directed byJay Roach

    Dinner for Schmucks is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach, based on the 1998... more on Wikipedia

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    Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

    Jim Carrey, Sophie Okonedo

    Released1995

    Directed bySteve Oedekerk

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    Coneheads is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Coneheads

    Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres

    Released1993

    Directed bySteve Barron

    Coneheads is a 1993 American science fiction comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live... more on Wikipedia

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    Employee of the Month is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Employee of the Month

    Jessica Simpson, Andy Dick

    Released2006

    Directed byGreg Coolidge

    Employee of the Month is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Greg Coolidge, written by Don... more on Wikipedia
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    Kangaroo Jack is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Kangaroo Jack

    Christopher Walken, Estella Warren

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid McNally

    Kangaroo Jack is a 2003 American buddy-action movie from Warner Bros. Pictures, produced by... more on Wikipedia

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    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix
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    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

    Alec Baldwin, Fergie

    Released2008

    Directed byEric Darnell, Tom McGrath

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy film written by Etan... more on Wikipedia

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