50 Best Comedies on Netflix Australia

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Last updated: 2019-07-17

If you’re looking for something funny to watch and relax at the end of day, let this list guide you right. It's a curated list of 50 best comedies on Netflix Australia streaming right now. The list has it all types of funny movies from raunchy sex farces, witty social satires, to pitch-black dark comedies, the streaming service has plenty of movies to watch when you're tired of bummers, sick of thinking, and just want to hear some jokes.


Paddleton 2019
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   73/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2019-02-22

Year:   2019

Director(s):   Alex Lehmann

After he's diagnosed with terminal cancer, middle-aged Michael asks his neighbour friend Andy to help him end his life before the disease does.

Actor(s):   Alexandra Billings, Kadeem Hardison, Mark Duplass, Matt Bush, Ray Romano, Sierra Fisk

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The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer 1998
IMDb:   6.8/10

Metacritic:   59/100

Genre:   Comedy, Music, Romance

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1998

Director(s):   Frank Coraci

After his fiancee leaves him at the altar, wedding singer Robbie befriends reception-hall waitress Julia, who enlists him to help plan her wedding.

Actor(s):   Adam Sandler, Alexis Arquette, Allen Covert, Angela Featherstone, Billy Idol, Christina Pickles, Christine Taylor, Drew Barrymore, Ellen Albertini Dow, Frank Sivero, Gemini Barnett, Jodi Thelen, Jon Lovitz, Kevin Nealon, Matthew Glave, Patrick McTavish, Randy Razz, Shanna Moakler, Steve Buscemi, Teddy Castellucci

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You’ve Got Mail

You've Got Mail 1998
IMDb:   6.6/10

Metacritic:   57/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama, Romance

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1998

Director(s):   Nora Ephron

Superstore magnate Joe and independent shop owner Kathleen fall in love via the Internet both unaware that he's trying to put her out of business.

Actor(s):   Dabney Coleman, Dave Chappelle, Greg Kinnear, Heather Burns, Jane Adams, Jean Stapleton, Meg Ryan, Parker Posey, Steve Zahn, Tom Hanks

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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street 2013
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   75/100

Genre:   Biography, Comedy, Crime

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese's high-rolling Wall Street drama is based on the memoirs of stockbroker Jordan Belfort, whose giddy career ended in federal prison.

Actor(s):   Jean Dujardin, Joanna Lumley, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau, Jonah Hill, Kyle Chandler, Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Rob Reiner

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Paterson 2016
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   90/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama, Romance

Available From:   2018-08-23

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Jim Jarmusch

A week in the life of Paterson a simple, routine-oriented New Jersey bus driver and poet and his whimsical, loving wife.

Actor(s):   Adam Driver, Barry Shabaka Henley, Golshifteh Farahani, Rizwan Manji

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Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians 2018
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Comedy, Romance

Available From:   2019-06-12

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Jon M. Chu

When she joins her boyfriend on a trip to his native Singapore, Rachel Chu discovers his family's luxurious wealth and faces his disapproving mother.

Actor(s):   Amy Cheng, Awkwafina, Chris Pang, Constance Wu, Fiona Xie, Gemma Chan, Harry Shum Jr., Henry Golding, Janice Koh, Jimmy Ouyang, Jing Lusi, Ken Jeong, Lisa Lu, Michelle Yeoh, Nico Santos, Pierre Png, Remy Hii, Ronny Chieng, Sonoya Mizuno, Victoria Loke

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Game Night

Game Night 2018
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   66/100

Genre:   Comedy, Crime

Available From:   2018-12-25

Year:   2018

Director(s):   John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein

Max and Annie's weekly game night with friends takes a twisted turn when his hotshot brother hosts a murder-mystery party that becomes all too real.

Actor(s):   Billy Magnussen, Chelsea Peretti, Danny Huston, Jason Bateman, Jeffrey Wright, Jesse Plemons, Kyle Chandler, Kylie Bunbury, Lamorne Morris, Michael C. Hall, Rachel McAdams, Sharon Horgan

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Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic 2016
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   72/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2018-04-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Matt Ross

A father raising his children off the grid begins to question his anti-establishment, utopian views when a tragic loss pulls them back into society.

Actor(s):   Ann Dowd, Annalise Basso, Charlie Shotwell, Erin Moriarty, Frank Langella, George MacKay, Kathryn Hahn, Missi Pyle, Nicholas Hamilton, Samantha Isler, Shree Crooks, Steve Zahn, Trin Miller, Viggo Mortensen

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I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore 2017
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   75/100

Genre:   Comedy, Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-02-24

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Macon Blair

A timid nursing assistant gets a new lease on life when she and a neighborhood loner track down the degenerates who broke into her house.

Actor(s):   Chris Doubek, Christine Woods, David Yow, Devon Graye, Elijah Wood, Gary Anthony Williams, Jane Levy, Jared Roylance, Marilyn Faith Hickey, Melanie Lynskey, Robert Longstreet

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The World’s End

The World's End 2013
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-05-04

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Edgar Wright

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from twenty years earlier unwittingly become humanity's only hope for survival.

Actor(s):   Jasper Levine, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Thomas Law, Zachary Bailess

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