50 Best Comedies on Netflix UAE

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Last updated: 2019-06-25

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 UAE 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


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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Hunt for the Wilderpeople


Hunt for the Wilderpeople 2016

IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Adventure, Comedy

Available From:   2016-12-25

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Taika Waititi

A wild teenage boy and his late foster mother's cantankerous husband get lost in the wilderness after social services threatens to take the boy away.

Actor(s):   Cohen Holloway, Julian Dennison, Mike Minouge, Oscar Kightley, Rachel House, Rhys Darby, Rima Te Wiata, Sam Neill, Stan Walker, Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne, Troy Kingi

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The Lobster


The Lobster 2015

IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2016-08-07

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Giorgos Lanthimos, Yorgos Lanthimos

In a near-future world, single people are hunted and forced to find mates within 45 days, or be turned into animals and banished to the wilderness.

Actor(s):   Aggeliki Papoulia, Ariane Labed, Ashley Jensen, Ben Whishaw, Colin Farrell, Jacqueline Abrahams, Jessica Barden, John C. Reilly, Lea Seydoux, Michael Smiley, Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Roger Ashton-Griffiths

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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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What We Do in the Shadows


What We Do in the Shadows 2014

IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   76/100

Genre:   Comedy, Horror

Available From:   2015-10-10

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi

A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires for a few months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too.

Actor(s):   Ben Fransham, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Elena Stejko, Jackie van Beek, Jason Hoyte, Jemaine Clement, Jonny Brugh, Stu Rutherford, Taika Waititi

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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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Silver Linings Playbook


Silver Linings Playbook 2012

IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama, Romance

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Director(s):   David O. Russell

After a stint in a mental hospital, Pat moves in with his parents and tries to win back his wife, until he meets a woman who's as unstable as he is.

Actor(s):   Anupam Kher, Bradley Cooper, Chris Tucker, Jacki Weaver, Jennifer Lawrence, John Ortiz, Julia Stiles, Paul Herman, Robert De Niro, Shea Whigham

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The Meyerowitz Stories


The Meyerowitz Stories 2017

IMDb:   7.2/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2017-10-13

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Noah Baumbach

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

Actor(s):   Adam David Thompson, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Candice Bergen, Danny Flaherty, Dustin Hoffman, Elizabeth Marvel, Emma Thompson, Grace Van Patten, Rebecca Miller, Sakina Jaffrey

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To the Bone


To the Bone 2017

IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   70/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2017-07-14

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Marti Noxon

Ellen, a 20-year-old with anorexia nervosa, goes on a harrowing, sometimes funny journey of self-discovery at a group home run by an unusual doctor.

Actor(s):   Alanna Ubach, Alex Sharp, Brooke Smith, Carrie Preston, Kathryn Prescott, Keanu Reeves, Leslie Bibb, Liana Liberato, Lili Taylor, Lily Collins

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before


To All the Boys I've Loved Before 2018

IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   64/100

Genre:   Comedy, Romance

Available From:   2018-08-17

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Susan Johnson

When her secret love letters somehow get mailed to each of her five crushes, Lara Jean finds her quiet high school existence turned upside down.

Actor(s):   Andrew Bachelor, Anna Cathcart, Emilija Baranac, Israel Broussard, Janel Parrish, John Corbett, Lana Condor, Madaleine Arthur, Noah Centineo, Trezzo Mahoro

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