50 Best Comedies on Netflix

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Last updated: 2019-07-18

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 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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Mary Poppins Returns


Mary Poppins Returns 2018
IMDb:   6.9/10

Metacritic:   66/100

Genre:   Comedy, Family

Available From:   2019-07-09

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Rob Marshall

In 1930s London, Michael Banks and his three children get some help turning their topsy-turvy world around when his magical childhood nanny reappears.

Actor(s):   Ben Whishaw, Colin Firth, Dick Van Dyke, Emily Blunt, Emily Mortimer, Joel Dawson, Julie Walters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, Nathanael Saleh, Pixie Davies

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Ant-Man and the Wasp


Ant-Man and the Wasp 2018
IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   70/100

Genre:   Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2019-01-29

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Peyton Reed

Problems big and small pop up when Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man, gets drafted by Dr. Hank Pym and Hope van Dyne, aka the Wasp, for an urgent rescue mission.

Actor(s):   Abby Ryder Fortson, Bobby Cannavale, David Dastmalchian, Evangeline Lilly, Hannah John-Kamen, Judy Greer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas, Michael Pena, Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Randall Park, T.I., Walton Goggins

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Thor: Ragnarok


Thor: Ragnarok 2017
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Available From:   2018-06-05

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Taika Waititi

To save Asgard from a bloodthirsty goddess of death, the mighty Thor will have to battle his way to freedom and find a way back home.

Actor(s):   Anthony Hopkins, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett, Chris Hemsworth, Clancy Brown, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Karl Urban, Luke Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel House, Ray Stevenson, Sam Neill, Tadanobu Asano, Taika Waititi, Tessa Thompson, Tom Hiddleston, Zachary Levi

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My Life as a Zucchini


My Life as a Zucchini 2016
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   85/100

Genre:   Animation, Comedy

Available From:   2017-10-02

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Claude Barras

After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.

Actor(s):   Gaspard Schlatter, Paulin Jaccoud, Sixtine Murat

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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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The Edge of Seventeen


The Edge of Seventeen 2016
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   77/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2017-06-07

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Kelly Fremon Craig

When Nadine's best (and only) friend starts dating her detested older brother, the teenage cynic's life becomes even more unbearable.

Actor(s):   Blake Jenner, Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Hayden Szeto, Kyra Sedgwick, Woody Harrelson

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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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20th Century Women


20th Century Women 2016
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   83/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2017-06-22

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Mike Mills

In 1979, single bohemian mom Dorothea, hoping to help her teen son find his place as a man, asks two young women to share their lives with him.

Actor(s):   Alia Shawkat, Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann

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