Top 10 Comedy Movies on Netflix This Week

It’s difficult to find genuinely comedy movies on Netflix, as anyone who has ever gambled on one of the many absurd comedies that are available on the platform can attest. 

Granted, the platform offers a plethora of options in the “comedy” genre, but many of them are cheap jokes that make you laugh out loud. 

Furthermore, you really can’t risk being further depressed by something that can hardly even make you smile when you’re in desperate need of a good laugh.

Comedy Movies on Netflix to Crack You Up

These are the best comedy movies on Netflix right now.

1. Happiness for Beginners

Helen (Ellie Kemper), trying to move on from her divorce, reluctantly signs up for a wilderness survival course with a little help from her younger brother, Alexander Koch. 

Helen discovers there’s more to life than mosquito bites while hiking the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut with a group of strangers and Luke Grimes, her brother’s closest friend.

2. The House Bunny

Shelley (Anna Farris), who turns 27 on her birthday, is expelled from the Playboy Mansion and joins Zeta Alpha Zeta, an outcast sorority that she transforms as their house mother by bringing in miniskirts and teaching them how to flirt. 

The House Bunny has an amazing cast that includes, among others, Colin Hanks, Emma Stone, Kat Dennings, and Katharine McPhee.

3. The Incredible Jessica James

Starring in 2017’s The Incredible is Jessica Williams In Jessica James, a romantic comedy, a playwright is trying to move on from her ex-boyfriend and begins dating Boone (Chris O’Dowd). 

As it happens, Boone is also having a hard time moving on from his ex-wife, and the two of them connect over that.

4. It’s Complicated

With a liaison with her architect (Steve Martin) and an extramarital affair with her now-married ex-husband (Alec Baldwin), Jane’s (Meryl Streep) romantic situation is, well, what the title of the film implies. 

Besides Rita Wilson, John Krasinski, Lake Bell, Hunter Parrish, Zoe Kazan, Mary Kay Place, Robert Curtis Brown, and John Krasinski, this delightful 2009 romantic comedy also stars John Krasinski.

5. Leo

Adam Sandler plays Leo, a 74-year-old lizard who has spent decades alone in the same Florida classroom with his turtle companion (voiced by Bill Burr) in this animated musical from 2023. 

Upon realizing that he only has a year left to live, Leo’s quest for an exciting outdoor life unexpectedly deviates, drawing him into the personal issues of his students.

6. Lift

World-class thief Cyrus and his international heist team have to make a half-billion dollar gold stash disappear that is headed to a terrorist cell, or else they will face jail time. 

The only issue is that they have to steal it while 40,000 feet in the air, mid-flight.

7. Long Shot

The former babysitter of free-spirited journalist Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen), now the US Secretary of State, happens to run into Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron). 

Charlotte impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter as she gets ready to launch her presidential campaign, and their undeniable chemistry sparks a romance that gets hotter than any political debate.

8. Look Both Ways

Aspiring artist Natalie’s life is divided into two parallel universes based on the outcome of a pregnancy test she takes the night before her college graduation.

One where she manages motherhood as a young adult and one where she is a career-driven woman. Consider watching this 2022 romantic comedy starring Lili Reinhart.

9. The Lovebirds

Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani portray an unhappy couple on the verge of divorce in this 2020 adventure comedy. 

The two go on the run to crack the case and try to mend their relationship after becoming embroiled in an odd murder.

10. Marcel the Shell

Thanks to Jenny Slate, a 1-inch-tall anthropomorphic seashell captured the hearts of millions on YouTube in 2010 with his endearing antics and lovely sing-along voice. 

Marcel’s tiny world bursts onto the big screen in this endearing A24 mockumentary, inviting us to follow him on his daily adventures with his grandmother Connie (voiced by Isabella Rossellini) and his quest to find his long-lost family.

While looking for the best comedy movies that will make you laugh, you can always refer to the above list of Netflix funny movies.

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