Best comedies to watch on Netflix

If it’s a laugh you’re looking for, then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’ve just had a bad day and you need to convert the laughs into some dopamine and serotonin to make yourself feel better, or if you’re just looking for a little bit of lazy television with a spot of light-hearted humor after a long and brain-draining day ,or if comedy is just your thing then the below list of best comedies found on Netflix might be just what you need.

Murder Mystery

There is no denying that when Adam Sandler and Jennifer Anniston team up to make a movie, it is nothing short of a show stopper. This has been proven before with the movie Just Go With It. Adam Sandler and Jennifer Anniston co-star as your average, every day married couple who decide to go on a vacation to Europe but then sucked into the middle of a murder investigation. After being accused of being the murderers by Interpol, the couple sets out the find the real killers to clear their names and prove their innocence. With all the unforeseen twists and turns, this movie is sure to get you thinking provided you can hold off the tears of hysterical laughter just long enough to get your thinking caps on.

Best comedies to watch on Netflix


Zombieland 2-Double tap has just been released onto the big screen and for this reason, it is absolutely imperative that you as the viewer watch Zombieland if you have not done so already. This absolutely hilarious comedy starring Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Jesse Eisenberg, and Abigail Breslin as a band of unlikely brethren, caught up in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. Ultimately, they are just trying to find their way without getting their brains munched on by zombies.

Brooklyn 99

For those of you who have not bared witness to the antics of the 99th precinct of the Brooklyn Police Department, that is perfectly okay. There are a whole six seasons all of which are available on Netflix that you can still watch to redeem your title of comedy television series connoisseur. The main character, Jake Peralta, played by Andy Samberg, as well as the rest of the team, are a unique compilation of characters sure to enthrall you with their diverse relationship dynamics and their hilariously comedic banter.

Best comedies to watch on Netflix

Modern Family

Honestly, there are like a million seasons of this and if you haven’t watched at least a few of them then where have you been? If you fell into the trap of watching a few episodes, you’ve probably watched them all. This show revolves around the lives of three different but somewhat interconnected families and all the hilarious drama that comes with family life.

The Fundamentals of Caring

A dramatic comedy starring Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez, and Craig Roberts. It follows the story of a newly qualified caregiver who has recently experienced a personal tragedy and was doing everything in his power to avoid another one; a teenage boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and a teenage girl running away from her personal problems on a road trip. A real tear-jerker with all the feels and a good few laughs along the way. This story focuses on what it means to have hope.