A week full of corporate slavery, and here you are ending your week on a tiring note. Don’t worry. I have the perfect solution to help you relax and laugh. Here is a list of five fantastic comedy movies you can stream on Netflix.
Laughter has an incredible power to uplift our spirits, and when this power comes packed in a well-crafted movie, it’s nothing short of magical. In this article, we’ll explore some of the best titles released recently, ranging from slapstick to witty banter, from satirical humor to heartwarming moments; these movies have got it all.
If you’re looking for similar titles to stream with friends and family, I’d suggest you check out this list of the hilarious Jennifer Aniston movies on Netflix and Melissa McCarthy movies on Netflix because they never fail to crack up their audiences.
So, let’s celebrate the art of comedy in cinema through these titles below!
Don’t Look Up
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep
Director: Adam McKay
IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
This satirical comedy revolves around two low-level astronomers discovering a gigantic comet on its way to collide with Earth.
But as the due tries to warn the people about the oncoming catastrophe, they face denial, apathy, and political manipulation.
This dark comedy is a thought-provoking take on humanity’s tendency to ignore urgent matters.
Cast: Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson
Director: Rian Johnson
IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
Here comes another Knives Out mystery for those who love the mystery and comedy combo.
The tech giant and millionaire Miles Bron has invited his friends for a thrilling getaway on his privately owned island in Greece.
But, as fate would have it, someone decides to turn up dead. Now, it is up to the expertise of Detective Benoit Blanc to solve the case.
Your Place or Mine
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Ashton Kutcher, Zoe Chao
Director: Aline Brosh McKenna
IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
This is an all-time favorite combo of heartwarming romance and comedy. Starring the highly talented Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher, the movie narrates the tale of two long-distance best friends, one of whom has decided to pursue her lifelong dream while the other decides to help her do just that.
A Man Called Otto
Cast: Tom Hanks, Mariana Treviño, Rachel Keller
Director: Marc Forster
IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
Meet Otto Anderson, a grumpy old man who, after losing his beloved wife, has turned into a misanthropic old man wanting to put an end to everything.
But life has something else in store for him. When a young family, and a very cheerful one, moves in as his next-door neighbor, he begins to connect with the young and quick-witted Marisol. And thus begins an unexpected friendship that turns his world around.
Murder Mystery 2
Cast: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Mark Strong
Director: Jeremy Garelick
IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
Private detectives Nick and Audrey Spitz have launched their detective agency but are still trying to get it moving.
However, things soon take a turn when the two attend their friend Maharaja’s lavish wedding. Unfortunately, Maharaja gets kidnapped at his own wedding, and now the two are left at the center of this abduction.
Wrapping It Up!
Each movie mentioned in the list above is a pure delight to watch. Whether you watch it with your favorite movie partner or by yourself, they are a perfect watch to unwind with over the weekend.
Having reached the end of this article, I hope these movies provide you with the escape you need, and may the laughter-inducing magic of comedy movies always brighten up your day. Happy streaming!