The best comedy movies on Netflix

Ian Sandwell
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Photo credit: Netflix / Sony Pictures / Summit Entertainment / Screen Gems - Digital Spy

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More than any other genre, comedy is subjective, so it'd be a fool's errand to come up with a best comedy movies list, right?

Well, that's just what we've done because we all need a laugh right about now.

Because we're aware certain types of humour aren't for everyone, we've taken a look at the comedy movies on Netflix UK right now and broken them down into the types of comedies they are, so you can choose what floats your boat.

Related: 11 of the best action movies on Netflix

And sure, you might disagree with some of the categorisations, but we guarantee that whatever type they are, there are plenty of laughs to be had.

(Note: The list below is accurate as of the catalogue on Netflix UK on April 8 2020.)

Best family comedy movies on Netflix

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Photo credit: Sony

Goosebumps (Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween is also great fun)

Klaus

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Matilda

Minions

Over the Hedge

Shrek (every other movie in the series is also available, apart from Shrek the Third)

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (the TV shorts are also available)

Best adult comedy movies on Netflix

Photo credit: Universal Pictures
Photo credit: Universal Pictures

Bad Neighbours

Knocked Up

Long Shot

Step Brothers

South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut

Trainwreck

Best teen comedy movies on Netflix

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Photo credit: FOX via Getty Images - Getty Images

Blockers

Clueless

The DUFF

Easy A

Superbad

Best classic comedy movies on Netflix

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Photo credit: Getty Images

Coming to America

Dumb and Dumber

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Groundhog Day

Monty Python's Life of Brian

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

When Harry Met Sally

Best romantic comedy movies on Netflix

Photo credit: Bettina Strauss - Netflix
Photo credit: Bettina Strauss - Netflix

About Time

Legally Blonde

Isn't It Romantic

The Kissing Booth

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You

What If

Best horror comedy movies on Netflix

Photo credit: Wildcard
Photo credit: Wildcard

The Cabin in the Woods

Colossal

Extra Ordinary

Mars Attacks!

Warm Bodies

Best sports comedy movies on Netflix

Photo credit: Lionsgate
Photo credit: Lionsgate

Chalet Girl

Eddie the Eagle

Fighting with My Family

Goon

Happy Gilmore

Best action comedy movies on Netflix

Photo credit: Universal
Photo credit: Universal

21 Jump Street

Bad Boys

Kick-Ass

Kingsman: The Secret Service

The Other Guys

Scott Pilgrim vs the World

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