Best English Comedy Movies on Netflix India: Comedy is always the primary go-to genre for the general and the family audience at the cinemas or at home, after a busy week. And with a handful of exceptional stand-up comedy specials available to stream, Netflix also has a great selection of comedic movies in their gargantuan film catalog, where you can pick and watch quality content on any given day. However, choosing the right film is always a chore to get through, so we curated a list of some of the top ones available. Here’s presenting the Best English Comedy Movies on Netflix India.
Last Updated on May 24, 2022
17. Love and Monsters
Director – Tim Story
Cast – Ice Cube, Kevin Hart
People hide from mutated giant insects in a post-apocalyptic world. Joel Dawson, a shy guy living in a colony, decided to cross 85 miles on land to meet his girlfriend, and now we have a fun and entertaining adventure. With a charismatic cast, Dylan O’Brien’s decent performance and good characters, Love and Monsters, although almost two hours long, didn’t feel like a chore, and I actually wanted more, like some more monsters. Overall, a fun adventure. – Nguyen Dang (@in_nguyen_do)
16. Army of Thieves
Director – Matthias Schweighöfer
Cast – Matthias Schweighöfer, Nathalie Emmanuel
Preview Only: The prequel to Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead, Army of Thieves stars Matthias Schweighöfer as Sebastian, the safecracker from the original, and follows his life shortly before the events of Las Vegas. Directed by Matthias Schweighöfer, the film also stars Schweighöfer and Nathalie Emmanuel in the lead roles.
15. Central Intelligence
Director – Rawson Marshall Thurber
Cast – Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart
Preview Only: Starring Hollywood’s funniest couple, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in the leads, Central Intelligence begins when Accountant Calvin Joyner’s life changes drastically after Bob Stone, his classmate in high school, drags him into a dubious covert operation.
14. The Secret Life of Pets
Director – Chris Renaud
Cast – Jenny Slate, Kevin Hart
Ever wonder what your pets get up to when you leave the house for work or school? This movie focuses on the daily lives of pets while their owners are away. An absolutely fun franchise to watch inside and out, The Secret Life of Pets is heartwarming and an adorable watch. Do not miss it. One of the Best English Comedy Movies on Netflix India. – Surya Komal
13. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Director – Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones
Cast – Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle
Preview Only: Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones’ 1975 British comedy follows the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, who embark on a surreal search for the Holy Grail, encountering many silly obstacles.
12. Love Wedding Repeat
Director – Dean Craig
Cast – Various
Written and directed by Dean Craig, Love Wedding Repeat is based on the French film- Plan de Table and stars Sam Claflin, Olivia Munn, Frieda Pinto, Eleanor Tomlinson, and others as the principal cast. Set in Italy, inside a chapel and a wedding hall, for the most part, I would say, this rom-com is about alternative versions of the same day, and discusses what could go wrong if things were to happen differently on a single day. – Nirmal Raj
11. 28 Days
Director – Betty Thomas
Cast – Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen
Betty Thomas’ 2000 comedy-drama, 28 Days starring Sandra Bullock in the lead role, shines bright after the exaggerated beginning. Combined with Bullock’s charming performance, there are plentiful funny scenes in the film, and the flashback sequences are effectively done. One of the Best Comedy Movies on Netflix India.
10. Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Director – Jason Reitman
Cast – Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard
Preview Only: Ghostbusters: Afterlife, directed by Jason Reitman and stars Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, and Paul Rudd in the lead roles. A sequel to the 1984 and 1989 Ghostbusters films, the storyline of the film revolves around a family, who move to a small town and discover their connection to a former Ghostbuster.
9. Spongebob: Sponge on the Run
Director – Tim Hill
Cast – Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke
Sponge on the Run delivers a genuine adventure between Spongebob and his pet snail Gary. With a ton of surprising celebrity cameos, this film had a lot going in its favor from the 3D animation to the emotion in the climax and the comedy throughout the runtime. Even though similar stories were told a million times before, Sponge on the Run is, without a doubt, the best Spongebob movie out of the three. One of the Best English Comedy Movies on Netflix India.
8. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Director – Jake Kasdan
Cast – Johnson, Hart, Gillan & Black
Directed by Jake Kasdan, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a witty 120-minute film that entertains with a fun-filled premise, great performances by the cast, and incredibly shot action scenes. The chemistry between the entire cast chemistry is a treat to watch. And despite the predictable plot, Jumanji (2017) is a must-watch for all fantasy-action-adventure movie lovers.
7. Yes Day
Director – Miguel Arteta
Cast – Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramirez
Yes Day stars Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramirez in the lead roles, and the premise of the film is simple, dejected by knowing that their kids see her as a gruesome dictator, Allison and Carlos Torress decides to give their three kids a Yes Day. A day in which their kids could ask them anything, and the parents should not say No. Yes Day is a perfect film to watch with your kids provided you are ready to grant your children a yes day. It is a good get-away from the hustle and bustle of life to celebrate a quality evening time with your beloved kids. – Nirmal Raj
6. The Intern
Director – Nancy Meyers
Cast – Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro
Ben, a 70-year old widower, gets an internship at a big fashion company, which is owned by a young, career-driven woman, Jules. A very warm and emotional film and you will have a smile on your face throughout because Robert De Niro is an extremely loving character. This film talks about finding purpose in life even at 70 and being okay with giving yourself a break even when you are 30. Overall, if you want something really easy and fun to watch, this movie is good enough! – Sneha Panchal
Director – Greg Mottola
Cast – Jonah Hill, Michael Cera
Preview Only: Starring Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, and Emma Stone in the lead roles, Superbad revolves around two high school boys, who want to enjoy their lives before they go to different colleges. Unfortunately, their debauchery lands them at risk. Directed by Greg Mottola, this is, indeed, one of the Best English Comedy Movies on Netflix.
4. The 40-Year Old Virgin
Director – Seth Gordon
Cast – Various
One of the funniest and raunchy comedies of the 2000s, The 40-Year-Old Virgin starring Steve Carell in the lead role, is packed with a decent story and splendid performances from the entire cast, especially from Carell. His character arc, in particular, feels very-much authentic throughout the narrative and progresses from point A to B in the movie. This movie is a gem inside and out and holds up still to this day. Without a doubt, one of the Best English Comedy Movies on Netflix India.
3. Palm Springs
Director – Matthew Compton
Cast – Andy Sandberg and Cristin Milioti
Preview Only: Hulu’s 2020 super-hit, Palm Springs with Andy Sandberg and Cristin Milioti in the lead roles begins when two wedding guests get stuck in a time loop, and they develop a budding romance while living the same day over and over again. One of the Best English Comedy Movies on Netflix.
2. We’re the Millers
Director – Rawson Marshall Thurber
Cast – Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston
David, a drug dealer, is stifled by his boss to carry drugs from Mexico. He hires a stripper, a frivolous criminal, and a young neighbor and structures a phony family to assist him with carrying the medications. Although, We’re the Millers doesn’t introduce anything new to the genre, the narrative is funny and cheesy at times and is overall an entertainer which can produce a fair amount of laughs. Definitely worth a watch.
1. The Other Guys
Director – Adam McKay
Cast – Will Ferrell & Mark Wahlberg
Adam McKay’s 2010 modern-comedy, The Other Guys details the journey of two discordant detectives who are waiting to make a name from themselves in the Police Department. Eventually, when they get involved in a case, their lives turn upside down, and the rest of the movie details their adventure as it seems like no one will be making it out alive. One of the Best English Comedy Movies on Netflix India.