Watching comedy movies is one of the best stress-busters out there. Thankfully, Amazon Prime Video has no dearth of such movies, giving you dozens of options to choose from. While some blend the comedy genre with other genres, such as action and romance, others take a unique route with being dark comedies or critiquing socio-political issues as well. To help you find your right fit, we have curated a list of 10 of the top comedy films on Amazon Prime that you can watch right now.
Good Newwz is a recent Bollywood movie that not only left everyone laughing, but also left them thinking as it talked about various aspects of pregnancy and motherhood. Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani have done fantastic jobs in their roles. The story chronicles two couples who are trying for an IVF baby. Things go for a toss when the doctors swap the sperm samples of the fathers, and they realise the same only after the mothers are pregnant. The way the couples deal with this weird situation makes for a fun premise, making it one of the best Hindi comedy movies on Prime Video.
Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker are back at their best, stitching together action sequences and comedy to create a laughing riot. Rush Hour 2 takes the bromance between Chief Inspector Lee and Detective Carter to the next level with innumerable jokes and perfectly timed puns. Yes, the explosions and stunts are also a notch higher than the prequel. It is one of those rare movies that mix action and comedy to form a unique blend.
Weird, disturbing, gross, intelligent, insightful and definitely funny! These are just some of the adjectives one can use to describe this amazing comedy movie that stars Sacha Baron Cohen. It sheds light on a lot of things people take for granted or, rather, ignore but in a rhetorical manner. You may end up laughing hard enough to pop a blood vessel. For this very reason, Borat is one of the best Hollywood comedy movies of all times.
Jim Carrey! Reading his name itself must have put a smile on your face. Well, the legendary comedy actor is at his absolute best in this titular role, as he gets superpowers and utmost confidence after wearing a mask. This 1994 flick is a cult classic, simply because of Carrey’s amazing performance, filled with over the top humour, the voices he does and of course the slapstick style that he made his own. When he turns up as the Mask, there is hardly a moment where you won’t laugh. Watch it again on Amazon Prime Video now, you know you want to!
Next in our Amazon Prime Comedy Movies List is the movie Ted. The story is about a boy named John Bennet wishing his teddy comes to life, and guess what, it happens. That boy grows into a man (Mark Wahlberg) and is best friends with his bear, Ted (Seth MacFarlane). They smoke pot together and watch movies and chill. Ted is silly and talks crassly, and makes John behave in the same way, but is also a true friend. Lori (Mila Kunis), John’s girlfriend, forces John into a situation where he has to sell his bear. Will he? Filled with dozens of jokes, it is one of the best comedies on Prime Video that you should watch.
Here is the second instalment in the Harold and Kumar series, and this time both the stoners have been mistakenly been put in Guantanamo Bay after wrongly being identified as terrorists. The title of the movie pretty much tells you the premise of the movie, but it is the insanely funny situations during the escape that makes it for a great watch. John Cho and Kal Penn have done a fantastic job in reprising their roles as Harold and Kumar, respectively.
Here come the famous bachelors, Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifiniakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) once again, but this time for Stu’s wedding in Thailand. Director, Todd Philips, has come up with another amazing movie for everyone. This time around, Stu is being extra cautious as he wants his wedding to be smooth and not the way Doug’s was. However, things never go as planned when these boys are around. The Hangover 2 is definitely a great pick to watch on a boy’s night over the weekend.
Best friends Seth Rogen and James Franco come together in this movie to play the role of a TV show producer and presenter. The movie revolves around two characters who are trying to make it big in the media industry. Their lives change when they find out a surprise fan of their show, Kim Jong-un, the Supreme Leader of North Korea, who decides to let them interview him. The Interview is definitely one of the best comedy movies on Amazon Prime India.
Here is another Hindi comedy movie on Prime Video that gives you a lot of moments to laugh, while talking about a serious matter at hand – gay relationships. Ayushman Khurana, Jitendra Kumar and Gajraj Rao have delivered amazing performances to make the movie worth watching multiple times. Yes, it does have its fair share of romance and drama but the comic timing of such great actors makes each and every comedy scene worth remembering. It definitely is a must-watch.
Hands down, one of the funniest movies on Amazon Prime, Liar Liar is a movie that revolves around Fletcher Redee (Jim Carrey) a lawyer who blatantly lies all the time, but is forced to go through one whole day without lying, thanks to his son’s birthday wish coming true. Fletcher’s life sees an ugly turn of events as he simply cannot lie and ends up offending every person around him. It is a feel-good movie in which Carrey has delivered an absolute masterful performance, which also earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy.