A good laugh is all you need to get your spirits up. Whether you have had a bad day or a draining week, comedy movies are just the right fix. They instantly lift your mood and let you tune out of your mundane routine. It is no secret that comedy is the most popular genre on OTT platforms. If you search for comedy movies, you will find various sub-genres, including romantic, horror, and dark comedies. If you are overwhelmed by the options, this article on the best comedy films is for you.
Best Comedy Movies
Here are some binge-worthy funny movies that guarantee lots of laughs.
Coming to America (Amazon Prime Video)
An American Prince, Akeem (Eddie Murphy), decides to escape an arranged marriage and find a princess for himself in Queens, New York. His quest with his loyal friend Semmi (Arsenio Hall) as a penniless immigrant forms the comical plot of Coming to America.
Hera Pheri (Voot)
Any list of top comedy movies is incomplete without the mention of this cult classic. The story of three misfits – Baburao Ganpatrao Apte (Paresh Rawal), Raju (Akshay Kumar), and Ghanshyam Tripathi (Sunil Shetty) will leave you in splits as they find a shortcut solution to their money problems.
Dhenikaina Ready (Voot)
Dhenikaina Ready is a family drama packed with segments offering comedic relief. The movie explores the tale of Veera Narasimha Naidu (Prabhu) and his sister Saraswati (Seetha), who cut ties with each other after a rift. Narasimha’s son Sulaiman (Vishnu Manchu) plans to make things right. What follows makes for an entertaining comic ride.
The Royal Tenenbaums (Disney+Hotstar)
Three gifted siblings get separated but are forced to reunite after their estranged father reveals that he is dying. As he tries to rekindle with the family, we see a tone of dark humour and clever writing reeling us into the lives of the Royal Tenenbaums.
Andaz Apna Apna (Amazon Prime Video)
A film that flopped upon release but emerged as a superhit after television broadcasts, Andaz Apna Apna, remains one the best comedies of all time. It follows two bumbling young men as they set out to win over a millionaire heiress. Added to the mix are some local gangsters, a hilarious kidnapping plot and a constant state of one-upmanship.
The winner of two National awards, Jigarthanda is a Tamil language action comedy. It follows the journey of a budding director who decides to shoot a film on a demented gangster. But his secret attempts do not serve him well, and things go out of control.
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