Top 10 Comedy Movies to Watch on Netflix in 2021

If laughing is an act of resistance, Netflix has a catalog full of great comedy movies. There are several productions that help to make viewers more relaxed after a good laugh.

With different styles of humor, discover the 10 best comedy movies to watch on Netflix. Also, the list has a special bonus. Check out!

As If It Was the First Time (2004)

As If It Was the First Time (2004).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

After years of fear of commitment, Henry (Adam Sandler) finally meets the girl of his dreams. However, Lucy (Drew Barrymore) has a problem: she has short-term memory loss and forgets about him the next day.

Goats of Plague (2021)

Goats of the Plague (2021).Goats of the Plague (2021).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

Inspired by the action movies “buddy cup”, Goats of Plague shows two police officers with a career of little success acting in the search for the goat Celestina. So, the mission involves crossing the path of very dangerous criminals.

Forrest Gump: The Storyteller (1994)

Forrest Gump: The Storyteller (1994).Forrest Gump: The Storyteller (1994).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

A young man with a below-average IQ tells the story of his own life to strangers who sit beside him on a park bench. Surprisingly, several personal passages are linked to important facts in US history.

Adaptation of the book of the same name, Forrest Gump it was the second-biggest box office worldwide in 1994. In addition, he won six Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Tom Hanks.

A Prince in New York (1988)

A Prince in New York (1988).A Prince in New York (1988).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

Willing to find a wife who is not interested in his fortune, African Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) travels to Queens, New York. While following his quest, the spoiled young man tries to survive in the country of different culture.

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005).The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

Andy (Steve Carell) is a 40-year-old man who is bullied by coworkers for never having sex. So he feels this pressure build after meeting a single mother who matches his interests.

Mean Girls (2004)

Mean Girls (2004).Mean Girls (2004).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

Shortly after changing schools, Cady (Lindsay Lohan) becomes a member of a popular girl group. However, she makes the mistake of falling in love with “leader”‘s ex-boyfriend Regina George (Rachel McAdams).

With the script written by comedian Tina Fey, Mean Girls quickly became a cult movie among teenagers of the 2000s. As well, he created several memes that are still popular today.

Rock School (2003)

Rock School (2003).Rock School (2003).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

Unemployed and kicked out of his own band, Dewey Finn (Jack Black) takes over as a substitute teacher at an elementary school. Well outside the box, he teaches music to students with the intention of forming a new rock band.

Arrest Me If You Can (2002)

Arrest Me If You Can (2002).Arrest Me If You Can (2002).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

From the list of movies based on real facts, arrest me if you can tells the story of con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio). Hunted by FBI agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks), he becomes a criminal mastermind before turning 21.

Shrek (2001)

Shrek (2001).Shrek (2001).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

When his swamp is invaded by fairy tale creatures, a feisty ogre decides to plead with an evil lord. However, he will only get his lands back if he carries out the mission to rescue a princess.

Shrek it was the first production to win an Oscar for Best Animation in 2002. The Dreamworks feature film was a huge hit with children and adults alike and thus became part of pop culture.

Monty Python in Search of the Holy Grail (1975)

Monty Python in Search of the Holy Grail (1975).Monty Python in Search of the Holy Grail (1975).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

In an unusual mood, the British group Monty Python retells the story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in search of the Holy Grail. Thus, the production subverts several points of the original story and turns everything into a joke.

The feature was marked by having an extremely tight budget. However, the lack of resources is used by comedians to create various comic situations such as the absence of horses in a typical medieval setting.

Bonus: My Mom is a Piece (2013)

My Mother is a Piece (2013).My Mother is a Piece (2013).Source:  IMDB/Reproduction

National cinema success, My mother is a piece follows Dona Hermínia (Paulo Gustavo) away from her children after an intense fight. So, she hides in an aunt’s house and begins to remember the childhood of the “children”.

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