Top-notch comedies currently available for streaming on Netflix are a must-watch for those seeking laughter and entertainment.

Jim Carrey and Jeff Bridges in Dumb and Dumber To.

Although the top comedy movies on Netflix aren’t recent releases, the abundance of Jim Carrey in this month’s selection leaves little room for complaints. Liar Liar and Dumb and Dumber To feature Carrey, showcasing his comedic talents at their finest. While the former movie captures Carrey near his peak, the latter still delivers enough laughs to satisfy your funny bone. For those inclined toward classic comedies, Beverly Hills Cop and Top Secret! are also available on Netflix.

Currently, Netflix’s comedy lineup heavily favors older films and a few Netflix originals. However, the platform consistently introduces new and timeless comedies each month, contributing to the service’s appeal.

We have compiled guides featuring the best comedies on Hulu, the top romantic comedies on Netflix, and the finest rom-coms on Hulu for those seeking further viewing recommendations.

Dumb and Dumber To (2014) new

Dumb and Dumber To
Genre Comedy
Stars Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Laurie Holden
Directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) defy all logic with their unparalleled idiocy when they join forces. The creatively misspelled Dumb and Dumber To title hilariously commits to their dim-witted personas. As the duo embarks on a journey two decades after their initial adventure, Lloyd’s discovery about Harry’s health prompts a chaotic series of events. Their quest to assist Penny Pinchelow (Rachel Melvin), a potential kidney donor, inadvertently entangles them in yet another absurd murder plot targeting Penny’s adoptive father, Dr. Bernard Pinchelow (Steve Tom).

Beverly Hills Cop (1984) new

Beverly Hills Cop
Genre Action, Comedy, Crime
Stars Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton
Directed by Martin Brest

Beverly Hills Cop remains a timeless blend of comedy and action even decades after its release. Eddie Murphy shines as Detective Axel Foley, a street-smart cop from Detroit on a personal mission for justice after the murder of his friend. When Axel’s pursuit leads him cross-country to Beverly Hills, his uncanny ability to outwit local law enforcement complicates matters. Amidst the comedic chaos lies genuine suspense as Axel navigates through unexpected challenges with the aid of local cops to achieve his objective.

Top Secret! (1984) new

Top Secret!
Genre Comedy
Stars Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing
Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

While not as universally recognized as The Naked Gun series, Top Secret! introduces Val Kilmer in a spy spoof helmed by the same creative trio behind the later films. Kilmer portrays Nick Rivers, an American rock star entangled in espionage in East Germany. As Nick unintentionally becomes embroiled in a nefarious plot, the movie’s absurdity unfolds into an intricate scheme aimed at reshaping geopolitical landscapes in a ludicrously hilarious manner.

Liar Liar (1997) new

Liar Liar
Genre Comedy
Stars Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper
Directed by Tom Shadyac

Liar Liar showcases Jim Carrey in a classic ’90s comedy with a high-concept premise allowing him to explore physical comedy in a unique way. Carrey’s portrayal of Fletcher Reede, a talented yet flawed lawyer, comes to life in this endearing tale of redemption. As Fletcher grapples with his son’s wish-induced honesty, he navigates a pivotal divorce case, forcing him to confront his reliance on deceit as a lawyer to secure victory through sincerity alone.

Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)

Beverly Hills Ninja
Genre Comedy, Action
Stars Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou
Directed by Dennis Dugan

Beverly Hills Ninja represents the comedic talents of late SNL legend Chris Farley in one of his final performances. Farley immortalizes Haru, the unconventional ninja student facing unconventional challenges. When Haru encounters a mysterious woman and a complex mission in Beverly Hills, his journey takes unexpected turns with amusing results. Alongside an eclectic cast of characters, Haru navigates a world of chaos and friendship, embodying the essence of quirky comedy.

Blue Streak (1999)

Blue Streak
Genre Action, Comedy, Crime
Stars Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Dave Chappelle
Directed by Les Mayfield

Following his success in Bad Boys, Martin Lawrence leads the action-comedy Blue Streak as Miles Logan. Tasked with recovering a long-lost gem subsequent to a foiled heist, Logan’s caper unfolds with comical twists against a crime-ridden backdrop. Through a series of serendipitous events, Logan assumes an unusual alias to retrieve the lost treasure, inadvertently embarking on a meandering journey where deceit, loyalty, and laughs intertwine.

Repo Man (1984)

Repo Man
Genre Comedy, Science Fiction
Stars Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter
Directed by Alex Cox

Repo Man, a cult classic marking its 40th anniversary, showcases Emilio Estevez as a disillusioned punk turned repo man. Partnered with mentor Bud, Estevez embodies Otto Maddox, a reluctant antihero navigating an unconventional career path. Amidst a treasure hunt for a coveted vehicle, Maddox confronts government agents, enthusiasts, and conspirators, embroiling himself in a spirited adventure driven by absurdity and humor.

Animal House (1978)

Animal House
Genre Comedy
Stars John Belushi, Tim Matheson, John Vernon
Directed by John Landis

John Belushi leaves an indelible mark on comedy in Animal House, embodying the outlandish Bluto Blutarsky. Amidst the tumult of Delta House’s exploits, Belushi’s comedic genius shines through hysterical antics and expressive nuances. Through mischievous escapades and defiant pranks, Delta House charts a riotous course defying conventional campus norms, infusing humor and chaos into the fabric of ’70s cinema.

Bella Anderson

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