The 20 Best Comedies on Hulu Right Now
Looking for a good belly laugh for your next movie night? These funny movies on Hulu we rounded up are a must for your watchlist. Whether you had a disastrous day at work or are going through a particularly tough time, comedy movies on Hulu are always there to help you escape from life’s worries.
Perhaps you’re a fan of hilarious animated flicks. In that case, you might enjoy watching (or rewatching) “Shark Tale” or “The Bob’s Burgers Movie.” Or maybe you love cult comedy classics like “Napoleon Dynamite,” “Get Him to the Greek,” or “White Men Can’t Jump.” Even modern-day funny movies like “Vacation Friends” and “How to Be Single” might just be your jam.
If you don’t have the energy to break out the dusty DVD player, or just don’t feel like scrolling through Hulu’s enormous selection of films, we’ve got you covered. From raunchy comedies like “We’re the Millers” to feel-good rom-coms like Hulu original “Rye Lane,” the streamer has plenty of comedy options to choose from – for whatever kind of mood you’re in.
Ahead, check out 20 funny Hulu movies that are guaranteed to make you chuckle – or even leave you crying laughing.
This cult comedy follows quirky high schooler Napoleon Dynamite, a frizzy-haired geek who has trouble fitting in in his dingy hometown in Idaho. Things only worsen when his strange uncle shows up to watch out for him after his grandmother gets injured in an accident. With no safe haven at home or at school, Napoleon befriends new kid Pedro, and together they launch a campaign to run for class president.
"We're the Millers"
Small-time pot dealer David is forced to pay off a big debt to his supplier by picking up a huge drug shipment in Mexico. But to make it across the border undetected, he recruits some unlikely allies to pose as his fake family as they take a “vacation” in their RV.
"Get Him to the Greek"
Record label executive Aaron Green has one job: to get a British rock legend to Los Angeles to kick off his big comeback tour at the Greek Theatre. Seems simple, right? The only problem is, the rock star has other plans – none of which involve getting to his concert on time.
"Big Fat Liar"
Young teen Jason Shepard loves to tell lies. In fact, it’s one of his biggest talents. But his elaborate fibs force him to turn in a last-minute paper to his teacher, which somehow winds up in the hands of big Hollywood producer Marty Wolf. He’s so inspired by Jason’s imaginative story, he turns it into his next big movie. When the latter finds out his story was stolen, he pulls out every trick in the book to expose Marty for the big fat liar that he is.
"Bringing Down the House"
Lonely lawyer Peter Sanderson tries to dive back into the dating pool after a tough divorce. He soon meets a woman online but has trouble meeting her, as he later finds out she’s locked up in prison. When she breaks out to get him to prove her innocence, she wreaks havoc on his ordinary middle-class life in a truly hilarious chain of events.
"Think Like a Man Too"
The sequel to “Think Like a Man,” inspired by Steve Harvey’s book of the same name, sees the girls and guys reunite again for a Las Vegas wedding. The trip down the aisle proves to be a bigger task than they anticipated between their wild bachelor and bachelorette parties (and a night in jail), and the drama makes everyone evaluate the future of their relationships.
Newscaster Evan Baxter has it made. With his wife and family by his side, he moves them all to northern Virginia so he can win a seat in Congress. But when God (aka Morgan Freeman) throws a crisis of biblical proportions at him, Evan finds himself tasked with building an ark for a bunch of animals (two-by-two, of course) in preparation for a major flood.
"Our Family Wedding"
Weddings are a time for families to come together and celebrate new love – but not when it comes to Lucia and Marcus. When the bride and groom’s fathers come to learn they hate each other, insults fly, tensions rise, and their special day is put in jeopardy.
Rom-com fanatics, “Rye Lane” takes your classic cheesy tropes and flips them for this hilarious meet-cute tale. When heartbroken 20-somethings Dom and Yas have a chance meeting in a public bathroom, the two serendipitously fall in love in a day’s time, but soon face the reality of their love lives and adulthood.
Who doesn’t love an underdog story with Will Smith at the helm? In this animated flick, the actor voices down-on-his-luck fish Oscar, who fools his undersea friends into thinking he’s a shark slayer when he accidentally kills a mob shark’s son. But when said mobster comes looking for him, Oscar finds himself in quite a bind.
"The Bob's Burgers Movie"
As summer approaches, the Belcher family are struck with a disaster that affects their restaurant indefinitely: a giant sinkhole in front of Bob’s Burgers. With Bob and Linda working to keep customers and maintain the business, Tina, Gene, and Louise take matters into their own hands to fix the mounting problem.
After six friends drift apart, they’re all brought back together through the “buddy games,” a set of wildly outrageous physical and mental games. The winner gets to claim $150,000, and though the stakes are high, the group rekindle their friendship amid competing in the games.
"How to Be Single"
After graduating from college, Alice feels she is in need of a change. She breaks up with her longterm boyfriend and moves to New York City to discover herself and live life unapologetically. Upon arriving in the Big Apple, Alice gets a job as a paralegal and meets Robin, who brings the wild side out of her.
Salesmen and friends Billy and Nick are stuck without a job after their employer goes out of business. In a constantly growing age of technology, the friends have seemingly antiquated work skills and find it hard to compete with their younger, tech-savvy competitors. This inspires them to apply for an internship at Google and finesse their way to Silicon Valley.
"Johnny English Strikes Again"
The third film in the Johnny English film series follows former MI7 agent Johnny English, who is forced to come out of retirement to get to the bottom of a cyberattack that is threatening Britain’s military. With his own unusual tactics, Johnny fights against new enemies and overcomes technological challenges to solve the mystery.
"Just Getting Started"
In Palm Springs, CA, Duke Diver is the happy manager of the Villa Capri resort. The arrival of a new guest, Leo, puts a damper on Duke’s spirit, as Leo is after the woman he’s interested in. As if matters couldn’t get any worse, Duke is a former lawyer for the mob, and his past suddenly catches up with him when an old enemy is on a mission to kill him.
Peter Gibbons hates his corporate job and is in need of finding some fulfillment in his life. When he tries hypnotherapy, he approaches work differently. Unfortunately, his employer is downsizing, which will soon leave him without a job. Along with his coworkers, Peter rebels against his greedy boss to avoid unemployment.
Couple Marcus and Emily are excited to take a week-long vacation in Mexico. During their vacation, the pair meet a thrill-seeking, wild couple, Ron and Kyla, and have fun partying together. Months after the trip, Marcus and Emily are shocked to see that their vacation friends are crashing their wedding.
Friends and business partners Efraim Diveroli and David Packouz use the Iraq War as a means to make a substantial profit from the US government. When the two are offered a contract of $300 million to supply guns and ammunition to the Afghan National Army, their spending sprees turn into a serious situation.
"White Men Can't Jump"
Friends Billy and Sydney are masters at hustling on street basketball courts throughout Los Angeles. Together, the two are an unstoppable force, and they team up to make a huge profit off their bets. The only problem? Billy owes money to the mob and essentially has a target on his head.