50 Great Netflix Comedies To Watch During Lockdown

Lockdown Comedy

We're all going to need lots of new Netflix recommendations to get through the coming weeks of lockdown. If you've already binged watched our ‘Top 50 Netflix Movies‘ then you might be ready for some more recommendations.

If you're currently in the ‘I don't know whether to laugh or cry' phase of lockdown, our list of Top 50 Comedies might lift your spirits for a few hours.

If you're meant to be ‘working from home' you might also enjoy one or two these comedies whilst on your lunch break – If you've been furloughed, just think, the government are paying you to laugh! OK, it's a sad lonely laugh – but still, we have to make the best of it. Enjoy the list and stay safe.

Hilarious sitcom that follows the exploits of 16-year-old Erin and her family and friends during the Troubles in Derry in the early 1990s. Sharp wit and near-the-knuckle gags have made this Channel 4's most successful comedy since Father Ted.  

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Wes Anderson. This spectacular slapstick murder mystery is a visual delight. Jammed full of the finest acting talent and possibly Anderson's best film to date.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a fast-talking sit-com which blends smart wordplay with dumb gags, against a backdrop of the ever so slightly ridiculous. Starring an incredibly funny cast, all four seasons on Netflix are impeccably and consistently high on qua...[Read More]

Bring on the glitter and spandex-laden world of 80's women's wrestling. The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW) is a show that has it all - comedy, drama and nostalgia. This is unmissable five star tv all the way.

This very Bad Ass, British Spy action-comedy, surprises in many ways. Super stylish and jaw-droppingly ultra-violent, whilst being genuinely funny. Think James Bond blended with Kick-Ass and you have Kingsman: The Secret Service.

If you're after a laugh-out-loud comedy that features two of the greatest actresses on the planet, then Grace And Frankie is the bingeable show you've been looking for. Razor sharp with on point comedic timing, this an absolute gem from Netflix.

Private Life, starring Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Hahn covers a realistic but slightly comedic take on the confusing cycle of IVFs and other birthing options. It is a wonderfully subdued comedy-drama that reveals in both the moderate highs and suppres...[Read More]

This brilliant sequel of the 90's cult classic was a long time coming and fans of the original will love this film. In fact, T2 delivers a grittier even tragic experience that stands on its own but be warned this movie is not for the faint-hearted. ...[Read More]

Clever sitcom about the confusion and lack of respect that goes into the office IT department from comedy writer Graham Linehan. With a perfect blend of cast and characters, the IT Crowd is tv gold.

American Vandal is an excellent mockumentary style show. Taking real life 'who dunnit's' as inspiration our film makers must solve the latest mystery. The crime chosen? A series of ‘poo crimes’ by a mysterious prankster calling themselves ‘The Turd B...[Read More]

Just where is the best place to go and hide out when you need to lie low? Well, how about the beautiful but sleepy Belgian city of Bruges. This brilliant black comedy provides one of the most complete performances you can experience on film. Funny, T...[Read More]

If you like animated shows like American Dad, South Park or Family Guy then you'll love Rick and Morty. The show is funny and intelligent at the same time.

When the bad-girl of the school befriends awkward teenager Otis she suggests that they should start a therapy clinic together to deal with their fellow students' weird and wonderful problems. Both hilarious and quite serious in equal measure but a sh...[Read More]

The Duffer Brothers have arguably delivered the best season yet of Stranger Things. Comedy, horror and plenty of nail-biting thrills, makes this perfect for any fan of the show.

Atypical is a very funny and engaging show about the Gardner family and their 18 year old son Sam who is on the autistic spectrum. With stand out characters and cast, it is witty and warm and not to be missed.

Payton Hobart wants to be President of the United States. But first, he must navigate the treacherous waters of high school politics to become Student Body President. The Politician is a clever, witty and fresh creation from Ryan Murphy that combines...[Read More]

Meet Megamind the greatest supervillain the World has ever seen - Well almost. Watch Megamind take on Metro Man in this hugely funny superhero story with an all-star cast.

With cult status, this long-running sitcom is set in deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf, three million years into the future. A unique blend of highbrow, slapstick, insult-laden dialogue, and twisted science fiction.

When celebrity chef Sasha returns home, she rekindles a friendship with Marcus after they stopped talking 16 years earlier. But they live two very different lives making the path to true love very tricky. Ali Wong and Randall Park are comedy gold and...[Read More]

Who knew moral philosophy could be so funny? A fantastically unique comedy that follows Eleanor Shellstrop who has mistakenly found herself in an afterlife known as The Good Place, despite her dubiously immoral existence on earth.

A witty dark comedy that stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini as two friends who meet at a bereavement support group. Peppered with twists and turns, this is a totally unconventional take on the grieving process and is a huge thumbs up!

25 years have passed since Shaft has seen his son but when Shaft Jnr shows up needing his help, the duo ends up on a comedic and action-packed crusade to prove a murder. A brilliantly funny action movie that is deeply unapologetic so avoid if you hav...[Read More]

An unflinching and emotionally charged stand-up special that makes Hannah Gadsby's Nanette one of the most talked about Netflix shows in the world. Turning cultural norms on their heads this is, at times, very difficult to watch but perfectly weaves ...[Read More]

Fighting With My Family depicts the rise of WWE professional wrestler Paige from her humble beginnings in Norwich to the Divas Championship and all the ups and downs in between. A fantastic, inspiring and uplifting movie that will have you cheering f...[Read More]

An absolute gem of a tv series, Sisters is now streaming on Netflix. Follow Julia who navigates the chaos her father created when he used his own donations to fertilise hundreds of women throughout his career as a Noble Prize winning geneticist. It's...[Read More]

If you love your animated comedy filled with animal puns, alliterative gags, daft surrealist humour and Hollywood satire then the highly acclaimed BoJack Horseman is for you. Adult humour at it's finest in Season 5.

Colt Bennett has returned home to the family ranch following a failed career as a pro footballer. Gone 15 years, Colt isn't exactly welcomed with open arms. This is a fantastic blend of comedy and drama with a sense of realism faced by millions of mi...[Read More]

Uber modern, almost bordering on hipster, story of Nadia who dies on her 36th birthday but soon finds herself in a never ending time loop of dying and waking up at the same party. A really great show from Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headla...[Read More]

Unicorn Store is a very whimsical and offbeat comedy fantasy trip that stars Brie Larson as Kit, who refuses to have her childlike dreams of rainbows and glitter crushed under the weight of adulthood.

If quirky British humour is your thing, start bingeing on the nine seasons of The Peep Show available on Netflix right away! It follows two socially impaired flatmates (Mark & Jeremy) and their hapless adventures through life.

When successful architect Bea discovers her fiance has cheated on her she returns home to get over the break-up. A really funny and beautiful movie about how great a family can be when your life gets turned upside down.

This inspirational tale, based on true historical events, takes a difficult subject and delivers it in a heartwarming, gritty, funny, and informative way. An impressive script and outstanding cast deliver one of the best feel-good films ever made.

Jane's life is on track. She is studying to be a teacher, engaged and has decided to remain a virgin until marriage. But when she gets gets pregnant after accidentally being artificially inseminated her meticulously planned life gets very complicated...[Read More]

The biggest problem with DC’s Batman character has long been Batman himself. In a world of great tech gadgets and maniacal super villains, the Dark Knight himself is often the least interesting aspect. However, the juggernaut success of ‘The Lego Mov...[Read More]

Strap yourself in and get ready for a none stop barrage of straight from the hip jokes. This is a ram packed hour, of Jimmy's favourite jokes. But be warned, if you are easily offended - probably best to watch something else.

It's time to get funky, super retro Rudy Ray Moore funky. This wild biopic tells the story of the creation of the stage character Dolemite. An all-star cast blast onto the screen in a super funny tribute to the Godfather of Rap.

This hugely lovable biopic film carries a fantastic blend of humour and tense drama. Possibly the best feel-good movie you will ever see, inspiring and emotional. The kind of film that will make you cry for all of the right reasons.

A Christmas movie that completely bucks tradition. Set in El Camino, Eric goes looking for his father but instead ends up in a hostage situation in a liquor store trying to stop the impending shoot-out. No carol singers here! And that's what makes it...[Read More]

Greg Davies, You Magnificent Beast is a masterclass in confessional comedy. This Netflix Special is savagely funny as Davies regales his audience with stories from his childhood, adolescence, dating life and family. If you loved him in The Inbetweene...[Read More]

Bill Burr is back with his fourth Netflix stand-up special, Paper Tiger, and another hour of hilarious jokes and stories that will have you laughing out loud.

A Dominatrix enlists the help of her best friend as her assistant in this quirky, very funny and engaging show. With really likeable characters, Bonding is a light-hearted show about the ups and downs of friendship and gets the definite thumbs up.

If you put DC Comics, Veronica Mars and the Walking Dead in a pot and stirred, iZombie would magically appear. Complete with funny, witty dialogue, iZombie is easy but compelling watching even if the undead is usually not your thing.

Zombieland is a horror/comedy which focuses on giving the audience big laughs rather than scares. If you’re a fan of movies such as ‘Shaun Of The Dead’ or ‘What We Do In The Shadows’ then you’ll love this rip roaring zombie fest starring Woody Harris...[Read More]

Upstart Crow takes farcical plot lines woven with gags delivered by great comedy acting chops and results in a show that makes the difficult look effortlessly easy: making Shakespeare funny. If you're a fan of Blackadder and The Thin Blue Line then t...[Read More]

Two deeply unlikeable and cynical people meet and have to spend the weekend together at a wedding neither of them wants to be at. A very, very funny anti-romcom starring Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder.

Ana suddenly finds herself single and getting increasingly desperate joins a class on how to find a husband. Ready To Mingle is a really authentic and relatable Mexican comedy that is as sweet as it is funny. Kudos to Cassandra Ciangherotti who carri...[Read More]

The Bluth Family is back and better than ever. Follow Michael as he tries to steer his ungrateful, greedy and manipulative family through financial hardship in this sharp cult comedy. If you liked Community and Parks & Recreation, then you'll love th...[Read More]

White Gold is a hilarious series and fans of The Inbetweeners will love the show. British comedy at its best. In 1980s Essex, cocky salesman Vincent Swan and his unscrupulous team will do anything to get the sale!

When author Ryan Pierce is offered an opportunity to be a keynote speaker at a Festival in New Orleans, she decides to bring along her friends to turn her work vacation into a girl's trip. Drunken antics soon follow in this brilliantly funny comedy.

Three best friends make a pact to avoid relationships, which of course means they all promptly end up in relationships - but don't tell each other! That Awkward Moment is a funny, cleverly written romcom with great on-screen chemistry between the thr...[Read More]

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