25 Best Comedy Movies on Amazon Prime Video Right Now

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384593 09: Actress Reese Witherspoon acts in a scene from Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Pictures'' comedy 'Legally Blonde.',(Photo by Tracy Bennett/MGM Pictures)
384593 09: Actress Reese Witherspoon acts in a scene from Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Pictures” comedy ‘Legally Blonde.’,(Photo by Tracy Bennett/MGM Pictures) /

A ranking of the 50 best comedy movies on Amazon Prime Video, including Happy Gilmore, American Ultra, The First Wives Club and much more hilarious favorites.

They say America’s favorite pastime is baseball, but we all know it’s really going to the movies. Whether it’s a gritty drama, an action tentpole, an animated adventure, or a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy, escaping into a good movie is a hobby everyone has in common. Of course, our choice of concessions may vary.

Well, Amazon Prime Video provides the joys of a theatre-going experience without having to leave the comfort of your couch. From old favorites to recent releases, the streaming giant serves up offerings for film fans of every genre.

When it comes to comedies, Amazon’s queues are stocked up with quotable classics like Legally Blonde and Austin Powers, heartwarming dramedies like The Truman Show and Miss You Already, and newer blockbusters like The Switch and Hot Pursuit. Each of these hilarious films is begging to be the subjects of your next movie night.

We all need a burst of good humor to escape the chaos of everyday life. Thankfully, Amazon Prime Video features some comedic cinematic escapism for everyone. Find your next movie marathon in our comprehensive list of the 25 Best Comedy Movies on Amazon Prime Video.

Updated: March 3