The Netflix comedy films hot list: From Eurovision to Murder Mystery - the funniest Netflix Original movies to watch now

From Wine Country starring Amy Poehler to Spenser Confidential with Mark Wahlberg - we round up the top Netflix Original comedies to watch now in the UK.

By Sophia Moir Published: 25 June 2020 - 3.38pm
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Netflix may have a plethora of award-winning TV series and Oscar-nominated dramatic films, but there are plenty of funny movies to get stuck into.

Starring top comedic talent including Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Jane Lynch and Jennifer Aniston, we've picked out the top Netflix Original comedies for you to watch right now.

From Eurovision to Murder Mystery - here are Netflix's best comedy films.  

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Eurovision

In Netflix's Eurovision film, Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams play Lars and Sigrit, two aspiring musicians who are given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world’s biggest song contest.

It’s here that they finally have a chance to prove that any dream worth having is a dream worth fighting for...

Murder Mystery

Adam Sandler plays an NYC cop who finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long promised European trip.

But, a chance meeting on the flight gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the Super Yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince.

When Quince is murdered, the couple become the prime suspects in a modern day whodunit. 

Wine Country

The hilarious and heartfelt comedy stars Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and more as a group of friends who travel to Napa Valley to celebrate one of the group’s 50th birthday.

They’re sold on the chance to relax and reconnect but as the alcohol flows,the women begin questioning their friendships and futures. 

Spenser Confidential

Directed by Peter Berg (Lone Survivor), this action-comedy stars Mark Wahlberg as ex-cop, Spenser.

When two Boston Police officers are murdered, Spenser teams up with his no-nonsense roommate, Hawk (Winston Duke), to take down criminals. 

Like Father

When a workaholic young executive (Kristen Bell) is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father (Kelsey Grammer). 

The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few adventures, a couple of umbrella-clad cocktails and a whole lot of soul-searching, they return with a renewed appreciation for family and for life. 

Mascots

In this 2016 mockumentary film, several sports mascots compete for the World Mascot Association championship's Gold Fluffy Award.

Jane Lynch, Parker Posey, Chris O'Dowd and Jennifer Coolidge all star.

The Wrong Missy

When Tim Morris meets his dream girl and their relationship quickly escalates through texts, he throws caution to the wind and invites her to his company’s corporate retreat on an island resort.

However, when a past blind date from hell shows up at the airport for the weekend getaway instead, he learns too late that he’s been texting 'The Wrong Missy'.

The Do-Over

The Do-Over follows Charlie (David Spade) and Max (Adam Sandler) after Max fakes both their deaths so they can start their lives anew. 

Things go awry when they discover that the dead men whose identities they have adopted were entangled in criminal activities...