Amazon prime video has emerged as one of the top competitors to Netflix, the biggest movie streaming platform, and has been adding tonnes of movies for its users over a few years. This article will discuss some of the best free comedies on this OTT platform that will tickle your funny bone.
Best Free Comedy Movies on Amazon Prime
1. The Big Sick
Kumail, a budding Pakistani stand-up comedian and a part-time driver, meets Emily in one of his shows. The duo spend a night together later that night and start falling for each other as they get to know each other. However, tensions build up when Kumail’s traditional Pakistani family sets out to find a suitable girl for him. The movie takes a turn when a sudden illness gets Emily in a coma, leaving her parents heartbroken. Kumail insists her parents let him stay at the hospital, where Emily is admitted; this is when he forms a special connection with the couple.
Year released: 2017
Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher
2. The Dictator
Gen. Aladeen arrived in New York after ruling the oil-rich North African country of Wadiya when he was six. He ascended the throne after his father died in a brutal accident. However, Aladeen’s arrival in New York City isn’t much celebrated by the exiled Wadiyans, who want their country to be free from dictatorial rule.
Released in: 2012
Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, Jason Mantzoukas
Lillian, who will soon marry the love of her life, chooses Annie as a maid of honor. Her life turns upside down when she realizes that a maid of honor has much more to do other than arranging a bachelorette party. Lillian introduces Annie to her group of girls with striking personalities whom she has to lead. As the wedding date progresses, Annie finds herself in a spot where the bridesmaids make their way to Las Vegas for Lillian’s bachelorette party.
Year released: 2011
Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper
4. The Wolf of Wall Street
In the 1980s, Jordan Belfort and Donny Azoff started a brokerage firm, Stratton Oakmont. As the years go by, their passion for their work increases, and so does the number of people working under them. When they strike it rich on high-stakes deals, they throw lavish celebrations for their workers, drawing attention like no other. The result is that Belfort ultimately features on the cover of Forbes Magazine as “The Wolf of Wall Street.” This is when the SEC and the FBI are cracking down on Belfort’s great empire as he and his associates indulge in a hedonistic cocktail of sex, drugs, and thrills.
Year released: 2013
Starring: Leonardo Di Caprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey
5. Once upon a time in Hollywood
Actor Rick Dalton who rose to fame in the 1950s by starring in television, is now struggling to find quality work in Hollywood. He starts to spend most of his time drinking and hanging around with his stunt double, Cliff Booth, who is also his best friend. The movie takes hilarious turns when Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate, a director and aspiring actress, have their lives forever changed by the Manson Family, who also happens to reside next door to Rick.
Year released: 2019
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino
Grab some popcorn and stream these movies whenever and wherever you want, at your convenience, with Amazon Prime. Stay connected for more amazing suggestions coming your way!
Also read: Best 5 movies to watch when bored on Netflix.