best comedy movies you may have missed

11 Wonderfully Quirky Comedy Films You May Have Missed


A little humor is all we need. In these trying times, we all need a little laughter and a little tickle to the funny bone. Comic films have evolved since the time they were introduced to the cinema. From displaying comic aspects of the rural and urban Indian societies to romcoms; it has now evolved to portraying the much-needed lessons to the world with a comic touch. Best comedy movies are the ones that leave their scenes in your minds forever. There were some prominent faces that were then recognized as comic figures. The latest comedy films now are intelligent comedies that leave a mark in your hearts and minds and obviously are highly entertaining and relaxing to watch with family. 

Best comedy movies You May Have Missed

1.Chameli ki Shadi 

Chameli ki shadi is a story adapted from a novel by O.P. Sharma is a very different kind of film. The characters from the movie, Charandas(Anil Kapoor), Chameli(Amrita Singh), advocate Harish(Amjad Khan), Ustad Mastram Pahelwan(Om Prakash), and Kallumal ‘Koylewalla’ (Pankaj Kapoor) as Chameli’s father stayed in people’s hearts for forever. The movie is full of fun and entertainment around Chameli’s marriage. 

Director: Basu Chatterjee
Main Cast: Anil Kapoor, Amrita Singh, Om Prakash
IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
Genre: Drama

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Videos 

2. Dulhe Raja

Dulhe Raja became one of its kind of movies in this genre. You cannot skip watching this movie because it has been aired so many times on Television too. It is one heck of a movie with complete entertainment and ‘paisa vasool’/ Kadar khan and Govinda have given a lot of comedy sequences in the movie that will leave you laughing throughout the movie. 

Director: Harmesh Malhotra
Main Cast: Govinda, Raveena Tandon, Kader Khan
IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Genre: Comedy

Where to watch: Mx player 

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3. Hera pheri 


Hera Pheri needs no introduction, though it is a remake of a Malayalam movie. To call this one a rib-tickling and hilarious film would be an understatement. Fun down to the last millisecond.Directed by: Priyadarshan

Director: Priyadarshan
Main Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal
IMDb Rating: 8.2/10
Genre: Comedy

Where to watch: Netflix  


4. Munnabhai MBBS

Who thought a medical set up movie could be a comedy movie. Surprisingly, it turned out to be a classical comedy movie with Munna Bhai and Circuit’s amazing dialogue delivery. It was never marketed as a comedy film; turned out to be a surprising comedy film. It is unusual to expect comedy from Sanjay Dutt, hence the film has a lot of surprises. 

Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Main Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
Genre: Comedy/ Drama

Where to watch: Netflix  


5. Lage Raho Munnabhai 

The sequel was done equally well by Sanjay Dutt as Munna. A well-written story that will hold you by the awe of its simplicity and beautiful screenplay. Munna is in love with the voice of a radio jockey, Jhanvi(Vidya Balan), and puts all effort to impress her in a contest on the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Where to watch: Netflix 

Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Main Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Vidya Balan
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
Genre: Comedy/ Drama

Where to watch: Netflix  


6. Bheja fry

This is a remake of a French movie. A low budget film but a huge success at the box office. The plot is comic and keeps you glued to know how much more Vinay Pathak can screw things up! All credits to the brilliance performances from Rajat Kapoor and Vinay Pathak.

Director: Sagar Ballary
Main Cast: Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Sarika 
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
Genre: Comedy/ Drama

Where to watch: Netflix  


7. 3 idiots

First, of its kind, this film has used humor in the most positive way to convey a lesser-known truth of society. Students are burdened with the pressure of performing well in their academics and that causes a lot of havoc in their lives. Every scene is better than the previous one, you’ll just have to watch to find out what that looks like. 

Director: Sagar Ballary
Main Cast: Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Sarika 
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10
Genre: Comedy/ Drama
RT Score: 100%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime 

Interesting Read: 10 New Movies on Netflix (July 2020)


8. Elf

Elf is a Christmas classic, charming and funny in all aspects. Will Ferrell Will Ferrell plays the role of Buddy the Elf, a human who’s been raised by elves in the North Pole and now sets out to find his biological father in New York City. It’s also just tremendously rewatchable

Director: Jon Favreau
Main Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart
IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
Genre: Family/Comedy
RT Score: 84%

Where to watch: Netflix 


10. Young adult

A dark comedy that tilts full into dark drama. Every element is finely tuned to a pitch that maintains steady, dry laughs. Jason Reitman‘s wonderful direction, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt, and especially Charlize’s impeccable performance has kept the film high class. 

Director: Jason Reitman
Main Cast: Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt
IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
Genre: Drama/Comedy-drama
RT Score: 80%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime 


10. The farewell

Lulu Wang‘s Golden Globe and Spirit award-winning gem, The Farewell is based on real-life experiences. Wang shapes a deeply emotional journey experiencing the highs and lows of loving someone wholeheartedly, and the impossible task of saying goodbye.

Director: Lulu Wang
Main Cast: Shuzhen Zhao, Awkwafina, X Mayo
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
Genre: Drama/Comedy
RT Score: 98%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime 

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11. The spy who dumped me 

Well, not aligning with the title, The spy who dumped me is a globe-trotting action-comedy that went far too underappreciated when it was released in theatres. Cashier Audrey Stockman (Mila Kunis) and her roommate Morgan (Kate McKinnon) are drawn into an international game of espionage when Audrey discovers her recently-ex boyfriend (Justin Theroux) is a spy who left some highly-classified information in their apartment. The movie is surprisingly funny and will keep you hooked on it. 

Director: Susanna Fogel
Main Cast: Justin Theroux, Blanka Györfi-Tóth, Vilma Szécsi
IMDb Rating: 6/10
Genre: Comedy/Action
RT Score: 49%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime


Have you seen some of these movies before? Are you already smiling recalling scenes from some of these movies? Well, these are sure to be watched and you must grab them if you have missed them by any chance.  

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