Netflix has always offered something for everyone, its the same case in the February of 2021, from raunchy to clever, from silly to witty, from ridiculous to brilliant. Here are the best comedy movies on Netflix to stream in February 2021.
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The Forty-Year-Old Version
Radha Blank, who wrote, directed, and starred in this semi-autobiographical comedy got a lot of fame for this film. It was a brilliant self-discovery movie with a splash of dry humor.
Netflix’s official synopsis for the movie is, “Radha is a down-on-her-luck NY playwright, who is desperate for a breakthrough before 40. Reinventing herself as rapper RadhaMUSPrime, she vacillates between the worlds of Hip Hop and theater in order to find her true voice.“
This brilliant mockumentary about mascots, who gather every year for an annual competition is made by the filmmaker Christopher Guest, and it stars Jane Lynch, Fred Willard, Chris O’Dowd, and Guest himself.
Netflix’s official synopsis for the movie is, “Mascots is a new comedy from Christopher Guest, director of Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show. Starring many of his regular troupe of actors, this latest film takes place in the ultra-competitive world of sports mascots where they compete for the most prestigious award in their field, the Gold Fluffy.“
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
This Monty Python film follows the Monty Python comedy troupe who are now King Arthur and his nights as they try to find the holy grail. This movie puts the characters in some ridiculous situations which make for some sublime comedy.
The official synopsis for the movie is, “The Monty Python comedy clan skewers King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they quest far and wide for the Holy Grail.”
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
This Edgar Wright film is the best video game movie out there, and it also has Wright’s signature innovative editing and tight cinematography. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World stars Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winsted in the lead characters.
The official synopsis for the movie is, “Meet charming and jobless Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera). A bass guitarist for garage band Sex Bob-omb, the 22-year-old has just met the girl of his dreams…literally. The only catch to winning Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead)? Her seven evil exes are coming to kill him. Genre-smashing filmmaker Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) tells the amazing story of one romantic slacker’s quest to power up with love in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Scott Pilgrim has never had a problem getting a girlfriend. It’s getting rid of them that proves difficult. From the girl who kicked his heart’s ass—and now is back in town—to the teenage distraction he’s trying to shake when Ramona rollerblades into his world, love hasn’t been easy. He soon discovers, however, his new crush has the most unusual baggage of all: a nefarious league of exes controls her love life and will do whatever it takes to eliminate him as a suitor.
As Scott gets closer to Ramona, he must face an increasingly vicious rogues’ gallery from her past—from infamous skateboarders to vegan rock stars and fearsome identical twins. And if he hopes to win his true love, he must vanquish them all before it really is game over.“
The classic and beloved muppets including Kermit The Frog, Miss Piggy, Fuzzy Bear, and many more reunite with Jason Segel‘s human muppet to save their theatre from being demolished by an evil developer.
The official synopsis for the movie is, “The Muppets (2011) is the first theatrical release from the Muppets franchise in over a decade, and was brought to the screen by the writing genius of Jason Segel. With Segel, Kermit the frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and friends are back in full force! In “The Muppets” movie, the Muppets’ biggest fan Walter, a puppet, his brother Gary (Jason Segel), and his brother’s girlfriend Mary (Amy Adams) join forces with Kermit the Frog to reunite the Muppets and save the Muppet Theater from being demolished by Tex Richman, who plans to drill for oil in the spot at which the Muppet Theater is built.“
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
This goofy comedy starring Julian Dennison and Sam Neill is created by the brilliant and eccentric Taika Waititi.
The official synopsis for the movie is, “Ricky (Julian Dennison) is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his grumpy foster uncle (Sam Neill) in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive in this hilarious and heartfelt adventure.“
This teen movie about romance and friendships offers something new, in a tired trope. Instead of fighting over the boy they both like one of them is dating the guy and the other one is his ex, both girls become friends and keep the friendship secret from the boy. Banana Split stars Hannah Marks, Megan Kimberly Smith, and Dylan Sprouse in the lead role.
The official synopsis for the movie is, “Over the course of a summer, two teenage girls develop the perfect kindred spirit friendship, with one big problem: one of them is dating the other’s ex.“
I Care A Lot
This Netflix original is written and directed by J Blakeson, and it stars Peter Dinklage, Rosamund Pike, and Eliza Gonzalez. It is a dark comedy and it will premiere on the streaming service on February 19.
Netflix’s official synopsis of the movie is, “A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears.”