Top 50 Comedy Movies on Netflix: June 2018

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Comedy movies on Netflix have always had a strong lineup and here at What’s on Netflix, we’ve picked out the best comedy movies on Netflix. These movies have only one goal, make us laugh and everyone on this list has been certified to do just that. We’ll update this list every month of the year to account for the new comedy movies on Netflix and also those that have left.

Here are the top 50 comedy movies on Netflix:

50.  Sandy Wexler (2017) Netflix Original

Directed by Steven Brill
Starting: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Hudson, Kevin James
Running time: 2h 10m

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Sandy Wexler is the last film in Adam Sandler’s three-part movie deal with Netflix. It follows a talent manager working in 1990’s Hollywood who, along with his clients seem to be stuck in the past. But after he discovers an amazingly talented singer at an amusement park, he promptly falls in love with her and over a decade he attempts to hold his professional and personal life together. If you are a Sandler fan you won’t be disappointed.

49. David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)

Directed by Ricky Gervais
Starting: Ricky Gervais, Rob Jarvis, Abbie Murphy
Running time: 1h 36m

Following the success of Devid Brent on the mockumentary The Office a whole 13 years ago. A Documentary team has caught up with him and now follows his attempt to make it big as a musician in the band Forgone Conclusions. If you are familiar with the character from The Office, expect more great but awkward moments from David and plenty for you to enjoy.

48. Johnny English: Reborn (2011)

Directed by Oliver Parker
Starting: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West
Running time: 1h 41m

Rowan Atkins returns as one of our favourite spoof spy after a significant security disaster that resulted in his knighthood being revoked. Eight years later Johnny is nearing the end of his training with Tibetan monks when Mi7 calls him back in to help uncover an assassination plot. But Johnny finds much more, including a secret agency that he has to find and stop. This action, comedy keeps you entertained for the whole movie and is defiantly worthy of a spot on our list.

47. Bee Movie (2007)

Directed by Steve Hickner
Starting: Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick
Running time: 1h 31m

Bee Movie had a massive resurgence in 2016 with it becoming a full-on verified meme. The 2007 movie stars Jerry Seinfeld who plays the role of a bee who discovers that humans are stealing their honey. He then plots a plan to get back at the humans. The animation is a bit spotty at time but the big comedy heavyweights featured throughout make this a film worth watching.

46. Lovesick (2014)

Directed by Luke Matheny
Starting: Matt LeBlanc, Ali Larter, Adam Rodriguez
Running time: 1h 25m

Charlie Darby is the principal of an elementary school and seems to have it all, supportive friends, the job, and a seemingly wonderful life. The only thing that Charlie can’t seem to find is love. Everything he gets close his brain goes haywire and he becomes obsessively paranoid. But after he finds someone he thinks might be the one, he must pull out all the stops to ensure he overcomes his psychosis and potentially finds true love.

45. Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)

Directed by Kelly Asbury
Starting: Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello
Running time: 1h 30m

In recent years the Smurfs have been getting quite a lot of new films, some of them being part-live action, and others (including this one) being fully animated. The film follows the adventures of Smurfette and her best friends as they follow a mysterious map through the forbidden forest. They are racing against time to find a lost village of smurfs before the evil wizard Gargamel. If you have kids who love the Smurf franchise, they will be happy to hear this animation is now available to stream on Netflix.

44. Spy Hard (1996)

Directed by Rick Friedberg
Starting: Leslie Nielsen, Nicollette Sheridan, Charles Durning
Running time: 1h 21m

Spy Hard is another of the great Leslie Nielson spoof movies. Taking pot-shots at many movies, this is non-stop stupidity and is well up there with any of the “Naked Gun” series. Given that this is the world of secret agents, there are plenty of pretty girls (thank you James Bond) and cameo appearances. Sadly, this type of movie isn’t really being made at the moment so this is a good one to watch to remind yourself.

43. Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

Directed by Sharon Maguire
Starting: Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent
Running time: 1h 58m

Originally based on the Novel by Helen Fielding of the same name, this film series has spanned across three films over a number of years. The film series has grossed over $751 million and have gained many fans as well. The third film follows Bridget Jones after she finds out she is pregnant, but two possibilities for the father. It’s either her ex-true love Mark Darcy or an American named Jack Qwant. Her once simple, single life is uprooted and he must find a way through it.

42. While We’re Young (2014)

Directed by Noah Baumbach
Starting: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver 
Running time: 1h 37m


This comedy, drama stars Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts and Adam Driver (Kylo Ren). Josh Srebnick is a documentary maker whose life and relationship with his wife Cornelia has dried up in the past few years. But after the now middle-aged couple meets a young and newly married pair, their lives and marriage seem to change significantly. This comedy does a very good job of portraying complicated characters within a believable and somewhat touching story.

41. Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985)

Directed by Tim Burton
Starting: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton
Running time: 1h 31m

This was Tim Burtons first feature as a director and a long way from the gothic movies that have become his trademark. It’s a road trip, a revenge movie and good old-fashioned slapstick all rolled into one.

40. Ibiza (2018) Netflix Original

Directed by Alex Richanbach
Starting: Gwen Elizabeth Duchon, Gillian Jacobs, Michaela Watkins 
Running time: 1h 34m

After being sent on a business trip to Spain, Harper (Gillian Jacobs) bumps into an incredible and hot DJ who she falls for. Her two best friends quickly convince her into letting them come along in the attempt to find the DJ out in Ibiza, going against her job and risking being fired. Netflix has been releasing quite a few Rom-com’s recently and if you’re liking that they’ve been doing, you should definitely check this one out.

39. Turner & Hooch (1989)

Directed by Roger Spottiswoode
Starting: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson
Running time: 1h 37m

A young Tom Hanks (before he turned to more serious matters) is ably assisted by an amiable dog to solve a murder. Much of the comedy is slapstick as Turner is a spotlessly clean a tidy sort of chap and Hooch isn’t. This is typical of the comedy movies coming out of the 1980s but is hardly formulaic. A cop/dog movies go, it’s actually one of the better ones.


38. The Week of (2018) Netflix Original

Directed by Robert Smigel
Starting:  Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi 
Running time: 1h 56m

Continuing with Adam Sandler’s deal with Netflix comes the comedy ‘The Week of’. It’s one week away from the marriage and the fathers of the bride and groom couldn’t be further apart. Somehow they must deal with each other up to the big day, and that couldn’t come sooner enough. Whether you are a fan of Sandler or not, Netflix has been pumping out quite a few quirky and original comedies starring the controversially liked comedian as of late. If you are a fan, we recommend you sink your teeth into this title.

37. Win it All (2017) Netflix Original

Directed by Joe Swanberg
Starting: Jake Johnson, Rony Shemon, Morgan Ng
Running time: 1h 28m

A Netflix Original about Eddie Garrett who is left a duffel bag to hold onto while an acquaintance is in prison. Even with the explicit instructions not to open the bag, temptation overcomes Eddie and he finds a large amount of cash now in his possession. Foolishly he winds up deeply in debt and making things worse the owner of the money’s prison sentence was shortened significantly. This is a great gambling film that’s definitely worth a watch.

36. Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Starting: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug
Running time: 1h 38m

The third and most recent addition to the Despicable me franchise is now available to stream on Netflix. Illuminations’ flagship film is back for a third installment and follows Gru being reunited with his long-lost twin brother who wants to turn Gru back to the old family business; Villainy.

35. The Fundamentals of Caring (2016) Netflix Original

Directed by Rob Burnett
Starting: Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez
Running time: 1h 37m

Although classed as a comedy this is certainly a story that’s supposed to make you feel something other than joy. It deals with some pretty complex issues but delivers some excellent lines from seasoned veteran Paul Rudd who has to take on giving care to someone that makes him change his outlook on life.

34. The Commitments (1991)

Directed by Alan Parker
Starting: Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball
Running time: 1h 58m

Written by the great Roddy Doyle and directed by Alan Parker, the Commitments is the story of a band who come within an hour of “making it”. One of the things about this movie is many of the stars went on to enjoy successful careers in music and it spawned a real band. The comedy is throw away stuff and embedded in the nature of the characters. If you have any taste for soul music, this is one for you.

33. Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie (2017) Netflix Original

Directed by Jeff Garlin
Starting: Jeff Garlin, Natasha Lyonne, Ava Acres
Running time: 1h 21m

Jeff Garlin both directs and plays the LA homicide detective ‘Gene Handsome’ an incompetent and overall pretty useless detective who is attempting to solve the brutal murder of his next door neighbour’s babysitter. Unfortunately, his own problems seem to be just as bad, and difficult to solve. This wacky, but dark Netflix original is a noteworthy comedy that is worth your time.

32. Mindhorn (2016) Netflix Original

Directed by Sean Foley
Starting: Julian Barratt, Simon Farnaby, Essie Davis
Running time: 1h 29m


Another Netflix original to make our list is the 2016 comedy Mindhorn. Julian Barret plays Richard Thorncroft, a washed-up 80s actor who was best known for portraying Mindhorn, a detective who used a bionic eye to literally “See the truth”. Richard is down on his luck, and out of work when out of the blue a serial killer gives him another chance of the spotlight.

31. Paddington (2014)

Directed by Paul King
Starting: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters
Running time: 1h 35m

You can’t do a list of comedy movies without an animated Teddy Bear. Seriously. The story of Paddington is an enduring children’s favourite and the movie does justice to the Peruvian bear. The script works equally well for adults and children and has many laugh out loud moments. Actually, you grown-ups don’t really need to hide behind the kids to watch this one.

30. Absolutely Anything (2015)

Directed by Terry Jones
Starting: Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar 
Running time: 1h 25m

Starring Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale and the voice talent of Robin Williams. Absolutely Anything is a comedy where a superior alien race performs an experiment on the inhabitants on earth to determine if they deserve to be welcomed into an alliance. They grant unlimited power to one individual on earth to see how he/she will act. This person just so happens to be Neil Clarke (Simon Pegg), a teacher living alone with his dog who has a massive crush on his next-door neighbour.

29. War on Everyone (2016)

Directed by John Michael McDonagh
Starting: Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña, Theo James
Running time: 1h 38m

Alexander Skarsgard and Michael Pena are two corrupt cops who are willing to bend or break (Mostly Break) the rules however they want to ensure they come out on top. But after a new player arrives in town they might finally meet their match. The new 2016 film feels like a homage to classic 70’s cop action films that many remember fondly. If you love dark comedies this film will be perfect for you.

28. Chicken Run (2000)

Directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park
Starting: Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Phil Daniels
Running time: 1h 24m

From the geniuses at Aardman, Chicken Run is another family movie for kids and adults alike. The dialogue is clever and brilliantly voiced by, amongst many others, Mel Gibson. And the final bid for freedom by the chickens is as uplifting as any scene from a feel-good movie. Unfortunately, the Aardman production process is so time-consuming, there are years between their movies.

27.  The Boss Baby (2017)

Directed by Tom McGrath
Starting: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel
Running time: 1h 37m

The Boss Baby is a pretty new Dreamworks production starring Alec Baldwin as the suit-wearing, taking baby who has just been introduced to a new family. His new 7-year old brother has a hard time now he’s no longer the centre of attention, but in the end, they must come together against the evil corporation of Puppies that threatens the world of Babies. The film is a great choice for kids and is some good family fun.

26. American Pie (1999)

Directed by Paul Weitz
Starting: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas
Running time: 1h 35m

Our number 26th spot goes to the original 1999 American Pie film. The comedy was a smash hit and spawned off many sequels over the years. The main premise of the show is four teenagers, Jim, Oz, Finch, and Kevin who make a pact to lose their virginity before they graduate. There are many great but somewhat embarrassing moments in this film and is often regarded as the best in the American Pie franchise.

25. Masterminds (2016)

Directed by Jared Hess
Starting: Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson
Running time: 1h 35m


Zach Galifianakis plays a David Ghantt, a guard at an armoured car company who always felt like he needed more adventure in his life. After meeting his work colleague Kelly Campbell they hatch a plan to steal the millions that they spend all day carting around in the largest bank heist in American History. The film is an enjoyable comedy based on the real 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery where $17.3 million was stolen.

24. St. Vincent (2014)

Directed by Theodore Melfi
Starting: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts
Running time: 1h 42m

One of Bill Murray’s modern hits has been St. Vincent which was released in 2014. It’s your classic neighbour from hell movie but perfect with Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy nailing the roles they’re given. The movie was nominated for 2 golden globes as well as holding an exceptional fan score on Netflix. The chances are you haven’t seen this, so log off right now and do yourself a favour.

23. Sausage Party (2016)

Directed by Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon
Starting: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill
Running time: 1h 29m

This 2016 animated comedy includes voice actors Seth Rogan, James Franco, Michael Cera, Kristen Wigg and many more famous comedic talent. The movie features the sentient residences of Shopwell’s Grocery Store. They all live happy lives until they are selected by a human and supposedly taken onto “The Great Beyond”. But this foretold great future is not quite what they expected and one sausage sets out to expose the truth.

22. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

Directed by Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
Starting: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie
Running time: 1h 32m

Jack Black plays an unsuspecting and immature panda who lives with his noodle loving dad (A goose). He always felt he was destined for great things and due to very unlikely circumstances is chosen to be the legendary Dragon Warrior and fight alongside his kung fu heroes. Now the whole of China’s fate rests in the paws of this obese and seemingly incompetent panda. The animated dream works film was an instant success and spawned quite a few follow-up films. But I think we can agree the first one was by far the best.

21. Ghostbusters (1984)

Directed by Ivan Reitman
Starting: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver
Running time: 1h 45m

You definitely can’t go far wrong with the original 84′ Ghostbusters film starring the iconic Bill Murray. If you don’t know already the movie follows three ex-parapsychologists who perform a number of somewhat unethical experiments at a university in order to study the paranormal. But after they are kicked out they form their own group that specializes in ghost removal.

20. The Do-Over (2016) Netflix Original

Directed by Steve Brill
Starting: Adam Sandler, David Spade, Paula Patton
Running time: 1h 48m

The second Netflix Original Sandler movie was infinitely better than the first, and that’s thanks largely in part to David Spade. The film sees our two protagonists meeting at a school reunion, and soon being thrown into the deep end after they fake their deaths and assumes the identity of someone else.

19. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) Netflix Original

Directed by Noah Baumbach
Starting: Adam Sandler, Grace Van Patten, Dustin Hoffman
Running time: 1h 52m

This new Netflix original stars Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller and Grace Van Patten as the Meyerowitz Family. The father Harold is a famous artist and decides to gather his sons and daughter in New York for a celebration of his work. Since its release, the dysfunctional family have been met with overwhelmingly good reviews and is actually a very pleasant comedy to sink into.

18. When We First Met (2018) Netflix Original

Directed by Ari Sandel
Starting: Adam Devine, Alexandra Daddario, Shelley Hennig
Running time: 1h 37m

Starring Adam Devine, Alexandra Daddario and Shelly Hennig, this Netflix Original follows Noah, who after meeting and spending a perfect night with Avery believes her to be the girl of his dreams. But after the next three years relegated to the friend zone, he begins to doubt there is any hope for him. Until Noah somehow stumbles on a mysterious photo booth that sends him back three years to give him another chance. The rom-com was received quite well upon release back on the 9th of February, and definitely worth your attention.

17. Trolls (2016)

Directed by Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell
Starting: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel
Running time: 1h 32m

Including such voice talents as; Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Russel Brand, John Cleese and James Corden, the 2016 film is a DreamWorks animation based on the 80’s toy line ‘Trolls’ (the ones with the hair). Usually, some of these animated kids films can be a little hit and miss, but overall Tolls was received quite well and was even nominated for an Oscar.

16. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Directed by Gore Verbinski
Starting: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley
Running time: 2h 31m

The second and one of the more popular Pirates of the Caribbean films has just come to Netflix. Dead Man’s Chest once again follows the dangerous adventures of Jack Sparrow as he attempts to find the heart of Davy Jones, and in the process saving himself from the locker. This is perhaps one of the more darker picks on our top 50 but we still think it’s worth mentioning.

15. The Truman Show (1998)

Directed by Peter Weir
Starting: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney
Running time: 1h 43m

One of Jim Carrey’s more serious and critically acclaimed roles was in the 1998 film The Truman Show. The comedy, drama used a very original and interesting plot and follows the life of Truman, the most famous TV star on the planet who has absolutely no idea. His entire life has been lived in the worlds largest studio, with his every move being live broadcasted worldwide. But as Truman slowly comes to the realisation that he isn’t living an ordinary life, he starts to test the limit of his reality. This film has been nominated for 3 Oscars and is arguably one of Carrey’s best performances.

14. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

Directed by Judd Apatow
Starting: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd
Running time: 1h 56m

Steve Carell plays Andy, a 30-year-old tech guy who has never ‘done the deed’. But after his secret gets out his work friends decide to go on a mission to finally get him laid. After meeting and falling for a single mum Andy soon feels the pressure building. The classic comedy is still a favorite with many and really shows Carell’s comedic talent.

13. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

Directed by David Soren
Starting: Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Nick Kroll
Running time: 1h 29m

Based on the kids’ book series of the same name, this Dreamworks film follows two exceedingly creative and imaginative kids George and Harold, who are known for their pranks. In order to stop the pair being separated in class, they decide to attempt to hypnotize their principle into becoming the dimwitted superhero Captain Underpants. Now they must struggle to keep Mr. Krupp’s new identity controlled. The film stars Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll and Thomas Middleditch.

12. Cars 3 (2017)

Directed by Ben Stiller
Starting: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.
Running time: 1h 47m

The latest instalment in the Cars franchise released in cinemas back in July of 2017. Due to a deal between Netflix and Disney, it has come to our screens pretty soon after it’s release. The movie has been praised for returning more to its original racing routs. Lightning has been on top the racing world for quite a few years now, but with the introduction of more modern and faster cars, his title is at risk. McQueen is determined to win one more race to prove he still has it. The film has been received well and any Cars fan will obviously be pleased to see it available to stream on Netflix.

11. Tropic Thunder (2008)

Directed by Ben Stiller
Starting: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.
Running time: 1h 47m

Tropic Thunder is a 2008 Action, Comedy that follows the making (or the attempt at least) of a serious Vietnam film with an all-star cast. Unfortunately the director, Damien Cockburn is an incompetent mess who decides at the last minute to shoot the film ‘found footage style’ in the real Vietnam forest in the hope that the previously uncooperative actors get a grip. Completely oblivious, the cast stumbles into the territory of a real and ruthless drug gang that attempts to kill and capture them. The film is a clever Hollywood parody and was nominated for an Oscar. The cast includes Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr, and Tom Cruise.

10. A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018) Netflix Original

Directed by David Wain
Starting: Frank Gingerich, Morgan Gingerich, Annette O’Toole
Running time: 1h 41m

This Netflix Original takes place in the 1970/80 and follows the rise of the magazine National Lampoon. Along with the creation of Caddyshack, Animal House and the beginnings of shows like Saturday Night Live. Will Forte plays the brilliant yet troubled Doug Kenney who despite many media out lashes built a media empire that spanned into Movies, live shows, and radio.

9. Hot Fuzz (2007)

Directed by Edgar Wright
Starting: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman
Running time: 2h 1m

The second film in the Cornetto trilogy is probably my favorite. A big-time London cop is relocated to a quaint village after supposedly making the Metropolitan police “look bad” with his amazing performance. At first, the town appears completely normal, but over time, and after a number of ‘accidents’, the Sgt. starts to suspect something more is going on. It features some of the trilogies best gags to date and is enjoyable to watch over and over again.

8. Sing (2016)

Directed by Garth Jennings
Starting: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane
Running time: 1h 48m

An animated brought to you by Illumination (Despicable Me), takes place in a bustling city inhabited by humanoid animates ranging from pigs, Gouriallas and pretty much any animal imaginable. After a theatre owner hosts a singing competition in order to save his business. The show quickly gets out of hand, and bad turns to worse. The film is a great musical animation with an all-star cast including; Matthew McConaughey, Seth MacFarlane and Reese Witherspoon.

7. Shrek (2001)

Directed by Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson
Starting: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz
Running time: 1h 30m

Recently Netflix has seen the addition of the classic animated, comedy film ‘Shrek’. Starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz this film takes place in a fairytale land full of magical creatures. But after most of them are dumped into a swamp belonging to an ogre called Shrek, he takes on a dangerous quest to rescue a princess for Lord Farquaad. The film one an Oscar and has spawned numerous sequels and spin-offs.

6. War Machine (2017) Netflix Original

Directed By David Michod
Starting: Brad Pitt, Daniel Betts, John Magaro
Running time: 2h 2m

This is Brad Pitt’s first role in a Netflix original and he plays General Glen McMahon a hot-headed and overconfident general who is called in to command NATO troops in Afghanistan and jumps in head first. The film is half serious, and half a ridiculous spoof based on a real life General in the United States Army. Hopefully, the success of this original will mean that we will be seeing Brad Pitt in more films with Netflix in the near future.

5.  Okja (2017) Netflix Original

Directed by Bong Joon Ho
Starting: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
Running time: 1h 47m

Okja isn’t specifically a pure comedy, but rather a Drama/Adventure following a little girl and the emotional bond between her and the experimental ‘super-pig’ Okja. A multi-national food corporation attempts to take Okja back after 10 years in order to become food, but the young Mija won’t let that happen. The film has been regarded as a “fairytale for adults” and is defiantly worth a watch.

4. The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

Directed by Chris Renaud
Starting: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart
Running time: 1h 27m


From the creators of Despicable Me comes ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ a film about what your fluffy friends get up to when you’re not around. This comedy is a lighthearted enjoyment for all the family and includes voice talents from Kevin Hart, Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and much more.

3. Finding Dory (2016)

Directed by Andrew Stanton and Angus MacLane 
Starting: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill
Running time: 1h 37m

The long-awaited sequel to the classic ‘Finding Nemo’, ‘Finding Dory’ mostly follows the forgetful fish voiced by ‘Ellen DeGeneres’ as she searches for her long-lost family, and in turn find herself. The film has the same charm as the first, and can be watched and enjoyed by both adults and kids.

2. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements
Starting: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
Running time: 1h 47m

Our second spot on this list goes to the 2017 Marvel film Thor: Ragnarok. After being banished to the planet Sakaar and imprisoned Thor must somehow find his way back to Asgard in order to stop Ragnarok and the destruction of his homeworld at the hands of Hela, a soon to be all-powerful goddess. This film probably is the most comedic of the Marvel films and features plenty of hilarious moments between Thor and Hulk/Bruce Banner. If you didn’t manage to catch this at the cinema, you will be glad to see it’s now available to stream on Netflix.

1. Moana (2016)

Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements
Starting: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
Running time: 1h 47m

At the time of writing ‘Moana’ is the latest Disney Animated movie to be released. Auli’l voices the Chief’s Daughter who calls a small tropical island her home. After a rumoured curse takes a grip of the island and starts to exhaust their food supply, Moana is once again drawn to the vast unknown of their surrounding ocean. She is picked to venture out and restore the heart of Te Fiti with the help of the Demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson). As you should expect from a Disney movie like this it hit’s the perfect notes and is an ideal movie to watch with the family.

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