Note: We update this list each week to add the best new titles Netflix has to offer. These picks are fresh as of August 22, 2014. You're welcome.
Let us guess: It’s been a rough week, hasn’t it? At the office, your boss is riding you harder than I’ll Have Another’s jockey before the horse’s sidelining injury. Outside of the office, in the presence of the old ball-and-chain, every word you say gets misconstrued and turned into some kind of verbal assault. Well, we know exactly what you need, and that’s to sit down, fire up the Netflix account, and watch a good, old-fashioned horror mo… Actually, scratch that. A scary movies is exactly what you don’t need right now. Rather, you need some uninterrupted belly laughs.
And there’s no better source for that kind of comic relief than a purely funny movie. Shit, how about 25 of them? Having scoured through the online film rental website’s catalog of watch-now comedies, we’ve assembled the following list of The 25 Best Comedy Movies Streaming on Netflix Right Now, covering the complete spectrum of cinematic guffaws. If none of these cure those aforementioned real-world stresses, don’t fret—we’ll be back with a horror companion list next week, though, for humanity’s sake, give these a try first.
Written by Matt Barone (@MBarone)