Are you ready to laugh till your sides hurt? Look no further because I’ve got the perfect solution for you! With so many great comedy movies out there, it can be hard to choose which one to watch. But fear not, I’ve done the research and have compiled a list of the 5 best comedy movies you should stream in NZ right now! And the best part? You can easily get Hulu in NZ to get access to even more amazing movies!
So sit back, relax, and get ready to have a good old belly laugh.
Top five comedy movies available for streaming in NZ
Palm Springs (2020)
Director: Max Barbakow
Cast: Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons
Runtime: 1 hour 30 minutes
Palm Springs is a romantic-comedy sci-fi film on Hulu about two strangers, Nyles and Sarah, who meet at a Palm Springs wedding and become stuck in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again. As they try to figure out how to break the cycle, they form a deep connection and learn to find joy in the present moment. The film explores themes of existentialism, the search for meaning, and the transformative power of love and human connection.
Big Time Adolescence (2020)
Director: Jason Orley
Cast: Pete Davidson, Griffin Gluck, Jon Cryer, Emily Arlook, Colson Baker
Runtime: 1 hour 31 minutes
Big Time Adolescence is a coming-of-age comedy-drama film about a high school senior, Mo, who becomes best friends with his sister’s ex-boyfriend, Zeke, an immature college dropout. Zeke introduces Mo to partying, drugs, and girls, leading Mo down a path of rebellion and self-discovery. As Mo tries to navigate the ups and downs of adolescence, he must confront the consequences of his actions and decide what kind of person he wants to be. The film explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and the challenges of growing up.
Happiest Season (2020)
Director: Clea DuVall
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Dan Levy, Mary Steenburgen, Victor Garber
Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes
Happiest Season” is a romantic comedy-drama film about a young couple, Abby and Harper, who plan to spend Christmas together with Harper’s family. However, when they arrive, Abby learns that Harper has not come out to her conservative parents as gay. As Harper navigates the complexities of her family’s expectations and Abby struggles with feeling like an outsider, the couple must confront the challenges of their relationship and the importance of being true to themselves. The film explores themes of love, acceptance, and the difficulties of coming out.
The Binge (2020)
Director: Jeremy Garelick
Cast: Skyler Gisondo, Eduardo Franco, Dexter Darden, Vince Vaughn
Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes
The Binge is a comedy film set in a future where all drugs and alcohol are illegal except for one day a year, known as “Binge Day.” Three high school seniors set out to attend the wildest party of the year, but encounter unexpected obstacles and challenges along the way. As they navigate the dangers of excessive partying, they learn valuable lessons about friendship, responsibility, and the consequences of their actions. The film offers a humorous and satirical take on the traditional high school party movie genre.
Vacation Friends (2021)
Director: Clay Tarver
Cast: John Cena, Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji, Meredith Hagner
Runtime: 1 hour 43 minutes
Vacation Friends is a comedy film about a straight-laced couple, Marcus and Emily, who befriends a wild and carefree couple, Ron and Kyla, during their vacation in Mexico. The two couples have a memorable time together, but part ways assuming they’ll never see each other again. However, when Ron and Kyla unexpectedly show up at Marcus and Emily’s wedding, chaos ensues as their true natures clash with the formal event. As the couples confront their differences, they learn valuable lessons about love, friendship, and the importance of being true to oneself.
If laughter is the best medicine, then these five comedy movies are the prescription you need! So take a break from your daily routine and indulge in some quality humor. Whether you prefer the witty banter of “Bridesmaids” or the quirky charm of “Napoleon Dynamite,” these movies are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. You can also have a look at some tips to save money.
So grab your remote, dim the lights, and get ready to laugh your pants off. Happy streaming!