There’s nothing as fun as watching a movie together with some friends on a nice, weekend evening, whether it’s physically together at someone’s house or virtually online!
Watching a movie together with friends living in a completely different continent wasn’t a viable option a decade ago, but with the advent of technology, it’s as easy as meeting a friend next door! Just schedule a time, a movie, and BAM!
So, if you’re planning to throw a watch party with friends sometime soon, this post is just for you!
Choosing a time probably isn’t as difficult as choosing a movie! Some love horror, some hate romance, others fall asleep watching drama, but everybody loves a light comedy! We have it all! From the latest animation recommended by some of the biggest directors (Bong Joon-ho and Guillermo Del Toro), the star-studded black comedy about the end of the world, all the way to the modern comedy classic about
Check out these light comedies on Netflix that are just the perfect fit for watch parties.
The following list was based on Maimovie on March 29, 2022, under the “Netflix”, “for a watch party” and “light comedy” Keytalks. Check out the Maimovie app or website to discover more movies and shows.
1988, 2h 6m
An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
2003, 1h 50m
Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock ‘n’ roll. The school’s hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn’s activities. But Finn’s roommate remains in the dark about what he’s doing.
2017, 1h 44m
An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.
2009, 1h 40m
When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can’t seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who’s supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.
2012, 1h 49m
In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.
1997, 2h 19m
New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.
2021, 2h 23m
Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn humankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.
2011, 1h 53m
A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
2016, 1h 41m
Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle 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.
2021, 1h 54m
A quirky, dysfunctional family’s road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity’s unlikeliest last hope.