Comedy Movies to Watch on Showmax

In need of a good laugh? Well, then look no further. There are many comedy movies to watch on Showmax. Showmax is home to a plethora of side-splitting comedy movies that promise to tickle your funny bone and lift your spirits. Whether you’re a fan of slapstick humor, witty banter, or quirky characters, there is something to cater to every taste. We have compiled a list of top-notch comedy movies available on Showmax for you to enjoy. 

Comedy Movies to Watch on Showmax

Without much time wasting, let us proceed to list them;

Shotgun Wedding (2022)

Shotgun Wedding is about a couple who gather their families for the ultimate destination wedding on a private island. But when the entire wedding party is taken hostage, the bride and groom must save their loved ones. Well, if they don’t kill each other first. Believe me, this is a good watch, and I recommend watching it with the family.

Father of the Bride (2022)

This is yet another one of the comedy movies to watch on Showmax. A father must come to grips with his daughter’s upcoming wedding in a sparkling Cuban-American update of this timeless rom-com. If you need a good laugh, I highly recommend this.

I Love My Dad (2022)

Another great watch is I Love My Dad. The movie follows Chuck, a hopelessly estranged father who desperately wants to reconnect with his troubled son, Franklin. Blocked on social media and concerned for his son’s life, Chuck creates a fake online identity as waitress Becca, but things start to spiral when his inadvertent catfishing leads to Franklin falling for this imaginary girl. Trust me, you will enjoy this film.

Triangle of Sadness (2022)

This is another interesting movie starring Charlbi Dean. It is one of the comedy movies I would recommend to anyone looking for a comedy laughter movie to watch on Showmax.

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)

This is a meta-action comedy movie and a must-watch. It centers on a creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, Cage, who must accept a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous superfan. 

AboMkhulu (2023)

Childhood friends Mahooks, Taozen and Shishi spent 30 years in jail for a crime they did not commit during the South African liberation struggle. Finally, free again, they set out on a hilarious journey, determined to find home and make up for lost time. This is a hilarious drama that you will enjoy watching.

Beurtkrag (2021)

Beurtkrag is another comedy movie you have to see on Showmax. Believe me, the drama, laughter, romance, and everything that comes with this movie is so worth watching. 

Welcome to the Family (2021)

Barely saying “yes” to her boyfriend’s marriage proposal, Palesa finds herself dragged along to his family home in KZN. She discovers that she is about to marry into an over-the-top, wealthy family led by two overbearing, controlling, and hard-to-please monster-in-laws. How does she overcome and become a member of the family? To find out what plays out in this comedy film, you have to watch it on Showmax.

The Big Sick (2017)

The Big Sick is another film I recommend you watch if you’re looking for a good laugh. According to Rotten Tomatoes, this is the 10th best romantic movie of all time. The story follows a Pakistan-born comedian and grad student as they fall in love. However, cultural difference becomes a threat to their love. Watch how this rom-com plays out.

The Stand In (2020)

Looking to get a good laugh? Then you should watch The Stand In. This is one of those comedy movies on Showmax you didn’t know you needed. Believe me, you will enjoy watching this movie.

Black Friday (2021)

This movie follows a group of toy store employees who must protect each other from a horde of parasite-infected shoppers on the busiest shopping day of the year, Black Friday. It is a must-watch if you’re yet to see it.

Expiry Date (2022)

The plot follows the life of Musa, who is heartbroken when his proposal is rejected. Coming to his rescue is his younger who doesn’t believe in love. He talks him into playing Expiry Date, a game where they just date different women with breakup dates. Watch how this hilarious story plays out.

India Sweets and Spices (2021)

After her first year at the University of California, Alia Kapur returns home for summer vacation with a fresh perspective. Now that she’s back at her family’s affluent home in a fictional New Jersey suburb, in an Indian American community, she realizes that her friends and family are shallow and she desires to be different, open-minded, and less snobby. How far do you think she will go? Find out this in this interesting movie.

Baywatch (2017)

Baywatch is an action comedy based on the mega-hit 90s TV series. It stars Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario,, David Hasselhoff, and Zac Efron. So, believe me, you will enjoy watching this film as it is packed with loads of fun and hilarious moments.

Swan Song (2021)

This is about a formerly flamboyant hairdresser who takes a long walk across a small town to style a dead woman’s hair. In this movie, you get to enjoy consistent hilarious moments, thus making it a good watch.


There is our list. Let us know below if there’s a movie you want us to add to the list. Also, don’t forget to share this article with your friends. Share your thoughts and recommendations below.

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