Where to Watch Free Comedy Movies Online

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You can find hundreds of free comedy movies online, saving you money, as well as the hassle of going out to rent a DVD or visit a movie theater.

You'll find lots of comedy movies you can watch for free including Charlie Bartlett, Bruno, American Pie Presents: The Book Of Love, Shaun of the Dead, Beverly Hills Ninja, Click, and RV, among many more.

If you're looking for something more classic, there are some older comedy movies including Some Like It Hot, Blondie on a Budget, Navy Blues, Smart Alecks, and Chasing Trouble.

You may also stumble across comedies that you've never heard of, that may just turn out to be the most unique and funny movie you've seen for a long while. Since they're free to watch, you'll feel more comfortable taking the chance on something new.

You'll want to check out my complete list on the best places to watch free online movies if you're looking for more than just comedies. I also have a list of free movie apps so you can watch your free comedies on the go. You can also find out my picks for other genres, like horror movies, documentaries, action movies, dramas, and kids' movies. I also have a list of free downloadable movies.

If you do feel like heading out for your funny movies, we have the lowdown on how to get free movies from Redbox.

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Hulu's Free Comedy Movies

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What We Like

  • Well-known service with a lot of great content.

  • Many TV shows with near-current episode runs.

  • Well-supported with browser and multi-platform app capability.

What We Don't Like

  • You must register an account to access content.

  • The best experience requires a paid subscription.

Hulu has the best selection of free comedy movies that you can watch online right now.

You can browse through newly added comedies or the most popular ones from today, this week, this month, or all time. There are also subcategories, such as Stand Up Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Sketch Comedy, Satire, and Late Night Comedy, just to name a few.

Here are some of the more recently popular comedy movies you can watch at Hulu: Bending All The Rules, The Pill, Charlie Bartlett, Baby on Board, Beer Pong Saved My Life, and The Joneses, 

There are also funny free TV shows you can watch through Hulu, such as Parks and Recreation, Family Guy, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Reba, Modern Family, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Middle, and The Brady Bunch.

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Comedy Movies at Crackle

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What We Like

  • Good selection of content.

  • Free service.

  • Available on many platforms, including on many Smart TV sets.

What We Don't Like

  • Catalog, while robust, has a hit-or-miss feel to it.

  • The user interface has an antiquated feel.

Crackle has around 50 full length comedies that are completely free to watch. You can browse by year, title, and movies that are recommended this week to narrow down your selection.

Blankman, Man On The Moon, Bruno, American Pie Presents: The Book Of Love, Balls Out: Gary The Tennis Coach, Woke Up Dead Movie, Shaun of the Dead, Beverly Hills Ninja, Click, and RV are just some of the comedies you can watch.

Crackle has around 20 free TV sitcoms too, like The Jeffersons, Good Times, Dilbert, 10 Items or Less, and All In The Family.

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Free Comedies at Popcornflix

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What We Like

  • Offered by a film distributor, so the content is perfectly legal to watch.

  • Apps for many different platforms.

What We Don't Like

  • The browser window is a bit crowded, distracting from the movie.

  • The catalog reflects the mid-tier status of Screen Media Ventures — you'll get a lot of okay stuff, but less top-tier content.

Popcornflix has several genres of free movies, one of which is specifically for comedies, which you can select from the menu at the top of the website.

Movies can be sorted by most popular or by their title. The Grand Theft, Black Spring Break, My Girlfriends Boyfriend, The Hustle, Side By Each, Entropy, and Caught in the Act are several examples of the free comedies you can stream from Popcornflix.

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Free Comedies at Movies Found Online

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What We Like

  • Lots of movies and TV shows.

What We Don't Like

  • No actual content; all the videos are embedded from other online sites.

  • Some content may infringe on copyrights.

  • Awful site design — every click of the mouse generates a pop-up ad.

Movies Found Online has a collection of over 50 comedies that are listed out over just a couple pages, which makes it easy to quickly browse through them.

Movies range from those released in the early 1900’s all the way up to present day, such as Kung Fury, The Gunfighter, The Moped Diaries, No One Is Thirsty, Melon Head, Bear, and Rare Exports.

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Classic Cinema Online's Comedies

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What We Like

  • Good collection of silent movies.

What We Don't Like

  • Not much content.

  • Requires Adobe Flash.

  • Content is sourced from YouTube.

Dozens of free classic comedies are available from Classic Cinema Online. Some of the movies are categorized as romantic comedies and others are silent films.

I'm From Arkansas, Some Like It Hot, Blondie on a Budget, Navy Blues, Smart Alecks, Topper, and Three Husbands are some of the comedies you can watch using Classic Cinema Online.

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Pluto TV's Free Online Comedies

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What We Like

  • Good site design — looks like a cable-TV interface.

  • High-quality video performance.

What We Don't Like

  • Frequent ads.

  • Content appears in a station-like format, not a catalog format.

  • Most content appears to be mid-to-low tier movies and TV shows, not fan favorites or blockbusters.

Pluto TV is another source of free online comedy movies and TV shows. There are two ways you can find comedy videos at Pluto TV...

The first is through the Pluto TV mobile app. You can pick from a list of comedies like Legally Blonde (1 and 2), Barbershop, Stan Helsing, Wedding Daze, Inbetweeners, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, and Dead Man on Campus.

The other way to find free comedies at Pluto TV is to watch them live through Channel 51 or Channel 52. Movies are played here 24/7 and new ones are added every week, but they might also be mixed in with movies from other genres like dramas or romance movies.

Pluto TV is also known for their TV shows. You can get comedy-specific shows from any of these comedy channels which includes The Onion and CRACKED, among others.

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Free Online Comedies at Retrovision

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What We Like

  • Lots of public-domain movies — great for the classics.

  • Retrovision mostly hosts its own content, so copyright infringement risk is low.

What We Don't Like

  • Lots of ads.

  • In some cases, video quality is low — lower than it ought to be, even for very old films.

More classic comedy movies can be found at Retrovision, which has a one-page list full of comedies.

Some of these free comedies include A Bucket of Blood, Time of Your Life, Traffic Warden, Chasing Trouble, Road to Bali, St. Benny the Dip, Irish Luck, Malice in the Palace, The Man Who Walked Alone, No Limit, and Star Trek – The 47 Conspiracy.

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Free Comedy Movies at Tubi TV

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What We Like

  • Partners with groups like Starz and Paramount, so it offers a decent catalog of legal content.

  • Lots of dedicated mobile apps and apps for embedded platforms.

What We Don't Like

  • Some content requires registration.

  • Plenty of ads.

Thousands of free movies and TV shows are available through Tubi TV, and they can all be viewed on a number of mobile devices in addition to a computer.

Some of the free comedies at Tubi TV include Fully Loaded, Jeff Who Lives At Home, Eldorado, He's Way More Famous Than You, 10 Years Later, Johan, Ghost Team One, and Dreamworld.

There's also a whole section at Tubi TV that's just for stand up comedy videos.

Some movies require you to log in to view them, but registration is free and only takes a few moments.

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Streaming Comedy Movies at YouTube

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What We Like

  • Vast catalog.

  • Available on every platform.

What We Don't Like

  • No guarantee that content is legal to view or download.

  • No cataloging system to identify, e.g., comedy movies.

YouTube is widely known for music videos, movie trailers, and other types of online video, but there are also lots of movies you can watch for free.

YouTube doesn’t let you search for movies by genre, which means you must scroll through all the films to find one you want to watch.

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Veoh's Free Comedies

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What We Like

  • Good catalog of content.

  • Social-sharing features.

What We Don't Like

  • Very little current-run content.

  • Includes some user-generated videos of varying quality.

There are tens of thousands of videos listed in the Comedy category of Veoh, but most of them aren't over an hour in length, which is the length of a regular movie.

Happy Go Lovely, Lady Says No, The Kid, and Africa Screams are some of Veoh's comedies that are of regular movie length.

You can sort videos by popularity, title, length, and date added.