Top rated light comedy movies on Amazon Prime Video

Check out today’s highest ranked light comedy movies on Amazon Prime Video! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best light comedy movies on Amazon Prime Video, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jun 14 2021

1 As Good as It Gets (1997)

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.

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1997-12-19 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    misanthropic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

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2 The Truman Show (1998)

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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1998-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining and thought-provoking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beyond boundaries
  3. Ranked #2 for
    straight dramatic acting

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3 3 Idiots (2009)

In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold. Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like "Rancho." From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down—along with the lives of his two newfound best friends. Together, they make life miserable for "Virus," the school’s uptight and heartless dean. But when Rancho catches the eye of the dean's sexy daughter, Virus sets his sights on flunking out the "3 idiots" once and for all.

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2009-12-23 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    supremely talented director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    rigorous directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    wonderfully entertaining

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4 The Full Monty (1997)

Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.

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1997-08-13 | Comedy

Cast

Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bare
  2. Ranked #1 for
    losing hope
  3. Ranked #1 for
    well-endowed

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5 The Big Sick (2017)

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

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2017-03-30 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    refreshingly honest
  2. Ranked #3 for
    canned
  3. Ranked #3 for
    customary style directing

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6 Love & Friendship (2016)

From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.

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2016-05-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kate Beckinsale, Xavier Samuel

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    witty topic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    crafty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    sneaky character

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7 50/50 (2011)

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

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2011-09-30 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relieving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comic relief
  3. Ranked #1 for
    well-balanced

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8 Hum Tum (2004)

Hum Tum (Hindi: हम तुम, translation: You and Me, Urdu: ہم تم) is a Bollywood movie, released in India on May 28, 2004, directed by Kunal Kohli and produced by Aditya Chopra and Yash Chopra. The movie stars Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji in the lead roles.

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2004-05-28 | Family / Drama

Cast

Rani Mukerji, Saif Ali Khan

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    underlying concept
  2. Ranked #7 for
    love at first sight
  3. Ranked #11 for
    ending abruptly

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9 Knives Out (2019)

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

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2019-11-27 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    big revealing ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    outstanding casting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    large cast

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10 Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

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2016-05-06 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tone-deaf
  3. Ranked #1 for
    considerably skilled directing

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FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated light comedy movies on Amazon Prime Video list are rated as great acting, straight dramatic acting, more dramatic, laughing and crying, serious topic, light and breezy, with moments of levity, lightening up the mood, emotionally touching, hitting all the right notes.
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