Every time you turn on your TV these days, you’re confronted with an endless stream of heartrending stories from around the globe.
Between current affairs and our own personal stresses, sometimes you just need a break to have a laugh and let all the tension go.
You can’t beat a good Netflix binge to give your brain a break so we’ve put together a list of some of the funniest shows and movies for the perfect movie night.
Sometimes the funniest stories are the ones that are actually true. This hilarious documentary sees adults take to the stage to share awkward stories about their childhood. Brilliant!
Jim Carrey is one of the kings of comedy and this 1997 movie is definitely worth a re-watch.
This fan favourite is returning to Netflix with new episodes later in the year so why not take the opportunity to refresh your memory of Lorelai and Rory’s adventures?
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Go old-school with this Steve Martin and Michael Caine in this classic comedy about a conman and a swindler who go head-to-head.
The Other Woman
When a woman finds out that her boyfriend is married, she teams up with his wife to get revenge. Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star.
We love Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly individually but they’re even better together in this comedy about two middle-aged slackers who don’t react well when their parents decide to move in together.
The Royle Family
Caroline Aherne sadly passed away earlier this month but we can still enjoy her comic genius alongside Ricky Tomlinson in this brilliant series.
Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny
Hart’s popularity is continuously on the rise and some stand-up is ideal weekend watching. If you’re a big fan, you can watch his movie Ridealong too!
Is there a guiltier pleasure than watching your favourite chick flicks for the millionth time? Just don’t forget the ice-cream!
Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas and Morgan Freeman star in this story of three sixty-somethings who throw a bachelor party for their playboy friend and try to revive their youthful ways.