Most people can't get their eyes off of films and series on Netflix. Well, with all the great movies there, we can't blame them. I love streaming films on Netflix too. But if you want to take a break from drama, apocalypse, and action movies, we know some really good African-American and Nigerian comedies on Netflix that you should watch right now. Can we have a popcorn?
Bad Boys 1, 2, and Bad Boys For Life
I know what you're thinking, this is an action film. But before you judge it, take a look at the first few scenes first, and let's see if you are still gonna turn it down. This movie falls into the category of comedy too. And how can you not watch Will Smith and Martin Lawrence! These two play the characters of two detectives who track down drugs that were stolen from a police station. A black classic comedy film that is so successful it even had two sequels.
Death at a Funeral
Starring Chris Rock, Danny Glover, Regina Hall, Tracy Morgan, and Martin Lawrence, this 2010 film maybe a decade old now but you'll surely enjoy the shenanigans of two brothers who are brought together at their father's funeral.
How High 2
This is the remake of the original film that starred Redman and Method Man. How High 2 stars Lil Yachty and DC Young Fly as two stoners who go around Atlanta looking for their missing stash of marijuana. The film also stars Mike Epps and DeRay Davis.
If you are into Rom-com films, Hitch should be on your to-be-watched list. The film follows Will Smith's character, Alex "Hitch" Hitchens who is a dating consultant. Throughout the movie, he coaches his client on how to date women, but Hitch always gets into hilarious unfortunate situations in front of the woman he is attracted to. The film also stars Eva Mendes and Kevin James.
Starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell, Good Burger is a film based on a sketch from the Nickelodeon TV series "All That". Kenan and Kel both work at a fast-food restaurant and they are given a task to prove that their rival restaurant includes dangerous additives in their burgers while trying to protect the Good Burger's secret sauce ingredients.
Class Act is one of the most iconic movies when it comes to black culture. The film stars Kid N' Play, Karyn Parsons, Thomas Mikal Ford, Loretta Devine, and Doug E. Doug. The movie follows
two friends with nothing in common. They both befriend each other to survive high school. This comedy film is a cult favorite. So if you haven't watched it yet, get some popcorn and stream it on Netflix.
How about some Queen Latifah? This 2008 comedy-crime film also stars Diane Keaton and Katie Holmes. The movie follows three women who end up working for a Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City. They make plans to steal worn-out dollar bills that are going to be ditched and destroyed. But it seems hard to stop their coworkers from finding out what they're into.
My Wife and I
Another rom-com film you should watch, This My Wife and I movie follows a young couple who are headed for divorce after a tumultuous relationship. Throughout the film, you'll witness the hilarious ups and downs of their relationship after they seek counseling from a pastor. The movie stars Ramsey Nouah and Ngozi Nwosu.
Starring Eddie Murphy and Yara Shahidi, Imagine That is a 2009 comedy film that follows the character of a financial advisor who works hard. It is revealed that his daughter can predict trends in the market through her imaginary friends' tips. He didn't spend much time with his daughter before, but now he is forced to play with her so he can ask questions to her imaginary friends.
Which ones will you watch tonight? Why not include these all on your list so you can have a good laugh every time you need one.
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