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10 excellent comedies you might have missed (Nov. '17)

Are you in for some laughter but you spend all your Netflix time trying to figure out which witty movie to watch? Problem solved: check out these 10 Excellent Comedies you might have missed!

All movies are currently streaming on Netflix USA.

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  1. Frank (2014)


    A comedy about a young wannabe musician (Domhnall Gleeson) who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank (Michael Fassbender).

    Directed by Lenny Abrahamson
  2. The Trip to Italy (2014)

    The Trip to Italy

    Years after their successful restaurant review tour of Northern Britain, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are commissioned for a new tour in Italy.

    Directed by Michael Winterbottom
  3. St. Vincent (2014)

    St. Vincent

    A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.

    Directed by Theodore Melfi
  4. Frances Ha (2013)

    Frances Ha

    An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.

    Directed by Noah Baumbach
  5. How to Steal a Million (1966)

    How to Steal a Million

    A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.

    Directed by William Wyler
  6. Night Owls (2015)

    Night Owls

    After workaholic Kevin has a drunken one night stand with the beautiful train-wreck Madeline, he's horrified to discover that she's actually his boss' jilted ex-mistress. When she takes a bottle of sleeping pills, Kevin is forced to keep her awake... and over the course of the night the two begin to fall for each other.

    Directed by Charles Hood
  7. Hot Fuzz (2007)

    Hot Fuzz

    Top London cop PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. And to stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford. Paired with simple country cop Danny, everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. It is addressed as an accident, but Angel isn't going to accept that, especially when more and more people turn up dead.

    Directed by Edgar Wright
  8. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a tough life crisis as he attempts to make a new film about capturing the creature that caused him pain.

    Directed by Wes Anderson
  9. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

    Punch-Drunk Love

    A beleaguered small-business owner gets a harmonium and embarks on a romantic journey with a mysterious woman.

    Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
  10. Bad Santa (2003)

    Bad Santa

    A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

    Directed by Terry Zwigoff