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Best comedy films on Lionsgate Play that promise non-stop laughter

Are you craving for some crispy comedies? Here we have some top Hollywood comedy movies available on Lionsgate Play, and OTTplay

Best comedy films on Lionsgate Play that promise non-stop laughter

The Switch, Silver Linings Playbook

Last Updated: 08.16 PM, Apr 25, 2024


Bored with the same old predictable thrillers and action genres? Are you craving for some crispy comedies? Well, put down the popcorn. We bring you some highly trending comedy flicks to make your weekend special, which all are available on Lionsgate Play, and are accessible through OTTplay Premium. From How To Be A Latin Lover to Drop Dead Gorgeous and Sex Drive, these underrated comedies star some of the best A-listers from Hollywood. On that note, we bring you the best comedy films on Lionsgate Play that promise non-stop laughter. These films are also available on OTTplay Premium.

Top comedy films to watch on Lionsgate Play now

How To Be A Latin Lover

Director: Ken Marino

Cast:  Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell, Raquel Welch

After 2 years of his marriage, Maximo finds himself facing some harsh reality checks. His rich wife, who is also much older than him, decides to end their marriage all of a sudden. Maximo’s dream of living a luxurious life is shattered within minutes. Now he has no choice other than to shift to his sister Sarah’s house, where she lives with her son, Hugo. Although he's not facing any poverty or troubles, he's not able to stop his yearning for a luxurious life. This burning desire inside him pushes him to find another wealthy older woman. Will he succeed in finding another wife? Or will he overcome the deadly desire?


Drop Dead Gorgeous

Director: Michael Patrick Jann

Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, Denise Richards, Allison Janney, Brittany Murphy

It's been 25 years since its release, and Drop Dead Gorgeous hasn't lost its comic charisma. The story follows a small-town beauty pageant in Minnesota as it takes an absurd turn and becomes a hilarious situation. Amber Atkins and Becky Leeman’s competitive spirit is worth watching. Both of them are vying for the crown and are ready to handle the negative pressure that's building up during the whole competition. Even their mothers have high expectations of them. However, soon strange events begin to unfold on the announcement day, culminating in a wild, chaotic and unforgettable ending.

Sex Drive

Director: Sean Anders

Cast: Josh Zuckerman, Amanda Crew, Clark Duke, James Marsden, Seth Green

Starring Josh Zuckerman as Ian, the story of Sex Drive shows how an 18-year-old teenager embarks on the adventurous journey of a road trip with his group of best friends with the intention of losing their virginity at an unknown place. Ian met this woman on the internet, and both of them were finally ready to meet and planned to have some fun. However, after meeting the women, hilarious chaotic events begin to unfold.

The Switch

Directors: Will Speck, Josh Gordon

Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Patrick Wilson, Thomas Robinson, Juliette Lewis

Starring Jennifer Aniston as Kassie Larson and Jason Bateman as Wally Mars in the leads, the film tells a story about 2 best friends, who are so close to each other that when Kassie desperately wants to be a single mother and is searching for a sperm donor, Wally comes on board to help her out. He offers his sperm to Kassie, but she seems to hesitate as they are very good friends, and does not want to ruin the friendship. Hilarious moments begin when Wally, being drunk, switches the sperm donor’s sample and fills the bottler with his own sample, and totally forgets for several years. After a long gap of 7 years, when Wally meets Kassie’s son Sabastian, he finds out that Sabastian totally behaves, talks and even thinks like him. What happens next? Will Wally be able to reveal to Kassie what he did? Will they be able to make a happy family?

Silver Linings Playbook

Director: David O Russell

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles

This Oscar-winning film stars Bradley Cooper as Pat Solitano, Jennifer Lawrence as Tiffany and Robert De Niro as Pat Solitamo Senior. The story tells how Pat finds a soulmate in Tiffany, after getting released from a mental hospital. Tiffany is also suffering from depression. Tiffany promises Pat that she will help him reunite with his wife if he becomes her partner in a hilarious competition.

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