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The 15 funniest comedies on Hulu because we all need a laugh

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If laughter is the best medicine, these movies will have you feeling better in no time.
In search of a good laugh? Hulu's movie library is here to help.

From cult classics to recent gems, Hulu boasts a large collection of comedies. The prospect of wading through all of them can be daunting, especially since some movies may require an add-on subscription to watch. There's no streaming woe worse than finding the perfect movie to watch before realizing you don't have the right plan to watch it.

No need to panic though: We've gone through Hulu's catalog already and narrowed it down to the cream of the comedy crop, all of which can be watched without any extra subscriptions. Any of these movies will have you chuckling in no time.

Here, in no particular order, are the 15 best comedies on Hulu.

1. Booksmart (2019)

A new teen classic. Credit: Francois Duhamel / Annapurna Pictures

Olivia Wilde's Booksmart seems destined to be this era's Dazed and Confused, which is to say that teen comedy full of unknowns and up-and-comers who'll all go on to become big, big stars. Regardless of what becomes of its cast, though, it's earned instant-classic status in its own right, serving up both belly laughs and heartfelt tears. It's a lot of emotions, is what I'm saying, but in a way that feels true to the heaven and hell that is the end of high school.

Even as the film veers off into borderline surreal directions (Billie Lourd is particularly magical as a party girl with a knack for being in the right place at the right time), Booksmart grounds itself in the unimpeachable bond between defiantly uncool BFFs Molly (Beanie Feldstein) and Amy (Kaitlyn Dever). This one's for all the nerds out there who were forced to learn, eventually, that there's more to life than what goes on in books. — Angie Han, Deputy Entertainment Editor *

How to watch: Booksmart is now streaming on Hulu.

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