Are you in the mood for a good scare, but also want to have a laugh? Look no further than Netflix’s collection of funny scary movies. From classic horror parodies to modern monster comedies, there’s something for everyone in the mood for a spooky chuckle.
The Cabin in the Woods
This meta-horror film takes a fresh approach to the classic cabin-in-the-woods trope. Written and produced by Joss Whedon, The Cabin in the Woods follows five friends who venture into the wilderness for a weekend getaway, only to stumble upon an underground facility conducting sinister experiments on them. With witty dialogue and clever twists, this movie is sure to keep you entertained and on your toes.
Tucker and Dale vs Evil
In this hilarious horror-comedy, two well-meaning hillbillies (played by Tyler Labine and Alan Tudyk) are mistaken for crazed killers by a group of college kids camping nearby. Chaos ensues as Tucker and Dale try to prove their innocence while the college kids continue to accidentally kill themselves trying to escape from what they believe are evil rednecks. This movie is perfect for those who enjoy slapstick humor mixed with gory horror.
Shaun of the Dead
This British cult classic from Edgar Wright stars Simon Pegg as Shaun, a slacker who must save his friends and family from a zombie apocalypse. With clever humor, heartfelt moments, and plenty of gore, Shaun of the Dead is not only one of the funniest scary movies on Netflix but also one of the best zombie films ever made.
Other Funny Scary Movies Worth Checking Out
- Zombieland: A post-apocalyptic comedy featuring Woody Harrelson and Emma Stone.
- The Babysitter: A teenage boy discovers that his babysitter is part of a satanic cult.
- Little Evil: A man marries a woman who turns out to be the mother of the Antichrist.
- Happy Death Day: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again, trying to solve the mystery of her killer’s identity.
While horror movies can be terrifying, sometimes it’s nice to have a good laugh while being scared. The movies listed above are just a few examples of funny scary movies you can find on Netflix. So grab some popcorn, turn off the lights, and enjoy some spooky humor.