If there’s one category that isn’t lacking on HBO, it’s comedy. The premium movie service not only streams hit blockbusters, but it also produces its own hilarious comedy shows and films.
You can watch all of our top HBO comedy picks no matter if you’re an HBO Now subscriber or have access to the streaming service through your TV provider.
Best HBO comedy shows
- Silicon Valley
Best HBO comedy movies
- Date Night
- Meet the Fockers
- 50 First Dates
- Super Troopers 2
Editor’s note: This list will be updated as comedy shows and movies leave and other new arrivals make their debut on HBO.
Best HBO comedy shows
1. Silicon Valley
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be a programming in Silicon Valley but with comedic scenes sprinkled in, this show is for you. Following the lives of a startup company and its nerdy/geeky founder, this TV series takes the audience through what it’s like to build a revolutionary compression algorithm while trying to compete with a large technology conglomerate.
You can head on over to HBO to start binging the first five seasons of Silicon Valley. The sixth (and likely last) season of the show is set to air in late 2019 or early 2020.
After a successful career as a U.S. Marine, Barry takes on the role of an unassuming hitman living in the Midwest. But after being sent to California for a job, Barry ends up finding his true calling and love at a run-down theater in Los Angeles.
You can stream the first two seasons of Barry right now. The show has been renewed for a third season, but that won’t be available until early 2020.
The end of a marriage is never fun, but watching the actions of those getting a divorce can sometimes be hilarious. Although sometimes dark, this series follows a loveless couple that occasionally go out of their way to be petty towards one another.
Stream all three seasons of Divorce on HBO by clicking on the button below.
Movie stars are always surrounded by their entourage. But what do these people actually do?
HBO’s Entourage follows actor Vincent Chase and his handful of best friends. Watch as the group tags along and enjoys the highlife that accompanies the newfound fame and fortune.
Catch all eight seasons of Entourage on HBO.
When you are looking to make it in the big time, you either move to Los Angeles or New York City. Girls is a comedy that follows four young adults as they tackle living and working in the city that never sleeps.
The main character — played by Lena Dunham — has a dream of being a successful writer. This plan is cut short after wing cut off financially by her parents.
Stream all six seasons of Girls right now.
Best comedy movies on HBO
Based on a true story, a group of friends started a game of tag while in elementary school. While most grow out schoolyard games, these friends kept the game of tag alive through adulthood.
One month a year, the group gets together and make someone “it” until the next year. To make things even more interesting, one member of the bunch has never been tagged.
Watch Tag right now by clicking on the button below.
2. Date Night
Never steal someone else’s dinner reservation. That’s what the characters in Date Night find out the hard way.
Starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey, this couple gets misidentified as two people who are in a world of trouble. Watch as these two try to escape for their lives and prove their innocence.
Date Night can be watched commercial-free by clicking on the button below.
3. Meet the Fockers
After a stressful first meeting of his now finance’s family, Greg Focker must now introduce everyone to his parents. In normal fashion, everything goes downhill in a comedic way.
Unfortunately, HBO currently doesn’t stream the first movie in this franchise, Meet the Parents. But, you can watch Little Fockers, the third and final film, after wrapping up Meet the Fockers.
4. 50 First Dates
Henry Roth, played by Adam Sandler, falls madly in love with a girl on a Hawaiian island. But after kicking things off, he finds out that Lucy Whitmore (Drew Barrymore) suffers from short-term memory loss and doesn’t remember Roth or their first date.
Through the entirety of the film, Roth tries to reconnect with Whitmore and get her to fall in love with him in a single day. Unsurprising, the dates don’t always end well.
Watch one of the most iconic Adam Sandler flicks by clicking on the button below.
5. Super Troopers 2
Following the cult-favorite Super Trooper movie, the buddy group of cops are assigned up to the Canadian border to set up a new Highway Patrol station. The town’s Canadians and Mounties aren’t happy with the new land border and are even less happy with the troopers manning the station.
HBO subscribers can stream Super Troopers 2 right now.
That’s it for our list of the best HBO comedy shows and movies on HBO! Did we miss any great flicks? Let us know in the comments.