Comedy

Ekhaya Backpackers is on Showmax

Ekhaya Backpackers S1

The Mthembus are an eccentric Soweto-based family who, saddled with their late mother’s debts, open their family home as a backpackers … with hilarious results.

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Mooiweer en Warm S1 on Showmax

Love and catastrophe loom large in Mooiweer en Warm

Directed by Zandré Coetzer, Mooiweer en Warm follows the intertwined lives of a unique Afrikaans community in transition. Binge now on Showmax.

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Ekhaya Backpackers on Showmax

Ekhaya Backpackers reunites Abdul Khoza and Kwenzo Ngcobo

Must-watch Showmax Original comedy series Ekhaya Backpackers lands 22 February, starring Kwenzo Ngcobo, Abdul Khoza and more.

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Gemma Arterton stars as Barbara Parker

Funny Woman: Making it in the 60s

Find out how comedy-drama series Funny Woman brings 1960s-era London back to life as a woman trying to make it in the comedy boys’ club.

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Craig Robinson as Craig in Killing S1

Killing It: Snake it till you make it

To make the American Dream come true you have to kill a snake or two in The Office star Craig Robinson’s new comedy series, Killing It.

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Funny Woman S1

Funny Woman S1

Based on the Nick Hornby novel Funny Girl, this is the story of a Blackpool beauty queen who tries to make is a comedian in the 1960s.

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Ted is on Showmax

Ted S1

In the prequel to Seth MacFarlane’s movies about the swear-bear Ted, he and his best friend John navigate high school together.

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Killing It is on Showmax

Killing It S1

A comedy series about class, capitalism and one man’s quest to achieve the American dream. And to kill really big snakes.

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Bupkis is on Showmax

Bupkis S1

Pete Davidson stars as himself in this wacky, fictionalised account of his life, struggles, and triumphs. Also starring Edie Falco and Joe Pesci.

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The Office S1-9 on Showmax

The Office S1-9

A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behaviour, and tedium.

Parks and Recreation S1-7 on Showmax

Parks and Recreation S1-7

A hilarious comedy starring Amy Poehler as a dedicated Indiana Parks and Recreation official striving to improve her community.

No Hard Feelings on Showmax

No Hard Feelings (2023)

A woman who’s desperate for money accepts a job to get a wealthy couple’s introverted, awkward son out of his shell in this heartfelt comedy.

Shazam: Fury of the Gods is on Showmax

Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023)

Zachary Levi returns as Shazam in this hilarious sequel. While Billy and his foster siblings learn how to juggle their superhero lives, they face a vengeful trio of ancient gods.

The White Lotus is on Showmax

The White Lotus Season 3 guestbook

Rich, revolting, and ready to relax! Look who’s booked a room at The White Lotus resort in Thailand ahead of The White Lotus Season 3.

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Pitch Perfect Bumper in Berlin is on Showmax

Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin

In this Pitch Perfect spin-off, Adam Devine’s character, Bumper Allen, moves to Germany to pursue a solo music career.

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House Party is on Showmax

The wildest parties on Showmax: Rough Night, House Party and more

Showmax is throwing a house party between 25 December and the new year, and we’ve put together some of our wildest party movies to celebrate.

How to with John Wilson S3 on Showmax

How to With John Wilson S3

An HBO comedy shot in a documentary style as you see New York through the lens of John Wilson as he travels through the iconic city.

House Party is now streaming on Showmax

House Party (2023)

Down on their luck and about to lose the roofs over their heads, a group of friends decide to host the party of the year at an exclusive mansion.

(from left) Flora (Melissa McCarthy) and Bernard (Paapa Essiedu) in Genie, directed by Sam Boyd, on Showmax

Genie (2023)

In this holiday comedy, a workaholic man down on his luck seeks the help of a magical genie to help him with his problems.

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Shining S2 Vale on Showmax

Shining Vale S1-2

An author moves into a house with a troubling history – but nobody else in her family notices anything odd. Is she possessed? Depressed? Both?

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And Just LIke That S2 on Showmax

And Just Like That S2

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Nicole Ari Parker reprise their iconic roles in this mini-series about their new chapter. 

Young Rock S3 is on Showmax

Young Rock S3

This heartfelt and fun comedy takes a look at the formative years of superstar Dwayne The Rock Johnson, from childhood to young adulthood.

Die Onderonsie on Showmax

Showmax drops hilarious trailer for dark comedy Die Onderonsie

Pietie Beyers discusses his role in the hilarious Showmax film Die Onderonsie. Premiering 1 December 2023 on Showmax.

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Lucky Hank on Showmax

Lucky Hank S1

This off-the-wall comedy is a mid-life crisis tale about the chairman of the English department in a struggling Pennsylvania college.