12 Horror Comedies on Netflix in April 2024

Have a few laughs this month with our recommendations for horror comedies streaming on Netflix in April 2024.

Conjuring Kannappan (2023) is a horror comedy from India about a cursed dreamcatcher and the nightmares it causes.

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It’s April, the time of year when everyone’s a jokester. April Fools’ Day jokes can be hit or miss, but hey, comedy, like horror, is extremely subjective. So, in an attempt to bring some laughter into your horror-movie viewing habits this month, April’s Netflix recommendations are all horror comedies. And as always, for more Netflix recommendations, check out our “Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now” article which is updated every month.

12 Horror Comedies Streaming on Netflix in April 2024

1. Girls with Balls (2018)

Girls with Balls (2018).
At only an hour and seventeen minutes long, Girls with Balls is designed for fast and fun viewing.

Director: Olivier Afonso | Runtime: 77 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: sports horror, gore, humans hunting humans

Girls with Balls is a French film, but don’t expect the soul-crushing themes of New French Extremity. Instead, expect a few laughs and some gore in this rather straightforward backwoods horror movie. The premise is about the members of a female volleyball team who are stranded in the woods and are hunted by a group of weirdos. The comedy isn’t going to work for everyone, but it’s just silly enough to be the kind of viewing good for late at night when you want something mostly mindless to watch. Bonus points for casting Denis Lavant of Holy Motors (2012) as the leader of the weirdos.

2. Conjuring Kannappan (2023)

Conjuring Kannappan (20
Conjuring Kannappan is light and funny, and it has some really creepy visuals.

Director: Selvin Raj Xavier | Runtime: 139 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: Indian movies, dream horror, cursed objects

Conjuring Kannappan is a horror comedy about a hapless man, Kannappan, who finds an old dreamcatcher in a well. He pull a feather off the dreamcatcher as he’s extricating it from the well’s bucket, and that starts him down a dark path. He begins having a recurring nightmare about a house of horrors that has dangerous effects on Kannappan in the waking world. And soon, the people around him can’t help but pluck feathers off of the dreamcatcher themselves, threatening to trap them all together in the the same terrifying dream reality.

3. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead (2023)

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead (2023)
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is based on a manga of the same name. There is also a Zom 100 anime series.

Director: Yusuke Ishida | Runtime: 129 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: Japanese movies, zombie comedies, weird movies

Lots of people dream about what they would do during a zombie apocalypse. Akira, the protagonist of Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, doesn’t have time to dream about stuff like that because he’s stuck in an exhausting job with a terrible boss. But then zombies take over, and Akira has all the time in the world to do whatever he wants. Before he inevitably becomes a zombie himself (that’s not a spoiler, that’s just how he thinks), Akira makes a list of everything he wants to do in life. His list leads him to some weird places, but it also has the potential to lead him to true fulfillment for the first time.

4. The Babysitter (2017)

Samara Weaving in The Babysitter (2017).
The comedy is over the top, and there is a decent amount of blood throughout The Babysitter.

Director: McG | Runtime: 85 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: Samara Weaving, occult movies, babysitter horror

Cole has the best babysitter. Her name is Bee, and she’s the coolest. But when Cole stays up to see what Bee does after he is sent to bed, he discovers that Bee and her friends are part of a satanic cult. Cole witnesses a deadly ritual, and though he tries to pretend like he didn’t see anything even when they take a vial of his blood for their ritual, Bee knows Cole too well. With everyone’s secrets out in the open, Cole spends the rest of his night trying to escape Bee and her friends in this fun horror comedy.

5. The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020)

Jenna Ortega in The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020).
The entire main cast of The Babysitter returned for The Babysitter: Killer Queen, and they also added Jenna Ortega.

Director: McG | Runtime: 102 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: Jenna Ortega, teen horror, sequels

If you enjoyed The Babysitter, then you’ll enjoy the Babysitter: Killer Queen. It’s more of the same over-the-top silliness, and it does a good job of recreating the feeling of the original movie while still making the new story interesting in its own ways. Killer Queen picks up a couple of years after the first film, with Cole in a bad place because almost nobody believes his story about his satanic former babysitter. Cole decides to get away from everything by going to a party at a lake with his friends, but there he is confronted with more cultists (and cultists back from the dead) who need Cole’s blood once again.

6. The ‘Burbs (1989)

The 'Burbs (1989)
Tom Hanks stars in The ‘Burbs along with Rick Ducommun, Bruce Dern, Corey Feldman, and Carrie Fisher.

Director: Joe Dante | Runtime: 101 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: Tom Hanks, suburban horror, creepy neighbors

Nosy neighbors are awful, but The ‘Burbs puts viewers in the role of nosy neighbors for a wonderfully comedic effect. Ray has a week off from work, and he’s decided to make it a stay-home vacation. Spending so much idle time at home, Ray begins to get drawn into his neighbors’ speculation about the new family on the block. Are they crazed murderers, or are Ray and his friends getting worked up and worried about nothing?

7. Little Evil (2017)

Little Evil (2017)
With The First Omen releasing on April 5th, 2024, now is a good time to go all-in with antichrist movies like Little Evil (pictured).

Director: Eli Craig | Runtime: 94 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: creepy kids, antichrist movies

Riffing on movies like The Omen, Little Evil is about a young boy who is the Antichrist. The boy, Lucas, gets a new stepfather when Gary marries Lucas’s mother Samantha. Gary tries to bond with the odd little boy, but he starts to become convinced of Lucas’s demonic heritage as horrific things continue to happen around him. But what is stronger, the power of Satan or the bond between a boy and his (step)father?

8. HollyBlood (2022)

HollyBlood (2022)
HollyBlood takes inspiration for much of its comedy (especially in the beginning of the film) from parodying the Twilight movies.

Director: Jesús Font | Runtime: 88 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: vampires, teen comedies, Spanish movies

HollyBlood is a romantic comedy with vampires. It is about about Javi, a shy teen with a crush on a girl from his class named Sara. Sara loves vampires, so when a series of absurd circumstances convinces Sara that Javi is a real vampire, he decides to go with it. Little does Javi know that a real vampire is lurking about.

9. Izla (2021)

Izla (2021)
Izla was also released under the title Only You.

Director: Barry Gonzalez | Runtime: 85 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: zombies, Filipino movies, island-based horror

Izla is a zombie comedy from the Philippines about a group of vloggers looking to boost their views. While vacationing they learn about the nearby Forbidden Island, so they decide to go there to shoot one of their “prank” videos. What they actually end up doing on Forbidden Island is trying to survive a swarm of zombies. Izla is about as straightforward as a zombie comedy can get, and it’s light, goofy fun.

10. Office Invasion (2022)

Office Invasion (2022)
Office Invasion probably should have been marketed more as a comedy with a few aliens rather than a comedy about an invasion of aliens, especially considering that the bulk of the movie is about three friends and their lives, and the alien fighting happens towards the end.

Directors: Gareth Crocker & Fred Wolmarans | Runtime: 112 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: aliens, South African movies, patience

Office Invasion definitely takes its time getting to the good stuff, but there’s a fairly decent comedy in there if you have the patience. The story involves three friends who work for the same mining company. All three of them suffer career setbacks, prompting them to take action to rectify their situations. But their plans are altered when they learn that aliens have infiltrated the company.

11. All My Friends Are Dead (2020)

All My Friends Are Dead (2020)
Don’t worry, this image isn’t really a spoiler. This is seen within the first few minutes of the movie.

Director: Jan Balcl | Runtime: 96 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: party movies, movies from Poland, holiday horror

All My Friends Are Dead is one of the darker comedies on this list. As you might infer from the title, there is a lot of death in the film. How we get to that point involves a New Year’s Eve party in which plenty of debauchery takes place. Bodies start dropping due to ridiculous circumstances, and it all builds to a whirlwind of blood and violence.

12. Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)

Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)
Bodies Bodies Bodies stars Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Winders, Rachel Sennott (all three pictured from left), Amandla Stenberg, Myha’la, Pete Davidson, and Lee Pace.

Director: Magnus Martens | Runtime: 100 minutes

For viewers who enjoy: murder mysteries, social deduction, party horror

Bodies Bodies Bodies is a modern murder mystery with tons of dry humor (and a lot of humor that isn’t as subtle). A group of friends gathers in a mansion to wait out a hurricane by having a party. Tensions rise, and when one of the friends is found dead, tension turns to suspicion, and suspicion turns to violence. Will there be anyone left alive by the time the hurricane passes?

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Chris has a degree in film studies at Temple University’s campus in Tokyo, Japan. He is a renowned expert on horror cinema.