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Comedy

Q: How many surrealists does it take to change a light bulb? A: The fish. Much like that joke, comedy comes down to personal taste and what one finds funny or not. Some like their humour light and frothy and very generalised, while others like it to have an edge and go for a more twisted, darker humour. The motherlode of this genre can be scrolled below. Either way, we're sure there will be something for everybody in the subsections on the left. Right: There's Something About Mary's hairdo...

22 Jump Street (2014)

7/10
Director: Christopher Miller, Phil Lord
Starring: Ice Cube, Peter Stormare, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go... Read more

3 is a Crowd ( Je reste! ) (2003)

Director: Diane Kurys
Starring: Sophie Marceau, Vincent Perez, Charles Berling, Pascale Roberts

AKA "Je Reste!" Marie-Dominique has been married to Bertrand for 15 years. They have a young son, a lovely home and a seemingly blissful marriage. But... Read more

30 Minutes or Less (2011)

6.1/10
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Starring: Fred Ward, Jesse Eisenberg, Michael Pena, Nick Swardson, Danny McBride, Aziz Ans...

In this frenetic comedy, down-and-out pizza delivery guy Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) gets kidnapped by a pair of bumbling, would-be criminals (Danny McBrid... Read more

3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 1 (1996)

7.8/10
Director: James Burrows, Robert Berlinger
Starring: John Lithgow, Kristen Johnston, French Stewart, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jane Curti...

Season One of the hit series about a bunch of clueless aliens disguised as humans in order to research Earth's customs and people. John Lithgow was c... Read more

3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 3 (1997)

7.8/10
Director: James Burrows, Robert Berlinger
Starring: Jane Curtin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Lithgow, French Stewart, Kristen Johnsto...

Nominated for eight Emmys, the third season features more out-of-this-world lunacy from the Solomons as they venture further into the human condition,... Read more

48 Shades (2006)

5.9/10
Director: Daniel Lapaine
Starring: Richard Wilson (2), Emma Lung, Robin McLevy, Nicholas Donaldson, Victoria Thaine...

17-year-old Dan decides to stay in Brisbane and finish high school when his parents move to Switzerland, moving in with his young aunt and her gorgeou... Read more

50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (2005)

5.7/10
Director: Stewart Main
Starring: Andrew Patterson, Harriet Beattie, Jay Collins, Georgia McNeil, Michael Dorman,...

Growing up in Central Otago in 1975, 12-year-old Billy is a farmer's son out of step with the other kids at his school. He's not interested in farmin... Read more

50/50 (2011)

7.7/10
Director: Jonathan Levine
Starring: Anjelica Huston, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Seth...

Loosely based on the experiences of screenwriter Will Reiser, this poignant comedy/drama follows Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a 27-year-old man diagno... Read more

6 A.M. (2004)

5.5/10
Director: Adrian Kwan
Starring: Kenny Kwan, Steven Cheung, Katie Kwok, Charlene Choi, Ray Lui, Gillian Chung

Canto-pop idols Kenny Kwan and Steven Cheung star in this zany action comedy as two rebellious high school students keen to escape the boredom of regu... Read more

7 Chinese Brothers (2016)

5.6/10
Director: Bob Byington
Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Olympia Dukakis, Stephen Root

Larry is an inebriated sad sack who rides a tide of booze onto the shores of an undiscriminating Quick-Lube. The only bright spot is probably his boss... Read more