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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...

What Just Happened (2008)

5.7/10
Director: Barry Levinson
Starring: Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Bruce Willis, John Turturro, Robin...

A satirical swipe at Tinseltown with Robert De Niro as Ben, a struggling movie producer who has just gone through his second divorce, and feels his so... Read more

What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)

6.9/10
Director: Guy Jenkin, Andy Hamilton
Starring: Billy Connolly, David Tennant, Rosamund Pike

Gordy McLeod (Billy Connolly - Quartet) has cancer, and is about to turn 75. His combative son (Ben Miller) is hosting birthday celebrations in Scotla... Read more

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

7.6/10
Director: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement
Starring: Jemaine Clement, Jonathan Brugh, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Ruther...

Flatmates Viago (Taika Waititi), Deacon (Jonny Brugh), and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement) are three vampires who are just trying to get by in modern soci... Read more

What's Cooking? (2000)

7.1/10
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Starring: Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies, Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard

A Jewish, Vietnamese, Latino and African-American family each assemble for their own version of the Thanksgiving holiday where conflicts quickly arise... Read more

What's in a Name? ( Le prenom ) (2012)

7.3/10
Director: Matthieu Delaporte, Alexandre de La Patelliere
Starring: Charles Berling, Francoise Fabian, Valerie Benguigui, Patrick Bruel, Judith El Z...

A.k.a. "Le prénom". Vincent (Patrick Bruel), a successful forty-something Parisian businessman, is about to become a father for the first time. He is... Read more

What's Up Tiger Lily? (1966)

6/10
Director: Senkichi Taniguchi, Woody Allen
Starring: Tatsuya Mihashi, Miya Hana, Woody Allen, China Lee

Woody Allen provides the dubbed dialogue for a chopped up Japanese sexy spy thriller where the object of international intrigue is a recipe for egg sa... Read more

What's Up, Doc? (1972)

7.8/10
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn

A crazy female student latches onto a musicologist and makes life unbearable for him and his dowdy fiancee. A plot involving spies and a jewel theft a... Read more

Whatever Works (2009)

7.2/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Ed Begley Jr, Michael McKean, Patricia Clarkson, Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood,...

Meet New Yorker Boris Yellnikoff ("Curb Your Enthusiasm"'s Larry David): a sarcastic, bitter and brilliant misanthrope who almost won the Nobel Prize.... Read more

Wheels On Meals (1984)

7.2/10
Director: Sammo Hung
Starring: Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, Sammo Hung, Richard Ng

A Jackie Chan spectacular with Jackie and Yuen Biao selling Chinese food from their van in Barcelona, Spain. Soon, their involvement with a pickpocket... Read more

Where Am I Going? ( Quo vado? ) (2016)

6.6/10
Director: Gennaro Nunziante
Starring: Eleonora Giovanardi, Checco Zalone

Checco is born on the privileged side of life in an Italian small town, with a guaranteed job as a public servant. When a new reformist government vow... Read more