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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...

Where Do We Go Now? (2011)

7.5/10
Director: Nadine Labaki
Starring: Nadine Labaki, Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Layla Hakim, Yvonne Maalouf

Christians and Muslims lived peacefully together for years in this small Lebanese village, but animosities begin to build among the men as a result of... Read more

While We're Young (2015)

6.3/10
Director: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Naomi Watts, Ben Stiller, Maria Dizzia, Adam Horovitz

Noah Boaumbach's comedy While We're Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-for... Read more

Whip It (2009)

6.9/10
Director: Drew Barrymore
Starring: Daniel Stern, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis, Marcia Gay Harden, Jimmy Fallon, E...

Drew Barrymore's feature directing debut (she also produced and co-stars) is this hilarious comedy starring Ellen Page ("Juno") as Bliss Cavendar, a s... Read more

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

6.6/10
Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Starring: Alfred Molina, Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Tina Fey, Margot Robbie

In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker (Tina Fey) decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged... Read more

Whisky (2004)

7.2/10
Director: Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll
Starring: Mirella Pascual, Andres Pazos

Jacobo (Andres Pazos), who owns a sock factory in Uruguay, dreads the upcoming visit of his brother on the first anniversary of his mother's passing.... Read more

Whisky Galore! (1949)

7.3/10
Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Starring: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, James Robertson Justice, Gordon Jackson

Ranked among the most popular and best-loved of Ealing Studio's comedies. When a ship carrying 50,000 cases of whisky runs aground, the inhabitants of... Read more

Whisky Galore! (2016)

5.6/10
Director: Gillies MacKinnon
Starring: Eddie Izzard, Gregor Fisher, Naomi Battrick, Sean Biggerstaff, Kevin Guthrie, El...

During World War II, the tiny Scottish island of Todday runs out of whisky. When the freighter S.S. Cabinet Minister runs aground nearby during a heav... Read more

White Chicks (2004)

5.5/10
Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Jaime King, Frankie Faison, John Heard

After they learn of a plot to kidnap a pair of vapid hotel heiresses, bumbling FBI agents Marlon and Shawn Wayans take on the guise of the girls with... Read more

White Men Can't Jump (1992)

6.7/10
Director: Ron Shelton
Starring: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez

Smart, funny, highly profane comedy about urban basketball hustlers Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. Co-starring Rosie Perez. Read more

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

7.7/10
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Fleischer, Joanna Cassidy

Groundbreaking blend of live-action and animation in which jaded, 1940's detective Bob Hoskins goes searching for a murderer with prime suspect, and c... Read more