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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...

Two Weeks (2006)

6.5/10
Director: Steve Stockman
Starring: Sally Field, Ben Chaplin, Thomas Cavanagh, Julianne Nicholson, Clea DuVall

A charming cast comes together in this comedy drama from writer-director Steve Stockman, based on his own experiences. Four adult siblings return to t... Read more

UFO - The Movie (1993)

Director: Tony Dow
Starring: Roy 'Chubby' Brown, Sara Stockbridge, Amanda Symonds, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Sue Lloy...

English stand-up comedian Roy 'Chubby' Brown (best known for his misogynistic routines) stars in his only feature-length movie. Chubby is captured by... Read more

Ugly Melanie (2008)

5.5/10
Director: Jean-Patrick Benes, Allan Mauduit
Starring: Marilou Berry, Pierre-Francoise Martin-Laval, Frederique Bel

A French black-comedy about a young woman who is the doormat of the community, taken for granted her entire life by everyone she knows (even the neigh... Read more

UglyDolls (2019)

4.8/10
Director: Kelly Asbury
Starring: Nick Jonas, Janelle Monae, Pitbull , Wanda Sykes, Gabriel Iglesias, Emma Roberts

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weirdness is celebrated, strangeness is special and beauty is embraced as more than meets the eye. After... Read more

UHF ( aka The Vidiot from UHF ) (1989)

7/10
Director: Jay Levey
Starring: Weird Al Yankovic, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards, David Bowe, Victoria Jackso...

Despite this being his only starring role, Yankovic plays it to the hilt in this quirky cult film from the 80's. Yankovic stars as George Newman, a ho... Read more

Umrika (2015)

6.7/10
Director: Prashant Nair
Starring: Suraj Sharma, Tony Revolori, Rajesh Tailang

Winner of Sundance's Audience Award for World Cinema, writer/director Prashant Nair's handsomely produced Indian indie tells a classic tale of countr... Read more

Uncle Buck (1989)

7/10
Director: John Hughes
Starring: John Candy, Amy Madigan, Jean Louisa Kelly

John Candy teams up with director John Hughes to bring us 'Uncle Buck'. Candy is Buck Russell, a ne'er-do-well who is left in charge of his nephew and... Read more

Unconditional Love (2002)

6.9/10
Director: P J Hogan
Starring: Kathy Bates, Rupert Everett, Dan Aykroyd, Peter Sarsgaard, Lynn Redgrave, Jonath...

Hilarious farce finds Kathy Bates as a frumpy Chicago woman who is told by hubby Dan Aykroyd he wants a divorce on the same day her idol, a pop singer... Read more

Unconscious (2004)

7.4/10
Director: Joaquin Oristrell
Starring: Leonor Watling, Luis Tosar, Alex Brendemuhl, Nuria Prims, Juanjo Puigcorbe

Set in 1913 Barcelona as psychoanalysis was captivating an entire generation, this unashamedly bawdy Spanish farce stars Almodovar darling Leonor Watl... Read more

Undead or Alive (2007)

5.3/10
Director: Glasgow Phillips
Starring: Chris Kattan, James Denton, Navi Rawat

AKA 'Undead or Alive: A Zombedy'. From the demented imagination of one of the writers of 'South Park' comes the first zombie Western! 'Blazing Saddles... Read more