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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...

Young Thugs: Innocent Blood (1997)

6.7/10
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Koji Chihara, Seiji Chihara, Sarina Suzuki, Kyosuke Yabe, Moeko Ezawa, Marie Kik...

A vaguely autobiographical and sometimes violent comedy/drama from the eclectic and prolific Takashi Miike which he followed with the prequel, 'Young... Read more

Your Friends and Neighbors (1998)

Director: Neil LaBute
Starring: Amy Brenneman, Nastassja Kinski, Jason Patric, Ben Stiller, Catherine Keener

The "In the Company of Men" director moves from the boardroom to the bedroom to serve up an incendiary cocktail of modern mores. The intimacy between... Read more

Your Sister's Sister (2011)

6.7/10
Director: Lynn Shelton
Starring: Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass, Mike Birbiglia

Still struggling with his brother's death a year earlier, aimless thirtysomething Jack (Mark Duplass) takes up best friend Iris' (Emily Blunt) offer o... Read more

Youth (2015)

7.3/10
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Starring: Harvey Keitel, Jane Fonda, Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano

YOUTH is about two longtime friends vacationing in the Swiss Alps. Oscar winning actor Michael Caine plays Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor,... Read more

Youth ( Blu-ray ) (2015)

7.3/10
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Starring: Harvey Keitel, Jane Fonda, Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano

YOUTH is about two longtime friends vacationing in the Swiss Alps. Oscar winning actor Michael Caine plays Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor,... Read more

Youth in Revolt (2009)

6.5/10
Director: Miguel Arteta
Starring: Jean Smart, Mary Kay Place, Ray Liotta, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis, Michae...

Based on a novel by C.D. Payne, this quirky dark comedy focuses on Nick Twisp (Michael Cera), a virginal misfit dealing with divorced parents and thei... Read more

Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2005)

7.4/10
Director: Michael Blieden
Starring: Zach Galifianakis

A master of the one-liner and non-sequiter, with an absurd rambling style that sees him as frequently roving through the audience as he is seated at h... Read more

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

6.6/10
Director: Kevin Smith
Starring: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson, Jason Mewes, Jeff Anderson, Traci L...

Kevin Smith's raunchy romantic comedy caused a furore in Bible Belt America with entire cities refusing the movie, its poster and its title. Teaming u... Read more

Zack and Miri Make a Porno ( Blu-ray ) (2008)

6.6/10
Director: Kevin Smith
Starring: Jeff Anderson, Traci Lords, Jason Mewes, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson, Seth R...

Kevin Smith's raunchy romantic comedy caused a furore in Bible Belt America with entire cities refusing the movie, its poster and its title. Teaming u... Read more

Zee and Co ( X, Y and Zee ) (1971)

5.9/10
Director: Brian G Hutton
Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Caine, Susannah York, John Standing

The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistres... Read more