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...

50/50 (2011)

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)

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)

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

9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)

Director: Lab Ky Mo
Starring: Glen Mulhern, Brendan Mackey, Steven Berkoff, Michael Praed, Vas Blackwood

An over-the-top crime caper comedy about two Irish lads who attempt to supplement their giros by becoming rent boys in London's upmarket gay community... Read more

9 To 5 (1980)

Director: Colin Higgins
Starring: Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin, Dabney Coleman, Elizabeth Wilson, Sterlin...

Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton star in this hit comedy about three secretaries who get even with their sexist, insensitive boss and raise of... Read more

A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013)

Director: Rob Meyer
Starring: Ben Kingsley, James LeGros, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Katie Chang

David (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is a gawky young man still grieving the loss of his mother, even as his father prepares to take a new wife. David and his fri... Read more

A Bump Along the Way (2019)

Director: Shelly Love
Starring: Bronagh Gallagher, Lola Petticrew

A boozy 44-year-old single mother becomes pregnant from a one-night-stand, much to the shame of her buttoned-up teen daughter. Read more

A Bunch of Amateurs (2008)

Director: Andy Cadiff
Starring: Burt Reynolds, Imelda Staunton, Derek Jacobi, Samantha Bond, Charles Durning

Fading Hollywood action star Jefferson Steel (Burt Reynolds) gets talked into doing King Lear in Stratford - not the famous one, but instead a sleepy... Read more

A Chorus of Disapproval (1989)

Director: Michael Winner
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jenny Seagrove, Jeremy Irons, Patsy Kensit, Prunella Scales, Ri...

The film version of the hilarious Alan Ayckbourn stage play. Jeremy Irons is the protagonist who stirs up all sorts of intrigue in a small town when h... Read more

A Christmas Story (1983)

Director: Bob Clark
Starring: Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Peter Billingsley

Christmas is approaching and 9 year-old Ralphie wants only one thing: a Red Ryder Range Shot 200 BB gun. When he mentions it at the dinner table, his... Read more