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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...

You Bet Your Life! - The Best Episodes (1958)

Starring: Candice Bergen, Phyllis Diller, George Fenneman, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Johnn...

Groucho Marx hosted this classic 1950s game show where he had free reign to say and do pretty much whatever he liked - with hilarious results. Collect... Read more

You Can't Take It With You (1938)

8/10
Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart

James Stewart, Jean Arthur and Lionel Barrymore star in this 1938 Academy Award winning nutty comedy. Based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss... Read more

You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)

5.5/10
Director: Dennis Dugan
Starring: Adam Sandler, John Turturro, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nick Swardson, Lainie Kazan, Ro...

Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow teamed up to write this comedy about a Mossad operative who fakes his own death in order to follow his dream of being a h... Read more

You Kill Me (2007)

6.5/10
Director: John Dahl
Starring: Ben Kingsley, Bill Pullman, Dennis Farina, Luke Wilson, Philip Baker Hall, Tea L...

Frank is a hired gun with a huge problem - he just slept through the biggest kill of his career. Now, at the order of his angry mob boss, Frank must l... Read more

You Move You Die (2007)

4.5/10
Director: Ketzal Stirling
Starring: Ketzal Sterling, Julian Harrison, Patrick Clarke, Jonathan Allen, Simon Prast

Mike has the girl, the time, and the place. The problem is... he doesn't have the ring. Before Mike has the chance to make his proposal, he's mugged a... Read more

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

6.3/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas, Gemma Jones, Josh Brolin, Naomi Watts, Freida...

A bittersweet comedy drama from Woody Allen, "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" is set in contemporary London, where 60-something Alfie (Anthony Hop... Read more

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (Blu-ray) (2010)

6.3/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas, Gemma Jones, Josh Brolin, Naomi Watts, Freida...

A bittersweet comedy drama from Woody Allen, "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" is set in contemporary London, where 60-something Alfie (Anthony Hop... Read more

You, Me and Dupree (2006)

5.6/10
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Starring: Amanda Detmer, Matt Dillon, Michael Douglas, Kate Hudson, Seth Rogen, Owen Wilso...

Carl and Molly (Matt Dillon and Kate Hudson) are a recently married thirty-something couple settling down into their cozy new home. Dupree (Owen Wils... Read more

You, The Living (2007)

7.5/10
Director: Roy Andersson
Starring: Jessika Lundberg, Elisabeth Helander, Bjorn Englund, Leif Larsson

A tragi-comic panorama of the human condition, Swedish director Roy Andersson ('Songs from the Second Floor') has stitiched together 50 short scenes o... Read more

Young Adult (2011)

6.3/10
Director: Jason Reitman
Starring: Charlize Theron, Elizabeth Reaser, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson

"Juno" director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody team up again to tell the darkly comic story of a divorced, alcoholic writer (Charlize Theron) in... Read more