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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...

We Have a Pope ( Habemus Papam ) (2012)

6.7/10
Director: Nanni Moretti
Starring: Margherita Buy, Michel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr

At the Vatican, following the demise of the Pope, the conclave to elect his successor settles on Cardinal Melville. But the faithful gathered in St Pe... Read more

We'll End Up Together (2020)

Director: Guillaume Canet
Starring: Marion Cotillard, Gilles Lellouche, Francois Cluzet

When Guillaume Canet’s star-studded comedy Little White Lies exploded at the global box office in 2010 (achieving a stunning 5.2 million admissions),... Read more

We're No Angels (1955)

7.5/10
Director: Michael Curtiz
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, Peter Ustinov, Leo G Carroll, Basil Rathbone, Joan Be...

This entertaining black comedy would be the last collaboration of Humphrey Bogart with director Michael Curtiz. Not best-known for his comedic work, B... Read more

We're No Angels (1989)

6.1/10
Director: Neil Jordan
Starring: Bruno Kirby, Demi Moore, Hoyt Axton, James Russo, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn

The screenplay by David Mamet ('House of Games') is a send-up of the old Warner Bros. gangster melodrama. With Robert De Niro and Sean Penn mugging it... Read more

We're Not Married! (1952)

6.4/10
Director: Edmund Goulding
Starring: Ginger Rogers, Fred Allen, Marilyn Monroe

Grand comedy served up in several episodes as six married couples discover their weddings weren't legal! Superb cast includes Ginger Rogers, Marilyn M... Read more

We're the Millers (2013)

7/10
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Kathryn Hahn, Will Poulter, Ed Helms, Jason Sude...

When a comic calamity costs him all his inventory, a small-time pot dealer (Jason Sudeikis) must make good to his supplier - or else - by personally s... Read more

Wedding Crashers (2005)

7/10
Director: David Dobkin
Starring: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher, Jane...

Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn team up to great comedic effect as cynical divorce mediators who crash weddings, load up on free booze and try their luck... Read more

Week-End in Havana (1941)

6.6/10
Director: Walter Lang
Starring: Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, John Payne, Cesar Romero

Nan Spencer is on a boat bound for Havana which runs aground. The man sent to rescue her is engaged and she doesn't understand his disinterest. Gamble... Read more

Weekend (1967)

7.2/10
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Mireille Darc, Jean Yanne, Jean-Pierre Kalfon

A mind-expanding anti-Western diatribe about one woman's road to guerrillahood is among Godard's more fully realised works, with a long traffic-jam se... Read more

Weekend at Bernie's (1989)

6.4/10
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Jonathan Silverman, Terry Kiser

A slapstick comedy about two junior executives spending a weekend at a summer resort trying to fool a mob hit man into thinking that his most recent v... Read more