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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...

Weirdsville (2006)

6.5/10
Director: Allan Moyle
Starring: Scott Speedman, Taryn Manning, Wes Bentley

Set in the, well, weird town of Weedsville, Ontario, this inventive comedy follows a slacker as he tries to dispose of his girlfriend's body after she... Read more

Welcome (2007)

6.8/10
Director: Anees Bazmee
Starring: Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Paresh Rawal, Nana Patekar, Feroz Khan

Writer/director Anees Bazmee says he 'takes comedy seriously' and it shows in this accomplished farce featuring Bollywood's finest. Beautiful Sanjana... Read more

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)

5.9/10
Director: Jim Abrahams
Starring: Winona Ryder, Jeff Daniels, Laila Robins

A small American town is reluctantly preparing for a visit from a local woman who left years ago and became a national celebrity. Teen outcast Dinky B... Read more

Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

6.4/10
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Starring: William H Macy, Isaiah Washington, Sam Rockwell, Michael Jeter, Luis Guzman, Pat...

Comic caper based on the classic 1958 Italian film "Big Deal on Madonna Street" that focuses on a group of Cleveland down-and-outers who want to go fo... Read more

Welcome to Mooseport (2003)

5.2/10
Director: Donald Petrie
Starring: Gene Hackman, Ray Romano, Marcia Gay Harden, Maura Tierney, Christine Baranski,...

In his live-action screen debut (following his vocal stint in "Ice Age"), Ray Romano plays a hardware store owner who plans to run for mayor of his ho... Read more

Welcome to the Dollhouse (1996)

7.4/10
Director: Todd Solondz
Starring: Brendan Sexton Jr, Heather Matarazzo, Matthew Faber, Eric Mabius

This Sundance winner follows the travails of Dawn Weiner (Heather Matarazzo), the teen pariah who seems to invite the cruelties heaped upon her by cla... Read more

Welcome to the Sticks (2008)

7.1/10
Director: Dany Boon
Starring: Kad Merad, Dany Boon, Zoe Felix, Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret, Anne Marivin

A huge hit in its native France, this 'city slicker meets the yokels' comedy stars Kad Merad as a postal worker whose attempts to orchestrate a transf... Read more

West of Hot Dog / The Sleuth (1925)

Director: Harry Sweet
Starring: Stan Laurel

In 'The Sleuth' Stan Laurel gets his man after adopting a series of comic disguises. In 'West Of Hot Dog' Stan Laurel also stars as the heir to a fort... Read more

Wetlands (2013)

5.8/10
Director: David Wnendt
Starring: Carla Juri

Get yourself ready for Helen. She likes to experiment with vegetables while masturbating and thinks that body hygiene is greatly overrated. She sho... Read more

What A Way To Go! (1964)

7/10
Director: J Lee Thompson
Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke, Gene Kelly, Paul Newman, Dean Martin, Robert Cu...

This exuberant '60s comedy stars Shirley MacLaine as Louisa May, a woman who, despite her best efforts to marry for love, always winds up with a man w... Read more