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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...

A Dirty Shame (2004)

5.1/10
Director: John Waters
Starring: Tracey Ullman, Johnny Knoxville, Selma Blair, Chris Isaak

John Waters returns to X-rated territory in this wildly over-the-top comedy. Tracey Ullman is Sylvia Stickles, a wife and mother who, after receiving... Read more

A Dog's Purpose (2016)

7/10
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Starring: Dennis Quaid, John Ortiz, Josh Gad, Britt Robertson, K J Apa

After suffering through a few troubled lives, Bailey the dog (voiced by Josh Gad) finally reincarnates correctly, finding a home with farm boy Ethan (... Read more

A Dog's Purpose (Blu-Ray) (2016)

7/10
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Starring: Dennis Quaid, John Ortiz, Josh Gad, Britt Robertson, K J Apa

After suffering through a few troubled lives, Bailey the dog (voiced by Josh Gad) finally reincarnates correctly, finding a home with farm boy Ethan (... Read more

A Fantastic Fear Of Everything (2011)

5.9/10
Director: Crispian Mills, Chris Hopewell
Starring: Simon Pegg, Clare Higgins, Paul Freeman

A crime novelist whose research on Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck must confront his worst fears when a film executive t... Read more

A Few Best Men (2011)

5.7/10
Director: Stephan Elliott
Starring: Olivia Newton-John, Kris Marshall, Kevin Bishop, Xavier Samuel, Laura Brent

When David (Xavier Samuel) travels to Australia to marry the love of his life, his three best men give a whole new meaning to the phrase 'for better o... Read more

A Film With Me In It (2008)

6.7/10
Director: Ian Fitzgibbon
Starring: Dylan Moran, Mark Doherty, Amy Huberman, Keith Allen

Out-of-work actor Mark is having a rubbish day, but just when he thought things couldn't get any worse, people start dying in his apartment. As one fa... Read more

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

7.6/10
Director: Charles Crichton
Starring: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

John Cleese wrote and stars in this hilarious crime caper film set in England. He plays a barrister called Archibald Leach who is seduced by a schemin... Read more

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)

4.8/10
Director: Roman Coppola
Starring: Bill Murray, Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Patricia Arquette, Aubrey Plaza,...

Set in a stylized Los Angeles, "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III" is a playful comedy of lost love, friendship, revenge fantasies, and Br... Read more

A Good Woman (2004)

6.5/10
Director: Mike Barker
Starring: Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Stephen Campbell Moore, Mark Umbe...

One of Oscar Wilde's most popular plays, 'Lady Windermere's Fan', is moved to '30s New York. Helen Hunt is Mrs Erlynne, the widow living comfortably o... Read more

A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

6.6/10
Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Andre Dussollier

In one of director Francois Truffaut's most enjoyable films of the 70s, Bernadette Lafont plays a crafty murderess who uses her not inconsiderable cha... Read more