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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 Gun in Each Hand (2012)

6.5/10
Director: Cesc Gay
Starring: Jordi Molla, Eduardo Noriega, Ricardo Darin, Javier Camara, Leonor Watling, Leon...

Chance encounters between old friends, acquaintances, ex-spouses and potential lovers form an engrossing series of six intertwined tales of love, lost... Read more

A Happy Event (2011)

6.6/10
Director: Remi Bezancon
Starring: Josiane Balasko, Pio Marmai, Louise Bourgoin

The unexpected will unfold when a young couple decide to embark on the most exhilarating and harrowing experience of their life - having a baby! Fille... Read more

A Hologram for the King (2016)

6.1/10
Director: Tom Tykwer
Starring: Sarita Choudhury, Tom Hanks, Tom Skerritt, Ben Whishaw, Alexander Black, Sidse B...

Alan (Tom Hanks) is a failing businessman, husband, and father to beloved daughter Ruby (Jane Perry). Unable to pull out of a depressive tailspin, Ala... Read more

A Home at the End of the World (2004)

6.8/10
Director: Michael Mayer
Starring: Colin Farrell, Robin Wright, Dallas Roberts, Sissy Spacek

Best friends and once teen-lovers Bobby (Colin Farrell) and Jonathan (Dallas Roberts) reunite after a long separation. Bobby is now a charismatic het... Read more

A King in New York (1957)

7.2/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Dawn Adams

Chaplin, working as usual on both sides of the camera, was in self-imposed exile from the United States when he launched this pie in the face at targe... Read more

A League of Their Own (1992)

7.2/10
Director: Penny Marshall
Starring: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna , Lori Petty

A nostalgic homage to the American women's baseball league during WWII, with Geena Davis as the natural athlete who dominates the sport. Tom Hanks pla... Read more

A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)

5.9/10
Director: Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson, Ben Timlett
Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Graham Chapman, probably best remembered as 'the dead one from Monty Python', writes and stars in the story, 'A Liar's Autobiography'. He was born, he... Read more

A Man Called Ove (2015)

7.7/10
Director: Hannes Holm
Starring: Ida Engvoll, Rolf Lassgard, Filip Berg, Bahar Pars

Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days en... Read more

A Matter of Heart (2009)

Director: Francesca Archibugi
Starring: Antonio Albanese, Kim Rossi Stuart

"Un Questione de Cuore" Angelo and Alberto strike up a close friendship in hospital after suffering a heart attack. They are both Romans, but they liv... Read more

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)

6.7/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Jose Ferrer, Julie Hagerty, Mary Steenburgen, Mia Farrow, Tony Roberts, Woody Al...

A witty, affectionate film from Woody Allen, loosely based on Bergman's "Smiles of a Summer Night," that takes place on a weekend retreat at a turn-of... Read more