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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 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

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 Hero's Choice (A Farewell to Fools) (2013)

5.4/10
Starring: Gerard Depardieu, Harvey Keitel, Laura Morante

Once upon a time, during World War II, somewhere in Nazi occupied Romania, a night of comic misadventures ensues when a boy discovers a dead soldier. 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