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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 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 Man in a Hurry (Un homme pressé) (2018)

6.5/10
Director: Herve Mimran
Starring: Fabrice Luchini, Leila Bekhti

After a massive stroke, an overworked business executive meets a young speech therapist who helps him recover and recognize all he has missed out on i... 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

A Mighty Wind (2003)

7.3/10
Director: Christopher Guest
Starring: Bob Balaban, Christopher Guest, John Michael Higgins, Eugene Levy, Jane Lynch, M...

When folk music icon Irving Steinbloom passed away, he left behind a legacy of music and a family of performers he had shepherded to folk stardom. To... Read more

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

6.1/10
Director: Seth MacFarlane
Starring: Charlize Theron, Giovanni Ribisi, Liam Neeson, Sarah Silverman, Neil Patrick Har...

Comedy western in which Seth MacFarlane ("Ted", "Family Guy") directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert. Aft... Read more

A Monster in Paris (2011)

6.7/10
Director: Bibo Bergeron

Delightful animated feature from France set in 1910 Paris. A wacky inventor, his camera-crazy best friend, and a madcap monkey make a BIG mistake when... Read more

A Month of Sundays (2015)

5.9/10
Director: Matthew Saville
Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, John Clarke, Julia Blake, Justine Clarke

Divorced and disillusioned real estate agent Frank Mollard cant move on. He can't sell a house in a property boom or connect with his teenage son. On... Read more

A Night at the Opera (1935)

8/10
Director: Sam Wood
Starring: The Marx Brothers, Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones

Considered by many to be the Marx Brothers' best film. Groucho, Harpo and Chico take on the opera world in order to reunite singers Allan Jones and Ki... Read more

A Night in Casablanca (1946)

7.1/10
Director: Archie Mayo
Starring: The Marx Brothers, Lisette Verea, Charles Drake

Groucho, Harpo and Chico involved in a nest of Nazi spies in a Casablanca hotel. One of the later Marx Brothers' films, but still a good one, with gre... Read more