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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 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 Little Bit Zombie (2012)

5.3/10

Infected by a virus, a mild mannered HR manager attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire for brains, all while trying to keep it together so as not... 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 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