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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 Slightly Pregnant Man (1973)

5.6/10
Director: Jacques Demy
Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni, Micheline Presle, Marisa Pavan, Mireill...

Released originally in France as "L'événement le plus important depuis que l'homme a marché sur la lune" or "The Most Important Event Since Man Walked... Read more

A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)

7.4/10
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Starring: Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Anthony Head

When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his homeless shelter, he had no idea just how much his life was about... Read more

A Swingers Weekend (2017)

7.6/10
Director: Jon E. Cohen
Starring: Mia Kirshner, Randal Edwards, Erin Karpluk, Michael Xavier, Erin Agostino, Jonas...

Seemingly perfect couple Lisa and Dan plan a steamy swingers weekend. However things go wrong when a third couple drops in unexpectedly. Read more

A Very Brady Sequel (1996)

5.6/10
Director: Arlene Sanford
Starring: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Tim Matheson, Paul Sutera

Camp out with the ever-groovy Bradys in the second send-up of the hit TV series. The family is thrown into chaos when a man claiming to be Carol's fir... Read more

A Walk in the Woods (2015)

6.3/10
Director: Ken Kwapis
Starring: Nick Nolte, Robert Redford, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen

In this comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson (Academy Award winner Robert Redford), instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and bea... Read more

A Wedding (1978)

7.1/10
Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Carol Burnett, Mia Farrow, Paul Dooley, Lillian Gish

A freewheeling satire on marriage, with a large cast, in the same vein as 'Nashville', although more defined. With Lillian Gish, Carol Burnett, Lauren... Read more

A Woman is a Woman ( Une Femme Est Une Femme ) (1961)

7.6/10
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Paul Belmondo

'A Woman Is A Woman'. Godard's light-hearted tribute to Hollywood musicals, with Anna Karina as a nightclub stripper who wants a baby and expects eith... Read more

A Woman of Paris (1923)

7.1/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Edna Purviance, Adolphe Menjou

The first film Charlie Chaplin wrote and directed, but didn't star in, was this melodrama of a French country girl whose search for love leads to trag... Read more

A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)

5.7/10
Director: Zhang Yimou
Starring: Sun Honglei, Zhao Benshan, Dahong Ni, Xiao Shen-Yang, Yan Ni

It looks like a perfect plan: the affair will come to a cruel but satisfying end when a Chinese noodle shop owner plots to execute his unfaithful wife... Read more

A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)

6.4/10
Director: Alfred L Werker
Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

Stan and Ollie are recruited to transport a coffin containing a not-so-dead corpse, but things really go wrong when it gets switched with one of the p... Read more