The Jerk (1979) RT 84% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Catlin Adams  •  Mabel King

Grumpy Old Men (1993) RT 65% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 1997

For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Ann-Margret  •  Burgess Meredith

The Goonies (1985) RT 70% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Josh Brolin  •  Jeff Cohen  •  Corey Feldman

Last Vegas (2013) RT 46% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 2014

Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Michael Douglas  •  Kevin Kline

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) RT 87% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Phil Lord  •  Chris Miller
CAST:  Bill Hader  •  Anna Faris  •  James Caan  •  Mr. T

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997) RT 70% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2001

Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Mirkin
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Alan Cumming

Tommy Boy (1995) RT 44% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  David Spade  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Bo Derek

Bride Wars (2009) RT 10% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2009

Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Kate Hudson  •  Bryan Greenberg  •  Chris Pratt

TrollHunter (2010) RT 82% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2011

A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  André Øvredal
CAST:  Otto Jespersen  •  Hans Morten Hansen  •  Tomas Alf Larsen  •  Johanna Mørck

What About Bob? (1991) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Charlie Korsmo




The Internship (2013) RT 35% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Tiya Sircar  •  Rose Byrne

Uncle Buck (1989) RT 64% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 1998

As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  John Candy  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Amy Madigan  •  Jean Louisa Kelly

Your Highness (2011) RT 27% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 2011

A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  James Franco  •  Danny McBride

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) RT 64% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 1997

It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Johnny Galecki

Trading Places (1983) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Denholm Elliott

The Muppet Movie (1979) RT 87% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Richard Hunt

Toy Story 2 (1999) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2000

During a garage sale Andy’s mother sells some of Andy’s old things including his favorite toy Woody to a collector. Buzz Lightyear and the other toys begin a reckless mission ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Joan Cusack

Peekay (2014)

This experimental satire is a comedy of ideas about an alien in the city, who asks questions that no one has asked before. They are innocent, child-like questions, but they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Rajkumar Hirani
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Anushka Sharma  •  Sushant Singh Rajput  •  Boman Irani

Across the Universe (2007) RT 53% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Musical based on The Beatles songbook and set in the 60s England, America, and Vietnam. The love story of Lucy and Jude is intertwined with the anti-war movement and social ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Joe Anderson  •  Dana Fuchs

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004)

When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rawson Marshall Thurber
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Christine Taylor  •  Ben Stiller  •  Rip Torn