Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) RT 72% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  John C. Reilly  •  Gary Cole  •  Austin Crim

Tortilla Soup (2001) RT 74% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Jacqueline Obradors  •  Tamara Mello  •  Judy Herrera  •  Nikolai Kinski

Evolution (2001) RT 42% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Julianne Moore  •  Orlando Jones  •  Seann William Scott

Happy Feet (2006) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Lombardo Boyar  •  Robin Williams  •  Johnny A. Sanchez  •  Carlos Alazraqui

Blades of Glory (2007) RT 69% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2007

When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Josh Gordon  •  Will Speck
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Jon Heder  •  Will Arnett  •  Jenna Fischer

Admission (2013) RT 39% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jul 2013

Straitlaced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Paul Rudd  •  Ann Harada  •  Ben Levin

Sixteen Candles (1984) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  John Cusack  •  Gedde Watanabe

Despicable Me 2 (2013) RT 73% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Pierre Coffin  •  Chris Renaud
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Miranda Cosgrove

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Jack Albertson  •  Peter Ostrum  •  Roy Kinnear

You've Got Mail (1998) RT 69% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 1999

In this valentine to modern romance, book superstore magnate Joe Fox and independent book shop owner Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet - both ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Katie Sagona  •  Greg Kinnear




Larry Crowne (2011) RT 36% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Nov 2011

After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tom Hanks
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Julia Roberts  •  Bryan Cranston  •  Cedric the Entertainer

Deadpool (2016) RT 84% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2016

Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Miller
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Gina Carano  •  Morena Baccarin  •  T. J. Miller

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

Father of the Bride (1991) RT 73% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 1999

George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Shyer
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Diane Keaton  •  Kimberly Williams-Paisley  •  George Newbern

Victor Victoria (1982) RT 96% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  James Garner  •  Robert Preston  •  Lesley Ann Warren

Enough Said (2013) RT 96% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2014

Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nicole Holofcener
CAST:  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Catherine Keener  •  James Gandolfini  •  Toni Collette

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Michael Caine  •  Glenne Headly  •  Anton Rodgers

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) RT 59% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Nov 2005

After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith (Pitt and Jolie) are stuck in a rut the size of the Grand Canyon?until the truth ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Brad Pitt  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Adam Brody

Paul (2011) RT 71% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2011

For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Greg Mottola
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Seth Rogen  •  Nick Frost  •  Jane Lynch

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Ranft  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy