The Importance of Being Earnest (1952) RT 58% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2002

Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff are two men that are both pretending to be someone they are not.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Michael Denison  •  Edith Evans  •  Joan Greenwood

Love and Death (1975) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Set in 19th-century Russia, Allen is a cowardly serf drafted into the Napoleonic war, who would rather write poetry and obsess over his beautiful but pretentious cousin. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • History
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Georges Adet  •  Frank Adu

MacGruber (2010) RT 47% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Sep 2010

Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Will Forte  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Val Kilmer  •  Ryan Phillippe

City Lights (1931)

City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Chaplin
CAST:  Charles Chaplin  •  Virginia Cherrill  •  Florence Lee  •  Harry Myers

The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010) RT 81% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2012

Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of summer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Robert Mitchell
CAST:  Claire Sloma  •  Marlon Morton  •  Amanda Bauer  •  Brett Jacobsen

In a World... (2013) RT 92% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2014

An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lake Bell
CAST:  Lake Bell  •  Demetri Martin  •  Rob Corddry  •  Michaela Watkins

Something's Gotta Give (2003) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Diane Keaton  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Frances McDormand

Shirley Valentine (1989) RT 67% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2007

Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Pauline Collins  •  Tom Conti  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Alison Steadman

Roxanne (1987) RT 88% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Rick Rossovich  •  Shelley Duvall

Best in Show (2000) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Jay Brazeau  •  Parker Posey  •  Michael Hitchcock  •  Catherine O'Hara




History of the World, Part I (1981)

Mel Brooks' uproarious version of history proves nothing is sacred as he takes us on a laugh-filled look at what really happened throughout time. His delirious romp features ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Harvey Korman

Delicatessen (1991) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2006

This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Jeunet  •  Marc Caro
CAST:  Dominique Pinon  •  Marie-Laure Dougnac  •  Jean-Claude Dreyfus  •  Karin Viard

Focus (2015)

A veteran grifter takes a young, attractive woman under his wing, but things get complicated when they become romantically involved.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Glenn Ficarra  •  John Requa
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Margot Robbie  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Robert Taylor

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with brave Will Turner and feisty Elizabeth Swann. And what of Jack ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat

Project Almanac (2015) RT 35% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jun 2015

A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dean Israelite
CAST:  Amy Landecker  •  Ginny Gardner  •  Jonny Weston  •  Katie Garfield

Carnage (2011) RT 71% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2012

In Brooklyn Bridge Park, eleven-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his eleven-year-old classmate Ethan Longstreet across the face with a stick after an argument. After learning ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Jodie Foster  •  Christoph Waltz  •  John C. Reilly

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006)

Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Michel Hazanavicius
CAST:  Jean Dujardin  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Aure Atika  •  Philippe Lefebvre

Fargo (1996)

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Frances McDormand  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Peter Stormare

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Milton Berle  •  Sid Caesar  •  Buddy Hackett

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