In the Loop (2009) RT 94% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2010

The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Armando Iannucci
CAST:  Peter Capaldi  •  Tom Hollander  •  Gina McKee  •  James Gandolfini

The Trip (2010) RT 89% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Oct 2011

When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Rob Brydon  •  Claire Keelan  •  Margo Stilley

Family Weekend (2013) RT 36% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2013

A 16-year-old girl takes her parents hostage after they miss her big jump-roping competition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Epps
CAST:  Kristin Chenoweth  •  Matthew Modine  •  Olesya Rulin  •  Joey King

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

Date Night (2010) RT 67% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 2010

The mild-mannered married couple Phil and Claire fear that their relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, they impetuously steal a dinner ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Tina Fey  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Taraji P. Henson

Real Life (1979) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2001

A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Dick Haynes  •  Joseph Schaffler  •  Phyllis Quinn

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) RT 56% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Willem Dafoe

Scandal Makers (2008)

Former teen idol Nam Hyeon-soo is now in his thirties and working as a radio DJ. One day a young woman named Jeong-nam shows up and claims to be his own daughter. She also has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kang Hyeong-Cheol
CAST:  Park Bo-young  •  TaeHyun Cha  •  Park Young-Seo

Down by Law (1986) RT 90% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The story of three men from completely different tracks who all meet in a Louisiana prison cell and eventually begin an awkward journey together.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Tom Waits  •  John Lurie  •  Roberto Benigni  •  Nicoletta Braschi

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




Accepted (2006) RT 37% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2006

A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Jonah Hill  •  Adam Herschman  •  Columbus Short

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

Mr. Morgan's Last Love (2013)

The film centres on a retired, widowed professor living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a younger French woman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sandra Nettelbeck
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Clémence Poésy  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Justin Kirk

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) RT 95% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

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

Sister Act (1992) RT 71% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) RT 68% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Manish Dayal  •  Om Puri  •  Charlotte Lebon

Leap Year (2010) RT 21% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2010

When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anand Tucker
CAST:  Amy Adams  •  Matthew Goode  •  Adam Scott  •  John Lithgow

Sense and Sensibility (1995) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Emma Thompson  •  Hugh Grant  •  Tom Wilkinson

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) RT 60% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Garth Jennings
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Mos Def  •  Helen Mirren