Pineapple Express (2008) RT 68% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jan 2009

A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  James Franco  •  Danny McBride  •  Kevin Corrigan

Murder by Death (1976) RT 65% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Lionel Twain has invited the five greatest detectives to a "dinner and murder." How can they resist? Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Eileen Brennan  •  Truman Capote  •  James Coco  •  Peter Falk

Super Troopers (2001) RT 35% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Four bored, occasionally high and always ineffective Vermont state troopers must prove their worth to the governor or lose their jobs. After stumbling on a drug ring, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jay Chandrasekhar
CAST:  Jay Chandrasekhar  •  Steve Lemme  •  Kevin Heffernan  •  Paul Soter

Stripes (1981) RT 86% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jun 2001

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Harold Ramis  •  Warren Oates  •  P. J. Soles

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

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

The Out-of-Towners (1999) RT 27% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Sep 1999

The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Goldie Hawn  •  John Cleese  •  Mark McKinney

Liar Liar (1997) RT 81% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Maura Tierney  •  Justin Cooper  •  Cary Elwes

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

National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 1998

At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  John Belushi  •  Tim Matheson  •  John Vernon  •  Tom Hulce




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

Jackass Number Two (2006)

Jackass Number Two is a compilation of various stunts, pranks and skits, and essentially has no plot. Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jeff Tremaine
CAST:  Johnny Knoxville  •  Bam Margera  •  Steve-O  •  Chris Pontius

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

Knocked Up (2007) RT 90% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2007

For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Katherine Heigl  •  Leslie Mann  •  Paul Rudd

Wedding Crashers (2005) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2006

John and his buddy Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. And their modus operandi? Crashing weddings. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Rachel McAdams

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

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

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

The Muppets (2011) RT 96% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2012

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

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