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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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




Wayne's World (1992) RT 85% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 1999

When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Dana Carvey  •  Rob Lowe  •  Tia Carrere

Major League (1989) RT 82% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2002

When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David S. Ward
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Charlie Sheen  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  Margaret Whitton

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) RT 75% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2014

With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

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 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

The Three Caballeros (1944) RT 88% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2000

For Donald's birthday he receives a box with three gifts inside. The gifts, a movie projector, a pop-up book, and a pinata, each take Donald on wild adventures through Mexico ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Jack Kinney  •  Bill Roberts  •  Harold Young  •  Norm Ferguson
CAST:  Aurora Miranda  •  Carmen Molina  •  Dora Luz  •  Sterling Holloway

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

Dogma (1999) RT 67% / Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2000

The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Matt Damon  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Jason Mewes

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

Surf's Up (2007) RT 78% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Ash Brannon
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Jon Heder