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Run Time: 1:26
U.S. Release Date: 2018-08-31
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Director: Victor Levin
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

Despite having two inherently likable actors, the characters are so disagreeable that it’s difficult to become sympathetic toward their whirlwind affair.

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2018-09-07
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Director: Ian Samuels
Cast: Shannon Purser, Noah Centineo, Kristine Froseth, ...

Despite suffering from some third-act narrative problems, this high school rom-com goes down easily and boasts a strong, lived-in performance by Shannon Purser.

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2018-08-31
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Director: Jesse Peretz
Cast: Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke, Chris O’Dowd, ...

Unlike mainstream romantic comedies, this one comes with weightier issues and doesn’t fill up its screen time with inane tangents and dumb jokes.

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 2018-08-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Thriller/Comedy
Director: Jonathan Watson
Cast: Rosemarie DeWitt, Danny McBride, Lolli Sorenson, ...

A tonal mess and its inconsistencies make it a frustrating viewing experience.

Run Time: 1:21
U.S. Release Date: 2018-08-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence, Drugs, Puppet "Nudity")
Genre: Comedy
Director: Brian Henson
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Bill Barretta, Elizabeth Banks, ...

The transgressive element is edgy and at times amusing, but it wears thin quickly.

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-08-22
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Cartoon Violence, Sexual Content, Mild Profanity)
Genre: Comedy
Director: Savage Steve Holland
Cast: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby, ...

This is what ‘80s comedies were and all of them, "Better Off Dead" included, are more valuable today as time capsules than as artistic endeavors.

Run Time: 3:02
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-08-19
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Genre: Adventure/Comedy
Director: Michael Anderson
Cast: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, ...

With its lazy, somnambulant pace and endless stream of cameos, "Around the World in 80 Days" seems to be unfolding in real time (although it boasts stunning visuals).

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-08-14
MPAA Rating: "G"
Genre: Comedy
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Cast: Barbara Streisand, Mabel Albertson, Michael Murphy, ...

As fresh and side-splitting today as it was when it entered theaters during a much different era.

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2018-08-15
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Romance
Director: Jon M. Chu
Cast: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, ...

Although the humor is variable, the romance is consistent and that allows the film to go down smoothly even if it takes an inordinately long time to do so.

Run Time: 1:26
U.S. Release Date: 2018-08-03
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Augustine Frizzell
Cast: Maia Mitchell, Camila Morrone, Kyle Mooney, ...

It’s supposed to be a screwball comedy but someone forgot to include the laughs.