Movies in the Comedy genre

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Drive-Away Dolls

When the Coen Brothers announced their (amicable) breakup following the release of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a great lamentation was heard throughout the population of cineastes. Of course, that wasn’t the end of the line for Joel and Ethan ...

Run Time: 1:24
U.S. Release Date: 2024-02-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity, Violence)
Genre: Thriller/Comedy
Director: Ethan Coen
Cast: Margaret Qualley, Geraldine Viswanathan, Beanie Feldstein, ...
Lisa Frankenstein

Lisa Frankenstein is a bad Tim Burton movie with two unlikable main characters. A satirical tale of the high school-age romance between an undead serial killer (Cole Sprouse) and his weird enabler girlfriend (Kathryn Newton), the movie not only re...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: 2024-02-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: Comedy/Horror
Director: Zelda Williams
Cast: Kathryn Newton, Cole Sprouse, Liza Soberano, ...
Blame it on Rio

For more than 65 years, Michael Caine was among the most prolific and respected working British actors (he retired in 2023). From The Ipcress File and Alfie to The Dark Knight and Kingsman, he was capable of working in almost any genre and bringin...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Home Release Date: 2024-01-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Comedy
Director: Stanley Donen
Cast: Michael Caine, Joseph Bologna, Michelle Johnson, ...
Mean Girls (2024)

Mean Girls, like 2023’s The Color Purple, is a reminder of Hollywood’s ongoing taste for self-cannibalism. Not content merely to take a known property and send it to the stage as a musical, the industry has taken the play, re-made it as a movi...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2024-01-12
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Musical/Comedy
Director: Samantha Jayne, Arturo Perez Jr.
Cast: Angourie Rice, Renee Rapp, Auli’I Cravalho, ...
Anyone But You

Hey nonny nonny?One of the small pleasures in a romantic comedy replete with them (but generally lacking in what one might consider a “large pleasure”) is the recognition that Anyone But You is, in fact, a twisted and repackaged version of Sha...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2023-12-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Director: Will Gluck
Cast: Sydney Sweeney, Glen Powell, Dermot Mulroney, ...
American Fiction

American Fiction is the best kind of satire – one that is full-throated in its message, which it delivers with a cutting edge, while simultaneously taking the time to develop the characters in a meaningful way. However, although the ending honor...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2023-12-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Cord Jefferson
Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, ...
Poor Things

Is Poor Things a fantasy with comedic elements? Or perhaps, considering its Frankenstein underpinnings, a horror movie? Or maybe a drama that promotes feminist ideals and libertine philosophies? In reality, it may be all of those things…and more...

Run Time: 2:21
U.S. Release Date: 2023-12-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: Fantasy/Comedy
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Cast: Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef, ...
Dream Scenario

With a surreal atmosphere and offbeat narrative, Norwegian writer/director Kristoffer Borgli’s Dream Scenario distantly recalls Being John Malkovich while offering commentary on both the warped and fleeting nature of fame and the corrosive impact...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2023-11-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Fantasy
Director: Kristoffer Borgli
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Jessica Clement, Lily Bird, ...
What Happens Later

What Happens Later represents Meg Ryan’s minimal-fanfare return to the genre that made her a star and that resulted in one of the most fertile female/female writer/actor partnerships in the history of filmmaking. With Nora Ephron providing the w...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2023-11-03
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Director: Meg Ryan
Cast: Meg Ryan, David Duchovny
Holdovers, The

At the heart of The Holdovers lies a cliché – something about life-lessons imparted and accepted from a mismatched companion – but the manner in which director Alexander Payne and writer David Hemingson approach this familiar trope imbues it ...

Run Time: 2:13
U.S. Release Date: 2023-10-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Alexander Payne
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Dominic Sessa, Da’Vine Joy Randolph