Movies in the Comedy genre

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Witches, The

Once upon a time, Robert Zemeckis was a visionary filmmaker. His early resume reads like a list of well-remembered classics: Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Forrest Gump, The Polar Express… But Zemeckis has fallen on hard times a...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-22
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Disturbing Images)
Genre: Horror/Comedy
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Jahzir Bruno, Octavia Spencer, Anne Hathaway, ...
War with Grandpa, The

Robert De Niro has made his share of nearly-unwatchable comedies so, although it’s tempting to say The War with Grandpa is the worst, I can’t say that definitively. It is, however, bad enough to deserve consideration for that dubious disti...

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-09
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Rude Humor, Mild Profanity, Bullying)
Genre: Comedy
Director: Tim Hill
Cast: Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Rob Riggle, ...
Forty-Year-Old Version, The

As one might deduce from its cheeky title, The Forty-Year-Old Version, Radha Blank’s feature debut, isn’t afraid to challenge sacred cows along the way to making its point and, more importantly, telling a story. The film works on two level...

Run Time: 2:09
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Radha Blank
Cast: Radha Blank, Oswin Benjamin, Peter Y. Kim, ...
Rainy Day in New York, A

It’s past time for Woody Allen to go gently into retirement. The Oscar-winning director, having made some of the 20th century’s most memorable comedies, has nothing left to prove and his recent output is indicative of someone with no more sto...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Timothee Chalamet, Elle Fanning, Liev Schreiber, ...
Hocus Pocus

It's 1693 and a trio of witches (Winifred, played by Bette Midler; Sarah, played by Sarah Jessica Parker; and Mary, played by Kathy Najimy) are preparing a spell that will ensure them immortality and eternal youth. However, before the magic is...

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 1993-07-16
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Walking Corpses)
Genre: Comedy/Horror
Director: Kenny Ortega
Cast: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, ...
Kajillionaire

Like David Lynch, Miranda July populates her films with quirky characters and her narratives peel back the veneer of normalcy to show what’s underneath. That’s where the similarities end, however. While Lynch gravitates toward darkness and...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2020-09-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Miranda July
Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Debra Winger, Richard Jenkins, ...
Broken Hearts Gallery, The

If not for the high-energy performance of lead actress Geraldine Viswanathan, The Broken Hearts Gallery would feel like a lesser ‘90s-style rom-com where following a preordained path is more important than taking the time to show two people ...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2020-09-11
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Director: Natalie Krinsky
Cast: Geraldine Viswanathan, Dacre Montgomery, Molly Gordon, ...
Get Duked!

There’s a method to the madness of first-time director Ninian Doff, and also a message in that madness. A survival-of-the-fittest comedy set in Scotland’s Highlands, Get Duked! (née Boyz in the Wood) illustrates that a traditional horror ...

Run Time: 1:29
U.S. Release Date: 2020-08-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Drugs)
Genre: Comedy
Director: Ninian Doff
Cast: Lewis Gribben, Rian Gordon, Viraj Juneja, ...
Bill & Ted Face the Music

Bill & Ted Face the Music is a love letter for fans of the cult classic films Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. Designed with die-hards in mind, the concluding chapter of the trilogy brings back a...

Run Time: 1:31
U.S. Release Date: 2020-08-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Comedy
Director: Dean Parisot
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Kristen Schaal, ...
Personal History of David Copperfield, The

As long as there will be movies, new adaptations of beloved classics will follow. The important aspect for every director to remember is to find a unique angle – a change in tone, a different slant to the narrative, a shift in setting, etc. ...

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2020-08-28
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Armondo Iannucci
Cast: Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, ...