Movies in the Comedy/Science Fiction genre

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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The

For those who are fans of Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's five-book "trilogy," I have two words of advice: Don't Panic! The 2005 film version of the book isn't nearly as bad as many Hitchhiker's lovers have feared. Of course, it's also not as good as i...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2005-04-29
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: COMEDY/SCIENCE FICTION
Director: Garth Jennings
Cast: Martin Freeman, Stephen Fry (voice), Alan Rickman (voice), ...
Meet Dave

Back in the 1980s, it wasn't uncommon to hear Eddie Murphy referred to as a "comic genius." 20 years later, the man who once made a concert film called Raw has become a purveyor of PG-rated pabulum. At one point, Murphy could deliver while collec...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2008-07-11
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Profanity)
Genre: COMEDY/SCIENCE FICTION
Director: Brian Robbins
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, ...
Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother You may be 2018’s answer to 2017’s Get Out – an entertaining film with a strong socio-political subtext. At times very funny and occasionally outrageous, Sorry to Bother You defies expectations with a fresh take on survi...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2018-07-06
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity, Drugs, Violence)
Genre: Comedy/Science Fiction
Director: Boots Riley
Cast: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, ...
Watch, The

Comedy-based "science fiction" needn't be universally appalling but, to work, it has to be handled with more skill and care than is evident here. The Watch is a studio turd marinated in eau de skunk that stinks worse than week-old fish. It might ha...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2012-07-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: COMEDY/SCIENCE FICTION
Director: Akiva Schaeffer
Cast: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, ...