Movies in the Drama/Comedy genre

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Family Stone, The

It's a tough thing for a dysfunctional-family-at-Christmas movie to avoid doses of melodrama, and it's fair to say that The Family Stone contains its share. But the nice thing about the movie is that it avoids overt manipulation. There's some - i...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2005-12-16
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Thomas Bezucha
Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Elizabeth Reaser, Tyrone Giordano, ...
Farewell, The

It’s said that the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. When it comes to the former, the ramifications touch more than just the individual involved. Different cultures address death differently. Despite this, however, there’s ...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2019-07-12
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Lulu Wang
Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, ...
Fighting with My Family

Fighting with My Family is a fictionalized biographical look at how WWE performer Paige rose through the ranks of wrestling’s minor leagues to achieve her dream of winning a title bout on international TV. Although the bones of the film’s ...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2019-02-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Stephen Merchant
Cast: Florence Pugh, Lena Heady, Nick Frost, ...
Find Me Guilty

Vin Diesel as a Joisey mobster? As improbable as it might sound, Diesel offers a credible turn as Giacomo 'Jackie D' DiNorscio, one of about 20 members of the Lucchese crime family to go on trial for violation of the RICO (Racketeering Influenced ...

Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 2006-03-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Vin Diesel, Linus Roache, Ron Silver, ...
Funny Bones

Funny Bones is anything but what the title suggests. As a comedy, this movie is a complete flop, with fewer laughs than the average mindless sitcom. As a drama, it isn't much more successful. Writer/director Peter Chelsom, who brought us 1992's ...

Run Time: 2:07
U.S. Release Date: 1995-03-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Peter Chelsom
Cast: Oliver Platt, Lee Evans, Leslie Caron, ...
Funny People

It's written and directed by Judd Apatow and stars Adam Sandler and Seth Rogan, so it must be funny, right? The problem with expectations is that they can lead to disappointment. That's not to say Funny People is devoid of humor - in fact, there ...

Run Time: 2:25
U.S. Release Date: 2009-07-31
MPAA Rating: "R" (Frequent Profanity, Sexual Situations, Brief Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Judd Apatow
Cast: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogan, Leslie Mann, ...
Graduate, The

Like fine wine, some film age well. The passage of years or decades does little to limit their capacity to provoke tears, laughter, or some other feeling. Then there are the vinegar vintages – movies that may be highly regarded at the time o...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Sexual Content, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, ...
Great White Hype, The

Not since Robert Altman's The Player has a film been this relentless in its satirical attack. The Great White Hype takes the boxing industry and rips it open, displaying the rotting, putrid innards for all to see. There are times when this movie ...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 1996-05-03
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Reginald Hudlin
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Salli Richardson, John Rhys-Davies, ...
Happy Endings

Happy Endings is one of those ensemble films where several stories are told in parallel with occasional intersection points to keep them from being unconnected. Sometimes, as in the case of Crash, the approach works. Sometimes, as in the case of Ha...

Run Time: 2:08
U.S. Release Date: 2005-07-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity, Drugs)
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Don Roos
Cast: Lisa Kudrow, Laura Dern, David Sutcliffe, ...
Here Comes the Boom

Here Comes the Boom is a mash-up of two popular genres: the sports movie and the teacher-making-a-difference movie. Strangely, this is not the first time we've seen this. 2011's vastly superior Warrior told a similar story but, in the case of Here ...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2012-10-12
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: DRAMA/COMEDY
Director: Frank Coraci
Cast: Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler, ...