Category Archives: Comedy

Fierce Creatures

Genre: Comedy Director: Robert Young, Fred Schepisi Screenwriter: John Cleese, Iain Johnstone Rating: 53% Year: 1997 Length: 1h 33m Summary: The staff of a small zoo try to avoid it being shut down after it gets bought by a ruthless media tycoon. Main Actors:  John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin … Continue reading

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Planes Trains and Automobiles

Genre: Comedy Director: John Hughes Screenwriter: John Hughes Rating: 94% Year: 1987 Length: 1h 32m Summary: When storms cancel Thanksgiving flights, two opposites have to pool resources to find their way home. Main Actors: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins Edie McClurg Nice Bits While not quite a two hander, this … Continue reading

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Chocolat

Genre: Comedy Romance Drama Director: Lasse Hallström Screenwriter:  Rating: 63% Year: 2000 Length: 2h 1m Summary: A pious repressed village is awakened by a new visitor, offering forbidden treats and an open heart. Main Actors: Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss, Lena Olin Nice Bits This delightful fable … Continue reading

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

Genre: Comedy, History, Drama Director: Paul Kafno Screenwriter:  Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield Rating: 85% Year: 2003 Length: 1h 28m Summary: Three mad and deluded actors take on everything Shakespeare wrote … in an hour and a half. Main Actors: Adam … Continue reading

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Big Trouble

Genre: Comedy Drama Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Screenwriter: Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone Rating: 48% Year: 2002 Length: 1h 24m Summary: a strange suitcase brings together pairs of assassins, single parents, thugs, teenagers, and the FBI. Main Actors: Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Ben Foster, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Farina Nice Bits This riotous adaptation of Pulitzer prize … Continue reading

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Genre: Scifi Comedy Adventure Director: Stephen Herek Screenwriter: Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon Rating: 82% Year:1989 Length: 1h 30m Summary: to pass their history class, two dim students travel back in time to kidnap famous people from history. Main Actors: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Tony Steedman, Dan Shor, Robert V. Barron Nice Bits This … Continue reading

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All of Me

Genre: Comedy Fantasy Director: Carl Reiner Screenwriter: Phil Alden Robinson Rating: 91% Year: 1984 Length: 1h 33m Summary: The soul of a dying nasty millionairess gets transferred accidentally into her lawyer, whom she hates. Main Actors: Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Victoria Tennant, Madolyn Smith, Richard Libertini Nice Bits Steve Martin has … Continue reading

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Little Shop of Horrors

Genre: Comedy Scifi Musical Director: Frank Oz Screenwriter: Alan Menken, Howard Ashman Rating: 90% Year: 1986 Length: 1h 34m Summary: a shy shop assistant discovers a plant from outer space that can only survive on human blood. Main Actors: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, Levi Stubbs, Bill Murray … Continue reading

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Pleasantville

Genre: Drama Fantasy Comedy Director: Gary Ross Screenwriter: Gary Ross Rating: 86% Year: 1998 Length: 2h 5m Summary: Two teenagers get sucked into an idealistic 50s TV show, and accidentally change their world. Main Actors: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, Reese Witherspoon Nice Bits … Continue reading

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What about Bob?

Genre: Comedy Director: Frank Oz Screenwriter: Tom Schulman Rating: 82% Year: 1991 Length: 1h 39m Summary: A neurotic patient follows his psychologist on holiday, and nearly drives him round the twist. Main Actors: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss Nice Bits Bill Murray plays this role to perfection, trying to … Continue reading

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