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Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor. [1]

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A Serious Man

A Serious Man is a 2009 black comedy-drama film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

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AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs

Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Laughs is a list of the top 100 funniest movies in American cinema.

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After Hours (film)

After Hours is a 1985 American black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Joseph Minion, and starring Griffin Dunne with an ensemble cast.

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Airplane!

Airplane! (alternatively titled Flying High!) is a 1980 American satirical disaster film written and directed by David and Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams, and produced by Jon Davison.

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American comedy films

American comedy films are comedy films produced in the United States.

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American Pie (film)

American Pie is a 1999 American teen sex comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and Chris Weitz, in their directorial film debut.

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An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by John Landis and starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter and Griffin Dunne.

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Animal House

National Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis and written by Harold Ramis, Douglas Kenney and Chris Miller.

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Annie Hall

Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a screenplay he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman.

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Arsenic and Old Lace (film)

Arsenic and Old Lace is a 1944 American dark comedy film directed by Frank Capra, starring Cary Grant, and based on Joseph Kesselring's play Arsenic and Old Lace.

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Back to the Future

Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale.

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Bad Boys (1995 film)

Bad Boys is a 1995 American buddy cop action comedy film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and starring Martin Lawrence and Will Smith as two Miami Narcotics Detectives Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey.

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Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich is a 1999 American fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman, both making their feature film debut.

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Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop is a 1984 American action comedy film directed by Martin Brest, written by Daniel Petrie Jr. and starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street-smart Detroit cop who visits Beverly Hills, California to solve the murder of his best friend.

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Big (film)

Big is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as Josh Baskin, a young boy who makes a wish "to be big" and is then aged to adulthood overnight.

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Black comedy

Black comedy, also known as dark comedy or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.

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Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles is a 1974 American satirical Western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks.

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Braindead (film)

Braindead (also known as Dead Alive in North America) is a 1992 New Zealand splatstick comedy horror film directed by Peter Jackson, produced by Jim Booth, and written by Jackson, along with Fran Walsh and Stephen Sinclair.

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Brazil (1985 film)

Brazil is a 1985 dystopian science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard.

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Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby is a 1938 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, and released by RKO Radio Pictures.

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British comedy films

British Comedy films are Comedy films produced in UK.

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Buck Privates

Buck Privates is a 1941 musical military comedy film that turned Bud Abbott and Lou Costello into bona fide movie stars.

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Buddy film

The buddy film is a film genre in which two (or on occasion, more than two) people—often both men—are put together.

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Burn After Reading

Burn After Reading is a 2008 black comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

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Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.

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Carry On Sergeant

Carry On Sergeant is a 1958 comedy film about National Service starring William Hartnell, Bob Monkhouse and Eric Barker; it is the first in the series of ''Carry On'' films, with 31 entries.

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Catch-22 (film)

Catch-22 is a 1970 American black comedy war film adapted from the novel of the same name by Joseph Heller.

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Charade (1963 film)

Charade is a 1963 American romantic comedy mystery film directed by Stanley Donen, written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn.

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Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.

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Chinese martial arts

Chinese martial arts, often named under the umbrella terms kung fu and wushu, are the several hundred fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China.

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City Lights

City Lights is a 1931 American pre-Code silent romantic comedy film written, produced, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin.

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Click (2006 film)

Click is a 2006 American fantasy comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the lead role.

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Club Dread

Club Dread (also known as Broken Lizard's Club Dread) is a 2004 American comedy slasher film written by the comedy group Broken Lizard, who also created Super Troopers.

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Comedy horror

Comedy horror is a literary and film genre that combines elements of comedy and horror fiction.

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Comedy of manners

The comedy of manners is a form of comedy that satirizes the manners and affectations of contemporary society and questions societal standards.

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Comedy thriller

Comedy thrillers are a cross-genre that draw subject matter generally from comedy and thrillers.

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Comic science fiction

Comic science fiction or comedy science fiction is a subgenre of soft science fiction or science fantasy that exploits the science-fiction (SF) genre's conventions for comedic effect.

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Commedia all'italiana

Commedia all'italiana (i.e. "Comedy in the Italian way") or Italian-style comedy is an Italian film genre.

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Crocodile Dundee

Crocodile Dundee (stylised as "Crocodile" Dundee in the U.S.) is a 1986 Australian-American action comedy film set in the Australian Outback and in New York City.

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Delta Farce

Delta Farce is a 2007 American war comedy film released by Lions Gate Entertainment on May 11, 2007.

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Down Periscope

Down Periscope is a 1996 American military comedy film from 20th Century Fox, produced by Robert Lawrence, directed by David S. Ward, that stars Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly, and Rob Schneider.

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Dr. Strangelove

Dr.

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Duck Soup (1933 film)

Duck Soup is a 1933 pre-Code Marx Brothers comedy film written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, with additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman and Nat Perrin, and directed by Leo McCarey.

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Dumb and Dumber

Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Peter Farrelly, who co-wrote the screenplay with Bobby Farrelly and Bennett Yellin.

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Eddie Murphy

Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer.

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Enlisted (TV series)

Enlisted is an American comedy television series that premiered January 10, 2014, on Fox.

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Ernest Saves Christmas

Ernest Saves Christmas is a 1988 American Christmas comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney.

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Ernest Scared Stupid

Ernest Scared Stupid is a 1991 American comedy horror film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney.

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Evolution (2001 film)

Evolution is a 2001 American comic science fiction film directed by Ivan Reitman.

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Film

A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Film genre

A film genre is a motion picture category based on similarities in either the narrative elements or the emotional response to the film (namely, serious, comic, etc.). Most theories of film genre are borrowed from literary genre criticism.

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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump is a 1994 American romantic drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom.

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Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral is a 1994 British romantic comedy film directed by Mike Newell.

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Francis (film)

Francis is a 1950 American black-and-white comedy film from Universal-International that launched the Francis the Talking Mule film series.

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French comedy films

French comedy films are comedy films produced in France.

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Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American comic science fiction film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon.

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Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters is a 1984 American comedy film directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.

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Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.The show (and CBS) renders the title as Gomer Pyle - USMC.

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam is a 1987 American comedy-drama war film written by Mitch Markowitz and directed by Barry Levinson.

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Gross out

Gross out describes a movement in art (often comic), which aims to shock and disgust the audience with controversial material such as toilet humour, nudity, or any sexual topic.

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Grosse Pointe Blank

Grosse Pointe Blank is a 1997 American comedy crime film directed by George Armitage, and starring John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin and Dan Aykroyd.

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Groundhog Day (film)

Groundhog Day is a 1993 American comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Ramis and Danny Rubin.

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Hancock (film)

Hancock is a 2008 American superhero comedy film directed by Peter Berg and starring Will Smith, Charlize Theron, and Jason Bateman.

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Harold Lloyd

Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is best known for his silent comedy films.

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Heathers

Heathers is a 1988 American black comedy film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.

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His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday is a 1940 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, from an adaptation by Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur of the play The Front Page by Hecht and MacArthur.

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Hong Kong action cinema

Hong Kong action cinema is the principal source of the Hong Kong film industry's global fame.

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Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz is a 2007 action comedy film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost.

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How I Won the War

How I Won the War is a black comedy film directed and produced by Richard Lester, released in 1967, based on a novel of the same name by Patrick Ryan.

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Humour

Humour (British English) or humor (American English; see spelling differences) is the tendency of experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement.

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I Was a Male War Bride

I Was a Male War Bride is a 1949 comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and starring Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan.

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In Bruges

In Bruges is a 2008 black comedy crime film written and directed by Martin McDonagh.

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In the Army Now (film)

In the Army Now is a 1994 American war comedy film directed by Daniel Petrie, Jr. and starring Pauly Shore, Andy Dick, David Alan Grier, Esai Morales, and Lori Petty.

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Innerspace

Innerspace is a 1987 American science fiction comedy film directed by Joe Dante and produced by Michael Finnell.

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It (1927 film)

"It" is a 1927 silent romantic comedy film that tells the story of a shop girl who sets her sights on the handsome, wealthy boss of the department store where she works.

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It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night is a 1934 American pre-Code romantic comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed and co-produced by Frank Capra, in collaboration with Harry Cohn, in which a pampered socialite (Claudette Colbert) tries to get out from under her father's thumb and falls in love with a roguish reporter (Clark Gable).

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It's a Wonderful World (1939 film)

It's a Wonderful World (1939) is a romantic screwball comedy-mystery, starring Claudette Colbert and James Stewart and directed by W. S. Van Dyke.

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Jackie Chan

Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW (生; born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.

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Keeping Mum

Keeping Mum is a 2005 British black comedy film starring Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith and Patrick Swayze.

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Kelly's Heroes

Kelly's Heroes is a 1970 American war comedy film, directed by Brian G. Hutton, about a group of World War II American soldiers who go AWOL to rob a bank behind enemy lines.

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Kick-Ass (film)

Kick-Ass is a 2010 superhero black comedy film based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. which was published by Marvel Comics.

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Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets is a 1949 British black comedy film.

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a 2005 American neo-noir black comedy crime film written and directed by Shane Black, and starring Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan and Corbin Bernsen.

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Kung Fu Panda (franchise)

The Kung Fu Panda franchise from DreamWorks Animation consists of three films: Kung Fu Panda (2008), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016).

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Laurel and Hardy

Laurel and Hardy were a comedy double act during the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema.

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List of Indian comedy films

This is a list of notable Indian comedy films.

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Little Shop of Horrors (film)

Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 American rock musical comedy horror film directed by Frank Oz.

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Magic in fiction

Magic in fiction is the endowment of characters or objects in works of fiction with powers that do not naturally occur in the real world.

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Major Payne

Major Payne is a 1995 American comedy film directed by Nick Castle and written by and starring Damon Wayans.

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Mars Attacks!

Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction horror film directed by Tim Burton, who also co-produced it with Larry J. Franco.

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Martial arts film

Martial arts films are a subgenre of action films, which feature numerous martial arts fights between characters.

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MASH (film)

MASH (stylized as M*A*S*H on the poster art) is a 1970 American satirical black comedy war film directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr., based on Richard Hooker's novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors.

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McHale's Navy

McHale's Navy is an American sitcom starring Ernest Borgnine that aired 138 half-hour episodes over four seasons, from October 11, 1962, to April 12, 1966, on the ABC television network.

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Men in Black (franchise)

Men in Black is a media franchise that originated with a comic book created by American author Lowell Cunningham.

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Midnight Run

Midnight Run is a 1988 American action comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin.

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Mister Roberts (1955 film)

Mister Roberts is a 1955 American Warnercolor in CinemaScope comedy-drama film directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy and features an all-star cast including Henry Fonda as Mister Roberts, James Cagney as Captain Morton, William Powell (in his final film appearance) as Doc, and Jack Lemmon as Ensign Pulver.

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Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux is a 1947 black comedy film directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, who plays a bigamist wife killer inspired by serial killer Henri Désiré Landru.

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Monty Python

Monty Python (also collectively known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, which first aired on the BBC in 1969.

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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, also known as The Meaning of Life, is a 1983 British musical sketch comedy film written and performed by the Monty Python troupe, directed by Terry Jones.

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005 film)

Mr.

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career.

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Mud and Sand

Mud and Sand is a silent film starring Stan Laurel, that was filmed in 1922.

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Mystery Men

Mystery Men is a 1999 American superhero comedy film directed by Kinka Usher and written by Neil Cuthbert and Bob Burden, loosely based on Burden's Flaming Carrot Comics, and starring Hank Azaria, Claire Forlani, Janeane Garofalo, Eddie Izzard, Greg Kinnear, William H. Macy, Kel Mitchell, Lena Olin, Paul Reubens, Geoffrey Rush, Ben Stiller, Wes Studi, and Tom Waits.

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Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and written by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, based on the 1993 children's book of the same name by Croatian illustrator Milan Trenc.

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No Time for Sergeants

No Time for Sergeants is a 1954 best-selling novel by Mac Hyman, which was later adapted into a teleplay on The United States Steel Hour, a popular Broadway play and 1958 motion picture, as well as a 1964 television series.

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Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat is a 1959 American World War II submarine comedy film in Eastmancolor from Universal-International, produced by Robert Arthur, directed by Blake Edwards, that stars Cary Grant and Tony Curtis.

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Parody film

A parody film is a subgenre of comedy film that parodies other film genres or films as pastiches, works created by imitation of the style of many different films reassembled together.

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Police Academy (film)

Police Academy is a 1984 comedy film directed by Hugh Wilson, and starring Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, and G.W. Bailey.

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Porky's

Porky's is a 1981 Canadian-American sex comedy film written and directed by Bob Clark about the escapades of teenagers in 1954 at the fictional Angel Beach High School in Florida.

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Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman is a 1990 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall from a screenplay by J. F. Lawton.

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Private Benjamin (1980 film)

Private Benjamin is a 1980 American comedy film starring Goldie Hawn.

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Re-Animator

Re-Animator (also known as H. P. Lovecraft's Re-Animator) is a 1985 American science-fiction horror comedy film loosely based on the 1922 H. P. Lovecraft serial novelette Herbert West–Reanimator.

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Romantic comedy

Romantic comedy (also known as the portmanteaus romedy or romcom) is a genre with light-hearted, humorous plotlines, centered on romantic ideals such as that true love is able to surmount most obstacles.

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Roscoe Arbuckle

Roscoe Conkling "Fatty" Arbuckle (March 24, 1887 – June 29, 1933) was an American silent film actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter.

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Rush Hour (1998 film)

Rush Hour is a 1998 American action comedy film directed by Brett Ratner and written by Jim Kouf and Ross LaManna from a story by LaManna.

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Sabrina (1954 film)

Sabrina (Sabrina Fair/La Vie en Rose in the United Kingdom) is a 1954 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Billy Wilder, adapted for the screen by Wilder, Samuel A. Taylor, and Ernest Lehman from Taylor's play Sabrina Fair.

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Scary Movie

Scary Movie is a 2000 American horror comedy film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans.

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Science fiction film

Science fiction film (or sci-fi film) is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies.

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Scream (franchise)

Scream is an American horror franchise created by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven.

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Screwball comedy film

Screwball comedy is a genre of comedy film that became popular during the Great Depression, originating in the early 1930s and thriving until the early 1940s.

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See Here, Private Hargrove

See Here, Private Hargrove (1942) is a book by journalist Marion Hargrove about the author's experiences as a soldier in the U.S. Army during World War II.

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Sgt. Bilko

Sgt.

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Shoulder Arms

Shoulder Arms is Charlie Chaplin's second film for First National Pictures.

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Shrek

Shrek is a 2001 American computer animated fantasy comedy film loosely based on the 1990 fairytale picture book of the same name by William Steig.

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Silver Streak (film)

Silver Streak is a 1976 American comedy-thriller film about a murder on a Los Angeles-to-Chicago train journey.

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Slapstick

Slapstick is a style of humor involving exaggerated physical activity which exceeds the boundaries of normal physical comedy.

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Spaceballs

Spaceballs is a 1987 American comic science fiction film co-written, produced and directed by Mel Brooks.

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Stand-up comedy

Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.

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Starsky & Hutch (film)

Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American crime-action buddy cop comedy film directed by Todd Phillips.

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Stripes (film)

Stripes is a 1981 American buddy military comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, Sean Young, and John Candy.

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Superhero

A superhero (sometimes rendered super-hero or super hero or Super) is a type of heroic stock character, usually possessing supernatural or superhuman powers, who is dedicated to fighting the evil of his/her universe, protecting the public, and usually battling supervillains.

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Supernatural

The supernatural (Medieval Latin: supernātūrālis: supra "above" + naturalis "natural", first used: 1520–1530 AD) is that which exists (or is claimed to exist), yet cannot be explained by laws of nature.

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Taboo

In any given society, a taboo is an implicit prohibition or strong discouragement against something (usually against an utterance or behavior) based on a cultural feeling that it is either too repulsive or dangerous, or, perhaps, too sacred for ordinary people.

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The Big Fix (1978 film)

The Big Fix is a 1978 film directed by Jeremy Kagan and based on the novel by Roger L. Simon, who dramatized his own novel for the screen.

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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski is a 1998 American crime comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

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The Chipmunk Adventure

The Chipmunk Adventure is a 1987 American animated musical fantasy adventure comedy film featuring the characters from NBC's Saturday morning cartoon Alvin and the Chipmunks.

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The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead is a 1981 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Sam Raimi and executive produced by Raimi and Bruce Campbell, who also stars alongside Ellen Sandweiss and Betsy Baker.

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The Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion is a dark ride attraction located at Disneyland Park (Disneyland Resort), Magic Kingdom, and Tokyo Disneyland.

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The Incredibles

The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, released by Walt Disney Pictures, and starring the voices of Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Spencer Fox, Jason Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Bird, and Elizabeth Peña.

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The King of Comedy (film)

The King of Comedy is a 1982 American satirical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis and Sandra Bernhard.

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The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes is a 1938 British mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave.

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The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers is a 1955 British black comedy crime film directed by Alexander Mackendrick for Ealing Studios.

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The Loved One

The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy (1948) is a short, satirical novel by British novelist Evelyn Waugh about the funeral business in Los Angeles, the British expatriate community in Hollywood, and the film industry.

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The Philadelphia Story (film)

The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart and featuring Ruth Hussey.

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The Private War of Major Benson

The Private War of Major Benson is 1955 comedy film starring Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, Sal Mineo and Tim Hovey, about a tough-talking U.S. Army officer who must shape up the JROTC program at Sheridan Academy, a Catholic boys' military academy, or be forced out of the Army.

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The Secret War of Harry Frigg

The Secret War of Harry Frigg is a 1968 comedy film set in World War II.

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The Shop Around the Corner

The Shop Around the Corner is a 1940 American romantic comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart and Frank Morgan.

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The Teahouse of the August Moon (film)

The Teahouse of the August Moon is a 1956 American comedy film that satirizes the U.S. occupation and Americanization of the island of Okinawa following the end of World War II in 1945.

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The Thin Man

The Thin Man (1934) is a detective novel by Dashiell Hammett, originally published in the December 1933 issue of Redbook.

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The Three Stooges

The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy team active from 1922 until 1970, best known for their 190 short subject films by Columbia Pictures that have been regularly airing on television since 1958.

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The War of the Roses (film)

The War of the Roses is a 1989 American dark comedy film based upon the 1981 novel of the same name by Warren Adler.

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013 film)

The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter, based on the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort.

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The World's End (film)

The World's End is a 2013 comic science fiction film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan and Rosamund Pike.

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There's Something About Mary

There's Something About Mary is a 1998 American romantic comedy film directed by Bobby and Peter Farrelly.

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a 2017 drama film written, directed, and produced by Martin McDonagh.

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Tootsie

Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman, with a supporting cast that includes Bill Murray, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Geena Davis (in her acting debut), and Doris Belack.

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Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder is a 2008 action comedy film directed by Ben Stiller.

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Up the Academy

Mad Magazine Presents Up the Academy is a 1980 American teen comedy film with a plot about the outrageous antics of a group of misfits at a military school.

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Wag the Dog

Wag the Dog is a 1997 black comedy film where a spin doctor and a Hollywood producer fabricate a war to distract voters from a presidential sex scandal.

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Wake Me When It's Over (film)

Wake Me When It's Over is a 1960 DeLuxe Color comedy film starring Ernie Kovacs and Dick Shawn in CinemaScope.

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War film

War film is a film genre concerned with warfare, typically about naval, air, or land battles, with combat scenes central to the drama.

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What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? is a 1966 comedy DeLuxe Color film written by William Peter Blatty and directed by Blake Edwards for the Mirisch Company in Panavision.

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What Price Glory? (1926 film)

What Price Glory? is a 1926 American silent comedy-drama war film produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation and directed by Raoul Walsh.

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What's Up, Doc? (1972 film)

What's Up, Doc? is a 1972 American screwball comedy film released by Warner Bros., directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, and Madeline Kahn in her first feature film role (for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe).

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When Harry Met Sally...

When Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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Wit

Wit is a form of intelligent humour, the ability to say or write things that are clever and usually funny.

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Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous Dr.

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Your Friends & Neighbors

Your Friends & Neighbors is a 1998 black comedy film written and directed by Neil LaBute and starring Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Catherine Keener, Nastassja Kinski, Jason Patric and Ben Stiller in an ensemble cast.

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21 Jump Street (film)

21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, written by Michael Bacall starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.

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48 Hrs.

48 Hrs. is a 1982 American action comedy film directed by Walter Hill.

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