Comedy

Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. These films are designed to make the audience laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect. Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending (black comedy being an exception). One of the oldest genres in film, some of the very first silent movies were comedies, as slapstick comedy often relies on visual depictions, without requiring sound. When sound films became more prevalent during the 1920s, comedy films took another swing, as laughter could result from burlesque situations but also dialogue.

Comedy, compared to other film genres, puts much more focus on individual stars, with many former stand-up comics transitioning to the film industry due to their popularity. While many comic films are lighthearted stories with no intent other than to amuse, others contain political or social commentary.

U.S. and foreign films

The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.

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Craigslisters – My Girlfriend

Willie Maglothin | United States | 00:02:37 | 2020 English A story about My Girlfriend. An erotic short story read in a comfortable reading nook. Cast Dave Shafran Writer Willie Maglothin Producer Willie Maglothin

Some Night

Enrico Banson | United States | 01:27:39 | 2020 English Young couple Jared and Taylor have always been the perfect couple to their friends. But when they abruptly break-up, both Jared and Taylor quickly find comfort from their closest friends–some shared, some new–deciding that this bitter break-up gives way to enjoy the night and forget… Read more »

Squashed

Chris Evans | Australia | 00:16:39 | 2020 English Pascal was a squash prodigy. He won it all and then lost his way. Can he win it all back, and maybe his wife too? Cast Rob Flanagan Nicholas Cassim Megan Drury Charlie Garber Warwick Young Writer Chris Evans Producers Christine Luby Chris Evans

La Belle Cheveux de Monsieur Canopy

Darren Menezes | Canada | 00:03:46| 2020 English A man comes into a barbershop where he vents about his life. Co-director Kym Wyatt Mckenzie Cast darren menezes kym wyatt mckenzie Writers darren menezes kym wyatt mckenzie Producers darren menezes kym wyatt mckenzie

Double Jack Pilot

Stephanie Stern | United States | 00:06:00 | 2020 English Double Jack, a construction term for a two handed hammer, is a short form comedy series. ‘Double Jack Construction Company hires a countrified recent female parolee and she’s not the sharpest tool in the box!’ Cast Willie Macc Stephanie Stern Writer Stephanie Stern Producers Stephanie… Read more »

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“IT’S DESMOND (your misguided tour guide)”

Daniela Di Salvo | Canada | 00:05:45 | 2020 English In a world of disingenuous wanderlusters, “IT’S DESMOND (your misguided tour guide)” seeks to reveal the truth behind world travel. Cast Desmond Ngai Writer Desmond Ngai Producers George D’Amato Desmond Ngai Yeunjo Kim Vincent Lee

March 14th

Chris Komjian | United States | 00:15:40 | 2020 English Adam, a normal 20 year old, accidentally eats a poisoned pie given to him by his new neighbor Nancy. Adam must push through the effects of the poison long enough to warn his neighbors and put a stop to Nancy’s evil plot to turn everyone… Read more »

Mustang Colt

David Wittkower | United States | 00:04:15 | 2020 English After 3 months on the trail to get supplies, a Cowboy comes home, only to find out he’s forgotten something. Cast Stephanie Arnold Robert Rosebrugh Everette Wallin Writer David Wittkower Producers David Wittkower Greg Martin Drone Operator Andrew Wittkower

$300.00

Mike McDougall | United Arab Emirates | 00:16:51 | 2020 English A lazy slob finds a wallet that always contains $300 if he sticks to one rule, which he doesn’t of course. Cast Christopher Marais Writer Mike McDougall Producer Mike McDougall Story Mohamed Shan Mike McDougall Camera Mohamed Shan Assistant Camera & 1st Additional Director… Read more »

Chris About Town “Pregnant”

Chris McDonnell | United States | 00:02:12 | 2020 Chris provides a compliment to someone while waiting for a train and the conversation goes horribly wrong. Writer Chris McDonnell Producer Chris McDonnell