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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The Naked Truth

Daniel Brehm | United States | 2017 | 10:30 Facebook This unorthodox film is a comical yet poignant satire about the day in the life of a woman who lives in a society consumed by the distractions of social media. Through a series of unfortunate events, our main character unintentionally and unaware spends her entire… Read more »

‘Merica Man

Dr. Scott E. Brosius | United States | 2017 | 21:27 Three inept robbers are too lazy to profit on their criminal activity until one of them has the idea of being his favorite hero in the flesh. Cast Dr. Scott E. Brosius B.J. Halsall Kathleen Lowry Michael Litherland Dennis Burby Dan Umec Michelle Price… Read more »

The Film Festival

Brian Kennington | Canada | 2017 | 18:00 Two desperate Canadian filmmakers finally get their movie accepted at an Austrian festival. Cast Trevor Ketcheson Cameron Sedgwick Writer Brian Kennington Producer Brian Kennington Trevor Ketcheson

The Treasure of The Knights of Anopha

Ryan C Scott | United States | 2018 | 13:49 Facebook A Terry Gilliam-inspired absurdist comedy about a group of misfits searching for a lost treasure protected by a group of homeless knights. Cast Carly Hand NGXB Arianna Scarano Kevin Pullias Arsonval Faria Writer Kevin Pullias Ryan C Scott Producer Kevin Pullias Ryan C Scott

The C-47s

Andy Su, Devin Ellery | United States | 2018 | 11:44 Website Freshly fired and down on their luck, two aspiring filmmakers and an actor struggle not only to make ends meet but also to fulfill their career goals. In pursuit of their dream of making a name for themselves in the film industry, and… Read more »

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El Cavil

Evgeniya Radilova | United States | 00:06:18 | 2020 English “El Cavil” is about a man who loves his work as a shoe shiner, more than anything in this world. He believes in the old tradition, that if you have a shine on your shoes there is a melody in your heart. Unfortunately for El… Read more »

Musings with Merv – Hygge

In this episode of the “Musings with Merv” series, Merv Nickleman, Irish American international poet, meets with the lovely Danish lady Julie Jensen. Together they discuss and experience the benefits of Hygge.

Baby Crabby Pants – 15 Minutes

A 100 year old vaudevillian reality TV star becomes America’s newest sweetheart leading her to seek higher office.

Scammerhead

Dan Zukovic | Canada | 2014 | 1 h 44 m Facebook | Twitter Dan Zukovic, the cult indie director of The Last Big Thing, returns with another arthouse monster, global film noir Scammerhead, starring Dan Zukovic, Alex Rocco (The Godfather, Batman: Year One), Bruce Glover (Diamonds Are Forever, Chinatown) and Alex Zahara (Horns). Scammerhead charts the chaotic… Read more »

Mission: Apo11o

Daniel Jenny, Stephane Guenin | France | 2012 | 4 m Three men are flying to the moon, one should have stayed home…