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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Get the Hell Out

Regan Arevalos, Jess Castro, Larry Garza | United States | 2015 | 26 m Facebook | Twitter A dark comedy following a group of cunning men who travel around the country performing exorcisms for money on behalf of any religion. Cast Regan Arevalos Jess Castro Larry Garza

The Princess and the Peacock

Sann Hall | United States | 2015 | 49 m “The Princess and the Peacock”, is an adult comedy featuring hand puppets. In a peculiar warp of antiquity, medieval, Renaissance, and present day time, the action takes place over the span of several nights in the castle of King Jupe and Queen Juno.  Early on… Read more »

J. Kessels a.k.a Road Duster

Erik de Bruyn | Netherlands | 2015 | 1 h 44 m Dutch, English, German with English Subtitles Facebook A writer, Frans, with a writers block is to go on a strange trip to Hamburg with his old pal and favorite character J. KESSELS. To have to fetch a cheating sausage export dealer. But the real… Read more »

We’ll Get It

Kyle Hansen | United States | 2016 | 7 m The results turn ugly (very ugly) when two globetrotting, artisanal food-loving couples attempt to negotiate social niceties at their favorite Arts-District restaurant. Cast Kurt Long Michael Nardelli Amy Vorpahl Kimberly Bigsby Cameron Cruz

Think Twice

Eliaz Rodriguez | United States | 2015 | 6┬ám 44 s Facebook | Twitter Tess runs into a building to find her boyfriend Tony grappling with another man for a gun. Will Tess’ “double vision” be the end of Tony or will he save the day by proving his identity? Winner “Best Director” Portland Comedy… Read more »

Some of My Best Friends

David Cornelius | United States | 2016 | 9 m Facebook | Twitter A friendly poker game leads to a heated discussion on stereotypes and bigotry. Cast Kelly Collette Christopher Hahn Amanda Nave Brad Nicholas Michael Peake Dave Davenport This Film is No Longer Available For Viewing Per Filmmaker’s Request. Thank You.

Return of the Hat

Alec Birkbeck, Joe Irving 1st AD | United Kingdom | 2016 | 10 m 29 s Facebook | Twitter For years this flat-cap has enjoyed its position atop the mannequin, in perfect view of the old television in the charity shop. Every night it watches and re-watches its favourite old VHS films with its long time… Read more »

Owl House

Mark Keegan | United Kingdom | 11 m 53 s 1922. Lord Barnard Owl has just bought a load of shares, his wife has a new lady’s maid and his only son and heir is competing in ‘The World Pipe Smoking Championships’ on  board a German airship. What could possibly go wrong? Cast Paul Dance Mark… Read more »

Grocery Store Action Movie

Matthew Campbell | Canada | 2016 | 13 m Facebook Alex is in the express checkout lane at the grocery store when he realizes with horror that he has forgotten the all-important crackers. With his dinner guests already on their way over, Alex must risk life and limb to achieve the impossible: locate the salty snacks… Read more »

Wild Men

Bobby Sansivero | United States | 2015 | 1 h 30 m Facebook | Twitter The inept cast and crew of a surprise hit reality-tv show travel deep into the Adirondack mountains for their second season to find proof that Bigfoot exists. Any remaining skepticism they have is ripped to pieces. Cast Zack Abramowitz Alexander Stine… Read more »