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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John Gray | United States | 00:13:08 | 2020 A black comedy, quarantine era murder mystery – a ZOOM meeting for a corrupt investment company goes horribly wrong. Made completely through ZOOM, with all of the actors working from home. Cast Kirk Acevedo Henry Czerny Tim Griffin Jason Kravits Kim Wayans Writer John Gray Producer… Read more »

Brass Ring

Zachary Ross | United States | 00:09:59 | 2020 English A fanatic finally meets his favorite over-the-hill wrestler at a mediocre comic book convention and attempts to make him relevant again. Cast Max Holiday Adam Shalzi Chris Meister Dan McEvily Cory Hardin Jen Bosworth Writer Zachary Ross Producers Zachary Ross Molly McCloskey Robert Pate

How the West Wasn’t Won

Dean Edwardson | United States | 00:06:45 | 2020 English In the old west, a poker game causes a gun fight between two cowboys that ends unexpectedly. Cast James Winterbottom Reggie Choquette Writer Dean Edwardson Producer Dean Edwardson


Geoffrey Gould | United States | 00:08:27 | 2020 English A third date does not go as expected when Amy’s lifelong friend Bucky confronts her date Peter. Cast Victoria Ippolito Michael Beardsley Geoffrey Gould Shannon Glasgow Writer Geoffrey Gould Producer Michael Beardsley

The Herb Train

William Lemons | United States | 01:45:00 | 2020 English Cast William Lemons Sophia Higgins Oc Taylor Dewayne Walker Writer William Lemons Producer William Lemons

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 »


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 »