Comedy & melodrama till 2010

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1. The Long Recess (1972)

268 min | Comedy, Romance

A young teacher goes to a school for adults. He is younger than many of his students and some of them are starting to miss school.

Stars: Mikhail Kononov, Evgeniy Leonov, Rolan Bykov, Aleksandr Zbruev

Votes: 1,266

2. Dante's Inferno (2007)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy

A darkly comedic travelogue of the underworld - set against an all-too-familiar urban backdrop of used car lots, gated communities, strip malls, and the U.S. Capitol. And populated with a contemporary cast of reprobates, including famous - and infamous - politicians, presidents, popes, pimps. And the Prince of Darkness himself.

Director: Sean Meredith | Stars: Tony Abatemarco, Scott Adsit, Matt Besser, Bill Chott

Votes: 1,388

3. Fantastic Planet (1973)

PG | 72 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin, Jean Topart

Votes: 21,234

4. Tamara Drewe (2010)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Roger Allam

Votes: 19,582 | Gross: $0.56M

5. Daydream Nation (2010)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

A city girl who moves to a small town and becomes entangled in a love triangle between her high school teacher and a stoner classmate.

Director: Michael Goldbach | Stars: Kat Dennings, Reece Thompson, Andie MacDowell, Josh Lucas

Votes: 11,860

6. Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

50 Metascore

Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Derek Luke, David Mann

Votes: 10,978 | Gross: $90.49M

7. The Brothers Bloom (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

55 Metascore

The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi

Votes: 46,714 | Gross: $3.52M

8. RSO [Registered Sex Offender] (2008)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

There may be one thing worse than being a sex offender sent to prison: Being a sex offender released from prison. RSO tells the story of one offender's unlikely rehabilitation.

Director: Bob Byington | Stars: Gabriel McIver, Kristen Tucker, Kevin Corrigan, Andrew Bujalski

Votes: 426

9. Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

High School grad and all American gal, Anna, finds her purpose and herself after she hooks up with the radical feminists in The Itty Bitty Titty Committee.

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Melonie Diaz, Ana Mercedes, Cecile Rivore, Marisa Ramirez

Votes: 2,736 | Gross: $0.02M

10. Picture This (2008 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A high school girl is invited to a party by the most popular boy in school -- only trouble is, she's grounded.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Pollak, Lauren Collins, Shenae Grimes-Beech

Votes: 9,459

11. Spectacular! (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

A high school choir is fading in popularity, as it continues to lose most of its' members one by one. A wannabe rock singer is convinced to join the choir, in hopes of winning the upcoming competition and cash prize.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Nolan Gerard Funk, Tammin Sursok, Victoria Justice, Simon Curtis

Votes: 2,139

12. TiMER (2009)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

If a clock could count down to the moment you meet your soul mate, would you want to know?

Director: Jac Schaeffer | Stars: Emma Caulfield Ford, Scott Holroyd, Kali Rocha, Katherine Von Till

Votes: 12,011

13. Crimes of Fashion (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

Brooke, a plain but creative and hard-working student at the top fashion school in the nation, who has come a long way from her tough childhood spent going from one foster home to another ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Kaley Cuoco, Dominic Chianese, Megan Fox, Pat Kelly

Votes: 1,176

14. Touch of Pink (2004)

R | 91 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

46 Metascore

A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.

Director: Ian Iqbal Rashid | Stars: Jimi Mistry, Kris Holden-Ried, Suleka Mathew, Kyle MacLachlan

Votes: 3,910 | Gross: $0.56M

15. When Do We Eat? (2005)

R | 86 min | Comedy

37 Metascore

A family's Passover gets screwy after the patriarch unknowingly ingests a hit of Ecstasy.

Director: Salvador Litvak | Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Michael Lerner, Shiri Appleby, Jack Klugman

Votes: 1,371 | Gross: $0.43M

16. Dead Man on Campus (1998)

R | 96 min | Comedy

27 Metascore

Two college roommates go out and party, resulting in bad grades. They learn of the clause that says, "If your roommate dies, you get an A," and decide to find someone who is on the verge, so to speak, to move in with them.

Director: Alan Cohn | Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Poppy Montgomery, Lochlyn Munro

Votes: 12,986 | Gross: $15.06M

17. Beat the Devil (2002)

Not Rated | 9 min | Action, Short, Adventure

Decades ago, the legendary James Brown sold his soul to the devil for fame and fortune. Now he wishes to renegotiate. Hired to take Mr. Brown to a rendezvous with the devil (Gary Oldman), ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Clive Owen, Gary Oldman, James Brown, Marilyn Manson

Votes: 5,551

18. Beware the Gonzo (2010)

TV-14 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

36 Metascore

A young muckraker decides to start his own underground newspaper at his high school.

Director: Bryan Goluboff | Stars: Ezra Miller, Zoë Kravitz, Griffin Newman, Stefanie Y. Hong

Votes: 1,506

19. Peep World (2010)

R | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

27 Metascore

Four siblings implode after the release of a book written about them.

Director: Barry W. Blaustein | Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sarah Silverman, Rainn Wilson, Lewis Black

Votes: 3,511 | Gross: $0.01M

20. Womb (2010)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

48 Metascore

A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.

Director: Benedek Fliegauf | Stars: Eva Green, Matt Smith, Lesley Manville, Peter Wight

Votes: 12,662

21. Four Lions (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

68 Metascore

Four incompetent British terrorists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.

Director: Christopher Morris | Stars: Will Adamsdale, Riz Ahmed, Adeel Akhtar, Arsher Ali

Votes: 67,256 | Gross: $0.30M

22. You're So Cupid! (2010)

G | 93 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

Fraternal twin sisters Emma and Lilly are as different as night and day. Emma, the beautiful blonde tomboy, would rather be riding a horse than anything else in the world. While Lilly, her ... See full summary »

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Brian Krause, Jeremy Sumpter, Lauren Holly, Caitlin E.J. Meyer

Votes: 823

23. Norwegian Wood (2010)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, Romance

58 Metascore

Toru recalls his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki's girlfriend, and another woman, the outgoing, lively Midori.

Director: Anh Hung Tran | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Rinko Kikuchi, Kiko Mizuhara, Kengo Kôra

Votes: 10,357 | Gross: $0.01M

24. Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Suzuka Ohgo

Votes: 132,874 | Gross: $57.49M

25. Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)

124 min | Drama, Romance

Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Canosa | Stars: Maki Horikita, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yûya Tegoshi, Anton Yelchin

Votes: 589

26. Eat Pray Love (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance

50 Metascore

A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

Votes: 79,684 | Gross: $80.57M

27. The Kids Are All Right (2010)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska

Votes: 121,515 | Gross: $20.81M

28. Fish Tank (2009)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

81 Metascore

Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Rebecca Griffiths

Votes: 55,548 | Gross: $0.37M

29. Afterschool (2008)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Mystery

66 Metascore

An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.

Director: Antonio Campos | Stars: Ezra Miller, Jeremy Allen White, Emory Cohen, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 3,959 | Gross: $0.00M

30. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

R | 91 min | Biography, Drama

64 Metascore

The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Gretchen Mol, Lili Taylor, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris

Votes: 9,998 | Gross: $1.41M

31. Dakota Skye (2008)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more ... See full summary »

Director: John Humber | Stars: Scott F. Anderson, Matt Baker, Eileen Seton, Laci Couts

Votes: 3,116

32. Archer House (2007)

16 min | Short, Comedy

A young outcast braves the petit four-fueled skits and cult-like rituals of a Texas sorority.

Director: Dina Gachman | Stars: Riley Rose Critchlow, Tawny Bell, Troian Bellisario, Kirstin Benson

Votes: 40

33. Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda's ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith's best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Craig Sheffer

Votes: 25,300 | Gross: $18.55M

34. Sound of the Sea (2001)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

A new literature teacher, Ulises, comes to a small town near the sea and falls in love with a young woman, Martina. This woman is loved by a rich businessman named Alberto but chooses ... See full summary »

Director: Bigas Luna | Stars: Jordi Mollà, Leonor Watling, Eduard Fernández, Neus Agulló

Votes: 1,856

35. Homo Erectus (2007)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

A philosophical caveman yearns for more out of life than sticks, stones and raw meat.

Director: Adam Rifkin | Stars: Adam Rifkin, Ali Larter, Hayes MacArthur, David Carradine

Votes: 1,574

36. Son of Rambow (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

66 Metascore

During a long English summer in the early 1980s, two schoolboys from differing backgrounds set out to make a film inspired by First Blood (1982).

Director: Garth Jennings | Stars: Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Jessica Hynes, Anna Wing

Votes: 29,870 | Gross: $1.78M

37. Why Me? (1990)

R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the C.I.A.

Director: Gene Quintano | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Kim Greist, Christopher Lloyd, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 914

38. The Big Hit (1998)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

31 Metascore

Socially anxious hitman Melvin Smiley, an expert in his lucrative field, goes on a job and falls in love with his kidnapping victim, turning his world upside down.

Director: Kirk Wong | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christina Applegate, Avery Brooks

Votes: 27,406 | Gross: $27.05M

39. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

93 Metascore

King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.

Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 469,935 | Gross: $1.23M

40. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Mystery

A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen

Votes: 35,090 | Gross: $11.29M

41. The Alphabet Murders (1965)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Comedy

Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tony Randall, Robert Morley, Anita Ekberg, Maurice Denham

Votes: 1,249

42. How I Unleashed World War II (1970)

224 min | Comedy, War

The adventures of unlucky Polish soldier Franek Dolas during world war II. In September he escapes from Stalag and goes to France. After that he fights in Africa and Europe.

Director: Tadeusz Chmielewski | Stars: Marian Kociniak, Janina Boronska, Adam Cyprian, Wirgiliusz Gryn

Votes: 2,421

43. The Ladykillers (1955)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

91 Metascore

Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom

Votes: 24,493



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