A genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor.

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Help identifying a comedy WWII movie set in Europe?

I saw a a comedy WWII movie on MTV in Hungary once and have never been able to find out what it was. I'd appreciate any identification. Basically, the plot consists of three guys (who seem to be ...
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stand up comedy show in early 80s

In the early 80s, I remember watching a stand-up comedy special with several now-famous comedians and it was hilarious. It had Seinfeld, and Reiser as they were just starting out. I can't remember if ...
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Last Week on THIS.TV; About a CEO or Boss challenged to live in the streets with none of his financial influence?

I saw a brief segment of the movie where the CEO is asking for a room for the night night and the back room is the outlay of cots where homeless pay a fee for a bed. CEO offers the desk clerk ...
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Comedy about American guy that dates French girlfriend and meets her parents [closed]

Desperately searching for this comedy. It's recent, probably 2005-2010 period, about American/English guy that has a French girlfriend and goes to Paris to meet the parents. Then finds out how the ...
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What does Bromantic comedy genre mean?

I heard that writing a bromantic comedy is the trendy business in many parts of the world including India. But what is Bromantic?
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Which film or show is this picture of Ben Turpin taken from?

I originally found this picture from a postcard which have signature of Ben Turpin http://www.trishautographs.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=THA&Product_Code=0521&...
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Why did Michael Richards refuse to portray himself?

In the 1999 film "Man on the Moon" starring Jim Carrey as the infamous comic Andy Kaufman, the movie takes great pains to recreate specific points in Kaufman's life. In a somewhat unorthodox fashion, ...
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Medieval period movie with life size chess scene played out by village folk, turns into semi-orgy

So around 30? years ago (1984+/-) my parents were watching a movie? on TV (similar theme to today's "Reign" TV show) e.g. set in a medieval time period and I was in the room (likely playing LEGO not ...
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Comedy involving a contract killer

I once watched a Hollywood movie. A contract killer and a man who was ditched or thrown out by his girlfriend or wife settled in two side by side hotel rooms. The killer is getting ready for his job ...
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On the elements of a internationally successful comedy movie

I know that humor is extremely difficult to translate across languages. Cultural, linguistic, and historical differences between societies largely account for this difficulty. Consequently, it's ...
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Sketch comedy about the British class system

Sometime in the 1990s (just maybe the 1980s) I saw one episode of a sketch comedy show that I was not familiar with and it has stuck in my head ever since. The episode was concerned with notion of ...
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Looking for name of a 2010-ish comedy featuring skydiving at a bachelor party.

I am trying to find the name of a movie that I saw a few years back, probably 2010 - 2012 on hbo, showtime or starz. I can only remember bits of information, hoping someone here can recognize it and ...
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Post-apocalyptic survivors and shredded paper as currency

There was this series which I saw during the 90s in which there are 4 to 8 survivors after a nuclear war. the survivors consisted of elderly as well as young people. This is all I remember about the ...
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Teen movie with a party and a funeral at the same time

Ok, here it goes: group of students are planning to have a party behind the principals back. A funeral of a deceased student is due the same date as the party, therefore the principal believes it's ...
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Style of shooting where common activities are filmed as if they were epic

I am trying to identify a cinematic style where a common activity is filmed as if it was way more epic than it really is (usually with a comedic intent). As an example: a guy could be just drinking ...
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werewolf movie identification

It was made in the early to mid 2000's; all i recall is that a woman was engaged to a man who was a werewolf, they had to kill the 'source' the original werewolf and a line that ran something like "...
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Medieval 2000s comedy rated R

I will tell you everything that i know.. this movie was released between 2005-2008. i think it was 2006 but i'm not sure. its a comedy movie set in medieval Britain or France. the evil king marries ...
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Was the original Evil Dead meant to be funny?

In The Evil Dead series of Sam Raimi movies, the two sequels are meant to be funny. But was that the intent of the original movie?
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What movie has characters singing about the Ed Sullivan Show?

A long time ago, I saw parts of a very strange movie on TV. It appeared to either be in or take place in the same era as films like Singin' In The Rain, and like that film it too was a musical. I ...
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College comedy with boys in drag

I don't remember the name of a college comedy that I saw parts of the other day. I believe the title contains the word 'private' in it. The movie had an Animal House type of feel to it. It must be ...
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What's the earliest movie with a comedic scene of mistaking a bull for a cow?

As a child I saw an American comedy maybe from the 50s/60s about a woman who loses one man after the other by death. In one scene a soon-to-be-dead husband is trying to milk what he mistakes for a cow ...
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Female journalist hides a death row inmate

This movie was set somewhere in the 80s/90s and was about a newspaper/journalist woman who interviews a man who is going on death row except he is innocent. The execution was the electric chair and ...
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Seemingly tall man answers door but he's actually short

I'm trying to identify an 80's comedy that has a sketch in it along the following lines: A gent approaches a timber door, either at a castle or a large wooden factory door, he taps on it and a high ...
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Early 80s USA horror comedy with a pool monster

The whole movie takes place inside a family's house, as I recall. They have a big pool downstairs. The wife or daugter/son dissapears or are swalloved by a "pool monster" because a creature lives in ...
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Comedy movie where protagonist is late to a special event, and is having a lot of travel trouble

Comedy movie from the 80s or 90s. The protagonist is on a time-pressured journey to a special event (wedding?), and is having a lot of travel trouble. After missing a key transport, an old man in a ...
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Guy acquires crazy demonic hand that kills and does bad things to people

A movie where a guy acquires a crazy demonic hand that kills and does bad things to people and it's like a cursed hand which he tried to kill several times, it killed his 2 friends and respawned them ...
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Help what's the name of a Three Kings-ish WW2 movie (Not Kellys Heroes)?

I'm looking for a movie from the early to late 00s, set during WW2. So end of the war, France after D-Day, our "heroes" are german deserters who want to clean out one of the SS goldstashes and then ...
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Cheesy comedy about two guys on vacation who wreak havoc in a hotel

I remember watching this quite a while ago, so I'm pretty sure it's a pre-2000 film. The plot involves two guys who go on a vacation to a hotel and then cause all sorts of mischief. One of them ...
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Comedy with a terrorist wearing disguises

Edit to fit "Identify-This-X Questions": Where you watched the movie or TV show? It was a movie, watched at home via TV. When you watched the movie or TV show? Not sure, like ~10 years ago. Any ...
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Name the Jackie Chan movie which involves a ring that after wearing it made people disappear

In this movie Jackie chan and his friends try to fool one of their friends by giving him a fake ring? The friend eventually tries to spy the main actress bathing, but is caught by surprise that the ...
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HBO Comedian with AIDS

Trying to identify a comedian seen on HBO in the 1980s or early 1990s. He is gay and diagnosed with Aids. In the routine, he also stated he hosted at a comedy club in LA.
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The classic JOHN 3:16 sign

Sometimes in comedies someone in a crowd is holding up a sign that says "JOHN 3:16" Can someone explain me that joke, how it originated and why is used in a lot of movies?
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Movie featuring a man with red sombrero walking through firing field

I found this question from my Twitter timeline (Korean). I feel like seen this movie but can't remember any detail. No help with Google image search. This tweet link contains a short clip: https://...
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Woman takes her fiance's identical twin to meet family

This movie is about a girl who has to go meet her significant others parents (I believe they are either married or engaged). Anyways on the day they are supposed to go meet them the husband gets an ...
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Looking for a Mark Curry movie

I am trying to find Mark Curry's HBO Special (stand-up comedy). There's a 4 minute video on YouTube where he talks about Moogie. I'm not exactly sure of the title, but if you know which one I am ...
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Are Hanson and Penhall confirmed dead?

The movie remake of 21 Jumpstreet is comedy that suspends reality quite a bit in some cases. So even though the character played by Johnny Depp and Peter Deluise seemed to receive fatal wounds is it ...
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Comedy short from probably 1925-1940 where a chicken eats a ring

This is black and white movie in which a chicken eats an engagement ring.
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What Polish(?) movie features a guy who cheats on wife and takes pictures

Some SPOILERS in the description of this movie. I'm looking for the name of a foreign movie (maybe Polish) from around 2010 about a guy who cheats on his wife while he is away on business trips. ...
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A movie about a drunk pilot hired to find a girl's missing father

A girl is looking for her father who disappeared somewhere in mid-Asia (I think). The girl meets and hires a pilot, a cynical drunkard - their hate and love relationship is the major part of the story,...
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Two boys trick another boy by prentending to be a girl online

I'm looking for an movie where two boys creates an fake Facebook account and start chatting with boy on their school. Later in the movie they start to send nudes and all his nudes ends up at school ...
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Movie about someone (Robin Williams?) getting hired to do comedy in the Muslim world

The movie's about USA government hiring Robin Williams to do comedy in the Muslim world. His destination was Pakistan but due to some problems, he makes it to india instead and does a comedy show ...
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What are the differences among Celtic American comedy, Jewish American Comedy and African American comedy?

I am not American but I watched a lot of American comedy movies and I noticed something. That is, the types of jokes of Celtic American comedy, Jewish American Comedy and African American comedy are ...
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Woman moves into an apartment, awakes a vampire and falls in love with him

I don't have a whole lot to go on, but I recall watching a movie in my early childhood (i.e. early '90s) about a woman who moved into a new apartment and subsequently awoke a vampire who she later ...
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Western comedy with a sheriff that does not want to be a sheriff, and a duel

Western comedy. Likely from the 1960s to early 1980s. The protagonist is a man that somehow manages to become sheriff in a town. It ends up with him having to duel some badass bandit. I'm not 100% ...
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Identify a movie with kids playing Final Fantasy VIII

The movie was released between 1998-2001, but all I can remember of it is a single scene, two naked women randomly walk into a house and past two kids playing Final Fantasy VIII on a PlayStation. I ...
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Romantic comedy (rom-com) about a woman and man who become guardians of a baby

This movie is about a husband and wife who have a baby. They unfortunately die in a motorcycle accident and the baby is left to the womans best friend and mans best friend who hate each other. At ...
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WWII comedy with two GIs in a basement

Two GIs are in the basement of a European house with a butler. They finally decide to escape. They escape to a movie set of WWII and find out that the war is over. They go to LA and write a book and ...
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Two teenage girls set out to prove that their principal is a murderer

I can't remember the name of this movie but it's based around two teenage girls who live close to each other and communicate through walkie talkies when at their own homes. I think one is called Jane. ...
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What's this romantic comedy about a housemaid pretending to be the owner?

Need help finding the name of the following movie: There was a guy who lived in an apartment in a big city (likely New York City), and there was a woman who posed as his housesitter/keeper while he ...
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What's this movie where a girl turns into an old hag after having sex?

Sadly, all I remember is one scene: There's a guy in a room inside an old mansion. He meets a young beauty and has sex with her. When he wakes up there's a mummy/old hag lying beside him. I think ...