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

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Movie set in high school featuring naked pictures of a girl

I can't remember the details very well as I watched it in the early 90s. It was (I think) your typical high school comedy movie from that time (Guys trying to sleep with the girls, etc...) One scene ...
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Comedy where a monster is still alive on a vehicle in the end

I'm looking to determine the name of a movie I saw on TV many years ago. I do not believe that this was made as a TV movie. It was a comedy monster movie where either one or two main characters fight ...
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Help me find this comedy movie about a guy in a wheelchair

My friend said that she watched a very funny movie about a guy who pulled his groin in some type accident and though he is healed after a few weeks, he decides to stay in the wheelchair because by ...
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Tall married girl attacked in her home

I don't know what year this came out but I think it was recent. There was a tall girl kinda dark skinned but kinda not. She had a husband in the beginning and then people came and robbed her house ...
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Barbecue scene in a comedy movie with black actors

I have seen a long time ago a comedy movie with some black actors and I can't find it no matter what. I will try to give a description of a scene I remember as best I can. Barbecue party outside (in ...
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British sitcom at hospital, 3 men in ward + doctor, early 80s

I'm looking for a British sitcom from the early to mid 1980s, set in a hospital. It had at least two - possibly three or more - series/seasons. It's about three men sharing a room/ward - and their ...
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Woman with a bandaged head in a comedy from probably 2004-2011

I think the main character is a young man, maybe in high school. He is visited by his female neighbor who has a bandage on her head. She sits on the couch and the back of her head touches it and when ...
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Dying man's wish is to have sex with his friends' girlfriends

This was likely made in the last 5 years. Comedy-ish. I have only seen the trailer. I believe it concerns a dying man, maybe cancer, who invites a few friends and their girlfriends to cabin so that he ...
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Why do criminals whistle after doing something?

There's an old tradition in cartoons and comedies: criminals (mostly thieves) and bullies often whistle some tunes after doing something bad or when they are likely to be detected by police or guards. ...
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Old movie of newlyweds in haunted hotel

I'm trying to find a movie. It's an old movie, probably around 80's-90's maybe. It's a comedy horror, not scary just the concept of the haunted hotel. I think there are two newlywed couples One ...
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Identify this movie about a book-cover designer meeting a woman writer after their one night stand

A book-cover designer(works with his friend/flatmate on selling book covers) meeting a woman writer after their one night stand (he designed a cover for her book, while not knowing it is her that he ...
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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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The comedy movie about the dance song “Macarena”

I have watched a movie based on the dance song Macarena. I couldn't find its name anywhere I searched. It is a kind of comedy movie. In one of the scenes, the main guy pretends to be allergic to ...
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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

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 ...
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1960s comedy about a man is frozen in ice and floats on sea

I think it would have been made in 50s or 60s. A comedy set on the Mediterranean in which the hero is frozen in ice and floats on sea with the heroine floating on top
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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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Help identifying this American or Canada movie from 90s or 2000s?

There was a movie from the mid to late 90s or early 2000s about a women who gets pregnant by a sperm donor. She wants to know more about the father and decides to find him. When she does find him I ...
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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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Woman needs something opened, man crushes it to bits

OK, this will sound pretty vague but I can't remember that much about the actors, all I remember is the scene that goes something like this. I think it's some comedy movie but anyway the scene is a ...
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1970s heist movie

American comedy in colour from 1970s. Not as late as 1980. I believe they wanted to steal some jewellery, gold or similar. Do not think it was money. There was some car chasing, with some (red?) car ...
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Stuttering messenger in medieval times

I can't remember what film this is from but there is a comedy film that parodies the medieval era. There is a scene where two people are trying to do something so they ride to the kingdom but are ...
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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: ...