//
archives

Comedy

This category contains 5 posts

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A possible, or impossible, series of events in the life of the Bard in 1593 as he is writing Romeo and Juliet Director John Madden Writers/Script Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard Starring Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Joseph Fiennes, Antony Sher, Martin Clunes, Sandra Reinton, Simon Callow, Judi … Continue reading

Bad Neighbours (2014)

Duration 1h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Nicholas Stoller Writers/Script Andrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O’Brien Starring Seth Rogan, Rose Byrne, Ike Barinholtz, Carla Gallo, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Halston Sage, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Lisa Kudrow, Elevator Pitch: Mac and Kelly Radner are new parents living what seesm to them an … Continue reading

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director Guy Richie Writers/Script Guy Richie Starring Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones, P.H.Moriarty, Sting, Rob Brydon, Danny John-Jules, Matthew Vaughn Elevator Pitch: A bunch of young geezers in the East End elect one of their number to engage … Continue reading

Showtime (2002)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story An original screenplay Director Tom Dey Writers/Script Keith Sharon, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar (story Jorge Saralaqui) Starring Robert De Nero, Eddie Murphy, Alex Borstein, Rene Russo, Drena De Niro, Frankie Faison, William Shatner, Elevator Pitch: A reality TV show manages to manoeuvre an experienced detective, Mitch … Continue reading

The Bounty Hunter (2010)

Duration 1h 50m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Andy Tennant Writers/Script Sarah Thorp Starring Gerard Butler, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Christine Baranski, Elevator Pitch: Milo Boyd is an ex-policeman with gambling debts, and is now a bounty hunter. He gets the job of bringing in Nicole Hurley, his ex wife, … Continue reading

Classic Adult Comedies – A Podcast

Five classic adult comedies to help you pass the time during the COVID 19 Lockdown TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST CLICK HERE: https://youtu.be/M7-xqFIpqfY

Hysteria (2011)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to be based on the 1998 book “The Technology of the Orgasm” by Rachel Maine Director Tanya Wexler Writers/Script Stephen Dyer, Jonah Lisa Dyer Starring Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones, Rupert Everett, Ashley Jensen, Sheridan Smith, Elevator Pitch: After making protests about … Continue reading

Finding Your Feet (2018)

Duration 1h 51m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Richard Loncraine Writers/Script Meg Leonard, Nick Moorcroft Starring Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley, David Hayman, John Sessions, Josie Lawrence, Indra Ové Elevator Pitch: At a big party in their enormous house Mike Abbott announces his knighthood, but during the … Continue reading

The Heat (2013)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Paul Feig Writers/Script Katie Dippold Starring Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marion Wayans, Michael Rapaport, Jane Curtin, Jessica Chaffin, Elevator Pitch: An unpopular but effecitve FBI agent, Sarah Ashburn, is given the task of running a Boston drug lord to ground, and is … Continue reading

The Addams Family (1991)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The characters and tropes of the TV series and before that the original cartoon series. Director Barry Sonnenfeld, Writers/Script Caroline Thompson, Larry Wilson Starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Elevator Pitch: The Addams family, Morticia, Gomez, Granny, Wednesday and Pugsley, plus Lurch the … Continue reading

Stuck in Love (2005)

Duration 1h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Josh Boone Writers/Script Josh Boone Starring Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins, Nat Wolff, Kristen Bell, Logan Lerman, Liana Liberato Elevator Pitch: A successful writer has been divorced from his wife for two years, but is still obsesssed with her. He has … Continue reading

Pixels (2015)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Developed from a short film by Patrick Jean Director Chris Columbus Writers/Script Tim Herlihy, Timothy Dowling (story Tim Herlhy) Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Jane Krakowski, Dan Aykroyd, Ashley Benson, Serena Williams,  Fiona Shaw Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay – apparently long in the mind of the director Director Kevin Smith Writers/Script Kevin Smith Starring Elizabeth Banks, Seth Rogan, Craig Robinson, Brandon Routh, Justin Long, Katie Morgan, Jason Mewes, Traci Lords Elevator Pitch: Zack and Miri are old school pals who have … Continue reading

Time Bandits (1981)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Terry Gilliam Writers/Script Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam Starring John Cleese, Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Ralph Richardson, Peter Vaughn, David Warner, David Rappaport, Kenny Baker, Jim Broadbent, Elevator Pitch: Kevin’s wardrobe turns out to contain a time portal and, … Continue reading

Vacation (2015)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A retread of earlier “Vacation” movies Director John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Writers/Script John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein, (Characters John Hughes) Starring Ed Helmes, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins, Chris Hemsworth, Leslie Mann, Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Regina Hall, Michael Peña, Elevator Pitch: Rusty Griswald … Continue reading

The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

Duration 1h 22m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Woody Allen Writers/Script Woody Allen Starring Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Zoe Caldwell, Milo O’Shea Elevator Pitch: It is New Jersey 1935. Cecilia is a waitress and abused wife who retreats into the alternative reality provided in her local movie theatre; … Continue reading

Withnail & I (1987)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An (unpublished) book of the same name by Bruce Robinson Director Bruce Robinson Writers/Script Bruce Robinson Starring Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Michael Elphick Elevator Pitch: In 1969 two out of work actors live in a shabby flat in Camden Town, spending most of … Continue reading

The Hangover Part II (2011)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The characters and effectively the plot from The Hangover Director Todd Phillips Writers/Script Craig Mazin, Scot Armstrong, Todd Phillips (Characters Jon Lucas, Scott Moore) Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Paul Giamatti, Mike Tyson, Jeffrey Tambour, Mason Lee, Jamie Chung, Nick … Continue reading

Did You Hear About the Morgans (2009)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Marc Lawrence Writers/Script Marc Lawrence Starring Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Kelly, Sam Elliot, Mary Steenburger, Kim Shaw, Wilford Brimley Elevator Pitch: Paul Morgan and Meryl Morgan are a separated couple, due to his infidelity. They are both busy … Continue reading

Trainspotting (1996)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A novel of the same name by Irvine Welsh Director Danny Boyle Writers/Script John Hodge Starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald, James Cosmo, Shirley Henderson, Elevator Pitch: A group of friends, Renton, Spud, Sick Boy, Tommy and Begbie … Continue reading

Categories