Tag: farce

Made in Chinatown (2021) 8.2

Made in Chinatown (2021)

It's Goodfellas meets Ip Man when a young Chinese nobody sets out to become a Don in the Italian Mafia. But tensions are high between the two cultures already as they move into each other's turf and a dirty crime commiss...

Carry on Camping (1969) 6.7

Carry on Camping (1969)

Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea. The boys suggest a camping holiday, secretly intending to take them to a nudist camp. Of course they end up in the wrong p...

Yokel Boy (1942) 6.2

Yokel Boy (1942)

A "Perfect Movie Fan",Joe Ruddy, is brought to Hollywood as a publicity stunt, and is put in charge of a production company as a gag, but everybody isn't in on the gag, and Joe imports a notorious gangster, "Buggsy" Malo...

No Sex Please – We’re British (1973) 5.4

No Sex Please – We’re British (1973)

Porn store owner, Pete, orders some new stuff from his supplier, Niko, but Niko mixes up the address with the address of the local Barclays Bank. Here, newly-weds David (the bank's assistant manager) and Penny Hunter is ...

Body Swap (2019) 6.5

Body Swap (2019)

CJ (played by Ella Jordan) is a high strung business woman working at the Versa Corporation on the biggest deal in her company's history. Casey (Jimmy Kustes) is a laid-back slacker who mooches off his brother Roy (Gunne...

Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974) 7.1

Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)

The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter written from Paris by their father...

Hellzapoppin’ (1941) 7.5

Hellzapoppin’ (1941)

Ole and Chick are making a movie, but the director is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them an absurd story. They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up a musical revue in their gard...

My Little Chickadee (1940) 6.9

My Little Chickadee (1940)

Rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, Flower Belle Lee is run out of Little Bend. On the train she meets con man Cuthbert J. Twillie and pretends to marry him for "respectability." Arrived in Gre...

The Flame of New Orleans (1941) 6.6

The Flame of New Orleans (1941)

French farce comes to the New World in 1840 as Claire Ledoux convinces the middle-aged banker who is her fiance that she is two different women -- a deception made necessary by the arrival of a man acquainted with the sw...

Monkey Business (1931) 7.5

Monkey Business (1931)

While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters while trying desparately to evade the ship's crew. After arriving stateside, one of the g...

Strictly Ballroom (1992) 7.2

Strictly Ballroom (1992)

Scott Hastings is a champion caliber ballroom dancer, but much to the chagrin of the Australian ballroom dance community, Scott believes in dancing "his own steps". Fran is a beginning dancer and a bit of an ugly duckly ...

Candy (1968) 5.3

Candy (1968)

Candy Christian is an innocent young girl when she first hears MacPhisto, an alcoholic Welsh poet, talk of love and self-sacrifice. Candy narrowly escapes MacPhisto's attempt to rape her, only to succumb to her father's ...

Jamboree (1944) 6.2

Jamboree (1944)

Two bands vying for the same radio spot outwit themselves by impersonating each other....

The Slammin’ Salmon (2009) 6.4

The Slammin’ Salmon (2009)

The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon, now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000...

Play It Again, Sam (1972) 7.6

Play It Again, Sam (1972)

A mild mannered film critic is dumped by his wife and his ego is crushed. His hero persona is the tough guy played by Humphrey Bogart in many of his movies and the apparition of Bogart begins showing up to give him advic...

La Cage aux Folles II (1980) 5.8

La Cage aux Folles II (1980)

Nightclub owner Renato and his transvestite companion/lover Albin becoming involved with the local cops and foreign spies when Albin unwittingly gets his hands on a roll of stolen microfilm. The gay couple then hide out ...

Going Berserk (1983) 5.3

Going Berserk (1983)

Limo driver John Bourgignon is engaged to Nancy Reese. Her father, Congressman Ed Reese, is running for president and crusading against cult leader Sun Yi. Misadventure and intrigue stalk John and Nancy's path to the alt...

Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970) 4.8

Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)

An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.::...

Pirates (1986) 6.1

Pirates (1986)

Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew ...

Here Come the Waves (1944) 6.2

Here Come the Waves (1944)

Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, ...

The Perfect Furlough (1958) 6.4

The Perfect Furlough (1958)

To pacify 104 sex-starved male soldiers building an Arctic radar base, Army psychologist Vicki Loren suggests choosing one by lot to have a "perfect furlough" as selected by the men: three weeks in Paris with their favor...

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002) 6.8

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

Two young gentlemen living in 1890's England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities......

Take a Girl Like You (1970) 5.5

Take a Girl Like You (1970)

Young Jenny Bunn (Hayley Mills) heads to the South of England to start a new career as a school teacher. Even before she has had a chance to settle in she meets Patrick Standish (Oliver Reed), one of the local "lads". Wi...

Burn After Reading (2008) 7

Burn After Reading (2008)

Osbourne Cox, a Balkan expert, resigned from the CIA because of a drinking problem, so he begins a memoir. His wife wants a divorce and expects her lover, Harry, a philandering State Department marshal, to leave his wife...

Romantically Speaking (2015) (TV) 5.9

Romantically Speaking (2015) (TV)

A young lady who has grown up with her father being a radio DJ, becomes one herself. Falls in love and hosts a 'Romantically Speaking' show.::Darren Holland...

Who Was That Lady? (1960) 6.8

Who Was That Lady? (1960)

In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To help him with his story he enlists...

The Pharmacist (1933) 6.7

The Pharmacist (1933)

A hard-working, hen-pecked pharmacist, harried by a shrewish spouse, dysfunctional family, and demanding clientele, maintains his patience and a stoic optimism by imbibing frequent martinis. His termagant wife and self-a...

Death by Hanging (1968) 7.5

Death by Hanging (1968)

A Korean man is sentenced to death by hanging, but he survives the execution. For the following two hours, his executioners try to work out how to handle the situation in this black farce.::sharptongue...

Once Upon a Crime… (1992) 5.9

Once Upon a Crime… (1992)

Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, they panic and become fugitives. O...

Why Don’t You Just Die! (2018) 6.7

Why Don’t You Just Die! (2018)

Andrei, a detective and the world's most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: his resentful actress daughter, an angry thug, and a cheated cop. Each one of them has a reason to wa...

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) 7.9

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)

Several bourgeois friends planning to get together for dinner experience a succession of highly unusual occurrences that interfere with their expected dining enjoyment....

Seems Like Old Times-1980 6.7

Seems Like Old Times-1980

Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of h...

Safe Men-1998 5.9

Safe Men-1998

Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professi...

The Brothers Solomon-2007 5.3

The Brothers Solomon-2007

John and Dean Solomon may have Ph.D.s, but they're socially inept after their widowed father home-schooled them in Antarctica. When their beloved dad falls into a coma, they hatch a plan to revive him using a positive em...

The Twelve Chairs-1970 6.5

The Twelve Chairs-1970

A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twe...

Corky Romano-2001 4.7

Corky Romano-2001

A naive, bumbling veterinarian named Corky Romano the outcast son if a Mafia boss, is recruited by his family to infiltrate the FBI and steal any and all evidence that will put his cranky father named Francis A. "Pops" R...

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion-1950 6.6

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion-1950

Jonesy and Lou are in Algeria looking for a wrestler they are promoting. Sergeant Axmann tricks them into joining the Foreign Legion, after which they discover Axmann's collaboration with the nasty Sheik Hamud El Khalid....

Mixed Nuts-1994 5.5

Mixed Nuts-1994

Philip runs a crisis hotline with Catherine and Mrs Munchnik. That's the easy part, now it gets tricky... Stanley loves evicting people and he evicts Philip. Philip loves helping people and he is loved by Catherine. Cath...

Adventures in the Sin Bin-2012 5.4

Adventures in the Sin Bin-2012

A virgin finds himself in an awkward love triangle after he gets into the habit of loaning out his van to his friends for their sexual encounters.::Anonymous...

Date Movie-2006 2.8

Date Movie-2006

Julia Jones is unhappy. She's overweight, spends forever working at her fathers diner, and believes she will always be lonely. This is until she meets Grant Fockyerdoder. Before they can have their dream wedding, they mu...