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(500) Days of Summer (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A young man falls for a woman who doesn't believe true love exists.
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Geoffrey Arend, Chloe Moretz, Matthew Gray Gubler, Clark Gregg. Directed by Marc Webb.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy

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100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, The (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: An 100-year-old nursing home resident leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
Cast: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Mia Skäringer. Directed by Felix Herngren.
Categories:  Action  Comedy

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20th Century Women (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.
Cast: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig. Directed by Mike Mills.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Women

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27 Dresses (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man with whom she's secretly in love.
Cast: Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Akerman, Judy Greer. Directed by Anne Fletcher.
Categories:  Women  Comedy  Romance

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48 Hours/Another 48 Hours (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  191 min. 
Plot: A hard-nosed cop teams up with a wise-cracking criminal to track down a killer and a drug lord.
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte. Directed by Walter Hill.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Organized Crime

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Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. B&W
Plot: Two railroad baggage clerks find themselves up against classic movie monsters.
Cast: Budd Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney, Jr., Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange, Lenore Aubert, Jane Randolph, Frank Ferguson, Charles Bradstreet. Directed by Charles T. Barton.
Categories:  Comedy  Horror

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About Schmidt (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A man in his 60s realizes he has wasted his life while trying to run his daughter's.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates. Directed by Alexander Payne.
Categories:  Comedy  Elder  Family

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of a missing dolphin mascot of a football team.
Cast: Jim Carrey, Sean Young, Courteney Cox, Tone Lōc, Dan Marino. Directed by Tom Shadyac.
Categories:  Comedy  Animal

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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Ace Ventura sets out on a mission to locate a sacred animal god for a primitive African tribe.
Cast: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi, Bob Gunton. Directed by Steve Oedekerk.
Categories:  Comedy  Animal

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Adam's Rib (1949)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. B&W
Plot: When an unyielding DA prosecutes the client of his lawyer-wife in an attempted murder case, it unleashes a battle of the sexes that almost wrecks their happy marriage.
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell, David Wayne. Directed by George Cukor.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy  Trial Advocacy

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Adaptation (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A lovelorn screenwriter turns to his less-talented twin brother for help when his efforts to adapt a non-fiction book go nowhere.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Cara Seymour, Tilda Swinton. Directed by Spike Jonze.
Categories:  Entertainment  Comedy  Environmental

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Adventureland (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: After canceling his summer vacation so he can save money for grad school, a young man ends up with a job at a local amusement park.
Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristin Stewart, Martin Starr, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Margarita Levieva, Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Greg Mottola.
Categories:  Comedy  Employment  Education

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Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Three drag performers are contracted to perform a show in the Australian desert.
Cast: Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Bill Hunter. Directed by Stephan Elliott.
Categories:  Comedy  Gender

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Airplane! (1980)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: When the crew of an airplane are struck by some form of virus, the fate of the passengers depends on an ex-pilot who is the only one capable of safely landing the plane.
Cast: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen. Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, & Jerry Zucker.
Categories:  Aviation  Comedy

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Aladdin (1992)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 90 min. 
Plot: A street urchin accidentally meets a Princess who is in the city undercover.
Cast: Voices of Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman. Directed by Ron Clements.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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Alfie (1966)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: Alfie is a confident, charming lothario whose quest for immediate pleasure leaves behind a trail of emotional wreckage.
Cast: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin. Directed by Lewis Gilbert.
Categories:  Women  Comedy

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All of Me (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: A dying millionnaire has her soul transferred into a younger woman. But something goes wrong, and she finds herself in her lawyer's body - together with the lawyer.
Cast: Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Richard Libertini, Victoria Tennant. Directed by Carl Reiner.
Categories:  Comedy  Women

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Ally McBeal (1997)
Rated:  NR  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 135 min. 
Plot: Episodes from the hit T.V. series. A single lawyer is both blessed and cursed with eccentric colleagues, a now married-to-someone-else childhood sweetheart, and an incredibly overactive imagination.
Cast: Calista Flockhart, Greg Germann, Jane Krakowski, Lucy Liu. Directed by Jace Alexander.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Ethics

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Amarcord (1973)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 123 min. 
Plot: A year in the life of a small Italian coastal town during the Fascist period of the 1930s. In Italian with English subtitles.
Cast: Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia, Magali Noel, Ciccio Ingrassia. Directed by Federico Fellini.
Categories:  Politics  Foreign  Comedy

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Amelie (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 122 min. 
Plot: A naive Parisian girl with her own sense of justice decides to help those around her, discovering love in the process. In French, with English subtitles.
Cast: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta, Serge Merlin. Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy  Foreign

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American Graffiti (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: Four teenagers spend one final summer night together, before heading to college.
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Harrison Ford, Wolfman Jack, Cindy Williams, Mackenzie Phillips. Directed by George Lucas.
Categories:  Comedy  Juvenile  Education

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Analyze This (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A powerful New York crime family racketeer suddenly starts having anxiety attacks and decides to seek professional help.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow. Directed by Harold Ramis.
Categories:  Comedy  Conflict

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Anchorman (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: An ambitious woman is hired as a news anchor in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 70's.
Cast: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell. Directed by Adam McKay.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Women

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  119 min. 
Plot: San Diego's top rated newsman returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Cast: Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Dylan Baker, Meagan Good, Judah Nelson, James Marsden, Greg Kinnear, Josh Lawson, Kristen Wiig, Fred Willard, Chris Parnell. Directed by Adam Mckay.
Categories:  Comedy  Employment  Media

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Anger Management (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: After a misunderstanding aboard an airplane, a timid businessman is court-ordered to undergo anger management therapy with an eccentric specialist.
Cast: Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, Marisa Tomei, Woody Harrelson, John Turturro. Directed by Peter Segal.
Categories:  Comedy  Conflict

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Animal House (1978)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 109 min. 
Plot: A college dean is determined to expel an entire fraternity from campus, but they have other plans for him.
Cast: John Belushi, Tim Matheson, John Vernon, Verna Bloom, Thomas Hulce, Cesare Danova, Donald Sutherland. Directed by John Landis.
Categories:  Comedy  Education  Trial

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Annie Hall (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A neurotic New York comedian falls in love with a ditzy nightclub singer.
Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Shelley Duvall, Janet Margolin, Christopher Walken. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

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Ant-Man (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A cat burglar with a super-suit must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña. Directed by Peyton Reed.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Comedy

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Antonia's Line (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A Dutch matron establishes and, for several generations, oversees a close-knit, matriarchal community where feminism and liberalism thrive.
Cast: Willeke van Ammelrooy, Els Dottermans. Directed by Marleen Gorris.
Categories:  Foreign  Comedy  Women

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Apartment, The (1960)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. B&W
Plot: A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
Cast: Jack Lemon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, The (1974)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: An exploration of the rise to power of a Jewish working class son.
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Micheline Lanctot, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid, Joseph Wiseman. Directed by Ted Kotcheff.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Business

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April and the Extraordinary World (2015)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: France asleep in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon V, where scientists vanish mysteriously; a teenage girl goes in search of her missing scientist parents.
Cast: Voices of Paul Giamatti, Tony Hale, Susan Sarandon. Directed by Christian Desmares & Franck Ekinu.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

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Aristocrats, The (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A documentary about the joke every comedian knows but can never tell on stage.
Cast: Jason Alexander, Lewis Black, David Brenner, Drew Carey, George Carlin, Andy Dick, Whoopi Goldberg, Gilbert Gottfried, Bill Maher, Howie Mandel, Sarah Silverman, Jon Stewart, Robin Williams. Directed by Paul Provenza.
Categories:  Documentary  Comedy

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Arrested Development: Season One (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 8 hours, 11 min. 
Plot: Ongoing saga of a level-headed son that takes over the family affairs of his dysfunctional family, after his father is imprisoned.
Cast: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, David Cross, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter. Directed by Mitchell Hurwitz.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Business

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Arrested Development: Season Three (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 4 hours, 46 min. 
Plot: Ongoing saga of a level-headed son that takes over the family affairs of his dysfunctional family, after his father is imprisoned.
Cast: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, David Cross, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter. Directed by Mitchell Hurwitz.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Business

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Arrested Development: Season Two (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 6 hours, 36 min. 
Plot: Level-headed son takes over the family affairs of his dysfunctional family after his father is imprisoned.
Cast: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, David Cross, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter. Directed by Mitchell Hurwitz.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Business

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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. B&W
Plot: A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family
Cast: Cary Grant, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson, Peter Lorre, Priscilla Lane, Edward Everett Horton. Directed by Frank Capra.
Categories:  Family  Comedy  Mental Health

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Arthur (1981)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A man with no ambitions stands to inherit a fortune, but only if he marries the woman he is instructed to.
Cast: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, john Gielgud. Directed by Steve Gordon.
Categories:  Comedy  Estates  Romance

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As Good as It Gets (1997)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr.. Directed by James L. Brooks.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  Romance

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Baby Mama (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her surrogate.
Cast: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear, Dax Shephard. Directed by Michael McCullers.
Categories:  Children  Women  Comedy

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Back to School (1986)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: When college student Jason Melon decides to drop out of school, his dad drops in.
Cast: Rodney Dangerfield, Ned Beatty, Sally Kellerman, Robert Downey, Jr. Directed by Alan Metter.
Categories:  Comedy  Education  Business

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Back To The Future (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 116 min. 
Plot: A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling machine.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson. Directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Comedy  Family

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Back to the Future II (1989)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson, Elisabeth Shue. Directed by Robert Zameckis.
Categories:  Comedy  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Back to the Future III (1990)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed so Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson. Directed by Robert Zameckis.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Bad Boys (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: When confiscated heroin is stolen from the Miami Police Department, two detectives must find the missing drugs before Internal Affairs shuts down the narcotics division.
Cast: Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Tea Leoni. Directed by Michael Bay.
Categories:  Evidence  Law Enforcement  Comedy

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Bad Boys II (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: **
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 147 min. 
Plot: An investigation by two Miami narcotics cops leads to a dangerous kingpin and his plan to control the city's drug trafficking.
Cast: Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Joe Pantoliano, Henry Rollins. Directed by Michael Bay.
Categories:  Action  Law Enforcement  Comedy

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Bananas (1971)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: A neurotic New Yorker tries to regain the affections of his politically radical ex-girlfriend by running off to a banana republic, where he joins up with revolutionaries and later becomes the country's president.
Cast: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalban, Howard Cosell. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Government

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Band's Visit, The (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.
Cast: Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri. Directed by Eran Kolirin.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Drama

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Bank Dick, The (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  72 min. B&W
Plot: An unemployed, henpecked drunk unwittingly captures a bank robber.
Cast: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio, Jessie Ralph, Franklin Pangborn, Shemp Howard. Directed by Edward F. Cline.
Categories:  Comedy  Banking  Criminal Law

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Barbarians at the Gate (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: The CEO of RJR Nabisco decides that the time is ripe to take over his own company and enlists the help of American Express.
Cast: James Garner, Jonathan Pyrce, Peter Riegert, Joanna Cassidy. Directed by Glenn Jordan.
Categories:  Corporations  Securities  Comedy

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Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A conservative young lawyer marries a vivacious young woman and their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment.
Cast: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Charles Boyer, Mildred Natwick. Directed by Gene Saks.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

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Be Cool (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Disenchanted with the movie industry, a smooth-talking producer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive on the way.
Cast: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer, Andre 3000, Steven Tyler, The Rock, Danny Devito. Directed by F. Gary Gray.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Employment

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Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: After accidentally erasing all the tapes in the corner video store, two friends set out to remake classic movies themselves.
Cast: Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow, Melonie Diaz. Directed by Michel Gondry.
Categories:  Copyright  Comedy  Entertainment

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Bee Movie (2007)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A disillusioned young bee gets the chance to see the world outside the hive and breaks one of the cardinal rules by speaking to humans.
Cast: erry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton, John Goodman, Chris Rock, Kathy Bates. Directed by Simon J. Smith & Steve Hickner.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

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Beetlejuice (1988)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: After the Maitlands are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse.
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones, Catherine O'Hara, Winona Ryder, Michael Keaton. Directed by Tim Burton.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Housing

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Being John Malkovich (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of actor John Malkovich.
Cast: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, John Malkovich. Directed by Spike Jonze.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Best in Show (2000)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A mockumentary chronicling five dogs and their owners as they compete in a dog show.
Cast: Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Guest, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock. Directed by Christopher Guest.
Categories:  Comedy

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Better Off Dead (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A teenager is dumped by his girlfriend while dealing with family crises, homicidal paper boys, and a rival skier.
Cast: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Diane Franklin, Kim Darby. Directed by Savage Steve Holland.
Categories:  Comedy  Sports  Romance

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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with a very different culture of Beverly Hills.
Cast:  Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher. Directed by Martin Brest.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Organized Crime

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Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: While Axel is nvestigating a car theft ring, he comes across something much bigger than that.
Cast:  Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Hector Elizondo, Theresa Randle. Directed by John Landis.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Organized Crime

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Big (1988)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 120 min. 
Plot: When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning to find himself in an adult body.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard. Directed by Penny Marshall.
Categories:  Comedy  Employment  Children

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Big Lebowski, The (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: An aging hippie, mistaken for a millionaire with the same name, embarks on a quest of restitution for his soiled oriental rug, enlisting his bowling buddies to help.
Cast: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, John Turturro. Directed by Joel Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Property  Sports

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Big Short, The (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt. Directed by Adam McKay.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Comedy

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Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall. Directed by John Carpenter.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Immigration

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: With the help of a time-traveling messenger two students round up some historical heavyweights for their class project!
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin. Directed by Stephen Herek.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Comedy  History

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Birdcage, The (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancee's right-wing parents.
Cast: Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne West. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Family  Gender  Comedy

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Blazing Saddles (1974)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: An African-American is appointed sheriff of a bigoted, one-horse town embroiled in a land dispute with the railroad.
Cast: Gene Wilder, Cleavon Little, David Huddelson, Mel Brooks. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  Western  Racism

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Blue Jasmine (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister.
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Louis C.K., Bobby Cannavale. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Mental Health

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Blues Brothers, The (1980)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: Sibling musicians break every law in their effort to save the orphanage where they were raised.
Cast: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Henry Gibson. Directed by John Landis.
Categories:  Comedy  Musical  Tax

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Blume In Love (1973)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A divorce lawyer experiences a paradoxical situation when his own marriage is breaking up and he finds he's still in love with his wife.
Cast: George Segal, Susan Anspach, Kris Kristofferson, Shelley Winters, Marsha Mason. Directed by Paul Mazursky.
Categories:  Marital Relations  Drama  Comedy

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Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Two couples attend a weekend self-help self-discovery session which leads to an examination of their feelings as well as their individual relationships with each other.
Cast: Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, Dyan Cannon. Directed by Paul Mazursky.
Categories:  Comedy  Marital Relations  Romance

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Bonfire of the Vanities (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: **
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: The misadventures and eventual downfall of a Wall Street bond broker after he's involved in a hit and run accident in the Bronx with his mistress. Based on the novel by Tom Wolfe.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, Morgan Freeman. Directed by Brian De Palma.
Categories:  Securities  Comedy  Drama

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Boomerang (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A New York marketing exec is a lady's man dedicated to life, liberty and the happiest of pursuit but he soon finds what goes around comes around when he meets a woman who treats men the same way he treats women.
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier, Martin Lawrence, Grace Jones. Directed by Reginald Hudlin.
Categories:  Comedy  Employment  Romance

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Borat (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: A Kazakh TV talking head is dispatched to the United States to report on "the greatest country in the world," with a documentary crew in tow.
Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen. Directed by Larry Charles.
Categories:  Comedy  International

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Bottle Rocket (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: Two directionless best friends attempt to break into a life of crime with a big first heist.
Cast: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Robert Musgrave, James Caan. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Action  Romance

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Brazil (1985)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  143 min. 
Plot: A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins. Directed by Terry Gilliam.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Comedy

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Break-Up, The (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: In a bid to keep their luxurious condo from their significant other, a couple's break-up proceeds to get uglier and nastier by the moment.
Cast: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston, Joey Lauren Adams, Ann-Margret. Directed by Peyton Reed.
Categories:  Comedy  Property

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Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A New York socialite becomes interested in the young writer who moves into her apartment building.
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Romance

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Breaking Away (1979)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Four friends challenge the local college boys in the annual bike race in an attempt to separate themselves from their small town reputation.
Cast: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley. Directed by Peter Yates.
Categories:  Sports  Comedy

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Bridesmaids (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  125 min. 
Plot: Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.
Cast: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Chris O'Dowd. Directed by Paul Feig.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Women

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Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A busy career woman decides to turn over a new page in her life by channeling her thoughts, opinions and insecurities into a journal that becomes a hilarious chronicle of her adventures.
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth. Directed by Sharon Macguire.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Human Rights

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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: The British diarist returns, beset by petty jealousies and a choice between two suitors.
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones. Directed by Beeban Kidron.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Human Rights

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Bringing Down the House (2003)
Rated:  PG13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: When a lonely guy meets a woman on the Internet who happens to be in prison, she breaks out and proceeds to wreak havoc on his middle-class life.
Cast: Steve Martin, Queen Latifah, Steve Harris, Michael Rosenbaum, Betty White, Joan Plowright. . Directed by Adam Shankman.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Ethics

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Broadcast News (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: Two rival male TV reporters, and one female producer, make the sparks fly.
Cast: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky. Directed by James L. Brooks.
Categories:  Drama  Media  Comedy

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Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: In his attempts to reconcile a lounge singer with his mistress, a hapless talent agent is mistaken as her lover by a jealous gangster.
Cast: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Organized Crime

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Broken Flowers (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A staunch bachelor receives an anonymous letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.
Cast: Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Sharon Stone, Frances Conroy, Jessica Lange, Tilda Swinton, Julie Delpy. Directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Categories:  Family  Comedy

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Brothers in Law, The (1957)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  VHS  94 min. B&W
Plot: A newly qualified barrister joins his flatmate as a trainee at a London law firm.
Cast: Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael, Terry Thomas. Directed by Ray Boulting.
Categories:  Comedy  Civil Procedure  Criminal Procedure

Law movies
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A down-on-his-luck television reporter vents at God about the difficulties in his life; God proves he is listening by handing over his powers.
Cast: Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Aniston. Directed by Tom Shadyac.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion  Employment

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Bull Durham (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.
Cast: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson, Robert Wuhl. Directed by Ron Shelton.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Sports

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Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: In 1920s New York, a struggling playwright is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.
Cast: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Organized Crime

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Bulworth (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters.
Cast: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle. Directed by Warren Beatty.
Categories:  Government  Comedy  Romance

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Burn After Reading (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it.
Cast: George Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Richard Jenkins, Brad Pitt. Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Ethics

Law movies
Caddyshack (1980)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.
Cast: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe, Bill Murray. Directed by Harold Ramis.
Categories:  Comedy  Sports  Property

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Cage Aux Folles, La (1978)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married.
Cast: Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault, Claire Maurier, Remi Laurent. Directed by Edouard Molinaro.
Categories:  Family  Gender  Comedy

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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A father raising his kids in the forests of the Pacific Northwest is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler. Directed by Matt Ross.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Captain Ron (1992)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A family in Chicago inherits the yacht formerly owned by Clark Gable and they decide to sail it from the island to Miami with the assistance of Captain Ron.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Martin Short, Mary Kay Place. Directed by Thom Eberhardt.
Categories:  Comedy  Maritime  Estates

Law movies
Carnage (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, however, increasingly childish behavior throws the evening into chaos.
Cast: Christoph Waltz, Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, John C. Reilly. Directed by Roman Polanski.
Categories:  Comedy  Children  Conflict

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Castle, The (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: Hard times lie ahead for a family when their house is "compulsorily acquired" to allow for an expansion of the airport.
Cast: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry. Directed by Rob Sitch.
Categories:  Comedy  Land Use  Government

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Cat Ballou (1965)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: When her father is murdered a woman hires a has-been gunfighter to help her gain revenge.
Cast: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan,Nat King Cole. Directed by Elliot Silverstein.
Categories:  Western  Comedy  Justice

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Catch-22 (1970)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.
Cast: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel, Jack Gilford, Buck Henry, Bob Newhart, Anthony Perkins, Paula Prentiss, Martin Sheen, Jon Voight, Orson Welles. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Mental Health

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Central Intelligence (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 107 min. 
Plot: After he reconnects with an awkward pal from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Danielle Nicolet. Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Drama

Law movies
Charade (1963)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A woman in Paris is pursued by several men who want the fortune her murdered husband stole.
Cast: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn. Directed by Stanley Donen.
Categories:  Comedy  Estates  Criminal Law

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Chef (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.
Cast: Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt. Directed by Jon Favreau.
Categories:  Business  Family  Comedy

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Choke (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A colonial reenactor by day and con-man by night pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Cast: Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Houston, Kelly MacDonald, Brad William Henke, Jonah Bobo. Directed by Clark Gregg.
Categories:  Fraud  Medical  Comedy

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Clerks (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A day in the lives of two convenience clerks as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.
Cast: Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Jason Mewes, Lisa Spoonauer. Directed by Kevin Smith.
Categories:  Employment  Comedy

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Clerks II (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 97 min. 
Plot: Two inveterate slackers flipping burgers at a fast food joint long to break out and do something more with their lives.
Cast: Jeff Anderson, Brian O'Halloran, Rosario Dawson, Trevor Fehrman, Jennifer Schwalbach, Jason Mewes. Directed by Kevin Smith.
Categories:  Employment  Comedy  Marital Relations

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Closet, The (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: A man is about to be fired, but the spreading rumor about his homosexuality changes it all, as his company doesn't want to be sued for sexual discrimination. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Gerard Depardieu, Thierry Lhermiette. Directed by Frances Veber.
Categories:  Comedy  Discrimination  Foreign

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Clue (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:    96 min. 
Plot: The murderously funny movie based on the world-famous boardgame.
Cast: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren. Directed by Jonathan Lynn.
Categories:  Comedy  Mystery/Suspense  Evidence

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Color Wheel, The (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: An aspiring news-anchor forces her brother on a road trip in this comedic symphony of disappointment and forgiveness.
Cast: Carlen Altman, Bob Byington, Kate Lyn Sheil. Directed by Alex Ross Perry.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Drama

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Coming to America (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: An African prince goes to Queens, New York, to find a wife.
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Madge Sinclair, Shari Headley. Directed by John Landis.
Categories:  Comedy  Immigration  Employment

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Continental Divide (1981)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A hard-nosed Chicago journalist gets stuck in the Rocky Mountains with a radical ornithologist.
Cast: John Belushi, Blair Brown, Allen Goorwitz. Directed by Michael Apted.
Categories:  Comedy  Environmental

Law movies
Creepshow (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.
Cast: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielson, Adrienne Barbeau. Directed by George A. Romero.
Categories:  Horror  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: **** 1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to ruin his life, while a documentary filmmaker is forced to use his despicable brother-in-law as a subject.
Cast: Caroline Aaron, Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Claire Bloom, Mia Farrow, Joanna Gleason, Anjelica Huston, Martin Landau, Jenny Nichols, Jerry Orbach, Sam Waterston. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Ethics  Comedy

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Crossing Delancey (1988)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A Manhattan single meets a man through an old fashioned Jewish matchmaker.
Cast: Amy Irving, Peter Riegert, Reizl Bozyk, Sylvia Miles, David Hyde Pierce. Directed by Joan Micklin Silver.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion  Family

Law movies
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete Eighth Season (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 300 min. 
Plot: Larry's divorce is finalized; a faulty alibi lands him back in New York.
Cast: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman . Directed by Robert B. Weide..
Categories:  Comedy  Television  Marital Relations

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Daily Show with John Stewart: Indecision 2004, The (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 300 min. 
Plot: Daily Show coverage of the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the first Bush-Kerry debate, and election night.
Cast: Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry, Samantha Bee. Directed by Chuck O'Neill.
Categories:  Comedy  Government  History

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Dan in Real Life (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.
Cast: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Diane Cook. Directed by Peter Hedges.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Romance

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Dave (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: When the President of the United States lapses into a coma, the Secret Service recruits an uncanny Presidential lookalike to stand in for him.
Cast: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn, Ving Rhames, Ben Kingsley, Charles Grodin. Directed by Ivan Reitman.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Government

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Day at the Races, A (1937)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  109 min. B&W
Plot: A vet posing as a doctor, a race horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit racehorse.
Cast: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones, Maureen O'Sullivan. Directed by Sam Wood.
Categories:  Comedy  Medical

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Deadpool (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  168 min. 
Plot: A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand. Directed by Tim Miller.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Comedy

Law movies
Deathtrap (1982)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.
Cast: Michael Cane, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon. Directed by Sidney Lumet.
Categories:  Entertainment  Copyright  Comedy

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Deconstructing Harry (1977)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: When Harry writes a bestseller about his best friends, his best friends become his worst enemies.
Cast: Caroline Aaron, Woody Allen, Kirstie Alley, Billy Crystal, Amy Irving, Tobey Maguire, Demi Moore, Robin Williams. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations

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Defending Your Life (1991)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: An advertising executive who dies in a car accident finds himself in Judgment City, where he must defend the cowardly, self-involved life he led on earth.
Cast: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant, Buck Henry. Directed by Albert Brooks.
Categories:  Civil Procedure  Comedy  Romance

Law movies
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A political consultant tries to explain his impending divorce and past relationships to his 11-year-old daughter.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Derek Luke, Abigail Breslin, Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz. Directed by Adam Brooks.
Categories:  Family  Comedy  Romance

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Despicable Me (2010)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  95 min. 
Plot: When a criminal mastermind uses orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.
Cast: Voices of Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Will Arnett, Julie Andrews. Directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  98 min. 
Plot: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.
Cast: Voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove. Directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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Devil Wears Prada, The (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A naive young women lands a job as assistant to a demanding fashion magazine editor.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Stanley Tucci, Simon Baker, Emily Blunt, Adrian Grenier. Directed by David Frankel.
Categories:  Comedy  Women  Ethics

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Dick (1999)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: This is the fictional account of two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon.
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Dan Hedaya, Will Ferrell, Bruce McCulloch. Directed by Andrew Fleming.
Categories:  Comedy  Government  Juvenile

Law movies
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: Two con men working the same con, in the same town, discover it isn't big enough for both of them.
Cast: Steve Martin, Michael Cane, Glenne Headley, Anton Rodgers, Barbara Harris. Directed by Frank Oz.
Categories:  Comedy  Women  Ethics

Law movies
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, an American family causes an international spying incident when one of them photographs a sunset in a sensitive region.
Cast: Woody Allen, Mayim Bialik, Dom Deluise, Michael J. Fox, Edward Herrmann, Julie Kavner. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  International  Comedy  National Security

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Don't Think Twice (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: When a member of a popular improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all.
Cast: Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia. Directed by Mike Birbiglia.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Entertainment

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A stranger changes the lifestyle of a diverse family.
Cast: Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss, Little Richard, Tracy Nelson. Directed by Paul Mazursky.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Welfare

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Down by Law (1986)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 107 min. B&W
Plot: Three down on their luck men end up in a Louisiana prison and plot their escape.
Cast: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Robert Benigni. Directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  43 min. 
Plot: An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.
Cast: Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day. Directed by Joss Whedon.
Categories:  Comedy  Musical  SciFi/Fantasy

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Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  91 min. B&W
Plot: A satire in which the President and his military advisers struggle ineptly to avert a holocaust after a psychotic Air Force general launches a nuclear attack.
Cast: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, James Earl Jones. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Categories:  Military  National Security  Comedy

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Easy A (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
Cast: Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Thomas Haden Church, Amanda Bynes. Directed by Will Gluck.
Categories:  Comedy  Juvenile  Education

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Edge of Seventeen, The (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend starts dating her older brother.
Cast: Halee Steinfeld,, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner. Directed by Kelly Fremon Cray.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Edukators, The (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home. In German with English subtitles.
Cast: Daniel Brühl, Julia Jentsch, Stipe Erceg, Burghart Klaussner. Directed by Hans Weingartner.
Categories:  Comedy  Foreign

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Election (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: An obnoxious overachiever running for student body president is opposed by an unlikely candidate egged on by a vindictive teacher.
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Loren Nelson, Chris Klein. Directed by Alexander Payne.
Categories:  Education  Comedy

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Elizabethtown (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A hotshot designer's world comes crashing down and on his way home for a funeral he meets a flight attendant that gets his life back on track.
Cast: Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin, Bruce McGill, Judy Greer, Jessica Biel. Directed by Cameron Crowe.
Categories:  Romance  Estates  Comedy

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Elvis & Nixon (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: The untold true story behind the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
Cast: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny KNoxville. Directed by Liza Johnson.
Categories:  History  Comedy  Politics

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Emperor's New Groove, The (2000)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  78 min. 
Plot: The emperor is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator and must regain his throne.
Cast: Voices, David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton, Wendie Malick. Directed by Mark Dindal.
Categories:  Animation  Adminstrative  Comedy

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Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A Holocaust survivor finds himself involved with three women.
Cast: Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin, Alan King, Paul Mazursky. Directed by Paul Mazursky.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  War

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Enough Said (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A divorced woman decides to pursue the man she's interested only to learn he's her new friend's ex-husband.
Cast: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener. Directed by Nicole Holofcener.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Family

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Entourage: The Movie (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Movie star Vince and his boys aer back - and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head in a risky project that will serve as Vince's directorial debut.
Cast: Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara. Directed by Doug Ellin.
Categories:  Comedy  Business  Entertainment

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Ernest & Celestine (2012)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear and a young mouse.
Cast: Voices of Forest Whitaker, Mackenzie Foy, Lauren Bacall, Paul Giamatti, William H. Macy. Directed by Stephane Aubier.
Categories:  Animation  Animal  Comedy

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Evan Almighty (2007)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.
Cast: Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, John Goodman. Directed by Tom Shadyac.
Categories:  Religion  Comedy  Politics

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Everybody Wants Some (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Cast: Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman. Directed by Richard Linklater.
Categories:  Comedy  Sports  Drama

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex (1972)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: Seven segments related to one another only in that they all purport to be based on sections of the book by David Reuben
Cast: Woody Allen, John Carradine, Tony Randall, Lynn Redgrave, Burt Reynolds, Gene Wilder. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Sexuality

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F**k the Disabled (2001)
Rated:  NR  Stars:
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: Chronicle of Greg Walloch's performances, life, daily trips to and from his Harlem apartment. His comedy act is based on the fact that he is disabled and openly gay.
Cast: Greg Walloch, Stephen Baldwin, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara. Directed by Eli Kabillio.
Categories:  Documentary  Disability  Comedy

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Failure to Launch (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A thirtysomething slacker suspects his parents of setting him up with his dream girl so he'll finally vacate their home.
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper, Terry Bradshaw, Kathy Bates. Directed by Tom Dey.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: A farm-raiding fox helps his community survive.
Cast: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: The lives of a group of high school students in southern California.
Cast: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cats. Directed by Amy Heckerling.
Categories:  Education  Comedy

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Father Goose (1964)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: During WW II, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for the island females.
Cast: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard, Jack Good. Directed by Ralph Nelson.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Romance

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Finding Dory (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A friendly but forgetful fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.
Cast: Voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill. Directed by Andrew Stanton & Angus MacLane.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

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First Monday In October (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Although the first female appointed to the Supreme Court, a staunch conservative, never agrees with the high court's resident liberal on issues before the Court, they develop respect and affection for one another after several comedic encounters.
Cast: Walter Matthau, Jill Clayburgh. Directed by Ronald Neame.
Categories:  Comedy  Supreme Court

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Fish Called Wanda, A (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A proper British barrister finds himself in a quite a mess when he tangles with a pretty American girl with a penchant for flirting, a lust for foreign languages and obsession for money.
Cast: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis. Directed by Charles Crichton, John Cleese.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Criminal Law  Comedy

Law movies
Fletch (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: While working on a story on drug sales, an ace reporter is approached by a rich man who asks him to murder him to save him from a lingering cancer death.
Cast: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Barker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tim Matheson. Directed by Michael Ritchie.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Mystery/Suspense

Law movies
Flim Flam Man, the (1967)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A lighthearted comedy about the adventures of a con man and a lonely G.I. in the rural South.
Cast: George C. Scott, Sue Lyon, Michael Sarrazin, Harry Morgan, Alice Ghostley . Directed by Van Kershner.
Categories:  Comedy  Ethics

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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: The story of a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg. Directed by Stephen Frears.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Comedy

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For Your Consideration (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: Three actors learn that their respective performances in an independent film are generating award-season buzz.
Cast: Catherine O'Hara, Stephen Rannazzisi, Ed Begley Jr., Eugene Levy, Harry Shearer, Christopher Moynihan, Christopher Guest. Directed by Christopher Guest.
Categories:  Comedy  Media  Documentary

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: In an effort to forget is ex-girlfriend, a musician takes a trip to Hawaii only to discover that she is staying at the same resort with her new boyfriend.
Cast: Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Russell Brand. Directed by Nicholas Stoller.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

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Fortune Cookie, The (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. B&W
Plot: When a man is injured at a football game, his brother-in-law sees his misfortune as an opportunity to make some lawsuit money.
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich, Cliff Osmond. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  Comedy  Fraud

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Four Lions (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Four incompetent British jihadists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.
Cast: Riz Ahmed, Arsher Ali, Nigel Lindsay, Kayvan Novak, Adeel Akhtar, Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Christopher Morris.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion  National Security

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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A British man falls for an American woman, who he meets at the first of a long series of weddings.
Cast: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Kristin Scott Thomas, Simon Callow. Directed by Mike Newell.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy  Sexuality

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Frank (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A wanna-be musician discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band.
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson.
Categories:  Drama  Musical  Comedy

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Frank vs. God (2014)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: After his house is destroyed by a tornado a former hotshot lawyer is determined that someone must pay. He decides to serve God...with a lawsuit.
Cast: Henry Ian Cusick, Ever Carradine, Natalya Oliver. Directed by Stewart Schill.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Freshman, The  (1990)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: When a small time crook steals all the belongings of a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City, he finds himself caught up in a caper involving endangered species and fine dining.
Cast: Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller. Directed by Andrew Bergman.
Categories:  Education  Organized Crime  Comedy

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Friday (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: Two homies smoke a dealer's weed and try to figure a way to pay the money they owe the dealer.
Cast: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long. Directed by F. Gary Gray.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

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Frisco Kid, The (1979)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A Polish rabbi sets out to lead a synagogue in California and must make it through the Wild West to get there
Cast: Gene Wilder, Harrison Ford. Directed by Robert Aldrich.
Categories:  Comedy  Western

Law movies
From the Hip (1987)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: An apprentice wins a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college professor who is apparently guilty of murder.
Cast: Judd Nelson, Elizabeth Perkins, John Hurt, Ray Walston. Directed by Bob Clark.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law

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Front, The (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: The front man for a group of black listed writers comes under scrutiny during the McCarthy era.
Cast: Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Joshua Shelley, Andrea Marcovicci. Directed by Martin Ritt.
Categories:  Comedy  Civil Rights  Government

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Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Two out-of-work suburbanites turn to a life of armed robbery.
Cast: Jim Carrey, Téa Leoni, Alec Baldwin, Richard Jenkins. Directed by Dean Parisot.
Categories:  Comedy  Employment  Criminal Law

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Garden State (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.
Cast: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Ian Holm, Method Man. Directed by Zach Braff.
Categories:  Family  Medical  Comedy

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Get Shorty (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A Miami-based debt collector for the mob is sent to Los Angeles to collect on a gambling debt, where he gets a bad case of the movie-producing bug.
Cast: Gene Hackman, John Travolta, Rene Russo. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Entertainment  Comedy

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Ghostbusters (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Three unemployed scientists are called upon to rid New York City of supernatural activity.
Cast: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts, William Atherton, Ernie Hudson. Directed by Ivan Reitman.
Categories:  Comedy  Environmental  Damages

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Ghostbusters (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kriten Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Charles Dance, Michael Kenneth Williams, Chris Helmsworth. Directed by Paul Feig.
Categories:  Comedy  Environmental

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Ghostbusters II (1989)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: The heroes of the hereafter once again answer the call when an underground river of ghoulish goo threatens to rot the Big Apple to the core.
Cast: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts. Directed by Ivan Reitman.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Comedy  Art

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Go West/The Big Store (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  163 min. B&W
Plot: Embezzler S. Quentin Quale is heading west to find his fortune; he meets crafty but simple brothers who steal all his money/The Phelps Department Store's current manager tries to cover up irregularities in the books when the owners try to sell the store.
Cast: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, John Carroll, Diana Lewis, Tony Martin. Directed by Edward Buzzell and Charles Riesner.
Categories:  Comedy

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God Bless America (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.
Cast: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith. Directed by Bobcat Goldthwait.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Mental Health

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Goon (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: An outcast bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory.
Cast: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill. Directed by Michael Dowse.
Categories:  Comedy  Sports  Family

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Goonies, The (1985)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: When a corrupt corporate developer buys out their neighborhood and plans to flatten all their homes, a gang of kids stumbles onto a treasure map and searches out the treasure in the hopes of buying back their houses.
Cast: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Richard Donner.
Categories:  Comedy  Property  Government

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Graduate, The (1967)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A young man just out of college doesn't know what to do with his life. But being involved with a young woman AND her mother probably wasn't it.
Cast: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  Comedy

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Grand Budapest Hotel, The (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: The adventures of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel.
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Art

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Great Buck Howard, The (2008)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant and unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career.
Cast: John Mlkovich, Colin Hanks, Emily Blunt, Ricky Jay, Steve Zahn, Tom Hanks. Directed by Sean McGinly.
Categories:  Comedy  Employment

Law movies
Great Dictator, The (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  125 min. B&W
Plot: A satire on Nazi Germany where a dictator has a poor Jewish barber double.
Cast: Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert. Directed by Charles Chaplin.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion  War

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Greatest Movie Ever Sold, The (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement.
Cast: Peter Berg, Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, Morgan Spurlock. Directed by Morga Spurlock.
Categories:  Documentary  Comedy  Media

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Gremlins (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A boy breaks important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of mischievous monsters on a small town.
Cast: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, Polly Holliday. Directed by Joe Dante.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama  Comedy

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Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A professional assassin is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb where his ten-year high school reunion is taking place.
Cast: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin, Dan Ackroyd, Joan Cusack. Directed by George Armitage.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Mystery/Suspense

Law movies
Groundhog Day (1993)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A weatherman in Pennsylvania finds himself trapped in a personal time warp.
Cast: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott. Directed by Harold Ramis.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Ethics

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Guard, The (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: An unorthodox Irish policeman is teamed up with an uptight FBI agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring.
Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Liam Cunningham, Mark Strong. Directed by John Michael McDonagh.
Categories:  Comedy  Organized Crime  Criminal Law

Law movies
Gung Ho (1986)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: When a Japanese car company buys an American plant, the American liason must mediate the clash of work attitudes between the foreign management and native labor.
Cast: Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt, Mimi Rogers. Directed by Ron Howard.
Categories:  Labor  International  Comedy

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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: A man may be the best office temp around, but he is terrible as a permanent employee when he accepts a position as secretary for a top tax attorney who seems like Satan himself.
Cast: Josh Kornbluth, Warren Keith, Leah Alperin, Jacob Kornbluth. Directed by Jacob Kornbluth and Josh Kornbluth.
Categories:  Employment  Comedy  Tax

Law movies
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.
Cast: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich. Directed by Ethan Cohen & Joel Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Mystery/Suspense  Entertainment

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Hangover, The (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 100 min. 
Plot: Three groomsmen lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during their drunken misadventures in Las Vegas, then must retrace their steps in order to find him.
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha. Directed by Todd Phillips.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement

Law movies
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A cheery and colorful North London schoolteacher's optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Alexis Zegerman, Sylvestra Le Touzel. Directed by Mike Leigh.
Categories:  Comedy  Education

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Hard Day's Night, A (1964)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 87 min. 
Plot: A lively, good-natured spoof of "Beatlemania" portraying a frantic 36 hours in the lives of the rock group.
Cast: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell. Directed by Richard Lester.
Categories:  Musical  Comedy

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Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: Suspected of being terrorists, the pot-smoking duo try to outrun the authorities.
Cast: John Cho, Kal Penn, Rob Cordry, Roger Bart, Neil Patrick Harris. Directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg.
Categories:  Comedy  National Security  Law Enforcement

Law movies
Harold and Maude (1971)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: A depressed, death-obsessed 20-year-old man-child, spends his free time attending funerals and staging fake suicides in front of his mother.
Cast: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack, Charles Tyner. Directed by Hal Ashby.
Categories:  Elder  Family  Comedy

Law movies
Harry & Tonto (1974)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto.
Cast: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Larry Hagman. Directed by Paul Mazursky.
Categories:  Comedy  Animal  Drama

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Harvey (1950)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. B&W
Plot: Tale of a mild-mannered, pleasant man, who just happens (he says) to have an invisible friend resembling a 6-foot rabbit.
Cast: Jimmy Stewart, Josephine Hull, Charles Drake, Cecil Kellaway. Directed by Henry Koster.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Mental Health

Law movies
Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law, Vol. 1 (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 154 min. 
Plot: Birdman (Arlen Papazian) is out of the superhero business, in a suit, late for court, and constantly in contempt.
Cast: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, John Michael Higgins, Steve Landesberg, Maurice LaMarche, Thomas Allen. Directed by Michael Ouweleen, Erik Richter.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

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Heartbreak Kid, The (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A newlywed man who believes he's just gotten hitched to the perfect woman encounters another lady on his honeymoon.
Cast: Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Jerry Stiller, Malin Akerman, Carlos Mencia. Directed by Bobby Farrelly.
Categories:  Comedy  Marital Relations

Law movies
Heathers (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: When two teens accidentally begin murdering the most popular kids in school, suicide suddenly becomes the 'in' thing to do.
Cast: Christian Slater, Winona Ryder, Patrick Labyorteaux, Shannen Doherty. Directed by Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Comedy  Juvenile  Education

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Hebrew Hammer, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: Santa Claus' evil son Damien does away with the Christian patriarch and launches a campaign to eradicate Hannukah.
Cast: Adam Goldberg, Judy Greer, Mario Van Peebles, Nora Dunn, Peter Coyote, Richard Whalen, Tony Cox, Andy Dick. Directed by Jonathan Kesselman.
Categories:  Comedy

Law movies
Help! (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 90 min. 
Plot: Ringo finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult and the band must try to protect him from it.
Cast: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison. Directed by Richard Lester.
Categories:  Musical  Comedy

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High Anxiety (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A renowned Harvard psychiatrist with a paralyzing fear of heights becomes head of the Psycho-Neurotic Institute for the Very Very Nervous.
Cast: Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Ron Carey, Howard Morris, Dick Van Patten. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  Mental Health  Criminal Procedure

Law movies
High Fidelity (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: When his girlfriend walks out on him, the owner of an unsuccessful record store is forced to examine his failed attempts at romance.
Cast: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Jack Black, Lisa Bonet, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joan Cusack, Tim Robbins. Directed by Stephen Frears.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy  Drama

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High Time (1960)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Widower and millionaire hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at age 51.
Cast: Bing Crosby, Fabian, Tuesday Weld. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Comedy  Musical  Education

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His Girl Friday (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. B&W
Plot: A newspaper editor attempts to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Cast: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart. Directed by Howard Hawks.
Categories:  Comedy  Media  Death Penalty

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History Boys, The (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: An unruly class of gifted boys pursue admittance into England's most prestigious universities with the guidance of two opposite-minded teachers.
Cast: Richard Griffiths, Francise De La Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Clive Merrison. Directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Categories:  Education  Comedy

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History of the World Part I (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: From the dawn of man to the distant future, mankind's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced.
Cast: Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman, Ron Carey. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  History

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Hope Springs (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: After 30 years of marriage a couple enters a week long intense marriage therapy program.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Jean Smart, Steve Carell. Directed by David Frankel.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Romance

Law movies
Horse Feathers (1932)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  68 min. B&W
Plot: As the fun-loving president of Huxley College, Groucho tries to keep the student body in line while attempting to keep his own body near a flirtatious floozie.
Cast: Marx Brothers (Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo), Thelma Todd, David Landau, Florine McKinney. Directed by Norman Z. McLeod.
Categories:  Comedy  Education  Sports

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Hot Rock, The (1972)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A tale of two jewel theives out to score the biggest heist of their lives.
Cast: Robert Redford, George Segal, Zero Mostel. Directed by Peter Yates.
Categories:  Comedy

Law movies
How To Steal a Million (1966)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVVD  123 min. 
Plot: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Charles Boyer. Directed by William Wyler.
Categories:  Comedy  Art  Family

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How To Train Your Dragon (2010)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A young viking befriends a dragon and together they fight to save both of their worlds.
Cast: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera. Directed by Dean DeBlois.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

Law movies
Hudsucker Proxy, The (1994)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: When the head of the hugely successful Hudsucker Industries commits suicide, his board of directors comes up with a brilliant plan to make a lot of money by appointing a moron to run the company.
Cast: Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, John Mahoney, Charles Durning, Jim True, Bill Cobbs. Directed by Joel Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Corporations

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I Love You, Man (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A friendless man goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding, and when he does find a new BFF, it puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancee.
Cast: Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones. Directed by John Hamburg.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

Law movies
I'm Still Here (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A documentary of Joaquin Phoenix's transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper.
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs. Directed by Casey Affleck.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy  Musical

Law movies
Idiocracy (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: An average guy placed in suspended animation wakes up 500 years in the future to a society so incredibly dumbed-down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.
Cast: Luke Wilson, Maya Randolph, Dax Shepard. Directed by Mike Judge.
Categories:  Government  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
In Bruges (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: Holed up in Bruges, Belgium after a difficult job, two hit men begin to reevaluate their views of life and death as they become acclimated to local customs.
Cast: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes. Directed by Martin McDonagh.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Organized Crime  Comedy

Law movies
In Good Company (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A middle-aged ad executive is faced with a new boss who's nearly half his age and who also happens to be dating his daughter.
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Paul Weitz.
Categories:  Comedy  Corporations

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Informant!, The (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A company vice president secretly records evidence of price-fixing by agri-business executives.
Cast: Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale, Melanie Lynskey. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Categories:  Comedy  Business  Economics

Law movies
Innerspace (1987)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A hapless store clerk must foil criminals to save the life of the man who, miniaturized in a secret experiment, was accidentally injected into him.
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy. Directed by Joe Dante.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Inside Out (2015)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  94 min. 
Plot: After young Riley is uprooted from the Midwest and moved to San Francisco, her emotions conflict on how best to navigate her new life.
Cast: Voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Phyllis Smith. Directed by Pete Docter & Ronnie Del Carmen.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

Law movies
Into the Night (1985)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: Ed's life is somewhat out of control; especially after a chance encounter that leads to a wild, as well as funny, chase through the streets of Los Angeles.
Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, David Bowie, Dan Aykroyd. Directed by John Landis.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  Action

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Invention of Lying, The (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: In a world where everyone tells the truth, a screenwriter discovers that you don't always have to and changes the world.
Cast: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hall, Louis C.K., Jeffrey Tambor, Fionnula Flanagan, Rob Lowe, Tina Fey. Directed by Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson.
Categories:  Comedy  Ethics  Romance

Law movies
Irreconcilable Differences (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A precocious girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation.
Cast: Ryan O'Neal, Shelley Long, Drew Barrymore. Directed by Charles Shyer.
Categories:  Family  Custody  Comedy

Law movies
It Could Happen to You (1939)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  VHS  65 min. B&W
Plot: An immigrant's son defends his adopted brother against a murder charge.
Cast: Alan Baxter, Andrea Leeds. Directed by Phil Rosen.
Categories:  Comedy  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Law

Law movies
It Could Happen to You (1994)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A NYC cop is too short on cash to tip his waitress, so he promises to split his potential winnings on a lottery ticket with her.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda, Rosie Perez, Issac Hayes, Seymour Cassel. Directed by Andrew Bergman.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

Law movies
It Happened One Night (1934)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. B&W
Plot: A spoiled heiress, on the run from her family, is helped by an out-of-work reporter looking for a story.
Cast: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns, Jameson Thomas, Alan Hale, Arthur Hoyt, Blanche Friderici, Charles C. Wilson. Directed by Frank Capra.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Employment

Law movies
It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  192 min. 
Plot: The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney. Directed by Stanley Kramer.
Categories:  Comedy  Action

Law movies
It's Complicated (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A couple reignites the spark in their relationship while attending their son's college graduation.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski. Directed by Nancy Meyers.
Categories:  Comedy  Marital Relations  Family

Law movies
Jerk, The (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A complete imbecile struggles to make it through life on his own, until a strange invention makes him unbelievably wealthy.
Cast: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Jackie Mason. Directed by Carl Reiner.
Categories:  Comedy  Patent  Family

Law movies
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  138 min. 
Plot: When a sports agent has a moral ephiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent for the only athlete who stays with him.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Renee Zellweger. Directed by Cameron Crowe.
Categories:  Sports  Entertainment  Comedy

Law movies
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: An honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Cast: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton, Peter Boyle. Directed by Amy Heckerling.
Categories:  Family  Criminal Law  Comedy

Law movies
Joy (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: The story of the title character who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez. Directed by David O. Russel.
Categories:  Banking  Comedy  Drama

Law movies
Judge Priest (1934)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  84 min. B&W
Plot: A laid-back, widowed judge upholds the law in his toughest court case yet. In the meantime, he plays matchmaker for his young nephew.
Cast: Will Rogers, Hattie McDaniel. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Comedy  Racism  Comedy

Law movies
Jungle Book, The (1967)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  78 min. 
Plot: Jungle animals have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.
Cast: Voices of Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Juno (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.
Cast: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, . Directed by Jason Reitman.
Categories:  Children  Family  Comedy

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Kids Are All Right, The (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth about a couple in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship.
Cast: Annette Bening, Josh Hutcherson, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska. Directed by Lisa Cholodenko.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Gender

Law movies
Knocked Up (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: For a fun loving party animal, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.
Cast: Seth Rigen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann. Directed by Judd Apatow.
Categories:  Comedy  Children

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Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: The laziest animal in all of the Valley of Peace unwittingly becomes the chosen one when enemies threaten their way of life.
Cast: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Lui. Directed by John Stevenson and Mark Osborne.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Action

Law movies
La La Land (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt. Directed by Damien Chazelle.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Musical

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Lady in the Van, The (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that's parked in his driveway.
Cast: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Frances De La Tour, Roger Allam. Directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy  Drama

Law movies
Ladykillers, The (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A Southern professor puts together a group of thieves to rob a casino, a task that is more difficult than it seems.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J.K. Simmons, Tzi Ma, Ryan Hurst. Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law

Law movies
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: An awkwardly shy young man in a small northern town finally brings home the girl of his dreams, the only problem is that she's not real.
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, Kelli Garner. Directed by Craig Gillespie.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Mental Health

Law movies
Last Detail, The (1973)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young. Directed by Hal Ashby.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Military

Law movies
Laurel & Hardy (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  159 min. B&W
Plot: Includes five classic films from Hal Roach studios: Sons of the Desert, The Music Box, Another Fine Mess, Busy Bodies, and County Hospital. The Music Box won the Oscar for Best Comedy Short in 1932.
Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy. Directed by William A. Seiter, James Parrott, Lloyd French, .
Categories:  Comedy  Partnership

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Lavender Hill Mob, The (1951)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  81 min. B&W
Plot: A timid bank clerk devises a perfect scheme to steal gold from the Bank of England.
Cast: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James, Alfie Bass. Directed by Charles Crichton.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  Banking

Law movies
Laws of Attraction (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Amidst a sea of litigation, two top-notch divorce attorneys find each other.
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore, Parker Posey, Michael Sheen, Nora Dunn, Frances Fisher. Directed by Peter Howitt.
Categories:  Comedy  Family

Law movies
Leatherheads (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A charming football hero is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums; when the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, he must convince a college football star to join his ragtag ranks.
Cast: George Clooney, Renee Zellweger, John Krasinski, Jonathan Pryce. Directed by George Clooney.
Categories:  Sports  Entertainment  Comedy

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Legally Blonde (2001)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back. Once there, she discovers she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Raquel Welch. Directed by Robert Luketik.
Categories:  Comedy  Education  Criminal Law

Law movies
Legally Blonde 2: Red White & Blonde (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A sassy Harvard law grad is all about animal rights. In fact, she puts her nuptial plans on hold to head to Washington D.C. to get an anti-animal testing bill passed. Her building's doorman quickly shows her the ways and workings of our nation's capital.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Regina King, Jennifer Coolidge. Directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfeld.
Categories:  Comedy  Government  Politics

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Lego Movie, The (2014)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A Lego construction worker is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.
Cast: Voices of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman. Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  War

Law movies
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A veteran cop is partnered with a young suicidal cop as they try to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
Cast: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busy. Directed by Richard Donner.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Comedy  Action

Law movies
Liar, Liar (1997)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***#1/2
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: When a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar's son blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish: that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours.
Cast: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Swoosie Kurtz, Cary Elwes. Directed by Tom Shadyac.
Categories:  Comedy  Family

Law movies
Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, The (1972)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A man is nearly killed by the inhabitants of a badlands bar and brothel. He returns to take vengeance.
Cast: Paul Newman, Stacey Keach, Victoria Principal, Jacqueline Bisset, Ava Gardner. Directed by John Huston.
Categories:  Comedy  Western  Jurisprudence

Law movies
Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 119 min. 
Plot: A famed oceanographer sets out to take revenge on the mythical shark that killed his partner.
Cast: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchett, Anjelica Huston, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Gambon, Bud Cort. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Maritime  Admiralty

Law movies
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars:
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A family is so burdened with their own quirks, neuroses, and problems that they can barely make it through a day without some disaster.
Cast: Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Marc Turtletaub. Directed by Jonathan David, Valerie Faris.
Categories:  Comedy  Elder  Family

Law movies
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
Cast: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia. Directed by Frank Oz.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical  Comedy

Law movies
Little Shop of Horrors, The (1960)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  72 min. B&W
Plot: A young man nurtures a plant only to discovers that it's a bloodthirsty plant, forcing him to kill to feed it
Cast: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles, Jack Nicholson. Directed by Roger Corman.
Categories:  Business  Employment  Comedy

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Lobster, The (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: In the near future, single people,obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or they are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Cast: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Local Hero (1983)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A representative from an American oil company finds himself set upon by local eccentrics when he is sent to Scotland to buy up an entire village.
Cast: Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Fulton Mackay, Burt Lancaster. Directed by Bill Forsyth.
Categories:  Comedy  Corporations  Land Use

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Logan Lucky (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
Cast: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

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Longest Yard, The (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.
Cast: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, James Cromwell, Nelly, William Fichtner, Burt Reynolds. Directed by Robert Aldrich.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Sports  Comedy

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Lost Embrace (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A university drop out spends his time trying to move to Europe. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Cast: David Hendler, Adriana Aizemberg, Jorge D'Elia, Sergio Boris. Directed by Daniel Burman.
Categories:  Foreign  Comedy  Family

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Lost in Translation (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A movie star with a sense of emptiness, and a neglected newlywed meet up as strangers in Tokyo and form an unlikely bond.
Cast: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris, Fumihiro Hayashi. Directed by Sofia Coppola.
Categories:  Comedy  International

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Love & Friendship (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: Based on Jane Austen's comic novella "Lady Susan".
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Xavier Samuel. Directed by Whit Stillman.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Love Actually (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives.
Cast: Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson. Directed by Richard Curtis.
Categories:  Comedy  Marital Relations  Government

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Love and Death (1975)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: In czarist Russia, a neurotic soldier and his distant cousin formulate a plot to assassinate Napoleon.
Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Frank Adu, Lloyd Battista, Jessica Harper. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Domestic Relations

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Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A male widower who doesn't like anything modern goes to the movies and falls in love with the male film star.
Cast: John Hurt, Jason Priestley, Fiona Loewi. Directed by Richard Kwietniowski.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

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Love Me If You Dare (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: As adults, two friends continue the odd game they started as children: a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard. Directed by Yanin Samuell.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy  Foreign

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Lucky (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Cast: Colin Hanks, Ari Graynor, Ann-Margret, Jeffrey Tambor, Tom Amandes. Directed by Gil Cates Jr..
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Marital Relations

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Lucky Seven (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A young mother shares a time-line with her 7 year old daughter to help her adjust to the fact that she is dying but will never leave her.
Cast: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Patrick Dempsey, Brad Rowe. Directed by Harry Winer.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy

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M*A*S*H (1970)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Jo Ann Pflug, Rene Auberjonois. Directed by Robert Altman.
Categories:  Medical  War  Comedy

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Madagascar (2005)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: Spoiled animals from New York Central Zoo escape and find themselves in Madagascar.
Cast: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Cedric the Entertainer, Tom McGrath, Christopher Knights . Directed by Eric Darnell.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

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Mamma Mia (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A young woman about to be married discovers that any one of three men could be her father so she invites all three to the wedding without telling her mother.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd.
Categories:  Family  Comedy  Musical

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Man of the Year (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: The host of a late-night political talk show decides to run for president.
Cast: Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Jeff Goldblum, Lewis Black. Directed by Barry Levinson.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

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Man Who Came to Dinner, The (1942)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. B&W
Plot: An eccentric and acid-tongued radio lecturer, breaks his leg on the doorstep of a prominent Ohio family and must remain confined to the unwilling family's home.
Cast: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Money Woolley. Directed by William Keighley.
Categories:  Comedy  Disability  Romance

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Manhattan (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. B&W
Plot: A divorced New Yorker currently dating a high-schooler brings himself to look for love in the mistress of his best friend instead.
Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Juvenile

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Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
Cast: Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Anjelica Huston, Diane Keaton. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Marital Relations  Evidence

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Marie Antoinette (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Marianne Faithfull, Steve Coogan, Judy Davis, Jason Schwartzman. Directed by Sofia Coppola.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy

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Marx Brothers, The: Silver Screen Collection (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (6 disc set) 6 hours, 45 min. B&W
Plot: Collection of Marx Brothers comedies including "The Cocoanuts," "Animal Crackers," "Monkey Business," "Horse Feathers," and "Duck Soup."
Cast: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Oscar Shaw, Mary Eaton, Lillian Roth, Margaret Dumont, Thelma Todd, Rockcliffe Fellows, Florine McKinney, David Landau, Louis Calhern, Edgar Kennedy. Directed by various.
Categories:  Comedy

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Matchmaker, The (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Marcy, an assistant to Senator John McGlory, is having problems with the Irish vote during a re-election campaign.
Cast: Janeane Garofalo, Denis Leary, David O'Hara, Milo O'Shea. Directed by Mark Joffe.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Politics

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Matchstick Men (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce Altman, Bruce McGill. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Criminal Law

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Mean Girls (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A homeschooled girl who was raised in Africa moves to New York and enters public school for the first time.
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler, Ana Gasteyer. Directed by Mark Waters.
Categories:  Comedy  Children  Education

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Meet the Parents (2000)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A male nurse is going to propose to his girlfriend during a visit with her parents, until her father takes an instant dislike to him.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner. Directed by Jay Roach.
Categories:  Comedy  Family

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Merchant of Venice, The (1980)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  156 min. 
Plot: A rich merchant is depressed for no good reason, until his good friend comes to tell him how he's in love.
Cast: John Franklyn-Robbins, John Rhys-Davies, Alan David, John Nettles, Gemma Jones. Directed by Jack Gold.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Comedy

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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business.
Cast: Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen, Owen Wilson. . Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  History

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Midnight Run (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail.
Cast: Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto. Directed by Martin Best.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Organized Crime

Law movies
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: When he discovers his adopted son is a genius, a New York sportswriter seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute.
Cast: F. Murray Abraham, Woody Allen, Claire Bloom, Helena Bonham Carter, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Rapaport. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Children

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Mighty Ducks, The (1992)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A self-centered lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team.
Cast: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland, Lane Smith, Heidi Kling, Josef Sommer. Directed by Stephen Herek.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Sports

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Milagro Beanfield War, The (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A man plans to build a major new resort in Milagro, which will displace the local farmers. When a farmer illegally diverts water to irrigate his bean field, he receives local support in opposition to water use laws that favor the rich.
Cast: Ruben Blades, Richard Bradford, Sonia Braga, Julie Carmen. Directed by Robert Redford.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Poverty

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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A London governess finds herself unfairly dismissed and her attempts to gain employment catapult her into the position of a social secretary for an American actress.
Cast: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciaran Hinds, Shirley Henderson, Mark Strong. Directed by Bharat Nalluri.
Categories:  Romance  Employment  Comedy

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Moana (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches the Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the call to set things right.
Cast: Voices of Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House. Directed by Ron Clements & Don Hall.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Comedy

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Molière (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A debt-ridden actor and playwright agrees to help a wealthy, married, man seduce a rich widow in exchange for the payment of his debts. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Laura Morante, Edouard Baer, Ludivine Sagnier. Directed by Laurent Tirard.
Categories:  Comedy  Debtor-Creditor  Romance

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Monsters University (2013)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD (Blu-ray 2 disc set) 104 min. 
Plot: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
Cast: Voices of John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Billy Crystal, Helen Mirren, and Sean Hayes. Directed by Dan Scanlon.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A ragtag group of monsters is set loose by the government to combat an invading alien army.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogan, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland. Directed by Rob Letterman.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Human Rights

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 89 min. 
Plot: King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.
Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones.
Categories:  Comedy  History

Law movies
Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 93 min. 
Plot: Born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door, Brian spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin. Directed by Terry Jones.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion

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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: Two twelve-year-olds fall in love and run away together into the wilderness.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Juvenile  Family

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Moonstruck (1987)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A book keeper from Brooklyn finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry.
Cast: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Vincent Gardenia, Olympia Dukakis. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Domestic Relations

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Morris From America (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: The romantic and coming-of-age misadventures of a 13-year-old American living in Germany.
Cast: Markees Christmas, Craig Robinson, Carla Juri. Directed by Chad Harrington.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Mouse that Roared, The (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg. Directed by Jack Arnold.
Categories:  Comedy  War

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington. Directed by Doug Liman.
Categories:  Comedy  Action  Family

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Mr. Mom (1983)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: A wife returns to the workforce and a clueless husband becomes a stay-at-home dad.
Cast: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Frederick Koehler. Directed by Stan Dragoti.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Family

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  129 min. B&W
Plot: A naive man is appointed to the U.S. Senate by a corrupt political boss, and thwarts the boss's efforts of manipulation.
Cast: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold. Directed by Frank Capra.
Categories:  Government  Politics  Comedy

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Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend more time with his children.
Cast: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein, Robert Prosky. Directed by Chris Columbus.
Categories:  Family  Comedy

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Mule, The (2014)
Rated:    Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  163 min. 
Plot: A first time drug mule is caught by law enforcement.
Cast: Hugo Weaving, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, John Noble, Ewen Leslie . Directed by Tony Mahony & Angus Sampson.
Categories:  Documentary  Comedy  Organized Crime

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Music Man, The (1962)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  151 min. 
Plot: A con man comes to a Midwestern town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan
Cast: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford. Directed by Morton DaCosta.
Categories:  Musical  Ethics  Comedy

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Cast: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine. Directed by Joel Zwick.
Categories:  Comedy  Evidence  Romance

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My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Two youths accused of murder in a small Alabama town are represented by a relative who has never won a case.
Cast: Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield, Fred Gwynne. Directed by Jonathon Lynn.
Categories:  Comedy  Trial  Criminal Law

Law movies
My Favorite Wife (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. B&W
Plot: Ellen Arden returns seven years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick on his honeymoon.
Cast: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Gail Patrick. Directed by Garson Kanin.
Categories:  Family  Comedy

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My Favorite Year (1982)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A washed up movie star is slated to appear on a live TV variety show.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna, Mark Linn-Baker. Directed by Richard Benjamin.
Categories:  Entertainment  Comedy

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My First Mister (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A 17-year-old girl has a troubled relationship with a 49-year-old man.
Cast: Albert Brooks, Leelee Sobieski, Desmond Harrington, Carol Kane. Directed by Christine Lahti.
Categories:  Comedy

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My Life as a Zucchini (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  70 min. 
Plot: After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.
Cast: Vocies of Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud. Directed by Claude Barras.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Foreign

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Myth of the American Sleepover (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of summer.
Cast: Claire Sloma, Marlon Morton, Amanda Bauer, Brett Jacobsen. Directed by David Robert Mitchell.
Categories:  Comedy  Children  Education

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Naked Civil Servant, The (1975)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  77 min. 
Plot: The life and times of an outrageous and flamboyant homosexual, coming of age and growing into old age in conservative England.
Cast: John Hurt, Liz Gebhardt, Patricia Hodge. Directed by Jack Gold.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Comedy

Law movies
Naked Gun Triple Feature, The (1988)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 251 min. 
Plot: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear, and The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult.
Cast: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson. Directed by David Zucker and Robert K. Weiss.
Categories:  Comedy  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law

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Names of Love, The (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: A young, extroverted left-wing activist who sleeps with her political opponents to convert them to her cause is successful until she meets her match.
Cast: Sara Forestier, Jacques Gamblin, Zinedine Soualem. Directed by Michel Leclerc.
Categories:  Foreign  Politics  Comedy

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New in Town (2009)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A Miami businesswoman adjusts to her new life in a tiny Minnesota town.
Cast: Renee Zellweger, Henry Connick Jr. Siobhan Fallon, J.K. Simmons, Mike O'Brien. Directed by Jonas Elmer.
Categories:  Comedy  Business  Employment

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Nice Guys, The (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A mismatched pair of private eyes investigate the apparent suicide of a porn star in 1970s Los Angeles.
Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling. Directed by Shane Black.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Drama

Law movies
Night at the Opera, A (1935)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  91 min. B&W
Plot: A sly business manager and the wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.
Cast: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones. Directed by Sam Wood.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Romance

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Night in Casablanca, A (1946)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  85 min. B&W
Plot: In post-war Casablanca, Ronald Kornblow is hired to run a hotel whose previous managers have all wound up being murdered.
Cast: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Charles Drake, Lois Collier, Lisette Verea, Sig Ruman, Dan Seymour, Lewis Russell. Directed by Archie Mayo.
Categories:  Comedy  War

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No Time for Sergeants (1958)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A country bumpkin drafted into the Air Force and is too dumb to realize he's driving everyone around him crazy.
Cast: Andy Griffith, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton, Don Knotts. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
Categories:  Comedy  Military  War

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Notting Hill (1999)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.
Cast: Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Emma Chambers. Directed by Roger Michell.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Privacy

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O Brother Where Art Thou (2000)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Three stumblebum convicts escape to go on a quest for treasure and meet various characters while learning where their real fortune lies.
Cast: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter. Directed by Ethan & Joel Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

Law movies
Observe and Report (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: A security guard is called into action to stop a flasher at the local mall.
Cast: Seth Rogan, Anna Farris, Michael Pena, Ray Liotta. Directed by Jody Hill.
Categories:  Comedy  Law Enforcement  Mental Health

Law movies
Office Space (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: Thanks to a hypnotic suggestion Peter Gibbons decides not to go to work and is quickly promoted to upper management while his two friends are laid off.
Cast: Ron Livingston, Stephen Root, Gary Cole, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu. Directed by Mike Judge.
Categories:  Comedy  Corporations  Fraud

Law movies
Oh, God! (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.
Cast: George Burns, John Denver, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence. Directed by Carl Reiner.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion

Law movies
On the Town (1949)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.
Cast: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller. Directed by Gene Kelly.
Categories:  Military  Comedy

Law movies
Operation Petticoat (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: During WW2 a sub commander finds himself in unique circumstances.
Cast: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Maritime

Law movies
Other People's Money (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A ruthless corporate raider tries to take over a successful company, so the company's patriarch enlists his daughter, a lawyer, to protect the business.
Cast: Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller, Piper Laurie, Dean Jones. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  Corporations  Comedy

Law movies
Out-of-Towners, The (1970)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A couple's dream trip to New York City turns into a nightmare of mishaps.
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron. Directed by Arthur Miller.
Categories:  Comedy  Aviation  Employment

Law movies
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Cast: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Lisa Kudrow, Harry Conick Jr., Gina Gershon. Directed by Richard LaGravenese.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  Marital Relations

Law movies
Paddington (2014)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Cast: Voices of Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters. Directed by Paul King.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

Law movies
Paper Moon (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. B&W
Plot: A bible-selling con man hooks up with a newly orphaned girl and together the run their scam through depression-era Kansas.
Cast: Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman, Tatum O'Neal. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
Categories:  Ethics  Children  Comedy

Law movies
ParaNorman (2012)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A boy must use his special powers to save his town from a centuries-old curse.
Cast: Voices of John Goodman, Leslie Mann, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Directed by Chris Butler & Sam Fell.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

Law movies
Patch Adams (1998)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A medical student's unorthodox methods, including warmth and laughter, cast him against many of the doctors and deans of the university.
Cast: Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Peter Coyote. Directed by Tom Shadyac.
Categories:  Medical  Ethics  Comedy

Law movies
Paterson (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.
Cast: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahari, Nellie. Directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

Law movies
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation.
Cast: Jane Fonda, Kyle MacLachlan, Catherine Keener, Rosanna Arquette. Directed by Nruce Neresford.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Family

Law movies
Pee Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Pee-Wee Herman embarks on the big adventure of his life across the U.S. mainland, when his beloved bike is stolen in broad daylight.
Cast: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, mark Holton, Diane Salinger, Judd Omen. Directed by Tim Burton.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Property

Law movies
Philadelphia Story, The (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. B&W
Plot: When a rich woman's ex-husband and a reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
Cast: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart. Directed by George Cukor.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

Law movies
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Rated:  NC-17  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure goes up against a sleazy couple who make a passionate attempt to seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive."
Cast: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole. Directed by John Waters.
Categories:  Comedy  Gender  Criminal Law

Law movies
Pink Panther Strikes Again, The (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: After a nervous breakdown, Chief Inspector Dreyfus builds a criminal organization devoted to the extermination of Inspector Clouseau.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Colin Blakely, Leonard Rossiter. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Mental Health  Comedy

Law movies
Pink Panther, The (1963)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: Bumbling and conceited French police inspector Clouseau tries to catch The Phantom, a daring jewel thief whose identity and features are unknown - and is acting right under his nose.
Cast: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Procedure

Law movies
Pink Panther, The (2006)
Rated:  PG  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Loosely based on Peter Sellers original film, where the detective must solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and find out who stole the infamous Pink Panther diamond.
Cast: Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Beyoncé Knowles. Directed by Shawn Levy.
Categories:  Comedy  Discovery  Media

Law movies
Pirate Radio (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960s.
Cast: Michael Hadley, Charlie Rowe, Lucy Fleming, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Tom Sturridge. Directed by Richard Curtis.
Categories:  Comedy  Musical  Communications

Law movies
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: An advertising executive trying to get home for Thanksgiving must pair up with an obnoxious traveling salesman.
Cast: Steve Martin, John Candy. Directed by John Hughes.
Categories:  Contracts  Transportation  Comedy

Law movies
Pocket Money (1972)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Broke and in debt, an otherwise honest cowboy gets mixed up in some shady dealings with a crooked rancher.
Cast: Paul Newman, Strother Martin, Hector Elizondo. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg.
Categories:  Western  Comedy

Law movies
Police Academy (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A group of good-hearted but incompotent misfits enter the police academy.
Cast: Steve Guttenberg, Kim cattrall, Bubba Smith, George Gaynes. Directed by Hugh Wilson.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Comedy

Law movies
Popeye (1980)
Rated:  PG  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.
Cast: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley. Directed by Robert Attman.
Categories:  Drama  Maritime  Comedy

Law movies
Postcards from the Edge (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Family

Law movies
Prairie Home Companion, A (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Backstage at the final performance of America's most celebrated radio broadcast.
Cast: Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Marylouise Burke, L.Q. Jones, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith. Directed by Robert Altman.
Categories:  Comedy  Corporations  Entertainment

Law movies
Pretty In Pink (1986)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A poor girl must choose between her childhood sweetheart and a rich playboy.
Cast: Molly Ringwold, Andrew McCarthy, Jon Cryer, Annie Potts. Directed by Howard Deutch.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Juvenile

Law movies
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A shy teen who runs a pirated radio station exposes the corrupt school principal.
Cast: Christian Slade, Scott Paulin, Ellen Greene, Samantha Mathis. Directed by Allan Moyle.
Categories:  Entertainment  Media  Comedy

Law movies
Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: In 1930s New Jersey, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Mia Farrow, Danny Aiello. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Domestic Relations

Law movies
Putney Swope (1969)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: The token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge of the company.
Cast: Arnold Johnson, Mel Brooks, Antonio Fargas, Allen Garfield. Directed by Robert Downey, Sr.
Categories:  Comedy

Law movies
Putzel (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: Story of a young man's life which literally doesn't go beyond his family's fish store on the upper west side of Manhattan.
Cast: Jack T. Carpenter, Melanie Lynskey, Susie Essman, Jarlath Conroy, John Pankow. Directed by Jason Chaet.
Categories:  Domestic Relations  Business  Comedy

Law movies
Raining Stones (1993)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD   min. 
Plot: A man on government assistance will do anything to take care of his family, even if it is beyond the law.
Cast: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown. Directed by Ken Loach.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Welfare

Law movies
Raising Arizona (1987)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: After an ex-con and an ex-cop marry, the pair decide to kidnap one of the quintuplets of furniture tycoon Nathan Arizona.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman. Directed by Joel Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law

Law movies
Rango (2011)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: An ordinary chameleon accidentally winds up in a lawless outpost in the Wild West.
Cast: Voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Ned Beatty, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy. Directed by Gore Verbinski.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Western

Law movies
Real Genius (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Two brilliant teenagers head a team of young geniuses developing a laser for what they believe is a class project.
Cast: Val Kilmer, Gabe Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton. Directed by Martha Coolidge.
Categories:  Comedy  Education  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Red (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, a former black-ops agent reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Morgan Freeman, Richard Dreyfuss. Directed by Robert Schwentke.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Comedy

Law movies
Ref, The (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A cat buglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage.
Cast: Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey, Judy Davis. Directed by Ted Demme.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Family

Law movies
Religulous (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.
Cast: Bill Maher, Steve Burg, Francis Collins, George Coyne, Jeremiah Cummings, Dean Hamer. Directed by Larry Charles.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion  Documentary

Law movies
Repo Man (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A young punk becomes a repo man after losing his job and gets caught up in a series of offbeat adventures.
Cast: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez. Directed by Alex Cox.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Property

Law movies
Return of the Pink Panther, The (1975)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: Inspector Clouseau is put on the case when the Pink Panther diamond is stolen, with the Phantom's trademark glove the only clue.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Procedure  Comedy

Law movies
Risky Business (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay. Directed by Paul Brickman.
Categories:  Comedy  Business  Ethics

Law movies
Road to Bali (1952)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: Two out-of-work vaudeville performers who are on the lam are hired by a South Seas prince.
Cast: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Bing Crosby. Directed by Hal Walker.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Maritime

Law movies
Road to Morocco (1942)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: The lone survivors of a ship wreck find themselves in the company of a Princess, who purchases a survivor and plans to make him her husband.
Cast: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn, Dona Drake. Directed by David Butler.
Categories:  Comedy  Civil Rights  Domestic Relations

Law movies
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A parody of the traditional Robin Hood story.
Cast: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees, Amy Yasbeck, Dave Chappelle, Isaac Hayes, Tracey Ullman. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  Politics  Conflict

Law movies
RocknRolla (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A lucrative real-estate scam attracts some of London's scrappiest tough guys as well as its more established underworld types.
Cast: Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba, Jeremy Piven, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges . Directed by Guy Ritchie.
Categories:  Comedy  Property  Criminal Law

Law movies
Rocky Horror Picture Show, The (1975)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Cast: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell, Jonathan Adams, Peter Hinwood, Meat Loaf. Directed by Jim Sharman.
Categories:  Comedy  Horror  Musical

Law movies
Roman Holiday (1953)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. B&W
Plot: A modern-day princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own.
Cast: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power. Directed by William Wyler.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Media

Law movies
Room Service/At the Circus (1938)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  165 min. B&W
Plot: The Brothers try and put on a play before their landlord finds out that they have run out of money/A wealthy young man forsakes the fortune of his rich aunt to run the circus in which he and his sweetheart perform.
Cast: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, Frank Albertson, Henry Baker, Florence Rice. Directed by William A. Seiter and Edward Buzzell.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Musical

Law movies
Royal Night Out, A (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations.
Cast: Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett. Directed by Julian Jarrold.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

Law movies
Royal Tenenbaums, The (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 109 min. 
Plot: When the patriarch of an estranged family of former child prodigies announces he has terminal illness, a dysfunctional reunion ensues.
Cast: Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Danny Glover, Bill Murray. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Family

Law movies
Rules of the Game (1950)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 110 min. 
Plot: A look at bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II where the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: arcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Mila Parély, Jean Renoir, Roland Toutain, Julien Carette, Gaston Modot. Directed by Jean Renoir.
Categories:  Foreign  Comedy  Domestic Relations

Law movies
Rumor Has It (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A woman learns that her family was the inspiration for "The Graduate" and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Ruffalo. Directed by Rob Reiner.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Romance

Law movies
Running Scared (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: Two renegade Chicago cops are sent on a mandatory vacation that makes them want to retire.
Cast: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Joe Pantoliano, Jimmy Smits. Directed by Peter Hyams.
Categories:  Comedy  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law

Law movies
Rushmore (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The king of Rushmore prep school is put on academic probation.
Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Olivia Williams, Bill Murray. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Business  Education

Law movies
Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A Soviet submarine gets stuck in New England at the height of the Cold War.
Cast: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith, Jonathan Winters. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  Comedy  International  Maritime

Law movies
Sausage Party (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence.
Cast: Voices of Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill. Directed by Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

Law movies
Savages (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Cast: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco. Directed by Tamara Jenkins.
Categories:  Elder  Comedy  Medical

Law movies
Saved (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: When a girl attending a Baptist high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized.
Cast: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit. Directed by Brian Dannelly.
Categories:  Religion  Comedy  Disability

Law movies
Scoop (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: An aspiring journalist receives a hot tip from beyond the grave.
Cast: Woody Allen, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Romance  Criminal Law  Comedy

Law movies
Secretary (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship takes a sadomasochistic turn.
Cast: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren, Stephen McHattie. Directed by Steven Shainberg.
Categories:  Employment  Drama  Comedy

Law movies
Seinfeld: Season 3 (1992)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 25 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

Law movies
Seinfeld: Season 4 (1993)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 12 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

Law movies
Seinfeld: Season 5 (1994)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 18 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

Law movies
Seinfeld: Season 6 (1995)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 11 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

Law movies
Seinfeld: Season 7 (1996)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 1 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

Law movies
Seinfeld: Season 8 (1997)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 26 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

Law movies
Seinfeld: Season 9 (1998)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 13 min. 
Plot: The concluding misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Trial

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Seinfeld: Seasons 1 & 2 (1990)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 4 hours, 17 min. 
Plot: The misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

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September Issue, The (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 90 min. 
Plot: A documentary chronicling Vogue's editors preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.
Cast: Anna Wintour, Vera Wang, Ocsar De la Renta. Directed by R. J. Cutler.
Categories:  Documentary  Comedy  Women

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Seven Year Itch, The (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor.
Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Sonny Tufts, Evelyn Keyes. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Domestic Relations

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Shadows and Fog (1992)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  85 min. B&W
Plot: With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer
Cast: Woody Allen, Kathy Bates, John Cusack, Mia Farrow, Jodie Foster, Fred Gwynne, Julie Kavner, Madonna, John Malkovich, Kenneth Mars, Kate Nelligan, Donald Pleasance, Lily Tomlin. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Mystery/Suspense  Justice

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Shaggy D.A., The (1976)
Rated:  G  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog.
Cast: Dean Jones, Tim Conway, Suzanne Pleshette, Keenan Wynn. Directed by Robert Stevenson.
Categories:  Comedy  Politics  Family

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Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Shaun tries to turn his life around, unfortunately, during a zombie apocalypse.
Cast: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis. Directed by Edgar Wright.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Employment

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She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: The story of a woman and her three lovers.
Cast: Tracy Camila Jones, Redmond Hicks, John Canada Terrell, Spike Lee, Raye Dowell. Directed by Spike Lee.
Categories:  Comedy  Biography

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Shop Around the Corner, The (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. B&W
Plot: Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.
Cast: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Media

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Short Circuit (1986)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: When an experimental robot is electrocuted, it takes on human-like emotions.
Cast: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G.W. Bailey. Directed by John Badham.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Shrek 2 (2004)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The King hires Puss-in-Boots, a sword fighting cat and ogre slayer, to kill Shrek.
Cast: Voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas, John Cleese. Directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Comedy

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Shrek the Third (2007)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne of Far Far Away, while Fiona ensures there will be a kingdom left to rule.
Cast: Voices of Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas, John Cleese, Cameron Diaz, Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy. Directed by Chris Miller and Raman Hui.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Comedy

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Sideways (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: Two men reaching middle age with not much to show embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country.
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh. Directed by Alexander Payne.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Comedy

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Silent Movie (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: A film director and his strange friends struggle to produce the first major silent feature film in forty years.
Cast: Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar, Harold Gould, Ron Carey, Bernadette Peters. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Business

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Silver Streak (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: After a mysterious murder, an unwitting witness gets thrown off (and off, again) a cross-country train.
Cast: Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, Richard Pryor, Ned Beatty, Clifton James, Patrick McGoohan. Directed by Arthur Hillier.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Romance

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Sing Street (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Cast: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aiden Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy. Directed by John Carney.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Musical

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Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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