Comedy Film

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A comedy film is a film/movie that seeks to provoke laughter in the audience. Along with drama, horror film and science fiction film it is one of the largest genres of the medium.

1 American comedy films

2 British comedy films

3 Foreign language comedy films

4 Other sub-genres

5 See also

Table of contents

American comedy films

History

Early films

1920s

  • Three Ages
  • The Goat

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s to present

British comedy films

History

Early films

1920s

1930s

  • Ask A Policeman
  • Boys Will Be Boys
  • Dandy Dick
  • Good Morning, Boys
  • Keep Fit
  • Oh, Mr Porter
  • Trouble Brewing

1940s

1950s

1960s

  • Ladies Who Do

1970s

1980s

1990s to present


Foreign language comedy films

History

Early films

1920s

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

  • Marriage, Italian Style

1970s

1980s

1990s to present

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Other sub-genres

Film comedy can be further divided into several other sub-genres. Some of these include:

Comedy Classics by Charlie Chaplin: Comedy Classics by Buster Keaton: Comedy Classics by Laurel and Hardy:
  • The Music Box
  • Way Out West
Comedy Classics by the Marx Brothers: Comedy Classics by Woody Allen: Comedy Classics by Mel Brooks: Farrelly Brothers Comedy Movies: The Carry On films

See also