Best From The Rest – Top 5 Comedy Films That You Must Watch

Comedy is the genre of films that we all love to watch on our TV or streaming services with our family or friends, we all laugh at the funny moments in the film. However, some of the films are top-notch, which are designed to make the audience laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect. There are different sub-genres of comedy like black comedy, teen comedy, romantic comedy, etc.

All films are ranked in random order based on our liking, so enjoy this list and add film in your watchlist.

1. Clerks

It is a black and white comedy film, which is considered as a landmark in independent cinema and it was also selected to be preserved in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. It is the first of all films in the universe named View Askewniverse, which is created by Kevin Smith who also stars as silent Bob in the film.

The Plot: The film tells us the story of two store clerks named Dante Hicks and Randal Graves, who encounter new customers and new challenges in their day to day life to meet their ends.

2. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a film based on a graphic novel named Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O’Malley, its stars Michael Cera as Scott Pilgrim, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Ramona Flowers in lead roles. The film was a flop, but get a cult status and got positive reviews for the film’s visual style and humor.

The Plot – Scott Pilgrim, a musician and a bassist in Sex Bob-Omb, a garage band. who must win a competition to get a record deal and battle the seven evil exes of his newest girlfriend, Ramona Flowers who he met when she delivers her a package.

3. School of Rock

School of Rock is a 2003 comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, it one of the earliest films of him. He is known for making films with a humanitarian touch, his other films include the cult classic Dazed and Confused.

The Plot – Jack Black plays a rock guitarist Dewey Finn, who is struggling to keep his ends meet who gets kicked out of his band and now portrays himself as a substitute teacher at a school and after seeing the talent of his students now plans to form a band and to register himself to win the upcoming Battle of the Bands and pay off his rent.

4. Superbad

It is a coming of age comedy film starring comedy duo Jonah Hill and Michael Cera in lead roles as Seth and Evan two highschool kids, the film got praise from critics and audience alike for its humor and performances of both Hill and Cera.

The Plot – Two high school students Seth and Evan want to get an adventurous farewell after they graduated from high school but the plan goes haywire, now you need to watch it to know more.

5. Sideways

Sideways is a comedy film about two friends, who go on a road trip to vineyards of the Santa Ynez Valley the week before Jack’s wedding. Sideways received widespread acclaim from critics and was nominated for various awards including Academy Award-winning best-adapted screenplay.

The Plot – It follows the story of two men in their forties one a writer and other a failed actor who take a week-long road trip to Santa Barbara County wine country to celebrate Jack’s upcoming wedding.

Himanshu Bhardwaj
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