Comedy Rental Titles
Simon Pegg stars in this British sci-fi comedy directed by Terry Jones. A
group of aliens (voiced by 'Monty Python' members Jones, John Cleese, Terry
Gilliam, Eric Idle and Michael Palin) are planning to destroy Earth but before
doing so test mankind by giving one human, Neil Clarke (Pegg), the power to do
absolutely anything. Unbeknownst to him, if he uses the power for good he will
save his planet.
As he tries to adjust to his new ability he is assisted by his dog Dennis
(voice of Robin Williams). Will Neil be able to prove he is worthy of such power
and save the Earth from being eliminated? The cast also includes Kate Beckinsale,
Joanna Lumley, Rob Riggle, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Eddie Izzard.
Absolutely Fabulous The Movie
Feature-length comedy based on the award-winning TV series starring Jennifer
Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the infamous Edina and Patsy. Causing mayhem and
havoc wherever they go, Edina and Patsy continue to enjoy their booze-soaked,
glamorous lifestyle when they find themselves taking the blame for a major faux
pas at a trendy London launch party. Consequently hounded by the media and
paparazzi, the pair flee to the south of France where they immediately settle in
to the ways of lavish living.
Despite being broke, the duo conspire a way to prolong their stay. The film
also sees the return of Edina's daughter Saffy (Julia Sawalha), her exasperated
mother (June Whitfield) and the oddball Bubble (Jane Horrocks). The all-star
cast also features cameos from Kate Moss, Gwendoline Christie and Graham Norton.
Jon Lucas and Scott Moore co-write and direct this American comedy starring
Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate and Kristen Bell. Amy Mitchell (Kunis) is a
32-year-old, happily married, committed mother-of-two who works as a sales rep
for a coffee company. But after finding out her husband is cheating on her, Amy
becomes fed up with her stressful life and decides to take action.
She quits the PTA in protest of its overbearing leader Gwendolyn (Applegate)
and gets together with some of her fellow mothers for a wild and liberating
night on the town. Along with town outcast and single mum Carla (Kathryn Hahn)
and worn out mother-of-four Kiki (Bell), Amy hits the bars for an all-night
bender that allows the trio to let loose in a wild, indulgent trip of liberation
before deciding to make some important changes to their lives, including
tackling Gwendolyn head-on.
Bad Santa 2
Billy Bob Thornton returns to star as criminal Santa impersonator Willie
Stokes in this festive black comedy sequel. Still the same drunken, greedy guy,
Willie and his sidekick Marcus (Tony Cox) conspire to make a big score this
Christmas, by robbing a Chicago charity. This time they have some help, even if
it is a little unwelcome, from Willie's mother, Sunny (Kathy Bates).
She is as ambitious as she is crass, so she ought to fit right in. But things
might get even more complex thanks to the involvement of the bombshell who runs
the charity, Diane (Christina Hendricks). With a pure heart and a less than pure
mind, Willie is smitten with her.
The cast also features Brett Kelly and Ryan Hansen.
Bridget Jones's Baby
Sharon Maguire directs this third instalment of the romantic comedy series
based on the characters created by Helen Fielding. Renée Zellweger reprises her
role as Bridget Jones, the quirky forty-something who is learning to embrace
adulthood. Following her break up with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), Bridget decides
to focus on her career as a top news producer while also attempting to enjoy the
single life with friends.
Her love life takes another turn when she meets suave American Jack Qwant
(Patrick Dempsey), who helps her out after getting into a spot of bother at a
music festival. With a new relationship flourishing and everything seemingly
under control, it's not long before there's a hitch - she discovers she's
pregnant. Unsure if the father is long-term love interest Darcy, or newcomer
Qwant, Bridget is yet again faced with making some awkward and ultimately
The cast also includes Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson and Emma Thompson.
Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart star as high school buddies on a mission for
the CIA in this action comedy. When former bully victim and current CIA agent
Bob Stone (Johnson) returns home for a high school reunion, he seeks out the
help of former popular student Calvin (Hart). Now a successful accountant,
Calvin's expertise are needed to help Stone uncover the mastermind behind a plot
to steal classified national security codes.
Before Calvin realises what he's got himself into, the unlikely duo set off
into a world of espionage, double-crosses and shootouts. The movie also stars
Amy Ryan, Aaron Paul and Megan Park.
British war comedy based on the BBC television sitcom directed by Oliver
Parker. Set in 1944, leading on from the end of the television series, the film
follows glamorous journalist Rose Winters (Catherine Zeta-Jones) as she is sent
to report on the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard, which has been suffering from low
morale. Shortly after, however, MI5 discovers that a German spy is hiding in the
town, giving the platoon a chance to effect real change in the war before it
draws to a close.
Toby Jones takes up the mantle of Captain Mainwaring, with fellow Home Guard
members played by Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Tom Courtenay, Mark Gatiss, Blake
Harrison, Daniel Mays and Bill Paterson. The film also sees Frank Williams and
Ian Lavender reprise their roles from the original series as the Reverend
Timothy Farthing and the now promoted Brigadier Pritchard, respectively.
Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg co-star in this American comedy directed by
Sean Anders and John Morris. The film follows amiable radio executive Brad
Taggart (Ferrell), husband to Sarah (Linda Cardellini) and stepfather to her two
children, as he finds himself competing for the children's affections when their
bad boy biological dad Dusty (Wahlberg) comes to visit. As the two men strive to
outdo one another, the kids frequently get caught in the crossfire...
The supporting cast includes Thomas Haden Church and Hannibal Buress.
David Brent - Life On The Road
Ricky Gervais writes, directs and stars in this documentary-style comedy,
reprising his role as 'The Office' character David Brent. Taking place 15 years
after the British sitcom, the film follows the former office manager as he takes
time off from his day job as a sales rep to tour with his rock band Foregone
Conclusion. Leaving behind his job at Slough cleaning products supplier Lavichem,
for a holiday at least, Brent takes to the M25 on a self-funded tour, with
bandmates who can't really stand him, to play to disappointing crowds across the
country in one last attempt at breaking into show business.
Joined on the road by talented young rapper Dom Johnson (Doc Brown), David is
followed by cameras, for what he believes will be a successful film, eager to
catch up with him since his documentary appearance.
Robert De Niro and Zac Efron star in this comedy from director Dan Mazer.
Before his upcoming nuptials to Meredith Goldstein (Julianne Hough), Jason Kelly
(Efron) finds himself unwittingly taking his recently widowed grandpa Dick (De
Niro), who is eager to find some young, hot women despite having just buried his
wife, to Daytona Beach during spring break. Initially uptight, Jason is
persuaded by his grandfather to loosen up while Dick gets close to the
attractive Lenore (Aubrey Plaza).
Will Jason return home in time for his wedding?
Dumb And Dumber To|
The Farrelly brothers co-produce, write and direct this sequel to their 1994 hit
comedy starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. The film follows the dimwitted duo
Harry and Lloyd (Daniels and Carrey) as they reunite after twenty years to hunt
down Harry's biological daughter Penny (Rachel Melvin) when he finds out he's in
desperate need of a kidney. The supporting cast includes Rob Riggle, Laurie
Holden, Kathleen Turner and Bill Murray.
Paul Feig directs this comedy sequel starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig,
Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. 30 years after their male predecessors saved the
world from the ghosts and ghouls that haunted it, the new Ghostbusters Abby
(McCarthy), Erin (Wiig), Jillian (McKinnon) and Patty (Jones) get news of
spirits lurking beneath the streets of New York City. With the help of their
secretary Kevin (Chris Hemsworth), the ladies don the famous boiler suits and
set out on a mission to destroy the ghosts and save the world.
Mark Strong and Sacha Baron Cohen star in this British comedy directed by
Louis Leterrier. When two inseparable brothers are adopted by two different
families, their lives quickly fork off in opposite directions. Sebastian
(Strong) works his way up in the British government agency MI6 to become their
most revered assassin and Nobby (Baron Cohen) meets the love of his life (Rebel
Wilson), has nine children and spends his days shouting abuse at football fans
After spending 28 years looking for his brother, Nobby finally locates
Sebastian in London and travels down to surprise him. Sebastian, however, is on
an assignment and Nobby's bombshell revelation startles him causing him to shoot
and kill the wrong target. Forced to go on the run, Sebastian and Nobby set off
across the capital trying to lose their pursuers while Nobby tries to make
amends with his long-lost sibling.
The all-star cast also includes Isla Fisher, Penélope Cruz and David
Wacky comedy drama from the Coen Brothers, set in 1950s Hollywood when the
studios were in their heyday. The story follows a day in the life of 'fixer' Ed
Mannix (Josh Brolin) who has to retrieve famous actor Baird Whitlock (George
Clooney) after he has been kidnapped while filming the next big blockbuster
'Hail, Caesar!'. A group called The Future is holding Whitlock ransom for
$100,000, and it's up to Mannix to get him back.
The star-studded cast also includes Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson,
Frances McDormand and Tilda Swinton.
Horrible Bosses 2|
Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day return as three long-suffering
friends in this comedy sequel. After enduring some trying experiences with their
former bosses, Nick Hendricks (Bateman), Kurt Buckman (Sudeikis) and Dale Arbus
(Day) decide to go into business together with their invention of the 'Shower
Buddy'. However, their investor (Christoph Waltz) pulls his funding and instead
creates his own superior version of their product.
In an attempt to save their business, the trio enlist the help of ex-con Dean
Jones (Jamie Foxx) and kidnap and hold to ransom the investor's grown-up son Rex
(Chris Pine), who actually seems pleased with the situation. Jennifer Aniston
and Kevin Spacey also reprise their roles as the horrible bosses from the
Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara star in this crime comedy from director
Anne Fletcher. After some past screw-ups police officer Rose Cooper
(Witherspoon) gets an opportunity to prove herself when she is given the job of
protecting Felipe Riva (Vincent Laresca), who turned informer against cartel
boss Vincente Cortez (Joaquín Cosio), and his wife Daniella (Vergara). While
collecting the Rivas from their house they come under attack from masked gunmen
and Cooper manages to escape with Daniella.
From then on one thing after another goes wrong and the situation gets
increasingly out of hand. Can Cooper protect Daniella from harm and gain the
respect of her colleagues?
How To Be Single
Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson star in this romantic comedy based on the
novel by Liz Tuccillo. The film follows a group of singletons, including Alice
(Johnson) and Robin (Wilson), in New York City as they each learn how to make
the most of their status. The cast also features Alison Brie, Leslie Mann and
Lasse Hallström directs this comedy drama starring Helen Mirren. Top class chef
Madame Mallory (Mirren) has a reputation that she has worked extremely hard to
achieve. When Papa Kadam (Om Puri) and his family move from India to open a
restaurant in Paris on the other side of the street, Madame Mallory is furious
and does everything in her power to get them to leave.
As she gets to know the family however she discovers that the eldest son
Hassan (Manish Dayal) has a very special talent in the kitchen. Can the two very
different chefs put aside their differences for the sake of serving fine
Keeping Up With The Joneses
Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher star in this comedy directed by Greg
Mottola. Jeff and Karen Gaffney (Galifianakis and Fisher) are a normal suburban
couple living with their children in a normal suburban house. When new owners
move in to the house opposite them, Karen becomes obsessed with finding out more
about their new neighbours, Tim and Natalie Jones (Joh Hamm and Gal Gadot).
When they discover that the Joneses are actually government spies, the
Gaffneys find themselves caught up in an international espionage plot that sees
them on an adventure they will never forget. The cast also includes Maribeth
Monroe, Matt Walsh and Patton Oswalt.
Magic Mike XXL|
Channing Tatum returns as the male stripper known as Magic Mike in this comedy
drama sequel directed by Gregory Jacobs, who produced the first movie. Three
years previously Mike left the stripping world behind but he decides to do one
final show alongside the last members of the Kings of Tampa. They travel to
Myrtle Beach to give a knockout performance featuring new moves.
On the way they reunite with old friends and meet some new people, learning
to move on from past events as they do so. The cast also includes Matt Bomer,
Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez, Amber Heard and Elizabeth Banks.
Ben Palmer directs this romantic comedy starring Simon Pegg and Lake Bell. When
40-year-old divorcee Jack (Pegg) mistakenly believes 34-year-old Nancy (Bell) to
be his much younger blind date she decides to go along with it, taking a chance
in the hope of finding the right man for her. The pair have a great, if chaotic,
time together until Jack discovers the truth about Nancy's identity.
Has she ruined her chance of a future with Jack? The cast also includes
Ophelia Lovibond, Olivia Williams, Rory Kinnear and Ken Stott.
Garry Marshall directs this romantic comedy featuring an ensemble cast
including Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson, Britt Robertson and
Jason Sudeikis. The film examines the varying relationships between parents and
their children in the lead up to Mother's Day. Divorced Sandy (Aniston) has two
sons who now have a new stepmum since her ex-husband recently married the young
and attractive Tina (Shay Mitchell).
Kristin (Robertson) was given up for adoption at birth but is considering
finding her birth mother, who is the successful, career-driven author Miranda
Collins (Roberts). Sisters Jesse (Hudson) and Gabi (Sarah Chalke) receive a
surprise visit from their mother, who is dismayed when she discovers some
secrets about her daughters. Widower Bradley (Sudeikis) struggles to deal with
the approaching holiday after the death of his wife the previous year which left
him a single dad to his two girls.
Along the way some of the characters' storylines crossover.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Nia Vardalos returns to write and star in this American romantic comedy
sequel. Whilst trying to deal with their own marital and family issues, Toula
and Ian (Vardalos and John Corbett) have to attend another big fat Greek
wedding. As her 17-year-old daughter Paris (Elena Kampouris) prepares to
graduate from high school and go off to college, Toula is shocked to discover
that her parents', Gus and Maria (Michael Constantine and Lainie Kazan), were
never officially married.
With their own marriage on the rocks, an overbearing family ever-present in
their lives, and another Greek wedding to attend, will Toula and Ian ever be
able to get their relationship back on track?
Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe team up to investigate the case of a missing
girl in this thriller co-written and directed by Shane Black. After becoming
involved with the Mob, Amelia (Margaret Qualley) mysteriously disappears.
Enforcer Jackson Healy (Crowe) and down-on-his-luck private investigator Holland
March (Gosling) are recruited to find her and set out on a complex and
high-profile investigation which leads them all over 1970s Los Angeles.
With media interest increasing and their own personal safety called into
doubt, the duo come across the seemingly unconnected death of a porn star, a
discovery which sheds new light on a conspiracy that leads right to the highest
echelons of power. The cast also includes Kim Basinger, Angourie Rice and Matt
Night At The Museum 3:
Secret Of The Tomb
Ben Stiller reprises his role as Larry Daley, night guard of the Museum of
Natural History, in the third and final instalment of the 'Night at the Museum'
trilogy. As the magic of the Tablet of Ahkmenrah - the powers that bring the
museum exhibits to life after sunset - begin to fade, Larry travels around the
world in order to reunite members of his museum crew including Teddy Roosevelt
(Robin Williams), Jedediah and Octavius (Owen Wilson and Steve Coogan) and, of
course, Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) to try to save the magic before it's too late.
Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 - Blart Rides Again
Kevin James returns to work as everyone's favourite mall cop in the sequel to
the 2009 comedy. When clumsy, overweight security guard Paul Blart (James)
travels to Las Vegas with his daughter Maya (Raini Rodriguez) to attend the
annual Security Guard Conference, he inadvertently discovers that a heist is
being planned by master criminal Vincent (Neal McDonough). As the security team
of the Las Vegas hotels refuse to take the threat seriously, Blart takes it upon
himself to find the crooks and catch them in the act, proving to himself and
everyone around him that he's still got what it takes to be a good security
The cast also includes Eduardo Verastegui, Daniella Alonso and David Henrie.
Pitch Perfect 2|
Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson return in this musical comedy sequel following
the fortunes of an all-girl a cappella singing group. The film follows The
Barden Bellas as they enter an international singing competition that a group
from the US have yet to win. Can they impress the judges enough to beat their
competitors? The cast also includes Elizabeth Banks, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany
Snow and Katey Sagal.
Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Josh Gad and Peter Dinklage star in this
part-animated comedy directed by Chris Columbus. Back in 1982, NASA sent a time
capsule into space containing an insight into life on Earth including the video
games Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and Space Invaders. Now, the aliens who received this
information seemingly misinterpreted the message as an act of war and created
their own versions of the video games to attack and invade Earth.
Previously ridiculed for their obsession with the games, it is now left to
the President of the United States Will Cooper (James) and his childhood friends
Sam Brenner (Sandler), Ludlow Lamonsoff (Gad) and Eddie Plant (Dinklage) to use
their gaming skills to save the world from giant, man-eating, pixelated figures.
Playing It Cool|
Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan star in this romantic comedy directed by
Justin Reardon. After an unlucky in love screenwriter (Evans) fails with his
latest romantic script, he thinks he has found the answer to his professional
and personal struggles when he meets a girl (Monaghan) he can finally fall in
love with. But their initial sparks are extinguished when he discovers she is
engaged to a man nicknamed Stuffy (Ioan Gruffudd).
Although the pair agree to be friends he questions whether to pursue her
further; a conundrum not helped by the conflicting advice from his close circle
of literary friends. The film also stars Aubrey Plaza, Topher Grace, Ashley
Tidsdale and Patrick Warburton.
Matthew Warchus directs this British drama inspired by real events during the
1984 miners' strike. When activist Mark Ashton (Ben Schnetzer) garners support
at a Gay Pride rally in London for his plan to raise funds in support of the
striking miners, he encounters a surprising impediment to his plan: most mining
communities refuse to take money from gay and lesbian groups. However, one Welsh
village, Dulais, seem grateful for the support.
Mark and his friends hire a minibus and visit the villagers to consolidate
the relationship. Though the villagers don't completely accept their visitors
straight away, the community, which includes Hefina (Imelda Staunton), Dai
(Paddy Considine) and Cliff (Bill Nighy), gradually warm to Mark and his friends
as they realise the common causes that bind them.
Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel|
British comedy drama starring Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Dev
Patel. Following on from their exploits in 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'
(2011), Muriel (Smith) is now fully-fledged manager of the hotel owned by Sonny
Kapoor (Patel) and Evelyn (Dench), along with new-found companion Douglas (Nighy)
help to run the day-to-day business. When Sonny realises that he has only one
room left in his ever-expanding hotel, he decides to dream bigger than ever and
open the Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
The cast also includes Richard Gere, Tamsin Greig and Celia Imrie.
Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law and Allison Janney star in this action comedy
written, produced and directed by Paul Feig. Susan Cooper (McCarthy) took a job
at the CIA with hopes of one day becoming a field agent. Years on, she is still
stuck behind a desk as an unappreciated analyst with her partner (Law) being the
one getting his hands dirty.
When all the top agents' identities are compromised, Susan volunteers to go
deep undercover in a sting designed to capture one of the world's most notorious
arms dealers. The all-star cast also includes Peter Serafinowicz, Miranda Hart,
Jason Statham and Rose Byrne.
Mark Wahlberg reprises his role as John Bennett in this extended edition
of the follow up to the 2012 hit comedy 'Ted' co-written and directed by Seth
MacFarlane. MacFarlane also provides the voice for the eponymous stuffed teddy
who, after marrying his girlfriend, Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth), from the first
film, is trying to have a baby. However, in order for Ted to gain custody of a
child, he has to ask John to provide a sperm donation and prove in court that he
is a person...
The supporting cast includes Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman.
Melissa McCarthy co-writes and stars as the titular, corrupt businesswoman in
this American comedy from film-maker Ben Falcone. McCarthy is Michelle Darnell,
a wealthy and ruthless business tycoon who is imprisoned for insider trading.
When she emerges from the clink, Michelle finds her business and reputation in
Abandoned by most of her friends, save her assistant Claire (Kristen Bell),
Michelle sets out to rebuild her empire by bringing her entrepreneurial
cut-throat approach to girl scouts and their cookies..