Laughter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant laughter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, cult film, suspense, light, melancholic and realistic films and TV shows about / with laughter, dialogue, storytelling, vengeance, mentor, violence, death, brutality, family and fantasy world plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
laughter movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as laughter: Patch Adams (1998), Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia (2018), Friends (1994), Sad Movie (2005), Hail, Caesar! (2016), Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), Basket Case 2 (1990), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), The Phantom of the Opera (1989).

List of laughter movies

Patch Adams (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh - even if it means risking his own ...
Style: inspirational, touching, uplifting, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, medical school, medical profession, hospital, doctors and patients, friendship, unconventional method, clinic, doctor, hopes, nursing, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971
Place: usa, virginia
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The Legend of Timm Thaler or The Boy Who Sold His Laughter (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Timm Thyler is poor, but he laughs a lot and he looks so charming. One day, the world’s richest man makes the boy a dubious offer: if Timm agrees to sell him his laugh, he’ll win every bet he ever makes in the future.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: schoolboy, deal with the devil, boy, little boy, taunting, deal, obsessive quest, kindness, adventure, good deed, goodhearted, winning ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: germany
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Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Trevor Noah gets out from behind the "Daily Show" desk and takes the stage for a stand-up special that touches on racism, immigration, camping and more.
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, boys' night
Plot: lifestyle, laughter, youth, society, social relations, boy, stand up comedian, stand-up comedian
Time: contemporary
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Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, best friends, looking for love, group of friends, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, family relations, cafe, female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Sad Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This film is about eight individuals facing the most brilliant separations in their lives. The passionate fire fighter, 30 years old, tries to propose to his lover but every time he misses the chance. In the meantime, she becomes anxious whenever ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, melancholic
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, falling in love, sister sister relationship, deaf mute, fall in love, sign language, alone, firefighter, affection, breakup, videotaping, couples ...
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Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tells the comedic tale of Eddie Mannix, a fixer who worked for the Hollywood studios in the 1950s. The story finds him at work when a star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, stylized, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, kidnapping, movie star, ransom, journalist, uncover truth, missing person, dark humor, actor's life, filmmaking, disappearance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, 1930s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california
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Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Political comedy about the Government (domestic and foreign policies), the president, the public's own ignorance and faults, and so forth. He also makes some hilarious detours in his own renditions of rap lyrics read out in proper, coherent ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: democrat, artists and showbiz, dark humor, state affairs, joke, stand up comedian, satire, drugs, comedian, live audience, politics, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, switzerland, canada, iraq
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The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, anti hero, good versus evil, organized crime, batman, rivalry, super villain, psychopath, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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Basket Case 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having eluded the authorities after a series of grisly murders, the pair find sanctuary at the palatial home of Granny Ruth, an eccentric philanthropist who rallies the cause of "Unique Individuals". But even amongst "friends" ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, freak, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, deadly, journalism, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, twins, social misfits ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york, california
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, black family, teenage life, culture clash, fish out of water, african american, youth, misfit, siblings relations, social differences, eccentric family, verbal byplay ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A darker version of the classic Gaston Leroux novel. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer who has plans for those oppose himself or the young singer.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, woman in danger, dungeon, opera, gore, gory, music, supernatural, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: london, england, europe, new york, scotland yard ...
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Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, masked killer, child in peril, psychopath, danger, good versus evil, pitchfork, kitten, psychiatrist, boogeyman, scythe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
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After Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman goes back to the island where her parents were killed. They had been working on a cure for cancer and accidentally raised the dead by angering a voodoo priest. With the woman is a group of mercenaries and they meet up with some other ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: voodoo, zombie, supernatural, exploding head, jungle, monster, gore, military, cancer, deadly, chases and races, chaos ...
Time: 80s
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The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, prince, adventure, save the princess, love and romance, screwball, friendship, warrior, giant, engaged, determination ...
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Thinkin' Big (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of guys takes their ice cream truck to the beach and meet some girls
Style: sexy, teen sex comedy
Plot: summer, attraction, desire, car driving, money, talking to the camera, sun, sensuality, tent, hedonism, sunglasses, blonde ...
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chainsaw, serial killer, murder, sadistic horror, dark humor, gore, slasher killer, rescue, investigation, danger, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: steampunk, pirate, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mine, young heroes, artifact, magic, princess, megalomaniac, family secret, chess ...
Place: wales, japan, tokyo
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Recruits (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Within two weeks, Sgt. Hardbutt has to clean up the crime in the streets before the Governor arrives. Hardbutt is forced to supplement his overworked staff with civilian "recruits" who he schemes to use to a disastrous advantage.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: corruption, police, policewoman, police officer, bare breasts, kissing, breasts, handcuffs, governor, cigarette smoking, father, bikini ...
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Mama is boos! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Gisberts couple at the end of the film Schatjes! with their car in a large hole in the highway driving, which is then surfaced, the film begins with the father's wake, which appears to have dreamed all this. Although the children are sent ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, couples, parents separation, disorder, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: holland
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, skipping school, friendship, high school, generation gap, high school life, when the parents are away, family relations, teacher, teenage life, independence, car theft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, united states, california
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Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, creature, chaos, danger, small town, outer space, family in danger, misfit, space and aliens, intergalactic, explosion ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
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My Brother Has Come (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ovidio Ceciotti is a teacher, he is plump and he is not a man of character. He is treated badly by his school-master, by his students, by Lidia, his girl and even by his dog. One day his twin arrives. He calls himself Ralph Benson and has a ...
Plot: flower shop, brother, waiter, telephone call, playing piano, turtle, twin brother, school class, school, show, mistaken identity, liquor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, milan italy
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Volunteers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: gambling, village, brainwashing, on the run, bookies, naivete, cia, communism, cold war, wealth, debt, bridge ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, yale university, southeast asia, new york
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Alice in Wonderland (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
TV show
Story: Classic tale of a girl named Alice who follows a white rabbit down a hole into Wonderland, where she can change sizes by eating and drinking and animals talk. After escaping the disturbing Queen of Hearts, she finds that she has ended up on the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, parallel world, danger, friendship, rabbit, supernatural, youth, family, imaginary, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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My Wife's Husband (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After thirteen years in Germany, Fernand is coming back to his wife and his restaurant. But since his disparition, his wife as made her life with a norman chef, sympathetic but a specialist of butter's cooking when Fernand cook only with oil!
Plot: return home, disciple, caught in a lie, rain, lawyer, telephone call, photograph, typewriter, wife slaps husband, bossy wife, getting home, director cameo ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: south of france, marseille, normandy, marseille provence, provence
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, France, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime ...
Style: neo noir, humorous, feel good, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: private detective, rabbit, cartoon rabbit, falsely accused, femme fatale, parallel world, investigation, frame up, goofy hero, partners, odd couple, imagination ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, post world war two ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie - Pyramid of Light (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the conclusion of the Battle City Tournament, deep below the sands of Egypt, an ancient evil has awakened. Anubis, who was defeated centuries ago by Yugi’s mysterious alter ego – the ancient Pharaoh – has returned for revenge. Wielding ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, battles, friendship, save the world, monster, imaginary, fight, adventure, teenage life, heroic mission, secret identity, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: egypt, japan, asia, middle east, africa ...
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Mersal (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A few individuals in the medical profession are murdered or kidnapped, and the cop investigating the case suspects a doctor and arrests him. But is he the one who is behind these crimes? And why are they being committed?
Style: suspense, serious, emotional, mysterious, epic
Plot: revenge, murder, anger, rage, medicine, brutality, doctor, brother brother relationship, poverty, fight, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 70s, 2010s
Place: paris france
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Memoir of a Murderer (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former serial killer Byung-su gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and when a series of murders occur near his town, he worries whether the killings are his doings. Then, he comes across Tae-ju and realizes that he’s the killer. He reports this to ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, alzheimer's disease, father daughter relationship, vigilante, doubt, serendipity, confusion, daughter, serial murder, memoir, police, murder ...
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The George Burns One-Man Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: George Burns has gathered many of his entertainer friends to watch him perform a one-man show. They become concerned for his health in doing a show all by himself. He says he is fine, but he starts acting like he is sick and tricks his fellow ...
Style: concert film, live comedy, one man show
Plot: chair, live performance, old man, stand up comedian, comedian, joke, performance, variety show, stage, actor, auditorium, eyeglasses ...
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