Comedy thriller films

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  1. The Wash

    The Wash (2001)

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    The Wash is a 2001 hip hop-styled comedy film written and directed by DJ Pooh and starring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and DJ Pooh, with appearances by Eminem, Ludacris and Xzibit. The film was released on November 16, 2001.


  2. The Stunt Man

    The Stunt Man (1980)

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    The Stunt Man is a 1980 American film directed by Richard Rush, starring Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, and Barbara Hershey. The movie was adapted by Lawrence B. Marcus and Rush from the novel by Paul Brodeur. It tells the story of a young fugitive who hides as a stunt double on the set of an anti-war movie whose charismatic director will do seemingly anything for the sake of his art.


  3. Teeth

    Teeth (2007)

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    Teeth is a 2007 black comedy film written and directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein. The movie stars Jess Weixler, Hale Appleman, and John Hensley, and was produced by Lichtenstein on a budget of US$2 million. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2007, and was distributed by Roadside Attractions for a limited release in the United States.


  4. Pretty Maids All in a Row

    Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971)

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    Pretty Maids All in a Row is an American mystery film that is part dark comedy, part murder mystery. It starred Rock Hudson alongside Angie Dickinson, and was released on April 28, 1971. Roger Vadim directed the film, which Gene Roddenberry produced, having dramatized a 1968 novel written by Francis Pollini into the screenplay from which Vadim worked. This was Roddenberry's only feature film writing credit.


  5. Arabesque

    Arabesque (1966)

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    Arabesque is a 1966 Technicolor thriller starring Gregory Peck and Sophia Loren filmed in Panavision. The film is based on Gordon Cotler's novel The Cypher and directed by Stanley Donen.


  6. Seven Psychopaths

    Seven Psychopaths (2012)

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    Seven Psychopaths is a 2012 black comedy crime film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. It stars Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, and Christopher Walken, with Tom Waits, Abbie Cornish, Olga Kurylenko, and Željko Ivanek in supporting roles. The film marks the second collaboration between McDonagh, Farrell, and Ivanek, following 2008's In Bruges. The film was a co-production of the United States and the United Kingdom.


  7. Homeland Security

    Homeland Security (2008)

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    My Mom's New Boyfriend is a 2008 romantic comedy film starring Colin Hanks, Antonio Banderas, Selma Blair, and Meg Ryan.


  8. Lucky Number Slevin

    Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

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    Lucky Number Slevin, (known as The Wrong Man in Australia), is a 2006 crime mafia thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu and Stanley Tucci. Set in New York City, the plot focuses on the paths of Slevin Kelevra (Hartnett), Lindsey (Liu), two feuding crime lords known as The Boss (Freeman) and The Rabbi (Kingsley), and a mysterious hitman known as Mr. Goodkat (Willis).


  9. Gator

    Gator (1976)

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    Gator is a 1976 action film sequel to White Lightning and starring Burt Reynolds in his directorial debut.


  10. Trick 'r Treat

    Trick 'r Treat (2008)

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    Trick 'r Treat is a 2007 American-Canadian anthology slasher comedy film written and directed by Michael Dougherty. The film stars Dylan Baker, Brian Cox and Anna Paquin, and centers on four Halloween-related horror stories. One common element that ties the stories together is the presence of Sam, a mysterious pint-sized trick-or-treater wearing shabby orange pajamas with a burlap sack over his head, that makes an appearance in all the stories whenever someone breaks Halloween traditions.


  11. Fantômas

    Fantômas (1964)

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    Fantômas is a 1964 French film starring Jean Marais as the arch villain with the same name opposite Louis de Funès as the earnest but outclassed commissaire Paul Juve. In the film Juve teams up with journalist Fandor, also played by Marais, trying to catch Fantômas but never quite succeeding. It was France's answer, in 1964, to the James Bond phenomenon that swept the world at around the same time. It is the first ever of a trilogy film, and Fantômas became extremely successful in Europe, the Soviet Union and Japan. It found success even in the United States, where fan websites exist to this day. Mylène Demongeot plays "Hélène Gurn", the girlfriend of "Jérôme Fandor", Fantômas' arch enemy. The general tone of the films is more light-hearted than the original Fantômas novels. Commissaire Juve, as played by Louis de Funès, becomes a comedic character, much different from his literary counterpart.


  12. Cotton Comes to Harlem

    Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)

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    Cotton Comes to Harlem is an action film co-written and directed in 1970 by Ossie Davis and starring Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, and Redd Foxx: it is based on Chester Himes' novel of the same name. The opening theme, "Ain't Now But It's Gonna Be" was written by Ossie Davis and performed by Melba Moore.


  13. Crowned and Dangerous

    Crowned and Dangerous (1997)

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    Crowned and Dangerous was a 1997 made-for-TV movie which was a thriller that based on a true story and starred Yasmine Bleeth, Cassidy Rae, George Eads and Jill Clayburgh.


  14. Legal Eagles

    Legal Eagles (1986)

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    Legal Eagles is a 1986 American legal crime comedy film written and directed by Ivan Reitman, and starring Robert Redford, Debra Winger, and Daryl Hannah.


  15. Leaves of Grass

    Leaves of Grass (2009)

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    Leaves of Grass is an American comedy-drama film written and directed by, and featuring, Tim Blake Nelson. It also stars Edward Norton, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Melanie Lynskey and Keri Russell. The film, released on September 17, 2010, is in limited release by Millennium Pictures. It was featured in the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. It was filmed in southeastern Oklahoma in 2008.


  16. Fantômas se déchaîne

    Fantômas se déchaîne (1965)

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    Fantômas se déchaîne (English: Fantomas Unleashed) is a 1965 film starring Jean Marais as the arch villain with the same name opposite Louis de Funès as the earnest but outclassed commissaire Juve and the journalist Fandor, also played by Marais. It was France's answer, with the Fantômas trilogy starting in 1964, to the James Bond phenomenon that swept the world at around the same time. It is the second in the trilogy of Fantômas films, that became extremely successful in Europe and Soviet Union and found success even in the United States and Japan. In this episode Jean Marais also plays professor Lefebvre.


  17. Beat the Devil

    Beat the Devil (1953)

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    Beat the Devil is a 1953 film directed by John Huston. The screenplay was by Huston and Truman Capote, loosely based upon a novel of the same name by British journalist Claud Cockburn, writing under the pseudonym James Helvick. It is a parody of Huston's The Maltese Falcon (1941) and films of the same genre.


  18. Man of the Year

    Man of the Year (2006)

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    Man of the Year is a 2006 American political comedy-drama film directed and written by Barry Levinson and starring Robin Williams. The film also features Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, and Jeff Goldblum. In the film Williams portrays Tom Dobbs, the host of a comedy/political talk show, based loosely on the real-life persona of Jon Stewart. With an offhand remark, he prompts 4 million people to e-mail their support; then he decides to campaign for President. The film was released October 13, 2006 and was filmed in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, and in parts of Washington, D.C.


  19. Lady in Cement

    Lady in Cement (1968)

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  20. Into the Night

    Into the Night (1985)

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    Into the Night is a 1985 American comedy-thriller film directed by John Landis, starring Jeff Goldblum and Michelle Pfeiffer. The film is notable for a large number of cameo appearances made by various filmmakers and directors, including Landis himself. The soundtrack features the songs "Into the Night", "In the Midnight Hour" and "Lucille", performed by B.B. King.


  21. A Rage in Harlem

    A Rage in Harlem (1991)

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    A Rage in Harlem is a 1991 American film starring Forest Whitaker, Danny Glover, Badja Djola, Robin Givens and Gregory Hines and loosely based on Chester Himes' novel of the same name.


  22. Operation: Endgame

    Operation: Endgame (2010)

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    Operation: Endgame is a 2010 action comedy film directed by Fouad Mikati featuring an ensemble cast. It premiered on November 5, 2009, at the American Film Market and had a limited release in the US on July 16, 2010. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on July 27, 2010.


  23. The Truth About Charlie

    The Truth About Charlie (2002)

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    The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 classic film Charade. It is also an homage to François Truffaut's 1960 film Shoot the Piano Player complete with that film's star, Charles Aznavour, making two surreal appearances singing his song "Quand tu m'aimes" (first in French, later in English).


  24. Silver Streak

    Silver Streak (1976)

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    Silver Streak is a 1976 comedy-thriller film about a murder on a Los Angeles-to-Chicago train journey. It was directed by Arthur Hiller and stars Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, and Richard Pryor, with Patrick McGoohan, Ned Beatty, Clifton James and Richard Kiel in supporting roles. The film score is by Henry Mancini. This film marked the first pairing of Wilder and Pryor, who would later be paired in three more films.


  25. Jumpin' Jack Flash

    Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

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    Jumpin' Jack Flash is a 1986 spy comedy film starring Whoopi Goldberg. The film was directed by Penny Marshall in her theatrical film directorial debut.


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