spellbook The Best Comedies for Scorpios  

Ashley Reign
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List Rules Vote up the comedy movies every Scorpio will find hilarious.

Here you'll find a collection of funny movies for Scorpios chalked full of dry wit, dark humor, and plenty of sarcastic characters. When you ask those born under this sign what comedies Scorpios will like, you may get a few answers that include films that you didn't even realize where comedy movies. Though they tend to be very introspective and love a good brood, Scorpios are also keen observers of human nature and may pick up on humor that other signs tend to miss. Also well versed in the art of sarcasm, Scorpios tend to love the ironic and humor that others might even consider a little dark.

What comedies will you find here? Burn After Reading is a somewhat overlooked Coen brothers film that blends humor with some fairly dark subject material, the plot centering around various interrelated absurd situations. Monty Python's Life of Brian is comedic at its core, but grapples with depressing subject material. Films like Shaun of the Dead and The Big Lebowski - while largely humorous in tone, explore some weighty themes under the surface. 

While these comedies for Scorpios may not be what some people would consider over the top knee slappers, they reflect the blend of heady humor that most Scorpios in your life are sure to both dig. They maybe even help you see the humor that you otherwise may have missed.

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Life of Brian


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Monty Python's Life of Brian, also known as Life of Brian, is a 1979 British comedy film starring and written by the comedy group Monty Python, and directed by Jones. It tells the story of Brian Cohen, a young Jewish man who is born on the same day as, and next door to, Jesus Christ and is ...more

Actors: George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, + more

Initial Release: 1979

Directed by: Terry Jones

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Thank You for Smoking is a 2005 comedy-drama film written and directed by Jason Reitman and starring Aaron Eckhart, based on the 1994 satirical novel of the same name by Christopher Buckley. It follows the efforts of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who lobbies on behalf of cigarettes ...more

Actors: Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello, Rob Lowe, William H. Macy, + more

Initial Release: 2005

Directed by: Jason Reitman

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Shaun of the Dead


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Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get some kind of focus in his life as he deals with his girlfriend, his mother and stepfather. At the same ...more

Actors: Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy, David Walliams, Dylan Moran, + more

Initial Release: 2004

Directed by: Edgar Wright

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#70 on The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

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Burn After Reading


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Burn After Reading is a 2008 black comedy film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and Brad Pitt. The film had its premiere on August 27, 2008, when it opened the 2008 Venice Film Festival. It ...more

Actors: Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, J.K. Simmons, + more

Initial Release: 2008

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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