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List of PG black comedies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG black comedies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG Black comedy movie of all time is. This list of popular PG black comedies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG Black comedy movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG Black comedy films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG Black comedy film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List features movies like Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb and The King of Comedy.

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Among those that have directed a Black comedy PG movie are Jack Nicholson and Woody Allen.

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 political satire black comedy film that satirizes the cold war fears of a ...more

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Joe Versus the Volcano Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Carol Kane Joe Versus the Volcano is a 1990 American romantic comedy film written and directed by John Patrick Shanley and starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Hanks plays a man who, after being told he is ...more

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The King of Comedy Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Martin Scorsese The King of Comedy is an American black comedy film starring Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis. Directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul D. Zimmerman, the film focuses on themes including ...more

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Better Off Dead John Cusack, E.G. Daily, David Ogden Stiers Better Off Dead is a 1985 American teen romantic comedy film starring John Cusack and written and directed by Savage Steve Holland. It tells the story of high school student Lane Myer who is ...more

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Harold and Maude Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort Harold and Maude is a 1971 American romantic dark comedy directed by Hal Ashby and released by Paramount Pictures. It incorporates elements of dark humor and existentialist drama, with a plot ...more

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Casper Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and ...more

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Family Plot Alfred Hitchcock, Bruce Dern, Karen Black Family Plot is a 1976 American dark comedy/thriller film that was the final film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film was based on Victor Canning's novel The Rainbird Pattern, which Ernest ...more

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The Last of Sheila Raquel Welch, James Coburn, Ian McShane The Last of Sheila is a 1973 mystery film that was directed by Herbert Ross and written directly for the screen by Anthony Perkins and Stephen Sondheim, It starred Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, ...more

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Deathtrap Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon Deathtrap is a 1982 thriller based on Ira Levin's play of the same name, directed by Sidney Lumet from a screenplay by Levin and Jay Presson Allen, starring Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve.

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The Stepford Wives Tina Louise, Mary Stuart Masterson, Katharine Ross The Stepford Wives is a 1975 science fiction–thriller film based on the 1972 Ira Levin novel of the same name. It was directed by Bryan Forbes with a screenplay by William Goldman, and stars ...more

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG Black Comedies
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Bob Hoskins Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated fantasy-comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis. The screenplay by Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman is based on Gary K. Wolf's ...more

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MouseHunt Christopher Walken, Nathan Lane, Lee Evans MouseHunt is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Gore Verbinski, written by Adam Rifkin and starring Nathan Lane and Lee Evans. It was the first family film to be released by DreamWorks. The ...more

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The Trouble with Harry Shirley MacLaine, Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe The Trouble with Harry is a 1955 American black comedy film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The screenplay by John Michael Hayes was based on the 1950 novel by Jack Trevor Story. It starred Edmund ...more

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate ...more

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Corpse Bride Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee Corpse Bride, often referred to as Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, is a 2005 British-American stop-motion-animated fantasy film directed by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton. The plot is set in a fictional ...more

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Manhattan Murder Mystery Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Anjelica Huston Manhattan Murder Mystery is a comedy murder mystery film, directed by and starring Woody Allen and written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman.

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Jabberwocky Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Terry Jones Jabberwocky is a 1977 British fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam. It stars Michael Palin as a young cooper who is forced through clumsy, often slapstick misfortunes to hunt a ...more

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The Prisoner of Second Avenue Sylvester Stallone, Anne Bancroft, Jack Lemmon The Prisoner of Second Avenue is an American black comedy play by Neil Simon, later made into a film released in 1975.

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Paper Moon Tatum O'Neal, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn Paper Moon is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich and released by Paramount Pictures. Screenwriter Alvin Sargent adapted the script from the novel Addie Pray by Joe ...more

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The 'Burbs Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman The 'Burbs is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Joe Dante starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Rick Ducommun, Corey Feldman, Wendy Schaal, and Henry Gibson. The film was written ...more

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Michel Piccoli, Fernando Rey, Jean-Pierre Cassel The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie is a 1972 surrealist film directed by Luis Buñuel and written by Jean-Claude Carrière in collaboration with the director. The film was made in ...more

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Henry Poole Is Here George Lopez, Radha Mitchell, Cheryl Hines Henry Poole Is Here is a 2008 American drama film directed by Mark Pellington. The screenplay by Albert Torres focuses on a dying man whose religious neighbor insists the water stain on the side ...more

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Phantom of the Paradise Rod Serling, Paul Williams, Jessica Harper Phantom of the Paradise is a 1974 American horror musical film written and directed by Brian De Palma. The story is a loosely adapted mixture of several classic European works: Gaston Leroux's ...more

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Problem Child is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG Black Comedies
Problem Child Gilbert Gottfried, Michael Richards, John Ritter Problem Child is a 1990 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by then-first timer Robert Simonds. It stars John Ritter, Amy Yasbeck, Gilbert Gottfried, Jack Warden, Michael ...more

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Shock Treatment Rik Mayall, Barry Humphries, Ruby Wax Shock Treatment is a 1981 American musical-black comedy film and a follow-up to the film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. While not an outright sequel, the film does feature several characters ...more

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Little Murders Donald Sutherland, Alan Arkin, Elliott Gould Little Murders is a 1971 black comedy film starring Elliott Gould and Marcia Rodd, directed by Alan Arkin in his feature directorial debut. It is the story of a girl, Patsy, who brings home her ...more

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Rhinoceros Gene Wilder, Karen Black, Zero Mostel Rhinoceros is a 1974 comedy film based on the play by Eugène Ionesco. The film was produced and released as part of the American Film Theatre, which adapted theatrical works for a ...more

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Waking Ned James Nesbitt, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan Waking Ned is a 1998 comedy film by English writer and director Kirk Jones. It stars Ian Bannen, David Kelly, and Fionnula Flanagan. Kelly was nominated for a Screen Actors' Guild award for his ...more

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Stay Tuned Jeffrey Jones, John Ritter, Eugene Levy Stay Tuned is a 1992 American adventure fantasy comedy film directed by Peter Hyams. It starred John Ritter, Pam Dawber, Jeffrey Jones, and Eugene Levy. Tim Burton was originally chosen to be ...more

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The Heartbreak Kid Cybill Shepherd, Doris Roberts, Charles Grodin The Heartbreak Kid is a 1972 dark romantic comedy film directed by Elaine May, written by Neil Simon, and starring Charles Grodin, Jeannie Berlin, Eddie Albert, Audra Lindley, Doris Roberts and ...more

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Igor Jay Leno, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese Igor is a 2008 American computer animated fantasy comedy film about the stock character Igor who dreams of winning first place at the Evil Science Fair. Produced by Exodus Film Group and ...more

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Radioland Murders Christopher Lloyd, Mary Stuart Masterson, George Burns Radioland Murders is a 1994 comedy mystery film directed by Mel Smith and co-written/produced by George Lucas. Radioland Murders is set in the 1939 atmosphere of old-time radio and pays homage ...more

Famous Ice Hockey Players from Czech Republic

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The Assassination Bureau Diana Rigg, Oliver Reed, Telly Savalas The Assassination Bureau Limited is a black comedy film made in 1969 based on an unfinished novel, The Assassination Bureau, Ltd by Jack London. It stars Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, ...more

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Weekend at Bernie's II Andrew McCarthy, Barry Bostwick, Gary Dourdan Weekend at Bernie's II is a comedy film released in 1993 by TriStar Pictures and was the sequel to the 1989 comedy Weekend at Bernie's with Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman and Terry Kiser ...more

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What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? Ruth Gordon, Geraldine Page, Robert Fuller What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? is a 1969 American thriller film directed by Lee H. Katzin with Bernard Girard, and starring Geraldine Page, Ruth Gordon, Rosemary Forsyth, Robert Fuller and ...more

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Big Head Alex Ferris, Samantha Page, Brad Dryborough "Ten-year-old Billy is mercilessly teased at school because he has a large cranium. He learns that one of his classmates has found a way to get a new nose, so he decides to do everything he ...more

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Big Shot's Funeral Donald Sutherland, Paul Mazursky, Rosamund Kwan Big Shot's Funeral is a 2001 Chinese comedy film directed by Feng Xiaogang. The film stars Ge You, Rosamund Kwan and Donald Sutherland.

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Black and White in Color Marc Zuber, Peter Berling, Catherine Rouvel Black and White in Color is a 1976 war film and black comedy directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud in his directorial debut. It depicts French colonists at war with the Germans in West Africa during ...more

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Goin' South Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd Goin' South is an American western-comedy film, directed by and starring Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi, Richard Bradford, Veronica Cartwright, Danny DeVito ...more

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Mother, Jugs & Speed Raquel Welch, Bill Cosby, Dick Butkus Mother, Jugs & Speed is a 1976 black comedy film directed by Peter Yates. It stars Bill Cosby, Raquel Welch, Harvey Keitel, and Larry Hagman as employees of an independent ambulance service ...more

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Restless Natives Ned Beatty, Bernard Hill, Mel Smith Restless Natives is a 1985 comedy film directed by Michael Hoffman and starring Vincent Friell, Joe Mullaney, and Ned Beatty. Filmed in Scotland, the story follows the adventures of two young ...more

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Rat Imelda Staunton, Pete Postlethwaite, Kerry Condon Rat is a 2000 Irish/British/American comedy film directed by Steve Barron. The film focuses on the transformation of a working-class man into a rat and how his family copes with the startling

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Carbon Copy Denzel Washington, Susan Saint James, George Segal Carbon Copy is a 1981 British-American comedy film, directed by Michael Schultz. The film stars George Segal, Susan Saint James, Jack Warden, and features Denzel Washington in his feature-film ...more

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Mom and Dad Save the World Kathy Ireland, Jeffrey Jones, Teri Garr Mom and Dad Save the World is a 1992 sci-fi adventure, family, romantic comedy film. Jon Lovitz plays Emperor Tod Spengo who is the cruel, silly and over-dramatic emperor of the planet named ...more

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Bombs Away Pat McCormick, Michael Huddleston, Mara Scott-Wood

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The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Jim Cummings, Anthony Newley, Phil Fondacaro The Garbage Pail Kids Movie is a 1987 American live action film adaptation of the then-popular series of children's trading cards produced, directed, and co-written by Rod Amateau. It is the ...more