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The Best PG Black Comedies  

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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 dark 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 Lear... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG Black Comedies
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 fears of a nuclear ...more
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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 has a ...more
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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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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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John Cusack, E.G. Daily, David Ogden Stiers
This film 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 after his ...more
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG Black Comedies
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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Casper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG Black Comedies
Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty
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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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. In ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Anjelica Huston
This film is a comedy mystery film, directed by and starring Woody Allen and written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman.
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Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
Jabberwocky is a 1977 British fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam. The name is taken from the nonsense poem "Jabberwocky" in Lewis Carroll's Through the ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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