When it comes to comedy movies for Geminis, the upside is that their love of laughter and broad horizons make them fairly easy to accommodate. Keep in mind that, due their quick spinning minds, they are often very witty themselves. Geminis can easily become bored if they feel certain comedies can't keep up with their inner monologue. Here, you'll find a list of funny movies for Geminis that will indulge their love of both wit and all things random.
The typical Gemini will not only love over the top, slapstick comedy movies but also independent or experimental films that are packed full of interesting characters and offbeat humor. While conventional comedy films like Bridesmaids and The Hangover will suffice, a Gemini will also appreciate a more heady, darker comedy like Nebraska or Bernie. Often pranksters themselves, comedy movies that Geminis will like include insane but hilarious situations, mischief, and characters who fail to care about the status quo.
Check out this list of Gemini comedy picks and let us know which are the favorites of the Geminis in your life.
Nebraska is a 2013 American comedy-drama black-and-white road film directed by Alexander Payne and written by Bob Nelson. It stars Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, and Bob Odenkirk. The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where Bruce Dern won the Best Actor Award. It was also nominated for six Academy Awards; Best Picture, Best Director for Payne, Best Actor for Dern, Best Supporting Actress for Squibb, Best Original Screenplay for Nelson, and Best Cinematography for Phedon Papamichael. ...more
Actors: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, Bob Odenkirk, June Squibb, Stacy Keach, + more
Initial Release: 2013
Directed by: Alexander Payne
Bernie is a 2011 black comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, and written by Linklater and Skip Hollandsworth. The film stars Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. It is based on a 1998 Texas Monthly magazine article by Hollandsworth, "Midnight in the Garden of East Texas," that chronicles the 1996 murder of 81-year-old millionaire Marjorie Nugent in Carthage, Texas by her 38-year-old companion, Bernhardt "Bernie" Tiede. Tiede proved so highly regarded in Carthage that, in spite of having confessed to the police, the district attorney was eventually forced to request a rare prosecutorial change of venue in order to secure a fair trial. ...more
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Rick Dial, Brandon Smith, + more
Initial Release: 2011
Directed by: Richard Linklater
The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. It is the first film of The Hangover trilogy. The film stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha, and Jeffrey Tambor. It tells the story of Phil Wenneck, Stu Price, and Alan Garner, who travel to Las Vegas for a bachelor party to celebrate their friend Doug Billings' impending marriage. However, Phil, Stu, and Alan have no memory of the previous night's events and must find Doug before the wedding can take place. Lucas and Moore wrote the script after executive producer Chris Bender's friend disappeared and had a large bill ...more
Actors: Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham, Carrot Top, Zach Galifianakis, + more
Initial Release: 2009
Directed by: Todd Phillips
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Bridesmaids is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig, written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, and produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, and Clayton Townsend. The plot centers on Annie, who suffers a series of misfortunes after being asked to serve as maid of honor for her best friend, Lillian, played by Maya Rudolph. Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Ellie Kemper, and Wendi McLendon-Covey co-star as Lillian's bridesmaids, with Chris O'Dowd, Rebel Wilson, Matt Lucas, Michael Hitchcock, and Jill Clayburgh, in her final film appearance, playing key supporting roles. Actresses Mumolo and Wiig crafted the screenplay after the latter's casting in producer Apatow's comedy film ...more
Actors: Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, + more
Initial Release: 2011
Directed by: Paul Feig
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