Funny movies refer to the genre of films with much emphasis on humour. Humour in funny movies is presented via witty lines, comedic situations, outrageous plots and exaggerated characters. Also known as comedy films, funny movies are primarily made to provide amusement to moviegoers. Those who wish to be humored may watch funny movies for about two hours. Funny movies are not only popular to children but to the entire family as well. There are funny movies, however, that may have sexual references or otherwise vulgar scenes.
What are the different types of funny movies?
* Fish out of water
As the name suggests, "fish out of water" style of funny movies features protagonists who are stuck in situations that are completely different from what they're used to. This sub-genre of funny movies includes everything from gender exchanges and age swaps to accidental schizophrenia and culture shocks.
* Anarchic comedy
One of the wackiest among the sub-genres of funny movies, anarchic comedy features the combination of nonsensical jokes and slapstick humour. Known for its absurdity, anarchic comedy became one of the most popular sub-genres of funny movies because of its exaggerated characters and outrageous situations.
* Gross-out film
Based mainly on humour other people may find tasteless, this sub-genre of funny movies features disgusting scenes and green jokes. Due to their sexual references and vulgar dialogues, most movies from this sub-genre are given R ratings.
* Romantic comedy
The sub-genre of funny movies that incorporates different comedic situations or dialogues into a typical love story is called romantic comedy. A prototype of the "chick flicks", this sub-genre of funny movies follows the comedic obstacles that the protagonists have to go through to find their way to romantic bliss.
* Parody film
The use of sarcasm, stereotypes, spoofs and mockery are all incorporated in the sub-genre of funny movies called the parody film. The main idea behind this sub-genre of funny movies is to mock famous personalities, popular events and other films.
* Black comedy
Another popular sub-genre of funny movies is black comedy. This sub-genre of funny movies features the comedic and satirical interpretation of traditionally serious events or topics such as death, violence, war or addiction.
Where can you get funny movies?
Funny movies, which are usually in DVD or Blu-ray format, are now available for purchase in most video stores. You can also find funny movies on various retail stores, auction sites and movie rental websites on the Internet.