“Get ready to laugh out loud! We’ve curated a list of the most side-splitting 18A comedies, complete with movie trailers to keep you entertained. Prepare for a showdown of epic proportions as we rank these uproarious films from the absolute best to the not-so-great. We’ve got all the juicy details on the directors, release dates, and cast members, making it a breeze for you to discover the hottest 18A comedies in town. If you believe that a top-ranked movie deserves an even higher spot, show your love by giving it a shout-out. And if you’re on a mission to find a specific 18A comedy, fear not! Our search and filter options will lead you straight to your laughter fix.
Calling all comedy connoisseurs! This is your ultimate go-to resource for the crème de la crème of 18A comedies. Need some fresh humor in your life? With popular streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu at your fingertips, the possibilities are endless. So, grab your popcorn, sit back, and get ready to dive into a world of hilarity with these unforgettable films.”
1. My Worst Nightmare
My Worst Nightmare is a comedy romance film released in 2011. It was written by Anne Fontaine and Nicolas Mercier, and directed by Anne Fontaine.
Directed by: Anne Fontaine
Actors: Isabelle Huppert, Virginie Efira, Bernard Frédéric
2. Juan of the Dead
Juan of the Dead is a hilarious zombie comedy film from Spain and Cuba, created by Alejandro Brugués back in 2010. It was a collaborative effort between La Zanfoña Producciones and Producciones de la 5ta Avenida, with support from ICAIC Canal Sur and Televisión Española. This fantastic film received the esteemed Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film in 2012.
Directed by: Alejandro Brugués
Actors: Andrea Duro, Luis Alberto García, Blanca Rosa Blanco
3. God Bless America
God Bless America is a dark comedy film from 2011 that blends political satire with black humor. It was written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait and features Joel Murray and Tara Lynne Barr as the main characters.
The film had its premiere on September 9, 2011, at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was later made available On Demand on April 6, 2012, and hit theaters on May 11, 2012. The DVD release followed on July 9, 2012.
Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait
Actors: Larry Miller, Tom Kenny, Sandra Vergara
Porfirio is a Colombian drama film released in 2011, directed by Alejandro Landes. It made its debut at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival that year and was also showcased at other notable festivals like Toronto and Maryland.
The movie revolves around the true story of Porfirio Ramirez, who interestingly portrays himself in the film. Porfirio, unfortunately, became paraplegic when he was shot by a rogue police officer.”
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Directed by: Alejandro Landes
Actors: Jarlinsson Ramirez, Porfirio Ramirez Aldana, Yor Jasbleidy Santos
5. Year of the Carnivore
Year of the Carnivore is a Canadian romantic comedy film released in 2009. It tells the story of a grocery store detective who develops a crush on a man, only to be rejected due to her lack of sexual experience. This film marks the directorial debut of Sook-Yin Lee, and it had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival as part of the Canada First selection.
Directed by: Sook-Yin Lee
Actors: Cristin Milioti, Kevin McDonald, Will Sasso
6. Solitary Man
Ben Kalmen, played by Michael Douglas, finds himself in a whirlwind of unfortunate choices that completely disrupt his car dealership business. As if that wasn’t enough, his wandering eye leads to the collapse of his marriage with Nancy, portrayed by Susan Sarandon. This downward spiral forces Ben to abandon his luxurious home and settle for a tiny flat. Even his current girlfriend, Jordan (Mary-Louise Parker), is well aware that Ben is far from perfect. However, a spontaneous trip to Boston, hastily organized to show Jordan’s teenage daughter, Allyson (Imogen Poots), some of the city’s colleges, might just be the turning point Ben needs to break free from his streak of misfortune.
Directed by: Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Actors: Michael Douglas, Mary-Louise Parker, Jenna Fischer
Extraterrestrial is this cool Spanish sci-fi rom-com from 2011. Nacho Vigalondo directed it and the cast includes Michelle Jenner, Julian Villagran, and Carlos Areces. They shot the film up in Cantabria, in northern Spain, and it first premiered in Spain on March 23, 2012. But it didn’t stop there, it made its way to some big film festivals worldwide, like the International Film Festival in Toronto, the International Film Festival of San Sebastian, the Sitges Film Festival in Sitges, Spain, and even the Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.
Directed by: Nacho Vigalondo
Actors: Michelle Jenner, Julián Villagrán, Carlos Areces
8. Leslie, My Name Is Evil
Leslie, My Name Is Evil is a 2010 film written and directed by Reginald Harkema.
Directed by: Reginald Harkema
Actors: Sarah Gadon, Kristen Hager, Gregory Smith
9. Burning Man
Burning Man, released in 2011, is a comedy film helmed by Jonathan Teplitzky. The story revolves around an English chef who runs a trendy restaurant on Bondi Beach. He’s on a mission to find balance in his life and mend his strained relationship with his son, all while navigating through a sea of women.
Directed by: Jonathan Teplitzky
Actors: Matthew Goode, Rachel Griffiths, Bojana Novakovic