It’s a Wonderful World (1939)
It’s a Wonderful World (1939) is a mystery comedy of the romantic genre, starring Claudette Colbert and James Stewart and directed by WS Van Dyke.
Detective Guy Johnson’s client Willie Heywood is charged with murder and while Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are caught, tried, and convicted by the police. and sentenced to prison – Guy in a year, Willie will be executed. On the way to prison, Guy stumbles upon clues and escapes from the police.
IMDb Score: 7.0
You Can’t Take It with You (1938)
You Can’t Take It with You is a comedy film directed by Frank Capra, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. This film was produced by Columbia Pictures in 1938. The main actors are James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore and Edward Arnold.
Writer Alice Sycamore is in love with her boss Tony Kirby, vice president of a powerful company owned by greedy father Anthony who has a monopoly on the arms trade and needs to buy one last house in the twelfth. estate owned by Alice’s grandparents Martin Vanderhof.
However, Martin is the patriarch of an anarchist and eccentric family whose members are not interested in money but only for fun and making friends. When Tony proposed to Alice, she said it was imperative to introduce her simple and crazy family to the snobby Kirbys, and Tony decided to visit Alice with his parents a day before the schedule. Having an inevitable clash of class and lifestyle, Kirbys rejects Sycamores and Alice breaks up with Tony.
IMDb Score: 7.9
Trouble Brewing (1939)
Trouble Brewing is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Anthony Kimmins and starring George Formby, Googie Withers and Gus McNaughton. It was made by Associated Talking Pictures, and includes the songs “Fanlight Fanny” and “Hits the Highspots Now”.
George Formby plays George Gullip, a composer for the Daily Sun, who won a large sum of money at the competition. He collects three 10-pound bills. Unable to spend them at the bar, he exchanged them for six sums. He was paid with fake money. Gullip then tries to find the criminals. In doing so, he becomes “undercover” as both a waiter and a wrestler. The clues show that the perpetrator is Gullip’s own boss.
IMDb Score: 6.6
The Great Dictator (1940)
The Great Dictator The King of Comedy Charles Chaplin’s (The Great Dictator) is worthy of being the number one black comedy of all time. The film was written, directed, and starred by Charles Chaplin himself, produced when Nazism and World War II were at their most intense. The film mocks dictator Hynkel (Hitler clone, played by Charles Chaplin).
Making a comedy about Hitler was considered controversial at the time, but Charles Chaplin was determined to make the film. He later said, “I was determined to make this film because Hitler had to be laughed at.” At the end of the film, Charles Chaplin gives a six-minute speech expressing his political views and this is considered one of the greatest rhetoric of all time.
IMDb Score: 8.5
Where’s That Fire? (1939)
Where’s That Fire? is a British comedy of the year, produced by Twentieth Century Fox, directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Will Hay, Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt. This is the last film Will Hay made with his most popular comic books.
Will Hay plays the incompetent Viking Fire Captain who fails to find the great blaze, gets lost in the process and ends up in a newspaper with the headline ‘Engine never made it’. When he finally arrived at the fire site (which discovered it had been extinguished), he heard that his local town hall was on fire. After failing to show up before the town hall burned down, the Viking fire captain was asked to successfully put out the fire.
Viking and his crew, Albert and Harbottle, headed to London to gain more experience in effective firefighting. Not long after embarking on a series of dangerous exploits to improve the efficiency of his fire agency including automatic lighters and the destruction of public property with a fireman’s pole, Captain Viking accidentally created a new form of firefighting foam that he wanted to demonstrate in London, London Fire Department began evaluating the foam’s formula and planned to contact them shortly.
IMDb Score: 7.1
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Sir Strangelove or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb is one of the most famous black comedy films, directed by Stanley Kubrick.
The film is set in the cold war, when the US attacked the Soviet Union with a nuclear bomb. Normally, war films are often very serious and heavy, but Dr. Strangelove talks about this topic in a sarcastic, ironic, sarcastic way to mock nuclearism and the confrontation between the Soviets and the Soviet Union. Writing and Western.
IMDb Score: 8.5
The Women (1939)
The Women is a 1939 American comedy-drama film directed by George Cukor. The film is based on Clare Boothe Luce’s 1936 play of the same name, and was adapted for the screen by Anita Loos and Jane Murfin, who made the film acceptable to the Production Code for release.
Rich Mary Haines did not know that her husband was having an affair with saleswoman Crystal Allen. Sylvia Fowler and Edith Potter found this out from a manicurist and arranged for Mary to know. On the train that takes her to Reno for divorce, Mary meets the Countess and Miriam (having an affair with Fowler’s husband). While they are at Lucy’s duke’s ranch, Fowler arrives for a divorce and the Countess meets her fifth fiancé Buck.
Back in New York, Mary’s ex is now married to Crystal, who had an affair with Buck. When Sylvia lets this story unfold at an exclusive nightclub, Crystal brags about her plans for a richer marriage, only to find out the Countess is the source of all Buck’s money.
IMDb Score: 7.8
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington isis a comedy, drama, starring the legendary James Stewart and Jean Arthur, revolving around a naive man about political views who comes to the capital filled with democratic ideals and love. flag encounters a dirty incident.
The naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, the leader of the Boy Rangers, was appointed by a spineless governor of his state. He is reunited with the state’s senior senator – the childhood hero and hopeful of the president, Senator Joseph Paine. In Washington, however, Smith discovers many shortcomings of the political process when his fervent goal of the national boys’ camp leads to conflict with the state’s political boss, Jim Taylor. Taylor first tries to corrupt Smith and then tries to destroy Smith through a scandal.
IMDb Score: 8.1
Ninotchka is a 1939 American romantic comedy film made for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by producer and director Ernst Lubitsch and starring Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas. It was written by Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett and Walter Reisch, based on a story by Melchior Lengyel.
Only the royal suite at the largest hotel in Paris has a safe large enough to hold Duchess Swana’s jewelry. So three Russians who came to sell jewelry settled in the apartment until a higher-ranking official was dispatched to find out what was delaying the sale. She is Ninotchka, enchanting Count Leon who was once a loyal servant of the Duchess.
IMDb Score: 7.9
Sin City (2005)
Adapted from the comic book of the same name and directed by Frank Miller himself, Sin City (Translation: Crime City) is a black comedy film with many shooting and bloody scenes on the subject of crime.
The film is a work of many small stories inside, each story stitched together into a panorama of the crime city. Four crime stories adapted from popular comic books by Frank Miller, centered around a muscular brute searching for the person responsible for the death of his beloved Goldie (Jaime King), A man fed up with Sin City’s corrupt law enforcement, a cop risks his life to protect a girl from a deformed pedophile and an assassin.
IMDb Score: 8.1
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