With the year 2008 almost finished The movie industry provided movie goers with at least three hundred films. From this collection, seventy five, or so, are made with laughter in mind. Let’s name a few of the best funny movies that you should see.
MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE 2 AFRICA: As I’m sure you know, this is the next in the sequence to the box office hit Madagascar. The four animal heroes, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, and Gloria the Hippo want to return to New York’s famous Central Park Zoo, which is the only home they know. With things going wrong again, as the Penguins are up to their old tricks, they are off to have more adventures first.
PINEAPPLE EXPRESS: Full time stoner Dale Denton unfortunately has just viewed a bad cop, and a big time dealer, kill someone. He was spotted, and they know he has seen what’s gone down. Knowing they’ve seen him, he unwittingly throws down his joint, a unique version called pineapple express, and gets away fast. The weed is so special, that the bad guys can. The game is on, the bad guys are hunting, and Dale and dealer Saul are on the run.
HAMLET 2: Failed actor Mr. Marshz has moved on to teaching theater classes at the high school to uninspired high school kids. When they lose a building at the campus, the school board figures the acting classes will be what is dropped. Wanting to fight, he hopes to keep the school from dropping his classes by producing Hamlet 2, a new version of the classic, which is his own work.
GET SMART: Maxwell Smart, as agent 86, is here again, and everything is under “CONTROL”. KAOS vs. CONTROL, there are agents hidden in plants and all the classic quotes. It is fun to have another glimpse back at the antics of Maxwell Smart.
TROPIC THUNDER: With a star studded cast this film is a spoof on many of the most popular war movies. Things are going bad, that to get his underachieving super stars to make a true epic masterpiece, the desperate director into the wild jungle, and leaves them on their own. His theory is to frighten them so they will produce a work of genius that will be recorded on hidden cameras. Incredibly, because the director dies unexpectedly by stepping on a real land mine, the actors are now truly on their own, and they start acting, thinking it’s a big set, when things start to get very real. Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., and Tom Cruise star.
STEP BROTHERS: When two 40 year olds, who each live with their single parents, find themselves having to live in the same room because their parents marry, we see that they are bound to have problems. Having the combination of Reilly and Ferrell playing the parts, and this has the makings for a raucous comedy. This seems like a sure fire bet for comedy lovers.
FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL: Down in the dumps after a devastating break up with long time girlfriend Sarah, (an actress in a cheesy sitcom), Peter finally plans to go on a trip to Oahu to get over his misery. As you might guess, upon checking into the resort, he runs into the woman who just left him and her new lover, a rock star super stud. This film is a classic romantic comedy.
ROLE MODELS: Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (William Scott), a couple of energy drink sales people, might be seeing some hard jail time after destroying the company vehicle while binging. The option to get out of being locked up is to perform 150 hours of community service. The catch is they will have to work as mentors with difficult children in a big brother type situation. Let the fun begin.
ZACK AND MIRI MAKE A PORNO: The bills aren’t getting paid and Zack and Miri, roomies who have been friends since grade school, are desperate to make some money. The answer? Easy, make a dirty movie. Obviously this seems like a good recipe for a funny film.
These movies, and more, are available to buy, pick up as a rental, or could even be downloaded immediately to your pc. Accessing movies through downloads from internet vendors is quickly becoming one of the most popular ways or getting films. Look on the web for sites to access this technology. It’s the best way to build a personally selected collection of movies.