Films in Focus: Comedies

Comedies in Our Collection

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Ron Burgundy is San Diego’s top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that’s all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor. (DVD ANCHORMAN)

 

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (DVD BIG LEBOWSKI)

 

Blazing Saddles (1974)

In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. (DVD BLAZING SADDLES)

 

The Blues Brothers (1980)

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. (DVD BLUES BROTHERS)

 

Bridesmaids (2011)

Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride’s best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. (DVD BRIDESMAIDS)

 

Caddyshack (1980)

An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. (DVD CADDYSHACK)

 

Groundhog Day (1993)

A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again. (DVD GROUNDHOG)

 

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. (DVD MONTY)

 

National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)

At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him. (DVD NATIONAL ANIMAL HOUSE)

 

Some Like It Hot (1959)

When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. (DVD SOME)

 

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