Best Comedy Movies of 1991

1.

Fried Green Tomatoes

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.

Starring: Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Jessica Tandy, Cicely Tyson, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris O'Donnell, Stan Shaw, Gailard Sartain, Timothy Scott, Gary Basaraba ..
Directed by: Jon Avnet
Release date: 1991-12-27
2.

Barton Fink

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner, Tony Shalhoub, John Mahoney, Jon Polito, Steve Buscemi, David Warrilow, Richard Portnow ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1991-08-01
3.

The Fisher King

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Two troubled men face their terrible destinies and events of their past as they join together on a mission to find the Holy Grail and thus to save themselves.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer, Michael Jeter, Lara Harris, Kathy Najimy, Paul Lombardi, David Hyde Pierce, John de Lancie ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 1991-09-20
4.

My Girl

5.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", and sticks with Vada despite her hangups. When Vada's father hires Shelly, and begins to fall for her, things take a turn to the worse...

Starring: Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Masur, Griffin Dunne, Peter Michael Goetz, Lara Steinick, Anny Nelsen, Jane Hallaren ..
Directed by: Howard Zieff
Release date: 1991-11-27
5.

The Addams Family

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

When a man claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after 25 years lost, the family plans a celebration to wake the dead. But the kids barely have time to warm up the electric chair before Morticia begins to suspect Fester is fraud when he can't recall any of the details of Fester's life.

Starring: Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Carel Struycken, Dan Hedaya, Jimmy Workman, Elizabeth Wilson, Dana Ivey, Judith Malina ..
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Release date: 1991-11-22
6.

Hook

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

The boy who wasn't supposed grow up—Peter Pan—does just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. During his trip to see Granny Wendy in London, the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter's kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland.

Starring: Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Caroline Goodall, Charlie Korsmo, Amber Scott, Arthur Malet, Isaiah Robinson ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1991-04-10
7.

The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Bumbling lieutenant Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson, Robert Goulet, Richard Griffiths, Jacqueline Brookes, Anthony James, Lloyd Bochner, Tim O'Connor ..
Directed by: David Zucker
Release date: 1991-06-28
8.

Night on Earth

5.6
7.7/10 IMDB

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott, Anthony Portillo, Giancarlo Esposito, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Rosie Perez, Richard Boes, Isaach De Bankolé ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 1991-12-12
9.

Hot Shots!

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges, Kevin Dunn, Jon Cryer, William O'Leary, Kristy Swanson, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bill Irwin ..
Directed by: Jim Abrahams
Release date: 1991-07-31
10.

The Commitments

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females virtually in his back yard, a lead singer (Deco) at a wedding, and, responding to his ad, an aging trumpet player, Joey "The Lips" Fagan.

Starring: Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dave Finnegan, Bronagh Gallagher, Glen Hansard, Félim Gormley, Johnny Murphy, Dick Massey ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1991-08-14
11.

Father of the Bride

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 22 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. His wife tries to make him happy for Annie, but when the wedding takes place at their home and a foreign wedding planner takes over the ceremony, he becomes slightly insane.

Starring: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Kieran Culkin, George Newbern, Martin Short, BD Wong, Peter Michael Goetz, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Carmen Hayward ..
Directed by: Charles Shyer
Release date: 1991-12-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1991 : Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
12.

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Two minor characters from the play "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss, Iain Glen, Donald Sumpter, Joanna Miles, Joanna Roth, Ian Richardson, Vili Matula, Ljubo Ze?evi? ..
Directed by: Tom Stoppard
Release date: 1991-02-08
13.

Defending Your Life

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Is there love after death? After he dies suddenly, the hapless advertising executive Daniel Miller finds himself in Judgment City, a gleaming way station where the newly deceased must prove they lived a life of sufficient courage to advance in their journey through the universe. As the self-doubting Daniel struggles to make his case, a budding relationship with the uninhibited Julia offers him a chance to finally feel alive.

Starring: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant, Michael Durrell, Lillian Lehman, S. Scott Bullock, Buck Henry, James Eckhouse, Noley Thornton ..
Directed by: Albert Brooks
Release date: 1991-03-22
14.

What About Bob?

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin tries to get him to leave; the trouble is, everyone loves Bob. As his oblivious patient makes himself at home, Dr. Marvin loses his professional composure and, before long, may be ready for the loony bin himself.

Starring: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo, Kathryn Erbe, Tom Aldredge, Susan Willis, Roger Bowen, Fran Brill, Brian Reddy ..
Directed by: Frank Oz
Release date: 1991-05-17
15.

Slacker

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Austin, Texas, is an Eden for the young and unambitious, from the enthusiastically eccentric to the dangerously apathetic. Here, the nobly lazy can eschew responsibility in favor of nursing their esoteric obsessions. The locals include a backseat philosopher who passionately expounds on his dream theories to a seemingly comatose cabbie, a young woman who tries to hawk Madonna's Pap test to anyone who will listen and a kindly old anarchist looking for recruits.

Starring: Richard Linklater, Mark James, Jerry Delony, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey, Stephan Hockey, Samuel Dietert, Bob Boyd, Terrence Kirk ..
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 1991-07-05
16.

Shadows and Fog

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.

Starring: Woody Allen, Kathy Bates, John Cusack, Mia Farrow, Jodie Foster, Fred Gwynne, John Malkovich, Julie Kavner, Madonna, Kenneth Mars ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1991-12-05
17.

Frankie and Johnny

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress Frankie. While Frankie resists Johnny's charms initially, she eventually relents when her best friend, Tim, persuades her to give Johnny a chance.

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Hector Elizondo, Kate Nelligan, Nathan Lane, Harvey Miller, Jane Morris, Greg Lewis, Glenn Plummer, Al Fann ..
Directed by: Garry Marshall
Release date: 1991-10-11
18.

City Slickers

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Three New York businessmen decide to take a "Wild West" vacation that turns out not to be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.

Starring: Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, Jack Palance, Patricia Wettig, Helen Slater, Noble Willingham, Tracey Walter, Josh Mostel, David Paymer ..
Directed by: Ron Underwood
Release date: 1991-06-07
19.

The People Under the Stairs

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.

Starring: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Ving Rhames, A.J. Langer, Sean Whalen, Bill Cobbs, Kelly Jo Minter, Jeremy Roberts, Conni Marie Brazelton, Wendy Robie ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1991-11-01
20.

L.A. Story

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.

Starring: Steve Martin, Sarah Jessica Parker, Victoria Tennant, Richard E. Grant, Marilu Henner, Susan Forristal, Sam McMurray, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Pollak, Chevy Chase ..
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release date: 1991-02-08
21.

Dutch

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.

Starring: Ed O'Neill, Ethan Embry, JoBeth Williams, Christopher McDonald, Ari Meyers, Elizabeth Daily, L. Scott Caldwell, Kathleen Freeman, Mickey Jones ..
Directed by: Peter Faiman
Release date: 1991-07-19
22.

Soapdish

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera "The Sun Also Sets." With the show's ratings down, Celeste's ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show's arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, plot to aggravate her into leaving the show by bringing back her old flame, Jeffrey Anderson, and hiring her beautiful young niece, Lori Craven.

Starring: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Cathy Moriarty, Teri Hatcher, Paul Johansson, Elisabeth Shue, Whoopi Goldberg, Arne Nannestad, Tim Choate ..
Directed by: Michael Hoffman
Release date: 1991-05-31
23.

Oscar

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his promise.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche, Peter Riegert, Tim Curry, Marisa Tomei, Linda Gray, Chazz Palminteri, Kurtwood Smith, Yvonne De Carlo ..
Directed by: John Landis
Release date: 1991-04-26
24.

Doc Hollywood

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, Woody Harrelson, David Ogden Stiers, Frances Sternhagen, George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Mel Winkler, Helen Martin ..
Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones
Release date: 1991-08-02
25.

Only the Lonely

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Danny Muldoon, a Chicago policeman, still lives with his overbearing mother Rose. He meets and falls in love with Theresa Luna , whose father owns the local funeral parlour. Naturally, his mother objects to the relationship, and Danny and Theresa must either overcome her objections or give up the romance.

Starring: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn, Milo O’Shea, Bert Remsen, Anthony Quinn, Jim Belushi, Joe Greco, Marvin J. McIntyre ..
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 1991-05-24
26.

The Hard Way

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. John Moss and learn how to act like a real cop. But when Nick drives John crazy with questions and imitating him, he gets in the way of John's pursuit of a serial killer.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra, Yasiin Bey, Luis Guzmán, Delroy Lindo, LL Cool J, Mary Mara, Penny Marshall ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1991-03-08
27.

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue Ellen finds a sweet job in fashion by lying about her age and experience on her résumé. But, while her siblings run wild, she discovers the downside of adulthood

Starring: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan, John Getz, Concetta Tomei, Christopher Pettiet, Danielle Harris, Robert Hy Gorman, Eda Reiss Merin ..
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Release date: 1991-06-07
28.

Career Opportunities

4.5
5.8/10 IMDB

Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the store overnight with the janitor, Jim, the town "no hoper" and liar.

Starring: John Candy, Jennifer Connelly, Frank Whaley, Dermot Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney, John M. Jackson, Jenny O'Hara, Noble Willingham, Nada Despotovich, Reid Binion ..
Directed by: Bryan Gordon
Release date: 1991-03-29
29.

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill and Ted, but the two are determined to escape the afterlife, challenging the Grim Reaper to a series of games in order to return to the land of the living.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, William Sadler, Joss Ackland, Pam Grier, Amy Stoch, Jim Martin, Hal Landon Jr., Annette Azcuy ..
Directed by: Peter Hewitt
Release date: 1991-07-19
30.

Curly Sue

4.4
5.8/10 IMDB

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she backed her Mercedes into Bill, they're only hoping for a free meal. But Grey is touched, and over the objections of her snotty fiancé.

Starring: Jim Belushi, Alisan Porter, Kelly Lynch, John Getz, Steve Carell, Fred Dalton Thompson, Edie McClurg, Viveka Davis, Gail Boggs, Ralph Foody ..
Directed by: John Hughes
Release date: 1991-10-24
31.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.

Starring: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti, Leif Tilden, Kenn Scott, Mark Caso, Kevin Clash, Ernie Reyes, Jr., François Chau, Toshishiro Obata ..
Directed by: Michael Pressman
Release date: 1991-03-22
32.

Drop Dead Fred

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

When Elizabeth returns to her mother's home after her marriage breaks up, she recreates her imaginary childhood friend, Fred, to escape from the trauma of losing her husband and her job. In between the chaos and mayhem that Fred creates, Elizabeth attempts to win back her husband and return to normality.

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason, Tim Matheson, Carrie Fisher, Keith Charles, Ron Eldard, Michael Welker, Bridget Fonda, Ashley Peldon ..
Directed by: Ate de Jong
Release date: 1991-04-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1991 : F/X2
33.

F/X2

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend Kim, is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. The operation goes well until some unknown man kills both the killer and Mike. Mike's boss, Silak says it was the killer who killed Mike but Rollie knows it wasn't. Obviously, Silak is involved with Mike's death, so he calls on Leo McCarthy, the cop from the last movie, who is now a P.I., for help and they discover it's not just Silak they have to worry about.

Starring: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Tom Mason, Philip Bosco, Joanna Gleason, Kevin J. O'Connor, Caroline Yeager, Dwayne McLean, Damir Andrei ..
Directed by: Richard Franklin
Release date: 1991-04-16
34.

Hudson Hawk

4.3
5.7/10 IMDB

Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he refuses, they threaten to kill his friend Tommy.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn, Richard E. Grant, Sandra Bernhard, David Caruso, Frank Stallone, Donald Burton, Don Harvey ..
Directed by: Michael Lehmann
Release date: 1991-05-23
35.

Life Stinks

4.1
5.9/10 IMDB

A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.

Starring: Mel Brooks, Lesley Ann Warren, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Ensign, Stuart Pankin, Howard Morris, Rudy De Luca, Teddy Wilson, Stanley Brock, Billy Barty ..
Directed by: Mel Brooks
Release date: 1991-06-05
36.

Muppet*Vision 3-D

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Muppet*vision 3-D, more appropriately, 4-D, can only be seen at the Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL and also at California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA.

Starring: Wayne Allwine, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz ..
Directed by: Jim Henson
Release date: 1991-05-16
37.

Ernest Scared Stupid

4.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Well-intentioned, eternally bumbling Ernest P. Worrell accidentally releases an evil demon from its sacred tomb. As the demon flexes its power and goes on a ruinous rampage, good-guy Ernest tries to step in to save the town from mass destruction. Trouble is, a 200-year-old curse has scared Ernest stupid, and that means hilarity all around! So, kick back and let the laugh-ridden adventures begin.

Starring: Jim Varney, Eartha Kitt, Shay Astar, Bill Byrge, Austin Nagler, John Cadenhead, Daniel Butler, Esther Huston, Mary Jane Harvill, Lauren Frankenbach ..
Directed by: John R. Cherry III
Release date: 1991-10-11
38.

King Ralph

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

Starring: John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt, Camille Coduri, Richard Griffiths, Leslie Phillips, James Villiers, Joely Richardson, Niall O'Brien, Julian Glover ..
Directed by: David S. Ward
Release date: 1991-02-15
39.

Dogfight

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

In the fall of 1963, Eddie Birdlace is an 18-year-old Marine Corps volunteer who is about to ship out with three of his buddies for a tour of duty in Vietnam. Planning a massive blowout for their last night in San Francisco, Eddie, his buddies, and a number of other Marines set up a contest they call a "dogfight."

Starring: River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, Richard Panebianco, Anthony Clark, Mitchell Whitfield, Holly Near, Elizabeth Daily, Sue Morales, Christina Mastin, Christopher Shaw ..
Directed by: Nancy Savoca
Release date: 1991-09-13
40.

Rock-A-Doodle

3.9
6.0/10 IMDB

Chanticleer is a foolhardy farm rooster who believes his crows can actually make the sun come up and shine. When the sun rises one morning without Chanticleer's crow, he leaves the farm in disgrace and runs off to become a rock 'n' roll singer. But in his absence, a sinister, sunshine-hating owl prepares to take over.

Starring: Glen Campbell, Eddie Deezen, Toby Scott Ganger, Kathryn Holcomb, Christopher Plummer, Phil Harris, Stan Ivar, Jack Angel, Ellen Greene, Charles Nelson Reilly ..
Directed by: Gary Goldman, Don Bluth
Release date: 1991-08-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1991 : Bernard and the Genie
41.

Bernard and the Genie

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Bernard Bottle, a mild mannered art buyer, is fired by his greedy boss, abandoned by his girlfriend and discovers a genie in an old bottle. The genie immediately embraces the modern world and helps Bernard on the side.

Starring: Lenny Henry, Alan Cumming, Rowan Atkinson, John Gabriel, Kevin Allen, Denis Lill, Angela Clarke, Janet Henfrey, Marcia Ashton, Trevor Laird ..
Directed by: Paul Weiland
Release date: 1991-11-23
42.

Problem Child 2

3.9
4.8/10 IMDB

Junior and his father, Ben, move from Cold River to Mortville. Junior becomes threatened by Ben's desire to date again and find a new mother for Junior, and sabotages each of his dates.

Starring: John Ritter, Michael Oliver, Jack Warden, Laraine Newman, Amy Yasbeck, Ivyann Schwan, Gilbert Gottfried, Paul Willson, Alan Blumenfeld, Charlene Tilton ..
Directed by: Brian Levant
Release date: 1991-07-03
43.

If Looks Could Kill

3.9
5.8/10 IMDB

Michael Corben, along with the rest of his high-school French class, sets out for a trip to France when he is mistaken for an agent of the same name. He is beseiged by both the good guys and the bad guys. British Intelligence outfits him with a series of James-Bond-like gizmos, and Steranko sends more would-be assassins after him. Can Michael stop the evil Steranko's plans for European domination?

Starring: Richard Grieco, Gabrielle Anwar, Roger Rees, Linda Hunt, Robin Bartlett, Carole Davis, Roger Daltrey, Peter Shinkoda ..
Directed by: William Dear
Release date: 1991-03-15
44.

29th Street

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

After winning $6.2 million in the 1976 New York State Lottery, he is arrested for throwing rocks at a church. He then tells his story at the police station.

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Danny Aiello, Lainie Kazan, Frank Pesce, Robert Forster, Ron Karabatsos, Rick Aiello, Vic Manni, Paul Lazar, Pete Antico ..
Directed by: George Gallo
Release date: 1991-11-01
45.

Nothing but Trouble

3.8
5.0/10 IMDB

While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant "Brazillionaires" who tagged along end up in the court of a grotesque and vengeful judge, who has a special vendetta against the wealthy and erudite.

Starring: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Demi Moore, Daniel Baldwin, Taylor Negron, Raymond J. Barry, Tupac Shakur, Bertila Damas, Brian Doyle-Murray ..
Directed by: Dan Aykroyd
Release date: 1991-02-14
46.

Other People's Money

3.8
6.2/10 IMDB

When a corporate raider threatens a hostile takeover of a 'mom and pop' company, the patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's attractive daughter—who is a lawyer—to stop the takeover. However, the raider soon becomes infatuated with her, and enjoys the legal manoeuvring as he tries to win her heart.

Starring: Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller, Piper Laurie, Dean Jones, R. D. Call, Mo Gaffney, Bette Henritze, Tom Aldredge, Leila Kenzle ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1991-10-18
47.

Riff-Raff

3.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Stevie, fresh from prison in Scotland, finds a job on a London construction site. The working conditions are poor and most of the men are working under aliases, due to immigration status and to not conflict with their "signing on" for unemployment benefits. Some coworkers help Stevie secure housing, squatting in a council estate. Then Stevie meets Susan, from Ireland, who's struggling to be a professional singer.

Starring: Robert Carlyle, Emer McCourt, George Moss, Jimmy Coleman, Ricky Tomlinson, David Finch, Peter Mullan, Richard Belgrave, Ade Sapara, Derek Young ..
Directed by: Ken Loach
Release date: 1991-06-21
48.

Switch

3.8
5.8/10 IMDB

Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall in love with him. If not, Steve's soul will become the property of the devil. But the devil hedges his bet, and Steve is reincarnated as a woman named Amanda Brooks.

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams, Lorraine Bracco, Catherine Keener, Tony Roberts, Perry King, Téa Leoni, Bruce Payne, Lysette Anthony ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1991-05-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1991 : Roger Mellie: The Man on the Telly
49.

Roger Mellie: The Man on the Telly

3.8
8.0/10 IMDB

Foul-mouthed, alcoholic, misogynistic, bigoted (and occasionally violent) cocaine enthusiast Roger Mellie takes on various tasks to get a new TV show.

Starring: Peter Cook, Harry Enfield ..
Release date: 1991-12-30
50.

Necessary Roughness

3.7
6.1/10 IMDB

When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?

Starring: Scott Bakula, Héctor Elizondo, Robert Loggia, Rob Schneider, Harley Jane Kozak, Larry Miller, Sinbad, Kathy Ireland, Jerry Rice, Jason Bateman ..
Directed by: Stan Dragoti
Release date: 1991-09-27

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