Best Comedy Movies of 1991

1.

Barton Fink

6.2
7.7/10 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
2.

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
3.

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: Raúl Juliá, 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
4.

Hook

5.8
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
5.

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
6.

Fried Green Tomatoes

5.6
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
7.

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
8.

Hot Shots!

5.6
6.8/10 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
9.

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
10.

The Fisher King

5.4
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

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