Best Comedy Movies of 2009

1.

Up

7.0
8.2/10 IMDB

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

Starring: Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson, Delroy Lindo, Jerome Ranft, John Ratzenberger, David Kaye, Elie Docter, Jeremy Leary ..
Directed by: Pete Docter
Release date: 2009-05-28
2.

Mary and Max

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. In the mid-1970s, a homely, friendless Australian girl of 8 picks a name out of a Manhattan phone book and writes to him; she includes a chocolate bar. He writes back, with chocolate. Thus begins a 20-year correspondence. Will the two ever meet face to face?

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries, Bethany Whitmore, Renée Geyer, Ian 'Molly' Meldrum, Julie Forsyth, John Flaus, Christopher Massey ..
Directed by: Adam Elliot
Release date: 2009-02-09
3.

The Hangover

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Heather Graham, Sasha Barrese, Jeffrey Tambor, Ken Jeong, Rachael Harris, Mike Tyson ..
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Release date: 2009-06-02
4.

(500) Days of Summer

6.1
7.7/10 IMDB

Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom rediscovers his true passions in life.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Chloë Grace Moretz, Geoffrey Arend, Matthew Gray Gubler, Clark Gregg, Patricia Belcher, Rachel Boston, Minka Kelly, Ian Reed Kesler ..
Directed by: Marc Webb
Release date: 2009-07-17
5.

The Boat That Rocked

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

The Boat That Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of popular culture via the British Broadcasting Corporation. Loosely based on the events in Britain in the 60's when the Labour government of Harold Wilson, wanted to bring the pirate radio stations under control, enough to see the passage of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act on 15 August 1967. Also known as "Pirate Radio".

Starring: Tom Sturridge, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rhys Ifans, Bill Nighy, Emma Thompson, Nick Frost, Kenneth Branagh, January Jones, Gemma Arterton, Jack Davenport ..
Directed by: Richard Curtis
Release date: 2009-04-01
6.

The Proposal

5.7
6.7/10 IMDB

When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White, Denis O'Hare, Malin Åkerman, Oscar Nunez, Aasif Mandvi, Michael Nouri ..
Directed by: Anne Fletcher
Release date: 2009-06-01
7.

A Serious Man

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous acquaintances Sy Ableman.

Starring: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed, Sari Lennick, Aaron Wolff, Jessica McManus, Adam Arkin, George Wyner, Peter Breitmayer, Brent Braunschweig ..
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Release date: 2009-09-30
8.

I Love You, Man

5.5
7.0/10 IMDB

Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify the situation, embarking on a series of bizarre and awkward "man-dates."

Starring: Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, J.K. Simmons, Jane Curtin, Jon Favreau, Jaime Pressly, Rob Huebel, Thomas Lennon ..
Directed by: John Hamburg
Release date: 2009-03-20
9.

Adventureland

5.4
6.8/10 IMDB

In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Margarita Levieva, Jack Gilpin, Josh Pais, Wendie Malick, Mary Birdsong ..
Directed by: Greg Mottola
Release date: 2009-04-03
10.

I Love You Phillip Morris

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. Smitten, Russell devotes his entire life to being with Morris regardless of the consequences.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Brennan Brown, Nicholas Alexander, Tony Bentley, Michael Beasley, Sean Boyd, Marcus Lyle Brown ..
Directed by: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Release date: 2009-01-18

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