Best Comedy Movies of 2009

1.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.

Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Chase Anderson, Michael Gambon, Jarvis Cocker ..
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 2009-10-23
2.

(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
3.

Mary and Max

5.8
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-1970's, 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
4.

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
5.

The Ugly Truth

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an unexpected result.

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Eric Winter, Bree Turner, Nick Searcy, Jesse D. Goins, Cheryl Hines, John Michael Higgins, Noah Matthews, Bonnie Somerville ..
Directed by: Robert Luketic
Release date: 2009-07-24
6.

Black Dynamite

5.4
7.4/10 IMDB

This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House...

Starring: Michael Jai White, Arsenio Hall, Tommy Davidson, Kevin Chapman, Richard Edson, Bokeem Woodbine, Buddy Lewis, Irwin Keyes, Miguel A. Núñez, Jr., Nicole Ari Parker ..
Directed by: Scott Sanders
Release date: 2009-10-16
7.

In the Loop

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

The US President and the UK Prime Minister are planning on launching a war in the Middle East, but—behind the scenes—government officials and advisers are either promoting the war or are trying to prevent it.

Starring: Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, Gina McKee, James Gandolfini, Chris Addison, Anna Chlumsky, Enzo Cilenti, Paul Higgins, Mimi Kennedy, David Rasche ..
Directed by: Armando Iannucci
Release date: 2009-01-22
8.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

5.2
6.9/10 IMDB

Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.

Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Simon Pegg, Seann William Scott, Karen Disher, Chris Wedge, Kristen Wiig, Eunice Cho ..
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
Release date: 2009-06-29
9.

Away We Go

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt's parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. They set off on a whirlwind tour of of disparate locations where they have friends or relatives, sampling not only different cities and climates but also different families. Along the way they realize that the journey is less about discovering where they want to live and more about figuring out what type of parents they want to be.

Starring: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Carmen Ejogo, Catherine O'Hara, Jeff Daniels, Allison Janney, Jim Gaffigan, Samantha Pryor, Conor Carroll, Maggie Gyllenhaal ..
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Release date: 2009-06-05
10.

I Love You, Man

5.0
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

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