Romantic comedies, far from being sickly sweet and predictable affairs, offer some of the most enjoyable cinematic experiences. From Woody Allen's quirky approach in Annie Hall to Gondry's surrealist storytelling in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mind, there is much to surprise and delight.
Romantic Comedy Film Listing
Mark Sandrich, 1935
Anyone not already a Fred & Ginger fan would surely be won over by this film, where they are at t...
Gregory Ratoff, 1940
A delightful crime comedy drama starring Peter Lorre, Erich von Stroheim and - in a rare big scre...
Michel Hazanavicius, 2011
One of the most acclaimed films in years, Michel Hazanavicius's modern-day silent film comedy The...
Ben Lewin, 2012
Based on the true story of California–based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, The Sessions sees t...
Ernst Lubitsch, 1932
When thief Gaston Monescu meets his true love in pickpocket Lily, they embark on a scam to rob lo...
Jan Svankmajer, 2010
A psychoanalytical cutout comedy, animated by the peerless Czech filmmaker Jan Sv...
Adrian Slack, 1975
John Pritchard conducts this performance of Mozart'...
Woody Allen, 2012
Woody Allen continues his European tour (Barcelona, Paris, now Rome) with this comedy starring Al...
Karl Hartl, 1937
Hans Albers and Heinz Rühmann play the two confidence tricksters who, for their o...
Hal Hartley, 1989
A stylish first feature from Hal Hartley, one of the funniest and best of the 1980s American Inde...
Jules Dassin, 1960
Mercouri won the best actress prize at Cannes for her portrayal of spirited, carefree Greek prost...
Hal Hartley, 1992
Hal Hartley's deadpan third feature follows a pair of brothers determined to trace their missing ...