NETFLIX Genre: Critically-acclaimed Comedies



Netflix box art for 50/50 50/50
2011 / 100
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An otherwise healthy twentysomething has a comically early midlife crisis when he gets slapped with a cancer diagnosis and a 50-50 chance of survival. A young writer has it all -- including a best bud for comic relief -- until cancer swoops in to test the odds.

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Netflix box art for The Artist Artist, The
2011 / 4.0 / 100
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Winner of five Oscars, this black-and-white silent film follows the romance between a silent-era legend on a downward spiral and a rising starlet. He's on a downward spiral. She's on the rise. These silent film stars are caught up in the talkies tornado.

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Netflix box art for Attack the Block Attack the Block
2011 / 87
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When aliens attack South London, a teen gang bands together to protect their turf, but extraterrestrials prove to be much tougher than a rival gang. When a city-wide space-monkey attack exposes you for the juvenile gangster wannabe you are, it's time to REALLY man up.

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Netflix box art for Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove
1964 / 94

When a fanatical U.S. general launches an air strike against the Soviets, they raise the stakes by threatening to unleash a "doomsday device." The President's a pacifist, the General's deranged and the War Room's filled with idiots. Great day for nuclear war.

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Netflix box art for The Kids Are All Right Kids Are All Right, The
2010 / 106
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The children of same-sex parents become curious about the identity of their sperm-donor dad and set out to make him part of their family unit. Two teenagers with lesbian parents arrange to meet their biological father. Family harmony just walked out the door.

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Netflix box art for Moonrise Kingdom Moonrise Kingdom
2012 / 4.2 / 93
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This quirky drama follows the frantic search that ensues in a small New England town when two 12-year-olds fall in love and run away together. Their parents think they're lost, but they've found each other -- and their own private, wonderful world.

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Netflix box art for The Muppets Muppets, The
2011 / 103
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When the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, the gang reunite to raise the $10 million they need to save it. It’s man and Muppets putting on their own show to save a theater. Singing, dancing and lots of Wocka Wocka.

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Netflix box art for The Pink Panther Pink Panther, The
1963 / 115
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The clumsiest inspector ever to trip over a case, the utterly incompetent Jacques Clouseau, tries to prevent the theft of a priceless diamond. A thief is out to nab the world's most prized diamond. On his trail: the world's most bumbling detective. Laughs ahead!

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Netflix box art for Romancing the Stone Romancing the Stone
1984 / 105

When a romance writer learns her sister's been kidnapped, she's soon embroiled in a wild adventure involving hidden treasure and a dashing mercenary. A romance writer's life is much duller than her novels. Until a trip to save her sister exceeds her wildest imagination.

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Netflix box art for Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings Playbook
2012 / 122
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After a stint in a mental hospital, Pat moves in with his parents and tries to win back his wife, until he meets a woman who's as unstable as he is. Their average day consists of football, dancing and prescription meds -- an unusual combo for an unusual duo.

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Netflix box art for The Squid and the Whale Squid and the Whale, The
2005 / 81

This insightful drama looks at the crumbling marriage between a self-centered novelist -- whose career is waning -- and his up-and-coming writer wife.

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Netflix box art for Thank You for Smoking Thank You for Smoking
2005 / 91

On a mission to make the country forget the dangers of smoking, Big Tobacco spin doctor Nick Naylor promotes his product in the movies. This guy's spinning the virtues of tobacco and raising a son. But his calculated life is about to turn upside down.

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Netflix box art for The Truman Show Truman Show, The
1998 / 3.6 / 102
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Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show," a 24-hour-a-day TV phenomenon that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. Truman prunes his garden, goes to work, and occasionally falls in love. But he never knew he had an audience.

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Netflix box art for Up in the Air Up in the Air
2009 / 109

Ryan Bingham flies around the country firing employees on behalf of companies, but he faces losing the job he savors to recent college grad Natalie. Travel light and keep life simple, preaches a charming businessman. Then he meets two women who complicate everything.

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Netflix box art for Vicky Cristina Barcelona Vicky Cristina Barcelona
2008 / 3.5 / 96
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Two girlfriends on holiday in Spain become smitten with the same artist, unaware that his insanely jealous ex-wife is about to re-enter the picture. Two friends on vacation fall for the same sexy artist. Things get even trickier when his unstable ex-wife shows up.

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