Most Popular "British Comedy" Titles
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1. The Office (2001–2003)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives.
2. Hot Fuzz (2007)
R | 121 min | Comedy
Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.
3. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
4. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.
5. About a Boy (2002)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.
6. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.
7. Life of Brian (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
8. Miranda (2009– )
30 min | Comedy
Miranda is 6 feet 1 inch tall and gets called 'Sir' once too often. She has never fit in with her old boarding school friends, Tilly and Fanny, and finds social situations awkward, especially around men.
11. Peep Show (2003– )
25 min | Comedy
Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.
12. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)
TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy
Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of... See full summary »
13. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.
14. Johnny English (2003)
PG | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After a sudden attack on the MI5, Johnny English, Britain's most confident yet unintelligent spy, becomes Britain's only spy.
15. Mr. Bean (1990–1995)
TV-G | 350 min | Comedy, Family
Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. Thankfully, his perseverence is usually rewarded, and he finds an ingenious way around the problem.
16. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
After finding love, Bridget Jones questions if she really has everything she's dreamed of having.
18. Extras (2005–2007)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.
20. Black Books (2000–2004)
25 min | Comedy
Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers. Next door to Bernard's shop is the Nifty Gifty gift shop run by Fran, ... See full summary »
21. Bean (1997)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Family
The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.
23. The Meaning of Life (1983)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical
The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.
24. The Mighty Boosh (2003– )
27 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »
27. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)
TV-14 | 1,325 min | Comedy, Music
The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.
29. Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 TV Short)
43 min | Short, Comedy
Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.
33. Vampire Killers (2009)
R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
Their women having been enslaved by the local pack of lesbian vampires thanks to an ancient curse, the remaining menfolk of a rural town send two hapless young lads out onto the moors as a sacrifice.
36. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004– )
30 min | Comedy, Horror
This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell.
37. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)
60 min | Comedy, Horror
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
40. I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)
29 min | Comedy
Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.
42. Da Ali G Show (2003–2004)
30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
An ignorant, wannabe-Jamaican British b-boy; an anti-Semitic, misogynistic but friendly Kazakhstani television reporter; and a homosexual Austrian fashonista--all played by Sacha Baron ... See full summary »
43. The Thin Blue Line (1995–1996)
41 min | Comedy, Crime
Various mishaps at a police station in an English town. The main character is the anachronistic, yet charming and funny Inspector Fowler. CID foil to Fowler, Inspector Grim is a bumbling, seething idiot.
44. The Two Ronnies (1971–1987)
Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but ... See full summary »
45. Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996– )
30 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music
A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, then hosted by Simon Amstell until his departure in 2011. From that point forward the show ... See full summary »
46. The Ricky Gervais Show (2010– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Comedy | Active
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant talk to Karl Pilkington about important things in life whilst Karl provides anything but intelligent answers. Comedy at its finest with wonderful animation.
49. Psychoville (2009–2011)
Comedy, Horror, Mystery
A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," it sends their lives into a downward spiral. They include a birthing coach nurse who ... See full summary »
50. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)
30 min | Comedy
As the title suggests, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" is less of a specific format than a 'coat-hanger' for short sketches, starring the comical duo in various, recurring or unique roles: ... See full summary »