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1. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Conrad Janis, Ralph James

2. The Birdcage (1996)

R | 117 min | Comedy

6.9
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72 Metascore

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.

Writers: Jean Poiret, Francis Veber, Édouard Molinaro, Marcello Danon, Elaine May | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest

3. The Big Wedding (2013)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.6
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28 Metascore

A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.

Writers: Justin Zackham, Jean-Stéphane Bron, Karine Sudan | Director: Justin Zackham | Stars: Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried

4. Entertainment (2014)

140 min | Comedy

5.8
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Akhil (Akshay Kumar) finds out that he is the heir of 3000 crore rupees as he and his mother were abandoned by his diamond baron father (Panna Laal Johari) who is now dead. However, his ... See full summary »

Writers: Farhad, Sajid, K. Subhash | Directors: Farhad, Sajid | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Tamannaah Bhatia, Johnny Lever, Krishna Abhishek

5. Fargo (1996)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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85 Metascore

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

6. The Hangover (2009)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.8
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73 Metascore

Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.

Writers: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore | Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha, Ed Helms

7. There's Something About Mary (1998)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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69 Metascore

A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from highschool, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.

Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Lee Evans

8. The Family (2013)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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42 Metascore

The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

Writers: Luc Besson, Michael Caleo, Tonino Benacquista | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo

9. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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73 Metascore

Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

Writers: Judd Apatow, Steve Carell | Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco

10. Nine Months (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.

Writers: Patrick Braoudé, Chris Columbus | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack

11. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.3
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 70's, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

12. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.8
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An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. But don't call him Shirley.

Writers: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

13. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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67 Metascore

A story of a group of California teenagers who enjoy malls, sex and rock n' roll.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

14. The Family Stone (2005)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

Writer: Thomas Bezucha | Director: Thomas Bezucha | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes, Diane Keaton

15. Killers (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.3
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21 Metascore

A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple.

Writers: Bob DeRosa, Ted Griffin | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Selleck, Catherine O'Hara

16. Madagascar (2005)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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57 Metascore

Spoiled by their upbringing with no idea what wild life is really like, four animals from New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar, among a bunch of merry lemurs

Writers: Mark Burton, Billy Frolick, Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath | Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath | Stars: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith

17. School of Rock (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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82 Metascore

A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack, Adam Pascal

18. Because I Said So (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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26 Metascore

A meddling mother tries to set her daughter up with the right man so her kid won't follow in her footsteps.

Writers: Karen Leigh Hopkins, Jessie Nelson | Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Diane Keaton, Mandy Moore, Gabriel Macht, Tom Everett Scott

19. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

R | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.

Writers: Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston, Cate Blanchett

20. Sex Drive (2008)

R | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.6
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49 Metascore

A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.

Writers: Sean Anders, John Morris, Andy Behrens | Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Josh Zuckerman, Clark Duke, Amanda Crew, James Marsden

21. Blades of Glory (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sport

6.4
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64 Metascore

In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.

Writers: Jeff Cox, Craig Cox, John Altschuler, Dave Krinsky, Busy Philipps | Directors: Josh Gordon, Will Speck | Stars: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett

22. The Wedding Date (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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32 Metascore

Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis (Messing) to hire a male escort (Mulroney) to pose as her boyfriend at her sister's wedding. Her plan, an attempt to dupe her ex-fiancé, who dumped her a couple years prior, proves to be her undoing.

Writers: Elizabeth Young, Dana Fox | Director: Clare Kilner | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Amy Adams

23. Young Frankenstein (1974)

PG | 106 min | Comedy

8.1
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Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments.

Writers: Gene Wilder, Mel Brooks, Mary Shelley | Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

24. Due Date (2010)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.6
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51 Metascore

High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.

Writers: Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, Adam Sztykiel, Todd Phillips | Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx

25. Sixteen Candles (1984)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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57 Metascore

A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

26. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.4
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63 Metascore

The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

27. Stripes (1981)

R | 106 min | Comedy, War

6.9
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Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.

Writers: Len Blum, Daniel Goldberg, Harold Ramis | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates

28. The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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46 Metascore

A newly wed man who believes he's just gotten hitched to the perfect woman encounters another lady on his honeymoon.

Writers: Scot Armstrong, Leslie Dixon, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, Kevin Barnett, Bruce Jay Friedman, Neil Simon | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Malin Akerman, Jerry Stiller

29. Date Night (2010)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous.

Writer: Josh Klausner | Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson

30. Tootsie (1982)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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87 Metascore

An unemployed actor with a reputation for being difficult disguises himself as a woman to get a role in a soap opera.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Murray Schisgal, Don McGuire | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman

31. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

6.9
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37 Metascore

A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of a missing dolphin mascot of a football team.

Writers: Jack Bernstein, Tom Shadyac, Jim Carrey | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc

32. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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46 Metascore

A creature is intent on stealing Christmas.

Writers: Dr. Seuss, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor

33. Death at a Funeral (2007)

R | 90 min | Comedy

7.4
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67 Metascore

Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.

Writer: Dean Craig | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Dinklage, Ewen Bremner, Keeley Hawes

34. Meet the Fockers (2004)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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41 Metascore

All hell breaks loose when the Byrnes family meets the Focker family for the first time.

Writers: Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke, Jim Herzfeld, Marc Hyman, John Hamburg | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo

35. Caddyshack (1980)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

7.4
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An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

Writers: Brian Doyle-Murray, Harold Ramis, Douglas Kenney | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight

36. Death at a Funeral (2010)

R | 92 min | Comedy

5.6
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51 Metascore

A funeral ceremony turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced bodies.

Writer: Dean Craig | Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Keith David, Loretta Devine

37. Three's Company (1977–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.

Stars: John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers, Richard Kline

38. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy

8.4
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When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, Robert Thoeren, Michael Logan | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

39. Shakespeare in Love (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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87 Metascore

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Writers: Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard | Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

40. Kicking & Screaming (2005)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

5.5
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45 Metascore

Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father's competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating...

Writers: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick | Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Josh Hutcherson, Mike Ditka

41. Burn After Reading (2008)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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63 Metascore

A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, George Clooney, John Malkovich

42. Major League (1989)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Sport

7.2
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The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.

Writer: David S. Ward | Director: David S. Ward | Stars: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton

43. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

R | 104 min | Comedy

6.9
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51 Metascore

The comic 'Bluntman and Chronic' is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation they set out to wreck the movie.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, Jeff Anderson

44. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

6.5
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28 Metascore

A small town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.

Writer: Lona Williams | Director: Michael Patrick Jann | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen Barkin, Allison Janney

45. American Wedding (2003)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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43 Metascore

It's the wedding of Jim and Michelle and the gathering of their families and friends, including Jim's old friends from high school and Michelle's little sister.

Writer: Adam Herz | Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Eugene Levy

46. Kinky Boots (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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57 Metascore

A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat.

Writers: Geoff Deane, Tim Firth | Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Sarah-Jane Potts, Nick Frost

47. The Campaign (2012)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.2
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50 Metascore

An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.

Writers: Chris Henchy, Shawn Harwell, Adam McKay | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott

48. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.2
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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

49. Daddy Day Care (2003)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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39 Metascore

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs. This inspires them to open their own day-care center.

Writer: Geoff Rodkey | Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Anjelica Huston, Steve Zahn

50. Shark Tale (2004)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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48 Metascore

When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidently killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage.

Writers: Michael J. Wilson, Rob Letterman, Scott Aukerman, Alec Berg, Sean Bishop, BJ Porter, Jeff Schaffer, Lona Williams, David P. Smith, David Soren | Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman | Stars: Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Angelina Jolie