Bittersweet and darkly funnyby herbie_mac | created - 07 Dec 2014 | updated - 04 Apr 2019 | Public
Pitch black comedy favorites with a pinch of controversity.
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2. Carnage (2011)
R | 80 min | Comedy, Drama
Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos.
Votes: 118,515 | Gross: $2.55M
3. A Serious Man (2009)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.
Votes: 132,492 | Gross: $9.19M
5. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama
A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young houseguests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other over the course of a distressing night.
7. The Boss of It All (2006)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy
An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Votes: 10,966 | Gross: $0.05M
8. Arrested Development (2003–2019)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.
11. Dark Horse (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
Romance blooms between two tricenarians in arrested development: an avid toy collector who is the dark horse of his family and a depressed woman on the rebound.
Votes: 5,615 | Gross: $0.94M
12. Happiness (1998)
Unrated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama
The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.
Votes: 65,970 | Gross: $2.81M
13. August: Osage County (2013)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Votes: 84,075 | Gross: $37.74M
15. Wrong (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Mystery
Dolph Springer wakes up one morning to realize he has lost the love of his life, his dog, Paul. During his quest to get Paul (and his life) back, Dolph radically changes the lives of others -- risking his sanity all the while.
Votes: 9,245 | Gross: $0.05M
17. Bitter Moon (1992)
R | 139 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
After hearing stories of her, a passenger on a cruise ship develops an irresistible infatuation with an eccentric paraplegic's wife.
Votes: 35,162 | Gross: $1.86M
19. I Heart Huckabees (2004)
R | 107 min | Comedy
A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Votes: 61,987 | Gross: $12.78M
21. Deconstructing Harry (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy
Suffering from writer's block and eagerly awaiting his writing award, Harry Block remembers events from his past and scenes from his best-selling books as characters, real and fictional, come back to haunt him.
Votes: 42,162 | Gross: $10.69M
22. Breakfast of Champions (1999)
R | 110 min | Comedy
A rich car dealer is losing his mind. His son lives in the bomb shelter. His suicidal wife has an affair with his transvestite sales manager.
Votes: 7,535 | Gross: $0.18M
24. Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Romance
In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.
Votes: 9,036 | Gross: $0.12M
25. Age of Cannibals (2014)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
Öllers and Niederländer have everything under control. For the past six years, the two successful business consultants have been traveling through some of the seediest countries around the world in order to satisfy their clients' greed.
26. The Color Wheel (2011)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Romance
When a brother accompanies his estranged sister on a road trip, they rediscover how obnoxious they are together - and how much they might need each other.
Votes: 1,485 | Gross: $0.01M
27. Life During Wartime (2009)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos.
Votes: 6,830 | Gross: $0.28M
29. No Country for Old Men (2007)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.
Votes: 844,355 | Gross: $74.28M
30. God Bless America (2011)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.
Votes: 67,677 | Gross: $0.12M
31. The Living Wake (2007)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy
A dark comedy which chronicles the final day in the life of self-proclaimed artist and genius, K. Roth Binew. Binew is a dreamer who elevates his drab and somewhat pitiful existence into a ... See full summary »
Votes: 867 | Gross: $0.01M
33. The Northerners (1992)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
During the summer of 1960, the idiosyncratic residents of a one-street Dutch suburb collide in intertwining stories of desire and frustration.
34. Kick-Ass (2010)
R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Votes: 521,315 | Gross: $48.07M
35. Sound of Noise (2010)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
A tone-deaf cop works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city.
Votes: 8,859 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)
R | 92 min | Comedy
86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.
Votes: 88,812 | Gross: $102.00M
37. The Rules of Attraction (2002)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Votes: 49,206 | Gross: $6.53M
39. American Psycho (2000)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.
Votes: 482,506 | Gross: $15.07M
40. Men, Women & Children (2014)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of high school teenagers and their parents attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed their relationships, their communications, their self-images, and their love lives.
Votes: 30,268 | Gross: $0.46M
45. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,803,683 | Gross: $107.93M
46. Click (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy