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Poll: I Didn't Mean To Shed a Tear

Combining comedy and drama is nothing new but sometimes you find yourself surprised when a film you thought would be funny, in most part, became much more sad than you thought.

Sometimes it's the humorous poster, the actors you're not used to seeing in dramatic scenes (like Adam Sandler and Dom DeLuise), the innocent plot that didn't reveal what would happen next - all of these factors make you surprised that the film became much more serious and sad than you thought.

Some of these films introduce painful social phenomena (like discrimination in employment on the basis of age, immigration, divorce), some talk about human emotions such as loneliness, pain, and lack of self confidence. In a few movies there is an unexpected death.

So which comedy that looked hilarious on paper is actually quite depressing? From this list, pick the most unexpectedly depressing comedy film.

Regardless of your opinion about the film.

All of this doesn't mean that some of the films on the list are not funny; they are just sad and even depressing in parts.

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    The Internship (2013)

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    Life (1999)

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    In Bruges (2008)

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    Click (2006)

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    The Weather Man (2005)

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    The Apartment (1960)

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    The Terminal (2004)

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    Young Adult (2011)

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    Fatso (1980)

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    Being John Malkovich (1999)

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    Adventureland (2009)

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    The Girl Next Door (2004)

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    Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

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    Ruby Sparks (2012)

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    The Cable Guy (1996)

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    Cyrus (2010)

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    Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)

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    Dinner for Schmucks (2010)

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    Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

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    Grumpy Old Men (1993)

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    World's Greatest Dad (2009)

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    Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

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    Crazy Stupid Love (2011)

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    Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

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    This Is 40 (2012)

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    The King of Comedy (1982)

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    Choke (2008)

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    Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

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    The Informant! (2009)

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