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By Govind Ashwin in Skkreen! - On

Are the movies you watch not providing the laughs anymore? Are they met by a simple shrug and a “whatever” to follow? A chuckle or two are all you seem to squeeze out of a movie, right? .Comedies in Hollywood seems to have taken a backseat for the moment. Disastrous times ahead? Not exactly, because if you are willing to put your faith in the classics then there is still some hope for you!! These movies should hopefully help you relocate those funny bones ….


1. See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Wally (Richard Pryor) and Dave (Gene Wilder) are wanted for murder. Not really grabbed your attention yet? Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that Wally is blind and Dave is deaf. A real barrel of laughs this one …



2. Oscar

Angelo Snaps Provolone (Sly Stallone) promises his dying father that he will give up the world of crime and become an honest businessman. What he does not realize is it is much easier said than done. Sly Stallone in a comedy … Need I say more?



3. Groundhog Day

Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is a weatherman sent to cover Groundhog Day, which he dislikes as much if not more than his viewers and colleagues. But in the aftermath of the event he realizes that he has to relive the worst day of his life over and over again. They don’t make them like this anymore...




4. My Cousin Vinny

Bill and Stan have been accused of murder. Bill’s family sends his cousin Vinny Gambini (Joe Pesci) to defend them. Their fate is now in the hands of Vinny who is appearing in his first case as a lawyer. If you want a good laugh Joe Pesci is the man …





Though these movies may seem slightly offbeat they are certainly worth a watch ….