WorldCat Fiction FinderFiction Finder

Explore fiction and movies from libraries around the world.

Search

Search Title, Title by Author, ISBN or OCLC #

Current Search

Genres & Subject
  • Comedy films

Narrow Your Results

Format

Audience Level

Genre

Decade published

Search Results

Displaying 1 to 10 of 22106

The Princess Bride

by:Reiner, Rob, 1947-

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.

Editions:211  Date:1987 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films

Video

Monsters, Inc

by:Docter, Pete

In the world behind our closet doors monsters are lurking to collect the energy of our screams. At Monsters, Inc., James P. Sullivan (Sully) is the top scream-generator with his partner Mike Wazowski. But, there's still a scream shortage in the monster world. One night, Sully and Mike accidentally let a human girl through her closet door into Monstropolis, and pandemonium ensues. Sully and Mike work to return the little girl to her own world, while the CEO of Monsters, Inc. tries to capture her, to use her to collect more scream energy. Will Sully and Mike succeed?

Editions:175  Date:1976 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Rating:MPAA rating: G.  Genre(s):Animated films, Animated films, Feature films, Juvenile works, Comedy films

Video

Singin' in the Rain

by:Kelly, Gene

Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed.

Editions:219  Date:1951 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: G.  Genre(s):Feature films, Musical films, Musical films, Drama, Comedy films

Video

Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb

by:Kubrick, Stanley

A satire in which the U.S. president and his military advisors struggle ineptly to avert a holocaust after a psychotic Air Force general launches a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union because he fears that the Russians are poisoning the water supply in the United States.

Editions:96  Date:1961 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Comedy films, Comedy films

Video

Some like it hot

by:Wilder, Billy (1906-2002)

Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band.

Editions:230  Date:1959 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Gangster films, Comedy films

Video

Forrest Gump

by:Zemeckis, Robert (1952-....)

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation.

Editions:287  Date:1993 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for drug content, some sensuality and war violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Comedy films, Comedy films

Video

Shrek

by:Adamson, Andrew (1966....)

A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord.

Editions:297  Date:1976 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Animated films, Animated films, Comedy films, Feature films

Video

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

by:Gilliam, Terry

The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in inimitable Python fashion.

Editions:180  Date:1974 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Comedy films, Feature films, Comedy films, Drama, Comedy films

Video

Home alone

by:Columbus, Chris

When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin!

Editions:151  Date:1990 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Comedy films, Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films

Video

American Beauty

by:Mendes, Sam

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend.

Editions:245  Date:1984 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Feature films, Drama, Comedy films

Video

Displaying 1 to 10 of 22106