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Film Gulliver's Travels (2010)
A directionless loser tries to prove himself to the woman he loves by volunteering for a travel writing assignment. He is sent to the Bermuda Triangle, where he ends up stranded on an island populated by miniature people to whom he is a giant. Fantasy comedy, starring Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel and Billy Connolly

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Film Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)
A series of sketches examining mankind's secrets and taboos through the trials of life from conception to death. Surreal comedy, starring the Python team of Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam. Featuring introductory short film The Crimson Permanent Assurance

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Film The Ugly Truth (2009)
A single TV producer is appalled when a chauvinistic presenter is hired for her morning news show. However, she is forced to seek his help when she meets the man of her dreams, and begins testing his theories on what men find attractive. Romantic comedy, starring Gerard Butler, Katherine Heigl, Bree Turner and Eric Winter

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Film Stuck on You (2003)
Conjoined twins head for the bright lights of Hollywood, where one of them lands a role on a TV show starring alongside Cher - but his dreams of acting success are hampered by his brother's determination to search for the woman he has been romancing online. Comedy from the Farrelly brothers, starring Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear, and featuring cameo appearances by Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson as themselves

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Film Shallow Hal (2001)
Superficial Hal is only interested in dating physically perfect women, but his outlook is changed when a self-help guru hypnotises him into seeing inner beauty - and he ends up falling for a spirited overweight woman. However, when the hypnosis wears off he struggles to remember that looks are not everything. Farrelly Brothers comedy, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Black, Jason Alexander and Joe Viterelli

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Film Miss Congeniality (2000)
A feminist FBI agent is sent undercover as a contestant in the Miss United States pageant when the event becomes the target of a terrorist bomb threat. As she is not exactly catwalk material, a veteran British coach is brought on board to oversee her transformation into a glamorous beauty queen. Comedy, starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen and William Shatner

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Film Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)
FBI agent Gracie Hart is taken off active duty and made the face of the bureau's publicity campaign, but would rather catch crooks than be the focus of media attention - so when her friends are kidnapped, she disobeys orders to run her own undercover investigation with the help of a short-tempered colleague. Comedy sequel, starring Sandra Bullock, Regina King, William Shatner and Heather Burns

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Film Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018)
A British boarding school becomes a blood-soaked battleground when a strange sinkhole appears at a nearby fracking site, unleashing all manner of horrors for a reluctant new pupil and his associates. Comedy horror co-written and directed by Crispian Mills, former frontman with Kula Shaker, starring Asa Butterfield, Simon Pegg and Margot Robbie

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Film Jerry Maguire (1996)
An idealistic sports agent produces a mission statement at work promising to treat clients fairly. Unfortunately, it costs him his job. Forced to set up an agency on his own, the only people prepared to stand by him are a lovelorn staff accountant and a footballer. Cameron Crowe's romantic comedy drama, with Tom Cruise, Renee Zellweger, Kelly Preston, Jonathan Lipnicki, and Cuba Gooding Jr, who won an Oscar for his performance

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Film Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Wisecracking Detroit detective Axel Foley returns to Los Angeles to investigate the shooting of an old friend, and uncovers a connection with a spate of violent robberies carried out by a criminal who leaves a mysterious calling card. Comedy thriller sequel, with Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Ronny Cox and Brigitte Nielsen

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Film Jackass 2.5 (2007)
Johnny Knoxville and his foolhardy crew return for another instalment of the anarchic comedy series. The outrageous stunts performed by the group of friends include lying on a bed of nails accompanied by two snakes and riding motor bikes through a shopping mall. With Bam Margera, Steve-O and Chris Pontius

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Film Spanglish (2004)
A Mexican woman is offered a well-paid job as housekeeper to a wealthy American celebrity chef, and relocates with her daughter to Los Angeles - but her employer's neurotic wife causes all sorts of problems. Comedy directed by James L Brooks, starring Paz Vega, Adam Sandler, Tea Leoni and Cloris Leachman

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Film Blue Iguana (2018)
Eddie and Paul, former prisoners working in a New York diner, are made an offer they cannot refuse by English lawyer Katherine Rookwood. Romantic comedy, starring Sam Rockwell, Phoebe Fox and Ben Schwartz

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Film Fletch (1985)
A wisecracking reporter and master of disguise is approached by a businessman who claims to be terminally ill and is looking to pay someone to kill him. The journalist discovers the supposedly dying man is in perfect health, and his strange request is part of a complex scam. Comedy mystery based on Gregory Mcdonald's novel, with Chevy Chase and Tim Matheson

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