Laughing is a good medicine and also an exercise. People like to laugh and comedy movies make people laugh harder. Whether it is a silly romantic affair or a bunch of nutty and nerdy friends, comedy movies depict characters that make people laugh through the story. Comedy movies are a good entertainers and are liked by people of all ages. Comedy movies 2010 were exceptionally good and full on laughter.
The year 2010 came with some of the best comedy movies like Due Date which was a hit. Here is the list of a few other great comedy movies from 2010 which were enjoyed by people all across the world.
Toy Story 3
Andy donates his toys to a daycare before leaving for his college. Woody Allan finds that the daycare in which they are living is ruled by a teddy bear and his baby toy who hate little children because they were left alone by the girl who owned them. So, Woody warns his friends and they make plan to escape the daycare in order to get rid of the bear. In the end they are successful to escape and return back to Allan who then gives them to his aunt’s little girl.
Director: Lee Unkrich
Written By: John Lasseter (story), Andrew Stanton (story)
Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack
The Kids are Alright
Lesbian couple, Nic and Jules is married and each of them has given birth to a child with the help of same sperm donor. When the children grow up the younger boy child Laser wants to know the name of sperm donor but cannot do so until he is 18. So, he takes his sister’s help because she was 18 and also swears her not to tell their parents. Through the sperm bank they come to know that Paul is their father and the chaos starts with a new branch of family.
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
Written By: Lisa Cholodenko, Stuart Blumberg
Starring: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo
It’s Kind of a Funny Story
A 16 years old teenager Craig gets admission into a mental health clinic. However he winds up in the adult ward as the youth ward was recently closed. He has to complete the five days stay in the clinic without falling mentally ill but his difficulties are increased by fellow patients. However he finds another teenage female patient Noelle who helps him out of the trouble.
Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Written By: Anna Boden (screenplay), Ryan Fleck (screenplay)
Starring: Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts
Premièred at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Four Lions is a black comedy about four young men. These four men have formed a terrorist group while living in Great Britain and are finding ways to terrorize people. The four Muslim terrorists Omar, Waj, Faisal and Barry are barely harmful to anyone but are thinking of ideas to terrorize people life using birds as explosives and broadcasting a hip-hop based terror message.
Director: Christopher Morris
Written By: Christopher Morris, Sam Bain
Starring: Will Adamsdale, Riz Ahmed, Adeel Akhtar
Based on Frank Turner Hollon’s
book, Barry Munday is a light hearted comedy of a man named Barry Munday. Barry, who has been a ladies’ man, lost his testicle when attacked in a movie theatre. He is hospitalized and thinks that he is losing his manhood. To make things worse for him, a woman has filed a complaint against him but Barry does not remember sleeping with that women. The fun starts when Barry reaches out to this woman in order to start his journey of parenthood.
Director: Chris D’Arienzo
Written By: Chris D’Arienzo (screenplay), Frank Turner Hollon (book)
Starring: Patrick Wilson, Judy Greer, Chloë Sevigny
Going the Distance
Warner Bros. movie is another light hearted comedy and love story of a couple. The newly single Garrett comes in contact with this beautiful girl Erin and after spending a lovely summer together they are not sure whether they want to continue or not. Both Garrett’s and Erin’s friends and relatives advise them not to continue the relation but both Garrett and Erin end up falling in love with each other.
Director: Nanette Burstein
Written By: Geoff LaTulippe
Starring: Drew Barrymore, Justin Long, Ron Livingston
The high school girl Olive who wants to be famous like any other teen in the school lies about her weekend to her best friend. The lie spreads so fast in the school and suddenly a girl who was not known to any one becomes famous. Olive also goes with the flow and changes her personality to stay in the eyes of her school mates. However, the things turn around on to her badly which she never expected and realize that it was the time that she must tell the truth.
Director: Will Gluck
Written By: Bert V. Royal
Starring: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley
Phil and Claire are married to each other and think that after a successful time together their relation is going towards an end. So, during one of their date nights they hastily steal a dinner reservation which was actually meant for two thieves. There are some people who want these thieves dead and are now accidently following the couple in order to kill them. While hiding from this life threat Phil and Claire re-discover the passion missing from their relationship.
Director: Shawn Levy
Written By: Josh Klausner
Starring: Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg
Megamind, who is a notorious villain of the Metro City kills Metroman, the hero of the city. After Metroman’s death Megamind takes control of the city an soon realizes that his life is boring unless he does not has someone to fight with. Megamind, the evil genius makes a capsule that would turn a normal human being into a hero. However, accidently the capsule gets eaten by a cameraman who on getting such powers also turns evil. Now, Megamind who was once a villain turns hero and saves the city from this new villain.
Director: Tom McGrath
Written By: Alan J. Schoolcraft, Brent Simons
Starring: Will Ferrell, Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt
The Other Guys
Allen Gamble and Terry Hoitz are two detectives of the local police. These two officers never catch the right criminal and thus are a laughing-stock amongst fellow policemen. On the other hand Chris Danson and P.K. Highsmith are two most reputed police officers who are well known for their courage. Gamble and Hoitz are investigating a multi-million fraud case and find some shocking facts and by the end of the day become heroes by solving the case.
Director: Adam McKay
Written By: Adam McKay, Chris Henchy
Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter