get ready to have a great time and enjoy a laughter-filled movie marathon on Paramount+!
Paramount+ invites comedy enthusiasts on an uproarious streaming journey, offering a curated collection that guarantees laughter and amusement. This handpicked selection includes timeless classics like “Mean Girls” and “Anchorman,” alongside uproarious hits like “Hot Rod” and “School of Rock.” Viewers are promised rib-tickling adventures, heartwarming humor, and unforgettable moments that will leave them laughing uncontrollably.
Whether it’s tapping into nostalgic humor with “Clerks” and “Good Burger” or embracing lighthearted fun with “Zoolander” and “Sonic the Hedgehog,” this diverse compilation caters to everyone’s comedic tastes. Get ready to fall out of your seats from all the laughter!
Pain & Gain
Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, and Ed Harris
“Pain & Gain” takes place in 1990s Miami and follows the story of Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg), Paul Doyle (Dwayne Johnson), and Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie), who are determined to achieve the American dream. Believing they are entitled to a better life, they concoct a scheme to persuade wealthy businessman Victor Kershaw (Tony Shalhoub) to invest in their endeavors. The resulting events are both outrageous and allegedly based on true events, offering a dark but hilariously funny narrative at times.
The Lost City
Director(s): Aaron Nee, Adam Nee
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Oscar Nuñez, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Patti Harrison
“Lost City” follows the tale of Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock), a reclusive writer, and her stunningly distant cover model, Alan (Channing Tatum). Together, they set off on a book tour. However, their adventure takes an unexpected turn when an eccentric billionaire, portrayed by Daniel Radcliffe (known for his role as Harry Potter), kidnaps Loretta, hoping to find the lost treasure from her latest story. Fueled by the desire to prove himself as a true hero beyond the pages of fiction, Alan embarks on a daring mission to rescue her.
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, and David Koechner
“Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” takes place during the prime years of 1970s broadcast news. The film centers around the charismatic anchor, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), who is the undisputed leader of his news team. However, things take an interesting turn when Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), an ambitious reporter, joins the team. Ron and his colleagues form an egotistical boys club that constantly seems to undermine their own lives with various missteps and blunders.
Director: Kevin Smith
Cast: Brian O’Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer, and Jason Mewes
The first film in the View Askewniverse series, “Clerks,” revolves around Dante Hicks (Brian O’Halloran) and Randal Graves (Jeff Anderson), two store clerks working in neighboring shops. The movie, directed by Kevin Smith, captures the events of an unusual day in their lives. Due to budget constraints, Smith filmed the movie in black and white, but this decision led to the creation of a unique universe that spans at least nine other interconnected films, such as “Chasing Amy” and “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.” These movies intertwine in bizarrely funny ways, offering fans a humorous and entertaining cinematic experience.
Director: Brian Robbins
Cast: Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Sinbad, Abe Vigoda, and Shar Jackson
In the 90s kid comedy “Good Burger,” Dexter Reed (Kenan Thompson) gets into a car accident and urgently needs money to repair his car before his mom comes back. To earn the cash, he takes a job at Good Burger, a fast-food restaurant, where he meets the eccentric cashier, Ed (Kel Mitchell). However, their workplace faces a crisis when a ruthless competitor, Mondo Burger, plans to destroy Good Burger. In a bid to save their beloved eatery, Dexter and Ed join forces and come up with a secret sauce that leads them on a series of hilarious and heartwarming adventures.
Director: Akiva Schaffer
Cast: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Isla Fisher
In the action-comedy “Hot Rod,” the protagonist, Rod Kimble (Andy Samberg), aspires to follow in his late father’s footsteps and become a stuntman. Despite his enthusiasm, Rod’s stunts consistently result in comical mishaps. When his stepfather Frank (Ian McShane) becomes seriously ill, Rod is determined to raise money for a life-saving operation. To achieve this, he sets his sights on performing an ultimate stunt jump. With the help of his quirky crew, Rod sets off on a wild and adventurous journey filled with crazy stunts, deepening friendships, and personal growth.
Jackass: The Movie
Director: Jeff Tremaine
Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Ryan Dunn
In the uproarious comedy “Jackass: The Movie,” Johnny Knoxville (known for “Action Point”) and his fearless crew, which includes Bam Margera (from “Viva La Bam”), Steve-O (from “Game Over, Man!”), and Chris Pontius (from “Wildboyz”), transition their outrageous stunts and pranks from TV to the silver screen. Their blend of humor and audacity drives them to push the boundaries as they engage in jaw-dropping stunts and absurd public antics. The Jackass team fearlessly takes on daring challenges, leaving audiences simultaneously laughing and gasping in astonishment.
Director: Carl Reiner
Cast: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Richard Ward
In the classic comedy “The Jerk,” Navin R. Johnson (played by Steve Martin) is a lovable and innocent man who was raised in a poor African American family, completely unaware of his real background. When he learns that he is, in fact, white, Navin embarks on a hilarious journey to find his identity and purpose in life. Along the way, he experiences a series of uproarious misadventures and quirky encounters that lead him to discover love, fortune, and the true meaning of life.
Director: Bruce McCulloch
Cast: Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell, Elaine Hendrix, Harland Williams, Mark McKinney
In the wacky comedy “Superstar,” we follow Mary Katherine Gallagher (played by Molly Shannon), a quirky Catholic schoolgirl with an unwavering ambition to become a superstar. Despite her awkwardness, Mary is determined to prove herself and make her mark in the world. To achieve her dreams, she enters a talent show, but in doing so, she must navigate the complexities of high school politics and matters of the heart. Throughout her entertaining journey toward stardom, Mary’s strangely unique identity and comedic antics bring cringe-worthy laughter and endearing moments to the screen.
Director: Ben Stiller
Cast: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell, Milla Jovovich
In the comedy film “Zoolander,” Ben Stiller portrays the character of Derek Zoolander, a male model known for his hilariously clueless nature. Unknowingly, Derek becomes entangled in a ludicrous conspiracy orchestrated by the fashion mogul Mugatu, played by Will Ferrell. Mugatu manipulates Derek into plotting a bizarre assassination against the Prime Minister of Malaysia. With the help of his fellow model Hansel, portrayed by Owen Wilson, Derek embarks on a journey to uncover the truth behind the scheme and regain control of his own identity.
Director: Mark Waters
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey, Lacey Chabert, and Amanda Seyfried
Mean Girls, a beloved comedy by Tina Fey, follows the story of Cady Heron, a teenager who grew up in Africa under her scientist parents’ care. When her family moves to Illinois, Cady faces the typical but unfamiliar challenges of being a teenager in a new environment. Enrolling in a public school, she discovers the harsh realities of popularity, fleeting romances, and cliques. Drawn to the cool and exclusive group called the “Plastics,” Cady is torn between maintaining a facade to fit in and forming genuine connections with true friends. The movie offers a nostalgic and feel-good coming-of-age experience as Cady navigates the ups and downs of high school life.
Director: Amy Heckerling
Cast: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd, Donald Faison
“Clueless,” starring the iconic Alicia Silverstone, is a film that evokes fond memories and strikes an emotional chord. The story revolves around Cher, a seemingly superficial and wealthy student attending a high school in Beverly Hills. Cher fancies herself a real-life cupid and believes she knows everything about love and relationships. However, her attempts to befriend a new student backfire, leading her to experience the world of being unpopular and facing unexpected challenges. The movie takes the audience on a rollercoaster ride of teenage exploration, love, friendship, and valuable life lessons. Throughout the film, Cher undergoes twists and turns that ultimately help her grow and discover the true meaning of friendship and authenticity.
School of Rock
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White, Sarah Silverman, Miranda Cosgrove
In the movie “School of Rock,” directed by Richard Linklater, audiences of all ages are taken on a delightful and humorous musical adventure. The film centers around Dewey Finn (played by Jack Black), a determined and passionate guitarist who dreams of becoming a successful musician. However, he faces the harsh reality of failing to make a living from his music and is on the verge of eviction due to his inability to pay rent.
In a string of unfortunate events, Dewey is kicked out of his band, adding to his financial woes. To turn his life around, he seizes an unconventional opportunity and takes up substitute teaching. Dewey’s approach to teaching is far from traditional, as he brings his love for music into the classroom and transforms his students’ lives in unexpected ways. The story unfolds with humor and wit as Dewey navigates the challenges of teaching and discovers new purpose and fulfillment in his life.
Director: Jared Hess
Cast: Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Héctor Jiménez, Darius Rose, Moises Arias
“Nacho Libre,” a beloved comedy featuring Jack Black, is a must-watch classic. In this heartfelt film, Jack Black portrays Ignacio, a cook working at a Mexican monastery and orphanage. Despite his job, Ignacio’s true passion lies in wrestling, and he is deeply devoted to the orphans under the church’s care.
Driven by his desire to become a genuine Lucha Libre wrestler, Ignacio embarks on a secret journey, against the church’s rules, to pursue his dream. Along the way, he forms new friendships, experiences unexpected romances, and discovers a sense of purpose that goes beyond cooking and caring for the orphans. “Nacho Libre” is a heartwarming comedy that captures the spirit of following one’s passion and finding fulfillment in unexpected places.
A Night at the Roxbury
Director: John Fortenberry
Cast: Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan, Raquel Gardner, Viveca Paulin, Paulette Braxton
In the uproarious 1990s comedy “A Night at the Roxbury,” Doug (played by Chris Kattan) and Steve Butabi (portrayed by Will Ferrell) find themselves well into adulthood, still living at home and working at their father’s flower shop (played by Dan Hedaya). Their nights typically involve attempting to pick up women at clubs, but they have little to no success.
However, one fateful night, their luck seems to change when they gain entry to an extremely exclusive club. Little do they know that this entry is just the beginning of a wild and humorous adventure that unfolds throughout the film. “A Night at the Roxbury” takes the audience on a hilarious ride as Doug and Steve experience various escapades and misadventures in the pursuit of their dreams and romance.
The Heartbreak Kid
Director(s): Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Cast: Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Malin Akerman, Jerry Stiller, and Rob Corddry
“The Heartbreak Kid” is a remake of the 1972 film. Eddie (Ben Stiller) faces a tricky situation after a brief romance with Lila (Malin Akerman). Easily influenced, he hastily proposes before realizing her true nature. On their honeymoon, he meets Miranda (Michelle Monaghan), convinced she’s his real soulmate. This rollercoaster of love and madness imparts valuable life lessons.