Comedy-horrors: a list of the best. Funny horrors. Black humor
Fear and laughter are one of the most powerful emotions and reactions of a person to the surrounding reality. The audience loves horror films no less than comedy tapes. If you combine these categories of paintings, you get a new genre - “comedy horror”, the most prominent representatives of which we will talk about today.
Welcome to Zombieland (2009)
An excellent team of first-class actors, a fascinating storyline and good humor - the best horror comedies definitely cannot do without this film. The classic plot: the familiar world fell after an epidemic that turned 99% of the population into monsters greedy for human flesh. The main character, who in ordinary life was afraid of everything in the world, survived only thanks to his foresight and caution. He has developed rules that strictly follows. Deciding to return to his hometown, he meets on the road completely reckless zombie fighter.Temporarily they decide to unite until they reach the goal of their journey. Violating their own rules and trusting two sisters, the heroes are left without weapons and machines.
“Scary Movie” (2000)
Comedy-horror, a list of which is presented in the article, continues the film-parody of several famous films. It turned out so successful that later several more sequels were issued. It makes no sense to describe the plot, since the filmmakers used about 14 pictures for their parody, starting with “Scream” and ending with “The Matrix”. We must pay tribute to them - it turned out really funny horrors.
"Zombie named Sean" (2004)
English comedy, the plot of which is closely intertwined with the famous horror film "Dawn of the Dead." She enters the trilogy "Blood and Ice Cream", also created in the genre of comedy horror. Quentin Tarantino himself included this picture in the list of the best films in the world according to his version.
Sean's sales consultant leaves a girlfriend because he pays more time and attention to his only friend Ed than he does to his girlfriend. At this time, the first news about the outbreak of an unknown disease, but friends do not pay attention to it, while in their own garden do not face the zombies.
“Deadly holidays” (2010)
Comedy-horror, a list of which is presented to the attention of the reader, continues one of the best parodies of the horror - "Deadly Holidays." The name of the picture has a double meaning. Holidays, which a group of students decided to spend in the backwoods, for them were slaughter in the truest sense. Having decided that their two neighbors are maniacs who have kidnapped one of the girls, they begin to hunt for the unsuspecting Dale and Tucker and foolishly die each other.
These are truly ridiculous horrors, highly praised by critics and loved by the viewer.
The Scarecrow (1996)
Comedy horror film, shot by Peter Jackson, director of the cult film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.
Frank Bannister after the death of his wife as a result of the experienced shock gets the ability to see the dead. Because of the experience he can no longer be engaged in construction. In order to somehow exist, Frank concludes an agreement with three ghosts: they arrange a pogrom in the house of the chosen victim, imitating a poltergeist, and Bannister acts as a psychic and expels them. But the long-awaited success and financial well-being do not come - Frank is mistaken for an unprincipled swindler.But one day he faces a real threat from a maniac ghost that kills people.
The Witches of Sugarramurdi (2013)
Good comedy-horrors (the list of the best of them is presented in the article) does not depend on the country of production. This tape - from the Spanish director Alex de la Iglesia. Critics rated his work positively, and the film received eight Goya Awards.
According to the plot, the main characters, José and Antonio, rob a pawnshop and try to escape in France. Once in the small town of Sugarramurdi, they meet the witches living here who are preparing for a grandiose sabbath.
The Addams Family (1991)
Feature film based on the eponymous series. This black comedy-horror applies simultaneously to family tapes. The horror genre is very versatile.
This is the story of the rich Addams family living in a gloomy Gothic mansion. All members of this family have strange and shocking surrounding hobbies.
One of the best comedy films of those years, telling about four friends who decided to create a team of hunters for manifestations of paranormal activity.
In fact, this is a fantastic comedy, but because of the abundance of ghosts and other supernatural beings in it, the picture can also be attributed to horrors. Young Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver is another reason to watch this film, which became the leader of the 1984 hire and was included in the list of the best pictures of world cinema.
"Tales from the Crypt" (1989-1996)
Comedy-horror, a list of which can be seen in the article, can not do without this cult series. It belongs to a rare variety of anthology-based television series, where each part is a separate work not connected by the plot with the rest of the series. Interesting "Tales from the Crypt" and the fact that for all the time of their release on the screen in the shooting involved a huge number of well-known media people - actors and musicians.
The most unusual comedies: action films, horrors and fantasy in one picture
There are films in which so many genres are mixed that it is extremely difficult to attribute them to a particular category. But thanks to this watch them very interesting.
"Ghost Patrol" (2013)
A good cop even after death remains in the ranks. Let him now catch dead criminals, but no less dangerous from it.Colorful scenes of fights, absurdity, comic situations and great actors Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds will love the viewer.
The protagonist of the picture was killed by his partner because he wanted to confess to the offense. In the afterlife, he was offered to join the "Ghost Patrol", dealing with the crimes of the dead. And as a mentor, he is given a sheriff who died in the 19th century and used harsh methods of dealing with criminals.
The best horror comedies that combine two most interesting cinema genres are a good choice to spend time exciting and to cheer yourself up with a great movie.