This mammoth 50-film series showcases some of the greatest actor-director partnerships in American comedy. Styles run the gamut from the deliriously paced screwball of Howard Hawks and Cary Grant, physical comedy à la Frank Tashlin and Jerry Lewis, all the way to the 80s buffoonery of Harold Ramis and Bill Murray. Forty-nine out of the 50 films screen in 35mm!
A screwball mystery featuring the ne plus ultra of sophisticated screen couples.
The definitive screwball comedy, starring Carole Lombard as a scatterbrained socialite.
Sex-kittenish Miriam Hopkins meets two Americans in Europe in this Ernst Lubitsch classic.
The Lubitsch touch was never more resplendent than in this paean to sex, sin, and jewels.
The Marx Brothers star as stowaways on the high seas who get mixed up with gangsters.
A university president enlists two dimwits for a big game against the rival school.
Cary Grant and Irene Dunne star as a husband and wife whose marriage is on the rocks.
A pair of W.C. Fields classics that showcase his gift for curmudgeonly absurdism.
Two of the military comedies Abbott and Costello made before the US entered World War II.
A satire of Hollywood that remains steadfastly faithful to the romance of the movies.
A husband and wife face eviction, forcing the ever-pragmatic bride to nab a wealthier mate.
A paleontologist, a socialite, and a domesticated cheetah collide in this screwball classic.
Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell exchange brilliant one-liners in this screwball masterpiece.
Cary Grant upends Katharine Hepburn’s upper-crust family in this hilarious classic.
A trio of men jockey for the affections of an old-money socialite at a high-society wedding.
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy spar in this classic battle of the sexes.
A pair of married lawyers represent opposite sides in an attempted murder case.
Judy Holliday stars in one of the finest send-ups of the New York rat race.
A gangster’s moll gets a wake-up call from a journalist hired to make her more “couth.”
A bookie has until Christmas Eve to cough up the money he owes a gangster—or else.
Bob Hope stars as a cowardly frontier son in search of his father’s hidden gold.
Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis crossdress and cozy up to Marilyn Monroe in this classic.
In this classic corporate satire, Jack Lemmon stars as a lovesick clerk seeking a promotion.
This tale of love and comic books pairs Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis at their best.
The swan song for Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stars the two on a cross-country adventure.
A private’s chauvinism is put to the test when he falls for a beautiful army nurse.
Post-Vertigo, James Stewart and Kim Novak star in this tale of witchcraft and romance.
Peter Sellers returns as Inspector Clouseau for the second chapter of The Pink Panther.
Peter Sellers bumbles into a world of frame jobs in Blake Edwards' third Pink Panther film.
Mel Brooks takes Nazi lampoonery to unprecedented extremes in his directorial debut.
Peter Sellers stars in this "feature-length celebration of the sight gag" (Dave Kehr).
Mel Brooks’ western spoof revels in political incorrectness and wacky anachronisms.
Mel Brooks’ parody hilariously and uncannily recreates the look and feel of 30s horror.
In his first lead role, Steve Martin plays a white idiot adopted by black sharecroppers.
A millionaire spinster and her lawyer are forced to wrestle in the same body.
Wackiness, scatological humor, and slapstick abound in this Carl Reiner comedy.
Woody Allen and Diane Keaton traverse the peaks and valleys of a love affair.
Woody Allen stars as a wannabe jazz clarinetist who gets cryogenically frozen.
This rhapsodic love letter to New York is undoubtedly Woody Allen's most romantic film.
Woody Allen plays a sexually imbecilic pseudo-intellectual in this Russian-set spoof.
This anti-buddy road-trip comedy is the finest of the John Candy-John Hughes partnership.
Flight captains are stricken with food poisoning in this hilarious disaster movie spoof.
An incompetent cop must foil the murder of Queen Elizabeth II at an LA Dodgers Game.
An irreverent slacker comedy about two single, unemployed friends who join the US Army.
FX-laden, high-concept comedy has never been better than in Ivan Reitman's classic.
Bill Murray’s deranged groundskeeper mumbles and leers his way into our hearts.
Chevy Chase stars as a bumbling fool determined to get his family to Walley World.
Eddie Murphy plays a cop who uncovers a world of corruption at an amusement park.