1998 Comedy Movies

Patch Adams (1998)

Patch Adams

  • 23%
  • PG-13
  • 115 min
  • Biography

Patch Adams is a comedy based on the true story of a compassionate but outrageous medical student who risks his career by defying the medical profession with his unwavering belief that laughter is contagious.

Inspired to become a doctor while institutionalized for depression as a teenager, Patch Adams attended the Medical College of Virginia in the late '60s and early '70s. After graduation, he formed the Gesundheit Institute, dedicated to a more connected, personalized approach to medicine....

Great Expectations (1998)

Great Expectations

  • 38%
  • R
  • 111 min
  • Drama

Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, Great Expectations is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the surprising interactions of these vivid characters,Great Expectations takes a unique and contemporary look at life's great coincidences.

You've Got Mail (1998)

You've Got Mail

  • 69%
  • PG
  • 119 min
  • Comedy

Once upon a time there were two book store owners. One was a passionate young woman who ran a small children's book store. The other was the owner of Manhattan's largest book superchain, a man whose enterprise could put every independent book store out of business. The man and the woman were natural enemies. But when they coincidentally - and anonymously - met in cyberspace, they accidentally fell in love.

Happiness (1998)

Happiness

  • 85%
  • NONE
  • 134 min
  • Comedy

When a woman breaks up with her current overweight boyfriend, he places a curse on her and her extended family. The sister's husband falls for his 11 year old son's male classmates, and her parents 40 years marriage falls apart when dad moves to Florida.

Pleasantville (1998)

Pleasantville

  • 86%
  • PG-13
  • 124 min
  • Comedy

David Wagner (Tobey Maguire) is a Nineties kid with a Fifties addiction. He's hooked on reruns of a classic television show called "Pleasantville," set in a simple place where everyone is swell and perky. David immerses himself in "Pleasantville" as an innocent escape from the trouble-plagued real world that he must share with his ultra-hip, totally popular twin sister, Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon). But one evening, life takes a bizarre twist when a peculiar repairman (Don Knotts) gives him a...

Rushmore (1998)

Rushmore

  • 87%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Comedy

Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is a 10th grader at Rushmore Academy who is currently: editor of the school newspaper and yearbook; president of the French Club, German Club, Chess Club, Astronomy Club; captain of the fencing and debate teams; founder of the Double-team Dodgeball Society; and director of the Max Fischer Players, for whom he writes and produces plays about police corruption, inner-city violence, war, etc. He is applying for early admission to Oxford. (Harvard is his safety.) He...

Out of Sight (1998)

Out of Sight

  • 93%
  • R
  • 123 min
  • Comedy

Jack Foley is the most successful bank robber in the history of the country. In two decades, he has robbed more banks than anyone in the FBI's computer. The only problem is that he keeps getting caught. A 3-time loser, looking at over 30 years of jail time, he is determined to get out and stay out.

But on the day he busts out of jail, he finds himsel stealing something far more precious than money or diamonds -- the heart of Karen Sisco, a Federal Marshal.

Now, with Jack attempting the...

BASEketball (1998)

BASEketball

  • 42%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

Two losers from Milwaukee, Coop & Remer (Parker & Stone), invent a new game playing basketball, using baseball rules. When the game becomes a huge success, they, along with a billionaire's help, form the Professional Baseketball League where everyone gets the same pay and no team can change cities. Coop & Remer's team, the Milwaukee Beers is the only team standing in the way of major rule changes that the owner of the Dallas Felons (Vaughn) wants to institute.

Antz (1998)

Antz

  • 96%
  • PG
  • 83 min
  • Animation

Central Park ant drone Z longs to be an individual of accomplishment, but Z's colony is a society that puts the value of the colony over personal achievement. Young Z sets his sites on the colony's Queen daughter Bala- who is uninterested until Z successfully mounts a revolution within the colony for the advancement of individuality.

Sliding Doors (1998)

Sliding Doors

  • 63%
  • R
  • 99 min
  • Comedy

Gwyneth Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. All come into focus as the two stories shift back and forth, overlap and surprisingly converge.

Six Days, Seven Nights (1998)

Six Days, Seven Nights

  • 36%
  • PG-13
  • 98 min
  • Action

He's a cargo pilot who is heading up another carefree, easy-money plane trip from one island to the next. She's a New York magazine editor who has planned a relaxing holiday in a tropical wonderland. However, nature plots a decidedly different course for these two when an unexpected storm squall forces them to crash land on an uncharted island. With no plane, no communication and no patience for each other, neither is prepared for the exhausting, exhilarating adventure that awaits them in...

Stepmom (1998)

Stepmom

  • 44%
  • PG-13
  • 124 min
  • Comedy

Isabel (Julia Roberts) is a career-minded fashion photographer forced into a role as unwelcome stepmother to her boyfriend Luke's (Ed Harris) two children-12-year-old Anna (Jena Malone) and seven-year-old Ben (Liam Aiken). When Jackie (Susan Sarandon)-the 'natural' mother and peerless supermom who not only resents Isabel's intrusion on a number of levels but is fiercely devoted to her kids-enters the mix, the often comical, always complex interplay between parents, stepparents, stepchildren,...

A Night At The Roxbury (1998)

A Night At The Roxbury

  • 11%
  • PG-13
  • 81 min
  • Comedy

Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan co-star as Steve and Doug Butabi. They are club hopping brothers whose father only wants them to work in his fake plant store. Steve and Doug share one dream - to open their own nightclub. This is complicated however by the fact that they can't even get into the one club that they'd give anything to be in. Things start to look up for them when one night they get into a car accident with Richard Grieco (played by himself) who gets them into the club where they meet...

Babe: Pig In The City (1998)

Babe: Pig In The City

  • 61%
  • G
  • 92 min
  • Adventure

After Babe's great victory in the shepherding contest, Farmer Arthur Hoggett turns down all offers to make money with his pig's talents. But when he gets hurt severely in the well, his wife has to take up farming. She does her best but cannot meet the bank's requirements, which results in the necessity of getting back to Babe. Soon, Esme Hoggett is sitting in a plane headed for "the" city. There, Babe unwillingly causes deep trouble. He has to stay with Mrs. Hoggett in the only hotel in town...

Naughty Girl (1998)

Naughty Girl

    • Unrated
    • 105 min
    • Comedy

    The story takes place in northern Italy in the 1950's. Lola and Masetto is about to get married. Masetto wants to keep Lola as a virgin until they are married. But Lola is impatient to remain in chastity until the wedding night. She wants to be sure that Masetto is a good lover, before she commits herself into marriage. She does everything to trick Masetto into breaking the moral tradition. Written by Sandis-2

    Almost Heroes (1998)

    Almost Heroes

    • 8%
    • PG-13
    • 90 min
    • Adventure

    n the annals of American history, two names are known for laying claim to the uncharted American West. Two names stand above all others as the intrepid explorers who forged across the unknown wilds of the Louisiana Purchase, blazing a course through the untamed country to the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Two names and two names alone: Lewis and Clark. Wrong. Now the true history of the race to express our country's Manifest Destiny from sea to shining sea can finally be told. To the pantheon of...

    The Player's Club (1998)

    The Player's Club

      • R
      • 104 min
      • Comedy

      When she's not raising her young son and trying to make ends meet, Diana Armstrong (Lisa Raye) dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist. Determined to survive and get a college degree, Diana takes a job as a stripper at The Players Club, a notorious strip joint run by a two-bit hustler named Dollar Bill (Bernie Mac). Under the stage name Diamond, Diana becomes a playful seductress, teasing and tempting the denizens of the dark for the crumpled dollar bills they toss on-stage. Unlike the other...

      Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

      Lethal Weapon 4

      • 52%
      • R
      • 127 min
      • Action

      In Lethal Weapon 4, the quartet is joined by junior detective Lee Butters (actor, comedian Chris Rock), as the team struggles to unravel a series of crimes involving immigrant smuggling and counterfeiting. Their leads converge on a man named Wah Sing Ku (Chinese action star Jet Li), a fiercely disciplined Asian Triad princeling bent on a complex and deadly mission.

      Dirty Work (1998)

      Dirty Work

      • 17%
      • PG-13
      • 82 min
      • Comedy

      Mitch Weaver (Norm Macdonald), a one-time human punching bag is about to turn his youthful trauma into a thriving business. Picked on, laughed at and beaten up, Mitch and fellow misfit Sam McKenna (Artie Lange) survive their childhood years not by keeping a low profile but by plotting and carrying out revenge on every small-time despot that crosses their path. From school bullies to meter maids to felonious crossing guards, nobody is safe from their wrath.

      But with childhood's idyll far...

      Waking Ned Devine (1998)

      Waking Ned Devine

      • 83%
      • PG
      • 87 min
      • Comedy

      Jackie and Michael find out someone in their tiny Irish village won the lottery. They find Ned, the winner of the ticket, had died of shock from winning. Since Ned has no next of kin, Jackie and Michael come up with a plan to claim the ticket. Things get complicated when the claim inspector shows up in person.