1998 Comedy Movies

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...

    Wrongfully Accused (1998)

    Wrongfully Accused

    • 22%
    • PG-13
    • 87 min
    • Action

    "Wrongfully Accused" is the movie that finally answers the age-old question, "How would a world-renowned violinist prove his innocence after being vamped by a gorgeous woman who, along with a one-armed, one-legged, one-eyed terrorist, frames the violinist for the murder of her husband, and is also involved in a plot to assassinate the UN Secretary General?"

    Dr. Dolittle (1998)

    Dr. Dolittle

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

    Dr. John Dolittle has everything a man could want: a thriving career, a beautiful wife and two unique yet adorable daughters. He also is about to sign the biggest financial deal of his life. In short, Dr. Dolittle has the world by the tail.

    But then something very strange begins to happen: much to his shock and dismay, the good Dr.'s long-dormant ability to talk to the animals is ... unleashed. Now, when Dolittle hears the call of the wild, he can answer. And in no time at all, he finds his...

    Quest for Camelot (1998)

    Quest for Camelot

    • 36%
    • G
    • 86 min
    • Animation

    Join the adventures of Kayley (Jessalyn Gilsig, with singing by Andrea Corr), a lively and strong-willed girl, and Garrett (Cary Elwes, sung by Bryan White), a young blind man. Together they begin a quest to stop the evil Ruber (Gary Oldman) from capturing King Arthur's (Pierce Brosnan) magical sword Excalibur and, with it, the kingdom of Camelot. Kayley and Garrett must also rescue the kidnapped Lady Juliana (Jane Seymour), Kayley's beautiful widowed mother.

    With the blessing of Merlin the...

    The Object of my Affection (1998)

    The Object of my Affection

    • 49%
    • R
    • 111 min
    • Comedy

    George Hanson (Paul Rudd) is at a dinner party when he learns from a total stranger (Jennifer Aniston) that he's about to be dumped. Fortunately, Nina Borowski is sympathetic, even offering him the spare room in her Brooklyn apartment. So when his handsome boyfriend, a college professor named Dr. Joley (Tim Daly) hesitantly admits that their relationship is over, George accepts Nina's generous invitation -- and the most important relationship of their lives begins.

    In the months that follow,...

    Jack Frost (1998)

    Jack Frost

    • 20%
    • PG
    • 101 min
    • Comedy

    Jack Frost (Michael Keaton), a father working hard to achieve a lifelong dream of making it big as a musician, has never been a great father or husband. A long history of broken promises and trips away from home have left his family longing for more. After years of sacrificing time with his wife (Kelly Preston) and son (Joseph Cross), he is prepared for the most important audition of his life. But, at the last minute, he decides to skip the audition and rush home to spend Christmas with his...

    Idioterne (1998)

    Idioterne

      • R
      • 117 min
      • Comedy

      With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their “inner-idiots” and thus not only facing and breaking their outer appearance but also their inner.

      Suicide Kings (1998)

      Suicide Kings

        • R
        • 106 min
        • Comedy

        When his sister is kidnapped and held hostage for $2,000,000 that his father doesn't have, Avery (Henry Thomas) turns desperate. So he and his buddies concoct a bold and suicidal scheme -- abduct retired mob boss Charlie Bartolucci (Christopher Walken), hide out in their uptight friend Ira's (Johnny Galecki) house while his folks are out of town, and force Bartolucci to use his contacts to find and save the Avery's sister. Amused by his fledgling captors, the seasoned mobster agrees to help...

        The Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

        The Slums of Beverly Hills

          • R
          • 91 min
          • Comedy

          Vivian's family are penniless nomads, moving from one cheap flat to another in Beverly Hills so she and her brothers can attend the city's schools. Uncle Mickey sends them money to survive. When Mickey's daughter Rita runs away from an asylum, Vivian's dad offers shelter to her if Mickey will pay for a plush flat. Vivian must babysit her adult cousin, making sure she gets to nursing school and avoids pills and booze. But Vivian has her own problems: she's curious about sex, likes an older...

          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.

          SLC Punk! (1998)

          SLC Punk!

            • R
            • 97 min
            • Comedy

            Anarchy in the land of Zion! SLC Punk! is a subversive comedy which tells the story of Stevo (Matthew Lillard) and his best friend, Heroin Bob (Michael Goorjian), who are the only two dedicated punk rockers in God-fearing Salt Lake City, Utah, in the thoroughly Reagan-ized early 1980s. Stevo and Bob have unwittingly graduated from college and are embarking upon a career of beer parties, street fights, and wanton sex in strict accordance with their anarchist credo. This agenda conflicts with the...

            The Big Hit (1998)

            The Big Hit

            • 41%
            • R
            • 93 min
            • Action

            What seemed like a quick and easy weekend kidnap job -- for Mel (Mark Wahlberg), a beleaguered hitman, and his professional associates, Cisco (Lou Diamond Phillips), Crunch (Bokeem Woodbine), Vince (Antonio Sabato, Jr.) and Gurnp (Robin Dunne) -- backfires when their victim, a rich industrialist's daughter named Keiko (China Chow), turns out to be the godchild of their boss, Paris (Avery Brooks). When Cisco, the mastermind of the plan, betrays Paris, Mel becomes a wanted man.

            Meanwhile, as if...

            Primary Colors (1998)

            Primary Colors

            • 80%
            • R
            • 143 min
            • Comedy

            After three years as a congressional aide on Capitol Hill, Henry Burton (Adrian Lester) is renowned as a brilliant political strategist, but he has grown increasingly disenchanted with politics. Though cynical, he is still looking for someone doing something he can believe in. But Henry is positive that someone is not Governor Jack Stanton (John Travolta), a virtually unknown southern governor who is running for President of the United States. Stanton is crisscrossing primary states but not yet...

            Simon Birch (1998)

            Simon Birch

            • 44%
            • PG
            • 114 min
            • Comedy

            Simon Birch (Ian Michael Smith) was the smallest delivery ever recorded in the history of Gravestown Memorial Hospital. The doctors proclaimed Simon a miracle, and ever since, he's been quick to remind anyone who forgets. Simon's certain he's going to be a hero ... he's just not sure how. In the meantime, he argues about faith with his tyrannical Sunday school teacher (Jan Hooks) and by-the-Book priest (David Strathairn), rides sidecar on the bike of his best friend Joe (Joseph Mazzello), and...

            Playing By Heart (1998)

            Playing By Heart

            • 62%
            • R
            • 121 min
            • Comedy

            Gena Rowlands and Sean Connery are Hannah and Paul, a couple whose long and seemingly comfortable marriage is threatened by surprises from within and without. Gillian Anderson is Meredith, a staunchly single, passionately serious theatre director whose determination to avoid romantic complications is challenged by the funny and tenacious Trent, played by Jon Stewart. It takes a persistent suitor not to be discouraged by Meredith's relentless expectations of doom - not to mention her 175 lb. pet...

            Crna macka, beli macor (1998)

            Crna macka, beli macor

              • R
              • 127 min
              • Comedy

              Matko is a small time hustler, living by the Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful gangster Dadan. Dadan has a sister, Afrodita, that he desperately wants to see get married so they strike a deal: Zare is to marry her.

              Wo shi shei (1998)

              Wo shi shei

                • PG-13
                • 120 min
                • Action

                Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie develops amnesia after a plane crash, he fights to regain his memory and continue his assignment. Who Am I is packed with excitement and, of course, Jackie's unique brand of gymnastic martial arts.

                Senseless (1998)

                Senseless

                • 6%
                • R
                • 93 min
                • Comedy

                Darryl Witherspoon (Marion Wayans) is an impoverished but brilliant economics student on a personal mission to pay his college tuition and earn enough money to keep his single mom and younger brothers and sisters afloat.

                He enters an employment competition, where he stands to gain an ample salary and a world of opportunity. The odds are against Darryl, but he has drive and heart. While engaged in the competition, he also participates in a well-paying medical experiment for a little extra...

                The Opposite of Sex (1998)

                The Opposite of Sex

                • 80%
                • R
                • 105 min
                • Comedy

                The story of Dedee Truitt (Christina Ricci), a sixteen-year-old girl who runs away from her troubled Louisiana home one summer to live with her rich half brother Bill (Martin Donovan). She soon wreaks havoc in the lives of everyone she encounters, from Bill's new boyfriend Matt (Ivan Sergei) to his sexually repressed best friend Lucia (Lisa Kudrow).

                Celebrity (1998)

                Celebrity

                • 41%
                • R
                • 113 min
                • Comedy

                When a reporter (Kenneth Branagh) is assigned to the celebrity beat, he anticipates a little excitement. But he never expected this. Quickly, he finds himself on a collision course with four of the most outrageous people he's ever met: a sensuous starlet (Melanie Griffith), an out-of-control movie star (Leonardo DiCaprio), an aspiring actress (Winona Ryder) and a sexy supermodel (Charlize Theron). Together they're going to take him for an unforgettable walk on the wild side of fame and fortune.