1998 Comedy Movies

Crackers (1998)

Crackers

    • Unrated
    • 90 min
    • Comedy

    Larceny, adultery, sabotage and treachery - yes, just your typical Christmas with the Dredge family. Twelve-year-old Joey Dredge is in troubleagain. Expelled for jumping off the school roof, he's haunted by his fathers death and hates his mothers new boyfriend and his bullying son. Compounding his misery is the knowledge he has to spend Christmas with them at the family beach house. Things look grim until the unexpected arrival of great-grandfather Albert, fresh from a stint in prison. Forced...

    Curtain Call (1998)

    Curtain Call

      • PG-13
      • 94 min
      • Fantasy

      Stevenson Lowe has just moved into a fabulous brownstone with his girlfriend, Julia, who wants to get married. But all thoughts of proposing are quickly scared out of him by a couple of grouchy ghosts who have the marrige from hell. They are Max and Lily Gale, the original residents of his newly purchased brownstone who have no intention of leaving to make room for this new couple. When Julia decides she's waited long enough for a proposal, she leaves Stevenson and his crazy ghost stories...

      Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)

      Dancer, Texas Pop. 81

      • 80%
      • PG
      • 97 min
      • Comedy

      Four soon-to-be high-school graduates in the small Texas town of Dancer contemplate a long-planned move to L.A.

      The other 77 inhabitants of Dance feel threatened as they watch the four from the sidelines and offer advice, place bets and generally attempt to derail the exodus.

      Dead Letter Office (1998)

      Dead Letter Office

        • Unrated
        • 95 min
        • Comedy

        Alice's father left when she was a child. She continued to share her life with him in letters that she sent not realising that he never received them. Eventually, they all come back with "Dead Letter Office" stamped on the front. As an adult, she becomes consumed with a desire to find him and takes a job with the Dead Letter Office, convinced that she can use them to fulfill her romantic notions of a reunion with her father. What awaits her at the DLO is far more than that ... ...

        Deadly Game (1998)

        Deadly Game

          • Unrated
          • 120 min
          • Action

          When a 12 year old boy (Ryan de Boer) with an attitude witnesses a mob killing, the job of protecting him falls to a down-on-his luck cop (Tim Matheson).

          Denial (1998)

          Denial

            • Unrated
            • 93 min
            • Comedy

            Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.

            Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)

            Dennis the Menace Strikes Again!

              • G
              • 71 min
              • Family

              Hey, Mr. Wilson! It's another Dennis the Menace movie! The day starts out fine, it's Mr. Wilson's birthday and guess who shows up uninvited? Dennis and a few of his bug friends. After getting a cake in the face and falling down the stairs in a wagon, Mr. Wilson wishes Dennis had another old man to bother. His prayers are answered when Dennis' grandfather comes over announcing he's gonna move in! So one again all is fine until Mr. Wilson finds out he's getting old...

              Desperation Boulevard (1998)

              Desperation Boulevard

                • Unrated
                • 90 min
                • Comedy

                An ex-child star (Judy Tenuta) tries to reclaim her former fame.

                Die Hard Dracula (1998)

                Die Hard Dracula

                  • 88 min
                  • Comedy

                  We find Steven, a good-looking American hero devastated by the death of his girlfriend, wandering through Europe and looking for happiness. A car accident leads him to a small town sitting literally in the shadow of Dracula's castle. The frightened villagers have been preyed upon for generations. Steven is stunned to discover Carla, the innkeeper's daughter looks identical to his dead girlfriend. When she begs for his assistance against the vampire, he agrees to help them. Together with Dr. Van...

                  Dog Park (1998)

                  Dog Park

                  • 36%
                  • R
                  • 91 min
                  • Comedy

                  Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to another man. His attraction to a kid's TV show hostess goes nowhere because of her obsession with her dog, Peanut. He then gets hooked up with an overly exuberant blonde who overwhelms him. He even lost his collie, Mogley, when his girl friend moved out. In a funny sub-plot, the collie is going to a doggie...

                  Don Juan (1998)

                  Don Juan

                    • Unrated
                    • 104 min
                    • Comedy

                    Spain in the mid-seventeenth century. A series of bloody wars has ravaged the nation. Don Juan the nobleman and his valet, Sganarelle, roam the countryside on horseback, on the run and lost. Don Juan promised to marry Donna Elvira and then forsook her. He is such a womanizer - when being saved by a fisherman from ship wreck, he causes two beautiful girls from the fishing village, Mathurine and Charlotte, fighting with each other to win his heart (and yet he never takes them seriously). Alonso...

                    Don't Tell Anyone (1998)

                    Don't Tell Anyone

                      • PG
                      • 120 min
                      • Comedy

                      Based on the alleged autobiography of gay peruvian talk show host Jaime Bailey. Joaquin, a young man from the high class of Lima, deals with problems concerning his sexual identity as a child, then as a teenager pressured by his macho snobbish father, then as an independent lazy pot-smoking college student, and later as a cocaine addict in Lima and Miami. Written by Parca Mortem <[email protected]>

                      Dr. Akagi (1998)

                      Dr. Akagi

                      • 94%
                      • Unrated
                      • 128 min
                      • Comedy

                      Dr. Akagi, a rural physician in Japan during WWII, wages a one-man crusade against hepetitis, earning him a reputation as "Dr. Liver." But his fanatic campaign brings him into disfavor with the Japanese army, and as the war seems more and more hopeless for the Japanese, Dr. Akagi finds himself increasingly a scapegoat. Written by Mike Myers <[email protected]>

                      Edge of Seventeen (1998)

                      Edge of Seventeen

                        • R
                        • 99 min
                        • Comedy

                        The tale of a high school student in the small town of Sandusky, Ohio circa 1984 (a year when 80's pop-culture was in it's prime) who comes to terms with his homosexuality much to the astonishment of his long-time girlfriend.

                        El milagro de P. Tinto (1998)

                        El milagro de P. Tinto

                          • Unrated
                          • 124 min
                          • Comedy

                          Wafer factory-owner P. Tinto and his wife Olivia want a child of their own more than anything else in the world. Years of trying, however, have left them with nothing but a pair of extraterrestrial midgets living in the spare bedroom. When they decide to try adoption, a series of misroutings and chance encounters results in an escaped adult mental patient arriving at their door with adoption papers in hand. P. Tinto and Olivia accept this without question and welcome him in as their son. Can...

                          Election Night (1998)

                          Election Night

                            • PG
                            • 11 min
                            • Short

                            On election night we meet Peter, an idealistic young man, who suddenly discovers he has forgotten to vote. On his way to the polls he encounters a variety of taxi drivers, all racist in their way and Peter has to decide whether to stand up for his convictions or getting to the polls on time. Written by L.H. Wong <[email protected]>

                            Emma's Wish (1998)

                            Emma's Wish

                              • Unrated
                              • 106 min
                              • Comedy

                              A lonely retirement home resident obtains a magical ring on her 75th birthday which grants her wish to again be young. Awakening the next morning she finds herself to be 40 years old again. She leaves the home and takes a position as a housekeeper for her daughter, who does not recognize her. Written by John Sacksteder <[email protected]>

                              Enough Already

                                • Unrated
                                • 95 min
                                • Comedy

                                A graduating college student planning to drift through Central and South America has an uphill battle with his girlfriend who has other plans for his and their lives including him becoming a stock broker. Written by John Sacksteder <[email protected]>

                                Extraordinary Visitor (1998)

                                Extraordinary Visitor

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 87 min
                                  • Comedy

                                  As the new millennium approaches, God considers pulling the plug on the planet unless St. John the Baptist finds a reason to spare humanity. John travels to the Newfoundland city that bears his name where he becomes entangled in the lives of talk-show host Marietta, her husband Rick. Written by Toronto International Film Festival

                                  Fake (1998)

                                  Fake

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 60 min
                                    • Animation

                                    Meet Dee Laytner and his half-Japanese partner, Ryo McLane, a pair of detectives from New York. Not only are these two always chasing down criminals, but Dee can't stop himself from trying to chase down Ryo. While on a trip to England, the pair become involved in the local crime scene when Japanese Americans start turning up dead. Will Ryo be in danger?