10 Funny Movies That Aren’t Technically Comedies

Recently a Redditor posted, “I'm looking for a funny movie which isn't a comedy. I'm not the biggest fan of films made to make you laugh. However, I enjoy movies like those of Quentin Tarantino, which are amusing sometimes.

Other titles like that I've seen are Knives OutThe Truman Show, or Donnie Darko.” The internet responded with these chucklesome motion pictures that aren't technically comedic. 

Eraser is an action film following U.S. Marshall John Kruger (Arnold Schwarzenegger), who erases people's identities in the Witness Protection Program. He's currently assigned to protect Lee Cullen (Vanessa Williams).

Eraser (1996)

Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas is a biographical crime film narrating the rise and fall of mob associate Henry Hill played by Ray Liotta. It features an all-star cast, including Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, and Paul Sorvino.

Goodfellas (1990)

Joker is a psychological thriller and possible origin story for Batman's most notorious villain, the Joker. Set in 1981, Joker follows Arthur Fleck's descent into madness.

Joker (2019)

I Love You Phillip Morris is a biographical black comedy-drama based on the 1980s-1990s real-life story of con artist, impostor, and multiple prison escapees Steven Jay Russell (Jim Carrey). While behind bars, Russell falls in love with his fellow inmate, Phillip Morris (Ewan McGregor).

I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

Based on Bret Easton Ellis's 1991 novel of the same name, American Psycho is a horror story following a New York City investment banker, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale). Bateman leads a double life as s psychotic serial killer.

American Psycho (2000)

Based on Mark Greaney's 2009 novel of the same name, The Gray Man is an action thriller casting Captain America in a new light. Chris Evans plays Lloyd Hansen, a sociopathic ex-CIA agent and mercenary hunting CIA agent “Sierra Six,” whose identity is unknown.

The Gray Man (2022)

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