This Summer, the big blockbuster movie fans will have plenty to choose from. There’s more Spider-Man, Transformers and Apes ruling the planet. There’s even a new Godzilla. But what’s out there for the comedy fans!? Each Summer has a defining comedy. Which film are you looking most forward to for laughs this year? Rogen, Sandler, McCarthy, Hart and Hill & Tatum are competing for your comedy movie dollars. Here’s what to choose from for Summer Comedies 2014.
Starring Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden, Gillian Jacobs, Sarah Wright.
Reporter Meghan Miles wants to be a news anchor. She only has 8 hours to get to the most important interview of her life, but a one night stand has left her stranded without a phone, car, ID or money. Watch the trailer.
Directed, produced and written by Jon Favreau. Starring Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, Dustin Hoffman, and John Leguizamo.
Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) returns to Miami after his L.A. restaurant fails and opens a food truck. Watch a scene from Chef.
Starring Sarah Drew, Trace Adkins, Sean Astin and Patricia Heaton.
In this Christian comedy, Allyson (Sarah Drew) and her friends want a night out away from being moms. When the dads are left in charge, bad things happen. Watch the trailer.
Directed by Nick Stoller and starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.
A couple with a new baby move into a neighborhood and go to war with the fraternity that movies in next door. Watch the trailer.
Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska.
Lonely and shy Simon James is shocked to discover he has an exact double, James Simon. The double tries to help Simon get the girl of his dreams, but is double-crossed which leads to a violent confrontation. Watch the trailer.
Starring Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Terry Crews, Joel McHale and Wendi McLendon-Covey.
This is the third Rom-Com for the team of Sandler and Barrymore. This time their characters find themselves stuck with each other at a family resort. Their relationship grows with the help of their kids. Watch the trailer.
Starring Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Melissa Leo, Peter Dinklage and James Earl Jones.
Always angry Henry (Robin Williams) is told by his doctor (Mila Kunis) that has a brain aneurysm. This makes Henry even angrier and he demands to know how much time he has left. Tired of his insults, the fed up doctor lies and tells him that he has only 90 minutes. Shocked by the news, Henry storms out of the office, determined to make amends with everyone he has hurt in his life. The doctor goes on a city wide search for him. Watch the trailer.
Directed and co-written by and starring Seth MacFarlane. Also starring Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman and Neil Patrick Harris.
Set in 1882 Arizona, a cowardly sheepherder backs out of a duel and lose his wife. He’s helped by another woman who teaches him about bravery and confidence. Watch the trailer.
Starring James McAvoy, Imogen Poots, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan and Jim Broadbent.
Based on Irvine Welsh’s novel Filth, the film follows a junkie British cop hallucinates his way through a case hoping to get a promotion and win his family back. Watch the trailer.
Starring Toni Collette, Thomas Hayden Church, Ryan Eggold and Joanne Woodward.
A rock critic (Toni Collette) is sent searching for a musician (Ryan Eggold) who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend, who disappeared 10 years ago. She’s joined on her assignment by a wanna-be documentary film director (Thomas Hayden Church).
May 2014 Recap
May 2: Walk of Shame
May 9: Chef, Mom’s Night Out, Neighbors, The Double
May 23: Blended, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
May 30: A Million Ways to Die in the West, Filth, Lucky Them
Starring Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann and David Cross.
Comedian Donna Stern (Jenny Slate) gets dumped, fired and pregnant just in time for Valentine’s Day. Watch a scene from the movie.
Starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.
In the sequel to “21 Jump Street”, Officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) go deep undercover at a local college to crack a crime ring within a fraternity. Watch the trailer.
Starring Kevin Hart, Terrence J, Regina Hall, Jerry Ferrara, Gabrielle Union and Taraji P. Henson.
It’s the sequel to “Think Like A Man” where all the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but their plans for a romantic getaway get derailed when things start going wrong. Watch the trailer.
Directed by David Wain. Written by Michael Showalter and David Wain. Starring Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Cobie Smulders, Christopher Meloni and Adam Scott.
Joel, a corporate executive (Paul Rudd) and his company threaten to shut down a local business owned by Molly (Amy Poehler).
June 2014 Recap:
June 6: Obvious Child
June 13: 22 Jump Street
June 20: Think Like a Man Too
June 27: They Came Together
Starring Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Allison Janney, Toni Collette, Sandra Oh, Dan Aykroyd, and Kathy Bates.
Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is having a bad day. After losing her job and wrecking her car, she catches her husband having an affair. She’s now hitting the road with her grandmother (Susan Sarandon). Watch the trailer.
Starring Keira Knightley, Adam Levine, and Mark Ruffalo.
A songwriting couple break up when he makes it big. She’s discovered by a disgraced music producer who is captivated by her talent. Watch the trailer.
Directed by Rob Reiner and starring Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton and Sterling Jerins.
A self-centered realtor asks his neighbor for help when a granddaughter he didn’t know existed is dropped on his doorstep.
Directed by and starring Zach Braff. Also starring Kate Hudson, Jim Parsons, Ashley Greene, Joey King and James Avery in his final film role.
Braff stars as a struggling actor, father and husband looking for the meaning of life.
Starring Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Rob Cordry, Ellie Kemper and Jack Black.
A married couple freak out when they discover their homemade sex tape is missing. Watch the trailer.
Starring Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham, Melanie Lynskey, Joe Swanberg and Mark Webber.
A irresponsible woman (Anna Kendrick) goes to live with her brother and his family and turns his household upside down.
July 2014 Recap:
July 2: Tammy
July 4: Begin Again
July 11: And So It Goes
July 18: Wish I Was Here
July 25: Sex Tape
July 25: Happy Christmas
Starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, and Isaach de Bankolé.
Gleeson plays a priest whose life changes when it is threatened during a confession. Watch the trailer.
Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan.
Wallace is infatuated with a girl named Chantry, only to discover that she’s already dating another man, causing their relationship to be put in the “friend zone”.
Starring Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans, Jr., Andy García, Rob Riggle, Keegan-Michael Key and James D’Arcy.
Two friends dressed as cops for a costume party end up having to play the part and get involved with investigating mob activity. Watch the trailer.
Starring Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss and Ted Danson.
A couple go on a getaway to help save their marriage and end up in an unexpected predicament.
Starring John Hawkes, Mos Def, Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fisher and Will Forte.
Based on the novel The Switch by Elmore Leonard, two convicts hit it off in prison and after they’re released, work together for a one big score.
August 2014 Recap:
August 1: Calvary, What If?
August 13: Lets Be Cops
August 15: The One I Love
August 29: Life of Crime