The Best of Horror ~ comedy
                        

"Their reason to kill is their sole purpose to live. Their determination to scare us is also met when we are to be genuinely terrified of movies intended to have us jump off our seats, instead we are forced to keep our legs crossed in fear of pissing our pants off from laughing too hard." Below is our top ten in the genre, enjoy!.

 

 

 

10) The haunted Mansion (2003)

Director: Rob Minkoff

Writer: David Berenbaum

Starring: Eddie Murphy,

Terrence Stamp,

Nathaniel Parker,

 Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly

Runtime: 88 Min

Release Date: 20 April 2004

 

 Storyline: Two parents. Two kids. One butler and one haunted mansion. What the character of Eddie Murphy, Jim Evers will do once the undead is claiming his wife as his old time girlfriend? Enjoy this horror comedy, it will keep you laughing as it teaches you a lesson in life.

 

 

 9) The Addams Family Values (1993)

Director: Barry Sonnenfield

Writer: Paul Rudnick

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Christopher Llyod, Joan Cusack

Runtime: 193 Min

Release Date: 8 August 1993

 

 Storyline: The tale of the most macabre American family: The Addams Family that is.

 

 

  8) The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Director: Terry Gilliam

Writer: Ehren Kruger

Starring: Matt Damon, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Mackenzie Crook, Dana Dohnalova, Petra Dohnalova

Runtime: 119 Min

Release Date: 20 December 2005

 

 Storyline: These two brothers are the biggest fraud in the history of Ghost hunting. They get paid for putting together hoax and scaring townspeople into believing that they were actually casting ghosts and evil spirits out. Until the day came for them to pay or expose an old witch. This movie will bring you in the enchanting mood of fairy tales.

 

 

7) Evil Dead II (1987)

Director: Sam Raimi

Writers: Sam Raimi &

Scott Spiegel

Starring: Sid Abrams, Josh Becker, Sarah Berry, Bruce Campbell

Runtime: 84 Min

Release Date: 29 August 2000

 

 Storyline: The sequel to Evil Dead-- As Ash, the zombie killer and sole survivor from the prequel, gets stranded in a cabin with his girlfriend who gets possessed by demons. He tries at any cost to survive these demonic and strange enough creatures as dawn arrives. Will he fight them all off? Will he survive till dawn?

 

 

 6) Army Of Darkness (1993)

 Director: Sam Raimi

Writers: Sam Raimi &

Ivan Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davitz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercombie, Richard Grove

Runtime: 81 Min

Release Date: 19 August 1998

 

 Storyline: Ash played by Bruce Campbell, the hero from the two prequels, gets magically sent to 1300 A.D. to recover the Necronomicon, a book so powerful that can dispel evil. Only one problem as he goes back in time to recover the book he messes up the words he was supposed to say in order to get the book with no harm no foul but instead unleashes an army of skeletons that will not rest until they kill everyone in their paths and recover the book. This third and last addition to Raimi's love for the gore, the bloody, and the possessed will have you at the edge of your seat cheering for more.

 

 

5) Beetlejuice (1988)

Director: Tim Burton

Writers: Michael Mcdowell &

Warren Skaaren

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Annie McEnro, Maurice Page, Hugo Stanger

Runtime: 92 Min

Release Date: 24 June 1997

 

 Storyline: These two newlyweds find themselves living in a purgatory stage in their homes while a hip New Yorker family tries to settling in their house. So they hire Beetlejuice, a bio-exorcist, to scare these people away from their house as they could not do it themselves. But will they get more than they were bargaining for from this Beetlejuice?

 

 

4) Death Becomes Her (1992)

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Writers: Martin Donovan &

David Koepp

Starring: Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, Bruce Willis, Isabella Rossellini

Runtime: 103 Min

DVD Release Date: 20 January 1998

 

 Storyline: Two women, one man and an eternal life, agility, youth, and beauty potion. What two women will do, to get the man of their dreams, may be a little too much once they both get access to an everlasting life and beauty potion. Watch this dark comedy as they poke fun at Hollywood celebrities and their overly use of plastic surgery to stay young and beautiful.

 

 

 3) The witches of Eastwick (1987)

Director: Georges Miller

Writers: John Updike &

Michael Cristopher

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Veronica Cartwright

Runtime: 118 Min

DVD Release Date: 20 August 1997

 

 Storyline: Three bored sexy single middle age women found their sense of magic by accident. What are three single women to do with their newfound power? Well, you got it, conjure up Mr.Right. Will Mr. Right stay forever right? Or will he turn on them? They soon found out what it takes to get all of their dreams fulfilled when Mr. Right turns out to be the most devilish man or being alive.

 

 

2) Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Director: Edgar Wright

Writers: Simon Pegg dgar Wright

Starring: Kate Ashfield, Tim Baggaley, Nicola Cunningham, Sonnell Dadral, Lucy Davis

Runtime: 100 Min

DVD Release Date: 21 December 2004

 

 Storyline: Shaun lives an uneventful life which revolves around his mother, his ex girlfriend, and his non-working slacker of a friend Ed. Until he wakes up the next day to find that his whole neighborhood is the living dead creeping in the streets of London and having a taste for human flesh. So, he sets out to save his mother and his girlfriend at any cost. But first he has to come up with a plan with the help of his friend Ed. Will his plan work or fail? This horror comedy has all the ingredients for potential good laughs. 

 

 

 and our number 1 horror comedy movies of all times is yes, you got it...

Scary Movie (2000)

Director: Keenan Ivory Wayans

DVD Release Date: 12 December 2000

Runtime: 88 Min

 

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

Director: Keenan Ivory Wayans

DVD Release Date: 18 December 2001

Runtime: 82 Min

Scary Movie 3 (2003)

Director: David Zucker

DVD Release Date: 11 May 2004

Runtime: 84 Min

and Scary Movie 4 (2006)

Director: David Zucker

DVD Release Date: 15 August 2006

Runtime: 91 Min

...they are all equally bone chilling scary and tears flowing funny.

Directors:Keenan Ivory Wayans and David Zucker

Writers: Marlon & Damon Wayans

Starring: Marlon Wayans, Damon Wayans, Carmen Electra, Dave Sherridan, Veronica Cartwright, David Cross, Tim Curry, James Earl Jones, Pamela Anderson, Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards, Jenny McCarthy, Craig Bierko

  Storyline: The Scary Movie installments are made purely to keep you laughing your tail off for hours. The Wayans brothers are not beating around the bush, their parodies are fun filled from the latest in horror and the latest in scandals. They poke fun at the most serious issues and still manage to keep everyone happy. They brilliantly put the fun in horror. You know they do, so stop hating and start watching!

 

What is your favorite horror comedy of all times?