I can’t stand it, but some people love comedies that provide secondary embarrassment. The more uncomfortable it is, the better. Members of a popular online forum recently discussed their favorite cringe-worthy comedy movies, so here are some of our favorites.
1. There’s Something About Mary (1998)
In this romantic comedy, Ben Stiller plays a man who hires a private investigator to find his high school crush, Mary, played by Cameron Diaz. The film’s humor comes from the awkward situations and misunderstandings that arise as the characters work through their relationships with each other. Despite the cringeworthy moments; something about mary is a popular comedy that is still loved by fans even after more than 25 years.
2. Movie 43 (2013)
This anthology film features a star-studded cast, including Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, and Halle Berry. The film’s humor comes from the absurdity of each part, from a woman with a sentient leprechaun attached to her genitals to a basketball coach who curses his players in Chinese.humor movie 43 Some viewers find it so tiring that they can’t bring themselves to watch it until the end.
3. Borat (2006)
Sacha Baron Cohen plays Borat Sagdiyev, a journalist who travels to America to learn about Kazakh culture, in this mockumentary-style film.humor borat It comes from the outrageous situations Borat finds himself in and his inappropriate behavior and offensive remarks. borat is known for its controversial and offensive humor, which is what makes it a cult classic as an outrageous satire.
4. Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
This parody movie makes fun of all the tropes and clichés of teen movies.humor Not another teen movie This comes from the exaggerated, over-the-top characters and references to other teen movies such as: breakfast club and she’s everything. The film’s intentionally disgusting portrayal of high school stereotypes makes it both funny and unbearable to watch.
5. Superbad (2007)
This comedy follows two high school seniors as they source alcohol for a party and try to win over their crushes.humor super bad It comes from the characters’ clumsiness and insecurities, as well as the vulgar and vulgar jokes throughout the film. Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse are the three musketeers of Awkward.
6. Meet the Parents (2000)
The comedy stars Ben Stiller as a man who travels to meet the parents of his girlfriend, played by Robert De Niro and Blythe Danner.humor meet parents It comes from the awkward and uncomfortable situations that Stiller’s character finds himself in and from De Niro’s arrogant and intimidating attitude. The film’s cringe-worthy depiction of family tension is highly entertaining and relatable.
7. How to Forget Sarah Marshall (2008)
The romantic comedy follows Peter, played by Jason Segel, as he attempts to vacation in Hawaii to break up with his ex-girlfriend, played by Kristen Bell. As Peter tries to mend his broken heart and move on, he finds himself in increasingly tedious situations with the eccentric characters he meets while on vacation.
The film has an underlying sweetness to it, even though it’s hilarious. Like Peter in the musical Dracula, sometimes you have to stoop to your own disgust in order to become great. It’s ridiculous, and that’s why it’s great.
8. How to Lose Friends and Alienate People (2008)
in How to lose friends and alienate people, Simon Pegg plays a socially awkward journalist who moves to New York to work for a prestigious magazine. The film is a humorous satire of celebrity and media culture, as the characters navigate their way through a glamorous industry with inappropriate behavior.
9. Adults (2010)
grown ups A star-studded cast, including Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade and Rob Schneider, play childhood friends who come together after the death of their basketball coach. The film delivers laughs through the characters’ childish behavior and immature antics, and evokes nostalgia for their carefree youth.
10. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
napoleon dynamite is an indie comedy that follows the life of the character Jon Heder, an awkward and socially isolated young man living in a small town in Idaho. The film provides laughs through its quirky and quirky characters and the absurd situations they encounter. This iconic movie has given us so many memorable quotes, shirt slogans, and dance moves.
11. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
There’s nothing more boring than being a middle school student. welcome to dollhouse The film tells the story of an awkward seventh grader who navigates his teenage years while battling his own insecurities.
12. Zoolander (2001)
zoolander is a comedy starring Ben Stiller as Derek Zoolander, a clueless male model who becomes involved in a plot to assassinate the Prime Minister of Malaysia. The film delivers laughs through exaggerated satire on the fashion industry and larger-than-life characters. While the depiction of shallow and superficial behavior may be tiring, the film still entertains with humor and leaves audiences laughing out loud.
13. Super (2010)
wonderful is one of those movies that people either love or absolutely cannot stand. When a man’s wife starts stalking a local drug dealer, he decides to transform into his own superhero and take down the dealer who took his wife away.
14. Holmes & Watson (2018)
Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are known for really funny movies that nail the comedy, but holmes & watson It was more of a cringe than a laugh.this retelling Sherlock Holmes You should skip it if you don’t like unpleasant movies.
15. You People (2012)
This recent film starring Jonah Hill and Eddie Murphy tells the story of a newlywed couple from different backgrounds who have to face their parents. The premise sounds great, but the movie and comedy just didn’t work.
Jamie Marshall is a writer from the Philadelphia suburbs, but has spent the last few years living abroad in Australia. She considers herself a bit of a movie buff who is well versed in horror and her clever science fiction work. When she’s not watching movies or writing, she’s probably posting political memes, cooking vegan meals, or being active. She covers entertainment news and reviews movies and TV for Wealth of Geeks. You can also listen to her deep insights on socio-political issues in Evie Magazine, Katie Couric Media, Her Campus, and on Popcorned Planet where she discusses hot-button issues such as due process in the current social climate. You can also watch performances by