The world of comedy movies can be an overwhelming sight. And, with the Holiday season here, albeit colored by the second outbreak of the novel Corona Virus, it is hard to resist the urge to indulge in some light-hearted fun. After all, when all other venues of celebrating get thrown out of the window by a lethal tiny virus, gathering around a good comedy movie remains one of the best ways to beat the grimness of circumstance, and bring flavors of the holiday spirit to life.
I was eager to whip out my funny bone and thump it vigorously on the flat surface within my reach. So I started exploring all the cable TV providers in my area, and finally subscribed to the one that best suited my TV watching habits. I thought that was all I had to do. But, there were so many options! What must a comedy addict do now?
So, here you will get the master list. Yes, you heard it right! To save you from getting deluged by millions of comedy movie options, we have hand-picked the finest and the most hilarious movies available to watch on cable TV. So, save yourself from the predicament I faced following my cable TV subscription, and let us run you through a variety of titles you can pick from.
Directed by: Grant McCord
Release Date: September 18, 2020
Cast: Jim Adkins, Rogelio Camarillo, Tucker Audie
Teenage badass is a story about a band which gets the opportunity to perform on the local news. Slowly and gradually, their dreams begin to manifest in real-time. Only to discover how the band’s new-found success stands threatened by the self-centered singer/song-writer, who could make them lose it all.
Directed by: Stephen Poole
Release Date: July 15, 2020
Cast: Hunter O Harrow, Karri Anne Wheeler, Mark Powers
A light movie about unexpected love, You Make Me Smile, revolves around a woman in her 30s named Susan. Just when the less than extra ordinary nature of her life begins to catch on her, she accidentally meets Annette, a woman almost a decade younger than herself. The love between the two begins with a simple kiss, and slowly turns into an out of the box love story.
Directed by: Tom Hines
Release Date: August 04, 2020
Cast: Jerry O Connell, Mark S. Allen, Flex Alexander
Ballbuster is the tale of an entitled basketball star who during his suspension, is pressured to tour with a rather uninviting charity league. His experiences on the road are anything but peculiar. Watch how curious circumstance enables him to discover what holds real importance in life.
Directed by: Tom Putnam
Release Date: September 18, 2020
Cast: David Cross, David Koechner, Debra Messing
The movie is based on the story of the famous butterfly expert Robert Pyle. After his wife passes away, Robert pushes himself to the extreme as he grieves and mourns her. He sets off on a trekking trip through one of the most unsafe wildlands. Watch how the movie seeks to explore the nature of human connection when man finds himself vulnerable in the wild.
Directed by: Michael Wolfe
Release Date: September 25, 2020
Cast: Stephanie Kerbis, Ellen Smith, Nick Ventra
Like Love is an anti-romantic comedy film about a girl who wishes to have a friend. But instead finds a boy who falls in love with her. Laugh and cry with a unique story based on a viewpoint that may be different, nonetheless relatable.
Directed by: David Dobkin
Release Date: June 26, 2020
Cast: Will Ferrell, Dan Stevens, Rachel McAdams
This is a story of two aspiring musicians Sigrit and Lars, who get the chance to become part of the world’s greatest song competition as representatives of their country. You would love watching the ambitious duo on their journey—as they show you any dream worth having is worth fighting for too. The movie lets you escape your prevailing reality, and have some light spirited fun away from the grimness of your immediate circumstance.
Directed by: Steve Byrne
Release Date: October 16, 2020
Cast: Jimmy O Yang, Cedric the Entertainer, Alex Moffat
Steve Byrne’s directorial debut, The Opening Act is the tale of a guy, Will Chu, who is determined to pursue his passion in life. He endeavors to become a stand-up comedian, but finds himself stuck in an unrewarding job. The film depicts the true realities of life on stage as Will embarks on a journey of challenges and learning, following a rough start.
Directed by: Chris Levett, Adam Levett
Release Date: January 17, 2020
Cast: Julia Fox, Kay Goldenberg, Miles Garber
Puppet is the story of a young artist who encounters a terrible accident. Watch her spend one surreal last day as she meets the people who have been part of her New York City life.
Directed by: Marcus Aubin
Release Date: February 20, 2020
Cast: Norman Garcy Yap, Sam Bowling, Jin Park
Sun King is the tale of an epic journey of a Chinese man named Louis Liu. Get ready for some real laughter fits, as you watch eccentric Liu act out the belief that he is the reincarnated soul of King Louis XIV.
Directed by: Nachiket Samant
Release Date: October 16, 2020
Cast: Rupesh Bane, Niranjan Javir, Karan Dave
Habaddi tells the story of a 10-year old boy who suffers from a speech disorder. When he gets to know his village kabaddi team is going to Mumbai, he is overjoyed at getting a chance to finally meet the girl he likes. But the big question is how will he shout “Kabaddi, Kabaddi” without stuttering?
Directed by: Cameron Fife
Release Date: May 08, 2020
Cast: Kelen Coleman, Thomas Lennon, Richard Kind
The handsome bell captain at a famous Arizona retreat makes up his mind that the only way to get the lady of his dreams is by becoming a manager. He must navigate an insane lot of rivals, allies, and guests to win the love and the promotion he desires. Get ready for a good plenty of light-hearted fun with this “rude, crude and nonsensical, RENO 911 in a hotel”.
Directed by: Michael Showalter
Release Date: May 22, 2020
Cast: Issa Rae, Paul Sparks, Kumail Nanjiani
A crime-action comedy that revolves around a couple which undergoes a defining point in their relationship when they accidentally get involved in a murder mystery. Watch them try to clear their name while figuring out how they and their relationship can survive.
Directed by: Jose Quiroz
Release Date: April 20, 2020
Cast: Camilo Bravo Jr., Todd Bridges, Jimmy Bridges
The movie is about the hysterical mishaps Barney Bumble and his friends encounter. When Barney is at the seminary school, Jimmy and Oscar run the affairs at his dispensary. Around the same time, Barney's resentful rivals are set free from the prison and are now seeking revenge.
Directed by: Mitch Teemley
Release Date: August 18, 2020
Cast: Christina Steiner, Frederic Eng-Li, Jason Mei
Notzilla is a hilarious film about a Japanese scientist who unintentionally releases a huge monster in the United States. As forces destroy the giant monster, a young paleontologist sneaks an off spring to safety. The mysterious red egg gets flushed down the toilet in the end, only to be discovered in the Ohio River. The film is sure to make you laugh hard as you watch efforts to save the young Notzillasauras before it gets knocked down.
Directed by: Brandon Trost
Release Date: August 06, 2020
Cast: Seth Rogen, Molly Evensen, Sarah Snook
The movie tells the story of an immigrant employee at a pickle factory who inadvertently gets preserved. He finally wakes up after a century and finds himself in present-day Brooklyn.
Directed by: James D'Arcy
Release Date: August 07, 2020
Cast: Liam Neeson, Yolanda Kettle, Souad Faress, Micheál Richardson
A free-spirited artist travels to Italy, all the way from London, with his alienated son in order to trade the house he has inherited from his wife after she passed away. Predictable may be, but a sweet father-son story with the power to pull the audience in.
Directed by: Wyatt McDill, Megan Huber
Release Date: September 01, 2020
Cast: Karine Bagoumian, Frank Cappello, Shaughn Buchholz
Hollywood Fringe is the tale of two married actors with lady luck not on their side. Eventually, the duo decides to create a site-specific drama about the failures they have experienced during their life in Hollywood.
Directed by: Amy Glazer
Release Date: September 17, 2020
Cast: Erin Daniels, Louis Ozawa, Wendie Malick
Beautiful Dreamer is a present-day dramedy that depicts a group of friends from San Francisco Bay Area. Watch the friends in their early 40s explore the complex nature of parenthood in a modern family, and come to grips with the bioethics of surrogacy. You are definitely going to fall in love with this movie as you watch boundaries of love and friendship get tested.
Directed by: Max Barbakow
Release Date: July 10, 2020
Cast: Andy Samberg, J.K. Simmons, Cristin Milioti
Nonchalant Nyles and a hesitant maid of honor Sarah meet each other at a Palm Springs wedding. Sarah falls for Nyles following her rescue from a disastrous toast. Watch things get super complex between them as they fail to part ways from each other, the venue, or themselves.
Directed by: Mj Dixon
Release Date: June 02, 2020
Cast: David Hon Ma Chu, Dani Thompson, Oriana Charles
Pandamonium is a slasher story about a girl, Arielle, whose first day at the office turns into a wild uproar. A serial killer—the infamous Stripper Ripper—lands uninvited, and with his sight set on the exotic dancers hired for the occasion that day, he turns it into a party from hell.
Directed by: Michael Mueller
Release Date: March 12, 2020
Cast: William Tokarsky, Elle Matarazzo, Shekeb Sekander
A humorous movie about the atypical lives of background extras. The movie depicts how they plod through hard lives as third-class citizens in the glamourous world of Hollywood entertainment. The E-Listers exist in Hollywood quite like the Third World—a necessity that cannot be done away with, but is not the least desirable.
Directed by: Jamal Mcwhorter
Release Date: March 15, 2020
Cast: Danny Arroyo, Jacky Oh, Shaquita Smith
Two mismatched couples facing issues in their romantic lives are tricked by their good-hearted friends into swapping partners.
With the second outbreak of the novel Corona Virus taking its toll, and Christmas approaching fast, everyone is eager to get some good entertainment to lighten the load. We hope our essential list, which has covered a variety of hilarious movies from 2020, helps break your laugh-O-Meter.
With that said, let us leave you with some food for thought. If you have been looking for the best cable TV provider in your area, and want to get ready to embrace the Holiday Season 2020 as best as possible, we’d recommend you check out Mediacom Cable packages at your address. Mediacom Cable not only lets you have a great mix of local, popular and premium networks, but a plethora of FREE on demand content, as well as PPV (pay-per-view) options. So, a Mediacom TV subscription may continue to help you beat COVID blues past the Holiday season!
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