Best R & PG-13 Comedy Movies For A Rainy Day
It’s been a cold and wet winter so far. As the weather slowly starts to warm up, you can expect to have a number of lazy, rainy days. The best thing to do is to pop some popcorn, sink into the couch, and turn on a feel-good movie. Choose from these top 10 comedies to make that rainy day a little less dreary.
1. I Love You, Man: Rated R, starring Paul Rudd, Jason Segel
After Peter (Paul Rudd) is engaged, he suddenly realizes that he doesn’t have any male friends to be his Best Man. He goes in search of finding a friend, and learns how to let loose again. He meets a completely carefree guy named Sydney (Jason Segel) who gets the pair in hilarious situations.
2. The Hangover: Rated R, starring Zack Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Justin Bartha, Heather Graham
Three friends wake up after a crazy bachelor party in Vegas, and they find out that they’re missing one of their friends. The drunken trio try to remember what
happened the night before, to retrace their steps to find their friend. The day takes some crazy twists and turns as they relive their drunken night sober.
3. Caddyshack: Rated R, starring Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight
An exclusive golf course is dealing with a brash new member who is difficult to please. The golf course has a pesky dancing gopher that is destroying the course. They hire a strange exterminator to try and take care of the gopher before the members notice.
4. Zoolander: Rated PG-13, starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell
A male runway and fashion model, Zoolander (Ben Stiller) is having a crisis at the end of his career. The new, rising male model (Owen Wilson) is taking over by storm. Mugatu (Will Ferrell) brainwashes Zoolander to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia so that the fashion industry can continue having cheaply made clothes.
5. The Princess Bride: Rated PG-13, starring Cary Elwes, Andre the Giant, Fred Savage, Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon
A young child (Fred Savage) stays home from school with a bug. To get the child to rest, his grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. It is a story of a farm-hand named Wesley (Cary Elwes) who falls in love with the princess (Robin Wright). He’s taken away for years. He comes back and must rescue her from marrying the evil King Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon).
6. Mrs. Doubtfire: Rated PG-13, starring Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan
An eclectic actor and father, Daniel (Robin Williams) is only interested in having fun, and shirks responsibilities. After a disastrous birthday party for his son, the mom and career woman, Miranda (Sally Field) has had enough, and files for divorce. After the separation, Daniel finds a creative way to continue to see his kids everyday by impersonating an old woman who nannies the kids. Everything is great, until Miranda starts dating again.
Some comedies are all about witty banter and strange situations, and others are simple slapstick. Whether you want to see some hilarious below the belt punches, or if you want to perk up your ears for some sarcasm, you can find what you’re looking for on this list. Call up your friends, order a pizza, and laugh your rainy day away.