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Where Can You Find Freedom Today?

Generally humorous films that are intended to amuse possibly by exaggeration or parody

Notable Works

  • Americanization of Emily, The - 1964 Oscar-nominated film written by Paddy Chayefsky
  • Bananas - 1971 Woody Allen comedy about populist revolutions in Latin America
  • Castle, The - 1997 movie about a family fighting for their home against corporate and government interests
  • Dr. Strangelove - 1964 Cold War satire film directed by Stanley Kubrick
  • Duck Soup - 1933 Marx Brothers comedy about the fictional country of Freedonia
  • Election - 1999 movie about high school elections, "overachievers" and ethical and moral choices
  • Harry's War - 1981 satire film written and directed by Kieth Merrill and starring Edward Herrmann
  • Mouse that Roared, The - 1959 Cold War comedy starring Peter Sellers
  • Ninotchka - 1939 romantic comedy starring Greta Garbo
  • Quiet Man, The - 1952 Oscar-winning movie starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara
  • Sleeper - 1973 science fiction comedy starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton
  • Wag the Dog - 1997 Barry Levinson film about spin doctoring a political scandal
  • What About Bob? - 1991 comedy movie about a psychiatrist and his patient