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Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

Old 07-30-17, 08:27 AM
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Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

Just saw Shattered this weekend, boy that was bad. Amy Schumaker and a way way botoxed past it's prime Goldie hawn

We had last year's Ghostbusters debarcle

So i was thinking about a blanket statement "women can't be the lead roles in a good comedy movie" and we are talking pure comedy films, not romantic comedies like Pretty women.

So who can prove me wrong and name some really good pure comedy movies with female leads ? and not co leads, females carrying the whole movie
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Old 07-30-17, 08:30 AM
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

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Just saw Shattered this weekend, boy that was bad. Amy Schumaker
Dude....
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Old 07-30-17, 08:31 AM
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Bad Moms was "ok"... and did well enough at the BO to warrant a sequel.
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

Bridesmaids
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So... translation... you saw Snatched with Amy Schumer?
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

Spy
Mean Girls
Easy A

And I'm one of the few who absolutely HATED Bridesmaids. I do like Kristin Wiig most of the time though.
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Old 07-30-17, 09:20 AM
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Girl's Trip

Came out all of a week ago. After this weekend its gross will be at about $65m after a pretty slight 36% drop from last weekend.

Before that? Spy was pretty decent and I actually really enjoy the Pitch Perfect movies.
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

OP is drunk.

Bridesmaids is not a good movie.

I can't think of an answer beyond what's been said already.
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Old 07-30-17, 10:14 AM
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

Check out Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix. There's 15 hours of it now. Good stuff.
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Old 07-30-17, 10:24 AM
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Not fairly recent, but funny

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Old 07-30-17, 10:48 AM
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

Ah, well, it ain't a "pure" comedy movie (but then, neither was the female Ghostbusters), but thought this was pretty fun:

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Old 07-30-17, 11:50 AM
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I never bothered to finish Bridesmaids, but then I'm generally not a fan of raunchy comedy or Melissa McCarthy.

That said, I went into The Heat blind (because I probably would've passed if I'd known it was McCarthy), and it was pretty funny. Bullock as the straight man was a nice counter.
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

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Just saw Shattered this weekend, boy that was bad. Amy Schumaker and a way way botoxed past it's prime Goldie hawn

So you saw this movie?



and who the hell is Amy Schumaker?



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Another "women aren't funny" rant thread? Jeez.
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want a funny female?

Watch "I'm Sorry" with Andrea Savage on truTV.

hilarious.
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Girls Trip is hilarious.
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Old 07-30-17, 06:52 PM
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Ah, well, it ain't a "pure" comedy movie (but then, neither was the female Ghostbusters), but thought this was pretty fun:

I totally forgot about that movie. I remember seeing the trailer, but never heard about it again.
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Fort Tilden - the airhead, ditzy variety of funny though.
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

If it's considered a comedy rather than action...I thought Spy was great.
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Does Pitch Perfect count as a Comedy or would you say it's a Musical? I really liked the first Pitch Perfect and the second half of Pitch Perfect 2 was really good.
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

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So who can prove me wrong and name some really good pure comedy movies with female leads ? and not co leads, females carrying the whole movie
Trick question there have only been maybe a half dozen films in the last few years where multiple women are the lead and no male leads of any kind. If the Dodger's picked up 6 Minor Leaguers who were Cuban and and only 2 of them turned out to be starters could then one make the blanet statement." Cubans dudes just can't cut it at baseball" would seem kind of harsh.

That said Girls Trip was pretty funny and is multipe female leads and The Little Hours was funny too though I don't think it qualifies for this question cause it's an ensemble films and a 1/4 of the charecters are male.
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Re: Best fairly recent Comedy movies with Female Leads ?

There aren't any. TV has some though.
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