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copyright 1999-2000

in the mood for something ... darkly comic?
If you're looking for satire, cynicism and dark, biting humor, look for these flicks at your video store. 
title year find it at the video 
store under
After Hours 1985 comedy
American Beauty 1999 drama
Apartment, The 1960 drama, comedy, classic
Beautiful People 1999 comedy
Being John Malkovich 1999 comedy
Better Luck Tomorrow 2002 drama, crime
Bowling for Columbine 2002 documentary
Broken Flowers 2005 drama, comedy
Chuck and Buck 2000 drama
Coffee and Cigarettes 2004 comedy, drama
Daytrippers, The 1995 comedy, drama
Donnie Darko 2001 drama
Dream with the Fishes 1997 drama
Drop Dead Gorgeous 1999 comedy
Election 1999 comedy
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind  2004 drama
Freeway 1996 drama
Ghost World 2000 comedy
The Good Girl 2002 drama
Graduate, The 1967 comedy
Grosse Pointe Blank 1997 comedy
Happiness 1998 drama
Happy Endings 2005 comedy, drama
Hard Core Logo 1996 drama, comedy, foreign [Canada]
Harold and Maude 1972 comedy
How to Get Ahead in Advertising 1989 comedy
I Heart Huckabees 2003 comedy, drama
Kontroll 2003 foreign [Hungary], thriller, comedy
I'll Take You There 1999 comedy, drama
Little Miss Sunshine 2006 comedy
Live Flesh 1997  drama, foreign [Spain]
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998 crime, drama, foreign [UK]

Lost in Translation

2003 drama

Love Serenade

1996 comedy, foreign [Australia]
Lovely and Amazing 2002 drama
M*A*S*H 1970 comedy
Me and You and Everyone We Know 2005 comedy, drama

Noi Albinoi

2003 foreign [Iceland], drama
Nurse Betty 2000 comedy
Post Concussion 1999 drama, comedy
Punch-Drunk Love 2002 comedy, drama
Raising Arizona 1987 comedy
Ref, The 1994 comedy
Royal Tenenbaums, The 2001 comedy, drama
Rushmore 1998 comedy
Secretary 2002 comedy, drama
Series 7: The Contenders 2001 drama
Shaun of the Dead 2004 comedy, drama
Sideways 2004 comedy, drama
Snatch 2000 comedy, crime
Squid and the Whale, The 2005 drama
Super Size Me 2004 documentary
Thank You For Smoking 2006 comedy
Triplets of Belleville 2003 animation
Withnail and I 1987 comedy
Wonder Boys 2000 comedy

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