We all love some silly comedies, but ones with heartwarming moments can be even more enjoyable. There are plenty of comedic films with dark moments, but some films go one step further and decide to strike the right nerves by involving some sort of tragedy.
Here are some comedic movies that added an emotional flavor that never went out of style:
1. When Daniel gave his testimony – Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire is a classic comedy and is about family and the effects of divorce. When his wife asks for a divorce, Daniel tries to be responsible and disguises himself as a cleaning lady to be close to his children. His attempts are successful in keeping his family together. His secret is out and he makes a heartfelt plea in court to be allowed to see his children.
2. When Robbie sang “Somebody Kill Me” – The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer is a great movie from the 1980s! Robbie used to make a living singing at weddings and he’s getting married soon too. He decides to sing at Julia’s wedding but discovers that his fiancée no longer wants to marry him. He falls into depression and befriends Julia. As he sings, he reminisces about his ex and ends up signing, “Somebody kill me, please!”
3. Tallahassee revealed that Buck is his son – Zombieland
Zombieland makes audiences laugh as it turns people into zombies due to a mad disease and tests the survivors’ ability to cope. Things get heartwarming when Tallahassee is in tears; reveals that Buck was actually his young son and not a dog. He then showed the photo and the moment makes hearts heavier.
4. Marge made a video to say goodbye – The Simpsons Movie
The Simpsons is not only a fun show, but also a balance of sentimentality. So when they had to make a movie, they knocked it out of the park. In the movie, Homer adopts a pig and improperly disposes of the waste, which puts the whole town in quarantine for being too toxic. When she discovers that the city is in danger of being wiped out because of Homer’s selfishness, she wants to save everyone but Homer refuses. She takes the children and decides to leave Homer. She even records the message by taking their WEDDING VIDEO from him! Brutal.
5. Grace prayed for Bruce – Almighty Bruce
Bruce Almighty is a comedy film based on religion, so it’s no surprise they have some touching moments. Bruce after losing his job complains to God and he gives his powers to Bruce to see if he can do a better job. Bruce was caught cheating on his girlfriend at a work party and can’t stop Grace from breaking it off.
When he checks his computer system, he discovers many prayers from Grace and all of them are for Bruce’s health and happiness and even to help him not love Bruce anymore. Bruce ends up crying realizing that even God can’t make him happy if he hurts the woman he loves.