Kanopy Films: Comedies

Kanopy is a video streaming service that you can access from home with your White Plains Public Library card. With Kanopy, you can choose from thousands of movies, documentaries, foreign films, and more. And starting this month, users can watch up to 20 films instead of the usual 10!

In this blog post, we’re going to take a peek at some of the movies Kanopy offers, this time focusing on Comedy.

Hunt For The Wilderpeople
Runtime: 102 mins
Year: 2016
Rated PG-13
Starring: Julian Dennison, Rachel House, Rhys Darby, Rima Te Wiata, Sam Neill
Language: English

Directed by acclaimed New Zealander Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, What We Do In The Shadows), this award-winning comedy follows the misadventures of Ricky (Julian Dennison), a defiant young city kid, and his foster uncle (Sam Neill) as they brave the New Zealand wilds, followed in close pursuit by New Zealand law enforcement.

Logan Lucky
Runtime: 119 mins
Year: 2017
Rated PG-13
Starring: Adam Driver, Brian Gleeson, Channing Tatum, Dwight Yoakam, Hilary Swank, Jack Quaid, Katherine Waterston, Katie Holmes, Riley Keough, Sebastian Stan, Seth MacFarlane
Language: English

Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum), newly unemployed construction worker, and brother Clyde Logan team up with their sister Mellie (Riley Keough) and convicted safe-cracker Joe Bang (Daniel Craig) to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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What We Do In the Shadows
Runtime: 86 mins
Year: 2014
Rated R
Starring Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi
Language: English

Hearts Beat Loud
Runtime: 98 mins
Year: 2018
Rated PG-13
Starring: Blythe Danner, Kiersey Clemons, Nick Offerman, Sasha Lane, Ted Danson, Toni Collette
Language: English

Robot & Frank
Runtime: 89 mins
Year: 2012
Rated PG-13
Starring: Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon
Language: English

My Old Lady
Runtime: 108 mins
Year: 2014
Rated PG-13
Starring: Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith
Language: English

Welcome to the Sticks
Runtime: 107 mins
Year: 2008
Not Rated
Starring: Dany Boon, Kad Merad, Zoé Félix
Language: French

Bottle Shock
Runtime: 109 mins
Year: 2008
Rated PG-13
Starring: Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman, Chris Pine, Dennis Farina, Eliza Dushku, Rachael Taylor
Language: English

White Rabbit
Run time: 70 mins
Year: 2018
Rated TV-MA
Starring: Elizabeth Sung, Michelle Sui, Nana Ghana, Nico Evers-Swindel, Tracy Hazas, Vivian Bang
Language: English

The Last Word
Runtime: 108 mins
Year: 2016
Rated R
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Anne Heche, Shirley MacLaine, Thomas Sadoski, Tom Everett Scott
Language: English

Florence Foster Jenkins
Run time: 111 mins
Year: 2016
Rated PG-13
Starring: Hugh Grant, Meryl Streep, Simon Helberg
Language: English

Young Adult
Runtime: 94 mins
Year: 2011
Rated R
Starring: Beth Kono, Brian Bell, Charlize Theron, Diablo Cody, Helen Estabrook, Jason Blumenfeld, Jason Reitman, John Malkovich, Kelli Konop, Lianne Halfon, Mary Lee, Mason Novick, Nathan Kahane, Russell Smith, Steven M. Rales
Language: English

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