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  • Birdman [Blu-ray] : or (the unexpected virtue of ignorance)

    Birdman : or (the unexpected virtue of ignorance)2015

    Summary: A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU COMEDY BIRDMAN

    Location: Blu-rays Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • M*A*S*H [DVD]. Season 9

    M*A*S*H . Season 92008

    Summary: Join the staff of the 4077th as they try to cope with the stress of war with fun and humor.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV MASH S9

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The big sick [Blu-ray]

    The big sick2017

    Summary: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU COMEDY BIG

    Location: Blu-rays Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The big sick [DVD]

    The big sick2017

    Summary: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY BIG

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Don't think twice [DVD]

    Don't think twice2016

    Summary: For eleven years, the six-person comedy team known as The Commune has killed onstage, waiting for its big break. The team finds itself at a crossroads, when one of the group becomes a solo success...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY DON'T

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jim Gaffigan [DVD] : beyond the pale

    Jim Gaffigan : beyond the pale2005

    Summary: The unhippest guy in the room is going to crack you up. Jim Gaffigan is the nice guy next door- with more than a hint of the devil in him. A regular of The Ellen Show and That '70s Show, the versatile actor shows his unique style of humor.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792.76 GAF

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Obvious child [DVD]

    Obvious child2014

    Summary: Donna Stern is a Brooklyn comedian who gets heartlessly dumped by her two-timing boyfriend. While trying to drown her troubles at the stand-up comedy club, she has a drunken one night stand with a...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY OBVIOUS

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Funny girl [DVD]

    Funny girl2001

    Summary: A musical film that follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD MUSICAL FUNNY

    Location: DVDs Musical

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Batman [DVD]. Season 1 : the complete television series

    Batman . Season 1 : the complete television series2014

    Summary: The entire first season, complete with cliffhangers, Bat-gadgets and alter egos, is captured here, including an episode guide to all the pop culture and adventure. Witness the debut of diabolical...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BATMAN S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • What if [DVD]

    What if2014

    Summary: A medical school dropout named Wallace who has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry an animator who lives...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY WHAT

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Prince avalanche [DVD]

    Prince avalanche2013

    Summary: An odd couple of sorts, introspective and stern Alvin and his girlfriend's brother, Lance, dopy and insecure, leave the city behind to spend the summer of 1988 repainting traffic lines on a desolate...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY PRINCE

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Rocky Horror picture show [DVD]

    The Rocky Horror picture show2002

    Summary: A mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming gothic mansion. They are stunned to...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY ROCKY

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Magic in the moonlight [Blu-ray]

    Magic in the moonlight2014

    Summary: Set in the 1920s, Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician, attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He then travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie as a...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU COMEDY MAGIC

    Location: Blu-rays Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Magic in the moonlight [DVD]

    Magic in the moonlight2014

    Summary: Set in the 1920s, Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician, attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He then travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie as a...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY MAGIC

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The trip to Italy [DVD]

    The trip to Italy2014

    Summary: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are on an all-expenses-paid trip for the Observer. Their tough assignment is to drive through beautiful Italian country, eat lavishly, and stay in exquisite small hotels,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY TRIP

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Pride [DVD]

    Pride2014

    Summary: U.K. gay activists work to assist miners during their extended strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY PRIDE

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The skeleton twins [DVD]

    The skeleton twins2014

    Summary: Maggie and Milo are estranged twins who are reunited after ten years of being apart. Follow their unforgettable journey to reconnect, as they realize that the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SKELETON

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Monty Python's Life of Brian [DVD]

    Monty Python's Life of Brian2007

    Summary: Monty Python delivers the group's sharpest and smartest satire of both religion and Hollywood's epic films. Set in 33 A.D. Judea where the exasperated Romans try to impose order, it is a time of...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY MONTY

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rushmore [DVD]

    Rushmore1998

    Summary: A gifted, rebellious teenager finds himself in competition with a wealthy older man for a favorite teacher's affections.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY RUSHMORE

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Neighbors [Blu-ray]

    Neighbors2014

    Summary: New parents Mac and Kelly are living the American Dream, complete with a baby girl and a new home in the suburbs. Still, they want to believe that they are still cool, so when they discover that...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU COMEDY NEIGHBORS

    Location: Adult Displays - Near Adult DVDs

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Neighbors [DVD]

    Neighbors2014

    Summary: New parents Mac and Kelly are living the American Dream, complete with a baby girl and a new home in the suburbs. Still, they want to believe that they are still cool, so when they discover that...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY NEIGHBORS

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Chef [DVD]

    Chef2014

    Summary: A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY CHEF

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Chef [Blu-ray]

    Chef2014

    Summary: A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU COMEDY CHEF

    Location: Blu-rays Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The birdcage [DVD]

    The birdcage1998

    Summary: The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY BIRDCAGE

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tyler Perry's The single moms club [DVD]

    Tyler Perry's The single moms club2014

    Summary: When five struggling single moms put aside their differences to form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY TYLER

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Good morning, Vietnam [DVD]

    Good morning, Vietnam2006

    Summary: Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY GOOD

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Muppets most wanted [DVD]

    Muppets most wanted2014

    Summary: The entire Muppets gang goes on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe's most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD FAMILY MUPPETS

    Location: DVDs Family

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ellen Degeneres [DVD] : here and now : modern life and other inconveniences

    Ellen Degeneres : here and now : modern life and other inconveniences2003

    Summary: Ellen has done everything from staring in sitcoms and movies to writing best-selling books, but she's never forgotten her roots as a stand-up comedian. Her feel-good comedy touches on something that...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792.76 DEG

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Brian Regan [DVD]. Standing up

    Brian Regan . Standing up2007

    Summary: Straight off a coast-to-coast tour and into your living room, this concert film captures comedian Brian Regan at his best. Butterflies, show horses and greeting cards are no match when this master of standup grabs the microphone.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792.76 REG

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Modern times [DVD]

    Modern times2010

    Summary: When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC MODERN

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The great dictator [DVD]

    The great dictator2011

    Summary: In Chaplin's first talkie, he plays the duel role of dictator Adenoid Hynkel and a Jewish barber who is a dead-ringer look-alike for der Nutsie...and who thwarts his plans for world domination.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC GREAT

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Life is sweet [DVD]

    Life is sweet2013

    Summary: An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY LIFE

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Modern problems [DVD]

    Modern problems2012

    Summary: Max Fielder is a high-strung air traffic controller whose bad day is about to get much worse. His girlfriend has moved out, his ex-wife is in love with his old friend, and a splashing truck full of...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY MODERN

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Frances Ha [DVD]

    Frances Ha2013

    Summary: A woman in her late twenties living in contemporary New York tries to sort out her ambitions, finances, and above all, her tight but changing bond with her best friend Sophie. Frances Ha gets at both...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY FRANCES

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Frances Ha [Blu-ray]

    Frances Ha2013

    Summary: A woman in her late twenties living in contemporary New York tries to sort out her ambitions, finances, and above all, her tight but changing bond with her best friend Sophie. Frances Ha gets at both...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU COMEDY FRANCES

    Location: Blu-rays Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Playing by heart [DVD]

    Playing by heart1999

    Summary: Three couples representing different generations come together in unexpected and surprising ways.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY PLAYING

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The other woman [DVD]

    The other woman2014

    Summary: New York attorney Carly is nobody's fool. So when she accidentally discovers that her boyfriend Mark is married, she's less than thrilled. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY OTHER

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Topsy-turvy [DVD]

    Topsy-turvy2011

    Summary: Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY TOPSY

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The kid [DVD]

    The kid2003

    Summary: The Tramp rescues an abandoned baby and raises him to become his inseparable sidekick.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC KID

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Annie [Blu-ray]

    Annie2015

    Summary: Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they'd be back for her...  more »
  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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