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Bedazzled (1967)

This one’s for fans of witty, dry, British humor. Bedazzled was co-written and co-stars Dudley Moore and Peter Cook, two of the comedians responsible for the wave of British satire in the 1960s. They made the film after their famous run in Beyond the Fringe, but before each had risen to major international stardom. Without

Black Books (2004)

Who would have thought that a show about an irate, alcoholic, Irish bookstore owner drinking, smoking, reading, and being terrible to people would be so damn funny? The owner, Bernard Black (Dylan Moran), is a more intelligent (or at least more well-read) UK version of the man-child protagonist which has come to dominate American comedy.