Supernatural comedies are a unique blend of humour and horror that offer the perfect balance of laughter and chills. From ghostly apparitions to zombie invasions, these films take audiences on a wild ride through fantastical and often absurdly comical worlds. Whether you're looking for a good scare or just a good laugh, these supernatural comedies are sure to deliver both.
These nine supernatural comedies that are guaranteed to make you laugh and feel spooked. From classic hits like 'Beetlejuice' and 'Ghostbusters
', to recent gems like 'Zombieland', these films are must-sees for fans of the supernatural and comedy genres.
9. Warm Bodies
Blending elements of comedy, horror and romance, 'Warm Bodies' is a 2013 film is written and directed by Jonathan Levine and based on Isaac Marion's 2010 novel of the same name. After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
8. The Frighteners
In this underrated 1996 movie, a man played by Michael J. Fox discovers he can communicate with the dead after a tragic car accident that kills his wife. He uses his new-found gift to con people.
7. The Haunted Mansion
The 2003 Disney movie, starring Eddie Murphy, follows an estate agent, who along with his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected. The movie is an adaptation of Walt Disney's theme park attraction of the same name. Although originally released in 2003, a new version of the film is due for release is the autumn of 2023.
6. The Addams Family
This 1991 movie follows the quirky and macabre Addams family as they navigate strange and often comical situations. The film's blend of supernatural elements with comedy, plus its ionic casts that includes Anjelica Huston, Christopher Lloyd and Christina Ricci, makes it a unique and entertaining addition to the list of supernatural comedies.
'Zombieland' takes viewers to a world overrun by zombies and the comedic adventures of a small group of survivors as they navigate this new world. The movie blends elements of horror and comedy to create a unique and entertaining experience, as the characters encounter and fight against hordes of zombies while also dealing with the absurdities and difficulties of everyday life in a post-apocalyptic world. The movie's humour comes from the witty banter between the characters, played by Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin.
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'Deadstream' is a hilarious twist on the trend of live-streaming ghost hunts. The film marks the directorial debut from husband-and-wife filmmaking couple Vanessa and Joseph Winter, who also share writing co-credits. It follows a disgraced internet personality who attempts to win back his followers by live streaming one night alone in a haunted house. But when he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his big comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life.
The movie that gave birth to this very website. Peter, Egon, Ray and Winston were the fearless paranormal experts who first sparked my interested in paranormal. Now over 30 years on, the movie has everything you need for a Halloween movie marathon. Slime, slapstick comedy and plenty of spooky goings on in New York City.
An 80s ghostly classic supernatural comedy. The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.
1. Shaun Of The Dead
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost star in this must-see British comedy horror. Simon plays a man who decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. But how do you defeat a crowd of flesh-hungry zombies? Well, like all good plans, it involves going to the local pub.