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12th May '17 6:07:21 AM StFan
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* ''Film/{{Stand-In}}''

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* ''Film/{{Stand-In}}''''Film/StandIn''
10th May '17 9:15:18 PM freyalorelei
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* ''Film/{{Stand-In}}''
23rd Apr '17 9:09:15 AM Kitchen90
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Later and modern examples of screwball comedy include:

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Later !!Later and modern examples of screwball comedy include:


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* ''Film/TheProposal'': An uptight woman pretends that she is going to marry her relaxed male assistant.
7th Mar '17 5:31:53 PM nombretomado
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* ''Monkey Business'': the Cary Grant/Marilyn Monroe one, not the MarxBrothers one.

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* ''Monkey Business'': the Cary Grant/Marilyn Monroe one, not the MarxBrothers Creator/MarxBrothers one.
25th Feb '17 3:17:17 PM Mdumas43073
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* ''{{Film/Midnight|1939}}''

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* ''{{Film/Midnight|1939}}''''Film/Midnight1939''



* ''Film/{{Mr and Mrs Smith|1941}}''

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* ''Film/{{Mr and Mrs Smith|1941}}''''Film/MrAndMrsSmith1941''
23rd Feb '17 1:47:18 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''Film/ItsLoveImAfter''
24th Jan '17 2:33:07 AM Kitchen90
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* ''Film/IWasAMaleWarBride''

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* ''Film/IWasAMaleWarBride''''Film/IWasAMaleWarBride''[[/index]]



* ''Film/TheSevenYearItch''

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* [[index]] ''Film/TheSevenYearItch''



* ''Film/WhatsUpDoc'': Peter Bogdanovich's {{homage}} to the genre.

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* ''Film/WhatsUpDoc'': Peter Bogdanovich's {{homage}} to the genre.[[/index]]



* ''Film/TheHudsuckerProxy'': Another homage, written and directed by Creator/TheCoenBrothers

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* [[index]] ''Film/TheHudsuckerProxy'': Another homage, written and directed by Creator/TheCoenBrothers



* ''Series/GimmeGimmeGimme'' is a non-romantic example (mostly because the male character is homosexual) but has many moments of the two main characters having to BreakTheHaughty out of the other. The male character is a snobbish middle-class struggling actor, and the female character is an under-class ugly FagHag, and the two of them fight over attractive men.



* Conversely, the 1928 silent Marion Davies comedy ''The Patsy'' can be regarded as a sort of very early prototype for the genre.

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* Conversely, the 1928 silent Marion Davies comedy ''The Patsy'' can be regarded as a sort of very early prototype for the genre.[[/index]]



* ''Literature/MyDarkAndFearsomeQueen'' combines Screwball and BlackComedy with fantasy adventure.

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* [[index]] ''Literature/MyDarkAndFearsomeQueen'' combines Screwball and BlackComedy with fantasy adventure.



* ''ComicBook/StrangersInParadise''
* Creator/JohnBelushi co-wrote an unproduced screenplay called ''Noble Rot'', a GenreThrowback to the Screwball Comedies of TheThirties.

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* ''ComicBook/StrangersInParadise''
''ComicBook/StrangersInParadise''[[/index]]
* Creator/JohnBelushi co-wrote an unproduced screenplay called ''Noble Rot'', a GenreThrowback to the Screwball Comedies of TheThirties. [[index]]
2nd Jan '17 3:55:28 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''True Confession''

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* ''True Confession''''Film/TrueConfession''
24th Oct '16 5:18:27 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''Film/LoveBeforeBreakfast''
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* ''Film/HandsAcrossTheTable''
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