9º – The Birdcage (Mike Nichols, 1996)After his son announces a dinner with his fiancée’s moralistic relatives, a gay father and his partner decide to pretend to be straight so as not to frighten their visitors. ‘The Birdcage’ concentrates all its brilliance on Robin Williams’ productive performance, showing the viewer a comedy that is completely shaped by the figure of his main actor.
8º – Harry and the Hendersons (William Dear, 1987)On a holiday trip, a family accidentally runs over the big foot. Believing that the animal is dead, the family’s father decides to take that discovery home. However, all members of the family will be surprised when they discover that the animal is not dead. A pleasant comedy from the late 1980s, ‘Harry and the Hendersons’ amuses himself for his lack of pretense, raising simple scenes that always seek the easiest exits.
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