The 25 Best Foreign Comedy Movies

25. Big Man Japan (2007)

Country: Japan
Director: Hitoshi Matsumoto
Stars: Hitoshi Matsumoto, Riki Takeuchi, Ua, Ryunosuke Kamiki

Hats off to Hitoshi Matsumoto: Dude arguably made the new millennium's most incomparably strange motion picture. Big Man Japan, billed as a "mockumentary," is nothing less than a one-of-a-kind head-scratcher, tapping into the Japanese tradition of giant monsters terrorizing Tokyo, except, here, the film's hero is also similar in size to Godzilla. As if the story's inherent weirdness wasn't funny enough, Matsumoto's employment of cheesy, C-grade special effects results in pure, comedic gold.

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