19 So-Called ‘Comedies’ That Are Actually Super Depressing

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When we watch a comedy, we expect lots of laughs and maybe some cliche jokes, but tears? Not so much. Yet, there are actually some comedies that make us shed tears as much as they give us big belly laughs.

We typically expect comedies to be an hour and a half of gags and hilarity, but sometimes there is an unexpected lesson. Other times the joke hits a little too close to the truth, and it has us welling up. It's the surprise factor that makes the sudden change in emotion even more impactful. To save you some surprise waterworks, scroll through the gallery to see the so-called “comedies” that are actually pretty depressing.