Comedy thriller

Comedy thrillers are a cross-genre that draw subject matter generally from comedy and thrillers. They often include a darker tone, relative to other genres, of humor.

Examples of comedy thrillers in films, plays and novels are Family Plot, Charade,[1] The Thin Man, The Lady Vanishes, In Bruges, Silver Streak, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, No Way to Treat a Lady, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Kshana Kshanam, The Big Fix, Lucky Number Slevin,[2] Deathtrap, The Ladykillers, Hopscotch, Welcome to Collinwood, The King of Comedy[3] and A Simple Favor.[4]