Film list based on genre "Comedy" - 655 entry


  • Kipas-kipas Cari Angin (1989)

    (title translation: Fanning to Get Fresh Air) Like any of Nya Abbas Akup’s film, this one is filled with social criticism. The story revolves around the people of a slum village alongside that of a modern, luxury hotel. Bawuk realises that her life is miserable, as her unemployed husband, Badrun, plays around with women while she…

  • Makelar Kodok (1989)

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    (title translation: Frog Broker) Fifi (Paramitha Rusady) runs away from home as she does not want to marry the man chosen for her by her parents. She then meets Kadir (Kadir), an honest but unlucky young man, who has come to Jakarta with his younger brother, Doyok (Doyok Sudarmadji), to try their fortune. Failing, Doyok returns…

  • Malioboro (1989)

    Slamet, a reporter, begins a relationship with Wulandari, a dancer and painter. But Wulan’s mother does not approve of their relationship. Slamet, who is naïve, energetic, and comes from the village, then meets Donna, a Manado girl who has a free attitude, at a street-side restaurant in Malioboro. Donna is interested in Slamet, causing Slamet to…

  • Sabar Dulu Dong...! (1989)

    (title translation: Patience, Please!) The Warkop DKI team - Dono, Kasino, Indro – returns with two female friends, Winny and Anita, to manage an ugly old hotel, and transform it into a proper hotel. The managing of the hotel becomes fodder for the comedy: a female guest who turns out to be the younger sibling of…

  • Si Kabayan Saba Kota (1989)

    (title translation: Kabayan Comes to the City) Kabayan is influenced by a friend to go to the city. In the city, a girl, Saribanon, whose father has been helped by Kabayan when he is robbed, secretly falls in love with him. But he already has Iteung, his girlfriend in the village. The story of that relationship,…

  • Si Kabayan dan Gadis Kota (1989)

    (title translation: Kabayan and City Girl) In this sequel to Kabayan Saba Kota, Kabayan is instructed by the village head to accompany Inge, who is researching their village for her final thesis. Kang Ibing sees Kabayan alone with Inge, and tells Iteung, Kabayan’s wife. Iteung becomes jealous, and Abah, her father, incites her further. The growing…

  • Jawara Sok Kota (Jawara-Jawara) (1990)

    (title translation: The City's Champion or Champions) Featuring many narrative strands such as Betawi culture, the Japanese occupation, a group of fighters plus a quasi-village hero, the film struggles to combine all these elements. Sayuti, the quasi-village hero, is jealous of his mask-dancer girlfriend, Nonon. This jealousy increases with the arrival of Komar, an urban male,…

  • Curi-curi Kesempatan (1990)

    (title translation: Stealing Oppotunities) Similar to the style of comedy a la the Warkop DKI group, but this time, the members are substituted by Robin, Andy and Martin. When they crash someone else’s car, the owner insists that Robin have it repaired, as Andy and Martin have already escaped by disguising as women. The trio, then…

  • Mana Bisa Tahan (1990)

    (title translation: How Can I Take This?) In this Warkop DKI comedy, Dono has two girlfriends, Windy and Cindy, so he finds it difficult to arrange dates and they often misunderstand. His sidekicks, Kasino and Indro, are jealous. They ruin Dono’s dating life by degrading Dono in front of the two girls’ parents. Then Dono seeks…

  • Oom Pasikom (Parodi Ibukota) (1990)

    (title translation: Parody of the Capital) Like the film’s title, Parody of the Capital resembles a sketch of the community. Oom Pasikom, a cab driver, is stingy because of his measly income. Conversely, his wife moves within the high social circle and is a spendthrift due to her business as jewelry broker. Through Oom Pasikom’s glasses,…