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Simon Morris looks at three small-scale comedies – two American films on Prime Video and Netflix, one French in selected cinemas – and discovers that the secret is to take it seriously.




Robots imagines a world where your robot can do all the boring parts of your work and play.  Stars Jack Whitehall (Bad education) and Shailene Woodley (Big little lies).  On Prime Video.






The Out Laws sees a bank manager discovers his fiancée’s parents may not be who they say they are.  Stars Adam Devine (Pitch Perfect), Pierce Brosnan (Mamma Mia) and Ellen Barkin (Ocean’s 13).  On Netflix.






And French film A good doctor sees an on-call emergency doctor laid up, and dependent on a totally unqualified courier to pretend to be him on his rounds.   Stars Michel Blanc (Monsieur Hire).