Movies like The Onion Movie

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The Onion Movie (2008)
 6.2
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The Onion Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Venerable newscaster Norm Archer reports the latest news in politics, health, culture and entertainment - such as an automotive recall of decapitation-inducing "Neckbelts" and a study finding that "depression hits losers hardest". This compilation of bogus news stories, celebrity profiles, movie trailers and skits come courtesy of the ace satirists at The Onion.
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, satirical, idiotic, witty, realistic, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: journalism, satire, terrorism, office, media, danger, racism, sketch, media satire, society, network, disorder, politics, television, journalist, reporter, ethnic humor, absurdism, joke, stereotypes, drugs, interview, sexual humor, irreverence, adaptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Onion Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out parody, humorous, not serious and absurd films with plots about satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and disorder mostly in Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Onion Movie: Scary Movie (2000), Movie 43 (2013), American Raspberry (1977), Airplane! (1980), Scary Movie 3 (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Plot: satire, martial arts, disorder, family relations, culture clash, siblings relations, nothing goes right, journalism, joke, murder, film within a film, comedy team ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: new york, kansas, manhattan new york city
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Kazakhstan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, absurd, controversial, banned film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, satire, travel, racism, anti semitism, dark humor, jewish, stereotypes, fish out of water, stereotype, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, kazakhstan, los angeles, usa, washington d.c. ...
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Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: parody, horror spoof, humorous, slasher, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: youth, serial killer, stupidity, stabbing, graphic violence, teenage life, media satire, satire, absurd humor, killing off one by one, who done it, teenage angst ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: funny, parody, not serious, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, hollywood, toilet humor, internet, youth, teenage life, nothing goes right, escapades, buddies, lifestyle, gross out humor, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Raspberry (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: erection, electric chair, ira, satire, silly humor, tv show, media satire, chaos and mayhem, media, society, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, stewardess, pilot, passenger, fear of flying, air disaster, catastrophe, landing, rescue, heroes, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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TV: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A celebration of the ever increasing depravity of television in our society-- it's a channel surfing adventure through the most utterly ridiculous spoofed television programming and commercials.
Style: witty, humorous, parody, not serious, light
Plot: satire, partners, prank, buddies, gang, disorder, media, chaos, friends, figment, tv show, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
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Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: parody, horror spoof, humorous, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: evil alien, satire, danger, journalism, race against time, disorder, stupid, stupidity, chases and races, space and aliens, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, funny, parody ...
Plot: gay slur, satire, gay, social satire, fashion, fame, society, gender, lifestyle, stereotypes, misfit, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, austria, vienna ...
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, journalist, journalism, media satire, friendship, rivalry, jealousy, media, satire, tv show, boss, career ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, 70s ...
Place: california, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: satire, society, comedian, social satire, pop culture, journalist, fake news report, absurd humor, media, media satire, hip hop culture, current affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, nothing goes right, ambition, ego clash, farce, workplace, rivalry, buddies, media satire, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, misfit, media satire, nothing goes right, dark humor, fictional biography, film producer, serial killer, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, parody, satirical ...
Plot: culture clash, nothing goes right, politics, society, actor's life, satire, islam, stand up comedian, sarcasm, farce, frame up, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, middle east, asia, pakistan ...
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Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated debut hour long stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, religions or cults, ethnic humor, entertainment, absurd humor, television, comedian, celebrity, pop culture, actor playing himself, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, stylized, sitcom ...
Plot: journalism, comedian, journalist, media satire, workplace, workplace situations, celebrity culture, disorder, partners, news satire, social satire, fake news report ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: parody, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, election, patriotism, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, topical humor, satire, greed, family drama, bug, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, supernatural, silly humor, goofy hero, family in danger, ghost, heroes, couples, toilet humor, stupidity, ballerina, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: parody, humorous, clever, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, disorder, silly humor, media satire, workplace situations, celebrity culture, showbiz, tv show, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The 41–Year–Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: parody, humorous, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, farce, racism, satire, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, misfit, society, filmmaking, dark humor, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus's evil son.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: good versus evil, vigilantism, religions or cults, obsessive quest, secret identity, undercover, society, escapades, buddies, hanukkah, christmas, family ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, witty, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, society, nothing goes right, tv show, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, ghost, nothing goes right, state affairs, disorder, goofy hero, lifestyle, celebrity culture, americana, religions or cults, satire, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, year 1940
Place: usa, cuba, manhattan new york city, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ali G Indahouse (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, media, showbiz, media satire, chaos and mayhem, chaos, laser, filmmaking, disorder, social satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, everyday life, social problems, artists and showbiz, performance, sexual activity, society, lifestyle, joke, pop culture, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, female boxer, ghost, danger, save the world, silly humor, alien life-form, alien, humour, alien creature, alien contact, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, horror spoof, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, goofy hero, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, video camera, exorcism, camera, satire, heroes, dark humor, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: satire, actor's life, paparazzi, filmmaking, showbiz, false accusation, private vs public, celebrity culture, journalism, society, vengeance, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%