Movies and TV shows like Brass Eye

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Brass Eye (1997)
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Brass Eye (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Controversial spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.
Style: alternative comedy, not serious, biting, realistic, surreal, clever, witty, cynical, humorous
Plot: journalism, celebrity, british, interview, controversy, fake news report, celebrity culture, parody, media satire, media, tv show, campaign, figment, notoriety, media coverage, reporter, british humour
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Brass Eye

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about media, media satire, parody, joke, disorder, comedian and british humour mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Brass Eye: The Day Today (1994), Big Train (1998), French and Saunders (1987), A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987), Jam (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Day Today (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Day Today is a surreal British parody of television current affairs programmes, broadcast in 1994, and created by the comedians Armando Iannucci and Chris Morris. It is an adaptation of the radio programme On the Hour, which was broadcast on BBC ...
Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: parody, journalism, media satire, tv show, media, celebrity culture, politics, state affairs, cliche, anchor, politically correct, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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Big Train (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: comedian, disorder, absurd humor, irreverence, absurdism, actress playing multiple roles, surrealism, social satire, british, british tv, parody, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: parody, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender, media, disorder, cross dressing, promiscuity, comedy team ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe
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A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995. It ran for four series and ...
Style: clever, witty, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, musician, artists and showbiz, media, yuppie, monologue, british tv, musical number, social satire, joke, comedy team, british ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe
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Jam (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: A collection of bleakly dark comedy sketches pushing the boundaries of taste, decency and television in general, shot using new and different techniques and fading slowly in and out of each other against a slow musical soundtrack. Regular themes ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: postmodernism, society, disorder, music, perversion, politically correct, absurdism, irreverence, monologue, surrealism, musical number, social satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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49%
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: not serious, talky, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, society, politics, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, state affairs, disorder, team, comedy team, british, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: This Hour Has 22 Minutes is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television. Launched in 1993 during Canada's 35th general election, the show focuses on Canadian politics, combining news parody, sketch comedy and satirical ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: politics, parody, cult, media satire, tv show, media, society, state affairs, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, live audience, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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44%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: not serious, clever, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, parody, showbiz, tv show, workplace, producer, nothing goes right, performer's life, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, sitcom, legal action, workplace romance, parliament, conservative, politician, greed, suburbs, media satire, suburban life, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: media, workplace, celebrity, manipulations, media satire, sitcom, politics, manipulation, scandal, workplace situations, dishonesty, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, battle of the sexes, tv news, politics, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, campaign ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, journalism, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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41%
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, biting, cynical ...
Plot: parody, media satire, media, society, hip hop culture, political satire, fake news report, stereotype, monologue, social satire, guest, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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40%
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
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Place: england
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40%
Katy Brand's Big Ass Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Katy Brand's Big Ass Show is a British comedy programme on ITV2. The show features comedian Katy Brand in skits of real life situations and stereotypes, as well and celebrities such as Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, parody, disorder, showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, biting, clever, not serious, humorous ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: politics, journalism, media satire, media, studio, state affairs, celebrity culture, society, entertainment, fake commercial, celebrity impersonation, tv news ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
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Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (2013)
Genre: Comedy
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Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, media, society, ratings, advertising, power of media, politically correct, media circus
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
Story: That Mitchell and Webb Look is a British television sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Shown on BBC Two since 2006, its first two series were directed by David Kerr, who also directed Mitchell and Webb's previous television ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, workplace, friends, media, partners, advertising, reward, odd, coworker, absurd humor, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rutland Weekend Television (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rutland Weekend Television was a television sketch show on BBC2, written by Eric Idle with music by Neil Innes. Two series were broadcast, the first consisting of six episodes in 1975, the second of seven in 1976. A Christmas special also aired on ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, witty, clever ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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37%
Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
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Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, parody, suburbs, eccentric family, society, family relations, disorder, family life, suburban life, working class, punjab ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, journalist, workplace, media satire, tv news, tv show, workplace situations, media, single parent, anchor, journal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
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Smack the Pony (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Smack the Pony is a British sketch comedy show that ran from 1999 until 2003 on Channel 4. The main performers on the show were Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan, and Sally Phillips. There were also regular appearances from Sarah Alexander, Darren Boyd, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, gender, social misfits, sexism, late night, british, female protagonist, british tv, english, british humour
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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33%
Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jon Benjamin Has a Van is a live-action television comedy series that aired in the summer of 2011 on Comedy Central. The series stars Jon Benjamin as a reporter who tours around in a van to deliver uninteresting news to the viewers and to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, cynical, alternative comedy ...
Plot: journalism, media satire, media, society, disorder, politically correct, journal, investigative journalism, television, social satire, tv show, tv news ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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33%
The Fast Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Fast Show is a multi BAFTA award winning sketch comedy show written and produced by Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: disorder, nothing goes right, misfit, actress playing multiple roles, british, british tv, comedian, joke, british humour
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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32%
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: not serious, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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