Ironic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ironic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out ironic, humorous, absurd, captivating, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with dark humor, friendship, family relations, storytelling, dialogue, violence, husband wife relationship, satire, loneliness and life philosophy plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
ironic movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ironic: Patrick Melrose (2018), The End of the F***ing World (2017), Miracle Workers (2019), Heathers (2018), Good Girls (2018), Wild Tales (2014), Insatiable (2018), A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017), The Lobster (2015), The Red Snowball Tree (1974).

List of ironic movies

Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 302 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dialogue, drug addiction, father son relationship, depression, loneliness, alcohol abuse, mental illness, violence, dysfunctional family, traumatic childhood, ambition ...
Time: 2000s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s, 60s ...
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The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
Style: tragicomedy, ironic, road movie, slang, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: road trip, underage, psycho, murder, teenager, dark humor, teenage love, psychopath, police investigation, search for father, british humour, sexual abuse ...
Place: united kingdom
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Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: ironic, humorous, satirical, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, friendship, job, partners, end of the world, topical humor, talking to god, angel, heaven, office, belief in god ...
Time: contemporary
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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.
Style: feel good, captivating, ironic, witty, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, investigation, female detective, partners, mystery, eccentricity, adventure, unconventional method, murder mystery, british police
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd. An adaptation of Douglas Adams’ wildly successful comic novels.
Style: intellectual, ironic, captivating, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: murder investigation, clue, time travel, private detective, unstoppable, partners, strange person, government agent, hallucination, crime investigation, investigation, detective agency ...
Time: contemporary
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Heathers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A pitch-black comedy anthology set in the present day, as our heroine Veronica Sawyer deals with a very different but equally vicious group of Heathers. Based on the 1988 cult classic film.
Style: ironic, cynical, dark
Plot: suicide, sociopath, adolescence, social misfits, high school, dark humor, teenager, apathy, violence, bullying, teenagers, teenage love ...
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Good Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.
Style: ironic, funny, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: female friendship, housewife, family relations, money laundering, female protagonist, netflix, criminal, convenience store robbery, love hate relationship, crimes, husband wife relationship, cons and scams ...
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Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, suspense, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, dark humor, wedding party, vengeance, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
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Insatiable (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A bullied teenager turns to beauty pageants as a way to exact her revenge, with the help of a disgraced coach who soon realizes he's in over his head.
Style: ironic, cynical, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: beauty pageant, overweight, classmate classmate relationship, weight loss, teenage girl, fat girl, high school, teenager, bullying, lawyer, dark humor, revenge ...
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.
Style: ironic, captivating, suspense, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, crossdressing, children, danger, life is a bitch, adventure, cross dressing, baby, cynicism, storytelling, escapades, hopes ...
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The Lobster (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Style: surreal, ironic, clever, absurd, artsy ...
Plot: absurdism, distopia, hotel, love, society, manhunt, suicide attempt, blindness, hunting, punishment, life, runaway ...
Time: 2010s, near future, future
Place: greece, hellas
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The Red Snowball Tree (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former thief is released from a prison. He tries to start a new life with his penfriend - a good village woman, but his past doesn't let him go.
Style: ironic, thought provoking, touching, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: guilt, pen pal, middle aged man, peasant, redemption, village, alienation, couple relations, family relations, mother son relationship, criminal, male female relationship ...
Place: russia
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David Cross: Bigger and Blackerer (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bigger and Blackerer was taped during two shows, back-to-back on the same evening at Boston's Wilbur Theatre. Only by watching this video will you learn of Cross unique relationship with the deaf community, share his canny insights into the ...
Style: ironic, stylized, witty, funny, alternative comedy ...
Plot: road trip, sarcasm, alter ego, culture clash, self discovery, friendship, politics, character study, race issues, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, brutality ...
Place: california, tokyo
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The Beach Bum (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An irreverent comedy about the misadventures of Moondog, a rebellious stoner and lovable rogue who lives large.
Style: light, ironic, feel good, humorous, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stoner, alcoholic, poet, karma, buddies, marijuana, adultery, pilot, cocaine, entertainment, drugs, misadventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, havana cuba, vietnam, kentucky, jamaica ...
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American Vandal (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 34 min.
TV show
Story: A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.
Style: humorous, ironic, parody, witty, light
Plot: vandalism, swearing, cliche, high school, absurd humor, graffiti, screwball, farce, absurdism, juvenile delinquent, stupidity, netflix
Time: 2010s, 2020s
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Holmes & Watson (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.
Style: humorous, not serious, ironic, feel good, absurd
Plot: sherlock holmes, clue, queen victoria, crime investigation, doctor, saving a life, villain, prank, judge, pipe smoking, irony, queen of england ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england, buckingham palace, wyoming
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The Package (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a group of teenagers goes on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race to save their friend’s most prized possession.
Style: absurd, ironic, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: camping trip, castration, teenager, friendship, spring break, friends, travel, prank, group of friends, awkward situation, injury, forest ...
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, absurd humor, surrealism ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
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Sneaky Pete (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, ironic, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, escapades, family relations, dishonesty, investigation, family problems, crimes, danger, thief, con artists, greed, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Miracle (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Lithuania, Bulgaria, Poland, UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Close to bankruptcy, Irena, the owner of a struggling pig farm in a tiny post-Communist town, finds a surprising benefactor in a handsome American man who appears to be the answer to all her prayers.
Style: tragicomedy, ironic, captivating, humorous, tense ...
Plot: capitalism, communism, small town, farm, transformation, poverty, dream, financial crisis, money, faith, betrayal, church ...
Time: year 1992
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Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, superhero, outcast, androids and robots, tragedy, talking robot, tragic event, villain, misfit, cyborgs, split personality, wheelchair bound ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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To the Sea! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Story: Three young Russian families go for winter vacations to an unnamed exotic country, intending to rent a beach condo. However due to numerous comedic obstacles they never make it to the beach, staying at the hotel for the entire trip.
Style: feel good, ironic, sincere, light, humorous
Plot: family relations, friendship, husband wife relationship, vacation, wife husband relationship, love and romance, brawl, prank, children, drunkenness, family vacation, sea ...
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Matar al Padre (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Through a portrait of this family, we witness the profound changes that have shaken Spanish society between the 1990s and the present, with the advent of the economic and political crises in the background.
Style: ironic, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: irony, father son relationship, family relations, couples, husband wife relationship, parents, education, family problems, dark humor, friendship, father daughter relationship, love and romance ...
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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A Man Called Ove (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she ...
Style: touching, compassionate, emotional, ironic, scenic ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, suicide attempt, cancer, suicide thoughts, flashback, suicidal thoughts, mentor, life & death, loneliness, love ...
Time: year 2014
Place: sweden, eastern europe, spain
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Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back) (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: William has failed to kill himself so many times that he outsources his suicide to aging assassin Leslie. But with the contract signed and death assured within a week (or his money back), William suddenly discovers reasons to live... However Leslie ...
Style: ironic, light, feel good, absurd, cynical
Plot: death wish, suicide attempt, hitman, assassin, suicidal, criminal, chase, kidnapping, writers, saving a life, murder, boy ...
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Destination Wedding (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Frank and Lindsay two emotionally broken people, must attend a destination wedding. They meet and, over the course of the weekend and against all odds, find themselves drawn to one another even as they are repulsed by one another.
Style: talky, ironic, witty, cynical
Plot: initially antagonists, cynic, one night stand, wedding, pessimism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend, fall in love, life philosophy, destiny, loneliness, love story ...
Place: california
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Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, telephone, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, phone sex, answering machine, masturbation, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
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Cherish (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a martini-induced rampage, a fantasy-prone young woman is placed under house arrest.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, talky, ironic ...
Plot: house arrest, isolation, false accusation, dishonesty, stalker, loneliness, obsession, outcast, lawyer, police officer, lonely man, creativity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
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Nacho Libre (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, ironic, funny ...
Plot: nun, wrestling, monastery, follow your dream, goofy hero, hopes, contests and competitions, ambition, fall in love, monk, orphanage, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, talky, witty, sincere ...
Plot: writers, twins, writer's block, obsession, satire, siblings relations, thief, weirdo, mentally unstable, filmmaking, lookalikes, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
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