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, melancholic, talky, interesting and witty films and TV shows about / with dialogue, mentor, storytelling, loneliness, life philosophy, runaway, brutality, catastrophe, suprisingly clever and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ironic: Patrick Melrose (2018), The End of the F***ing World (2017), Wild Tales (2014), The Beach Bum (2019), The Package (2018), The Lobster (2015), Heathers (2018), Miracle (2017), Good Girls (2018), A Man Called Ove (2015).

List of ironic movies

Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal
Plot: dialogue, drugs/alcohol, depression, drug addiction, loneliness, ambition, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, mental illness, lifestyle, violence, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 60s, 80s, 90s ...
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The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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: dark humor, tragicomedy, ironic, road movie, slang
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: road trip, teenager, underage, murder, psycho, teenage love, british humour, search for father, police investigation, psychopath, sexual abuse, looking for sex ...
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 8.1
 166K
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: psychological, tense, dark humor, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, wedding party, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, vengeance, corruption, violence, destiny, farce, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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 5.5
 16K
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: ironic, feel good, light, humorous, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stoner, alcoholic, buddies, poet, marijuana, adultery, drugs, pool party, entertainment, misadventure, pilot, cunnilingus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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 5.5
 13K
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: funny, ironic, absurd, feel good, light ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: castration, teenager, camping trip, spring break, friends, injury, forest, teenagers, adventure, twin sister, friendship, taking a photograph ...
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 7.2
 205K
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, clever, ironic, artsy, brutal ...
Plot: absurdism, distopia, manhunt, hotel, society, hunting, punishment, suicide attempt, dead animal, forest, grave digging, blood ...
Time: near future, 2010s, future
Place: hellas, greece
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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, surreal, cult film, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, disorder, courage, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: witty, feel good, captivating, ironic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, female detective, investigation, mystery, partners, adventure, eccentricity, unconventional method, british police, murder mystery
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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 5.6
 2K
Heathers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: dark, ironic, dark humor, cynical
Plot: suicide, sociopath, adolescence, high school, teenager, teenage love, social misfits, violence, apathy, teenagers, brutality, bullying ...
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 7.0
 509
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: ironic, tragicomedy, captivating, humorous, tense ...
Plot: capitalism, communism, small town, farm, dream, transformation, poverty, financial crisis, money, secret, faith, betrayal ...
Time: year 1992
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, psychological, ironic, surreal
Plot: murder investigation, clue, time travel, unstoppable, partners, private detective, government agent, strange person, hallucination, super strength, gun violence, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.9
 26K
Good Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: funny, feel good, captivating, ironic
Plot: female friendship, housewife, family relations, money laundering, convenience store robbery, female protagonist, criminal, husband wife relationship, woman, netflix, grocery store, mother daughter relationship
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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, ironic, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, cancer, suicide thoughts, flashback, mentor, life & death, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy, love ...
Time: year 2014
Place: sweden, spain
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Destination Wedding (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, destiny, life philosophy, ex boyfriend, loneliness, dialogue, 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, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, telephone, looking for love, love and romance, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, answering machine, masturbation, eccentricity, loneliness, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
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 6.7
 3K
Cherish (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
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: isolation, house arrest, false accusation, dishonesty, stalker, loneliness, obsession, lawyer, police officer, outcast, lonely man, creativity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
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 5.7
 79K
Super Nacho (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, ambition, hopes, goofy hero, contests and competitions, fall in love, sport, monk, orphanage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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You, the Living (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark, Norway, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the Swedish city of Lethe, people from different walks of life take part in a series of short, deadpan vignettes that rush past. Some are just seconds long, none longer than a couple of minutes. A young woman (Jessica Lundberg) remembers a ...
Style: tragicomedy, melancholic, ironic, meditative, surreal ...
Plot: alienation, lifestyle, life, human nature, loneliness, existentialism, music, life philosophy, honest, pickpocket, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, new jersey, california
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 7.2
 15K
Nightwatch (1994)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. Therefore and because of a strange bet with his fellow ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, macabre, ironic, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, night watchman, bet, crimes, danger, perversion, murder, student, false accusation, morgue, mystery, doctors ...
Time: 90s
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The Hungover Games (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a movie about Hungover guys that get lost in a death match game: Each year, drunk people are selected to participate in torturous games the morning after a big night out. There's no sunglasses, no water, and no headache medicine. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, ironic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, disorder, rivalry, survival, goofy hero, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), fight to the death, friends, alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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While We're Young (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.
Style: humorous, ironic, witty, psychological, talky ...
Plot: couples, hipster, friendship, introspection, couple relations, marriage, husband wife relationship, unlikely friendships, midlife crisis, documentary filmmaking, childless couple, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
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Daria in 'Is It College Yet?' (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All vile things must come to an end, and for Daria Morgendorffer that means it's time to look beyond high school to college. Our little girl has grown up so fast. It's time for higher learning, lowered expectations, and a heavy dose of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, ironic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: graduation, high school, college, school, teenage love, friendship, family relations, teen angst, lifestyle, buddies, young lovers, love and romance ...
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The Go-Getter (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic, ironic, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, car thief, teenage life, love and romance, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, human nature, coming of age, obsessive quest, lifestyle, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: oregon, new orleans, new jersey, california
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 7.2
 116K
Carnage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.
Style: talky, dark humor, cynical, ironic, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dialogue driven, marital problem, under the surface, husband wife relationship, parenthood, bully, marriage, battle of the sexes, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa
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To Rome with Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, ironic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, young people, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, meet the parents, vacation, newlyweds, architect, sightseeing, farce, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, paris france, new york ...
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 5.2
 2K
Amy's Orgasm (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amy is a single 29 year old Jewish woman. She wrote a successful self-help book about how women can't truly be in love and experience "mental orgasm." Her parents and acquaintances always try to give her advice. Eventually, she breaks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, ironic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: orgasm, feminism, battle of the sexes, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, looking for sex, unlikely couple, sexual relations, workplace romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 7.0
 2K
Diamond Men (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After 30 years on the road, a veteran jewellery salesman is forced to show his young replacement the tricks of the trade. But when the kid introduces him to the ladies of the "Altoona Riding Club," the old dog is introduced to a whole new ...
Style: feel good, touching, ironic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: introspection, self discovery, aging, partners, heist, crimes, workplace situations, mentor, mentor protege relationship, diamond, prostitute, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey, australia
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 7.0
 13K
Alfie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, playboy, abortion, sexual relations, promiscuity, lifestyle, self discovery, sex, coming of age, infidelity, morality, jazz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, california
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 7.0
 4K
Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, cancer, nothing goes right, musician's life, introspection, music band, buddies, ambition, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, beer, heavy metal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: canada
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How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: humorous, surreal, talky, enigmatic, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, nervous breakdown, advertising agency, introspection, mental illness, satire, anxiety, psychiatrist, farce, advertising executive, workplace, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, jerusalem, russia
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