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, light, absurd, melancholic and satirical films and TV shows about / with loneliness, storytelling, father son relationship, dialogue, society, depression, kiss, mentor, life philosophy and runaway 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), Insatiable (2018), Wild Tales (2014), A Man Called Ove (2015), Destination Wedding (2018), Trainspotting (1996), Carnage (2011), The Beach Bum (2019), Drunk Parents (2019).

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, captivating, suspense, surreal
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dialogue, father son relationship, ambition, misfit, family relations, drug addiction, family problems, destiny, incest, loneliness, friends ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
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The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: tragicomedy, ironic, dark humor, road movie, slang
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: road trip, murder, psycho, underage, teenage love, teenager, police investigation, sexual abuse, looking for sex, psychopath, coming of age, search for father ...
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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: humorous, absurd, surreal, ironic, atmospheric ...
Plot: holy grail, monk, monty python, knight, king arthur, legends and myths, adventure, courage, disorder, absurd humor, surrealism, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard
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 6.6
 16K
Insatiable (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: dark humor, cynical, ironic, absurd, idiotic
Plot: teenage girl, revenge, high school, bullying, beauty pageant, weight loss, classmate classmate relationship, lawyer, homeless man, fat girl, teenager, lgbt ...
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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, surreal, ironic
Plot: murder investigation, clue, partners, unstoppable, time travel, private detective, government agent, hallucination, strange person, body count, gun violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.1
 148K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, revenge, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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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, flashback, suicide thoughts, mentor, life & death, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy, love ...
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: cynic, one night stand, wedding, ex boyfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, initially antagonists, fall in love, life philosophy, destiny, beautiful scenery, loneliness ...
Place: california
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 8.2
 583K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, captivating, semi serious, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, addiction, life is a bitch, drug abuse, social misfits, friendship, society, counterculture, crimes, drug rehabilitation, surrealism, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, london
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 7.2
 110K
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, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dialogue driven, marital problem, under the surface, unsupportive spouse, husband wife relationship, parenthood, marriage, bully, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa
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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, misadventure, drugs, pool party, buddies, alcoholic, entertainment, poet, priest
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Drunk Parents (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two drunk parents attempt to hide their ever increasing financial difficulties from their daughter and social circle through elaborate neighborhood schemes.
Style: humorous, feel good, ironic, entertaining, light
Audience: date night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: parents, financial crisis, scheme, drunk, daughter, get rich quick scheme, deception, cheating
Time: contemporary
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Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, satirical, humorous, feel good, philosophical ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, partners, talking to god, friendship, job, belief in god, bureaucracy, end of the world, doomsday, office, angel ...
Time: contemporary
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Howie Mandel Presents Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: After being a mainstay on the comedy circuit for 40 years, Howie takes the stage at the comedy club that bears his name in Atlantic City for his first stand up comedy special in over 20 years.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, ironic, light
Plot: monologue, comedian, stand up comedian, adult humor, storytelling, absurd humor, sexual humor, concert hall, bald hero, comedy club, live audience
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 5.0
 7K
Action Point (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.
Style: scary, feel good, ironic, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing, teen comedy
Plot: amusement park, danger, thrill ride, storytelling, business, adult as child, father daughter relationship, animals, theme park, mascot, bare breasts, sex scene
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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American Vandal (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 34 min.
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, witty, light
Plot: vandalism, graffiti, cliche, parody, high school, stupidity, screwball, swearing, juvenile delinquent, absurd humor, absurdism, farce
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 5.7
 4K
Arizona (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, the life of Cassie Fowler, a single mother and struggling realtor, goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder.
Style: ironic, satirical, dark humor, suspense
Plot: single mother, murder, realtor, arizona territory, hostages, revenge, criminal, debt, blood, desert
Place: phoenix arizona
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Holmes & Watson (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
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: ironic, not serious, humorous, absurd, feel good
Plot: sherlock holmes, pipe smoking, clue, judge, crime investigation, irony, queen of england, doctor, british humour, villain, laughter, titanic ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england
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 5.5
 10K
The Package (2018)
Genre: Comedy
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, absurd, ironic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: camping trip, spring break, teenagers, castration, forest, adventure, injury, friends
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 5.7
 3K
Lolo (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On holiday in the south of France, chic Parisian sophisticate Violette meets life-loving IT geek Jean-René. Against all odds, there’s a real chemistry between them and at the end of the summer, Jean-René wastes no time in joining his beloved in ...
Style: humorous, light, ironic, funny, romantic
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, single woman, mother son conflict, mama's boy, mother son relationship, crumbling relationship, love story, stepfather stepson relationship, paris metro, kiss, laptop, frame up ...
Place: paris france, france
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The Invention of Lying (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: humorous, philosophical, cynical, clever, funny ...
Plot: misfit, society, love and romance, dishonesty, distopia, love triangle, farce, pretense, disorder, honesty, alternate reality, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.1
 18K
Book Club (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading Fifty Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
Style: humorous, light, romantic, ironic, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female friendship, female protagonist, book, kiss, reading a book, dinner, rooftop, drinking, dating, widow, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.3
 6K
Takedown (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, ironic, talky ...
Plot: hacker, crimes, rivalry, mind game, police investigation, chase, criminal heroes, computers and web, cons and scams, law enforcement, greed, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california
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 6.2
 6K
Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: tense, avant garde, enigmatic, psychological, ironic ...
Plot: jealousy, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, actor's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 7.1
 165K
The Lobster (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Greece, France, Netherlands
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, artsy, clever, ironic, dark humor ...
Plot: manhunt, hotel, hunting, absurdism, dead animal, blood, swimming, boat, punishment, suicide attempt, dead rabbit, metaphor ...
Time: near future
Place: greece
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Doctor Doctor (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The story of Hugh Knight, a rising heart surgeon who is gifted, charming and infallible. He is a hedonist who, due to his sheer talent, believes he can live outside the rules. His "work hard, play harder" philosophy is about to come back ...
Style: light, semi serious, emotional, captivating, ironic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: doctor, small town, surgeon, medical, love and romance, family relations, quitting a job, society, hometown, latex gloves, surgical mask, medical mask ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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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: captivating, witty, semi serious, feel good, ironic
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, mystery, female detective, partners, investigation, unconventional method, adventure, eccentricity
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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 6.4
 565
Cash (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Москва. Наши дни. В центре города из машины двое воришек крадут сумку с миллионом евро, думая, что им, наконец, повезло, и даже не ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, satirical, ironic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, corruption, money, mafia, mistaken identity, fight, thief, bribe, bank, briefcase full of money, police, internal revenue service ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ukraine
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I Am Not an Easy Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The chauvinist Damien wakes up in a world where women and men have their roles reversed in society, and everything is dominated by women.
Style: captivating, feel good, ironic, thought provoking, romantic
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gender roles, sexism, gender, male female relationship, sorority, new life, social relations, sexist, female nudity, male objectification, barefoot male, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary
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People of Earth (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, ironic, satirical
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, skeptic, alien contact, journalist, society, small town, screwball
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
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