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, dark humor, feel good and talky films and TV shows about / with dialogue, storytelling, mentor, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief), weird, loneliness, runaway, life philosophy and friendship 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), The Lobster (2015), Wild Tales (2014), The Beach Bum (2019), Miracle Workers (2019), American Vandal (2017), Holmes & Watson (2018), The Package (2018), Heathers (2018).

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, violence, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 2000s, 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.
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, dark humor, 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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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: feel good, witty, captivating, ironic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, female detective, partners, investigation, eccentricity, mystery, adventure, unconventional method, murder mystery, british police
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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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, artsy, clever, bloody ...
Plot: absurdism, manhunt, hotel, distopia, society, hunting, suicide attempt, love, blindness, dead rabbit, grave digging, digging a grave ...
Time: 2010s, near future, future
Place: hellas, greece
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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: psychological, tense, dark humor, biting, cynical ...
Plot: twists & turns, human nature, 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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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, entertainment, drugs, pool party, misadventure, cocaine, pilot ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 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: satirical, ironic, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, job, partners, friendship, heaven, bureaucracy, talking to god, angel, belief in god, end of the world, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary
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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: ironic, humorous, light, witty
Plot: vandalism, swearing, cliche, absurd humor, high school, graffiti, parody, stupidity, absurdism, farce, juvenile delinquent, screwball ...
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: ironic, humorous, not serious, absurd, feel good
Plot: sherlock holmes, clue, doctor, crime investigation, villain, pipe smoking, judge, irony, queen of england, british humour, laughter, queen victoria ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england, wyoming, buckingham palace
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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: funny, absurd, ironic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: camping trip, castration, teenager, spring break, friends, injury, forest, teenagers, adventure, friendship, trip, doctor ...
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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, cult film, surreal, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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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, violence, social misfits, apathy, teenagers, brutality, bullying ...
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: captivating, ironic, suspense, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, crossdressing, life is a bitch, danger, children, baby, cross dressing, adventure, cynicism, storytelling, escapades, dishonesty ...
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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, light, tense ...
Plot: capitalism, communism, small town, farm, dream, transformation, poverty, financial crisis, betrayal, church, money, faith ...
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, body count ...
Time: contemporary
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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, grocery store, netflix, woman, 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, flashback, suicide thoughts, mentor, life & death, loneliness, love, aging, volvo ...
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, cynical, absurd ...
Plot: death wish, suicide attempt, hitman, writers, killer, assassin, love and romance, danger, death of mother, punched in the face, newspaper clipping, corpse ...
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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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, life philosophy, destiny, 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, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, masturbation, phone sex, answering machine, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
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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, outcast, police officer, lawyer, lonely man, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: san francisco
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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, hopes, goofy hero, contests and competitions, ambition, fall in love, monk, orphanage, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, california, new jersey
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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, slasher, false accusation, morgue, mystery ...
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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Israel, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: adult animation, surreal, humorous, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, society, social misfits, hopes, introspection, human nature, loneliness, meaning of life, apartment building, life philosophy, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
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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: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: graduation, high school, college, school, teenage love, friendship, family relations, teen angst, lifestyle, buddies, teenage life, eccentric family ...
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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: car thief, road trip, 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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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: funny, ironic, stylized, witty, alternative comedy ...
Plot: road trip, sarcasm, alter ego, culture clash, self discovery, friendship, politics, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, race issues, character study, brutality ...
Place: california, tokyo
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