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, cynical, melancholic, dark humor and absurd films and TV shows about / with life philosophy, father son relationship, friendship, storytelling, loneliness, dialogue, kiss, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship and dishonesty 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), Wild Tales (2014), A Man Called Ove (2015), The End of the F***ing World (2017), Destination Wedding (2018), Trainspotting (1996), Carnage (2011), Arizona (2018), Holmes & Watson (2018), The Package (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, surreal, captivating
Plot: dialogue, drugs/alcohol, father son relationship, family relations, misfit, ambition, flashback, destiny, family problems, drug addiction, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
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 8.1
 139K
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, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, revenge, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, twists & turns, fighting the system, violence, corruption, 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: neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, cancer, unlikely friendships, mentor, life & death, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy, love, aging, suicide thoughts ...
Place: sweden, spain
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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, dark humor, road movie, ironic, slang
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: murder, road trip, teenager, psycho, teenage love, sexual abuse, underage, looking for sex, search for father, british humour, police investigation, rebellion ...
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Destination Wedding (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, cynical, witty
Plot: cynic, one night stand, wedding, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, initially antagonists, ex boyfriend, fall in love, dialogue, destiny, life philosophy, beautiful scenery ...
Place: california
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 8.2
 566K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 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, semi serious, captivating, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, social misfits, life is a bitch, friendship, society, counterculture, crimes, surrealism, misfit, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london
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 7.2
 108K
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, dialogue driven, family problems, unsupportive spouse, marital problem, under the surface, parenthood, husband wife relationship, battle of the sexes, psychology, liberal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa
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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, dark humor, satirical, suspense
Plot: murder, single mother, realtor, arizona territory, revenge, hostages, 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: humorous, ironic, not serious, absurd, feel good
Plot: sherlock holmes, doctor, queen of england, irony, crime investigation, british humour, villain, laughter, explosion, pipe smoking, trial, clue ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england
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 5.5
 9K
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: absurd, funny, ironic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: camping trip, spring break, teenagers, castration, friends, adventure, injury, forest
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 6.1
 16K
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, ironic, light, romantic, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dating, female friendship, female protagonist, reading a book, book, dinner, rooftop, drinking, husband wife relationship, widow, ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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, romantic, funny, ironic
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, single woman, mother son conflict, mother son relationship, crumbling relationship, mama's boy, love story, stepfather stepson relationship, frame up, parent child relationship, love affair, laptop ...
Place: paris france, france
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 8.0
 3K
Afonya (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The 1975 film by Georgi Daneliya "Afonya" was an unexpected commercial hit in USSR. The main character "Afonya" Borshev is a plumber, who spends his life partying with "buddies", many of whom he doesn't even ...
Style: satirical, funny, ironic, sincere
Plot: love, social satire, bribery, friendship, middle aged man, coworker relationship, older man younger woman relationship, colleague colleague relationship, social relations, plumber, one against many, social misfits ...
Place: soviet union, russia
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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, funny, clever, absurd, philosophical ...
Plot: misfit, love and romance, society, dishonesty, love triangle, farce, disorder, honesty, alternate reality, pretense, truth, luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 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, absurd ...
Plot: manhunt, metaphor, hotel, dead animal, rabbit, absurdism, hunting, dead rabbit, swimming, blood, suicide attempt, boat ...
Time: near future
Place: greece
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 5.3
 2K
French Women (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A story about 11 girls living in Paris. Each of them has its own problems: career, love life, children. Every girl has their complexes and virtues. They always look elegant, hiding their inner feelings. Will they reach all the goals and overcome all ...
Style: humorous, ironic, entertaining, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, love and romance, women, women in society, adultery, friendship between women, female protagonist, lesbian, single woman, male female relationship, sensuality, career woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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American Woman (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: This 1970s period dramedy inspired by the real life Kyle Richards and set amid the sexual revolution and the rise of second-wave feminism follows Bonnie, an unconventional mother struggling to raise her two daughters after leaving her husband. With ...
Style: inspirational, humorous, uplifting, ironic, topical humor
Plot: single mother, feminism, sexual revolution, changing lives, housewife, child care, crumbling marriage, family
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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Iron Sky: The Coming Race (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it ...
Style: absurd, exciting, ironic, not serious
Plot: humanity, female protagonist, nazis, future dystopia, rescue, moon, earth, space opera, dinosaur, nazi, hitler
Time: future
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King of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.
Style: based on true events, captivating, light, ironic
Plot: robbery, elderly, burglary, crime, diamonds, gang, british, jewelry, historical event, one last job, elderly man, diamond theft ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 15K
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, bullying, high school, weight loss, beauty pageant, classmate classmate relationship, lgbt, teenager, lawyer, overweight, homeless man ...
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My Dinner with Hervé (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship evolves over one wild night in LA between a struggling journalist and actor Hervé Villechaize, the world's most famous gun-tothing dwarf, resulting in life-changing consequences for both
Style: based on true events, tragic ending, factual, sad, ironic ...
Plot: dwarf, celebrity, performer's life, twists & turns, bohemian life, untimely death, lust, flashback, interview, promiscuous past, drugs/alcohol, nude model ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 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: cynical, ironic, dark, dark humor
Plot: adolescence, high school, suicide, apathy, sociopath, teenagers, brutality, coming of age, bullying, social misfits, unlikely friendships, teenage love ...
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 8.6
 35K
Atlanta (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; Earnest 'Earn' Marks, an ambitious college dropout and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star.
Style: satirical, captivating, humorous, ironic, cynical ...
Plot: rapper, cousin cousin relationship, opposites attract, social satire, brother brother relationship, hip hop culture, starlet, misfit, pop star, poor family, ambition, city ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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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, suspense, ironic, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, crossdressing, brother sister relationship, storytelling, baby, cynicism, children, escapades, life is a bitch, danger, obsession, dishonesty ...
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 20K
Sneaky Pete (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, melancholic, ironic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: escapades, gambling, family relations, dishonesty, greed, adaptation, friendship, thief, investigation, family problems, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 155K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, family relations, life is a bitch, alcoholic father, drinking problem, gay teenager, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 15K
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
Style: cynical, suspense, tense, ironic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, cons and scams, hostages, crime gone awry, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, adultery, abduction, ransom, mistress, husband wife relationship, ransom demand, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: usa, detroit, bahamas, california
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 17K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, secret agents, teenage life, youth, undercover, hidden identity, friends, danger, teenager, adolescence, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chechnya, moscow russia, berlin germany
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 11K
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: feel good, funny, captivating, ironic
Plot: housewife, female friendship, female protagonist, money laundering, family relations, convenience store robbery, criminal, mother daughter relationship, woman, husband wife relationship
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 158K
Lady Bird (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.
Style: realistic, semi serious, romantic, thought provoking, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, first love, best friend, teenage girl, school, father daughter relationship, nickname, catholic school, loss of job, homosexual, prom ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002, year 2003
Place: california, usa
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