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, talky, realistic, stylized and dark humor films and TV shows about / with storytelling, dialogue, friendship, society, brutality, vengeance, father son relationship, dishonesty, runaway and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, West Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ironic: Wild Tales (2014), Patrick Melrose (2018), Book Club (2018), Lolo (2015), Afonya (1975), The Invention of Lying (2009), A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017), Sneaky Pete (2015), Shameless (2011), BrainDead (2016).
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Shameless
Comedy, Drama
USA
46 min.
 8.7
Afonya
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Soviet Union
92 min.
 8.0
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Book Club
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
104 min.
 6.2
Barry
Comedy, Crime, Drama
USA
30 min.
 8.1

List of ironic movies

 8.1
 139K
Wild Tales
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: dark humor, tense, suspense, cynical, ironic ...
Plot: revenge, multiple storylines, twists & turns, human nature, destiny, unlikely criminals, violence, corruption, farce, greed, wedding party, road rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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Patrick Melrose
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: psychological, ironic, suspense, surreal, captivating
Plot: drugs/alcohol, father son relationship, family relations, misfit, ambition, dialogue, flashback, destiny, family problems, violence, loneliness, friends ...
Time: 2000s, 1960s, 1990s
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 6.2
 12K
Book Club
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: ironic, light, humorous, romantic, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, reading a book, female friendship, book, discussion, rooftop, dating, drinking, restaurant, dinner, widow, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.7
 3K
Lolo
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: crumbling relationship, mama's boy, mother son relationship, stepfather stepson relationship, love story, single woman, love affair, parent child relationship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, frame up, mother son conflict, laptop ...
Place: paris france, france
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 8.0
 3K
Afonya
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: funny, satirical, ironic, sincere
Plot: love, social satire, middle aged man, friendship, coworker relationship, older man younger woman relationship, social relations, colleague colleague relationship, bribery, social misfits, one against many, slacker ...
Place: soviet union, russia
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The Invention of Lying
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, absurd, philosophical, light ...
Plot: dishonesty, honesty, alone in the world, honest, alternate reality, farce, truth, misfit, creativity, sarcasm, rags to riches, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Series of Unfortunate Events
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, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: storytelling, orphan, life is a bitch, escapades, children, danger, crossdressing, brother sister relationship, baby, dishonesty, hopes, obsession ...
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 8.3
 19K
Sneaky Pete
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: melancholic, captivating, ironic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: escapades, greed, dishonesty, family relations, friendship, family problems, investigation, thief, adaptation, gambling, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.7
 155K
Shameless
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: realistic, humorous, entertaining, dark humor, ironic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, alcoholic father, juvenile delinquency, poor family, drugs/alcohol, family problems, alcoholic, teenage sex, siblings relations, working class, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 8.1
 9K
BrainDead
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A young fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: 1. The government has stopped working, and 2. alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, tricky, ironic
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, political satire, exploding head, alien invasion, female protagonist, conspiracy, government, paranoia, manipulation, senator, ant, mind control ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia
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 6.7
 4K
Hibernatus
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His descendants take care of him: to spare him the cultural ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, ironic ...
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, grandfather granddaughter relationship, family life, misfit, grandfather, culture clash, screaming, shock, hibernation, society, make believe ...
Time: 60s, 1900s
Place: france, greenland
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 7.8
 7K
Imposters
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Maddie, a persona shifting con-artist who is as beautiful as she is dangerous, leaves her unwitting victims tormented when they realize they have been used and robbed of everything – including their hearts. But things get complicated when her ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, comic, sentimental, ironic
Plot: cons and scams, deception, vengeance, stolen money, criminal, punishment, falling in love, partners, dishonesty, justice, chase
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 7.5
 8K
Baskets
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Chip Baskets wants to follow his dream of being a French clown—however, reality keeps interfering. Saddled with financial difficulties and facing an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, ironic, satirical ...
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, goofy hero, clown, misfit, sarcasm, sitcom, mother son relationship, rivalry, sibling relationship, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 7.6
 40K
Awkward.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, ironic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, loser, falling in love, love triangle, friends, teenager, classmates, self esteem, jealousy, aspiring writer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 12K
Barry
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
Style: tense, captivating, dark humor, suspense, ironic
Plot: hitman, danger, mentor, murder, friends, shooting, police investigation, crimes, adaptation, culture clash, ambition, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
 365
To the Sea!
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: light, humorous, feel good, ironic, sincere
Plot: family relations, family vacation, friendship, wife husband relationship, drunkenness, prank, sea, brawl, children, love and romance
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 7.8
 61K
Happiness
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, bleak, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, rape, sexual abuse, obsession, loneliness, child abuse, depression, sex, strong sexual content, siblings relations, relationships, multiple storylines ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.2
 566K
Trainspotting
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: stylized, disturbing, realistic, bleak, clever ...
Plot: friendship, drug addiction, heroin, addiction, drug abuse, cult, surrealism, drugs, violence, depression, british, marijuana ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: scotland, europe, london, edinburgh scotland
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 7.5
 23K
Cross of Iron
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, german, russian, survival, brutality, violence, gunfight, nazi, soldier, corruption, drinking, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: russia, germany, siberia, france
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 8.9
 1.6M
Pulp Fiction
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, violence, redemption, hitman, cult, gory, gangster, gunfight, organized crime, plot twist, brutality, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 8.3
 785K
Reservoir Dogs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: clever, stylized, talky, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, cult, gory, undercover cop, violence, organized crime, robbery, gore, gangster, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 7.4
 105K
Ghost World
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: realistic, stylized, surreal, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, adolescence, depression, teacher, geek, high school, sarcasm, dysfunctional family, obsession, jazz, blues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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The Match Factory Girl
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: bleak, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Plot: loneliness, vengeance, working class, factory, revenge, finnish, deadpan, depression, drinking, suicide attempt, pregnancy, existentialism ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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 7.6
 17K
New World
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, undercover cop, betrayal, police, organized crime, gangster, mob, mafia, violent, twists & turns, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea, seoul
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The God of Cookery
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The God of Cookery, a brilliant chef who sits in judgement of those who would challenge his title, loses his title when a jealous chef reveals him to be a con-man and humiliates him publicly. As this new chef takes on the God of Cookery's role, ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, dark humor, absurd ...
Plot: martial arts, redemption, cooking, kung fu, farce, goofy hero, irreverent, contests and competitions, parody, uninhibited rivalry, life & death, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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The Marriage of Maria Braun
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: emotional, psychological, surreal, serious, reflective ...
Plot: marriage, german, human nature, infidelity, loneliness, women, character study, relationships, sacrifice, tragedy, wartime life, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1946 ...
Place: germany, europe, canada, west germany
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A Clockwork Orange
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, futuristic, bleak, dark humor, psychedelic ...
Plot: brutality, rape, murder, insanity, violence, social misfits, gang, brainwashing, freedom, drugs, violent, violence spree ...
Time: future, near future, 1990s
Place: britain
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 7.6
 48K
The Player
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: clever, cynical, witty, talky, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, police investigation, murder, obsession, movie business, paranoia, blackmail, investigation, writers, twists & turns, greed, paranoid ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: politics, cold war, military, paranoia, nuclear, apocalypse, president, nuclear war, british, military base, end of the world, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: soviet union, russia, pentagon
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Fox and His Friends
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Fox, a former circus performer, wins the lottery of DM 500,000 and can now have the life and things that he has always wanted. While he wants to climb up the social ladder, it isn't without turmoil, and being torn between his old working class ...
Style: bleak, sexual, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, betrayal, working class, money, lottery, greed, friends, friendship, drinking, male nudity, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, morocco, tokyo, germany, munich germany
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TOP 5 movies for each similar tag

art house
art house movies
Eraserhead 1977
7.4
Blue Velvet 1986
7.8
Mulholland Drive 2001
8.0
Dogville 2003
8.0
The Big Feast 1973
7.2
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meditative
meditative movies
The Island 2006
8.0
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring 2003
8.1
The Fountain 2006
7.3
Before I Fall 2017
6.4
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations 2017
7.7
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satirical
satirical movies
The Big Feast 1973
7.2
The Simpsons Movie 2007
7.3
A Million Ways to Die in the West 2014
6.1
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 2005
6.8
Psycho Beach Party 2000
6.3
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enigmatic
enigmatic movies
Eraserhead 1977
7.4
Blue Velvet 1986
7.8
Zodiac 2007
7.7
Gone Girl 2014
8.1
Fight Club 1999
8.8
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reflective
reflective movies
The Door in the Floor 2004
6.7
Dance with a Stranger 1985
6.8
Yi Yi: A One and a Two... 2000
8.1
After Life 1998
7.7
Autumn Sonata 1978
8.3
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cerebral
cerebral movies
The Island 2006
8.0
Inception 2010
8.8
Fight Club 1999
8.8
The Matrix 1999
8.7
Interstellar 2014
8.6
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character study
character study movies
Good Will Hunting 1997
8.3
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975
8.7
Black Swan 2010
8.0
Perfect Strangers 2016
7.8
American Beauty 1999
8.4
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cynical
cynical movies
American Beauty 1999
8.4
Modern Family 2009
8.5
The Wolf of Wall Street 2013
8.2
South Park 1997
8.7
Archer Vice 2009
8.7
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