Media satire movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant media satire movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, suspense, witty, parody and not serious films and TV shows about / with media satire, media, satire, tv show, disorder, television, workplace, society, journalism and journalist plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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media satire movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as media satire: Black Mirror (2011), UnREAL (2015), Scary Movie (2000), Network (1976), Nathan Barley (2005), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), The Muppet Show (1976), Free Rainer (2007), The Perfect Dictatorship (2014), Ringmaster (1998).

List of media satire movies

 8.8
 513K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, philosophical, serious, stylized ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, society, distopia, social decay, human nature, dark humor, satire, technology, media satire, gadget, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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 7.8
 15K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, media satire, manipulation, dishonesty, ambition, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, workplace situations, tv show, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.2
 255K
Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, slasher, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, stupidity, serial killer, absurd humor, teenage life, sarcasm, media satire, graphic violence, satire, teenage angst, adolescence, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
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 8.1
 157K
Network (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
Style: talky, cynical, witty, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: satire, media satire, corruption, workaholic, racial slur, adultery, dark humor, success, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, ethics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new york
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Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, stupidity, disorder, journalist, media, satire, designer, staff, gadget, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
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Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Beavis and Butt-head are high school students whose lifestyles revolve around TV, junk food (usually nachos), shopping malls, heavy metal music, and trying to "score with chicks". Each show contains short cartoons centering on the duo who ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, clever, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, stupidity, heavy metal, high school, buddies, odd couple, media satire, hardcase students, satire, rock, bad taste humour, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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The Muppet Show (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Muppet Show is a comedy-variety television series produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. After two pilot episodes produced in 1974 and 1975 failed to get the attention of America's network heads, Lew Grade approached ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, goofy hero, media satire, bear, friends, performer's life, workplace, fame, showbiz, backstage, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, journalist, journalism, media satire, jealousy, friendship, rivalry, media, satire, boss, tv show, producer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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 6.7
 5K
Free Rainer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: power of media, starting over, media satire, misfit, media, dishonesty, society, tv show, hacker, unemployment, assassination, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: manipulation, media, media satire, political intrigue, political corruption, journalism, dishonesty, state affairs, campaign, corrupt politician, blackmail, governor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 3.2
 5K
Ringmaster (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, media satire, family problems, vengeance, infidelity, dishonesty, social decay, mother daughter relationship, sexual promiscuity, stupidity, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 5.3
 992
Superstar (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An average guy who works in a recycling plant wakes up one morning to discover that he's become inexplicably famous.
Style: satirical, cynical, tragicomedy, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: media, life turned upside down, media satire, love hate relationship, disorder, price of fame, fame, celebrity, fish out of water, satire, media coverage, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: witty, humorous, parody, suspense, talky ...
Plot: politics, journalism, media satire, celebrity culture, society, state affairs, social satire, stand up comedian, live performance, celebrity, political satire, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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That's So Weird! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: That's So Weird was a Canadian sketch comedy television show owned by the Halifax Film Company and was broadcast on YTV. The show has been described as SCTV or Mad TV for teenagers and includes an array of comedic skits.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever
Plot: media satire, teenage life, tv show, youth, workplace, joke, media, teenager, ratings, tv station, canadian humor, actress playing multiple roles
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, magazine, current affairs, pop culture, social satire, stand up comedian, celebrity, topical humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jon Benjamin Has a Van is a live-action television comedy series that aired in the summer of 2011 on Comedy Central. The series stars Jon Benjamin as a reporter who tours around in a van to deliver uninteresting news to the viewers and to ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, cynical ...
Plot: media satire, media, society, disorder, journalist, journalism, journey, on the road, investigative journalism, journal, politically correct, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, stylized, sitcom ...
Plot: journalism, journalist, comedian, workplace, media satire, celebrity culture, workplace situations, partners, disorder, social satire, stand up comedian, television ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.6
 389
Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: satire, media satire, society, artists and showbiz, state affairs, politics, joke, media, disorder, celebrity culture, british, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Onion Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Venerable newscaster Norm Archer reports the latest news in politics, health, culture and entertainment - such as an automotive recall of decapitation-inducing "Neckbelts" and a study finding that "depression hits losers ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Plot: satire, journalism, terrorism, office, media, racism, media satire, society, disorder, politics, television, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, career, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
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The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, realistic, romantic, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, strong female character, city life, women, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, employer employee relationship, journalism, ambitious woman, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, miami, manhattan new york city ...
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Far from Las Vegas (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Langt fra Las Vegas is a Danish sit-com, which was first aired on the Danish TV channel TV2 Zulu. It revolved around life at a newly started TV morning show, Jump Start, and focused on the life of the main character, Casper. Langt fra Las Vegas ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, parody
Plot: journalism, media satire, tv show, workplace, partners, workplace situations, chief, workplace romance, male female relationship, architect, self defense, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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 7.4
 4K
Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: not serious, witty, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media satire, media, tv show, silly humor, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, journalism, talk show host, talk show, backstage, television studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe is a British television review programme created and presented by Charlie Brooker. It is the most recent addition to Brooker's Wipe series, and the first to be broadcast in HD. The programme is an amalgam of ...
Style: suspense, humorous, talky, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: media satire, satire, media circus, tv show, power of media, media, society, advertising, dark humor, politically correct, ratings, archive footage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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And Now a Word from Our Sponsor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Adan Kundle, CEO of a major advertising agency, is discovered unconscious in front of a wall of TVs. When he wakes in the hospital, Adan can only communicate through advertising slogans.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, parents and children, workplace intrigue, family relations, workplace, media satire, disorder, self discovery, media, rivalry, life turned upside down, wisdom of life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 5.8
 2K
Hits (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talentless teen will do anything to get on TV's "The Voice." Meanwhile, her father, a municipal worker, creates an uproar when a video of his rants at City Hall goes viral.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: fame, talent, dark humor, media satire, celebrity culture, society, delusion, computers and web, small town, youtube, teenager, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Wrong Coast (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A show that displays parodies of different movies. But the fun is also in the studio.
Style: parody, adult animation, not serious, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, showbiz, media satire, media, hollywood, tv show, television ...
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Dancing in September (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A black female TV producer struggles in Hollywood.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, tv show, media satire, workplace romance, americana, friendship, journalism, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 43K
Robot Chicken (2001)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Robot Chicken is an American stop-motion claymation comedy television series created and executive produced by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich along with co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root. The writers, especially Green, also provide ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, mad scientist, media satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, toys, bad taste humour, satire, absurd humor, adult humor, joke, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s, 2010s
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Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: media satire, disorder, haunted by the past, mad scientist, u.s. president, mad doctor, surfing, silly humor, sea disaster, nudity (full frontal - brief), outer space, invisibility ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: paris france, france
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