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, witty, semi serious, not serious and biting films and TV shows about / with media satire, media, tv show, parody, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, television, society and disorder plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Animation 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), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Scary Movie (2000), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), The Muppet Show (1976), The Bogus Witch Project (2000), Little Black Book (2004), Episodes (2011), Free Rainer (2007).

List of media satire movies

 8.9
 248K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: thought provoking, dark humor, biting, clever, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, media satire, computers and web, society, technology gone awry, chaos, technophobia, technology, media, alternate reality, politician ...
Time: future
Place: england
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 7.9
 12K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: realistic, biting, twists and turns, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, dishonesty, manipulations, media satire, artists and showbiz, reality tv, workplace intrigue, tv show, workplace situations, blind ambition, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, emotional, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, relationship vs career, city life, journalism, media satire, journalist, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 6.2
 208K
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: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, parody, youth, teenage angst, small town, media satire, stupidity, teenage life, who done it, killing off one by one, slasher, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
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Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
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, bad taste humour, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, stupidity, buddies, high school, odd couple, rock, hardcase students, media satire, nothing goes right, fart joke, surrealism ...
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.
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: feel good, humorous, exciting, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: puppets, showbiz, friends, backstage, goofy hero, disorder, theatre audience, performer's life, media satire, workplace, fame, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, nothing goes right, buddies, in the woods, obsessive quest, filmmaking, escapades, disorder, survival, danger, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Little Black Book (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, Stacy -- who works for a talk show -- becomes a bona fide snoop. With her colleague, Barb, Stacy gets the names of Derek's ex-lovers and interviews them, supposedly for an ...
Style: humorous, cynical, romantic, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, workplace situations, television show, manipulation, media satire, thirtysomething life, rise to the top, hidden truth, reality tv, betrayal, doubt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
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 7.9
 29K
Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, writer's life, tv show, actor's life, sitcom, culture clash, womanizer, couple relations, producer, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, journalism, newsroom, tv news, stupidity, farce, parody, friendship, rivalry, bet, journalist, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 4K
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
Plot: hacker, manipulations, starting over, redemption, media satire, tv show, dishonesty, media, social misfits, misfit, society, power of media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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 6.9
 3K
Great News (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at the same TV station where her daughter works.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tv news, sitcom, workplace situations, media satire, workplace humor, television, ambition, mother daughter relationship, overbearing mother, tv reporter, ego clash, uptight character ...
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 6.0
 61K
Domino (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The daughter of actor, Laurence Harvey turns away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, stylized, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, dishonesty, strong female character, violence, human nature, rebelliousness, twists & turns, media satire, media ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, afghanistan
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 7.8
 36K
Robot Chicken (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
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: humorous, not serious, witty, clever, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mad scientist, stupidity, toys, media satire, artists and showbiz, imaginary, disorder, goofy hero, celebrity culture, friends, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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 7.5
 4K
Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, journalism, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, talky ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, media, society, ratings, advertising, power of media, politically correct, media circus
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 6.3
 558
After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, parody, workplace situations, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, celebrity culture, showbiz, disorder, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting
Plot: sitcom, tv news, media satire, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, ratings, anchor, advertising, politically correct, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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 7.8
 235
History Bites (1998)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Canada
Story: History Bites was a television series on the History Television network that ran from 1998-2003. Created by Rick Green, History Bites explored what would be on television if the medium had been around for the last 5,000 years of human history. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: reenactment, parody, media satire, media, educational program, pop culture, television, social satire, celebrity, joke, politics, celebrity impersonation ...
Place: canada
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Dynamite Chicken (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: “A contemporary probe and commentary of the mores and maladies of our age… With shtick, bits, pieces, girls, some hamburger, a little hair, a lady, some fellas, some religious stuff, and a lot of other things” boasts the films opening titles. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, media satire, artists and showbiz, society, stock footage, language, parade, racial slur, explosion, racism, sexism, sexuality ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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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: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: media, media satire, political corruption, tv station, corrupt politician, dishonesty, state affairs, journalism, manipulations, political intrigue, campaign, tv news ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, journalism, media satire, studio, media, state affairs, celebrity culture, society, tv news, entertainment, fake commercial, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, cross country
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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: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: small town, media satire, media, teenager, delusion, talent, fame, viral video, celebrity culture, computers and web, society, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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That's So Weird! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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, semi serious, realistic, clever, canadian humor
Plot: media satire, teenage life, tv station, teenager, tv show, media, youth, workplace, ratings, joke, 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.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, topical humor
Plot: magazine, media satire, celebrity guests, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture, live audience, tv show, entertainment, tv news, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, media satire, artists and showbiz, news, disorder, media, song, pop culture, musical number, actress playing multiple roles, social satire, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england
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The Prize of Peril (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a futuristic society, contestants pit their survival skills against each other in a fight to the death for cash prizes, and the contest is aired live on television.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, cynical
Plot: media satire, contests and competitions, race against time, unemployment, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, media, rivalry, helicopter, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
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12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas alone. Manescu, the history teacher, tries to keep up with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, captivating
Plot: tv show, anniversary, media satire, small town, elderly, media, golden years, friendship, alcohol abuse, politics, state affairs, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania, bucharest, eastern europe
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 5.1
 13K
Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, fashion photographer, mannequin, poodle, reporter, hotel room, sandwich, suspicion of murder, media, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Wrong Coast (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A show that displays parodies of different movies. But the fun is also in the studio.
Style: not serious, humorous, canadian humor, clay animation
Plot: parody, media satire, hollywood, sitcom, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, actor's life, showbiz, tv show, workplace, love and romance ...
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