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, not serious, witty, suspense and parody films and TV shows about / with media satire, media, satire, disorder, tv show, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, television, showbiz and journalist plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Animation genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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media satire movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as media satire: Black Mirror (2011), Network (1976), Nathan Barley (2005), UnREAL (2015), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Scary Movie (2000), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), Free Rainer (2007), The Perfect Dictatorship (2014), Ringmaster (1998).

List of media satire movies

 8.8
 455K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
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: thought provoking, twists and turns, philosophical, serious, stylized ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, human nature, dark humor, satire, technology, media satire, gadget, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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 8.1
 147K
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: cynical, talky, witty, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: satire, older man younger woman, media satire, corruption, workaholic, tv show, racial slur, adultery, dark humor, workplace situations, success, anchor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
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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, disorder, stupidity, journalist, satire, media, british humour, radio dj, journal, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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 7.8
 14K
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: realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, manipulation, dishonesty, media satire, reality, manipulations, ambition, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, strong female character, boss and employee, workplace situations, women, employer employee relationship, workplace intrigue, new job, assistant, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
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 6.2
 236K
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, horror spoof, slasher, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: youth, serial killer, stupidity, stabbing, graphic violence, teenage life, media satire, who done it, killing off one by one, satire, teenage angst, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
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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, clever, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, high school, odd couple, buddies, stupidity, media satire, hardcase students, satire, heavy metal culture, rock, bad taste humour, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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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, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalist, journalism, media satire, friendship, rivalry, jealousy, dog, media, satire, tv show, boss, career ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 70s ...
Place: california, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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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, controversial, melancholic ...
Plot: power of media, tv show, starting over, dishonesty, media, society, misfit, media satire, 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: manipulation, media, political intrigue, media satire, political corruption, manipulations, journalism, state affairs, dishonesty, campaign, corrupt politician, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, infidelity, vengeance, social decay, dishonesty, mother daughter relationship, sexual promiscuity, stupidity, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.3
 928
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, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: media, life turned upside down, media satire, disorder, price of fame, fish out of water, celebrity, fame, satire, media circus, absurdism, television ...
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, live comedy, talky ...
Plot: journalism, politics, media satire, state affairs, society, celebrity culture, social satire, stand up comedian, live performance, political satire, celebrity, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, youth, workplace, tv show, ratings, tv station, joke, media, teenager, actress playing multiple roles, canadian humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, media, artists and showbiz, magazine, pop culture, social satire, celebrity, stand up comedian, current affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, feel good, captivating, light, cynical ...
Plot: media satire, society, media, disorder, journalist, journalism, investigative journalism, journey, on the road, journal, politically correct, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.1
 969
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, comedian, journalist, media satire, workplace, workplace situations, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, news satire, social satire, fake news report ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.6
 371
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, witty, cynical, talky, not serious ...
Plot: satire, media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, society, state affairs, comedy team, joke, disorder, celebrity culture, media, british humour ...
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: journalism, satire, office, terrorism, media, danger, racism, sketch, media satire, society, disorder, network ...
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: humorous, parody, witty, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, friendship, rivalry, tv show in film, nervous breakdown, new job, stupidity, workplace, career, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Harry Hill's TV Burp (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Harry Hill's TV Burp is a British television comedy programme that ran for 11 years from 2001 to 2012. It was produced by Avalon Television for ITV and hosted by comedian Harry Hill. The show presents a look at the week's television, ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, media satire, entertainment, british humour, media, studio, archive footage, satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: filmmaking, media, misfit, artists and showbiz, dark humor, nothing goes right, media satire, fictional biography, film producer, serial killer, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
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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, not serious, humorous, sitcom, adult animation ...
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, media satire, hollywood, media, tv show, television ...
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Reality & Stuff (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: COMEDY/MOCKUMENTARY - (2005) CAN'T GET TOO MUCH REALITY TV? CAN'T GET ENOUGH REALITY TV? You know the drill! Eight strangers are chosen to live in a house and have their lives recorded.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: disorder, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, friends, gay slur, flirting, emotional manipulation, voyeurism, sexism, resort, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, tv show, americana, friendship, media satire, love and romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, workplace romance, hollywood, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this non- stop hilarious ride we follow a struggling Movie Studio that is willing to do anything to make a buck even if it means ruining its reputation, and running the Movie Industry into the ground. This film has everything that an audience ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, ironic ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, showbiz, media satire, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, unfulfillment, ambition, downfall, nothing goes right, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.0
 6K
The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, backstage, celebrity culture, media satire, disorder, self involved, worn out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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 7.7
 40K
Robot Chicken (2005)
Genre: Animation, 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: mad scientist, toys, stupidity, media satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, bad taste humour, satire, hip hop, comedy team, absurd humor, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, future
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 6.1
 881
Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, showbiz, physical appearance, media satire, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, celebrity culture, hollywood, hypocrisy, comeback, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aspiring filmmaker learns that success in Hollywood doesn't come as easy as she suspected as she attempts to discover the formula to success. When the guidance of her helpful has-been uncle fails to pave the way, Sarah Wilder must seek the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, lawyer, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, actor's life, satire, prison guard, robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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