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, semi serious, witty, clever and biting films and TV shows about / with media satire, media, workplace, artists and showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, lifestyle, television, disorder and ambition plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller 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), UnREAL (2015), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), Superstar (2012), Scary Movie (2000), The Bogus Witch Project (2000), Robot Chicken (2001), The Muppet Show (1976), Episodes (2011).

List of media satire movies

 8.9
 297K
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, cynical, clever ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, computers and web, society, media satire, alternate reality, mind control, technology, news, media coverage, paranoia, media ...
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, twists and turns, entertaining, captivating, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, media satire, dishonesty, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show, workplace situations, reality tv, desire for fame ...
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, clever, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career, boss and employee, journalism, workplace situations, city life, new job, media satire, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, new jersey
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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: witty, humorous, bad taste humour, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, stupidity, high school, buddies, odd couple, rock, media satire, hardcase students, heavy metal culture, escapades, practical joke, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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 5.4
 827
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: life turned upside down, media satire, disorder, media, price of fame, celebrity, fish out of water, fame, internet, love hate, media coverage, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.2
 213K
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: parody, serial killer, youth, teenage angst, small town, teenage life, killing off one by one, who done it, media satire, stupidity, characters killed one by one, slasher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
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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, witty, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: desire for fame, parody, survival, obsessive quest, buddies, disorder, in the woods, escapades, nothing goes right, filmmaking, danger, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.8
 37K
Robot Chicken (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, bad taste humour, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: toys, parody, mad scientist, stupidity, media satire, celebrity culture, pop culture, absurd humor, hip hop, comedy team, adult humor, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, future
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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: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: backstage, puppets, friends, performer's life, media satire, goofy hero, showbiz, fame, workplace, escapades, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.9
 30K
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, tv show, actor's life, producer, womanizer, couple relations, writer's life, sitcom, career, success, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 5.1
 14K
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, farce, love and romance, media satire, lifestyle, lovers reunited, fashion model, multiple storylines, storytelling, art, chaos, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.2
 199K
Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: witty, stylized, captivating, semi serious, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: femme fatale, prison, desire for fame, rising to stardom, jail, warden, fame, ambition, crimes of passion, uninhibited rivalry, jazz, media satire ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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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: cynical, humorous, romantic, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, workplace situations, media satire, rise to the top, thirtysomething life, manipulation, television show, hidden truth, betrayal, doubt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
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 4.9
 18K
Holy Man (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, satirical, touching ...
Plot: guru, tv show, media, materialism, workplace, artists and showbiz, media satire, lifestyle, love affair, religion, mysterious man, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 6.8
 8K
Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace, tv show, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, television reporter, female journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.0
 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: entertaining, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tv news, sitcom, workplace humor, media satire, workplace situations, ego clash, mother daughter relationship, uptight character, ambition, overbearing mother, power relations, relationship vs career ...
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 7.9
 397K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, biting, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, neo noir, sociopath, obsession, ambition, deception, journalist, morality, losing-it hero, ethics, cynicism, news report ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach 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
Plot: hacker, power of media, cocaine, social misfits, media satire, manipulations, irresponsible, society, starting over, network, misfit, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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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, realistic, surreal, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, journalism, jealousy, rivalry, dog, friendship, bet, journalist, newsroom, tv news, media satire, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, future
Place: usa, new york, california, san diego california, manhattan new york city
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 6.0
 62K
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, exciting, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal heroes, model, crime, strong female character, violence, fbi, twists & turns, rebellion, media, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, afghanistan
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 4.7
 197
God Is on Air (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two Spanish pan-handlers soon find themselves in over their heads when they stumble upon an opportunity to redeem themselves and perhaps the entire planet. The world appears to suffer from rampant poverty, violence and spiritual desperation and the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, realistic, biting ...
Plot: media satire, injustice, heroes, social decay, rally, folk hero, dishonesty, partners, buddies, tv show, rising to stardom, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, paparazzi, showbiz, actor's life, vengeance, false accusation, society, murder, workplace, media, journalism, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.1
 90
LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, celebrity culture, workplace romance, disorder, couples, anchor, politics, workplace, campaign, media, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
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Monday Night Mayhem (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The early years of a television sports powerhouse are chronicled as ABC becomes a player in the NFL coverage by putting their full resources into a major showcase. Executive Roone Arledge (John Heard) recruits former Dallas Cowboys quarterback ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: american football, athlete's life, sport, power relations, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, human nature, introspection, showbiz, human spirit, womanizer, media ...
Time: 70s
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 7.2
 390
Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Introducing "Barely Famous": a docu-style comedy series. This show explores the hypocrisy of reality TV by centering around two sisters who say they would never do a reality show, but are being filmed by a camera crew. Over the course of ...
Style: biting, realistic, captivating, semi serious, humorous
Plot: media satire, love and romance, parody, showbiz, actor's life, hollywood, tv show, writer's life, siblings relations, family relations, media, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Time to hassle the Hoff at the rudest, raunchiest television event of the year--The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. From running in slo-mo on the beach to inspiring Germany with the power of cheesy pop--it's almost too easy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, performer's life, rising to stardom, friends, showbiz, actor's life, couples, ambition
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: biting, realistic, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media satire, tv show, journalism, talk show host
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: dark humor, biting, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: tv show, media circus, media, ratings, advertising, politically correct, media satire, power of media, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: biting, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: wisdom of life, hopes, imaginary, disorder, workplace, self discovery, media, parents and children, miraculous event, rivalry, mental illness, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 4.0
 533
Son of Morning (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young copywriter becomes the most famous man on the planet, overnight, when he is mistaken as the next messiah.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, futuristic
Plot: battle of the sexes, danger, workplace, ambition, hotel, prison, society, prison life, lovers reunited, journalism, environmentalism, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
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