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, artists and showbiz, television, parody, tv show, society, lifestyle, disorder and workplace plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Animation genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as media satire: Black Mirror (2011), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Scary Movie (2000), UnREAL (2015), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), The Muppet Show (1976), The Bogus Witch Project (2000), Episodes (2011), Robot Chicken (2001), Drop the Dead Donkey (1990).
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The Muppet Show
Comedy, Family, Music
USA, UK
30 min.
 8.4
Beavis and Butt-Head
Animation, Comedy, Music
USA
15 min.
 7.5
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UnREAL
Drama
USA
42 min.
 7.9
The Perfect Dictatorship
Comedy, Drama
Mexico
143 min.
 7.3

List of media satire movies

 8.9
 248K
Black Mirror
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: twists and turns, thought provoking, dark humor, philosophical, disturbing ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, society, computers and web, technology, politician, news, media satire, corruption, alternate reality, reporter, fear ...
Time: future
Place: england
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The Devil Wears Prada
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, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, boss and employee, journalism, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, ambitious woman, strong female character, rivalry, relationship vs career, fashion industry, vanity, career woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, paris france
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 6.2
 208K
Scary Movie
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, stupidity, sarcasm, serial killer, small town, dumb, teenage angst, media satire, stereotypes, teenage life, who done it, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
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 7.9
 11K
UnREAL
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: twists and turns, entertaining, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace intrigue, competition, showbiz, tv show, dishonesty, media, media satire, workplace situations, reality tv, eligible bachelor, manipulations, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Beavis and Butt-Head
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: bad taste humour, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, odd couple, stupidity, heavy metal, rock, media satire, hardcase students, high school, escapades, practical joke, nothing goes right, fart joke ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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The Muppet Show
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, friends, showbiz, celebrity guest, goofy hero, performer's life, media satire, workplace, fame, frog, bear, pig ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Bogus Witch Project
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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 7.9
 29K
Episodes
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: witty, realistic, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: tv show, actor's life, showbiz, writer's life, englishman abroad, husband wife relationship, womanizer, couple relations, sitcom, producer, hollywood, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 7.8
 36K
Robot Chicken
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: media satire, artists and showbiz, imaginary, disorder, mad scientist, goofy hero, parody, celebrity culture, friends, escapades, toys, network ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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Drop the Dead Donkey
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, media satire, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, tv news, ratings, anchor, advertising, politically correct, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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 7.8
 235
History Bites
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, media satire, parody, media, pop culture, television, social satire, celebrity, politics, joke, educational program, celebrity impersonation ...
Place: canada
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Dynamite Chicken
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: media satire, artists and showbiz, society, parody, tampon, censorship, lip synching, pig, obese man, vietnam war, hamburger, fast food ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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The Perfect Dictatorship
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 satire, political corruption, dishonesty, media, state affairs, journalism, manipulations, political intrigue, campaign, tv station, corrupt politician, radical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Rick Mercer Report
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: media satire, politics, studio, media, journalism, state affairs, celebrity culture, society, tv news, political satire, fake news report, celebrity impersonation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, cross country
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 5.8
 2K
Hits
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, dark humor, realistic, biting ...
Plot: media satire, small town, media, celebrity culture, computers and web, society, delusion, teenager, talent, fame, viral video, youtube ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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That's So Weird!
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 show, media, youth, workplace, tv station, teenager, ratings, joke, actress playing multiple roles
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Showbiz Show with David Spade
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, topical humor
Plot: magazine, media satire, celebrity guests, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture, tv news, tv show, entertainment, journalism, live audience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Not the Nine O'Clock News
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: media satire, parody, artists and showbiz, news, disorder, media, british tv, anti fascist, song, politics, actress playing multiple roles, social satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england
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The Prize of Peril
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, cynical
Plot: media satire, contests and competitions, race against time, unemployment, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, media, rivalry, manhunt, helicopter ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
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12:08 East of Bucharest
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: media satire, tv show, small town, elderly, media, golden years, friendship, alcohol abuse, politics, state affairs, friends, anniversary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania, bucharest, eastern europe
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 5.1
 13K
Ready to Wear
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, hotel, media satire, media, dialogue, chaos and mayhem, betrayal, pornography, lovers reunited, multiple storylines, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Wrong Coast
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, clay animation, canadian humor
Plot: sitcom, media satire, hollywood, parody, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, actor's life, showbiz, tv show, workplace, love and romance ...
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Where's Marlowe?
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, funny, interesting ...
Plot: chase, surveillance, death, media satire, murder, violence, greed, hip hop, male nudity, prejudice, pornography, plot twist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york, mexico
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 8.0
 376
The Newsroom
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Newsroom is a Canadian television comedy-drama series which ran on CBC Television in the 1996–97, 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons. A two-hour television movie, Escape from the Newsroom, was broadcast in 2002. The show is set in the newsroom ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: media satire, office, workplace situations, media, workplace, obnoxious boss, ego clash, journalism, tv show, artists and showbiz, intern, anchor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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 5.5
 484
Chocolate News
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
Style: humorous, not serious, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: media satire, media, parody, society, hip hop culture, irreverence, interview, stereotype, guest, pop culture, television, monologue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jane White Is Sick & Twisted
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jane White's only ambition is to appear on a popular talk show.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, media satire, mentally challenged, romance, mentally unstable, serial killer, obsessive quest, parents and children, alien encounter, reunion, transvestism, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.1
 2K
Real Life
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, media satire, reality tv, suburban life, tv show, suburbs, artists and showbiz, culture clash, family, life philosophy, media, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa, california, phoenix arizona
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 5.9
 5K
Live!
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mockumentary following an ambitious TV network executive trying to produce a controversial reality show where contestants play Russian Roulette
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: media satire, showbiz, tv show, russian roulette, filmmaking, ambition, media, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, human nature, rivalry, ball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 23K
Bulworth
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, hip hop, political corruption, culture clash, interracial romance, fighting the system, corruption, liberal, assassination, political, world politics, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, united states ...
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Reality & Stuff
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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: media satire, resort, media, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, emotional manipulation, gay bar, racism, sexism, audition, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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