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 realistic, humorous, witty, suspense, not serious and biting films and TV shows about / with media satire, media, satire, tv show, disorder, parody, television, society, journalism and lifestyle 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), Network (1976), Nathan Barley (2005), UnREAL (2015), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), Free Rainer (2007), The Perfect Dictatorship (2014), Ringmaster (1998), Superstar (2012).

List of media satire movies

 8.8
 423K
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, philosophical, twists and turns, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, human nature, media satire, technology, satire, chaos, gadget, life ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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 8.1
 143K
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, dark humor, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: satire, older man younger woman, media satire, corruption, workaholic, tv show, racial slur, adultery, success, workplace situations, anchor, network ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, new york, california
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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, not serious, suspense, biting ...
Plot: media satire, goofy hero, lifestyle, parody, stupidity, disorder, journalist, satire, media, british humour, twentysomething life, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.8
 13K
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, twists and turns, captivating, biting, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, manipulation, dishonesty, media satire, reality, manipulations, ambition, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show ...
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, twists and turns, clever, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, boss and employee, women, strong female character, fish out of water, employer employee relationship, workplace situations, journalism, workplace intrigue, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
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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, bad taste humour, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, high school, odd couple, buddies, stupidity, media satire, hardcase students, heavy metal culture, satire, fart joke, rock, practical joke ...
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalist, journalism, media satire, friendship, rivalry, jealousy, dog, newsroom, tv news, media, parody, satire ...
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, society, media, 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, media satire, political intrigue, political corruption, manipulations, journalism, campaign, dishonesty, state affairs, corrupt politician, blackmail ...
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, infidelity, vengeance, social decay, dishonesty, mother daughter relationship, sexual promiscuity, stupidity, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 5.3
 910
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, tragicomedy, cynical, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: media, life turned upside down, media satire, disorder, price of fame, fame, celebrity, fish out of water, satire, media coverage, viral video, media circus ...
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, live comedy, topical humor, biting ...
Plot: journalism, politics, media satire, state affairs, society, celebrity culture, social satire, stand up comedian, political satire, parody, live performance, celebrity ...
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, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: media satire, teenage life, tv show, workplace, youth, ratings, tv station, joke, media, teenager, 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: humorous, realistic, not serious, topical humor
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity guests, magazine, current affairs, news satire, celebrity, pop culture, social satire ...
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, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: media satire, society, media, disorder, journalist, journalism, investigative journalism, journey, on the road, journal, politically correct, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 964
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: humorous, stylized, not serious, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: parody, comedian, journalist, journalism, media satire, workplace, workplace situations, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, social satire, news satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.6
 369
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, talky, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: satire, media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, society, comedy team, joke, media, celebrity culture, disorder, 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: humorous, absurd, ethnic humor, funny, satirical ...
Plot: parody, satire, journalism, office, terrorism, media, danger, racism, sketch, media satire, disorder, society ...
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, not serious, cynical, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, friendship, rivalry, misogynist, tv show in film, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 6.2
 230K
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, idiotic, not serious, absurd, surreal ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: parody, serial killer, youth, stupidity, stabbing, teenage angst, who done it, small town, killing off one by one, media satire, teenage life, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
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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: not serious, humorous, witty, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, media satire, studio, entertainment, british humour, media, satire, archive footage
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, suspense ...
Plot: parents and children, mental illness, self discovery, media, disorder, media satire, workplace intrigue, family relations, workplace, life turned upside down, rivalry, top executive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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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: humorous, dark humor, light, satirical, witty ...
Plot: parody, filmmaking, misfit, media, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire, film producer, fictional biography, serial killer, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
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 8.1
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Cheap Seats (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cheap Seats without Ron Parker, commonly shortened to Cheap Seats, is a television program broadcast on ESPN Classic hosted by brothers Randy and Jason Sklar. The brothers appear as fictional ESPN tape librarians who amuse themselves by watching ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: comedian, contests and competitions, lifestyle, athlete's life, media satire, golf, sport, media, comedy team, parody, entertainment, news satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.2
 6K
The Soup (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: With this satirical series, the E! Entertainment Network returns to a format they helped create with the popular '90s show Talk Soup. Only this time instead of just poking fun at talk shows, they're setting their sights on all things in ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: comedian, showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, tv show, artists and showbiz, intern, ratings, dog, chihuahua, audience participation, weirdo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.9
 381
Pirate TV (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jean-Lou, Yasmina, Victor, Clara, Adonis and the others will create their own TV channel. They especially want to make the revolution.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: tv show, fighting the system, media satire, youth, media, partners, society, television, television studio, rebellion, misfit partners, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
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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, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, ambition, workplace romance, hollywood, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 6.1
 859
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, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, hollywood, hypocrisy, media, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: showbiz, lifestyle, journalism, desire for fame, actor's life, celebrity culture, culture clash, artists and showbiz, media satire, workplace intrigue, tv show, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, usa, canada, india, toronto ontario canada
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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: anthology, humorous, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, disorder, media satire, haunted by the past, mad scientist, mad doctor, u.s. president, storytelling, sea disaster, invisibility, surfing, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 1950s
Place: paris france, france
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