Witty movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant witty movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever and stylized films and TV shows about / with friends, friendship, mentor, lifestyle, dialogue, misfit, runaway, chase, crimes and police investigation plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as witty: Sherlock (2010), Elementary (2012), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Bones (2005), Misfits (2009), Castle (2009), Daria (1997), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Good Omens (2019), House (2004).

List of witty movies

 9.1
 725K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: captivating, clever, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, mastermind, mind game, prodigy, crime, partners, riddles and clues, british, friendship, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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 7.9
 96K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, intelligence, sherlock holmes, prodigy, crimes, partners, mind game, law enforcement, police investigation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 479K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: witty, clever, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, cons and scams, thief, casino, scheme, perfect crime, group of criminals, buddies, crime, outsmarting, friends, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois, san diego california, salt lake city utah ...
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 7.8
 131K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, fbi, riddles and clues, special agents, police investigation, search, teamwork, expert, killings, policewoman, victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 8.2
 87K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, misfit, friends, anti heroes, swearing, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, superhuman powers, twentysomething life, superhero, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 8.1
 134K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, police detective, female detective, murder investigation, writer's life, who done it, partners, resourceful, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 22K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, intelligence, teenage life, family relations, adolescence, antisocial behavior, high school life, loner, school, society, best friends, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: friends, scientist, neighbor, friendship, geek, sarcasm, social awkwardness, intelligence, buddies, sitcom, roommate, physics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, campus, usa, pasadena california
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 8.2
 44K
Good Omens (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In 2019 the world is on the brink of an apocalypse as humanity prepares for a final judgment. But follies ensue — Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a demon aren’t enthusiastic about the end of the world, and can’t seem to find ...
Style: witty, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: demon, angel, foe turned friend, heaven and hell, armageddon, prophecy, peril, end of the world, antichrist, fallen angel, witch, witchcraft ...
Place: england, usa, africa
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 8.7
 383K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, cynical, psychological, witty, biting ...
Plot: doctor, prodigy, talented, mastermind, loner, patient, doctors and patients, antisocial behavior, riddles and clues, unconventional method, hospital, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.0
 392K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, funny, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, animals, adventure, missing person, talking animals, anthropomorphism, utopia, friendship, investigation, happy ending, anthropomorphic animal, animal protagonist ...
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 8.5
 334K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: captivating, witty, stylized, talky, serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, prodigy, law firm, mentor, success, boss and employee, legal, rivalry, deal, rivals, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, atmospheric, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, greed, friendship, mentor protege relationship, servant, disorder, adventure, twists & turns, legendary, escapades, murder ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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 6.4
 192K
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an ...
Style: feel good, witty, sexy, humorous, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, workplace, looking for love, teaching the ways of the world, sex aid, bet, romance, career woman, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, sexual, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, secret, neighbor, social relations, female friendship, couple relations, friendship, family relations, investigation, infidelity, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.9
 699K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, group of friends, love and romance, everyday life, couple relations, sitcom, looking for love, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: stylized, witty, romantic, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, prejudice, opposites attract, looking for love, couple relations, social differences, wooing, unlikely couple, aristocracy, rich and poor, pride and honor ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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 8.6
 126K
Archer Vice (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sterling Archer is the world's most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers - one of whom is his ex-girlfriend - Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sarcasm, spy, espionage, danger, womanizer, cia, escapades, government agency, male objectification, james bond spoof, dialogue, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.0
 24K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was ...
Style: dark humor, witty, talky, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, culture clash, business venture, starting over, crimes, blackmail, lifestyle change, fish out of water, gangsters, shooting, snitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 8.3
 165K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, lust, writer's life, strong sexual content, lifestyle, addiction, family life, drugs/alcohol, sexual activity, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 7.6
 23K
Moonlight (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mick St. John is a captivating, charming and immortal private investigator from Los Angeles, who defies the traditional blood-sucking norms of his vampire tendencies by using his wit and powerful supernatural abilities to help the living.
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, investigation, reporter, impossible love, supernatural romance, crimes, fall in love, friends, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, light, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, bar, singleness, couple relations, urban, lovers, womanizer, dating, sitcom, architect, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 28K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: offbeat, enigmatic, witty, surreal, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, road trip, wish come true, on the road, choice, dream girl, self fulfillment, changing the past or future, hopes, hitchhiker, mentor, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: A young boy takes his mother's place in a group of gemstone-based beings, and must learn to control his powers.
Style: stylized, touching, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: gem, goodhearted, adventure, family, save the world, danger, youth, supernatural ability, child protagonist, coming of age, imaginary, escapades ...
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 7.0
 240K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, anti heroes, british, friends, violence, beer, robot, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london
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 6.3
 23K
Chalet Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While working a job at an exclusive ski resort to support her Dad, Kim learns to snowboard and is so good at it that she enters a competition with a huge cash prize. She has to dig deep to overcome her fears, but her life gets more complicated ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, fall in love, skiing, boss and employee, love and romance, resort, ambition, lifestyle, young lovers, snowboarding, workplace romance, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
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 7.2
 80K
Heathers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, suicide, insanity, deadly, murderous pair, suicide attempt, killing off one by one, friendship, social relations, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
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 6.7
 276K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, boss and employee, couple relations, employer employee relationship, obnoxious boss, proposal, love story, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
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 7.5
 9K
Being Erica (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Being Erica is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that aired on CBC from January 5, 2009 to December 12, 2011. Created by Jana Sinyor, the series was originally announced by the CBC as The Session, but was retitled Being Erica before ...
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, clever, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: therapy, changing the past or future, self discovery, time travel, road not taken, introspection, destiny, hopes, psychology, thirtysomething life, haunted by the past, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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New York Minute (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Top student Jane Ryan heads to Manhattan for a college-scholarship competition. Her rebellious twin Roxy Ryan goes along to crash a video shoot. But anything can happen - and does - in a romp involving a pursuing truant officer, a smuggler, ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, pre-teens, teen comedy ...
Plot: siblings relations, twins, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, teenage life, friendship, dream, romance, music video, multiple storylines, twin sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, oxford university, new jersey
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