Satirical movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant satirical movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out satirical, humorous, absurd, clever, funny and witty films and TV shows about / with satire, dialogue, mentor, brutality, catastrophe, storytelling, adaptation, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief) and pornography plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
satirical movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as satirical: The Boys (2019), F is for Family (2015), War Machine (2017), Network (1976), Bulworth (1998), The Simpsons Movie (2007), The Campaign (2012), Four Lions (2010), They Came Together (2014), Brüno (2009).

List of satirical movies

The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
Style: dark humor, entertaining, bloody, tense, satirical ...
Plot: superhero, vengeance, superheroine, society, rivalry, corruption, murder, brutality, super powers, super speed, investigation, blood ...
Place: new york
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F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Murphy's, a lower middle class family living in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport. “F Is For Family”, is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, gross out humor, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, satire, teenager, emotional abuse, eccentric family, couples, society, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, united states
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War Machine (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A rock star general bent on winning the “impossible” war in Afghanistan takes us inside the complex machinery of modern war. Inspired by the true story of General Stanley McChrystal.
Style: satirical, political, intense, talky, humorous ...
Plot: soldier, war, politics, world politics, civil war, conspiracy, justice, underdog, weapons, mentor, wartime, depression ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, vietnam
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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, workplace situations, success, network, anchor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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Bulworth (1998)
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: witty, humorous, thought provoking, satirical, clever ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political satire, political corruption, senator, interracial romance, insurance, romance, americana, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., united states ...
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The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, North Korea, South Korea
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, bomb, eccentric family, parents and children, save the day, snow, president, contamination, danger, irresponsible, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle washington, seattle, oregon ...
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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, parody, profanity, duel, small town, farm, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, newcomer, drugs/alcohol, notoriety ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, future
Place: usa, arizona
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The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, media, ambition, debate, campaign, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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Four Lions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four Lions tells the story of a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. As the wheels fly off, and their competing ideologies clash, what emerges is an emotionally engaging (and entirely plausible) ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, satirical, funny ...
Plot: terrorism, recruit, satire, farce, muslim, stupidity, suicide bomber, suicide, comedy of errors, goofy hero, bomb, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, pakistan, yorkshire, europe, northern england ...
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They Came Together (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A small business owner is about to lose her shop to a major corporate development.
Style: humorous, feel good, satirical, light, absurd ...
Plot: parody, disagreement, opposites attract, romance, cliche, restaurant, accountant, sarcasm, stupidity, love and romance, jealous spouse, meet the parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gay slur, satire, gay, social satire, fashion, fame, society, gender, lifestyle, stereotypes, misfit, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, vienna, austria ...
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Death Becomes Her (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to ...
Style: dark humor, gothic, humorous, satirical, cynical ...
Plot: afterlife, immortality, love triangle, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, magic, zombie, jealousy ...
Time: 90s, 2020s, 1990s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, gang, rock and roll, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, fall in love, juvenile delinquency, youth, dancing, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, witty ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, singer, success, pianist, musical tour, fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
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War, Inc. (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: War Inc. is set in the future, when the fictional desert country of Turaqistan is torn by a riot after a private corporation, Tamerlane, owned by the former Vice President of the United States, has taken over the whole country. Brand Hauser, a hit ...
Style: cynical, suspenseful, dark humor, satirical, clever ...
Plot: hitman, mercenary, politics, mistaken identity, political satire, state affairs, dishonesty, assassination attempt, satire, corporation, fictional war, fictional country ...
Time: future
Place: asia, virginia, canada, iraq, middle east
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Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: absurd, humorous, not serious, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, disorder, good versus evil, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, paris france
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The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, exciting, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: lego, adventure, toys, save the world, creativity, chosen one, friendship, prophecy, heroic mission, family, teamwork, escapades ...
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MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: humorous, dark humor, talky, witty, captivating ...
Plot: anti war, military, nurse, cheating, camp, soldier, buddies, doctors and patients, sanity, conflict, satire, suicidal ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, 70s
Place: korea, vietnam, south korea
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Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
Style: cynical, dark humor, satirical, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: perversion, filmmaking, hostage, heroin, lifestyle, actor's life, nothing goes right, hostages, showbiz, rebellion, misfit, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: absurd, humorous, witty, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, robin hood, farce, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, arrow, witch, adventure, friends ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, talky, witty, sincere ...
Plot: writers, twins, writer's block, obsession, satire, siblings relations, thief, weirdo, mentally unstable, filmmaking, odd, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
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Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he ...
Style: humorous, exciting, satirical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, frame up, false accusation, on the run, fugitives, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, goofy hero, dishonesty, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Stepford Wives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech, terrifying little town.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, dark humor, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, women, transformation, friendship, suburbs, uncover truth, dishonesty, gender, couple relations, battle of the sexes, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, family relations, fighting the system, race against time, fish out of water, parents and children, save the day, rivalry, disorder, siblings relations, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: dark humor, humorous, surreal, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, danger, partners, chaos, disorder, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, unlikely hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
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Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: satirical, humorous, ironic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, job, partners, friendship, heaven, angel, talking to god, bureaucracy, belief in god, end of the world, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary
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Jawbreaker (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, biting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, prom, popularity, murder, popular girl, friendship, prank, accidental killing, fashion, teenager, bullying, makeover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, cons and scams, bankruptcy, romance, couples, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, satirical, political comedy ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
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Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, spacecraft, evil alien, soldier, space and aliens, future dystopia, monster, space battle, military, space travel, heroes, distopia ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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