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, weird and witty films and TV shows about / with satire, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, brutality, storytelling, adaptation, runaway, culture clash and pornography plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
satirical movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as satirical: The Stepford Wives (2004), Heart of a Dog (1988), The Simpsons Movie (2007), Death Becomes Her (1992), The Lego Movie (2014), The Boys (2019), Miracle Workers (2019), War Machine (2017), Network (1976), Bulworth (1998).

List of satirical movies

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: satirical, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, women, transformation, battle of the sexes, friendship, suburbs, uncover truth, dishonesty, gender, couple relations, feminism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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Heart of a Dog (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Old Prof. Preobrazhensky and his young colleague Dr. Bormental inserted the human's hypophysis into a dog's brain. Couple of weeks later the dog became "human looking". The main question is "Is anybody who is looking like a ...
Style: satirical, philosophical, cerebral, thought provoking, intellectual ...
Plot: medical experiment, experiment gone awry, life philosophy, society, dog, doctors and patients, farce, revolution, chaos and mayhem, obsession, adaptation, communism ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: russia, ussr
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I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.
Style: satirical, melancholic, twists and turns, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: vigilante, depression, existentialism, thief, police, revenge, mental illness, neighbor, violence, crimes, loneliness, dark humor ...
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The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
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, save the day, eccentric family, parents and children, president, snow, contamination, irresponsible, heroic mission, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle
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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: gothic, satirical, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: dark humor, immortality, afterlife, love triangle, rivalry, fountain of youth, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, magic ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, future, 2020s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, satirical, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: lego, adventure, save the world, creativity, toys, friendship, chosen one, prophecy, heroic mission, family, journey, escapades ...
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The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: entertaining, bloody, tense, satirical, parody ...
Plot: dark humor, superhero, super speed, vengeance, murder, violence, brutality, superheroine, corruption, super powers, superhuman, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new york
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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: ironic, humorous, satirical, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: god, angel, fantasy world, friendship, job, partners, miraculous event, satire, outside help, end of the world, topical humor, social satire ...
Time: contemporary
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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, military, justice, underdog, weapons, mentor, wartime ...
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: talky, cynical, witty, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: satire, media satire, corruption, workaholic, racial slur, adultery, dark humor, success, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, ethics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new york
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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, americana, romance, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., south central los angeles ...
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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, parody, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, farm, gunslinger, small town, fall in love, duel, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, notoriety, newcomer, horse, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, future
Place: arizona, usa
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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, parody, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, debate, media, ambition, disorder, rivalry ...
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: humorous, unusual plot structure, not serious, satirical, funny ...
Plot: terrorism, muslim, recruit, stupidity, comedy of errors, bomb, dark humor, satire, suicide, farce, goofy hero, dimwit ...
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: parody, humorous, feel good, satirical, light ...
Plot: opposites attract, disagreement, romance, cliche, restaurant, accountant, sarcasm, stupidity, love and romance, disorder, couples, jealous spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, hidden treasure, chase, adventurer, odd couple, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, partners, goofy hero, escapades, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr
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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, sexy, absurd, funny ...
Plot: gay slur, satire, social satire, gay, fashion, fame, society, lifestyle, gender, stereotypes, misfit, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, austria, vienna ...
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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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, rock and roll, gang, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, fall in love, youth, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, dancing ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 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: humorous, cynical, satirical, parody, witty ...
Plot: heavy metal, music band, heavy metal culture, music, musician, satire, cult, musical tour, fame, singer, pianist, success ...
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, satirical, clever, biting ...
Plot: hitman, mercenary, politics, mistaken identity, political satire, dark humor, state affairs, assassination attempt, dishonesty, satire, corporation, fictional war ...
Time: future
Place: asia, canada, virginia, 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: parody, absurd, not serious, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, youth, magic, adventure, heroic mission, young heroes, pirate, rivalry, good versus evil, nothing goes right, disorder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico
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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, talky, witty, captivating, satirical ...
Plot: anti war, military, nurse, camp, dark humor, conflict, sanity, buddies, soldier, doctors and patients, satire, american football ...
Time: 50s, 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, satirical, absurd, humorous, biting ...
Plot: perversion, filmmaking, hostage, heroin, actor's life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, dark humor, showbiz, obsessive quest, misfit, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, 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: parody, absurd, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, forest, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, folk hero, witch, adventure, friends, good versus evil, criminal heroes, escapades ...
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, semi serious ...
Plot: writers, twins, writer's block, obsession, satire, siblings relations, thief, mentally unstable, filmmaking, swamp, weirdo, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
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Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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: parody, humorous, exciting, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, false accusation, fugitives, on the run, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, violinist, dishonesty, goofy hero, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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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, fighting the system, family relations, race against time, fish out of water, save the day, parents and children, rivalry, siblings relations, disorder, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: humorous, surreal, satirical, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, dark humor, survival, disorder, chaos, partners, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, sin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, ireland
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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: humorous, satirical, absurd, cynical, biting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, popular girl, popularity, prom, teenager, murder, dark humor, friendship, prank, accidental killing, fashion, prank gone wrong ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 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, bankruptcy, cons and scams, couples, romance, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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