Satire movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant satire movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, clever, dark humor, satirical, talky and absurd films and TV shows about / with satire, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, greed, society, pornography, runaway, weird and brutality plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
satire
 3158
satire movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as satire: South Park (1997), Dogma (1999), Fight Club (1999), Black Mirror (2011), The Onion Movie (2008), Rick and Morty (2013), Death and Texas (2004), Daria (1997), Monkey Dust (2003), American Psycho (2000).

List of satire movies

 8.7
 320K
South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: cynical, witty, offbeat, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, elementary school, parody, social satire, child swearing, buddies, mischievous children, friends, small town, teacher, death, adult humor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: colorado, usa
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 7.3
 204K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, satire, god, chosen one, save the world, heaven and hell, god or devil, religions or cults, religion, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
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 8.8
 1.8M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, mind bending, thought provoking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, self destructing, insomnia, against the rules, fighting the system, insanity, dissociative identity disorder, fist fighting, nihilism, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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 8.8
 402K
Black Mirror (2011)
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: thought provoking, philosophical, stylized, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: alternate reality, human nature, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, media satire, satire, technology, gadget, media, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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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, terrorism, office, media, danger, racism, sketch, media satire, society, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 9.2
 338K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, adventure, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, adolescence, imaginary, youth, disorder, odd, prodigy, monster ...
Place: usa
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Death and Texas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Barefoot Bobby Briggs, the legendary running back for the Austin Steers was today sentenced to die for his role in the armed robbery/murder at a downtown Stop 'n Go convenience store... It's five years later, and Bobby's appeals have ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: satire, murder, rivalry, athlete's life, confined, prison life, legal, courtroom drama, sport team, fighting the system, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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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, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, antisocial behavior, intelligence, teenage life, adolescence, loner, high school life, family relations, best friends, school, society, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 8.4
 2K
Monkey Dust (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Monkey Dust is a British satirical cartoon, notorious for its dark humour and handling of taboo topics such as bestiality, murder, suicide and paedophilia. There were three series broadcast on BBC Three between 2003 and 2005. Following co-creator ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, surreal, bad taste humour, biting ...
Plot: satire, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, antisocial behavior, terrorism, missing person, child abuse, dysfunctional family, manipulations, social misfits, deadly, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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 7.6
 464K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, brutal, stylized, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, yuppie, satire, hidden identity, wall street, millionaire, confession, fear, victim, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harvard university, yale university
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 7.0
 2K
Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, family relations, social relations, introspection, suburban life, love and romance, small town, strong female presence, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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 7.0
 368K
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, jungle, satire, disguise, actor, chaos and mayhem, peril, filmmaking, rivalry, artists and showbiz, showbiz, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, asia
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 8.1
 354K
Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: cult film, controversial, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: satire, roman empire, parody, farce, dungeon, weirdo, mistaken identity, execution, christmas, crucifix, cult, jewish ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
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 8.1
 139K
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, network, anchor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new york
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 7.2
 87K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: jealousy, teacher, high school, infidelity, satire, election, party, teachers and students, teenage life, society, lifestyle, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, washington d.c., nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous, talky ...
Plot: high society, satire, farce, smuggling, heroin, police brutality, dream, guest, social decay, friendship, nothing goes right, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain
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 6.8
 170K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, popularity, youth, teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, fashion, couples, teen romance, love and romance, satire, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
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The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: dark humor, cult film, surreal, humorous, clever ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, monty python, cult, fish, graphic violence, sexuality, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief), mad ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 80s, 1910s, 1870s
Place: england, europe, africa
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The Ruling Class (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, delusion, schizophrenia, country estate, deadly, mental illness, crimes, split personality, misfit, disorder, couples, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, realistic, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: hollywood, dysfunctional family, aspiring actor, satire, haunted by the past, mental illness, rehabilitation, therapy, obsession, parents and children, desire for fame, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, not serious, offbeat, sitcom ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark fantasy, family life, supernatural ability, marriage, family tradition, parents and children, butler, couple relations, satire, supernatural, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, marketing, satire, advertising, reporter, social satire, lie, tobacco, capitalism, lung cancer, journalism, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, japan, vermont, north carolina ...
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 7.2
 39K
Sleeper (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Miles Monroe, a clarinet-playing health food store proprietor, is revived out of cryostasis 200 years into a future world in order to help rebels fight an oppressive government regime.
Style: futuristic, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, farce, cloning, distopia, robot, poet, political unrest, fish out of water, sex, crimes, future dystopia, nothing goes right ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.6
 139K
Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, not serious, futuristic, absurd ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, society, intelligence, satire, social decay, sent to the future, army, life turned upside down, brainwashing, experiment ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 32 min.
Story: An Earth Man and his alien friend escape an exploding Earth, and set forth on an odd adventure across the universe with a known fugitive. Based on the book by Douglas Adams, the dialog follows the book closely. This was originally a 6-part series ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, offbeat, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: ufo, imaginary, benign alien, adventure, space travel, outer space, alien, satire, spacecraft, time travel, end of the world, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
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 6.3
 9K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, parody, satire, jeep, rap, wheelchair, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, rise and fall, showbiz, hip hop culture ...
Time: 90s
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 7.9
 182K
Brazil (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent ...
Style: dark humor, futuristic, thought provoking, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: fighting the system, surveillance, satire, distopia, chase, mistaken identity, hallucination, alternate reality, paranoia, giant, arrest, interrogation ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, london, europe, britain, brazil
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 7.7
 23K
Nashville (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. Linnea and Delbert Reese have a shaky marriage and 2 deaf children. Opal ...
Style: talky, biting, suspense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: satire, politics, multiple storylines, rally, country music, candidate, music, country, media, ambition, election, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, nashville tennessee, usa, california
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 5.6
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, self discovery, filmmaking, society, crumbling marriage, rise and fall, infidelity, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 7.8
 440K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, biting, cynical ...
Plot: neo noir, sociopath, journalism, twists & turns, morality, satire, journalist, obsession, ambition, cynicism, graphic violence, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
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