Campy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant campy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out campy, humorous, cult film, weird, psychotronic and absurd films and TV shows about / with camp, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, brutality, cult, adaptation, storytelling, runaway and violence plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
campy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as campy: Flash Gordon (1980), The Room (2003), Hairspray (1988), Casino Royale (1967), Pink Flamingos (1972), Captain Flamingo (2006), Motel Hell (1980), Batman: The Movie (1966), Battlefield Earth (2000), The Horror of Party Beach (1964).

List of campy movies

Flash Gordon (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
Style: campy, psychotronic, humorous, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: space opera, superhero, alien, space, mad scientist, emperor, american football, robot, apocalypse, end of the world, megalomaniac, mind control ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, future
Place: new york, usa
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The Room (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Johnny is a successful banker with great respect for and dedication to the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa. The happy-go-lucky guy sees his world fall apart when his friends begin to betray him one-by-one.
Style: campy, absurd, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, breast cancer, suicide, flower shop, seduction, american football, friendship, strange behavior, surprise party, psychologist, room ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
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Hairspray (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ample teen Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to be on the hip local TV dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" -- and when her dream comes true, her lively moves and bubbly personality meet with unexpected popularity. But after ...
Style: campy, feel good, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: rock and roll, teenager, high school, farce, civil rights, music, fat girl, social differences, satire, dancing, racism, interracial love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, year 1963, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, canada, california
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Casino Royale (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: parody, campy, surreal, funny, psychotronic ...
Plot: spy, 007, satire, james bond, espionage, james bond spoof, spy spoof, farce, lion, sexual attraction, auction, villain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, scotland, india, big ben london, france ...
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Pink Flamingos (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, campy, surreal, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: male nudity, obsession, perversion, cult, animal abuse, dysfunctional family, arson, lesbian, dehumanization, absurd humor, gender, incestuous sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, baltimore, maryland
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Captain Flamingo (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Philippines, UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Captain Flamingo is a Canadian animated television series, which chronicles the adventures of the protagonist and main character Milo Powell. The television series was produced by Atomic Cartoons, Breakthrough Films & Television, The Heroic ...
Style: campy, humorous, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: child, superhero, children, satire, escapades, flamingo, young heroes, child in peril, rescue mission, heroes, humour, child protagonist ...
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Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of make ...
Style: scary, slasher, campy, surprise ending, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, cannibal, murder, serial killer, cult, psychopath, violence, trap, farmer, misfit, meat, meat industry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: texas, california
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Batman: The Movie (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.
Style: campy, humorous, funny, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, batman, good versus evil, super villain, villain, vigilantism, rescue, heroes, fighting crime, society, bomb, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: pentagon
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Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: futuristic, campy, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, post apocalypse, evil alien, heroic mission, stupidity, save the world, survival, planet, rivalry, heroes, miner ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
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The Horror of Party Beach (1964)
Genre: Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Radioactive waste dumped off the coastline creates mutant monsters. The beasts attack slumber parties, beaches, tourists, and terrorize a waterfront community as a scientist, his daughter, her boyfriend and the local police try to find a way to stop ...
Style: campy, semi serious, scary, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, mutant, beach party, sea monster, voodoo, rock music, monster, deadly creature, voodoo doll, teenager, chaos, black maid ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island, new york
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Showgirls (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.
Style: sexy, erotic, campy, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, adult
Plot: stripper, striptease, erotica, showbiz, showgirl, sex, rape, sex scene, pole dancing, strip club, seduction, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: campy, erotic, sexy, road movie, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, violence, lesbian, femdom, femme fatale, murder, desert, innuendo, female martial artist, stripper, car, exploitation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california
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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, light, campy, parody ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: rock and roll, forbidden love, gang, youth, music, rivalry, teenage love, teenager, juvenile delinquent, fall in love, juvenile delinquency, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 80s, year 1954, 20th century
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, slasher, campy, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, serial killer, murder, monster, goth, homicidal maniac, road trip, wedding, transformation, doll, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: scary, entertaining, suspenseful, campy, humorous ...
Audience: kids, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, desert, creature feature, survival, deadly creature, small town, mutant, death, rescue, stranded, human versus monster, creature ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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Street Fighter (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.
Style: campy, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, fight, military, beast, master warrior, superhero, video game, battles, rescue mission, epic battle, soldier ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia
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Sharknado (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A freak hurricane hits Los Angeles, causing man-eating sharks to be scooped up in tornadoes and flooding the city with shark-infested seawater. Surfer and bar-owner Fin sets out with his friends Baz and Nova to rescue his estranged wife April and ...
Style: absurd, campy, humorous, funny, parody ...
Plot: shark, killer shark, beach, creature feature, stupidity, chaos and mayhem, shark attack, brutality, monster, flood, animal attack, creature ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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Xanadu (1980)
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A beautiful muse inspires an artist and his older friend to convert a dilapidated auditorium into a lavish rollerskating club.
Style: feel good, humorous, campy, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: disco, dancing, nightclub, camp, magic, artist, muse, music, partners, supernatural, fall in love, mural ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, santa monica california
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Troll 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare...
Style: campy, humorous, scary, funny, erotic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, small town, sexual innuendo, person on fire, camp, exploitation, destiny, youth, seduction, child in peril, little creatures, villain ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Female Trouble (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is raped, becomes a single ...
Style: disturbing, campy, sexy, erotic, controversial ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: juvenile delinquent, absurd violence, absurd humor, gay, female nudity, male nudity, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, murder, acid, surrealism, disfigurement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: california
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Psycho Beach Party (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. A not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu becomes the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach, only she suffers from dissociative identity disorder and occasionally ...
Style: slasher, parody, campy, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: surfer, beach, surfing, camp, serial killer, murder, dark humor, brutality, revenge, friends, youth, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: malibu california, italy, europe, florence
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker ...
Style: sexy, campy, parody, surreal, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, adult
Plot: transsexual, mad scientist, transvestite, cult, alien, lgbt, music, cannibalism, gay, lgbtq, dancing, butler ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio
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Catwoman (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: campy, exciting, sexy, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: superhero, tough girl, heroes, female protagonist, superheroine, female fighter, masked superhero, one woman army, uncover truth, superhuman powers, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: campy, controversial, disturbing, biting, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, dysfunctional family, cult, suburbs, abortion, suspense, satire, bdsm, lgbtq, transvestite, loser, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, california, usa, boston
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The Toxic Avenger (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when mop boy Melvin Junko falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.
Style: splatter, campy, bloody, disturbing, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, monster, satire, cult, exploitation, violence, absurd violence, absurdism, toxic, corruption, mutant, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: scary, parody, humorous, campy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: clown, alien, monster, alien invasion, killer clown, cult, evil clown, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: splatter, bloody, humorous, surreal, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, monster, supernatural, macabre, cult, living dead, cannibalism, zombie attack, apocalypse, brutality, insanity, transformation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, year 1957
Place: new zealand, oceania
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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is a 1978 comedy film directed by John De Bello and starring David Miller. The film is a spoof of B-movies. Made on a budget of less than USD $100,000, the story involves tomatoes becoming sentient by unknown means and ...
Style: parody, absurd, scary, humorous, campy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, space and aliens, disaster, insanity, rescue, survival, espionage, vegetable, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Multiple Maniacs (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A traveling sideshow called the Cavalcade of Perversion draws in and terrorizes unsuspecting spectators. The leader of the troupe of misfits is Lady Divine, who goes out for blood after discovering her lover's affair.
Style: campy, slasher, art house, controversial, bloody ...
Plot: rape, fetish, sexual perversion, blasphemy, exploitation, freakshow, cannibalism, lesbianism, rape and revenge, lesbian, surrealism, lgbtq ...
Time: 60s
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Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thor goes on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced — a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the ...
Style: campy, entertaining, exciting, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, norse god, space travel, superheroine, warrior, heroine, alien, heroes, battles, mythology, comic hero, lgbtq ...
Time: 2020s
Place: ancient greece, norway
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