Alternative comedy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant alternative comedy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out alternative comedy, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty and offbeat films and TV shows about / with satire, joke, disorder, comedian, parody, actor playing himself, sex, absurdism, society and social satire 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 alternative comedy: Wild Girls Gone (2007), The Pope Must Diet (1991), The Supergrass (1985), Brass Eye (1997), Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), You Me Her (2016), Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008), Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007), Let Them Eat Cake (1999), Girls On Top (1985).

List of alternative comedy movies

Wild Girls Gone (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the Spring Break capital of White Sands, Florida, Sheriff Terry Moran outlaws the town's world famous ass contests to win the elderly vote in his campaign for Mayor - even though he is married to the town's former Ass Contest Queen, ...
Style: alternative comedy
Plot: bikini, comedy team, sexual humor, housewife, mayor, spring break, husband wife relationship, beach
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The Pope Must Diet (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, alternative comedy, feel good ...
Plot: vatican, priest, pope, comedy of errors, clergy, dishonesty, religions or cults, disorder, mistaken identity, catholic church, cardinal the priest, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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The Supergrass (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest ...
Style: alternative comedy, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: drug dealing, vomiting, undercover agent, cross dressing, dishonesty, crime, crimes, couples, disorder, partners, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
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 8.6
 10K
Brass Eye (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Controversial spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.
Style: alternative comedy, suspense, controversial, biting, cynical ...
Plot: journalism, parody, satire, news satire, current affairs, controversy, interview, celebrity, censorship, fake news report, radio broadcasting, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
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Harry Enfield and Chums (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies
Style: alternative comedy, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: youth, best friends, friends, drugs/alcohol, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, social differences, satire, society, buddies, cockney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
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 7.0
 9K
You Me Her (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: An unusual, real-world romance involving relatable people, with one catch - there are three of them! You Me Her infuses the sensibilities of a smart, grounded indie rom-com with a distinctive twist: one of the two parties just happens to be a ...
Style: romantic, light, touching, sincere, social realism ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: threesome, polyamory, open marriage, lesbian relationship, love triangle, lesbian romance, lesbian, free love, infidelity, neighbor neighbor relationship, sexual exploration, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: portland oregon
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Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Profane, vulgar and obscenely funny, Louis C.K. insists on telling the truth, whether you like it or not! Join the Emmy Award-winning stand-up comic and TV star (Lucky Louie) as he shares his thoughts on the stuff everyone thinks about -- male ...
Style: cynical, humorous, talky, witty, live comedy ...
Plot: performance, artists and showbiz, society, social problems, lifestyle, disorder, physical appearance, politically correct, gender, sexual relations, couples, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated debut hour long stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, religions or cults, absurd humor, television, entertainment, stupidity, social satire, joke, celebrity, stand up comedian, actor playing himself ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Louis C.K. is back on HBO in an ALL-NEW hour of raw no-holds-barred stand-up comedy! The creator and star of the 2006 comedy series Lucky Louie, performs in front of a live audience in LA at the Henry Fonda Theater. Louis C.K. covers issues near and ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: performance, couples, physical appearance, artists and showbiz, social problems, couple relations, performer's life, theater, sexual dysfunction, live performance, stand up comedian, absurdism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Let Them Eat Cake (1999)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Let Them Eat Cake is a British sitcom that aired on BBC One in 1999. Starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, it is one of the few programmes in which French and Saunders have appeared which they did not create themselves.
Style: sitcom, alternative comedy
Plot: maid, palace, innuendo, aristocrat, parody, chateau, homosexual, french revolution, satire, aristocracy, rivalry, farce ...
Time: 1700s, 1780s, 18th century
Place: france, versailles
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 6.5
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Girls On Top (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Girls On Top is a British sitcom that was shown on ITV from 1985 to 1986. It starred French & Saunders, Ruby Wax and Tracey Ullman, and was written by French, Saunders and Wax with additional material from Tracey Ullman. Despite a low budget and ...
Style: sitcom, alternative comedy
Plot: landlady, comedy team, rent, landlord, friendship between girls, roommate roommate relationship, apartment, slut, united kingdom, female protagonist, magazine, feminism ...
Time: 80s
Place: london
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 7.8
 163
Exit 57 (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Exit 57 was a 30-minute sketch comedy series that aired on the American television channel Comedy Central from 1995 to 1996; its cast was composed of comedians Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Stephen Colbert, Jodi Lennon, and Mitch Rouse, all of whom had ...
Style: alternative comedy
Plot: small town, social satire, joke, comedian, surrealism, musical number, actress playing multiple roles, stupidity, husband wife relationship, absurdism, singing, parody ...
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Bottom (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bottom is a British anarchic sitcom that originally aired on BBC2 between 1991 and 1995. It was written by and starring comic duo Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall as Richie and Eddie, two flatmates who live on the dole in Hammersmith, London. The ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: boredom, sexual humor, farce, alcohol, alcoholic, scam, bachelor, unemployed, fight, violence, virgin, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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Fat Guy Stuck in Internet (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Guy Stuck in Internet is an American live-action science fiction comedy television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The series was created by John Gemberling and Curtis Gwinn; and ended with a total of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: heroic mission, cyberspace, heroes, programmer, destiny, chases and races, computers and web, social satire, comedy team, absurd humor, late night, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Black Adder the Third (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: During the Regency period, the insane King George III's stark raving mad son, George, is the Prince Regent of Wales. Vulgar and staggeringly slow-and-dim-witted, George exhausts the country's money and would surely be dead by know were it ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: robbery, stupidity, duel, prince, king, satire, intelligence, assistant, aristocracy, dimwit, insanity, owner ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1700s, 1790s, georgian era ...
Place: england, europe, london, france
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Absolutely Fabulous (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the world of fashion and PR, immature fun-loving mother Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: satire, fashion, middle aged, birthday, parents and children, cult, alcohol abuse, best friends, aging, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, new york
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The Ben Stiller Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: The Ben Stiller Show is the name of two sketch comedy television shows that aired on MTV from 1990 to 1991, and then on Fox from September 1992 to January 1993. The Fox show stars Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo and Bob Odenkirk. Character ...
Style: alternative comedy
Plot: parody, media, disorder, family relations, stereotypes, radio broadcasting, backstage, singer, musician, irreverence, sex, satire ...
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Live at Gotham (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Live at Gotham is a standup comedy television show airing on Comedy Central in the United States. The show features up and coming stand up comedians performing live at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. It premiered on July 21, 2006.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy ...
Plot: joke, stand up comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, couple relations, family in crisis, human nature, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, relationship vs career, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
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 6.3
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Fake (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Meet Dee Laytner and his half-Japanese partner, Ryo McLane, a pair of detectives from New York. Not only are these two always chasing down criminals, but Dee can't stop himself from trying to chase down Ryo. While on a trip to England, the pair ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, police investigation, chases and races, race against time, gays and lesbians, crime, gender, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of American executives making a film about World War II decide that since their lead is rather unglamorous, they will draft in an American G.I. to play the part of Winston Churchill. Their take on the war depicts a handsome Churchill falling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: heroes, fall in love, working undercover, battles, undercover, head of state, secret agents, war, state affairs, save the world, fictional biography, satire ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, england, buckingham palace, london
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 5.4
 3K
Catchfire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, lovers on the run, hitman, fall in love, love affair, woman in danger, hidden identity, on the run, rescue, criminal heroes, chase, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
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Absolutely Fabulous (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The wildly popular British television show Absolutely Fabulous gets a Francophonic makeover with this film version directed by Gabriel Aghion. In this go around, Josiane Balasko and Nathalie Baye play the incorrigible Eddie and Patsy, who leave no ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: fashion, mother daughter relationship, starting over, celebrity culture, parents and children, family relations, society, love and romance, thirtysomething life, americana, alcohol abuse, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, canada, woodstock
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Clatterford (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally ...
Style: witty, uplifting, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: british, friendship, family relations, village, village life, friends, gender, family life, strong female presence, best friends, social relations, english countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
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Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh) bring you Asssscat - an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut. Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, a guest ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, live comedy ...
Plot: improv, satire, silly humor, artists and showbiz, disorder, audience participation, comedian, parody, stand up comedian, live performance, joke, live audience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Wainy Days (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: From the creative mind that brought you Role Models (2008), Wanderlust (2012), The State (1993), and Wet Hot American Summer (2001) comes this show, the award winning series about David Wain's (slightly) fictionalized adventures looking for ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: guest, looking for love, wooing, lifestyle, dating, breaking the fourth wall, satire, absurd humor, romance, love, society, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Whitest Kids U'Know (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Whitest Kids U' Know is an American sketch comedy troupe and television program of the same name. The group consists of Trevor Moore, Zach Cregger, Sam Brown, Timmy Williams and Darren Trumeter, though other actors occasionally appear in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Plot: disorder, absurd humor, parody, stereotypes, workplace, husband wife relationship, american history, family relations, employment, job, teenager, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, satire, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, media satire, suburbs, workplace situations, state affairs, media, legal action, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
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 6.1
 810
Pretend Time (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Swardson's Pretend Time was a TV sketch comedy show created by and starring comedian and actor Nick Swardson. The show premiered on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 10 p.m. EST on Comedy Central and ran for two seasons, with the final ...
Style: humorous, not serious, toilet humor, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, artists and showbiz, silly humor, disorder, androids and robots, sexual humor, vulgarity, absurdism, absurd humor, stand up comedian, parody, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jon Benjamin Has a Van is a live-action television comedy series that aired in the summer of 2011 on Comedy Central. The series stars Jon Benjamin as a reporter who tours around in a van to deliver uninteresting news to the viewers and to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, cynical ...
Plot: media satire, media, society, disorder, journalist, journalism, investigative journalism, journey, on the road, politically correct, journal, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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