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The list contains the best, new and most relevant absurd movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out absurd, humorous, funny, clever, melancholic and not serious films and TV shows about / with dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling, fantasy world, brutality, adaptation, chase, parody and pornography plots mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as absurd: The Final Girls (2015), Ted 2 (2015), Rick and Morty (2013), Horrible Bosses (2011), Surviving Christmas (2004), Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995), The Other Guys (2010), Death at a Funeral (2007), Sharknado (2013), A Haunted House (2013).
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Rick and Morty
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
23 min.
 9.3
Silver Soul
Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Japan
 8.7
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Comedy
France
73 min.
 6.9
Killing Gunther
Action, Comedy
USA
92 min.
 4.7

List of absurd movies

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: absurd, humorous, funny, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: spy, parody, goofy hero, spy spoof, secret agents, time travel, james bond spoof, good versus evil, undercover, 007, stupidity, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 90s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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The Final Girls
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.
Style: absurd, satirical, humorous, bloody, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, camp, parody, sacrifice, gory, teenager, unlikely friendships, chase, survival, film within a film, characters killed one by one, virginity ...
Time: 80s
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 6.3
 156K
Ted 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.
Style: humorous, absurd, not serious, comic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, teddy bear, toy comes to life, adoption, odd couple, friends, happy ending, drugs/alcohol, misfit, family problems, weed, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 9.3
 228K
Rick and Morty
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: absurd, humorous, dark humor, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, adventure, time travel, scientist, inventions and discoveries, social satire, imaginary, disorder, grandfather grandson relationship, absurd humor, monster, prodigy ...
Place: usa
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 6.9
 388K
Horrible Bosses
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, entertaining, not serious ...
Plot: obnoxious boss, comedy of errors, revenge, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, employer employee relationship, group of friends, farce, power relations, murder, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Surviving Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, idiotic, semi serious ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, couple relations, happy ending, nothing goes right, loneliness, suburbs, looking for love, eccentric family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, gothic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, parody, dracula, farce, goofy hero, palaces castles and temples, supernatural, stupidity, love, master villain, heroic mission, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1930s, 1890s
Place: england, europe, transylvania
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 6.7
 214K
The Other Guys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, cynical, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, police, parody, misfit partners, partners against crime, farce, reluctant partners, stupidity, verbal byplay, goofy hero, dumb, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Death at a Funeral
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: humorous, dark humor, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, sarcasm, secrets, family gatherings, eccentric family, secret, funeral, british, death, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, satirical, absurd, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, adventure, space and aliens, friends, survival, robot, fantasy world, intergalactic, sarcasm, spacecraft, galaxy, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: england, norway
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 3.3
 42K
Sharknado
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough ...
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, gory, natural disaster, killer shark, shark attack, family in danger, flood, storm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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A Haunted House
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, supernatural, domestic disturbance, stupidity, nothing goes right, danger, disorder, farce, surveillance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
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Dude, Where's My Car?
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jesse and Chester, two bumbling stoners, wake up one morning from a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car. They encounter a variety of people while looking for it, including their angry girlfriends, an angry street gang, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stupidity, dumb, obsessive quest, parody, alien, buddies, friendship, teenager, idiot, heroic mission, nothing goes right, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
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The Big Lebowski
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: surreal, humorous, twists and turns, absurd, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, bowling, buddies, crime, twists & turns, sarcasm, dialogue, plot twist, rug, crime gone awry, weed, irreverent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, pasadena california
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 7.3
 319K
Dumb & Dumber
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: idiotic, humorous, not serious, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, odd couple, friendship, road trip, dimwit, adventure, buddies, parakeet, prank, misfit, social misfits, illiteracy ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, utah, usa, new jersey, mississippi ...
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 6.2
 222K
Dark Shadows
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, absurd, humorous, dark humor, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, vengeance, supernatural, eccentric family, fish out of water, magic, dark hero, werewolf, curse, estate, adaptation ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 1770s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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 6.3
 256K
Neighbors
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, uninhibited rivalry, farce, fraternity, college, party, revenge, youth, prank, stupidity, family, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1971, year 1985
Place: usa
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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, satirical, slang ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, stupidity, friendship, gang, urban ghetto, dumb, youth, sarcasm, farce, comedy team, teenage life, drinking ...
Time: 90s
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 6.2
 149K
Sausage Party
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.
Style: humorous, funny, dark humor, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: food, parody, supermarket, foul language, weed, stereotypes, sarcasm, life & death, eaten alive, racism, hot dog, vulgarity ...
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The Invention of Lying
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, philosophical, light ...
Plot: dishonesty, honesty, alone in the world, honest, alternate reality, farce, truth, misfit, creativity, sarcasm, rags to riches, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights
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: humorous, absurd, satirical, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, farce, robin hood, folk hero, adventure, righting the wronged, arrow, friends, injustice, fall in love, fight scenes, conspiracy theory ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, egypt, new jersey, jerusalem, dungeon
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 6.1
 90K
Daddy's Home
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, children, dumb, uninhibited rivalry, father, parenthood, kids and family, rival, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, culture clash, manipulation ...
Place: new orleans
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Not Another Teen Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen movie genre.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, high school, teenager, adolescence, stupidity, stereotypes, opposites attract, dumb, couple relations, teenage love, cheerleading, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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 6.2
 208K
Scary Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, stupidity, sarcasm, serial killer, small town, dumb, teenage angst, media satire, stereotypes, teenage life, who done it, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
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 4.8
 14K
Zombeavers
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: College friends find their weekend of sex and debauchery ruined when deadly zombie beavers swarm their riverside cabin.
Style: humorous, bloody, absurd, scary, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly creature, beaver, blood, death, monster, danger, parody, mutant, animals, lake or river ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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The Simpsons Movie
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: humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family, goofy hero, parents and children, sarcasm, eccentric family, adventure, save the day, twists & turns, irreverent, political conspiracy, danger, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle washington
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 6.3
 150K
The Change-Up
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: switching roles, transformation, buddies, womanizer, life turned upside down, lawyer, marriage, disorder, couple relations, fish out of water, parenthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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 5.3
 89K
Little Nicky
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fantasy world, brothers, devil, stupidity, heavy metal, fish out of water, misfit, end of the world, disorder, parody, sibling relationship, love affair ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 4.6
 59K
Junior
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.
Style: humorous, funny, light, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, switching roles, science, experiment gone awry, scientist, farce, disorder, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, baby, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: san francisco
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 3.4
 43K
Vampires Suck
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Becca, an anxious, non-vampire teen is torn between two boys. Before she can choose, Becca must get around her controlling father, who embarrasses Becca by treating her like a child. Meanwhile, Becca's friends contend with their own romantic ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, absurd, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, vampire, vampire human love, love triangle, stupidity, prom, werewolf, teenage life, youth, supernatural, good versus evil, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, brazil
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