Absurd movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant absurd movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out absurd, humorous, parody, not serious, cult film and weird films and TV shows about / with dialogue, brutality, storytelling, mentor, stupidity, satire, violence, chase, disorder and farce plots mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as absurd: What We Do in the Shadows (2014), The Big Lebowski (1998), Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010), Zombieland (2009), Brickleberry (2012), Rick and Morty (2013), John Dies at the End (2012), Rubber (2010), The Interview (2014), Epic Movie (2007).

List of absurd movies

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.
Style: absurd, humorous, offbeat, gothic, vampire comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, vampire, goth, friendship, immortality, werewolf, social misfits, stylish, buddies, supernatural, roommate, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1912, year 1997, year 1978
Place: new zealand
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, absurd humor, surrealism ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
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: absurd, humorous, neo noir, surreal, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bowling, marijuana, dialogue, hippie, nihilism, slacker, stoners, kidnapping, crimes, mistaken identity, deception, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pasadena california, malibu california
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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, slasher, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dark humor, death, nothing goes right, vacation, youth, in the woods, student, friends, disorder, accidental killing, gory, cabin in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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 7.6
 532K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, absurd, parody, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, dark humor, road trip, danger, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, texas, california
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 7.3
 14K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, workplace situations, park ranger, dysfunctional character, in the woods, workplace, sexual tension, talking animals, friendship, escapades, lesbian, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 9.2
 395K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: offbeat, humorous, entertaining, absurd, odd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, dark humor, scientist, graphic violence, adventure, time travel, prodigy, grandfather grandson relationship, family relations, relatives, satire, imaginary ...
Place: usa
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John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A new drug promises out-of-body experiences, but users are coming back changed forever, and an otherworldly invasion of Earth is underway.
Style: absurd, surreal, not serious, cult film, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, dark humor, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti heroes, anti hero, monster, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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 5.8
 35K
Rubber (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the California desert, the adventures of a telepathic killer-tire, mysteriously attracted by a very pretty girl, as witnessed by incredulous onlookers.
Style: absurd, surreal, parody, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: absurdism, desert, objects come to life, dark humor, supernatural, danger, filmmaking, show, tire, crazy, imaginary, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, mojave desert, southern california
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 6.5
 312K
The Interview (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, profanity, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, topical humor, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, usa, asia, korea, china ...
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 2.4
 103K
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, humorous, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico
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 7.7
 731K
The Hangover (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: humorous, funny, buddy comedy, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, friends, comedy of errors, buddies, nothing goes right, hung over, friendship between men, weirdo, bachelor party, escapades, memory loss, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, california
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 7.3
 360K
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
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: humorous, idiotic, absurd, not serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, stupidity, dumb, odd couple, social misfits, dimwit, illiteracy, misfit, toilet humor, parakeet, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, pennsylvania, connecticut ...
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Santa Clarita Diet (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: They're ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.
Style: absurd, entertaining, humorous, light
Plot: zombie, murder, cannibalism, cannibal, real estate agent, husband wife relationship, flesh eating zombie, bitten by a zombie, family secret, family, family relations, real estate ...
Place: 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: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: righting the wronged, robin hood, farce, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, witch, adventure, friends, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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 6.7
 34K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, deadly, survival, gory, post apocalypse, chaos, graphic violence, danger, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Kazakhstan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, absurd, controversial, banned film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, satire, travel, dark humor, racism, anti semitism, jewish, stereotypes, fish out of water, stereotype, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, kazakhstan, los angeles, usa, washington d.c. ...
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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
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: parody, absurd, slang, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, dumb, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Meet the Spartans (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the creators of Scary Movie and Date Movie comes this tongue-in-cheek parody of the sword-and-sandal epics, dubbed Meet the Spartans. The 20th Century Fox production was written and directed by the filmmaking team of Jason Friedberg and Aaron ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: queen, heroic mission, heroes, escapades, goofy hero, army, buddies, rivalry, contests and competitions, disorder, fight, farce ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
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 8.8
 125K
One-Punch Man (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saitama is a hero who only became a hero for fun. After three years of “special” training, though, he’s become so strong that he’s practically invincible. In fact, he’s too strong—even his mightiest opponents are taken out with a single ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, absurd, parody, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, superhero, martial arts, super strength, absurd humor, cyborgs, karate, supernatural, fight, violence, fantasy world, bald ...
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 5.9
 623K
Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: entertaining, absurd, comic, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: anti hero, female warrior, fight scenes, tough girl, villain turns good, dark hero, superhero, insanity, mission, super villain, secret mission, villain ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., louisiana, pentagon, usa
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 5.8
 44K
Vivarium (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an ...
Style: surreal, suspense, suspenseful, absurd, disturbing ...
Plot: trapped, psychological torture, paradox, real estate agent, human monster, evil child, evil wins, death, young couple, unhappy ending, suburbs, human experiment ...
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 6.6
 150K
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, absurd, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, satire, society, social decay, dimwit, sent to the future, army, distopia, life turned upside down, hibernation ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 5.5
 99K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: absurd, not serious, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wizards, farce, dragon, giant, knight, kidnapping, save the princess, escapades, family relations, daring rescue, partners, rivalry ...
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 4.8
 17K
Zombeavers (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, 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: absurd, humorous, not serious, bloody, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mutant, beaver, gory, deadly creature, danger, river, lake or river, death, monster, blood, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!! (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After a traffic accident, Kazuma Sato’s disappointingly brief life was supposed to be over, but he wakes up to see a beautiful girl before him. She claims to be a goddess, Aqua, and asks if he would like to go to another world and bring only ...
Style: parody, entertaining, humorous, light, absurd ...
Plot: goddess, deity, adventure, magic, parallel world, harem, alternate reality, alternate world, heroes, battles, battle, hit by a car ...
Place: japan
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Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
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: parody, absurd, humorous, funny, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dracula, farce, vampire, hypnosis, goofy hero, supernatural, heroic mission, save the day, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples, love, master villain ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, transylvania
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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, ridiculous ...
Plot: spy, farce, satire, culture clash, stupidity, vulgarity, secret agents, virus, espionage, soccer, undercover, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, south africa, northern england, santiago chile, uganda ...
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, private detective, dog, farce, investigation, pets, animals, goofy hero, search, amateur detective, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
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 6.4
 89K
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.
Style: absurd, humorous, surreal, light, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: videotaping, friendship, jazz, video store, nothing goes right, filmmaking, sabotage, creativity, film within a film, eccentricity, video camera, dialogue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
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