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, not serious, clever, cult film and funny films and TV shows about / with dialogue, brutality, violence, parody, mentor, storytelling, chase, satire, vengeance and weird plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as absurd: What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Brickleberry (2012), The Interview (2014), Zombieland (2009), The Big Lebowski (1998), John Dies at the End (2012), Sharknado (2013), Rick and Morty (2013), One-Punch Man (2015).

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: dark humor, absurd, gothic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, goth, friendship, parody, werewolf, immortality, blood, social misfits, buddies, supernatural, roommate, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: new zealand
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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India
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: dark humor, humorous, absurd, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, death, youth, buddies, in the woods, disorder, student, parody, friends, vacation, gory, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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 7.4
 13K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, absurd, dark humor, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: in the woods, dysfunctional character, workplace situations, sexual tension, animal life, lesbian, escapades, workplace, talking animals, friendship, supportive coworker, park ranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.5
 296K
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, topical humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, profanity, top secret, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, asia, korea, usa, china
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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, surreal, cult film, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, adventure, monk, monty python, legends and myths, king arthur, knight, courage, disorder, absurd humor, surrealism, satire ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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 7.6
 500K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, humorous, absurd, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, danger, survival, plague, road trip, chaos and mayhem, parody, killings, amusement park, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, texas, california
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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: humorous, absurd, surreal, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, dialogue, bowling, hippie, kidnapping, marijuana, slacker, mistaken identity, vandalism, crimes, stoners, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, malibu california, pasadena california, california
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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: dark humor, absurd, not serious, cult film, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, portal, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, anti heroes, monster, gory, drugs/alcohol, danger, adaptation, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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 3.3
 45K
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, suspenseful, scary, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: shark, danger, flood, storm, beach, dangerous animal, tornado, gory, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, evacuation, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: absurd, humorous, slang, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, parody, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship, dumb, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
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 9.2
 330K
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: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, adventure, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, imaginary, youth, disorder, odd, prodigy, family relations, relatives ...
Place: usa
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 8.8
 100K
One-Punch Man (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: humorous, captivating, absurd, entertaining, seinen
Plot: superhero, supernatural, absurd humor, monster, martial arts, violence, fantasy world, karate, parody, alien invasion, male protagonist, mutilation ...
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 6.7
 31K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, survival, virus, chaos, gory, deadly, gunfight, danger, on the road, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 6.0
 573K
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: absurd, comic, intense, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: secret mission, superhero, anti hero, alter ego, criminal heroes, revenge, villain turns good, batman, dark hero, insanity, mission, transformation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, louisiana
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 2.4
 100K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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: humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, pirate, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, nothing goes right, disorder, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, paris france
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, obsession, strong sexual content, dreams, cowboy, death, hollywood, frustration, hallucination, alternate reality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.6
 72K
Machete Kills (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ex-Federale agent Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to ...
Style: absurd, stylized, not serious, brutal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, machete, mercenary, nuclear threat, gory, heroic mission, deadly, machismo, tough heroes, hotshot hero, save the world, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, washington d.c., arizona
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 4.6
 63K
Junior (1994)
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: feel good, humorous, light, absurd, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, farce, fall in love, baby, inventions and discoveries, switching roles, experiment gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, fertility ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: san francisco
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Iron Sky: The Coming Race (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it ...
Style: exciting, absurd, ironic, not serious
Plot: outer space, moon, dinosaur, nazis, future dystopia, nazi, rescue, humanity, female protagonist, tough guy, alien race, alien ...
Time: future
Place: germany
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Santa Clarita Diet (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, entertaining, light
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, murder, husband wife relationship, family secret, family, real estate, flesh eating zombie, realtor, cannibal, nosy neighbor
Place: california
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 7.7
 694K
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, not serious, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, party, comedy of errors, buddies, nothing goes right, memory loss, bachelor party, friendship between men, drugs/alcohol, disorder, escapades, hung over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
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War on Everyone (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they are. Or is he?
Style: absurd, dark humor, cynical, funny
Plot: police corruption, violence, partners, stolen money, gunfight, tough cop, illegal drugs, hare krishna, blood, exploding car
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KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!! (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: humorous, light, entertaining, absurd
Plot: goddess, adventure, parallel world, deity, heroes, parody, magic, alternate world, alternate reality, battles, harem, hit by a car ...
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 6.9
 554K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Style: funny, humorous, witty, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teddy bear, odd couple, friends, buddies, friendship, party, couple relations, marijuana, toy comes to life, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, objects come to life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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 5.5
 95K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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: humorous, absurd, exciting, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, farce, escapades, rivalry, knight, kidnapping, siblings relations, heroes, mission, witch, prophecy, giant ...
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, absurd, funny, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, parody, undercover, spy, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, secret agents, heroic mission, female partner, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: usa, las vegas, london
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, characters killed one by one, parody, slasher, film within a film, masked killer, sacrifice, gory, teenager, unlikely friendships, survival, serial killer ...
Time: year 1957, 80s
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 176K
Ted 2 (2015)
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, not serious, absurd, funny, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teddy bear, buddies, toy comes to life, odd couple, friends, adoption, drugs/alcohol, profanity, sperm bank, courthouse, happy ending, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 6.6
 233K
The Other Guys (2010)
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: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, cynical, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stupidity, police investigation, partners against crime, misfit partners, parody, reluctant partners, farce, disorder, odd couple, verbal byplay, goofy hero, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 5.8
 33K
Rubber (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, Angola
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: surreal, dark humor, absurd, melancholic, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, objects come to life, parody, supernatural, danger, filmmaking, absurdism, show, tire, crazy, artists and showbiz, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, southern california
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