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, clever, not serious, funny and cult film films and TV shows about / with dialogue, brutality, storytelling, mentor, parody, satire, chase, violence, disorder and weird plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Horror 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), Zombieland (2009), The Big Lebowski (1998), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Brickleberry (2012), The Interview (2014), Rick and Morty (2013), John Dies at the End (2012), Epic Movie (2007), The Hangover (2009).

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, vampire comedy, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, goth, friendship, werewolf, parody, immortality, blood, social misfits, stylish, buddies, supernatural, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, year 1997, year 1912
Place: new zealand
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 7.6
 511K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, 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, dark humor, absurd, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, danger, road trip, plague, chaos and mayhem, parody, chaos, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, hollywood star
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, 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: absurd, humorous, surreal, cult film, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, dialogue, bowling, hippie, marijuana, kidnapping, slacker, crimes, mistaken identity, stoners, crime, neo noir ...
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: dark humor, humorous, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: death, nothing goes right, friends, youth, in the woods, student, vacation, buddies, disorder, accidental killing, slasher, gory ...
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: dark humor, not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: in the woods, dysfunctional character, workplace situations, sexual tension, talking animals, workplace, lesbian, escapades, park ranger, friendship, satire, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, cult film, surreal, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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 6.5
 302K
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, profanity, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, top secret, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, usa, korea, asia, new york ...
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 9.2
 354K
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: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, adventure, time travel, family relations, graphic violence, prodigy, grandfather grandson relationship, satire, relatives, imaginary, adolescence ...
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, dark humor, not serious, cult film, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti heroes, anti hero, monster, drugs/alcohol, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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 2.4
 101K
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: absurd, not serious, humorous, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, disorder, good versus evil, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, paris france
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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, slang, humorous, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, parody, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship, dumb ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 706K
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, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, comedy of errors, friends, buddies, hung over, disorder, bachelor party, nothing goes right, memory loss, friendship between men, weirdo, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, california
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 6.7
 32K
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, virus, survival, gory, chaos, post apocalypse, graphic violence, deadly, danger, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 587K
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, comic, absurd, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: anti hero, fight scenes, superhero, insanity, villain turns good, dark hero, mission, secret mission, weapons, revenge, alter ego, criminal heroes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., louisiana, pentagon, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 562K
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, absurd, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teddy bear, odd couple, friends, buddies, friendship, party, marijuana, couple relations, toy comes to life, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, objects come to life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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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: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, parody, undercover, spy, secret agents, james bond spoof, good versus evil, farce, goofy hero, heroic mission, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1997 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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 3.3
 46K
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: suspenseful, absurd, scary, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: shark, flood, storm, beach, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, gory, danger, tornado, evacuation, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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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: absurd, humorous, witty, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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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: entertaining, light, absurd, humorous
Plot: goddess, adventure, parallel world, deity, heroes, magic, battles, parody, alternate world, alternate reality, harem, battle ...
Is relevant ?
 4.6
 64K
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, light, absurd, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, farce, fall in love, switching roles, baby, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, disorder, nothing goes right, fertility ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s, twentieth century
Place: san francisco
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2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.
Style: suspenseful, absurd, semi serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, deadly, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, ocean or sea, survival, escapades, mutant, shark attack, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
Is relevant ?
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, entertaining, humorous, light
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, murder, husband wife relationship, family secret, family, real estate, realtor, bitten by a zombie, family relations, flesh eating zombie, corpse ...
Place: california
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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: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, neo noir, obsession, hollywood, lesbian sex, hallucination, strong sexual content, lesbianism, dreams, surrealism, cowboy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, hollywood star
Place: los angeles, 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: dark humor, absurd, cynical, funny
Plot: police corruption, gunfight, violence, partners, tough cop, illegal drugs, stolen money, female nudity, police chase, beating, stabbed in the stomach, male nudity ...
Place: albuquerque new mexico
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 96K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, 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, kidnapping, knight, wizards, adventure, anti heroes, giant, save the princess, siblings relations ...
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 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, humorous, satirical, bloody, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: camp, parody, characters killed one by one, slasher, masked killer, teenager, survival, camp counselor, serial killer, virginity, film within a film, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1957
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 180K
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teddy bear, profanity, buddies, toy comes to life, friends, odd couple, adoption, drugs/alcohol, sperm bank, courthouse, happy ending, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 238K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, partners against crime, parody, farce, reluctant partners, crimes, verbal byplay, odd couple, fighting crime, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, las vegas, manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 34K
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: dark humor, surreal, absurd, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: absurdism, desert, objects come to life, parody, supernatural, danger, filmmaking, show, tire, crazy, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, southern california
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 142K
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, humorous, not serious, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, satire, society, social decay, intelligence, sent to the future, army, dimwit, life turned upside down, brainwashing ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
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