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 humorous, absurd, funny, clever, not serious and idiotic films and TV shows about / with dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, parody, pornography, brutality, fantasy world, chase and stupidity 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: Movie 43 (2013), Superbad (2007), The Final Girls (2015), Ted 2 (2015), Horrible Bosses (2011), Rick and Morty (2013), The Other Guys (2010), Surviving Christmas (2004), Death at a Funeral (2007), Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995).

List of absurd movies

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: humorous, absurd, surreal, witty, clever ...
Plot: holy grail, knight, monk, monty python, king arthur, treasure hunt, legends and myths, tombs and skeletons, camelot, wedding reception, parody, cult ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard
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 4.3
 90K
Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: not serious, gross out humor, humorous, satirical, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, hollywood, nothing goes right, parody, buddies, stupidity, couple relations, superhero, lifestyle, teenage life, obsessive quest, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
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: humorous, sexy, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, spy, undercover, secret agents, time travel, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, master villain, heroic mission, spy spoof, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, year 1967, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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 7.6
 468K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, looking for sex, party, friendship, youth, teenager, social awkwardness, obsessive quest, one night, plan gone awry, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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The Final Girls (2015)
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: camp, slasher, film within a film, characters killed one by one, parody, sacrifice, gory, teenager, unlikely friendships, chase, survival, virginity ...
Time: year 1957, 80s
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 159K
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, comic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teddy bear, toy comes to life, buddies, odd couple, friends, drugs/alcohol, adoption, happy ending, courthouse, sperm bank, family problems, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 6.9
 388K
Horrible Bosses (2011)
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: boss and employee, obnoxious boss, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, dentist, power relations, drugs/alcohol, revenge, group of friends, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 9.3
 228K
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: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, inventions and discoveries, time travel, imaginary, adventure, mad scientist, monster, disorder, prodigy, escapades, youth, odd ...
Place: usa
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 6.7
 214K
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, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, misfit partners, partners against crime, verbal byplay, farce, goofy hero, reluctant partners, drugs/alcohol, police, stupidity, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Surviving Christmas (2004)
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: christmas, holiday, couple relations, suburbs, nothing goes right, looking for love, eccentric family, loneliness, parents and children, happy ending, dysfunctional family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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Death at a Funeral (2007)
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: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: funeral, farce, dysfunctional family, secret, siblings relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, sarcasm, secrets, british, death, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
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, absurd, satirical, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, hitchhiker, outer space, benign alien, spacecraft, robot, survival, galaxy, adventure, friends, intergalactic ...
Time: future
Place: norway, england
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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: humorous, gothic, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dracula, parody, farce, goofy hero, palaces castles and temples, master villain, deadly creature, supernatural, heroic mission, hypnosis, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, transylvania
Is relevant ?
 3.3
 42K
Sharknado (2013)
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: rough, suspenseful, scary, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: shark, danger, flood, storm, tornado, beach, gory, chaos and mayhem, dangerous animal, family in danger, demolished city, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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A Haunted House (2013)
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, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, danger, nothing goes right, disorder, couple relations, parody, supernatural, stupidity, seance, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 40K
Keanu (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.
Style: buddy comedy, absurd, satirical, exciting, intense ...
Plot: kitten, hitman, car chase, african american, male objectification, parody, hit by a car, brothers, gangsters, gangs, dumb, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)
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: not serious, humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stoners, obsessive quest, stupidity, nothing goes right, misfit partners, anti heroes, teenager, friendship, idiot, buddies, heroic mission, memory loss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
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: humorous, surreal, talky, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, kidnapping, crime, mistaken identity, bowling, stoners, disorder, dialogue, hippie, buddies, marijuana, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, pasadena california
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 7.3
 319K
Dumb & 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, not serious, idiotic, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, dimwit, friendship, stupidity, parakeet, social misfits, buddies, prank, gas station, adventure, road trip, misfit ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, connecticut, colorado ...
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 6.2
 222K
Dark Shadows (2012)
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, humorous, offbeat, dark humor, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, curse, vengeance, lost love, werewolf, supernatural, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 1770s
Place: maine, new england, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 256K
Neighbors (2014)
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: party, farce, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: 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: slang, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, parody, friendship, teenage life, youth, urban ghetto, stupidity, social satire, comedy team, coming of age, friends, dumb ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 152K
Sausage Party (2016)
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: dark humor, humorous, funny, brutal, absurd ...
Plot: food, sausage, supermarket, anthropomorphism, death, grocery store, violence, parody, brutality, eaten alive, racism, hot dog ...
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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mike and Dave are young, adventurous, fun-loving brothers who tend to get out of control at family gatherings. When their sister Jeanie reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the rest of the Stangles insist that the brothers bring respectable dates. ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wedding, pretending to be someone else, wedding party, brother brother relationship, deception, swindle, troublemaker, sexual humor, vacation, friendship, stupidity, brothers ...
Place: hawaii
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The Invention of Lying (2009)
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, clever, funny, absurd, philosophical ...
Plot: misfit, love and romance, society, love triangle, dishonesty, farce, disorder, honesty, alternate reality, pretense, truth, luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: humorous, witty, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, folk hero, robin hood, farce, arrow, adventure, witch, thief, in the woods, friends, injustice ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 92K
Daddy's Home (2015)
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, father, children, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, rival, divorce, husband wife relationship, dumb, uninhibited rivalry, parenthood, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: new orleans
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Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
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, feel good, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, high school, cheerleading, opposites attract, prom, strong sexual content, couple relations, teenage love, stupidity, stereotypes, teenager, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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 6.2
 208K
Scary Movie (2000)
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: serial killer, parody, youth, teenage angst, small town, media satire, stupidity, teenage life, who done it, killing off one by one, slasher, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
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 4.8
 14K
Zombeavers (2014)
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, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, beaver, gory, mutant, deadly creature, danger, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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