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, funny, weird, parody and not serious films and TV shows about / with dialogue, brutality, satire, mentor, stupidity, storytelling, violence, disorder, chase and adaptation plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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absurd movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as absurd: What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010), The Big Lebowski (1998), The Interview (2014), John Dies at the End (2012), Brickleberry (2012), Zombieland (2009), The Brothers Grimsby (2016), Idiocracy (2006), Rubber (2010).

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, gothic, parody, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dark humor, werewolf, goth, supernatural, friendship, immortality, roommate, zombie, buddies, social misfits, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 1978, year 1912
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, surreal, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monty python, holy grail, knight, king arthur, adventure, satire, legends and myths, surrealism, medieval, arthurian legend, sword fight, monk ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
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: absurd, humorous, parody, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, culture clash, dark humor, racism, jewish, travel, anti semitism, stupidity, nudity (full frontal - brief), stereotypes, road trip, male nudity ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, kazakhstan, los angeles, new york, usa ...
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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, death, nothing goes right, vacation, youth, student, disorder, friends, cabin in the woods, accidental killing, peril, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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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, absurd, surreal, talky, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bowling, slacker, mistaken identity, crimes, hippie, weed, marijuana, nihilism, stoners, hallucination, death of friend, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, pasadena california
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 6.5
 329K
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, funny, humorous, political, ridiculous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, male nudity, journalism, dictator, farce, assassination plot, top secret, undercover, cia, espionage, satire, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, korea, usa, asia, new york ...
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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, psychedelic, enigmatic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, invasion, alternate reality, buddies, save the world, dog, parallel universe, adaptation, fictional reality, portal, end of the world, out of body experience ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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 7.3
 16K
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, kids
Plot: dark humor, workplace situations, park ranger, sexual tension, satire, friendship, workplace, talking animals, animal life, lesbian, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 569K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
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, humorous, parody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, road trip, dark humor, survival horror, amusement park, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., california, usa, texas, los angeles
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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: ridiculous, humorous, absurd, not serious, parody ...
Plot: spy, vulgarity, satire, farce, stupidity, culture clash, creativity, espionage, virus, sarcasm, brutality, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, northern england, south africa, santiago chile ...
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 6.5
 162K
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, futuristic, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: stupidity, distopia, future dystopia, evolution, satire, dimwit, social decay, time travel, society, hibernation, brainwashing, adventure ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.7
 37K
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, melancholic, thought provoking ...
Plot: absurdism, desert, objects come to life, dark humor, crazy, supernatural, filmmaking, monster, nudity (full frontal - brief), reality, murder, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, southern california
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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, funny, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, dumb, friendship, youth, gangsters, sarcasm, urban ghetto, social satire, teenage life, stupidity, hip hop, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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 7.7
 775K
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: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: party, memory loss, hung over, buddies, bachelor party, nothing goes right, friends, comedy of errors, weirdo, friendship between men, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: las vegas, usa, north america, los angeles, california
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 2.4
 106K
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, satirical, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, orphan, adventure, youth, heroic mission, young heroes, satire, rivalry, good versus evil, nothing goes right, disorder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico
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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, funny, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: robin hood, farce, medieval, sword fight, adventure, folk hero, forest, righting the wronged, rabbi, witch, fight scenes, prince ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, egypt, new jersey, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 9.2
 485K
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: humorous, cynical, entertaining, adult animation, absurd ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, graphic violence, dark humor, time travel, prodigy, adventure, satire, grandfather grandson relationship, relatives, family relations, youth ...
Place: usa
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 4.8
 18K
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: absurd, scary, humorous, sexy, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, beaver, monster, mutation, mutant, sorority girl, bear, death, female nudity, brutality, stupidity, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, satirical, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, queen, heroic mission, army, escapades, heroes, goofy hero, fight, disorder, contests and competitions, buddies, rivalry ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Style: absurd, humorous, clever, light, not serious ...
Plot: farce, military, satire, war, iraq war, journalism, desert, adaptation, sarcasm, gulf war, new age, military base ...
Time: year 2003, year 1973, year 1983
Place: iraq, middle east
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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: light, humorous, absurd, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: stupidity, investigation, private detective, dog, animals, pets, kidnapping, farce, goofy hero, crimes, save the day, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 381K
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, absurd, ridiculous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: road trip, dumb, dimwit, stupidity, buddies, adventure, friendship, parakeet, odd couple, toilet humor, social misfits, illiteracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, colorado, rhode island, new jersey, usa ...
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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: slasher, humorous, parody, absurd, scary ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, serial killer, camp, summer camp, camp counselor, survival, virginity, mother daughter relationship, satire, characters killed one by one, masked killer, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, year 1957, year 1986, year 1987
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 5.5
 101K
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, parody, funny, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: farce, wizards, giant, dragon, adventure, save the princess, silly humor, family relations, partners, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 19K
Paradise PD (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: An eager young rookie joins the ragtag small-town police force led by his dad as they bumble, squabble and snort their way through a big drug case.
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dark humor, social satire, police investigation, goofy hero, small town, disorder, stupidity, bad cop, incompetence, criminal, buddies, dumb ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 91K
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: jazz, filmmaking, eccentricity, friendship, creativity, nothing goes right, sabotage, african american, memory, graffiti, small business, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
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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, funny, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, cannibal, murder, husband wife relationship, flesh eating zombie, real estate, real estate agent, family secret, family relations, realtor, family ...
Place: california
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 53K
Tusk (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.
Style: surreal, scary, macabre, harsh, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: human becoming an animal, disfigurement, monster, abduction, dark humor, transformation, psychopath, death, walrus, obsession, mad scientist, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s
Place: canada, new jersey, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 36K
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: scary, suspenseful, absurd, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, virus, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, gunfight, friendship, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 3.3
 50K
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, parody, scary, suspense ...
Plot: shark, beach, shark attack, killer shark, creature feature, survival, storm, stupidity, chaos and mayhem, disaster, tornado, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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