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, entertaining and funny films and TV shows about / with brutality, storytelling, dialogue, chase, mentor, friendship, violence, drinking, vengeance and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
absurd movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as absurd: Zombieland (2009), What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Brickleberry (2012), Rick and Morty (2013), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019), The Hangover (2009), John Dies at the End (2012), Z Nation (2014), The Big Lebowski (1998).

List of absurd movies

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: humorous, absurd, not serious, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, danger, road trip, chaos and mayhem, parody, amusement park, killings, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., cross country, usa, texas, california
Is relevant ?
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
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, friendship, werewolf, goth, supernatural, immortality, blood, parody, social misfits, buddies, roommate, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: new zealand
Is relevant ?
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: humorous, dark humor, absurd, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace situations, in the woods, dysfunctional character, escapades, sexual tension, national park, lesbian, park ranger, supportive coworker, animal life, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
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, ironic, atmospheric ...
Plot: holy grail, monk, monty python, legends and myths, knight, king arthur, adventure, courage, disorder, absurd humor, surrealism, crazy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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, cynical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, time travel, inventions and discoveries, adventure, imaginary, grandfather grandson relationship, prodigy, odd, disorder, youth, family relations ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India, UK
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, in the woods, buddies, disorder, youth, student, stupidity, friends, vacation, parody, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
Is relevant ?
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
Style: captivating, absurd, humorous, exciting
Plot: demon, death, supernatural, danger, friendship, destiny, adventure, mentor, redemption, violence, murder, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
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, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, friends, buddies, memory loss, nothing goes right, friendship between men, disorder, drugs/alcohol, stupidity, comedy of errors, plan gone awry, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
Is relevant ?
John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, 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, surreal, humorous, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, portal, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, anti heroes, monster, gory, danger, drugs/alcohol, adaptation, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
Is relevant ?
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: exciting, absurd, suspenseful, tense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, chaos, gory, gunfight, deadly, danger, supernatural, on the road ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
Is relevant ?
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, talky, surreal, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, kidnapping, bowling, dialogue, hippie, marijuana, mistaken identity, disorder, slacker, stoners, vandalism, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, pasadena california, california
Is relevant ?
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, parenthood, divorce, kids and family, uninhibited rivalry, children, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, rival, culture clash, manipulation ...
Place: new orleans
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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, absurd, light, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, farce, inventions and discoveries, fall in love, baby, switching roles, experiment gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, medicine ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1994
Place: san francisco
Is relevant ?
Couples Retreat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: resort, friendship, crumbling marriage, couple relations, island, nothing goes right, farce, couples therapy, marriage, couples, romance, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
Is relevant ?
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: absurd, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: island, giant animal, gorilla, expedition, danger, monster, death, self sacrifice, bomb, survival, prehistoric creature, gunfight ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, year 1973, 20th century, 70s
Place: thailand, vietnam, washington d.c., bangkok thailand
Is relevant ?
Now Apocalypse (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: This surreal, coming-of-age comedy series follows Ulysses and his friends Carly, Ford, and Severine, who are on various quests pursuing love, sex and fame. Between sexual and romantic dating-app adventures, Ulysses grows increasingly troubled as ...
Style: absurd, not serious, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay sex, coming of age, friendship, male female friendship, joke, love and romance, homosexuality, party, couples, bdsm, reptile, fame ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
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, twists and turns, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: lesbian, mystery, strong sexual content, death, hollywood, obsession, cowboy, frustration, dreams, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, top secret, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, korea, asia, usa, china
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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: funny, humorous, absurd, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, neighbor neighbor relationship, stupidity, fraternity, youth, rivalry, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, plan gone awry, uninhibited rivalry, prank, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
Genre: 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, manipulative woman, vacation, wedding party, pretending to be someone else, friendship, sexual humor, troublemaker, deception, brother brother relationship, party, stupidity ...
Place: hawaii
Is relevant ?
Fish Hooks (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fish Hooks is an American animated television series created by Noah Z. Jones . Twenty-one episodes were ordered for the first season. It premiered on September 24, 2010. An 11-minute preview was shown on September 3, 2010, following the Disney ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: animal life, high school life, friendship, high school, youth, best friends, friends, store, goofy hero, love and romance, fish, absurd humor ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Machete Kills (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, 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: stylized, not serious, absurd, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, machete, mercenary, nuclear threat, gory, heroic mission, deadly, machismo, hotshot hero, tough heroes, save the world, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, washington d.c., arizona
Is relevant ?
Time Bandits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, absurd, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure, time travel, map, giant, adventurer, good versus evil, magic, burglary, adventure, alternate dimension, heroic mission, dwarf ...
Place: ancient greece, england, london, europe
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
A Town Called Panic (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house instead. Surreal adventures take over as the trio travel to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, absurd, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, cowboy, human animal relationship, birthday, village, animal life, adventure, friends, buddies, village life, farm, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, france, japan
Is relevant ?
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles.
Style: absurd, exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: hollywood, aspiring actor, struggling actor, tv star, planned murder, male friendship, drinking, filmmaking, murder, death, cult, hippie ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
Is relevant ?
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: absurd, ironic, exciting, not serious
Plot: outer space, moon, dinosaur, nazis, rescue, humanity, female protagonist, future dystopia, tough guy, earth, space opera, german ...
Time: future
Place: germany
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, humorous, entertaining, light
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, murder, husband wife relationship, family secret, family, real estate, realtor, cannibal, nosy neighbor
Place: california
Is relevant ?
Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: absurd, macabre, suspense, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: paratrooper, nazi, zombie, fascist, war, wartime, supernatural, violence, brutality, soldier, danger, survival ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, normandy
Is relevant ?
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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, party, buddies, friendship, couple relations, toy comes to life, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, objects come to life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
Is relevant ?
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his affliction. The vampire continues to visit and drink his blood, and as his ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, absurd, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, mental illness, insanity, supernatural, imaginary, hallucination, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, bite, delusion, psychology ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
Is relevant ?