Political satire movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant political satire movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, suspense, clever, semi serious and witty films and TV shows about / with political satire, politics, satire, state affairs, society, politician, disorder, parody, corruption and president plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and History genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as political satire: Bob Roberts (1992), The Death of Stalin (2017), Death Race 2050 (2017), Bulworth (1998), Parks and Recreation (2009), House Arrest (2018), Utopia (2014), Years and Years (2019), Veep (2012), The District (2004).

List of political satire movies

 7.0
 13K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: political satire, republican, election campaign, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, manipulations, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film, satirical, political comedy
Plot: josef stalin, political satire, socialism, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, dictator, satire, political intrigue ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1953, year 1956, year 1949 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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Death Race 2050 (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a race. The Death Race. Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.
Style: dark humor, suspense, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: political satire, car race, murder, absurdism, overpopulation, corporate world, car chase, brutality, revenge, rivalry, sadism, spy ...
Place: usa, south dakota, new jersey, new mexico, texas ...
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 6.8
 25K
Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: witty, humorous, thought provoking, satirical, clever ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political satire, political corruption, senator, interracial romance, insurance, romance, americana, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., united states ...
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Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: political satire, employer employee relationship, office, female protagonist, politics, election, small town life, workplace situations, workaholic, boss and employee, office romance, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.0
 970
House Arrest (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The current mayor of Sineozersk, Arkadiy Anikeev, is caught by police for bribes on a large scale. By the court decision, he placed under house arrest at the place of registration. His wife, who is a owner of all of their property on documents, left ...
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, sincere, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: government official, house arrest, abuse of power, mayor, political corruption, political satire, childhood friend, childhood friends, fighting the system, politics, corruption, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 8.3
 2K
Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: political satire, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, government agency, politics, incompetence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Years and Years (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if ...
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, dark humor
Plot: political activism, family relations, political satire, society, rebel, female politician, lgbt, politics, lifestyle, family drama, distopia, gay couple ...
Time: near future, year 2019, 2020s
Place: london, manchester, manchester england
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 8.3
 46K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: politics, mishap, vice president, political satire, politician, workplace situations, boss and employee, satire, boss, senator, government official, administration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.0
 2K
The District (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In an effort to end family feuding, a young gypsy travels back in time to kill mammoths to ensure Hungary becomes rich by killing mammoths in order to create a massive oil reservoir. Things don't go entirely according to plan...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, absurd
Plot: time travel, political satire, organized crime, escape, terrorism, hypocrisy, oil well, subculture, social decay, disorder, life turned upside down, fish out of water ...
Time: stone age, middle ages
Place: hungary, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 37K
Black Sheep (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, political comedy, idiotic, light, feel good ...
Plot: political satire, friends, partners, parents and children, political conspiracy, political campaign, political candidate, alcohol abuse, campaign, sarcasm, nitrous oxide, hidden camera ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, parody, satire, political satire, silly humor, state affairs, artists and showbiz, society, absurd humor, interview, fake news report, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Jews Are Coming (2014)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Israel
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Satire sketches, examining the history of the Jewish people since biblical times.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, controversial, suspense ...
Plot: satire, political satire, social satire, society, disorder, jewish, bible story, bible, sketch, jewish history
Place: israel, holy land, middle east
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 6.0
 16K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, satirical, political comedy ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
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Qualunquemente (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corrupt and sleazy entrepreneur Cetto La Qualunque comes back to Italy and "jumps into politics" lest his law-abiding opponent, Giovanni De Santis, is elected as mayor.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, campaign, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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 5.6
 21K
War, Inc. (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: War Inc. is set in the future, when the fictional desert country of Turaqistan is torn by a riot after a private corporation, Tamerlane, owned by the former Vice President of the United States, has taken over the whole country. Brand Hauser, a hit ...
Style: cynical, suspenseful, dark humor, satirical, clever ...
Plot: hitman, mercenary, politics, mistaken identity, political satire, state affairs, dishonesty, assassination attempt, satire, corporation, fictional war, fictional country ...
Time: future
Place: asia, virginia, canada, iraq, middle east
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 4.0
 773
Peruchazhi (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Jagannathan, a political advisor, is hired to help John, a politician in California. He employs various shrewd tactics to help John's party win the elections.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: political satire, election campaign, politics, rise to the top, advisor, indian lead, parody, single mother, proposal, widow, prostitute, malayalam
Place: california
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 7.4
 1K
Hetalia (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: An anime in which personified countries show history in a humorous fashion.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, clever ...
Plot: allies, state affairs, culture clash, society, international relations, political satire, friendship, world war one, soldier, german, secret hideout, nazism ...
Time: 20th century
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 4K
Alpha House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.
Style: exciting, sentimental, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, u.s. senator, political satire, politician, senator, american politics, danger, world politics, mentor, satire
Place: washington d.c.
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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My Internship in Canada (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Guibord is an independent Member of Parliament who represents Prescott-Makadewà-Rapides-aux Outardes, a vast county in Northern Quebec. As the entire country watches, Guibord unwillingly finds himself in the awkward position of holding the decisive ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: politics, political satire, small town, politician, journalist, husband wife relationship, democracy, bilingualism, skype, member of parliament, poetry reading, tv news ...
Time: 2010s
Place: canada, quebec, haiti
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Tutto tutto niente niente (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cetto and its city council were arrested, but in prison the conspiratorial former mayor makes no earning name as the gratitude of the powerful secretary. These decide to replace some MPs mysteriously killed precisely with Cetto and two other ...
Style: idiotic, humorous, funny, entertaining, political
Plot: politics, satire, political satire, friends, rivalry, crimes, stupidity, disorder, police, society, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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Bhoothnath Returns (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Boothnath vows to redeem himself when spirits tease him, and searches for a child to terrify. He befriends Akhrot, a slum kid, and helps him take on the country's most powerful politician.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, friendship, mischievous children, good versus evil, young heroes, youth, supernatural, rivalry, friends, family relations, political satire, haunted house ...
Place: asia, india
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Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A year after Animals, Ricky Gervais comes back with his second stand up comedy tour: Politics.
Style: cynical, humorous, topical humor, live comedy, concert film ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, artists and showbiz, society, political satire, stand up comedian, social satire, monologue, live performance, mistaken identity, masturbation, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, africa
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Our Cartoon President (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A hilarious look into the Trump presidency, animation style. Starring two-dimensional avatars of Donald Trump and his merry band of insiders and family members, this cutting-edge comedy presents the truish adventures of Trump, his confidants and bon ...
Style: topical humor, adult animation, humorous, based on true events, funny ...
Plot: parody, political satire, white house, absurd humor, usa president, workplace situations, american politics, family relations, jerk, ratings, usa politics, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
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K Street (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: K Street is a 2003 HBO television series about lobbyists and politicians in Washington, D.C. It was named for a street that is home to many lobbying and legal firms.
Style: clever, cynical, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, realism, campaign, rivalry, dishonesty, workplace, ambition, state affairs, workplace intrigue, political satire, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water, politician, political satire, satire, president, small town
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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Drunk History (2013)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America’s great past as great moments in history are retold with unforgettable results.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, mumblecore, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drunk, cultural icon, state affairs, americana, parody, guest, interview, absurd humor, comedian, political satire, joke, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s, 1940s
Place: usa
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 8.1
 10K
BrainDead (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A young fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: 1. The government has stopped working, and 2. alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, tricky, ironic
Audience: teens
Plot: pandemic, alien, government, conspiracy, female protagonist, political satire, exploding head, alien invasion, manipulation, paranoia, senator, congress ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, politics, satire, white house, head of state, goofy hero, couple relations, state affairs, media, political leader, political satire, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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