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 parody films and TV shows about / with political satire, politics, satire, state affairs, politician, disorder, society, media, silly humor and corruption plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and History genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as political satire: The Death of Stalin (2017), Bob Roberts (1992), 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

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: satirical, parody, banned film, political comedy
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, repression, military, death, dictator, chaos, power struggle, funeral, satire, political intrigue ...
Time: 50s, year 1964, year 1949, year 1956, year 1953
Place: ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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 7.0
 15K
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, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: political satire, election campaign, republican, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, ambition, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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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: humorous, exciting, suspense, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: political satire, car race, murder, dark humor, absurdism, overpopulation, corporate world, car chase, brutality, bomb, rivalry, revenge ...
Place: new jersey, washington d.c., las vegas, new york, baltimore ...
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 6.8
 26K
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, americana, romance, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., south central los angeles ...
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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, talky, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: political satire, employer employee relationship, office, politics, election, female protagonist, workplace situations, small town life, workaholic, boss and employee, office romance, ex husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.0
 1K
House Arrest (2018)
Genre: Comedy
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, entertaining, captivating, sincere, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: government official, abuse of power, house arrest, mayor, political corruption, political satire, childhood friend, fighting the system, corrupt politician, corruption, politics, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 8.4
 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, suspense ...
Plot: political satire, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, government agency, politics, incompetence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, political, light, feel good, entertaining
Plot: family relations, political activism, political satire, society, politics, rebel, female politician, lgbt, lifestyle, politician, political intrigue, political candidate ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: manchester, london
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 8.3
 53K
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, not serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, mishap, vice president, political satire, politician, state affairs, ambitious woman, reporter, government official, assistant, boss, senator ...
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, absurd, entertaining
Plot: political satire, time travel, terrorism, hypocrisy, organized crime, escape, oil well, subculture, social decay, disorder, life turned upside down, culture clash ...
Time: stone age, middle ages
Place: vatican, hungary, manhattan new york city, new york, washington d.c.
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 6.2
 40K
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, light, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: political satire, friends, political conspiracy, parents and children, partners, political campaign, political candidate, campaign, alcohol abuse, sarcasm, hidden camera, brothers ...
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: parody, not serious, humorous, talky, clever ...
Plot: politics, satire, political satire, silly humor, state affairs, society, artists and showbiz, absurd humor, joke, celebrity, comedian, 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, clever, humorous, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: satire, political satire, social satire, society, disorder, jewish, bible, bible story, jewish life, jewish history, sketch
Place: israel, middle east, holy land
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 5.9
 17K
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, witty ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, nothing goes right, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, 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, not serious, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, rivalry, campaign, uninhibited rivalry, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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 6.2
 18K
Irresistible (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Democratic political consultant helps a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small, conservative Wisconsin town.
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, political, parody, humorous ...
Plot: mayor, election campaign, small town, political satire, usa politics, election, politics, debate, media, political corruption, campaigning, political candidate ...
Time: contemporary, year 2016
Place: usa, wisconsin, new york, washington d.c.
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 5.5
 22K
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, satirical, clever, biting ...
Plot: hitman, mercenary, politics, mistaken identity, political satire, dark humor, state affairs, assassination attempt, dishonesty, satire, corporation, fictional war ...
Time: future
Place: asia, canada, virginia, iraq, middle east
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 4.0
 853
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: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous, parody
Plot: political satire, election campaign, politics, rise to the top, advisor, prostitute, single mother, proposal, widow, indian lead, 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, loser, politics, nazism ...
Time: 20th century
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 7.5
 5K
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, politician, u.s. senator, senator, political satire, american politics, mentor, world politics, satire, danger
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, cynical, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, politician, society, government official, political intrigue, workplace situations, political satire, stupidity, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
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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: captivating, humorous, semi serious, light
Plot: politics, political satire, small town, husband wife relationship, journalist, politician, democracy, tv news, piano, television crew, map, stuttering ...
Time: 2010s
Place: canada, quebec, haiti
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 5.2
 632
Cetto C'è (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Third movie about the character of Cetto La Qualunque (Antonio Albanese)
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, satire, political satire, restaurant, money, prince, restaurant owner, changing lives, royal family, inheritance, heir, crown prince ...
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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: entertaining, political, funny, humorous, idiotic
Plot: politics, political satire, satire, society, buddies, law enforcement, silly humor, dishonesty, friends, disorder, crimes, corruption ...
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, good versus evil, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, supernatural, rivalry, family relations, friends, political satire, haunted house ...
Place: india, asia
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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: parody, adult animation, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: political satire, white house, absurd humor, topical humor, usa president, workplace situations, family relations, american politics, jerk, usa politics, satire, president ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 289
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: serious, realistic, cynical, clever, suspense ...
Plot: politics, lobbyist, rivalry, workplace, state affairs, dishonesty, ambition, campaign, realism, workplace intrigue, fictional reality show, political satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, satirical, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, dishonesty, disorder, farce, fish out of water, political satire, politician, president, satire, silly humor, political intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 11K
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, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drunk, cultural icon, state affairs, americana, comedian, guest, absurd humor, political satire, religion, joke, battles, american civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s, 1940s
Place: usa
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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: parody, sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, white house, head of state, goofy hero, couple relations, state affairs, media, political leader, u.s. president, political satire, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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