Topical humor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant topical humor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, funny and parody films and TV shows about / with topical humor, satire, society, stand up comedian, comedian, political satire, politics, joke, pop culture and monologue plots mostly in Comedy, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Russia, UK and other countries.
topical humor
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topical humor movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as topical humor: Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004), Best Week Ever (2004), Our Cartoon President (2018), Carnage: Swallowing the Past (2017), Saturday Night Live (1975), Tosh.0 (2009), The Jack and Triumph Show (2015), 30 Rock (2006), Sanford and Son (1972), In Living Color (1990).

List of topical humor movies

Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maher addresses contemporary political, social and cultural topics -- Iraq, President Bush and the so called Axis of Evil. The opinionated Maher said about Victory Begins at Home: "We've heard everything about the War on Terrorism except ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, cynical, parody ...
Plot: adult humor, comedian, politics, society, absurd humor, stand up comedian, topical humor, broadway, joke, actor, political satire, live performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In front of a live audience at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Emmy-nominated host of Real Time with Bill Maher performs an all-new hour of stand-up comedy.  ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, state affairs, society, democrat, political satire, live performance, topical humor, adult humor, joke, liberal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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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, atmospheric, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, society, state affairs, artists and showbiz, social satire, political satire, stand up comedian, live performance, monologue, mistaken identity, masturbation, topical humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, africa
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 7.6
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Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Week Ever is a weekly television program on the United States cable/satellite network VH1. It started airing in 2004 and was put on hiatus in the summer of 2009. In January 2010, it was announced that the show was cancelled. On August 3, 2012, ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, social satire, musician, monologue, joke, topical humor, pop culture, radio dj, talk show, gossip and rumors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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
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Carnage: Swallowing the Past (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 68 min.
Story: It's 2067, the UK is vegan, but older generations are suffering the guilt of their carnivorous past. Simon Amstell asks us to forgive them for the horrors of what they swallowed.
Style: satirical, funny, feel good, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: satire, topical humor, vegan, social satire, social problems, vegetarianism, vegetarian, lifestyle, humanity, society, confronting the past, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: future
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Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: musician, singer, politics, performance, cross dressing, comedian, actor, workplace, artists and showbiz, friends, celebrity culture, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
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 7.3
 16K
Tosh.0 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly topical series hosted by comedian Daniel Tosh that delves into all aspects of the Internet, from the ingenious to the absurd to the medically inadvisable.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedian, stupidity, videotaping, mishap, gay interest, pop culture, practical joke, topical humor, prank, stand up comedian, monologue, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series will feature Jack McBrayer playing a version of himself who was the child star of a Lassie-like series and Triumph, the dog who went into the world of decadence and took Jack with him. 15 years later, Jack managed to put his life together ...
Style: not serious, sitcom, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, silly humor, showbiz, goofy hero, political humor, topical humor, political satire, satire, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.3
 121K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: sitcom, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, showbiz, tv show, actor, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, workplace situations, verbal byplay, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, talky, sincere ...
Plot: working class, family business, friendship, parents and children, family life, generation gap, living with parents, odd couple, reluctant partners, partners, workplace, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles, usa
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In Living Color (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, african american, interracial relations, disorder, social differences, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, hip hop culture, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
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Chappelle's Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in various sketches. Chappelle, Brennan and Michele Armour were the ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: marijuana, comedian, dark humor, racism, african american, guest, interracial relations, hip hop, impersonating, media, artists and showbiz, social problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: witty, humorous, parody, suspense, talky ...
Plot: politics, journalism, media satire, celebrity culture, society, state affairs, social satire, stand up comedian, live performance, celebrity, political satire, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, magazine, current affairs, pop culture, social satire, stand up comedian, celebrity, topical humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.5
 30K
The Boondocks (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The series premiered on November 6, 2005 and was created by Aaron McGruder, based upon McGruder's comic strip of the same ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, adult animation, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: african american, interracial relations, hip hop culture, racism, youth, family relations, fish out of water, leaving home, blacks and whites, street kid, culture clash, hypocrisy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 325K
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, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, topical humor, top secret, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, korea, usa, asia, new york ...
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Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: parody, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, election, patriotism, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, topical humor, satire, greed, leadership, artists and showbiz, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
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God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: cynical, talky, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killing spree, mass murder, dark humor, society, stupidity, female killer, rage, satire, media, life is a bitch, partners, layoff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Recep Ivedik 6 (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recep İvedik is at home watching television, when postman brings him a surprise invitation for the annual dried beans festival of Konya province. Very excited with the news, Recep convinces his best friend Nurullah to join him but due to a ...
Style: light, surprise ending
Plot: husband wife relationship, adventure, dark humor, topical humor, rivalry, clan, friend, tribe, african tribe, egg, ritual, snake ...
Time: 2010s
Place: turkey, kenya, africa
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 5.5
 335
Life Ahead (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Old classmates finally meet each other after 15 years since graduation from school and that's an amazing opportunity to travel back in time. Old secrets and personal vendettas, hard feelings and first loves turn to fever pitch.
Style: thought provoking, feel good, romantic, light, funny ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, classmate, happy ending, classmate classmate relationship, high school reunion, meeting, topical humor, romance, ex classmate ex classmate relationship, ex classmate, multiple storylines ...
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It's for Your Own Good (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three fathers who are also brothers-in-law make a pact to save their daughters from their boyfriends.
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: family, father daughter relationship, family relations, prejudice, satire, adult humor, sexual humor, justice, humour, family tradition, family problems, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany
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Three Perfect Daughters (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three families go into crisis when their daughters get engaged. Three desperate fathers see their worst nightmare come true: they are convinced that their young daughters have all chosen a wrong boyfriend. Sure to act for their own good, they will ...
Style: witty, light, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, family relations, life philosophy, family, family bonds, father and daughter, sexual humor, satire, adult humor, justice, society, family life ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.5
 351
Unprincipled (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Collection of satirical sketches, telling about the decent inhabitants of the Patriarchal Ponds and their obscene stories. The series includes touching, outrageous and full of love intimate stories that are not accepted to speak out loud.
Style: light, funny, feel good, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: sex, adultery, mistress, husband wife relationship, dishonesty, vengeance, friends, friendship, money, rich, caught cheating, topical humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: moscow russia
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 4.2
 210
Deffchonki (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Four young girls: Masha(Boboylich), Lolya, Katya(Palna) and Vasilisa(Vasya). Come to Moscow from a provincial town Saratov, living together in an apartment. Lolya and Katya are classmates and old friends. Masha and Katya are introduced . Masha is ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, captivating ...
Plot: living together, country girl, relationship problems, love, workplace problem, sister sister relationship, female friendship, roommate, friendship, singer, extramarital affair, topical humor ...
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Mind of Mencia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mind of Mencia was an American television comedy series on the cable channel Comedy Central. Hosted by Carlos Mencia, it aired from 2005 to 2008.
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, parody, humorous ...
Plot: performer's life, disorder, society, social relations, couples, celebrity culture, stand up comedian, joke, politics, monologue, social satire, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
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 5.2
 141
Vikes (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: High school kid, Thorvald, embarks on an effort to change the name of his school's sports and academic teams from the "Vikings", to something less offensive to Norwegians. It's a love story.
Style: thought provoking, humorous, visually appealing, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleader, bully, american football, high school, teen romance, crush, unhappiness, police officer, police brutality, friendship, coming of age, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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You're Killing Me (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Joe just told his boyfriend, George, that he is a serial killer. George thinks that his boyfriend, Joe, is hilarious... and he just saw Patricia Arquette at Target!!! In the horror/comedy hybrid, 'You're Killing Me', we take a look at ...
Style: lgbt cinema, homoerotic, humorous, romantic, gay cinema
Plot: psychopath as protagonist, jealous boyfriend, serial killer, serial murder, criminal, gay lead character, doctor patient relationship, gay couple, murder, psychiatrist, animal cruelty, killer as protagonist ...
Place: los angeles
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Temptation Island (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four beauty pageant contestants, who are vying for the coveted title of "Miss Manila Sunshine", set sail on a yacht. They ended up stranded on a deserted island after their vessel got caught up on fire. Together with an attractive young ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, entertaining, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: hallucination, birthday party, shipwreck, castaway, model, mother daughter relationship, photographer, flirting, chase, dancing, survivor, yacht ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
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American Woman (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This 1970s period dramedy inspired by the real life Kyle Richards and set amid the sexual revolution and the rise of second-wave feminism follows Bonnie, an unconventional mother struggling to raise her two daughters after leaving her husband. With ...
Style: inspirational, humorous, uplifting, ironic
Plot: single mother, housewife, sexual revolution, crumbling marriage, feminism, changing lives, child care, topical humor, family, love
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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