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 topical humor, humorous, realistic, witty, not serious and biting films and TV shows about / with satire, politics, stand up comedian, political satire, joke, pop culture, comedian, monologue, social satire and actor playing himself plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as topical humor: Best Week Ever (2004), Saturday Night Live (1975), Tosh.0 (2009), Chappelle's Show (2003), The Boondocks (2005), Our Cartoon President (2018), 30 Rock (2006), Sanford and Son (1972), In Living Color (1990), The Rick Mercer Report (2004).

List of topical humor movies

 7.6
 484
Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, cynical, witty, not serious, topical humor ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, social satire, musician, monologue, joke, pop culture, gossip and rumors, radio dj, talk show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, topical humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: singer, parody, musician, comedian, politics, cross dressing, actor, performance, friends, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
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 7.3
 14K
Tosh.0 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, topical humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedian, stupidity, mishap, videotaping, absurdism, pop culture, gay interest, joke, stand up comedian, absurd humor, monologue, practical joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Chappelle's Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: dark humor, witty, humorous, not serious, ethnic humor ...
Plot: marijuana, comedian, racism, african american, social problems, guest, hip hop, media, impersonating, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, musician ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.3
 25K
The Boondocks (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, ethnic humor, topical humor, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, african american, fish out of water, culture clash, youth, hypocrisy, racial slur, interracial relations, family relations, society, street kid, blacks and whites ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: 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: live comedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, democrat, state affairs, adult humor, joke, political satire, live performance, live audience, profanity, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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Our Cartoon President (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, entertaining, funny, based on true events ...
Plot: parody, political satire, white house, absurd humor, usa president, workplace situations, family relations, ratings, american politics, jerk, goofball
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.2
 108K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, witty, humorous, not serious, topical humor ...
Plot: friendship, parody, writing, tv show, actor, showbiz, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, not serious, sincere, talky ...
Plot: family business, family life, generation gap, parents and children, friendship, living with parents, single parent, workplace, working class, reluctant partners, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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In Living Color (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, witty, topical humor, realistic ...
Plot: parody, comedian, african american, social differences, disorder, media, interracial relations, social relations, nothing goes right, workplace situations, lifestyle, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, new york
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: humorous, witty, live comedy, topical humor, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, media satire, state affairs, society, celebrity culture, social satire, stand up comedian, live performance, political satire, parody, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 6.5
 296K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, profanity, top secret, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, asia, korea, usa, china
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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: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, topical humor ...
Plot: politics, parody, patriotism, election, white house, state affairs, george w. bush, satire, greed, family drama, artists and showbiz, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
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God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: dark humor, talky, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: mass murder, stupidity, pop culture, killing spree, rage, crimes, female killer, satire, life is a bitch, age difference, media, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.1
 39
Curveball (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Story: Although he already has searched Iraq unsuccessfully for weapons of mass destruction as a member of a UN mission, German bio-weapons expert Arndt Wolf is still obsessed with the idea that Saddam Hussein is hiding something. Nobody around him is ...
Style: surreal, topical humor, humorous, dark humor
Plot: secret service, iraq war, lie, government, intelligence, storytelling, adult humor, forgery
Place: germany
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 6.1
 13K
Jexi (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Phil's new phone comes with an unexpected feature, Jexi...an A.I. determined to keep him all to herself in a comedy about what can happen when you love your phone more than all else.
Style: entertaining, topical humor, light, colourful
Plot: artificial intelligence, technology, social satire, lifestyle, addiction, love and romance, revenge, social relations, job, irony, romance, cell phone ...
Place: usa
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Mrs. Fletcher (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 31 min.
Story: A dual coming-of-age comedy exploring the impact of internet porn and social media, Mrs. Fletcher follows empty nest divorcée Eve Fletcher — as she reinvents her life to find the happiness and sexual fulfillment that’s eluded her, and her ...
Style: topical humor, romantic, humorous, social, sex comedy
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sexual fantasy, older woman younger man relationship, midlife crisis, female protagonist, social relations, porn, adaptation, youth, relationships, sex, mother son relationship, lesbian sex ...
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 5.4
 280
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, topical humor
Plot: introspection, friendship, classmates, happy ending, romance, multiple storylines, meeting, funeral, tied feet, tape over mouth
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 6.6
 10K
No Entry (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Kishen is a newspaper baron married to Kaajal, a housewife who suspects her husband of having numerous non-existent affairs. Pooja is the believing wife of ever-philandering globe-trotting businessman Prem. Kishen and Prem are thick pals. Sanjana ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, based on memoir ...
Plot: womanizer, prostitute, love affair, couple relations, friendship, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, politician, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa
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Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, satirical, ironic ...
Plot: god, partners, job, fantasy world, talking to god, friendship, bureaucracy, angel, office, heaven, belief in god, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary
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American Woman (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, ironic, uplifting, humorous, topical humor
Plot: housewife, single mother, sexual revolution, crumbling marriage, feminism, changing lives, child care, family
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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 8.2
 5K
DuckTales (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, their famous uncle Donald Duck, pilot extraordinaire Launchpad, Mrs. Beakly, Webby and Roboduck. Adventures and hidden treasures are everywhere, in their hometown ...
Style: funny, suspense, topical humor, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: cartoon duck, disney, billionaire, donald duck, wealth, uncle nephew relationship, adventure, kids and family, family, villainess, money, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united states
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Jeff Ross Roasts the Border (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Roastmaster Jeff Ross explores the world surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border, speaking to immigrants, DREAMers, detainees, border patrolers, human traffickers and Trump supporters. Then he puts on a show next to the border wall to roast American ...
Style: topical humor
Plot: border crossing, immigration, mexican border, satire, political satire
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That Was The Week That Was (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Topical political satire program that poked fun at the events of the week. A series of musical numbers, skits, and irreverent humor. It prided itself on being controversial.
Style: based on british tv series, topical humor
Plot: journalist, politics, joke, comedian, current affairs, actor playing himself, satire, stand up comedian, tv news, entertainment, fake news report, journalism ...
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The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour is an American comedy and variety show hosted by the Smothers Brothers and initially airing on CBS from 1967 to 1969.
Style: topical humor
Plot: variety show, folk music, music, guest, social satire, monologue, musical number, comedy team, actor playing himself, satire, current affairs, celebrity ...
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That Was The Week That Was (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: That Was the Week That Was, informally TWTWTW or TW3, is a satirical television comedy programme on BBC Television in 1962 and 1963. It was devised, produced and directed by Ned Sherrin and presented by David Frost. An American version by the same ...
Style: topical humor
Plot: satire, stand up comedian, variety show, musical number, social satire, monologue, pop culture, song, actor playing himself, current affairs, politics, journalist ...
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 7.0
 196
2DTV (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 2DTV is a British satirical animated television show that was broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom from March 2001 to December 2004. Lasting a total of five series and thirty-three episodes, 2DTV became the successor of popular 80's TV series ...
Style: topical humor
Plot: satire, celebrity, political satire, politician, politics, celebrity impersonation, british humour
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 8.0
 54K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, feel good, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, gay marriage, space and aliens, alien, spacecraft, space battle, danger, distant future, space station, evil alien ...
Time: future
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 5.4
 253
Comedy Now! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Comedy Now! is a Canadian comedy television series which debuted in 1997 featuring the newest in Canadian comedic talent. The show has won numerous Gemini Awards as well as many international awards. It is broadcast in Canada on The Comedy Network ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, topical humor, comic, canadian humor ...
Plot: parody, workplace, music, state affairs, society, social relations, media, absurdism, social satire, monologue, pop culture, guest ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: theater, sex, love, stand up comedian, comedian, gay slur, politics, death, lesbian, joke, parody, singing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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