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, not serious, witty and biting films and TV shows about / with political satire, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, politics, monologue, parody, pop culture, social satire and friendship plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as topical humor: Saturday Night Live (1975), Chappelle's Show (2003), 30 Rock (2006), Sanford and Son (1972), In Living Color (1990), The Interview (2014), God Bless America (2011), Life Ahead (2017), Miracle Workers (2019), American Woman (2018).

List of topical humor movies

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, politics, cross dressing, comedian, actor, performance, friends, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
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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, humorous, witty, not serious, topical humor ...
Plot: marijuana, comedian, racism, african american, guest, hip hop, impersonating, social problems, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, media, singer ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.2
 105K
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: not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, writing, parody, showbiz, actor, tv show, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
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: not serious, humorous, talky, sincere, topical humor ...
Plot: sitcom, family business, parents and children, friendship, family life, generation gap, workplace, working class, living with parents, single parent, 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: not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, comedian, african american, disorder, social differences, gays and lesbians, workplace situations, antisocial behavior, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california
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 6.5
 289K
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
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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, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: stupidity, pop culture, mass murder, killing spree, frustration, female killer, rage, crimes, media, age difference, life is a bitch, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, new jersey
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 5.4
 267
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, romantic, feel good, light, topical humor
Plot: introspection, friendship, classmates, happy ending, romance, multiple storylines, meeting, funeral, tied feet
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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: humorous, satirical, ironic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: god, partners, job, fantasy world, bureaucracy, talking to god, friendship, angel, office, belief in god, heaven, 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, humorous, uplifting, ironic, topical humor
Plot: housewife, single mother, feminism, sexual revolution, changing lives, crumbling marriage, child care, family
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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 8.2
 4K
DuckTales (2017)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, topical humor, suspense, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: cartoon duck, donald duck, disney, wealth, billionaire, uncle nephew relationship, kids and family, family, adventure, money, villainess, 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, 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: topical humor, based on british tv series
Plot: joke, stand up comedian, journalism, political satire, fake news report, politics, comedian, journalist, tv news, entertainment, monologue, guest ...
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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, musical number, social satire, pop culture, singer, song, comedy team, celebrity, guest, monologue ...
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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: political satire, musical number, social satire, pop culture, variety show, monologue, entertainment, tv news, journalism, british, fake news report, song ...
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 7.0
 192
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: celebrity, politics, politician, celebrity impersonation, political satire, british humour
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 8.0
 51K
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, feel good, exciting, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, alien, space battle, space and aliens, danger, gay marriage, spacecraft, distant future, space station, evil alien ...
Time: future
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 5.4
 252
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, canadian humor, topical humor, live comedy ...
Plot: parody, workplace, society, social relations, music, state affairs, media, performance, comedy team, u.s. president, stupidity, celebrity impersonation ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: theater, lesbian, gay slur, joke, vagina, racial slur, political satire, homosexual, religion, male female relationship, christmas, comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust (2017)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In her first comedy special post-health scare, Sarah Silverman shares a mix of fun facts, sad truths and yeah-she-just-went-there moments.
Style: topical humor, live comedy
Plot: defecation, flashback, left wing, sexual humor, sexuality, sexual awakening, abortion, christianity, religion, intercourse, rape, gay joke
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Joe Rogan: Triggered (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Unleashing his inquisitive, intense comedic style, Rogan explores everything from raising kids and Santa Claus to pot gummies and talking to dolphins.
Style: topical humor, live comedy
Plot: drug humor, yelling, live audience, absurd humor, comedian
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GWAR: Phallus in Wonderland (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Revolting heavy metal band and The Scumdogs of the Universe, Gwar are about to be wiped off the face of the earth by Edna Granbo, an old hag who cannot stand Gwar and wants them eliminated. She has assembled the Morality Squad to accomplish her ...
Style: topical humor
Plot: dismemberment, vomiting, judge, cocaine, matricide, political satire, fish, monster, corporal punishment, political commentary, priest, courtroom ...
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Death Race 2050 (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: surprise ending, futuristic, ambiguous ending, topical humor
Plot: political satire, murder, car race, absurdism, corporate world, virtual reality, machete, cornfield, tear on cheek, resistance, ranch, orgasm ...
Place: atlanta georgia, utah, new mexico, arkansas, new jersey ...
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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: topical humor
Plot: shame, vegan, animal rights, meat, exhibition, animal abuse, activism, cannibalism, utopia
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Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following the events of Volume 1, the mutated glee club continue their violent rampage in Tromaville. Chrissy and Lauren, two innocent lesbian lovers, must fight not only the Cretins, mutants, and monsters but also the evil Tromorganic Foodstuffs ...
Style: topical humor
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous, topical humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedian, stupidity, media, videotaping, lifestyle, mishap, hi-tech, computers and web, joke, practical joke, stand up comedian, internet video ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, News
Country: USA
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: witty, talky, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: parody, politics, political satire, society, state affairs, artists and showbiz, media, tv news, u.s. president, celebrity impersonation, live performance, live audience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: offbeat, humorous, not serious, topical humor
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, sitcom, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, showbiz, political satire
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (2002)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Halifax Comedy Festival is an annual comedy festival held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The festival is sponsored by the CBC which tapes and broadcasts the comedians' sets as a series of television specials, and is usually about one week ...
Style: topical humor, canadian humor, comic, live comedy
Plot: parody, joke, comedian, stand up comedian, guest, monologue, social satire, performance, festival, live audience, live performance, comedy club
Place: nova scotia
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All in the Family (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker, a working class bigot, constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, biting ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, conservative, liberal, stupidity, family life, eccentric family, society, social differences, battle of the sexes, americana, social problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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