The Best Satire Movies Films

The Best Satire Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Satire films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of the best satire movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. If you're into these, try also taking a look at the Best Comedy Films on Amazon Prime and the Best Comedy Moves on Netflix Instant, or these best horror movies that are streaming on Amazon Prime and Netflix Instant

Satirical movies take a familiar story or genre and make fun of it by imitating it. Satire films are a staple of comedy and can also provide powerful social commentary when done well. The best satire movies use this technique subtly and don't hit you over the head with it, but still make their point (although some comedies, like MacGruber, are funny because they are so over-the-top.)

If you are looking for satire examples in movies, you've found a great starting point with this list. This satire movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of satire films also contains satire movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This satire movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Rank the best ones to see them rise to the top.

List of satire films includes satire movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this page, delete movies you don't think belong, then put your personalized list up for a vote on Facebook, Tumblr, or Twitter.

These are the top films in the satire genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the satire genre in it. Be it the motifs of the satire genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Which of these movies belongs at the top of the list? Kung Fu Hustle? Cry-Baby? If we missed any satire movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous satire movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about satire movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the satire movies. List includes photos and satire movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List is made up of a variety of movies, including Leprechaun and Pizza Man.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these satire movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good satire movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest satire movies, here is the full satire movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Woody Allen and Charlie Chaplin are among the directors who have worked on Satire movies in the past.

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    Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Idiocracy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Idiocracy Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Scarface

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    Network is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Network Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden

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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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    WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    WALL-E Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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    Modern Times is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Modern Times Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Edward LeSaint

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    Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Hot Fuzz Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

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    Four Lions is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Four Lions Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Morris, Riz Ahmed

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    Major League is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Major League Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Rene Russo

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    Bob Roberts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Bob Roberts Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt

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    I Vitelloni is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    I Vitelloni Alberto Sordi, Leopoldo Trieste, Franco Interlenghi

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    Night of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman

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    Bulworth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Bulworth Halle Berry, Sarah Silverman, Warren Beatty

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    Private Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Private Benjamin Goldie Hawn, Albert Brooks, Craig T. Nelson

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    Mr. Mom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Mr. Mom Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Teri Garr

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    Going Places is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Gérard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert, Jeanne Moreau

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    Sexmission is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Jerzy Stuhr, Beata Tyszkiewicz, Olgierd Ɓukaszewicz

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    Calmos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Calmos Jean Rochefort, Bernard Blier, Jean-Pierre Marielle

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    Das Millionenspiel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Dieter Hallervorden, Suzanne Roquette

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    Miss Albion, Mr. Kiwi, Joe O.

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    Buffet froid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Gérard Depardieu, Carole Bouquet, Michel Serrault

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    Heart of a Dog is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev

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    Mystery Science Theater 3000: ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu

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    Sunset Blvd.

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    Kung Fu Hustle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Kung Fu Hustle Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah, Huang Shengyi

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    Horse Feathers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Horse Feathers Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Thelma Todd

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    Lost in America is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Lost in America Albert Brooks, Garry Marshall, Julie Hagerty

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    La Dolce Vita is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    La Dolce Vita Nico, Anita Ekberg, Marcello Mastroianni

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    if.... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    if.... Malcolm McDowell, Arthur Lowe, Richard Warwick

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    Kelly's Heroes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Kelly's Heroes Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles

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    I Love You, Alice B. Toklas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Peter Sellers, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jo Van Fleet

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    The Player is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    The Player Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Whoopi Goldberg

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    How I Won the War is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    John Lennon, Michael Crawford, Roy Kinnear

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    One, Two, Three is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    One, Two, Three James Cagney, Red Buttons, Pamela Tiffin

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    Head of State is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Bernie Mac

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    Hail the Conquering Hero is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    William Demarest, Freddie Steele, Mildred Harris

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    Heavy Traffic is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Heavy Traffic Jamie Farr, Frank de Kova, Robert Easton

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    Pardon Us is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Wilfred Lucas

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    Oh! What a Lovely War is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave

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    Risky Business is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Risky Business Tom Cruise, Megan Mullally, Rebecca De Mornay

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    Happiness is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Satire Movies

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    Happiness Philip Seymour Hoffman, Molly Shannon, Jon Lovitz

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    Lolita is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Lolita Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers, Shelley Winters

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    Living in Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage, Catherine Keener

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    I'm All Right Jack is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    I'm All Right Jack Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price

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    The Day of the Locust is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    The Day of the Locust Donald Sutherland, Burgess Meredith, Jackie Earle Haley

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    From Dusk till Dawn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    From Dusk till Dawn Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Ninotchka is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Ninotchka Greta Garbo, Bela Lugosi, Melvyn Douglas

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    It Should Happen to You is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Jack Lemmon, Judy Holliday, John Saxon

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    Head is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Frank Zappa, Ray Nitschke

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    King Solomon's Mines is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Satire Movies

    Sharon Stone, Richard Chamberlain, John Rhys-Davies

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