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Best Satire Movies

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 items 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 items 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 items, 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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    Jared Leto, Zach Grenier, Kevin Scott Mack

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    Maya Rudolph, Thomas Haden Church, Glori Renee Euwer

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    Robert Duvall, Peter Finch, Ken Kercheval

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    Kathy Najimy, Jeff Garlin, Andrew Stanton

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    Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden

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    Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Stanley Blystone

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    Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Edward Woodward

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    Rene Russo, Tom Berenger, Wesley Snipes

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    William Baldwin, Laurie Metcalf, Christine Baranski

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    Alberto Sordi, Leopoldo Trieste, Franco Fabrizi

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    Stéphane Grappelli, Albert Brooks, Sam Wanamaker

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    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx

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    Wilfred Lucas, Walter Long, Oliver Hardy

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    Albert Brooks, Garry Marshall, John Di Fusco

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    John Cusack, Rebecca Jenkins, Jack Black

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    Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy, Trace Beaulieu

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    Sue Lyon, Shirley Douglas, Peter Sellers

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    Steve Allen, John Cusack, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    Michael Keaton, Jeffrey Tambor, Ann Jillian

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    Michael Brandon, Robert Easton, Candy Candido

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    Michael Nesmith, Frank Zappa, Jack Nicholson

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    Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor, Telly Savalas

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    Joe Pantoliano, Brett Baer, Megan Mullally

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    Feng Xiaogang, Yuen Qiu, Yu Xing

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    Peter Sellers, Margaret Rutherford, Richard Attenborough

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    Jo Van Fleet, Peter Sellers, Leigh Taylor-Young

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    Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage, James LeGros

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    Michael Crawford, John Lennon, Jack MacGowran

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    Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Ilka Chase

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    Red Buttons, James Cagney, Hanns Lothar

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    Ella Raines, Elizabeth Patterson, Julie Gibson

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    Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Ian Holm

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    John Rhys-Davies, Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone

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    Arthur Lowe, Malcolm McDowell, David Wood

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    Elizabeth Ashley, Jon Lovitz, Arthur J. Nascarella

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    Geraldine Page, Jackie Earle Haley, Karen Black

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    Carol Kane, Jeff Conaway, Marilyn Manson

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    Cynthia Myers, Dolly Read, Erica Gavin

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    Melvyn Douglas, Felix Bressart, Bela Lugosi

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    Blythe Danner, Judy Davis, Sydney Pollack

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    George Clooney, Kelly Preston, Gregory Nicotero

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    Bobby Brown, Ben Stein, Chloe Webb

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    Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Victor Spinetti

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Boris Karloff, Ethel Ennis, Gale Garnett

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    Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Andréa Ferréol

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