The Best Satire Movies Films
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The 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 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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    Bobby Brown, Ben Stein, Chloe Webb

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    Giulietta Masina, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Franco Fabrizi

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    Richard Farnsworth, Chad Lowe, Ben Stiller

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    Forrest J Ackerman, Phil Bruns, Dana Ashbrook

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    James Garner, Lauren Bacall, Marg Helgenberger

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    Rory Calhoun, Nancy Parsons, Wolfman Jack

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    Deborah Kerr, Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison

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    Rosamund Pike, Richard O'Brien, Richard E. Grant

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    Jay Leno, Cookie Mueller, Jim Hill

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    Jenny Skavlan, Bjørn Sundquist, Ane Dahl Torp

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    Robert De Niro, Gerrit Graham, Jennifer Salt

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    Paul Williams, Peter Elbling, Jessica Harper

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    Renée Zellweger, Allison Janney, Greg Kinnear

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    Joad Abed El Gani, Reza Khayeri, Mohammed-Reza Gharebaghi

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    Linda Blair, Wally George, Ned Beatty

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    Brock Peters, Malcolm Muggeridge, Peter Sellers

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    Olivia d'Abo, Phil Hartman, Kirsten Dunst

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    Richard Romanus, Philip Michael Thomas, David Proval

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    Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Patrick Kilpatrick

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    Betty Thomas, Bill Murray, Royce D. Applegate

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    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Vittorio Gassman, Stefania Sandrelli

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    Albert Brooks, Penny Marshall, Shelley Malil

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    Anne Baxter, Sean Young, Robert Powell

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    Blandine Jeanson, Jean Piere Leaud, Anne Wiazemsky

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    Federico Fellini, Anita Ekberg, Antonella Ponziani

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    Jon Favreau filmography, David Spade, Jessica Walter

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    Lloyd Ziff, Jack Adalist, Bob Brady

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    Raquel Welch, Farrah Fawcett, John Carradine

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    Clea DuVall, Guinevere Turner, Melonie Diaz

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    Jennifer Aniston, Ken Olandt, Pamela Mant

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    Rory Calhoun, William Smith, Roddy Piper

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    Michel Piccoli, Dominique Blanc, François Berléand

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    Harry Connick, Jr., Heidi Mark

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    Bruce McDonald, Callum Keith Rennie, Hugh Dillon

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    Linda Cardellini, James Gunn, Jason Segel

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    Richard Wilson, Richard E. Grant, Rachel Ward

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    Debra Monk, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stephen Adly Guirgis

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