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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.

The Best Satire Movies Films
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    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Friedrich von Ledebur

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    Ben Stiller, Gilbert Gottfried, Kristy Swanson

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    Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte

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    Mitch Pileggi, James Karen, Allan Trautman

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    David Spade, Jeremy Piven, Jon Favreau filmography

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    Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner, Suzanne Somers

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    Rory Calhoun, Wolfman Jack, Paul Linke Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Anne Carlisle, Jack Adalist, Bob Brady

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    Jennifer Aniston, Warwick Davis, Ken Olandt

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    Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd, Jack Lemmon

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    Phil Hartman, Lara Flynn Boyle, Brian Doyle-Murray

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    Jada Pinkett Smith, Mos Def, Damon Wayans

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    Roddy Piper, William Smith, Rory Calhoun

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    Chuck Berry, Michael Lerner, Art Evans

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    Deborah Kerr, Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller

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    Pat Morita, Vito Scotti, Angelo Rossitto

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    Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Alan Cumming

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    Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Theresa Russell

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    Anita Ekberg, Marcello Mastroianni, Federico Fellini

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    Marcello Mastroianni, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ugo Tognazzi

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    Robert De Niro, Charles Durning, Gerrit Graham

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    Philip Michael Thomas, David Proval, Richard Romanus

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    Julie Walters, Michelle Collins, Alec McCowen Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Peter Sellers, Steve Marriott, William Hartnell Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Renée Zellweger

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    Jay Leno, Divine, Tab Hunter

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    Mohammad Kheir-abadi, Karim Khodabandeh, Reza Khayeri

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    Allan Arbus, Antonio Fargas, Allen Garfield

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    Leslie Nielsen, Linda Blair, Ned Beatty

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    Rod Serling, Paul Williams, Jessica Harper

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    Sean Young, Anne Baxter, Robert Powell

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    Bill Murray, Harry Shearer, Buddy Hackett

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    Kirsten Dunst, Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas

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    Jean Piere Leaud, Anne Wiazemsky, Juliet Berto

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    Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist, Vegar Hoel

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    Mircea Monroe, Melanie Lynskey, Carly Pope

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    Raquel Welch, Farrah Fawcett, Tom Selleck

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    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Barkin, Richard Masur

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    Joey Ramone, Callum Keith Rennie, Molly Parker

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    Hilary Duff, Anjelica Huston, Haylie Duff

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Claudia Schiffer, Craig Ferguson

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    Michel Piccoli, Harriet Walter, François Berléand

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    Rachel Ward, Richard E. Grant, Richard Wilson

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    Mohanlal, Shobana, Sreenivasan

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    Jenna Fischer, Jason Segel, Judy Greer

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    Hilary Duff, Peter Dinklage, Patricia Arquette

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    John Goodman, Paul Giamatti, Selma Blair

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    Erland Josephson, Per Oscarsson, Lasse Åberg

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    Charlotte Rampling, Victoria Abril, Diana Quick

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