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List of All Parody Movies

Updated September 4, 2020 591.4k views1.3k items

A list of all the best parody movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This parody movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of parody films also contains parody movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film, and is loosely ordered by popularity. You can sort the columns if you would prefer to view in alphabetical order, or use the search box to filter this long list by metadata.

You also call movies like these "spoofs" sometimes, but who really uses the word "spoofs" anymore? Spoof movies feel a little dated, like the National Lampoon movies probably had a few spoofs here and there. The word spoof is often accompanied at some point by the words oddball, whacky or even kooky. Maybe that's why we don't really use any of those words seriously anymore, but you can make a bit of a serious or "good" parody movie. I don't know if you can make a high-quality spoof. Anyway the point is a lot of these movies are likely not exactly funny spoof movies, so be warned. Though I'm sure there's lots of great and funny movie parodies here. You can't really go wrong with This Is Spinal tap. 

These parodies also cover a wide variety of genres, horror movie parodies, superhero parody movies, vampire movie parodies, sci-fi parodies, romance, and musical movie parodies; really the whole gamut of great and terrible parodies all in one place. Some of the best comedies are hilarious parodies. Who could forget any of the Monty Python movies? The same goes for The Naked Gun movies that starred Leslie Nielsen? And of course, this list wouldn't be complete with This is Spinal Tap.

For a more generic compilation of comedies, be sure to check out the best comedies that are streaming on Amazon Prime and Netflix.


  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam


    Directed byTerry Gilliam, Terry Jones

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film written and performed by the...  more
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  • Airplane!


    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen


    Directed byJerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

    Airplane! is a 1980 American satirical disaster comedy film directed and written by David...  more
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  • Shaun of the Dead

    Shaun of the Dead

    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg


    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. In a small...  more
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  • This Is Spinal Tap

    This Is Spinal Tap

    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher


    Directed byRob Reiner

    This Is Spinal Tap is an American 1984 rock music mockumentary written, scored by, and...  more
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  • Shrek


    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy


    Directed byAndrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

    Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks,...  more
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  • Young Frankenstein

    Young Frankenstein

    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks


    Directed byMel Brooks

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  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell


    Directed byJay Roach

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the...  more
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  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

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    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell


    Directed byAdam McKay

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  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic


    Directed byDavid Zucker

    The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! is a 1988 American comedy film. It is the first...  more
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  • Hot Fuzz

    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman


    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by...  more
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  • Stripes


    Bill Murray, John Candy


    Directed byIvan Reitman

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  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    George Clooney, John Goodman


    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • Spaceballs


    Joan Rivers, John Hurt


    Directed byMel Brooks

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  • Mars Attacks!

    Mars Attacks!

    Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson


    Directed byTim Burton

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  • Best in Show

    Best in Show

    Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge


    Directed byChristopher Guest

    Best in Show is a 2000 American improvisational comedy film written and directed by...  more
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  • Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

    Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

    Chevy Chase, Steve Martin


    Directed byCarl Reiner

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  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd


    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated fantasy-comedy film directed...  more
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  • Tropic Thunder

    Tropic Thunder

    Ben Stiller, Jack Black


    Directed byBen Stiller

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  • Scary Movie

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    Carmen Electra, Anna Faris


    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an...  more
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  • Zoolander


    Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton


    Directed byBen Stiller

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  • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

    Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam


    Directed byTerry Gilliam

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  • Dogma


    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon


    Directed byKevin Smith

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  • Scary Movie 2

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    Anna Faris, Tim Curry


    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

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  • Burn After Reading

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    Brad Pitt, George Clooney


    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • Rat Race

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart


    Directed byJerry Zucker

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