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List of All Parody Movies

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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.

Mel Brooks and Wes Craven are among the directors who have worked on Parody movies in the past.

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John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Released: 1975

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

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Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

Released: 2004

Directed by: Edgar Wright

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Released: 1984

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

Released: 2001

Directed by: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

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Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

Released: 1974

Directed by: Mel Brooks

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Released: 1997

Directed by: Jay Roach

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Released: 2004

Directed by: Adam McKay

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O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson

Released: 1988

Directed by: David Zucker

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Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

Released: 2007

Directed by: Edgar Wright

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Released: 1981

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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Released: 2000

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Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

Released: 1987

Directed by: Mel Brooks

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Released: 1996

Directed by: Tim Burton

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Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey

Released: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Guest

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Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant

Released: 1982

Directed by: Carl Reiner

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Released: 1988

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