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List Rules 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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Leprechaun Jennifer Aniston, Warwick Davis, Ken Olandt

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Ginger and Fred Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Friedrich von Ledebur

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New York Stories Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte

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willpowersjr86 added Serial Mom Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner, Suzanne Somers

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Liquid Sky Anne Carlisle, Jack Adalist, Bob Brady

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Motel Hell Rory Calhoun, Wolfman Jack, Paul Linke

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My Fellow Americans Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd, Jack Lemmon

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Mad Monster Party? Boris Karloff, Phyllis Diller, Ethel Ennis

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The Big Feast Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Ugo Tognazzi

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Jackboots on Whitehall Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Alan Cumming

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willpowersjr86 added Southland Tales Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake, Dwayne Johnson

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willpowersjr86 added Storytelling John Goodman, Paul Giamatti, Selma Blair

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Nurse Betty Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Renée Zellweger

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PCU David Spade, Jeremy Piven, Jon Favreau filmography

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Highway to Hell Ben Stiller, Gilbert Gottfried, Kristy Swanson

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City of Women Marcello Mastroianni, Ettore Manni, Dominique Labourier

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willpowersjr86 added Bamboozled Jada Pinkett Smith, Mos Def, Damon Wayans

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Human Nature Hilary Duff, Peter Dinklage, Patricia Arquette

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Itty Bitty Titty Committee Mircea Monroe, Melanie Lynskey, Carly Pope

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How I Got into College Phil Hartman, Lara Flynn Boyle, Brian Doyle-Murray

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Major Barbara Deborah Kerr, Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller

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Palindromes Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Barkin, Richard Masur

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Life Without Dick Sarah Jessica Parker, Claudia Schiffer, Craig Ferguson

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Hell Comes to Frogtown Roddy Piper, William Smith, Rory Calhoun

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LolliLove Jenna Fischer, Jason Segel, Judy Greer

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Personal Services Julie Walters, Michelle Collins, Alec McCowen

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Head Jack Nicholson, Frank Zappa, Ray Nitschke

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La Chinoise Jean Piere Leaud, Anne Wiazemsky, Juliet Berto

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King Solomon's Mines Sharon Stone, Richard Chamberlain, John Rhys-Davies

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How to Get Ahead in Advertising Rachel Ward, Richard E. Grant, Richard Wilson

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micktravis added Beyond the Valley of the Dolls Pam Grier, Charles Napier, Cynthia Myers

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Repo! The Genetic Opera Paris Hilton, Alexa Vega, Sarah Brightman

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Phantom of the Paradise Rod Serling, Paul Williams, Jessica Harper

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I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now? Pat Morita, Vito Scotti, Angelo Rossitto

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Material Girls Hilary Duff, Anjelica Huston, Haylie Duff

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Myra Breckinridge Raquel Welch, Farrah Fawcett, Tom Selleck

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Hard Core Logo Joey Ramone, Callum Keith Rennie, Molly Parker

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May Fools Michel Piccoli, Harriet Walter, François Berléand

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Nadodikattu Mohanlal, Shobana, Sreenivasan

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Hey Good Lookin' Philip Michael Thomas, David Proval, Richard Romanus

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La terrazza Marcello Mastroianni, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ugo Tognazzi

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National Lampoon's Pledge This! Paris Hilton, Sofía Vergara, Carmen Electra

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Intervista Anita Ekberg, Marcello Mastroianni, Federico Fellini

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Insignificance Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Theresa Russell

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Loose Shoes Bill Murray, Harry Shearer, Buddy Hackett

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Greedy Kirsten Dunst, Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas

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Dead Snow Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist, Vegar Hoel

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Jane Austen in Manhattan Sean Young, Anne Baxter, Robert Powell

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Repossessed Leslie Nielsen, Linda Blair, Ned Beatty