43 voters

What to Watch If You Love 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'

Updated July 29, 2019 280 votes 43 voters 2.2k views46 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

Wondering what to watch after Last Week Tonight with John Oliver? If the witty recounting of the week's events in this brilliant series has you hungry for more, you're in luck! Since the public fascination with politics and the news as told by a comedian is not ceasing any time soon, there are loads of other movies and TV shows like Last Week Tonight with John Oliver ready for you to start bingeing

If you’re on the hunt for movies and TV shows similar to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is a great TV series structured similarly, but with numerous celebrity guests and politicians mixed in for good measure. The Daily Show is another great show, which serves as a sort of precursor to John Oliver's series, which he even hosted for a period of time.

For fans of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver looking for good movie recommendations, Late Night is an impressive film that looks behind the scenes at what makes these types of programs work. Other good movies and shows featured on this list include Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Colbert Report, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?

If you have a favorite movie or TV series like Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on this list, give the project a thumbs up!

With more than 40 million people visiting Ranker every month, we are able to offer you data-driven recommendations based on voting across thousands of film & TV polls.

  • Real Time with Bill Maher
    Photo: Real Time With Bill Maher / HBO
    Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO, 2003) is an American talk show series created by Bill Maher. Bill Maher hosts a panel of guests who discuss current events in politics and the media.... more on Wikipedia
    Is this a good next watch?

    More Real Time with Bill Maher 

    #297 of 389 TV Shows That Only Smart People Appreciate#14 of 30 The Best Current HBO Shows#90 of 129 The Best Shows Currently On The Air

  • Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis. A derisive weatherman (Bill Murray) finds himself reliving the same day over and over again after reporting a small town's annual tradition of Groundhog Day.... more on Wikipedia
    Is this a good next watch?

    More Groundhog Day 

    #57 of 925 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#17 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies#263 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • Arrested Development
    Photo: Arrested Development / Fox
    Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz. Level-headed son Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned, but the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.... more on Wikipedia
    Is this a good next watch?

    More Arrested Development 

    There Are Always Arrested Development Fan Theories In The Banana Stand#40 of 305 The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History#47 of 339 The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

  • The Usual Suspects
    Photo: Gramercy Pictures
    The Usual Suspects is a 1995 German-American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Christopher McQuarrie. It stars Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio del Toro, Kevin Pollak, Chazz Palminteri, Pete Postlethwaite and Kevin Spacey. The film follows the interrogation of Roger "Verbal" Kint, a small-time con man who is one of only two survivors of a fire on a ship docked at the Port of Los Angeles. He tells an interrogator a convoluted story about events that led him and his partners in crime to the boat, and about a mysterious mob boss known as Keyser Söze who commissioned their work. ... more on Wikipedia
    Is this a good next watch?

    More The Usual Suspects 

    #244 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#9 of 242 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#202 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies