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What to Watch If You Love 'South Park'

Updated January 11, 2021 266 votes 26 voters45 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of South Park will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen South Park.

South Park keeps viewers on the edge of their seats with its crude animated humor and witty pop-culture references, so it's no surprise that you’d be on the hunt for similar shows to watch after bingeing the entire series. Well, search no more, because this list has some of the best recommendations for movies and TV shows similar to South Park.

Deciding what to watch after South Park really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for wittier animated shows, Family Guy is a great series that touches on every aspect of pop culture without having to take itself too seriously, much like South Park, so you’ll almost certainly love it.

Some other movies and TV shows like South Park in this list are movies like Superbad, which is a fairly crude coming-of-age comedy fans of South Park are sure to love. Rick and Morty is another good TV series that offers similar humor, but within a sci-fi genre. Other good TV and movies recommended for South Park fans include Futurama, American Dad, and Beavis and Butthead.

Which shows and movies are the best for South Park fans? Vote up all the ones you would recommend to other fans, and be sure to check out the titles you haven’t seen yet.


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  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
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    South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut is a 1999 American adult animated satirical musical comedy film based on the animated television series South Park, and produced, co-written by and starring its creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The film was directed and co-scored by Parker and co-written by their South Park collaborator Pam Brady, and co-starred Mary Kay Bergman, and Isaac Hayes as Chef. It features twelve songs by Parker and Marc Shaiman with additional lyrics by Stone. It was distributed by Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures. The film is largely concerned with the issues of censorship and freedom of speech....  more
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  • Futurama
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