Movies and TV Shows about political satire

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)
  • Comedy, News,
  • Trevor Noah and The World's Fakest News Team tackle the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture.
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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)
  • Comedy, Talk,
  • A half-hour satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Veep
  • Veep (2012)
  • Comedy,
  • A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
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Veep
The Colbert Report
  • The Colbert Report (2005)
  • Comedy, News,
  • The Colbert Report is an American satirical late night television program that airs Monday through Thursday on Comedy Central. It stars political humorist Stephen Colbert, a former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. The Colbert Report is a spin-off from and counterpart to The Daily Show that comments on politics and the media in a similar way. It satirizes conservative personality-driven political pundit programs, particularly Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor. The show focuses on a fictional anchorman character named Stephen Colbert, played by his real-life namesake. The character, described by Colbert as a "well-intentioned, poorly informed, high-status idiot", is a caricature of televised political pundits. The Colbert Report has been nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards each in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, two Television Critics Association Awards Awards, and two Satellite Awards. In 2013, it won two Emmys. It has been presented as non-satirical journalism in several instances, including by the Tom DeLay Legal Defense Trust and by Robert Wexler following his interview on the program. The Report received considerable media coverage following its debut on October 17, 2005, for Colbert's coining of the term "truthiness", which dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster named its 2006 Word of the Year.
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The Colbert Report
Parks and Recreation
  • Parks and Recreation (2009)
  • Comedy,
  • Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
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Parks and Recreation
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016)
  • News, Talk,
  • Samantha Bee breaks up late-night's all-male sausage fest with her nuanced view of political and cultural issues, her sharp interview skills, her repartee with world leaders and, of course, her 10-pound lady balls.
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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
The Death of Stalin
  • The Death of Stalin (2017)
  • Comedy,
  • Based on the graphic novel by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, the drama is set in the days following the Russian leader's stroke in 1953 as his core team of ministers tussles for control.
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The Death of Stalin
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell
  • Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell (2012)
  • Comedy, News,
  • Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell is a fantasy sitcom which follows the exploits of a TV comedian, who, while shopping at a used car lot for a new station wagon, instead purchases a dilapidated 1928 Porter touring car. Shaun hears the car call his name in a woman's voice. The car turns out to be the reincarnation of his dead mother. The car is coveted by a fanatical collector named Captain Manzini .
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Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell
War, Inc.
  • War, Inc. (2008)
  • Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller,
  • War Inc. is set in the future, when the fictional desert country of Turaqistan is torn by a riot after a private corporation, Tamerlane, owned by the former Vice President of the United States, has taken over the whole country. Brand Hauser, a hit man who suppresses his emotions by gobbling down hot sauce, is hired by the corporation's head to kill the CEO of their competitors.
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War, Inc.
Black Sheep
  • Black Sheep (1996)
  • Comedy,
  • When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime when he tries to take Mike out of town during the election.
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Black Sheep
LKG
  • LKG (2019)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Actors RJ Balaji and Priya Anand's film together titled LKG directed by Prabhu.
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LKG
Bulworth
  • Bulworth (1998)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
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Bulworth
In the Loop
  • In the Loop (2009)
  • Comedy,
  • The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A satirical demolition of Whitehall and Washington: politically astute, hilarious and terrifyingly real.
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In the Loop
Alpha House
  • Alpha House (2013)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.
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Alpha House
Utopia
  • Utopia (2014)
  • Comedy,
  • Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a tribute to those political leaders who have somehow managed to take a long-term vision and use it for short-term gain.
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Utopia
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
  • The Opposition with Jordan Klepper (2017)
  • Comedy, News, Talk,
  • A satire of the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise machine that is the alternative-media landscape on both the right and left.
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The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Bob Roberts
  • Bob Roberts (1992)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his campaign, Robbins gives needle-sharp insight into the way candidates manipulate the media.
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Bob Roberts
heute-show
  • heute-show (2009)
  • Comedy, News,
  • Oliver Welke and his team report on political topics as well as international news giving them their own satirical, comedic twist.
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heute-show
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday
  • Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
  • Comedy, News,
  • Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for three 30-minute episodes in October 2008, during the lead-up to the 2008 United States presidential election.
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Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday
The Midnight After
  • The Midnight After (2014)
  • Comedy, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A night like any other in the streets of Hong Kong: in the midst of the tangle of night-owls, cars and vendors, a group of passengers climbs aboard a minibus that is to take them from Mongkok to Tai Po. The group is as diverse as the city: there’s a young man on drugs, an arguing couple, a woman with prayer beads and a girl who has just fallen in love. And behind the wheel sits the chatty driver. But as the bus emerges from a tunnel, everything is suddenly quite still: the streets and buildings are all empty and there’s not a soul to be seen; it’s as if everyone has suddenly been swallowed by the earth. Only the millions of neon lights continue to blink, as if nothing has happened. The eclectic group of passengers seek refuge in a deserted café and discuss what they should do. Then they make an horrific discovery…
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The Midnight After
Zondag met Lubach
  • Zondag met Lubach (2014)
  • Comedy, News,
  • Sunday with Lubach is a satirical television program of the VPRO network that is presented by Arjen Lubach.
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Zondag met Lubach
Ballot Monkeys
  • Ballot Monkeys (2015)
  • Comedy,
  • Political comedy set on the campaign buses of the main parties as they battle their way through the chaos of the election campaign.
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Ballot Monkeys
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
  • The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (2015)
  • Comedy, News, Talk,
  • The Nightly Show provides viewers with Larry Wilmore's distinct point of view and comedic take on current events and pop culture. Hosted by Wilmore, the series features a diverse panel of voices, providing a perspective largely missing in the late night television landscape.
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The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
On Air With AIB
  • On Air With AIB (2015)
  • Comedy, News,
  • Topical news comedy show that aims to find comedy in tragedy. The show features interviews, sketches and an examination of systemic issues that the country faces.
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On Air With AIB
The Fake News Show
  • The Fake News Show (2017)
  • Comedy, News, Talk,
  • Stephen Mangan hosts the comedy panel show with Richard Osman, Katherine Ryan, Jon Richardson and Richard Ayoade to peek behind the façade of outlandish headlines and alternative facts!
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The Fake News Show
Wrong Is Right
  • Wrong Is Right (1982)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and frightening look at the possibilities in today's political arenas. Sean Connery stars as TV Newsman Patrick Hal on an international chase to track two suitcase sized nuclear weapons and to uncover the twisting maze of apparent involvement of US Government agencies.
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Wrong Is Right
SOPOR
  • SOPOR (1981)
  • Comedy,
  • A Monday morning a bunch of kids from Farsta attacks the royal house and keep the king under house arrest at the castle. They do it to get attention for their views on society.
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SOPOR
Sam Delaney's News Thing
  • Sam Delaney's News Thing (2015)
  • Comedy, News,
  • With a flimsy grasp of the facts, but an iron grip on the chat, News Thing brings you the news that matters and the opinions that don’t. Hosted by journalist and author Sam Delaney, each weekly episode features a panel of top comedians, a clever political guest dragged kicking and screaming from their proper job and a load of other stuff to keep you abreast of all the big issues.
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Sam Delaney's News Thing
Trump's Unlikely Superfans
  • Trump's Unlikely Superfans (2016)
  • Documentary,
  • Ahead of the U.S. Presidential Elections, Angela Scanlon travels across America to meet some of Donald Trump's most unlikely supporters - including a second-generation Mexican American who wants Trump to build that wall.
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Trump's Unlikely Superfans
Newzoids
  • Newzoids (2015)
  • Comedy,
  • Welcome to the world of Newzoids, a topical puppet animation sketch show poking fun at pop stars, politicians, sports faces and TV favourites, and depicting our most talked about famous faces in a way they have never been seen before. Imagine a world where David Cameron and Nick Clegg battle it out on Jeremy Kyle, where Ed Miliband joins Ant and Dec on I’m A Catastrophe…Get Me Out Of Here, and where Professor Brian Cox finds an extraordinary new planet in the solar system – Kim Kardashian’s backside.
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Newzoids
Mickey Mouse in Vietnam
  • Mickey Mouse in Vietnam (1968)
  • Animation, War,
  • Mickey Mouse being is being shipped to Vietnam during the war.
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Mickey Mouse in Vietnam
Meier
  • Meier (1986)
  • Comedy, Family, Foreign,
  • Meier, a paperhanger in East Berlin, inherits from his father in West Berlin. With this money he wants to fulfil himself the dream of his life: a journey around the world. He buys a forged West German passport and pretends to go on a trip to Bulgaria while he really is off to see the free world. When he wants to return to East Berlin he finds himself in an unbelievable predicament and his double life begins. He can't keep away from his East German friends. As with all the best comedies, the action builds up to an eventual crisis. It's a light comedy, which won several national Film Academy Awards. The film is very political, with lots of political jokes/innuendos which only Germans will understand. One is left feeling what a total obscenity that stupid Wall was, dividing one people for 30 years (1-2 Generations) simply by the coincidence on where you just happen to be in the early morning on the 13th August 1961.
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Meier
Je suis Charlie
  • Je suis Charlie (2015)
  • Documentary,
  • This new documentary by the father-and-son directing team of Daniel and Emmanuel Leconte pays tribute to the 11 journalists of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo who were killed in the January 2015 attack by radical Islamic extremists.
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Je suis Charlie
UKIP: The First 100 Days
  • UKIP: The First 100 Days (2015)
  • Drama, TV Movie,
  • UKIP: The First 100 Days is a 2015 mockumentary which was broadcast on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom on 16 February 2015, and in the run-up to the May 2015 general election. It tells the fictional story of how the country would be run if the UK Independence Party (UKIP), a Eurosceptic party, were to win the election and its leader Nigel Farage become Prime Minister. The programme is filmed in the style of a fly-on-the-wall documentary that follows UKIP's first female Asian MP as she struggles with the party's stance on immigration amid mounting public discontent with its hardline policies. The role of Deepa Kaur, who is elected to serve as MP for the Romford constituency, is played by Priyanga Burford.
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UKIP: The First 100 Days
Drop Squad
  • Drop Squad (1994)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Controversial film about an underground organization that kidnaps and 'deprograms' African Americans who sell out or deny their cultural heritage. Spike Lee is the Executive Producer.
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Drop Squad
The Final Days
  • The Final Days (2000)
  • Comedy,
  • A tongue-in-cheek look at President Clinton's final days in office.
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The Final Days
Power Cut
  • Power Cut (2012)
  • Comedy,
  • Power Cut is a 2012 Indian Punjabi romantic comedy film. It was the last film directed by Jaspal Bhatti and produced by Paveljeet Singh under B & R Films and Madarts Jaspal Bhatti's Film School. The lead actors include Jaspal Bhatti himself, his wife Savita Bhatti and several well-known Punjabi actors. The film is releasing on 26 October, 2012 worldwide. The movie mocks at the power outage and corruption situation in India, especially in the state of Punjab. Contents
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Power Cut
Utopiayile Rajavu
  • Utopiayile Rajavu (2015)
  • Comedy,
  • The film is a satirical comedy in which Mammootty plays the role of Swathanthran. It's about his struggles to erect a statue of his father, a freedom fighter, in the town center.
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Utopiayile Rajavu
The Merry Microbes
  • The Merry Microbes (1909)
  • Animation, Comedy,
  • A scientist has acquired a microscope and is showing it off to his friend. He takes various body samples - hair, phlegm, etc. - and puts them under the microscope. The "microbes" coalesce and form different shapes, creating caricatures of various people, such as mothers-in-law and drunks. These animated characters goof around in traditional cartoon fashion.
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The Merry Microbes
The Phantom President
  • The Phantom President (1932)
  • Comedy, Music,
  • Too bad for presidential hopes of banker T.K. Blair; his party feels he has too little flair for savoir faire. But at a medicine show, the party bosses find Blair's double: huckster Doc Varney. Of course, they scheme to make Varney T.K.'s public spokesman; at first, he even fools Blair's girlfriend Felicia, providing a romantic complication. As election eve approaches, the conspirators face the problem of what to do with Varney...who has difficult decisions of his own to make.
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The Phantom President