Most Popular "Political Satire" Titles
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2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
4. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
X | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan.
5. American Dad! (2005– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active
The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.
8. The Dictator (2012)
R | 83 min | Comedy
The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
PG | 95 min | Comedy, War
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.
10. Team America: World Police (2004)
R | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
11. Burn After Reading (2008)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it.
12. The Boondocks (2005– )
TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.
13. The Simpsons Movie (2007)
PG-13 | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives.
Writers: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Mike Scully, Matt Selman, John Swartzwelder, Jon Vitti, Joel H. Cohen, John Frink, Tim Long, Michael Price | Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith
15. The Great Dictator (1940)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
16. Iron Sky (2012)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.
18. Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
19. The Campaign (2012)
R | 85 min | Comedy
An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.
20. Ninotchka (1939)
Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.
21. Three Kings (1999)
R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, 4 soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.
22. MADtv (1995–2009)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy
Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against ... See full summary »
24. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
26. Wag the Dog (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a presidential sex scandal.
27. The Rescuers (1977)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Two mice of the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters.
Writers: Margery Sharp, Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Frank Thomas, Vance Gerry, David Michener, Ted Berman, Fred Lucky, Burny Mattinson, Dick Sebast | Directors: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens | Stars: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Joe Flynn
28. Man of the Year (2006)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected.
30. El Topo (1970)
Not Rated | 125 min | Western
El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) ... See full summary »
31. Death Race 2000 (1975)
R | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality.
33. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
Follows John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election.
34. The Colbert Report (2005– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Satirist news caster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger then life ego and overly patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
35. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy
In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.
37. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)
TV-14 | 1,325 min | Comedy, Music
The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.
38. Black Sheep (1996)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy
A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election.
40. Duck Soup (1933)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.
41. Quo Vadis (1951)
TV-PG | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History
A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emporer Nero.
42. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)
In this comedy special taped at DAR Constitution Hall, his first solo special on the network in seven years, Williams covers such topics as global warming, sex and politics, the state of ... See full summary »
43. Bananas (1971)
PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy
When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
45. Bulworth (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
46. Ishtar (1987)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.
47. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
48. An American Carol (2008)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.
49. The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
50. Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy
Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.