Most Popular Political Humor Movies and TV Shows
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3. The American President (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A widowed U.S. President running for reelection and an environmental lobbyist fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception," and sparks fly anyway.
Votes: 51,301 | Gross: $65.00M
4. The Thick of It (2005–2012)
TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy
Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
6. 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.
Votes: 31,752 | Gross: $37.44M
8. Our Cartoon President (2018– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
From executive producer Stephen Colbert comes this hilarious animated workplace comedy where the office is oval. It's a character study in search of character and a timely political send-up of our forty-fifth president.
10. Head of State (2003)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy
When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.
Votes: 18,006 | Gross: $37.79M
11. The Candidate (1972)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Votes: 9,624 | Gross: $0.12M
12. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime
A conman discovers during a "job" that US Congress is where the money is. "Name recognition" gets him elected. Will he develop a conscience?
Votes: 15,028 | Gross: $46.67M
13. Have I Got News for You (1990– )
29 min | Comedy, Game-Show, News
Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »
14. I Love You, America (2017– )
TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Comedic genius Sarah Silverman is at it again with a new show that delivers hilarious comedy and at the same time works to spread the message that people should not be divided by their differences in beliefs.
15. My Führer (2007)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The action comedy is set in 1944. Hitler appears in it as physically and mentally destroyed person who takes the advice of Goebbels in the actor-teacher of Jewish concentration camp for ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,047 | Gross: $0.00M
16. The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (1976)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Western
Three prospectors confront their ex-partner who, 15 years earlier, ran off with all the gold from their mine and they also plan to kidnap his wife.
17. The Last Leg (2012– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Aussie comedian and amputee athlete, Adam Hills, British comedian Josh Widdicombe, UK's most famous amputee comedian Alex Brooker, and their celebrity guests provide topical commentary on the week.
18. Rude Awakening (1989)
R | 100 min | Comedy
In the 1960s, two hippies go off into the jungle to evade the FBI. When they come back to New York in the 1980s, their fellow hippie friends have become rich yuppies.
Votes: 1,203 | Gross: $3.17M
19. The Black Bird (1975)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
The son of famous detective Sam Spade carries on the family tradition of getting involved with the Maltese Falcon - and with the people who will stop at nothing, including murder, to get it.
20. Whoops Apocalypse (1982– )
30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A light-hearted look at the final week before doomsday. American President Johnny Cyclops is trying to run a re-election campaign while dealing with the Russians, a deposed Shah needing to ... See full summary »
21. Shelley (1979–1983)
30 min | Comedy
James Shelley, an educated, sardonic, permanently unemployed "professional freelance layabout," has many battles with authority, the tax-man, his landlady and his girlfriend Fran.
22. You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush (2009 TV Special)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy
It's time for change in America--but not without a few parting words from former President George W Bush. Here's your chance to discover the man behind the myth as HBO presents Will Ferrell... See full summary »
24. Wanda at Large (2003– )
30 min | Comedy
Wanda Hawkins is a stand up comic who is also working as a correspondent on a political talk show in Wshington, D.C. while at home, Wanda must manage her sister-in-law who is raising two children.
27. The Beautiful Blue Danube (2008)
105 min | Drama, Musical
Luxurious Danube river cruiser "Kriemhild", on a 2 day tour from Vienna to Belgrade. The ship "Kriemhild" is a floating sin city. Exhausted, unhappy, frustrated people from western Europe ... See full summary »
30. Wilson City (2015)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Comedy inspired by paperback crime novels tells the story of an adventurous search for a mysterious murderer who just after the end of the First World War has begun a rampage in Wilson City... See full summary »
31. Bill Maher: Live from Oklahoma (2018 TV Special)
TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy
Bill visits the Brady Theater in Tulsa, Oklahoma for his 11th HBO stand-up special. The topics include the current state of U.S. politics, sexuality, political correctness, aging and Bill's amusingly profound hatred of small children.
32. Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas (2017 TV Special)
Roastmaster Jeff Ross explores the world surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border, speaking to immigrants, DREAMers, detainees, border patrolers, human traffickers and Trump supporters. Then he ... See full summary »
33. Bringing Down a Dictator (2002 TV Movie)
TV-G | 56 min | Documentary
A student group called Otpor! ("Resistance!" in Serbian) forms part of the nonviolent opposition movement that toppled the regime of Slobodan Milosevic.
34. Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005 TV Special)
TV-MA | 99 min | Comedy
"I don't hate America," comedian Bill Maher declares during I'm Swiss, his seventh HBO stand-up special that was recorded in March 2005 in Portland, OR. "I love America. (But) I'm ... See full summary »
36. Gallagher: We Need a Hero (1992 Video)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy
Gallagher dishes on the constant letdown of "heroes" such as politicians, sports figures, and TV preachers. Targets of his ridicule include Jimmy Swaggert, Bill Clinton, and Mike Tyson.
37. Lewis Black: Stark Raving Black (2009 Video)
Unrated | 80 min | Comedy
Stark Raving Black Productions proudly presents the comedy of Lewis Black in 80 minutes of outrageous topical stand-up humor. Shot at the historic Fillmore Theatre in Detroit, Stark Raving ... See full summary »
41. O komis... Tsakonas (1989 Video)
99 min | Comedy
A cult parted from members of the family of the first Romanian Dracula, decides who, will be in charge of each country's Dracula position. Change is needed in Greece, so they choose to go ... See full summary »
42. Chilly Beach: The Canadian President (2008)
90 min | Animation
When the United States finally conquers Canada by "asking nicely," Dale is thrown into the job of American presidency thanks to the machinations of the shadowy Hangelberg Group. However, ... See full summary »
47. 40 Days for 20 Grand (2019)
Marcelo, an undocumented Immigrant who strives to become a filmmaker finds out that President Trump ends all green cards through marriage, therefore, ending the possibility forever of him ... See full summary »