30+ Best Parody Movies of All Time

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30+ Best Parody Movies of All Time
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Same story with the same characters but a lot funnier and with more waves of laughter.  Don’t you just love parody movies? We know you do and if you are looking for some spoof, you came to the right place.

Having seen many parody comedies myself, I must say they are a lot funnier than the original ones. It is a sub-genre of comedy and is usually made to make fun of or comment on the first piece. The concept of spoof began in almost the 1900s and is kept alive with the laughter of the audience. The art of this genre doesn’t only involve copying comedy movies. It also involves making spoof the most serious stuff out there and making it into something completely hilarious.

Best Parody Movies of all Time

  1. Airplane(1980)
  2. What We Do In The Shadows(2014)
  3. Young Frankenstein(1974)
  4. Enchanted(2007)
  5. Deadpool(2016)

Making a parody movies list wasn’t easy but was a lot of fun just like watching them. The wait is over and below is a list of all kinds of best parody movies of all time. 

Best Parody Movies of All Time

Airplane (1980)

Airplane: Best Parody Movies
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Airplane, one of the most legendary parody movies, took its script from Zero Hour! The film became popular for its surreal humor and slapstick comedy. Paramount Pictures produced Airplane and it grossed $171 million, for its original budget was $3.5 Million. Its IMDb rating is 7.7. It was a massive hit.   

What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

What We Do In The Shadows: Best Parody Movies
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What We Do IN The Shadows is a horror-comedy film, premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2014. The movie revolves around four vampires who live together and feed themselves human blood in the nights. The budget for this movie was $1.6Million ad it grossed over $6.8 Million. Its IMDb is 7.7.

Also, read 30 Horror Movies Based on True Stories

Young Frankenstein(1974)

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Young Frankenstein is a very popular parody movie inspired by the film adaptation of the novel written by Mary Shelly, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. The movie was produced by Universal Pictures. Made with a budget of $2.78 Million, Young Frankenstein $86.2 Million. It has an IMDb rating of 8.0.  

Enchanted(2007)

Dis-enchanted: Best Parody Movies
Source: Seventeen Magazine

Enchanted is a spoof movie that is based on the fairytale-story ideology created by Disney Pictures. The movie stars Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, and James Marsden. Enchanted was created with a budget of $85 Million and grossed $340.5 Million. Whoa! Having an IMDb of 7.0, this movie has a huge fan base in teen girls. 

Also, read Check Out The Best Action-Comedy Movies On Netflix in 2021  

Deadpool (2016)

Deadpool: Best Parody Movies
Source: Yahoo Movies UK

Deadpool is a superhero parody movie inspired by a Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is a luxury seeing Ryan Reynolds acting in such a light-hearted way and cutting some seriousness from his previous breaks. The film was a financial success made with a budget of $58 Million that earned $782.6 Million. Now that’s a beautiful number, and its IMDb rating of 8.0 adds more to it.    

Most Hilarious Parody Movies

  • Spaceballs
  • The Other Guys 
  • Galaxy Quest
  • Airplane
  • OSS 117: Cairo Nest Of Spies
  • Young Frankenstein
  • Shaun Of The Dead
  • Monty Python & The Holy Grail
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story 
  • MacGruber 
  • What We Do In The Shadows 
  • Kung Fu Hustle

Best Parody Movies

Best Parody Movies of all times
Source: The Cinemaholic
  • Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery
  • Team America: World Police
  • This Is The End
  • Hot Shots!
  • Team America: World Police
  • Sausage Party
  • Tucker And Dale Vs Evil
  • Deadpool
  • The Naked Gun
  • Galaxy Quest
  • Borat
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Shaun Of The Dead
  • Cabin In The Woods
  • Enchanted
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • Holy Grail

Also, read Top Cartoon Shows That 90s Kids’ Will Remember

Worst Parody Movies of all Time

  • Meet the Spartans
  • Disaster Movie
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember
  • Scary Movie 3
  • Dance Flick
  • Vampires Suck
  • Thumb Wars
  • Superhero Movieṣ
  • The Walking Deceased
  • Johnny English Reborn
  • The Starving Games
  • Airplane II: The Sequel
  • Fifty Shades of Black
  • Spy Hard
  • Mafia!

Oldest Parody Movies

  • Sherlock Holmes Baffled (1900)
  • Mud and Sand (1922)
  • Movie Crazy (1932Number Seventeen (1932)
  • Once in a Lifetime (1932)
  • Sons of the Desert (1933)
  • Babes in Toyland (1934)
  • Satan Met a Lady (1936)
  • The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes (1937)
  • Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)
  • Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
  • Beat the Devil (1953)
  • Doctor Strangelove (1964)
  • Carry On Spying (1964)
  • For a Few Dollars Less (1966)
  • Carry On Screaming! (1966)
  • Our Man Flint (1966)
  • Casino Royale (1967)
  • The Ambushers (1967)
  • The Dove (1968)
  • Zuckerkandl (1968)
  • Carry On Up the Jungle (1970)
  • Carry On Henry (1971)
  • Carry On Dick (1974)
  • Blazing Saddles (1974) 
  • Flesh Gordon (1974)
  • Young Frankenstein (1974)
  • The Groove Tube (1974)
  • Dark Star (1974)
  • Vampira (1974)
  • Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) 
  • Love and Death (1975)
  • Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
  • Black Dynamite (2009)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the meaning of Parody?

Parody is a piece of literature, music, speech, or visual that copies the style of others in a funny way.

What are some of the parody movies on Amazon Prime?

Epic Movie, Date Movie Jhonny English, and  Vampires Suck are some of the best parody movies on Amazon Prime. 

Movies like Scary Movie.

Haunted House 2, Scary Movie 2, Scary Movie 3 are some of the movies similar to Scary Movie.

Final Thought

You are in for a treat if you are watching some of the best hilarious movies from our list. These aren’t just for fun and laughter but they also have multiple references to the original movies. Some are even more popular and successful than their original ones. Hope you like this collection of the best parody movies of all time and don’t forget to comment down below your views on them.  We will be back with more, until then Stay Home! Stay Safe!

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