Netflix movies and series: Cynical

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52 movies and series in the cynical category


Bill Burr: Walk Your Way Out
No-nonsense comic Bill Burr takes the stage in Nashville and riffs on fast food, overpopulation, dictators and gorilla sign language.
26 January 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 77 minutes
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In Order of Disappearance
3.50
When he sets out to avenge his son's murder, mild-mannered snowplow driver Nils sparks a war between a Norwegian mobster and his Serbian rival.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 116 minutes
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Man About Town
2.90
The world of a top Hollywood agent begins to implode when he learns his wife is cheating and a reporter has swiped his private journal.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 98 minutes
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Cheap Thrills
3.20
Humiliation and pain are the name of the game in this thriller when two friends take on a strange series of dares in exchange for cash.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2013 | 87 minutes
Call My Agent!
At a top Paris talent firm, agents scramble to keep their star clients happy -- and their business afloat -- after an unexpected crisis.
15 December 2016 | Show | 2015
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Uncle Nick
At his brother's traditional Christmas Eve party, lecherous, drunken slacker Nick works hard to make the celebration a raucous disaster.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 80 minutes
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Carlos Ballarta: El amor es de putos
Carlos Ballarta mocks daily life in Mexico, including public transit, the education system and the corn seller who betrays your confidence.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 67 minutes
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They Are Everywhere
In counseling sessions with his therapist, preoccupied Yvan shares stories of anti-Semitism and what it's like to live as a Jew in modern France.
1 November 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 110 minutes
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Old Money
Backstabbing, blackmail and revenge consume the dysfunctional family of a wealthy patriarch as they compete to find him a new liver at all costs.
1 October 2016 | Show | 2015
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Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules
The one-time preacher shakes and shudders as he tears into subjects including sex, marriage, religion, drugs and famine in this HBO special.
1 September 2016 | Movie | 1987 | 49 minutes
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David Cross: Making America Great Again!
Cross skewers Donald Trump, religious taboos and American swagger in a provocative night of comedy at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas.
9 August 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 73 minutes
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Happyish
A middle-aged adman is shaken up by his new boss, a 25-year-old who advises him to "rebrand" himself. Is it possible, or is this as good as he'll get?
4 July 2016 | Show | 2015
Sam Kinison: Family Entertainment Hour
Comic Sam Kinison lets it rip with this performance at L.A.'s Wiltern theatre, skewering every segment of modern society from religion to television.
4 July 2016 | Movie | 1991 | 49 minutes
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Rock the Kasbah
When a has-been music producer gets stuck in Afghanistan he discovers a girl with a wonderful voice, then has to find a way to market her talents.
1 June 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 106 minutes
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A Stand Up Guy
When his outrageous open-mic standup comedy routine goes viral, low-rent mobster-in-hiding Sammy gets a lot of attention he seriously doesn't want.
10 May 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 80 minutes
Bo Burnham: Make Happy
Combining his trademark wit and self-deprecating humor with original music, Bo Burnham offers up his unique twist on life in this stand-up special.
25 April 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 60 minutes
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Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy: We’ve Been Thinking...
Grammy-nominated comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy bring their distinctive brand of humor to a packed crowd in Minneapolis.
25 April 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 74 minutes
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Flaked
In his funky California beach enclave, Chip's the go-to guy for personal insights. But he isn't quite as enlightened when it comes to his own baggage.
25 February 2016 | Show | 2016
Jimmy Carr: Funny Business
British comedian Jimmy Carr unleashes his deadpan delivery and wickedly funny one-liners to a sold-out audience at the UK's Hammersmith Apollo.
1 February 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 62 minutes
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My Father's Guests
3.00
When an elderly doctor marries a young refugee to save her from deportation, his children worry that he's falling for her and question her intentions.
15 January 2016 | Movie | 2010 | 90 minutes
Tony Hinchcliffe: One Shot
This groundbreaking comedy special is presented in one continuous shot of witty stand-up from the Ice House in Pasadena, California.
15 January 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 57 minutes
Esperando La Carroza
4.00
Cora has three sons and a daughter and she´s almost 80. One day during a family reunion the big question comes up: who will be her heir?
11 January 2016 | Movie | 1985 | 95 minutes
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Tom Segura: Mostly Stories
The bearded, bawdy and comically bitter Tom Segura gets real about body piercings, the "Area 51" of men's bodies, and the lie he told Mike Tyson.
24 December 2015 | Movie | 2016 | 73 minutes
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Cristela
3.00
A law student lands an esteemed but unpaid internship, to the dismay of her traditional family members, who'd prefer she get a paying job or husband.
19 November 2015 | Show | 2015
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Black Books
4.30
A misanthropic bookshop owner named Bernard Black wakes up from a bender to discover, to his horror, that he's hired cheery Manny Bianco as a clerk.
3 November 2015 | Show | 2004
Stewart Lee: 41st Best Stand Up Ever
4.50
Inspired by his ranking on a TV countdown, a wry Lee riffs on the absurdities of fame, from reality TV wars to a gig he performed in an insect suit.
1 November 2015 | Movie | 2008 | 79 minutes
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Güeros
4.00
After teenage Tomás shows up at the Mexico City apartment his brother Sombra shares with Santos, the three set off in search of a former rock star.
29 October 2015 | Movie | 2014 | 111 minutes
I'm Brent Morin
In a witty solo show, Brent Morin serves up infectious laughs on the agony of puberty, hot guy problems and the time a girl dumped him for a magician.
9 October 2015 | Movie | 2015 | 67 minutes
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bachelor night
1.50
When a bachelor and a bachelorette party collide in Vegas, sparks fly between the engaged guests of honor, sending both groups of friends scrambling.
5 October 2015 | Movie | 2014 | 88 minutes
Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers
There's no subject too dark as the comedian skewers taboos and riffs on national tragedies before pulling back the curtain on his provocative style.
23 September 2015 | Movie | 2015 | 59 minutes
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