Netflix movies and series: Cynical

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57 movies and series in the cynical category


Walk of Fame
A call center worker with aspirations of becoming a lawyer joins a quirky acting academy after a fateful meeting with an aspiring actress.
13 July 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 86 minutes
Speech & Debate
Fed up with the hypocrisy of the adults around them, three creative high school misfits revive an old debate club as a way to fight back.
13 July 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 96 minutes
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Bad Santa 2
Sad-sack Santa Willie Soke isn't known for doing the right thing. Now, with help from his mom, he's about to take his act to a whole new level of bad.
13 July 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 92 minutes
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Chris D'Elia: Man on Fire
Unbridled comic Chris D'Elia reconsiders his approach to major life events like marriage, not having kids and buying pants for your friends.
29 June 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 65 minutes
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Catfight
Two college frenemies whose lives aren't what they hoped meet up decades later and escalate their resentments from verbal jabs to bloody brawls.
2 June 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 95 minutes
Chingo Bling: They Can't Deport Us All
On point and larger than life, rapper and stand-up comic Chingo Bling gathers his funniest friends for a rambunctious take on Tex-Mex culture.
2 June 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 62 minutes
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Frat Star
A freshman uninterested in joining a fraternity is convinced to pledge by a rich roommate who introduces him to a world darker than he ever dreamed.
20 April 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 84 minutes
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Norm Macdonald: Hitler's Dog, Gossip & Trickery
In this new stand-up special, Norm Macdonald delivers sly, deadpan observations from an older -- and perhaps even wiser -- point of view.
20 April 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 61 minutes
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Felipe Neto: My Life Makes No Sense
YouTube sensation Felipe Neto brings the stories from his autobiographical book "Não Faz Sentido!" to the stage in this comedy special.
23 March 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 90 minutes
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
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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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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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Barton Fink
4.00
When Hollywood taps him to pen a movie script, an idealistic playwright develops severe writer's block and gets tangled up in a murder investigation.
7 October 2016 | Movie | 1991 | 116 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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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
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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Bedazzled
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Hoping to win over his secret crush, a shy cook sells his soul in exchange for seven wishes, but the crafty devil continually twists his desires.
4 December 2015 | Movie | 1967 | 103 minutes
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