Netflix movies and series: Cynical

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62 movies and series in the cynical category

The New Age
Married yuppies try to "find themselves" by opening up a trendy L.A. clothing store and drifting between self-help gurus who are anything but helpful.
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June 1, 2018 | Movie | 1994 | 107 minutes
The Break with Michelle Wolf
Nobody's safe as Michelle Wolf unapologetically takes aim in this weekly topical show that blends sketches with live comedy and in-studio guests.
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May 27, 2018 | Show | 2018
Carlos Ballarta: Furia Ñera
Mexican comic Carlos Ballarta mocks himself and points out the absurdities of parenthood and how he uses his wife's pregnancies to avoid commitments.
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May 12, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 62 minutes
The Standups
Comedians Rachel Feinstein, Kyle Kinane, Joe List, Brent Morin, Aparna Nancherla and Gina Yashere take the stage in Season 2 of the showcase series.
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May 4, 2018 | Show | 2018
A Series of Unfortunate Events
The extraordinary Baudelaire orphans face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf in their fateful quest to unlock long-held family secrets.
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May 4, 2018 | Show | 2018
Aggretsuko
Frustrated with her thankless office job, Retsuko the Red Panda copes with her daily struggles by belting out death metal karaoke after work.
April 22, 2018 | Show | 2018
Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast
British comedian Greg Davies revisits terrifying dates, manscaping disasters, his father's pranks and more in a savagely funny stand-up special.
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April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 66 minutes
Something Huge
A director and a comedian want to shoot the "comedy of the future" and make cinema history, but soon run out of resources and run into mission creep.
April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 86 minutes
Welcome 2 Karachi
Denied a U.S. visa, two dim Indian men decide to sneak into America on a boat. Fate, however, leaves them stranded on a beach -- in Karachi, Pakistan.
March 22, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 123 minutes
Ricky Gervais: Humanity
In his first special in seven years, Ricky Gervais slings his trademark snark at celebrity, mortality and a society that takes everything personally.
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March 15, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 78 minutes
Jerry Seinfeld: I'm Telling You for the Last Time
Months after his classic TV sitcom ends, the legendary comic returns to his stand-up roots to deliver his best jokes on a sold-out international tour.
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February 1, 2018 | Movie | 1998 | 69 minutes
A Serious Man
With every aspect of his life unraveling, a Jewish physics professor seeks out three rabbis for spiritual guidance.
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January 18, 2018 | Movie | 2009 | 105 minutes
The Details
After discovering that his lawn has been destroyed, frustrated Jeff foolishly cheats on his wife, which leads to a series of agonizing predicaments.
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December 7, 2017 | Movie | 2011 | 101 minutes
Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This?
Sharp-witted comic Bill Burr offers his unique take on subjects ranging from relationships and Hollywood to race relations and political correctness.
November 30, 2017 | Movie | 2008 | 54 minutes
Middle Man
While driving to Vegas to become a comedian, hopelessly unfunny Lenny meets a strange hitchhiker, whose twisted behavior helps Lenny hone his routine.
October 12, 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 104 minutes
Car Dogs
A ruthless car dealership owner tells his sales manager son that he will get his own dealership if he and his staff can sell 35 cars in eight hours.
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October 5, 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 101 minutes
Foresti Party
Comedian Florence Foresti supersizes her act in an arena show packed with sketches, celebrity impressions, epic dance routines and special guests.
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September 21, 2017 | Movie | 2012 | 122 minutes
Marc Maron: Too Real
Battle-scarred stand-up comedian Marc Maron unleashes a storm of ideas about meditation, mortality, documentary films and our weird modern world.
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September 14, 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 70 minutes
Ari Shaffir: Double Negative
Wry yet thoughtful, comedian Ari Shaffir brings his edgy humor to two fast-paced stand-up specials about children and adulthood.
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July 27, 2017 | Show | 2017
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.
July 13, 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 86 minutes
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