In this article, we’ll be exploring the 10 best parody movies of all time. From classic spoofs of horror movies and musicals to modern takes on superhero films.
The Austin Powers trilogy, created by Canadian actor and comedian Mike Myers, is comprised of three movies that follow the comedic adventures of British spy Austin Powers and his battles against his nemesis.
The biopic genre received a well-deserved send-up in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, which not only lampooned the genre but also succeeded in telling a poignant and epic story.
in 2004, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the popular TV series South Park, switched gears and directed the action movie parody, Team America: World Police.
Tropic Thunder, released in 2008, is an action movie parody directed and starred in by Ben Stiller. The film follows a group of action stars filming a war movie in Vietnam.
The Naked Gun (1988) is a quintessential comedy directed by David Zucker and starring Leslie Nielsen as the bumbling Lieutenant Frank Drebin.
It is a 2006 mockumentary film that features Sacha Baron Cohen as Borat Sagdiyev, a fictional Kazakh journalist. The film follows Borat as he travels to the United States.
Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 horror-comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and starring Simon Pegg as a slacker caught up in a zombie apocalypse.
It is a 1974 horror comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, who inherits his grandfather’s castle and book on reanimating dead bodies.
Enchanted is a 2007 musical fantasy film that subverts the typical Disney princess archetype while simultaneously paying homage to it. The film follows the animated character Giselle.
A 1984 mockumentary film that follows the fictional British heavy metal band, Spinal Tap, on their comically disastrous American tour. Directed by Rob Reiner, the film features a talented cast of comedians.