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9 Movies Like 'Don't Look Up' That You Need To Watch

9 Movies Like 'Don't Look Up' That You Need To Watch

If you liked this satirical science fiction comedy-drama, you need to check out these movies as well.

Netflix's latest satirical science fiction psychological comedy-drama film Don't Look Up is the talk of the town now. The movie has received mixed reviews but everyone can agree that it hits the nail on the head with its accurate depiction of climate change deniers and the lax attitude of the government as well as the media indifference in the matter. 



 

The star-studded cast includes Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence who portray the role of two astronomers who are trying their best to warn the world about an approaching comet that will destroy human civilization. It also includes Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Timothée Chalamet, Ron Perlman, Ariana Grande, Scott Mescudi, Himesh Patel, and Melanie Lynskey. 

If you liked this movie that was written and directed by Adam McKay, here are some other films of a similar genre that you will enjoy.

1. Idiocracy

This sci-fi comedy starring Luke Wilson is about Private Joe Bauers, an average American who is selected as a guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program but is forgotten. He wakes up after 500 years of slumber in a future where he's easily the most intelligent person alive.

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2. Wag the Dog

In this political satire, which was almost like a premonition, the president of the US is caught in a sex scandal a few days before the elections. To avoid media outburst and public outrage, Conrad Bean (Robert De Niro), his aide, fabricates a fake war against Albania to shift the public's attention with the help of a Hollywood director, Dustin Hoffman as Stanley Motss.

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3. Mars Attacks!

Earth gets a visit from an army of aliens from Mars who meet the president of the United States under peaceful pretenses. However, they come bearing unbeatable weapons and soon reveal their true intentions when they start attacking cities.

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4. Thank You for Smoking

In this satirical comedy, Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart), a spin doctor for the cigarette business. He struggles to explain the nature of his work to his 12-year-old son while trying to be a role model to him.

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5. Borat

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, is about how a Kazakh resident, travels to the USA to make a documentary on the country. While on his mission, he becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson and also learns that the USA is the same as his own country in many ways.

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6. The Death of Stalin

In this satirical comedy, dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953. Following his death, the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power to become the next Soviet leader.

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7. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

In this 1964 comedy, an American Brigadier orders a bombing attack on the Soviet Union without informing his superiors. He ends up putting the world on the verge of a nuclear catastrophe, that a war room full of politicians and generals must now try to stop.

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8. In The Loop

In this British satirical black comedy film, the Minister for International Development Simon Foster lands in trouble when he accidentally makes two contradictory statements about the Middle East war, during an interview. A group of skeptical American and British operatives then attempt to prevent a war between two countries.

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9. The World's End

Another British comedy, in which five friends reunite in an attempt to finish their epic pub crawl from twenty years ago. But they find themselves with the task of saving mankind and becoming humanity's only hope for survival. 

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