Last Updated: 09.49 AM, Jan 19, 2022
A spoof is a sub-genre of comedy that takes famous movies and TV shows and parodies them.
On List hai toh hit hai theme special today, we have some of the must-watch spoof movies lined up for you to binge-watch. So, If you are in the mood to watch some witty lighthearted movies, then this should be your go-to list. I'm your host Nikhil, let's get started
Meet the Spartans
A 2008 American spoof film that stars Sean Maguire, Carmen Electra and Kevin Sorbo in lead roles. Though the film received extremely negative reviews, it turned out to be a box-office success. The film is a spoof of the movie 300 and also a few other films and shows. The story follows King Leonidas, a young Spartan warrior who, along with his small army, sets out on a mission to fight the evil Persian ruler, Xerxes.
OTTplay Rating - 3.0
Available - Apple TV+ and iTunes
Scary movie 1
A 2000 American parody film that is the first of the four other sequels from the Scary Movie franchise.The film features an ensemble starcast of Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Carmen Electra, Shannon Elizabeth.. The movie is a spoof of multiple movies like Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Sixth Sense, Halloween and The Matrix. The story follows a group of teenagers who unintentionally hit a man with their car and dump his body in a lake. A year later, a masked person stalks them and tries to kill them one by one.
OTTplay Rating - 4.6
Available - Tubi
Not another teen movie
Not another teen movie is 2001 American teen spoof film featuring an ensemble cast including Chyler Leigh, Chris Evans, Jaime Pressly, Mia Kirshner, Deon Richmond. The movie is a spoof of teen films like She's All That, Varsity Blues, 10 Things I Hate About You, Can't Hardly Wait and Pretty in Pink. The plot depicts a jock named Jake Wyler who turns his geeky girlfriend Janey Briggs into a prom queen as a bet with his friend, while his evil sister tries to restrain him.
OTTplay Rating - 5.5
Available - Exclusively on Netflix
A 2009 American zombie comedy movie satire set in a post-apocalyptic world in which a nerdy college student meets three strangers enroute a road trip towards a rumoured refuge, free from zombies. The movie stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin in the lead. It was both critically acclaimed and commercially successful, raking in more than $60.8 million in just a fortnight of its release.
OTTplay Rating - 7.9
Available - Exclusively on Netflix
A 2014 American parody film that is primarily a spoof of The Hangover and The Hunger Games movies and partially from Ted, Pirates of the Caribbean, Avatar, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and others. The movie stars Ben Begley as Ed, Ross Nathan as Bradley, Herbert Russell as Zach in lead roles. The story follows four friends who wake up in a state of shock after a hangover to find themselves in a kill or be killed game in a dystopian future.
OTTplay Rating - 3.3
Available - Netflix, Zee5, Tubi
Austin Powers: International man of mystery
A 1997 American spy comedy film, the first of the three Austin Powers franchise, that stars Mike Myers, playing dual roles of Austin Powers and Dr. Evil alongside Elizabeth Hurley, Seth Green, Robert Wagner, and Michael York. The film is a parody of the James Bond films and other pop cultures from the 1960s. The story follows a cryogenically preserved secret agent of the 1960s, Austin Powers, who is revived in the 90s, and realises his sense of fashion and style is outdated. With the aid of Vanessa, a modern woman, he revamps to fight his rival Dr. Evil.
OTTplay Rating - 7.4
Available - Apple TV+, Hungama
A 2008 American action comedy film is a spoof of a few famous war films, especially those featuring the Vietnamese War. The plot depicts a group of movie actors shooting a big banner war movie who are left behind in a deep jungle by their frustrated director and are forced to become soldiers they are portraying as they get attacked by a drug lord. The movie features an ensemble cast of Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jay Baruchel, and Brandon T. Jackson, as a group of actors shooting for the film while Tom Cruise, Nick Nolte, Danny McBride, Matthew McConaughey, and Bill Hader are part of the shooting crew.
OTTplay Rating - 7.5
Available - Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Google Play, Jio
Alright those were the best spoof movies on my list hai toh hit hai, theme-based podcast. Time for me to sign out, I shall see ya soon in another episode until then its Nikhil out of here.
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