Eleven Great Movie Satires

A great satire has to not only skewer its subject; it needs to be a terrific film as well.

The movies I have chosen not only do an excellent job of lampooning their targets, they were sometimes trendsetters for a whole array of imitators.  This was a tough list to make as movies such as M*A*S*H* (it was more of a commentary on the Vietnam War than a spoof per se) Talladega Nights (car racing) Galaxy Quest (Star Trek spoof) and the Scary Movie series failed to make the cut.  

In no particular order:

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  • Steve, you ignorant slut...if you're gonna include "Best In Show" and "Spinal Tap", you've got to also include "A Mighty Wind"...

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