The Best Parody Movies on The Criterion Channel
Finding a good Parody movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Parody movies of all time streaming on The Criterion Channel.
1. Rocky VI
What it's about: Not to be confused with any of the sequels to Sylvester Stallone's classic Oscar-winning Rocky, this short film from Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki is actually meant as a parody of the late Cold War-era Rocky IV, which saw Stallone's character taking on a juiced-up Russian fighter played by Dolph Lundgren. In this 1986 send-up, Rock'y, played by Silu Seppala, goes head to head with Soviet Igor (Sakari Kuosmanen) and loses.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
2. The Great Dictator
What it's about: Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.80 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
3. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
What it's about: An all-female rock group finds fame, love, and drama when they move to LA in order to claim the lead singer’s inheritance.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).