Watch The Onion Movie
"America's Finest News Source."
- 1 hr 20 min
The Onion Movie is a 2008 American comedy satire film. It is loosely based on the mock news website, theonion.com. The movie is a series of sketches done in the style of news reporting and television commercials for the "Onion News Network." Tying the segments together are introductions by the news anchor. A subplot has the news anchor in conflict with the network management. This is shown as off air segments. A secondary subplot is a pair of incompetent Middle Eastern terrorists planning the destruction of the studio. They are shown throughout their preparations watching a series of training films modeled on the films shown to schoolchildren.