Movies like Man Bites Dog

If you like "Man Bites Dog" you are looking for dark humor, disturbing and stylized movies about / with serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, brutality, arab, crime and crimes themes of Comedy, Crime and Drama genre shot in Belgium.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
 7.5
 34K
Man Bites Dog (1992)
Original name: C'est arrivé près de chez vous
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and arbitrary musings on topics of interest to him, such as music or the conditions of low-income housing, and even goes so far as to introduce the documentary crew to his family. But their reckless indulgences soon get the better of them.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, stylized, witty, humorous, clever, rough, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, brutality, arab, crime, crimes, french, ambition, robbery, artists and showbiz, society, media, deadly, disorder, media satire, social decay, mad, sexual activity, movie business, violence, rape, insanity, blood, love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe, brussels, brussels belgium

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Man Bites Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dark humor, realistic, stylized and melancholic films with plots about brutality, murder, crimes, storytelling, violence, dialogue and crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Man Bites Dog: Natural Born Killers (1994), With a Friend Like Harry... (2000), Freeway (1996), The Doom Generation (1995), Ex Drummer (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, brutal, sadistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, sadism, violence, gory, cruelty, on the road, mass murder, crime, violence spree, brutality, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, new mexico, paris france, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, murder, friendship, couple relations, family relations, family life, couples, poet, crimes, parents and children, serial killer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 25K
Freeway (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, life is a bitch, disfigurement, prison, crime, brutality, hitchhiker, social decay, murder, runaway, police investigation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, disturbing, dark humor, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, violence, surrealism, murder, love triangle, drifter, controversy, severed head, friendship, nihilism, shoplifting, threesome ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
stylized movies
7671
crime movies
5814
witty movies
4148
humorous movies
13908
 7.0
 9K
Ex Drummer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, disturbing, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rock, homosexual, loser, rehearsal, sexual perversion, cocaine, lifestyle, music band, buddies, rapist, nihilism, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: clown, false accusation, rescue, nothing goes right, frame up, crimes, disorder, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kidnapping, on the run, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: dark humor, clever, twists and turns, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: murder, estate, cons and scams, loss of fortune, love affair, crimes, manipulations, crime, society, love and romance, master and servant, dishonesty ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: austria, europe, japan, central europe, bavaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, year 1947, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
crimes movies
11860
clever movies
6457
rough movies
7208
offbeat movies
4541
 7.8
 43K
Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: funeral, racial slur, good versus evil, priest, belief, church, optimism, skinhead, society, hopes, clergy, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, christmas, femme fatale, murder, strip club, crime, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, hunt down, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sinister tale of genius gone wrong, The Young Poisoner's Handbook chronicles a young man's descent into madness against the absurd backdrop of suburban English life. Hugh O'Conor plays Graham Young, a schoolboy from the London ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, poison, mental institution, psychiatrist, crimes, crime, friendship, youth, deadly, death in the family, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 15K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crime, couple relations, crimes, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, heist, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: sadistic, disturbing, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, rape, incest, merciless, maniac, extreme violence, strangulation, insanity, manic, killing spree ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 13K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: insurance, kidnapping, insurance fraud, murder, frozen body, insurance agent, life insurance, nothing goes right, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.9
 1.7M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, witty, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, gunfight, crime, criminal heroes, violence, boxing, twists & turns, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, cocaine, overdose ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 128K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, cons and scams, anti heroes, antisocial behavior, drinking problem, drugs/alcohol, heist, theft, thief, stripper, safecracker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: dark humor, witty, tense, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, death, hypocrisy, crime, culture clash, liberal, unlikely criminals, society, racism, racist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 32K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, obsessive quest, crime, losing-it hero, violence, professional killer, salesman, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
90s movies
90s
5420
biting movies
1441
french movies
1015
ambition movies
3223
 7.2
 76K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: violence, ex convict, on the road, hitman, on the run, betrayal, one last job, rebel, mother daughter relationship, witch, sexual perversion, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jerry and Tom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, crime, crimes, couple relations, partners, disorder, dishonesty, couples, deadly, apprentice, career change ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, disturbing, intense, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, hitman, self discovery, parents and children, crimes, family relations, suburban life, criminal heroes, rise and fall, depression, moral ambiguity, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 25K
Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: dark humor, psycho film, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: housewife, serial killer, murder, suburban life, female killer, dentist, courtroom, masturbation, court, perfectionist, crime, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The King of Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor, cynical, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: ambition, obsession, desire for fame, delusion, character study, artists and showbiz, nervous breakdown, mentally unstable, misfit, manic, disorder, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 10K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, witty ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, fbi, bar, widow, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 367K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: irish, hitman, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, partners, haunted by the past, canadian stereotype, suicidal, gay slur, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 36K
JCVD (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of his daughter, these are hard times for the action movie star who finds that even Steven Seagal has pinched a role from him! Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the country ...
Style: clever, stylized, realistic, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: native, trial, reporter, lawyer, actor, taxi driver, gun held to head, down on your luck, robbery, gunfight, heist, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium, brussels belgium, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 41K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suzanne Stone (Maretto) wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, captivating, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, ambition, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, manipulations, power relations, danger, couples, crime, murder, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, prostitute, violence, murder, rape, strangulation, sexual abuse, crimes, hidden identity, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 14K
Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, humorous, harsh ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, hip hop, heroin, drug abuse, friendship, rehabilitation, overdose, going straight, partners, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Beautiful Creatures (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.
Style: tense, suspenseful, cynical, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: murder, power relations, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, scheme, vandalism, train ride, obsession, women, friendship between women ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Related movie lists