Belgian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant belgian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, semi serious, touching and melancholic films and TV shows about / with belgian, death, father son relationship, violence, kiss, husband wife relationship, fight, culture clash, storytelling and blood plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Belgium, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as belgian: Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Tokyo Fianc?e (2014), Fear and Trembling (2003), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Doctor Vlimmen (1977), La Sicilia (1997), Double Target (1987), Costa! (2001).
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Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
USA
84 min.
 8.0
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Biography, Drama, History, War
UK, South Africa, Italy
121 min.
 8.1
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Malta, USA
114 min.
 6.5
Tokyo Fianc?e (2014)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Belgium, France, Canada, Japan
100 min.
 6.4

List of belgian movies

Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, riddles and clues, uncover truth, murder, multiple suspects, crimes, danger, suicide, private investigator, murder mystery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, absurd, melancholic, scenic
Plot: jungle, tarzan, feral child, slavery, chase, revenge, good versus evil, greed, colonialism, survival, betrayal, swashbuckler ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: africa, congo, london
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Tokyo Fianc?e (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France, Canada, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Japanophile young Belgian woman in Tokyo falls into a whirlwind romance with a Francophile Japanese student, in this charming and tender tale of young love and cultural discovery.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, social differences, culture clash, twentysomething life, society, short hair, french canadian, girl wearing a miniskirt, bare breasts, topless woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, mount fuji
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Fear and Trembling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amélie, a young Belgian woman, having spent her childhood in Japan, decides to return to live there and tries to integrate in the Japanese society. She is determined to be a "real Japanese" before her year contract runs out, though it ...
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: fish out of water, translator, culture clash, employer employee relationship, workplace, workplace intrigue, rivalry, power relations, master and servant, boss and employee, workplace situations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1993, year 1990, year 1991
Place: japan, asia, belgium
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Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, young lovers, beast, physical appearance, love and romance, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, magical, unlikely couple, rose, castle ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, non-linear, artsy, road movie
Plot: investigation, train, murder, snow, justice, vengeance, doctor, murder mystery, suspect, conspiracy, stabbed to death, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: europe, alps, palestine, mediterranean sea, istanbul turkey ...
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 6.1
 203
Doctor Vlimmen (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A veterinarian lives together with his sister and her son in a small Flemish village. He has to cope with gossip and distrust from the villagers.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, uplifting ...
Plot: intrigue, friendship, false accusation, legal action, haunted by the past, dishonesty, countryside, small town, rivalry, friends, golden years, aging ...
Time: 20s, 70s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, netherlands
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 5.2
 49
La Sicilia (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his car breaks down, Luigi, a retired miner, meets the rebellious Anita, an orphanage refugee. Together, they have to run from the law.
Plot: dead wife, miner, runaway, mining, sicilian, service station, belgian, african, black and white segues into color, coal, car breakdown, worker ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: mine, italy
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 4.6
 160
Double Target (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: falling into a river, self healing, great white shark, boat ride, thrown from height, consulate, police officer shot through the heart, patrol, trip wire, minefield, soviet army, russian army ...
Place: southeast asia, vietnam, bangkok thailand, malaysia, thailand ...
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 4.1
 177
Costa! (2001)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In this Dutch-Belgian co-production, attractive Dutch and Flemish (i.e. Dutch-speaking Belgian) youngsters have what they consider a dream job, virtually a paid holiday: they are 'proppers', which means a nightclub on the Spanish coast ...
Plot: dutch, belgian, jealousy, beach, vacation, brother brother relationship, drinking, dancing, prank, kiss, resort, hugging ...
Place: spain
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The Over the Hill Band (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon the death of her husband, Claire (70) decides to reconnect with her estranged son, down and out R&B musician Sid. She asks him to help her restart the old girl group she used to sing in with two of her friends from the old days. The rebel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: old lady, girl group, female bonding, reunion, r&b, golden years, music band, parents and children, artists and showbiz, elderly, family relations, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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 6.2
 2K
Castle Keep (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.
Style: serious, offbeat, surreal, realistic
Plot: castle, military, war, soldier, tragic hero, village, military life, battles, palaces castles and temples, escapades, heroes, intrigue ...
Time: 1940s
Place: belgium, europe
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 7.5
 984
Cordon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A cordon seals off a section of Antwerp when a deadly virus threatens the city. People are left to their own devices which brings out the best but also the worst.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: virus, quarantine, isolation, plague, disease, apocalypse, confined, human nature, chaos and mayhem, danger, chaos, submachine gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, antwerp, europe
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The Sex Life of the Belgians (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jan Bocquoy narrates the story of his sexual life to age 28, imagining his conception (parents drunk, the encounter lasting ten seconds) and reporting his first orgasm (at the hands of Eddy, in a beach-side caravan, as they watch Laurel and Hardy), ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: womanizer, beach, writer's life, village, sexual relations, politics, artists and showbiz, urban, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels, brussels belgium, tokyo ...
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 6.5
 206
Boy's Choir (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young teen's father dies, and he is sent to an orphanage. He's teased because he stutters almost runs away, until a beautiful, androgynous boy, Yasuo (Sora Toma), convinces him to join the choir.
Plot: girls' school, radical, androgyny, exercise, comrade, sit ups, red army, boys' school, bass, stretcher, bandana, sparkler ...
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Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: farm, cycling, underdog, sport, ambition, hopes, contests and competitions, against the odds, friends, lifestyle, teamwork, television ...
Time: 70s
Place: belgium, europe
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 6.9
 420
Hop (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All young Justin and his father want to do is sit down and enjoy watching a soccer game together. When this simple act sparks a chain of events leading to Justin running from the law, the boy must now embark on a thrilling adventure to reunite with ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, biting ...
Plot: terrorism, parents and children, fighting the system, society, immigrants, introspection, moral dilemma, reunion, teenage life, politics, rebellion, illegal alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, belgium, europe, congo, germany ...
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The Sexual Life of the Belgians Part 4: Pleasure and Hysteria (2000)
Country:
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A director in his midlife-crisis wants to start a new movie and he invites twelve actresses in his flat in Brussels. Every actress tries to convince him of her talent. The director tries to seduce them at the same time but this is not what they ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty
Plot: midlife crisis, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, actor's life, hysteria, belgian, psychoanalysis, marxism
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
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The Memory of a Killer (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are one of the best detective teams of the Antwerp police force. When they are confronted with the disappearance of a top official and the murder of two prostitutes, the trail leads to the almost retired assassin Angelo Ledda. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hitman, crime, race against time, memory loss, neo-noir, suicide, partners against crime, obsessive quest, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, brussels, marseille ...
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Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, daring rescue, adventure, leadership, battle zone, survival, ship, ocean or sea, apocalypse, countryside, military life, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, year 1917
Place: belgium, canada, nova scotia
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 7.8
 41K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, hallucination, schizophrenia, rent, loneliness, repression, delusion, losing-it hero, psychosis, post traumatic stress disorder, unfulfillment, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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Rabid Grannies (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A large family gathers in the country side for their two Grannies birthday. It's too bad one of the gifts happens to be from their devil-worshipping nephew, and upon opening it, the two loveable grannies turn into rabid, flesh-eating monsters.
Style: scary, semi serious, surprise ending, christian horror
Plot: elderly, gory, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural, family gatherings, family relations, child killer, alcohol, party, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium
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 7.9
 349K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: irish, hitman, tourist, guilt, death, christmas, suicidal, haunted by the past, partners, redemption, canadian stereotype, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, venice, ireland
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 8.1
 304K
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, rough ...
Plot: genocide, racism, against humanity, atrocity, cruelty, hotel, violence, death, murder, refugee, african, refugee camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa, somalia, congo
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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: jungle, stranded, culture clash, tarzan, civilization, rescue, baby, monkey, shipwreck, adventure, fish out of water, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: africa, england, scotland
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 7.6
 43K
The Big Blue (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, ocean or sea, love affair, diving, ocean, suicide, rivalry, romance, insurance, boat, obsessive quest, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: italy, greece, sicily, europe, south america ...
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 7.1
 4K
Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: realistic, emotional, epic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: rich and poor, unemployment, working class, injustice, politics, labor union, parents and children, fighting the system, social differences, price of justice, social decay, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, mine, flanders, tokyo
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Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.
Style: serious, talky, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, investigation, crime, murder mystery, estate, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium, england, europe
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 7.6
 3K
Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: serious, gloomy, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, factory, revolution, working class, injustice, rebelliousness, social differences, fighting the system, courtroom drama, religions or cults, rebellion, society ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, tokyo
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The Brothers Bloom (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a ...
Style: stylized, clever, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, siblings relations, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, escapades, adventurer, going straight, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, montenegro, mexico, st. petersburg russia, prague ...
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