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, touching, semi serious and melancholic films and TV shows about / with belgian, death, father son relationship, violence, mother son relationship, kiss, husband wife relationship, fight, runaway and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Belgium, France, USA and other countries.
belgian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as belgian: Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Doctor Vlimmen (1977), La Sicilia (1997), Double Target (1987), Costa! (2001), The Legend of Tarzan (2016), The Over the Hill Band (2009), Castle Keep (1969), Cordon (2014).

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, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, uncover truth, crime, multiple suspects, crimes, murder mystery, danger, private investigator, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london
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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: surprise ending, suspense, artsy, non-linear, road movie
Plot: investigation, train, murder, snow, doctor, justice, vengeance, suspect, murder mystery, stabbed to death, conspiracy, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, alps, yugoslavia, istanbul turkey, mediterranean sea ...
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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: uplifting, realistic, gloomy, touching, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, false accusation, intrigue, friends, life is a bitch, legal action, golden years, wounded animal, haunted by the past, dishonesty, countryside, aging ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 20s
Place: antwerp, belgium, europe, netherlands
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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: orphan, belgian, sicilian, service station, black and white segues into color, coal, miner, dead wife, car breakdown, runaway, worker, thief ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
Place: italy, mine
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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: war violence, net, vietnam war veteran, embassy, assassination attempt, vietcong, armory, undercover, patient, false arrest, senate, sonar ...
Place: bangkok thailand, malaysia, southeast asia, thailand, vietnam ...
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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: vacation, nightclub, resort, brother brother relationship, hugging, beach, jealousy, belgian, dutch, kiss, drinking, dancing ...
Place: spain
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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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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: reunion, old lady, girl group, female bonding, best friends, friends, parents and children, family relations, artists and showbiz, aging, elderly, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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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, realistic, surreal, offbeat
Plot: military, castle, survival, soldier, war, couple relations, heroic mission, sexual dysfunction, fall in love, military life, royal family, heroes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: belgium, europe
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: virus, quarantine, isolation, chaos, plague, chaos and mayhem, confined, human nature, danger, disease, apocalypse, missing person poster ...
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, biting, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: womanizer, beach, writer's life, politics, youth, village, society, urban, lifestyle, village life, city life, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels, brussels belgium, tokyo ...
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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: piano, bridge, train station, severed leg, sleeping, school uniform, fight, freezing, belgian, bandana, radical, stone ...
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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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: farm, cycling, against the odds, lifestyle, underdog, friends, hopes, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, chemical, belgian ...
Time: 70s
Place: belgium, europe
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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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, biting, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, teenage life, politics, parents and children, immigrants, rebellion, society, moral dilemma, introspection, reunion, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, germany, europe, congo, belgium ...
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The Sexual Life of the Belgians Part 4: Pleasure and Hysteria (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
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: sexual, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, filmmaking, actor's life, artists and showbiz, hysteria, psychoanalysis, belgian, marxism, male female relationship
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, brussels, belgium
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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: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, social differences, society, fall in love, aerial shot, mini skirt, marina, apartment, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
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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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, hitman, race against time, criminal's revenge, crime, memory loss, partners against crime, unlikely partners, retiring, crimes, bring down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: antwerp, belgium, brussels, europe, marseille ...
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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: realistic, witty, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: fish out of water, translator, workplace, culture clash, employer employee relationship, workplace situations, hopes, boss and employee, society, demotion, misfit, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, 1990s, year 1990, year 1991
Place: japan, asia, belgium
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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, emotional, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle zone, life is a bitch, wartime life, race against time, chaos, survival, danger, ocean or sea, apocalypse, ship, military life, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, year 1917
Place: canada, belgium, nova scotia
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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, psychological, disturbing, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, repression, delusion, schizophrenia, hallucination, rent, loneliness, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, imaginary character, virginity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 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, child killer, gory, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family relations, family gatherings, heir, trapped, aunt nephew relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium
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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, suicidal, redemption, haunted by the past, partners, canadian stereotype, gay slur, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: bruges, belgium, europe, ireland, venice
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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, bleak, sincere, serious ...
Plot: genocide, racism, atrocity, cruelty, war crime, hotel, against humanity, blacks and whites, violence, death, murder, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa, congo, somalia
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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: sexy, realistic, thought provoking, serious, stylized ...
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, orphan, rescue, adventurer, stranded, jungle, shipwreck, tarzan, civilization, monkey, baby ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era, 1910s, 20th century
Place: africa, england, scotland
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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: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, insurance, rivalry, diving, competition, ocean, suicide, love affair, adventure, ocean or sea, boat, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, greece, sicily, europe, peru ...
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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: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: working class, injustice, politics, labor union, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, rebellion, social differences, society, feminism, life is a bitch ...
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: mind bending, talky, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: private detective, murder, riddles and clues, crimes, who done it, mystery, crime, estate, deadly, dishonesty, multiple suspects, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, belgium, europe
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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: bleak, disturbing, gloomy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, politics, factory, working class, injustice, fighting the system, legal, religions or cults, rebelliousness, society, against the odds, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, tokyo
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The Brothers Bloom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, 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: semi serious, realistic, witty, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime gone awry, adventure, cons and scams, family relations, crimes, escapades, dishonesty, partners, one last job, adventurer, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, greece, berlin germany, st. petersburg russia, montenegro ...
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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, fairy tale, romantic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, beast, disney, fall in love, imaginary, young lovers, transformation, princess, rose, power of love, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
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