Best Belgian Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Belgian Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: suspense, realistic, tense, psychological, disturbing and suspenseful. Plot: death, friendship, blood, violence, danger, murder, cigarette smoking, fire, brutality and nudity (full frontal - brief). Genre: Drama, Thriller and Action. Country: Belgium, France and USA.
Best Belgian Movies
Best Belgian Movies
TOP Movies: Sound of Metal (2019), Mandy (2018), Yummy (2019), Loft (2008), The Loft (2014), Man Bites Dog (1992), The Treatment (2014), Revenge (2017), The Artist (2011), 100% Wolf (2020), What Happened to Monday (2017), North Sea Texas (2011), I, Daniel Blake (2016), The Hummingbird Project (2018), Black (2015), Climax (2018), Come as You Are (2011), Il Primo Re (2019), The Ardennes (2015), The Memory of a Killer (2003).

List of Best Movies

Sound of Metal (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, realistic, tense, melancholic
Plot: drums, deafness, drummer, sign language, ambition, musician's life, music, emotional abuse, loneliness, redemption, society, art ...
Place: missouri, paris france
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Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: cabin in the woods, chainsaw, rescue, cult leader, nightmare, surrealism, lumberjack, mysticism, obsession, revenge, brutality, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, quarry
Place: california, united states, usa, xian
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Yummy (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple travels to a shabby Eastern European hospital for plastic surgery. The young woman wants a breast reduction. Her mother comes along for yet another face-lift. Wandering through an abandoned ward the boyfriend stumbles upon a young ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: undead, male female relationship, zombie, blood, plastic surgery, experiment gone awry, bitten by a zombie, girl, save the day, danger, revenge, chaos ...
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Loft (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, mistress, uncover truth, investigation, blackmail, manipulations, surveillance, architect, friendship, murder, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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The Loft (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, adultery, adulterous husband, sex scene, murder mystery, uncover truth, infidelity, betrayal, sexual relations, extramarital affair, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california, new orleans, new jersey
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Man Bites Dog (1992)
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 ...
Style: disturbing, dark humor, rough, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, brutality, sexual abuse, murder, crimes, crime, robbery, ambition, satire, social decay, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, quarry
Place: europe, brussels, belgium, brussels belgium
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The Treatment (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Inspector Nick Cafmeyer seems to have it all - looks, brains and a successful career. But a dark cloud hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his younger brother, Bjorn. Plettinckx, a known ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: pedophile, police investigation, kidnapping, child killer, missing child, life is a bitch, police, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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Revenge (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jen is enjoying a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend which is suddenly disrupted when his friends arrive for an unannounced hunting trip. Tension mounts in the house until the situation abruptly — and viciously — intensifies, ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: manhunt, strong female character, hallucinogenic drug, final battle, rape, anal rape, hunting, desert, female protagonist, survival, woman kills a man, nightmare ...
Time: 2010s
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The Artist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: silent film, sentimental, emotional, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, actress, movie star, dog, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, fame ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1932 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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100% Wolf (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Freddy Lupin, heir to a proud family line of werewolves, is in for a shock when on his 14th birthday his first 'warfing' goes awry, turning him into a ferocious poodle. The pack elders give Freddy until the next moonrise to prove he has ...
Style: affectionate, funny, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: werewolf, acceptance, poodle, friendship, social misfits, self doubt, rebelliousness, parents and children, misfit, fighting the system, unlikely friendships, teen angst ...
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What Happened to Monday (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, political ...
Plot: dystopic future, distopia, death of sister, hidden room, betrayal, chase, investigation, deception, violence, overpopulation, twin sisters, mystery ...
Time: future
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North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, gay lead character, gay, coming of age, lgbt, love and romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, first love, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
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I, Daniel Blake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A middle aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.
Style: disturbing, compassionate, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: carpenter, single mother, poverty, heart attack, social services, working class, welfare, friendship, public health, compassion, self discovery, immigrants ...
Time: 2010s
Place: northern england, england, britain
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The Hummingbird Project (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.
Style: based on true events, psychological, sentimental, rough
Plot: stock market, hacking, psychoanalysis, trafficking, merchant, game, anti hero, stock exchange, danger, trial, violence, hopes ...
Place: usa
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, imaginary, children, dark fantasy, monster, time loop, beautiful scenery, boarding school, supernatural power, adventure ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
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Black (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mavela, 15 years old, is a Black Bronx. She falls madly in love with Marwan, an extremely charismatic member of a rival gang, the 1080s. The young couple is forced to make a brutal choice between gang loyalty and the love they have for one another. ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspense, tragic ending
Plot: street gang, teenage love, teenager, gangster, gangsters, criminal, mother daughter relationship, rape, police, gang, danger, rivalry ...
Place: belgium, brussels
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Climax (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration soon turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is laced with LSD.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, surprise ending, sexy, satirical ...
Plot: lsd, female nudity, dancing, locked in a room, party, death, murder, youth, little boy, paranoia, violence, lesbian ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1996
Place: france, united states, new york, usa
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Come as You Are (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three young guys like wine and women. They tested wine with pleasure, but the second they have never been able to taste. Under the guise of a wine tour, the three plans a trip to Spain to finally have sex. Nothing will stop them. Certainly not the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, road movie
Plot: looking for sex, disability, independence, brothel, obsessive quest, buddies, self discovery, escapades, misfit, on the road, paralysis, blind character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
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Il Primo Re (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will be born from their deeds and bloody battles.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, exciting
Plot: king, mythology, roman, twin brother, ancient rome, fratricide, flood, religion, journey, historical event, friendship, sacrifice ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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The Ardennes (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brutal home-jacking goes hopelessly wrong. Dave, one of the two robbers, manages to run off, leaving his brother Kenneth behind. Four years later, Kenneth is released from prison and much has changed. Dave has his life back on track and is trying ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: convict, brother vs brother, release from prison, violence, murder, cell mate, police, love triangle, brother brother relationship, disposing of a dead body, hit by a car, car wash ...
Time: 2010s
Place: belgium, antwerp
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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, twists and turns, rough, psychological ...
Plot: hitman, murder, police investigation, criminal's revenge, race against time, memory loss, mental illness, one last job, unlikely partners, law enforcement, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: antwerp, brussels, belgium, europe, brussels belgium ...
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Backdraft 2 (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Years after the original Backdraft, Sean, son of the late Steve "Bull" McCaffrey, is assigned to investigate a deadly fire only to realize it is something much more sinister.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, arson, danger, escapades, crimes, police investigation, terrorism, chase, arms dealer, society, police, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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Vivarium (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an ...
Style: surreal, suspense, suspenseful, absurd, bleak ...
Plot: trapped, psychological torture, real estate agent, human monster, evil child, death, unhappy ending, young couple, suburbs, existentialism, human experiment, paradox ...
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Starry Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, gory, filmmaking, religions or cults, manipulation, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, manipulations, fame, violence, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Gangsta (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Antwerp, Belgium. The lives of four small-time drug dealers spin out of control when they steal a shipment of cocaine, triggering a full out war between an Amsterdam drug lord and a ruthless Colombian cartel.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: organized crime, drug traffic, drug cartel, gang war, nightclub, dirty cop, drug dealer, rivalry, friends, crimes, danger, cocaine ...
Place: antwerp, belgium, colombia, amsterdam, netherlands ...
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The Specials (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world—the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate nonprofit organizations (The Hatch & The Shelter), they train young people from underprivileged areas to be ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, touching, sentimental
Plot: autism, hospital, lifestyle, life philosophy, rescue, hopes, society, mentor, friendship, stereotypes, life is a bitch, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Earth and Blood (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sawmill owner and his teenage daughter become tangled in a deadly feud when a drug dealer stashes stolen cocaine on their remote property.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, emotional, brutal ...
Plot: drug cartel, teenage daughter, danger, crime boss, murder, escape, chase, death, netflix, revenge, criminal, gunfight ...
Time: 2020s
Place: france
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Sorry We Missed You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat ...
Style: sincere, psychological, realistic, disturbing
Plot: working class, husband wife relationship, bus, teenage boy, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, job interview, poverty, debt, graffiti, family, adaptation ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984, year 1996, year 2008
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The Mustang (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While participating in a rehabilitation program training wild mustangs, a convict at first struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates, but he learns to confront his violent past as he soothes an especially feisty horse.
Style: realistic, heartbreaking, exciting, sentimental, sad
Plot: prison, animal training, freedom, adventure, redemption, female director, native american, horse, convict, loyalty, transformation, devotion ...
Place: nevada
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Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl, born in a boy's body, dreams of becoming a ballerina and will push her body to its limits in order for her dream to succeed.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, sentimental, social, disturbing ...
Plot: transsexual, gender identity, sexual desire, ballerina, first sexual experience, father daughter relationship, teenager, self mutilation, male nudity, school, self harm, single father ...
Time: 2010s
Place: antwerp, belgium
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