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: realistic, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns and unusual plot structure. Plot: dog, friendship, death, father son relationship, mentor, kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, male nudity and cigarette smoking. Genre: Drama, Comedy and Romance. Country: Belgium, France and USA.
Best Belgian Movies
Best Belgian Movies
TOP Movies: Sound of Metal (2019), The Artist (2011), Millions (2004), La Belle Époque (2019), 100% Wolf (2020), I, Daniel Blake (2016), One Wild Moment (2015), The Great Beauty (2013), The Loft (2014), Summer of 85 (2020), Mandy (2018), High-Rise (2015), Crisis (2021), The Hummingbird Project (2018), Sorry We Missed You (2019), Starry Eyes (2014), Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015), Come as You Are (2011), Man Bites Dog (1992), The Danish Girl (2015).

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, captivating, disturbing, realistic, tense ...
Plot: drums, drummer, heavy metal, heavy metal culture, deaf, emotional abuse, deafness, musician, deaf man, sign language, music, musician's life ...
Place: missouri, paris france
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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: sentimental, emotional, sweet, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, actress, dog, movie star, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1931, year 1929 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Millions (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two boys, still grieving the death of their mother, find themselves the unwitting benefactors of a bag of bank robbery loot in the week before the United Kingdom switches its official currency to the Euro. What's a kid to do?
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robbery, stolen money, single parent, young heroes, youth, human nature, parents and children, greed, christmas, brother brother relationship, drug use, miraculous event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, liverpool, britain, uganda ...
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La Belle Époque (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Victor, a disillusioned sexagenarian, sees his life turned upside down on the day when Antoine, a brilliant entrepreneur, offers him a new kind of attraction: mixing theatrical artifices and historical reconstruction, this company offers his clients ...
Style: unusual plot structure, romantic, humorous, sweet, touching ...
Plot: sex orgy, orgy, sent to the past, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, theater, actress, party, dinner, romanticism, drugs, memories ...
Place: france
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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: funny, humorous, touching, adult animation, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: werewolf, acceptance, poodle, misfit, parents and children, fighting the system, friendship, rebelliousness, social misfits, teen angst, fantasy world, full moon ...
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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: poverty, carpenter, single mother, heart attack, social services, working class, welfare, friendship, public health, compassion, social realism, self discovery ...
Time: 2010s
Place: northern england, britain, united kingdom, england
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One Wild Moment (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Antoine and Laurent, old friends, spend their vacation in Corsica with their respective daughters: seventeen-year-old Louna and eighteen-year-old Marie. One evening at the beach, Louna seduces Laurent. Louna is in love, but for Laurent it was ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, romantic, witty, captivating ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, older man younger woman sex, sex with teenager, sex with a minor, lust, age difference, sexual awakening, teenage sexuality, teenage girl, older man teenage girl relationship, love ...
Place: corsica
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The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: philosophical, surreal, intellectual, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, high society, artist, aging, writer's life, nun, introspection, stripper, old love, art, surrealism, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican
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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: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, adultery, murder mystery, sex scene, uncover truth, adulterous husband, infidelity, betrayal, crimes, sexual relations, cheating wife, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california, new orleans, new jersey
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Summer of 85 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No. You dream of death. ...
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, non-linear, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt teen, gay, summer, teenager, teenage boy, accidental death, death, lgbt, friendship, male nudity, motorcycle, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: normandy, france
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Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
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, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: cabin in the woods, mysticism, chainsaw, cult leader, rescue, nightmare, surrealism, lumberjack, obsession, revenge, husband wife relationship, biker gang ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: xian, california, usa
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High-Rise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Style: surreal, futuristic, art house, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: decadence, distopia, class conflict, social class, skyscraper, insanity, violence, surrealism, apartment building, money, neighbor, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975
Place: london, england
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Crisis (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: drug addiction, drug dealing, drug lord, drug smuggling, drugs, drug addict, fighting crime, showdown, drug rehab, relationship problems, war on drugs, criminal ...
Place: montreal, detroit, canada
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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: psychological, sentimental, rough
Plot: stock market, merchant, hacking, psychoanalysis, trafficking, game, stock exchange, court, violence, death, hopes, amish ...
Place: usa
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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: psychological, realistic, sincere, disturbing
Plot: working class, poverty, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, bus, job interview, debt, family, adaptation, couples ...
Time: 2010s, year 2008, year 1984, year 1996
Place: united kingdom
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Starry Eyes (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, filmmaking, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, manipulation, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, fame, violence, friendship, desperation, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
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Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return ...
Style: feel good, humorous, claymation, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: countryside, animal life, adventure, farm, farmer, friendship, family, escapades, rescue, disorder, dog, sheep ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: london
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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: paralysis, looking for sex, disability, brothel, obsessive quest, self discovery, buddies, independence, blind character, on the road, youth, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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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, rough, humorous, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: brutality, serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, crimes, robbery, ambition, satire, disorder, media, society, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, brussels, belgium
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The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, art, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artist, gay, painter, society, love and romance, gender, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, paris france, europe, brussels ...
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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, psychological, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: pedophile, police investigation, kidnapping, life is a bitch, child killer, missing child, police, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, law enforcement, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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, suspense, rough, tragic ending
Plot: teenage love, gangsters, teenager, street gang, criminal, police, mother daughter relationship, rape, gang, rivalry, romance, brutality ...
Place: belgium, brussels
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, dark fantasy, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, perfume, insanity, woman in danger, genius, dangerous attraction, corpse, killings, sense of smell, sexualized violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, provence
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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, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt child, teenage love, first love, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
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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: dark fantasy, exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, time travel, magic, supernatural power, orphan, boarding school, time loop, children, adventure, beautiful scenery, monster, children's home ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
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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: mistress, betrayal, infidelity, uncover truth, investigation, adultery, surveillance, architect, friendship, murder, blackmail, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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Titane (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Following a series of unexplained crimes, a former firefighter is reunited with his son who has been missing for 10 years.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: female serial killer, car accident, lesbian sex, missing son, psycho killer, violence, murder, body horror, serial killer, machismo, childbirth, woman dressed as man ...
Place: france
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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: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, surprise ending
Plot: convict, murder, brother vs brother, cell mate, police, released from prison, love triangle, brother brother relationship, violence, disposing of a dead body, nightclub, fire ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
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, race against time, memory loss, one last job, unlikely partners, law enforcement, mental illness, criminal's revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: antwerp, brussels, belgium, europe, netherlands ...
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Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antwerp, at the beginning of June. On a sunny Friday, eight people dream of having a different life. There's wind and music, police and paranoia, gossip and fighting. There's an old virus, an astrayed frisbee, a dead horse, and a ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couple relations, family problems, lifestyle, buddies, city life, siblings relations, looking for sex, family relations, petty criminal, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antwerp, belgium, europe
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