Tag: black-comedy

The Contract (2016) 3.1

The Contract (2016)

Both a love story and a dark, uncompromising thriller, shot entirely in London. Nick, a self-centered, narcissistic, Hedge Fund Trader, who prefers the extremely lavish life-style, his job affords. Returning from a busin...

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938) 7

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Dr. Clitterhouse is fascinated with the working of the criminal mind. His interest is so deep that he finds the best way to observe criminals in action is to become one himself. Whilst robbing a safe at an exclusive part...

Blood Dolls (1999) 4.4

Blood Dolls (1999)

Virgil Travis is a wealthy, soulless psychopath who lives in seclusion in his mansion home with his dwarf butler and maniac right hand man. Tortured and forcibly mutated as a child by a woman who put him through body tra...

The Graveyard Gang (2018) -

The Graveyard Gang (2018)

While working the graveyard shift at a newspaper factory with his three best friends, Dalen Gus has plans to write the next big screenplay for Hollywood. But when Dalen meets Ellie, the new and eccentric girl at work, he...

The Family Friend (2006) 7.1

The Family Friend (2006)

Geremia, an aging tailor/money lender, is a repulsive, mean, stingy man who lives alone in his shabby house with his scornful, bedridden mother. He has a morbid, obsessive relationship with money and he uses it to insinu...

Death and Texas (2004) 6

Death and Texas (2004)

Dateline # Austin, TX. Barefoot Bobby Briggs, the legendary running back for the Austin Steers was today sentenced to die for his role in the armed robbery/murder at a downtown Stop 'n Go convenience store... It's five y...

Melody (1971) 7.6

Melody (1971)

Two youngsters declare to their parents that they want to get married. Not sometime in the future but as soon as possible. The story is told from the children's point of view....

The Horde (2009) 5.9

The Horde (2009)

A group of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, action-packed, tale of retribution and escape. Penned in like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-...

Lord Love a Duck (1966) 6.4

Lord Love a Duck (1966)

High-school senior Barbara Ann Greene has a lot to overcome to reach her dreams to be popular, get a job, find a husband, and maybe even be a movie star: she's poor, her parents are divorced, and her mother is a cocktail...

Guilty as Charged (1991) 5.4

Guilty as Charged (1991)

Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair....

The House of Yes (1997) 6.6

The House of Yes (1997)

'Jackie-O' is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiancée. It soon becomes clear that 'Ja...

Bride of Re-Animator (1990) 6.3

Bride of Re-Animator (1990)

In Peru, Dr. Herbert West and Dr. Dan Cain are medical volunteers in a civil war with the assistant Francesca Danelli and they are researching how to create human life from dead tissue using wounded soldiers as guinea pi...

Eating Raoul (1982) 6.8

Eating Raoul (1982)

When a Paul enters his apartment to find Mary fighting off a swinger who has gotten into the wrong apartement (and thinks that Mary is just playing hard to get) he hits the man with a frying pan, killing him. Their dream...

The Dark Backward (1991) 5.8

The Dark Backward (1991)

A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the "comedian" grows a third arm ou...

I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011) 4.9

I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011)

Opportunist Chris Bunce remains Pacific coast investment firm CEO Clark Cooper's favorite by being available always, also when he can snatch up deals Kate Reddy largely set up but lost giving priority to husband Richard ...

Shrunken Heads (1994) 5.1

Shrunken Heads (1994)

When three N.Y. kids are murdered, the local Hatiian voodoo priest re-animates their shrunken heads to exact revenge. Complications arise between one of the heads and his former girlfriend.::RichardElfman...

All at Sea (2010) 5.9

All at Sea (2010)

A black comedy about an old rogue named Wally, who breaks all the rules to fulfill an old friends dying wish to be buried at sea.::Anonymous...

The Golden Boat (1990) 6.8

The Golden Boat (1990)

Inspired in form by American police TV shows and soap operas, The Golden Boat is a madcap, surreal dash through the streets of New York city, telling the mysterious and often hilarious story of an aged street-person name...

Matador (1986) 7

Matador (1986)

An ex-bullfighter who gets turned on by killing, a lady lawyer with the same fetish and a young man driven insane by his religious upbringing - these are the main characters in this stylish black comedy about dark sides ...

Zi dan chu zu (1990) 6.2

Zi dan chu zu (1990)

Two hitmen, both good friends who work for the Triad, get a new partner, a nervous young rookie who starts off badly by blowing an assignment, but soon becomes proficient at his bloody work. When one of them is blackmail...

Mafia! (1998) 5.7

Mafia! (1998)

Young Vincenzo Cortino, son of a Sicilian postman, delivers a package for his father and accidentally sees something he should not see. In a donkey's, well, he is smuggled out of town, where he tries to reach a ship head...

The Mouse That Roared (1959) 7

The Mouse That Roared (1959)

The Duchy of Grand Fenwick, the smallest country in the world, is nestled in the French Alps. Being as isolated as it is, its life is a throwback to olden days. It is a happy, peace-loving country. Its economy solely res...

What a Way to Go! (1964) 7

What a Way to Go! (1964)

This black comedy opens with Louisa Foster donating a multimillion dollar check to the IRS. The tax department thinks she's crazy and sends her to a psychiatrist. She then discusses her four marriages, in which all of he...

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009) 6.6

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)

After Katrina, police sergeant Terence McDonagh rescues a prisoner, hurts his back in the process and earns a promotion to lieutenant plus an addiction to cocaine and painkillers. Six months later, a family is murdered o...

Silent Movie (1976) 6.7

Silent Movie (1976)

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name star...

Mr. Brooks (2007) 7.3

Mr. Brooks (2007)

Earl Brooks is a highly respected businessman and was recently named Portland's Man of the Year. He hides a terrible secret however: he is a serial killer known as the Thumbprint Killer. He has been attending AA meetings...

Super (2010) 6.7

Super (2010)

Frank Darrbo is a hapless fry cook. When his wife Sarah falls off the wagon and dumps him for Jacques, a drug dealer, Frank tries to get her back by reporting her kidnapped, grabbing her from Jacques' car, and wailing fo...

Split Second (1992) 6.2

Split Second (1992)

The year is 2008. Global warming has melted much of the polar ice caps, resulting in serious flooding around the world - including the city of London, which is now under several feet of water. In the ensuing chaos, a new...

Observe and Report (2009) 5.8

Observe and Report (2009)

Ronnie Barnhardt lives with his alcoholic mother. He's chief security guard at Forest Ridge Mall, where he's in love with Brandi, a cosmetic sales clerk, and gets a free coffee each day from Nell, a cheery clerk in the f...

Wild at Heart (1990) 7.2

Wild at Heart (1990)

Lula's psychopathic mother goes crazy at the thought of Lula being with Sailor, who just got free from jail. Ignoring Sailor's probation, they set out for California. However their mother hires a killer to hunt down Sail...

Doctor Mordrid (1992) 5.6

Doctor Mordrid (1992)

An unspeakable evil has come into our dimension and wants to rule over Earth, and only a mysterious sorceror known as Doctor Mordrid can stop him....

Human Highway (1982) 6

Human Highway (1982)

The new owner of a roadside diner stuck in a town built around an always leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the place to collect insurance. However, an assortment of bizare characters and weird events (such as sp...

Viva Italia! (1977) 7.1

Viva Italia! (1977)

Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories....

Kill! (1968) 7.5

Kill! (1968)

Two ronin - an ex-samurai and an ex-farmer - get caught up in a local official's complex game of murder and betrayal.::sienel / Brooks...

Rubber (2010) 5.8

Rubber (2010)

A homicidal car tire, discovering it has destructive psionic power, sets its sights on a desert town once a mysterious woman becomes its obsession.::Anonymous / revised by statmanjeff...

The Silence of the Hams (1994) 4.8

The Silence of the Hams (1994)

A rookie FBI agent, Jo Dee Foster (Billy Zane), has been assigned to work on the case of the Psycho Killer, a killer who has killed over 120 people. But to find out more about the Psycho Killer, Jo is forced to meet Dr. ...

Dollman (1991) (V) 5.3

Dollman (1991) (V)

Brick Bardo (Tim Thomerson) is a traveller from outer space who is forced to land on Earth. Though regular-sized on his home planet, he is doll-sized here on Earth, as are the enemy forces who have landed as well. While ...

The Crazy Family (1984) 7.2

The Crazy Family (1984)

The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house is infested by termites and the family starts...

Simon of the Desert (1965) 8

Simon of the Desert (1965)

The ascetic Simón believes he is a sinner and decides to self-inflict a sacrifice, living like a hermit on the top of a pedestal in the middle of the desert to be closer to God and resist the temptations of the world. Hi...

Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (1960) 8.1

Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (1960)

Bizarre movie about a sexually repressed taxidermist who finds solace in his job while his frigid and deformed wife psychologically tortures him because of his devotion to stuffed animals....