Tag: black-comedy

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....

Freaky (2020) 7

Freaky (2020)

After swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a young girl in high school discovers she has less than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent....

The Unbelievable Truth (1989) 7.3

The Unbelievable Truth (1989)

After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where me meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did, but they are all wary of him, especially Audry's father....

Pink Flamingos (1972) 6.1

Pink Flamingos (1972)

Sleaze queen Divine lives in a caravan with her mad hippie son Crackers and her 250-pound mother Mama Edie, trying to rest quietly on their laurels as 'the filthiest people alive'. But competition is brewing in the form ...

Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970) 6.9

Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970)

A group of inhabitants of a correctional colony for people of small stature raises a riot against the local order. Tired of adhering to the many rules that require good behavior from them, they decide to become bad. Thei...

Innocent Blood (1992) 6.2

Innocent Blood (1992)

Marie has two appetites, sex and blood. Her career as a vampire is going along fine until two problems come up, she is interrupted while feeding on Sal (The Shark) Macelli and she begins to develop a relationship with th...

The Brothers Grimm (2005) 5.9

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Widely known for their valiant acts of supernatural bravado, the bogus ghost-busters, Wilhelm and Jacob, or the Brothers Grimm, try their best to banish all sorts of evil in early-19th-century French-occupied Germany. Fo...

The Ax (2005) 7.4

The Ax (2005)

Bruno Davert, a chemist working for a paper company, is fired. After three years he's still unemployed, too much competition for the few job position he could fit in his sector. He sent tons of resumes, he attended many ...

The Hospital (1971) 7.2

The Hospital (1971)

Dr. Herbert Bock (George C. Scott), the chief of medicine in a New York City teaching hospital, is contemplating suicide. He's impotent, his wife has left him, and his children aren't speaking to him. His hospital is als...

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991) 7.1

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

The story is set in the year of 2001 in a prison owned by a major company. A new prisoner sees his friends being harassed and killed by the guards and seeks his revenge....

Intimate Relations (1996) 6.2

Intimate Relations (1996)

Harold Guppy (Rupert Graves) moves into the Beasley household as a lodger. Before long Mrs. Marjorie Beasley (Dame Julie Walters) falls for him and eventually ends up in his bed. Her thirteen-year old daughter Joyce (Lau...