Best Belgian Filmsby maarten-keirsebilck | created - 15 Sep 2015 | updated - 16 Apr 2018 | Public
The best movies made in Belgium or by Belgian directors.
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1. Hector (1987)
90 min | Comedy
Hector had been in the orphanage for 35 years, until his aunt Ella and uncle Achiel pick him up. They want him to work at their bakery. At his new home he also helps training Achiel's son, ... See full summary »
2. Mr. Nobody (2009)
R | 141 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.
Votes: 196,737 | Gross: $0.00M
3. Loft (I) (2008)
118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
4. Daens (1992)
138 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 ... See full summary »
5. Bullhead (2011)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama
Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Jacky, a young cattle farmer who is constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader.
Votes: 20,643 | Gross: $0.15M
6. The Misfortunates (2009)
Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
7. Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)
127 min | Comedy, Drama
Sort of a low-budget Short Cuts (1993), set in the Flemish port city of Antwerp on a warm day in June. Natalie, her brother Chouki, her boyfriend Walter and his ex Lara, the gallery keeper ... See full summary »
8. The Memory of a Killer (2003)
R | 123 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vincke and Verstuyft are the best detectives of the Antwerp police department. They are confronted with the murder on a leading executive and put all their effort to catch the murderer.
Votes: 9,025 | Gross: $0.33M
11. The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial.
Votes: 36,368 | Gross: $0.18M
12. Come as You Are (2011)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
Three guys in their twenties love wine and women but they are still virgins. Under the guise of a wine tour they embark on a journey to Spain hoping to have their first sexual experience. ... See full summary »
13. Crimi Clowns: De Movie (2013)
102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Not so long ago Ronny aka Clowns Norry and his crew were at the top of showbiz. Until he made a mistake that made headlines in the tabloids. Since then he has to struggle with a heap of ... See full summary »
14. 22nd of May (2010)
88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
A bomb explodes in a shopping mall. Sam the security agent tries to save the victims, but at the end he runs off. Later he encounters all the people he saved. They all think that somehow he is responsible for what happened.
15. L'enfant (The Child) (2005)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.
Votes: 16,423 | Gross: $0.65M
16. Koko Flanel (1990)
95 min | Comedy, Romance
Placide's dad tells him on his deathbed he'll haunt him if he doesn't find a woman soon. When he accidentally enters a photo shoot, Placide meets Sarah.
18. Everybody's Famous! (2000)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Jean is a family man and factory worker who dreams of becoming a songwriter. Pinning his hopes on his teenage daughter, Marva, he takes her to singing contests in which the awkward and ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,016 | Gross: $0.07M
20. Ben X (2007)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games.
Votes: 17,761 | Gross: $0.00M
21. Schellebelle 1919 (2011)
100 min | Drama
After the Great War, traumatized Yser front hero Casimir Van De Velde returns home. He's not amused to see his bitchy sister Coralie turned it into a virtual orphanage and home for other ... See full summary »
22. Moscow, Belgium (2008)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Matty, a 41-year old mother of three with a husband in his midlife-crisis, meets 29-year old Johnny, a truck driver, who takes an interest in her.
23. Pauline and Paulette (2001)
PG | 78 min | Comedy, Drama
Pauline is a 'little girl of 66 years old'. She is intellectually disabled and been cared after by her sister Martha. When Martha dies, her two younger sisters, Paulette and Cecile have to ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,672 | Gross: $0.14M
24. Offline (I) (2012)
115 min | Drama
After seven years in prison, Rudy Vandekerckhove has set himself two clear objectives: get back to work as a washing machine repairman, and - more importantly - become reconciled with the ... See full summary »
25. Blueberry Hill (1989)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of teenagers, unprepared for their final exams due to their indulgence in more pleasurable pursuits, barricade themselves in their school and challenge their despised and sadistic ... See full summary »
29. The Kid with a Bike (2011)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends.
Votes: 24,558 | Gross: $1.38M
30. Crimi Clowns (2012– )
30 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Wesley Tersago is a student at the movie academy of Amsterdam. When he get suspended after 4 years. Then he goes to his father who is the head of a criminal gang. After a robbery of an ... See full summary »
31. The Sound of Belgium (2012)
85 min | Documentary, History, Music
'The Sound of Belgium' explores the rich but untold story of Belgian electronic dance music. From the grand dance halls with Decap organs to the golden days of Popcorn; From dark and cold ... See full summary »
33. Black (III) (2015)
95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A 15-year-old girl in a black gang in Brussels must choose between loyalty and love when she falls for a Moroccan boy from a rival gang. The city of Brussels, plagued by high rates of youth... See full summary »
34. Marina (2013)
118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.
35. Two Days, One Night (2014)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama
Liège, Belgium. Sandra is a factory worker who discovers that her workmates have opted for a EUR1,000 bonus in exchange for her dismissal. She has only a weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses in order to keep her job.
Votes: 41,183 | Gross: $1.44M
37. Boerenpsalm (1989)
100 min | Drama
This Flemish heimat-movie after a novel by Felix Timmermans, the title of which translates as "farmers psalm", is about the at first sight idyllic, but actually tragical life of Wortel, a ... See full summary »
39. Solo Rex (2014)
23 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
Erik is a solitary woodcutter. Kevin is the young conductor of the village's cycling brass band. Erik never goes out without his old mare. Kevin is keen on the clarinetist. The clarinetist ... See full summary »
42. Man Bites Dog (1992)
NC-17 | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand.
Votes: 33,303 | Gross: $0.21M
43. Gangsta (2018)
125 min | Crime, Thriller
Antwerp. The lives of four dealer friends, who want to become real life swaggers, spin out of control when they steal a shipment of cocaine. They trigger a full out war between them, an ... See full summary »
44. Image (2014)
87 min | Thriller
When Eva, a young journalist, films a documentary about the mean streets in Brussels she soon gets involved in the life of a young Moroccan guy.