Tag: black comedy

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

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

Storyline: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. Written by Martin Blo...

The Prophecy (1995) 6.5

The Prophecy (1995)

Storyline:"Some people lose their faith because Heaven shows them too little," says Thomas Daggett. "But how many people lose their faith because Heaven showed them too much?" Daggett nearly became a priest; now he's ...

Counterintelligence (2020) 7.2

Counterintelligence (2020)

Storyline:Two days after the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, a young careerist is abducted by an at-large intelligence operative carrying a mysterious briefcase, while being hotly pursued by a driven agency director ...

Kafou (2017) 6.8

Kafou (2017)

Storyline:Port-au-Prince by night. Doc and Zoe are just hired to deliver an unknown package. Their job comes with three essential rules: never stop the car, never roll down the windows, never open the trunk. At a cros...

Delicatessen (1991) 7.6

Delicatessen (1991)

Storyline:Centered on a post-apocalyptic society where food is scrarce and used as currency. In an apartment building with a delicatessen on the ground floor. The owner of the eatery also owns the apartment building a...

Monsieur Verdoux (1947) 7.9

Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Storyline:Monsieur Verdoux is a bluebeard, he marries women and kills them after the marriage to get the money he needs for his family. But with two ladies he has bad luck. Written by Stephan Eichenber...

Divorce Italian Style (1961) 8.1

Divorce Italian Style (1961)

Storyline:Ferdinando Cefal├╣ is desperate to marry his cousin, Angela, but he is married to Rosalia and divorce is illegal in Italy. To get around the law, he tries to trick his wife into having an affair so he can cat...

Burn After Reading (2008) 7

Burn After Reading (2008)

Storyline:Osbourne Cox, a Balkan expert, resigned from the CIA because of a drinking problem, so he begins a memoir. His wife wants a divorce and expects her lover, Harry, a philandering State Department marshal, to l...

Wise Guys (1986) 5.7

Wise Guys (1986)

Storyline:Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are goons for the Newark mob boss Castelo. They are sent to the race track to place a bet on a horse but screw it up by betting on the wrong horse. Now they owe $250,000 but...

No Way to Treat a Lady (1968) 7.1

No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)

Storyline:Christopher Gill is a psychotic killer who uses various disguises to trick and strangle his victims. Moe Brummel is a single and harassed New York City police detective who starts to get phone calls from the...

Menu total (1986) 5.5

Menu total (1986)

Storyline:A young boy is lying in bed screaming for his mother, but mama is away performing military exercises. People flee through dark basements to the thunder of bomber planes and an insistently peppy, upbeat jazz ...

Horrible Bosses (2011) 6.9

Horrible Bosses (2011)

Storyline:Nick hates his boss, mostly because he's expected to work from before sunrise to after sunset and his boss, Mr. Harken, calls him out for being a minute late and blackmails him so he can't quit. Dale hates h...

Head of the Family (1996) 5.3

Head of the Family (1996)

Storyline:Lance and Loretta are having a torrid affair behind her husband Howard's back. The problem is that Howard is brutal thug who is bound to catch the cheating pair sooner or later. To solve this problem, the lo...

Killing God (2017) 6.2

Killing God (2017)

Storyline:An extended family is spending a holiday together in a remote location when a mysterious dwarf visits them and informs them that he is god. Then he tells them that all humans are going to die the next mornin...

The Cremator (1969) 8

The Cremator (1969)

Storyline:Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s. He likes reading the Tibetan book of the dead, and espouses the view that cremation relieves earthly suffering. At a reception,...

Schizopolis (1996) 6.9

Schizopolis (1996)

Storyline:Fletcher Munson is a lethargic, passive worker for a Scientology-like self-help corporation called Eventualism. After the death of a colleague, he is promoted to the job of writing speeches for T. Azimuth Sc...

Watermelon Man (1970) 6.6

Watermelon Man (1970)

Storyline:Jeff Gerber, an insurance agent, lives in a typical suburban neighborhood. He is also both racist and a fitness freak. But Jeff's bigoted world of taunting and harassing black people on and off the job is tu...

Revolver Rani (2014) 4.6

Revolver Rani (2014)

Storyline:In the hostile territory of Chambal, the land of rebels, politicians, bullets and blood, you either live by the gun or die by the gun. Revolver Rani is set in this hostile world where there are no friends; o...

Death by Hanging (1968) 7.5

Death by Hanging (1968)

Storyline:A Korean man is sentenced to death by hanging, but he survives the execution. For the following two hours, his executioners try to work out how to handle the situation in this black farce.User Reviews: This ...

So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993) 6.4

So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

Storyline:Charlie, a poet, hasn't had much luck with women, but then he meets Harriet, the girl of his dreams.. or is it his nightmares. Charlie begins to suspect that Harriet is Ms X, a woman who marries then kills h...

Kill Ben Lyk (2018) 4.7

Kill Ben Lyk (2018)

Storyline:Multiple bullets, multiple targets, one name. Pop quiz: someone is running around London killing your namesake. What do you do? Do you run? Do you stay and fight? If you're quasi-famous YouTuber Ben Lyk (Eug...

Cold Dog Soup (1990) 5.6

Cold Dog Soup (1990)

Storyline:Randy Quaid as the taxi driver drives Zen parables (Is time money - Is time the root of all evil?) into his passenger/protegee in a high-speed, idiosyncratic tour of their city's ethnic coteries. All the boy...

Camouflage (2001) 4.9

Camouflage (2001)

Storyline:Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy sm...

When the Wind Blows (1986) 7.8

When the Wind Blows (1986)

Storyline:With the help of government-issued pamphlets, an elderly British couple build a shelter and prepare for an impending nuclear attack, unaware that times and the nature of war have changed from their romantic ...