There are comedy movies for those who enjoy a light-hearted laugh and then there are black comedy movies, which is darker and more twisted in nature. This genre of cinema usually has a light ot sarcastic take on subjects that would be considered as taboo. Bollywood has given us same great black comedies in recent years with Newton, Stree, Blackmail, and Jolly LLB 2. If you enjoy watching such films, here are the Hollywood black comedies you must give a try:
In Bruges (2008)
In this crime drama by Martin McDonagh, two hitman await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, which seems like a town straight out of fairy tales – with castles and magical streets.
The crime comedy by Guy Ritchie follows some boxing promoters, bookmakers, a gangster, some incompetent robbers, and some jewelers as they track down a priceless stolen diamond.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
In this crime comedy by the Coen Brothers, “The Dude” Lebowski seeks restitution for his ruined rug by enlisting his bowling buddies to help get it.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Terry Gilliam’s adventure drama follows an oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer, as they travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic experiences
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, this comedy drama revolves around a family determined to get their daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant.
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Jason Reitman’s satirical comedy is the story of Big Tobacco’s chief spokesman who spins on behalf of cigarettes while also trying to be a good role model for his teenage son.
The Lobster (2015)
This romantic drama by Yorgos Lanthimos is set in a dystopian world, where single people are taken to a Hotel and made to find a partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts.
Jon S. Baird’s crime drama revolves around a corrupt junkie cop with bipolar disorder, who attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion just to win back his wife and daughter.